Virtual Events – August 2020

July 19, 2020

Door County Plein Air Festival | July 19 – Aug. 7
38 artists will be joining us from their homes, putting brush to canvas across the country, creating new plein air works, art inspired by Door County and more.
www.peninsulaschoolofart.org

Lolla2020 | July 30 – Aug. 2
Performances from around the city and beyond, epic archival sets from Chicago and the festivals six international editions, never-before-seen footage from the 1990s and much more.
www.lollapalooza.com

Minnesota Fringe Festival | July 30 – Aug. 9
Minnesota Fringe is thrilled to offer a chance to experience adventurous art and connect with adventurous artists as we present live and recorded events online.
www.minnesotafringe.org

Bix Jazz Festival | July 31 – Aug. 1
The 49th Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival will feature seven talented bands from Denver to Chicago. Each band will premiere new sets of traditional 1920s & 30s Jazz era music.
www.bixsociety.org

A Weekend in Norfolk | July 31 – Aug. 2
An online festival in Norfolk, Connecticut! Music, art and nature come together for three exciting days.
www.weekendinnorfolk.org

Musikfest | July 31 – Aug. 9
40 performances by bands airing live from the Service Electric TV studios and an on-site food and beverage experience at SteelStacks that will include at least 10 Musikfest food vendors.
www.musikfest.org

Petaluma Music Festival | Aug. 1
Live-streamed performances by many of the headline artists which were a part of this year’s lineup (plus surprise guests) and performances showcasing the tremendous wealth of local music talent in Petaluma and the Bay Area.
www.petalumamusicfestival.org

CollaBEERation 5K & Brew Fest | Aug. 1 – 2
Whether you live in Colorado, or somewhere further away you can join in on the fun of this race! As we draw closer to race day we will have options to pick up your race gear or have it shipped.
www.runsignup.com/collabeeration2020

Ocracoke Fig Festival | Aug. 1 – 8
Festival attendees on and off the island can tune in to the Ocracoke Fig Festival’s YouTube channel or Facebook page for daily videos on how to preserve, bake and cook with figs, village fig tree tours, and interviews with island fignitaries.
www.ocracokeislandrealty.com

Twainfest | Aug. 1 – 16
A FREE celebration of Mark Twain and other writers of the 19th century. Hear works by Mark Twain, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Paul Laurence Dunbar, and others, read aloud by San Diego actors.
www.writeoutloudsd.com/twainfest

Kansas City Jewish Film Festival | Aug. 2 – 19
See 12-award-winning films and enjoy the flexibility of watching the films at any time within each film’s 48-hour window.
www.thejkc.org

Viva Festival Latino | Aug. 3 – 9
A FREE, family-focused event, bringing national/international music acts, Ohio-based Latino dance and music, children’s activities, and more for the community to enjoy.
www.festivallatino.net

Southeast Arizona Birding Festival | Aug. 5 – 7
Seven virtual events including two tours highlighting birding/conservation, a session on Learning Bird Songs, a forum on Birdability and making birding more inclusive and accessible for the mobility-challenged, and three interactive socials.
www.tucsonaudubon.org

Sunriver Music Festival | Aug. 6 – 12
The Festival Faire fundraiser is now an online auction, including a Beethoven birthday party that includes a video premiere, online chats and performances by scholarship recipients.
www.sunrivermusic.org

Seattle Arab Festival | Aug. 7 – 9
Highlighting the sights, sounds and tastes of 22 Arab nations with henna dying, live music, calligraphy, coffee, cooking and folk dancing reflective of the varied Arabian cultures.
www.seattlecenter.com

Craft Lake City DIY Festival | Aug. 7 – 9
Features more than 250 local artisans, engineers, vintage vendors and craft food creators.
www.craftlakecity.com/diy-festival

Twins Days Festival | Aug. 8
Twins Days Mission is to provide a vehicle for celebrating the uniqueness of twins and others of multiple birth and to provide a vehicle for the celebration of the heritage of Twinsburg.
www.twinsdays.org

Auburntown Red Apple Days Festival | Aug. 8
We will still be holding virtual Red Apple Days Events such as the Red Apple Run and the Miss Red Apple Days Pageant. The Auburntown Volunteer Fire Department will also be hosting a drive-up spaghetti dinner.
www.redappledays.com

Willamette Valley Music Festival | Aug. 8, 15 & 22
Performances will be streamed live from Oregon wine country as usual but the difference is, only the musicians (players from FearNoMusic, Oregon Symphony, and more) will be there, not the audience.
www.wvchambermusic.org

Eureka’s Street Art Festival | Aug. 10 – 15
You are invited to walk through Henderson Center throughout the week-long Festival to watch the painting in progress, or participate in the Virtual Daily Art Walks, which will be streamed on Facebook Live and available to watch on our website.
www.eurekastreetartfestival.com

Virtual Jersey City Comedy Festival | Aug. 12 – 15
The festival features stand up, sketch, improv, roast battles, podcasts and industry parties, putting a premium on diversity and inclusion in comedy.
www.jerseycitycomedyfestival.com

PEACE LOVE BEER & Music Festival | Aug. 14 – 16
A celebration of New York State craft beer and the extended community of musicians and artists. The festival will include three-days of programmed, live-streamed music taking place from breweries across New York State.
www.thinknydrinkny.com/peace-love-beer

Brasilfest | Aug. 16
Uniting traditional and contemporary Brazilian drumming, dance, music, visual arts, capoeira and celebration during the week of Brazilian Folklore Day.
www.seattlecenter.com

Lehigh Valley Pride | Aug. 16
The details of the virtual pride festival will be announced shortly but will include local and national talent, community spotlights, and more.
www.bradburysullivancenter.org/pride

Green Lake Festival of Music | Aug. 20
Join us for the finale evening of the Virtual Thursday series, as we embrace an Italian flair for our fundraising gala Cabaret & Cabernet: A Celebration of Songs, Sweets & Sharing.
www.greenlakefestival.org

Boston GreenFest | Aug. 20 – 23
Our goal is to educate and empower people to create a more sustainable, healthier world. Join festivalgoers from Boston and across the globe to be better stewards of our environment and share ideas!
www.bostongreenfest.org

Andersonville at Home: A Midsommarfest Experience | Aug. 21 – 23
Will feature entertainment that was previously scheduled for the street fest, appearances by local officials and business owners and a raffle that will raise funds for the chamber.
www.andersonville.org/midsommarfest

Tibet Fest | Aug. 22 – 23
Bestowing messages of love, compassion and kindness through a fusion of ancient and new Tibetan arts and culture to engage, entertain and educate.
www.seattlecenter.com

Bosworth Medieval Festival | Aug. 22 – 23
To commemorate the 535th anniversary of the Battle which changed English history, we are putting on a Virtual Festival over the same weekend, which will involve some of the participants of the actual event, including a rose-laying ceremony on the 22nd August.
www.bosworthbattlefield.org.uk

Int’l Institutes Festival of Nations | Aug. 26 – 30
Festival of Nations is again brought to you by the International Institute of St. Louis (IISTL). For more than 100 years, IISTL has been building a more connected and productive society to benefit immigrants, their families, and the wider community.
www.festivalofnationsstl.org

Festival of Books | Aug. 29
As part of The San Diego Union-Tribunes Virtual Event Series, the San Diego Festival of Books is bringing three virtual events: Live Q&A Event, Book Club and Children’s Storytime for you to enjoy at home with your family.
www.sandiegouniontribune.com/sdfestivalofbooks

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