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June 23, Saturday
10TH ANNUAL SUMMER SOLSTICE WINE FESTIVAL
Lazy Days Winery.
Celebrate local wines, enjoy live music on two stages, great festival foods, local growers, arts and crafts. Wine tasting tickets include a free souvenir glass. Lazy Days Winery.  Directions: 1351 N. Amherst Hwy, Amherst.  11am-6pm.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-381-6088. 
 
June 23, Saturday
3RD ANNUAL BLUES FESTIVAL
Central Virginia Blues Society.
Enjoy a day of fabulous blues music with five amazingly talented acts, along with food, libation, vendors and more. Rockfish Valley Community Center, Afton.  3-10pm.  $15 general admission.  Email: centralvablues@gmail.com. For details, please click this link. 
 
June 23, Saturday
6TH ANNUAL BOLD ROCK BIRTHDAY BASH
Bold Rock Hard Cider.
Festivities include sampling and tours of the Cider Barn, a re-release of Peach Cider on tap, live music, games and relaxation in the Bold Rock Meadow, and plenty of delicious eats from local food trucks. Bold Rock Hard Cider.  11am-8pm.  $Free admission.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-361-1030. 
 
June 23, Saturday
AFTON AFTER HOURS
Afton Mountain Vineyards.
Live music by Jimmy O, food truck and fun. Afton Mountain Vineyards.  6-9pm.  $5 cover, under 18 free.  Email: finewines@aftonmountainvineyards.com . For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-456-8667 . 
 
June 23, Saturday
ART (IN THE PARK)
JMRL- Central Library.
Make some tape-resist paintings at Emancipation Park. Participants will create and take home their project. All supplies provided. Rain site will be the McIntire Room. Ages 14+. Required registration begins June 2. Central Library.  10am.  $Free.  Contact: Liz.  Email: erapp@jmrl.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-979-7151. 
 
June 20-23, Wednesday-Saturday
CAROLINE COUNTY AGRICULTURAL FAIR
Racing pigs, community exhibits, petting zoo, camel rides, games, contests and more. See website for full schedule. Caroline County Agricultural Fair Grounds.  Directions: 8332 Country Fair Lane, Ruther Glen.  5pm nightly, 12pm Saturday.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 804-466-1507. 
 
June 23, Saturday
CRAFT C'VILLE POP-UP MARKET AT IX
IX Art Park / Craft Cville.
Come see favorite and new vendors and support local artists, makers and The Women’s Initiative. Firefly on The Fly Food Truck will be dishing up great food. 10am-3pm.  For details, please click this link. 
 
June 23, Saturday
DOG DAYS OF SUMMER
DuCard Vineyards.
Benefit for Madison County Animal Shelter. Bring the pooch for pet contests including best costume, frisbee catch and agility with prizes and more. Lovable pets available for adoption, too. Plus music on the patio by Grass Fed (2-5pm). No cover but donations accepted. Food available for purchase from Two Brothers Southwest Grill. DuCard Vineyards.  12-6pm.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-923-4206. 
 
June 23, Saturday
FAMILY FILM FUN: BLACK PANTHER
JMRL- Central Library.
Come to the library for a big screen family showing of Black Panther. Bring your blankets and pillows. Popcorn will be provided. JMRL- Central Library.  2-4:15pm.  $Free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-979-7151. 
 
June 23, Saturday
GYPSY FOOD TRUCK ROUNDUP 2018
Staunton Recreation Parks.
Children's activities including rec equipment, arts & crafts and more. Enjoy live music and relaxation with food available for purchase from amazing vendors. Gypsy Hill Park Bandstand.  11am-6pm.  $Free.  For details, please click this link. 
 
June 23, Saturday
HARRY POTTER MURDER MYSTERY
JMRL- Northside Library.
There's been a murder at Hogwarts, and it's up to you as one of the students to solve it. Ages 11-18. Required registration. JMRL- Northside Library.  2-4pm.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-973-7893. 
 
June 23, Saturday
JASON LEJUGGLER'S JUGGLING SHOW
JMRL- Northside Library.
This juggling show will amaze audiences of all ages. Northside Library.  10:30-11am.  $Free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-973-7893. 
 
June 23, Saturday
JUGGLING 101 WORKSHOP
JMRL- Northside Library.
Have you always wanted to learn how to juggle? Now is your chance! Jason will help aspiring jugglers of all experience levels improve their skills. Ages 5-12. Required registration begins June 9. Northside Library.  11-11:30am.  $Free.  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-973-7893. 
 
