Chapter Events & Fundraisers

We are proud to offer these events in 2019, and we hope that you'll come out and get to know your fellow Hokies. We will also have several opportunities for our members to get involved, from community service to scholarship fundraisers. Check back often for new events, and be sure to follow us on Facebook for regular updates!
2019 Holiday Dinner

WEDNESDAY, DEC 11 at 6 p.m.

Restaurant to be determined

Warrenton, VA

Free to attentd. Pay for your own dinner/drinks. Details coming soon.

Past Events & News

2019 Fall Community Service (Click here to see photos)

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2019 at 9:30 a.m.

Commuter Parking Lot at Rt. 605 & 29

Warrenton, VA

Help with our Adopt-A-Highway location by clearing the parking lot of litter. All hands are welcome, not just alumni!

Questions? Contact Linda at auctionfanlld@aol.com.

VT Alumni Officers Forum

SEPTEMBER 27-28, 2019

Blacksburg, VA

Fauquier Chapter won Gold Medal!

Click here to see photos

6th Annual Fauquier Chapter VT Alumni Picnic & Student Sendoff

SUNDAY, AUGUST 11, 2019  5-8 p.m.

NEW VENUE: The Lake Ritchie Pavilion at 5305 Lake Ritchie Rd.

Bealeton, VA 22712

Adults: $25 prepaid/$30 at the event

VT Students and children ages 6-16: $10

Children under 6: FREE

BBQ, CASH BAR, RAFFLE, SILENT AUCTION, GAMES

Many thanks to Eric Maybach for contributing the BBQ and to Angela Smith for Appetizers, Sides, Desserts, and Drinks!

Chance to WIN A $500 SCHOLARSHIP!! (Winner must PRE-REGISTER for the picnic by August 5 AND be either a Fauquier County student residing in Fauquier County or a current VT student from Fauquier County.)

OPEN LATE / FREE Concert to support the NSLM

FRIDAY, JUNE 28 at 6-8 p.m.

Virginia Tech partnering with George Mason and the Hill School

featuring the Chris Lawrence Band

National Sporting Library & Museum (NSLM)

102 The Plains Rd

Middleburg, VA

Rain or shine, picnics welcome, no glass containers or outside alcohol, no dogs. Proceeds from beer and wine sales benefit the NSLM. This event is produced by the NSLM but we hope to see you there!

Warrenton Spring Festivals (Click here to see photos)

SATURDAYS in MAY   9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Main Street, Warrenton, VA

2019 THE BIG EVENT / Community Service & Food Drive (Click here to see photos)

SATURDAY, APRIL 6 at 9:30 a.m.

Commuter Parking Lot at Rt. 605 & 29

Warrenton, VA

Our usual quick adopt-a-highway service. Wear rubber boots and gloves. We provide the trash bags.

This year we're also collecting canned goods so bring a couple cans. Even if you can't stay to help pick up litter, we'd appreciate your donations.

2019 Encore Hokie Talk Presentation  Click here to see photos

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2019 at 1-3 p.m. Pre-registration is over but a few seats are still available at the Door.
Old Bust Head Brewery, 7134 Farm Station Rd, Vint Hill, VA 20187

Matthew Gabriele, Professor and Chair of the Dept. of Religion and Culture, shares his ideas on how The Game of Thrones has picked up subtle ways women gain power in patriarchal cultures, as well as misconceptions about the Middle Ages from 19th and 20th century culture, not historical events. Game of Thrones kicks off its final season in April 2019.

Grab a beer, cold-brew coffee, or rootbeer and meet Prof. Gabriele. Light snacks will be provided or bring your own. Guests pay for their own drinks; no outside alcohol permitted. Optional brewery tour afterwards.

RSVP by Feb 15. Space is limited! (Our last presentation was standing room only) Free to children under age 12 and students, $10 for all others.

TO ATTEND/REGISTER: $10 cash or make check payable to “Fauquier Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association”

QUESTIONS? Email Laura Symanski at laura@natsukographicdesign.com or call (not text) Debbie Foulk-Libby at 540-349-3268.

2018 Community Service

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13 at 9:30 a.m.

Commuter Parking Lot at Rt. 605 & 29

Warrenton, VA

Football Watch Party | VT v MIAMI

NOVEMBER 17, 2018 3:30 p.m. kickoff

Football Watch Party | VT v Notre Dame

OCTOBER 6, 2018 8 p.m. kickoff

Red Zone in Warrenton

VT Alumni Officers Forum

SEPTEMBER 5-7, 2018

Blacksburg, VA

Fauquier Chapter won Gold Medal!

