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August, 2018

Events in Nelson County August 10 through August 16

 

August

Dickie Brothers Orchard Open for Pre-picked Peaches and Nectarines. Loring Peaches are ripe!  August Hours: Friday and Saturday 10AM to 5PM, Sunday 12PM to 4PM. Closed Monday through Thursday.  2685 Dickie Rd., Roseland, VA, 22967. Off Route 56 West (2 miles west of Rt. 151) Turn Left on Dickie Rd. (just before Massies Mill) and follow signs to the Orchard.  434-277-5516. www.dickiebrothers.com

 

August

Peaches and Blackberries at Critzer Family Farm!  Open Monday - Saturday 8AM to 6PM. Closed Sunday.  Specials on flowers and hanging baskets. Also available: fresh vegetables, plants for your vegetable garden, and jams and jellies. Don't forget the Homemade Ice Cream! Field Trips, Birthday Parties, Quality Family Time, Church Outings. Please call us at least 1 week prior to any event involving more than 10 children that you want to have at the farm.  This allows us to better accommodate you. Please note: No credit or debit cards accepted. 9388 Critzer Shop Road, Afton, VA 22920. Call 540-456-4772 to get the latest picking conditions and farm updates.  http://www.critzerfamilyfarm.com/home 

 

August

Peaches and Blackberries are in at Drumheller’s Orchard. Open Monday through Saturday 9AM to 5PM and Sunday 12Noon to 5PM. Call for availability of varieties. One mile behind Nelson County High School. 1130 Drumheller’s Orchard Lane, Lovingston, VA, 22949. www.drumhellersorchard.com 434-263-5036 [email protected]

 

August 10

Friday Cheers at Blue Mountain Barrel House. Live music outside every Friday 6PM to 8PM. August 10 Pat Anderson. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy panoramic mountain views. Our food truck will also be open. www.bluemountainbarrel.com495 Cooperative Way, Arrington, VA, 22922. 434-263-4002.

 

August 10

Full Nelson Friday Live Music at Blue Mountain Brewery. 6PM to 8PM every Friday at the Afton Brewpub! August 10 Greg Ward. 540-456-8020. www.bluemountainbrewery.com   9519 Critzers Shop Road, Afton, VA 22920.

 

August 10

Fun Fridays with the Winemaker at Afton Mountain Vineyards! 5PM to 8PM. Join us for a beautiful evening in the vineyard, hosted by Winemaker Damien.  Food truck. Glass and bottle sales available. Route 631 (Off Route 6) 540-456-8667www.aftonmountainvineyards.com 234 Vineyard Lane, Afton,VA, 22920.

 

August 10

Whole Hog BBQ Night at Brewing Tree Beer Company. 12PM to 9PM. Blues, Brew, and BBQ! Live music by Tara Mills and Jimmy Stelling.  Going to be a stellar night of music, food and great craft beer in Nelson County on 151!  540-381-0990. 9278 Rockfish Valley Highway, Afton, VA, 22920. www.facebook.com/brewingtreebeer/

 

August 10

Release Party at Bold Rock Cider.5PM to 9PM. Berry Good Mojito Cocktail Release Party and Steal the Pint night! Our Berry Good Mojito features a refreshing blend of Bold Rock Blackberry cider, fresh mint, lemon, and a blueberry and blackberry infused simple syrup! With the purchase of your first Bold Rocktail you will receive a custom Bold Rock Berry Good Mojito souvenir glass (while supplies last) that features unique artwork and a recipe for the cocktail on the back so you can recreate it at home! With the glass you will also be eligible for discounts on cocktails for the remainder of the evening! We will be featuring chef inspired and Blackberry cider infused food specials as well as live music 6PM to 9PM. We hope to see you there! 434-361-1030. 1020 Rockfish Valley Highway, Nellysford, VA, 22958. http://www.boldrock.com/

 

August 10

Live Music at The Edge at Wintergreen Resort  August 10 Eli Cook. 434-325-8080. 39 Wintergreen Drive Roseland Virginia 22967. http://www.wintergreenresort.com/

 

August 10

Live Music at Devils Backbone Basecamp and Meadows. 5PM to 8PM. Live music by Mississippi Leg Hound. Crossroads of Route 151 and Route 664. 434-361-1001.   www.dbbrewingcompany.com   200 Mosbys Run, Roseland, VA, 22967.

 

August 11

Nelson Farmers Market Cooperative 8AM to 12PM. Under the big white tent, a producer-only market featuring live music, fresh local produce, baked goods, fresh cheese, meats & poultry, local honey, jams, fine crafts, plants, cut flowers and more. Live music: August 11 Kim and Jimbo Cary. Open every Saturday through October 27, 2018. 804-761-7581.www.nelsonfarmersmarket.com  [email protected]   3079 Rockfish Valley Highway, Nellysford, 22958.

 

August 11

Live Music at Devils Backbone Basecamp and Meadows. 5PM to 8PM. Live music by The Weedeaters. Crossroads of Route 151 and Route 664. 434-361-1001.   www.dbbrewingcompany.com   200 Mosbys Run, Roseland, VA, 22967.

 

August 11

Hop Pickin’ Party at Blue Mountain Barrel House. 11AM to 7PM. Hop Pickin’. Live music. It's time to pick the hops and we need your help! Volunteer for two hours and lunch is on us. No need to make a reservation, just show up and we will put you to work! Check for any weather related updates. 434-263-4002. www.bluemountainbrewery.com    www.bluemountainbarrel.com    495 Cooperative Way, Arrington, VA, 22922.

