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First Fridays at the Frontier Culture Museum - August 1, Friday
Frontier Culture Museum.
Bring your family, picnic basket, lawn chairs, and a sense of historical adventure. Dine on the grounds, then take a walk down to the museum's historic farms to experience living history presentations. Frontier Culture Museum.  6-8pm.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-332-7850. 
 
Shakespeare in the Parks - August 1-17, Fridays-Sundays
Hamner Theater Summer Shakespeare.
Family-friendly outdoor productions of "Much Ado About Nothing". August 1-3 Tonsler Park. August 8-10 Belmont Park. August 15-17 Washington Park. Bring picnics, chairs and blankets. Rain cancels. 7:30pm Fridays & Saturdays, 5pm Sundays.  $free.  For details, please click this link. 
 
First Fridays Art Walk - August 1, Friday
Take an evening art walk around the Downtown Mall area to view opening night artists with new monthly exhibitions. Meet local artist and enjoy hors d'oeuvres. Downtown Mall area.  For details, please click this link. 
 
Greene County Fair - July 29-August 2, Tuesday-Saturday
Greene County.
This family extravaganza features carnival rides, auctions, petting zoo, cornhole tournament, live entertainment, contests and more. Greene County Fairgrounds, Stanardsville.  Directions: Route 29N to Ruckersville, left onto Route 33W, right onto Route 33 Bus, right onto Route 230 (Madison Road). Continue until you see the fairgrounds on the right.  Tuesday-Friday 5:30-11pm, Saturday 4-11pm.  For details, please click this link. 
 
25th Annual Homemade Peach Ice Cream Days - August 2 & 3, Saturday & Sunday
Chiles Peach Orchard.
Come celebrate the Queen of Fruits with a special homemade treat! The Crozet Lions Club will be making and selling homemade peach ice cream, a local favorite! Chiles Peach Orchard .  Directions: 1351 Greenwood Road, Crozet.  9am-6pm Saturday, 10am-5pm Sunday.  Email: info@chilespeachorchard.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 823-1583. 
 
Blackberry Harvest Festival at Hill Top Berry Farm & Winery - August 2, Saturday
Hill Top Berry Farm & Winery.
Hill Top's Annual Blackberry Harvest and Music Festival is an all day event! Pick your own blackberries (or let the kids) while you enjoy a glass of your favorite Hill Top wine. Hill Top Berry Farm & Winery.  Directions: 2800 Berry Hill Road, Nellysford.  $10 per adult includes wine and food pairing.  Email: hilltop1@ntelos.net. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 361-1266. 
 
Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration ft. Warren Haynes - August 6, Wednesday
nTelos Wireless Pavilion.
This ground-breaking orchestral program - curated by the Garcia Family - features Garcia's original compositions, as well as classic interpretations of his timeless standards that were hallmarks of Garcia and the Grateful Dead's shows. nTelos Wireless Pavilion.  7pm.  $39-$70.  Email: info@charlottesvillepavilion.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 877-272-8849. 
 
Dinner and Music at Grelen Nursery - August 7 & 21, Thursday
Grelen Nursery.
The Market is open late with a buffet grill, cheese plates and live music on the patio. Grelen Nursery.  Directions: 15111 Yager Road, Somerset.  5pm.  Email: questions@grelennursery.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-672-7268. 
 
Augusta County Fair - August 5-9, Tuesday-Saturday
Augusta County Fair.
Carnival rides, tractor pulls, demo derby, motocross, live music, and fireworks. Augusta Expoland.  Directions: 279 Expo Road, Fishersville.  See website for schedule.  All ages welcome.  Email: acfair@ntelos.net. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-245-5627. 
 
Blues and Brews Festival - August 9, Saturday
Frontier Culture Museum.
Frontier Culture Museum.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-332-7850. 
 
Edible Food Fest in Orange - August 9, Saturday
Orange Downtown Alliance.
Celebrate food from earth to table with local and artisan foods, tastings, local beer, cider and wine, chef demos, children's activities and music in downtown Orange! Downtown Orange.  10am-6pm.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-672-2540. 
 
Summer Blues & Brews Festival - August 9, Saturday
Shenandoah Concerts.
A strong line-up of great Blues musicians, great local food, as well as many special release and limited-edition brews to enjoy. Frontier Culture Museum.  Email: info@shenandoahconcerts.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-324-3215. 
 
Shrek the Musical - July 18-August 10
Four County Players.
Your favorite story of Shrek, Donkey, Fiona, Lord Farquaad and Gingy set to music. Mainstage at Four County Players.  Directions: 5256 Governor Barbour Street, Barboursville.  Fridays & Saturdays 8pm, Sundays 2:30pm.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-832-5355. 
 
Carytown Watermelon Festival - August 10, Sunday
3,000 watermelons, 60 musicians, over 100 exhibitors, one of the largest kids' areas of any festival on the east coast, and all of the great Carytown style. 3126 West Cary Street, Richmond.  10am-6pm.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: (804) 304-6870. 
 
Wild West Weekend Mountain Rail Adventure - August 9 & 10, Saturday & Sunday
Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad.
Go on a railroad adventure with steam-driven Old #3 engine and a cast Western characters. Durbin Depot, West Virginia.  Departures at 10am and 2:30pm both days.  $35 ages 12-64, $32 seniors, $25 ages 4-11, free under 4.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 866-651-4296. 
 
French Crepes at DelFosse - August 10, Sunday
DelFosse Vineyards and Winery.
Come and celebrate French Crepe Day! Live music, wine, and a menu of crepes, including both sweet and savory. DelFosse Vineyards and Winery.  1-5pm.  Email: finewines@delfossewine.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 263-6100. 
 
Pat Metheny Unity Group - August 10, Sunday
Grammy-award winner comes to Charlottesville! The Paramount Theater.  8pm.  $52.50-$72.50.  Email: info@theparamount.net. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 979-1333. 
 
