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Style · July 8, 2021

Best Bets: Marshall market, summer concert series

Clockwise from top left: Wendy Marie and Gene Bates of The Silver Tones (Beth Miller-Herholtz photo), Marshall Farmers Market and Twilight Polo.
Marshall Farmers Market and 2nd Friday
4 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 9
H&H Auto Garage parking lot
8382 W. Main St., Marshall

The Marshall Moving Forward monthly event will feature vendors, crafters and entertainment. Stores and restaurants open late.

Twilight Polo
Gates open 5:30 p.m. Saturday, July 10
Great Meadow
5089 Old Tavern Road, The Plains

Three matches starting at 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tailgating and children’s games. “Camouflage Night” theme. VIP options available.
Car pass: $25 in advance, $30 (cash) at gate.

Summer on the Green Concert
Silver Tones Swing Band
7 p.m. Saturday, July 10
Main Street, Warrenton

The four-decade tradition of summer concerts in Old Town Warrenton resumes after a year off because of the pandemic. The local swing band will open a four-concert series, organized by the Allegro Community School for the Arts. The Town of Warrenton and the Virginia Commission for the Arts provide financial support. Main Street closed to vehicles for the evening. Free.

Astronomy for Everyone
8:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, July 10
Sky Meadows State Park
11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane

The event starts with a half-hour children’s “Junior Astronomer” program, followed by a discussion about the importance of dark skies and light conservation. Then NASA Jet Propulsion Lab Ambassadors present the latest astronomy news, followed by introduction to the celestial skies with a brief sky tour. Feel free to bring your telescope or binoculars for your own exploration. Visitors should bring their own lawn chairs and/or blankets. Parking fee $10 per vehicle. Gates close one hour after program start time.

Other options

Fist Bump 5K Run/Walk
8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, July 10
Great Meadow
5089 Old Tavern Road, The Plains

Click here for more information.

Warrenton Farmers Market
8 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 10
21 Main St., Warrenton

Click here for more information.

Sunday Polo
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 11
Great Meadow
5089 Old Tavern Road, The Plains

Click here for more information.

The Flying Circus Airshow
2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 11
5114 Ritchie Road, Bealeton

Click here for more information.

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