Saturday, March 16, 1 pm to 3:30 pm

Learn to Knit (and See the Alpacas!)

Class Fee: $30.00 Class Description: A small class designed for beginning knitters (no previous knowledge or experience necessary!) to become familiarized with the fundamentals of knitting. Taught by a certified and experienced Family and Consumer Sciences teacher, you're sure to come away with a basic understanding of the most fundamental concepts of knitting, as well as the ability to follow simple instructions in order to create a wearable accessory. Class Objectives: By the end of the class, you'll have the ability to: cast on; knit (and purl, time permitting); bind off; recognize and interpret simple abbreviations of knitting terms; and successfully interpret & follow simple instructions for a headband. See website for complete details.


Every Wednesday, 2 - 2:30pm

Weekly Gallery Talks @ NSLM

Each week attendees receive 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 2pm.

  • National Sporting Library & Museum, 102 The Plains Road, Middleburg, VA 20117
  • Phone 540-687-6542 for more information
  • Free

March 1 & 2 at 7:30pm • March 3 at 2pm • March 8 & 9 at 7:30pm • March 10 at 2pm

Sterling Playmakers Proudly Presents The Philadelphia Story

Sterling Playmakers proudly presents The Philadelphia Story, the spirited 1930s high comedy about the maturing transformation of Tracy Lord, the heiress-divorcee from Philadelphia’s Main Line who finds herself torn between three suitors, one of them her ex-husband, on the eve of her second marriage. This splendid, witty, and fast-paced show explores the dynamics of family, class, and human frailty.


March 1 - April 30

Solo Show — Ligia Inra at Middleburg Library

Ligia Inra has had a lifelong fascination with the equine form. Ligia says, "I give my subjects a soft naturalistic realism with a mix of texture. This exhibit is a dream come true -- to be able to display several of my horses at once." Commissions available.


Saturday, March 2, 4:00-5:30 PM

Master Singers of Virginia Presents Listen to the Sounding Sea

Northern Virginia's premier a cappella ensemble brings you a mesmerizing story of two women exploring the sea featuring some of the best music ever written about the water. The program includes the Skye Boat Song (theme song to Outlander television series) Eric Barnum's The Sounding Sea, Jaakko Mäntyjärvi's Canticum Calamitatis Maritimae, Rene Clausen's Tonight Eternity Alone, and Morten Lauridsen's Soneto de la Noche. Concert is also presented on Sunday, March 3 in Ashburn.

  • St. James' Episcopal Church, 14 Cornwall Street NW, Leesburg, VA 20176
  • Visit www.msva.org for program details.
  • Tickets: $25 Adults, $20 Seniors (65+) and $15 for students. Take 4 Package provides four tickets for $60.

Saturday, March 2, 6:30 - 9:00pm. Doors open at 6:00pm.

"Till Death Do Us Part" Murder Mystery

It’s a raging Bridezilla versus a Groom who doesn’t seem to care. But there’s more than wedding jitters afoot as the couple prepares for the rehearsal dinner and a murder occurs. Someone is lying. The event planner needs your help to solve a mystery that threatens to turn the rehearsal dinner venue into a morgue with a room full of suspects. To keep the dearly beloved from becoming the dearly departed, speak now… or forever hold your peace!


Sunday, March 3, 4 PM

Loudoun Symphony Youth Orchestra Presents Ensembles for Everyone

Bring your young children and children with special needs to Ensembles for Everyone, a 40-minute interactive concert presented by the Loudoun Symphony Youth Orchestra. Everyone is encouraged to participate by dancing, singing and using percussion instruments loaned by Loudoun Symphony. The event includes several post-concert activities including a reception, an Instrument “Petting Zoo” presented by Music & Arts to allow children to touch and try musical instruments that are played in an orchestra, Drum Circle and instrument craft-making with members of the youth orchestra.


Sunday, March 3, 9:30A-12P

Meet Artist June Jewell

Artist June Jewell will be painting live and have original works available for sale.


