November 2019 Calendar

Between the start of the holiday season and an exciting slate of cultural activities, November brings a wide variety of events that will appeal to everyone from art lovers to aspiring floral designers. Here, we’ve rounded up a few of the happenings we’re looking forward to in our scouted cities; prepare to mark your calendars.

Hunt Country, Virginia

Presented by the Rappahannock Association for Arts and Community, the 15th annual Fall Art Tour will run from November 2 through 3 in Washington, Virginia. Showcasing over 100 award-winning artists from more than 40 different studios and galleries, the tour will include a variety of artwork including pottery, jewelry, textiles, photography, sculpture, and painting. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Hunt Country here.}

Nantucket, Massachusetts

Celebrating the beginning of the holiday season, the Nantucket Chamber’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Community Caroling will take place on the evening of November 29. With over 150 balsam trees running along Main Street, a countdown beginning at 5 p.m. will kickstart the lighting of the trees along with caroling. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Nantucket here.}

Charlottesville, Virginia

Lewis Miller, known for his iconic flower flash installations in New York City, will teach a Master Class on how to use fall blooms and foliage to create a seasonal centerpiece at Montalto overlooking Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello on Saturday, November 9. Champagne and canapes will be served at the event, which will take place from 2 to 5 p.m., and attendees will be able to take home their creations. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Charlottesville here.}

Dallas, Texas

Art for Advocacy, an evening hosted by the City Electric Supply that raises money for the Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center, will take place on Saturday, November 9 from 6 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. at General Datatech’s private event space. The evening will consist of cocktails, a seated dinner, live and silent auctions, and dancing. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Dallas here.}

Southampton, New York

On November 30 from 4:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m., the Annual Parade of Lights featuring fire trucks decked in holiday-inspired décor and Tree Lighting Celebration will take place in Southampton Village and Agawam Park. A visit from Santa at the Southampton Cultural Center will follow. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in the Hamptons here.}

Charlotte, North Carolina

To celebrate 30 years of the Young Affiliates of the Mint’s support, the Mint Museum Uptown is hosting a Black and White Throwback Gala on Saturday, November 2. At the black-tie event, guests will enjoy an open bar with hand-crafted cocktails, gourmet hors d’oeuvres, and dancing. All proceeds from the gala will go toward raising funds to offset the cost of free school tours of the Mint Museum for school-aged children in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Charlotte here.}

New Orleans, Louisiana

From Thursday, November 21 through Saturday, November 23, B. Viz Design—purveyors of exquisite antique textile pillows and other unique finds—will host a trunk show for Charleston, South Carolina-based Ibu at their New Orleans Atelier on Magazine Street. Just in time for the holidays, shoppers will have the chance to browse Ibu’s fall 2019 collection, which includes clothing, jewelry, and one-of-a-kind gifts hand-crafted by women artisans in more than 40 countries. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in New Orleans here.}

Hill Country, Texas

A Texas-style celebration of German culture, the Wurstfest festival in New Braunfels will run from November 1 through 10, offering ten days filled with family fun, including carnival rides and games, domestic beers, live music and dancing, and delicious sausages. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Hill Country here.}