event guide

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

April

May

Apr

1

Graves Mountain Farm & Lodges - Heritage Day

Heritage Day--Saturday, April 1, 2023 Celebrating Trout Fishing at Graves Mountain in Syria, Virginia Craft Vendors that will be in attendance for 2023:  Highland Boutique with custom, handmad...

Apr

1

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery

SATURDAY AT 5 PM   Mike Proffitt Join us for a fun rockin' evening as Mike Proffitt takes the stage. Jackleg Roaming Kitchen will be onsite with delicious and creative pizza to pair with Virginia wine, cider and craft beer.

Apr

1

Bald Top Brewery

SATURDAY AT 6 PM – 9 PM   Jimmy O - Live! Join us for another amazing set from Jimmy O! He plays all of the best classic rock covers and a few country songs too! Don’t miss out! Jimmy O’...

Apr

1

Ducard Vineyards

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS W/ SCUFFLETOWN APRIL 1 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM No foolin’! Come out and join us this Saturday for the rollicking live music by Scuffletown! Your favorite wine is availabl...

Apr

1

Early Mountain Vineyards

April 1st - Live Music, Paulo Franco   Apr 1, 2023, 1 pm - 4 pm Join us at Early Mountain Vineyards for an afternoon of music and wine. Enjoy our beautiful Tasting Room with its roaring fire plac...

Apr

1

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

SATURDAY AT 1 PM – 4 PM   Live Music by Fork in the Road! Live Music on Saturday April 1st from 1-4 p.m. by Fork in the Road! Covering country and classic rock as well as some of their own orig...

Apr

1

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

SATURDAY AT 5 PM – 8 PM   Steel Peach Live! Come on out on Saturday April 1st from 5-8 p.m. for live music by the amazing Steel Peach! Rocking out to the best country, classic rock, R&B hit...

Apr

1

Graves Mtn. Farm & Lodges - Landscape Class with Lou Messa

SATURDAY AT 10 AM – 3:30 PM   Acrylic Painting Landscape Class with Lou Messa Learn acrylic landscape techniques! Perfect for all levels from beginner to advanced.  April 1, 2023  10:00am - 3...

Apr

2

Cardinal Home Center - Madison Easter Egg Hunt

 Cardinal Home Center Easter Egg Hunt Easter Egg Hunt scheduled for Sunday, April 2nd @ 3 p.m. at Cardinal Home Center, Madison      Ages 2 to 10 years.

Apr

2

Ducard Vineyards

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS W/ DAVE GOODRICH APRIL 2 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Join us for music, mountain views, and wonderful wine. Dave Goodrich  entertains with his rock-based repertoire including...

Apr

2

Early Mountain Vineyards

April 2nd - Live Music, Joshua Walker    Apr 2, 2023, 1 pm - 4 pm Join us at Early Mountain Vineyards for an afternoon of music and wine. Enjoy our beautiful Tasting Room its with roaring fire p...

Apr

2

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

SUNDAY AT 1 PM – 5 PM   Live Music by Sharif! Live Music on Sunday, April 2nd from 1-5 p.m. by Sharif! The Tap 29 Pub is open from 12-5 and offers a great casual dining menu! Check it out here: https://www.princemichel.com/pub-grub

Apr

3

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery - Trivia Night

MONDAY AT 6 PM – 7:30 PM   Monday Night Trivia at Prince Michel!

Apr

5

Pete's Auction Service

Preview - Tuesday, 4/4   10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Household & Collectibles Auction   Wednesday, April 5th, 9:30 a.m.  

Apr

6

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery - Happy Hour

THURSDAY, April 6, 2023    3 PM – 5 PM Happy Hour Join us for Happy Hour every Thursday from 3-5 p.m. Enjoy 25% off Glasses of Wine, Slushies, and Flights as well as 25% off Cider Pints and Flights! Food is Served from 12-5 p.m.

Apr

7

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery

FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 2023 AT 6 PM    Joe and Jeannie Confluence Join us as Joe and Jeannie Confluence take the stage with their entertaining mix of folk, pop, and standards. The Tasting and Tap Room...

Apr

7

Bald Top Brewery

FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 2023 AT 7 PM – 9 PM    Frank Solivan & Jillian Lea - Live! Frank is a multi-Grammy nominee, IBMA award recipient, and multi-instrumentalist who sings with power and passio...

Apr

7

Ducard Vineyards

FIRST FRIDAYS GRILLIN’ & CHILLIN’   APRIL 7 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Join local friends for a summertime cookout with your favorite DuCard wine and the great musical stylings of virtuoso K...

