event guide

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


Oct

1

Graves Mountain Farm & Lodges - FREE Get to know the Horse

Get to Know the Horse - free workshop at the Stables October 1st Thursday at 1:30 PM – 2 PM    We talk through - and :"show" how a horse thinks when dealing with us four legged humans, as a "pre...

Oct

2

Revalation Vineyard - Literacy Benefit

Join us October 2nd, 2020 from 3 until sunset at Revalation Vineyards in Madison's gorgeous Hebron Valley for a benefit for the Literacy Council of Madison County. Ten percent of the day's proceeds wi...

Oct

2

DuCard - First Friday Event

FIRST FRIDAY - OCTOBER 2 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM We’re excited to welcome back our First Friday gathering! If you live in the area or are just visiting, come hang out at DuCard Vineyards for open-mi...

Oct

2

Prince Michel Winery & Tap 29 Brewery

FRIDAY AT 5 PM – 8 PM Live Music by Jimmy O! October 2nd Jimmy has over 40 years experience singing and performing in Virginia and across the nation. Now also producing, writing, and directing in...

Oct

3

Early Mountain Vineyards

Oct. 3rd, Live Music - Mattie Fuller Oct 3, 2020, 1 pm - 4 pm     Join us at Early Mountain Vineyards for an afternoon of music and wine. Enjoy our beautiful tasting room, patio, or picnic area w...

Oct

3

Graves Mtn. Lodge - Apple Harvest Festival

October 3-4, 2020, October 10-11, 2020, October 17-18, 2020 Graves Mountain Farm Apple Harvest Festival is Happening. Just Smaller, well spread out, and limited by admission tickets - for this year...

Oct

3

Graves Mountain Farm & Lodges - Meet the Girls

Egg Collecting at the Lawn Chicken Coop at 9AM Sat and Sun' October 3rd & 4th    We collect eggs and feed the girls - opportunity to touch and pet the girls, if very patient.

Oct

3

Hilliard's Live Auction

Antiques and Fine Art Saturday, October 3 at 11 am. https://www.liveauctioneers.com/auc.../3585/hilliard-and-co/

Oct

3

MAD Tack - Sidewalk Sale

SATURDAY AT 10 AM – 6 PM Super Saddle Sidewalk Sale! We are liquidating about 30 saddles!! This is our very first sidewalk sale at our LOUISA location!! Weather dependent, all saddles will be line...

Oct

3

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery

Music 5-8 by South Canal Street  Food 12-9 by Barbecue U Reservations are encouraged but they do fill up fast. Please visit our website www.bluequartzwinery.com. As always, you are welcome to bri...

Oct

3

DuCard - 10th Anniversary Celebration

CELEBRATE DUCARD’S 10TH ANNIVERSARY OCTOBER 3 @ 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Join the festivities as we celebrate our 10th Anniversary with music, wine, food, and fun! We can’t believe that it’s been 10...

Oct

3

Prince Michel Winery & Tap 29 Brewery

SATURDAY AT 1 PM – 4 PM Live Music by Dave Lange! October 3rd “Cigar Box Guitar-Playin’, Foot-Drum Stompin’, Smooth & Smokey Vocalin’, One Man Hill Country Blues Band!" Bringing you d...

Oct

3

Prince Michel Winery & Tap 29 Brewery

SATURDAY AT 5 PM – 8 PM The Big Gavel Band! October 3rd Saturday October 3rd The Big Gavel Band is playing from 5-8pm.! Featuring your favorite Classic Rock, Country, Blues and Americana hits! We...

Oct

3

Pete's Auction Service

Guns, Vehicles, and more… Saturday October 3rd @ 9:30 am Preview Friday 10-7

Oct

4

Prince Michel Winery & Tap 29 Brewery

SUNDAY AT 1 PM – 5 PM Live Music by Vintage Silk October 4th Don't miss this! Live Music by Vintage Silk from 1-5 p.m. Vintage Silk takes you back in time. From the passionate love songs of Patsy...

Oct

4

Early Mountain Vineyard

Oct 4th: Live Music, Paulo Franco Oct 4, 2020, 1 pm - 4 pm    Join us at Early Mountain Vineyards for an afternoon of music and wine. Enjoy our beautiful tasting room, patio, or picnic area with m...

