Town of Middleburg
Newsletter
November 23, 2018



Upcoming Events in and around Middleburg:



Saturday, November 24 - Shop Small This Saturday and visit your favorite Small Business! 

Sunday, November 25, 3-5 pm - Dandelion Meadow presents a Holiday Concert & Silent Auction benefiting Safe Haven Recovery for Women.  Event will take place at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church and will feature local pianist Andrew Kozak.   Please see flyer below for further details on this event.

Monday, November 26, 6 pm - Tree Lighting at Salamander!  
Excitement builds and choirs sing in anticipation for Santa's arrival to light up the resort's Christmas tree. Join us for our annual celebration with cookies, hot cocoa, mulled cider and to have your photo taken with Santa.

Monday, November 26, 4-5 pm - New Classes Starting! Classes for Back Pain and Osteoporosis Relief Middleburg Community Center . Classes are on going. This Sara Meeks, PT inspired exercise program is appropriate for adults of all ages and abilities. $80 for an 8 week session. 
Call or text Woody McMahon 703-628-2880 or email to woody@sequoiahealth.com.

Wednesday, November 28, 4-5 pm - New Classes Starting! Classes for Better Balance and Mobility Middleburg Community Center . Classes are on going. This Sara Meeks, PT inspired exercise program is appropriate for adults of all ages and abilities. 
$80 for an 8 week session. Call or text Woody McMahon 703-628-2880 or email to woody@sequoiahealth.com.

Friday, November 30 - Annual Tree Lighting at the Pink Box!
The Piedmont Singers will be leading the caroling  at our annual Tree Lighting at the Pink Box on Nov 30th  and also singing the Christmas portion of Handel's Messiah with chamber orchestra  at Emmanuel Episcopal Church ( 105 E. Washington St.)

Saturday, Dec. 1, 5:00 pm - The Piedmont Singers at Emmanuel Episcopal Church
 
Sunday, Dec. 2, 3:00 pm - The Piedmont Singers at Emmanuel Episcopal Church
 
More information to follow....

Saturday, December 1 - Christmas in Middleburg

Sunday, December 2, 
4 pm - The Middleburg Music Fest International is presenting internationally acclaimed pianists Nikita Fitenko and Katerina Zaitseva in an exciting piano recital in the stunning Barrel Room at Greenhill Winery. The recital includes compositions by Brahms, Grieg, Dvorak, Liszt, Mussorgsky and Barber. The event will include a wine and lite bite reception after the performance.
For tickets information go to Middleburgpiano.eventbrite.com
 
Brunch with Santa @ Salamander - 
December 1, 8, 15 & 22, 10 am - 3 pm, $55 per person / $30 per child
Visit with Santa and his elves while enjoying a delicious brunch in our winter wonderland. Our ballroom transforms into Santa's workshop where you'll enjoy a brunch featuring sweet and savory favorites, a make-your-own holiday keepsake designing station, as well as a photo opportunity with Santa Claus himself.

Saturday, December 1 - The Byrne Gallery presents - Middleburg Christmas Parade - Open House Un Voyage en France, oil on canvas paintings by Gerald Hennesy from his many painting trips to France!

Monday, December 3, 4-6 pm  - Middleburg Montessori Open House.  
Visit Middleburg Montessori for our winter Open House to tour the campus, talk with current teachers, students, and parents, and see our classrooms for children from birth through 15 years. Middleburg Montessori is a VAIS Accredited and AMI recognized non-profit school, providing Montessori education that has been fostering the creation of capable individuals for 37 years.

Monday, December 3, 7 pm  - The Middleburg Community Center presents An Evening in December.  In the midst of the holiday craziness, grab a girlfriend, a sister, a daughter or your mom.   Come and enjoy an unforgettable night of celebration, music, laughter and inspiration.  Please go to eventbrite.com to register.  Also please see flyer below for more info.

Thursday, December 6, 6-9 pm  - Temari, The Art of Japanese Thread Balls at the Middleburg Library.  Please see flyer below for more info on this event.

December 7, 14 & 21, 7 pm - Storytime with Mrs. Claus at Salamander.  
Gather around our Christmas tree and the cozy fire for special stories from Mrs. Claus as you enjoy holiday cookies

Sunday, December 9, 3 pm  -  On December 9 at 3 p.m., the At the Parish House series presents a celebration of Christmas music featuring the duo of Spencer & Beane at Emmanuel Church Middleburg. "A joyful union of six instruments, five languages and two voices," wrote one reviewer, and all in celebration of the Christmas season.
Reservations are recommended but not required (540-687-6297). A donation of $10 is suggested but not required; no one will be turned away.  Please see flyer below or click HERE for a full description of this event.

Tuesday, December 11, 7 pm  - Fake News, Unraveled at the Middleburg Library.  Please see flyer below for more info on this event.