Apr

7

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

Live Music by Daniel Kepel, 'A Voice and a Violin', on Friday April 7th from 5-8 p.m. Multi-talented, playing with Violin or Guitar, Daniel will entertain you with Motown and Beatles hits, Blues, Pop & More!

Apr

8

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

SATURDAY AT 1 PM – 4 PM   Live Music by Meisha! Join us on Saturday April 8th from 1-4 p.m. for live music by Meisha Herron! This singer-songwriter guitarist originally from Chicago will entert...

Apr

8

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery

SATURDAY, APRIL 8, 2023 AT 5 PM   Second Opinion Join us for the debut performance of Second Opinion at the tasting and tap room. Be ready to dance while listening to 70's rock and funk. Hidden A...

Apr

8

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

A.P. Project Live on Saturday April 8th at 5 p.m.! They are a favorite local band out making music, and having fun while they do it! Playing Americana, classic rock, and country. Pub Grub is available...

Apr

8

Bald Top Brewery

SATURDAY, APRIL 8, 2023 AT 6 PM – 9 PM   Cheap Whiskey Cheap Whiskey will be playing from 6pm - 9pm! Known for their blend of country and blues music, Cheap Whiskey is a local favorite! Don’t...

Apr

8

Ducard Vineyards

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS W/ THE BENNIE DODD BAND   APRIL 8 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Come on out, sit on the lawn or patio and relax with music from the Bennie Dodd Band. Grab a bottle of your favorit...

Apr

8

Graves Mtn. Farm & Lodges - Nature Walk

SATURDAY AT 11 AM – 12 PM   April 8, 2023   FREE Nature Walk Don't miss out on the FREE Nature Walk from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm. Come and learn about plants, people, the past and the present ...

Apr

9

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery - Easter Buffet

Join us on Sunday, April 9th from 12-5 p.m. for an Easter Buffet! Served Buffet style prepared by our own Chef Mike! Adults $39.99, Children $19.99 (6-17), Ages 1-5 free. Please RSVP to mhaney@prince...

Apr

9

Ducard Vineyards - Easter Egg Hunt

EASTER MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS AND MORE!   APRIL 9 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM What would Easter be without an Easter Egg hunt? Or maybe a visit by the Easter Bunny? We’ll have that and more along wit...

Apr

9

Graves Mountain Farm & Lodges - Easter Egg Hunt

SUNDAY, APRIL 9, 2023 AT 3 PM    Easter Egg Hunt at Graves Mountain Easter Egg Hunt at Graves Mountain Farm & Lodges Available to our Lodging and Restaurant guests.   Sunday, April 9th,...

Apr

9

Graves Mountain Farm & Lodges - Easter Buffet

SUNDAY, APRIL 9, 2023 AT 11:30 AM – 2 PM    Easter Lunch Buffet at Graves Mountain Easter Lunch Buffet at Graves Mountain Farm & Lodges  Reservations may be made by calling our Reservati...

Apr

10

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery - Trivia Night

MONDAY AT 6 PM – 7:30 PM   Monday Night Trivia at Prince Michel!

Apr

12

Pete's Auction Service

Household & Collectibles Auction Wednesday, April 12th   9:30 a.m.

Apr

13

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery - Happy Hour

THURSDAY,   April 13, 2023    3 PM – 5 PM Happy Hour Join us for Happy Hour every Thursday from 3-5 p.m. Enjoy 25% off Glasses of Wine, Slushies, and Flights as well as 25% off Cider Pints and Flights! Food is Served from 12-5 p.m.

Apr

14

Bald Top Brewery

FRIDAY AT 7 PM – 9 PM   AP Project - Live! AP Project is known and loved for their fun renditions of all of your favorite top hits from country hits!    They always promise a great time and w...

Apr

14

DuCard Vineyards

FRIDAY NIGHT OUT WITH THE DAVIS BRADLEY DUO   APRIL 14 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Let’s get the weekend fun going! Come out and enjoy Friday Night Out music by local singer/songwriters Kathy Davis ...

Apr

14

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

FRIDAY AT 5 PM – 8 PM    Friday Night Dance Night...80's Style! Find your leg warmers and come out to jam to of all your favorite hits from the '80s on Friday, April 14th from 5-8 p.m.! The pu...

Apr

14

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery

FRIDAY AT 6 PM – 9 PM    Alex the Red Robert Parez We are excited to welcome Alex Parez aka El Rojo for his debut performance at Blue Quartz/Shotwell Run. The Tasting and Tap Room Kitchen will...

Apr

15

Bald Top Brewery

SATURDAY AT 6 PM – 9 PM    Centerline Band Known for their amazing covers of rock, alt-rock, and funk, the Centerline Band is a rocking group of musicians that brings a ton of fun energy to th...

