What’s Up? April 4

April 4 through April 10, 2018

Wednesday, April 4

Homework Help for school-age children from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m

Location: Fauquier County Public Library, Bealeton

Now offered twice weekly, this free homework help session is geared for elementary and middle school children. Assistance is provided by Liberty High School National Honor Society members. No registration required, but students should bring specific school work they need help with. For more information call (540) 422-8500.

Wednesday, April 4

Trivia Night from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m

Location: McMahon’s Irish Pub, Warrenton

Every Wednesday evening, join in the fun of knowledge. What do you know and do you know more than the other trivia contest participants? For more information visit McMahon’s website.

Thursday, April 5

USCF Warrenton Chess Club from 6:45 p.m. until 10:45 p.m.


Join in the challenging game of chess. Compete for cash prizes and test your mastery of this game. Meet new friends and celebrate the common interest in chess. For more information email USCF or visit their website.

Friday, April 6 through Sunday, April 8

5th Annual Shakespeare in the ‘Burg Theater Festival

Location: The Hill School’s Sheila Johnson Center for the Performing Arts, Middleburg

This year marks the return of Shakespeare in the Square (New York City) performing A Midsummer Night’s Dream and performances of winning plays from the international one-act playwriting competition. A Midsummer Night’s Dream will be presented on Saturday, April 7, at 7:30 p.m. A brunch, with performances of the winning one-act plays, will be on Sunday, April 8, at 11 a.m. Shakespeare in the Square actors will present workshops at the Hill School, with plans underway for other local schools to be involved. For tickets and more information visit the website or call (703) 298-7664.

Saturday, April 7

The STEAM School Open House from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

Location: Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Delaplane

This open house will also provide a trial class of homeschooling classes. The STEAM School is a part-time homeschooling co-op with the purpose of bringing together homeschooling families to engage in real-world problem solving and learning through play. For more information visit their website or email them.

Saturday, April 7

Old Dominion Hounds Point-to-Point gates open at 10:00 a.m., post time 12:00 p.m.

Location: Ben Venue Farm, Flint Hill

Hurdle, timber, and turf races abound. Additionally, spectators may enjoy participating in the hat or tailgate competitions, and shop along vendors’ row. Food is available on the grounds, or bring a picnic. Complete entries are online and for ticket information please click here.

Saturday, April 7

Annual Plant and Seed Swap – 2 – 4 p.m

Location: John Marshall Branch Library, Marshall

If you are seeking gardening tips, new plants for your garden or want to share some seeds, then this event is for you. Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer questions and help you get your garden ready. For more information contact the Fauquier County Public Library at (540) 422-8500, ext. 4.

Saturday, April 7

Princess Concert begins at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Gateau Bakery & Tea Room, Warrenton

This sing-a-long event is perfect for those who love princesses. Meet meet Belle, Rapunzel, Jasmine, Elsa, Snow White, Ariel and many others during this event performed by Allegro Community School of the Arts students. Plus participants will enjoy a sneak preview of the Allegro Community Player’s upcoming performance of The Little Mermaid. Donations are welcome and support Allegro, a nonprofit organization located in Warrenton. For more information visit Allegro’s event page.

Saturday, April 7

Orlean Volunteer Fire Department Ham & Oyster Dinner from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m

Location: 6838 Leeds Manor Road, Orlean

Support the Orlean Fire Department by attending this fundraising event. The ham and oyster dinner will be a great way to celebrate the beginning of spring and all the volunteers that keep our community safe. For location or event information visit their website or call them at 540-364-1880.

Tuesday, April 10

Trivia Night begins at

Location: Molly’s Irish Pub

Every Tuesday night, join in the fun with a group or your significant other. This weekly event offers challenging and entertaining trivia questions and an audio component. Groups may play for the evening, or join in on the competition to win a trophy during the year. For more information, contact Molly’s Irish Pub by phone 540-349-5300 or visit their website.

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