June 23, Saturday
MURDER MYSTERY WINE TRAIN
Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad.
Go on a rail adventure to help figure out whodunit in an exciting murder mystery. While the mystery unfolds, you’ll also be enjoying appetizers and wine tastings. This murder mystery wine train experience is unlike any other. Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad.  Directions: 315 Railroad Ave., Elkins, West Virginia.  5:30pm departure.  $81, Parlor Car $91.  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 877-686-7245. 
 
June 20-23, Wednesday-Saturday
ORANGE COUNTY FAIR
Orange County Fair Association.
This old-timey county fair focuses on rural life without the carnival rides. Each day is packed full of contests, shows, crafts, exhibits and music. See website for full schedule. Orange County Fairgrounds.  Directions: 14500 Old Gordonsville Road, Orange.  All ages welcome.  Email: orangecountyvafair@gmail.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-661-5393. 
 
June 23, Saturday
PACKING WORKSHOP: MEDS AND MOBILITY
Blue Trunk Foundation.
Learn best packing practices that include tips for traveling with medications, as well as travelling with mobility issues. Please RSVP to retail@peacefrogstravel.com. Peace Frogs Travel/Outfitters.  11am.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  Special Needs Accommodation: N/A  Contact: Lindsay.  Email: retail@peacefrogstravel.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-977-1415. 
 
June 23, Saturday
PARENT SURVIVAL NIGHT AT THE LITTLE GYM
The Little Gym.
Parents can enjoy a much-needed night out on the town, knowing their kids are safe and having a blast with friends and fun activities with the watchful supervision of trained professionals. This night's theme is Glow in the Dark. The Little Gym.  6:45-9:45pm.  Email: tlgchva@thelittlegym.com. Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-975-5437. 
 
June 16 & 23, Saturdays
PICK YOUR OWN CHERRIES AT SAUNDERS BROTHERS FARM MARKET
Saunders Brothers Farm Market.
Come pick your own sweet cherries. and take a wagon ride. Bring lunch and enjoy beautiful Nelson County views. Saunders Brothers Farm Market.  9am-5pm.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-277-5455. 
 
June 23, Saturday
SOLSTICE SUNDOWN
Early Mountain Vineyards.
Come dance, relax, and celebrate summer at Early Mountain. An array of festive vendors will be offering their goods through the afternoon and bands will be playing on the back lawn. Early Mountain Vineyards.  4-10pm.  $18.84 adult advance, $7.72 child advance, .  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-948-9005. 
 
June 23, Saturday
STOP MOTION ANIMATION WORKSHOP
JMRL- Gordon Ave Library.
Learn the basics of stop motion animation using just a smartphone or tablet. Participants will complete a short video production and upload it to a private channel by the end of the workshop. Bring your own device or borrow one of the library's. Ages 8-10. Required registration begins June 1. Gordon Ave Library.  2-4pm.  $Free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-296-5544. 
 
June 23, Saturday
WILDROCK'S TREE HUGGER TRAIL RUN/HIKE
Wildrock.
Run a 4.3 mountain trail (prizes will be awarded for each age category) or do a later 1.3 family loop to find 20 Hug Me signs on trees along the trail. Magic Bowl Food Truck and free Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream will be available afterward. The playscape will be open for post-race fun. Funds support the On Solid Ground Outreach program. Wildrock, Crozet.  8am or 11am runs.  $25 per participant or family.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-825-8631. 
 
June 23 & 24, Saturday & Sunday
ALL AMERICAN HONOR GUARD MILITARY HISTORY WEEKEND
All American Honor Guard.
Featured will be American and allied military tableaus from the Jamestown militia to the present, including uniformed reenactors, weaponry, equipment, tentage, rations & vehicles. Throughout the event, there will also be blank firing of period weapons , short tactical demonstrations along with Blackjack Pershing Presents True Stories from the Great War. Ridgeview Park, Waynesboro.  9am-5pm Saturday, 10am-4pm Sunday.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  Contact: Lew Butts .  Email: Lewbutts@hotmail.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-219-2133. 
 
June 24, Sunday
ARTIST MEET & GREET AT KILAURWEN
Kilaurwen Winery.
Artist Susan Stover's works will be on display through July. Enjoy mingling with Susan and admire the current collection. Complimentary tastings and hors d'oeuvres complete the fun afternoon. Kilaurwen Winery, Stanardsville.  3-5pm.  $Free and open to public.  Email: info@kilaurwenwinery.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-985-2535. 
 
