If you find yourself yearning for an impromptu escape from the humdrum of everyday life, look no further than Waynesboro – a hidden gem nestled amidst picturesque landscapes and brimming with vibrant activities. Pack your bags, gather your friends and the kids, and embark on an unforgettable last-minute summer trip to this quaint town, where an exciting lineup of events awaits you.

Friday Night Fever: Disco at the Foundry

Kickstart your adventure on Friday night with a boogie-filled experience at the Foundry’s Night of Disco. Get ready to dance the night away to groovy tunes and infectious beats under shimmering disco lights at this free event. Whether you’re an avid dancer or simply looking to let loose and have fun, the Foundry promises an electrifying atmosphere to set the tone for the weekend ahead.

Saturday: Little Critters and Reggae Rhythms

As the sun rises on Saturday morning, head over to the Library from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for a delightful family experience. The Little Critters Traveling Petting Zoo is in town, offering an adorable encounter with furry friends that will surely bring smiles to both kids and adults alike. Pet, feed, and learn about these lovable creatures in a fun-filled environment that fosters a sense of wonder and appreciation for nature’s wonders. After the zoo, enjoy a free kiddie-size cone from Kona Ice (you too, parents)!
As the day progresses, make your way to Plaza Antigua, where the VA Reggae Freedom Fest will be in full swing from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Immerse yourself in the laid-back vibes and vibrant rhythms of reggae music, as talented artists take the stage to fill the air with soulful melodies. Enjoy delicious food, browse through local artisan crafts, and connect with fellow music enthusiasts in this lively celebration of culture and community. Get your tickets now!

Sunday: A Sweet Celebration – Kline’s Dairy Bar 80th Anniversary Party

Sunday is a day of celebration in Waynesboro, as one of its beloved establishments, Kline’s Dairy Bar, commemorates its 80th Anniversary at Constitution Park. Join in on the festivities and indulge in delectable treats that have been satisfying ice cream cravings for generations. Be a part of Kline’s history andenjoy free ice cream and kid’s activities!
Embrace spontaneity and fun as you embark on this whirlwind weekend in Waynesboro. From dancing the night away at the Foundry’s Disco to reveling in the rhythms of reggae at Plaza Antigua and celebrating Kline’s Dairy Bar’s long-standing legacy, this last-minute summer trip promises to be an adventure filled with laughter, music, and warm moments that will stay with you long after you bid farewell to this charming town. So, pack your sense of adventure and get ready for a weekend you won’t soon forget!