The final holiday of summer is upon us. That means there are only a few days left to get in the last bits of your summer fun. Whether you want to get some drinks with friends or take part in the annual car show, here are nine ways to celebrate Labor Day weekend throughout Northern Virginia.
Saturday, Sept. 5 to Monday, Sept. 7, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Celebrate the three-day weekend with some delicious sangria. Choose between the ruby grapefruit, pink lemonade and red berry flavors to pair with some hearty barbecue. Three full servings come with each flight purchased. // Molon Lave Vineyards: 10075 Lees Mill Road, Warrenton; $15 per flight
Saturday, Sept. 5, 8:30 p.m.-midnight
Enjoy a night of local talent at JV’s Restaurant’s Labor Day show. The lineup for the night includes Roy Richardson, Dan Chute and Josh Allen. // JV’s Restaurant: 6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church; free
Saturday, Sept. 5, 9 p.m.-midnight
Rock out at The Harbour Grille for Labor Day weekend fun. Grab a few friends and munch on great food and drinks as you listen to the MYNX band. // The Harbour Grille: 13188 Marina Way, Woodbridge; free
Sunday, Sept. 6, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Grab the kids and head over to Salamander Resort & Spa for one last pool party. Have fun playing lawn games, splashing in the pool and listening to music. The menu for the event includes local green salad, cottonwood ranch burgers, a grilled-fish taco station and a children’s menu. // Salamander Resort & Spa: 500 N. Pendleton St., Middleburg; $75 per adult, $25 per child
Monday, Sept. 7, 7:30-11 a.m.
Get in a little exercise during your extra day off. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the lake as you run either a 5K or 10K. The race will be run in 50-person-max waves to ensure social distancing. // Lake Accotink: 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield; $25-$40
Monday, Sept. 7, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Instead of the usual car show, the Clifton Lions Club is turning the annual event into a parade through the streets of Fairfax. The parade procession will include around 30 vehicles. All donations will benefit local charities. // Various locations around Fairfax; donations accepted
Monday, Sept. 7, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Spend your Labor Day morning at the polo field. Head over to Morningside Training Farm to watch a great game of polo at the special tournament. // Morningside Training Farm: 5687 Merry Oaks Road, The Plains; free
Monday, Sept. 7, noon-9 p.m.
Take a load off and grab brunch at Mon Ami Gabi. For the prix fixe lunch, guests can feast on a three-course meal that includes petite onion soup au gratin and lunch-cut steak frites. // Mon Ami Gabi: 11950 Democracy Drive, Reston; $21.95 for lunch
Monday, Sept. 7, 1-3 p.m.
Celebrate the holiday from the safety of your home with the Arlington Democrats. Enjoy conversations about the upcoming election and submit a recipe or artwork for the group’s adult and children’s cookbook design contest. // $40-$50
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