Loudoun County community calendar, Aug. 26-Sept. 1, 2013

August 26, 2013
Sunday, Aug. 25

Civil War history tours, of a former church and adjacent cemetery. A reenactor portrays one of the Union Army doctors who used the church as a hospital during the war. 1-5 p.m. fourth Sundays, Mount Zion Historic Park, Old School Baptist Church, 40309 John S. Mosby Hwy., Aldie. Free. 703-327-9777 or tgillespie@nvrpa.org.

Monday, Aug. 26

Toastmasters Club, NOVA Dawn Breakers. 7:30-8:30 a.m., Eggspectation restaurant, 1609 Village Market Blvd., Leesburg. 703-608-2286 or ehenry571@comcast.net.

Sewing and “stitch-in,” for beginners. Machines provided. 9-11:45 a.m., Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St., Leesburg. Free. 703-737-8039.

Mah-jongg, Chinese tile game. Noon on Mondays and Thursdays, Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St., Leesburg. Free. 703-737-8039.

Sterling Rotary Club meeting, 12:30 p.m., Logan’s Roadhouse, 46321 McClellan Way, Sterling. 703-401-4509.

Beginners line dancing for seniors, age 55 and older. 1-2 p.m., Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. Nonmembers, $2. 571-258-3400.

Tuesday, Aug. 27

Rotary Club of Leesburg Daybreak, 7:30 a.m., Tuscarora Mill restaurant, 203 Harrison St. SE, Leesburg. 703-622-4320 or www.leesburgdaybreak.org.

Party bridge, 1-4 p.m., Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St., Leesburg. Free. 703-737-8039.

Poker, age 55 and older. 1:30-4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Senior Center at Cascades, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Potomac Falls. Free for center members; nonmembers, $1. 571-258-3280.

Bluegrass and folk jam, open to musicians of all skill levels. 7-8:30 p.m., Morningside House, 316 Harrison St. SE, Leesburg. Free. 571-237-2888.

Wednesday, Aug. 28

Middleburg duplicate bridge, open game. 12:45 p.m., Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 105 E. Washington St., Middleburg. $5. 540-338-1141.

Leesburg market, sponsored by the Loudoun Valley HomeGrown Markets Association. 3-7 p.m., Catoctin Circle (Virginia Village Shopping Center). 540-454-8089 or www.loudounfarmersmarkets.org.

Preschool play drop-in, play equipment provided in the gym. Parental supervision required. 3:30-4:30 p.m., Douglass Community Center, 407 E. Market St., Leesburg. $1. 703-771-5913.

Ashburn Toastmasters, for people looking to develop communication and leadership skills. 7:15 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, Broadlands Community Center, 43008 Waxpool Rd., Ashburn. www.ashburn.toastmastersclubs.org.

Thursday, Aug. 29

Rotary Club of Ashburn, noon, 1757 Golf Club, 45120 Waxpool Rd., Dulles. 703-969-3070 or www.rotaryclubofashburnva.org.

Pinochle, 12:30 p.m., Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St., Leesburg. Nonmembers, $2. 703-737-8039.

Sterling Ruritan Club bingo, each game has a prize of at least $100. Admission is restricted to paying participants. Benefits Ruritan Club civic organization area programs. 7 p.m., Sterling Ruritan Club, 183 Ruritan Rd. Admission, $15 for six regular cards; additional cards can be purchased. 703-444-6039.

Friday, Aug. 30

Knitting and crocheting, 10 a.m.-noon, Senior Center at Cascades, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Potomac Falls. Free. 571-258-3280.

Leesburg Senior Center bingo, 12:45 p.m., Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St. 50 cents per card. 703-737-8039.

Bluegrass, Celtic and folk music jam, benefit for Genesis International; food and beverages sold,including a barbecue dinner catered by Savoir Fare. 6 p.m.-midnight, Old Furniture Factory, 6 W. Loudoun St., Round Hill. Free admission; donations accepted. www.theoldfurniturefactory.com or 540-338-5050.

Saturday, Aug. 31

Leesburg market, sponsored by the Loudoun Valley HomeGrown Markets Association. 9 a.m.-noon, Catoctin Circle (Virginia Village Shopping Center). 540-454-8089 or www.loudounfarmersmarkets.org.

Purcellville community market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., former Purcellville Town Office, 130 E. Main St. 703-967-0431 or www.loudounfarms.org.

Hillsboro farmers market, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Old Stone School, 37098 Charles Town Pike. www.hillsborofarmersmarket.org.

Roarin ’20s Dinner and Speakeasy, cocktail party, dinner on the lawn, live jazz from Doc Scantlin’s Palmettos, period dance instruction, a vintage car display and mansion tours. Attendees are encouraged to 1920s-style clothing. Dinner at 6 p.m.; speakeasy begins at 7:30 p.m. Oatlands Plantation, 20850 Oatlands Plantation Lane, Leesburg. Dinner tickets, which include admission to the speakeasy, $300; speakeasy only, $85. 703-777-3174, Ext. 113, or www.oatlands.org/roaring20s.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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