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How to Spend Labor Day

Aug 28, 2012 11:13PM ● By Anonymous

Some of you probably just want to chill out and nap (and I can't say I'd blame you), but I'm guessing plenty of you want to find something fun to do. Read on to see our list of events taking place this Labor Day.


The Spa Creek Wine and Arts Festival brings together wine, live music, fine art, great food, and beer for a unique Annapolis experience. Four bands will take the stage as attendees enjoy incredible food, drink, and free wine tastings with paid admission. At the Carroll Gardens, Annapolis.

Hoping to send summer off with a bang? Head to Chesapeake Beach. Farewell to Summer! Finishing up on Monday, Labor Day Weekend invites you to celebrate the season with a full weekend of fun in the sun, including free concerts, happy hours, beach games, and bingo. Throughout Chesapeake Beach.

Eastern Shore

Piga-Figa-Licious is an authentic pig roast paired with fine fixings. Highlights include DJ Eric "Groundhog" Higgins, a silent auction, and multiple raffles. The event raises funds for Oxford Museum. At the Church of the Holy Trinity, Oxford.

Live Playwrights' Society presents a night of reading local scripts. LPS is a forum for budding playwrights, and they also welcome readers, critics, and observers. At the Garfield Center for the Arts, Chestertown.


The Kennedy Center Page-to-Stage Festival wraps up on Monday, hosting more than 25 local theater companies in a series of free readings and open rehearsals of plays and musicals. Head over to see what the D.C. theatre scene is working on this year. At the Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C.

Abbey Road on the River is a festival honoring the music and legend of The Beatles. It features a number of Beatles tribute bands from all over the world, some of whom dress like the Fab Four, and some of whom put a fresh take on their music. At National Harbor.