Willowcroft Farm Vineyards, 38906 Mt. Gilead Road, Leesburg, will be holding a Friday Night Date Night, June 13. There will be a showing of Alfred Hitchcock’s "Rear Window" and a dinner prepared by Tuscarora Mill. Reservations are required, tickets are $50 per person. The event takes place from 6:30-9 p.m. Call 703-777-8161 or visit www.willowcroftwine.com.
Willowcroft Vineyards, 38906 Mt. Gilead Road, Leesburg, will hold a Father’s Day barrel tasting with the winemaker from 1-4 p.m., June 14. Cost: $8 per person. Call 703-777-8161 or visit www.willowcroftwine.com.
Cajun Festival, Saturday, June 14, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Breaux Vineyards, Purcellville. Adult admission includes wine tasting, souvenir glass and entertainment. Live music from Bayou Squeeze Box and The Crawdaddies. Includes crafters, children's entertainment and more. Designated drivers and children 6 and up $8 online, $10 at the gate. Adults $12 online, $15 at the gate. Visit www.breauxvineyards.com or call 540-668-6299.
Olwen Woodier is offering a cooking class at Glenfiddich Farm from June 18-20. Woodier will lead three two-hour classes followed by a four-course meal. Cost: $50 per person for lunch class, $60 per person for dinner class. Registration and prepayment can be made by calling 703-771-3056 or by visiting www.glenfarmcookery.com.
Key West Festival, Thursday, July 19, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Breaux Vineyards, 36888 Breaux Vineyards Lane, Purcellville. Adult admission includes wine tasting, souvenir glass and entertainment. Includes wine, family fun and Caribbean cuisine. A reggae band will plays at 11 a.m. followed by a Jimmy Buffet cover band. Designated drivers and children 6 and up $8 online, $10 at the gate. Adults $12 online, $15 at the gate. Visit www.breauxvineyards.com or call 540-668-6299.
Barbecue Festival, June 21-22, Clyde's at Willow Creek Farm, 42920 Broadlands Blvd., Broadlands. Enjoy barbecue and the live music of Sol Creech and others at the two-day "Chicken and Pickin'" outdoor festival. Event runs from 12-10 p.m., Saturday and 12-7 p.m., Sunday. Call 571-209-1200.
There will be a wine and cheese pairing at Willowcroft Farm Vineyards, 38906 Mt. Gilead Road, Leesburg, June 22. The event will take place from noon to 5 p.m. Cost: $8 per person. Visit www.willowcroftwine.com or call 703-771-8161.
Good Taste! Tours (GTT), a culinary arts excursion company will be offering weekend getaways in rural Virginia for cuisine enthusiasts. Participants will become immersed in the regional cuisine of rural Virginia through dining occasions, hands-on cooking classes, chef demonstrations, wine tastings and much more. Must be 21 years old or older. The dates for the first three tours in 2008 are: Friday, June 27-Sunday, June 29; Friday, July 11-Sunday, July 13; and Friday, July 18-July, 20.
To book a tour, contact Good Taste! Tours at 540-822-5000 or visit www.goodtastetours.com.
Line dancing and country couples dancing every Thursday at Pepe's Place, 22360 S. Sterling Blvd, Sterling. Free beginner lesson starts at 7:30 p.m. The Southern Winds Band begins at 8:30 p.m. and plays until 11:45 p.m. A disc jockey plays music during the band breaks. There is a $5 cover charge for the band. All ages over 21 are welcome.