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Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival

Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival Annual Festival now in it's 27th year. This is the largest Fine Arts & Crafts Event on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. It is a midsummer celebration of nature's tastiest and most healthy fruit - the blueberry. There will be food, music, and various activities for all ages.

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2015 Events

March 14-15, 21-22 - Highland Maple Festival, Monterey - Celebrate the "opening" of the trees and watch the process of maple syrup-making. Take a tour of a sugar camp, visit the Highland History Museum, enjoy food, entertainment and an arts & crafts show. 540-468-2550 (12472)

June 5 - 7 - Celebrate Fairfax, Fairfax - Fun for the whole family. Concerts, nightly fireworks, food, a petting zoo, 300 exhibitors, interactive activities, the Fairfax County Karaoke Championship and carnival rides. 703-324-3247 Fairfax County Government Center (12470)

July 16 - 19 - Old Time Fiddlers Convention, Monterey - Come enjoy a weekend of old time music. Some events are free. 540-468-2550 Highland County Fairgrounds - 386 Myers Moon Rd (12473)

July 16-18 - Mineral Bluegrass Festival, Mineral - The Mineral Bluegrass Festival is a family friendly 3-day bluegrass music festival. The festival features food available at park, a raffle, and performances by groups such as Aspen Run, Grit City Grass, and the James River Cutups. 615-337-8166 Waltons Park - 301 East 6th Street (12468)

August 29, September 2-5 - Highland County Fair, Monterey - Livestock exhibits and judging, archery contest, horse show, truck pulling contest, radio control car race, food, entertainment and fireworks. 540-468-2179 Highland County Fairgrounds - 386 Myers Moon Rd (12474)

September 25 - October 4 - State Fair of Virginia, Doswell - Livestock exhibits and judging, concerts, food, horse shows, midway games and rides, pig races, rodeo and entertainment. 804-994-2800 The Meadow Event Park - 13111 Dawn Blvd (12469)

October 24 - Blue Ridge Folklife Festival, Ferrum - Storytelling, old-time craftspeople, horse pulling and mule jumping, sheep herding, kids' folk games, antique engines and tractors, vintage cars, wheat threshing demos and food. 540-365-4416 Ferrum College (12471)