Oct

4

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery

Music 2-5 by The Chardonnay’s  Food 12-6 by Salsa Street Grill   The Tasting Room is open 12-6 on Sunday. You are welcome to make a reservation on our website www.bluequartzwinery.com.  Friendly. Family friendly.

Oct

7

Prince Michel Vineyard & Tap 29 Brewery

Every Wednesday join us for our Moonshine BBQ, served with coleslaw and a bag of chips for $16. This week we have Billy Blue Eyes and The Chicken Fingers playing from 5-8pm. Billy playing a mean harmo...

Oct

9

Prince Michel Vineyard & Tap 29 Brewery

Live Music by Deja Vu Friday October 9th from 5-8 p.m.! DEJA VU is a Classic Rock Band that covers 1960' and 1970's by bands like Steppenwolf, Rare Earth, The Monkeys, Rolling Stones, Dr. Hook, James ...

Oct

9

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery

October 9th  We’ve moved our Teacher Appreciation Night to this Friday due to previous inclement weather. Teachers and ALL School Staff- please show us your badge for 15% off. Music  by Chris Rosenberg 6-9.  Food by Over the Top Chef 4-9. 

Oct

10

DuCard Vineyard & Bald Top Brewery Event

VINES & BINES FEST WITH BALD TOP BREWERY OCTOBER 10 @ 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Join us over this Columbus Day weekend as we celebrate the harvest of local vines (for wine!) and bines (for beer!) wit...

Oct

10

Graves Mtn. Lodge - Apple Harvest Festival

October 3-4, 2020, October 10-11, 2020, October 17-18, 2020 Graves Mountain Farm Apple Harvest Festival is Happening. Just Smaller, well spread out, and limited by admission tickets - for this year...

Oct

10

Prince Michel Vineyard & Tap 29 Brewery - Car Show

It's our First Annual Octoberfest Musicfest weekend and we have so much happening at the Winery! First up is an Antique Car Show from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. hosted by the Historic Fredericksburg Antique Aut...

Oct

10

Bald Top Brewery

Great Music, Food, Music & Space This Weekend! SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2020 AT 2 PM – 5 PM [email protected] Top Brewing   COME ENJOY SOME GREAT BEER WITH SOME ACOUSTIC ROCK ! *** NO COVER *** Shr...

Oct

10

Revalation Vineyard - Pop Up Event

You won't want to miss this Pop-Up! Saturday, October 10th from 1pm-6pm we are excited to showcase 2 local artisans! Christina Boy Design and Robert Turner Jewelry.

Oct

10

Prince Michel Vineyard & Tap 29 Brewery

Saturday October 10th kicking off our first annual Octoberfest with Live Music by The Acoustic Onion from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m! They area Fredericksburg, Virginia based rock & roll band with featuring ...

Oct

10

Prince Michel Vineyard & Tap 29 Brewery

Celebrating our 1st Annual Octoberfest on Saturday October 10th with live music by Midlife Crisis from 2-5 p.m.! Playing acoustic folk, rock, oldies, country and pop. Pub Grub Available 12-8pm! Check...

Oct

10

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery

LIVE MUSIC - SMOKIN' TROUT SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2020 5:00 PM  8:00 PM

Oct

10

Prince Michel Vineyard & Tap 29 Vineyard

Join us on Saturday October 10th from 5-8 p.m. for live music by the Rattlebag Band! Covering a range of great sounds from Rock and Blues to Americana Classics, plus they'll be performing some of thei...

Oct

10

Prince Michel Vineyard & Tap 29 Brewery

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2020 AT 11 AM – 9 PM Octoberfest Musicfest! Come on out for our 1st Annual Octoberfest Musicfest! It's a great music lineup all weekend long! We will be serving our Limited E...

Oct

11

Prince Michel Vineyard & Tap 29 Brewery

We're celebrating Octoberfest all weekend! Come check out some fresh originals and vintage covers rooted in classic blues, country, and rock by Ken Farmer & The Authenticators! Here on Sunday Octo...

Oct

11

Prince Michel Vineyard & Tap 29 Brewery

Playing your favorite R&B and Motown hits Sunday October 11th from 3-6 p.m. We're ready for a good time! How about you? Check them out at: https://www.theunsuitablesband.net/ Pub Grub Available ...

