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The new exhibit at Morven Park, entitled "Gallivanting Around the World: Trinkets and Souvenirs from the Morven Park Collection," is now open at the Thomas Balch Library in Leesburg. This new exhibit explores how the Davises' eclectic décor and furnishings reflected cultural attitudes of wealthy Americans during the last quarter of 19th century. Visitors will be able to see Asian antiques, art, furniture, textiles and more on display for all to enjoy!

Holiday Road is the ultimate festive attraction. Expansive grounds filled with eye-catching, twinkling lights and installations will welcome visitors as they meander through the winding trail. Guests will be transported into a winter wonderland complete with everything from the North Pole, Elf Village, Gingerbread Lane, light tunnels, Christmas tree forests, and much more!

After dressage, Buck Davidson secures the lead in the CCI4*-L at the Morven Park Fall International Horse Trials & CCI in Leesburg, Virginia!
Davidson scored 29.6 in the CCI 4*-L while riding Cooley Candyman, owned by Cassandra Segal and Rolo 7 LLC. Phillip Dutton on Quasi Cool and Colleen Loach on FE Golden Eye tied for second in the division with a score of 29.8. Will Coleman maintained his lead in CCI4*-S, with a score of 27.7, while riding Chin Tonic HS owned by Hyperion Stud.

Morven Park’s Fall International Horse Trials & CCI—the highlight of its equestrian calendar and a unique family-friendly event—returns October 7th through the 10th. There is additional excitement around this year’s competition as it is the first time the Park will host the elite CCI4*-L division.

A few months ago, the Morven Park Center for Civic Impact (MPCCI) hosted the “Sneaky Civics” webinar, during which the team provided examples of how civics sneaks into our everyday lives. The examples included people using their voice to share ideas in the workplace, researching questionable information, taking responsibility at home by asking for help with chores, and making an impact by helping family members solve problems. Interestingly, voting is a civic responsibility that incorporates all four core civics principles of Voice, Research, Responsibility, and Action.

To help prepare for Election Day on November 2, 2021, MPCCI is pleased to provide the following websites to help regional voters prepare for their state and local elections.

Political and civic life in the United States rests on a set of fundamental principles and values including equality, rule of law, limited government, and representative government. Interestingly, voting is a civic responsibility that incorporates all four of these core civics principles: Voice, Research, Responsibility, and Action.