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First Fridays

Old Town Warrenton

**Please note that all eligible participants will need to fill out and return a registration form with the Partnership for Warrenton Foundation in order to participate.

Come and celebrate First Fridays! Stroll Historic Main Street Warrenton beginning in May, the First Friday night of each month. Main Street will be closed to traffic while shops remain open late with open houses and specials. There will be music, artists, entertainment and dinner specials at our award winning restaurants. Main Street will be bustling with shoppers, diners and fun. Each month will offer something different for all ages. Plein Air Art, come join the fun. Farmer's Market, cooking demonstrations, floral demonstrations, sidewalk art for the children, live bands, the fun is endless! A sure not to miss for the summer! Scroll down form more information on each month.


BEACHES TO BACKPACKS

August 1, 2014
Old Town Warrenton

COME JOIN US ON 8/1 FROM 6-9PM ON MAIN STREET TO ENJOY ART AND ENTERTAINMENT, SHOPPING AND DINING, WINE TASTINGS AND....MORE ART!

THIS EVENT IS BEING CO-HOSTED BY ALLEGRO COMMUNITY SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

 This event will be photographed by Megan Ann Photography

ACTIVITIES/PARTICIPANTS INCLUDE:

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

The Elizabeth Lawrence Band - Live at the Post Office 6 - 9pm 

Special Performances by the Wizards of Warrenton Camp Students from Allegro Community School of the Arts

ART EXHIBITS & ACTIVITIES

Painting and Photography Exhibit on Main Street by MyKai Art 

Book Signing on Main Street with Author Marvin Josaitis, PhD
Book Signing with Author Kristy Feltenberger Gillespie
Book Signing with Author Connie B. Dowell

LIVE DEMOS

Makeovers, Demos and Samples from Salon Emage

Play Excerpt from "Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe" by The Fauquier Community Theatre

Live Music by the Living Faith Band in front of Be Boutique

ARTISANS/CRAFTERS

Handcrafted Jewelry & Demos by Wire and Metal Jewelry Artisan Linda Sinish

Handmade Teddy Bears for Children Battling Cancer by Maer Bears

OLD TOWN BUSINESSES/ENTITIES

Artisan Demonstrations and Information presented by Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail

Acoustic Performances and information from Allegro Community School of the Arts

Makeovers and Demos by Salon Emage

Showcase of Spa Services by Bella Vita Skincare & Spas

Popcorn and Information from Renewable Energy Solutions, Inc.

Real Estate Display by Horizon Real Estate, Inc.

Give-aways and Information from The Fauquier Bank

Drawing Activity for Children with Katherine Murray, Realtor

WINE TASTINGS 

WINE TASTINGS INSIDE THE TOWN DUCK

ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES

Fire Engine on Display by the Warrenton Volunteer Fire Company

School Bus on Display by Fauquier County Public Schools/Human Resources

Free Ice Cream and Squad Car on Display from the Warrenton Police Department

Vision and Hearing Testing Van  courtesy of the Warrenton Lions Club

Demonstrations and Games from the Fauquier County Young Republicans

Farm Stand by Messick's Farm Market

Information, Give aways and Games by Warrenton Fauquier Jaycees

Food Booth provided by Boy Scouts of America Troop #550

Information provided by Sydney's Walk

Information Table provided by Young Life of Fauquier County

Information about Youth programs provided by the Warrenton United Methodist Church

Children's Games and Information from Mothers of Wonder

Information Display by VFW Post #9835

Military Vehicle Display by the Fauquier Veterans Bridge Council

Prophetic Paintings for Adults and Children courtesy of Be Boutique

Anna Banana Sweets

Information Table by Verdun Adventure Bound

Childrens Activities provided by MOPS/MOMSnext of Warrenton

Information Table by the American Red Cross

Information provided by Citizens' Climate Education Corp

Information Table by The Gideons

Health & Preparedness and Animal Safety Information by the Rappahannock Rapidan MRC

