event guide

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

September


Sep

1

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

FRIDAY AT 5 PM – 8 PM  Live Music by Bobby G. & The Heavies! Live Music by Bobby G and the Heavies on Friday September 1st from 5-8 p.m.!! Performing the best collection in blues, southern so...

Sep

1

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Brewery

FRIDAY AT 6 PM – 9 PM  Ron Gentry       Join us as Ron Gentry takes the stage at 6 pm. The Tasting and Tap Room Kitchen will be open with tasty treats. Enjoy Virginia wine, cider and craft beer while relaxing after a long week.

Sep

1

DuCard Vineyard - Sipping for Saplings Tree Giveaway (All Month of September)

SIPPING FOR SAPLINGS  SEPTEMBER 1 Buy Wine, Plant a Tree. It’s our continuing program at DuCard – consistent with our environmental commitment and leadership. Trees help with global warming...

Sep

1

DuCard Vineyard - FIRST FRIDAYS GRILLIN’ & CHILLIN’ 

FIRST FRIDAYS GRILLIN’ & CHILLIN’      SEPTEMBER 1 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Join local friends for a late summertime cookout! Pick your favorite DuCard wine to enjoy with the great musical ...

Sep

1

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery - Food Drive

SEP 1 AT 11 AM – SEP 4 AT 8 PM   Food Drive to benefit Local Area Food Banks! Friday September 1st is National Food Bank Day and we are hosting a Food Drive! It's a Five for Five Deal! Bring in F...

Sep

2

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

SATURDAY AT 1 PM – 4 PM  Live Music by Midlife Crisis! Midlife Crisis Band is here on Saturday Sept. 2nd from 1-4 p.m. Playing all your favorite classic hits and more! The Pub is open from 12- 8 ...

Sep

2

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Brewery

SATURDAY AT 5 PM – 8 PM  Smokin' Trout Smokin' Trout joins us for a fun evening of toe tapping bluegrass tunes. Jackleg Roaming Kitchen will be serving roast pig and creative sides to pair with Virginia wine, cider and sangria.

Sep

2

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

SATURDAY AT 5 PM – 8 PM  The Unsuitables at Prince Michel! On Saturday September 2nd from 5-8 p.m. The Unsuitables are here and playing your favorite R&B and Motown hits! We're ready for a go...

Sep

2

Bald Top Brewery

Get ready for an exciting weekend at Bald Top! Join us for a day of excitement and fun at Bald Top on September 2nd! Enjoy live music featuring the Eli Cook Band (2 - 5pm) and Who Shot John (6 - 9pm...

Sep

2

Graves Mnt. Farm & Lodges - Nature Walk

SATURDAY AT 11 AM – 12 PM   September 2, 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 ...

Sep

2

DuCard Vineyard - MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH TROPICAL ATTITUDES  SEPTEMBER 2 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Spend a late summer afternoon in the foothills of the mountains at DuCard Vineyards with some cool wines, mountain ...

Sep

2

Taste of the Mountains Main Street Festival

If it is Labor Day weekend, it is time for Taste of the Mountains Main Street Festival in Madison! September 2, 2023!! Arts, crafts, food, fun, magic,  beer, wine music and more! Free admission an...

Sep

3

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Brewery

SUNDAY AT 2 PM – 5 PM   Kiaya Abernathy Rappahannock county native Kiaya Abernathy takes the stage with her entertaining and signature blend of folk/Americana music. Jackleg Pizza will be onsite ...

Sep

3

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

SUNDAY AT 1 PM – 5 PM   Matt Johnson Live! Matt Johnson is a local favorite. He started performing at a young age around the Shenandoah Valley in various productions and has been entertaining the...

Sep

3

DuCard Vineyard - MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS: THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS: THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK  SEPTEMBER 3 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Spend this unofficial end of summer afternoon drinking your favorite DuCard wine and listening to our special ...

Sep

4

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery - Labor Day & Trivia Night

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2023 AT 1 PM – 5 PM   Labor Day Live Music at Prince Michel! Join us on Monday September 4th from 1-5 p.m. for live music by Daniel Kepel! The Tap 29 Pub will be open from 12...

Sep

4

DuCard Vineyard - LABOR DAY MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS W/ JIMMY O  

LABOR DAY MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS W/ JIMMY O  SEPTEMBER 4 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Wind up the summer season by relaxing with us on Labor Day at DuCard and listening to the music of Jimmy O. He is an ...

