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October 4, 2019


Reminder


 The Town of Middleburg's utility operator, Inboden Environmental Services (IES), will be conducting limited maintenance flushing of fire hydrants this week.

Fire Hydrant

 The purpose of the flushing is to help remove any sediment that has settled in the water mains, and this flushing is important to completing maintenance work at the Well 4 Water Treatment Plant. Should you experience any discoloration of water, please run your faucets until it clears up. Please note that at all times the water in the system is treated and safe, even if slightly discolored. If you have any immediate issues or concerns during the flushing, you may call the after-hours number for IES at 540-325-0748. For any other questions, please contact the Town Office at 540-687-5152 during business hours.




BE INFORMED FOR
LOCAL ELECTIONS


The election of members of the Board of Supervisors is coming up quickly – November 5th! To help inform residents, the Coalition of Loudoun Towns (COLT) is sponsoring debates for Board Chair, Blue Ridge District Supervisor, and Catoctin District Supervisor.  Please consider attending these debates to hear the candidates discuss how they would serve you, western Loudoun, and the Town of Middleburg. Consider submitting questions in advance. See below!

Wednesday, October 9, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Chair-At-Large Debate
Ida Lee Park
60 Ida Lee Dr NW, Leesburg

https://www.facebook.com/events/481964095984523/

Chair-At-Large Debate



OCTOBER!
Start planning for these fun events!!


It's going to be a busy month here in Middleburg, so we wanted to get you thinking about the upcoming events happening over the next three weekends!!  

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What's Going on This Week?
 October 4 - October 11, 2019 


Now through October 15

Time for a Fall getaway! Book a stay at The Red Fox November 3-21 and receive 20% your room rate. Hurry, offer ends October 15!
http://www.redfox.com/fall-savings

Red Fox Inn 20% off


Saturday, October 5, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Byrne Gallery in Middleburg is proud to present “Blue Ridge Harmony,” a new exhibit for the month of October that celebrates Gerald Hennesy’s latest oil on canvas landscapes of verdant pastures, woodland views and the beauty of the Virginia countryside.  This exciting one man exhibition will showcase local scenes of both Loudoun and Fauquier counties and feature Goose Creek, the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Sky Meadow and the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers.  The show will begin on October 2nd and continue through Novembr 10th.  There will a special reception for the artist on Saturday, October 5th, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM and all are invited to attend. 
Please join us for visit during the month of October.  
7 W Washington St.
540-687-6986

Gallery hours are 11 a.m. through 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and Sunday noon through 5 p.m.  Monday and Tuesday are by appointment.

The Byrne Gallery, Gerald Hennesy
The Byrne Gallery, Gerald Hennesy
Byrne Gallery, Gerald Hennesy



Sunday, October 6, 2:00 pm

Join A Place To Be at The Hill School in Middleburg for our Fall Community Show featuring our interactive Music & Emotion show now touring Loudoun County elementary schools and Reach Out, a new Same Sky production starring Amy Stone that will tour middle schools this fall. Both shows are sure to move your heart and spirit! Tickets $10 at the door! 

A Place To Be, Community Premier




Sunday, October 6, 2:00 pm

Interfaith Blessing of the Animals: Bring your dogs, cats, hamsters, horses, livestock, teddy bears, and more to an interfaith Blessing of the Animals at the National Sporting Library and Museum. The service and blessings, led by The Rev. Gene LeCouteur of Emmanuel Episcopal Church and other ministers from our area, are interfaith and ecumenical; people of all faiths are encouraged to attend.  For more information, please visit the event page https://www.facebook.com/events/417052698947211/

Emmanual Episcopal Church Blessing of the Animals



Tuesday, October 8, 11:00 am

Join the Piedmont Garden Club on October 8th at 11am at the Middleburg Community Center for Growing Beautiful Food - a lecture on how to become a thoughtful steward of your own beautiful, edible landscape by award-winning author and speaker Matthew Benson.  Reserve a seat by October 1st, $55 each, which includes a box lunch. Tickets may be purchased by sending a check to Piedmont Garden Club, PO Box 275, The Plains, VA 20198

For more information, contact Margaret Littleton at (540) 687-6246 or by email at piedmontgardenclub@gmail.com

Piedmont Garden Club, Growing Beautiful Food Flyer



Tuesday, October 8, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Roundtable Discussion at the National Sporting Library & Museum, 102 The Plains Road For more information or to RSVP contact Valerie Peacock at 540-687-6542, x25, or VPeacock@nationalSporting.org  

NSLM, African American Horsemen




Wednesdays, October 9, 16, 23, 30, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Discover the pleasures of oil painting with Dell Keathley.  For more information: sandy@theartistsinmiddleburg.org  

AiM, Dell Keathley



Friday, October 11, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come on out to the MCC front steps for a night of fun with live music by the Fountains, lite bites & beverages provided. Bring your friends and family for a community favorite!

Thank you to our concert sponsor, Middleburg Bank
This event is free and open to the public
300 W Washington St
www.middleburgcommunitycenter.com
540-687-6373

Middleburg Community Center, Oct Concerts




What's Going on Next Week and Beyond?

