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  • 07/28/2017 - 07/28/2017

    Virginia Cantaloupe Festival

    Halifax

    Come experience great music echoing across the lawn and through the crowd. Mark your calendars now and plan to attend the Virginia Cantaloupe Festival. An evening of great entertainment, a tantal…

    3105 River Road , South Boston, Virginia 24592
    Halifax
  • 07/29/2017 - 07/29/2017

    Pallas Athena Ladies Aid Society

    Appomattox

    Join the costumed living history interpreters to explore the equipment, comfort supplies, and services provided to soldiers and hospitals by aid societies during the Civil War.…

    159 Horseshoe Rd , Appomattox, Virginia 24522
    Appomattox
  • 07/29/2017 - 07/29/2017

    Chicago- The Band & The Doobie Brothers at Jiffy Lube Live

    Prince Edward

    Chicago – The Band & The Doobie Brothers have teamed up for a joint summer tour that will have you rocking out like it's 1975!  The two multi-platinum-selling, Grammy Award-winning band…

    7800 Cellar Door Drive , Bristow, Virginia 20136
    Prince Edward
  • 08/05/2017 - 08/05/2017

    Guys & Dolls Jr.

    Mecklenburg

    GUYS & DOLLS, JR. is an adaptation of the show considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy. All performers in the show will be ages 18 and under! Featuring some of your favorite show tunes…

    220 South Mecklenburg Avenue , South Hill, Virginia 23970
    Mecklenburg
  • 08/07/2017 - 08/07/2017

    Cooper's Landing Chef's Cooking Class - Topic: "Summer Entertaining & Shellfish . . . Scallops, Shrimp, Clams, Oysters, and More"

    Mecklenburg

    Cooper's Landing Chef's Cooking Class - Topic: "Summer Entertaining & Shellfish . . . Scallops, Shrimp, Clams, Oysters, and More."  Join us at the Pool for this class! Monday Night Evening Ch…

    801 Virginia Avenue , Clarksville, Virginia 23927
    Mecklenburg
  • 08/17/2017 - 08/17/2017

    Sunset Sounds Concert Featuring Blackwater Band

    Mecklenburg

    Blackwater Band performs.…

    West Danville Street , South Hill, Virginia 23970
    Mecklenburg
  • 08/19/2017 - 08/19/2017

    Clover Hill Village Wine Festival

    Appomattox

    The 8th Annual Clover Hill Village Wine Festival will be held at Clover Hill Village on Saturday, August 19, 2017. We will have 10 Wineries & Craft Beer in addition to 40 various vendors who …

    5747 River Ridge Rd , Appomattox, Virginia 24522
    Appomattox
  • 08/19/2017 - 08/19/2017

    Feast in the Forest

    Appomattox

    Lords and Ladies, you are hereby invited to Wolfbane's 2017 Feast in the Forest! This renn-faire style evening in the Wolf's Wood is filled with live music, theatre, lavish fantasy costumes, dance, sp…

    618 Country Club Rd , Appomattox, Virginia 24522
    Appomattox
  • 08/25/2017 - 08/27/2017

    Michelin GT Challenge-IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship

    Halifax

    VIR is excited to be the only all GT event on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship schedule. This unique positioning allows spectators to identify with cars they see every day, competing on one…

    1245 Pine Tree Road , Alton, Virginia 24520
    Halifax
  • 09/04/2017 - 09/09/2017

    Amelia County Fair

    Amelia

    Attractions include a children's tent, Animal exhibit, daily racing pigs, Demolition Derby . There will be food vendors, and booths manned by local merchants. There are exhibits entered in competition…

    16501 Five Forks Road , Amelia Court House, Virginia 23002
    Amelia
  • 09/07/2017 - 09/09/2017

    Wolfbane's The Rocky Horror Show

    Appomattox

    One fateful night, Brad Majors and his fiancée, Janet Weiss — a wholesome, well-behaved, utterly normal young couple in love — innocently set out to visit an old professor. Unfortun…

    618 Country Club Rd , Appomattox, Virginia 24522
    Appomattox
  • 09/08/2017 - 09/08/2017

    Dinwiddie County Fair

    Dinwiddie

    A proud member of the Virginia Association of Fairs, this year's big event will be held September 8th - September 10th 2017. Last year's event saw over 13,000 patron attend the annual event. The Fair …

    8018 Boydton Plank Rd. , North Dinwiddie, Virginia 23803
    Dinwiddie
  • 09/08/2017 - 09/08/2017

    Salute to Veterans - Profiles of Honor

    Petersburg City

    Come take part in our Salute to Veterans! The Virginia WWI & WWII Profiles of Honor Mobile Tour exhibit along with other displays about local heroes will be present. A "Salute to Veterans" ceremon…

