Send announcements, which are open to the public at no or minimal cost, to The Loudoun Connection, 7913 Westpark Drive, McLean, VA 22102 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is Friday, two weeks before the event. Photos/artwork encouraged. For more information, call Matthew Razak at 703-917-6457. For additional entertainment listings, visit www.connectionnewspapers.com, E section.
<lst>Grace Fellowship Church, 25350 Poland Road, Chantilly, is holding a free art show, Sept. 28, from 6-8:30 p.m. and Sept. 29, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Visit www.gracefellowshipchurch.info.
Paintings by Jeffery Stockberger will be on exhibit at Gallery 222, 222 South King St., Leesburg, through Sept. 29. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Mondays through Saturdays. Visit www.gallery222.com or 703-777-5498.
Gallery Two at 222 presents "Interstate 81," a series of paintings by Elaine Nunnally. The paintings were inspired by the artist’s experience of driving along the interstate from Northern Virginia into the Shenandoah Valley to a weekend home. Exhibit dates are through Sept. 29 with an artists’ reception from 6-9 p.m. during Leesburg’s First Friday Gallery Walk. Gallery two at 222 is co-located with Gallery 222 in downtown Leesburg at 222 South King St. Hours are Mondays-Saturdays, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and by appointment. Call 703-777-5498 or visit www.gallery222.com.
<lst>Art at the Library presents different artists at the county's libraries through Oct. Ashburn Library features photography by Linda Holtslander; Cascades Library features photography by Jim Emery. Visit www.lcpl.lib.va.us.
The Loudoun Hospital Ladies Board is celebrating its 95th anniversary this year. As part of the celebration, the Ladies Board has created an exhibit honoring Edith Eustis, who was the first president of the first Ladies Board. She was also largely instrumental in the preservation of Oatlands. The exhibit will be on display in Oatlands’ Carriage House through Nov. 2. Call 703-777-3174 or visit www.oatlands.org.
<lst>Gallery 222, 222 South King St., Leesburg, will present "Beyond Nature," a special exhibit of paintings by Robert VanderZee, Louis Bowers and Judith Judy. Exhibit dates are Oct. 5-27 with an opening reception Friday, Oct. 5, from 6-9 p.m. during Leesburg’s First Friday Gallery Walk. The gallery is open Mondays–Saturdays, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and by appointment. Visit www.gallery222.com.