July 2019 Calendar

The first official full month of summer, July always entices us to seek out local events and take advantage of the exciting events happening in our own backyards. From music festivals to boating exhibitions to bonsai shows, here’s what we’re looking forward to this month. 

Baltimore, Maryland 

July 26 through July 28, the Harbor East Black Tie Boating Event will take place in Baltimore, celebrating fine yachts and cutting-edge models. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres on the stunning Harbor East Marina will kick off Friday evening, followed by weekend events that include opportunities to experience various new yacht models and sea trials by appointment. Registration is available online through local sales consultants found here. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Baltimore here.} 

Charlottesville, Virginia

A true icon of America, Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello serves as the perfect place to celebrate Independence Day. This year’s event marks the 57th anniversary of the celebration and Naturalization Ceremony at Monticello, where each year over 70 individuals are naturalized as United States citizens right on Monticello’s steps. A keynote address will be delivered by Khizr Khan, Gold Star parent and constitutional rights and national unity advocate, and the celebration will include an open house, patriotic tunes, and Monticello root beer floats. Learn more and make reservations for the shuttle and walk-through tours here. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Charlottesville here.} 

Hamptons, New York 

A highlight of the summer season in the Hamptons, the Parrish Art Museum is hosting its annual Midsummer Party on July 13. Celebrating and joining more than 500 artists, philanthropists, and other business and art world leaders and guests alike, the party features cocktails and dinner on the Mildred C. Brinn terrace followed by a live auction and late evening party in the Lichtenstein theater. Tickets for the 2019 Midsummer Party can be found here. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in the Hamptons here.} 

Jackson Hole, Wyoming 

Founded in 1962, the Grand Teton Music Festival celebrates a wide variety of cultural and musical activities in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. On Friday, July 5 and Saturday, July 6, the Festival Orchestra will perform scenes from Rossini’s The Barber of Seville and Orff’s Carmina Burana in Walk Festival Hall. More information about the event and tickets available for purchase can be found here. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Jackson Hole here.}

Lexington, Kentucky

Showcasing over 130 antiques and future classic vehicles, the annual Concours d’Elegance will take place at the Keeneland Race Course on Saturday, July 20, with this year’s show featuring automobiles of Aston Martin as the featured marque. In addition to the morning of judging and afternoon awards ceremonies, a silent auction will be located in Keene Barn (all items up for bidding can be viewed here). Tickets are available for purchase beforehand online here or at the admission gate on the morning of the show. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Lexington here.} 

Nashville, Tennessee

Cheekwood Estate & Gardens invites visitors to take part in their Annual Bonsai Show on July 13 and 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will feature over forty displays with over fifty bonsai trees, styling demonstrations, and raffles for a variety of bonsai merchandise. While there, attendees can also explore the historic Cheek mansion and featured Storybook Houses exhibition located amongst the fifty five acres of botanical gardens on the property. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Nashville here.} 

Washington, D.C.

A National historic landmark and one of Washington’s most historically rich mansions, Tudor Place is holding guided garden tours on their historic five and a half acre property. Originally home to Thomas Peter and Martha Parke Custis Peter, granddaughter of Martha Washington, the federal-style mansion is adorned with stunning antiques and surrounded by beautiful gardens. While the garden is open to self-guided tours during the museum’s regular hours Tuesday through Sunday, the guided tour offers opportunities to learn even more about the history of both the mansion and its surrounding beauty. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Washington here.}