Middleburg’s Weekend Guide: June 2-4, 2017

— We’ve got music all year long in Middleburg, and this weekend is packed with great performances you won’t want to miss. This weekend’s musical lineups include “Live in the Vines” at 50 West Vineyards, a “Concert on the Lawn” at Greenhill Winery & Vineyards, the “Sounds of Salamander” at Salamander Resort & Spa and an American Roots Revue concert at Buchanan Hall. Find out more about these events and more in our weekly roundup of what’s happening in Middleburg this weekend:

50 West Live in the Vines Middleburg VALive in the Vines at 50 West Vineyards: June 2 | 5-8:30 p.m.

Bring your friends and join us for 50 West’s Live in the Vines Summer Concert Series! 50 West will have a band and a food truck at the vineyard every Friday night in June. There are no tickets to purchase or cover charge to pay — just show up and enjoy a great evening in Middleburg! This Friday features Josh Burgess Band + Smokehouse Live.

Here’s the lineup for the rest of June:

  • June 9: Justin Tarwick and the Common Good + Velocity Wings
  • June 16: Shane Gamble + Roots 687
  • June 23: Cross Kentucky + The Frenchman Food Truck
  • June 30: Chesapeake Sons + Parallel Food Truck

Concert on the Lawn at Greenhill Winery & Vineyards: June 2 | 6-8 p.m.

Enjoy music by Garrett Hoffman on the lawn outside Greenhill’s tasting room!

Growing Gourmet and Medicine Mushrooms Workshop at Goodstone Inn & Restaurant: June 3 | 9 a.m.-Noon

Presented by Mark Jones of Sharondale Farm, this workshop will teach you how to grow several different types of mushrooms using low-tech, low-cost methods in your garden or woodlot. Get hands-on experience inoculating logs for mushroom cultivation. Discussions will include biology and ecology of fungi, using mushrooms for personal and ecological health, and methods for cultivating shiitake, oyster, lion’s mane, reishi and other mushrooms in wood, straw and compost. Each guest of the workshop will receive and create an Oyster Mushroom innoculated log.

Tickets are $40 so call 540-687-3333 to get yours today! There is limited availability so call before it is too late! You can also receive 25% off a room reservation for the weekend, so call to find out more!

Slater Run Vineyards Open to the Public: June 3 & 4 | Noon-6 p.m.

Please join us for tastings, tours and beautiful views of hunt country. The winery is not normally open to the public, so don’t miss your chance to visit this weekend!

Blessing of the Vines at Three Fox Vineyards: June 3 | 1 p.m.

Fr. Mark Moretti of Precious Blood Catholic Church in Culpeper, Virginia, will bless Three Fox’s 2017 vines at 1 p.m. Talk of the Mountain Seafood will have their famous half-pound jumbo lump crab cake and other delicious treats for sale as well, plus you can enjoy live music by Big Steve & Pete from 1:30-4:30 p.m.!

Make Your Own Donuts at Salamander Resort & Spa: June 3 | 2-4 p.m.

Celebrate National Donut Day by learning how to make this sweet treat at home. Executive Pastry Chef Jason Reaves guides you through the ins and outs of making yeast raised and cake donuts, as well as delicious glazes and frostings.

$79 per per person. For reservations, please call 540-326-4070.

Art a la Carte at Salamander Resort & Spa: June 3 | 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.

Greenhill Winery and Vineyards Middleburg VALive Music at Greenhill Winery & Vineyards: June 3 | 3-6 p.m.

Enjoy live music by Terbush & Hannah at the Manor House!

An Evening with James Monroe at Aldie Mill: June 3 | 7 p.m.

Join the Aldie Heritage Association as they welcome Colonel James Monroe back to Aldie, a place he knew well during his years in residence at nearby Oak Hill. Colonel Monroe, in his post presidential years, will look back on his exemplary career, with commentary on his retirement at Oak Hill and his business interaction with Aldie Mills. $20 per person, including a reception following the program. Click here to purchase tickets.

Open House Extravaganza: June 4 | 1-4 p.m.

Whether you’re looking to buy a new home or getting ideas for selling your current one, this is your chance to see dozens of properties and connect with experienced professionals who can help you with any of your real estate needs. Join Atoka Properties for refreshments and prize drawings all while you tour incredible homes! We hope you join us! Click here for more details and a list of participating homes.

PaintNite! Three Fox VineyardsPaintNite! at Three Fox Vineyards: June 4 | 2 p.m.

Join us in the vines! Click here to register. Also, Talk of the Mountain Seafood will have their famous half-pound jumbo lump crab cake and other delicious treats for sale.

Sunday Sketch at the National Sporting Library & Museum: June 4 | 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 local artist and instructor Teresa Duke. Teresa takes inspiration from the local landscape to paint sporting, landscape, still life and portrait subjects.

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, educational programs manager and fellowship advisor at abarnes@nationalsporting.org or 540-687-6542 x25.

Sounds of Salamander at Salamander Resort & Spa: June 4 | 4-7 p.m.

Summer never sounded so good! This summer, Salamander Resort is introducing “Sounds of Salamander” every Sunday on their outdoor terrace at Gold Cup. Feast on their new al fresco menu, delicious desserts and seasonal beverages while enjoying sensational views of the Virginia countryside and taking in the sounds of an acoustic guitar on their terrace. This weekly event is the place to be and be seen every Sunday this summer! Menu prices vary.