    103 River St. , Petersburg, Virginia 23803
    Petersburg City
  • 09/09/2017 - 09/10/2017

    Blackstone Annual Arts And Crafts Festival

    Nottoway

    The 48th Annual Blackstone Arts and Crafts Festival sponsored by the Blackstone Chamber of Commerce is held in the historic museum district, just steps from our quaint downtown area, with numerous res…

    121 N Main Street , Blackstone, Virginia 23824
    Nottoway
  • 09/16/2017 - 09/17/2017

    Champion Cup Series Fall CycleFest of Speed

    Halifax

    VIRginia International Raceway’s Championship Cup Series End-of-Summer CycleFest brings some of motorcycle road racing’s best teams and riders onto the track. Look for extremely close, sid…

    1245 Pine Tree Road , Alton, Virginia 24520
    Halifax
  • 09/16/2017 - 09/16/2017

    War upon Our Border: Two Ohio Valley Communities Navigate the Civil War – Book Signing & Lecture

    Dinwiddie

    The American Civil War  played out in countless communities across the divided nation. How those locales experienced the conflict depended on many factors other than just geography. Come hea…

    6125 Boyton Plank Road , Petersburg, Virginia 23803
    Dinwiddie
  • 09/21/2017 - 09/21/2017

    Tim Cifers Sunset Sounds Concert

    Mecklenburg

    Country music artist Tim Cifers performs.…

    E Danville Steet , South Hill, Virginia 23970
    Mecklenburg
  • 09/22/2017 - 09/22/2017

    Cooper's Landing Inn Summer Cocktail Party by the Pool

    Mecklenburg

    Summer Cocktail Party by the Pool. Mixology & Mingling - Summer Cocktail Dinner next to the Pool at Cooper's Landing Inn & Traveler's Tavern. Join us for 5 passed courses and 5 specialty cockt…

    801 Virginia Avenue , Clarksville, Virginia 23927
    Mecklenburg
  • 09/23/2017 - 09/24/2017

    Heacock Classic Gold Cup Historic Races & Trans Am Racing Series

    Halifax

    The SportsCar Vintage Racing Association returns to VIR to close its east coast season, bringing with it cars and a passion for racing that have stood the test of time. Memories will return with every…

    1245 Pine Tree Road , Alton, Virginia 24520
    Halifax
  • 09/23/2017 - 09/23/2017

    Appomattox Oyster & Seafood Festival

    Appomattox

    The 1st Annual Appomattox Oyster & Seafood Festival will be held at Clover Hill Village on Saturday, September 23, 2017. We will have Breweries & Wineries to help wash down the oysters & s…

    5747 River Ridge Rd , Appomattox, Virginia 24522
    Appomattox
  • 09/23/2017 - 09/23/2017

    Farm Girls Vintage Faire

    Appomattox

    Come out to the country and shop many handcrafted, vintage, unique, repurposed, and upcycled items for you and your home from over 30 vendors at Evergreen Lavender Farm! Check us out on Facebook!Admis…

    7169 Old Evergreen Road , Appomattox, Virginia 24522
    Appomattox
  • 09/23/2017 - 09/23/2017

    Chase City Shine & Wine Festival

    Mecklenburg

    Welcome to our 3nd Annual Shine & Wine Festival!  Enjoy tastings from wineries & distilleries from all over Virginia.  Art & Craft vendors will be on site too. This is a rain or…

    11633 Hwy 92 , Chase City, Virginia 23924
    Mecklenburg
  • 09/25/2017 - 09/25/2017

    Cooper's Landing Chef's Cooking Class - Topic:"Get Ready for FALL with ALL Things Pumpkin"

    Mecklenburg

    Cooper's Landing Chef's Cooking Class - Topic:" Get ready for FALL with ALL Things Pumpkin." Monday Night Evening Chef's Cooking Class & Small Bites! Cooper's Landing is the perfect getaway for th…

    801 Virginia Avenue , Clarksville, Virginia 23927
    Mecklenburg
  • 09/26/2017 - 09/30/2017

    Five County Fair

    Prince Edward

    The Five County Fair is host to Appomattox, Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland, and Prince Edward Counties. Come enjoy  games, food, beauty pageants,professional wrestling, and more! Every year, …

    209 Fairgrounds Rd , Farmville, Virginia 23901
    Prince Edward
  • 09/30/2017 - 09/30/2017

    South Boston Harvest Festival

    Halifax

    Bring the family and stay for the day. This festival has something for everyone, young and old alike. Crafters line the streets with handmade items from wreaths, to wooden chairs, to toys and more. Mu…

