Support Local Artists At First Fridays

First fridays

Come on down to Old Town Warrenton to celebrate the end of summer with a family friendly August First Friday. With so many great vendors, artists, events, and activities there is something for everyone! To learn more, read below!


The August First Friday: Dancing Down Main Street event will be held on Friday, August 4th from 5:30 to 8:30 PM at Old Town Warrenton. There will be tons of local organizations, business, and events going on – you do not want to miss you! Special features include a beer garden, cartooning with Bonnie Zacherle, art displays, and sidewalk chalk with jump ropes, local artisans and much more! To learn more about the event, visit their Facebook page today! The entire event is being hosted by the following local organizations:

  • Fauquier Arts Council
  • Formal Traditional
  • Old Bust Head Brewing Company
  • Latitudes Fair Trade
  • The Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail
  • Experience Old Town Warrenton
  • Ciao Belle Celebrations
  • Human Society of Culpeper
  • Framecraft
  • Earth Glaze & Fire
  • Allegro Community School of the Arts

The Culpeper Humane Society at the Fauquier History Museum

Interested in learning more about adopting a furry friend? August First Friday is the perfect chance to ask all your questions. Make sure to stop by the Fauquier History Museum and talk to the representatives from the Culpeper Humane Society. The Culpeper Humane Society is a is a passionate group of animal loving residents from Culpeper, Va. They offer several programs that are designed to help the animals of Culpeper and their owners. They have a partnership with St. Seton’s Orphaned Animals and Loving Touch Animal Hospital to help keep local animals spayed and neutered. Three days a week their office is open to provide families in need with a Pet Food Pantry!

Music from Ginger Funk

Do not forget about the great live music at August First Friday! The band Ginger Funk will be performing at the event. Founded in 2011, Ginger Funk is a fun loving band that is guaranteed to make you want to get up and dance! They play everything from Stevie Wonder to Soundgarden, Sly and the Family Stone to Stone Temple Pilots, Weezer to the Wailers, and Parliament to Petty and the Heartbreakers and more! Make sure to stop by and hear them play for a few minutes!

Visit Warrenton Toyota

On your way home from August First Friday, make sure to stop by Warrenton Toyota. We have a huge selection of both new and used vehicles for you to choose from, and a friendly sales staff that is always here to help. Here at Warrenton Toyota, we know that purchasing a car is a huge decision. Let us help you drive away in the car of your dreams. Come in for a test drive today, or just to speak to one of our auto care experts. We look forward to seeing you very soon!

August 2, 2017
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