March – the time when spring arrives, the birds sing loud & clear and this year – the snow is gone! Today it is in the 50F’s and the snow is melting quickly. This means it’s time to shake off the winter blahs and get active again. Here are some ideas for things to do in Charlottesville this month. Check out our March specials if you plan to stay with us at Foxfield Inn.
Winter Wonderland Winery Passport – through the month of March This year you can visit Keswick Vineyards, Glass House Winery, Jefferson Vineyards, Trump Winery and Grace Estates Winery all on one passport. Only $25 gets you tastings for all.
Historical Walking Tours, Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society – Thursdays-Saturdays Explore the rich history of the area – the structures, monuments, storefronts, schools, places of worship and public buildings.
|Example of Aboriginal art – Foxfield Inn|
New Narratives: Papunya Tjupi Prints with Cicada Press Exhibit, Kluge-Ruhle Aboriginal Art Museum – March 3-May 17 14 prints from the descendants of artists whose works launched the Aboriginal art movement into international acclaim. View other works from the permanent collection of Aborginal art. We even have a painting by Janet Forrester, Bush Banana and Snake Creation, here at Foxfield Inn.
Gallatin Canyon, C’ville Coffee Co. – March 7 A bluegrass band that includes classic rock and country in their repertoire. Great vocal harmonics and instrumentation!
Apple Grafting Workshop, Thomas Jefferson Visitor Center – March 7 Learn how to graft your own apple tree and take it home!
Fleetwood Mac: On with the Show, John Paul Jones Arena – March 15 Need we say more?
Virgiina Festival of the Book – March 18-22. Five days of talks and discussions regarding books of all forms. Almost all of the events are free to the public.
Founding Families & Friends, Ash Lawn-Highland – March 22 The authors, Lorri Glover (Founders as Fathers) and Cassandra Good (Founding Friendships), discuss the families and friends of the Founding Fathers, part of the Virginia Festival of the Book
Jefferson Family Spaces, Monticello – March 24-26 Visit the living spaces in this behind-the-scenes tour through the family quarters of Monticello.
Cheeseology, Wine Loves Chocolate – March 26 Cheese basics – learn the in’s and outs of cheeses. Taste various cheeses from different breeds of animals and processing techniques.
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