With an annual festival, live music, theater and history, Loudoun is in no short supply of activities happening this weekend! Whether you are picturing yourself relaxing at a winery, enjoying the tunes of a local artist, or exploring one of our historic towns, we’ve gathered a list of events for your perusal below! Happy weekend planning!
Get a taste of western Loudoun at the 7th Annual Purcellville Wine and Food Festival! Held at historic Fireman’s Field, the festival is a great opportunity to enjoy amazing local food, wine, beer, art and live music. With several food vendors and craft beverage producers participating, attendees will get to try a broad range of local Loudoun flavors. Plus, don’t forget to browse through the tents of imaginative crafts made by regional artisans. Bring the whole family for a fun day out in Purcellville! Entry tickets include a souvenir wine glass and tasting tickets.
Looking to unwind with wine in hand? Nestled in a serene grove of pines, the rustic aesthetic of Hidden Creek Winery makes it a perfect place to enjoy a glass of vino by the fireside. Stop by on July 21st to enjoy the Wine by the Fire Happy Hour. Gather around the fire pits beneath the gazebo and take advantage of extended hours to 9pm.
Learn something new this weekend by taking a guided tour of historic Mt. Zion. Led by a local historian, the tour includes a walk through the church and adjacent cemetery. Take a step back in time with a living history presentation of a Union army doctor describing how the church was used as a hospital during the war. Discover pieces of history around every corner such as signatures of Civil War soldiers, part of the Northern Virginia Civil War Graffiti Trail.
Other Happenings Include:
Bluebird Trail Walk – July 20
Jake Clemons at Tally Ho Theatre – July 20
Acoustic on the Green – Gary Smallwood – July 21
The Wine Barre at Tarara Winery – July 21
Live Music at 868 Estate – July 21
TrueBlue Summer Concert Series at Bluemont Vineyard – July 21-22
Free Farm Tours at Temple Hall Farm Regional Park – July 21-22
A Sporting Vision: The Paul Mellon Collection of British Sporting Art – through July 22