Labor Day Weekend Picks: Wine, Jazz and ABBA

Adrian Duke at Lake Anne/File photo It’s summer’s last stand this weekend. If you are sticking around, there are a couple of big events to put on your calendar.

The Lake Anne Jazz and Blues Festival takes place Saturday from 1 to 9:30 p.m. at Lake Anne Plaza. See this previous Reston Now story for the full lineup of performers at the free event.

Virginia-based pianist, composer and singer Adrian Duke is the festival headliner. His set begins at 7 p.m.

On Monday, the Herndon Labor Day Festival is happening on the Herndon Town Green (777 Lynn Street) from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The festival will include Virginia wine tastings, craft beers, live music, a craft show, sponsor gallery, and delicious food vendors.

The festival features Dancing Dream, an ABBA tribute band, on the green at 3:30 p.m.


Wine, Craft Brew Tastings and Entertainment – $20
(ID required to purchase tastings)
Concert only or designated driver – $5
Extra beer tastings – $2 per ticket

  • Cash only at gate; Children 12 and under free
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • Wine and craft beer tasting and selling of open containers  ends at 4 p.m.

2015 Participating Virginia Wineries

  • Cardamon Family Vineyards
  • Chateau O’Brien
  • Desert Rose Ranch and Winery
  • Horton Vineyards
  • Mattaponi Winery
  • Mountain Cove Vineyards
  • Rebec Vineyards
  • Rogers Ford Farm Winery
  • Thistle Gate Vineyard
  • Two Twisted Posts Winery

Featured Craft Beers

  • Forge Brew Works, Belgian Blonde
  • Mad Fox Brewery, Kӧlsch
  • South Street Brewery, Satan’s Pony – Amber Ale
  • O’Conner Brewing Co., El Guapo – IPA
  • Brothers Craft Brewing, Great Outdoors- Pale Ale
  • Devils Backbone Brewing Co., Vienna Lager

Food Vendors

  • International Grill
  • Island Smoothies and Coffee
  • JR’s Italian Ice
  • Rito Loco
  • Sherri’s Crab Cakes
  • Tender Rib

Photo: Adrian Duke at previous Lake Anne Jazz and Blues Festival/file photo

Recent Stories

Before we head into a weekend, let’s take a look back at the biggest stories on the site in recent days. Pet of the Week: Bear who, after living outside…

Construction on a new pedestrian bridge over Wiehle Avenue is set to begin sometime next summer. The bridge, which would connect to the Washington & Old Dominion Trail, is intended…

Zoomph, a Reston-based tech company that started in 2016 is continuing to build national partnerships. Its digital platform provides social media post metrics for sports clients along with detailed demographic…

For anyone who feels strongly about whether or not Lee Highway and Lee-Jackson Memorial Highway should continue to bear those names, the time to share that opinion has arrived. The…


Subscribe to our mailing list