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Warsaw - June 2 - Naylor's Beach Triathlons & Duathlon - Can you do it? Choose from Olympic, Duathlon or Sprint categories. Bring it!
Oak Grove - June 22 - Summer Beach Bash - Kick off the start of summer with live beach music in the courtyard. Bring your friends!
Stratford - June 25-27 - Stratford Hall's Grandparent/Grandchild Camps - Stratford Hall's Grandparent/Grandchild Camps offers a unique bonding experience in a special historical setting.
"From the first season in 1964 when I performed the lead role of June Tolliver, to serving as Artistic Director of the show, General Manager, and then Producer, the Trail of the Lonesome Pine Outdoor Drama has been a labor of love for me, and a very important part of my life."
Tazewell - June 1 - Back of the Dragon Day: "The Awakening" - One of the main attractions this year is Monster Stunt Team as well as all major motorcycle and sports car companies showcasing their vehicles. The bike show will be put together by the Iron Titans Motorcycle Club.
Wise - June 3-8 - Virginia - Kentucky District Fair - As one of Virginia’s longest continuing county fairs and Southwest Virginia’s largest fair venues, the Virginia-Kentucky District Fair delivers fun and excitement for all ages.
Burkes Garden - June 8 - 20th Annual The Varmint Half Marathon & 5K Run - Half marathon and 5K runs through beautiful Burkes Garden, VA. Begin at the Burkes Garden Community Center. SFTC Long Distance Series/ Special finisher's medal for 1/2 marathon and Sheep Trophies!
Castlewood - June 8 - 2nd Annual Bees Blooms & Bluegrass Festival - Arts/crafts; Jam sessions; Car Show; Pet Show; Children's activities; Honey of a Dish; Workshops; Exhibits; Courthouse Tours
Duffield - June 8 - National Get Outdoors Day at Natural Tunnel - Natural Tunnel State Park National Get Outdoors Day. Hiking, swimming, canoe, caving, night hike plus period re-enactors at 1775 Wilderness Road Blockhouse.
Norton - June 10-15 - Best Friend Festival - Fun for the whole family. Kid's can enjoy painting a trash can, tie-dying a t-shirt, entering a karaoke contest, riding the kiddie train, playing in the large sandbox, and having fun at "A Kid's Place". Senior Citizen's come out and enjoy a free lunch, bingo, a Spring Variety show, cakewalks, face-painting, music, and more. This year's festival also features gospel singing, a picnic in the park, Legends of the Opry, a teen dance, a car show, kid's fishing day, basketball, 5K run, flea market vendors, and much more.
Big Stone Gap - June 20-22, 27-29 - Trail of the Lonesome Pine - Trail of the Lonesome Pine Outdoor Drama is Virginia's Official Outdoor Drama and the third longest running in the nation.
Breaks - June 21-23 - Echoes in the Canyon Civil War Re-enactment - This annual event highlights the Civil War in southwest Virginia. Exhibits and demonstrations of Civil War era ways of life, as well as battle re-enactments can be seen during this event.
Richmond - June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 - Sunday Summer Reenactments of Patrick Henry's "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" Speech - The Patrick Henry Committee invites you to bring your friends and family to a free, public reenactment of the Second Virginia Convention of March of 1775. In the presence of over 100 of colonial Virginia's leaders, including George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Richard Henry Lee, Patrick Henry defended liberty, uttering the immortal words, "Give me liberty or give me death!"
Chester - June 2 - History & Nature Pontoon Boat Tours of the James River - Participate in 45-minute tour on the Discovery Barge II, a covered 24-foot pontoon boat captained by Mike Ostrander of Discover the James.
Bedford - June 6 - National D-Day Memorial- 69th Anniversary of D-Day - Spend the 69th anniversary of D-Day at the National D-Day Memorial where valor, fidelity, and sacrifice are honored throughout the year.
Lynchburg - June 7 - National Donut Day - In honor of National Donut Day, the Cemetery will be handing out donuts and offering free tours of the Station House Museum.
