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November 15, 2019




Announcements



Turkey Dinner at the Community Center!
Thursday, November 21, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for the 2019 Community Thanksgiving Dinner.  Gather around the table with friends and loved ones in our community and enjoy a delicious turkey dinner! 
This event is free and open to the public.
Please RSVP  540-687-6373 or info@middleburgcommunitycenter.com
  
300 W Washington St, Middleburg



Middleburg Community 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.]



Coming up, Saturday, November 30th

Small Business Saturday





What's Going on This Week?
November 15 - November 22, 2019 


Friday, November 15, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A Matter of Light:  The Art of Andre Pater, Book Signing & Talk at the National Sporting Library & Museum

Join us as sporting artist Andre Pater recounts his journey to become an artist and the creation of his new book of original work A Matter of Light, The Art of Andre Pater. After Pater’s discussion of its publication and a short Q&A with those who were part of the process, the artist is available for a book signing of his latest work.  $10 Admission | Free for NSLM members.  Light refreshments and drinks provided.
RSVP at info@nationalsporting.org or (540) 687-6542 x 4
www.nationalsporting.org


NSLM, Andre Patter Book Signing



Friday, November 15, 6:00 pm

Wine Country Mystery series has a new release and author Ellen Crosby will be at the bookstore to chat and sign books. Join us for a sip, a snack and some chat with the author.
Second Chapter Books
13 E Washington St
540-687-7016
Second Chapter Books, Ellen Crosby




Saturday, November 16, 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Byrne Gallery celebrates its 24th Anniversary
and is proud to present
Yuri Gorbachev 16th Annual Exhibition!

With over 50 years of art exhibitions worldwide, Yuri Gorbachev has had more than 200 solo exhibitions.  His paintings have been exhibited on the continents of North America, South America, Australia, Asia, Europe and Africa.  In addition, Yuri’s work is in the permanent collections of more than thirty museums around the world, including the Louvre Museum, the Moscow Museum of Modern Art, the Russian National Museum of St. Petersburg.  

 The Byrne Gallery is located at 7 West Washington Street in Middleburg, Virginia. The event is open to the public and everyone is invited to attend.  Gallery hours are Monday and Tuesday by appointment only. Wednesday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Contact the Byrne Gallery for more information at (540) 687-6986.  The exhibit will begin on November 12th and continue through January 5th.

The Byrne Gallery, Yuri Gorbachev


Sunday, November 17, 1:00

A Place To Be presents Art Show, Reading & Recital. Join us for eclectic afternoon of creativity featuring the newest work of our music therapy clients. FREE 
www.aplacetobeva.org
 8 N. Jay Street Middleburg. 
A Place to Be, Art Show



Sunday, November 17, 3:00 pm

Nothing Beats Old Time Radio!
Get ready Middleburg, and mark your calendars now! The Golden Age of Radio is coming back November 17 by popular demand!  The At The Parish House performing arts series of Middleburg’s Emmanuel Church is bringing back two favorite old time radio shows that were popular from the 1930s through the 50s, and even into the early 60s. Our local Loudoun theatre troupe of actors will make them come to life with their voices and sound effects.  Lots of laughter and drama!
 
The performance is Sunday, November 17, at 3:00 PM at Emmanuel Episcopal Church’s Parish House, 105 East Washington St. in Middleburg. Reservations are recommended, but not required (540-687-6297). A donation of $10 is suggested, but not required.  Refreshments served and all are welcome!  
https://www.emmanuelmiddleburg.org/

Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Old Time Radio



Wednesday, November 20, 6:45 pm - 8:30 pm

A Place To Be presents a November Parent Forum: Music Therapy for Parents.  Join us for a night of connection and stress relief. FREE but please RSVP to office@aplacetobeva.org to save your spot.
www.aplacetobeva.org
 8 N. Jay Street, Middleburg

A Place to Be, Parent Forum




Thursday, November 21, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Middleburg Community Center Brings you 2019’s Community Thanksgiving Dinner!
This event is free and open to the public.
Please RSVP  540-687-6373 or info@middleburgcommunitycenter.com
 

Community Center Thanksgiving Dinner




What's Going on Next Week and Beyond?



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



Friday, December 6, 5:00 pm

Tree Lighting Ceremony 
with caroling and refreshments
at the Pink Box, 12 N Madison Street


The Pink Box, Tree Lighting



Saturday, December 7, 2019

Christmas in Middleburg!

 Join one of the most fun-filled family festivals of the year in Middleburg with activities, special events, great eats, the famous Middleburg Hunt Review, a mile-long Christmas parade. Afterwards, experience a Middleburg evening in our bistros, cafes, pubs, and restaurants joining in the Spirits of Middleburg.  Rain or Shine.
http://christmasinmiddleburg.org

Christmas in Middleburg




Sunday, December 8, 2:00 pm

Come One, Come All to Foxcroft School’s Christmas Pageant 
Adults and children of all ages are invited to celebrate the holiday season with a spectacular Christmas Pageant followed by a visit from Santa Claus.
The performance is free and will begin at 2:00 pm in the Engelhard Gymnasium, located in the Foxcroft Athletic/Student Center at Foxcroft School, 22407 Foxhound Lane, Middleburg, VA. 
 
