September 2019 calendar

Easing into our fall routines means a return to structure—plus an exciting list of can’t-miss happenings throughout our Scouted cities. From fashion shows to charity events to an extraordinary culinary weekend, here’s what we’re looking forward to in September.

Charlottesville, Virginia

Monticello’s biggest event of the year, the Heritage Harvest Festival, will take place on Saturday, September 21, and with Alice Waters serving as an honorary chair (and speaker) this year, the festivities are sure to be inspiring. Billed as the celebration of Thomas Jefferson’s agricultural and epicurean legacy, the festival includes a full list of workshops on Friday, September 20, plus tours, tastings, chef demonstrations, and more for attendees of all ages on Saturday, September 21. Find a schedule of festival events here. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Charlottesville here.}

Fort Worth, Texas

On September 14, beginning at 10 a.m., and running until 10 p.m., the Amon Carter Museum of American Art hosts their 5th annual music and arts festival, Party on the Porch. This year the event celebrates the reopening of the recently renovated museum, and will include art-making, extended gallery hours, live music from local Texas groups The Band of Heathens and Abraham Alexander, and more. Find a complete schedule of events here. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Fort Worth here.}

Greenville, South Carolina

Since 2006, euphoria has been shining a light on Greenville’s culinary gems—and charm—while also raising money that is distributed throughout the community through grants to local charitable organizations. Beginning on Thursday, September 19, this year’s lineup includes an impressive roster of activities to taste, sip, and savor wine, cocktails, delicious meals, and live entertainment. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Greenville here.}

Minneapolis, Minnesota

September brings three noteworthy events to Minneapolis, beginning with the tenth semi-annual installment of #Minnstafashion, Fashion Week MN’s kick-off event co-produced by The W Minneapolis – The Foshay and The Scout Guide Minneapolis, which will take place on Thursday, September 19. Showcasing five exciting new designers, plus a pop-up shopping event featuring exceptional finds from local stores, this is must-attend for the stylish set. Just two days later, the Walker Art Center’s annual benefit Avant Garden will offer attendees a one-of-a-kind experience with gourmet food, craft cocktails, a premier art auction, live music, and dancing. Last but not least, the Be the Match Gala on Saturday, September 28 invites attendees to don their best formal attire and come out to support initiatives to transform the marrow donor experience and help save lives. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Minneapolis here.}

Cincinnati, Ohio

On Saturday, September 14, beginning at 2 p.m., Polo for Babies will take place for the 6th consecutive year. Hosted by The Leonidas Foundation, this an annual charity polo match raises money for the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital to support infant and child research and care. Tickets and additional information about the event can be found here. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Cincinnati here.}

Asheville, North Carolina

From September 12 through 15, Asheville hosts an exciting new and locally-inspired event: Chow Chow, a culinary festival that offers event-goers more than 20 signature events, including farm dinners, tours, demonstrations, seminars, panels, community yoga, live music, hands-on-activities, and more. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Asheville here.}

Cleveland, Ohio

50 years after the legendary concert, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame celebrates Woodstock with the ultimate behind-the-scenes experience, Woodstock at 50. Showcasing everything from rare prints, video footage, tickets, performance outfits, and original signage, Woodstock at 50 is a tribute to great music and great memories. The exhibit runs through the fall, and tickets are available for purchase online here. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Cleveland here.}

Huntsville, Alabama

Wine lovers will want to mark their calendars for Crush Wine and Food Festival, a five-day-long event offering attendees the opportunity to try over 150 different wines from around the world, sprits, and delicious food, as well as enjoy live music and memorable activities (grape-stomping, anyone?). Tickets and VIP packages can be purchased here. {Find local recommendations for what to do and see in Huntsville here.}