Monday, September 7, 2015

Things To Do in Virginia - September 2015

This list includes festivals, concerts, and other things to do in Virginia during September 2015:

2015 Lynchburg Art Festival
Saturday, September 12, 2015 (10:00 AM-4:00 PM)
E.C. Glass High School Grounds
2111 Memorial Avenue
Lynchburg, VA

The 43rd Annual Lynchburg Art Festival includes original artwork on display and for sale by 150 local and regional artists.  The festival is held on the grounds of E. C. Glass High School.

2015 Virginia Wine Festival
Great Meadow Event Park
5089 Old Tavern Road
The Plains, VA 20198
Saturday, September 12, 2015 (11:00 AM-6:00 PM)
Sunday, September 13, 2015 (11:00 AM-5:00 PM)

The Virginia Wine Festival is the oldest wine festival on the East Coast. Each year, the festival features 50 of VA's best wineries, craft exhibitors, seminars, and incredible music. For more information, visit

Taste of Suffolk
Saturday, September 12, 2015 (11:00 AM-5:00 PM)
Downtown Suffolk
North Main Street from Finney Avenue to Washington Street
Suffolk, VA

For 2015 the Taste of Suffolk street festival will span Main Street from Finney Avenue to Washington Street. Enjoy specialty food items from local restaurants all over Suffolk and see all the goods and services the crafters, vendors and merchants have to offer. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit

2015 Mid-Autumn Moon Festival
Saturday, Sep 12, 2015 Noon-4:00pm
TowneBank Fountain Park
Norfolk VA

The Mid-Autumn Moon Festival is based upon an Asian holiday that marks the end of the summer harvest. This festival incorporates a wide range of entertainment and cultural programs that include storytelling, authentic Asian Ceremonial fashion shows, ribbon an dragon dancing, martial arts demonstrations, children’s activities, musical and dance performances, children’s lantern parade, and special appearances by the Moon Goddess.

Virginia Craft Beer and Wine Festival
Saturday, September 12, 2015; 12:00pm
nTelos Wireless Pavilion
Portsmouth, VA

Opera in the Park
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Town Point Park
Norfolk, VA

The 2015 Opera in the Park will include music from some of the most popular operas, such as Don Giovanni and The Tales of Hoffman, as well as highlights from all four of this season’s Virginia Opera productions, Orpheus in the Underworld, La Bohème, Romeo and Juliet and The Flying Dutchman.

This year's Opera in the Park features accompaniment by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Virginia Opera Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor, Adam Turner.

2015 Artisans in the Park
Saturday, Sept. 12; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 13; 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Great Neck Park
Virginia Beach, VA

Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation's 40th Annual Artisans in the Park will be held in Great Neck Park on Saturday, September 12, and Sunday, September 13.

Artisans in the Park features local and regional artists displaying, creating and selling original fine crafts, pottery, metal and glass work, photography, jewelry, drawings, paintings and sculptures. The event also features food, live music, and more.

Norfolk Neighborhood Expo
Saturday, September 19, 2015
10 am - 4 pm
Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
1401 Ballentine Blvd.

The public is invited to the 4th Annual Norfolk Neighborhood Expo on Saturday, September 19, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

2015 Sandbridge Paddle Fest
Saturday, September 26
Little Island Park
Virginia Beach, VA

Jimmy Greene, Saxophone
Saturday, September 26 (8 P.M.)
Attucks Theatre
1010 Church Street
Norfolk, VA

2015 Neptune Festival
September 25, 26, 27

The Virginia Beach Neptune Festival includes a surfing competition, wine festival, concerts, art and craft show, parade, volleyball tournament, 8K and 5K runs, sailboat regatta, fireworks, and sand sculpture competition.

For more information, visit

Virginia Cooperative Extension Fall Festival

On Saturday, September 26th, Virginia Cooperative Extension will be celebrating 15 years of providing services to the Portsmouth community from their office in Kingman Heights. From 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., the public is invited to attend the Fall Festival and Anniversary Celebration at their office
which is located at 105 Utah Avenue.

The Fall Festival will feature a plant sale, yard sale, children’s gardening activities, tool sharpening (for a small fee), beekeeping demonstrations, live chickens, plant doctor information booth, healthy recipes for fall, health and wellness tips, line dancing, Optima Health wellness information, healthy snacks, and more.

For more information, call 393-5197, email, or visit

More Things To Do

Try fishing with a charter captain, fishing guide, or enjoy a day on a Virginia fishing pier.

Take a day trip to Hampton Roads Virginia.

Visit a national seashore, wildlife refuge, or other wild area on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.

Take a kayaking trip.

Go birdwatching.

Try your hand at outdoor photography.

Explore local beaches and enjoy swimming, shell collecting, fishing, or other activities.

Visit one of Virginia's national parks or historical sites.

Visit a local museum or art gallery.

Find a new restaurant, diner, or food truck.

Visit a farmers market, winery, or organic farm.

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