Founded in 1986, this is a festival worth traveling for. Make your way to the banks of the Mississippi River to celebrate Helena’s musical heritage. In addition to blues by dozens of artists, the festival will feature daily events, including The Biscuit Bash, BBQ & Blues on the Levee and Flour Power 5K Run. Purchase
Southern Events & Happenings
StyleBlueprint finds fun things to do in the South each month. No matter if you live in Virginia or Louisiana or somewhere in-between, you will find events perfect for a road trip or to embrace in your own backyard!
Who’s ready to be spooked this season? Head out to Historic Sloss Furnaces in Birmingham, Alabama, to experience one of Ghost Hunters’ favorite haunts and one of the Fox Paranormal Team’s Scariest Places on Earth. Sloss Furnaces is known to be haunted by the thousands of workers who lost their lives due to accidents, explosions
Fall season is finally here! Celebrate all things fall during Cheekwood Harvest, part of the year-round lineup of signature seasonal festivals. You’ll find activities and experiences designed to appeal to kids, adults and families alike, making this six-week celebration the perfect time for a peaceful solo stroll, a crisp fall family day, or an afternoon
This year marks Charleston’s 36th annual MOJA Arts Festival: A Celebration of African-American and Caribbean Arts. Moja means “one,” as the festival brings together people from all over while highlighting African-American and Caribbean contributions to western and world cultures. There will be visual arts, music, dancing, poetry, jazz, storytelling, children’s activities and more. Click here
Tour the 6th annual Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Serenbe Designer Showhouse on Thursdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Designed by L. Mitchell Ginn and built by McKinney Builders, the Selborne Estate Home is a modern take on the classic farmhouse cottage. Tickets start at $15 www.eventbrite.com—
With festivals, concerts and food tastings galore, there are plenty of fantastic Southern events taking place in September. Here are a few we’re excited about.
Grab your running shoes and craziest purple gear and join the Isabella Santos Foundation for the 12th annual 5K/10K For Kids Cancer event presented by Red Ventures. Following the race, enjoy a BRUNCH experience option provided by Firebirds Wood Fired Grill, Tito’s Vodka and NoDa Brewing. Registration fees vary depending on race distance. Registration takes
Support the Isabella Santos Foundation at the Second Annual Pumpkin Charity Ball to support Atrium Health’s Levine Children’s Hospital. The black-and-white themed formal event will raise funds to revolutionize the treatment options for pediatric cancer patients and their families at the hospital. Tickets are $150 a person. This event takes place from 7 p.m. to
Celebrate the 25th anniversary of Friends at L27 Rooftop Bar at The Westin Nashville. Enjoy $10 cocktail specials including the “Rachel,” “Monica” and “Phoebe.” A DJ will play music from the early 90s, and episodes of Friends will play on a loop. This event is 21+ and is free and open to the public and
Brought to you by The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, two AJFF On Campus events in 2019 will feature film favorites and special guest speakers. The first event, in partnership with Pace Academy, will feature a one-day screening on its campus in the Fine Arts Center on September 5 at 7 p.m. The second event will