Posted by on November 16, 2017

Weekend Guide for Middleburg, Virginia: Nov. 17-19

— With Thanksgiving just around the corner and Christmas in Middleburg just a couple of weeks away, we are definitely getting into the holiday spirit in Middleburg. This is a great weekend to enjoy what Middleburg has to offer, with 50 West Vineyards hosting its always-popular “Winemaker for a Day” event, the 8th grade play at The Hill School, discounts on sparkling wines perfect for all those holiday parties at Three Fox Vineyards, and a great opportunity to learn about the region’s history at the National Sporting Library & Museum.

Winemaker for a Day at 50 West: Nov. 17 & 19

Be the winemaker for the day! Do you think you have what it takes to make an award-winning wine? Attend 50 West’s most popular event, “Winemaker for a Day,” and learn from their expert winemaker, Corry Craighill. As an “apprentice” winemaker, you will have the first opportunity to taste the following premium wine lots that are destined for their best reds: the Reserve Cabernet Franc or Mosaic.

Love your blend? Corry will hand bottle your blend for you, in bottles or magnums! All bottles will have a special label that you can sign to personalize.

$32/bottle (minimum of 3 bottles)
$70/magnum (minimum of 2 magnums)
Club Members – Club discounts will apply on your purchase!

Purchase a case of your wine or six magnums and receive a 10% discount on your purchase.
Club Members – the 10% discount is in addition to your club discount.

Click here to purchase tickets for Nov. 19 from noon-2 p.m. The Nov. 17 event is already sold out, so don’t delay!

“Crazy for You” at The Hill School: Nov. 17-19

Come see Hill’s 8th graders sing and dance in this wonderful adaption of the George Gershwin musical. Admission is free! Showing Nov. 17 & 18 at 7 p.m., and Nov. 19 at 2 p.m.

“Sparkling for the Holidays!” at Three Fox Vineyards: Nov. 18 & 19

Stock up for your holiday parties! You will receive a 10% discount on a 2-pack or a 15% discount on a 3-pack of Three Fox’s Thibaut–Janisson Sparkling Chardonnay.

History in Hand at the National Sporting Library & Museum: Nov. 19 | 2-3:30 p.m.

Hear tales of yesteryear as told through the archival collections of historic area organizations. Fascinating tales will be told by representatives of the National Sporting Library & Museum, the Clarke County Historical Association and the Thomas Balch Library. $5 admission, free to NSLM members, CCHA members and Friends of Thomas Balch Library. Please RSVP to Anne Marie Barnes at or 540-687-6542 ext. 25.

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Photo courtesy of Red Fox Inn & Tavern.

Celebrate the Harvest at the Red Fox Inn & Tavern

Join us in the tavern for a Harvest Dinner or Champagne Brunch.

Harvest Dinner: Nov. 22, 24-26
Three Course Prix Fixe Dinner: $75 per person
Four Course Prix Fixe Dinner: $90 per person
Children under 10: $32 per person

Champagne Brunch: Nov. 24-26
Three Course Prix Fixe Brunch: $48 per person
Children under 10: $15 per person

Make your reservations today! Call 540-687-6301 or reserve a table online.

All reservations of 5 or more people require a credit card to secure the table and are subject to a 72 hour cancellation policy.

Taxes, gratuity and beverages are not included in the price per person. Menus subject to change.

Salamander Resort & Spa Middleburg VA fallTurkey Trot at Salamander Resort & Spa: Nov. 23

Whether you run, walk or jog, it’ll be fun! Salamander’s three-mile course travels throughout the entire resort with complimentary water along the way, and a hot chocolate and coffee station for those cheering on the racers. Stick around after the race for a raffle drawing for amazing prizes! Registration begins at 8 a.m. Race starts at 8:30 a.m. For more information, please call 540-326-4060.

Thanksgiving Dinner at Goodstone Inn & Restaurant

Enjoy a four-course Thanksgiving Day dinner at Goodstone Inn & Restaurant! The menu includes Soupe de Gourge Musquee (featuring Virginia butternut squash), heritage bred turkey and a pumpkin tart. Call 540-687-3333 for more information.

Thanksgiving Buffet at Salamander Resort & Spa: Nov. 23 | 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Skip the traditional and join us for an elaborate Thanksgiving brunch buffet! Indulge in multiple stations including prime rib carving, seafood display on a large ice sculpture, cheese and charcuterie station, kid-friendly options and an endless amount of desserts. $98 per person, $45 per child. For dining reservations, please call 540-326-4070.

Thanksgiving at Harrimans: Nov. 23 | 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

Skip the dishes and join Harrimans for a Thanksgiving family-style feast! They’re serving up a traditional dinner that is perfect for sharing with loved ones. Enjoy local brined and roasted turkey, cranberry chutney, housemade stuffing, garden yams, signature desserts from Executive Pastry Chef Jason Reaves, and much more. Children’s Thanksgiving menu also available. $89 per person, $45 per child.

The Vineyards & Winery at Lost Creek Wine Dinner at Salamander Resort & Spa: Nov. 24 | 6:30-10 p.m.

Enjoy an exclusive four-course dinner prepared by Executive Chef Ryan Arensdorf and paired perfectly with selections from local vineyards in Salamander’s intimate, private dining room at Harrimans. $98 per person. For reservations, please call 540-326-4070.

Small Business Saturday: Nov. 25

The Middleburg Business and Professional Association is once again serving as a Neighborhood Champion for Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses across the country. Founded by American Express in 2010, this day is celebrated each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Learn more at Find participating Middleburg businesses here.

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