September 15, 2019, 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Claude Moore Recreation and Community Center
(All ages) Join us for our tailgate party to view the Cowboy vs. Redskins rivalry on our outdoor big screen. We will have lawn games, food trucks and family-friendly activities. Bring your own lawn chair! No alcohol is permitted in the park.
September 15, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Franklin Park Performing & Visual Arts Center
(All ages) Celebrate the opening of this exhibit, the first exhibit of these paintings on the East coast! This is a rare opportunity to view original artwork from artist Bob Ross, the public television legend from the ‘70s. Catered reception will feature a short talk by President of Bob Ross International, Joan Kowalski. Presented in partnership with Bob Ross International. (See also, Bob Ross painting workshops under Franklin Park Arts Center classes)
September 15, 2019, 6:30 PM @ Franklin Park Performing & Visual Arts Center
(Ages 16 & up) Join performance group BITWC “Imagine That!” as they present “Brooklyn Boy”. Novelist Eric Weiss, critically celebrated but unsuccessful, "arrives" when his new, autobiographical novel becomes a best-seller. An outsider all his life, he is suddenly on the inside of everything: town cars, television studios, the Sunday book review. But as his career takes off, his personal life stutters. Readers Theater is presented in the intimate setting of our coffeehouse in the Lobby Gallery. Coffee included, in a real mug.
September 18, 2019, 10:00 AM @ Franklin Park Performing & Visual Arts Center
(Ages 2 &up) Join Geppetto’s beloved puppet on a thrilling quest to become a real boy. Pinocchio is lured into every prank and scheme imaginable as giant puppets and audience participation are woven into this cherished classic tale.
September 19, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lansdowne Woods Clubhouse
Meet, greet and socialize with other Loudoun singles 55 and older at the Clubhouse at Lansdowne Woods. Event sponsored by Loudoun County Parks, Recreation and Community Services, Loudoun County Public Library and Loudoun Times Mirror.
September 21, 2019, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Lucketts Community Center
(All ages) Clean out the attic, reorganize the basement and make some money, or just shop 'til you drop! Bargain hunters attend for free! Call 703-771-5281 or email email@example.com for more information or to reserve a spot.
September 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Claude Moore Park
(All ages) See the extraordinary work of local photographers as they capture the theme “Natural Spaces & Old Places.” During this juried show, sponsored by the Friends of Claude Moore Park, the winning photos will be on display in the historic Lanesville Ordinary and Caretakers House. Viewers can vote for their favorite photo to win the Paul Glascock Memorial People’s Choice Award. Photos may be entered into the contest until September 13. For information, rules and entry forms, visit www.loudoun.gov/claudemoorepark or call 571-258-3700.
September 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Bluemont Community Center/Town of Bluemont
(All ages) Bring your family and friends to the 50th Annual Bluemont Fair! Browse artisan crafts and enjoy local refreshments, beer and music while experiencing the history and traditions of the area. Grab a bite to eat while children enjoy the Children's Fair or Indian Village. Breathe in some mountain air, have fun, learn something new, and start checking off that holiday gift list, all for less than the price of a movie. Call 540-3554-8643 for more information.
(All ages) Spend a beautiful fall day at Claude Moore Park! Enjoy music and pumpkin painting. Watch demos by fiber artists from the Foothill Spinners and Weavers; children can even try weaving. Visit a petting zoo (11 a.m.to 3 p.m.). Shop handmade crafts by local artists. View the amazing work of area photographers in the Friends of Claude Moore Park’s 12th Annual Photo Expo. Food is available for purchase. Use the Loudoun Park Lane entrance and follow the signs. Event will be held rain or shine. Call 571-258-3700 for more information.
We are looking for crafters to sell their handmade items at CMP’s Fall Festival. A 10’ x 10’ booth can be rented for $25. Find applications at www.loudoun.gov/claudemoorepark or call 571-258-3700 for more information.
September 22, 2019, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Bluemont Community Center/Town of Bluemont
September 22, 2019, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Claude Moore Recreation and Community Center
(Ages ) “How you doin'?” “Do you have a plan?” If you don't even have a plan, join us for the 25th Anniversary of the TV show F.R.I.E.N.D.S. There will be themed food, activities and prizes! Call 571-258-3600 for more information.
September 29, 2019, 6:00 PM @ Franklin Park Performing & Visual Arts Center
(All ages) Enjoy a picnic in the park (bring your own or purchase from our food truck), then listen to a concert from Evie Ladin and her band. After short intermission, the stage will be reset and open for square dancing to Evie calling the dances and playing live music. The Evie Ladin Band is a mingling of the deep Appalachian sound of claw hammer banjo, guitar, bass and percussive dance, with contemporary storytelling and original, conversational interplay, A one-night spectacular event for the whole family!! www.franklinparkartscenter.org