The pageant is a tradition that began with Foxcroft founder Charlotte Haxall Noland soon after she established the School in 1914. Each year, Foxcroft’s new students and Chorale present the nativity story as a gift to the community using Miss Charlotte's script – which includes several characters you won’t find in the Bible – along with some animals that you will.
To RSVP, please call 540-687-4510 or email advancement@foxcroft.org.  
www.foxcroft.org

Foxcroft School, Christmas Pageant




Sunday, December 8, 2:00 pm

Join A Place To Be and the Inova Stroke Survivor Choir, Different Strokes for Different Folks, as we present our annual Holiday Recital. Experience the power of music therapy and bonds of community! FREE, at The Sheila C. Johnson Performing Arts Center at The Hill School in Middleburg
www.aplacetobeva.org

A Place to Be, Stroke, Recital



Thursday, December 12, 7:00 pm

“Hidden in Plain View”: European Piano Gems
 of the Early 20th Century
In a special Thursday evening performance, the At the Parish House performance series of Middleburg’s Emmanuel Church is pleased to welcome pianist Sophia Subbayya Vastek in a return engagement on Thursday, December 12 at 7 p.m. at Emmanuel Episcopal Church’s Parish House, 105 East Washington St., in Middleburg.  Reservations are recommended but not required (540-687-6297).  A donation of $10 is suggested but not required.  All are welcome

Emmanuel Church, Hidden in Plain View




Saturday, December 14, 4:00 pm

 A Christmas Spectacular - Choral Concert in Middleburg
Middleburg United Methodist Church 
15 W Washington St
 Chanticleer Director Emeritus Dr. Matt Oltman will lead the 26-member Shenandoah University Conservatory Choir in a not-to-be missed concert of classical and contemporary Christmas favorites in the final Middleburg Concert Series performance of 2019.  Tickets can be purchased direct at eventbrite.com for $20 per person.  Students and guests 18 and under are free.  Tickets can also be purchased by mail from: Middleburg Concert Foundation, PO Box 1967, Middleburg, VA 20118.  For more information: Visit www.middleburgconcerts.com, call: (540) 592-1660 or email
middleburgconcerts@gmail.com 

Middleburg United Methodist Church, Christmas Spectacular





Saturday, December 14, 6:00 pm

Champagne & Caviar Winter Feast with Moet Chandon and Petrossian Caviar at Market Salamander
Join Executive Chef Jason Deaver, Jack Nargil from Petrossian, and Lisa Kinney from Moet Chandon as we celebrate the beginning of the holiday season with a delicious event.  Taste several different caviars paired with Moet Chandon’s vintage champagnes during a five-course dinner. Also, you will be able to order the caviar for a special price and take home discounted bottles of Moet Chandon after the dinner.  December 14, 6:00 pm
Reservations required, please call 540.687.9720.
Price: $110 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 15, 3:00 pm

 Come Celebrate a Musical Celtic Christmas!
“At The Parish House” on December 15th

For decades a talented band of Celtic musicians has played to sold-out audiences in Virginia with brilliant renditions of Irish and Scottish songs and tunes. Lovingly nick-named “The Dwarves” (for historical reasons too complicated to explain here), the band will perform a Christmas concert at Emmanuel Church’s “At The Parish House” event on December 15. Returning with the band will be Mei-Li Beane whose voice and violin enthralled the audience at last December’s Parish House Christmas concert.
The performance is at Emmanuel Episcopal Church’s Parish House, 105 East Washington St. in Middleburg. Reservations are recommended, but not required (540-687-6297). A donation of $10 is suggested, but not required.  Refreshments served, and all are welcome!  


Emmanuel Church Celtic Christmas



Sunday, December 15, 3:00 pm

 Join A Place To Be at the beautiful Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg for our most popular signature event, the 10th Annual Holiday Recital! This special performance showcases the music therapy work of our clients as they put on a show  that lets you experience holiday music like you never have before. Admission to this must-attend event is FREE! Bring the whole family!
www.aplacetobeva.org 

A Place to Be, 10th Annual Holiday Concert





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





To view all of our events, check out our
 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:




Monday, November 25, 7:00 pm - Planning Commission

Wednesday, November 27 - Thanksgiving, Town Office closing at 12:30

Thursday - Friday, November 28 - 29 - Thanksgiving, Town Office Closed

Wednesday, December 4, 6:00 pm - Go Green Meeting

Thursday, December 5, 5:30 pm - Historic District Review Committee

Thursday, December 12, 8:30 am - Streetscape Committee

Thursday, December 12, 6:00 pm - Town Council Meeting

Monday, December 16, 7:00 pm - Planning Commission

Tuesday, December 17, 6:00 pm - Cultural & Community Events Committee

Wednesday, December 18, 4:00 pm - Utility Committee

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





Other
Announcements:



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



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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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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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