event guide

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


Oct

1

Perfectly Piedmont Food, Arts & Crafts (looking for vendors)

Currently looking for crafters! Contact the Madison Literacy Council for more info!

Oct

3

Bald Top Brewery - Trivia Night

Trivia Night at Bald Top! Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 5 PM – 9 PM   BALD TOP OPENS: 5 - 9 pm TRIVIA: 6.30 - 8.30 pm FOOD: Graze to Griddle Food Truck Huzzah! It's Trivia Night again! It sure...

Oct

4

Bald Top Brewery - Live Music with Anderson Paulson Project

Anderson Paulson Project play at Bald Top! Friday, October 4, 2019 at 4 PM – 11 PM   BALD TOP OPENS: 4 - 11 pm BAND PLAYS: 7 - 9 pm FOOD: Sombrero's Food Truck   FREE ENTRY TO ALL! We are ...

Oct

4

DuCard - First Fridays

FIRST FRIDAY. OCTOBER 4 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM   If you live in the area or are just visiting, come hang out at DuCard Vineyards for the evening for a potluck style dinner. On the first Friday of eve...

Oct

4

Early Mountain Vineyard - Mountain & Sea Wine Dine

Oct. 4 | Mountain & Sea Wine Dinner Oct 04, 2019 06:30:00 pm - 10:00 pm Join this celebration of the local bounty from earth and sea in a wine dinner created by Tim Moore, Executive Chef at Earl...

Oct

5

Prince Michel - Live Music with Rattlebag

Time & Location Oct 05, 5:00 PM – 08:00 PM Prince Michel, 154 Winery Lane, Leon, Virginia 22725, USA About the Event  Join us on Saturday October 5th from 5-8 p.m. for live music by the Rat...

Oct

5

Cornhole Tournament

Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 9 AM – 5 PM  Madison Young Farmers Ground Pratts, Virginia Cornhole Tournament. All proceeds benefit the Madison County Sheriff's Office D.A.R.E. Program. 18 and ov...

Oct

5

Graves Mtn. Lodge - Apple Harvest Festival

October 5 & 6, 2019 AND October 12 & 13, 2019 AND October 19 & 20, 2019 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM Daily Free Admission / Free Parking Rain or Shine Band performing October 5, 2019--Mark Tem...

Oct

5

Bald Top Brewery - Great American Beer Competition Live Streamed to Bald Top!

Great American Beer Competition Live Streamed to Bald Top! Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 12 PM – 11 PM    We've entered The Great American Beer Competition, along with hundreds of breweries acros...

Oct

5

Bald Top Brewery - Live Music with Tower Blues Band

Tower Blues Band are back at Bald Top Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 12 PM – 11 PM  BALD TOP OPENS: 12 noon - 11 pm TOWER BLUES BAND PLAYS: 6 - 9 pm FOOD TRUCK: Graze to Griddle  Children and p...

Oct

5

DuCard - Music on the Patio with The Pollocks

MUSIC ON THE PATIO WITH THE POLLOCKS OCTOBER 5 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Enjoy this beautiful day with some wine, mountain scenery, and the unique music of The Pollocks . The Pollocks offer up their u...

Oct

5

Prince Michel - Live Music with Dave Goodrich

Time & Location Oct 05, 1:00 PM – 04:00 PM Prince Michel, 154 Winery Lane, Leon, Virginia 22725, USA About the Event  Join us on Saturday October 5th from 1-4 p.m. for live music by Dave Go...

Oct

5

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewing Co.

Food with Bavarian Chef - Oktoberfest   Live Music with Smokin Trout        Madison County’s newest winery and brewery share a tasting room that sits on a knoll overlooking the beautifully mai...

Oct

6

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewing Co.

Food with Bavarian Chef - Oktoberfest      Madison County’s newest winery and brewery share a tasting room that sits on a knoll overlooking the beautifully maintained vineyard and Old Rag Mountai...

Oct

6

Bald Top Brewery - Sunday's

Bald Top Sundays! Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 1 PM – 7 PM   BALD TOP OPENS 1 - 7 pm FOOD: Two Brothers South Western Grill Food Truck  Our Tap Barn is open, featuring live streamed music and l...

