Events

  • July 4, 2015

    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, including a variety of children's crafts and activities. Fourth of July p...

    • Venue:
      Ash Lawn-Highland
    • Start:
      July 4, 2015 9:00 am
    • End:
      July 4, 2015 6:00 pm
    • Cost:
      Free
  • July 11, 2015

    Silhouettes by Studio Zero

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    Take home the ultimate souvenir! Margo Hamilton and Ron Evans of Studio Zero Photography are offering silhouette sittings for Ash Lawn-Highland visitors on Saturday, July 11 from 9 am to 6 pm. Regular admission rates do not apply. E...

    • Venue:
      Conference Room
    • Start:
      July 11, 2015 9:00 am
    • End:
      July 11, 2015 6:00 pm
  • July 14, 2015

    Tuesday Tunes with Lua

    Photo by Eric Kelley

    Join us this summer for Tuesday Tunes, a three-part series of summertime evening concerts at Ash Lawn-Highland. Lua will perform at the second installment on Tuesday, July 14. Bring a picnic, listen to regional roots music, and...

    • Venue:
      Hilltop Pavilion
    • Start:
      July 14, 2015 6:30 pm
    • End:
      July 14, 2015 8:30 pm
    • Cost:
      $7/person, $20/family
  • 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
  • August 11, 2015

    Tuesday Tunes with Pretty Little Miss & Gallatin Canyon

    Photo by Eric Kelley

    Join us this summer for Tuesday Tunes, a three-part series of summertime evening concerts at Ash Lawn-Highland. Local bluegrass bands Pretty Little Miss and Gallatin Canyon will close out the series on Tuesday, August 11.

    • Venue:
      Ash Lawn-Highland
    • Start:
      August 11, 2015 7:00 pm
    • End:
      August 11, 2015 9:00 pm
    • Cost:
      $12 in advance, $14 at the door
  • August 15, 2015

    Silhouettes by Studio Zero

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    Take home the ultimate souvenir! Margo Hamilton and Ron Evans of Studio Zero Photography are offering silhouette sittings exclusively to Ash Lawn-Highland visitors on Saturday, August 15 from 9 am to 6 pm. Each complimentary sitting in...

    • Venue:
      Conference Room
    • Start:
      August 15, 2015 9:00 am
    • End:
      August 15, 2015 6:00 pm
  • September 13, 2015

    National Literacy Month Celebration

    Don't Know Much About the Presidents by Kenneth C. Davis

    In celebration of National Literacy Month, children of all ages are invited to participate in an afternoon dedicated to learning all about the presidents at the home of America’s last founding father. Educational activities and games will conclude with an interactive presentation on the president...

    • Venue:
      Ash Lawn-Highland
    • Start:
      September 13, 2015 1:00 pm
    • End:
      September 13, 2015 3:00 pm
  • November 7, 2015

    Using the Artifact: Writing Workshop with Tess Taylor

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    Poet and essayist Tess Taylor, who wrote much of her acclaimed book The Forage House in residence at Monticello, will return to Charlottesville to lead teen writers in a workshop about engaging artifacts, archaeology, and history in crafting poems. The morning will start with a look at  ...

    • Venue:
      Ash Lawn-Highland
    • Start:
      November 7, 2015 9:00 am
    • End:
      November 7, 2015 1:00 pm
    • Cost:
      $25