Loudoun County community calendar,Feb. 10-17

Sunday, Feb. 10

Celtic jam session, refreshments sold by Hill High Orchard. 1-4 p.m., Round Hill Arts Center, 35246 Harry F. Byrd Hwy., Round Hill. Requested donation $5. 540-338-5022 or www.roundhillartscenter.org.

Documentary: “A Musical Odyssey from Appalachia to Himalaya,” screening of a film by Tara Linhardt, one of the creators of the Mountain Music Project. 2 p.m., Thomas Balch Library, 208 W. Market St., Leesburg. Free. 703-737-7195.

“The Mikado,” Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic opera, presented by the Loudoun Lyric Opera. 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Feb. 15 and 16; and 3 p.m. Sunday and next Sunday. Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville. $22; seniors,$17; students, $12. 540-338-7973.

Foxhunting roundtable, a panel discussion on the history and future of the sport in the Piedmont, sponsored by the Mosby Heritage Area Association. 3-5 p.m., National Sporting Library and Fine Art Museum, 102 The Plains Rd., Middleburg. $30; members,$25. www.mosbyheritagearea.org, info@mosbyheritagearea.org or 540-687-6681.

“Brass Extravaganza,” concert by an ensemble of professional, amateur, military and civilian players, directed by Andrew Bluhm. A benefit for the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church pipe organ fund and the community music program. 4 p.m., Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 605 W. Market St., Leesburg. Donations welcome. 703-777-4912.

Monday, Feb. 11

Toastmasters Club, NOVA Dawn Breakers. 7:30-8:30 a.m., Eggspectation restaurant, 1609 Village Market Blvd., Leesburg. 703-717-1667 or gambhir01@gmail.com.

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. Free. 703-737-8039.

Tai chi for adults, slow-movement exercises that aim to blend mind, spirit and body. 10-11 a.m. Mondays through March 4, Middleburg Community Center, 300 W. Washington St. 540-687-6375.

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

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

Line dance, for people 55 and older, led by Carolyn Bledsoe. 2-3 p.m., Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. Nonmembers, $2. 571-258-3400.

Tuesday, Feb. 12

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

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

Poker, 1:30-4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Senior Center at Cascades, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Potomac Falls. $1; center members, free. 703-430-2397.

Pancake supper, sponsored by the Lovettsville Lions Club and Lovettsville Community Center. 5-8 p.m., Lovettsville Community Center, 57 E. Broad Way. $6; seniors and ages 7-12, $3; 6 and younger, free. 540-822-5284.

Potluck dinner and white elephant bingo, take a covered dish for six to eight people to share and a white elephant gift, wrapped or in a gift bag. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St. Free. 703-737-8039.

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, Feb. 13

Leesburg Senior Center bingo, advanced game, 9 a.m. Wednesdays; slower bingo, 12:30 p.m. Fridays, Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St. 703-737-8039.

Book discussion, call for titles. 10 a.m., Leesburg Senior Center,
102 North St. 703-737-8039.

Waterford Quilters, new members welcome. 10 a.m., St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 37018 Glendale St., Purcellville. Free. 703-777-9229.

Middleburg duplicate bridge, open game. 12:30 p.m., Middleburg United Methodist Church, 15 W. Washington St. $5. 540-687-5093.

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

Thursday, Feb. 14

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. 703-737-8039.

Sterling Ruritan Club bingo, benefits local charities. 7 p.m.,183 Ruritan Rd., Sterling. 703-444-6039.

Valentine’s Day Ball, a re-creation of a 1920s event, with dancing, food and drink. Black-tie attire is encouraged. 7-10 p.m., Morven Park Estate, 17263 Southern Planter Lane, Leesburg. $60 per person. 703-777-2414 or www.morvenpark.org.

Friday, Feb. 15

Knitting and crocheting, 10 a.m.-noon, Senior Center at Cascades, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Potomac Falls. Free. 703-430-2397.

Mardi Gras carnival, children’s games, crafts, music, food a raffle and a silent auction, to benefit the Claude Moore Community Center’s preschool. 5:30-8:30 p.m., at the center, 46111 Loudoun Park Lane, Sterling. $2, adult (includes Mardi Gras beads); age 2 and older, $7. www.mardigrascarnival.org or 571-258-3500.

“Chocolates Galore and More” fundraiser, desserts and hors d’oeuvres from local restaurants and caterers, plus dancing and champagne, to benefit the Loudoun YMCA's Building Bridges program. 7-11 p.m., National Conference Center, 18980 Upper Belmont Pl., Lansdowne. $75; reserved seating, $100. 703-777-9622 or www.chocolatesgalore.org.

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., Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Pl., Potomac Falls. Free. 703-444-3228.

Saturday, Feb. 16

Indoor yard sale, with clothing, toys, housewares, tools, books, furniture, baked goods and pet-care items; a benefit for Loudoun 4H (the Leaps and Squeaks Rabbit and Cavy Club). 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Loudoun County Fairgrounds, 17558 Dry Mill Rd., Leesburg. 540-882-4575.

Leesburg winter 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, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. It’s Bazaar, 143 N. 21st St., Purcellville. 703-967-0431 or www.loudounfarms.org.

Loudoun Grown Expo, with local exhibitors, including wineries, producers, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) networks and other rural economy businesses. 2-6 p.m., Historic Bush Tabernacle, 250 S. Nursery Ave., Purcellville. 540-751-2350 or www.loudoungrownexpo.com.

Winter Talks at Oatlands, “The Enslaved Community of President James Monroe,” a presentation by local historian Wynne Saffer and Lori Kimball, Oatlands director of education and programming. Meet in the Carriage House. 2 p.m., Oatlands Plantation, 20850 Oatlands Plantation Lane, Leesburg. Free. 703-777-3174 or www.oatlands.org.

Lucketts Bluegrass, music by the Lost and Found. Food sold. 7 p.m., Lucketts Community Center, 42361 Lucketts Rd., Leesburg. $15. 703-771-5281 or www.luckettsbluegrass.org.

Bluemont country dance, instruction and calling are provided; sponsored by the Bluemont Concert Series. 7:30 p.m. workshop; 8 p.m. dance begins. Old Stone School, 37098 Charles Town Pike, Hillsboro. $10; Bluemont Friends, students and seniors, $7. 540-955-8186, www.bluemont.org or info@bluemont.org.

Game Club dance, music by Shock Wave. 8 p.m.-midnight, Lovettsville Game Protective Association, 16 S. Berlin Pike, Lovettsville. $10 per person. 540-822-5956 or www.lovettsvillegameclub.org.

Sunday, Feb. 17

Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy program, “Why Natives, Why Now?” a presentation by Janet Davis on the hows and whys of befriending butterflies, beckoning birds and pampering pollinators by using native plants in your garden. 2 p.m., Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Rd., Leesburg. Free; registration required. www.loudounwildlife.org or agarvey@loudounwildlife.org.

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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