June 24, Sunday
DIY PAINTING CLASS
DuCard Vineyards.
Spend a relaxing afternoon laughing, listening to music and creating a one-of-a-kind masterpiece at DuCard Vineyards. DuCard Vineyards.  Directions: 40 Gibson Hollow Lane, Etlan.  1:30-4:30pm.  $45.  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-923-4206. 
 
June 24, Sunday
FRENCH CREPES AT DELFOSSE
Delfosse Vineyards.
Come and celebrate French Crepe Day. Select from a menu of 5 different crepes. Please make a reservation for groups of 5 or more. Delfosse Vineyards.  Directions: 500 Delfosse Winery Lane, Faber.  11am-2pm.  Email: kyle@delfossewine.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-263-6100. 
 
June 24, Sunday
FRISBEE GOLF AT DEVILS BACKBONE BREWING COMPANY
Devils Backbone Brewing Company.
Meet up in The Meadows for Frisbee Golf. The event is free, so bring the whole crew. Devils Backbone Brewing Company.  3pm.  $Free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-361-1001. 
 
June 23 & 24, Saturday & Sunday
SOUTHERN FRIED FUNERAL
Prince Michel Vineyard & Winery.
Come out to see a big-hearted comedy about family - Southern-style. Prince Michel Vineyard & Winery.  Directions: 154 Winery Lane, Leon.  3pm.  $15.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 800-800-9463. 
 
June 24, Sunday
TOM SOX VS. FRONT ROYAL CARDINALS
Tom Sox.
Battle of the Badges and First Responders Night. TomSox field at Charlottesville High School.  7pm.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link. 
 
June 24, Sunday
VENDOR BINGO TO SUPPORT LUPUS FOUNDATION OF AMERICA
Like A Boss Networking & Events.
Do some shopping and try to win some prizes. Kids can enjoy balloon animals, face painting & glitter temporary tattoos. Bingo cards in sets of 15 are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Grand prize bingo cards also available and we will have a 50/50 raffle and bake sale. To purchase Bingo cards in advance, email: bingoticketsales@gmail.com. Best Western Plus Crossroads Inn & Suites.  1-6pm.  $Free Admission/Cost for Bingo Cards.  All ages welcome.  Contact: Melissa Bibb.  Email: thesophisticatescentralva@yahoo.com. For more info call: 540-748-2740. 
 
June 24, Sunday
VINEYARD TOUR & TASTING
Blenheim Vineyards.
Come for an exclusive vineyard tour and wine tasting with Vineyard Manager Derek Questell, who will walk you through the vineyard, block-by-block to see and taste the differences between 5 different grape varieties. Taste the wines from each of these vineyard blocks and discuss the individual sites as the tour continues. Blenheim Vineyards.  11am.  $25.  Email: info@blenheimvineyards.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-293-5366. 
 
June 24, Sunday
VIRGINIA STATE CHILI COOKOFF
Old House Vineyards.
Come taste chili from the top cookers in Virginia. Old House Vineyards.  12-6pm.  For details, please click this link. 
 
June 23 & 24, Saturday & Sunday
WHEN WE GATHER ... WE CAN GROW!
Hold the Line.
Support for parents and educators who want to engage in meaningful, practical discussion (and plans of action) regarding social justice matters. The retreat will also include options to relax, build friendships, and join in community meals. Akasha Retreat Center.  9:30am .  $135 for overnight $95 for the day.  Recommended for ages 18 to 100.  Contact: Bellamy Shoffner.  Email: connect@htlmagazine.com. Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-989-3617. 
 
June 25, Monday
DECORATE A BOOK BAG
JMRL- Northside Library.
Need a way to carry all the books you are checking out this summer? Come create a custom design just for you! Ages 7-11. Required registration begins June 11. Northside Library.  4-4:45pm.  $Free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-973-7893. 
 
June 4-25, Mondays
FAMILY FIESTA IN THE PARK
Waynesboro Parks and Recreation.
Families are invited to come out to enjoy free special entertainment with performances at the Woodland Picnic Shelter with easy access to the playground, pool or a nice walk along the river. See website for performers. Ridgeview Park, Waynesboro.  6pm.  $Free, donations accepted.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-942-6735. 
 
