event guide

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

February


Feb

1

Prince Michel & Tap 29 - Live Music with Ronnie Johnson

Join us on Saturday February 1st for live music by Ronnie Johnson! Ronnie's musical influences range from Merle Haggard and Hank Williams, Sr. to B.B. King and Chuck Berry. It's sure to be a jammin' Saturday night!

Feb

1

Prince Michel & Tap 29 - Live Music with Midlife Crisis Band

Playing acoustic folk, rock, oldies, country and pop.

Feb

1

Brightwood Ruritan - Big Breakfast

The Brightwood Ruritan Club will host its big country breakfast February 1st, 7 am till 11 am at the clubhouse located at U.S. 29 & Rt. 607. The cost is $8 for adults and children 12 and under are free. For more information, call 948-5108.

Feb

1

DuCard - Music with Annie Stokes

MUSIC ON THE PATIO WITH ANNIE STOKES FEBRUARY 1 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Join us for live music on the patio with Annie Stokes who hails from the NoVa/Shenandoah Valley Area. Annie is talented not on...

Feb

1

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewing Co. - Live Music with Jessica Weaver & Silver Linings

Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 5 PM – 8 Pm Graze to Griddle Food Truck here all day 12-8 pm Jessica Weaver & Silver Linings 5-8 pm

Feb

1

Bald Top Brewery - Live Music with John Wyant

February 1, 2020 BALD TOP OPENS: 12 noon - 10 pm BAND PLAYS: 6 - 9 pm FOOD TRUCK: Sombrero's FREE TO ALL - NO COVER CHARGE! CHILDREN & PETS MORE THAN WELCOME! Come on over to Bald Top - we h...

Feb

1

Early Mountain Vineyard - Live Music with Two Wishes

Feb 1st, Live Music, Two Wishes Feb 01, 2020 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 ...

Feb

2

Early Mountain Vineyard - Live Music with Paulo Franco

Feb 2nd, Live Music, Paulo Franco Feb 02, 2020 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, liv...

Feb

2

Bald Top Brewery - Sunday's

February 2, 2020 BALD TOP OPENS: 1 - 6 pm FOOD TRUCK: TBD  Our Tap Barn is open, featuring live streamed music and local sports.  Come and spend the afternoon, taste some of our delicious award-...

Feb

6

Bald Top Brewery - Trivia Night

February 6, 2020 BALD TOP OPENS: 5 - 9 pm TRIVIA: 6.30 - 8.30 pm FOOD TRUCK: TBD It's Trivia Night at Bald Top, folks! Why not pop over and join in? Bring a team or join one when you get here! ...

Feb

7

DuCard - First Fridays

FIRST FRIDAY FEBRUARY 7 @ 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 every...

Feb

7

Bald Top Brewery - Live Music with Karen Jonas

February 7, 2020 BALD TOP OPENS: 4 - 10 pm BAND PLAYS: 7 - 9 pm FOOD TRUCK: Mouth Wide Open Children and pets welcome. Free entry to all.

Feb

7

Prince Michel & Tap 29 - Live Music with Jimmy O

Jimmy O is here! Friday February 7th from 5-8 p.m.! Jimmy has over 40 years experience singing and performing in Virginia and across the nation. Now also producing, writing, and directing independent ...

Feb

8

DuCard - Live Music with Tara Mills & Jim Stelling

MUSIC ON THE PATIO WITH TARA MILLS & JIM STELLING FEBRUARY 8 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Start your weekend off right with the powerful music of singer/songwriter Tara Mills. Inspired by the Blue Rid...

Feb

8

Early Mountain Vineyard - Live music with Eric Franzen

Feb 8th, Live Music, Eric Franzen Feb 08, 2020 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, liv...

Feb

8

Pete's Auction Service

Antique and Collectible Auction Saturday, February 8, 2020 @ 9:30 am Preview Friday 10-7

Feb

8

Bald Top Brewery - Live Music with Tower Blues Band

February 8, 2020 BALD TOP OPENS: 12 noon - 10 pm TOWER BLUES BAND PLAYS: 6 - 9 pm FOOD TRUCK: Catch The Chef Children and pets welcome. We are so excited to welcome back the fantastic, Tower Blue...

Feb

8

Prince Michel & Tap 29 - Live Music with Dave Goodrich

Dave is here Saturday February 8th from 1-4 p.m.! Dave's music style includes flavors of jazz, blues and other popular genres. He has performed in hundreds of venues from D.C. to Manhattan! For more i...

