Board of Directors:
John "Sparky" Lewis
Jennifer Goldman, Executive Director
Post Office Box 3528 · Warrenton, VA 20188
Our events are sponsored by: Appleton Campbell, Inc. ♦ BOWA ♦ Fauquier Chamber of Commerce ♦ Fauquier Health System - Hospital in Northern Virginia ♦ Law Office of Marie Washington, PLC ♦ Middleburg Bank ♦ Oak View National Bank ♦ SiteWhirks ♦ The Fauquier Bank ♦ Union First Market Bank ♦ Warrenton Horse Show ♦ Wawa of Warrenton ♦ Wegmans
All events are held on Main Street in Old Town Warrenton, unless otherwise noted. (For a map, click on the link to the left.)
May thru October 2014
***Due to the fact that it falls on the 4th, there will be no 1st Fr!day in July this year. We will be working with the Warrenton Area Civitan Group, though, to ensure that the Children and Pets Parade will take place that morning.***
6pm to 9pm
**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.
MAY 2ND - BUCKET LIST BUSTING
COME JOIN US ON 5/2 FROM 6-9PM ON MAIN STREET TO ENJOY ART AND ENTERTAINMENT, SHOPPING AND DINING AND MAYBE EVEN CROSS A FEW ITEMS OFF YOUR BUCKET LIST!
THIS EVENT IS BEING CO-HOSTED BY NORTHERN PIEDMONT COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
AND GIVE LOCAL PIEDMONT PARTICIPANTS
Silver Tones Swing Band - Live at the Post Office 7:30 - 9pm
BUCKET LIST STATIONS
Drive an Army Jeep - compliments of Fauquier Veterans Bridge Council
Live Music by the Living Faith Band in front of Be Boutique
Handmade teddy bears to benefit cancer patients from Maer Bears
display by artist/photographer Carleigh Kaiser
OLD TOWN BUSINESSES
Crafty Cuties for Josie Gilbert by Friends of Josie Gilbert
Prophetic Paintings for Adults and Children courtesy of Be Boutique
Anna Banana Sweets
Free donuts "Donut Forget to Vote" Campaign by Town of Warrenton Candidates Powell Duggan, David Norden and Roger Martella
...and more to come!
OLD TOWN SEMI-ANNUAL SIDEWALK SALE
Celebrate spring by hopscotching down the sidewalks of Old Town Warrenton and seeing what your favorite merchants have to offer. Enroll as a new customer in the Warrenton City MasterKey program (see participating merchants at http://www.citymasterkey.com/index.php/find-merchants/warrenton-va/) during the Spring Sidewalk Sale and you'll automatically be entered to win an Old Town Warrenton reusable tote filled with prizes!
Saturday, September 27, 2014 7pm to 11pm
25th Annual Evening Under the Stars
CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR TABLE/PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS
Warrenton, VA- Old Town Warrenton welcomes the 25th Annual Evening Under the Stars black tie fundraiser gala for the Partnership for Warrenton Foundation. The fundraiser helps support the annual activities we all enjoy such as 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 , a cash bar, a silent auction and a special 25th Anniversary photo slideshow. The event promises something for everyone. 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 Tickets Tab, at participating shops in Old Town and in Partnership office (26 S. Third Street).
***New this year: 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 contact Jennifer@PartnershipforWarrenton.org or call 540.349.8606.
***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:
This year's Silent Auction will feature items including:
...more announced soon!
ADDITION ENTERTAINMENT PROVIDED BY:
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27TH
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
**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
A Special thank you to our GumDrop Square sponsors:
For more information on these events, please contact the Partnership office at 540-349-8606 or Jennifer@PartnershipforWarrenton.org.