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Oct
17
Wed
Introduction to Watercolor @ Art in the Valley
Oct 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Introduction to Watercolor @ Art in the Valley

This class provides a hands-on experience for painting with watercolors, and meets once a week for five weeks. Each week we will work to build a solid foundation in technique. Materials are provided, but feel free to bring your own if you prefer. All skill levels are welcome. Ages 12 & up. Instructor: Michael Budzisz

Wednesdays from 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm, October 10 through November 14, NO CLASS on October 31. Cost: $185 (includes materials)

Oct
18
Thu
Drawing Studio @ Art in the Valley
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Drawing Studio @ Art in the Valley

All drawing levels welcome. In this class we’ll work on creating drawings from still life, plaster casts, or reference photos. Learn and develop your abilities in composition, proportion, and rendering with artist and instructor Michael Budzisz. All dry mediums welcome. Bring your own supplies or we’ll provide basic materials. Class meets once a week for five weeks. Ages 12 & up.

Thursdays from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm, October 18 through November 15. Cost: $165 (includes materials)

Learn how to save money with Solar Energy @ Marshall Community Center
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Learn how to save money with Solar Energy @ Marshall Community Center

Are you a resident of Clarke, Frederick, Fauquier, Loudoun, Rappanhannock, or Warren County who wants to go solar? Now’s your chance! Neighbors have formed the Upper Piedmont Solar Co-op with the help of Solar United Neighbors of Virginia to make it easier to save money on the purchase of solar panels while building a community of local solar supporters. Join us for an information session to learn about solar technology and economics, as well as how co-ops simplify the process of going solar while providing a discount through its bulk purchasing power.

Oct
20
Sat
Front Royal Farmers Market @ Near the Gazebo at the Village Commons
Oct 20 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Front Royal Farmers Market @ Near the Gazebo at the Village Commons

A Farmer’s Market like no other. Come visit us in Front Royal for a festive time. All domestic products produced by the seller!

Pumpkin Patch Festival @ Riverton United Methodist Church
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Pumpkin Patch Festival @ Riverton United Methodist Church

Riverton Church (55 E. Strasburg Rd, Front Royal, VA 22630) | October 20-21 from 10am-5pm

Free, please bring the whole family for this fun filled day!

Peak Leaf Music & Brewers Festival @ State Rt 634
Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Peak Leaf Music & Brewers Festival @ State Rt 634

Peak Leaf Music & Brewers Festival to be held October 20th, 2018

  • One-day music festival featuring local breweries, food trucks, and vendors benefiting Frederick County students.
  • More information coming!
Oct
21
Sun
Pumpkin Patch Festival @ Riverton United Methodist Church
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Pumpkin Patch Festival @ Riverton United Methodist Church

Riverton Church (55 E. Strasburg Rd, Front Royal, VA 22630) | October 20-21 from 10am-5pm

Free, please bring the whole family for this fun filled day!

Introduction to Oil Painting @ Art in the Valley
Oct 21 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Introduction to Oil Painting @ Art in the Valley

This class provides a hands-on experience for painting with oils. Learn to set up a palette, mix color, and apply paint to create a finished work of art. Class meets once a week for five weeks. Each week we will work to build a solid foundation in technique. Materials are provided, but feel free to bring your own if you prefer. All skill levels are welcome. Ages 12 & up. Instructor: Michael Budzisz

Sundays from 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm, October 14 through November 11. Cost: $185 (includes materials)

Oct
22
Mon
CASA Information Session @ Samuels Public Library
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
CASA Information Session @ Samuels Public Library

Help protect abused and neglected children in your community by becoming a volunteer advocate. CASA Children’s Intervention Services is seeking volunteers who care about children growing up in a safe, permanent and loving homes. Information sessions will be held on October 10th and 22nd, 6:00pm at Samuels Library. Please contact smitchell@casacis.org to RSVP.

Oct
23
Tue
Gothic Art and Architecture Lecture Series @ Samuels Public Library
Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Gothic Art and Architecture Lecture Series @ Samuels Public Library

The splendor and mystery of the Middle Ages come alive as we examine the magnificent Gothic cathedrals of France — such as Notre Dame in Paris and those in the cities of Chartres, Reims and Rouen.  In addition to architecture, the course will include sculpture, stained glass, manuscript illumination and more.

Free, three-part lecture series
Tuesdays | October 16, 23 and 30
6:30pm – 8:00pm
Samuels Public Library
Front Royal, VA

Please register in advance by calling (540) 635-3153.  NOTE:  This event is expected to sell out.

Fall Benefit Concert by the American Legion Community Band @ Boggs Chapel at R-MA
Oct 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Fall Benefit Concert by the American Legion Community Band @ Boggs Chapel at R-MA

Fall Benefit Concert by the American Legion Community Band Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018 at 7:30 pm Boggs Chapel at R-MA Front Royal, VA.

Free although donations will be accepted for the American Legion Emergency Fund.

Oct
24
Wed
Introduction to Watercolor @ Art in the Valley
Oct 24 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Introduction to Watercolor @ Art in the Valley

This class provides a hands-on experience for painting with watercolors, and meets once a week for five weeks. Each week we will work to build a solid foundation in technique. Materials are provided, but feel free to bring your own if you prefer. All skill levels are welcome. Ages 12 & up. Instructor: Michael Budzisz

Wednesdays from 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm, October 10 through November 14, NO CLASS on October 31. Cost: $185 (includes materials)

Oct
25
Thu
Drawing Studio @ Art in the Valley
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Drawing Studio @ Art in the Valley

All drawing levels welcome. In this class we’ll work on creating drawings from still life, plaster casts, or reference photos. Learn and develop your abilities in composition, proportion, and rendering with artist and instructor Michael Budzisz. All dry mediums welcome. Bring your own supplies or we’ll provide basic materials. Class meets once a week for five weeks. Ages 12 & up.

Thursdays from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm, October 18 through November 15. Cost: $165 (includes materials)

Oct
27
Sat
Front Royal Farmers Market @ Near the Gazebo at the Village Commons
Oct 27 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Front Royal Farmers Market @ Near the Gazebo at the Village Commons

A Farmer’s Market like no other. Come visit us in Front Royal for a festive time. All domestic products produced by the seller!

Oct
28
Sun
Introduction to Oil Painting @ Art in the Valley
Oct 28 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Introduction to Oil Painting @ Art in the Valley

This class provides a hands-on experience for painting with oils. Learn to set up a palette, mix color, and apply paint to create a finished work of art. Class meets once a week for five weeks. Each week we will work to build a solid foundation in technique. Materials are provided, but feel free to bring your own if you prefer. All skill levels are welcome. Ages 12 & up. Instructor: Michael Budzisz

Sundays from 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm, October 14 through November 11. Cost: $185 (includes materials)