event guide

As the weather warms up, there's no lack of things to do and see in Madison County.


Oct

2

Art Of Aging Expo

The sixth annual Art of Aging Expo will be held Oct. 2, 9am till 1pm at the Daniel Technology Center in Culpeper. Sixty exhibitors with samples and health screenings will be in attendance. Seniors of ...

Oct

3

Bald Top Brewery - Poker Night

Wednesday, October 3: Open 5–9pm   Poker Night!

Oct

4

Bald Top Brewery - Trivia Night

Thursday, October 4: Open 5–9pm    Trivia Night and the Sombrero’s Mexican Food Truck!

Oct

5

Bald Top Brewery - Vines & Bines Festival with DuCard Vineyards

Friday, October 5: Open 4–11pm  Vines and Bines Festival with DuCard Vineyards from 4–9:30pm! DuCard will be pouring wine at the brewery, and we’ll be serving beer at the winery! Get a stamp ...

Oct

5

Vines & Bines Fest with Bald Top & DuCard

Vines & Bines Fest with Bald Top Brewery. Friday, October 5 11-9 PM (open late): Join DuCard Vineyards and Bald Top Brewery as we celebrate together the products of our vines and bines. We’ll h...

Oct

5

Prince Michel - National Teacher Appreciation Day!

Friday October 5th is National Teacher Appreciation Day! All Educators receive 25% off all bottles sales for the day! We appreciate you! 

Oct

6

Bald Top Brewery - Vines & Bines Festival with DuCard Vineyard

Saturday, October 6: Open 12–11pm  Vines and Bines Festival with DuCard Vineyards from 12–9:30pm! DuCard will be pouring wine at the brewery, and we’ll be serving beer at the winery! Get a s...

Oct

6

Vines & Bines Fest with Bald Top & DuCard

Vines & Bines Fest with Bald Top Brewery. Saturday, October 6 11-6 PM: Join DuCard Vineyards and Bald Top Brewery as we celebrate together the products of our vines and bines. We’ll have both b...

Oct

6

Madison County Surplus Sale at Criglersville Elem. School

Contents of the Criglersville Elementary School and other surplus items owned by Madison County will be sold to the highest bidder on Saturday, October 6, 2018. Items to be sold include used school f...

Oct

6

Pumpkin Festival

Piedmont Episcopal Church is hosting their 2nd Annual Pumpkin Festival on Saturday, October 6th from 10 am till 2 pm. Join us for a fun day where there will be a variety of pumpkins for purchase, alon...

Oct

7

Bald Top Brewery - Vines & Bines Festival with DuCard

Sunday, October 7: Open 1–7pm  Vines and Bines Festival with DuCard Vineyards from 1–6pm! DuCard will be pouring wine at the brewery, and we’ll be serving beer at the winery! Get a stamp from...

Oct

7

Vines & Bines Fest with Bald Top & DuCard

Vines & Bines Fest with Bald Top Brewery. Sunday, October 7 11-6 PM: Join DuCard Vineyards and Bald Top Brewery as we celebrate together the products of our vines and bines. We’ll have both bee...

Oct

7

Madison County Literacy Council - Annual Recognition and Celebration Event

The Literacy Council of Madison County invites you to its Annual Recognition and Celebration Event on Sunday, Oct. 7th at 3 pm. Join us for a time of fellowship and celebration!

Oct

8

DuCard

Columbus Day Holiday Monday, October 8 11-6 PM: We're open ! By the way, thanks for discovering America.

Oct

9

Self Defense for Women

Self Defense for Women Location: Madison County Firehouse Dates & Times: YOU MUST ATTEND ALL THREE DATES! *Tuesday, October 9th 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm *Thursday, October 11th 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm *...

Oct

10

Pete's Auction Service

Household and Collectible Auction   Wednesday October 10 @ 9:30 am   Preview Tuesday 10-7

Oct

10

Graves Mtn. Lodge - Seafood Buffet

Graves Mountain Lodge Seafood Buffet - Oct. 10th  5:30 to 7:30 pm  Call for more info and reservations to 540-923-4231

Oct

11

Bald Top Brewery - Trivia Night

Thursday, October 11: Open 5–9pm  Trivia Night and the Sombrero’s Mexican Food Truck!

Oct

12

Bald Top Brewery - Live Music with Travis Elliott

Friday, October 12: Open 4–11pm  Music: Travis Elliott from 6-9pm Food: Sombrero’s Mexican Food Truck

Oct

13

Early Mountain Vineyard - Live Music with Two Wishes

October 13 | Live Music | Two Wishes  Oct 13, 2018 01:00:00 pm - 04:00 pm Join us at Early Mountain Vineyards for an afternoon of music and wine! Enjoy our beautiful tasting room and mountain views,...

Oct

13

Mad Tack - Fall Time Tack Swap

Time for our annual Fall Time Tack Swap!! 12x12 vendor spots are $10 and must be prepaid before event. Rain or Shine. Clean out your barn, trailer, stalls, and turn it into cash! These tack swaps are ...

Oct

13

Bald Top Brewery - Live Music with Rattlebag

Saturday, October 13: Open 12–11pm  Music: Rattlebag from 6–9pm Food: Two Brothers Southwestern Food Truck from 1–9pm Also catch Bald Top at the 3rd Annual Best of Virginia Chili Cook-off...