Click here to see photos

5th Annual Fauquier Chapter Alumni Picnic & Student Sendoff

SUNDAY, AUGUST 5, 2018  5-8 p.m. Rain or shine!

"Twin Oaks" Estate

6791 James Madison Highway

Warrenton, VA 20187

Approx. 2 miles North of Warrenton on Rt. 17. Property will have Sign at the Entrance w/ Burgundy and Orange Balloons at entrance on picnic day.

BUFFET DINNER CATERED BY SAVORY FARE, CASH BAR, RAFFLE, SILENT AUCTION, GAMES

Chance to WIN A SCHOLARSHIP!! (Raffle closed...Winner must have registered by JULY 25 be a Fauquier County resident and student)

Chance to WIN AN AUTOGRAPHED VT FOOTBALL!

$10 VT Students and Children (ages 6-16); $30 Adults; Children Under 6 Free

TO ATTEND/REGISTER: Make check payable to “Fauquier Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association” 

and mail to Laura Symanski, 7591 E Main Street, Marshall, VA 20115.  
PLEASE NOTE NUMBER OF ATTENDEES AND PROVIDE EMAIL CONTACT INFORMATION.

Mail registration/payment by JULY 31 or email that you're coming and bring cash or check with you. The scholarship raffle is now closed but there are plenty of other prizes to win from Warrenton Jewelers, Chik fil A, Hunter's Head/Gentle Harvest, WARF, and more!

Questions? Click here.

Many thanks to Savory Fare for catering the delicious dinner.

OPEN LATE / FREE Concert to support the NSLM

FRIDAY, JULY 27, 2018  6-8 p.m.

VT Alumni Night Features the Bryan Shepherd Country Band

Rain or shine, picnics welcome, cash bar, no glass containers, no outside alcohol, pets must be leashed

Concert and Museum FREE ADMISSION and open to the public.

Yardsale

SATURDAY, JUNE 9, 2018 at 8 a.m.

Nick's Deli/Glascock's Grocery Parking Lot

Main Street, Marshall, VA

All proceeds go to our scholarship fund.

2018 BIG EVENT and Community Service (Click here to see photos)

SATURDAY, APRIL 7 at 9:30 a.m.

Commuter Parking Lot at Rt. 605 & 29

Warrenton, VA

We'll do our part for VT's The Big Event and the Adopt-A-Highway program by clearing the parking lot of litter. All hands are welcome, not just alumni! If you'd like to order a FREE Big Event T-shirt click here (by March 10).

Questions? Contact Linda at auctionfanlld@aol.com.

FREE Encore Hokie Talk Presentation

SATURDAY, JANUARY 20, 2018 at 3 p.m.
Old Bust Head Brewery, 7134 Farm Station Rd, Vint Hill, VA 20187

Join us as we welcome David Goldsmith, Ph.D., for an encore presentation of his fascinating Pre-game Hokie Talk – Constructing the Future: How we are using robots, drones, 700 MPH trains.

Click here to see photos

34th Annual Santa's Village Arts and Craft Fair

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2017 at 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Fauquier High School Cafeteria

705 Waterloo St, Warrenton, VA 20186

Visit our booth—we'll be selling antiques and ornaments. All proceeds go toward our association for scholarships and events.

Cat Chat

Presented by VT Alum, Dr. Renee Nolan

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2017 at 6 p.m.

Piedmont Small Animal Clinic at Piedmont Equine

4122 Zulla Rd, The Plains, VA 20198

Learn all about feline behavior, facts and tips. Human food and adult beverages will be served.

2017 Community Service

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4 at 9-10 a.m.

Commuter Parking Lot at Rt. 605 & 29

Warrenton, VA

Our usual quick adopt-a-highway service.

Remington Lions Club Flea Market

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2017 at 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

11326 James Madison Hwy, Remington, VA 22712

Donate items to sell or just come by to say hi. All proceeds go toward our association for scholarships and events.

Football Watch Party | VT v Miami

NOVEMBER 4, 2017 at 7:45 p.m.

Red Zone in Warrenton

Football Watch Party | VT v Clemson

SEPTEMBER 30, 2017 at 7:45 p.m.

Red Zone in Warrenton

VT Alumni Officers Forum

SEPTEMBER 7-9, 2017

Blacksburg, VA

Fauquier Chapter won Silver Medal and Outreach Medal!

4th Annual Fauquier Chapter Alumni Picnic & Student Sendoff

SUNDAY, AUGUST 13, 2017  5-8 p.m. Accepting registrations until August 8.

NEW LOCATION rain or shine!