Arrington - June 8, 15, 22 and 29 - Live Music and Food Truck at Blue Mountain Barrel House - Live Music and Food Truck at Blue Mountain Barrel House. Bring the kids and enjoy gorgeous mountain views, live music and great food.
Gordonsville - June 8 - Bull Riding Rodeo - Competitors from across the U.S. come to compete and try their hand at staying on some of the top bulls in the country. Several of these Bulls have been a part of the PBR Finals in Las Vegas, Nevada. Also be sure that you do not miss the Ladies Barrel Racing Competition!
"Great variety of musicians. A little something for everyone."
Charlottesville - June 14-16 - Kids Go Fish! -During this three-day event, kids age 12 and under will be allowed to fish the Saunders-Monticello Trail Pond. This is the only time during the year that anyone is allowed to fish in the pond. So bring your own fishing poles and equipment for this catch-and-release only event.
Lynchburg - June 15 - Lynchburg Launch of the James River Batteau Festival - Watch the launch of the fleet of replica batteaux on their eight day journey down river. Activities, music, canoe race, historic demonstrations and period food.
Richmond - June 15 - Richmond Raiders vs. Louisiana Swashbucklers - Richmond Raiders indoor football is fast-paced, high-scoring fun for the whole family!
Charlottesville - June 16-21 - 17th Annual Historic Landscape Institute - This one-week course will use the gardens and landscapes of Monticello and the University of Virginia as outdoor classrooms for the study of historic landscape preservation. Lectures, workshops, field trips, and practical working experiences will provide an introduction to the fields of landscape history, garden restoration, and historical horticulture. Fee charged; registration and application required.
Richmond - June 20-22 - Edgar Allan Poe Haunted Homecoming Tour - Edgar Allan Poe Haunted Homecoming Tour - A dramatic nighttime tour of Shockoe Hill Cemetery, led by Poe himself!
Altavista - June 22 - Made in the Shade Craft Beer Festival - Enjoy the day sampling beers, listening to amazing music, eating great food, shopping at various vendors and just relaxing in the shade of Avoca's century old oak trees!
Lynchburg - June 22-29 - Lynchburg Restaurant Week - A cultural event that raises awareness of Lynchburg's excellent independent restaurant community.
Doswell - June 27-29 - KingsFest - Get ready for three full days of Christian music in one location! See huge acts like tobyMac, Sancturs Real, Tenth Avenue North, Kutless, Skillet and Chris Tomlin.
Troutville - June 7-8 - Troutville Trail Days - 2nd Annual Troutville Trail Days at the Town Park in Troutville. Come celebrate our recognized Appalachian Trail Community. Free event.
Harrisonburg - June 9 - Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival - Concert I - Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival Concert I, with the Festival Orchestra and music by Bach, Verdi and Britten.
Monterey - June 13-16 - Old Time Fiddler's Convention - The Highland Old Time Fiddlers Convention will hold its first ever competition on June 13-16 at the Highland County Fairgrounds.
Berryville - June 14-15 - Shenandoah Riverside Music Festival - Three days of music and camping along the banks of the mighty Shenandoah River. Many bands perform a great variety of bluegrass, folk, country and americana. This is a family friendly charity event put together to raise money for Earth Korps, a non-profit in the Shenandoah Valley that removes and recycles trash out of the Shenandoah River utilizing volunteers.
Buena Vista - June 14-15 - Annual Maury River Fiddlers’ Convention - Great family-friendly weekend! Some of the best local and regional talent come to perform and compete for more than $6,000 in prizes at the Maury River Fiddlers Convention.
Hot Springs - June 14-16 - Virginia Blues & Jazz Festival - Annual Virginia Jazz and Blues Festival held at the Garth Newel Music Center in the Allegheny Highlands of the Shenandoah Valley.
Grottoes - June 15 - Grand Caverns Heritage Day - Grand Caverns Heritage Day. Living history demostrations, craft and food vendors, candlelight ball and tour, civil war encampments, children's activities.
Harrisonburg - June 22 - Harrisonburg-Rockingham African-American Festival - Join us for the 20th Annual Harrisonburg-Rockingham African-American Festival on June 22nd at the Ralph Sampson Park.
