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Orange County Visitor Center

Visitor Center Hours:

Monday, Wednesday-Saturday

10 am - 4 pm

Tuesday and Sunday 11 am - 3 pm

Closed for some holidays.

540-672-1653

 

Location:

122 East Main Street, Historic Train Depot,

Orange, Virginia

We are a Virginia State certified Visitor Center.

 

Gordonsville Visitor Center

Visitor Center Hours:

Monday -Thursday 10 am - 4:30 pm

Friday and Saturday 10 am - 4:00 pm

Closed on Sunday and for some holidays.

540-832-1735

 

Location:

Next to Town Hall at 200 South Main Street,

Gordonsville, Virginia

 

 

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Upcoming

Local Events

JUNE 2020

Thursday, Dec.5 - Jan. 31, 2020 

Morin Gallery Exhibit- A Common Thread:The Art of the Quilt at The Arts Center In Orange

Hours:

10:00 am-5:00 pm

Monday, January 6, 2020

History of Boy Scouts in Orange

Come out and learn about the history of the Boy Scouts in Orange with Ray Ezell. Ray has written about the organization in Orange and will be here to share his work. Bruce Monroe will also be here to talk about his experiences.

Hours:

 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Saturday, January 11, 2020

OCHS JROTC Chili Cook-off

Please join Orange County Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps for a day of Chili and Community in support of the many programs sponsored by American Legion Post 156. There will be judging categories for HEAT!, Beans, No-Beans and Kid Chefs... 

Hours:

8:00 am chili cookers

11:00am -2:00pm chili tasting  

Saturday, January 11, 2020

Ghost Hunt with the Tennessee Wraith Chasers

Investigate with the Tennessee Wraith Chasers at the Exchange Hotel Civil War Medical Museum! Featured on A&E’s History Channel, rated the 15th Most Haunted place in the US! … and 2nd Most Haunted place in Virginia!

Hours:

7:00pm – 2:00am

Friday, January 17, 2020

Palettes at the Players at Four County Players

We invite you to sip Barboursville wine and support YOUR new backstage. We provide the supplies, a beverage of your choice, and an expert art instructor.

Hours:

7:00 pm-10:00 pm

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Acrylic Painting Workshop with Lou Messa at The Art Center In Orange

Acclaimed artist Lou Messa will offer a workshop including demonstrations and individual hands-on coaching and assistance. “If you get into trouble, Lou can get you out!” You will work from your landscape photos; Lou will provide the painting surface.

Hours:

 10:00am – 4:00pm

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Acclaimed Pianist Meng-Chieh Liu, Cellist James Wilson and Oboist Gustav Highstein in Concert

The Orange Music Society and the Eckhart Ensemble presents these nationally acclaimed musicians at the St. Thomas Episcopal Church. Free musical event!

Hours:

4:00pm

Saturday, January 25, 2020

Free Last Saturday Art for Kids at the Arts Center in Orange

On the last Saturday of each month, the Arts Center In Orange offers a free one-hour art class for children! Please register by calling the Arts Center so we have enough supplies for all!

Hours:

 10:00am–11:00am

Saturday, January 25, 2020 

Capturing Winter Beauty In Watercolor at the Arts Center in Orange

Join us for a fun day of painting simple winter scenes in watercolor. Discover how to paint soft shadows in snow, falling snow, and wintery sunsets. Along the way, you will learn essential skills in watercolor.

Hours:

10:00am – 3:00pm 

Sunday, January 26, 2020 

Valentines Day Quilling at the James Madison Museum

Quill your special someone a Valentines Day Card. $10 fee to cover supplies. RSVP required for supplies and seating. 

Hours:

2:00pm – 4:00pm 

Friday, January 31-Sunday, February 9, 2020

Dear Edwina Presented by Four County Players 

A TEEN ARTS PROJECT PRODUCTION  presented in the Cellar theater at Four County Players. 

Hours:

See website for show times

Saturday, February 8, 2020

Acrylic Painting Workshop with Lou Messa at The Art Center In Orange

Acclaimed artist Lou Messa will offer a workshop including demonstrations and individual hands-on coaching and assistance. “If you get into trouble, Lou can get you out!” You will work from your landscape photos; Lou will provide the painting surface.

Hours:

 10:00am – 4:00pm

Friday, February 14, 2020

Valentine's Day Celebration at Barboursville Vineyard, Palladio.

Enjoy a four course feast paired with Barboursville wines prepared by Chef Spencer Crawford.
$320 per couple, all inclusive.  Reservation required.

Hours:

7:00 pm

Saturday, February 15, 2020

Horton Vineyards Wine and Chocolate Pairing

Join Horton at their annual Wine and Chocolate Pairing! There is one sitting at 11:30 AM. Ticket prices are $45 per person and $85 per couple, which includes 6 tastings of some of our VINTAGE wines paired with a uniquely hand crafted chocolate made by Jennifer Mowad of Cocoa & Spice.

Hours:

 11:30am – 3:30pm

Sunday, February 16, 2020

Presidents' Day Symposium at James Madison's Montpelier

Montpelier's staff will share their expertise and insights into the U.S. Constitution, James and Dolley, archaeological discoveries, visitor recollections of the Madisons, and African Americans at Montpelier.

Hours:

11:00am – 5:00pm

Saturday, February 21, 2020

Decorative Arts House Tour at James Madison's Montpelier

Explore the Madisons' home and furnishings! Go behind the scenes with Montpelier's curatorial staff, learning about the Madisons' domestic spaces and how the made the decisions to furnish and refurnish. 

Hours:

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Drew Lanham: How Nature Can Heal the Wounds of the Past at James Madison's Montpelier

Noted naturalist, author, and poet Dr. J. Drew Lanham, Montpelier's ecologist-in-residence, will discuss his exploration of Montpelier's naturally reclaimed plantation landscape as a site of contemplation and healing.

Hours:

4:00pm – 5:00pm

Saturday, February 21, 2020

Decorative Arts House Tour at James Madison's Montpelier

Explore the Madisons' home and furnishings! Go behind the scenes with Montpelier's curatorial staff, learning about the Madisons' domestic spaces and how the made the decisions to furnish and refurnish. 

Hours:

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Drew Lanham: How Nature Can Heal the Wounds of the Past at James Madison's Montpelier

Noted naturalist, author, and poet Dr. J. Drew Lanham, Montpelier's ecologist-in-residence, will discuss his exploration of Montpelier's naturally reclaimed plantation landscape as a site of contemplation and healing.

Hours:

4:00pm – 5:00pm

more events to come...