21 Things to Do in Middleburg This Weekend

— Check out our picks for July 12-14, including a reception at The Byrne Gallery, a “Wine 101” class at Boxwood Estate Winery, and more.

“Endless Summer” Reception at The Byrne Gallery: July 12 | 4-7 p.m.

The Byrne Gallery is hosting a special reception for the artists of its latest exhibition on Friday, July 12, from 4-7 p.m.  The reception is open to the public and everyone is cordially invited to attend.

“Endless Summer,” a celebration of summer at its best, features the newest paintings by Gerald Hennsey and Lida Matheson Stifel. The exhibit offers viewers a taste of the seaside as well as the countryside — both wonderful ways to experience the joy of blue skies and warm weather.  The exhibition runs through Sunday, Aug. 18.

“Wine 101: Back to Basics” at Boxwood Estate Winery: July 14 | 1-2:30 p.m.

Polish up or enhance your basic wine knowledge. This full-bodied course will be led by one of Boxwood’s WSET certified educators. Part one of their wine education series will cover wine making, proper tastings, etiquette and Boxwood varietal characteristics, accompanied by cheese and charcuterie. All ticket sales will include an enhanced full tasting experience and a take-home packet. Call 540-687-8778 for more information and to get your tickets!

Also this weekend

Upcoming events

Pastel Workshop at The Birkby House: July 16-17 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

This 2-day pastel workshop with Lori Goll is open to all levels and styles.

The workshop will start with discussions and demonstrations of different brands of soft pastels, various substitutes, underpainting techniques, and framing options. Day two will continue on to develop underpainting techniques. Students will also learn to plan our their compositions as well as methods of transferring their subject matter onto a working surface.

Day one subject matter will focus on seascapes, while day two subject matter will focus on animals.

Cost: $200 for full workshop session. Artists must provide their own materials.

For more information, including the supply list, and to register visit

1,2,3 Andrés at the Middleburg Library: July 16 | 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Sing, dance and tap out rhythms as you practice some Spanish words with this Latin Grammy winner. Space may be limited. For all ages.

DMV 2 Go at 12 S. Liberty St.: July 17 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

DMV 2 Go is coming to Middleburg! The DMV’s mobile unit will be at the Liberty Street parking lot to provide a variety of services to our area. Visit the DMV website for more information.

Emmanuel’s Treasures at Emmanuel Episcopal Church: Aug 2-4

Shop the trove of exceptional items to be found in Middleburg on Aug. 2-4 at Emmanuel Church’s Parish House on 105 E. Washington St. Held in conjunction with the Middleburg Summer Sidewalk Sale, Emmanuel’s Treasures will feature a selection of new and gently used household goods, antiques, art, decorative items, furniture, kitchenware, jewelry, sporting equipment, estate items, etc. 

The sale will be held Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday from noon-4 p.m.  You don’t want to miss this unique annual event!

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