Winchester - June 22 - International Festival - Enjoy traveling the world as you experience the sights, sounds and tastes of distant lands through live cultural entertainment, educational exhibits, fun activities and international foods.
Warm Springs - June 22 - Moomaw Madness Sprint Triathlon - 10th Annual "Moomaw Madness" Sprint Triathlon held at the Marina at Lake Moomaw located in Bath County, VA. Part of the Virginia Triathlon Series.
Covington - June 28-29 - Covington Cork and Pork Festival - The Covington Cork and Pork Festival is a barbeque competition located in Covington, Virginia complete with music, food, wine, kids activities, entertainment, and a People's Choice competition.
Cleark Brook - June 28-30 - Hogging Up BBQ & Music Festival - Hogging Up BBQ & Music Festival is Winchester's hottest new festival. Three Days of Bands, BBQ, Food, Arts, Crafts, Family Fun Zone, Beer/Wine Helps CancerCare.org
Staunton - June 29 - Shenandoah Valley Wine & Jazz Festival - Annual Shenandoah Valley Wine & Jazz Festival! A great afternoon of wine sampling from the various wineries of the Shenandoah Valley in a gorgeous setting.
Hampton - June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 - Racing at Langley Speedway - Satisfy your need for speed at this historic NASCAR home track. Late model, Grand Stocks, Modifieds, Legends, Wolf Trucks, Super Trucks, U-Cars, Super Street, Pro Wing Champ, Karts and Pro 6 racing.
Hampton - June 2 - Blackbeard Pirate Festival - Set sail for Hampton's Pirate Festival where living history and family fun goes hand-in-hand.
Portsmouth - June 4 - Dishcrawl in Olde Towne - On June 4th, join us for our second Dishcrawl through 4 Olde Towne restaurants and discover your new favorite spot!
Norfolk - June 6 - AT&T HarborFEAST Seafood Sampler - HarborFEAST was shelled from a cracked idea that came from a crab pickin' years ago among some of the original Harborfest volunteers and finally became a reality in 2010. An all-inclusive seafood and cold beverage social with live music along the Elizabeth River, HarborFEAST will be the kick off event to the 36th Annual Norfolk Harborfest (June 6-9).
Williamsburg - June 6-8, 13-15, 20-22 - Williamsburg Players present Chicago - The story is a satire on corruption in the administration of criminal justice and the concept of the celebrity criminal.
Virginia Beach - June 7-8 - Hardee's Latin Fest - For two days, Virginia Beach celebrates the sights and sounds of the Latin experience.
Newport News - June 8 - Summer Celebration Wine Festival - The late spring splendor of Lee Hall Mansion's beautiful grounds provide the setting for the Annual Summer Celebration Wine Festival.
Chesapeake - June 8-9 - KayaXpedition - Experience Chesapeake's historic waterways the way they were meant to be - with paddles in hand!
New Kent County - June 8-9, 12-13, 15-16, 19-23, 26-30 - Colonial Downs Thoroughbred Summer Horse Racing - Come enjoy Colonial Down's full season of horse racing at its track in New Kent County!
Virginia Beach - June 13-16 - Boardwalk Art Show & Festival - Enjoy 300 artists and a fun festival atmosphere at the oceanfront during Father's Day Weekend.
Williamsburg - June 20-30 - The Virginia Shakespeare Festival Presents A Midsummer Night's Dream - The Virginia Shakespeare Festival, the Official Shakespeare Festival of Virginia, presents Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Virginia Beach - June 21-23 - Sandstock - A Tribute To Rock and Roll - "Sandstock" - a beach-inspired variation on "Woodstock" pays homage to the music of the 60's, 70's and 80's.
Portsmouth - June 22 - Celebrate Kids - Spend meaningful time with the children in your life while they enjoy pirates, face painting, magic, balloons, crafts, games, and so much more!
Hampton - June 28-30 - Hampton's Afrikan American Festival - An outdoor, non-alcoholic, family-oriented event that features nonstop entertainment! Over 70 street market vendors will be on site selling authentic and original black art, artifacts, handmade crafts, and more.
