Events

  • June 30, 2016

    Elizabeth Monroe’s 248th Birthday

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    In honor of Elizabeth Monroe’s 248th birthday there will be 30 minute talks focusing on her life at 12:00, 2:00 and 3:00 pm on Thursday June 30. The talks will be led by Alyson Lee, Highland guide and 2015 University of Virginia graduate (M.T. in Social Studies Education, B.A. in Histo...

    • Venue:
      James Monroe's Highland
    • Start:
      June 30, 2016 12:00 pm
    • End:
      June 30, 2016 3:00 pm
    • Cost:
      Included with house tour admission
  • July 4, 2016

    Independence Day Celebration

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    Join us on the Fourth of July to celebrate the birth of the United States of America and commemorate the anniversary of James Monroe's death on July 4, 1831. Visitors of all ages can enjoy free grounds admission all day! A variety of children's crafts and activities will be avail...

    • Venue:
      James Monroe's Highland
    • Start:
      July 4, 2016 9:00 am
    • End:
      July 4, 2016 6:00 pm
    • Cost:
      Grounds free and open to the public
  • July 12, 2016

    Tuesday Tunes July Concert, featuring Southwater

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    We are pleased to announce Tuesday Tunes, a three-part series of summertime evening concerts at the home of President James Monroe. The second performance in the series will take place on July 12, from 6:00-9:00 p.m., with an evening of mus...

    • Venue:
      James Monroe's Highland
    • Start:
      July 12, 2016 6:00 pm
    • End:
      July 12, 2016 9:00 pm
    • Cost:
      Earlybird tickets (online only): $8 individual/$20 family. Door prices: $10/ $25.
  • July 25, 2016

    “On the Farm with Mr. Monroe” Foreign Language Camp: July Session

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    Highland, home of President James Monroe, in a partnership with the Speak! Language Center and the Alliance Française of Charlottesville, is once again hosting the foreign language camp On the Farm with Mr. Monroe. Designed for children ages 5-10, the language camp now includes either Fr...

    • Venue:
      James Monroe's Highland
    • Start:
      July 25, 2016 9:00 am
    • End:
      July 29, 2016 3:00 pm
    • Cost:
      $375
  • August 4, 2016

    Albermarle County Fair

    Save the date for the Albemarle County Fair, returning to James Monroe's Highland this summer for the fifth year from Thursday, August 4th through Saturday, August 6th. This festive “Old-Time Country Fair” offers traditional family fun in a historic setting. A three-day agricultural celebratio...

    • Venue:
      James Monroe's Highland
    • Start:
      August 4, 2016 12:00 am
    • End:
      August 6, 2016 12:00 am
  • August 8, 2016

    “On the Farm with Mr. Monroe” Foreign Language Camp: August Session

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    Highland, home of President James Monroe, in a partnership with the Speak! Language Center and the Alliance Française of Charlottesville, is once again hosting the foreign language camp On the Farm with Mr. Monroe. Designed for children ages 5-10, the language camp now includes either Fr...

    • Venue:
      James Monroe's Highland
    • Start:
      August 8, 2016 9:00 am
    • End:
      August 12, 2016 3:00 pm
    • Cost:
      $375
  • August 16, 2016

    Tuesday Tunes August Concert, featuring Small Town Rodeo

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    We are pleased to announce Tuesday Tunes, a three-part series of summertime evening concerts at the home of President James Monroe. The final performance in the series will take place on August 16, from 6:00-9:00 p.m., with an evening of mu...

    • Venue:
      James Monroe's Highland
    • Start:
      August 16, 2016 6:00 pm
    • End:
      August 16, 2016 9:00 pm