event guide

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

December


Dec

1

Madison's Christmas Lights Parade IS ON

Temps are fine, so even if raining, parade is a go. Parade at 6pm, then head down to Beth Car for Live Nativity and cocoa and cookies afterwards. Please call us at 540-948-4455 for more info or ...

Dec

1

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery

Friday, December 1, 6-9pm Join us for an unforgettable evening as Lindsay Marie takes center stage for her debut performance! Warm up by the cozy fireplace and treat yourself to delicious Jackleg p...

Dec

2

Graves Mtn. Farm & Lodges - Breakfast with Santa, Dec. 2, 9 & 16

Breakfast Buffet with Santa at Graves Mountain Farm and Lodges Mornings and Breakfast Buffet with Santa - in the Graves Mountain Farm & Lodges Restaurant with fireplace going, and Santa ready f...

Dec

2

Merry Madison

Madison's two day shopping event is back this year!! Stay tuned for all of the businesses that will be participating!  Visit the participating businesses, show the ad or mention Merry Madison to be e...

Dec

2

Graves Mtn. Farm & Lodges - Class with Lou Messa

Join renowned landscape artist and mentor, Lou Messa, for an Acrylics of the Blue Ridge workshop!   December 2nd   10 AM - 3:30 PM Graves Mountain Lodge  205 Graves Mountain Lane, Syria, VA 2...

Dec

2

Graves Mtn. Farm & Lodges - December Lunch Buffet, 2nd, 9th & 16th

Visit the Farm Restaurant on Saturday, December 2nd and Sunday, December 3rd for our Holiday Lunch Buffet! Seatings available 12 - 2 PM $28.50 per person   Soft Beverage Included  Children ...

Dec

2

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery - Holiday Cookie Decorating Fun

December 2, 12 - 7pm Holiday Cookie Decorating Fun  Gather the kiddos for a festive afternoon of holiday cookie decorating!  Plus, get ready for a delicious surprise - the Cousins Maine Lobst...

Dec

2

DuCard Vineyards

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH DAVE GOODRICH DECEMBER 2 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Join us at DuCard Vineyards for live music from Dave Goodrich. This DC native singer/songwriter/producer, and performe...

Dec

3

DuCard Vineyards

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH HAZE AND DACEY DECEMBER 3 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Spend Sunday afternoon at DuCard! Come on over to the winery and enjoy the music of Haze and Dacey. This acoustic duo...

Dec

4

Merry Madison drawing for 3 prizes this week !

We are gathering entries and will do the drawings as soon as we can!!

Dec

6

Pete's Auction Service

Upcoming Auctions  Household and Collectibles - Wednesday, December 6th - 9:30 a.m. Annual New Year's Day  Monday, January 1st - 9:30 a.m.

Dec

7

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery - Happy Hour

THURSDAY,  December 7, 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.

Dec

8

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery

Live Music - Mike Profitt    December 8th    6 pm Mike Profitt is BACK for an unforgettable evening of live music!  Cozy up by the fire and elevate your experience with the mouthwatering flavors of Jack Leg's wood-fired pizzas! 

Dec

9

DuCard Vineyards

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH MIKE PROFFITT DECEMBER 9 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Join us for a toe tappin’ good time listening to the superb music of singer/songwriter Mike Proffitt. His mixture o...

Dec

9

Graves Mtn. Farm & Lodges - Breakfast with Santa, Dec. 9 & 16

Breakfast Buffet with Santa at Graves Mountain Farm and Lodges Mornings and Breakfast Buffet with Santa - in the Graves Mountain Farm & Lodges Restaurant with fireplace going, and Santa ready f...

Dec

9

S'mores with Santa at Hoover Ridge

S'mores with Santa Holiday Light Show Spectacular   Saturday, December 9, 5:00-7:30pm, Hoover Ridge Park We are excited to host our annual S'mores with Santa holiday favorite! Enjoy a special vis...

Dec

10

DuCard Vineyards

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS W/ AN LAR DECEMBER 10 @ 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...

