With all of the warm weather lately, spring is just around the corner. If you’re itching to get out and get involved thanks to all the sunshine, then you’re in luck — there are tons of annual celebrations, special events, and weekly festivities to check out around the area during the month of February.
Take a look at a few of the highlights happening in Southside Virginia, and pencil them into your calendar!
When: February 9, 11AM-5PM
Where: Hunting Creek Vineyards
What: You’ve heard of Valentine’s Day, but what about a day for all of the pals in your life? Galentine’s Day at Hunting Creek Vineyards is a celebration dedicated to treating yourself and spending time with friends. Grab a glass of wine, and sip while you shop around for candy, crafts, gift baskets, and more.
Cooper’s Landing Cooking Class
When: February 11, 6PM
Where: Cooper’s Landing
What: Cooper’s Landing regularly hosts cooking classes, but this month they’ll be changing it up in honor of Valentine’s Day. Food on the menu will include traditionally romantic dishes, setting the mood for a special night. Follow up the class with a night out on the 13th for the Cooper’s Landing is for Lovers dinner specials.
Crossing of the Dan 2019 Commemoration
When: February 16, 10AM
Where: The Prizery
What: Known as a turning point in the Revolutionary War, the Crossing of the Dan marked the beginning of the defeat of one of the most prominent British generals, Lt. General Charles Cornwallis, and his army. This year marks the 238th anniversary of the Crossing of the Dan. Attendees will listen to a speech delivered by keynote speaker Dr. Carole W. Troxler, enjoy a seafood buffet, and a then march to the Dan.
Supermoon Staunton River State Park
When: February 19, 6PM-8PM
Where: Staunton River State Park
What: If you’re a fan of the outdoors and natural beauty, then be sure to check out the Supermoon Hike at Staunton River State Park. The moon is expected to rise early in the evening, and hikers will set out around 6PM to get the best views of this rare natural phenomenon.
Trivia & Taco Tuesday
When: Tuesdays, 7PM-9PM
Where: Lamplighter Restaurant
What: What goes better than tacos and Tuesday? A little bit of trivia! A popular weekly event, Trivia & Taco Tuesday at the Lamplighter regularly brings in a big crowd of locals looking to test their knowledge. Enjoy some tasty eats, and try your hand at taking home the title of trivia winner.
Celebrate Life in Southside Virginia
Don’t miss out on your chance to participate in events like this every month of the year — find your new home in the area. If you have any questions, are curious about local real estate, or want to get started, don’t hesitate to give the Realty Resource Team a call today!