Want to get involved in your community this week? Here’s what’s happening this week in Virginia:

Northern Virginia / D.C.

Congressional Town Hall with Reps. Don Beyer (D-8), Gerry Connolly (D-11) and Jennifer Wexton (D-10) – Sept 13 from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM – Northern Virginia Association of Realtors, 8407 Pennell St, Fairfax, VA 22031

DC Climate Strike with Greta Thunberg – Sept 13 from 11 AM to 1 PM – Ellipse on the National Mall, Washington DC

World Heritage Festival & Festival of Kites – Sept 14 from 11 AM to 6 PM – City Of Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William St, Manassas, VA 20110

Adventure Brewing Company’s Oktoberfest РSept 14 from 12 PM to 7 PM РAdventure Brewing Company, 33 Perchwood Drive #101, Fredericksburg, VA 22405

Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton Constituent Town Hall– Sept 14 from 1 PM to 2:30 PM (Doors open at 12:30) – Colvin Run Elementary School, Cafeteria, 1400 Trap Rd Vienna, VA 22182

6th Annual Pirate Festival – Sept 14-15 – 419 King Street, Port Royal, VA 22535

Richmond / Central Virginia

4th Annual Afrikana Independent Film Festival – Sept 13-15 – Richmond Arts District, Richmond, VA 23219

Virginia Advocacy Training 2019 – Sept 14-15 from 9 AM to 4 PM – SunTrust Bank, 919 East Main Street, Richmond, VA 23219

Charlottesville Pride Festival – Sept 14 from 11 AM to 7 PM – Sprint Pavilion, 700 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Rep. Abigail Spanberger Orange County Town Hall – Sept 15 from 12 PM to 1 PM – Germanna Community College, 2130 Germanna Highway, Locust Grove, VA 22508

Films on the Canal Walk – Sept 18 from 6 PM to 9 PM – 1201 Haxall Point, Richmond, VA 23219 

Virginia Interfaith Center Annual Celebration and Awards Benefit – Sept 19 from 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM – Hippodrome Theater, 528 N. 2nd St., Richmond, VA 23219

Global Climate Strike – Sept 20 from 5 PM to 7:30 PM – Monroe Park, 50 N Belvidere St, Richmond, VA 23220

Tidewater

Bluegrass by the Bay Festival – Sept 13-15 – 12014 Trails Lane, Gloucester, VA 23061

Isle of Wight County Fair – Sept 13-15 – 21311 Courthouse Highway, Windsor, VA 23487

Protect Our Coast Paddle Out – Sept 14 from 10 AM to 12 PM – 9th Street Oceanfront, Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Alpha Kappa Alpha L.E.A.D. Town Hall Meeting – Sept 14 from 10 AM to 12 PM – Norfolk Technical Vocational Center, 1330 N Military Hwy, Norfolk, VA 23502

Erase the Debt Meeting hosted by VA BLOC – Sept 16 from 6:30 PM to 8 PM – VA BLOC Headquarters, 1006 Settlers Landing Road, Suite N, Hampton, VA 23669

Symposium: Healthy Communities Reduce and Prevent Violence – Sept 17 from 8:30 AM to 3:15 PM – Zion Prospect Baptist Church, 408 Darby Road, Yorktown, VA 23693

Shenandoah Valley

Pasture Palooza Music & Arts Festival – Sept 13-14 – 339 Minniewood Lane, Berryville, VA 22611

Skyline Indie FilmFest – Sept 13-15 – Old Town Winchester, Winchester, VA 22601

Keller & The Keels at Lime Kiln Theater – Sept 14 from 8 PM to 11 PM – 607 Borden Road, Lexington, VA 24450

Hard Cider Tasting at Skyland – Sept 18 at 4:30 PM – Skyland, Milepost 41.7 on Skyline Drive, Luray, VA 22835

20th Annual Nothin’ Fancy Bluegrass Festival – Sept 19-20 – Glen Maury Park, Buena Vista, VA 24416

Southside / Southwest 

Big Stone Celtic Festival Featuring Iona – Sept 13 at 7 PM – 3441 Mountain Empire Road, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219

Washington County Fair – Sept 13-14 – 17046 Fairground Drive, Abingdon, VA 24210

Pickers and Fiddlers Bluegrass Gospel and Mountain Music Songfest – Sept 14 from 10 AM to 12 PM – Pocahontas Bassett Baptist Church, 120 Old Bassett Hgts Rd, Bassett, VA 24055

Floyd Livestock & County Fair – Sept 14 – 2697 Franklin Pike SE, Floyd, VA 24091

Patrick County Agricultural Fair – Sept 17-20 – Patrick County Fair – Stuart, VA Rotary Club, 420 Woodland Dr, Stuart, VA 24171