The Virginia Highlands Festival is known for attracting people outside of Abingdon to visit and get a taste of what our community has to offer. But while the Festival is the main event, there are plenty of other small events for people to enjoy. They’re so woven into the Highlander and Abingdon itself, they often go unnoticed. With a series of exhibits offered at the William King Museum, the Sawdust Festival, events planned by Habitat for Humanity, and a special luncheon, Abingdon is packed to the brim with a variety of events that occur alongside the Festival. The community is one of Abingdon’s biggest strengths, and while the Festival is ample time for tourism and publicity to increase, it can be difficult if no one knows about the smaller things happening in the midst of the energetic fun of the VHF. The wonderful people of Abingdon work hard to offer fun and engaging experiences to entertain the community and tourists. Keep an eye and ear out for Abingdon’s smaller on-going events and be entranced by its charm.