Sep

6

Pete's Auction Service

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

Sep

7

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery - Happy Hour

THURSDAY, September 7, 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.

Sep

7

Bald Top Brewery - This Weekend Events

Get ready for an exciting weekend at Bald Top! Another unforgettable weekend awaits you at Bald Top! Get ready for non-stop fun and entertainment that'll have you counting down the days! Here's ...

Sep

8

DuCard Vineyards

FRIDAY NIGHT OUT WITH PAT ANDERSON  SEPTEMBER 8 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Wind down your work week and kick off your weekend with an evening at DuCard! Join us for music by Pat Anderson – an Okla...

Sep

8

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery

Friday, 6pm  Alex Robert Parez Join us as Alex Robert Parez takes the stage. The Tasting and Tap Room Kitchen will be open with snacks, sandwiches, flatbreads and more to pair with delicious craft beer, Virginia wine and cider.

Sep

9

DuCard Vineyards

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH JOHN KELLY  SEPTEMBER 9 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Join us at DuCard Vineyards for some contemporary rock and classic tunes by local singer/songwriter John Kelly. You don�...

Sep

9

DuCard Vineyards

SECOND SATURDAY MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH SMOKIN’ TROUT  SEPTEMBER 9 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Join us in the mountains Saturday evening to enjoy the lively Celtic music of the local band Smokin�...

Sep

9

Graves Mtn. Farm & Lodges - Soapmaking Workshop

SATURDAY, September 9, 2023 AT 1 PM – 3 PM   Soapmaking Workshop - Jennifer Harris of Cornerstone Lavender Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of soapmaking with Jennifer Harris of Cornerstone Lavender! L...

Sep

9

Graves Mtn. Farm & Lodges - Nature Walk

SATURDAY AT 11 AM – 12 PM   September 9, 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...

Sep

9

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

Sat, Sep 09 | Prince Michel Vineyard & Winery   Meisha Herron Live! Live music by Meisha Herron on Saturday September 9th from 1-4 p.m.  

Sep

9

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

Sat, Sep 09 | Prince Michel Vineyard & Winery   Steel Peach Live! Live Music by Steel Peach on Saturday September 9th from 5-8 p.m.

Sep

9

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery

Saturday, 5pm  The Big Gavel Band Join us as The Big Gavel Band takes the stage with rockin' tunes. Hidden Acres Farm Kitchen will be onsite with delicious meals to pair with refreshing Virginia wine, cider and craft beer.

Sep

10

DuCard Vineyards - WINE EDUCATION & EXPLORATION –  CABERNET FRANC

WINE EDUCATION & EXPLORATION –  CABERNET FRANC    SEPTEMBER 10 $69 How much do you know about Virginia’s signature black grape?  Cabernet Franc thrives in Virginia to produce stellar ...

Sep

10

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

Sun, Sep 10 | Prince Michel Vineyard & Winery   Fork in the Road Live! Fork in the road live on Sunday September 10th from  1-5 p.m. 

Sep

10

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery - Bluegrass open Jam

Sunday, 2pm Bluegrass Open Jam Join us for an afternoon of bluegrass the second Sunday of every month. It's an open jam and all musicians and bluegrass enthusiasts are invited to play music, sing ...

Sep

11

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery - Trivia Night

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

Sep

14

Bald Top Brewery - This Weekend Events

Thursday: Test your knowledge at Trivia Night, starting at 6:30PM! Grab your friends and join the fun! Friday: Don't miss the Tower Blues Band, known for their epic blues and rock covers! The mus...

Sep

14

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery - Happy Hour

THURSDAY, September 14, 2023   4 PM – 6 PM Happy Hour Join us for Happy Hour every Thursday from 4-6 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.

Sep

15

Revalation Vineyards - Book Club @ The Vineyard

This week's Book Club @ the Vineyard will feature a lively discussion of "The Violin Conspiracy" Written by Brendan Slocumb. "The riveting story of a young Black musician who discovers that his old...

Sep

15

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

Join us for live music by Jimmy O on Friday,  September 15th from 5-8 p.m.

Sep

15

DuCard Vineyards

FRIDAY NIGHT OUT WITH THE LOCAL VOCALS   SEPTEMBER 15 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Enjoy an evening out and welcome in the weekend with the music of the Local Vocals. They offer up their toe tappin’...