Charlottesville Municipal Band Summer Concert No. 6 - August 12, Tuesday
Charlottesville Municipal Band.
Performers "Celebrate the Big Bands" at the final summer concert of the season. Lobby ensemble at 7:15pm and instrument petting zoo for kids 7:30-7:45pm. The Paramount Theater.  8pm.  $Free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 295-9850. 
 
Rock N' Ridgeview - August 6 & 13, Wednesdays
Waynesboro Parks & Recreation Dept.
Grab a blanket & meet up with family and friends on Wednesday evenings from 6-8pm at the amphitheater, where good music comes naturally. This FREE music series is sure to have you shake, rattle n rolling. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Family Friendly. Rain or Shine. Ridgeview Park, 700 S. Magnolia Ave., Waynesboro.  6-8pm.  Contact: Waynesboro Parks & Recreation Dept..  Email: parksandrec@ci.waynesboro.va.us. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-942-6735. 
 
Hawaiian Night Square Dance - August 15, Friday
Grand Squares of Nelson.
Live square dance caller and refreshments. Experienced square dancers welcomed! Rockfish Valley Volunteer Fire Department.  Directions: 11100 Rockfish Valley Highway.  7:30-10pm.  $donations.  For more info call: 361-2470. 
 
Public Night at the Observatory - August 1 & 15, Fridays
UVA Leander McCormick Observatory.
Three telescopes at the McCormick Observatory offer amazing views of our galaxy, weather permitting, along with a slide show and tour. McCormick Observatory.  Directions: From Emmet Street (Route 29) near UVa and Ivy Road (Route 250) turn onto McCormick, follow signs up the hill.  9-11pm.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 243-1885. 
 
9th Annual Blue Ridge Mountain Music Fest - August 16, Saturday
Wintergreen Performing Arts.
Wintergreen Performing Arts will present the voices of the Blue Ridge through its 9th Annual Blue Ridge Mountain Music Fest. This year the Fest features Nothin' Fancy, Sierra Hull, the Virginia Ramblers, and Kim and Jimbo Cary & Pete and Ellen Vigour. The Carys and the Vigours will be leading jamming sessions throughout the day. Food will be available for purchase. Dunlop Pavilion, Wintergreen Resort.  12-7pm.  $25 adults, $10 ages 6-17, free under 6.  All ages welcome.  Email: info@wintergreenperformingarts.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 325-8292. 
 
Rockingham County Fair - August 11-16, Monday-Saturday
The state's largest agricultural fair with rides, competitions, motor sports, animals and more! Don't miss Goo Goo Dolls, Daughtry, Plain White T's, Old Crow Medicine Show and Steep Canyon Rangers in concert. Rockingham County Fairgrounds.  Directions: 4808 South Valley Pike, Route 11, Harrisonburg.  See website for times.  $General admission: $5 adults, $2 ages 7-12, free for 6 & under; grandstand event prices vary.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-434-0005. 
 
Schuyler Day at Walton Mountain Museum - August 16, Saturday
Walton's Mountain Museum.
Eighth annual celebration with music, tours of the museum and food. 6484 Rockfish River Rd.  10am-4pm.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 831-2000. 
 
Meet the Team Day: UVA Football - August 17, Sunday
Virginia Athletics Department.
Players and coaches will be available for photos and autographs. Meet Cavman, Sabre the horse and spirit teams. Free posters and magnets. The first 500 youth in attendance will receive a free Nike mini football. Door prizes include season tickets. John Paul Jones Arena.  1-2:30pm.  $free.  For details, please click this link. 
 
An Evening with Old Crow Medicine Show - August 17, Sunday
Maymont.
Country/bluegrass favorites in concert on the Carriage House Lawn. Children 10 and under permitted with paying adult. Maymont Estate, Richmond.  5:30pm.  $32.50 advance, $39 door.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 804-358-7166. 
 
Richmond Squirrels' Charlottesville Community Night - August 20, Wednesday
For details, please click this link. 
 
Lyle Lovett and His Large Band - August 21, Thursday
Maymont.
Country/bluegrass favorites in concert on the Carriage House Lawn. Maymont Estate, Richmond.  6:30pm.  $35 standing, $65 seated.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 804-358-7166. 
 
The Lyrical Line - August 22-December 21
UVA's Fralin Museum of Art.
Prints by Jacques Villon and Stanley William Hayter. Directions: 155 Rugby Road.  12-5pm Tuesday-Sunday.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 924-3592. 
 
Realms of Earth and Sky - August 22-December 14
UVA's Fralin Museum of Art.
Indian painting from the 15th-19th centuries. Directions: 155 Rugby Road.  12-5pm Tuesday-Sunday.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 924-3592. 
 
fleaVILLE - August 23, Saturday
fleaVILLE features a carefully-curated mix of vendors offering jewelry, art, crafts, vintage and contemporary clothing, handmade items, home goods and antique furniture. The market also hosts food trucks, music and kids' activities, like face painting. IX Project, entrance on the corner of Monticello Avenue and 2nd St. SE.  Directions: Across from the ACAC gym downtown -- enter the IX on 2nd St. SE and drive straight back.  11am-3pm.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  Contact: fleaVILLE.  Email: fleavilleva@gmail.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 718-594-2891. 
 
Virginia Craft Brewers Fest - August 23, Saturday
Virginia Craft Brewers Guild and the Virginia Manufacturers Association.
An amazing outdoor setting with Virginia craft breweries, music, food, family fun and more. Devil's Backbone Brewing Company.  Directions: 200 Mosbys Run, Roseland.  2-7pm.  $10-$35.  For details, please click this link. 
 
1814 Bicentennial of the Burning of Washington - August 24, Sunday
Commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Burning of Washington with a War of 1812 lecture and musical performance. Local historian Rick Britton will give a free lecture on the events that took place at the Battle of Bladensburg at 2pm. David and Ginger Hildebrand will perform a concert at 3:30pm featuring music of the War of 1812 as well as music composed for James Monroe during his presidency. Ash Lawn-Highland.  2-4:30pm .  $See website for cost.  Email: info@ashlawnhighland.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 293-8000. 
 