Sunday, December 16, 4 pm  - The Middleburg Concert Series presents A Christmas Serenade.    Christmas favorites featuring classical guitarist, Candice Mowbray: lyric soprano, Rebecca Kellerman; and pianist/ organist  Marilyn Shenenberger with Alan Saucedo (cello) Maryory Serrano and Cynthia Suacedo (violin) and Miho Sato and Karen Chase (voice). Reception by Savoir Fare. Admission Free. See flyer below for more info.

New Year's Eve Grand Salamander Party
December 31 l 9:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. l Living Room | $119 per person
Say farewell to 2018 and toast to 2019 with us for a jovial celebration. Our party will take over the living room with live music, dancing, all-you-can-enjoy hors d'oeuvres, an open Belvedere ice bar, and a complimentary Mo√ęt champagne toast at midnight. Must be 21 years of age.

Friday, February 22, 6-8 pm - Art of Piedmont, silent auction and reception, features nearly 30 selected local fine artists at the Middleburg Community Center, with hors d'oeuvres from Field & Main in Marshall and bar sponsored by Piedmont Fox Hounds to benefit Middleburg Montessori School. Voted "Best Art Event in Northern Virginia" by Virginia Living Magazine's Best of Virginia 2018 issue.
 
Middleburg Montessori School is a nonprofit organization welcoming children birth through 15 years into diverse learning communities, nurturing independence and a love of learning, and serving families from Fauquier, Loudoun, Clarke, and Frederick Counties. 50% of all art sales go to support scholarships at Middleburg Montessori School. Buy your tickets at ArtofthePiedmont.org


Upcoming Meetings in Town Office:  
 
 
Thursday/Friday, November 22 & 23 - Thanksgiving Day Holiday
(Town Office Closed)
 
Monday, November 26, 7 pm - Planning Commission (6 pm Work Session)

** Wednesday, December 5  - Real Estate & Business Personal Property Taxes are Due **

Tuesday, December 4, 5:30 pm  - MBPA Board Meeting

Wednesday, December 5, 6 pm  - Go Green

Thursday, December 6, 5:30 pm  - Historic District Review Committee

Thursday, December 13, 8:30 am  - Streetscape Committee

Thursday, December 13, 6 pm  - Town Council Meeting

Monday, December 17, 7 pm  - Planning Commission (6:30 pm Work Session)

Wednesday, December 19, 4 pm  - Utility Committee

Wednesday, December 19, 5:30 pm  - Middleburg Arts Council

Monday/Tuesday, December 24/25  - Christmas Holiday (Town Office Closed)

Monday, December 31 & Tuesday, January 1 - New Year Holiday (Town Office Closed)


** NOTICE ON VDOT CROSSWALK REPAIRS **

VDOT will be repairing crosswalks on Washington Street the week of November 26 th. Work will be performed during nights (9 pm - 5 am) with a single lane closed on Washington Street (Rte. 50) and utilizing a flagging operation. Traffic on side streets adjacent to the closed lane will not be able to cross through the work zone but this should only affect one or two streets at a time. The work zones will be lighted, and there will be construction noises (jack hammers, equipment running, etc.) throughout the night so please give a heads up to your neighbors. 
Worked is planned to start on Monday, November 26th and be done by Thursday, November 29 th, weather permitting.



Good News!! 

You can now watch live streaming/video of the Town Council, Planning Commission and Historic District Review Committee's monthly meetings on the Town's website at www.middleburgva.gov (under Government, Videos).  

Celebrating the Piano World at Greenhill Winery

On December 2nd at 4 p.m., The Middleburg Music Fest International is presenting internationally acclaimed pianists Nikita Fitenko and Katerina Zaitseva in an exciting piano recital in the stunning Barrel Room at Greenhill Winery. 

The recital includes compositions by Brahms, Grieg, Dvorak, Liszt, Mussorgsky and Barber. The event will include a wine and lite bite reception after the performance.

For tickets information go to Middleburgpiano.eventbrite.com
This event takes place thanks to the patronage of Jordan Kitt's Music, The Town of Middleburg, Greenhill Winery and the Scout Guide.

The Greenhill Winery is located at 23595 Winery Lane, Middleburg, Virginia.



Yuri Gorbachev

Yuri Gorbachev's 70th Birthday & 50 years of Art Exhibitions
The Byrne Gallery presents Yuri Gorbachev's 70th Birthday 
and 50 years of Art Exhibitions 
Please click  HERE for the full press release on this event.
It is also the Byrne Gallery's 23rd Anniversary Show.
The exhibition begins on November 7th and continues through the end of 2018. 
Tina Staples 
Town of Middleburg
10 W Marshall Street
P.O. Box 187
Middleburg, VA 20118
540-687-5152
  www.middleburgva.gov 

DISCLAIMER: The Town of Middleburg strives to include special event and business advertisements/notices, received in a timely fashion, in the Friday e-mail newsletter at a maximum of twenty-one days in advance of the event or event series. The Town reserves the right to reduce the number or frequency of advance advertising for individual events if there are a significant number of events in a given period of time. The Town cannot guarantee a newsletter will be published weekly as events may occur that are beyond our control.

Do you have an update or new event you would like to add?
Please feel free to email Tina Staples with any questions that you may have.