firstfriOne of the many wonderful things about living in Loudoun County is the “First Fridays” event in Leesburg.  Local merchants and  eateries stay open late, locals and visitors meander through the historic district, and strains of live music can be hear from multiple venues.

This coming Friday, August 5, Leesburg’s First Friday event features a wine tasting an art show at the visitor center.  Over 45 specialty shops, art galleries, antique shops and restaurants are open until 9pm or later,  many offering free refreshments and specials.

Click the snippet above for a full-size map of First Friday merchants

Click the snippet above for a full-size map.

Looking for a family-friendly Halloween activity?  Look no further than Purcellville’s 5th annual Halloween Block Party on 21st street!  It gets bigger and better every year and we’re excited to be a part of it again this time around!  Who wants to play Pin the Nose on the Witch?  Or get an awesome face-painting? What’s a “Zombie Wiggle and Giggle?”  All this and much, much more is on tap! Click the graphic below to visit the event’s website.

When:  This Friday, October 30th
Time:  5:00 to 9:00 pm
Where: Downtown Purcellville – 21st Street.


(click to visit Purcellville Halloween website)

Hope to see you there!

We love promoting local activities and organizations, especially ones that give back to the community. And that’s exactly what Joshua’s Hands does. This weekend is their Fall Festival in Waterford, and it looks like a lot of good, family-friendly activities are in store.  Click the picture below to visit their website and for all the details!