The Honey Dew Drops at Buchanan Hall: June 4 | 5-7 p.m.

Join us at Buchanan Hall for the folk Americana sounds of the Honey Dew Drops as part of the American Roots Revue Concert Series! Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Click here to purchase tickets.

Upcoming Events

Yappy Hour at Salamander Resort & Spa: June 6 | 5-7 p.m.

Treat your dog and yourself to Salamander’s weekly Yappy Hour! Watch as your pooch tests their skills in the obstacle course, while you indulge in a special menu from Gold Cup Wine Bar featuring Sharing Chow including Salamander’s Pimento Cheese “Hush Puppies” and a refreshing Pup-tail Menu with their Spicy Pup-arita with Blanco tequila. A portion of the proceeds are donated to the Middleburg Humane Foundation.

Dogs must remain on a leash at all times.

Salamander Resort Middleburg VA wineWine & Painting Class at Salamander Resort & Spa: June 6 | 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. For reservations, please call 540-326-4060. $85 per person. Ages 21 and up.

Gallery Talk at the National Sporting Library & Museum: June 7 | 2-2:30 p.m.

Each week, NSLM’s Clarice & Robert H. Smith educator or museum curators will give 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.

Sip & Shop Trunk Show with sigAshop & Greenhill Winery at Tri-County Feeds, Fashions, Finds: June 8 | 5-8 p.m.

Join us at Tri-County Feeds, Fashions, Finds for a trunk show with sigAshop, featuring wine from Greenhill Winery, live music by Bess Putnam and tasty treats by Equestribar.

Outdoor Cinema at Salamander Resort & Spa: June 8 | 8:45 p.m.

Bring your blankets and chairs and join us on the Grand Lawn for a one-of-a-kind outdoor movie experience with a showing of “Storks” (PG). For more information, please call 540-326-4060.

Can’t make it this week? Future showings include:

  • June 15: Finding Dory (PG)
  • June 22: Pete’s Dragon (PG)
  • June 29: The BFG (PG)

5th Annual Rubber Duck Race at Three Fox Vineyards: June 10 | 2 p.m.

Pick your favorite duck and watch him race down the rapids of Crooked Run. Lots of fun and prizes for the winners! The competition starts at 2 p.m. You can also enjoy Talk of the Mountain Seafood’s famous half-pound crab cake and other delicious treats, as well as classic rock from Movin’ On from 1:30-4:30 p.m.

Mosby Heritage Area AssociationMosby’s Rangers Descendant Reunion at Middleburg Academy: June 10-11

Whether you are a descendant of one of Mosby’s Rangers or not, come to this year’s Descendant Reunion, being held at the Middleburg Academy on June 10-11. Saturday will feature several speakers and programs, mixed in with lunch and a showing of several episodes of the 1957 television show Gray Ghost, accompanied by the commentary of several Mosby Heritage Area Association historians. Call 540-687-6681 for more information or to register. Tickets can be purchased online.

Ballroom Dance Class at Salamander Resort & Spa: June 10 | 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Couples will enjoy an exciting class guided by a ballroom expert for a lesson on various styles of ballroom dancing. Learn all the right steps and spend the evening having a “ball.”$30 per couple. For reservations, please call 540-326-4060.

Run Wild 5K at Salamander Resort & Spa: June 11 | 9 a.m.

Salamander Resort & Spa is hosting the Run Wild 5K to benefit crash+herd, a fundraising campaign to protect and save rhinoceroses and elephants in Kenya. To learn more and to register, please visit crashandherd.com.

Greenhill Winery Vineyards Middleburg VA yogaVineyasa at Greenhill Winery & Vineyards: June 11 & 25 | 10-11:30 a.m.

Join Amy Rizzotto, owner and founder at Move Well DC and Yoga Heights, at Greenhill Winery for an hour of yoga, plus breakfast and mimosas.

Heroes & Underdogs Lecture at the National Sporting Library & Museum: June 16 | 6-7:30 p.m.

John Ott of James Madison University will speak about African-American jockeys in Gilded Age imagery as part of this ongoing lecture series.

Reception begins at 6 p.m., talk begins at 6:30 p.m. $5 admission, free to NSLM members.

RSVP to Anne Marie Barnes, Clarice & Robert H. Smith educator, at abarnes@nationalsporting.org or 540-687-6542 x25.

Boxwood Wine Dinner at Market Salamander: June 16 | 6-8 p.m.

Market Salamander has paired with Boxwood to create a tastefully executed wine dinner.

Dinner & Cardboard Regatta at the Middleburg Community Center: June 16 | 6-8:30 p.m.

Join us to kick off our Saffer Summer Series with a Chick-Fil-A dinner, followed by a Cardboard Regatta Race! Teams will create boats using only cardboard and duct tape. Entry is free and open to the public. All ages welcome!

Register by June 12: 540-687-6373 or email olivia@middleburgcommunitycenter.com.

Patio 5 Summer on Toast! at Market Salamander: June 29 | 5-7 p.m.

Featured this month will be pesto! Evening includes live music, plus wine and food tasting. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Under 21 ticket prices are $20 at the door and $15 in advance. Pets are allowed at the market on a leash only. Patio 5 is held on the last Thursday of each month.

Find more upcoming events on our calendar.