Oct

11

DuCard Vineyard & Bald Top Brewery Event

VINES & BINES FEST WITH BALD TOP BREWERY OCTOBER 11 @ 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Join us over this Columbus Day weekend as we celebrate the harvest of local vines (for wine!) and bines (for beer!) wit...

Oct

11

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery

LIVE MUSIC - PAT ANDERSON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2020 3:00 PM  6:00 PM

Oct

12

DuCard Vineyards

OPEN FOR COLUMBUS DAY WITH MUSIC FROM PETER WARREN - OCTOBER 12 We are open on holiday Mondays! Come spend a little time in the beauty of Madison County and bask in the shadows of the Blue Ridge ...

Oct

16

Music in the Park

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2020 AT 6 PM – 9 PM MUSIC IN the PARK at Hoover RIDGE PARK  Outdoor Concert 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Hoover Ridge Park presents Music in the Park - THE WORX! Join us for live enter...

Oct

16

Prince Michel Winery & Tap 29 Brewery

Mercy Trail here on Friday October 16th from 5-8 p.m.! Their music includes great hits by Eagles, Black-Hawk, Restless Heart, Beatles, America, Doobie Brothers, acoustic performers such as James Taylo...

Oct

16

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery

Friday Night: Austin Boggs October 16th Just in time for a some local Friday night music, Austin Boggs  is back from 5-8. Barbecue U is scheduled to be here for dinner. We are still seating outs...

Oct

17

DuCard Winery

We are delighted to be partnering with the Friends of The Rappahannock  to add a new ‘green’ initiative to our environmental commitment at DuCard. This fall, starting Saturday, October 17, whe...

Oct

17

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery - Oyster Fest

Last year was such a success, let’s do it again! Our annual Oysterfest collaboration with The Little Country Store in Etlan will take place Saturday October 17th, 2020. The Tasting Room will be Open...

Oct

17

DuCard Winery - Music on the Patio

MUSIC ON THE PATIO WITH KAT AND THE TRAVELERS SATURDAY AT 2 PM EDT – 6 PM EDT Enjoy your fall weekend fun with music from Kat and the Travelers and their awesome blend of originals, swing, vinta...

Oct

17

Early Mountain Vineyard

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2020 AT 12 PM – 8 PM Harvest Party! Celebrate Virginia Wine Month with our annual Harvest Party! We’re tapping the sole keg of 2019 Petit Manseng (our first-ever wine) an...

Oct

17

Prince Michel Winery & Tap 29 Brewery

We are thrilled to welcome the Mike Lucci Band to Prince Michel! Join us on Saturday October 17th from 1-4 p.m. for their amazing R&B sound! The Mike Lucci Band fuses together decades of musical e...

Oct

17

Early Mountain Vineyard

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2020 AT 1 PM EDT – 4 PM EDT JPA at Early Mountain Vineyards  Come enjoy a glass of live music with your wine.....

Oct

17

Prince Michel Winery & Tap 29 Brewery

Live Music by The Porch Dogs on Saturday October 17th from 5-8 p.m. ! Porch Dogs are a music duo playing rock, pop, country, oldies and anything else that's fun! Come howl! Pub Grub available from 12...

Oct

17

Graves Mtn. Lodge - Apple Harvest Festival

October 3-4, 2020, October 10-11, 2020, October 17-18, 2020 Graves Mountain Farm Apple Harvest Festival is Happening. Just Smaller, well spread out, and limited by admission tickets - for this year...

Oct

17

Hoover Ridge - Battle of the Villains

OCT 17 AT 12 PM EDT – OCT 31 AT 12 PM EDT BATTLE OF THE VILLAINS Scavenger Hunt Calling all Princesses and Heroes! We need your help!!! Twelve of the most feared Disney Villains have escaped fr...

Oct

17

Graves Mtn - Music on the Porch

SATURDAY AT 4 PM EDT – 7 PM EDT Bluegrass - Music on the Front Porch - Smokin' Trout - with Ellen on the Violin 4 to 7 PM Saturday - under and in front of porch. With heaters. FREE. Grab a rocki...