June 16 & 25, Saturday & Monday
PAWS TO READ
JMRL - Crozet Library.
Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to Abby, a registered therapy animal with Therapy Dogs International. Any young reader may sign up for a 15-minute appointment and bring a favorite book to read. Registration is required. Crozet Library.  2-3pm.  $Free.  Email: crozet@jmrl.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-823-4050. 
 
June 25, Monday
STOP MOTION ANIMATION WORKSHOP
JMRL - Central Library.
Learn the basics of stop motion animation using just a smartphone or tablet. Participants will complete a short video production and upload it to a private channel by the end of the workshop. Bring your own device or borrow one of the library's. Ages 8-10. Required registration begins June 1. Central Library.  3-5pm.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-979-7151. 
 
June 3-25, Sundays
SUNDAY SALSA
Clifton Inn.
Come enjoy this weekly dance party; it's an opportunity to learn, share, and practice Salsa while enjoying social dancing. IX Art Park.  8:30pm dance lesson, 9pm-1am dance party.  $5 ladies, $8 gentlemen.  For details, please click this link. 
 
June 26, Tuesday
CHARLOTTE'S WEB
JMRL - Central.
Get tangled up in this captivating tale of friendship and loyalty as the Roanoke Children's Theatre performs this feel-good, heartwarming classic that is perfect for the whole family. Central Library.  10:30am.  For more info call: 434-979-7151. 
 
June 26, Tuesday
CUT FLOWER WORKSHOP
Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards.
As part of the new agritourism series, attend a Cut Flower Workshop. It includes a behind-the-scenes look into Pippin Hill’s flower farming, instruction from a fine gardener, and a farm-to-table luncheon. Each guest will bring home their very farm-fresh floral arrangement made will local, sustainable flowers. Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards, North Garden.  11am-2pm.  $100.  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-202-8063. 
 
June 26, Tuesday
THE ART OF HENNA
JMRL - Crozet Library.
Experience the ancient art of henna in this hands-on workshop led by Ginny Sieminski of Expressions! Face Painting. Leave with your own temporary design and a henna kit to take home. Grades 6-12. Required registration begins June 5. Crozet Library.  6:30-7:30pm.  $Free.  Email: crozet@jmrl.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-823-4050. 
 
May 22 & June 26, Tuesdays
TODDLERS IN ARTLAND
The Fralin Museum.
Families are invited to a new program for toddlers 12-24 months and their adult companions. Led by a Museum educator, pairs will be introduced to big ideas in development theory and given time to playfully practice strategies in the Museum space. Registration is required. The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia.  10-10:45am.  Contact: Education department .  Email: museumoutreach@virginia.edu. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-243-2050. 
 
June 26, Tuesday
TOM SOX VS. NEW MARKET
Tom Sox.
Come cheer on the Tom Sox at home. TomSox field at Charlottesville High School.  7pm.  All ages welcome.  Email: info@tomsox.org. For details, please click this link. 
 
June 26, Tuesday
TUESDAY TUNES WITH FASTER THAN WALKING
James Monroe Highland/ The Front Porch.
James Monroe's Highland, in partnership with The Front Porch, hosts the 4th annual Tuesday Tunes, a three-part series of sunset concerts at the home of President James Monroe. Bring a picnic, blanket or chairs and the whole family and enjoy live music at sunset. Local food and alcohol vendors will also be on-site. James Monroe Highland.  5:30-8:30pm.  $Free.  Email: info@highland.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-293-8000. 
 
June 27, Wednesday
CELEBRATE 50 YEARS OF RANGER RICK
Barnes and Noble.
Celebrate 50 years of Ranger Rick Magazine with Storytime, a sing-along, and activities while learning about animals and nature. Fun for the whole family. Barnes and Noble.  11:30am-12:30pm.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  Contact: sandra cararo.  Email: crm2559@bn.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-984-6598. 
 
June 27, Wednesday
CHARLOTTE'S WEB
JMRL- Crozet Library.
Get tangled up in this captivating tale of friendship and loyalty as the Roanoke Children's Theatre performs this feel-good, heartwarming classic that is perfect for the whole family. Crozet Library.  10am.  $Free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-823-4050. 
 
June 27, Wednesday
CHARLOTTE'S WEB
JMRL- Gordon Ave Library.
Get tangled up in this captivating tale of friendship and loyalty as the Roanoke Children's Theatre performs this feel-good, heartwarming classic that is perfect for the whole family. Gordon Ave Library.  2pm.  $Free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-296-5544. 
 