Apr

15

DuCard Vineyards

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS W/ RON GENTRY    APRIL 15 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Come join us at DuCard for live music by Ron Gentry! He began his musical journey as a child singing in the Children’s Ch...

Apr

15

Graves Mtn. Farm & Lodges - Nature Walk

SATURDAY AT 11 AM – 12 PM   April 15, 2023    FREE Nature Walk Don't miss out on the FREE Nature Walk from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm.   Come and learn about plants, people, the past and the pres...

Apr

15

Graves Mtn. Farm & Lodges - Soap Making

SATURDAY AT 1 PM – 3 PM   Soapmaking Workshop - Jennifer Harris of Cornerstone Lavender Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of soapmaking with Jennifer Harris of Cornerstone Lavender! Learn to make a sm...

Apr

15

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

SATURDAY AT 1 PM – 4 PM   Live Music by Far Away! Live Music by FarAway on Saturday, April 15th from 1-4 p.m.! FarAway is Sara Davenport & Brian Franke, a singer/songwriter duo based in Cha...

Apr

15

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

SATURDAY AT 5 PM – 8 PM     Matthew O'Donnell Live! We are thrilled to welcome Matthew O'Donnell back to Prince Michel and Tap 29 on Saturday April 15th from 5-8 p.m.! Matthew is a one of a ki...

Apr

15

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery

SATURDAY AT 5 PM    Ryan Jewel and Crosswinds Join us for a night of country music in Etlan. Ryan Jewel and Crosswinds will have you dancing the evening away. The Madison County Farmer's Market ...

Apr

16

DuCard Vineyards

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS W/ AN LAR    APRIL 16 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Do the mountains make you want to kick up your heels and dance a jig? We can help you do just that at DuCard with the jaunty Ir...

Apr

16

DuCard Vineyards - Chocolate & Wine Pairing

CHOCOLATE & WINE PAIRING   APRIL 16 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM   $69 We are excited to welcome back Master Chocolatier Ann Czaja, Dip WSET to DuCard for a special Chocolate and Wine Program. We wi...

Apr

16

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

SUNDAY AT 1 PM – 5 PM    Chris Hanks Live! Join us on Sunday April 16th from 1-5 p.m. for returning Prince Michel Favorite Chris Hanks! Chris performs a unique blend of rock, soul and country ...

Apr

20

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery - Happy Hour

THURSDAY,  April 20, 2023   3 PM – 5 PM Happy Hour Join us for Happy Hour every Thursday from 3-5 p.m. Enjoy 25% off Glasses of Wine, Slushies, and Flights as well as 25% off Cider Pints and Flights! Food is Served from 12-5 p.m.

Apr

20

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery

THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2023 AT 6 PM   Third Thursday Open Jam Join us for a fun night of music and camaraderie at our Third Thursday open jam night. Everyone is welcome, musicians and music enthusia...

Apr

21

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery

FRIDAY, APRIL 21, 2023 AT 6 PM    Ron Gentry Join us as Ron Gentry takes the stage at 6 pm. The Tasting and Tap Room Kitchen and Grill will be open with tasty treats. Enjoy Virginia wine or craft beer while relaxing after a long week.

Apr

21

Bald Top Brewery

FRIDAY, APRIL 21, 2023 AT 7 PM – 9 PM   Tower Blues Band - Live! Known for their covers of all the best blues and rock songs, the Tower Blues Band is not a band to miss! Come on out for a fun t...

Apr

21

DuCard Vineyards

FRIDAY AFTERNOON OUT W/ MUSIC BY GINA SOBEL   APRIL 21 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Grab a glass of your favorite DuCard wine and settle in for an AFTERNOON of entertainment! 2-5 PM    Normally our ...

Apr

22

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 2023 AT 11 AM – 4 PM   Spring Outdoor Expo Join us for a Spring Outdoor Expo on Saturday April 22nd from 11 a.m. -5 p.m.! Bring the whole family to experience and explore fu...

Apr

22

Graves Mtn. Farm & Lodges - Nature Walk

SATURDAY AT 11 AM – 12 PM   April 22, 2023    FREE Nature Walk Don't miss out on the FREE Nature Walk from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm.   Come and learn about plants, people, the past and the pres...

Apr

22

Madison Parks and Rec - Wool & Wine Festival

SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 2023 AT 12 PM – 5 PM Hoover Ridge Wool and Wine Festival 2023 Madison County Parks and Recreation Authority is hosting the sixth annual Wool and Wine Festival in Madison Co...

