Area Events

  • 66th Annual Dogwood Festival

    Saturday, February 14, 2015
    Come to the 66th Annual Dogwood Festival to celebrate the onset of one of the most beautiful seasons in Central Virginia. Enjoy a month's worth of springtime festivities in honor of Virginia's state tree. Events include the "Dogwood Festival Benefit Breakfast", as well as the Dogwood Pageant, Dogwood Tree Sale, Doll Show, Spring Concert, and the Grand Feature Parade. For dates and locations, visit the website below or call 434-961-9824.
  • Romantic Valentine's Day Dinner at Delfosse Winery

    Saturday, February 14, 2015

    We will start with a Champagne toast followed a 5 course wine paired dinner.
    A delightful blend of Roasted Red Bell Peppers and Homemade Stock with a dash of Crème Fraîche.
    2012 Chardonnay Reserve
    Grilled Salmon with Mediterranean Spices served over Organic Greens with Viognier Vinaigrette
    2012 Reserve d'Oriane
    Filet Mignon medallions with exotic mushrooms wine sauce served with mashed potatoes, garlic butter green beans, caramelized caroots
    2012 Meritage
    Array of European Cheeses with French Baguette from Albemarle Bakery
    2013 Cuvee Laurent
    Chocolate Cake with Raspberries, Custard and Whipped Cream 2013 Petit Manseng (white port)
    by Genevieve DelFosse.

  • Albemarle Count/Charlottesville Historic Garden Week 2015

    Saturday, April 18, 2015
    Each spring visitors are welcomed to over 250 of Virginia's most beautiful gardens, homes and historic landmarks during "America's Largest Open House." This 8-day statewide event provides visitors a unique opportunity to see unforgettable gardens at the peak of Virginia's springtime color, as well as beautiful houses sparkling with over 2,000 flower arrangements created by Garden Club of Virginia members.
    Tour proceeds fund the restoration and preservation of Virginia's historic gardens, and provide graduate level research fellowships for building comprehensive and ongoing records of historic gardens and landscapes in the Commonwealth, and support the mission of the Garden Club of Virginia.

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