Feb

8

Graves Mtn. Lodge - Big Country Breakfast Buffet

Saturday, February 8th, 15th, 22nd, & 29th 8 am - 10 am All You Can Eat BIG Breakfast Buffet: Bacon, Scrapple, Sausage, Scrambled Eggs, Sausage Gravy, Fried Apples, Biscuits, Fried Potatoes, T...

Feb

9

DuCard - Valentine's Sunday Brunch

VALENTINE’S SUNDAY BRUNCH    FEBRUARY 9 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Enjoy a lovely Valentine’s Sunday Brunch catered by Chef Mark Gresge of l’etoile Catering of Charlottesville and featuring the b...

Feb

9

Early Mountain Vineyard - Live Music with Joshua Walker

Feb 9th, Live Music, Josh Walker Feb 09, 2020 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...

Feb

9

Bald Top Brewery - Sunday's

February 9, 2020 BALD TOP OPENS: 1 - 6 pm FOOD TRUCK: TBD Our Tap Barn is open, featuring live streamed music and local sports. Come and spend the afternoon, taste some of our delicious award-winn...

Feb

9

Madison Rescue Squad - Sunday Brunch

Madison Rescue Squad - Sunday Brunch   February 9th, 8 am to 1 pm at the Squad Building.

Feb

9

MAD Arts - Valentine's Glass Necklace

Let artist/instructor, Debbie Villemaire teach you the fun creating unique glass heart pendants using alcohol inks. Each student will get to create their own glass hearts and add them to bezels. Chain...

Feb

9

Prince Michel & Tap 29 - Live Music with Pat Anderson

Pat Anderson Live on Sunday February 9th from 1-4 p.m. Playing Rock, Folk and Americana style, Pat Anderson is an Oklahoma born and Virginia raised roots rock singer/songwriter currently based out of ...

Feb

12

Pete's Auction Service

Antique and Collectible Auction Wednesday, February 12, 2020 @ 9:30 am

Feb

13

Bald Top Brewery - Trivia Night

February 13, 2020 BALD TOP OPENS: 5 - 9 pm TRIVIA: 6.30 - 8.30 pm FOOD TRUCK: TBD Children & pets more than welcome!   It's Trivia Night at Bald Top, folks! Why not pop over and join in? ...

Feb

14

Graves Mtn. Lodge - Valentines Day

Friday, February 14, 2020 Sweetheart Getaway with Dinner & Live Music $199.00 per couple includes: Lodge Room for Friday Night (2/14), Dinner for 2, 1 Cocktail per person for 2 people & Brea...

Feb

14

Bald Top Brewery - Valentines Day

February 14, 2020 Join us this Valentines Day for Buy One Get One Pints for your first round! South Canal Street will be lighting it up from 7 - 9 with Catch the Chef Food Truck delivering magic. ...

Feb

14

Early Mountain Vineyard - Valentine's in the Vineyard

Feb. 14th, Valentine's in the Vineyard  Feb 14, 2020 06:30:00 pm - 10:30 pm Join us for a romantic 4-course dinner paired with award-winning Early Mountain wines. Select either our 6:30 pm or 8:30 ...

Feb

14

Prince Michel - Valentines Day

Feb 14, 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM Prince Michel, 154 Winery Lane, Leon, Virginia 22725, USA Spend your Valentine's day with us! Come anytime between 12pm and 8pm to enjoy a pairing of 4 Prince Michel win...

Feb

14

Prince Michel - Live Music with Mercy Trail

Make it a friend night, make it a date night! Whatever it is, do it with US on Valentine's Day with live music by Mercy Trail Music!

Feb

14

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewing Co.

Cupid’s Gamenight   Friday, February 14, 2020 at 6 PM      Lucy Perry will be here playing the piano with her beautiful voice. Chef Ender with Over the Top has designed a Delicious menu for t...

Feb

15

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewing Co.

South Canal Street & Graze to Griddle Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 5 PM – 8 PM South Canal Street has an everchanging song list including songs by The Beatles, Chicago, Motown, Eagles and to...

Feb

15

Graves Mtn. Lodge - Big Country Breakfast Buffet

Saturday, February 8th, 15th, 22nd, & 29th 8 am - 10 am All You Can Eat BIG Breakfast Buffet: Bacon, Scrapple, Sausage, Scrambled Eggs, Sausage Gravy, Fried Apples, Biscuits, Fried Potatoes,...

Feb

15

Early Mountain Vineyard - Live music with Bob Williams

Feb 15th, Live Music, Rob Williams Feb 15, 2020 01:00:00 pm - 03:00 pm Join us at Early Mountain Vineyards for an afternoon of music and wine! Enjoy our beautiful tasting room and mountain views, li...

