Labor Day weekend planner: Aug. 29-Sept. 1


• Dueling rappers Drake and Lil Wayne hit Jiffy Lube with quite the distinctive show. Bristow Va., 7 p.m. (Details:

• Homegrown wine Old Dominion style. It’s the Epicurience Virginia wine and food festival (through Sunday). Leesburg, Va. Details: (


• Turn the page, rather, pages at the Library of Congress National Book Festival. Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. (Details:

• The National Zoo opens its American Bison exhibit with, well, a couple of American bison. (Details:

• Culture under the stars. It’s the Opera in the Park presented by The Virginia Opera, Richmond, Va., Dogwood Dell, 7 p.m. (Details:

• Snap your fingers at Lake Anne’s 8th annual Jazz and Blues Festival. Reston, Va., 2 p.m.-8 p.m. (Details:

• And still more blues at the 26th annual D.C. Blues Festival. Carter Barron Amphitheatre, noon-7:30 p.m. (Details:

• Epicurience Virginia wine and food festival. (See above).


• It’s the one-day early Labor Day Capitol Concert with the National Symphony Orchestra. West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, 3 p.m.-11 p.m. (Details:

• Epicurience Virginia wine and food festival. (See above).


• Monday is the final day for the Maryland State Fair. (Details:

• And the Virginia State Fair? It doesn’t begin until Sept. 26 and runs through Oct. 6. (Details: