September 2023 Short Stuff

September 2023 Short Stuff

Discover September 2023’s Must-Visit Events! From historic fairs to family fun, explore Waterford Fair, Bluemont Fair, Lovettsville Oktoberfest, and more. Unforgettable experiences await in Virginia’s vibrant fall scene.

Unplug & Play in Historic Waterford

Unplug & Play in Historic Waterford

Shop, play, tour and make memories! The 79th Waterford Fair is the mid-Atlantic’s quintessential fall festival with demonstrating artisans, old world performers, historic properties tours, great faire food & local libations and fun for all ages. Proceeds support the Waterford Foundation, Waterford Virginia. Kids 12 & under FREE! waterfordfairva.org

 A Country Fair in the Foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains

A Country Fair in the Foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains

Bring your family and friends to the annual Bluemont Fair and wander through our 200-year-old village nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and just one hour from Washington, D.C. Enjoy artisan crafts, local wine, beer, music and history! bluemontfair.org

28th Annual Lovettsville Oktoberfest

28th Annual Lovettsville Oktoberfest

The Town of Lovettsville welcomes back our traditional Oktoberfest celebration on September 22nd and 23rd, featuring free activities for children, free entertainment from top local 80s and 90s cover bands, our signature Wiener Dog Races, nearly 65 food and craft vendors, and over 20 adult drinks to select from! The event is free for everyone! Visit LovettsvilleOktoberfest.com for all the details.

St. Mark’s 25th Annual Egyptian Festival

St. Mark’s 25th Annual Egyptian Festival

Come enjoy a day filled with food, culture and fun for the whole family at St. Mark’s 25th Annual Egyptian Festival! Taste and experience the finest Egyptian cuisine, enjoy games for all ages, and learn about the unique and rich history of the Coptic Orthodox Church through free guided tours. stmarkdc.org/home/festival

NOVA FAMILY FAIR

The babycito and Postpartum Support VA’s NOVA Family Fair is a FREE family event dedicated to fun for kids and connection for parents. Kids will have a blast engaging in free activities (magic show, face painting, etc.) while parents meet local, family-focused businesses and learn about the services they offer. babycito.co/

Middle Eastern Food Festival

Labor Day Weekend 2023

Middle Eastern Food Festival

Experience legendary hospitality at the Middle Eastern Food Festival taking place September 2nd & 3rd in McLean, Va. The festival features authentic Middle Eastern food, pastries, music and dancing, as well as vendors, church tours and activities for both children and adults. Admission and parking are free. To learn more, visit MiddleEasternFoodFestival.com.

The Siena School Grows: Introducing Grade 3 at Silver Spring Satellite Campus for 2024-2025

The Siena School Grows: Introducing Grade 3 at Silver Spring Satellite Campus for 2024-2025

The Siena School, a national leader in dyslexia education, will add Grade 3 and launch a satellite campus in Silver Spring beginning the 2024-25 school year. It will serve Grades 3 & 4, expanding Siena’s programming and educational model for bright students with language-based learning differences. 9545 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, Md. thesienaschool.org/about/silver-spring-satellite