Feb

15

Etlan United Methodist Church - Breakfast

Etlan United Methodist Church will host breakfast Saturday, February 15th, 7 - 10 am at Etlan Church, 217 Church Hill Rd., Etlan, VA. Donations gratefully accepted.

Feb

15

DuCard - Music on the Patio with 2 Wishes

MUSIC ON THE PATIO WITH 2 WISHES FEBRUARY 15 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Warm up your day with the music of 2 Wishes who will play a mix of jazz, oldies, and originals to entertain both young and old on...

Feb

15

Prince Michel - Live Music with Witchduck!

Come on out on Saturday February 15th from 1-4 p.m. for live music by Witchduck!

Feb

15

Prince Michel - Live Music with Matthew O'Donnell

Saturday February 15th from 5-8 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 tr...

Feb

16

Prince Michel - Live Music with The Joker Band

The Joker Band returns on Sunday February 16th from 1-4 p.m.! Covering hits from The Band, Van Morrison, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton and more!

Feb

16

Early Mountain Vineyard - Live Music with Beleza Brazil

Feb 16th, Live Music, Beleza Brazil Feb 16, 2020 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, l...

Feb

16

Bald Top Brewery - Sunday's

February 16, 2020 BALD TOP OPENS: 1 - 6 pm FOOD TRUCK: TBD Our Tap Barn is open, featuring live streamed music and local sports. Come and spend the afternoon, taste some of our delicious award-win...

Feb

16

DuCard - THE SOCRATES PROJECT – POISONOUS PLANTS IN VIRGINIA

THE SOCRATES PROJECT – POISONOUS PLANTS IN VIRGINIA FEBRUARY 16 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Each year hundreds of cases of exposure to poisonous plants are reported in Virginia. Madison resident Alfred ...

Feb

17

DuCard - Open Presidents Day

OPEN PRESIDENTS’ DAY, FEBRUARY 17TH, 2020 FEBRUARY 17 We are open on holiday Mondays! Come spend a little time in the beauty of Madison County to relax and enjoy a glass of wine. Light fare avail...

Feb

20

Bald Top Brewery - Trivia Night

Trivia Night at Bald Top! BALD TOP OPENS: 5 - 9 pm TRIVIA: 6.30 - 8.30 pm FOOD TRUCK: TBD It's Trivia Night at Bald Top, folks!  Why not pop over and join in? Bring a team or join one when you ...

Feb

21

Prince Michel - Live Music with Mercy Trail

Feb 21, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Prince Michel, 154 Winery Lane, Leon, Virginia 22725, USA Mercy Trail is here on Friday February 21st from 5-8 p.m.!  Their music includes great hits by Eagles, Black-Ha...

Feb

21

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewing Co.

Friday at 6 PM – 8 PM We’re open 3-9 pm. David Cox will be here playing 6-8. Graze to Griddle serving up dinner 4-8.

Feb

21

Madison Presbyterian Church - Breakfast Buzz

Madison Presbyterian Church will host its breakfast buzz Friday, February 21st at 9 a.m. The speaker will be Matthew McLearen, managing director at Robinson, Farmer, Cox Associates, a CPA and consulti...

Feb

21

Bald Top Brewery - Live Music with Gina Nilce

February 21, 2020 Join us to hear the ever-talented Gina Nilce playing at Bald Top from 7:00 - 9:00 PM Free Entry to All! Catch the Chef will be delivering delicious street eats all night long. See you soon!

Feb

22

Graves Mtn. Lodge - Big Country Breakfast Buffet

Saturday, February 8th, 15th, 22nd, & 29th 8 am - 10 am All You Can Eat BIG Breakfast Buffet: Bacon, Scrapple, Sausage, Scrambled Eggs, Sausage Gravy, Fried Apples, Biscuits, Fried Potatoes, T...

Feb

22

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewing Co.

Saturday at 5 PM – 8 PM A native of Front Royal, Virginia, the country music singer/songwriter released his first EP "Up on the Drive" in 2016. This EP helped him gain traction with his music caree...

Feb

22

Prince Michel - Live Music with A.P. Project

Saturday, February 22nd A.P. Project Live on Saturday February 22nd from 5-8 p.m.  Playing Americana, Classic Rock & Country!

Feb

22

Barn Quilt Workshop

Learn how to paint a barn quilt. Vyvyan Rundgren, the instructor, will explain how to prep a board, tape and paint and protect your barn quilt from the weather. To sign up and get more information, C...

