Saturday, March 30, 2013
Looking for an egg hunt or other holiday activity?
While Loudoun’s worship services are certain to be packed this weekend, don’t forget about the Easter Egg Hunts and other activities around the county. Easter Egg Hunt at Leesburg Animal Park! Noon Leesburg Animal Park, 19270 James Monroe Hwy, Leesburg, VA | Get Directions » Annual Easter Egg Hunt at The Marshall House 2 p.m. George C Marshall International Center at Dodona Manor, 217 Edwards Ferry Rd NE, Leesburg, VA | Get Directions » Spring Easter Festival 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Ticonderoga Farms THE BIG EGG HUNT 10:30 am Capital Community Church, 20430 Ashburn Village Blvd, Ashburn, VA | Get Directions » Easter Egg Hunt at Leesburg Animal Park! Noon Leesburg Animal Park, 19270 James Monroe Hwy, Leesburg, VA | Get Directions » …
Sunday, March 10, 2013
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Sunday, February 24, 2013
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Sunday, February 24
Would you like to post events, announcements and blogs to Patch? Keep this article handy each time there is something you'd like to share with our community. To post events to the site for free: navigate to the events page and click “Add an Event” on the right side of the page. Tell us all the details about your upcoming event, then click “post my event” at the bottom of the page. That puts the event directly on our calendar. The end result is exactly the same as if a Patch staffer had posted it for you. The only difference is, when you post it, it goes up right away. If you send it to us, you might have to wait until we're done reporting on local meetings, photographing an event, meeting with community members, or something else that we …
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
There are plenty of opportunities for good family fun to kick off the New Year.
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Tuesday, January 1
LUCKETTS BLUEGRASS CONCERT SERIES The first concert for 2013 features two popular area bands: Dark Hollow and The Virginia Ramblers. Concessions will be available. Call 703-771-5281 or visit www.luckettsbluegrass.org. Where: Lucketts Elementary School, 14550 James Monroe Highway (U.S. Route 15) Tickets: $15 at the door When: 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5 (doors open at 6 p.m.) BOX FORTS & BUBBLES Children 4 & under can a play experience building cool cardboard structures (boxes provided), blowing bubbles and engaging in bubble wrap activities. Call 703-430-9480 or visit www.loudoun.gov/prcs. Location: Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise Street, Sterling Price: $5.00 When: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8 24-HOUR PROJECT…
Friday, June 10, 2011
Check out our list of fun-filled weekend events in area.
Experience baseball the old-fashioned way! The Loudoun Preservation Society is hosting a family-friendly event where three Mid Atlantic Vintage Base Ball League teams will play a doubleheader. During the games, the players will follow the rules and customs of the 1860s. Gloves, helmets and catching gear are not used and uniforms and equipment are authentic replicas of the mid-1860s. The game was played in an open area, usually a field, adding to the excitement of being a spectator. Other events going on this weekend across Loudoun County: The American Cancer Society 2011 Relay For Life of Eastern Loudoun County Book signing with Jay Blevins, author of The Last Fall Fundraiser to Benefit the Family of Beshoy Eryan A+ Dropouts Album Preview…
Thursday, April 28, 2011
Here’s a list of fun-filled weekend events in area.
Take in the quality choral music of community-based Loudoun Chorale at its 20th Anniversary celebration. The volunteer organization features residents from Loudoun County and beyond. The Chorale has performed at venues all over the county, as well as the Washington National Cathedral. The Chorale will perform Faure Requiem, accompanied by chamber ensemble, for the concert. They will sing Gabriel Faure's Requiem and other select choral pieces. The concert will be followed by a reception. Other events going on this weekend in Loudoun County: 100 WOMENSTRONG - Denim & Dance Party Journey 4 A Cure 10k/5k/1k AVFRD Pancake Breakfast Posh Couture Boutique Comes to Life
Thursday, March 10, 2011
Here are some highlights from this weekend's calendar.
Go ahead, you deserve it. Call the sitter and get out of the house for a weekend of art, great local fare and maybe even a few cocktails. If you're feeling really ambitious, try fitting all three into one day! Not the planner type? Not to worry. Here at Patch we've done all the hard work for you. All you've got to do is show up and have fun! Here's what's going on: 1. MEET THE ARTISTS RECEPTION AT ARTSQUARE Where/When: ArtSquare, Leesburg, Friday, March 11, 5:30pm-8:00pm Why Go: Be the first to see the gallery's newest showcase of paintings by Laney Oxman and sculpture by Elissa Farrow-Savos and tell the artists what you think - in person! Pricing: Free 2. NATIONAL SHAMROCKFEST 2011 Where/When: RFK Stadium Festival Grounds, Saturday, March…
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Patch helps you plan yet another action-packed weekend
It’s Thursday and you know what that means: time to get your weekend started (or at least planned.) Don’t have anything on the books? Don’t worry. Here at Patch, we’ve got you covered with a full rundown of what’s happening, from music, theater, and even … chocolate! Here are our best bets for this weekend. 1. Chocolates Galore & More Where/When: West Belmont Place at the National Conference Center, Friday, Feb. 18, 2011, 7:00pm-11:00pm. Why Go: Proceeds from this annual event support the TMCA Loudoun County's Building Bridges Program, which provides health and wellness services to low-income children and families. Plus, music, dancing and champagne! Pricing: $60 2. Loudoun Horse Association's 6th Annual Tack & Equipment Sale and Auction …
Thursday, January 27, 2011
A book sale, concerts, Greek Festival and yoga night are just some of the many events.
After being snowed in for a few days, many of us will find relief in being able to leave the house this weekend. Luckily, there is a lot going on in the area with plenty of variety to choose from. Friday, January 28 Saturday, January 29 Sunday, January 30