In the Summer Air

Outdoor festivals, sporting events, and more for July and August.

Balloons Over Rockbridge.

Photo by Michele Fletcher Photography

July 5-6

Balloons Over Rockbridge, Virginia Horse Center, Lexington, 540-469-3316,

July 19-Sept. 1

Shenandoah Valley Music Festival, Pavilion at Shrine Mont, Orkney Springs, 540-459-3396,

July 20 

1940s Dinner & Swing Dance Gala, Riverboat on the Potomac , Colonial Beach, 804-224-7181,

Aug. 9-10

Filipino Festival, Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Richmond, 804-262-7315,

Aug. 9-17

Prince William County Fair, Prince William County Fairgrounds, Manassas, 703-368-0173,

July 27

Kibler Valley River Run, Kibler Valley, Ararat, 276-694-7190,

July 31-Aug. 1

State Games of America, Liberty University, Lynchburg, 540-343-0987,

Aug. 31-Sept. 1

Greater Fredericksburg Kennel Club AKC Dog Agility Trials, Fredericksburg Field House, 540-361-4717,

July 19-21

Drums of the Painted Mountain PowWow, Southwest Virginia Community College, Cedar Bluff, 276-596-9281,

July 27-28

Democracy Weekend, Jamestown Settlement, Williamsburg, 757-253-4838,

Aug. 3-4

The Great Road Encampment, Eastern Montgomery Park, Elliston, 540-380-3469


To Arm Against an Enemy: Weapons of the Revolutionary War, DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum, Williamsburg, 757-229-1000,

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June 11, 2022

Star Gazing and Laser Nights

Virginia Living Museum
July 9, 2022

Star Gazing and Laser Nights

Virginia Living Museum
August 13, 2022

Star Gazing and Laser Nights

Virginia Living Museum