Town of Middleburg
Newsletter
November 30, 2018



Upcoming Events in and around Middleburg:



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
 
Saturday, December 1 - Christmas in Middleburg

Saturday, December 1, 3 pm - Raffle drawings at AiM!  Three items to win.  Please see flyer below for more info.

Sunday, December 2, 4-7 pm - Holiday open house and fundraiser at AiM!  Please see flyer below to find out more details on this event.

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.

Tuesday, December 4, 6-8 pm  - The Mosby Heritage Area Association's 2018 Heritage Hero Awards Reception at The National Sporting Library & Museum.  Please see flyer below for more information on the award recipients and the event details.

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, 2 pm Different Strokes for Different Folks Choir Performs in Middleburg.   Join A Place To Be and the Inova Stroke Survivor Choir for some inspiration and an afternoon of holiday music. The recital starts at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 9, at The Hill School. Admission is FREE!
 
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, 3 pm Experience A Place To Be and Immerse Yourself in Holiday Spirit!   Don't miss our popular and moving Annual Holiday Concert featuring A Place To Be clients and their passionate music therapists. This heartwarming event will take place on Sunday, December 16, at 3:00 p.m., at the beautiful Salamander Resort and Spa in Middleburg. Admission is FREE but the experience is priceless!

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.

Monday's, November/December, 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's, November/December, 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.

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:  
 
 
** 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)




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.