Local Events

august 2020

July - August 2020

Summer Virtual Art Camps hosted by the Arts Center in Orange

The Arts Center in Orange offers a wide range of classes for all ages and skill levels. Children's Virtual Art Camps are available through July and early August.


See Website for details


August 2020

Montpelier's Outdoor Walking Tours:

Offered Thursdays-Mondays

Tours will move through the historic core of the site and touch on a little bit of everything: Madison the man, The Constitution & Bill of Rights, and Enslaved Community.


Various Times

Saturdays, August 2020

Montpelier's After Hours WalkingTour:

Offered Saturdays

Extended version of the Montpelier Walking Tour, ending with drinks with the President of Montpelier. Children under 21 not allowed.


4:00 pm

Saturday, August 1, 2020

Book Signing with Chris Register at Horton Vineyards

Charlottesville-based author Chris Register will be visiting Horton Vineyards on Saturday, March 28. Come enjoy our beautiful views and award-winning wines while chatting with Chris about his epic bicycle journey into America. You can also pick up a personalized, signed copy of his recently-released book, Conversations With US - American Southwest.


12 PM – 4 PM

Friday, August 7, 2020

First Fridays Gordonsville

 Join us for our second in a series of *safe* (free) FIRST FRIDAY EVENTS on beautiful Main Street in Gordonsville VA!
Celebrating our local community & featuring music on the Town Hall Steps by THE WAVELENGTH (Jazzy Blues & Bluesy Jazz) , local vendors, food & ice cream.
Bring a lawn chair and stay for a while!
Family friendly, pet friendly event.



5 PM - 8 PM

August 29 & 30, 2020:


Sunflower Festival at Liberty Mills Farm

Join us for our 2nd Annual Sunflower Festival and spend a relaxed day among 30 different sunflower varieties. With over 5 acres of sunflowers, you will have an array of colors, sizes and shapes to make your perfect bouquet to take home. The Festival will also include area vendors, Firefly Food Truck, homemade ice cream, fresh-made fudge and music. No pets, smoking or alcohol allowed on the farm.he Farm Market will be open and there will be lots and lots of opportunities for beautiful photos with sunflowers, zinnias and more!

Bring your own 5 gallon bucket or use our new flower buckets and fill them with mixed flowers for just $25!


Purchase your tickets now  online:TICKETS

or at the farm on the day of the event.


See website

more events to come...

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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.




122 East Main Street, Historic Train Depot,

Orange, Virginia

We are a Virginia State certified Visitor Center.


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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.




Next to Town Hall at 200 South Main Street,

Gordonsville, Virginia