Sep

16

DuCard Vineyards

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS BY SCUFFLETOWN    SEPTEMBER 16 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Come out and join us this Saturday for the rollicking live music by Scuffletown! Your favorite wine is available for ...

Sep

16

Graves Mtn. Farm & Lodges - Music on the porch

Saturday Night Music at the Main Lodge   7 - 9 pm Live Music at the Main Lodge by our talented local musicians.   FREE Event! All are WELCOME!! Relax and enjoy the music and scenery.

Sep

16

Graves Mtn. Farm & Lodges - Wreath Making

SUNDAY, September 16, 2023 AT 1 PM – 4 PM   Wreath Making Workshop - Sandra Kechter Making Decorative Wreaths - with Mesh, Grapevine and Burlap Plus Imagination!   Sandra Kechter    1- 4 PM�...

Sep

16

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery - Crab & Shrimp Fest

Saturday, Sept. 16 12pm Join us for our annual Crab and Shrimp Fest, with food provided by Captain Corbin's. Live New Orleans Jazz by Zuzu's Hot 5 from 5-8pm.

Sep

16

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

Join us for live music by Kat & The Travelers on Saturday September 16th from 1-4 p.m.

Sep

17

DuCard Vineyards

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS W/ JOHN KELLY   SEPTEMBER 17 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Spend Sunday afternoon on the patio at DuCard Vineyards for some contemporary rock by local singer/songwriter John Kelly...

Sep

17

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

Join us for live music by Mercy Trail on Sunday September 17th from 1-5 p.m.

Sep

18

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery - Trivia Night

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

Sep

21

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery - Happy Hour

THURSDAY, September 21, 2023   4 PM – 6 PM Happy Hour Join us for Happy Hour every Thursday from 4-6 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.

Sep

22

DuCard Vineyards

FRIDAY NIGHT OUT W/ RON GENTRY   SEPTEMBER 22 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 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 Choir....

Sep

22

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

Adrian Duke, Sept. 22  5-8pm

Sep

23

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

Saturday, September 23rd  5-8 pm  Elements of Kindred

Sep

23

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery

September 23rd - 5pm   Way 2 Longs Get ready to rock and roll with The Way 2 Longs!  They're back at The Tasting and Tap Room, serving up their amazing blend of blues and rock.  And the culin...

Sep

23

Graves Mtn. Farm & Lodges - Nature Walk

SATURDAY AT 11 AM – 12 PM   September 23, 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...

Sep

23

Pete's Auction Service - Sportsman Sale

Sportsman Sale September 23, 2023 Saturday, September 23rd starting @ 9:30AM. Preview is Friday September 22nd from 10-6PM. This is a simulcast sale for the Vehicles ONLY eve, Guns, Kayaks, and equip...

Sep

23

DuCard Vineyards - Fall Seafood

FALL SEAFOOD SATURDAY AT DUCARD WITH OYSTERS, MORE OYSTERS, AND LIVE MUSIC!   SEPTEMBER 23 @ 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Oh yeah! Our fall Seafood Saturday at DuCard Vineyards is back! Nomini Bay Oyste...

Sep

23

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery - Fashion Show

September 23rd  1pm   Fashion Show

Sep

24

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

Sunday, September 24th  1-5 pm  Swansong

Sep

25

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery - Trivia Night

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

Sep

28

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery - Happy Hour

THURSDAY,  September 28, 2023   4 PM – 6 PM Happy Hour Join us for Happy Hour every Thursday from 4-6 p.m. Enjoy 25% off Glasses of Wine, Slushies, and Flights as well as 25% off Cider Pi...

Sep

29

DuCard Vineyards

Friday Night out with music by Mattie Fuller   SEPTEMBER 29 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Wind down the work week and join us at DuCard to listen to local favorite Mattie Fuller. He brings a fun mix of c...

Sep

29

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

Join us for live music by The Big Gavel Band on Friday September 29th from 5-8 p.m.

Sep

30

DuCard Vineyards

Music in the Mountains with Mike Proffitt    SEPTEMBER 30 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Join us Saturday afternoon for the superb music of singer/songwriter Mike Proffitt. His mixture of original and ...

Sep

30

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

Join us for live music by The Mike Lucci Band on Saturday September 30th from 1-4 p.m.

Sep

30

Yoder's Country Market - BBQ Event

Mark your calendars!  2023 Last BBQ  September 30  9am - 4pm