September may be coming, but that won’t mean the end of summer fun by any means. After Labor Day, look for these exciting events in Halifax County, all close to Oak Grove Plantation Bed & Breakfast. We will be open weekends, with a two-night minimum stay.
Sept. 11-18: Halifax County Restaurant Week. Participating restaurants will offer two and three-course, prix fixe menus for breakfast and lunch, and dinner menus, featuring an appetizer, entrée and dessert. Participants include: Bistro 1888, Darby’s Tavern, Italian Delight, Molasses Grill, Oak Tree Tavern, Southern Plenty Cafe, Spare Times Grill, and The Packhouse.
Sept. 17 (Saturday): Wild Blue River Festival. The Town of Halifax will host a day-long celebration at the Banister River. The event kicks off with a kayak and canoe race, followed by an open paddle, then other activities for the entire family. The night before, people will paddle the Banister Lake prior to sunset to watch for wildlife and wait for the stars to emerge.
Sept. 17: Racing at South Boston Speedway.
Sept. 24: South Boston Harvest Festival. The town’s streets will be filled with events all day. There will be attractions, entertainment and food for all ages.
Sept. 24: A major event at Virginia International Raceway (VIR): Heacock Classic Gold Cup Historic Races (presented by SVRA) and Trans-Am Road Racing Series.