Category Archives: Locust Grove Community Events

Orange County Children's Toy Box Drive

Orange County’s Children’s Toy Box Drive

Beginning November 4th through Friday, December 3rd the LOW Lioness Lions Club and Ryan Richardson, Manager of the Lake of the Woods Clubhouse have coordinated collections for Orange County.

What does this mean? Between November 4th and December 3rd, you can drop off and donate NEW, UNWRAPPED TOYS at any of the following locations:

-Our Licata Group Office (36111 Goodwin Dr, Locust Grove – located between AT&T and CVS in the Food Lion shopping center across from the LOW Front Gate) Monday – Friday 9AM – 5PM

-LOW CLUBHOUSE & FAREWAYS CAFE

-LOW LIONS VELONA BUILDING (Saturdays, 9am to 11:30am)

-Coldwell Banker Elite (across from LOW Front Entrance)

Monetary donations will be accepted, please make checks payable to:
Orange County Children’s Toy Box
PO BOX 1117,
Orange VA 22960-0659

Or you may donate online at: occtoybox.org

All donated toys will remain in Orange County and will be given to children in OUR area!

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.

Lake of the Woods Association Committee Fair Coming Soon!

Save the date for November 20th from 1 pm – 4 pm at the LOW Clubhouse.

There will be 21 committee booths set up for community residents to visit and learn about the different opportunities available for them to volunteer to serve as a member, alternate, or advisor! Do you know all 21 of the different committees available for residents to join and how you can participate? It’s a perfect time to connect with other community residents and meet current and former committee members.

There will be door prizes given out, free punch and cookies for guests, and a cash bar held in the members’ lounge.

From the Board of Boating Examiners to Communications and External Affairs, there’s a little of everything for everyone. Including and certainly not limited to Pickleball/Tennis, Planning Committee, Safety, and Security, these are only a handful of the 21 different committees to join. Come out Saturday, November 20th to the LOWA Committee Fair to see what interests you!

Lake of the Woods committee fair opportunity
Lake of the Woods committee fair opportunity

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.

Christkindmrkt lake of the woods virginia 22508

Annual Christkindlmarkt Back at LOW!

Come out and see some of the Lake of the Woods community’s best bakers, crafters, and artisans displaying and selling their work for the upcoming holiday season! It’s the most wonderful time of the year and a great opportunity to support locals while simultaneously buying gifts from the heart for the holiday season.

Registration opens October 20th, 2021 to participate as a vendor. For more information or questions, please call the Community Center, 540-972-9680 or email thayes@lowa.org or ahubbell@lowa.org.

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.

fallapalooza by orange county chamber of commerce virginia

FALLAPALOOZA 2021 Virtual Fall Festival: Exploring the Beauty of Orange County, VA

Photo/Video Contest from October 1st – November 19th

The Orange County Chamber of Commerce is happy to be hosting a photo/video contest that will consist of a person’s favorite photo of an Orange County destination, location, or business.
The photo/video entry should include two sentences explaining your photo/video.

A winner will be announced on Friday, October 22nd, and Friday, November 19th

Grand Prize Winner

Will receive four tickets to the Orange Uncorked Wine Festival May 7th & 8th, 2022, LOVE Orange Canvas Tote Bag
Under the age of 21 will receive a $50 gift card.
The grand prize winner will receive accolades in the Orange County Review, on www.orangevachamber.com and all social media pages.
All content received will be the property of the Chamber and be used in marketing materials online and printed collateral materials.

Contestants may submit their photo/video entries to:occcexec@gmail.com
Thank You to our Fallapalooza Sponsors!
Prizes:
The Arts Center in Orange offering one free class
Paint It Orange, offering a free session
LOVE Orange canvas tote bag courtesy of Orange, VA Tourism

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.

lake of the woods winter coat drive

Support Lion’s Club 2021 Winter Clothing Drive!

The Lion’s Wilderness Food Pantry, sponsored by the Lake of the Woods Lions and Lioness Club, is collected clean, gently used, or new warm clothing items!

They are looking for: coats, sweaters, gloves, hats, and especially children’s items: children’s coats, hats, and gloves.

Donations will be accepted at the following drop off stations:

Our Licata Group Office (36111 Goodwin Dr, Locust Grove, VA 22508, across from LOW’s front gate between CVS & AT&T in the Food Lion shopping center)

Lake of the Woods Clubhouse

Fareways/Pro Shop entrance

Edward Jones Investment (Across from LOW Gate)

Lions Yard Sale (Saturdays, 8 am – 11 am; Velona Building)

Lake of the Woods Church – Box Outside of Worship Center

With the help of our community, we hope to help as many needy families as we can! Volunteers will distribute the winter clothing on Saturday, October 30th, 10am – 12pm at the Lion’s Wilderness Food Pantry (located on State Road 20 in the Locust Grove Town Center).