Sunday, March 3

Master Singers of Virginia Presents Listen to the Sounding Sea

Northern Virginia's premier a cappella ensemble brings you a mesmerizing story of two women exploring the sea featuring some of the best music ever written about the water. The program includes the Skye Boat Song (theme song for Outlander television series) Eric Barnum's The Sounding Sea, Jaakko Mäntyjärvi's Canticum Calamitatis Maritimae, Rene Clausen's Tonight Eternity Alone, and Morten Lauridsen's Soneto de la Noche.

  • St. David's Episcopal Church, 43600 Russell Branch Parkway, Ashburn, VA 20147
  • Visit www.msva.org for program details.
  • Tickets: $25 Adults, $20 Seniors (65+) and $15 for Students. Take 4 Package provides four tickets for $60.

Sunday, March 3, 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Sunday Sketch

Join professional artist Gail Guirreri-Maslyk for a free sketching session in the Museum galleries! All ages welcome, supplies are provided. RSVP with Anne Marie Paquette at APaquette@NationalSporting.org to reserve your space.


Saturday, March 9, 1pm to 4 pm

Learn to Create Fluid Acrylic Art by Waterfall Acrylics

Have you ever wanted to try your hand at art but worried that you had no artistic ability? Heard of fluid art and wondered what the craze is all about? Interested in doing something creative with your friends? If so, you will LOVE this introductory class on Fluid Acrylics! You will create two paintings, one 8”x8” and one 12”x12” and learn at least 3 techniques: flip cup, flip and drag, and tree ring pour. You will also learn about types of paint, pouring mediums, varnish and epoxy resin, embellishing, and other ways to enhance your art, with examples provided in class. All supplies will be provided- paint, pouring medium, cups, stirring sticks, canvases, latex-free gloves, aprons, etc.


Saturday, March 9, 7:00-11:00 PM

Loudoun Symphony Under the Sea Chefs' Tastings Gala

Join us for Loudoun Symphony's gala which features delectable foods prepared by Loudoun's top chefs from Casa Nostra, Chantal's Cakes and Pastries, D.C. Prime, Lansdowne Resort and Spa, MacDowell Brew Kitchen, Magnolias at the Mill, Pazzo Pomodoro and Tuscarora Mill. Tickets include all food, open bar, dancing and live auction of fabulous experiences and vacations. Proceeds benefit the Loudoun Symphony Orchestra and Youth Orchestras!

  • Lansdowne Resort and Spa, 44050 Woodbridge Parkway, Leesburg, VA 20176
  • Visit www.loudounsymphony.org or email admin@loudounsymphony.org.admin@loudounsymphony.or
  • Tickets: $125; Table sponsorship for ten - $1,500

Friday, March 15, 7:30 - 9:00pm. Doors open at 7:00pm.

StageCoach Bandits Comedy Improv Show

Improv troupe for StageCoach Theatre Company, the StageCoach Bandits are Loudoun County’s funniest improv comedy team! Join us monthly for THIRD FRIDAY IMPROV! Just like “Whose Line Is It Anyway?”, the Bandits perform short-form improv using suggestions from the audience. Shows are completely interactive. No show or game is ever the same twice!


March 16, 17, 23, 30, April 6, 6:30 - 9:00pm. Doors open at 6:00pm.

Moonshine Murders Dinner Theatre Murder Mystery

It’s the Roaring Twenties. A mobster and madam meet at a local speakeasy to discuss moonshine and money. Despite a planned evening of comedy and music, someone put MURDER on the menu. Help the chief of police find answers before an all-out gang war breaks out. The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre would look like a pillow fight compared to what will happen if he fails! Dinners catered by Pure Perfection Catering on March 16, 17 & 23, and by Mama Lucci's of Leesburg on March 30 and April 6.


Wednesday, March 20, 7:30 - 9:30pm (2 sessions on March 20 and 27)

Intro to Voiceovers

This workshop will introduce you to the exciting and lucrative world of voice-overs! Come ready to learn about the possibilities in this ever-expanding business and the tools you need to jump right in. This workshop will run over 2 days due to the amount of material covered, including active participation in sample recordings. We’ll answer questions such as “Do I need a home studio?”, “How do I create a demo?”, and “Do I need an agent?” With the tools and knowledge you receive, you’ll be ready to take the next step to begin your voice-over career!


