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RITAGE RVEST STIVAL Freefall Music & Art Festival

August 31–October 5, Saturdays at IX Art Park Each week features live music, kids’ activities, food trucks and dinks. freefallcville.com

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Fall Festival Weekends

September–October 12, Saturdays & Sundays at Hartland Farm & Orchard, Markham Get lost in the corn maze, cheer on pig and duck races, ride down the 60-foot-tall slide, enjoy pumpkin bowling, apple canons and more. 540-533-6901, hartlandfarmandorchard.com

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September 2, 10:30am–2pm at Frontier Culture Museum, Staunton After the I Am Brave 5K Race, enjoy a fair with live music, games, face painting, food and more at the Pavilion. 540-332-7850, frontiermuseum.org

ONTICELLO Rockbridge Regional Fair & Expo

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September 5–7 at Virginia Horse Center, Lexington Enjoy the fair with a pig agility course, animal demonstrations, workshops, farms on parade, live music and more. rockbridgefairandexpo.org

11th Annual Baking Contest

September 7, 8:45–10am at Saunders Brothers Farm Market, Piney River Pull out your apron and show off your baking

skills. Using produce grown on the farm, make homemade creations. 434-277-5455, saundersbrothersfarmmarket.com

44th Annual Orange Street Festival

September 7, 9am–4pm at Main Street, Orange This eclectic festival with live music and vendors offering local artwork, handmade crafts, jewelry, specialty food and childrens’ activities. 540-672-5216, orangevachamber.com

Back-to-School Bash & Supply Drive

September 7, 2–4pm at UVA Amphitheater Backpack Buddies is hosting a fun-filled event for the whole family to kick off the school year. School supply donations strongly encouraged. 757-759-7373, YOU CAN uva2022.com HELP!

Liberty Mills Farm Corn Maze

September 7–November 11 at Liberty Mills Farm, Somerset Get lost in Central Virginia’s largest corn maze. Flashlight maze open select Saturdays from 6–10pm. 434-882-6293, libertymillsfarm.com

SEPTEMBER + OCTOBER 2019 43rd Annual Somerset Steam & Gas Pasture Party

September 13–15 at Fairfield View Dairy Farm, Somerset Enjoy antique tractors, a tractor pull, flea markets, crafts, live music and much more. 540-672-3429, somersetsteamandgas.org

8th Annual Charlottesville Pride Festival

September 14 at Sprint Pavilion The festival offers a kid-friendly celebration of diversity and inclusion for all. Enjoy the beer and wine garden, food trucks and vendors. 877-272-8849, cvillepride.org

Celebrate Constitution Day!

September 14, 9am–4:30pm at James Madison’s Montpelier Celebrate Constitution Day with free openhouse tours, hands-on family-friendly activities, a buffet lunch, live music and more. 540-672-2728, montpelier.org

43rd Street Festival of the Arts

September 14, 10am–5pm at Forest Hill Ave. & 43rd St., Richmond A fine arts & crafts show featuring 75 of the region’s finest artisans. Enjoy a day of art, music and food. 804-233-1758, 43rdstgallery.com

52nd Annual Gem & Mineral Show

September 20–22 at Augusta Expo Exhibits from Shenandoah Valley Gem & Mineral Society members and vendors illustrating the fascinating aspects of the rocks and minerals. 540-337-2552, virginia.org

5th Annual All Things Fall Festival

YOU September 21, 9am–2pm CAN at Stanardsville United Methodist Church HELP! This festival includes fall crafts, vendors, baked goods, a silent auction, bushels of apples for sale, a soup and chili cook-off, and pumpkin painting. 434-985-3888, facebook.com/events/2094194680690036

13th Annual Heritage Harvest Festival

September 21, 10am–5pm at Monticello Celebrate Thomas Jefferson’s legacy with more than 100 educational programs, garden tours, fruit and vegetable tastings, a local food marketplace and kids’ activities. CharlottesvilleFamily is a proud sponsor! 434-984-9800, heritageharvestfestival.com

13th Annual Heritage Harvest Festival

September 21, 10am–5pm at Monticello. See this page.

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September 21, 11am–9pm at IX Art Park A family-friendly day of authentic food, music,

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