Virginia Press Releases


 

Virginia, Clarksville, Event Date: April 8, 2017

Experience a Wine Tasting event at the Clarksville Lake Country Wine Festival, Clarksville, VA

The 11th annual celebration of the Lake Country Wine Festival in historic downtown Clarksville, VA, will take place on April 8, 2017, from Noon-6 pm. Enjoy one of the most favorable wine festivals in the area offering wine, craft beer, great food offerings, and music.  Enjoy lake views, 16 Virginia Wineries, live music by local favorites, Jeff & Brian, great food from local restaurants and hand selected artisans and local merchants. Seating will be available but ...

 

Virginia, Clarksville, Event Date: July 20-22, 2017

Virginia Lake Festival "Lakefest," Clarksville, VA

Voted by the Southeast Tourism Society in 2016 as “One of the Top 20 Festivals In The Southeast,” LakeFest (as it is known locally) attracted nearly 80,000 visitors in 2015 to view hundreds of attractions including hot air balloons, arts and crafts, live entertainment including music and dancing, great local and ethnic food, and the traditional ‘Gathering of The Boats’ and fireworks show. The event takes place in Downtown Clarksville, VA on July 20-22, 2017 ..

 

Virginia, Clarksville, Event Date: May 13, 2017

Clarksville Chamber to Host Big Lake Flea Market, Clarksville, VA

The Clarksville Chamber is hosting its annual Big Lake Flea Market on May 13, 2017 from 8 am to 3 pm. Hosting vendors, with yard sale items, crafts, antiques, baked goods, plants, strawberries, & plenty of food. For Mother’s Day treat her to a fun day of shopping in Clarksville. Shop the great one of a kind stores and restaurants. For more information call 374-2436 or visit www.facebook.com/clccoc ...

 

Virginia, Norfolk, Event Date: December 2 and 3, 2016

Old Dominion University Presents the 42nd Annual Madrigal Banquets – Music and Food of Italy, Norfolk, VA

The Old Dominion University Department of Music invites the community to its annual Madrigal Banquets on Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3 at 6:30 p.m. in the atrium of the Diehn Fine and Performing Arts Center on 49th Street. Tickets are available until noon on December 1 at www.ODUArtsTix.com and (757) ­683-­5305.   The ODU Madrigal Singers, Collegium Musicum, and Sacbut Ensemble will entertain diners with music from the ...

 

Virginia, Norfolk, January 14 through February 19, 2017

Continuum: Works by Anne Smith, Melissa Hill, and Sarah Irvin

Old Dominion University’s Baron and Ellin Gordon Art Galleries present Continuum: Works by Anne Smith, Melissa Hill, and Sarah Irvin. The exhibition features drawings, sculpture, and site-specific installations in which artists Anne Smith, Melissa Hill, and Sarah Irvin investigate how time, space, and self interact with and shape each other through the lens of human experience. Continuum will be on view from Saturday, January 14 through Sunday, February 19, 2017 ...

 

Virginia, Temperanceville, Event Date: November 25 to 26, 2016

Virginia's Eastern Shore Artisans Guild to Host Holiday Tour Featuring Local Work

The Eastern Shore Artisans Guild will hold its 14th Annual Holiday Tour on Friday and Saturday, November 25 and 26 from 10 am till 5 pm. This is a free, self-directed and self-driven tour. There are thirteen stops off Rt. 13 in Accomack and Northampton counties, stretching from Cape Charles in the south to Onancock in the north. The stops include seven artisan and art studios, two galleries, two historic buildings, an alpaca farm, and a vineyard/winery. Together they will host a total of thirty guild members and their hand ...

 

Virginia, Chincoteague Island, Event Date: July 22, 23 & 24, 2016

29th Annual Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival, Chincoteague Island, VA

The 29th Annual Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival will be held at the beautiful Chincoteague Community Center at 6155 Community Drive on Chincoteague Island, Virginia on July 22-24, 2016. The hours are from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM rain or shine. The Chincoteague Blueberry Festival serves as an opening act to the busiest week of the tourist season that leads to the world-famous Chincoteague Pony Swim. The Chincoteague Blueberry Festival remains the ...

