Paxton Campus announces 3rd Annual MUSIC AT THE MANOR Concert Series
Leesburg, Virginia, May 1, 2017 — The Arc of Loudoun on Paxton Campus will once again host its free concert series called “MUSIC AT THE MANOR”, every Friday in May, from 5pm-8pm, featuring live music performances by local artists playing a variety of genres on its beautiful 17-acre property.
This family-friendly event is open to the public and doesn’t require a ticket. Guests must bring their own chairs and blankets. This event is RAIN OR SHINE, but tents will be provided for shelter. The music lineup is as follows: May 5th The Voodoo Blues, May 12th Riki J & The Blue Rhythm, May 19th brings Loudoun’s emerging youth artists to the stage; and May 26th features the King Street Kats.
The Arc of Loudoun is pleased to continue its partnership with local businesses to enhance the concert goer’s experience. Tarara Winery wines and Old Ox Brewery beers will be sold at the concerts to patrons over 21 with valid ID. The featured wines will be the ever-popular Tarara Long-Bomb Red, the Boneyard White and Boneyard Rose′. Old Ox’s Alpha Ox Hoppy Pale Ale and Hardway Summer Lager will be also served on tap.
A variety of food vendors will be present each week: May 5th features the Jambalaya Bros.’ Cajun cooking, May 12th is ResQ BBQ, May 19th brings Bada Bing Bagels, and Paisano’s Pizza on May 26th. In addition to fantastic raffle prizes, the concerts will also feature local vendors selling hand-crafted items, classic cars will be on display, kids’ activities, and Tarara summer concert series season passes and individual concert tickets for sale. The benefit to buying passes at Music at the Manor is that it allows guests to sit under Paxton VIP tent at the concerts.
Money raised during this event will go directly toward the new Paxton Advantage Behavior Clinic. The Advantage Behavior Clinic is phase one of the Barns of Paxton, a multi-purpose complex for people with intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities. “The clinic provides support, training and encouragement services to families in our area who struggle with autism and related challenges,” says Kendra McDonald, Clinical Director. “We strive to reduce crisis behaviors in the community, so that our clients’ quality of life improves.”
The event sponsors are: Thos D. Walsh Realtors, Ariad Partners, Procentrix, OmniLert, Curt Carlson, Jenni Bickerstaff, St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church, Living Realty LLC, A&A Heating and Air Conditioning, Melissa & Andrew Heifetz, The Pellicano Family, Scott & Jessica Billigmeier.
Paxton Campus is a (501)c(3), non-profit organization that advocates for and provides direct service to adults and children with disabilities, as well as their families and caretakers, through its many programs: The Aurora School, Open Door Learning Center, ALLY Advocacy Center, STEP Up and Maggie’s Closet.