Oct

17

Revalation Vineyard - Pop Up Event

This Saturday and Sunday we will have handmade wooden utensils for sale by George, a local artisan!

Oct

17

Madison American Legion - Fall Catfish Supper

The Madison American Legion Post will hold its Fall 2020 Catfish Supper from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Saturday, October 17th, at 310 Thrift Road, Madison. This event is pick up/carry-out only, preorder...

Oct

18

Early Mountain Vineyard

Oct 18th: Live Music, Paulo Franco Oct 18, 2020, 1 pm - 4 pm Join us at Early Mountain Vineyards for an afternoon of music and wine. Enjoy our beautiful tasting room, patio, or picnic area with mou...

Oct

18

Prince Michel Winery & Tap 29 Brewery

Come join us Sunday October 18th from 1-5 p.m. for live music by Badlands! They are a 5 piece band based in Culpeper,VA. They are known for playing Country, Rock, Alternative, and Current music. Pub ...

Oct

21

Prince Michel Vineyard & Tap 29 Brewery

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2020 AT 5 PM EDT – 8 PM EDT Shine & Dine Wednesdays with Bud's Collective! Every Wednesday join us for our Moonshine BBQ, served with coleslaw and a bag of chips for $16...

Oct

21

Prince Michel Vineyard

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2020 AT 5 PM EDT – 8 PM EDT Shine & Dine Wednesdays Dave and Jodie @ Prince Michel Great food as well as fine wines and craft brewery...

Oct

22

DuCard Vineyards - Virtual Tasting

DECADE ONE VIRTUAL TASTING OCTOBER 22 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Join the celebration virtually! It’s DuCard Vineyards’s 10th Anniversary and we are hosting a special virtual tasting. Sip along whi...

Oct

23

Prince Michel Vineyard & Tap 29 Brewery

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2020 AT 5 PM EDT – 8 PM EDT Prince Michel Winery Friday October 23rd from 5-8 p.m. South Canal Street is here! They are a 3 piece vocal musical group playing country rock, clas...

Oct

24

Prince Michel Vineyard & Tap 29 Brewery

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2020 AT 1 PM EDT – 4 PM EDT Live Music by Chris Hanks!  Join us on Saturday October 24th from 1-4 p.m. for returning Prince Michel Favorite Chris Hanks! Chris performs a uniq...

Oct

24

Prince Michel Vineyard & Tap 29 Brewery

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2020 AT 5 PM EDT – 8 PM EDT Live Music by the Jon Spear Band!  Who's ready for some Blues?! Come on out on Saturday October 24th from 5-8 p.m. to help us welcome back The J...

Oct

24

Lou Messa Art Workshop

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2020 AT 10 AM – 4 PM Lou Messa Art Workshop This is an unique event where you will be able to paint with a Master Artist and he will teach you his techniques. Each participan...

Oct

24

Graves Mountain Farm & Lodges - Music on the Porch

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2020 AT 4 PM – 7 PM Bluegrass - Music on the Front Porch - Smokin' Trout - with Ellen on the Violin  -  4 to 7 PM Saturday - under and in front of porch. Withe heaters. ...

Oct

24

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery - Oktoberfest

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24TH 12 PM EDT – 9 PM EDT Oktoberfest @ Shotwell

Oct

24

Revalation Vineyards

Mark your calendars! October 24th will be a special day at Revalation! We will have harvest party bundles available for sale that include: a bottle of 2017 Pinot Gris, Caromont Farm Caprino cheese, Ma...

Oct

24

Revalation Vineyards - Pop up Event

Don't miss Caramont Farms at Revalation this weekend! They will have delicious local cheeses for you to purchase.

Oct

24

Early Mountain Vineyard

Oct. 24th, Live Music - Michael Geddes Oct 24, 2020, 1 pm - 4 pm   Join us at Early Mountain Vineyards for an afternoon of music and wine. Enjoy our beautiful tasting room, patio, or picnic area w...

Oct

24

DuCard Vineyards - Fall Harvest & Leaf Peep

FALL HARVEST AND LEAF PEEP WITH MUSIC BY SCUFFLETOWN OCTOBER 24 @ 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM It’s that time of year again! The leaves are changing, the harvest is in, and we’re celebrating the seaso...

