City mouse or country mouse?
Butler + Claypool Pop-Up
What: The design collective curates a bazaar of vintage clothing and accessories as well as a few new local pieces.
Why: Browse the host’s line of handmade jewelry (lots of leather bracelets); dresses, skirts, and tops from Pretty People and Uesa Robinson; and tailored shirts from Hugh & Crye ($15-$105).
When: Sun., 1-7 p.m.
Where: Vitaminwater Uncapped Live Space, 2217 14th St. NW, b/t W St. & Florida Ave. Admission is free.
19th-Century Base Ball Day
What: Take blankets and a picnic to watch the Vintage Base Ball League play at Oatlands Plantation in Leesburg.
Why: Teams follow the rules and customs of the 1860s with replica uniforms and equipment.
When: Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 20850 Oatlands Plantation Ln., Leesburg (703-777-3174). Tickets ($20 per car) at the door.
The Wharf Farmers Market
What: Grab a glass of wine or beer, listen to live music, and cruise the new market at the Southwest Waterfront.
Why: Cookies and pies from Buzz Bakery and a hot dog cart and house-made salumi and chorizo from Red Apron Butchery.
When: Thru Sept. Thurs., 5-8 p.m.
Where: 7th Street Landing, 7th St. SW, at Water St. SW.
Upperville Colt and Horse Show
What: Ride out to the oldest horse show in the country for boutiques, contests, and classes in lovely farm surroundings.
Why: Don’t miss the Jumper Classic or Ladies Side Saddle — or the horse-drawn carriages, terrier races, and basset hound demonstrations.
When: Thurs.-Sun., 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: The Oaks at Upperville Horse Show Grounds, 8600 John Mosby Hwy., Upperville (540-592-3858). Admission ($10) at the door.
Photos: Ryan Kibler