July 2017 Events

In just a few weeks summer will be in full swing, and in addition to the usual fireworks July will bring a number of exciting events and opportunities to enjoy our communities to their fullest. From film screenings to food festivals to picnics at polo fields, here’s what we’re looking forward to in some of our Scouted cities next month.

Asheville, North Carolina

Unwind in the serene Blue Ridge Mountains at the Asheville Yoga Festival, which takes place July 27-30. Guests will enjoy a variety of over 70 yoga classes, live music, and seminars while becoming fully immersed in the practice and experiencing the vibrant culture of Asheville. {For local recommendations for what to do and see in Asheville, follow TSG Asheville on Instagram.}

Hunt Country, Virginia

Starting July 1 and continuing each Saturday through August, Morven Park will host Polo in the Park at the International Equestrian Center. Complete with picnicking, dancing, and, of course, polo, guests can enjoy summer evenings with wine from Stone Tower Winery while taking in the beautiful scenery. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Hunt Country here.}

Jackson Hole, Wyoming

July 3 through August 20, the Grand Teton Music Festival returns to Jackson Hole. The classical music showcase set at the base of breathtaking Grand Teton National Park will feature notable soloists including Yo-Yo Ma, Kelly O’Connor, and Augustin Hadelich, and on July 4th the orchestra will present patriotic favorites. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Jackson Hole here.}

Miami, Florida

With the height of summer comes peak mango season, and what better way to celebrate than by attending the 25th Annual International Mango Festival July 1-2 at the Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden? From cooking demonstrations to samplings to auctions, this festival offers summer fun for all ages. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Miami here.}

New Orleans, Louisiana

On Fridays from July 21 through August 18, visit the New Orleans Museum of Art for evening screenings of acclaimed director John Waters’ films. The lineup includes Waters’ unconventional films such as Pink Flamingo, Hairspray, and Cry Baby, and the screenings are scheduled to accompany the Museum’s exhibit Pride of Place: The Making of Contemporary Art in New Orleans, which opens on June 23. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in New Orleans here.}

Northern New Jersey

July 15, Montclair Food & Wine Festival will host Bourbon and Biergarten, an event promoting local culinary arts that will highlight food and beverages from nearly fifty local restaurants. Guests will also enjoy live music from New Orleans-inspired Street Beat Brass Band at the indoor/outdoor event, which will be held at the Wellmont Theater rain or shine. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Northern New Jersey here.}

Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, North Carolina

On display at the North Carolina Art Museum until Sept. 3,  Looking South: Photographs by Eudora Welty showcases the writer’s broader skill and impact in arts, proving her renown should not be limited to the literary world. The collection represents Welty’s photography from the 1930s and 40s, featuring 18 iconic images of the South during that period. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill here.}

Washington D.C.

Celebrate Independence Day on July 1 at Tudor Place, home to Mary Washington’s granddaughter (and the following five generations). This event is perfect for the whole family, offering tours of the historic home and grounds, traditional American lawn games, and patriotic crafts. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Washington D.C. here.}