Fee Free Day at Shenandoah National Park - August 25, Monday
Shenandoah National Park.
Enjoy the park without having to pay an entrance fee to celebrate National Park Service Birthday. Shenandoah National Park.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-999-3500. 
 
Movie Night at Sips & Cinema - August 28, Thursday
Early Mountain Vineyards.
Break out your picnic blankets and lawn chairs for an outdoor movie, Back to the Future (rated PG). The lawn will be ready for you to pick the perfect spot at 7pm. Showtime 8:30pm. Tickets include a bag of popcorn! Food trucks, Early Mountain Vineyard wine, and movie snacks for sale. Early Mountain Vineyards, 6109 Wolftown-Hood Road, Madison.  7-11pm.  $6, children 3 and under are free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-948-9005 . 
 
Justin Moore - August 28, Thursday
nTelos Wireless Pavilion.
American Country Music new artist of the year. nTelos Wireless Pavilion.  6pm doors, 7pm show.  $36-$56.  Email: cvillepaviliontix@musictoday.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 877-272-8849. 
 
Summer's End Festival - August 29-September 1
Wintergreen Resort.
Live music, breweries & wineries, arts & crafts show, chairlift rides and fun for the entire family. Wintergreen Resort.  Directions: Route 664, Wintergreen.  See website or call for times and rates.  All ages welcome.  Contact: Wintergreen Activities.  Email: info@wintergreenresort.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 325-8180. 
 
Paint the Town Orange Pep Rally - August 29, Friday
University of Virginia.
Support the University of Virginia Athletics Department. The UVA marching band will parade the length of the Mall to the nTelos Wireless Pavilion. It's sure to be a great time, so make sure you attend the festivities! Downtown Mall area.  Begins after the Fridays after Five concert.  For details, please click this link. 
 
Taste of the Mountains Street Festival - August 30, Saturday
Madison Chamber of Commerce.
Live entertainment, shopping, food vendors, pony rides, antique cars and a re-enactment of Civil War camp life. Main Street Madison.  Directions: Madison is located just 28 miles north of Charlottesville on Route 29.  9am-4pm.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-948-4455. 
 
UVA Football Season Opener vs. UCLA - August 30, Saturday
University of Virginia Athletics.
Cheer on our 'Hoos at their home opener! Scott Stadium.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 924-8821. 
 
Tristen Fest Music Festival - August 29-30, Friday-Saturday
Enjoy live music, food, drinks and kids' activities at this festival in memory of Greene County resident Tristen Roach. All proceeds will be donated to St. Jude's Children's Hospital. Small Country Campground, Louisa.  Directions: 4400 Byrd Mill Road.  $10 per day; free for kids 15 & under.  All ages welcome.  Contact: Stacy Roach .  Email: countrypoorband@embarqmail.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 566-1762. 
 
Fridays After Five: August Line-Up - Fridays in August
nTelos Wireless Pavilion.
These free Friday concerts feature primarily local and regional artists performing from rock and blues to salsa and reggae. August 1-Eli Cook, August 8-Baaba Seth, August 15-We Are Star Children, August 29-In Full. nTelos Wireless Pavilion.  Directions: east end of the mall.  5:30-8:30pm.  $free.  All ages welcome.  Email: info@charlottesvillepavilion.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 245-4910. 
 
Meet Yer Eats Farm Tour - September 1, Monday
Market Central.
Buy a car pass, plan your route and go! One car pass gains entry to all farms, on your own schedule. Each farm will have its own schedule of activities on the day of the Farm Tour. Tickets available online and at the Market Central booth at City Market. 10am-4pm.  All ages welcome.  Email: info@marketcentralonline.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 531-3957. 
 
Monticello Family-Friendly Tours - June 7-September 1
Monticello.
These special guided tours of Thomas Jefferson's house are designed especially for families with children ages 6 to 11. The 35-minute tours feature hands-on opportunities in every room and provide a glimpse of what life was like for the children who lived at Monticello in the late 1700s and early 1800s. Monticello.  10am-3pm, hourly.  $Regular day passes: $25 adults, $16 children 12-18, $8 children 5-11, free for children under 5.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 984-9800. 
 
Saint Rich - September 3, Wednesday
The Southern Cafe and Music Hall.
Cult-favorite. The Southern Cafe and Music Hall.  9pm.  $8 advance, $10 door.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 800-594-8499. 
 
Mini Cooper Rally at Cooper Vineyards - September 6, Saturday
Cooper Vineyards.
Drive 'em if you got 'em. Wine tasting, food and live music. Check website for more information. Cooper Vineyards.  Directions: 13372 Shannon Hill Road, Louisa.  11am-5pm.  $20/advance, 25/door.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-894-5474. 
 
Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival - September 7-18
Virginia Chamber Music Foundation.
The 2014 festival will center on the relationship between orchestral and chamber music repertoire, presenting a piano quartet reduction of Beethoven's Symphony No. 3, the Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 of J.S. Bach, and a transcription of the Symphony No. 4 by Gustav Mahler for 15 musicians. Various locations.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 295-5395. 
 
2nd Annual Festival of the Fig - September 7, Sunday
Cooper Vineyards.
Tasting of fig dishes from local growers and other heirloom vegetables. Live music too. Cooper Vineyards.  Directions: 13372 Shannon Hill Road, Louisa.  12-5pm.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-894-5474. 
 
Lockn' Music Festival 2014 - September 4-7, Thursday-Sunday
Outdoor music festival in Arrington, VA. Tom Petty, Willie Nelson, Bob Weir and others on the line-up for this year! Oak Ridge Farm.  $249, various packages and camping prices.  Email: info@locknfestival.com. For details, please click this link. 
 