 

Virginia, Fredericksburg, Event Date: February 13 to 14, 2016

Fredericksburg Kids Expo returns for another year of fun for the Kids in the Fredericksburg, VA area

The Annual Fredericksburg Kids Expo, with presenting Sponsor Fredericksburg Parent Magazine, is a family fun event taking place at the Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center (2371 Carl D Silver Parkway, Fredericksburg VA 22401) on Saturday, February 13: 10am-5pm and Sunday, February 14: 11am-4pm. This is a show for babies, tots, kids, tweeners and the entire family. Enjoy an exciting weekend where expecting  ...

 


Virginia, Fredericksburg, Event Date: October 17-18, 2015

Fredericksburg Fall Home and Craft Festival, Fredericksburg, VA, October 17-18

The Fredericksburg Fall Home and Craft Festival will be coming to the Fredericksburg Expo Center, 2371 Carl D Silver Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA, October 17-18.  There will be a unique blend of home improvement companies and hand made crafters all under one roof, to inspire you for your upcoming Fall home improvements and decorating. Whether you’re planning a minor renovation or a major remodeling  ...

 


Virginia, Chincoteague, Video Launch: May 5, 2015; Blueberry Festival: July 24, 25, and 26, 2015

Virginia's Eastern Shore National Talent Shore Finalist Featured in New Chincoteague Blueberry Festival Video

Eastern Shore of Virginia Native, currently deployed, is the lead singer in the new recording entitled, “Blueberry Way.” The song was written by Sam Serio, long time shore resident and current organizer of the Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival. “Blueberry Way” will serve as the musical background to the new Blueberry Festival Video set to launch on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. Video: https://youtu.be/WCPk2_IfnU4 Truly a homegrown project, the vocal tracks were recorded at ...

 


 

Virginia, Portsmouth, Event Date: May 9 to 10, 2015

Gosport Fine Arts Festival Offers Something for Everyone in Historic Portsmouth, Virginia

The 45th Annual Gosport Arts Festival will take place Mother’s Day Weekend, May 9 and 10, 2015, in historic Olde Towne Portsmouth, Virginia. Featuring 100 artists from around the nation, the outdoor festival will be held along tree-lined High Street from the Ferry Landing at Water Street to the center of town. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Festival activities and parking are free all weekend. The event benefits Edmarc Hospice for Children. The ...

 


 

Virginia, Fredericksburg, Event Date: March 21-22, 2015

9th Annual Fredericksburg Arts & Crafts Faire Marks the Beginning of Spring Craft Show Season

The 9th Annual Fredericksburg Spring Arts & Crafts Faire, featuring a variety of handmade arts and crafts and gifts, will be held on March 21st and 22nd at the Fredericksburg Expo Center, 2371 Carl D Silver Parkway, Fredericksburg VA. Hours are Saturday: 10am - 6pm; Sunday: 11am - 4pm. With Easter, Mother’s Day and graduations right around the corner, you can get all of your shopping done at the Faire. Browse through a great selection ...

 


 

Virginia, Fredericksburg, Event Date: February 27 - March 1, 2015

Fredericksburg RV Show Marks the Beginning of Camping Season

Thousands of campers itching to get back outdoors in warmer weather will flock to the Fredericksburg Expo Center on February 27 to March 1 to take in the 10th Annual Fredericksburg RV Show. The Expo Ctr. is located at 2371 Carl D. Silver Parkway, Fredericksburg VA. Show times are February 27, 1pm-8pm; February 28, 10am-7pm; March 1, 11am-4pm. The Show will feature more than 100 RV’s on display ranging from pop ups, trailers all the way up to luxury motor coaches representing the the top selling brands ...

 


 

Virginia, Fredericksburg, Event Date: February 22, 2015

Fredericksburg Big Day Bridal show to inspire brides planning their special day

Now that you said yes, are you ready for your Big Day? Attend the 5th Big Day Bridal Show at the Fredericksburg Expo Center, February 22, from 11am to 4pm, and meet the area’s top wedding professionals! Finding the perfect bakery, dress, venue, invitations…the to-do list never ends. Attendees who are engaged can find hundreds of vendors specializing in invitations, flowers, photographers, music, transportation, health and fitness ...

