FAUQUIER COUNTY FAIR, noon-10 p.m. today, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. tomorrow, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday. Fauquier County Fairgrounds, 6209 Old Auburn Rd., off Meetze Road, Warrenton. Music, petting zoo, racing pigs, tractor pull, barnyard beauty contest, hot dog eating contest, and dog and goat pet show. $5; $2, parking; $20, four-day pass; $8, four-day parking. Rides extra. 540-351-6086 or www.fauquierfair.org.
ARTS IN THE ALLEY, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 21st Street, Purcellville. Craft, arts and music festival, food vendors, student art exhibit, displays at the Train Station. Art-related activities for children. Presented by local artists, art supporters in association with Main Street Purcellville, the Town of Purcellville and the Purcellville Business Association. Free. 540-668-6716 or www.loudounsbest.com.
CLOCK DEDICATION AND RECEPTION, 2 p.m. Sunday, in front of Magnolias at the Mill restaurant, 198 N. 21st St., Purcellville. Reception at the Train Depot next to Magnolias. Family, friends and the Purcellville Preservation Association will dedicate a street clock in memory of Bruce Brownell, developer of Market Station in Leesburg, converted mills including Magnolias and Tuscarora Mill restaurants and other well-known Loudoun County properties. Free. 540-338-4659.