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December 20, 2019

Reminders and Announcements

Town Office closed 12/24, 12/25, 1/1/20



Trash collection date change


Still Need to Pick Up a Few Last Minute Gifts?

Shopping & Dining Guide


Why not shop the local stores here in town?   Shopping local has many benefits including finding those one of a kind gifts, it supports the families of our shop owner friends, and it supports our community.  There are so many neat things to be found!  To help you navigate the town, click  on Shopping & Dining Guide .


Reminder to Businesses

Your customers and friends are counting on you to keep the sidewalks free of snow and ice in front of your building.  Please have it removed as soon as possible to keep everyone safe. 

-Thank you




What's Going on This Week?
 December 20 - December 27, 2019 

Fridays, December 6, 13, & 20, 3:30 pm


Holiday Cookie Decorating at Market Salamander
 Join the Market Salamander Pastry Team as they help you create magical holiday cookies good enough for Santa Claus. They’ll be (almost) too pretty to eat!   December 6, 13 & 20,  3:30 p.m.
Reservations required, please call 540.687.9720.
Price: $32 per person
200 W Washington St
www.marketsalamander.com



Saturdays, December 14 & 21, 1:00 pm

Decorate Your Very Own Gingerbread House
at Market Salamander

 Join the Market Salamander Pastry Team as they guide you through the secrets of creating the most magical holiday gingerbread house. Work elbow-to-elbow with a real chef and steal as many secrets as you can before you complete your holiday house of sugar and take it home to share with your family and friends.  December 14 & 21, 1:00 pm
Reservations required, please call 540.687.9720.
Price: $79 per gingerbread house (two people per house maximum)
200 W Washington St
www.marketsalamander.com



Sunday, December 22, 11:30 am

"The Littlest Star" at Middleburg United Methodist Church
The children of Middleburg United Methodist Church will present “The Littlest Star” during the worship service on December 22 at 11:30 am. Lunch and Christmas cookies will be served following the service. Please come enjoy this very special Christmas pageant! 
15 W Washington St

Middleburg United Methodist Church, Littlest Star


Saturday, December 21, 6:00 pm

A Dickens of a Christmas Holiday Dinner Experience
at Market Salamander

 Join Executive Chef Jason Deaver and the Market Salamander family as we celebrate the season with a festive dinner featuring all of the favorites such as roasted turkey, pheasant, classic fixings, and a fantastic pairing of local and international wines and champagne.  Begin the evening with hot apple cider and roasted chestnuts on the Market’s terrace then move inside for the full holiday dinner, complete with a gift from us that you can put under your tree at home.  December 21, 6:00 p.m.
Reservations required, please call 540.687.9720.
Price: $89 per person
200 W Washington St
www.marketsalamander.com



Wednesday, December 25, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Middleburg's Annual Community Christmas Dinner
at Emmanuel Parish House

105 E Washington Street
For reservations or more information,
please call Second Chapter Books at 540-687-7016
(Drop-in guests are welcome!)
Community Christmas Dinner







What's Going on Next Week and Beyond?




Thursday, January 9, 2020, 7:30 pm

Laura Tierney to Speak at Foxcroft School
on #WinAtSocial Program for Teens 
 
The public is invited to hear Founder and CEO of The Social Institute Laura Tierney speak on Thursday, January 9 at 7:30pm in the Audrey Bruce Currier Library at Foxcroft School about the #WinAtSocial program developed by her organization to empower students to navigate social media and technology positively.
  
Featured in The Washington PostUSA TODAY, and NPR, Tierney’s organization partners with schools nationwide. The Institute’s unique gamified social media curriculum, co-created with over 50,000 students at 60 schools, has been touted as the gold standard in the country. Tierney has been named a 2019-20 Alison Harrison Goodyear ’29 Fellow by Foxcroft School and will keynote the launch of a school-wide Wellness Weekend. 

There is no admission charge, but space is limited. Please call 540.687.4510 for details and to reserve seating.
22407 Foxhound Lane


Foxcroft School, Laura Tierney flyer


Sunday, January 19, 2:00 pm

 The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC
Emmanuel Parish House
For the third year in a row, Middleburg’s Emmanuel Episcopal Church welcomes The Gay Men’s Chorus as part of the At The Parish House performing arts series. The troupe will send their brilliant ensemble “Rock Creek Singers” to deliver a variety of pop and show tunes guaranteed to lift spirits and get folks humming all the way home.The performance takes place on Sunday, January 19 at 2 p.m. at the Emmanuel Parish House, 105 East Washington Street.
Reservations are recommended but not required (540-687-6297). A free-will donation of $20 is suggested to help cover the Chorus’s travel expenses, but no one will be turned away!

Emmanuel Church, Gay Men's Chorus





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 Events Calendar on our website!