    432 Main Street , South Boston, Virginia 24592
    Halifax
  • 10/03/2017 - 10/07/2017

    Halifax County Fair

    Halifax

    The Halifax County Fair will open with days of fun for everyone; our Fair is an annual tradition that began over 105 years ago on lower Main Street in South Boston VA and has grown to be a c…

    1188 James D. Hagood Highway , South Boston, Virginia 24592
    Halifax
  • 10/07/2017 - 10/07/2017

    Powhatan's Festival of the Grape

    Powhatan

    Experience the excellence of 30 Virginia wineries at the annual Festival of the Grape at Powhatan's Historic Courthouse Square. A festival for family fun, tastings of Virginia's finest wines, de…

    3880 Old Buckingham Road , Powhatan, Virginia 23139
    Powhatan
  • 10/07/2017 - 10/07/2017

    Harvest Festival South Hill

    Mecklenburg

     Games, contests, prizes, music, food, petting zoo and much more for the entire family. Arts and Craft, music, vendors and more.…

    203 East Danville Street , South Hill, Virginia 23970
    Mecklenburg
  • 10/14/2017 - 10/14/2017

    Taste of Brunswick Festival & Cook-Off

    Brunswick

    Arts and crafts, kids rides,Barrel train rides, corn crib, wagon rides,stage coach rides,huge car show,Antique tractor show, live Bluegrass bands all day, World Championship Brunswick Stew cook-off w/…

    100 Campus Drive , Alberta, Virginia 23821
    Brunswick
  • 10/20/2017 - 10/20/2017

    Harvest Winemaker's Dinner at Cooper's Landing

    Mecklenburg

    Cooper's Landing Inn & Traveler's Tavern presents their Harvest Winemaker's Dinner. Join us in the tavern for cocktails at 6:30 and dinner will begin at 7:00 p.m. The evening will consist of 5 pai…

    801 Virginia Avenue , Clarksville, Virginia 23927
    Mecklenburg
  • 10/21/2017 - 10/21/2017

    Fall Harvest Festival and Night 5K Trail Run

    Buckingham

    Don't miss the park's biggest event. Enjoy pumpkin carving and painting (pumpkins will be for sale), candle dipping, apple pressing, face painting, 19th century children's games, an apple slingshot, a…

    104 Green Hill Drive , Gladstone, Virginia 24553
    Buckingham
  • 10/21/2017 - 10/21/2017

    Virginia State Karaoke Championship

    Halifax

    The Official Virginia Karaoke Championship is held in October each year in Virgilina, Va. Qualifiers for the state championship are selected at qualifying rounds on the 3rd ...Saturday in Feb, April,…

    8059 Florence Ave , Virgilina, Virginia 24598
    Halifax
  • 10/27/2017 - 10/27/2017

    Voices from the Shadows

    Petersburg City

    Does the sound of Civil War cannon fire still echo in the night? Experience Pamplin Historical Park after dark as costumed guides lead you on a spine-chilling tour of the Park's historical sites. Com…

    6125 Boydton Plank Road , Petersburg, Virginia 23803
    Petersburg City
  • 10/31/2017 - 10/31/2017

    Monster Mash/Affair on the Square

    Mecklenburg

    Halloween "Spooktacular" Party for children. Come enjoy food, scary music, games, free candy and the halloween costume contest for kids up to age 12.…

    West Danville Street , South Hill, Virginia 23970
    Mecklenburg
  • 11/04/2017 - 11/04/2017

    Bluegrass, Barbecue, and Brew Festival

    Charlotte

    Join us Saturday, November 4, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. for our Seventh Annual Bluegrass, Barbecue & Brew Festival at Patrick Henry's Red Hill. The Bluegrass, Barbecue & Brew Festival is al…

    1250 Red Hill Road , Brookneal, Virginia 24528
    Charlotte
  • 11/05/2017 - 11/05/2017

    Death of an Assassin Book Signing

    Petersburg City

    From the depths of German and American archives comes a story one soldier never wanted told. The first volunteer killed defending Robert E. Lee’s position in battle was really a German assassin.…

    6125 Boyton Plank Road , Petersburg, Virginia 23803
    Petersburg City
  • 11/13/2017 - 11/13/2017

    Cooper's Landing Inn Cooking School Class - Holiday Entertaining & Decadent Desserts

    Mecklenburg

    Cooper's Landing Inn & Traveler's Tavern Monday Night Evening Class & Small Bites. Topic: Holiday Entertaining & Decadent Desserts! Come join the Chefs for our two-hour Monday night sessio…

    801 Virginia Avenue , Clarksville, Virginia 23927
    Mecklenburg
  • 11/18/2017 - 11/18/2017

    Reflect & respect: African-American History Weekend

    Petersburg City

    Come learn about the richness of African-American history and heritage at Pamplin Historical Park and The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier. There will be plenty of educational and entertaining…

