Bobby G

Bobby G and the Heavies is back at O'Brien's to start the first weekend of 2023 with a bang.

Bobby G and the Heavies at O’Brien’s Irish Pub

Friday, Jan. 6, 8-11 p.m. | O'Brien's Irish Pub, 380 Broadview Ave., Warrenton

The area’s best authentic R&B band, Bobby G and the Heavies, is back at O'Brien's to start the first weekend of 2023 with a bang. With Robert Glasker (Bobby G) on vocals, George Banks on saxophone, Anders Drew on guitar, Paul Norris on percussion and Michael Coy as a multi-instrumentalist, the well-known Fauquier County-based band has been rocking the area for years with a mix of blues, R&B, funk and classic soul. More information.

New Year Mini Book Adult Class

Friday, Jan. 6, 6:30 p.m. | Vita Nova Creatives, 13051 Fitzwater Drive, Nokesville

Enjoy a creative evening at Vita Nova Creatives, an artisan boutique and coffee shop that presents an environment where creativity, art and relationships flourish. What better way to start the new year than with an inspirational journal? Sip some specialty coffee and learn to make a hand-sewn (just a few stitches) mini journal with abstractly painted paper and add positive words, phrases, and resolutions that will inspire you throughout the year. More information

Wine Boot Camp at Little Washington Winery

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2-4 p.m. | Little Washington Winery, 65 Clark Lane, Little Washington

Spend two hours in “Wine 301 Class” at Little Washington Winery with winemaker Carl and you’ll become a certified wine snob in a snob-free zone. Learn about the basics of wine, how to achieve aeration perfection, how to order wine in a restaurant and more tidbits that nobody else will tell you. The session includes a molecular pairing experiment with a sandwich, a chocolate pairing session with Wine Loves Chocolate and the Dirt Road Wine Tour. Tickets here. (use code FB357 for BOGO tickets)

Feud Time Game Night

Friday, Jan. 6, 7-8:30 p.m. | Tin Cannon Brewing Co., 7679 Limestone Drive, #130, Gainesville

If you love "Family Feud," you’ll love Feud Time Game Night with Kelsey! Bring a team of up to six people for a night of friendly competition at Tin Cannon Brewing Company where they “proudly brew great craft beer for great people.” This nano-brewery typically has 14-16 beers on tap, hard seltzers, and hard slushies. Food and non-alcoholic options available. More information.

Bend & Brew Yoga at Barking Rose Brewing Co.

Sunday, Jan. 8, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Barking Rose Brewing Company, 9057 Old Culpeper Road, Warrenton

Start your year off right with a relaxing 50-minute vinyasa practice in the spacious taproom at Barking Rose Brewing Co. The class is perfect for any fitness level. The $20 fee includes a post-yoga flight of beers (or a pint) brewed right on site at this family-owned farm brewery specializing in hand-crafted German lagers and Belgian ales. Yalla Pita Restaurant from Culpeper will be on site if you’re hungry for Mediterranean shawarma, hummus, falafel, rice and salads. No advance tickets needed, just drop in. Be sure to bring a yoga mat and a bottle of water, and arrive early enough to get settled and allow the class to begin promptly at 11. More Information.  

 Sip & Shop @ Franny's Farmacy NOVA

Friday, Jan. 6, 4-7 p.m. | Franny's Farmacy, 7128 Farm Station Road, Warrenton (Vint Hill)

The holidays are over, but January doesn't have to be a drag. Head on down to Franny's Farmacy in Vint Hill for some fancy complimentary mocktails whipped up by "budtender" Rachel. Her creations this month include Winter "Sangria" that features local ingredients from nearby business neighbors at Mad Magic Kombucha and Erin’s Elderberries or, if you're in the mood for something warmer, Hot Cocoa Bombs. While you're there sipping and socializing, check out Franny's premium line of hemp and CBD products including oils, topicals, edibles, hemp flower, spa products, and more. More information.



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