January 16 - February 28, 2017, Monday - Saturday 10 am - 8 pm, Sunday Noon - 6 pm

Next Gen Art - a juried High School Art Show

Arts in the Village Gallery presents Next Gen Art, a juried art show of artists from local high schools, January 16th through February 28th. Junior and Seniors from Tuscarora, Loudoun County, Heritage, Stone Bridge and Broad Run High Schools submitted works, and over 30 pieces were selected. Meet the artists at a free public reception on Saturday, January 28, 4-7 pm. Monetary awards for first, second and third places, honorable mentions, and a people’s choice award will be announced during the reception. Sponsor Northwest Federal Credit Union will make a gift to the 1st place winner’s High School art program.

  • Arts in the Village Gallery, 1601 Village Market Blvd, Suite 116, Leesburg, VA 20175.
  • free
  • 571-442-8661

February 17, 18, 24, 25 at 7:30 pm and February 18, 25 at 1:30 pm.

The Little Mermaid is a must sea

The Pickwick Players stage Disney’s Little Mermaid musical at J.L. Simpson Middle School in Leesburg, Virginia. Hans Christian Anderson’s wistful story of a mermaid who falls hopelessly in love with a fish-eating human has magical transformations and an upbeat ending. Audiences of all ages will fall in love with this bubbly, thoroughly enchanting tail. This year, the Loudoun County-based non-profit community theatre group marks 12 years of performances.


Saturday, February 25, 7:30 p.m.

Loudoun Symphonic Winds Performs Suites for My Darling

Join us as we celebrate the month of love! Guest conductor Ed Jones leads the Loudoun Symphonic Winds with selections by Holst, Debussy, Grieg, Jager and others.


Saturday, February 25, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Samedi Gras Celebration

Kick-off Mardi Gras a few days early with your Cajun cousins at Breaux Vineyards! Our annual Samedi Gras Celebration takes place on Saturday February 25th in our NOLA style tasting room. Samedi Gras is a Saturday celebration of the traditional New Orleans Mardi Gras, and a festive and lovely event not to be missed. Space is limited and we encourage tickets in advance. Enjoy fun dancing, festive beads, masks, king cake, costume contest, and your favorite Breaux wines. Live music with the infamous Dixie Power Trio begins at noon! We’ll also be selling delicious Cajun cuisine- menu coming soon! $15.00 per person (If you are a Cellar Club Member click here to purchase your ticket) Ticket includes: admission, live music, wine tasting, bead, king cake sample BUY TICKETS NOW! All tickets will be held at the door– when you arrive you will check in with our host. Make sure you have your ID ready. Under 21 are permitted but not encouraged. We do not permit outside food in our indoor spaces, and please leave your pets at home. ~Tickets are not refundable and not transferable~


Sunday, February 26, 12 noon - 3pm

Come Paint with Us! Mard Gras Themed

Spend a lovely afternoon with us at Breaux Vineyards for a paint class. We have joined with local paint company Creative Mankind for a fun day of painting, wine, and this class is Mardi Gras themed! Breaux Vineyards will be selling wine & light fare on this afternoon, a perfect outing for friends and family. Mardi Gras themed painting coming soon! $35.00 per person Reservations are made directly through Creative Mankind’s website click here to make reservation!


Sunday, March 5, 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Join us for Sunday Sketch, a free sketching session in the Museum galleries!

Sunday Sketch Join us for a free sketching session in the Museum galleries! Supplies will be provided for attendees. This week's featured artist is Alice Porter, a local artist and art instructor. Alice will lead attendees in developing drawings into finished pieces. The program is free and open to the public of all ages. Participants will receive free admission to the Museum. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is encouraged. Register to Anne Marie Barnes, Clarice & Robert H. Smith Educator, at ABarnes@NationalSporting.org or (540) 687-6542 x25


Saturday, March 11, 7:00-11:00 p.m.

Loudoun Symphony's Chef's Tasting Gala

Loudoun Symphony's annual gala, Puttin' on the Ritz features music from Loudoun Symphony musicians, dancing and a chef's tasting of delectable foods from the following fine Loudoun restaurants that are donating their services to benefit the Loudoun Symphony Orchestra and Loudoun Symphony Youth Orchestra. Chef's tasting contributors include Aggio, Chantel's Bakery, D.C. Prime, Lansdowne Resort & Spa, Magnolia's, Pind Indian Cuisine, Roots 657 and The Fresh Market. Entertainment will be provided by the Chris Drapkin Jazz Band and a Live Auction will feature artwork, fabulous vacation homes and more!