Oct

8

Aging Expo

Free event- October 8th, 9 am till 1 pm

Oct

9

Pete's Auction Service

Household & Collectibles Auction Wednesday, October 9th  9:30 a.m. Preview: Tuesday 10/8  10 to 7 p.m.

Oct

10

Bald Top Brewery - Trivia Night

Trivia Night at Bald Top!  Thursday, October 10  BALD TOP OPENS: 5 – 9 pm TRIVIA: 6.30 – 8.30 pm  FOOD: Mouth Wide Open Food Truck Guess what night it is? That’s right! Trivia Night! Prob...

Oct

10

OCTOBER - National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Light Up The Night!  Join us in honoring victims, survivors, and all those affected by domestic violence within OUR community. Thursday, Oct. 10th - 6 - 8 pm at Carpenter Pavilion at Hoover Ridge.

Oct

10

MAD Arts - Watercolor Workshop

Try it Out Watercolor - October 10th at MAD Arts 4 PM – 6 PM Before you invest in expensive watercolor supplies, try them out first! You will learn about different kinds of watercolor paints as well...

Oct

11

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewing Co.

Oct. 11th - Live music with South Canal Street; Food Truck: TBD

Oct

11

DuCard Vineyard - Live Music with The Bottle Shop

Join both Bald Top Brewing and DuCard Vineyards for this three-day event, as we celebrate together the beauty of our county and the products of our vines and bines! SCROLL DOWN FOR A DETAILED BREAKDO...

Oct

11

Bald Top Brewery - Live Music with Mid Life Crisis

Join both Bald Top Brewing and DuCard Vineyards for this three-day event, as we celebrate together the beauty of our county and the products of our vines and bines! SCROLL DOWN FOR A DETAILED BREAKDO...

Oct

11

Prince Michel - Live Music with Chris Hanks

Join us on Friday October 11th from 5-8 p.m. for returning Prince Michel Favorite Chris Hanks! Chris performs a unique blend of rock, soul and country that keeps his fans (and us!) returning for more!

Oct

11

Prince Michel - Grand Opening Tap 29 Brewery

Tap 29 Brewery Grand Opening! 3 Dates · Oct 11 - Oct 13 10 am each day!   Join us for a weekend of festivities celebrating the Grand Opening of Tap 29 Brewery! Stay tuned for more details www.t...

Oct

12

Prince Michel - Grand Opening Tap 29 Brewery

Tap 29 Brewery Grand Opening! 3 Dates · Oct 11 - Oct 13 10 am each day!   Join us for a weekend of festivities celebrating the Grand Opening of Tap 29 Brewery! Stay tuned for more details www.t...

Oct

12

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewing Co.

Food with Catch the Chef   Live Music with Rattlebag      Madison County’s newest winery and brewery share a tasting room that sits on a knoll overlooking the beautifully maintained vineyard an...

Oct

12

DuCard - Live Music with South Canal Street

Join both Bald Top Brewing and DuCard Vineyards for this three-day event, as we celebrate together the beauty of our county and the products of our vines and bines! SCROLL DOWN FOR A DETAILED BREAKDO...

Oct

12

Hilliard & Co - Eclectic Auction

Hilliards Auction - Antiques & Fine Art Saturday, October 12 at 1 pm Featuring select items from the descendants of Captain Jonathan Winship III (1780-1843, Mass.)

Oct

12

Early Mountain Vineyard - Live music with Eric Franzen

Oct 12, Live Music, Eric Franzen Oct 12, 2019 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, live...

Oct

12

George James Community Center - BIG Breakfast

GJCC Bid Breakfast, October 12th  7am till 10 am. Adults: $10  Children: $5

Oct

12

Bald Top Brewery - Live Music with Freeway Jubilee

Join both Bald Top Brewing and DuCard Vineyards for this three-day event, as we celebrate together the beauty of our county and the products of our vines and bines! SCROLL DOWN FOR A DETAILED BREAKDO...

Oct

12

Movies in the Park at Hoover Ridge

Movies in the Park - Aladdin (2019) Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 7 PM – 10:30 PM   Your wish is my command!!! Madison County Parks and Recreation presents the thrilling and vibrant live-action ...

