August 3-5: Shuck-n-Suck Festival
The Oyster Farm (Cape Charles)
Weekend of raw, roasted and fried oysters, clam and oyster eating contests, live music parade and fireworks.
August 4: Dog Days of August
Three Fox Vineyards (Delaplane)
Bring your favorite dog companion. Contests and Prizes for wine discounts. Food truck.
August 4: Sunset in the Vineyard
Fox Meadow Winery (Linden)
Relax on the deck, enjoy the wine, listen to the music and view the spectacular sunset.
August 4: Blackberry Harvest & Music Festival
Hill Top Berry Farm (Nellysford)
Pick your own blackberries and enjoy a glass of wine. Music, mead tasting; food for purchase.
August 4: Music in the Blue Ridge
Devils Backbone Basecamp and Meadows (Roseland)
Soak up warm sunsets and campfire camaraderie with live music and award-winning craft beer.
August 4: Dog Days of Summer Beer Jam
Shenandoah Caverns (Quicksburg)
Blugrass music, craft beer, wine, food trucks held in the wooded picnic area
August 4: Brewfest
Workhouse Arts Center (Lorton)
More than 30 craft breweries, distilleries and wineries. Live performances, food trucks and access to a/c galleries and studios.
August 4: Brewhaha Virginia Craft Beer Festival
Virginia Museum of History & Culture (Richmond)
Favorite breweries, live music and good options. "Battle of the Brews" to sip history.
August 4: Rhythm, Brews & Vine
Downtown Galax (Galax)
Perfect blend of live music and craft beer with music by One side Missing and Radio Revolver.
August 4: Whistle Belly Beer Festival
Merchant Square (Williamsburg)
Drinks and all you can eat...30 breweries, 80 beers. Music by The Fighting Jamersons.
August 4-5: Ameritage Blending Class/Competition
Pearmund Cellars (Broad Run)
Winemaking team will lead you as you compete with other groups to make the best blend. Varying times. Incudes snacks t-shirt, small bottle of your blend.
August 5: Dog Days of Summer
New Kent Winery (New Kent)
Fun games and friendly competitions. Music by Whiskey Bizness, food trucks. Dogs welcome.
August 5: French Crepe Day
DelFosse Winery (Faber)
Delicious selection of sweet and savory crepes. Groups of five or more should rsvp.
August 5: Chocolate, Cheese & Wine
Little Washington Winery (Washington VA)
Take the Triple Threat Challenge and learn to pair. Taste all together and see what it does to the palate.
August 5: Paint & Sip with Creative Mankind
Breaux Vineyards (Purcellville)
Create one-of-a-kind masterpiece as you sip wine and delicious cheeses available for purchase.
August 5: Wine & Oyster Festival
On Sunny Slope Farm (Harrisonburg)
Virginia wines, specialty oyster dishes, craft foods, local artisans and live music, exquisite venue.
August 5-6: Wine & Chocolate Pairing
DuCard Vineyards (Etlan)
Sample Lindt's premium chocolates, each paired with a DuCard wine that best complements it. Limited seating/advance reservations.