Community Events at Buchanan Hall
For nearly a century, Buchanan Hall, has served as a cornerstone of the Upperville community. At the Hall, we have the pleasure of hosting community events that range from musical and theatrical productions to school proms, flower shows, networking functions and church services. Perhaps most notably, the Hall is known for its local concerts. Buchanan Hall's stage has been graced with unforgettable performances by both local and legendary musicians.
Buchanan Hall has hosted a wide variety of events from weddings, anniversaries and birthdays to cultural events including foreign film screenings, plays, musicals and performances by local to legendary musicians. Below are just a few of the hall’s renowned events.
Buchanan Hall was a well-known venue on
The Society Swirl circuit, which included musicians Chauncey Brown and Duke Ellington
Photo by C. Irvin Garrett for the popular “Familiar Fauquier Faces” feature in The Fauquier Democrat
Buchanan Hall's stage was also graced by the one-of-a-kind, soulful voice of Patsy Cline, who was born nearby in Winchester, Virginia
A well known American folk singer whose music influenced everyone from Bob Dylan to The Rolling Stones.
A major figure in the history of Jazz music, legendary Duke Ellington brought his talent to Upperville, Virginia.
Upperville Colt & Horse Show
Part of Virginia’s famous Piedmont horse country, the Upperville Colt & Horse Show was first held in 1853 and remains the oldest such event in America.
During this week, the nation’s top ranking hunters and jumpers will compete alongside the local ponies, sidesaddle ladies and racing Jack Russell Terriers.
Over the years, Buchanan Hall has hosted several dances and various events associated with the annual show, which takes place just down the road every June.