June 13-27, Wednesdays
FREE FAMILY FILM SERIES
Violet Crown Cinema and Virginia Discovery Museum.
Grab the popcorn, sit back and relax, and keep cool this summer with a free Family Film Series. June 13: The Wizard of Oz (1939). June 20: The Neverending Story. June 27: Chicken Run. After the movie, families can enjoy half-price same-day admission to the Virginia Discovery Museum when they redeem their ticket stub at the museum's check-in desk. Violet Crown Cinema.  10:30am.  $Free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-529-3000 . 
 
June 26 & 27, Tuesday-Wednesday
SUMMER MOVIE EXPRESS: DESPICABLE ME 2 AND HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2
Regal Cinemas.
See selected G or PG rated movies for only a dollar. Regal Stonefield Cinema.  10am.  $1.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link. 
 
June 28, Thursday
CHARLOTTE'S WEB
JMRL- Northside Library.
Get tangled up in this captivating tale of friendship and loyalty as the Roanoke Children's Theatre performs this feel-good, heartwarming classic that is perfect for the whole family. Northside Library.  4pm.  $Free.  Email: northside@jmrl.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-973-7893. 
 
Thursdays in June
GROOVIN' AT THE GREENWAY
Waynesboro Parks & Recreation Dept.
Come to the park for a free concert every Thursday in June. Constitution Park, Waynesboro.  6-8pm.  $Free.  Email: seltzersa@ci.waynesboro.va.us. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-942-6735. 
 
June 28, Thursday
MUSICAL GUEST TIMOTHY SEAMAN TO PERFORM AT HIGHLAND
James Monroe's Highland.
Musical guest Timothy Seaman plays the hammered dulcimer. Enjoy the tunes while browsing our selection of locally made crafts in the Highland Artisan Room. This event is free and open to the public. James Monroe's Highland.  1-4pm.  $Free and open to the public.  Contact: Jason Woodle.  Email: info@highland.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-293-8000. 
 
June 28, Thursday
OPERA IN THE PARK
Charlottesville Opera / IX Art Park.
A fun, free, outdoor performance by Charlottesville Opera in the IX Art Park sculptural greenspace. Food trucks, beverages and ice cream available. IX Art Park.  6-8:30pm.  $Free.  Email: info@charlottesvilleopera.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-293-4500. 
 
June 28, Thursday
TOM TALKS: CHICKENS AT JEFFERSON'S MONTICELLO
Monticello.
Pat Foreman, aka "the Chicken Whisperer," will teach us about chickens at Monticello. Poultry was a major source of food and income for the enslaved community at Monticello. Jefferson's family, copying trends in England, also bred ornamental and bantam fowl and likely kept them as pets. Ticket includes a private reception. Monticello West Lawn.  6-8pm.  $55.  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link. 
 
June 28, Thursday
WOMEN'S TRAVEL ALLIANCE: EXHIBITION TOUR AND RECEPTION
Peace Frogs Travel/Outfitters.
Join the Charlottesville Womens Travel Alliance for a wine and cheese reception at the UVA Fralin Museum of Art. Enjoy a private tour of the Interiors and Still Life exhibitions led by the museums director and chief curator, Matthew McLendon. RSVP to events@peacefrogstravel.com. The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia.  5:45-7:15pm.  $Free.  Contact: Peace Frogs Travel/Outfitters.  Email: events@peacefrogstravel.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-977-1415. 
 
June 29, Friday
BARK IN THE PARK NIGHT
Tom Sox.
Bring your dog to the Tom Sox game or adopt one from the Charlottesvlle-Albemarle SPCA. Doggie wading pools will be available and a portion of a 50/50 raffle will be noted to CASPCA. Dogs must be on fixed leashes at all times - no retractable leashes allowed. TomSox field at Charlottesville High School.  7pm.  All ages welcome.  Email: info@tomsox.org. For details, please click this link. 
 
June 29, Friday
GAMES FROM AROUND THE WORLD
JMRL- Crozet Library.
Travel the globe through active games from other cultures. Ages 7-11. Required registration begins June 11. Crozet Library.  2pm.  $Free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-823-4050. 
 
June 29, Friday
READING TAKES YOU EVERYWHERE ART CLASS
JMRL- Gordon Ave Library.
Have you ever wanted to join your child in one of their classes? Join Venable art teacher Melissa Combs in an art class designed to be done by a child and their adult. Create a pencil box using books that can be "taken everywhere." Grades K-1 with an adult. Required registration begins May 24. Gordon Ave Library.  10:30-11:30am.  $Free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-296-5544. 
 
June 28-30, Thursday-Saturday
1776, THE CONCERT MUSICAL
Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest.
Theatre al fresco returns to Poplar Forest for an evening with the special presentation of 1776--the Tony Award-winning musical comedy by Sherman Edwards and Peter Stone based on the events leading up to the drafting and signing of the Declaration of Independence. Rain date is Sunday July 1. Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest.  7:30pm.  $17.76 adults, $13 youth/students, $4 children.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-525-1806. 
 
June 30, Saturday
8TH ANNUAL CROZET INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE & CELEBRATION
Crozet Volunteer Fire Dept. / Crozet Community Association.
The parade starts at Crozet Elementary through downtown, all the way to Claudius Crozet Park, where there will be live music, free rides and games for kids. Bring a lawn chair if you want to be comfortable as you watch the events. Traditional American Fourth of July fare will be available including BBQ, apple pie, and burgers. Veggie and vegan choices also available. Event culminates with a stupendous fireworks show. Sorry, no pets. Claudius Crozet Park.  5-10pm, 9:30pm fireworks.  $Donations, 12 and under free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-823-5899. 
 
June 30, Saturday
BROTHERS OSBORNE
The Jefferson Theater.
Brothers Osborne is a twang-and-crunch duo that blends equal parts country and rock. The Jefferson Theater.  8pm, doors open at 7pm.  $44 advance, $50 day of show.  Email: info@jeffersontheater.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 800-594-8499. 
 
June 26-30, Tuesday-Saturday
CARNIVAL 2018
Massies Mill Ruritan Club.
Nightly bingo, rides, games, food. Come join us for this annual event which combines fun for the entire family with support for key community organizations. Massies Mill Ruritan Club, Roseland.  6-10:30pm Tuesday-Friday, 4-10:30pm Saturday.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-277-8325. 
 
June 1-30
EXALTATION OF LARKS GROUP SHOW
Chroma Projects.
Featuring works from Cynthia Burke, Giselle Gautreau, Robin Lee, Kathryn Henry Choisser, Michelle Gagliano, Robin Hoffman, Amie Oliver, Beverly Ress, Scott Smith, Suzanne Stryk and Aggie Zed. Downtown Mall.  Directions: 201 E. Main St., 2nd Floor.  12-5pm Friday & Saturday.  Email: artlab@chromaprojects.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-806-9667. 
 
June 26-30, Tuesday-Saturday
GREENE COUNTY FAIR
Greene County.
Entertainment, food, concerts, animal shows, contests and more. See website for schedule and prices. Greene County Fairgrounds.  Directions: Located on Route 230 (Madison Road) off of Route 33 Business in Standardsville.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-985-6663. 
 
Saturdays in May & June
NELSON FARMER'S MARKET COOPERATIVE
Under the big white tent, a producer-only market featuring live music, fresh local produce, baked goods, fresh cheese, meats & poultry, fine crafts, plants, cut flowers and more. 3079 Rockfish Valley Highway, Nellysford.  8am-12pm.  Email: contact@nelsonfarmersmarket.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-760-6655. 
 
June 30, Saturday
SUMMER SKATING PARTY
Charlottesville Parks and Recreation.
Bring your skates or use Carver's and roll into summer with an evening of skating. Live DJ and light refreshments. Carver Recreation Center.  5-8pm.  $3 residents, $4 non-residents.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link. 
 
July 3, Tuesday
CHARLOTTESVILLE MUNICIPAL BAND FAMILY POPS CONCERT
The Paramount Theater.
The program will music from cartoons, movies and musicals. Guest Artists include vocalists Julie Stavitski and Jim Wynton. There will be a musical instrument petting zoo for the youngsters beginning at 7pm. The Paramount Theater.  7:30pm.  $free. 
 
July 3, Tuesday
CHICKEN LITTLE: THE SKY IS FALLING
JMRL- Central Library.
Bright Star Theatre gives this classic story a modern twist. When Chicken Little gets bonked on the head by an unknown object, confusion reigns in the barnyard as the animals try to figure out the problem. Central Library.  10:30-11:30am.  $Free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-979-7151. 
 
July 3, Tuesday
SUMMER JAM
Massanutten Resort.
Fireworks, beer & wine garden, food vendors, kid's corner, live music and more. Rain or shine. Massanutten Resort.  5-10pm.  Email: info@massresort.com. For details, please click this link. 
 

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