After 15 years performing around the world, Dralion will make its finale curtain call in January 2015. From October 22-26, 2014, Charlottesville will have its final opportunity to experience this unique and colorful Cirque du Soleil signature production that has performed in more than 150 cities. Dralion will be presented at the John Paul Jones Arena for six performances only. Event details.
Viewing is available right at the rail and is exhilarating beyond belief. Watching the horses being saddled and walked in the paddock is also a popular with spectators. A traditional presentation is made in the Winner’s Circle below the Race Tower for the winning horse, jockey and trainer. Event Details
Mountfair Vineyards' annual Fall Oyster Festival features raw and fried oysters from the Pepper Creek Shellfish truck and live music from the Will Overman Band.
John Paul Jones Arena
Pat will be at her home, The Barn, to meet her collectors and personalize prints 11 am to 5 pm each day. You are invited to bring two previously purchased Moss prints or paintings to the Barn for personalization. In addition, all prints or paintings that are purchased at the Waynesboro gallery during these three days can be personalized. For more info call: 800-430-1320. Event details.
The Festy Experience is so much more than a typical music festival—it’s a truly unique celebration of music and outdoor living. Our goal is to provide you with a quaint and welcoming atmosphere, more reminiscent of a relaxing getaway than a bustling festival. Event Details
Spend the afternoon viewing what Central Virginia's local artisans have on display while touring the start-of-the-art winery and tasting award winning wines. $10 includes embossed glass.
Food, music and wine during extended hours at King Family Vineyards
The races are a bi-annual event. The spring race is always held the last Saturday in April. The spring race attracts a more vivacious crowd, with over 25,000 guest in attendance. The fall race, known as "Family Day" is always held the last Sunday in September and appeals to Families and a more subdued crowd. The fall race hosts a variety of activities for children and families. Event Details
Afton After Hours Series
Music, food, and wine on Saturday Evenings in September and October at Mountfair Vineyards.
Shenandoah celebrates National Public Lands Day September 27.
The 4th Annual Misty Mountain Music Festival showcases original bands alongside local businesses and artisans.Located at Misty Mountain Camp Resort in Greenwood, Virginia the festival aims to entertain local and regional fans while giving back to the community through charitable donations. This family-friendly camping event takes place. Sit back and relax to the best Folk, Bluegrass, Country and Americana. Event details
Spaghettifest is one of the great home-grown music festivals of the Shenandoah Valley. Hosted by the funk mob Midnight Spaghetti & The Chocolate G-Strings, the annual charitable event brings together a thriving community of music lovers and outstanding bands of innumerable genres. Event details
Bring folding chairs or blanket, enjoy live music, tour the pioneer farm and log cabins. Milepost 5.8 Blue Ridge Parkway. 2-4pm. For more info call: 540-943-4716.
Enjoy music and wine at The Glass House Winery.
The Crozet Crabfest at Restoration Restaurant from 6-9pm. Tickets are $30 each and include all you can eat Blue Crabs and live music provided by Gina Sobel and the Mighty Fine. Tickets can be purchased at Restoration or at Crozet Running (Crozet Running can only accept cash or check). Any questions can be emailed to Kristin Ridge at email@example.com or Ginger Germani at firstname.lastname@example.org.