📸: JOFFOTO

There’s something hopelessly romantic about Loudoun 💜 Wedding planning in wine country, symphonic galas and mansions with secrets to tell… you’ll love what’s waiting for you this weekend in #LoveLoudoun!

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📸: ROBERT HOLLEY PRODUCTIONS

All Weekend Long

💌 Save the date for the Weddings in Loudoun Open House Weekend! This county-wide, self-guided tour gives you and your spouse-to-be a chance to visit wedding venues and meet with service professionals. Choose your stops and set your pace as you explore Loudoun's stunning countryside! With an array of settings from gorgeous wineries and rustic barns to historic estates, magnificent resorts and country clubs, you’ll discover why so many couples are tying the knot in the heart of DC's Wine Country 👩‍❤️‍💋‍👩💏👨‍❤️‍💋‍👨

Dear beer fans, your wish is Bear Chase’s command — in the form of the brewery’s first ever Wine, Beers and Cheers event! This weekend, Bear Chase will offer Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon for sale by the glass and bottle. All that’s left for you to do is sit back, relax, and enjoy this when-two-become-one moment for the LoCo Ale Trail // DC’s Wine Country. We can bear-ly contain our excitement 🐻

 

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📸: MORVEN PARK

Nothing Like a Good Theme

Benefit events are the perfect excuse to go over-the-top — especially when the theme of the evening is “Under the Sea”! Have a ball at the Loudoun Symphony's annual Chefs’ Tastings Gala, featuring a live auction of unique experiences and vacations, dancing and delectable food prepared by culinary masters from some of Loudoun County's finest restaurants including Chantal's Cakes and Pastries, D.C. Prime Steaks and Lobsters, Lansdowne Resort and SpaMacDowell's Brew KitchenMagnolias at the Mill, Pazzo Pomodoro and Tuscarora Mill. Enjoy an extravagant evening at Lansdowne in the name of music! 🎼

What’s behind that door? What is inside that cabinet? What’s under these loose floorboards? The Morven Park mansion is full of hidden spaces and secrets never before shared with the public. Go behind the scenes for an exclusive, 90-minute tour with Morven Park’s Director of Preservation and discover what these walls would say if they could talk… 👀🔍🕵️‍♂️

 

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📸: BOGATI WINERY

“Pour” Choices You’ll Love

Are you, like us, always in search of new ways to bring wine and cheese together? Then get yourself to Bogati Winery for a self-guided macaroni & cheese wine pairing! Savor Virginia wine and four gourmet mini mac ‘n’ cheese bites — including classic mac, gruyere mac topped with bacon crumbles, pesto mac and spicy sriracha mac. Book your reservation by Wednesday, March 6th, to get in on this mac attack 😛

Educational, interactive and all about the vino… the trifecta for an event in DC’s Wine Country! Enjoy the epitome of wine tasting at Breaux Vineyards as you sample and discuss vintages of the winery’s award-winning Merlot with winemaker, Josh Gerard. Delight in the company of others as you journey through 8 wines and a delicious 3-course gourmet meal, finishing off with a delectable truffle. Absolute pourfection 👌🍷✨



 

Other Ways to #LoveLoudoun This Weekend:

TFE Workout - March 10 at Old Ox Brewery
Planetarium: “What’s Up?” - March 10 at Franklin Park Performing & Visual Arts Center
Live Music with Amanda Wilkins - March 8 at Phase 2 Brewing at Brew LoCo
Fantastic Friday - March 8 at Winery 32
International Women’s Day Specials - March 8, 9, 10 at Aria Medispa, Yoga and Wellness Center