Don’t let the winter weather put a damper on your weekend! There are plenty of events happening at Loudoun wineries, museums and other attractions. We’ve highlighted a few of places you can explore this weekend and be sure to Instagram, tweet and share your experience in Loudoun with us by tagging @VisitLoudoun and using #LoveLoudoun or #LoCoVA !

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Courtesy of Jim Hanna

Create & Sip at Hillsborough Vineyards

Creative Mankind will help visitors channel their inner artist at this Saturday winery event. Create a henna scroll inspired masterpiece on wine glasses, listen to music and enjoy fine wine with friends. The session, which runs from 1 p.m.- 4 p.m.,  is $35 and includes all art supplies. Food and wine will be available for purchase. Don’t worry, no art experience is necessary!

 

African American Pioneers In Aviation Day

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Air and Space Museum

 

Visit the National Air & Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center Saturday between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. to celebrate the significant contributions African Americans have may to flight and space exploration. Listen to stories from astronauts and fighter pilots, participate in hands-on activities and learn about historic figures like Bessie Coleman through reenactments and story times.

Courtesy of Jeff Greenberg

Courtesy of Jeff Greenberg

 

 

Blend with Friends Seminar: Tre Sorelle

Visitors can test their winemaking skills Sunday at 12:30 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. as Fabbioli Cellars hosts a special seminar about wine blending. Led by winemaker Doug Fabbioli, the event will give participants a chance to blend their own wine using samples of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. Tickets are $40 a person or $30 for Speakeasy Club members.

 

Here are additional weekend events in Loudoun

Of Wine & Roses Art Exhibit- Hillsborough Vineyards Feb. 27-March 1

Winter Talks: Ground Crew Support for Tuskegee Airmen- Oatlands Plantation Feb. 27

Friday Night Live at Bogati Bodega- Bogati Bodega Farm Winery Feb. 27

Fourth Friday at Breaux- Breaux Vineyards Feb. 27

Willowcroft Gumbo Day- Willowcroft Farm Vineyards Feb. 28

Birding the Blue Ridge Center- Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy Feb. 28

VHSA Associate Jumper Show - Fox Chase Farm Feb. 28

Brunch & Paint-Solare Wine Room March 1