Apr

22

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery

SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 2023 AT 5 PM   A.P. Project A.P. Project joins us at the tasting and tap room with their melodic and fun mixture of Americana, country and classic rock. 629 Firehouse will be ...

Apr

22

Bald Top Brewery

SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 2023 AT 6 PM – 9 PM   Ted & Company With a blend of jazz, blues, metal, and funk, Ted & Company is a unique band with plenty of energy! Come on out!

Apr

22

DuCard Vineyards - Earth Day

EARTH DAY & MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS W/ TROY BRESLOW   APRIL 22 @ 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Join us at DuCard on Earth Day with special guests, Friends of the Rappahannock, whose mission is preser...

Apr

23

DuCard Vineyards

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS W/ THE MID LIFE CRISIS BAND    APRIL 23 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM If you love singing all the songs you know the words to you’ll love the Midlife Crisis Band! This acoustic ...

Apr

23

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

SUNDAY, APRIL 23, 2023 AT 12 PM – 4 PM   BBQ Pairing at Prince Michel! Join us for a pairing of all your favorite BBQ Classics on Sunday, April 23rd from 12-4 p.m.!   The cost is $35 per pers...

Apr

27

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery - Happy Hour

THURSDAY, April 27, 2023    3 PM – 5 PM Happy Hour Join us for Happy Hour every Thursday from 3-5 p.m. Enjoy 25% off Glasses of Wine, Slushies, and Flights as well as 25% off Cider Pints and Flights! Food is Served from 12-5 p.m.

Apr

28

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

FRIDAY AT 5 PM – 8 PM   Live Music by Bailey Hayes! Join us for live music by Bailey Hayes on Friday, April 30th from 5-8 p.m.! Check out Bailey's single, 'Balcony' on Spotify!  https://open....

Apr

28

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery

TOMORROW AT 6 PM – 9 PM    The Usual Suspects

Apr

28

Bald Top Brewery

FRIDAY AT 7 PM – 9 PM   Daniel Neihoff - Live! Hailing from Tennessee, Daniel Neihoff is known for his soulful spin on music ranging from modern pop to classic country! Don’t miss out on a fun night!

Apr

28

DuCard Vineyards

FRIDAY NIGHT OUT WITH MIKE PROFFITT    APRIL 28 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Join us for an evening of music on the patio and a toe tappin’ good time listening to the superb music of singer/songwrit...

Apr

29

Yoder's Country Market

Mark your calendars!   2023 BBQ dates  April 29,  June 17,  August 5, September 30

Apr

29

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

SATURDAY AT 1 PM – 4 PM   Live Music by Fork in the Road! Live Music on Saturday April 29th from 1-4 p.m. by Fork in the Road! Covering country and classic rock as well as some of their own ori...

Apr

29

Graves Mtn. Farm & Lodges - Nature Walk

SATURDAY AT 11 AM – 12 PM  April 29, 2023  FREE Nature Walk Don't miss out on the FREE Nature Walk from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm. Come and learn about plants, people, the past and the present a...

Apr

29

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery

SATURDAY AT 5 PM   The Chardonnays Join us as The Chardonnays take the stage with an entertaining mix of top hits from the 60's to present day. Over The Top Chef will be serving up delicious fare...

Apr

29

Bald Top Brewery

SATURDAY AT 6 PM – 9 PM    SoCo Loco - Live! With spectacular covers of Classic Country, Rock, Blues, Pop, and Americana, you can't miss out on SoCo Loco's performance!

Apr

29

DuCard Vineyards - Seafood Saturday

SEAFOOD SATURDAY AT DUCARD WITH OYSTERS, MORE OYSTERS, AND LIVE MUSIC!   APRIL 29 @ 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Oh yeah! Our spring Seafood Saturday at DuCard Vineyards is back! Nomini Bay Oyster Ranch...

Apr

30

DuCard Vineyards

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS W/ BRISK   APRIL 30 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Join us at the base of the Blue Ridge for Music On The Patio by Brisk. Brisk is a 90’s rock and alternative band based out of Fr...

Apr

30

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

SUNDAY AT 1 PM – 5 PM    Deja Vu Live! Live Music on Sunday April 30th from 1-5 p.m. by Deja Vu!   The Tap 29 Pub is open from 12-6 p.m. Check out the full menu here: https://www.princemichel.com/pub-grub

Apr

30

Bald Top Brewery - BALD TOP's LOVELY LADIES of LIGHT!

BALD TOP's LOVELY LADIES of LIGHT! Join Julie at Bald Top's Sister Property the Lightwell Center to MEET YOUR SPIRIT GUIDES!! Yep, that's right. Guides! This Sunday, April 30th – 1:00 – 4:15 pm a...