Hall and Oates - September 7, Sunday
nTelos Wireless Pavilion.
Number-one selling duo in music history plays all their 80's hits and more. nTelos Wireless Pavilion.  7pm.  $45-$100.  For details, please click this link. 
 
Michael McDonald - September 9, Tuesday
The Paramount.
Grammy-winning soulful songwriter sings his Doobie Brothers' classics and more. The Paramount Theater.  $34-$89.50.  Email: info@theparamount.net. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 979-1333. 
 
parachute - September 10, Wednesday
The Jefferson Theater.
National favorites play their hometown! The Jefferson Theater.  7pm doors, 8pm show.  $18 in advance, $20 day of show.  Email: info@jeffersontheater.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 800-594-8499. 
 
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue - September 11, Thursday
The Jefferson Theater.
Funk/rock/jazz/hip-hop. The Jefferson Theater.  7pm doors, 8pm show.  $23.50-$25.  Email: info@jeffersontheater.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 800-594-8499. 
 
Heritage Harvest Festival - September 12-13
Monticello and the Southern Exposure Seed Exchange.
The Heritage Harvest Festival is an annual celebration of gardening, sustainable agriculture and local food, held at the home of Thomas Jefferson. Come by for tastings, workshops, hands-on demonstrations and a variety of tours and exhibits. Kid's activities run all day. Extra fee for premium workshops & lectures. West Lawn of Monticello.  $Various costs.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 984-9800. 
 
Fridays After Five: September Line-Up - First two Fridays in September
nTelos Wireless Pavilion.
These free Friday concerts feature primarily local and regional artists performing from rock and blues to salsa and reggae. September's concerts feature the following: September 5-Tropikiimba, September 12-The Skip Castro Band. nTelos Wireless Pavilion.  Directions: East end of the Downtown Mall.  5:30-8:30pm.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 245-4910. 
 
PAC'n the Streets Festival - September 13, Saturday
Staunton Performing Arts Center.
This nostalgic, family-friendly street fair includes food vendors, artisan booths, strolling street performers and children's activities. Staunton Performing Arts Center area.  Directions: East Beverly Street between Market and Augusta.  10am-5pm.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-885-3211. 
 
Carbon Leaf - September 13, Saturday
The Jefferson Theater.
Virginia quintet blending Folk, Celtic, Bluegrass, Americana, Rock and Pop. The Jefferson Theater.  7pm doors, 8pm show.  $16 in advance, $20 day of show.  Email: info@jeffersontheater.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 800-594-8499. 
 
Boys and Girls Club Cycling Challenge - September 14, Sunday
The Boys & Girls Club Cycling Challenge.
Registration now open with discount until June 30. Join hundreds of cyclists for a bike ride through the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. 25-, 50-, 75-, and 100-mile routes, plus an 8-mile family ride, out and back from Old Trail Swim Club to Chiles Peach Orchard. After-party festivities with lunch, drinks, and live music. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Virginia.  8am start.  For details, please click this link. 
 
Bicentennial of the Star-Spangled Banner - September 14, Sunday
Ash Lawn-Highland.
Commemorate the 200th anniversary of our national anthem with family activities including historic crafts, silhouette photography and meet Caroline, American Girl doll War of 1812 heroine. Ash Lawn-Highland.  Directions: Take Rt 53 from Rt 20 near I-64, 2 1/2 miles past Monticello on Rt 795.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 293-8000. 
 
Justin Townes Earle - September 14, Sunday
The Jefferson Theater.
The Jefferson Theater.  7pm doors, 8pm show.  $20-$25.  Email: info@jeffersontheater.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 800-594-8499. 
 
Panda Bear - September 16, Tuesday
The Jefferson Theater.
The Jefferson Theater.  7pm doors, 8pm show.  $20-$23.  Email: info@jeffersontheater.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 800-594-8499. 
 
Shawn Colvin & Steve Earle - September 17, Wednesday
The Paramount Theater.
Grammy Award winning singer-songwriters together in concert. The Paramount Theater.  Directions: 215 East Main Street.  $31-$51.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 979-1333. 
 
Greensky Bluegrass - September 18, Thursday
The Jefferson Theater.
The Jefferson Theater.  7pm doors, 8pm show.  $16-$18.  Email: info@jeffersontheater.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 800-594-8499. 
 
Constitution Day Celebration - September 20, Saturday
Montpelier.
Celebrate the 227th signing of the U.S. Constitution with family, friends, and the Taste of Freedom Wine Festival on the historic grounds of James Madison's Montpelier! Live music, balloon rides, mansion tours, and children's activities will be offered throughout the day. Tastings from Virginia wineries, breweries, ciderhouses will be offered from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. General admission is $10/car. Tasting tickets are $20/person in advance or $25/person at the gate. Montpelier.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-672-2728. 
 
Here Wee Grow Again! - September 13 & 15-20
Aldersgate United Methodist Church.
This semi-annual kids' consignment sale offers gently used clothes, toys and gear. The sale benefits local families in need and Aldersgate Methodist Church's outreach efforts. $5 "Choose Your Charity" event on September 10. Aldersgate United Methodist Church.  Directions: 1500 East Rio Road.  9am-5pm Saturday; 10am-6pm Monday-Friday (Closed Sunday).  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 973-5806. 
 
Top of the Hops Beer Festival - September 20, Saturday
Starr Hill Brewery & Beer Run.
Two-ounce sampling of over 150 craft beers from around the world combined with great food, education seminars, music, food and games. Charlottesville Pavilion.  2pm VIP entrance, 3pm general admission entrance.  $40 until Sept. 1, $45 until Sept. 19, $50 Day of Show, $75 VIP.  For details, please click this link. 
 
Blue Ridge Cycling Festival - September 19 & 20, Friday & Saturday
A weekend event for families to cycle together and experience Nelson County. Several routes have been selected for all types of riders including off road, kids' rides and a challenging metric century. Enjoy live music and tastings of Nelson at Devils Backbone Brewing Company. Any profits of the weekend will be donated to the Nelson County Community Fund which supports schools, organizations and individuals in need. Roseland, VA.  $15-$149.  For details, please click this link. 
 