Dec

14

Bald Top Brewery - This Weekend Events

  Prepare for an EPIC weekend at Bald Top! Join us for Trivia Night this Thursday at 6:30PM hosted by Daniel – it's a night of brainy fun, tasty beers, and mouthwatering artisanal pi...

Dec

14

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery - Happy Hour

THURSDAY,  December 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.

Dec

15

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery

Live Music - Meisha Herron   December 15th   6 pm  Get ready for an enchanting night with Meisha Herron!  Join us as she graces the stage with soulful melodies that will leave you captivated...

Dec

16

DuCard Vineyards

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS W/ JIMMY O   DECEMBER 16 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Come on out and relax with us on Saturday afternoon while listening to the music of Jimmy O. He is an amazing guitarist with...

Dec

16

Madison Vines - Dinner With Santa

Get ready for a magical evening with Santa! Join us at Madison Vines for a special dinner with Santa himself. Enjoy a homecooked meal, Christmas story reading and pictures with Santa and his Chris...

Dec

16

Graves Mtn. Farm & Lodges - Nature Walk

SATURDAY AT 11 AM – 12 PM   December 16, 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...

Dec

16

Graves Mtn. Farm & Lodges - Breakfast with Santa, Dec. 16

Breakfast Buffet with Santa at Graves Mountain Farm and Lodges Mornings and Breakfast Buffet with Santa - in the Graves Mountain Farm & Lodges Restaurant with fireplace going, and Santa ready f...

Dec

16

Revalation Vineyards & Winery - Yoga in the Vineyard

Yoga @ the Vineyard will be extended throughout the winter! Join us Saturday, December 16th from 10:30am – 11:30am for an all-levels vinyasa class led by instructor Briana!   Please bring a yog...

Dec

17

DuCard Vineyards

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH PAT ANDERSON DECEMBER 17 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Cozy up at DuCard for music by Pat Anderson – an Oklahoma-born, Virginia-raised singer-songwriter . Pat’s a ro...

Dec

21

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery - Happy Hour

THURSDAY, December 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.

Dec

22

DuCard Vineyards

WORLD PREMIER AND HOLIDAY CONCERT WITH MUSIC BY MO AND MARY DECEMBER 22 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM It’s the World Premier of the DuCard Vineyards’ theme song and the accompanying video, written a...

Dec

23

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery

Live Music - Kiaya Abernathy   December 23rd   6 pm Join us for the grand finale of live music in 2023!  Experience the magic as Kiaya Abernathy takes the stage for an unforgettable evening o...

Dec

23

DuCard Vineyards

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH BLAKE ESSE DECEMBER 23 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Need a break from the holiday hustle and bustle? Join us for a special Saturday afternoon of Music in the Mountains as we...

Dec

24

DuCard Vineyards - Christmas Hours

CLOSED DECEMBER 24 -25, 2023 DECEMBER 24 @ 12:00 PM - DECEMBER 25 @ 6:00 PM

Dec

28

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery - Happy Hour

THURSDAY,  December 28, 2023    3 PM – 5 Pm Happy Hour every Thursday! Now includes beer!      

Dec

30

DuCard Vineyards

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS W/ KEN MATTHEWS DECEMBER 30 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sit by the window and soak in the views of the vines, Popham Run, and the foothills of the Blue Ridge. Then grab a glass ...

Dec

31

Bald Top Brewery - New Years Party

Elevate your New Year's Eve at Bald Top with DJ PAID CASH! Join us on December 31st for an epic night featuring not only the hottest beats but also an array of delights: party snacks, free raf...

Dec

31

DuCard Vineyards

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS BY STAN HAMRICK DECEMBER 31 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Head on over to DuCard on Sunday afternoon and bask in the Blue Ridge while enjoying music from Stan Hamrick. This amazi...

Dec

31

Graves Mtn. Farm & Lodges - New Years Eve & New Years Day

Sunday, December 31, 2023 Ring in the New Year 2024 at Graves Mountain Farm and Lodges with Smokin' Trout performing 8:00 pm - 12:00 midnight!!!! New Year's Eve Dinner served 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm. ...