March 22, 23, 29 & 30 at 7pm • March 24 & 31 at 3pm

TREASURES Comes to Franklin Park Arts Center!!

VSA-Loudoun is proud to present, “TREASURES: The Musical Adventures of Tom Sawyer”, an original musical adaptation of the Mark Twain classic written by the creative team of Dolly Stevens and Tom Sweitzer. Dolly Stevens is the current Director of Blue Ridge Middle School theatre productions, and Tom Sweitzer is the Executive Director of “A Place to Be” in Middleburg, VA. The musical "TREASURES" is full of humor and charm and just right for family entertainment. Directed by Amanda Barr with Musical Director Sophie Tenaglia, the show starts Matthew Murray as Tom Sawyer, Eliza Schoppert as Becky Thatcher, and Grayson Carnall as Huckleberry Finn. This year marks the 30th anniversary of VSA - Loudoun, which works to provide creative opportunities for people of ALL abilities in an inclusive community through the performing & visual arts.

  • Franklin Park Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville, VA 20132
  • Contact Kellie Goossens at 540-338-7973 or www.VSAloudoun.org/contact-us/ for more information
  • $15 Adults, $10 Seniors/Students — purchase at www.VSALoudoun.org or at the door

Tuesday, March 26, 7:30 - 9:30pm

Improv Workshop

Learn the basics of improvisational theatre. This class will help you with teamwork, spontaneity, and creativity. You’ll learn the basics of improv, and get to play some of the most fun and well known improv comedy games.


March 31, April 7, 6:30 - 9:00pm. Doors open at 6:00pm.

Moonshine Murders Murder Mystery Theatre (Performance only)

It’s the Roaring Twenties. A mobster and madam meet at a local speakeasy to discuss moonshine and money. Despite a planned evening of comedy and music, someone put MURDER on the menu. Help the chief of police find answers before an all-out gang war breaks out. The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre would look like a pillow fight compared to what will happen if he fails! (No dinner will be served on these dates.)


Saturday, April 6, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

6th Annual Virginia Touch-a-Truck

See big trucks, take a turn in the driver's seat, put your imagination in gear, and GO! At Virginia's original touch-a-truck, kids will hve a chance to get behind the wheel and rub elbows with their hometown heroes. Climb on and explore your favorite vehicles including big rigs, fire engine, cement mixer, school bus, utility vehicle and so much more. The first hour is horn-free for children with sensitive ears. Starting at 10:00 a.m., the first 300 kids will receive a free die-cast car with paid admission. Kid friendly food will be available for purchase. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please, no pets. Rain or shine.


April 26, noon - 9pm • April 27, 10am - 5pm

Gardens in the Gap Tour, Lecture, and Art Fair

Friday - Renowned guest lecturer and author, Andrea Wolf, VIP reception and art show and crafts fair. Saturday - Historic garden tour, art show & crafts fair, landscape exhibit and demos, select native plant sale and live music on the outdoor stage.


Saturday, April 27 at 7:00pm and Friday, May 10 at 7:30pm

Crazy Over Love by StageCoach Theatre and Weaver of Tales Theatre Company

She walked into his life and stole his love. Now Johnny Heart, the Paranormal Private Eye, is on the case trying to get it back. Tick tock, tick tock, time is running out!!! Improvised sketch comedy and magic combine in this fast-paced one-man theatre noir.


May 25 and 26, 11am-4pm

Amuse Art & Craft Fair

An indie craft and contemporary fine art fair featuring pottery, jewelry, printmaking, woodworking, photography, painting and more from around the region and beyond. Visitors can shop handmade goods and art, see demonstrations, have a bite from a local food truck, and enjoy a local beer or wine. There will also be some fun, hands on activities for kids and adults!


Saturday, July 20, 7:00-10:00 PM

Star Wars Night

A Star Wars celebration for adults 21+. Enjoy cosplay contests; art by local artists on exhibit; crafts and maker activities; local wine and beer tastings; and all the fun you can Force into one evening. We’re still looking for additional artists and artisans to exhibit their Star Wars or science fiction-themed works, so please contact us!