 


 

Virginia, Fredericksburg, Event Date: February 14-15, 2015

Fredericksburg Kids Expo returns for another year of fun for the Kids

The Annual Fredericksburg Kids Expo, with presenting Sponsor Fredericksburg Parent Magazine, will be held at the Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center (2371 Carl D Silver Parkway) on Saturday, February 14 from 10am-5pm and Sunday, February 15 from  11am-4pm. This is a show for babies, tots, kids, tweeners and the entire family. The Fredericksburg Kids Expo will showcase exhibit booths featuring toys and games, sports and fitness, learning devices ...

 


 

Virginia, Fredericksburg, Event Date: January 23-24-25, 2015

Someone Will Win a Free Boat at the 10th Annual Fredericksburg Boat Show

Boating season isn’t here yet, but you can get ready for it at the Fredericksburg Boat Show, January 23 to 25, 2015, at the Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center (2371 Carl D. Silver Parkway). To celebrate the show’s 10th Anniversary, an attendee of the Fredericksburg Boat Show will win a free boat. The Ballantine Management Group and Prince William Marina have teamed to provide someone with an incredible opportunity to win a brand new 16-foot Bayliner boat, valued at more than $17,000 ... 

 


 

Virginia, Richmond, Event Date: January, 10 2015

Chamber Music Society of Central VA opens its Winter Baroque series with musical storytelling, Richmond, VA

The Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia, one of the most innovative and accessible classical music organizations in Virginia, celebrates its tenth anniversary in the 2014 / 2015 concert season. CMSCVA will kick off 2015 with two concerts of Baroque music. These concerts will take listeners on a musical journey through Baroque Europe, from Italy to England - all through exciting HIP (Historically Informed Performance) interpretations on period instruments. Dramatic storytelling is ...

 



Virginia, Richmond, Event Date: January 12, 2015

Chamber Music Society of Central VA continues Baroque series with the music of Vivaldi, Richmond, VA

The Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia, one of the most innovative and accessible classical music organizations in Virginia, celebrates its tenth anniversary in the 2014 / 2015 concert season. Virtuoso performances are featured on Monday January 12th at 7:30pm at the First Unitarian Universalist Church (1000 Blanton Ave., Richmond, VA), in a concert entitled Concerto Barocchi. Joining the Society as guests for this event will be eight world-class classical musicians from the US and abroad. Admission: $25 Regular, $20 Senior (60+), $5 Student. Find out more at ...

 


Virginia, Richmond, Event Date: December 16, 2014

Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia Presents the Complete Bach Suites for Solo Cello

The Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia, one of the most innovative and accessible classical music organizations in Virginia, celebrates its tenth anniversary in the 2014/2015 concert season. CMSCVA continues this special year with a not-to-be-missed evening featuring some of the most beloved chamber music of J.S. Bach, the six suites for solo cello. This concert is a rare opportunity to hear all six suites in one evening, and a chance to hear them performed the way Bach ...

 


 

Virginia, Fredericksburg, Event Date: December 6-7, 2014

Fredericksburg Holiday Craft Show Coming to the Fredericksburg Expo Center, December 6-7

The Fredericksburg Holiday Craft Show is coming to the Fredericksburg Expo Center, 2371 Carl D. Silver Parkway, on December 6th from 10am-6pm and December 7th from 11am-4pm. With over 250 artisans and crafters offering a wide variety of quality handmade and unique goods, this year’s show is the largest one yet. Expect to see jewelry, children’s and pet items, baked goods, wreaths, candles, wall hangings, soaps, seasonal gifts and décor, clothing and much more ...

 


 

Virginia, Virginia's Eastern Shore, Event Date: November 28-29, 2014

Virginia's Eastern Shore Artisans Host Holiday Tour Featuring Local Work

The Eastern Shore Artisans Guild will hold its 12th Annual Holiday Tour on Friday and Saturday, November 28 and 29 from 10 am till 5 pm. This is a free, self-directed and self-driven tour. There are ten stops off Rt. 13 in Accomack and Northampton counties, stretching from Cape Charles in the south to Onancock in the north. The stops include six artisan studios, two historical buildings, an alpaca farm, and a vineyard/winery. Together they will host a total of twenty-one juried ...


