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What's Up in Lexington/Rockbridge, Fall Break Edition

With undergrad Parent’s Weekend in full swing, Law students are scattering for a short fall break. But if you are staying around LexVegas, here are few diversions.

Friday, October 10

7th Annual “Paint Lexington” Paint-Out Show. 9am – 4pm. Artists paint throughout Lexington & Rockbridge County, All Day. Public Reception, 5pm. Nelson Gallery. 540-463-9827.

Monthly Wine & Wags. 12 noon-6pm, every 2nd Friday of the month (May-Oct). Lexington Valley Vineyard. 540-462-2974. Relax or stroll the vineyards with your pet while enjoying unique Virginia wines. Bring a picnic or snack baskets are available.

Fall Break begins after classes!

Saturday, October 11

2 Day Chinese Cooking Class at Wade’s Mill. Saturday & Sunday, 3pm class/6pm dinner. Wade’s Mill. 1 day: class & dinner $60, dinner only $50; 2 days: classes & dinners $100, dinners only $90. 540-348-1400.

Football: W&L vs. Hampden-Sydney. 1pm. Wilson Field, W&L University. FREE! 540-458-8670.

Wine Tasting at Red Fox Tavern. 4:30pm – 5:30pm, every Saturday. Red Fox Tavern, Natural Bridge of Virginia. $8. 540-291-2121.

Sunday, October 12

Annual Mountain Day Street Festival. 10am-4pm. Downtown Buena Vista (between 20th & 22nd streets). 540-261-1514. Celebrate the culture, history and beauty of our region with a festival focusing on the “lost arts.” Enjoy live demonstrations of traditional arts such as weaving and basket making as well as arts & crafts vendors, continuous live music and entertainment, antique farm machinery, a classic car show, and more!