Wallops Island - June 8 - Wetlands of the Eastern Shore Kayak Paddle - Get ready to spend the day learning about wetlands and exploring the magnificent Pocomoke River by kayak! Using tandem kayaks, each participant will enjoy an exciting journey through the Pocomoke River. As they paddle, participants will receive on-the-spot lessons about the ecology of the river from a Marine Science Consortium Naturalist. Age 10 yrs. and up
Wallops Island - June 14-16 - Daddy and Me Marine Science Adventure Weekend - Spend time with the family and learn about amazing and unique coastal environments. This weekend will include fun activities such as trawling on the boat, a marsh fieldtrip, intertidal seining, NASA Visit, nature hikes and a range of fun family activities.
Chincoteague Island - June 28-29 - Chincoteague Volunteer Fireman's Carnival - The Fireman's Carnival leads up to the world famous Pony Swim and Auction always held on the last consecutive Wednesday and Thursday in July! Come enjoy the fun any and every Friday and Saturday from now until the end of July. NO SUNDAYS.
Abingdon - June 1-2, 6-8, 12, 14-16, 19-22, 26-27, 29-30 - Barter Theatre presents "Les Miserables" - Barter is proud to present one of the most-loved musicals of all time, in a production entirely our own.
Abingdon - June 6 and 20 - The Crooked Road Open Jam - Free open jam the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Thursday of each month. Come and play or just be entertained! Special a la carte BBQ menu also available.
Marion - June 8 - Bike Smyth County & Survival Challenge Ride - Bike Smyth County and the Survive Smyth County Challenge Ride offer breathtaking views, country roads, and fun for the family. Enjoy the Beauty of Smyth County, Virginia!
Galax - June 14 - Music Royalty: Rosanne Cash - Rosanne Cash performing with John Leventhal and Wayne Henderson and friends.
Floyd - June 14-16 - Floyd Artisan Trail - June 2013 Tour - A 3-day Tour featuring over 50 sites across Floyd County - Artisan Studios, Gallery & Shops, Wineries, Farms & Farm Markets, Restaurants & Lodging, Special Activities & Demonstrations.
Mouth of Wilson - June 15 - Wayne C. Henderson Music Festival and Guitar Competition - The festival features the area's best traditional musicians. It's $10 per person, and kids under 12 get in free.
Critz - June 15 - Bushels & Barrels Local Food, Wine and Beer Festival - Attendees will meet producers and growers throughout the region and have the opportunity to purchase their goods and services. Local artisans will have their works available for purchase. Two local bands, After Jack and the Les Moore Trio will open for the event headliner, The Reflex, a fantastic 80's cover band from Virginia Beach. Receive a wine glass with paid admission. Free wine/beer samples will be available. You may also purchase wine/beer by the glass or bottle.
Woolwine - June 15 - Virginia Covered Bridge Festival in Patrick County - Virginia Covered Bridge Festival in Patrick County - a great day of live music, handcrafts, horsedrawn wagon rides, petting zoo, 5K run, cruise-in, duck race and good food!
Wytheville - June 15-22 - Chautauqua Festival - The Chautauqua Festival is an eight day family oriented arts and music festival presented each year
Blacksburg - June 21-22 - Summer Solstice Fest - Community celebration with a beer garden, a stage of live music, dog parade, 5K race, beach party, fire performers, a crafts fair, and so much more.
Abingdon - June 22 - Abingdon Blues Festival - Come enjoy the music in the comfort of your lawn chairs on a summer evening in June. Performers TBA. Admission is FREE!
Elk Creek - June 28-29 - Grayson County Fiddler's Convention - Start the summer fiddler’s convention season with the Grayson County Old Time and Bluegrass Fiddler’s Convention always held the last full weekend in June. Cash prizes and rosettes in old time and bluegrass individual & band categories.
The Plains - June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 - Twilight Polo at Great Meadow - Great Meadow hosts families and fans as they gather with tailgates and picnics to watch the Twilight Polo program with two matches every Saturday night. After Polo Matches there is dancing on the Pavilion. Enjoy the rest of the evening dancing under the stars! Gates open at 6:30 P.M., with the first match to begin at 7:00 P.M.