Virginia, Richmond, Event Date: October 25, 2014

Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia kicks off its season with a modern take on Vienna, Richmond

The Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia, one of the most innovative and accessible classical music organizations in Virginia, celebrates its tenth anniversary in the 2014 / 2015 concert season. CMSCVA will kick off this special year in October with two concerts inspired by the city of Vienna. These concerts will take listeners on a musical journey from the classics of old Vienna to contemporary chamber music inspired by Mozart and Schubert ...

 


 

Virginia, Richmond, Event Date: October 27th, 2014

Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia opens its tenth anniversary season with the music of Vienna: Austro-Hungarian Waltz

The Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia, one of the most innovative and accessible classical music organizations in Virginia, celebrates its tenth anniversary in the 2014 / 2015 concert season. CMSCVA will kick off this special year in October with two concerts inspired by the city of Vienna. These concerts will take listeners on a musical journey from the classics of old Vienna to contemporary chamber music inspired by Mozart and Schubert. The Viennese theme is celebrated on Monday October ...

 


Virginia, Fredericksburg, Event Date: September 20-21, 2014

3rd Annual Fredericksburg Pet Show, September 20-21, Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center, Fredericksburg VA

The 3rd Annual Fredericksburg Pet Show is September 20-21, at the Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center (2371 Carl D Silver Parkway), Fredericksburg VA. Saturday: 10am-7pm; Sunday: 11am-4pm. This family fun event brings together pet owners, lovers and enthusiasts. Meet the areas best veterinarians, kennels, animal hospitals, groomers, trainers and more. There will be many pet supplies, training tips, great deals, and prizes. Shelters and rescues will have pets available for adoption at the Pet Show ...

 


 

Virginia, Newport News, Event Date: October 10-12, 2014

Harvest Faire Returns for 20th Year of Medieval fun, Newport News, VA

Harvest Faire, the Virginia Peninsula’s oldest Renaissance Festival, will return to Newport News to celebrate its 20th season October 10-12, 2014. The Faire is held at Endview Plantation, 362 Yorktown Rd. Visitors will enjoy medieval combat and encampments, knights on horseback, live music and dance, merchants, food and period games. You don’t have to wear a costume and they don’t mind if you do wear one. Times are Friday 5-9pm, Saturday 9am-9pm, and Sunday 9am-3pm.  Tickets are $20 for an adult weekend pass ...

 


Virginia, Castlewood, Event Date: August 29, to September 6, 2014

Russell County Fair and Horse Show "Hog Wild and Pig Crazy," Castlewood, VA, August 29 to September 6

The 2014 Russell County Fair and Horse Show is going “Hog Wild & Pig Crazy” for eight exciting days, August 29 – September 6, in Castlewood, VA (237 Donnie Dean Dr.). The Fair features a wide variety of events all ages can enjoy. Highlights include a Demolition Derby, Tough Truck "Tug of War," Pro Bull Riding, Ranch Rodeo, ATV Rodeo, Team Roping, Lawn Mower Races, Pet Show, Country, Bluegrass and Gospel Music, Miss Russell County Fair Pageant, Craft ...

 


Virginia, Amherst, Event Date: August 30, 2014

Labor Day Wine and Music Fest, Rebec Vineyards, Amherst, VA, August 30th

The 4th Annual Labor Day Wine and Music Fest will take place on Saturday, August 30th, from noon-6pm. at Rebec Vineyards, home of the Virginia Wine and Garlic Festival. The event is located at 2229 North Amherst Hwy., Amherst, VA. Live entertainment includes soloist Pete Turpin, cover band Rare Form, and the jazzy Deanie Blues Band. Wine Tastings: In addition to Rebec Vineyards, The Peaks of Otter, Stanburn Winery, Horton Vineyards, Bright Meadows Farm, Tomahawk Mill ...

