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Weekend Beat: Go Off the Beaten Path this New Year

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments | Arts & Entertainment

Get together with friends for drinks or a show.

It may be a slow January weekend in Prince William and Manassas, but that provides the perfect opportunity to explore new venues throughout Northern Virginia. This weekend we offer you a weekend of new sights, sounds and tastes to have you falling in love with Virginia all over again.

All Weekend: Friday, January 19- Sunday, January 20

The Second Stage Theatre in Winchester presents “The Spitfire Grill.” A young woman just out of prison takes a job at the Spitfire Grill in this moving tale of redemption, based on a film by Lee David Zlotoff. More information on the Shenandoah Conservatory Performances website.

The Old Jail Museum in Warrenton is now open. Visit Tuesdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Take a self-guided or personalized tour available by appointment. Visit for more info.

Friday, January 18, 2014

Enjoy the Bistro Concert Series in Shenandoah. Hot Club Millwood is a group of local lad with lots of bounce. They play swing from the 1930s jazz era in Paris and the gypsy jazz of the 1940s. RSVP to 540-665-5914. The Cost is $10 at the door. Visit for more info.

Just a short drive west of Leesburg, The Barns at Hamilton Station Vineyards offers wine, dinner, live music by local artist and s’mores every Friday evening from 6- 8 p.m! Admission fee ranges from $12-15. Call 540-338-5309 for more info.

Saturday, January 19, 2014

Come see the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts in Fairfax at 8 p.m. This performance features world-renowned flutist Christina Jennings, and the famous works of American composer Charles Ives. Tickets cost $25-55 or $5 for minors ages 6-18. Call 888-945-2468.

 Il Fornaio on Market St. in Reston Town Center will hold its Umbria and Neighbors wine tasting at 4 p.m. Il Fornaio offers an elegant and contemporary dining atmosphere along with delicious fresh Italian food. Admission to the wine tasting is $25 plus per person. It includes five 3 oz. pours paired with appetizers. Il Fornaio asks that guests RSV via telephone to 703-437-5544.





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