Third Friday of Every Month

StageCoach Bandits Improv Show

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! Recommended for ages 18+ due to possible language and mature themes.


Ongoing, monthly podcasts, available whenever, on-demand

Creative Contemplation Podcast

Join Creative Contemplation Podcast host & creator, Suzanne Lago Arthur as she has discussions with creative professionals about their work, what inspires them and how we can all learn from them and in the process, discover new avenues for our own artistic self-development. Currently available on Apple, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google & Stitcher platforms.


Through October 21

Arts in Foggy Bottom Outdoor Sculpture Biennial Opens 2023 Exhibition, Sites for Centering and Reflection

Art, architecture and serenity all come together with the eighth Arts in Foggy Bottom Outdoor Sculpture Biennial. The award-winning arts program opens its brand new exhibition curated by Jarvis DuBois, Sites for Centering and Reflection, on May 6 and runs through October 21, 2023. The exhibition features 13 original creations by a diverse lineup of DMV-based artists.


September 1 - November 30, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5pm

Leesburg Town Exhibit Hall presents STARTS WITH COLOR

Featuring the Art of LIGIA INRA & CHRISTINE GORDON Inspired by the mutual love of color, this body of work conveys the beauty of both of our art in landscapes, animals, florals, seasonal and contemporary paintings into a unique piece of art. We have been friends for many years, sharing everything from ideas to techniques, but always returning to our love for color. 50% of LIGIA’s Painting sales will be donated to LAWS! Artists reception: Friday Sept 1st, 2023

  • Leesburg Town Hall - 25 West Market St. Leesburg VA
  • www.LigiaInra.com or 703-628-9801
  • Free

Through October 31, 11am - 4pm

Destiny School of the Arts Student Exhibit

Stop by and see the wonderful student artworks presented by Destiny School of the Arts! Represented by grades 1-7, these pieces showcase incredible talent!

  • Visit Loudoun Center, Market Station - Lower Deck Corner of Loudoun St. and Harrison St. 112 South Street, SE Suite 200 Leesburg, VA 20175
  • www.destinyschoolofthearts.com

September 2 - October 31, 10am - 6pm

Local Artist Sheila Huyett Showing at Cascades Library

Check out Sheila's new collection of sumptuous florals!


September 16, October 13, November 18, December 8, 7:30pm show, doors open at 7pm

Sly's Fabulous Las Vegas Style Magic Show at StageCoach Theatre

Don’t miss Sly’s Fabulous Las Vegas Style Magic, a full show of comedy and magic featuring our headliner Sly and a troupe of professional magicians! Be prepared to be amazed by the magic and entertained by the jokes, one-liners, and physical comedy throughout the evening.


Through October 30, 9:30am - 9pm

Wild About Loudoun! Photography Exhibit

Seven Loudoun Wildlife photographers present a collection of nature photographs all taken in Loudoun County. Come and view this dazzling group of creatures and find out more about them. Learn how you can help keep Loudoun County a habitable place for all things nature!


Sunday, October 1, 12:00 - 6:00 pm

Art from the Heart, Family Fun Fest with Cana Vineyards & Winery

Calling all kids and families! Join us for a fun-filled day of arts, crafts and games at our Family Fun Fest with Cana Vineyards & Winery's 5th Annual Harvest Festival.


September 30 and October 1, September 30 at 7:30 PM and October 1 at 3:00 PM

Loudoun Symphony Orchestra Presents Fanfare

The LSO, under the direction of its newly appointed artistic director, Kim Allen Kluge will present a program that includes Aaron Copland's Fanfare for the Common Man, and two of the most stirring pieces of film music ever composed around the theme of Liberty— Hans Zimmer’s Now We are Free from Gladiator, and John Williams’s Hymn to the Fallen from Saving Private Ryan, which will be sung by the Loudoun Chorale. The LSO will also perform UMOJA, the first classical work by a living African American woman that the Philadelphia Orchestra commissioned and premiered. The program concludes with the magnificent Beethoven Symphony No. 7

  • St. David's Episcopal Church, 43600 Russell Branch Pkwy., Ashburn
  • Visit www.loudounsymphony.org
  • Tickets: $35 Adult, $30 Senior (65+) and FREE for children 12 and under

Through October 15, Thursdays - Sundays, 12 - 4pm

"Every Rock Has A Story" Geology-Inspired Art Exhibit by Anne Stine

Loudoun County artist Anne Stine, debuts her latest collection of encaustic works titled, "Every Rock Has a Story" in September and October. Her collection of 20 geological paintings explores the interconnection between Earth and humanity through representational and abstract imagery. Art Reception scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 1, 4-6 pm.

  • The Athenaeum Gallery, 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 | 703 548 0035
  • Contact Anne Stine at anne@annestine.com, 703-431-7152, or Athenaeum at www.nvfaa.org/
  • Free

Through November 3, Open during office hours

Fiesta de Colores exhibition

The Loudoun County Art Advisory Committee (AAC) launches the first art show to commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month in the county. The exhibition "Fiesta de Colores" presents the work of 7 Hispanic and Latino artists: Leonor Alvim Brazão, Maria A Brito, Rafael Franco Dolande, Lizzy Javier, Erika Klein, Sabina Puppo and Patricia Taylor Holz, with a total of 28 pieces that includes works of painting and photography.

