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Things to Do Labor Day Weekend 2022

Here are some events and activities happening Labor Day weekend near Lake Anna.

Things to Do Labor Day Weekend near Lake Anna

Labor Day is the unofficial end to summer. The holiday, honoring the American labor movement, is a day off work for many in the country. This may be one of the last chances to hit the lake with the whole family before the kids go back to school. Celebrate with a long weekend of fun or leisurely events and activities near Lake Anna.

Labor Day Weekend Events near Lake Anna

Here are some events and activities happening Labor Day weekend near Lake Anna

Send Off Summer with Wine and Music

Raise one last glass to the memories you’ve made this summer at Lake Anna Winery’s End of Summer Jam on Saturday, Sept. 3rd. From 6–10 p.m., the winery will feature live music from Richmond band “Spectrum”, along with food from “Fire Escape Food Truck. Tickets for the event include a souvenir glass.

Click here to read more about Lake Anna Winery.

Enjoy a Festival!

On Sept. 5th, the Sunflower Festival at Liberty Mills Farm in Somerset is back this year with over 6 acres of sunflowers to enjoy and photograph – featuring music during the day and a special Golden Hour ticket for photos with preferred lighting.

Spend the Day at Lake Anna State Park

Spend your long weekend camping, hiking, fishing, swimming and more at Lake Anna State Park. Lake Anna State Park is the perfect place for outdoor adventure or relaxation. The park has over 15 miles of trails, sandy beaches, scenic waterways and more. Pan for gold, take a guided walk and spot wildlife, or simply relax on the beach.

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Explore Historic Montpelier

Just because the kids have a long weekend, doesn’t mean they can’t have an educational experience. Visit James Madison’s Montpelier, a historic home in Orange County, Virginia. Montpelier stands as a memorial and American history museum to James Madison and the enslaved people. On Sunday, Sept. 4, walk in the past along the Enslaved Community Tour. This walking tour of significant sites examines one of America’s largest paradoxes: a nation where “all men are created equal” built by those who are denied the exact freedoms they were laboring to establish.

Click here to see all events at Montpelier.

It’s always hard to say farewell to summer, but a weekend getaway to Lake Anna is the perfect send off.