Shovels and Rope - September 20, Saturday
The Jefferson Theater.
The Jefferson Theater.  8pm doors, 9pm show.  $20-$23.  Email: info@jeffersontheater.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 800-594-8499. 
 
Lollipop Shop Sale - September 13-21
Lollipop Shop.
Find bargains on gently used kids' clothing, strollers, cribs, toys and furniture at this semi-annual sale. Location TBA.  10am-6pm, 1-6pm Sundays.  For details, please click this link. 
 
Rubblebucket - September 21, Sunday
The Jefferson Theater.
The Jefferson Theater.  7:30pm doors, 8:30pm show.  $15.  Email: info@jeffersontheater.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 800-594-8499. 
 
Movie Night at Sips & Cinema - September 25, Thursday
Early Mountain Vineyards.
Break out your picnic blankets and lawn chairs for an outdoor movie, The Sandlot (rated PG). The lawn will be ready for you to pick the perfect spot at 7pm. Showtime 8:30pm. Tickets include a bag of popcorn! Food trucks, Early Mountain Vineyard wine, and movie snacks for sale. Early Mountain Vineyards, 6109 Wolftown-Hood Road, Madison.  7-11pm.  $6, children 3 and under are free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-948-9005 . 
 
Movie Night at Sips & Cinema - September 25, Thursday
Early Mountain Vineyards.
Break out your picnic blankets and lawn chairs for an outdoor movie, The Sandlot (rated PG). The lawn will be ready for you to pick the perfect spot at 7pm. Showtime 8:30pm. Tickets include a bag of popcorn! Food trucks, Early Mountain Vineyard wine, and movie snacks for sale. Early Mountain Vineyards, 6109 Wolftown-Hood Road, Madison.  7-11pm.  $6, children 3 and under are free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-948-9005 . 
 
Sunsets on Carter Mountain - May 15-September 25, Thursdays
Carter Mountain Orchard.
Pick your own fruit when it's a little cooler, shop in our Country Store, grab some donuts, cider and lite fare and then head into the Carter Mountain Wine Shop for wine (tastings by the glass or by the bottle). Perch on the decks to listen to free live music and catch an amazing sunset. Carter Mountain Wine Shop.  6-9pm.  Email: info@cartermountainorchard.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 977-1833. 
 
The Head and the Heart - September 26, Friday
nTelos Wireless Pavilion.
nTelos Wireless Pavilion.  7pm.  $30.  Email: cvillepaviliontix@musictoday.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 877-272-8749. 
 
18th Annual Charlottesville Vegetarian Festival - September 27, Saturday
This festival is one of the oldest and most well established of its kind and attracts up to 6,000 attendees each year. Lee Park .  Directions: 201 East Market Street, near Central Library.  11am-5pm.  All ages welcome.  Email: info@cvillevegfest.org. For details, please click this link. 
 
Fee Free Day at Shenandoah National Park - September 27, Saturday
Shenandoah National Park.
Enjoy the park without having to pay an entrance fee to celebrate National Public Lands Day. Shenandoah National Park.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-999-3500. 
 
fleaVILLE - September 27, Saturday
fleaVILLE features a carefully-curated mix of vendors offering jewelry, art, crafts, vintage and contemporary clothing, handmade items, home goods and antique furniture. The market also hosts food trucks, music and kids' activities, like face painting. IX Project, entrance on the corner of Monticello Avenue and 2nd St. SE.  Directions: Across from the ACAC gym downtown -- enter the IX on 2nd St. SE and drive straight back.  11am-3pm.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  Contact: fleaVILLE.  Email: fleavilleva@gmail.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 718-594-2891. 
 
Sons of Bill - September 27, Saturday
The Jefferson Theater.
The Jefferson Theater.  8pm doors, 9pm show.  $15-$17.  Email: info@jeffersontheater.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 800-594-8499. 
 
Foxfield Family Day at the Races - September 28, Sunday
Foxfield.
In addition to the steeplechase races, there will be Bounce-N-Play, pony rides and the Kid to Kid Children's Tent for the kids. This year's beneficiary will be the American Red Cross. Foxfield.  Directions: Old Garth Road. Enter through East Gate.  10am-5pm.  $Ticket prices vary (see website); free for kids 8 & under.  All ages welcome.  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 293-9501. 
 
Fall Into Fun Festival - September 27 & 28, Saturday & Sunday
Chiles Peach Orchard.
Welcome Autumn with lots of fun activities! Watch apple butter being made the old-fashioned way, enjoy wagon rides, play games, enjoy good food, pick your own apples and pumpkins and more! Chiles Peach Orchard.  9am-6pm Saturday, 10am-5pm Sunday.  $Free admission; some activities have a fee.  Email: info@chilespeachorchard.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 823-1583. 
 
Oktoberfest - October 4, Saturday
Frontier Culture Museum.
Bring the whole family to enjoy games on the museum's German farm, traditional food and music. Adults can visit the Beer Garden in the Cochran Pavilion. Frontier Culture Museum, Staunton.  Directions: Take I-64 West toward Staunton, then I-81 North, exit 222 and follow signs.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-332-7850. 
 
Family Fun Day at DuCard Vineyards - October 4, Saturday
DuCard Vineyards.
Games and special events for the kids! Local food available for purchase too. No cover charge. DuCard Vineyards.  Directions: 40 Gibson Hollow Lane, Etlan.  12-6pm.  Email: scott@ducardvineyards.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-923-4206. 
 
Foxygen - October 4, Saturday
The Jefferson Theater.
The Jefferson Theater.  8pm doors, 9pm show.  $16-$18.  Email: info@jeffersontheater.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 800-594-8499. 
 