  • Gallery One, located in the lobby Loudoun County Government Center at 1 Harrison St. SE in Leesburg VA.
  • For more information about the exhibition, you can contact the Loudoun County Art Advisory Committee liaison, Elizabeth Bracey at elizabeth.bracey@loudoun.gov
  • Free admission

October 4 - 29, Gallery hours Wednesday - Sunday, 11am - 5pm

"Nature's Alchemy" October Art Exhibit at The Byrne Gallery

The Byrne Gallery is proud to present Nature’s Alchemy, a selection of recent paintings by local artist Regina Miele. Showcasing the wondrous beauty of the region on the cusp of autumn, these oil on panel paintings are on a lead ground and use metal leaf as part of the medium. The magic is in the mix! See what Regina has come up with that changes the atmosphere from dramatic to dreamy to majestic. Her vivid color choices and bold brushstrokes take viewers back to a place in their mind’s eye, providing an opportunity to re- experience a moment or emotion. We invite you to experience the mysterious splendor of Miele’s paintings this October. There will be an Artist’s Reception on Saturday, October 14th from 4:00p.m. to 7:00p.m., and, there will be a Gallery Talk on Saturday October 21st from 2:00 p.m. to 4 p.m.


October 6 - 8, 10am - 5pm

Waterford Fair Fine Art Exhibit & Art Mart

A great Fine Art exhibit of local artists and an Art Mart of affordable art.


Saturday, October 7, 2pm - 6pm

"Autumn Splendor" Jewelry Show Reception at The Byrne Gallery

The Byrne Gallery in Middleburg, Virginia is pleased to present Autumn Splendor, a Jewelry & Accessories event for Fall 2023.Featured are necklaces, bracelets, rings and earrings from 5 local artists: Olga Chan, Debra Fabian, Susie Lipscher, Margarita Smoroda and Kathryn Stanko. All these artisans craft their hand-made jewelry and scarves locally.

  • 7 West Washingon Street, Middleburg, VA
  • byrnegallery@aol.com
  • Free and open to the public. Please call to say you will attend.

Saturday, October 7, 12 Noon - 7PM

CannaTattoonEvent to benefit NORML

Vendors, Artisans, Healers and Educators come together to raise funds for NORML. Plenty of unique gifts available for purchase by several artisans. Learn from our healers & educators. Kovi food truck & Dollhouse Bakery on site. Specially designed & priced tattoos. Raffle basket full of goodies.


Saturday, October 7, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

SterlingFest 2023- 35 Years!

Every October, The Sterling Foundation throws a massive block party, celebrating the best of our hometown! Bring the whole family, meet up with friends, learn about local businesses, purchase unique artisan created gifts, wander through the competition car show, and sample gourmet food from a wide variety of food trucks. While the kids enjoy the scavenger hunt, the petting zoo, make a craft and jump in the bounce house, parents can enjoy a locally brewed beer or glass of wine at the Beer & Wine Garden while enjoying music from a variety of performers on our main stage. It's a great day for everyone!


Saturday, October 14, 4pm-7pm

"Nature's Alchemy" artist reception with Regina Miele at The Byrne Gallery

Join distinguised DC-area artist Regina Miele for a reception celebrating her "Nature's Alchemy" October show at The Byrne Gallery.

  • 7 West Washington St. Middleburg VA
  • byrnegallery@aol.com 540 687 6986
  • Free and open to the public. Please call to say you will attend beforehand.

Saturday, October 21, 2pm-4pm

Gallery Talk: "Nature's Alchemy" with Regina Miele at The Byrne Gallery

Come learn more about The Byrne Gallery's October show, "Nature's Alchemy", with artist Regina Miele.

  • 7 W Washington St Middleburg VA
  • byrnegallery@aol,com 540 687 6986
  • Free and open to the public. Please call to say you will attend beforehand.

Thursday, October 26, 4pm-6pm

Gerald Hennesy Art Reception at The Ashby Inn with The Byrne Gallery

Join The Byrne Gallery at The Ashby Inn for a reception celebrating Gerald Hennesy's beautiful autumn landscape paintings. Hennesy was a beloved friend and father, distinguished World War II veteran, and renowned artist.


November 10 -12 and 17- 19, Friday and Saturday shows at 7:30pm, Sunday matinees at 2pm

Theatrical Classic Play

The game's afoot and the legendary friendship of Sherlock Holmes played by Jeff Elmore and Dr. Watson played by Lauren Sunday is born, as they face a quartet of the most confounding crimes to ever cross the threshold of 221B Baker Street. Discover the truth about the surprising secret within an abandoned Christmas goose; the meaning of a coded message from an organization obsessed with the past; the danger that sends a family playing cards to madness; and the web of conspiracy surrounding a governess in an isolated country house. Based on four classic short stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a thrilling reminder of why Sherlock Holmes remains eternal.


October 1 - 31, 10am - 10pm

Spooky and Fun Magic Happens in Loudoun County

Steve Kish the Magician will perform spooky and fun magic shows throughout Loudoun County this Fall season. Steve Kish has a highly energetic performing style that is guaranteed to to please all present. He performs an hour show full of amazing magic, audience participation, and fun! This is a MAGIC SHOW that will captivate and enthrall your audience. Steve Kish performs an amusing collection of magical bits and gags. He tailors his show to the audience. As a full-time professional magician, Steve Kish guarantees to put on a good show. His performances are full of amazing magic, audience participation, comedy with happily inspired jests and jokes. His performances are equally amusing for kids and adults. If you are looking for a quality and experienced entertainer, look no further!

  • Ashburn - Sterling - Purceville - Aldie - Brambleton - Middleburg - South Riding - Lovettsville - Landsdowne - Roundhill - Hamilton - Broadlands - Hillsboro - Arcola - Moorefield Station
  • www.stevekishmagic.com
  • $400 - $450 for a show