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Virginia Scottish Games and Festival

Next date: September 4, 2021 9:00 am

I try to catch this festival every Labor Day Weekend. My first time, the festival started off with a dude jumping out of an airplane and landing on the field exactly at noon. And then there was a tattoo of kilted bagpipe players and a parade of clans. You can’t make this stuff up, people! …

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Virginia Scottish Games and Festival

Next date: September 4, 2021 9:00 am

I try to catch this festival every Labor Day Weekend. My first time, the festival started off with a dude jumping out of an airplane and landing on the field exactly at noon. And then there was a tattoo of kilted bagpipe players and a parade of clans. You can’t make this stuff up, people! …

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First Sunday Arts Fest

Next date: September 5, 2021 11:00 am

Artists close off the brick streets of Annapolis on the first Sunday of every month for a celebration of crafts, live music and fine dining. The best part of this festival is that it takes on a different theme each month, culminating the year with a holiday spin in November and a chocolate celebration in …

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Prince George’s County Fair

Next date: September 9, 2021 11:00 am

The Prince George’s County Fair is one of the oldest in the region, but it has fallen on hard times (which just might be a boon for you). Last time we went (on a Saturday), it was virtually empty, so we were able to skip the rides and put our wristbands to good use. We …

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Prince George’s County Fair

Next date: September 9, 2021 11:00 am

The Prince George’s County Fair is one of the oldest in the region, but it has fallen on hard times (which just might be a boon for you). Last time we went (on a Saturday), it was virtually empty, so we were able to skip the rides and put our wristbands to good use. We …

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Shooting a blowgun at the annual Native American Festival at Riverbend Park

Virginia Native American Festival

Next date: September 11, 2021 10:00 am

$10 per person 5 and older Personally, I thought $40 for my family (including my 5 and 8 year old) was a bit much for the handful of tents. They do have to pay the dancers, but most of that money goes to Fairfax Parks. I’m not sure the value was there, but I did …

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Maryland Seafood Festival

Next date: September 11, 2021 10:00 am

Sandy Point State Park is less than an hour from DC and offers sweeping views of the Chesapeake at the foot of the Bay Bridge. The good news is that this is the perfect venue for sampling crabs and oysters while enjoying live music. The bad news is parking: Parking at Sandy Point will be available …

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Prince George’s County Fair

Next date: September 9, 2021 11:00 am

The Prince George’s County Fair is one of the oldest in the region, but it has fallen on hard times (which just might be a boon for you). Last time we went (on a Saturday), it was virtually empty, so we were able to skip the rides and put our wristbands to good use. We …

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Rosslyn Jazz Festival

Next date: September 11, 2021 1:00 pm

For the past 28 years, the Rosslyn Jazz Fest has taken over all of the three-acre, urban Gateway Park. Last year, this much-anticipated annual event drew more than 10,000 music fans to the park for a day of dynamic, free performances. Come to hear live music performed by some of the biggest names in jazz …

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Rehoboth Sand Sculpture Contest

Next date: September 12, 2021 8:00 am

Every year, on the Saturday after Labor Day, is the Rehoboth Sand Sculpture Contest. Families and individual artists are invited to see what they can build with only items natural to the beach, and without mechanical assistance.