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Hatton Ferry
June 01, 2014 - October 26, 2014
Hatton Ferry 10120 Hatton Ferry Rd, Scottsville, VA

Come take a ride on the Hatton Ferry, a historic ferry across the James River and the only poled ferry still operating in the United States. The Hatton Ferry operates free of charge; donations appreciated as the operation of the ferry relies solely on donations given to ride the ferry and from the kind generosity of other supporters. Under ideal conditions, a round-trip crossing takes about 30-45 minutes. No more than two cars and six people can be taken at one time. Details.
Maplewood Cemetery Tours
September 6 - October 18, 2014
Maplewood Cemetery Maple St, Charlottesville, VA

Take a tour of Charlottesville's oldest public cemetery and learn about the residents of Charlottesville and Albemarle County who now call Maplewood Cemetery home or learn about the symbols that mark the graves that provide insight to the person’s life. Details.
Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello
September 12 - 13, 2014
Monticello 931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, VA

Celebrate the legacy of a revolutionary gardener, Thomas Jefferson, during a day of garden tours, hands-on workshops, and the Grand Preview Dinner with Joel Salatin to kick off the sixth annual Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello. Details.
Grottoes Harvest Festival
September 20, 2014
6th Street in Grottoes

The festival will include various vendors, food, music, a car cruise-in and the 4th Annual Chili Cook-Off! Details.
Fall Fiber Festival and Montpelier Sheep Dog Trials
October 4 - 5, 2014
Montpelier 11407 Constitution Hwy Montpelier Station, VA

The Virginia Border Collie Association (VBCA) holds trials throughout the year where members compete for points. At the end of the year the ten best dog and handler teams in each class are recognized. Details.
Historic Clifford Ruritan Sorghum Festival
October 4 - 5, 2014
Clifford Ruritan Club

For more than thirty years on the first full weekend in October the Clifford Ruritans have brought together old-fashioned sorghum syrup and apple butter making, traditional Virginia music and food, historical presentations and much, much, more. Details.
Court Square Walking Tours
October 10 - 24, 2014
Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society 200 Second St, NE, Charlottesville, VA

Learn about these men and women and the houses, storefronts, schools, places of worship, public buildings, and cemeteries in which they passed their lives. Attend one of the Historic Walking Tours with a knowledgeable ACHS guide. Details.
The 2014 Charlottesville Heart Walk
October 18, 2014
UVA Research Park 500 Ray C Hunt Dr, Charlottesville, VA

The American Heart Association is the largest voluntary health organization working to prevent, treat and defeat heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases. These diseases, the Nation's No.1 and No.4 killers, claim more than 813,804 American lives a year. Details.
Cirque du Soleil - Dralion
October 22 - 26, 2014
John Paul Jones Arena 295 Massie Rd, Charlottesville, VA

In Dralion, the four elements that govern the natural order take on a human form. Thus embodied, each element is represented by its own evocative colour: air is blue; water is green; fire is red; earth is ochre. In the world of Dralion, cultures blend, Man and Nature are one, and balance is achieved. Details.
Powhatan's Festival of the Grape
October 25, 2014
Powhatan Historic Courthouse Square

Every season brings more opportunities to enjoy national and local entertainment, festival fun amongst our quaint and rural spaces. Nestled in the green countryside, 20 miles west of Richmond, Powhatan County is rich in historic, natural and outdoor recreational resources. Details.
4th Annual Halloween Bash
October 31, 2014
Glass House Winery 5898 Free Union Rd, Free Union, VA

Dig out the costumes! We will have live musical performances by Toma Que Toma and Beleza, including flamenco dancing! Picnics welcome, indoor and outdoor seating available (no outside alcohol permitted). Glass House Winery wines and chocolates, and an assortment of packaged meats, cheeses, crackers, etc. are available for purchase in the Tasting Room. Details.
Family Weekend Choral Showcase
November 1, 2014
Old Cabell Auditorium 112 Old Cabell Hall, Charlottesville, VA

The concert’s lively and varied program will feature selections from all four ensembles’ 2014-2015 repertoire. The evening will close with a joint performance as well as the beloved UVa songs, sung by the combined choruses (more than 180 voices strong), who will be joined on stage by their alumni. Details.
14th Annual Apple Harvest Festival
November 1, 2014
Albemarle CiderWorks 2545 Rural Ridge Lane, North Garden, VA

The Ruritan Club will be making Apple Butter and Brunswick Stew over a slow fire to be ready in the early afternoon. But hurry! They sell out fast! Local musicians performing all day Enjoy the hayride over the ridge above the orchard Dozens of craft and artisanal food vendors. Details.
Swannanoa Palace Open House
November 1 - 2, 2014
Swannanoa Palace 497 Swannanoa Lane, Afton, VA

Visitors today can still see the depth of James and Sally May's relationship is places like the 4,000 piece Tiffany stained-glass window and a domed ceiling bearing the likeness of Mrs. Dooley. The name Swannanoa comes from Mrs. Dooley's fondness for swans, which she liked because they choose their mates for a lifetime. Details.
Hot Air Affair: Ballooning at Trump Winery
November 2, 2014
Trump Winery 100 Grand Cru Dr, Charlottesville, VA

Celebrate the end of another harvest season by taking in the astounding fall foliage with a tethered hot air balloon ride over our vines and 1,300 acre estate. Join us at the Trump Winery Pavilion for an afternoon of live music, award winning wine, and unforgettable views of the vineyard. A gourmet picnic menu is available for pre-order and wines will be available by both the bottle and glass. Details.
Boar’s Head Turkey Trot
November 27, 2014
Ednam Forest Charlottesville, VA

Join us Thanksgiving morning to work up an appetite for a good cause in a true Charlottesville tradition. Unite with friends and family to run (or walk!) the 5K course through beautiful Ednam Forest and raise money for the UVA Children's Hospital. Details.
Annual Thanksgiving Feast
November 27, 2014
Holladay House Bed & Breakfast 155 West Main St, Orange, VA

Join our family for our 9th annual Thanksgiving dinner. We will be feasting upon free-range turkey, lots of side dishes, desserts and great conversation! Details.

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