For more information, please call Bill Kay (860)989-9441 or Nicki Buell (703)217-5615.

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.

lake of the woods presents the addams family

Watch: LOW Players’ Club Perform the Addams Family

The LOW Players Club members are back inside the Community Center for this upcoming family-friendly show! Show dates are October 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, and 24, some with two performances!

Tickets can be purchased at lowplayers.org and are selling fast! Get yours today; I have mine!

*If you live outside Lake of the Woods you must purchase your ticket online and show the paper ticket or electronic file to security before entering the community.* 

Lake of the Woods VA players club flyer

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.

halloween in lake of the woods virginia 22508

Treats on the Point & Trick-or-Treating in Lake of the Woods, Virginia 22508

Who’s ready for Halloween?? This year, dress the kids in their favorite spooky Halloween costumes and stop by the Lake of the Woods Clubhouse POINT between 6p – 7pm to collect some Halloween treats! Stop by while the community celebrates Halloween by passing out candy to the trick-or-treaters before you hit the neighbors and other communities for candy collecting. Trick or treating in Lake of the Woods will be held from 5pm – 8pm. LOW asks that if you will not be home, or do not with to participate, please turn off your outside lights so the trick-or-treaters will know to pass by your home!

Treats on the Point lake of the woods virginia 2021
Treats on the Point lake of the woods virginia 2021

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.

lake of the woods virginia art show 2021

Lake of the Woods 37th Annual Fine Art Show and Sale – Save the Date!

Visit the LOW Community Center, Saturday and Sunday, September 25th and 26th between 10AM – 5PM to enjoy fine arts created by our very own local artists here in Lake of the Woods, Virginia.

This event will be the 37th Annual Fine Art Show held by the Lake of the Woods Visual Arts Council (LOWVAC) now known as LOW Arts, with the first having been in 1981; unfortunately, due to the pandemic in 2020, it was not held.

There will be a variety of mediums showcased and for sale, including paintings, photography, glass, fiber, jewelry, pottery, mixed media, and so much more, there is sure to be something for everyone! In addition to art, the Lake Authors of the Wilderness will be attending for sales and signing of their books, and the LOW Woodworking Club will reveal their creations made during one of their Challenges. Not only LOW artists will be featured; student artwork from the local county public schools will also be on display for admiration.

There will be a RAFFLES and a Silent Auction held to benefit the Orange County public school art programs with a theme of “LAKE LIFE.” Up for raffle will be 6 different wooden animals pull toys (animals of the lake) hand-painted by LOW artists, a “basket of art” that includes hundreds of dollars worth of artwork from participating artists, a gorgeous wood cutting board, and lastly, two large panels each featuring a dozen small works by LOW Arts members. Visit here for more information about the show.

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.

lake of the woods community yard sale 2021

LOW Fall Community Yard Sale in October!

On Saturday, October 2nd the Lake of the Woods Community will be hosting their community yard sale.

What a great way to start off Fall, remove all those items in your home that no longer serve you and/or bring you joy! Items will vary from toys, clothing, books, household items, lawn and garden tools, sports equipment, board games, and much more!

Join your fellow community neighbors on Saturday, October 2nd from 9am to 2pm at Sweetbriar Park in Lake of the Woods for the ultimate community yard sale.

Spaces do cost $15 each, and to rent a table will be an additional $10 per table. Tables are limited, please contact the Community Center at 540-972-9680 for more info!

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.

Soggy Doggie Swim at Sweetbriar Pool Coming in September!

The Soggy Doggie event is such a great way to close out the final days of summer and a wonderful ending to close down the pool season. Best of all, we are given an opportunity to watch these dogs enjoy themselves and have so much fun at the pool! Bring Fido to the Sweetbriar Pool (110 Sweetbriar Park Rd, Locust Grove, VA 22508) on Sunday, September 12 between 1pm – 3pm for the chance to close out the summer in the Lake of the Woods’ pool! Grab your pooches and bring them for what is sure to be a blast for all! Registration including proof of vaccinations is required. Pre-registration is available here. Humans will not be allowed in the pool with the dogs, and Owners are responsible for clean-up duty. In lieu of a registration fee, they are asking for donations of dog or cat food or a check made payable to the Orange County Animal Shelter!

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.