    6125 Boyton Plank Road , Petersburg, Virginia 23803
    Petersburg City
  • 11/18/2017 - 11/19/2017

    Friends of The R. T. Arnold Library Holiday Bazaar

    Mecklenburg

    Friends of the R. T. Arnold Library Holiday Bazaar. Crafts, food, gift ideas, stew and more.  …

    Rocky Branch Road , South Hill, Virginia 23970
    Mecklenburg
  • 11/19/2017 - 11/19/2017

    "Christmas with the King" A Michael Carter Elvis Tribute

    Mecklenburg

    Local Michael Carter does a tribute to Elvis Presley…

    220 S Mecklenburg Ave , South Hill, Virginia 23970
    Mecklenburg
  • 11/23/2017 - 11/23/2017

    Decadent Thanksgiving Feast at Cooper's Landing Inn

    Mecklenburg

    Thanksgiving at Cooper's Landing. Let us take the work out of this year's Holiday season... Join us for a decadent Thanksgiving Feast. We will be serving a traditional Thanksgiving meal with gourmet f…

    801 Virginia Avenue , Clarksville, Virginia 23927
    Mecklenburg
  • 11/24/2017 - 11/24/2017

    Blackstone Grand Illumination & Holiday Open House

    Nottoway

    Blackstone Virginia's Grand Illumination and Holiday Open House begins at 6 p.m. on November 24, 2017 at Seay Park at the intersection of Church Street and Main Street, and continues all along the Mai…

    121 N. Main Street , Blackstone, Virginia 23824
    Nottoway
  • 11/29/2017 - 11/29/2017

    Tell Santa at the Chamber Depot

    Mecklenburg

    Tell Santa Claus your holiday wish list at the South Hill Chamber of Commerce Depot Building in South Hill, VA. Free photos with Santa and small gifts for children ages 12 and under.…

    201 S. Mecklenburg Ave , South HIll, Virginia 23970
    Mecklenburg
  • 12/02/2017 - 12/02/2017

    Brunch with Santa at Cooper's Landing Inn

    Mecklenburg

    A wonderful family event . . . we have decked the halls.  Bring the family for the 12th  Annual Brunch with Santa. You can cozy up to our 1830's woodstove or dine next to one of our 14 beaut…

    801 Virginia Avenue , Clarksville, Virginia 23927
    Mecklenburg
  • 12/02/2017 - 12/02/2017

    Tea & Tidings

    Dinwiddie

    Did you know that to carry away fruit or bonbons from the table is a sign of low breeding? At Pamplin Historical Park's Tea & Tidings, ladies and gentlemen in period dress will teach guests 19th …

    6125 Boyton Plank Rod , Petersburg, Virginia 23803
    Dinwiddie
  • 12/04/2017 - 12/04/2017

    South Hill Chamber of Commerce/CCB Christmas Parade

    Mecklenburg

    A grand parade of floats, classic cars, bands, beauty pageant winners, sports champions and, of course, Santa arrives.…

    Danville Street , South Hill, Virginia 23970
    Mecklenburg
  • 12/06/2017 - 12/06/2017

    Shriner's Seafood Festival

    Mecklenburg

    Enjoy seafood, music and fun with the South Hill Shrine Club at this annual festival. Tickets are $25 and include fried and steamed shrimp, fried fish, baked beans, cole slaw, hushpuppies, iced tea a…

    101 Raines St , South Hill, Virginia 23970
    Mecklenburg
  • 12/08/2017 - 12/08/2017

    Blackstone Virginia Christmas Parade

    Nottoway

    The Blackstone Virginia Christmas Parade (Second Friday in December) December 8, 2017 at 6 p.m., is an annual family event, during our winter holiday season.  The Parade route begins near Blacks…

    121 N. Main Street , Blackstone, Virginia 23824
    Nottoway
  • 12/31/2017 - 12/31/2017

    New Year's Eve Celebration at Cooper's Landing Inn

    Mecklenburg

    Ring in the New Year with a special celebration at Cooper’s Landing Inn & Traveler’s Tavern. There will be two seatings: 5pm & 9pm. Each seating will consist of a passed hors d'oeu…

    801 Virginia Avenue , Clarksville, Virginia 23927
    Mecklenburg
  • 01/01/2018 - 01/01/2018

    New Year's Day Bloody Mary Brunch

    Mecklenburg

    Join us New Year's Day for our Special Bloody Mary Brunch.  We will be serving your favorite comfort foods and specialty Bloody Mary's from 10am-3pm    Specialty Bloody Mary’s . …

    801 Virginia Avenue , Clarksville, Virginia 23927
    Mecklenburg