Feb

22

Bald Top Brewery - Live Music with Eric Wayne Band

February 22, 2020 Saturday at 6 PM – 9 PM A Truly Spectacular Combo Eric Wayne Band will be lighting it up at Bald Top from 6:00 - 9:00 PM But Wait There's More! The Bavarian Chef will be serving all day long. We'll See You Then Cheers!

Feb

22

Prince Michel - Live Music with Chris Hanks

Saturday, February 22nd Join us on Saturday February 22nd from 1-4 p.m. for returning Prince Michel Favorite Chris Hanks! Chris performs a unique blend of rock, soul and country that keeps his fans ...

Feb

22

DuCard - Music on the Patio with John Kelly

MUSIC ON THE PATIO WITH JOHN KELLY FEBRUARY 22 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Join us at DuCard Vineyards for some contemporary rock by local singer/songwriter John Kelly. Grab a glass of your favorite DuCar...

Feb

23

DuCard - Lecture series: Morels, Mushrooms, and Fungi at DuCard Vineyards

Lecture series: Morels, Mushrooms, and Fungi at DuCard Vineyards FEBRUARY 23 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Megan Romberg, plant pathologist with the USDA, discusses the fungus among us! More closely related...

Feb

23

Prince Michel - Live Music with Bugs Unplugged!

Sunday, February 23rd Sunday February 23rd from 1-4 p.m. come out to Prince Michel for the amazing Bugs Unplugged Band! Covering great hits by David Bowie, ZZ Top, The Beatles and many more!

Feb

23

Bald Top Brewery - Sunday's

February 23, 2020 BALD TOP OPENS: 1 - 6 pm FOOD TRUCK: TBD Our Tap Barn is open, featuring live streamed music and local sports. Come and spend the afternoon, taste some of our delicious award-win...

Feb

23

Early Mountain Vineyard

Sunday, February 23rd      1 - 3 pm Join Early Mountain Vineyards as we partner with Charlottesville's The Hive and spend your afternoon sipping wine while creating fun crafts to take home. All s...

Feb

27

Bald Top Brewery - Trivia Night

Trivia Night at Bald Top! February 27th BALD TOP OPENS: 5 - 9 pm TRIVIA: 6.30 - 8.30 pm FOOD TRUCK: TBD It's Trivia Night at Bald Top, folks!  Why not pop over and join in? Bring a team or j...

Feb

28

Prince Michel - Live Music with D.J. Billy Blue Eyes

February 28th Prince Michel, 154 Winery Lane, Leon, Virginia 22725, USA Join us on Friday February 28th from 6-9 p.m. for a fun Dance Night! Music by the amazing D.J. Billy Blue Eyes!

Feb

28

Bald Top Brewery - Live Music with The Unsuitables

February 28,2020 Looking for a suitable occasion to fill your Friday night? Look no further! The Unsuitables will be putting on quite the show at Bald Top from 7:00- 9:00 PM Friday, February 28th ...

Feb

29

Bald Top Brewery - Live Music with Rattlebag

February 29,2020 Saturday at 6 PM – 9 PM        These guys are amazing! Saturday, February 29th We will be featuring Rattlebag They'll be performing classic hits from 6:00 - 9:00 PM The B...

Feb

29

DuCard - Music on the Patio with Scuffletown

MUSIC ON THE PATIO WITH SCUFFLETOWN FEBRUARY [email protected] 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Come out and join us on this special Saturday Leap Day! We’ll have rollicking great live music from Scuffletown (www.scuffletow...

Feb

29

Graves Mtn. Lodge - Big Country Breakfast Buffet

Saturday, February 8th, 15th, 22nd, & 29th 8 am - 10 am All You Can Eat BIG Breakfast Buffet: Bacon, Scrapple, Sausage, Scrambled Eggs, Sausage Gravy, Fried Apples, Biscuits, Fried Potatoes, T...

Feb

29

Prince Michel - Live Music with Berto & Vincent

Saturday, February 29th A fan favorite in the Charlottesville area Berto & Vincent have been wowing audiences with their untamed style. These two seasoned musicians are making a mark with their h...

Feb

29

Prince Michel - Live Music with Charlie Town

Saturday, February 29th Help us welcome Charlie Town to Prince Michel! Live music from 5-8 p.m.!

Feb

29

Early Mountain Vineyard - Live music with Mattie Fuller

Feb 29th, Live Music, Mattie Fuller Feb 29, 2020 12:00:00 pm - 03:00 pm Join us at Early Mountain Vineyards for an afternoon of music and wine! Enjoy our beautiful tasting room and mountain views, l...