Oct

12

Graves Mtn. Lodge - Apple Harvest Festival

October 5 & 6, 2019 AND October 12 & 13, 2019 AND October 19 & 20, 2019  10:00 AM – 4:30 PM Daily Free Admission / Free Parking Rain or Shine Band performing October 12, 2019: Blue ...

Oct

12

Prince Michel - Live Music with Tom Robbins Trio

Join us on Saturday October 12th from 1-4 p.m. for live music by the Tom Robbins Trio!

Oct

13

Prince Michel - Grand Opening Tap 29 Brewery

Tap 29 Brewery Grand Opening! 3 Dates · Oct 11 - Oct 13 10 am each day!   Join us for a weekend of festivities celebrating the Grand Opening of Tap 29 Brewery! Stay tuned for more details www.t...

Oct

13

DuCard - Live Music with Tropical Attitudes

Join both Bald Top Brewing and DuCard Vineyards for this three-day event, as we celebrate together the beauty of our county and the products of our vines and bines! SCROLL DOWN FOR A DETAILED BREAKDO...

Oct

13

Bald Top Brewery - Sunday's - Music with Ronnie Johnson Band

Join both Bald Top Brewing and DuCard Vineyards for this three-day event, as we celebrate together the beauty of our county and the products of our vines and bines! SCROLL DOWN FOR A DETAILED BREAK...

Oct

13

Prince Michel - Live Music with Matthew O'Donnell

Sunday October 13th from 1-4 p.m., join us for Live music by the charming and entertaining Matthew O'Donnell! Matthew O'Donnell is an entertainer, singer, multi-instrumentalist and performer of tradit...

Oct

15

Madison Lions Club

Lions Leader Dog Program to be Highlighted         If you or a family member are interested in learning more about the Lions sponsored Leader Dog Program this is your chance to hear a Leader ...

Oct

16

Household Water Testing Clinic

Kick-off Meeting: October 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm Location Madison County High School. To register, contact Katie Woodward at [email protected] or 540-948-6881  $50 per sample

Oct

17

Bald Top Brewery - Trivia Night

Trivia Night at Bald Top   Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 5 PM – 9 PM  BALD TOP OPENS: 5 - 9 pm TRIVIA: 6.30 - 8.30 pm FOOD: Graze To Griddle Food Truck It's Trivia Night at Bald Top, folks! R...

Oct

18

Revalation Vineyards - Literacy Council Event

Book World meets Wine World - Oct 18th  3 - 8 pm

Oct

18

Fall Cookie Decorating Class

We are too excited for our next class at Greenscapes Nursery & Garden Shoppe, Inc.. Think pumpkins, leaves and sunflowers! We will provide all the supplies you'll need, food and drinks will be p...

Oct

18

Bald Top Brewery - Live Music with Dry Run Band

Dry Run Band are back at Bald Top! Friday, October 18, 2019 at 4 PM – 11 PM BALD TOP OPENS: 4 - 11 pm BAND PLAYS: 7 - 9 pm FOOD: Two Brothers South Western Grill Food Truck FREE ENTRY TO ALL! ...

Oct

18

Prince Michel - Live Music with Mercy Trail

Live Music by Mercy Trail!  Friday, October 18, 2019 at 5 PM – 8 PM  Mercy Trail is here on Friday October 18th from 5-8 p.m.! Their music includes great hits by Eagles, Black-Hawk, Restless Hea...

Oct

19

DuCard - Music on the Patio with Kat and the Travelers

MUSIC ON THE PATIO WITH KAT AND THE TRAVELERS OCTOBER 19 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Enjoy your weekend fun with music from Kat and the Travelers with their awesome blend of originals, swing, vintage ja...

Oct

19

Criglersville Elem. School - Self-guided tour

Locals will have another opportunity to reminiscence among the halls of the Criglersville Elementary School. The school will be open for self-guided tours Saturday, October 19th, 8 am till noon. Those...

Oct

19

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewing Co.

Food with The Little Country Store - Oyster Festival    Live Music with Down the Lane         Madison County’s newest winery and brewery share a tasting room that sits on a knoll overlooking ...

Oct

19

Fall Catfish Supper

October 19th - 5 pm till 8 pm

Oct

19

Early Mountain Vineyard - Live Music with Paulo Franco

Oct 19th, Live Music, Paulo Franco Oct 19, 2019 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, li...

Oct

19

Bald Top Brewery - Live music with South Canal Street

Bald Top Brewing Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 6 PM – 9 PM   South Canal Street and Bald Top Brewing Co.   Middle fall dance and drink

Oct

19

Possum's Store's Music Event

Halloween Bash!  Best Costume Prize! Please join us for a fantastic night of music. Sentimental Journey Big Band. Music, dancing, food and prize for best costume!  

Oct

19

Movies in the Park - HalloweenFest - Hocus Pocus

Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 5:30 PM – 9 PM      Double, double, toil and trouble,  Fires burn, and cauldrons bubble… Calling all witches, ghouls, goblins and ghosts, Madison Parks and Rec ...

Oct

19

Prince Michel - Live Music with 2 Wishes

2Wishes Live!   Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 3 PM – 7 PM Join us on Saturday October 19th from 3-7 p.m. for live music by 2Wishes! They are regulars here at Prince Michel and we love their harmo...

Oct

19

Graves Mtn. Lodge - Apple Harvest Festival

October 5 & 6, 2019 AND October 12 & 13, 2019 AND October 19 & 20, 2019 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM Daily Free Admission / Free Parking Rain or Shine Band performing October 19, 2019: Route 3...

Oct

19

Fairview Christian Church - Big Breakfast

Featuring   scrambled eggs, bacon, biscuits, sausage gravy, fried apples, orange juice, and coffee. Served on a donation basis  Fairview Christian Church 1893 Wolftown-Hood Rd. (rt 230) ,Hood, V...

Oct

20

Early Mountain Vineyard - Fall Oyster Festival

October 20 | Fall Oyster Festival Oct 20, 2019 12:00:00 pm - 05:00 pm  Join us Sunday, October 20th from 12pm to 5pm for our Fall Oyster Festival, an afternoon of Virginia wines, soulful Americana ...

Oct

20

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewing Co.

Food with The Little Country Store - Oyster Festival            Madison County’s newest winery and brewery share a tasting room that sits on a knoll overlooking the beautifully maintained vine...

Oct

20

Bald Top Brewery - Sunday's Bonfire Party

Members Only - Bonfire Party at Bald Top! Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 1 PM – 8 PM     BALD TOP OPENS: 1 - 8 pm (extended hour)  FOOD TRUCK: 106 Street  NOT YET A MEMBER? Click here to join o...

Oct

20

Prince Michel - Live Music with The Unsuitables

Live Music by The Unsuitables!  Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 1 PM – 4 PM   Prince Michel is thrilled to welcome The Unsuitables to the dance floor! Playing Sunday October 20th from 1-4 p.m., The...

Oct

21

Chamber Director & Member Meeting

There will me a Chamber BOD & Member meeting on Monday, October 21st at 7 pm. Doors open at 6:45 pm

Oct

23

Pete's Auction Service

Household and Collectible Auction - Wednesday, October 23, 2019 @ 9:30am

Oct

24

Bald Top Brewery - Trivia Night

Trivia Night at Bald Top BALD TOP OPENS: 5 - 9 pm TRIVIA: 6.30 - 8.30 pm FOOD: Two Brothers South Western Grill Food Truck   Surprise, Surprise! It's Trivia Night! Yes, it's Thursday again folk...

Oct

25

Bald Top Brewery - Live Music with The Unsuitables

October 25th - The Unsuitables BALD TOP OPENS: 4 - 11 pm BAND PLAYS: 7 - 9 pm FOOD: 106 Grilled Food Truck   FREE ENTRY TO ALL!   The Unsuitables return to Bald Top! Roll on October 25th - t...

Oct

25

Prince Michel - 90's Dance Party

Join us on Friday October 25th from 6-9 p.m. for a 90's themed Dance Night celebrating 50 years of Virginia is for Lovers! Music by D.J. Billy Blue Eyes!

Oct

25

DuCard - Stargazing Party

(6:30pm talk, 7:30pm observe; see moon, Saturn, Mars, maybe Jupiter) Presented by the Charlottesville Astronomical Society (CAS). There’s nothing like a little stargazing on a crisp Fall evening t...

Oct

26

Graves Mtn. Lodge - Big Country Breakfast Buffet

BIG Breakfast Buffet 2019  October 26th, 8 am - 10 am All You Can Eat BIG Breakfast Buffet: Bacon, Scrapple, Sausage, Scrambled Eggs, Sausage Gravy, Fried Apples, Biscuits, Fried Potatoes, Toast, P...

Oct

26

MAD Tack - Fall Tack Swap

Oct. 26th,10 am till 4 pm  Call to reserve your spot!

Oct

26

Barn Quilt Workshop

Barn Quilt Workshop, Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 10 AM – 4 PM at Hebron Lutheran Church  Vyvyan Rundgren will teach how to make a barn quilt. Barn quilts are painted quilt-like designs on plyw...

Oct

26

Bald Top Brewery - Live Music with Rattlebag

Bald Top Brewing BALD TOP OPENS: 12 pm - 11 pm RATTLEBAG PLAYS: 6 pm - 9 pm FOOD: Graze to Griddle Food Truck  FREE ENTRY TO ALL!  The hugely popular band Rattlebag return to Bald Top with thei...

Oct

26

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewing Co.

Food with Two Brothers            Madison County’s newest winery and brewery share a tasting room that sits on a knoll overlooking the beautifully maintained vineyard and Old Rag Mountain.  C...

Oct

26

Prince Michel - Live Music with Chris Hanks

Join us on Saturday October 26th from 3-7 p.m. for returning Prince Michel Favorite Chris Hanks! Chris performs a unique blend of rock, soul and country that keeps his fans (and us!) returning for mor...

Oct

26

American Legions Riders Breakfast

The Madison American Legion Riders will host its breakfast Oct. 26, 7 - 10 am at the post home, 310 Thrift Rd., Madison, va  The cost for Adults: $8, Children 6 -12: $4  Five and under receive free ...

Oct

26

Haunted Woods of Hoover Ridge 2019

Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 5 PM – 11 PM  The Haunted Woods of Hoover Ridge returns on Saturday, October 26! Trails open at 5:00PM for the littles, who will be given treats along the way. Cost: ...

Oct

26

DuCard - Fall Harvest Leaf Peep Festival

It’s that time of year again! The leaves are changing, the harvest is in, and we’re celebrating the season with a party! We’ll have rollicking great live music from Scuffletown (www.scuffletown....

Oct

26

Early Mountain Vineyard - Live Music with Charles Owens

Oct 26th, Live Music, Charles Owens   Oct 26, 2019 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 vi...

Oct

26

Hilliard & Co - Country Auction

Country Auction  Saturday, October 26,at 5:30 pm  Low Starts-No Reserves  Our October 26 Country Auction features a selection of antiques, collectibles, furniture, Asian art and porcelain, fine ar...

Oct

27

Bald Top Brewery - Sunday's

Sundays at Bald Top BALD TOP OPENS 1 - 7 pm FOOD: Sombrero's Food Truck   Our Tap Barn is open, featuring live streamed music and local sports.   Come and spend the afternoon and take in the b...

Oct

27

Early Mountain Vineyard - Live Music with Pat Anderson

Oct 27th, Live Music, Pat Anderson  Oct 27, 2019 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

31

Bald Top Brewery - Trivia Night

Trivia Night - October 31st BALD TOP OPENS: 5 - 9 pm TRIVIA: 6.30 - 8.30 pm FOOD: Two Brothers South Western Grill Food Truck   Come and be a part of the living legend that is, Triva Night at Ba...

Oct

31

Bald Top Brewery - Eat, Drink & Be Scary!

October 31st - Halloween at Bald Top BALD TOP OPENS: 5 - 9 pm FOOD: Two Brothers South Western Grill Food Truck Dress in your scariest outfit and come on over to Bald Top for our Halloween Special ...

Oct

31

Tap 29 - Thursday Game Night

This Thursday Game Night continues! Given it IS Halloween, that is our theme for the night! Bring your Halloween A-game and best costume and it'll be sure to be a scary fun night! 6:30-8:30pm.