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News & Events Around Ashburn – June Edition

June 14, 2018 | by brambleton

Summer Fun in Brambleton!

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Here’s a quick run-down of the upcoming events, and read on for more details.

Upcoming & Weekly Events

Sundays – EatLoco Brambleton Marketplace, 9-1

Tuesdays – Rhino Chasers Run Club, 6 PM

Wednesdays – Bicycle Outfitters’ community bike rides, 6:30 PM

June 15 – HOA’s Summer Kickoff, 5-8 PM / Teen Pool Party, 8-11 PM

June 16 – BCA Bus Tour

June 16 – Miller & Smith Birchwood models open

June 16 – VM Food Truck Tour at West Park, 12-2 PM

June 16 – Van Metre’s Sunsets & Sangrias, 4-6 PM

June 19 – Regal Summer Movie Express begins, Tues & Weds, 10 AM, $1 movies

June 21 – Food Truck Rally begins, Thursdays, 5-8 PM

June 22 – Dinosaurs Rock in Brambleton, 2-4 PM, Celebrate the opening of the summer blockbuster Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom with a family-friendly dinosaur museum experience on Friday, June 22nd from 2-4 PM outside of Fox Cinemas. Stop by the Dinosaurs Rock exhibit for over 25 life-size and genuine dinosaur fossils, hands-on activities (like a fossil dig), raffles and more!

June 23 – FOBL Fundraiser at B&N, 2-6 PM

June 28 – Sizzlin’ Summer Concerts begin, Thursdays, 7-9 PM

June 30 – VM Food Truck Tour at Downtown Brambleton, 12-2 PM

June 30 – Red White & BRAM with laser light show, 6-10 PM


Dinosaurs Will Rock Brambleton – June 22

Family-focused pop-up dinosaur experience with museum featuring hands-on activities and exhibits

Brambleton Town Center is rolling back time to the Jurassic period in celebration of the Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom U.S. movie release on Friday, June 22. Parents and children of all ages are invited to the free dinosaur-centric pop-up with interactive activities spanning the entire front lawn of Regal Cinemas where Jurassic World will premiere. DINOSAURS ROCK, an educational company that has engaged more than 17 million children across the nation, will be onsite to host a one-of-a-kind prehistoric experience taking “infotainment” to the next immersive level. This FREE event will be held on Friday, June 22nd from 2-4 PM.

Activities Include:

  • On-site museum with more than 25 life-size and genuine fossils and specimens such as skulls, footprints, dinosaur eggs, etc., including a “touch table” for children to explore
  • One-on-one “tours” about various specimens and fossils led by a DINOSAURS ROCK expert
  • Fossil Dig in which the first 250 children can excavate and take home one REAL fossil
  • Rubbing plate station for children to create take-home art in the form of a fossil
  • Ongoing raffles including prizes such as exclusive DINOSAURS ROCK Dino Lover Gift Packs with genuine Dinosaur Bone, Spinosaurus Dinosaur Tooth and Mosasaur Tooth (retail value $50 each)

In addition to DINOSAURS ROCK, a number of Brambleton Town Center businesses are offering special deals, discounts, and raffle prizes which can be found at or nearby the on-site Brambleton Town Center promotions table. Participants will include:

    • Brambleton Town Center
    • Loudoun County Public Library (Opening the Brambleton Library later this fall)
    • Go Bananas
    • Misguided Angels
    • One Life Fitness
    • Sweet Frog
    • Blue Ridge Grill Many More….

Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom opens at Regal Fox Cinemas on Thursday, June 21. Buy your tickets online!


Weekly Events: Shop. Eat. Play. Repeat!

Plan your week with a different activity nearly every day. From shopping at the weekly farmers’ market to movies, runs, bike rides and concerts, you’ll quickly learn the drill: Shop. Eat. Play. Repeat!

Sundays – EatLoco Brambleton Marketplace & Food Truck Rally

Farm fresh food is just steps away at the corner of Legacy Park and Olympia Drive every Sunday from 9 AM to 1 PM at the EatLoco Brambleton Marketplace! Support local farmer and artisan vendors while you enjoy great produce, pastries, meats, jewelry, soaps, and more. This Sunday, June 17th, enjoy live music from artist Mike P Ryan!

Tuesdays – Rhino Chasers Run Club

Join us for our Rhino Chasers Run Club every Tuesday night at 6PM. Take your pick of a 1-mile, 3-mile, or 5-mile run then come back to the Lost Rhino Retreat bar and patio to enjoy beers and dinner. Run club members receive 10% off their check.

