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Leesburg’s Annual Halloween Parade Planned for Sunday, October 31, 2010

Leesburg Police Offer Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips

Ghost, Goblins & Ghouls Spooktacular 5k

The following was sent to us by Lesley Green of logisticsmb:

With Halloween in the air, the Inaugural Ghost, Goblins & Ghouls Spooktacular 5k and Scarecrow Sprint Fun Run will take place at the Village at Leesburg on Saturday, October 30, 2010 with a 5 PM start time. The event will center on the spooktacular theme of Halloween and incorporate a costume contest, Halloween themed entertainment, store trick or treating and MORE!

Runners are encouraged to run in costume and enter the costume contest after the race or just come as a runner! All registered runners will receive a technical long sleeve race t-shirt and a Halloween goodie bag. Kids can get signed up for the Scarecrow Sprint Fun Run! All registered participants will receive a long sleeve non-technical shirt, a medal and a goodie bag. Register on-line at www.ghost5k.vpweb.com

Leesburg Executive Airport Hosts 2010 Open House and Air Show on Saturday, October 23, 2010

Free event promises fun for the whole family

Are You An Anonymous Gifter?

What if you could give just $25 and know that it would make a considerable difference to someone right here in our area?

Halloween Candy Buy Back

Family First Dental Center is hosting an event on November 1st to buy back Halloween candy from local kids to send to soliders abroad. There will be prizes from many Leesburg businesses given out as well.

Family First Dental Center is located at 230 For Evans Road NE, Leesburg, VA. For more details about the event you can call 703-777-1515.

 

11th Annual Oktoberfest & Volksmarch

South Riding Community is hosting it's 11th Annual Oktoberfest this Saturday, October 2 from 12:00-7:00 on the Town Green.

SR transforms it's Town Green into a local biergarten filled with incredible bratwursts cooking and cold brews to follow. Come dressed in your best Lederhosen and let loose!

There will also be the 1st "unofficial" Volksmarch starting at 11:30. It will be a quick 5.7 mile walk. Starting point is at the church parking lot across from the Town Green. Rain or shine come ready to celebrate!

For more information, please CLICK HERE.

 

 

Featured Vineyard - La Grange

October is Wine Month in Virginia. This week, I will be featuring a different Loudoun Vineyard each day (some may be good, some not so good...in my humble opinion). Living in Loudoun County, you will find some phenomenal vineyards! Being an avid wine drinker (but not a wine connoisseur by any means), I have found a few to be my favorite escapes with the total package of great wine, great views, great company and great hospitality. But with all of them, they all have a distinct taste of wine and personality that might suit one and not the other.

Today's feature is going to be one of my favorite vineyards, La Grange