July in Hunt Country

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Dear Friends,

Summer is in full swing (wow, that was fast!) and outdoor events, delicious food, refreshing drinks, general joyousness and an overall appreciation of our stunning countryside are here to stay. Enjoy July 4th and the rest of this month as we truly kick off Summer in Hunt Country!


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4th of July at Great Meadow
July 4th | 5pm | Great Meadow | Details
For the 35th year, Great Meadow hosts Northern Virginia’s best fireworks show from its internationally acclaimed steeplechase course. Watch the entire course and property light up in magnificent patriotic colors! The show begins at dusk, lasts 25 minutes, and is accompanied by a musical score.

Biodiversity Nature Walk
July 18th | 9am-12pm | The Oak Spring Garden Foundation | Details
Join the Oak Spring Garden Foundation’s Biodiversity Conservation Team for a biodiversity walk across the forests and meadows at OSGF.

Middleburg Farmer’s Market
July 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th | Middleburg | Details
Grab your market bag and head to Middleburg every Saturday to stock up on fresh produce, local finds and more!

Explosive fireworks above a lookout tower against a night sky, The Scout Guide.
Fireworks above the grandstand at Great Meadow. Photography by Tony Gibson.

Buchanan Hall Farmer’s Market
July 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st | 4:30-7:30pm | Buchanan Hall | Details
Head to Buchanan Hall for a wonderful farmer’s market every Wednesday from 4:30-7:30pm!

Grand Opening of Creme de la Creme Boutique
July 14th | Creme de la Creme Boutique | Alexandria, VA
Celebrate our favorite French and Italian home decor shop and their grand opening of a brand new location in Alexandria, VA!

Twilight Jumpers
July 19th | 6:30pm-9pm | Great Meadow | Details
Watch horses and riders compete under the lights at Twilight Jumpers!

Principals and Elements of Floral Design
July 20th | 9am-12pm | The Oak Spring Garden Foundation | Details
Join the Oak Spring Foundation Garden and Bridget Wilson Flowers to a serene floral design workshop. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the summer season and connect with flowers on a deeper level. Spend a few hours learning the basics of foam-free, seasonal table design using fresh-cut flowers from our gardens. This workshop is open to beginners and experienced professionals, and we will focus on creating a medium-sized centerpiece using chicken wire.

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A night at Twilight Jumpers is a great way to kick off the summer! Photography by Topeka Custom.


White orchids in bloom, nature's touch for The Scout Guide.
White orchids bloom outside of Nature Composed. Photo by Gregorio Photography for TSG Hunt Country.

Nature Composed
We are so happy to once again to have Jenn Pineau and Nature Composed grace the pages of another edition of The Scout Guide Hunt Country! Jenn’s shop houses one-of-a-kind flowers and plants, as well as stunning garden pots, tools, home decor, gifts and more.


Sprout Therapeutic Riding and Education Center’s Annual Gallop Gala
It’s almost that time of year again…get ready for Sprout Therapeutic Riding and Education Center’s Annual Gallop Gala! Attend as a “Sprout Possibilitarian”, and enjoy food, drinks, engaging auctions, a lively band and more to benefit this amazing organization. Tickets sell out fast, be sure to RSVP soon!

Trumps Electrical Service
Trump’s Electrical Service is offering free estimates on whole house surge arrestor installations to give added protection during the summer thunderstorm season.

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