Loudoun County community calendar, Nov. 24-Dec. 1, 2013

Sunday, Nov. 24

Oatlands “Christmas in the Roaring Twenties,” events include afternoon teas, holiday house tours, an art show, children’s theater, a wreath-making class, photos with Santa and a gingerbread house contest. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 1-4:30 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 30, Oatlands Plantation, 20850 Oatlands Plantation Lane, Leesburg. $12; seniors, $10; ages 6-16, $8; age 5 and younger, free. 703-777-3174.

Yuri Gorbachev exhibition, paintings in oil and enamel, inspired by the Russian culture of the artist’s boyhood. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 29. Byrne Gallery, 7 W. Washington St., Middleburg. Free. 540-687-6986.

“What Goes Around Comes Around,” a benefit for Loudoun Interfaith Relief. Help weave an outdoor holiday tree sculpture using various kinds of fiber, and, with artist Amy Manson, make ceramic ornaments to adorn the tree . Noon-4 p.m., Gateway Gallery, 35246 Harry Byrd Hwy., Round Hill. Bring canned or boxed foods or give financial donations. 540-338-5022 or info@roundhillartscenter.org.

Dulles knitting group, all skill levels are welcome. Meet upstairs. 1:30-3 p.m. Sundays and Sundays, Wegmans, 45131 Columbia Place, Sterling. Free. 703-724-4210.

Onstage: “Little Women,” Run Rabbit Run Theatre presents a musical adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s classic story. 2:30 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville. $16-$20; seniors and students, $14-$16; age 12 and younger, $12-$14. 540-338-7973 or www.rrrtheatre.org.

Monday, Nov. 25

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. Take sewing, knitting, needlepoint or crochet projects. Machines provided. 9-11:45 a.m., Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St., Leesburg. Free. 703-737-8039.

Mah-jongg, Chinese tile game. Noon 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, for people 55 and older. 1-2 p.m., Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. Nonmembers, $2. 571-258-3400.

Tuesday, Nov. 26

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. 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, Nov. 27

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

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 those interested in developing leadership skills. 7:15 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, Broadlands Community Center, 43008 Waxpool Rd., Ashburn. 703-795-9324 or www.ashburn.freetoasthost.ws.

Friday, Nov. 29

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. Fridays, Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St. 50 cents per card. 703-737-8039.

After-hours teen center, for ages 12-18. Teens must have a permission slip signed by a parent or guardian on file. 7-10 p.m., through Dec. 6, Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Pl., Potomac Falls. Free. 703-444-3228.

Saturday, Nov. 30

Photos with Santa, a 15-minute sitting with Santa and a 5-by-7-inch photo to take home. Schedule an appointment at www.sterlingfire.org. Saturdays and Sundays, through Dec. 15, Sterling Fire Company 18, 46700 Middlefield Dr. $25, tax-deductible donation. 703-430-4013.

Santa’s Secret Shoppe, children can browse for and buy gifts for the family. Items costing less than $10 include toys, specialty soaps, holiday decorations, stuffed animals and Virginia-made products. Santa’s helpers will be available to help children wrap purchases with bags and ribbons. Adults are welcome to shop in the museum’s regular gift shop. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays and noon-4 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 22, Loudoun Heritage Farm Museum, 21668 Heritage Farm Lane, Sterling. $5; seniors and military, $4; ages 2-12, $3. 571-258-3800 or www.heritagefarmmuseum.org.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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