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Classes & Ongoing Events

Mondays

Mondays - Back Pain and Osteoporosis,  4:00-5:00 pm -On-going classes for Back Pain and Osteoporosis Relief at the Middleburg  Community CenterPosture Perfect! is a Sara Meeks, PT inspired exercise program that is appropriate for adults of all ages and abilities. $80 for 8 week.  Call or text Woody McMahon 703-628-2880 or email to woody@sequoiahealth.com
 
Mondays - Hatha Slow Flow Yoga, 8:00 am-9:15 am - Ongoing classes at The Studio Middleburg, 103B West Federal Street, 2nd floorJoin us for yoga in a safe, supportive and social environment. Each class includes poses, breath work and guided meditation that will stretch and strengthen your body and settle your mind and spirit for the day ahead.  Contact Nancy McMahon at 703-597-8981 or email nancy@yogaworkz.com


Tuesdays

Tuesdays - Gentle Yoga,  1:00 pm - 2:15 pm -at The Studio Middleburg, 103B West Federal Street, 2nd floor. Join us for Gentle Yoga where the pace is slower and the emphasis is on movement and body positioning,. You will also learn the safe way to move from sitting to standing while slowly and mindfully moving from one pose to another. Gentle Yoga is a class for all ages and abilities, Advanced Registration required.  Contact Nancy McMahon 703-597-8981 or email nancy@yogaworkz.com

 

Wednesdays

Wednesdays - Beginner Balance Class, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm -  On-going classes for Better Balance and Fall Prevention at the Middleburg Community Center. Beginner Better Balance! is a Sara Meeks, PT inspired exercise program that is appropriate for adults needing a slower pace and more rest time than the regular balance class offers. $80 for 8 weeks. Call or text Woody McMahon 703-628-2880 or email to woody@sequoiahealth.com


Wednesdays - Advanced Balance Class, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm -
On-going classes for Better Balance and Fall Prevention at the Middleburg Community Center. Better Balance! is a Sara Meeks, PT inspired exercise program that is appropriate for adults of all ages and abilities. $80 for 8 weeks. Call or text Woody McMahon 703-628-2880 or email to woody@sequoiahealth.com


Thursdays

Thursdays - Chair Yoga, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm  - at The Studio Middleburg, 103B West Federal Street, 2nd floor.  You will use a chair to sit or stand as we gently and slowly move from one yoga pose to another as we use regular and adapted yoga poses. This is a wonderful class if you are new to yoga, are balance challenged or are an experienced yogi who may need some additional support or stability.    Advanced registration required. Contact Nancy McMahon at 703-597-8981 or email nancy@yogaworkz.com.  


Upcoming Meetings in the Town Office:




Tuesday, December 24 - Christmas Eve, Town Office Closed

Wednesday, December 25 - Christmas Day, Town Office Closed

Wednesday, January 1 - New Year's Day, Town Office Closed


Wednesday, January 8, 6:00 pm - Go Green 

Thursday, January 9, 8:30 am - Streetscape Committee

Thursday, January 9, 6:00 pm - Town Council Meeting

Wednesday, January 15, 4:00 pm - Utility Committee

Wednesday, January 15, 5:30 pm - Arts Council

Tuesday, January 20 - Martin Luther King Day, Town Office Closed

Tuesday, January 21, 6:00 pm - Cultural & Community Events Committee

Tuesday, January 21, 6:00 pm - Wellhead Protection Advisory Committee 

Thursday, January 23, 6:00 pm - Town Council Meeting


Monday, January 27, 9:00 am - Economic Development Advisory Committee 

Monday, January 27, 7:00 pm - Planning Commission



Other
Announcements:



NSLM Canter & Crawl, closing soon




Middleburg Charter School

2019 MCCS Challenge Grant Campaign

Through the generosity of an anonymous donor, MCCS has the opportunity to match funds raised up to $200,000 by the end of 2019. Due to our charter distinction, we have expenses and academic goals that exceed funds allotted by Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS). As a proud community charter school, MCCS is seeking financial support in the form of monetary donations from our community, friends, and family to help us realize this dollar-for-dollar matching opportunity. It is because of this generous community that our school has stayed open, offering a quality, elementary education since the 1880s.  Find out more information at: https://www.gofundme.com/f/mccs2019  

 
 
[The Town of Middleburg does not endorse any specific fundraising effort but is passing this along to the community for awareness and consideration.]



CALL FOR ARTISTS
2020 Western Loudoun Art and Studio Tour

(June 5, 6 & 7, 2020, Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 10:00am - 5:00pm!)
 
Visual artists can apply online now for the 15th annual Western Loudoun Art and Studio Tour.  Deadline for submission is close of business,
February 1, 2020


All applications must be submitted online through the CaFE online system. The process consists of two steps:

  • Create a free artist profile in CaFE and upload images for work to be submitted to the jury here: www.callforentry.org 
  • Search within CaFE for Western Loudoun Art and Studio Tour (WLAST) and apply.

Loudoun artists working in all visual media may apply to this juried event. Those selected will open their studios to the public and demonstrate their artistic process to visitors from the metropolitan region. Last year’s tour brought more than a thousand visitors into more than 30 studios and arts centers. Artists connected with a targeted audience, increasing their visibility and providing an opportunity to promote and share their work.

Frequently asked questions and answers about participating on the tour can be found here: http://www.wlast.org/artists/artist-faqs.htm




American Legion



Good News!!


You can now watch live streaming/video of the Town Council, Planning Commission and Historic District Review Committee's monthly meetings on the Town's website. https://www.middleburgva.gov/202/Video-Agendas-Town-Meetings

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Razor Recycling flyer

Middleburg Disclaimer

Do you have an update or a new event you would like to add?
Please feel free to email Marcia Horgen at info@middleburgva.gov
with your information or with any questions that you may have.

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Marcia Horgen
Town of Middleburg
10 W Marshall Street
P.O. Box 187
Middleburg, VA 20118
540-687-5152
info@middleburgva.gov
www.middleburgva.gov



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