Purcellville Parade Round II The weather was frightful last weekend, so the Purcellville Christmas Parade will happen this Saturday. The parade starts at noon with floats and participants from local organizations, clubs, teams, and businesses and of course Jolly Old Saint Nick himself. Santa will also be riding along with the Purcellville Fire Department on […]

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The Nutcracker ‘Tis the weekend to see The Nutcracker Ballet in Loudoun with three different productions happening around the county. The Loudoun Ballet Performing Arts production is Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Loudoun Valley High School in Purcellville. Studio Bleu Dance Center puts on two performances on Saturday at Stone Bridge High School in Ashburn. […]

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Santa has been visiting the children of Leesburg atop a truck from the Leesburg Volunteer Fire Company (Station #1) for thirty years. Since 1988, the year of Santa’s first surprise trek, children have peered out of windows in their pjs, stood waving from the sidewalks and ridden high on the shoulders of their fathers and […]

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Dine with Santa Holiday happenings are in full swing and there are several spots this weekend to break bread with Santa Claus himself. Have some flapjacks with St. Nick at the Purcellville and Arcola Fire Departments, the National Conference Center, and at the Middleburg Charter Academy on Saturday morning. Enjoy dinner with the big guy […]

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Back in the 70’s, I lived in the Connecticut suburbs. Standard stuff. But my house was 180 years old, heated with two wood stoves, kitchen on the basement level. I canned and pickled from my quarter acre garden, collected morning eggs from three chickens, baked my bread, sewed my clothes and shopped from bins of […]

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LightUp Fest The much-anticipated LightUp Fest is opening this weekend at One Loudoun in Ashburn. Rated one of the top light shows in the country, the LightUp Fest has over 70 different light exhibits with four themes, which include the Tour of Fantasy; Freedom America; Mysterious East and Magical World. There are acrobats, dancers and […]

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Pumpkin Chunkin at Great Country Farms Halloween is over so now what do you do with all of those pumpkins? Great Country Farms has a fantastically fun solution November 3-6 at its annual Pumpkin Chunkin’ Festival.  Bring your leftover jack-o-lantern to the farm for an awesome smash session. The Silo Drop and the Zip Wire […]

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Boo in the Gap Now here’s a Halloween event that is fun for the whole family. The Old Stone School in Hillsboro is the haunt for the Boo in the Gap this Friday from 6:30-11 p.m. Costume contest, food trucks, adult beverages, and live music making for a rocking good time in Western Loudoun.   […]

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Loudoun Farm Tour All across the county, farms are opening their barn doors for the general public this weekend to learn more about what is grown and available from local farms. This free, self guided tour is happening on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Learn how cheese is made, paint a […]

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Newsies The Pickwick Players production of the Newsies explodes onto stage this weekend and next at Belmont Ridge Middle School in Leesburg. This family-friendly version of the Broadway smash hit musical is filled with tons of action, rousing songs, and amazing choreography. It is a heart-warming tale is filled with local talent and led by […]

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