Events

  • April 19, 2015

    Historic Garden Week

    Snake's Head Fritillary

    Join us during the Garden Club of Virginia's Historic Garden Week on Sunday, April 19 and Monday, April 20. Stroll through rows of 100-year-old boxwood, ornamental flower and herb gardens, and lush lawns featuring a 300-year-old oak tree....

    • Venue:
      Ash Lawn-Highland
    • Start:
      April 19, 2015 9:00 am
    • End:
      April 20, 2015 6:00 pm
    • Cost:
      $8
  • April 25, 2015

    Annual Sheep Shearing

    Ash Lawn-Highland sheep

    Ash Lawn-Highland's annual sheep shearing will take place on Saturday, April 25th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tom Stanley will demonstrate the New Zealand sheep shearing method at this educational, agricultural event. We'll also have traditional wool carding, spinning, and other activities for the fam...

    • Venue:
      Sheep Stable
    • Start:
      April 25, 2015 11:00 am
    • End:
      April 25, 2015 1:00 pm
    • Cost:
      $5 or free with house tour
  • April 28, 2015

    James Monroe’s 257th Birthday

    Colonel Monroe photographed by Neal Piper

    What have you learned about James Monroe lately? Join us during the afternoon of Tuesday, April 28th to celebrate the 257th anniversary of James Monroe's birth. Colonel Monroe himself will be on grounds to speak with visitors, answer questions, and accept birthday wishes.

    • Venue:
      Ash Lawn-Highland
    • Start:
      April 28, 2015 12:00 pm
    • End:
      April 28, 2015 4:00 pm
  • May 2, 2015

    Girl Scout Day

    Watercolor by Marcia Mitchell

    Girl Scouts of all ages are invited to take a step back in time to the early 19th century on Saturday, May 2nd at the home of James and Elizabeth Monroe! Girl Scout Day will feature hands-on activities such as a historic dance workshop with the 

    • Venue:
      Hilltop Pavilion
    • Start:
      May 2, 2015 10:00 am
    • End:
      May 2, 2015 12:00 pm
    • Cost:
      $10
  • July 30, 2015

    Albemarle County Fair

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    Save the date for the Albemarle County Fair, returning to Ash Lawn-Highland this summer for the fourth year from Thursday, July 30th through Saturday, August 1st. This festive “Old-Time Country Fair” offers traditional family fun in a historic setting. A three-day agricultural celebration incl...

    • Venue:
      Ash Lawn-Highland Fairgrounds
    • Start:
      July 30, 2015 4:00 pm
    • End:
      August 1, 2015 9:00 pm