Summer is winding down and you’re probably debating whether or not you want to brave the hot, humid outdoors. If you don’t, more power to you. We’re big fans of spending nights and evenings on the couch. But if you do want to get out of the house and go do something this week, we’ve got you covered.

Northern Virginia / D.C.

Rockingham County Fair – Aug 12 – Aug 17 – 4808 S Valley Pike, Harrisonburg, VA 22801

Arlington County Fair – Aug 16 – Aug 18 – 3501 2nd Street South Arlington, VA 22204

Sounds of Summer Concert Series – Aug 23 – 907 Princess Anne St – Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Big Dig Potato Harvest – Aug. 17 – Aug 18 – Great County Farms, 18780 Foggy Bottom Road, Bluemont, VA 20135

Richmond / Central Virginia

Fluvanna County Fair – Aug 14-17 – 1730 Thomas Jefferson Parkway, Palmyra, VA 22963

Flowers After 5 – Aug 15 from 5 PM to 9 PM – 1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond, VA 23228

Schools Not Jails (ACLU Event) – Aug 24 from 1 pm – 3 pm – Chesterfield County Public Library (Central Library), 7051 Lucy Corr Boulevard, Chesterfield, Virginia 23832

Lunch and Learn: Fossil Fuel Infrastructure in VA – Aug 19 from 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM – Belmont Library
3100 Ellwood Ave, Richmond, Virginia 23221

Tidewater

Virginia Honey Bee Festival – Aug 17 from 10 AM to 4 PM – 6700 Azalea Garden Road Norfolk, VA 23518

Nansemond Indian Tribal PowWow – Aug 17-18 – 1001 Pembroke Lane Suffolk, VA 23434

Letter to the Editor Workshop – Aug 18 from 4 PM to 6 PM – The Muse Writers Center, 2200 Colonial Ave, Ste 3, Norfolk, VA 23517

Summer Cinema in the Park 2019: “Being There” – Aug 22 from 7 PM to 9 PM – Robert Reed Downtown Waterfront Park Main St Chincoteague, VA 23336

Chesapeake Planetarium Presents “Summer Stars” – Aug 22 at 8 PM – 310 Shea Drive Chesapeake, VA 23322

East Coast Surfing Championships – Aug 18-25 – 1112 Jensen Dr, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451

Shenandoah Valley

Free Admission to National Library and Sporting Museum – Aug 21 from 10AM to 5PMNational Sporting Library & Museum, 102 The Plains Rd, Middleburg, VA 20118

Lockn’ Festival – Aug 22-25 – Infinity Downs & Oak Ridge Farm, Arrington, VA

Southside / Southwest 

Warren Street Festival – Aug 16-17 – 435 Franklin St Rocky Mount, VA 24151

Carroll County Agricultural Fair – Aug 21-25 – 497 Farmers Market Drive County Fairgrounds Hillsville, VA 24343