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Sat., May 12: Lonesome River Band Headlines Loudoun Bluegrass Festival

Sat., May 12: Lonesome River Band Headlines Loudoun Bluegrass Festival

The Third Annual Loudoun Bluegrass Festival will take place on Saturday May 12, 2012, from 10 to 9p. The Festival is presented by Rotary Club of Dulles International Airport, and all profits help pay college tuition for five local and deserving students who could not otherwise afford to go to college. The Festival will be held at the Loudoun County 4H Fairgrounds at 17558 Dry Mill Road in Leesburg.

A Preview of Spaces 21, 22 & 23 at the 2012 DC Design House

A Preview of Spaces 21, 22 & 23 at the 2012 DC Design House

This is the Eighth of an Eight-Part Feature on the designers’ vision and progress at the DC Design House, which is now open through May 13th. The DC Design House benefits Children's National Medical Center.

Victoria Sanchez of Victoria Sanchez Interiors in Alexandria, VA, www.victoriasanchezinteriors.com, was inspired by her own children for the design of Space 21, the Teenager’s Getaway. “I looked to their likes and dislikes, and their wants and desires as I created this design,” says Sanchez, who is excited to part of the Design House but also knows the amount of work that had to be completed in a short period of time.

Constitutional Officer Week in Loudoun County is January 16 – 20, 2012

Constitutional Officer Week in Loudoun County is January 16 – 20, 2012

 

In recognition of Constitutional Officer Week in Loudoun County, the county’s constitutional officers will hold a food drive January 16 – 20, 2012, to benefit the Interfaith Relief organization. Residents are asked to drop off non-perishable food items during the week at the offices of the Clerk of the Circuit Court, Commissioner of the Revenue, Commonwealth’s Attorney, Sheriff and Treasurer. 

In Virginia, the public elects not only local, state and federal representatives, but also  constitutional officers, so named because their offices are specifically established by the Constitution of Virginia. These officers are charged with the important duties of maintenance of public records, operation of the circuit courts, prosecution of criminals, protection of public safety, and administration and collection of local revenues.  Loudoun’s five constitutional officers are:    

Special “New Years Downtown” Plans Announced for Historic Downtown Leesburg

Special “New Years Downtown” Plans Announced for Historic Downtown Leesburg

 

From the Town of Leesburg – In the wake of the cancellation of Bluemont Concert Series’ First Night celebration for 2011, the Tally Ho Theatre has organized a special New Year’s Eve program of family entertainment for downtown Leesburg.  The festivities will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 31, 2011.

The program will showcase some of the best improvisational comedy, live music and other performers in the region.  Performances will take place in both auditoriums at the Tally Ho Theatre and on the Town Green.  Confirmed performers include:

  • Last Ham Standing
  • The Amazing Nocheaux
  • Swami Yohmami, the Original Sideshow Geek
  • Bob’s Magic Show
  • Andy Hawk & the Train Wreck Endings

The evening will end with a New Year’s countdown on the Town Green.

Winter Edition of Pages Now Available from Loudoun County Public Library

Winter Edition of Pages Now Available from Loudoun County Public Library

From Loudoun County:

The Winter edition of "Pages," the programs, events, and services guide for Loudoun County Public Library, is available online at http://library.loudoun.gov and in all library branches.

Pages, the Loudoun County Public Library quarterly publication, provides a full listing of library programs, events and services.

The Loudoun County Public Library offers book clubs for kids, teens, and adults; visiting authors; live music; online databases and resources; teen programs; family storytimes; volunteer opportunities and more. Find what interests you and let us know how we may assist you!

The Loudoun County Public Library provides free and equal access to a full variety of library resources and innovative technologies to enhance the quality of life and meet the informational, educational and cultural interests of the entire community.

Local Students Decorate Washington's Airports at Annual Tree Trimming Celebration

Local Students Decorate Washington's Airports at Annual Tree Trimming Celebration

From MWAA:

Join the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority for the sweet sensation of decorating trees at its 5th annual tree-trimming celebration. This year’s theme is “Celebrate the Holidays on Candy Lane”. Students from the District of Columbia, Virginia and Maryland will deck Reagan National and Dulles International trees with theme-related ornaments. The trees will be on display for passengers and visitors to enjoy throughout the month of December. 

Where: Reagan National Airport

National Parks to Waive Entrance Fees November 11-13

National Parks to Waive Entrance Fees November 11-13

This notice comes to us from Bill Line and the National Park Service: