event guide

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

April

May

Apr

1

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery - Trivia Night

Always a fun time! Our kitchen opens at 12 noon and closes one hour before the close of the winery. Check out the full menu here: : https://www.princemichel.com/tap-29-brewery-and-pub

Apr

3

Pete's Auction Service

Antiques, Household and Collectibles Auction  -  Wednesday, April 3rd at 9:30 a.m. Preview: Tuesday 4/2 - 10 to 6

Apr

4

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery - Thirsty Thursdays

Join us for Thirsty Thursdays and enjoy 20% off on bottles of our exquisite estate-grown Chardonnay!  Kickstart your weekend early with the perfect pour. Cheers to great times!   5-8 PM

Apr

5

Revalation Vineyards & Winery - Literacy Council Benefit

April 5th (5:30pm – 7:30pm): Book World meets Wine World – “Driving Home Naked” by  Melinda McCall. A benefit for the Literacy Council of Madison County.

Apr

5

Small Business Program

The Backing Small Businesses program supports economically vulnerable and under-resourced small businesses with community reach and/or cultural significance. In its first year, the program awarded $1...

Apr

5

Madison County Lions - 2024 Madison Lions Award

For immediate release: April 16 DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS FOR LIONS’ 2024 “MADISON AWARD” The Madison County Lions Club is seeking nominations for its 2024 “Madison Award” for outstanding c...

Apr

5

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

The Big Gavel Band   April 5th 5-8 Playing all your favorites, from country to classic rock! Our kitchen opens at 12 noon and closes one hour before the close of the winery. Check out the full men...

Apr

6

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

Brian Franke  April 6th 1-4 pm Playing solo, his music career as FarAway has been versatile and expansive. After the release of their debut EP in 2013, they went on to open for nationally touring a...

Apr

6

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery

Saturday - April 6  5-8pm   Get ready for an amazing night of live music!  Mercy Trail will rock the stage with their fantastic mix of your all-time favorite tunes. Our Tasting and Tap Room Ki...

Apr

6

DuCard Vineyards

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS W/ "Acoustic" Aubrey    April 6th @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Join us on the first Saturday in April for Music in the Mountains from “Acoustic” Aubrey. Aubrey plays venues ...

Apr

6

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

Jodie Davis   Saturday, 6th 5-8 pm Jodie has a passion for music with a diverse repertoire ranging from classic rock and pop to folk. Our kitchen opens at 12 noon and closes one hour before the cl...

Apr

6

Graves Mtn. Farm & Lodges - Nature Walk

Don't miss out on the FREE Nature Walk from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm.    Saturday, April 6th Come and learn about plants, people, the past and the present at Graves Mountain Farm and Lodges! J...

Apr

6

Graves Mtn. Farm & Lodges - Heritage Day

Heritage Day   Saturday, April 6th 8AM - 3PM A fun-filled day with fishing, activities and education. The Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Trout Unlimited and Graves Mountain Lodge have exp...

Apr

6

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery - Spring Garden Event

Spring into the season at Prince Michel Vineyard & Winery's Spring Garden Event! On Saturday, April 6th, from 11 am to 4 pm, we invite you to revel in the beauty of spring with us. Discover th...

Apr

7

DuCard Vineyards

Music in the Mountains with Otra Vez    April 7th @ 2:00 PM - 5 PM We are excited to welcome back Otra Vez (Tango Project) featuring Matty Metcalfe (digital accordion/bass), Miles Pearce (gui...

Apr

7

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery - Sunday Brunch

Sunday, April 7th 11am - 3pm Dive into the ultimate Sunday experience at the Tasting and Tap Room!  Sip on our divine Sunday Sangria and savor a scrumptious menu featuring Dutch Baby Apple Pancak...

Apr

7

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

Sharif is Live   Sunday, April 7th 1:30-4:30 Sharif has made quite a name for himself on the touring front, vacillating from playing intimate solo acoustic shows of his original material to belting...

Apr

11

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery - Thirsty Thursdays

Join us for Thirsty Thursdays and enjoy 20% off on bottles of our exquisite estate-grown Chardonnay!  Kickstart your weekend early with the perfect pour. Cheers to great times!   5-8 PM

Apr

11

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery - Happy Hour

THURSDAY,  April 11th, 2024  3 PM – 5 PM  Happy Hour Happy Hour every Thursday! Now includes beer!

Apr

12

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

D.J. "Billy Blue Eyes"   April 12th 5-8 Get ready to groove like it's the 80s all over again! Dust off your leg warmers, tease up your hair, and break out the neon because it's 80's night!!�...

Apr

13

DuCard Vineyards

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS W/ John Kelly April 13th @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Join us on this spring Saturday afternoon at DuCard Vineyards for some contemporary rock by local singer/songwriter John K...

