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Labor Day Weekend Events Continue As Summer Winds Down : 9.6.09

[ 1 ] September 6, 2009 |
Photos By Paul Purpura : ©2009 www.nelsoncountylife.com : Day 2 of Wintergreen Winery's Annual Romp, Stomp, and Chomp Continues Sunday.

Photos By Paul Purpura : ©2009 www.nelsoncountylife.com : Day 2 of Wintergreen Winery's Annual Romp, Stomp, and Chomp Continues Sunday.

Nelson County, Virginia
Labor Day weekend signals the unofficial end to Summer though it’s not really official until September 22nd. As the final days of Summer unfold, lots is happening across Nelson County. Our Paul Purpura was out Saturday grabbing some of the events taking place across the area. An annual tradition is the Romp, Stomp & Chomp celebration over at Wintergreen Winery. You can literally get up to your ankles in grapes. Their celebration continues today. More info here.

At Wintergreen Resort  - Saturday was the International Wine & Food Festival.

At Wintergreen Resort - Saturday was the International Wine & Food Festival.

Up a bit in altitude it was Wintergreen Performing Arts’ International Wine & Food Festival. Folks got to explore wines from around the world – over 50 wines from Australia, France, Germany, Italy and Spain, New Zealand, Chile, Argentina, South Africa, California, and, of course, Virginia!

In addition to the wine festival a huge arts and crafts festival was held on the mountain.

In addition to the wine festival a huge arts and crafts festival was held on the mountain.

Today Afton Mountain Vineyards will be holding their Labor Day Celebration featuring musical entertainment by Lewis McGehee. www.lewismcgehee.com. Lewis has been named “top acoustic act” for three years running in Portfolio Magazine’s Musician Poll, and was recently voted “Best Musician”. Lewis will be joined by his daughter, Cayce, a singer and musician in her own right in her 4th year at UVa.

In Montebello, it’s the annual Community Market starting at 10AM.

To see a complete list of other events taking place all around Nelson, be sure to check out our datebook/events section on the homepage of NelsonCountyLife.com

Enjoy!

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