The Scouted Calendar / September 2016

The Scouted Calendar: September 2016

September signals a return to routine, a shift in seasons, and an exciting uptick in events vying for space on our calendars. From fun runs to the philharmonic, art exhibitions to food festivals, here’s what we’re looking forward to next month in our Scouted cities:


The Tom Tom Founders Festival’s fall block party, “Tomtoberfest,” takes place September 23 and 24 in Lee Park, where live bands, craft beer, food trucks, and arts and crafts vendors will converge, as well as representatives from innovative homegrown businesses throughout the region. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Charlottesville here.}


Local artist Tracy Stuckey debuts new works at Visions West Contemporary on Friday, September 9th. Titled Western CinemaScape, the exhibition showcases paintings that present traditionally romanticized images of the American West with a contemporary slant. The beautiful and thought-provoking oil-on-canvas works will be on view through the end of the month, and visitors are invited to an opening reception at the gallery September 9 from 6 – 8 p.m. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Denver here.}


September 22 – 25, the Euphoria festival takes over downtown Greenville, with celebrated chefs cooking delicious Southern fare, craft beverages on hand, and live music attendees won’t want to miss. The four days of fun and flavor showcase Greenville’s art and culinary communities while creating a truly travel-worthy event for out-of-towners. . {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Greenville here.}


The Miami Children’s Health Foundation hosts its 6th annual Run/Walk 5K in support of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital on Saturday, September 17, which offers an array of kid-friendly activities including “fun runs” for ages two through 9, face painting, a bounce house, and more. The event, which aims to increase awareness of the hospital’s pediatric subspecialties, research, physicians, and staff, kicks off at 7:30 a.m. at Coral Gables City Hall. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Miami here.}


LOVE in the Garden, the New Orleans Museum of Art’s annual fall party, will take place on September 23 in the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden. The soiree will honor a select roster of local artists including TSG New Orleans’s Ashley Longshore, and guests will enjoy dinner and dancing in the stunning outdoor space. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in New Orleans here.}


The SEEDS organization, which promotes sustainability, food security, and environmental consciousness through garden-focused programming, hosts its annual Harvest Dinner on September 22, bringing notable local chefs together for an event held at the Pavilion at Durham Central Park that is not to be missed. Also happening in the area next month: the expertly curated Raleigh boutique Vermillion hosts its highly anticipated fall fashion show on September 15, which promises to be a very chic affair {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Raleigh, Durham & Chapel Hill here.}


The Savannah Philharmonic celebrates its opening night on September 10 with an evening of orchestral classics. Beloved works by Rossini and Beethoven will be performed, and award-winning violinist Elmar Oliveira is sure to wow. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Savannah here.}

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