Selected Community Events
2012 Summer Games at Keswick Vineyards
Aug 4, 2012 12pm-4pm
Come celebrate the opening of the 2012 Olympic Games with Keswick Vineyards! In the spirit of friendly competition, we will set up a series of lawn games in the courtyard. Two person teams can sign up to compete in Badminton, Bocce Ball, Cornhole, and Ladder Ball. Show off your skills and win some great prizes!
Bocce Ball 12-1
Ladder Ball 1-2
Local Food and Wine Showcase
Jun 30, 2012 11am-1pm
Keswick Vineyards is teaming up with Horse and Buggy Produce on June 30th to showcase the best of central Virginia's local food and wine. Join winemaker Stephen Barnard and Brett Wilson, founder of Horse and Buggy Produce, for an in-depth discussion on the benefits of eating locally-grown food. Learn how Horse & Buggy Produce can help you save time, money, and the planet - not to mention supporting our great local community - with deliveries of fresh, local fruits, vegetables, and meats directly to your door. Simply-prepared food provided by Horse and Buggy paired with your favorite award-winning Keswick Vineyards wines round out this go local experience!
There will be 2 sessions on June 30th, 11am and 1pm at Keswick Vineyards. Each session has limited space, so make your reservations early by contacting us at (434) 244-3341 x105 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Cost is $12 for wine club members and $15 for non-members.
If it grows together, it goes together
QuickDraw Art Challenge
Jun 30, 2012 1-6pm
The Prince Michel Winery
Artists create art in 60 minutes that will be auctioned at live auction. demonstration artists will participate in their studios plying their craft where silent auction pieces are available to bid on. there will be entertainment by The Braeded Chord, Prince Michel wines and a tantalizing hors d'ouevres buffet. Tickets are $25 in advance at www.friendsofsafe.com through PayPal or at the door. Cash, check (made payable to SAFE) or credit cards accepted. Children 12 and under free; over 12 $10. All proceeds benefit SAFE (Services to Abused Families, Inc.
MADArts 540-948-3300, madartsx@gmail,com
or Kathryn Morris 540-948-6174
WINE, Wings & Wheels Fall Wine & Beer Festival
Oct 22, 2011 11am-5pm
Oct 23, 2011 11am-5pm
Booster Park, 19046 Constitution Hwy, Orange VA
Wine & Beer Tasting, Vintage Airplanes & Cars, Childrens Activities, Cooking with Wine, Great Food & Easy Listening Music
Words and Wine
Sep 10, 2011 6pm - 10pm
Prince Michel Winery Madison, VA
Services to Abused Families, known as SAFE, serving Culpeper, Madison, Rappahannock, Fauquier and Orange Counties, is having a fundraiser September 10, 2011, at Prince Michel Winery in Madison County. This is the second year for Words and Wine and will continue with 10 authors from the Central Virginia area ready to speak to our guests and sign their books. Both silent and live auctions will enliven the music and food for this fine event. Make reservations or purchase tickets at our website, www.friendsofsafe.com, or contact Kathryn Morris by calling (540) 948-6174 or, email her at email@example.com.
Wings Over Wine Country
Oct 1, 2011 1pm - 5pm
Visit Mountfair Vineyards on Saturday, October 1st to learn about the Wildlife Center of Virginia while sipping on our award-winning reds & enjoying the spectacular mountain vistas. You'll have the chance to meet, photograph, and learn about theses feathered ambassadors that will be joining us for the day! Don't miss this opportunity to support this wonderful wildlife program!
Wine Festival at Monticello
May 14, 2011 6pm - 9pm
Monticell - West Lawn
The Wine Festival at Monticello brings to life the story of Jefferson and wine. Join us for an unforgettable evening and a one-of-a-kind blend of the burgeoning Virginia wine culture and the unsurpassed beauty of Monticello’s West Lawn.
Begin your experience with a wine tasting and a sunset tour of Monticello. Taste from 14 Virginia wineries. Enjoy the splendor of spring, taste Virginia’s best selection of wines and stroll through the restored vineyards by twilight. Meet Thomas Jefferson, portrayed by Bill Barker, and Gabriele Rausse, the “Father of Virginia Wine,” as they discuss their passion for fine wine.
Tickets are $55. Purchase tickets online at www.monticello.org/winefestival. To reserve a table call Kerry Hannon at 434.984.9826. Reservations recommended.
To reserve a table call Kerry Hannon at 434.984.9826