Fall Fiber Festival and Sheep Dog Trials - October 4 & 5, Saturday & Sunday
Montpelier.
This celebration of rural life includes kids' and adults' workshops, shearing demonstrations, border collies herding sheep, craft vendors, food and music. Montpelier.  Directions: 11407 Constitution Highway, Montpelier Station.  10am-5pm Saturday, 10am-4pm Sunday.  $5 adults, children under 16 free.  All ages welcome.  Email: fallfiberfestival@gmail.com. For details, please click this link. 
 
Picasso, Lydia and Friends II - September 5 - October 5
Les Yeux du Monde.
841 Wolf Trap Rd.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 973-5566. 
 
6th Annual Cadillac Cup Polo Match - October 6, Sunday
Polo players from the UVA Men's national championship team and players from around the world match for charity. Reception and luncheon as well. Virginia Polo Center.  $100 for tailgate space and two tickets, see website for other events.  Email: info@cadillaccuppolo.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 877-280-7276. 
 
Paradosio - October 8, Wednesday
The Jefferson Theater.
The Jefferson Theater.  8pm doors, 9pm show.  $17-$20.  Email: info@jeffersontheater.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 800-594-8499. 
 
Old 97's - October 9, Thursday
The Jefferson Theater.
The Jefferson Theater.  7pm doors, 8pm show.  $18-$20.  Email: info@jeffersontheater.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 800-594-8499. 
 
NBC's Last Comic Standing Live Tour - October 10, Friday
The Paramount Theater.
America's funniest new comedians will be performing live. The performance will feature the top performers from Season 8. The Paramount Theater.  Directions: 215 East Main Street.  $24.50-$49.50.  Email: info@theparamount.net. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 979-1333. 
 
Massanutten Fall Festival - October 11, Saturday
Massanutten Resort.
Enjoy over 50 arts and crafts vendors, live music, food vendors, chairlift rides, kids' activities, wine tasting and more! Massanutten Resort.  Directions: 1822 Resort Drive, McGayesville.  11am-5pm.  Email: marketing@massresort.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 800-207-MASS. 
 
Crozet Arts and Crafts Festival - October 11 & 12, Saturday & Sunday
Claudius Crozet Park.
A popular and fun family outing of live music, entertainment, wine tasting, children's activities and painting classes, food and artists and crafters showcasing their work in a wide variety of mediums for sale. Everything from pottery to puppets! Free parking. No pets permitted. Claudius Crozet Park.  10am-5:30pm Saturday, 10am-5pm Sunday.  $6 adults, free for under 12.  Email: crozetartfestival@gmail.com. For details, please click this link. 
 
P. Buckley Moss Barn Show - October 10-12, Friday-Sunday
Pat will be at her home, The Barn, to meet her collectors and personalize prints 11 am to 5 pm each day. You are invited to bring two previously purchased Moss prints or paintings to the Barn for personalization. In addition, all prints or paintings that are purchased at the Waynesboro gallery during these three days can be personalized. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 800-430-1320. 
 
Martha's Market - October 10-12, Friday through Sunday
The Women's Committee of Martha Jefferson Hospital & Wells Fargo.
The 21st annual Martha's Market will feature about 70 boutiques from across the country, turning the John Paul Jones Arena into a unique marketplace. Vendors donate a portion of their proceeds to support many facets of women's health care, with the primary emphasis on breast health. John Paul Jones Arena.  Friday 9:30am-7pm; Saturday 10am-6pm; Sunday 10am-4pm.  $10 3-day admission.  Contact: MJH Foundation Office.  Email: foundation@mjh.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 654-5578. 
 
TOM TALK: Gabriele Rausse "Thomas Jefferson and the Culture of the Earth" - October 7 & 15
Monticello.
Director of Gardens and Grounds and a Virginia winemaker, Rausse leads this program in Monticello's newest vineyard on Montalto overlooking Jefferson's home. Outdoor wine and cheese reception. Monticello.  6-7:30pm.  $55.  Email: info@monticello.org. Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 984-9880. 
 
Eric Church - October 16, Thursday
Hailed as a top entertainer by The New York Times, Rolling Stone, SPIN Magazine, and more, Church will bring his rip-roaring attitude when he performs. John Paul Jones Arena.  7pm.  $39.50-$59.50.  Email: johnpauljonesarenainfo@virginia.edu. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 924-3537. 
 
BoomBox - October 16, Thursday
The Jefferson Theater.
The Jefferson Theater.  8pm doors, 9pm show.  $13-$15.  Email: info@jeffersontheater.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 800-594-8499. 
 
Tune-Yards - October 17, Friday
The Jefferson Theater.
The Jefferson Theater.  7pm doors, 8pm show.  $19-$21.  Email: info@jeffersontheater.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 800-594-8499. 
 
Julian Casablancas + The Voidz - October 18, Saturday
The Jefferson Theater.
The Jefferson Theater.  7pm doors, 8pm show.  $25-$30.  Email: info@jeffersontheater.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 800-594-8499. 
 
Reel Rock Film Tour: Valley Uprising - October 18, Saturday
The Paramount Theater.
The greatest untold story of American counterculture is that of the Yosemite Valley rock climbers. This film tells the tale of half a century of struggles against the laws of gravity and the laws of the land. The Paramount Theater.  7pm.  $16.50.  Email: info@theparamount.net. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 979-1333. 
 
Graves Mountain Apple Harvest Festival - October 4 & 5, 11 & 12, & 18 & 19, Saturdays & Sundays
Graves Mountain Lodge.
Enjoy the days of yesteryear watching apple butter being cooked in kettles over an open fire at one of our area's largest festivals. Pick apples and enjoy bluegrass music, cloggers, hayrides, horse rides and a craft fair. Hay mazes and even a few farm animals complete the fun. Graves Mountain Lodge, Syria.  10am-4pm.  All ages welcome.  Email: info@gravesmountain.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-923-4231. 
 
