Middleburg’s Weekend Guide: Feb. 24-26, 2017

— Start your weekend off right with an art auction at the Middleburg Community Center or a four-course dinner at Harrimans Virginia Piedmont Grill. Also coming up this weekend: a mixology class, a horticultural symposium, yoga and more. Whatever you do in Middleburg this weekend, be sure to share your adventures with us using #MiddleburgMoment

Art of the Piedmont Middleburg Community Center VAArt of the Piedmont at the Middleburg Community Center: Feb. 24 | 6-8 p.m.

Head to the Middleburg Community Center for an auction of original artwork from select local artists. Proceeds benefit Middleburg Montessori School. Suggested donation will be collected at the door.

Stone Tower Winery Dinner at Harrimans Virginia Piedmont Grill: Feb. 24 | 6:30-10 p.m.

Enjoy an exclusive four-course dinner paired perfectly with selections from local vineyards in our intimate, private dining room. Maximum 24 people. $150 per person. For reservations, please call 540-326-4070.

Salamander Resort Middleburg VAChampagne Cocktail & Caviar Dreams Mixology Class at Salamander Resort & Spa: Feb. 25 | 2-4 p.m.

Create enchanting champagne cocktails paired perfectly with a selection of caviar for tasting. It will be the perfect activity to celebrate the month of romance. $79 per person. Maximum of 12 people. For reservations, please call 540-326-4070.

Art a la Carte at Salamander Resort & Spa: Feb. 25 | 3-5 p.m.

Spend your Saturday afternoon discovering a new talent or honing your skills in a new way, under the direction of artist Mary Jennings. Choose one theme for the day; first guest to sign up determines what class will be offered. Two-person minimum. For reservations, please call 540-326-4060.

Adult Hot Chocolate Station at the Gold Cup Wine Bar: Feb. 25 | 2-4 p.m.

Salamander Resort and Spa Middleburg VA hot chocolateThis is not your mother’s hot cocoa. Top off your favorite winter beverage with your choice of marshmallow vodka, Baileys, Brandy or Peppermint Schnapps. Grab your cup and cozy up next to the fireplace! $14 per beverage.

The Middleburg Horticultural Symposium at The Hill School: Feb. 25 | 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

The Glorious Garden is sponsored by Fauquier and Loudoun Garden Club and will feature Page Dickey on “Some Favorite Gardens and Why”  and more. Vendors selling plants, accessories and books will be available throughout the day. Registration is $150 and is available online.

Yin Yoga Workshop at Salamander Resort & Spa: Feb. 26 | 4:30-6 p.m.

Yoga Salamander Resort and Spa Middleburg VANourish the mind and connective tissues during an afternoon of Yin Yoga with Jacklynn. You’ll explore long, supported holds that target ligaments, bones and joints. This slow practice is suitable for beginners and all levels with props that enable muscular release and relaxation. This practice will bring a more conscientious attention to breath and sensations in the body. The session will conclude with essential oils and a smoothie. Cost: $45 per person. Open to the public. For reservations, please call 540-326-4060.

Stone Tower Winery at the Gold Cup Wine Bar: Feb. 26 | 2-4 p.m.

Gold Cup Wine Bar Middleburg VAEach month, Gold Cup will feature a different local winery and offer tastings of its featured wines. This month’s featured winery is Stone Tower Winery.

Upcoming events

Wine and Painting Class at Salamander Resort & Spa: Feb. 28 | 7-9 p.m.

Enjoy a fun way to paint and create your own original piece of work while sipping on delicious local wines. Two-person minimum. $85 per person, ages 21 and up. For reservations, please call 540-326-4060.

Gallery Talk at the National Sporting Library & Museum: March 1 | 2-2:30 p.m.

Each week, the National Sporting Library & Museum gives attendees a personalized sneak peek at traveling exhibitions, permanent collections, and the fascinating stories behind the works in the museum’s art collections. No two tours are alike, so come back for more! Reservations are not required and admission is free. Bring your friends! Gallery Talks are every Wednesday at 2 p.m.

Pancake Dinner at the Middleburg Community Center: March 3 | 6-7:30 p.m.

Celebrate National Pancake Day at the Middleburg Community Center! They will have 3 different kinds of pancakes for you to try, so bring your friends and appetite to a one-of-a-kind dinner. All ages welcome! Please call 540-687-6375 to RSVP by March 3. Pay at the door: $5 per person or $20 per family.

Sunday Sketch at the National Sporting Library & Museum: March 5 | 2-4 p.m.

Join us for a free sketching session in the museum galleries! Supplies (pencils, paper, sketch boards and clipboards) will be provided for attendees. This week’s featured artist is Alice Porter, a local artist and art instructor. Alice will lead attendees in developing drawings into finished pieces.

The program is free and open to the public of all ages. Participants will receive free admission to the Museum. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Pre-registration is encouraged.Register to Anne Marie Barnes, Clarice & Robert H. Smith educator, at abarnes@nationalsporting.org or 540-687-6542 x25.