Information Table provided by Rodan + Fields Dermatologists

Information provided by Fit4Mom

Information Table by the Women of Wonder Fauquier

Glitter Tattos and information by Ruthless for a Cure (Relay for Life Team)

Face Painting, Balloon Animals, Popcorn and Giveaways by The Bridge Community Church

Information Table by Rainforest Trust

Activities and Information about the Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital

Information and Teylor Made Jewelry from ARC of North Central VA

Handouts and Children's Crafts by Warrenton United Methodist Preschool

Facepainting and snacks provided by Girl Scout Troop #3496

Information Table by Furnish a Home Again

Handmade Frozen Treats by Sweetpeace Pops

Freebies, cookies and information from Trinity Lutheran Church

Information on Voter Registration by Fauquier County Democratic Committee

Information and trail maps from the Fauquier Trails Coalition


25th Annual Evening Under the Stars

September 27, 2014
Old Town Warrenton

CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR TABLE/PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS

The Partnership for Warrenton Foundation invites you to our Silver Gala Celebration of the 25th Annual Evening Under the Stars. This elegant fundraiser helps support the annual activities we all enjoy such as 1st Fr!days, the nationally recognized GumDrop Square and Christmas in Old Town as well as the lamppost restoration project, Main Street’s American Flags and the economic and aesthetic revitalization of Old Town and much more. The 25th Annual Evening Under the Stars boasts tastings from an estimated two dozen of the area’s top restaurants and caterers, dancing in the street to live music performed by THE BOPCATS , a cash bar, a silent auction and a special 25th Anniversary photo slideshow. This is the social event of the fall, a true not-to-miss event! Tickets will be on sale starting in July on the web site under the Shop Online Tab, at participating shops in Old Town and in Partnership office (26 S. Third Street).

VIP Packages!! To purchase your tickets, reserve a table or a VIP Package please click on the Tickets tab of this web site. You may also purchase tickets by credit card by calling the office at 540-349-8606 or by mailing a check to P.O. Box 3528, Warrenton, VA  20188***

If you have items you would like to donate to the silent or live auction, please dowload this Auction Donation Form, fill it out and email it to: Jennifer@PartnershipforWarrenton.org or fax it to: 540-349-9299.

***RAIN PLAN: In the case of inclement weather Evening Under the Stars will be held at the Stoneridge Event Center, located at 7373 Comfort Drive.***

Participating Restaurants/Caterers include:

 


Halloween Happyfest

October 27, 2014
Old Town Warrenton

Assemble at 1:30pm on Main Street between 5th and 6th Streets

Parade begins at 2pm

Trick-or-Treating at participating shops following the parade

Special treats at Bank Plaza on Courthouse Square


Gum Drop Square

December 6 - 22, 2014
John Barton Payne Building

**GumDrop Square takes place inside the John Barton Payne Building, 2 Courthouse Square, Warrenton, VA  20186

Experience with us the splendor and the tradition of Christmas in Old Town Warrenton. The crown jewel of Christmas is the award winning GumDrop Square and Santa’s Secret Shop where Santa will be on hand for those lists, complimentary photos (one per family) and where all gifts are $2 and will be gift wrapped. Stroll down Main Street on Friday night December 13th and 20th enjoying carolers, orchestras, choirs, merchant open houses, a live nativity, food trolleys with hot cocoa and warm snacks and take a ride with the beautiful Clydesdales with their horse-drawn hayrides. Come and experience Christmas in true Old Town fashion.

Festivities begin Friday, December 6th at 6pm with the Christmas Parade, the arrival of Santa, the lighting of the Old Town Christmas tree and the opening of GumDrop Square, a Top 20 event in the Southeast.

GumDrop Square and Santa’s Secret Shop are open:
Fridays, December 6th (following the parade to 9pm) and December 13 & 20 from 6pm until 9pm
Saturdays, December 7, 14 and 21 from 10am until 2pm
Sundays, December 8, 15 and 22 from 1pm until 3pm
First Three Weekends in December - starting December 6, 2013