National Theatre Live: Frankenstein - October 19 & 31
The Paramount Theater.
National Theatre Live's 2011 broadcast of Frankenstein with Benedict Cumberbatch as Dr. Frankenstein and Jonny Lee Miller as the Monster, returns to cinemas October 19. The actors reverse their roles for the October 31 showing. The Paramount Theater.  Directions: 215 East Main Street.  7pm.  $10.50-$14.50.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 979-1333. 
 
Ash Lawn-Highland Artisans Open House - October 19, Sunday
Celebrate the artisans whose work is featured in the Museum Shop Artisans' Room with demonstrations, refreshments and live dulcimer and flute music. Ash Lawn-Highland.  12-4pm.  $free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 293-8000. 
 
Cirque du Soleil: Dralion - October 22-26
John Paul Jones Arena.
Unique and colorful signature production fusing ancient Chinese acrobatic arts with harmony and nature. John Paul Jones Arena.  $42-$142.  Email: johnpauljonesarenainfo@virginia.edu. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 1-888-575-8497. 
 
St. Paul & the Broken Bones - October 23, Thursday
The Jefferson Theater.
The Jefferson Theater.  8pm doors, 9pm show.  $15-$17.  Email: info@jeffersontheater.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 800-594-8499. 
 
Sharon van Etten - October 24, Friday
The Jefferson Theater.
The Jefferson Theater.  8pm doors, 9pm show.  $14-$17.  Email: info@jeffersontheater.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 800-594-8499. 
 
Goblins and Gourds - October 26, Sunday
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden.
Celebrate harvest-time in the Children's Garden with a concert by the Richmond Indigenous Gourd Orchestra, pumpkin painting, seasonal food tasting, hoop dancing and more! Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond.  1-4pm.  $Free with admission.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 804-262-9887. 
 
Yappy Howl-O-Ween - October 26, Sunday
Keswick Vineyards.
Dogs, costumes, and support the Charlottesville/Albemarle SPCA. Keswick Vineyards.  Directions: 1575 Keswick Winery Drive.  12-3pm.  Email: info@keswickvineyards.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 244-3341. 
 
New Orleans Legends: Preservation Hall Jazz Band & Allen Toussaint - October 30, Thursday
The Paramount Theater.
An evening of music making with these New Orleans legends, pairing up for the first time ever. The Paramount Theater.  8pm.  $29.50-$75.50.  Email: info@theparamount.net. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 979-1333. 
 
Apple Harvest Celebration - Weekends in October
Carter Mountain Orchard.
Join the Chiles family for music, food, hayrides, wine tastings, pumpkins, apple picking, apple butter, apple cider, apple cider donuts, apple pie, and all things apple! Carter Mountain Orchard.  8am-7pm the first 3 weekends; 9am-6pm the last weekend.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 977-1833. 
 
Montpelier Hunt Races - November 1, Saturday
Montpelier.
Experience world-class steeplechase horse races! Enjoy the Jack Russell Terrier races, kids' stick-horse races and Vendors Row. Montpelier.  Directions: Montpelier Station.  9am-6pm.  $15 general admission, $20 parking, free for ages 12 & under; $20 parking.  All ages welcome.  Contact: Martha Strawther.  Email: martha@montpelierraces.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-672-0014. 
 
Black Comedy - October 17-November 2
Four County Players.
Brindsley Miller and his fiance, Carol Melkett, have borrowed some expensive, antique furniture from his neighbor Harold's flat without his permission, in order to impress Carol's father and an elderly millionaire art collector. Join us in the Cellar for this classic, clever farce, full of laugh-a-minute antics! Four County Players, The Cellar, Barboursville.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-832-5355. 
 
20th Annual Artisans Studio Tour - November 8 & 9, Saturday & Sunday
Artisans Studio Tour.
Tour Central Virginia this fall to see some of the areas finest handmade craft professionals at work in their studios. 40 artisans in 22 studios will be opening their doors during this weekend-long event to demonstrate their work. Check out pottery, jewelry, textiles, furniture, and other finished craft pieces. See the work in process, and get a detailed look at the lives of these local artisans. Charlottesville, Albemarle and Surrounding Counties.  Directions: Studios are located throughout the Central Virginia area. Please visit the Artisan Studio Tour website for directions and a map to the participating studios.  10am-5pm.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 973-6846. 
 
Virginia Film Festival - November 6-9, Thursday-Sunday
Virginia Film Festival.
A four-day celebration of cinema and its unique power to inspire, enlighten and entertain. The festival features a wide variety of films and filmmakers from around the world, highlights the extraordinary wealth of talent in Virginia's own thriving film scene and spotlights the formidable intellectual firepower of the University of Virginia. Various locations.  Various times.  Email: info@vafilm.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 924-3376. 
 
Veteran's Day at Ash Lawn-Highland - November 11, Tuesday
Ash Lawn-Highland.
The event will include a wreath-laying, playing of TAPS, and ceremonial folding of the U.S. flag. An honor guard composed of UVa Air Force ROTC cadets will present the colors. The ceremony is open to all at no charge. Veterans and current military personnel and their relatives are admitted free all day. Ash Lawn-Highland.  Email: info@ashlawnhighland.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 293-8000. 
 
4th Annual United Nations of Comedy Tour - November 15, Saturday
Skiba.
National comedians as seen on Comedy Central, NBC, HBO, movies and more. The Paramount Theater.  doors 7pm, show 8pm.  $35.  For details, please click this link. 
 
Anne Slaughter "New Paintings" - October 10 - November 16
Les Yeux du Monde.
841 Wolf Trap Rd.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 973-5566. 
 
Ash Lawn-Highland Annual Open House - November 16, Sunday
Ash Lawn-Highland.
Celebrate the anniversary of the Monroe's arrival in 1799 with free admission for residents of Albemarle and bordering counties. Meet "President Monroe." Light refreshments will be served. Ash Lawn-Highland.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 293-8000. 
 
