August 4: Comedy Night
New Kent Winery (New Kent)
Hilarious night of comedy with standup and improve performers. Bikini Panini food truck on site.
August 4: Wine Pairing Dinner
Four-course dinner with specially selected Hamlet Vineyards wine to pair with each course.
August 4: International Beer Day
Brew Republic Bierwerks (Woodbridge)
Celebrate everyone's favorite and lift a glass of beer, to beer, with the whole planet. Starting at noon, glasses are only $1 with price increases on the hour as the day goes on.
The Oyster Farm (Cape Charles)
August 4-6: Shuck-n-Suck Festival
Oyster Buy Boats return for annual culinary weekend of raw, roasted and fried oysters, and more from all over the shore. Live music.
August 5: Dog Days of August
Three Fox Vineyards (Delaplane)
Bring your favorite dog companion. Prizes for Best Dressed, Owner/Dog Look-alike and Best Vino Dog.
James Charles Winery & Vineyard (Winchester)
August 5: Salsa Saturday
A night of salsa dancing to the beats of DJ Georgie, for young and old. Ticket includes beginning salsa lesson from the Winchester Salsa Group.
August 5: Shore Craft Beer Fest
Sunset Beach Resort (Cape Charles)
Local craft beer from Eastern Shore breweries of Virginia, Delaware and Maryland. Live beachy music, food trucks and kids activities.
August 5: Be Bold 5K Trail Run
Bold Rock Hard Cider (Nellysford)
Great flat, newly redesigned course and a fun time. Post race party with cider samplings, live music, food for purchase and awards.
Hill Top Berry Farm (Nellysford)
August 5: Blackberry Harvest & Music Festival
Pick your own blackberries and enjoy a glass of wine. Live music and vendors; wine, mead and honey tasting; catered lunch.
August 5: Final Appearance of 2nd Corps Wine
DuCard Vineyards (Etlan)
Re-enactors from Stonewall Jackson's 2nd Corp brigade will march through vineyards and demand their wine. Pack a picnic and join in the fun.
August 5: Dog Days of Summer
New Kent Winery (New Kent)
Fun games and friendly competitions. Music by Out on a Limb, gourmet hot dogs by The Dog Wagon and much more.
Veramar Vineyard (Berryville)
August 5: Enhanced Wine Tasting
Seated wine tasting experience in rustic Tuscany elegance. Selections from current releases and some most sought-after-library bottlings. Paired with gourmet Charcuterie plate.
August 5-6: Crepes & Wine
Northgate Vineyards (Purcellville)
A taste of Paris with delectable crepes and pastries from Le Petite Lou Lou Creperie. Pair perfectly with wines.
August 6: Wine Festival on Sunny Slope Farm
1000 Erickson Ave. (Harrisonburg)
Inaugural festival with incredible views of the Shenandoah Valley, local wineries, live music, food and vendors.
Gray Ghost Vineyards (Amissville)
August 6: Wine Library Tasting
Taste library wines outside of the annual vertical wine tasting. Limited number available for purchase. Reservations highly recommended.
August 8: Grill & Chill
Breaux Vineyards (Purcellville)
Fun and free day of grilling demos, samples of grilled foods, rubs, sauces and all things that make the dog days of summer much better. Special wine tastings.