Middleburg’s Weekend Guide: Dec. 9-11, 2016

— The weekend is almost here! Here’s your guide to this weekend’s best local events. Remember to share your favorite moments using #MiddleburgMoment

State & Manor Holiday Trunk Show at Salamander Resort & Spa: Dec. 9-10

Get your holiday shopping done early at the spa with State & Manor. A classic, sophisticated and luxurious lifestyle-wear brand, each collection features reversible women’s tees, tanks, cardigans, sweatshirts, lounge pants and men’s monochromatic t-shirts.

Storytime with Mrs. Claus at Salamander Resort & Spa: Dec. 9 | 7-8 p.m.

Mrs. Claus Salamander Resort Middleburg VAGather around the cozy fire for special stories that will surely warm your heart. Story time with Mrs. Claus will take place in the library. The event is complimentary.

Holiday Recital at Salamander Resort & Spa: Dec. 9 | 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Come out to Salamander Resort for a moving night filled with love, courage and celebration! A Place to Be has been preparing inspiring musical performances that they will share with the community as part of a grand holiday concert. Join us and experience the true power music and expressive arts therapies. See you there!

Holiday Open House at Three Fox Vineyards: Dec. 10-11

In addition to special discounts on holiday merchandise, they will have holiday cookies. Also, their mulled wine will be available for purchase.

Brunch with Santa at Salamander Resort & Spa: Dec. 10 | 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Visit with Santa and his elves while enjoying a delicious brunch in Harrimans with sweet and savory holiday favorites for the entire family. The brunch also will feature a make-your-own holiday treat, ornament and keepsake designing stations as well as a photo opportunity with Santa. $45 per person, $30 for children – Prices do not include tax and gratuity. For reservations, please call 540-326-4070. Credit card required at booking; 72 hour cancellation.

Make Up Factory Complimentary Make-up Sessions at Salamander Resort & Spa: Dec. 10 | noon-6 p.m.

Learn new techniques and Let it Glow with the new “Red Carpet Ready” and “Stunning Winter” palates. Enjoy a 20-minute consultation with Celebrity Makeup Artist Lindsay Ebbin. Utilizing the latest trends and techniques with its dermatologically-approved makeup line, you will learn how to create a flawless skin-look on your own. To reserve an appointment, please call 540-326-4055. Walk-ins also are welcome.

Gingerbread House Workshop at Salamander Resort & Spa: Dec. 10 | 4-5:30 p.m.

Gingerbread Village Salamander Resort Spa Middleburg VA
Join us for a sugar-fueled fun-filled afternoon while you build your very own gingerbread house to take home. $30 per person. Prices do not include tax and gratuity.
For reservations, please call 540-326-4070. Credit card required at booking; 72-hour cancellation.

Christmas Caroler Performance at Salamander Resort & Spa: Dec. 10 | 6 p.m.

Studio Bleu Salamander Resort Middleburg VAGet in the holiday spirit with the local Studio Bleu singing group as they perform the season’s favorite tunes. Treats and hot chocolate available.

Live Music at Greenhill Winery & Vineyards: Dec. 11 | 2-5 p.m.

Listen to music by Alan Gant as you sip your favorite Greenhill wines.

Jack Wood’s 2nd Annual Holy Sounds of the Season at St. Stephen the Martyr Catholic Church: Dec. 11 | 3:30-5 p.m.

This concert will feature a selection of traditional Christmas carols with a choir, piano and organ, featuring Jack Wood, accompanist.

PaintNite! at Three Fox Vineyards: Dec. 11 | 2 p.m.

Join Carol Erickson of PaintNite in the Thirsty Fox Lounge and paint a pair of wine glasses. Click here to register.

Middleburg Concert Series at Middleburg United Methodist Church: Dec. 11 | 4 p.m.

Middleburg Concert Series VAPianist Anna Nizhegorodtseva will present a recital with works by Schubert, Brahms and Lecuona. You won’t want to miss it! Reception afterward to meet the artist. Free admission. Donations welcome!

Upcoming events

MBPA Annual Awards and Holiday Party at Emmanuel Parish House: Dec. 13 | 5:30-7:30 p.m.

We’ll have a 10-minute Biz Buzz to bring you up-to-date, as well as our annual awards ceremony. Please RSVP by e-mail to info@visitmiddleburgva.com. Members free, non-members $10.

Live Music at Boxwood Estate Winery: Dec. 17 | 2-5 p.m.

Spend the Saturday before the holidays relaxing with friends and family at Boxwood Estate Winery.

NOVA Christmas: A Holiday Concert at Middleburg Community Center: Dec. 17 | 7-10 p.m.

Join the holiday fun in beautiful downtown Middleburg! The Middleburg Community Center will be rockin’, rollin’, jumpin’ and jivin’ all around the Christmas tree! Fun music and holiday treats abound. Grab some eggnog, cider and a cookie and settle in for an incredible night of music. Tickets: $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Click here to purchase tickets.

Middleburg Concert Series “Home for Christmas” Concert at Middleburg United Methodist Church: Dec. 18 | 4-6 p.m.

The Middleburg Concert Series will come “Home For Christmas” with a holiday concert of classical and traditional seasonal music. Featured performers will be MCS resident musicians Alan Saucedo, Cynthia Saucedo and Karen Chase; MCS Advisory Board members Dudley Oakes and Steven Cooksey; and internationally acclaimed guest vocalists Michael Forest and Aime Sposato.

In additional to seasonal favorites, the program will include works by Bach, Handel and Vivaldi among others. The audience will also have the opportunity to participate in a surprise musical selection.

A key feature of the program will be Dudley Oakes playing the newly acquired and completely restored antique 1927 Steinway concert grand piano. The remarkable instrument still retains its original keys and soundboard, producing a perfect clarity of sound.

Also, visit our event calendar for more happenings around town!