"Twin Oaks" Estate (earlier called "Highcliffe" Estate)

6791 James Madison Highway

Warrenton, VA 20187

OPEN LATE / FREE Concert to support the NSLM

FRIDAY, JUNE 30, 2017  6-9 p.m.

VT Alumni Night Features the Bryan Shepherd Country Band

Rain or shine, picnics welcome, cash bar, no glass containers, no outside alcohol, pets must be leashed

Concert and Museum FREE ADMISSION and open to the public.

2017 Remembrance Day and Earth Day Community Service (Click here to see photos)

SATURDAY, APRIL 22 at 9 a.m. Candle Lighting Ceremony followed by Clean Up Community Service

Commuter Parking Lot at Rt. 605 & 29

Warrenton, VA

We'll gather for a moment to remember the victims of the April 16, 2007 VT shooting. Then, we'll do our part for Earth Day and the Adopt-A-Highway program to clear the parking lot of litter. All hands are welcome, not just alumni! This is part of VT's The Big Event.

Questions? Contact Linda at auctionfanlld@aol.com.

Hokie Football Watch Party

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2016 at 8 p.m.

McMahon's Irish Pub

380 Broadview Ave, Warrenton, VA 20186

Help cheer on the Hokies to beat Clemson for the ACC Title!

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2016 at 6:30-9 p.m.

Foster's Grille

20 Broadview Ave, Warrenton, VA 20186

Come cheer, drink beer and eat a burger with fellow Fauquier Hokies! Food purchase proceeds benefit the chapter.

Fox Den Antiques Yard Sale

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2016 at 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Donate items to sell at Fox Den in Warrenton. All proceeds go toward our association for scholarships and events.

OPEN LATE / FREE Concert to support the NSLM

FRIDAY, JULY 29 at 6-8 p.m.

MARE Center and Virginia Tech Night

featuring the Piedmont Symphony Orhestra

National Sporting Library & Museum (NSLM)

102 The Plains Rd

Middleburg, VA

Rain or shine, picnics welcome, no glass containers or outside alcohol, no dogs. Proceeds from beer and wine sales benefit the NSLM. This event is produced by the NSLM but we hope to see you there!

2016 Warrenton Spring Festival(Click here to see photos)

May 21, 2016   9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Booth #34

Near 5th & Main Street

Warrenton, VA

Record-breaking rain and low temperatures didn't keep the hearty Hokies away. Thanks for stopping by.

2016 Remembrance Day and Earth Day Community Service (Click here to see photos)

April 16, 2016   9:43 a.m. Candle Lighting Ceremony followed by Clean Up Community Service

Commuter Parking Lot at Rt. 605 & 29

Warrenton, VA

We'll gather at for a moment to remember the victims of the 2007 VT shooting. Then, we'll do our part for Earth Day and the Adopt-A-Highway program to clear the parking lot of litter. All hands are welcome, not just alumni!

Questions? Contact Linda at auctionfanlld@aol.com.

"HOKIE DAY 2016" AT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Feb. 4, 2016   Crowne Plaza, East Canal StreetRichmond, VA

Virginia Tech Names Dorm for Fauquier Native and Wife (FauquierNow.com article Dec. 2015)

August 2014, 2015, and 2016 - Alumni Picnics. Thank you to Walter Robinson, Deborah Libby and Karly Succop, Picnic Committee; and Angela Smith of Savory Fare Catering for their contributions to a great event! Click here to see photos from 2015 and 2016.

Remembering the Civil War

Featuring Dr. James I. “Bud” Robertson, Jr.

Sunday, September 13, 2015, 2 pm

Highland School’s Rice Theatre

597 Broadview Ave., Warrenton, VA 20186

One of the most distinguished names in Civil War history, Dr. Robertson was Executive Director of the U.S. Civil War Centennial Commission and worked with Presidents Truman, Kennedy, and Johnson in marking the war’s 100th anniversary. 

HOPEFIELD...BOURBON WITH BUD

Enjoy a tasting from Maker’s Mark with Dr. Robertson and visit c. 1855 Hopefield, which is on the National Register of
Historic Places. Hopefield is located at 6763 Airlie Road, Warrenton, VA 20186

Hokie Football Watch Party

Monday, September 7, 2015 7:30 pm

McMahon's Irish Pub

380 Broadview Ave, Warrenton, VA 20186

McMahon’s Irish Pub has agreed to give us reserve seating in the NON SMOKING bar for game night. Please join us around 7:30 to get your pre game on and watch the game.  

Chemistry of Wine & Wine Tasting

September 2014

Thank you to Kathy Smith of Miracle Valley Vineyard for organizing this great event!