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.

Brandy Station Volunteer Fire Department Fair – Aug 9-10 – 20057 Fleetwood Heights Road Brandy Station, VA 22714

Peach Daze Fuzztival at Bluemont Vineyard – Aug 9-11 – Bluemont Vineyard, 18755 Foggy Bottom Road Bluemont, VA, 20135 United States

A Night of Songs for Lee Carter! – Aug 9 from 7 PM to 10 PM – Bull Run Unitarian Universalists 9350 Main St, Manassas, VA 20110

8th Annual BBQ & Bluegrass Festival – Aug 10 from 11 AM to 6 PM – Breaux Vineyards 36888 Breaux Vineyards Lane Purcellville, VA 20132

TIES Pop-Up: Fairfax – Aug 10 from 12 PM to 5 PM – MCC of Northern Virginia 10383 Democracy Ln, Fairfax, VA 22030

Sweat Crawl for a Cause – Aug 10 from 1 PM to 4 PM – Next Phase Arlington, 2009 14th St N, Suite 2, Arlington, VA 22201

Songs for Elizabeth Guzman & Hala Ayala! – Aug 10 from 7 PM to 10 PM – Tucked Away Brewing Company 8420 Kao Circle, Manassas, VA 20110

Great Country Farms Peach Daze Fuzztival– Aug 10-11 from 9 AM to 6 PM – 18780 Foggy Bottom Road Bluemont, VA 20135

Spotsy Art Festival – Aug 10-11 – 9101 Court House Road, Spotsylvania, VA 22553

Songs for Jess Foster! – Aug 11 from 2 PM to 5 PM – House Concert in Lake Barcroft – address to be sent after purchasing tickets

A Night of Songs for Danica Roem! – Aug 11 from 7 PM to 10 PM – Santorini Nights 14674 Lee Hwy, Gainesville, VA 20155

The BIG Concert – KISS: End of the Road World Tour – Aug 11 at 7:30 PM – 7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow , VA 20136

A Night of Songs for Hala Ayala! – Aug 12 from 7:30 PM to 10 PM – Water’s End Brewery 12425 Dillingham Sq, Lake Ridge, VA 22192

Trapped Screening in Northern Virginia – Aug 14 from 6:30 PM to 9 PM – Northern Virginia (Specific location provided to participants upon RSVP)

2019 Arlington County Fair – Aug 14-16 – Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 Second Street South, Arlington, VA 22204

Richmond / Central Virginia

Filipino Festival – Aug 9 – 8200 Woodman Road Richmond, VA 23228

Book Talk With Steven Greenhouse, NY Times labor correspondent – Aug 9 from 6 PM to 7:30 PM – Richmond Public Library (Main Library), 101 E. Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23219

Richmond County Fair – Aug 9-10 – 14032 Historyland Highway Warsaw, VA 22572

Richmond Jazz Festival – Aug 9-11 – 1700 Hampton St, Richmond, VA 23220

New Virginia Majority: People’s Congress 2019! – Aug 10 from 10 AM to 3 PM – Greater Richmond Convention Center 403 N 3rd St, Richmond, VA 23219

Witness & Lament Solidarity Tisha B’av  – Aug 11 from 4 PM to 5:30 PM – Temple Beth-El, 3330 Grove Ave, Richmond, VA 23221

$7 Steaks Benefitting: Virginia Civic Engagement Table – Aug 12 from 11 AM to 11:45 PM – Kreggers at Hand, 2614 W. Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23220

A Night of Songs for Elizabeth and Jennifer! – Aug 12 from 7 PM to 10 PM – Champions Brewing Company, 324 6th St SE, Charlottesville, VA 22902

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

Benefit for Charlottesville Immigrant Bond Fund– Aug 15 from 5 PM to 8 PM – Bella Italia, 6407 Iron Bridge Pl, Richmond, VA 23234

Pints on the Patio w/Congresswoman Spanberger – Aug 15 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM – Richmond, VA (address provided upon RSVP)

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

Tidewater

2019 Astronomy & Night Sky Summer Series  – Aug 9 (Perseid Meteor Shower) from 7:30 PM to 9:45 PM – Assateague Island, VA

Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival – Aug 10 – Hunt Club Farm, 2388 London Bridge Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Old Beach Art & Eco Market – Aug 10 from 9 AM to 12 PM – ViBe Park Virginia Beach, 1810 Cypress Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Hampton Roads Solar and EV Charger Co-op Happy Hour Info Session – Aug 12 from 5:30 PM to 7 PM – O’Connor Brewing Co., 211 W 24th St, Norfolk, VA 23517

Trapped Screening in Yorktown – Aug 14 from 6 PM to 8 PM – Yorktown, VA (Specific location provided to participants upon RSVP) 

Chesapeake Planetarium Presents “Summer Stars” – Aug 15 at 8 PM – 310 Shea Drive Chesapeake, VA 23322

Shenandoah Valley

Shenandoah Valley Music Festival – Aug 9-10 – 221 Shrine Mont Circle, Orkney Springs, VA 22845

Annual Route 11 Yard Crawl – Aug 9-10 – 600 North Main St., Suite 101, Woodstock, VA 22664

Botetourt County Fair – Aug 9-10 – 550 Lowe St Buchanan, VA 24066

Night Sky Festival in Shenandoah National Park – Aug 9-11 – Mile 51 on Skyline Drive, Luray, VA 22835

Smith River Fest – Aug 10 from 9 AM to 4 PM – 1000 Irisburg Road, Axton, VA 24054

Rosé All Day Virginia – Aug 10 from 1 PM to 4 PM – Cave Ridge Vineyard, 1476 Conicville Road, Mount Jackson, VA 22842

Rockingham County Fair – Aug 12-16 – 4808 S Valley Pike, Harrisonburg, VA 22801

A Night of Songs for Beverly Harrison! – Aug 13 from 7:30 PM to 10 PM – Ridge Runner Farms and Brewing Co. 6895 Back Road, Maurertown, VA 22644

Shakespeare in Shenandoah National Park – Aug 14 & 15 at 7:30 PM – Mile 41.7 & 42.5 on Skyline Drive Luray, VA 22835

Southside / Southwest 

Galax Old Fiddlers Convention – Aug 9-10 – South Main Street, Galax, VA 24333

The Black Dog Beach Music Festival – Aug 10 from 12 PM to 5 PM – 3641 Black Ridge Road, Blue Ridge Parkway, Floyd, VA 24091

Newport Agricultural Fair – Aug 10-11 – 434 Blue Grass Trail, Newport, VA 24128

Virginia State Peach Festival – Aug 16 from 5 PM to 10 PM– Patrick County Chamber of Commerce 334 Patrick Avenue, Stuart, VA 24171

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