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Orange County Visitor Center

Visitor Center Hours:Temporarily Closed

Monday, Wednesday-Saturday

10 am - 4 pm

Tuesday and Sunday 11 am - 3 pm

Closed for some holidays.




122 East Main Street, Historic Train Depot,

Orange, Virginia

We are a Virginia State certified Visitor Center.


Gordonsville Visitor Center

Visitor Center Hours:Temporarily Closed

Monday -Thursday 10 am - 4:30 pm

Friday and Saturday 10 am - 4:00 pm

Closed on Sunday and for some holidays.




Next to Town Hall at 200 South Main Street,

Gordonsville, Virginia



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Local Events

March 2020

February 6-March 31, 2020

Darrell Rose: A New Vision 2020, Art Center In Orange Exhibit

'A New Vision 2020', featuring paintings by the Charlottesville artist and percussionist Darrell Rose.


10:00am – 5:00pm,


March 6-22, 2020

The Mousetrap, presented by Four County Players

By Agatha Christie
Directed by Clinton Johnston
March 6 – 22 on the Mainstage


see website

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Paw Prints and Predicaments Murder Mystery Dinner & Silent Auction

Support the Orange County Emergency Vet Fund in this fun filled 2.5 hour interactive show. There will be Murder, Mystery and Mayhem and we will find the killer...


6:30 PM – 11 PM 

Sunday, March 8, 2020

Edwardian Fashion Tea at the James Madison Museum

Enjoy a delightful afternoon tea, a small fashion exhibit and make a tea hat! You will be able to take home your placemat as well (photographed). Payment required at time of reservation. LIMITED SEATING 


2:00PM – 5:00PM 

Saturday, March 14, 2020 

Nature Exploration Series: Magnificent Trees of Montpelier

Learn about the history of Montpelier's trees! This walking tour will take us around the property to visit many of these old giants. 


10 AM – 12 PM

Monday, March 16, 2020 

James Madison's Birthday Celebration at James Madison's Montpelier

Commemorate the 269th birthday of James Madison, featuring the United States Marine Corps' Honor Guard, Color Guard, and Firing detail, during this annual wreath-laying ceremony. Pre-ceremony music will begin at 1:10 PM, and the official ceremony commences at 1:30 PM at the Madison Family Cemetery. In the House, Mr. Madison will accept birthday wishes.


1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Friday, March 20, 2020

“Untold Stories of Women in History: Love, Liberty, Equality”

presented by the Friends of Wilderness Battlefield (FoWB)

The third annual Untold Stories experience in Old Town Fredericksburg. Travel back in time, from 1864 to 1967, to witness three stories of women’s struggles to attain love, liberty and equality.


6 PM – 9 PM

Saturday, March 21, 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.


 10:00am – 4:00pm

March 27, 28, & 29, 2020

April 3, 4, & 5, 2020

LOW Players presents:

Four Weddings and an Elvis

A comedy set in a Las Vegas Wedding Chapel.  Sandy, the four times married, thrice divorced wedding chapel owner has certainly seen more than her share of matrimonial mishaps!  Here we witness four of her most memorable weddings, culminating in Sandy's own fifth and final wedding with the love of her life.


see website for show times

Sunday, March 29, 2020 

Spring Card Quilling Workshop at James Madison Museum

Quill a spring card. Supplies provided.
Join us for another fun quilling workshop with Clysta Walters. This session will work on a spring-themed card.


 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Saturday & Sunday,

March 28-29, 2020

Porkapalooza at BBQ Exchange

We are delighted to invite you to join us as we celebrate the last decade at the BBQ Exchange in Gordonsville. Photo Credit:Stephan Jutz  


 12:00pm –7:00pm

Saturday, March 28, 2020 

Free Last Saturday Art for Kids 

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!


10 AM – 11 AM

more events to come...