 

August 11

Starry Nights at Veritas Winery. 5PM to 11PM.  Live music 8PM to 11PM. Live music by The Legwarmers. Outdoor concert on our lawn. Come spend a night with us on our lawn and listen to great music as you relax under the stars. Bring a picnic and buy your favorite Veritas wines, or enjoy the buffet at one of our tables (reservations required). If you love events involving wine and music, then make your reservation today! Bring your family, friends, picnics, lawn chairs, and dancing shoes for an unforgettable night in the great outdoors. 540-456-8000. 151 Veritas Lane, Afton, VA 22920. www.veritaswines.com

 

August 11

Rockfish Valley Volunteer Fire and Rescue “Pit of Dreams” Mud Bog. Gates open 9AM. First truck in the mud 12 Noon. Ends 6PM. Fee. Food available for purchase. Family fun. No alcohol or pets allowed. In event of inclement weather call 540-456-6465. 11100 Rockfish Valley Highway, Afton, VA, 22920.

August 11

Antique Farm Equipment Display at Saunders Brothers Farm Market! Open 9AM to 5PM. Papa Saunders has quite the collection of Farm Equipment from another time and he would love to show you! Live music by Keith Bradley. 434-277-5455.   2717 Tye Brook Highway, Piney River, VA, 22964. http://www.saundersbrothersfarmmarket.com/

 

August 11

Live Music at Wood Ridge Farm Brewery. 6PM to 9PM. August 11 Joe VanDyke Duo. Our "from dirt to the glass" motto supports sustainable farming. 434-422-6225. 165 Old Ridge Road, Lovingston, VA, 22949. https://woodridgefarmbreweryva.com/

 

August 12

Live Music at Brewing Tree Beer Company 1PM to 4PM. Live music and food trucks. August 12 Will Overman. Fantastic craft beer and even better vibes! Featuring 4 Flagship Beers and always a Collaboration Beer. Homemade sodas and lemonade also available. 540-381-0990. 9278 Rockfish Valley Highway, Afton, VA, 22920. www.facebook.com/brewingtreebeer/

 

August 12

The Weekend Addition and Live Music at Cardinal Point Vineyard and Winery. 2PM to 5PM. Each weekend our winemaker either pulls a finished wine from his cellar or a "soon to be wine" from tank or barrel as a special addition to our tasting menu!  Check our Facebook page for a post on this weekend's featured wine. August 12 John Kelly. 540-456-8400. 9423 Batesville Road, Afton, VA, 22920. www.cardinalpointwinery.com  

August 12

Perseid Meteor Shower Party at Wood Ridge Farm Brewery. 6PM to 2AM. Everyone's favorite astronomical event is a good meteor shower! Participating members of the Charlottesville Astronomical Society will be present with telescopes to observe planets, galaxies, and whatever else might be up that evening. There will be live music before the sun sets so come out with a blanket and binoculars if you have them to enjoy the beautiful Lovingston views, some fresh eats from the food truck, and beautifully crafted beverages. Our "from dirt to the glass" motto supports sustainable farming. 434-422-6225. 165 Old Ridge Road, Lovingston, VA, 22949

August 12

Live music at Bold Rock Cider. 1PM to 4PM. August 12 Paulo Franco and The Freightliners. We hope to see you there! 434-361-1030. 1020 Rockfish Valley Highway, Nellysford, VA, 22958. http://www.boldrock.com/

 

August 13 through 17

Antique Farm Equipment Display at Saunders Brothers Farm Market! Open 9AM to 5PM. Papa Saunders has quite the collection of Farm Equipment from another time and he would love to show you! 434-277-5455.   2717 Tye Brook Highway, Piney River, VA, 22964. http://www.saundersbrothersfarmmarket.com/

 

August 14

Kids on the Farm at Saunders Brothers Farm Market. Open 9AM to 5PM. Join us for Kids on the Farm every Tuesday at10:30AM. August 14 How are arrowheads made? 434-277-5455.   2717 Tye Brook Highway, Piney River, VA, 22964.http://www.saundersbrothersfarmmarket.com/

 

August 14

Appalachian Trail Birthday Celebration at Devils Backbone Basecamp and Meadows. 11:30AM to 9PM. Celebrate with specials on Trail Angel Weiss (our beer that benefits the Appalachian Trail Conservancy) and a complimentary slice of Birthday Cake with the purchase of an entree.   Crossroads of Route 151 and Route 664. 434-361-1001.www.dbbrewingcompany.com   200 Mosbys Run, Roseland, VA, 22967.

 

August 15

Wine and Design at Bold Rock Cider. 6:30PM to 9:45PM. The Wine and Design team is back to help you channel the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains into your own original piece of artwork! Wine and Design professionals will extend personal and practical instruction and provide all necessary supplies. No need to bring your own brush or canvas! Cider will be available for purchase at the event. Please note this class is limited to the first 40 registrants so make sure you secure your spot soon! 434-218-3112. [email protected]  Bold Rock Cider: 434-361-1030. 1020 Rockfish Valley Highway, Nellysford, VA, 22958. http://www.boldrock.com/

Absolutely the best place to disconnect and reconnect with what really matters! So beautiful and Beth Anne is so friendly and accommodating. I highly recommend making this your next getaway spot. I'll be back!Alison J. via TripAdvisor


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