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2019 Virginia - January & February 2019
Food Festivals, Shows, Local Food & Wine Events
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January 12-13, 2019
19th Annual Virginia Fly Fishing and Wine Festival
This annual festival draws anglers from across the U.S. and especially the Mid-Atlantic. The event features nonstop free lectures and tips on where, when, and how to fly fish in the Old Dominion and across the globe. Virginia wine tastings, microbreweries, local food and live music will also be featured.
January 16-18, 2019 Virginia Farm Show - Fisherville, Virginia
The Virginia Farm Show is the only agricultural trade show in Virginia that caters to full-time as well as the part-time farmer. In addition to exhibits of all the major lines of equipment and services there is a Skid Steer Rodeo for all the attendees to watch as well as participate in. The Diamond Level Sponsor of this event is the Virginia Farm Bureau for the third straight year. This event enables participants to compete for trophies and cash prizes for all major lines of skid steers. (also: http://virginiafarmshow.com/ )
January 26, 2019 Breaux Vineyards Cabernet Vertical
Sample and discuss various vintages of our award winning Cabernet Sauvignon with our winemaker, Josh Gerard. This event is educational, interactive and fun. Delight in the company of others while our hospitality associates pour through 8 wines as you journey through a delicious 3-course gourmet meal, finishing off with a delectable truffle. Each session is 90 minutes and is an exclusive reservation only event. Seating is limited, so make your reservation today to guarantee you won’t miss out! Price $80.00 per person / $70.00 per club member.
February 1-3, 2019 Chocolate Lovers Festival - Fairfax, Virginia
Taste of Chocolate, featuring chocolate vendors selling their wares; the Chocolate Challenge, an arts extravaganza where the medium is chocolate; the Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast featuring chocolate chip pancakes; historic re-enactments; children's activities; a craft show; open houses at historic buildings; and much more. (also: www.chocolatefestival.net/ )
February 8, 2019 Bacchus Wine & Food Festival
Newport News, Virginia
Bacchus, the God of Nature, Vine and Wine! The Virginia Living Museum’s 13th annual Bacchus Wine & Food Festival! Enjoy delicious samplings of fine wine, local restaurant fare and an eclectic mix of live music and silent auction items.
Mingle with friends and colleagues amongst the beautiful museum galleries and exhibits. Taste the bounty of Peninsula’s finest establishments, sway to the beat of live local musicians and make plans for your next get together with friends.
February 14, 2019
Most of the more than 1/2 million restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.
February 16-23, 2019 - National FFA Week - Nationwide
the week of George Washington's birthday as National FFA Week in recognition of his legacy as an agriculturist and farmer.
February 17, 2019 Popsicle Bridge Contest - Richmond, Virginia
At the Science Museum of Virginia. This contest (PSBC for short) gives students the opportunity to design and build their very own bridges and put them to the test to see how much weight they can hold! Many different prizes are available, and it’s a great way to get them excited about science and engineering.
February 26-March 3, 2019 12th Annual Virginia Wine Expo
The annual Virginia Wine Expo is a national destination event celebrating Virginia's extraordinary wines and the Richmond region's culinary, historic and cultural excellence. Plan your visit to Richmond - recognized by the Frommer's Guide as one of the Top Worldwide Travel Destinations for 2014 - and attend one or several of the 35+ wine and food events, including the Opening Night Burger Blast, the legendary Walk-Around Grand Tastings, the new Love Rox Half Marathon & 10k, and a host of other amazing dinners, brunches, lunches, comparative tastings, tours, excursions and more.