 


 

Virginia, Fredericksburg, Event Date: August 17, 2014

The 1st Annual Big Day - Special Event and Bridal Show will be held August 17th, 11am-4pm, at the Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center, Fredericksburg VA (2371 Carl D Silver Parkway).  Premier event professionals will be available under one roof to help you create a memorable event. Attendees can interview photographers, florists, caterers, DJs, bakeries, event sites, décor, party favor ...


Virginia, Chincoteague, Event Date: July 25 to 27, 2014

27th Annual Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival, July 25 -27

The 27th Annual Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival will be held at the beautiful Chincoteague Community Center at 6155 Community Drive on Chincoteague Island, Virginia, on July 25 to 27. The Blueberry Festival will be held from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM rain or shine. The Chincoteague Blueberry Festival remains the largest Fine Arts and Crafts event on the Eastern Shore of Virginia with exhibitors from 12 states including many excellent local artists. This large Fine Arts and Crafts exhibit brings a unique Christmas in July shopping atmosphere to Chincoteague Island. The Fine Arts  ...

 


Virginia, Manassas, Event Date: June 7th 

Celebrate 100 Years of History at the Manassas Heritage Railway Festival, Manassas, VA, June 7th

Celebrate the 20th Annual Manassas Heritage Railway Festival on Saturday, June 7th, from 10 am to 4 pm in Historic Downtown Manassas. This year’s event will feature elaborate railroad displays, kid’s rides, and local and professional entertainment. Vendors will be onsite selling model trains, toys, railroad books, train photography and other train paraphernalia. The much anticipated VRE excursion train rides are back, with a special live appearance from a Frozen Princess! The VRE excursions will run at 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm and 1 pm from the Manassas Train Depot to Clifton and back  ...

 


 

44th Annual Arts Festival Benefits Special Children's Charity, May 10 - 11, Portsmouth, Virginia

Portsmouth, Virginia (April 7, 2014) - The 44th Annual Gosport Arts Festival will take place Mother’s Day Weekend, May 10 and 11, 2014, in historic Olde Towne Portsmouth, Virginia. Featuring 115 artists from around the nation, the outdoor festival will be held along tree-lined High Street from the Ferry Landing at Water Street to the center of town. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Festival activities and parking are free all weekend. The event benefits Edmarc Hospice for Children. The Gosport Arts Festival features fine arts and crafts including drawing ...

Fredericksburg Spring Home and Garden Show, March 21-23, Fredericksburg Expo Center

Fredericksburg, Virginia (March 11, 2014) - The Fredericksburg Spring Home & Garden Show will be held March 21 through March 23 at the Fredericksburg Expo Center. See the latest trends in home ideas and garden design plus get free advice from the area’s top professionals.   200 exhibitors will showcase the newest and best products for your house. Every facet of the home industry is represented, from flooring to kitchens to landscapers, furniture and mattresses and so much more.   WTOP’s guru of gardening, Mike McGrath will answer all your gardening questions. Bring in any  ...

Home and Remodeling Expo coming to Leesburg’s Douglass Community Center, March 9-10

Leesburg, Virginia (January 27, 2014) - The Leesburg Home and Remodeling Expo, a one-of-a-kind homeowners event showcasing products and services for the home, will run for March 15-16, 2014, at the Douglass Community Center in Leesburg, VA.   The Expo gives consumers a chance to discover opportunities and new technologies for improving and enhancing their home, shop, compare and save with great pricing, and participate in valuable educational seminars hosted by national and local celebrity speakers.  Over forty companies will be showcasing products and services including kitchen ...

The City of Fairfax Fall Festival Offers Crafts, Music, Carnival, Expanded Stages of Entertainment, Lumberjack Competition

Fairfax, Virginia (January 14, 2014) - Crafts, children’s activities, rides, music and food will fill the downtown Fairfax streets during the Fall Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on October 11, 2014 (rain date Oct. 12). No entrance fee to attend the festival. There are fees for various rides and children activities.   Over 400 juried crafters from around the region will sell handmade wares, such as vases, wind chimes, quilts, dolls and toys, jewelry, woodcrafts, needlework and photography. Booths and displays will line both sides of University Drive, Main Street and Sager Avenue.