Oct

25

Prince Michel Vineyard & Tap 29 Brewery

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2020 AT 1 PM EDT – 5 PM EDT Live Music by Mat Johnson! Matt Johnson is a local favorite and will be back at Prince Michel Sunday October 25th from 1-5 p.m.! He started performi...

Oct

25

Early Mountain Vineyard

Oct 25th: Live Music, Beleza Brazil Oct 25, 2020, 1 pm - 4 pm Join us at Early Mountain Vineyards for an afternoon of music and wine. Enjoy our beautiful tasting room, patio, or picnic area with mo...

Oct

26

Haunted Apple Shed - the Graves’ Ginormous Shed Gets the HURTS-OVER FOR SCARY

Haunted Apple Shed - the Graves’ Ginormous Shed Gets the HURTS-OVER FOR SCARY Transformed into the misty mystery you were told never to go to except in packs - for protection. Watch out or you...

Oct

26

Prince Michel Vineyard & Tap 29 Brewery

MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2020 6 PM EDT – 7:30 PM EDT Halloween Trivia Night Starting on October 26th Monday nights will be Trivia Night hosted by Brandon THE Trivia Guy! This first one will be Hallowe...

Oct

30

Movies in the Park - The Addams Family (2019)

Movies in the Park - The Addams Family (2019) Friday, Oct. 30th 6 - 9:30 pm  They're creepy and they're kooky..... Movies in the Park presents The Addams Family (2019) at Hoover Ridge Park! Join ...

Oct

30

Bluegrass Jammin at Graves Mtn. Farm & Lodges

Bluegrass Jamming Friday Eve and Sat. 10-30 @ 6pm  10-31 @ 12pm Let's call it Boo-grass this weekend. The Jammers are free-form in the Campground. As always. Please bring your instrument and sit ...

Oct

30

Prince Michel

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2020 AT 5 PM EDT – 8 PM EDT Prince Michel Winery Friday October 30th The Joker Band is playing from 5-8 p.m! Covering hits from The Band, Van Morrison, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton ...

Oct

31

Graves Mtn. Farm & Lodges

Raptor Encounter on Graves Mtn - Birds of Prey Show 10-31 & 11-1 Raptor Encounter on Graves Mtn - Birds of Prey Show Raptors slicing the sky and up close with trainer naturalist Steve Hoddy and...

Oct

31

Early Mountain Vineyards

SATURDAY AT 1 PM EDT – 4 PM EDT Music on the Mountain, The Working Effective Join us at Early Mountain Vineyards for an afternoon of live music and wine. Enjoy our beautiful tasting room, patio, o...

Oct

31

Raptor Encounter on Graves Mtn - Birds of Prey Show

Raptor Encounter on Graves Mtn - Birds of Prey Show 10-31 & 11-1  - Raptor Encounter on Graves Mtn - Birds of Prey Show Raptors slicing the sky and up close with trainer naturalist Steve Hoddy ...

Oct

31

Bluegrass Jammin at Graves Mtn. Farm & Lodges

Bluegrass Jamming Friday Eve and Sat. 10-30 @ 6pm  10-31 @ 12pm Let's call it Boo-grass this weekend. The Jammers are free-form in the Campground. As always. Please bring your instrument and sit ...

Oct

31

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery - Trick or Trunk Event

Blue Quartz Winery-Shotwell Run Brewing Co. Trick-or-Trunk Saturday October 31, 2020 5-8pm. After re-evaluating the details of our original event, we decided that together we can make it an even ...

Oct

31

DuCard Vineyards - Halloween

Who knew that Halloween would fall on a Saturday AND with a FULL MOON?! In celebration of the event we will have music by the Bennie Dodd Band (2:30-5:30pm), food from BBQ-U all day, and we'll stay op...

Oct

31

Prince Michel Vineyards

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2020 AT 1 PM EDT – 4 PM EDT Live Music by Chardonnay from 1-4 p.m. Food from the Pub served 12-8pm. Menu: https://www.princemichel.com/pub-grub

Oct

31

Prince Michel Vineyards

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2020 AT 5 PM EDT – 8 PM EDT Live Music by Deja Vu Friday October 31st from 5-8 p.m.! DEJA VU is a Classic Rock Band that covers 1960' and 1970's by bands like Steppenwolf, Rar...