Calendar of Events

(nfd' means nofixed date; as many dates are subject to slight changes,items are listed in approximate sequence.)


Stratford Hall Robert E. Lee Birthday Celebration


midmonth Warrenton Warrenton Hunt Point-to Point Races

last half Gloucester and Mathews Counties Narcissus Tour

nfd Norfolk Annual Camellia Show

nfd Middleburg Middleburg Hunt Point-to-Point Races


nfd Richmond Deep Run Hunt Race Meet

nfd Foxville Fauquier Field Trials Association-Spring Trials

13 Charlottesville Founders Day Celebration (Jefferson's Birthday) at University of Virginia

nfd Alexandria Annual Narcissus Show of the Garden Club of Virginia

midmonth Norfolk Annual Spring Flower Show

midmonth Middleburg The Middleburg Races-flat and steeplechase

midmonth Alexandria Alexandria Association Old Home Interiors Tour

nfd Middleburg Middleburg Spring Meet

nfd Hot Springs Spring Tennis Tournament

26 Cape Henry Cape Henry Pilgrimage, commemorating the first landing on April 26, 1607

nfd Lynchburg Lynchburg junior Horse Show

last week State-wide Garden Week in Virginia; many private homes open

last Tuesday Norfolk Annual AKC Dog Show, sponsored by Hampton Roads Kennel Club, Inc.

last Wed. and Thurs. Richmond Virginia Kennel Club Show

last Sat. Alexandria Old Dominion Kennel Club Show

last week or first of May Winchester Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival


1st week Stratford Hall Spring Celebration, sponsored by the Robert E. Lee Memorial Foundation

nfd Warrenton Stuyvesant School Horse Show

nfd Warrenton Virginia Gold Cup Race

nfd Virginia Beach Cavalier Horse Show

nfd Warrenton Warrenton Country School Horse Show

nfd Norfolk Tidewater Horse Show

13 Jamestown Jamestown Day; commemorating the founding of the first English colony

2nd Sun. Fredericksburg Mary Washington Mother's Day Celebration

midmonth Virginia Beach Rose Show, sponsored by Princess Anne Garden Club

23 Richmond Powhatan Hill Festival, celebrating the arrival of the English to the site of Richmond

nfd Hampton Hampton Horse Show

nfd Richmond Deep Run Hunt Club Horse Show

last weekend Richmond National Championship Motorcycle Races and Hill Climb

nfd Bristol Virginia Dogwood Festival

nfd Warrenton Gymkhana

nfd Blacksburg V.P.I. Horseshow

nfd Fort Myer Military Horse Show

nfd Norfolk Maury Regatta

30 State-wide Memorial Day

May to Nov. Middleburg Polo Matches every Thursday and Sunday


ist week Place varies State Woman's Golf Tournament

nfd Culpeper Culpeper Horse Show

9 Petersburg 'The Ninth of June,' celebrating the origin of Memorial Day

nfd Tasley Potato Blossom Festival

nfd Bassett Bassett Horse Show

nfd Upperville Upperville Colt and Horse Show

nfd Virginia Beach Virginia Amateur Golf Tournament

nfd Warrenton Warrenton Pony Show


1-2 Richmond National Outboard Regatta Trials

nfd Norton Rhododendron Festival

4 West Point Outboard Motor Regatta

4 Stratford Hall Celebration in honor of two signers of the Declaration of Independence born at Stratford Hall, Francis Lightfoot and Richard Henry Lee

week Of 4th Hampton Yacht Club Regatta, including Virginia Gold Cup, Inboard Motor Races, Sailboat Regatta

ist half Charlottesville Institute of Public Affairs

nfd Hot Springs Mixed Golf Tournament

nfd Hot Springs Midsummer Tennis Tournament

last Thurs. Chincoteague Island Pony Penning Day

nfd Hot Springs Skeet Tournament

nfd Front Royal Horse Show at U.S. Army Remount Station


2nd Thurs. and Fri. Hot Springs Bath County Horse Show

2nd Fri. and Sat. White Top Mtn. White Top Folk Music Festival

3rd Thurs. Fri. and Sat. Berryville Clarke County Horse Show

nfd Keswick Keswick Hunt Club Horse Show

nfd Irvington Rappahannock River Yacht Club Regatta

27-30 Hot Springs Golf Tournament

nfd Manassas Annual Dairy Fair


ist Sat. to Mon. Warrenton Warrenton Horse Show

nfd Norfolk Regatta Norfolk-Portsmouth Yacht Racing Association

nfd South Boston National Tobacco Festival and Pageant

nfd Upperville Upperville Horse Show

nfd Fairfax Fairfax Horse and Pony Show

nfd Orange Orange Horseman's Show

last week Richmond Virginia State Fair


nfd Charlottesville Farmington Hunt Club Horse Show

12 Stratford Hall Anniversary of the death of General Robert E. Lee

13 Yorktown Yorktown Day-Anniversary of Cornwallis's Surrender

nfd Norfolk Navy Day Observance at Naval Operating Base

nfd Fredericksburg Dog Mart

October to March State-wide Fox hunting at more than a dozen nationally recognized hunts, chiefly in northern Virginia.