**Please note that eligible participants will need to fill out and return a registration form to the Partnership for Warrenton Foundation office at least a week in advance. If you wish to participate for an event with less than a week's notice, please call 540-349-8606.***
Come and celebrate First Fridays in Old Town Warrenton! Stroll Historic Main Street beginning in May, the First Friday night of each month. Main Street will be closed to traffic while shops remain open late with wine tastings, sales and special events. 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. Artists, Artisans, Entertainers come join the fun. Each month highlights include 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.
May 1, 2015 6-9pm
SILENT AUCTION SNEAK PREVIEW!
The Partnership for Warrenton Foundation invites you to our 26th 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 26th 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 __________________________, a cash bar, and a silent auction. 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 Online Store 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 .***
Participating Restaurants/Caterers include:
Assemble at 1:45pm 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
**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 11th and 18th 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 4th 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 4th (following the parade to 9pm) and December 11 & 18 from 6pm until 9pm
Saturdays, December 5, 12 and 19 from 10am until 2pm
Sundays, December 6, 13 and 20 from 1pm until 3pm
First Three Weekends in December - starting December 4, 2015
Wear your green and walk or run through historic Old Town Warrenton, VA while raising awareness and funds for our beloved wounded warriors. All proceeds will benefit Boulder Crest Retreat, "Healing heroes. One family at a time."
This year's race is limited to 600 participants, so register early. Registration fees: $25 for early registration, $30 after March 1. Registration includes a t-shirt. Race package pickup: March 29 at 7am. Race begins at 8am.
For race sponsorship information, please email: MollysPublicans@aol.com.