 
Saturday, October 12, 9:00 am

JOIN US TO CELEBRATE THE 65th RUNNING OF THE VIRGINIA FALL RACES.  For tickets and more information go to http://www.vafallraces.com

VA Fall Races poster



Thursday - Sunday, October 17 - 20

2019 Middleburg Film Festival

The Middleburg Film Festival offers four days of fantastic films in a spectacular setting, only 30 minutes from Dulles International Airport and just one hour from Washington, D.C.  A carefully curated selection of narrative and documentary films screen in intimate theatre environments, followed by fascinating Q and A's with world-renowned filmmakers, actors, and other special guests. The films include festival favorites, world and regional premieres, first-class foreign films, and Oscar contenders.  Visit www.middleburgfilm.org for more information.

Middleburg Film Fest


Saturday, October 19, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Blood Donors Wanted for Upcoming Loudoun Blood Drive Events
The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System, Inova Loudoun Hospital and Inova Blood Donor Services encourage you to make a lifesaving appointment to donate at one of our upcoming community blood drives. 
Loudoun County Fire and Rescue Station #3 - Middleburg
910 W Washington Street

Click HERE for an appointment
or call 1-866-BLOODSAVES (CODE 5245)
Middleburg Fire Dept Blood Drive




Saturday, October 19, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Free document shredding at BB&T Bank
BB&T Shred Event



Sunday, October 20, 3:00 pm

Get Ready for "Halloween Songs & Stories"!       
Give your costume a test run at the Third Annual “Halloween Songs & Stories” Sunday, October 20 at 3 p.m. at Emmanuel Episcopal Church’s Parish House in Middleburg (105 E. Washington St.) Join ghouls, goblins, superheroes, unicorns, you name it, for Halloween silliness, fun songs and spooky stories. Scary refreshments served. Everyone in costume gets a bag of Halloween treats and can join a noisy indoor parade. Reserve front row seats by calling 540-687-6297, but there’s room for everyone. There’s no charge; a free-will offering is accepted. Join the party and definitely wear your Halloween costume
!

Emmanuel Church Halloween



Wednesday - Saturday, October 23 - 26


The Town of Middleburg is excited to welcome the 1000 Miglia Warm-Up USA to the Town on October 24-26, 2019. The 1000 Miglia (pronounced "Mille Miglia") is a vintage and classic car rally that occurs annually in Italy. Primarily consisting of cars built in the period of 1927-1957, this road rally is an exciting time of community celebration and fun.  More info to follow. https://www.middleburgva.gov/161/Special-Events 
1000 Miglia Logo



Tuesday, October 29, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Washington Design Center Piedmont Showcase

From 14th Street, NW to the heart of historic Upperville for one day only! Come get inspired by the latest trends in interior design!
Hosted at Buchanan Hall, 8549 John S Mosby Hwy, Upperville, VA
to RSVP:
The Washington Design Center






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



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Ongoing Events


Wednesdays Sept. 4 - Oct. 16, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Ballroom Dancing at the Community Center

Ballroom Dancing




September 7 - October 26

HappyFeet/LEGENDS Fall League at Middleburg Community Center - HappyFeet is an exciting mobile soccer clinic for children. Our non-competitive “Story Time with a Soccer Ball” approach is used at daycares, preschools and recreation centers. We're committed to helping children form HEALTHY EXERCISE HABITS using the world's most popular game, soccer!  For more information, visit www.happyfeetsoccer.com or email info@happyfeetnova.com. 

Happy Feet Flyer


Saturday, September 28 - October 27, 2019

You are invited to the Artists in Middleburg (AiM's) newest juried exhibit:  The Glories of the Untamed:  Wildlife up Close.  102 W Washington St. 
 540-687-6600

AiM, The Glories of the Untamed


Middleburg Farmers Market

Every Saturday until October 26, 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

The Middleburg Community Farmer's Market is sponsored by the Town of Middleburg to provide local agriculturalists with a retail outlet for their products.  The market provides the citizens of the area with an opportunity to purchase fresh quality products from the people who produce them.  

Located behind the Middleburg Bank 
105 Federal Street
Saturday mornings, 8:30 am - 1 pm 
May 4 - October 26, 2019


Upcoming Meetings in the Town Office:



Thursday, October 10, 8:30 am - Streetscape Committee

Thursday, October 10, 6:00 pm - Town Council Meeting

Monday, October 14, Columbus Day - Town Office Closed

Tuesday, October 15,  6:00 pm - Wellhead Protection Advisory


Tuesday, October 15, 6:00 pm - Cultural & Community Events Committee

Wednesday, October 16, 4:00 pm - Utility Committee

Wednesday, October 16, 5:30 pm - M
iddleburg Arts Council Meeting

Tuesday, October 22, 11:30 am - Middleburg Strategic Finance Committee

Thursday, October 24, 6:00 pm - Town Council Meeting

Monday, October 28, 9:00 am - Economic Development Advisory Committee

Monday, October 28, 7:00 pm - Planning Commission






Other
Announcements:


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

Middleburg sign




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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