Summer Days

Mark your calendar for these festivals and outdoor events around the state.

Caroline Martin

Freestyle biking event at RiverRock.

Photo by Caroline Martin

Festivals
May 25-26

Virginia Herb Festival, Sunflower Cottage and Backroom Brewery, Middletown, 540-869-8482, VirginiaHerbFestival.com

May 30-June 2

39th Annual Herndon Festival, Northwest Federal Credit Union Campus, Herndon, 703-787-7300, HerndonFestival.net

June 1-2

Rassawek Spring Jubilee, Rassawek Vineyard, Columbia, Rassawek.com

June 15-22

Chautauqua Festival, Elizabeth Brown Park, Wytheville, 276-228-6855, Wythe-Arts.org

July 3

Celebrate Freedom, Chesapeake City Park, Chesapeake, 757-382-6411, CityOfChesapeake.net

July 4

Independence Day Celebration, Historic Crab Orchard Museum, Tazewell, 276-988-6755, CrabOrchardMuseum.com

Sports
May 17-19

Dominion Energy Riverrock, Brown’s Island and Historic Tredegar, Richmond, 804-285-9495, RiverRockRVA.com

May 17-19

Hyperfest: The AutomotiveAmusement Park, Virginia International Raceway, Alton, 434-822-7700, VIRNow.com

June 2

Hear the Beat Horse Show, Virginia Horse Center, Lexington, 540-464-2950, VaHorseCenter.org

June 18

Innovations in Flight: Family Day and Outdoor Aviation Display, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, 703-572-4118, AirAndSpace.si.edu

Garden
May 18

Wine and Roses Open House, Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants, Monticello’s Tufton Farm, Charlottesville, 434-984-9800, Monticello.org

June 1

National Trails Day, Sky Meadows State Park, Delaplane, 540-592-3556, DCR.Virginia.gov


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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