The August Guide

Our online events calendar features a week-by-week rundown of the region’s music, theater, dance, art, comedy and festival events, as well as special events specifically for kids.


 For food and wine events throughout the region, visit our Food & Wine Calendar


 Arlington County Fair

Aug. 1 – Aug.7

Arlington County Fair 
Standing as one of the largest free events on the East Coast, this county fair boasts carnival rides, games, arts and crafts vendors, pony rides and live entertainment. View all


Aug. 8 – Aug. 14

‘The Fix’ at Signature Theatre
See the Signature Theatre’s newest musical comedy “The Fix.”
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Photo courtesy of Sprouse Neuhoff Photography

Aug. 15 – Aug. 22

The Black Lillies 
Hailing from Tennessee, The Black Lillies take on the State Theatre to perform their signature mix of country, bluegrass, Americana, jazz and blues. View all

 Beach Boys

Aug. 23 – Aug. 31

The Beach Boys
Enjoying tunes from The Beach Boys at Wolf Trap is the perfect way to end the hot summer. View all