Tuesdays & Wednesdays – Regal Summer Movie Express

Keep the kids entertained this summer with the 10-week Regal Summer Movie Express, featuring two family-friendly blockbusters every Tuesday and Wednesday – all for only $1 each! From June 19th through August 22nd, you’ll find kid-friendly classics like Alvin and the Chipmunks, Sing, Despicable Me 3, Trolls, The Lego Movie and many more. Tickets available for purchase at the box office and all movies start at 10 AM. Each week both movies play on both days. A portion of the proceeds goes to the Will Rogers Institute.

Wednesdays – Community Bike Rides

Enjoy a Wednesday evening bike ride with the Brambleton Cycle Club sponsored by Lost Rhino Retreat and Bicycle Outfitters. Meet at Bicycle Outfitters in Brambleton Town Center at 6:30 pm for a fun 1-hour bike ride led by staff through Brambleton and surrounds and finish up at Lost Rhino Retreat for brews! Average speed 12 mph, approx. 10 miles. Helmets are required. Bikes must have working lights on front & back. Cyclists ride at their own risk. For more information, call Bicycle Outfitters at 703-327-3222. This is a great time spent with family, neighbors and new friends!

Thursdays – Food Truck Rally

EatLoCo is bringing their new Food Truck Rally to Brambleton! Starting on Thursday, June 21st, this rally will take place every other Thursday from 5 PM to 8 PM. Enjoy a variety of local food trucks offering everything from quesadillas to barbeque to falafel and more!

Thursdays – Sizzlin’ Summer Concerts

This FREE event is held on select Thursdays throughout the summer (see dates and bands here). Located on the western end of Legacy Park, entrances at Legacy Park Dr. & Olympia Dr. and at Greenside Dr. & Olympia Dr. Concerts start at 7 PM, gates open at 6 PM. Bring your blankets and chairs, and pack a picnic or grab something delicious from one of our food trucks to enjoy a fun night of music. Don’t forget your photo ID if you plan on enjoying an adult beverage. See Super Bueno perform at the first summer concert on June 28th.


Friends of the Brambleton Library Fundraiser – June 23

 

Friends of the Brambleton Library (FOBL) will be hosting a fundraiser at Barnes & Noble One Loudoun on Saturday, June 23rd from 2 – 6 PM. A percentage of proceeds made that day will benefit FOBL (just let the cashier at the counter know that you’d like to support FOBL)! Volunteers will be on hand with giveaways and storytime sessions. Hope to see you there!

Can’t make it on the 23rd? You can still donate to FOBL through your B&N online purhcases from 6/16/18 – 6/23/18. Place your order through BN.com/bookfair, using Bookfair ID code: 12373940.


Red White & BRAM – June 30

Brambleton Concert Series

 

This year’s Red White & BRAM Tailgate Party will take place on Saturday, June 30th from 6 PM to 10 PM. The festival will include backyard games, live music, and a laser light show! Visit the event page for more details, including tailgating information.


Builder Events

Welcome Summer In A Quick Delivery Home

Summer FUN is here – and you should be too! We have quick delivery homes available in the Brambleton Town Center, West Park and Birchwood neighborhoods that are ready for you to move in NOW, which means you could be enjoying a new home and all of Brambleton’s fantastic amenities this summer!

Van Metre Food Truck Tours, Saturdays, 12-2 PM

For the month of June, Van Metre is hosting a food truck tour at three of our Brambleton communities. Stop by to sample some food and tour some beautifully decorated model homes.

  • Saturday, June 16th, 12-2 PM at Van Metre West Park, Golly Waffles (freshly baked waffles on a stick)
  • Saturday, June 30th, 12-2 PM at Downtown Brambleton, Parallel Food Truck (chef prepared American cuisine)

Van Metre Sunsets & Sangrias, June 16, 4-6 PM

Van Metre’s Summer Savings Celebration continues through June with limited time incentives and a chance to experience the rooftop of their Ellington model home at Downtown Brambleton like a homeowner! Join them on Saturday, June 16th at 4 PM to spend time getting to know your current and future neighbors while you sip on a glass of sangria and enjoy catering from Parallel Wine & Whiskey Bar.

Tour all three model homes and learn more about our current incentives and move-in ready homes available in the community!

Miller & Smith Birchwood Models Open This Weekend, June 16

Miller & Smith’s all-new Encore Collection Courtyard model homes will open on Saturday, June 16th in Birchwood at Brambleton. Stop by to see the all new Allegro and Crescendo models located at 42867 Beaver Crossing Square. For more information, contact Catherine Taylor at 703-327-0427.

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