Events

  • July 31, 2014

    Albemarle County Fair

    Albemarle County Fair

    The Albemarle County Fair returns to Ash Lawn-Highland in 2014 for the third year in a row! Join us for a festive "Old-Time Country Fair" with traditional family fun in a historic setting. This three-day agricultural celebration includes farm animals, exhibits, food, crafts, baked goods, live ...

    • Venue:
      Ash Lawn-Highland Fairgrounds
    • Start:
      July 31, 2014 4:00 pm
    • End:
      August 2, 2014 10:00 pm
    • Cost:
      $5; Children (under 6) Free
  • August 5, 2014

    Shop Talk with Julia Bolger

    Learn something new at lunchtime! Join us for our latest program offering, Shop Talk. These lunch and learn sessions, offered on select Tuesday afternoons, provide insight and demonstrations from Ash Lawn-Highland staff, local artisans, and other members of our community in a relaxed, casual s...

    • Venue:
      Blue Ridge Yard
    • Start:
      August 5, 2014 12:00 pm
    • End:
      August 5, 2014 12:45 pm
    • Cost:
      $10.50 lunch purchase
  • August 19, 2014

    Shop Talk with Jeanne McKee

    Turk's cap lilies

    Learn something new at lunchtime! Join us for our latest program offering, Shop Talk. These lunch and learn sessions, offered on select Tuesday afternoons, provide insight and demonstrations from Ash Lawn-Highland staff, local artisans, and other members of our community in a relaxed, casual s...

    • Venue:
      Blue Ridge Yard
    • Start:
      August 19, 2014 12:00 pm
    • End:
      August 19, 2014 12:45 pm
    • Cost:
      $10.50 lunch purchase
  • August 24, 2014

    August 24, 1814 Bicentennial Program

    1814-burning

    Join us Sunday, August 24th, the 200th anniversary of the Burning of Washington, for a War of 1812 lecture and musical performance. At 2 pm, local historian Rick Britton will give a free lecture on the events that took place at the Battle of Bladensburg and the Burning of Washing...

    • Venue:
      The Barn
    • Start:
      August 24, 2014 2:00 pm
    • End:
      August 24, 2014 4:30 pm
    • Cost:
      Concert $10; Lecture Free
  • September 14, 2014

    Star-Spangled Banner Day

    War of 1812

    On Sunday, September 14th, we're inviting children to join us in commemorating the 200th anniversary of our national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner!” They can help us create an oversized War of 1812 American flag at the Hilltop Pavilion, try their hand at historic games and cr...

    • Venue:
      The Pavilion
    • Start:
      September 14, 2014 2:00 pm
    • End:
      September 14, 2014 5:00 pm
    • Cost:
      $5 per child with accompanied parent, or free with house tour
  • September 16, 2014

    Shop Talk with Kary Haun

    Kary Haun ceramics

    Learn something new at lunchtime! Join us for our latest program offering, Shop Talk. These lunch and learn sessions, offered on select Tuesday afternoons, provide insight and demonstrations from Ash Lawn-Highland staff, local artisans, and other members of our community in a relaxed, casual s...

    • Venue:
      Blue Ridge Yard
    • Start:
      September 16, 2014 12:00 pm
    • End:
      September 16, 2014 12:45 pm
    • Cost:
      $10.50 lunch purchase
  • October 7, 2014

    Shop Talk with Jane Hicks

    Jane Hicks quilt

    Learn something new at lunchtime! Join us for our latest program offering, Shop Talk. These lunch and learn sessions, offered on select Tuesday afternoons, provide insight and demonstrations from Ash Lawn-Highland staff, local artisans, and other members of our community in a relaxed, casual s...

    • Venue:
      Blue Ridge Yard
    • Start:
      October 7, 2014 12:00 pm
    • End:
      October 7, 2014 12:45 pm
    • Cost:
      $10.50 lunch purchase
  • October 19, 2014

    2nd Annual Artisan Open House

    K robins hearts

    On Sunday, October 19 from 12 to 4 pm, Ash Lawn-Highland, in partnership with the Artisans’ Center of Virginia, will celebrate the artisans whose work are featured in the Museum Shop Artisans’ Room. ...

    • Venue:
      Museum Shop
    • Start:
      October 19, 2014 12:00 pm
    • End:
      October 19, 2014 4:00 pm
    • Cost:
      Free
  • November 16, 2014

    Annual Fall Open House

    fall trees

    Join us for Ash Lawn-Highland's annual open house on Sunday, November 17! From 11 am to 5 pm, we'll offer free admission for local residents (Charlottesville and the counties of Albemarle, Augusta, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Nelson, Orange and Rockingham), including...

    • Venue:
      Ash Lawn-Highland
    • Start:
      November 16, 2014 11:00 am
    • End:
      November 16, 2014 5:00 pm
    • Cost:
      Free for local residents