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Da Capo Duo with Gerry Kunkel on guitar will perform at Sala Thai, Ashburn, Friday, Feb. 13, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Tarara Winery, 13648 Tarara Lane, Leesburg will also host a Valentine’s wine dinner Saturday, Feb. 14, 6:30 p.m., fee TBD. Tarara will also host a day of wine sampling and live jazz Saturday, Feb. 28, 11 a.m. Tasting fees apply. Call 703-771-7100.
Willowcroft Farm Vineyards, 38906 Mount Gilead Road, Leesburg, offers gourmet sweets and ice and dessert wines for Valentine’s Day Saturday, Feb. 14, 12-4:30 p.m. Cost: $12 per person. Call 703-777-0426.
Valentine’s Day at Tally Ho, 19 W. Market St., Leesburg, Saturday, Feb. 14, 6:30 p.m. Features local winery, Fabbioli Cellars, conducting a wine tasting in the lobby with light snacks provided by Mom's Apple Pie Company. Tasting and tapas followed by a showing of the classic movie, "Casablanca," starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman. Cost: $10 person general admission, $60 per couple VIP tickets. Call 703-777-1168 or visit http://www.tallyholeesburg.com/films.htm#casablanca.
Willowcroft Vineyard's Sunday matinee "Indiana Jones: The Last Crusade," Sunday, Feb. 15, winery open 12-5 p.m., movie begins at 2 p.m. Admissions includes wine tasting, movie and popcorn. Call for reservations. Cost: $8 per person, free for children. Willowcroft Farm Vineyards, 38906 Mount Gilead Road, Leesburg. Call 703-777-8161 or visit
Wild game wine dinner, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 7 p.m., at The Wine Kitchen, 7 South King St., Leesburg. Alligator, barracuda and boar are just some of the features on the five-course menu. Each course will be paired with a hand selected wine. Seating is limited, call for reservations. Cost: $75 per person plus tax and gratuity. Call 703-777-9463 or visit
Tuscarora Mill Restaurant, 203 Harrison St. S.E., Leesburg, is hosting an Australian wine dinner Wednesday, Feb. 25, 7 p.m. Wines made from Semillon, Shiraz and Grenache will be paired with Tuscarora’s interpretations of Australian culinary classics. Cost: $95 per person. Call 703-771-9300.
Da Capo Duo with Phil Mathieu on guitar will perform at Sala Thai, Ashburn, Friday, Feb. 27, 6:30-9:30 p.m.