Picture a food and wine festival so unique that no existing name quite fit. A food and wine experience so epic, in fact, that we’re calling it something completely new: Epicurience Virginia. Held in the East Coast’s premier wine region, Loudoun, Virginia: DC’s Wine Country. It’s where insiders come to savor award-winning wines and seek out noteworthy farm-to-table cuisine. Taste the finest in Virginia wines, meet top tastemakers and master winemakers, sample cuisine prepared by celebrated chefs from around the country. Friday, August 29th through Monday Sept 1st in Loudoun County. Get all the details and discounted tickets here.
Friday, August 29th it’s the Annual Parade on the Downtown Mall to welcome the start of UVA’s athletic season. The UVA Marching Band will perform the length of the Mall and the Football team will have a pep rally at the Pavilion at the end of Fridays After Five. Free and open to the public.
Wintergreen’s Labor Day Spectacular features the Summer’s End Festival, featuring top level regional live music, great food and beverages, Arts & Craft show and much more. Bring the entire family for an end of the summer hurrah! The weekend concludes on Monday with a Day at The Lake featuring beach Olympics and other great family fun. Activities begin Friday, August 29th and go through Monday, September 1st. For a full line up of activities, click here.
Still FREE after all these years!
At the McCormick Observatory courtesy of the Charlottesville Astronomical Society on Friday, August 29th from 9-10:30pm. Take a laser tour of the night sky, a classroom activity, view the night sky through the 26″ Clark refractor and view the night sky through a home-built 4″ scope. For grades 4-12 and parents. Click here for more information.
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