The Scouted Calendar / September 2017

Scouted Calendar September 2017Featured: Figure Studies Calendar by Inslee.

Our favorite transitional month, September brings summer to a close while heralding the excitement of autumn. Accordingly, our Scouted cities offer an array of events throughout the month that will bring us outside and get us ready for the coming season. From a delicious food and wine festival to spectacular orchestra performances to a jazzy modern art exhibit, here’s what we’re looking forward to in some of our Scouted cities next month:


Jazz Aspen Snowmass hosts the annual JAS Labor Day Experience September 1st through 3rd, a three-day festival featuring preeminent musicians of all genres. From Keith Urban to The Roots to Maroon 5, this event is a perfect way to send out summer while enjoying top performers in the scenic mountain town. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Aspen here.}


On September 1st and 2nd, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra will present La La Land in Concert, playing live alongside the Oscar-winning film for an evening of style and glamour. Later in the month on September 16, the Orchestra will host the 2017 Gala Concert and After-Party featuring performances by celebrated cellist Yo-Yo Ma. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Dallas here.}


The Amon Carter Museum of American Art will play host the evening of September 23 for Party on the Porch, an evening featuring local food, lawn games, special lighting effects, and live local musicians in a variety of genres. Guests can peruse the galleries during extended hours to enjoy the museum’s extensive collections of American art in the company of docents, and opportunities for artmaking will also be offered. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Fort Worth here.}


The 77th National Folk Festival returns to Greensboro September 8th through 10th, bringing more than 300 musicians, dancers, and craftspeople. Attendees of the three-day event will get to experience performances and demonstrations as well as Southern and ethnic cuisines, storytelling, parades, and more. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Greensboro here.}


Food, wine, and music aficionados can look forward to euphoria, a four-day festival returning to Greenville September 21-24. Complete with food and wine tastings, musical performances, cooking demonstrations, and wine seminars, this event offers the best of vibrant Greenville and benefits several charities. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Greenville here.}


The Middleburg Classic, a preeminent hunter-jumper horse show, returns September 20-24 to beautiful and historic Morven Park. Guests will enjoy world-class equitation set in the heart of horse country while benefiting the non-profit Food & Friends. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Hunt Country here.}


Kick off the autumn season September 24 from 4 to 7 p.m. with Cheekwood Botanical Gardens’s Fall for Cheekwood Family Benefit, which raises money for school tours of the gardens. From live entertainment to hayrides to Southern fare and drinks, this event perfectly blends elegance and family fun—and is even complete with a s’mores bar and pumpkin patch. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Nashville here.}

Minneapolis, Minnesota

The fifth semi-annual Minnstafashion event returns Thursday, September 7th, bringing together influencers and fashionistas to celebrate designs by five new and emerging designers for the perfect Fall Fashion Week MN kickoff. Hosted by TSG Minneapolis and W Minneapolis – The Foshay, this is an exciting evening fashionable movers and shakers won’t want to miss. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Minneapolis here.}


Mirroring the melodies of jazz, Stuart Davis: In Full Swing comes to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art starting September 16. The bold colors and vibrant patterns of Davis’ works come together as an energetic exhibit of over 80 paintings and drawings that honor the artist’s influential modern jazz-meets-advertising style. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Northwest Arkansas here.}


September 23, Threads of Africa: A Celebration of Art, Nature, and People comes to the North Carolina Museum of Art. Guests can participate in the unveiling of the museum’s newly reinstalled African art gallery, sample local food, and enjoy a performance by world-renowned musician Angélique Kidjo. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Raleigh, Durham, & Chapel Hill here.}


Enjoy a cold one while taking in the Liberty Bell at seasonal Independence Beer Garden, located next to Independence Mall. The 20,000 square-foot outdoor space features beautiful string lights, games, and plenty of tables to gather with friends. Not a beer fan? No problem. The beer garden serves wine and cocktails, too—plus a menu of American favorites. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Philadelphia here.}


The PostOak Wine & Jazz Festival returns to Tulsa Labor Day weekend, featuring Oklahoma wines, food trucks, and live jazz on the grounds of PostOak lodge. Activities include a Friday night Wine Jazz Dinner, the festival from 4 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, and a Sunday Jazz Brunch. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Tulsa by following TSG Tulsa on Instagram.}