"He is timeless. His comedy never gets old. "
Occoquan - June 1-2 - Occoquan Spring Arts and Crafts Show - Discover more than 200 artisans at the annual Occoquan arts and crafts show.
Upperville - June 3-9 - The Upperville Colt & Horse Show - Oldest hunter/jumper show in the nation celebrates 160!
Culpeper - June 6 - Annual Chamber of Commerce CulpeperFest - un for the whole family! An array of businesses will have displays to check out, and lots of free goodies will be given away. Enjoy plenty of food, fun, and music!
Fairfax - June 7-9 - Celebrate Fairfax! Festival 2013 - Celebrate Fairfax!, Northern Virginia's largest community-wide celebration, hosts tens of thousands of visitors during the three-day run.
Falls Church - June 7-9 - Annual Tinner Hill Blues Festival - All Blues, All Weekend, All Over Town! Enjoy big city sounds in a small, friendly, walkable city! Seven miles from Washington, DC. Metro accessible.
Alexandria - June 8 - Mrs. Madison's Ball - Experience an evening of period dancing in honor of First Lady Dolley Madison, with live music, cash libations,and a dessert collation. Great War of 1812 event.
Woodbridge - June 8 - National Get Outdoors Day at Leesylvania: Storybook Trails - Celebrate Great Outdoors Month with a hike through the woods following the pages of a storybook.
Chantilly - June 15 - Become a Pilot Family Day and Fly-In - Explore an outdoor aviation display with dozens of visiting vintage, recreational, military, and homebuilt aircraft.
Vienna - June 15 - Bill Cosby at Wolf Trap - One of the world's most accomplished entertainers, this GRAMMY-winning comedian, actor, musician, and author has helped audiences find humor in everyday affairs for more than 50 years.
Manassas - June 16 - Manassas Wine and Jazz Festival - Now in its 9th year, the Manassas Wine and Jazz Festival is held on Father's Day and NOW located on The Manassas Museum lawn! Featuring headline jazz artists, this event is an intimate and relaxing afternoon of tasting and purchasing wines from award-winning Virginia wine artisans.
Leesburg - June 22-23 - 6th Annual Northern Virginia Summer Brewfest - Enjoy samples from over 40 of America's best breweries, your favorite foods from great local restaurants, live music, vendors, a family fun area, and more!
Purcellville - June 22-23 - Western Loudoun Artists Studio Tour - Talk personally with the artists, purchase artwork, view demonstrations, take part in hands-on activities (kids too!), or win a door prize.
Woodbridge - June 22-23 - Great American Backyard Campout - Camp with a ranger at Bushey Point Campground. We will set up camp, go for a night hike, tell campfire stories and make s'mores. Families will need to bring their own camping supplies and food for dinner and breakfast. Those new to camping should contact the park a list of recommended supplies.
Washington - June 29 - Wine Immersion Bootcamp - Spend 2 hours with us and we'll turn you into a certified wine geek. Guaranteed. This session is the snob free zone in plain English all about wine.
South Boston - June 7 - Virginia Cantaloupe Festival - 33rd Annual Virginia Cantaloupe Festival, Come experience great music echoing across the lawn and through the crowd.
Bassett - June 8 - Pickers and Fiddlers Bluegrass Gospel & Mountain Music Songfest - If you play the guitar, banjo or mandolin, we want you! Bring your instrument and join fellow music lovers and musicians to play a few songs together. No one is a stranger at the Songfest.
Alton - June 15-16 - CCS 14th Annual Festival of Speed Motorcycle Roadracing - The pressure will be on as caution is thrown to the wind and riders get set to battle it out. Additonal races and activies ae in the works, making this a unique event to experience as a rider and a fan!
South Hill - June 22 - Still Surfin': A Musical Tribute to The Beach Boys - This band performs in five part harmony and in the same style as the original Beach Boys did on tour. They also play the music of the legendary 60s surf bands Jan and Dean, The Ventures, Dick Dale, and The Safaris.
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