Apr

13

Graves Mtn. Farm & Lodges - Nature Walk

Don't miss out on the FREE Nature Walk from  11:00 am - 12:00 pm. Saturday, April 13th   Come and learn about plants, people, the past and the present at Graves Mountain Farm and Lodges!  Join...

Apr

13

Revalation Vineyards & Winery - Arts & Vines

April 13 th (12pm-6pm): Arts & Vines - Vendor Market – Support local artisans by shopping small at our Arts & Vines Vendor Market. Vendors for this month’s market are: Jason Goldman, Kimb...

Apr

13

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

Elements of Kindred   April 13th 1-4 pm High energy, acoustic duo performing an eclectic mix of your favorite songs.   Our kitchen opens at 12 noon and closes one hour before the close of ...

Apr

13

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

Steel Peach   Saturday, 13th 5-8 pm Always a crowd pleaser, playing Country, Rock, Alternative and Current music!   Our kitchen opens at 12 noon and closes one hour before the close of the ...

Apr

13

MAD Arts - Landscape Painting with Lou Messa

Landscape Painting Workshop with Lou Messa     Saturday, April 13th 10am-4pm Learn landscape painting techniques from professional artist Lou Messa of Madison, VA. Lou will supply the board on w...

Apr

13

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery

Saturday - April 13    12-8pm   Get ready to welcome spring in style at our Annual Spring BBQ! Join us, for a sizzling good time as Smok Shak fires up the smoker with mouthwatering delight...

Apr

14

Blue Quartz Winery & Shotwell Run Brewery - Sunday Brunch

Sunday, April 14th     11am - 3pm Dive into the ultimate Sunday experience at the Tasting and Tap Room!  Sip on our divine Sunday Sangria and savor a scrumptious menu featuring Dutch Baby Appl...

Apr

14

DuCard Vineyards

Music in the Mountains with The Buzz Bees    April 14th @ 2:00 PM - 5 PM Join us Sunday afternoon at DuCard for live music from the Buzz Bees. This band is one groovy, pop-rock and blues/coun...

Apr

14

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery

Chris Hanks is Live   Sunday, April 14th 1:30-4:30 Playing a unique blend of rock, soul, and country.    Our kitchen opens at 12 noon and closes one hour before the close of the winery. Ch...

Apr

15

Prince Michel & Tap 29 Brewery - Trivia Night

Always a fun time!   Our kitchen opens at 12 noon and closes one hour before the close of the winery. Check out the full menu here: : https://www.princemichel.com/tap-29-brewery-and-pub

Apr

17

Pete's Auction Service

Preview - Tuesday, April 16th   10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Household & Collectibles Auction - Wednesday, April 17th   9:30 a.m. Visit our website:

Apr

18

Revalation Vineyards & Winery - Sip & Learn

April 18 th (5:30pm-7:30pm) – Sip & Learn – Secret Charlottesville: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure by Marijean Oldham.

Apr

20

Early Mountain Vineyards

Taste of Virginia: An Evening with Virginia's Best Dive into the essence of Virginia's celebrated wine heritage with Taste of Virginia, an exclusive event that brings together the finest offerings...

Apr

20

Hoover Ridge Wool & Wine Festival

Hoover Ridge Wool & Wine Festival Madison County Parks and Recreation Authority is hosting the sixth annual Wool and Wine Festival and Sheepdog Trials in Madison County on Saturday, April 20, 20...

Apr

20

Yoder's Country Market - Petting Zoo Wagon Rides & more

Petting Zoo Wagon rides & Kids Cuddling   Saturday, April 20th 11am - 3pm Great family event 11-3! Wagon rides through the pasture with the animals and baby animals to hold and play with, one f...

Apr

25

Revalation Vineyards & Winery - Book Launch

April 25 th (5:30pm-7:30pm): Book Launch @ the Vineyard – Staying Alive by Susie McKenna  

Apr

26

Revalation Vineyards - Book Club @ The Vineyard

April 26 th (6pm-8pm): Book Club @ the Vineyard – Finding Me by Viola Davis

Apr

27

Yoder's Country Market - Chicken & Pork BBQ

Barbecued chicken quarters and pork barbecue sandwiches served with our made-in-house dinner rolls (chicken) or buns (pork), and our made-from-scratch potato salad or coleslaw and baked beans. Meals are served outside in our pavilion.

Apr

27

Revalation Vineyards & Winery - En Plein Air – Artist Creation Day

April 27 th : En Plein Air – Artist Creation Day – Artists are invited to create art in open air on our property from dawn to dusk. Only artist who wish to participate are required to purchases ti...