Seasonal Fun - Fall Festivals

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August 30, Saturday
TASTE OF THE MOUNTAINS STREET FESTIVAL
Madison Chamber of Commerce.
Live entertainment, shopping, food vendors, pony rides, antique cars and a re-enactment of Civil War camp life. Main Street Madison.  Directions: Madison is located just 28 miles north of Charlottesville on Route 29.  9am-4pm.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-948-4455. 
 
September 6, Saturday
ORANGE STREET FESTIVAL
Orange County Chamber of Commerce.
Held in the center of downtown Orange, this annual festival features food, crafts, local businesses displaying their wares and a great atmosphere for all. Main Street in Orange.  10am-6pm.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-672-5216. 
 
September 6, Saturday
POOCHAPALOOZA-CHARLOTTESVILLE
The Table Food Company.
A celebration of all-things-dog! Games, contests, and prizes. Adoptable pooches waiting for new homes. A pet groomer and local vet will be on site offering vaccinations. Tonsler Park.  12pm.  $FREE.  All ages welcome.  Contact: Michele Graham.  Email: michele@thetablefoodcompany.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 825-3819. 
 
September 7, Sunday
2ND ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF THE FIG
Cooper Vineyards.
Tasting of fig dishes from local growers and other heirloom vegetables. Live music too. Cooper Vineyards.  Directions: 13372 Shannon Hill Road, Louisa.  12-5pm.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-894-5474. 
 
September 12-13
HERITAGE HARVEST FESTIVAL
Monticello and the Southern Exposure Seed Exchange.
The Heritage Harvest Festival is an annual celebration of gardening, sustainable agriculture and local food, held at the home of Thomas Jefferson. Come by for tastings, workshops, hands-on demonstrations and a variety of tours and exhibits. Kid's activities run all day. Extra fee for premium workshops & lectures. West Lawn of Monticello.  $Various costs.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 984-9800. 
 
September 13, Saturday
AUTISM AWARENESS FESTIVAL
AGM Events.
Wine tasting, live music, craft and food vendors, silent auction, facepainting, games and more. Benefits Moss-Nuckols Elementary School Autism Program. Weston Farm Vineyard and Winery.  Directions: 206 Harris Creek Rd, Louisa VA.  11am-5pm.  All ages welcome.  Contact: Angie Gerald-McPherson.  Email: info@agmevents.net. For more info call: 540-223-8484. 
 
September 13, Saturday
PAC'N THE STREETS FESTIVAL
Staunton Performing Arts Center.
This nostalgic, family-friendly street fair includes food vendors, artisan booths, strolling street performers and children's activities. Staunton Performing Arts Center area.  Directions: East Beverly Street between Market and Augusta.  10am-5pm.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-885-3211. 
 
September 13, Saturday
QUACKIN' DOWN THE JAMES DUCK DERBY
Scottsville Lions Club.
Part of Scottsville Community Day activities. Buy a duck for $5 and watch it race down the James River. Prizes for first and second place. Proceeds go to Lions Club eyeglasses and hearing aid distribution. Public boat landing, downtown Scottsville.  Contact: Buddy Brochu.  For more info call: 434-831-2318. 
 
September 12-14, Friday- Sunday
SOMERSET STEAM & GAS PASTURE PARTY
Somerset Steam & Gas.
This family-friendly event features antique tractors, a tractor pull, flea market, cloggers, arts & crafts, live bands and delicious food! Fairfield View Dairy Farm.  Directions: Route 231, Somerset.  $7/day or $10/3-day pass.  Email: info@somersetsteamandgas.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-672-3429. 
 
September 20, Saturday
GO GREEN FEST
Dixon Disposal and Snow's Garden Center.
Doggies and kitties from the Charlottesville Albemarle SPCA will be on hand for cuddling and petting and adopting. Free food and drinks, games, bounce house and giveaways to all of the attendees. Snow's Garden Center.  Directions: 875 Avon Street Extended.  10am-2pm.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link. 
 
September 6-October 26
FALL FESTIVAL WEEKENDS AT HARTLAND
Hartland Farm & Orchard.
Get lost in the corn maze, root for your favorite pig in the pig races, take a hayride, ride down the 60-foot tall slide and more! Caramel apples for an extra fee. Hartland Farm & Orchard.  Directions: 3064 Hartland Lane, Markham.  $10; free for 3 & under.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-533-6901. 
 
September 13-November 2
LIBERTY MILLS FARM CORN MAZE
Liberty Mills Farm.
Get lost in Central Virginia's largest corn maze. Admission includes puzzles within the maze, hay rides (when operating) and activities/games. Liberty Mills Farm.  Directions: 9166 Liberty Mills Road, Somerset.  $10 for ages 5 & up, free for 4 & under.  All ages welcome.  Email: info@libertymillsfarm.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 882-6293. 
 

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