InLight Richmond - November 21, Friday
1708 Gallery.
Over a hundred local, national and international artists and artist collectives display light-based art and performances across some of Richmond's most unique neighborhoods and sites, from Broad Street to historic Tredegar to the Riverfront Canal Walk. Begins with a community lantern parade. Monroe Park and surrounding streets, Richmond.  7pm-midnight.  For details, please click this link. 
 
The Sugar - October 31-November 22
Live Arts.
Sally Dawson is on a sugar fast. She picked the wrong month to give up a vice as her freeloading younger brother re-appears on her doorstep wanting to challenge her work as a Wellness Coach and mocking her newly acquired podcast. As a national headline-making trial unfolds in the town around her, Sally focuses on herself and her clients. Written by one of our favorite local playwrights, Denise Stewart. Founders Theater.  Directions: 123 East Water Street.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 977-4177. 
 
Mistletoe Market - November 23, Sunday
Junior League of Charlottesville.
Enjoy checking off your holiday shopping list in a festive environment featuring local merchants and artisans. Ticket sales benefit Junior League of Charlottesville charitable fundraising efforts. Cookies with Santa 2-3pm with $20 advance ticket. Boar's Head Inn.  10am-4pm.  $5 per advance ticket, $8 at the door, kids 10 & under are free.  Email: mistletoe@jlcville.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 971-2937. 
 
Pericles, Prince of Tyre - September 18-November 28
American Shakespeare Center.
Buffeted from shore to shore by the winds of destiny, Pericles must navigate the whole of the Mediterranean on his search for peace, love, and family. His journey becomes an astonishing adventure filled with assassins, shipwrecks, pirates, brothels, goddesses, and magicians. He must weather loss and heartbreak before the storm calms with miraculous reunion and wondrous rebirth. American Shakespeare Center, The Blackfriars Playhouse.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-851-1733 . 
 
The Comedy of Errors - July 11-November 28
American Shakespeare Center.
In this rollicking farce, Shakespeare elevates Roman comedy to dizzying heights. Two long-separated twins, their two tricky servants (also twins), a jealous wife, and her lovelorn sister romp through Shakespeare's shortest play. American Shakespeare Center, The Blackfriars Playhouse.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 877-682-4236. 
 
Horton Vineyards Thanksgiving Open House - November 28 & 29, Friday & Saturday
Horton Vineyards.
Join for hot soup and Horton Norton Chili. Browse for gifts for the wine lover. Take a stroll through the vineyard and walk off some of that Thanksgiving feast. Stock up on wine for the holiday season with special discounts on award-winning wines. Horton Vineyards.  Directions: 6399 Spotswood Trail, Gordonsville.  $10 per person; includes glass.  Email: vawinee@aol.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-832-7440. 
 
Edward II by Christopher Marlowe - September 12-November 29
American Shakespeare Center.
Consumed by obsessive love for a male courtier, the newly crowned King Edward II risks everything, crown, country, and even his own life, with a dangerous affair. When his foundation of divine right begins to crumble, Edward realizes the limitations of his power, but not before the whispers of treason have started to swell to a roar. American Shakespeare Center, The Blackfriars Playhouse.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-851-1733 . 
 
Cyrano de Bergerac - June 21-November 30
American Shakespeare Center.
Enormous wit, tremendous bravery, and a gargantuan nose. Cyrano is passionately in love with the glorious Roxanne, but believes that she could never love him as he is. American Shakespeare Center, The Blackfriars Playhouse.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-851-1733 . 
 
Slavery at Monticello Tours - November 1-30, Saturdays & Sundays
Monticello.
Guided outdoor tours focus on the experience of the enslaved people who lived and worked on the Monticello plantation. 11am & 1pm.  $Included with admission.  Email: info@monticello.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 984-9822. 
 
Moscow Ballet Presents: The Great Russian Nutcracker - December 7, Sunday
The Paramount Theater.
Celebrate the beloved Christmas tradition with the whole family as forty world-class Russian artists bring this charming classic to life. The Paramount Theater.  12pm, 4pm & 8pm.  $29.50-$177.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 979-1333. 
 
Little Women - November 21-December 14
Four County Players.
The March sisters, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy, along with their beloved Marmee, are awaiting Father's return from the Civil War. They learn together that family is the greatest gift of all. Four County Players, Mainstage, Barboursville.  See website for times.  $16 adults, $15 senior/student, $14 children 12 and under, Fridays half-price for adults.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-832-5355. 
 
Gordon Parks: the Making of an Argument - September 19-December 21
UVA's Fralin Museum of Art.
Explore the 1948 Life magazine photo-essay that introduced one of the 20th century's most important photographers to the American public. Directions: 155 Rugby Road.  12-5pm Tuesday-Sunday.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 924-3592. 
 
Annie Harris Massie "New Paintings in Oil and Encaustic" - November 21-December 28
Les Yeux du Monde.
841 Wolf Trap Rd.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 973-5566. 
 
Les Miserables - December 5-January 10
Live Arts.
The story of Jean Valjean, a French peasant, and his quest for redemption after serving nineteen years in jail for having stolen a loaf of bread for his starving sisters child. The worlds longest running musical will be deconstructed, reimagined, and rescaled to our intimate, 160-seat Gibson Theater. Gibson Theater.  Directions: 123 East Water Street.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 977-4177. 
 
GardenFest of Lights - November 28-January 12
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden.
Enjoy a sparkling tradition of more than half a million lights throughout the garden. Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden.  Directions: 1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond.  5-10pm (closed Dec. 24 & 25).  $See website for admission costs.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 804-262-9887. 
 
Crooked - February 6-21
Live Arts.
14-year old Laney wrestles with spine-deforming dystonia, and her list-making mother Elise has moved the two of them back to Mississippi after a family tragedy. Laney meets Maribel, a 16-year old who believes she has invisible stigmata and uses her religion as a fortress of solitude. Arresting and truthful, Crooked explores the vulnerability of adolescence and unabashedly recalls the confusion of self-discovery. Founders Theater.  Directions: 123 East Water Street.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 977-4177. 
 



 

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