  • Lansdowne Resort & Spa, 44050 Woodbridge Parkway, Leesburg, VA 20176
  • $125 per person and $1,500 table sponsorship for 10
  • Visit www.loudounsymphony.org

Saturday, March 11, 4:00-5:30 pm

Master Singers of Virginia Presents Flight

The Master Singers of Virginia (MSVA), Northern Virginia’s premier mixed a cappella ensemble under the direction of Dr. Erik Reid Jones will present Flight a celebration of the story of flight - from the earliest myths and legends through the space age. The program will be an immersive experience and features Eric Whitacre’s Leonard Dreams of His Flying Machine and If I Were a Swan by Pulitzer-award-winning composer Kevin Puts. In addition, the group will premiere a composition Dr. Erik Jones wrote for the concert series, High Flight. Concerts also take place on March 12 and 18.

  • Our Savior's Way Lutheran Church, 43115 Waxpool Rd., Ashburn, VA 20148
  • Tickets: Take 4 Package for $50 (4 tickets for $12.50 each); Adults $25, Seniors (65+) $20 and Students (6-17) $15
  • Visit www.msva.org or call 703-829-6782

Sunday, March 12, 2:00-3:30 p.m.

Master Singers of Virginia Presents Flight

The Master Singers of Virginia (MSVA), Northern Virginia’s premier mixed a cappella ensemble under the direction of Dr. Erik Reid Jones will present Flight a celebration of the story of flight - from the earliest myths and legends through the space age. The program will be an immersive experience and features Eric Whitacre’s spectacular Leonard Dreams of His Flying Machine and If I Were a Swan by Pulitzer-award-winning composer Kevin Puts. In addition, the group will premiere a composition Dr. Erik Jones wrote for the concert series: High Flight. The concert is also presented at 7:00 p.m. on March 18.

  • Arcola United Methodist Church, 24757 Evergreen Mills Rd., Sterling, VA 20166
  • Tickets: Take 4 Package for $50 (4 tickets for $12.50 each); Adults $25, Seniors (65+) $20 and Students (6-17) $15
  • Visit www.msva.org or call 703-829-6782

Thursday, March 16, 7:00-8:00PM

Beginner Clogging Class

Blue Ridge Thunder Cloggers (BRTC) will offer beginner clogging lessons starting March 16, 2017. Clogging is a truly American dance form that began in the Appalachian Mountains and now enjoys widespread popularity throughout the United States and around the world. Classes will be offered for adults and children 10+ on Thursdays from 7-8 PM. (Children 7 and older may take lessons if a parent is also dancing.) It is great fun, excellent exercise, and great for cultivating rhythm, teamwork, and sequencing.

  • clogging barn near the intersection of Rt. 9 & Rt. 287
  • first class free, $25/mo
  • Contact us at info@brtc.us or 540-454-TOEZ(8639). Visit our website: www.brtc.us

Saturday, March 18, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Murder Mystery Dinner

Join us at Breaux Vineyards on Saturday, March 18th, for our 3rd Annual Murder Mystery Dinner. We will transport you back in time to the lovely Old South, just before the Civil War, where you will enjoy the Antebellum show, Before the Wind Was Gone. Complete with hoop skirts, pantaloons, an English Lord, a want- to -be Egyptian Princess, and alligators. All of this and TWO MURDERS, all for your entertainment! The event will be held in our decorated Grand Acadia Room. Dinner and play to begin at 6:30pm. To add to the fun, consider dressing up in Antebellum costumes! Menu Enjoy a variety of passed hors d’oeuvres upon arrival 1st Course Local baby green leaf lettuce tossed in Apple Cider Vinaigrette with roasted apples, goat cheese, & candied pecans. Paired with wine sample 2nd Course Grilled local chicken breasts over angel hair pasta in rosemary cream sauce with spinach & tomato salad Paired with wine sample Dessert Virginia Carrot Cake with molasses caramel & mint Paired with wine sample ~Wine bar will be open all evening for wine by the glass & bottle sales~

  • Breaux Vineyards
  • $95.00 per person / $85.00 per Cellar Club Member
  • Contact us at 540-668-6299

Sunday, March 19, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Waterford Concert Series: St. Lawrence String Quartet

SLSQ, a quartet renowned worldwide for the intensity of its performances. Founded in Toronto in 1986, the quartet has an ongoing residency at Spoleto Festival USA and is Stanford’s ensemble-in-residence. Alex Ross of The New Yorker says: “The St. Lawrence are remarkable not simply for the quality of their music-making, exalted as it is, but for the joy they take in the act of connection.” Listeners are in for a serious treat.