Oct

13

DuCard Vineyards - Music with James Tamelcoff

Music on the Patio with James Tamelcoff. Saturday, October 13 2-5 PM: Ladies and gents it’s time to get your country on! Come see Madison native James Tamelcoff as he performs music genres ranging ...

Oct

13

DuCard Vineyards - Special Event: "Decanted - A Winemakers Journey"

Second Saturdays Special Event: "Decanted - A Winemaker's Journey" . Saturday, October 13 6 PM: Come join us for a private screening of "Decanted" - an independent film about the wine industry. Think...

Oct

14

Bald Top Brewery

Sunday, October 14: Open 1–7pm   Food: Catch the Chef Food Truck all day!  

Oct

14

Early Mountain Vineyard - Paint with Charlottesvile Wine & Design

Oct 14 | Paint at Early Mountain   Oct 14, 2018 01:00:00 pm - 03:00 pm Join Early Mountain Vineyards as we partner with Charlottesville Wine and Design and spend your afternoon sipping wine and cre...

Oct

15

Madison Chamber Directors & Member Meeting

Monday, October 15th - Doors open at 6:45 Meeting starts at 7pm Chamber Directors and Members

Oct

18

Bald Top Brewery - Trivia Night

Thursday, October 18: Open 5–9pm  Trivia Night and the Sombrero’s Mexican Food Truck!

Oct

19

Bald Top Brewery - Live Music with SoCo Loco

Friday, October 19: Open 4–11pm  Music: SoCo Loco from 7-9pm  Food: Two Brothers Southwestern Food Truck

Oct

19

Madison Park and Rec - Adult Movie Night

Hoover Ridge Park presents Movies in the Park - Adult Night Out! Enjoy a beautiful evening out at Hoover Ridge with a glass of wine from DuCard Vineyards, followed by Dinner provided by Bavarian Chef....

Oct

20

Lou Messa Workshop at MAD Arts

Learn landscape painting techniques from professional artist Lou Messa of Madison, VA. Bring your own watercolor and/or acrylic paints, brushes and lunch. Bring a landscape photo or scene you want to ...

Oct

20

Bald Top Brewery- It's Shines 6th Birthday

Saturday, October 20: Open 12–11pm  It’s Shine’s 6th Birthday! Come out to celebrate with the Madison County Animal Shelter’s Dog Dayz Chili Cook-off and Fundraiser!  Music: Jason Ring 1...

Oct

20

Pete's Auction Service

Antiques and Collectibles - Saturday, Oct. 20th  9:30 am  Preview Friday 10-7

Oct

20

Madison American Legion Post 157

The American Legion Post 157 will host is fall Catfish Supper October 20, 5-8 pm at the post home, 310 Thrift Road, Madison. The cost is $15 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under. There will be ...

Oct

20

DuCard Vineyards - Stargazing Party

Stargazing Party.  Saturday, October 20 11-6 PM: Presented by the Charlottesville Astronomical Society (CAS) (6:30pm talk, 7:30pm observe; see moon, Saturn, Mars, maybe Jupiter). There’s nothing l...

Oct

21

Early Mountain Vineyard - Fall Oyster Festival

October 21 | Fall Oyster Festival   Oct 21, 2018 12:00:00 pm - 05:00 pm Join us Sunday, October 21st from 12pm to 5pm for our Fall Oyster Festival, an afternoon of Virginia wines, The Jacob Paul...

Oct

21

Bald Top Brewery

Sunday, October 21: Open 1–7pm     Food: Spanky’s BBQ Food Truck all day!

Oct

27

Bald Top Brewery & Rural Madison - Hops & Homestead Festival

Welcome Madison area Vendors, Artists, Crafters, farmers, and Homesteaders! Bald Top Brewing Co and Rural Madison Inc. are proud to present the 2018 Hops & Homestead Festival, featuring local se...

Oct

27

The Market on Main - Halloween Open House!

KIDS! Come dressed in your costumes to The Market, every hour we will be doing a Costume Contest, Cake Walk and more fun activities! We will also feature guest vendors, moon bounce and more.

Oct

27

DuCard Vineyards - Fall Harvest & Leaf Peep Festival w/ music by Scuffletown

Fall Harvest & Leaf Peep Festival with music by Scuffletown. Saturday, October 27 11-6 PM: It's that time of year again! The leaves are changing, the harvest is in, and we're celebrating the seas...

Oct

27

Early Mountain Vineyard - Uncorked 5K

Uncorked 5K  Oct 27, 2018 09:00:00 am - 12:00 pm Celebrate Halloween with a run through the vineyards at the 4th annual Uncorked Trail 5K! This event will treat you to a good time with fellow "Will...

Oct

27

Graves Mtn. Lodge - Big Country Breakfast Buffet

Graves Mountain Lodge - Big Country Breakfast Buffet October 27th  8 am - 10 am Call for more info and reservations 540-923-4231

Oct

31

Madison Trick or Trunk

The Madison Va 12th annual Trick-or-Trunk will be held on Wednesday, October 31st from 6-8 pm at the Madison High School parking lot. FREE admission for all. Registration to enter a Trunk is wel...