January 3, 2020

Reminders and Announcements

The Town of Middleburg would like to extend its appreciation to the residents and businesses who contributed to the new lights and decorations for the Community Christmas Tree at the Pink Box.  A special thank you to Mark Metzger at Highcliffe Clothiers for his leadership in collecting donations, purchasing the lights and organizing the design of the the tree.

What's Going on This Week?
 January 3 - January 10, 2020 

Saturday, January 4, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm 

Movie Time at 2:00 p.m 
Join us for a showing of "Happy Feet" at 2 p.m. (Rated PG, 109 minutes)
Middleburg Library
101 Reed St
Middleburg Library, Happy Feet Flyer

Thursday, January 9, 4:30 pm

 Board Games at 4:30 p.m.
Try out different board games, classics and new. Games will be provided and staff will be on hand to introduce and teach games. For all ages and skill levels. 
Middleburg Library
101 Reed St

Middleburg Library, Game Day

Thursday, January 9, 7:00 pm

Prelude to Gettysburg: Battle of Aldie at Cana Vineyards
Local historian Rich Gillespie offers an in-depth look at the cavalry battles that took place in Loudoun County between June 17 and 21, 1863. Sandwiched between the famous battles of Brandy Station and Gettysburg, these often-overlooked battles proved the worth and fighting power of both Northern and Southern cavalrymen and their mounts.
Cana Vineyards
38600 John Mosby Highway

Middleburg Library, Battle of Aldie

Thursday, January 6, 6:00 pm

Armchair Travel: Venice at Old Ox Brewery in Middleburg
Join historian and adventure traveler John Daum on a magical, virtual trip to Venice. We’ll explore the fascinating history and impossible feats of engineering that made “La Serenissima” home to some of the greatest art and architecture of the Renaissance.
Old Ox Brewery
14 S Madison St

Middleburg Library.Old Ox, Armchair Travel

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.
Foxcroft School
22407 Foxhound Lane

Foxcroft School, Laura Tierney flyer

What's Going on Next Week and Beyond?

Tuesday, January 14, 4:00 pm

 Library Lab: Snowman Stretch at 4:00 p.m
Try to build the tallest free-standing paper snowman during this month's Library Lab.
Middleburg Library
101 Reed St

Middleburg Library, Library Lab

Thursday, January 16, 6:00 pm

 Retro Reels Movie Club at 6:00 p.m.
Each month we will view a classic movie from the AFI's 100 Years, 100 Movies, a list of the 100 greatest American-made movies of all time. After viewing, we will hold a brief discussion of the technical, educational and/or entertainment value of the film. This month we will be watching "Spartacus" (1960), 197 minutes.
Middleburg Library
101 Reed St

Middleburg Library, Retro Reels, Spartacus

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

To view all of our events, check out our
 Events Calendar on our website!

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Classes & Ongoing Events


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
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


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



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

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


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  

Upcoming Meetings in the Town Office:

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

Monday, January 13, 5:30 pm - Historic District Review Committee

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

Wednesday, February 5, 6:00 pm - Go Green

Thursday, February 6, 5:30 - Historic District Review Committee

Thursday, February 13, 8:30 am - Streetscape Committee

Thursday, February 13, 6:00 pm -
Town Council Meeting


NSLM Canter & Crawl, closing soon

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: 
  • 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:

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.

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Razor Recycling flyer

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Do you have an update or a new event you would like to add?
Please feel free to email Marcia Horgen at
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

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