  • Waterford Old School 40222 Fairfax Street Waterford, Virginia 20197
  • Tickets: $35 Adult, $15 Student, Free fro 13 yrs and under.
  • For tickets visit http://waterfordconcertseries.org

Saturday, April 1, 8:00AM-5:PM

One Day Writers Conference

Writers Project Runway III writers conference sponsored by Pennwriters.org. 12 workshops to choose from, two sessions running simultaneously throughout the day. Lunch included in the fee. Authors attending may offer their books for sale at the event (all sales by official bookseller only). Keynote speaker: John DeDakis, formerly of CNN and author of four mystery novels.

  • IDA Lee Park, 60 Ida Lee Drive, Leesburg, VA
  • $80 Pennwriters Members, $110.00 nonmembers, $95.00 students 18+
  • bcarducci@comcast.net

Sunday, April 23, 4:00 pm - 600 pm

Waterford Concert Series: Red Priest

Red Priest is the only early music group in the world to be compared to the Rolling Stones, the Marx Brothers and the Cirque du Soleil. Red Priest causes a sensation in concert halls and on campuses around the world. Performances are “not so much reconstruction as total re-interpretation—they are sure to introduce a new audience to baroque music,” according to Early Music Today.

  • Waterford Old School 40222 Fairfax Street Waterford, Virginia 20197
  • Tickets: $35 Adult, $15 Student, Free fro 13 yrs and under.
  • For tickets, isit our website: http://www.waterfordconcertseries.org

Sunday, May 21, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Waterford Concert Series: Best of Levine

Outstanding faculty, student competition winners and violinist Ariel Horowitz, a Levine graduate now winning rave notices, perform a program to delight all ages. Levine Music is one of the nation’s leading community music schools with four campuses in the DC area. This annual family concert is a Waterford favorite.

  • Waterford Old School 40222 Fairfax Street Waterford, Virginia 20197
  • Tickets: $35 Adult, $15 Student, Free fro 13 yrs and under.
  • For tickets, visit our website: http://www.waterfordconcertseries.org

Sunday, September 24, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Waterford Concert Series: Ying Fang, Soprano

New York Times critic Anthony Tommasini praised Ying Fang: “A warm, agile and appealing voice; a star in the making.” Now a principal soprano at the Met, Ms. Fang was one of the youngest recipients of the Chinese Golden Bell Award for Music in 2009. DC fans remember her at Wolf Trap Opera, notably in Giulio Cesare (2014). “The lyrical soprano Ying Fang…dazzled as a fashion-plate Cleopatra.”—Anne Midgette, The Washington Post.

  • Waterford Old School 40222 Fairfax Street Waterford, Virginia 20197
  • Tickets: $35 Adult, $15 Student, Free fro 13 yrs and under.
  • For tickets, visit our website: http://www.waterfordconcertseries.org

October 6, 7, 8, 9, 9:30 - 4:30PM

David Cheifetz - Focus Mastered

Learn to paint impressionistic still life using a palette knife or brush. We will work together on still life composition, brush painting, and knife painting. Any skill level in painting is fine, I enjoy adjusting my advice for each person’s level. However, more advanced students will find it easier to focus on the subtleties of composition.


Sunday, November 12, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Waterford Concert Series: Trio of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Three leading string players from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center —Arnaud Sussman, violin, Paul Neubauer, viola, and David Finckel, cello—perform an extraordinary showcase of Essential String Trios by Beethoven, Penderecki and Mozart. Don’t miss hearing three of the world’s best string players perform Essential Trios in the Waterford Old School.

  • Waterford Old School 40222 Fairfax Street Waterford, Virginia 20197
  • Tickets: $35 Adult, $15 Student, Free fro 13 yrs and under.
  • For tickets, visit our website: http://www.waterfordconcertseries.org