Events

 

“The Life & Times of James Monroe” Lecture Series

James Monroe’s Highland has partnered with historian Rick Britton, the James Monroe Museum, and the Senior Center of Charlottesville to organize “The Life & Times of James Monroe” Lecture Series. This class will explore the life of this patriotic Virginian and former resident of Albemarle County…

 

 

 


“On the Farm with Mr. Monroe” French and Spanish Immersion Camp: June Session

Highland, the home of President James Monroe, in a partnership with the Speak! Language Center the Alliance Française of Charlottesville, and the International School of Charlottesville, is excited to announce On the Farm with Mr. Monroe! This French and Spanish immersion camp for children ages 4-10 will be held Monday through Friday, June 12-16, and Monday through Friday, June 19-23, from 8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m...

 

 


Tuesday Tunes with Darrell Rose and Friends

Purchase tickets now for Tuesday Tunes with Darrell Rose and Friends on June 27, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.! James Monroe’s Highland, in partnership with The Front Porch, will host the 3rd annual Tuesday Tunes, a five-part series of sunset concerts at the home of President James Monroe…

 

 

 


Drop Spindle Class

On Monday, July 3, from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon, Highland will host a drop spindle class. Led by crafter Russell Hubert, participants will learn how to spin wool using the traditional drop spindle method. Wool used during the drop spindle class will be provided by Highland from our flock of Dorset sheep…

 

 

 


July 4th Celebration

SAVE THE DATE! On Tuesday, July 4, James Monroe Highland will celebrate Independence Day with a patriotic performance from the Heifetz International Music Institute! This event is FREE and open to the public…

 

 

 


“On the Farm with Mr. Monroe” Spanish Immersion Camp: July Session

Highland, the home of President James Monroe, in a partnership with the Speak! Language Center the Alliance Française of Charlottesville, and the International School of Charlottesville, is excited to announce On the Farm with Mr. Monroe! This Spanish immersion camp for children ages 4-10 will be held Monday through Friday, July 10-14, and Monday through Friday, July 17-21, from 8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m...

 

 


Tuesday Tunes with Lua

Purchase tickets now for Tuesday Tunes with Lua on July 18, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.! James Monroe’s Highland, in partnership with The Front Porch, will host the 3rd annual Tuesday Tunes, a five-part series of sunset concerts at the home of President James Monroe…

 

 

 


Albemarle County Fair

Save the date for the Albemarle County Fair, to be held on August 3, 4, and 5!..

 

 

 

 


“On the Farm with Mr. Monroe” French and Spanish Immersion Camp: August Session

Highland, the home of President James Monroe, in a partnership with the Speak! Language Center the Alliance Française of Charlottesville, and the International School of Charlottesville, is excited to announce On the Farm with Mr. Monroe! This week-long French and Spanish immersion camp for children ages 4-10 will be held Monday through Friday, August 7-11, from 8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m...

 

 


Tuesday Tunes with Gallatin Canyon

Purchase tickets now for Tuesday Tunes with Gallatin Canyon on August 8, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.! James Monroe’s Highland, in partnership with The Front Porch, will host the 3rd annual Tuesday Tunes, a five-part series of sunset concerts at the home of President James Monroe…

 

 

 


American Girl Tea with Elizabeth Monroe

Join us on Saturday, August 26, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, for the American Girl Tea with Elizabeth Monroe. Bring your American Girl doll and a picnic blanket to enjoy craft activities, American Girl trivia, and tea and refreshments with Elizabeth Monroe

 

 

 


Tuesday Tunes with Bud’s Collective

Purchase tickets now for Tuesday Tunes with Bud’s Collective on September 5, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.! James Monroe’s Highland, in partnership with The Front Porch, will host the 3rd annual Tuesday Tunes, a five-part series of sunset concerts at the home of President James Monroe…

 

 

 


Home Educator Day at the Home of the Last Founding Father

On Monday, November 6, 2017, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., James Monroe’s Highland will host a Home Educator Day. Come enjoy additional activities and demonstrations specially geared for home educator families. We invite you to take a guided tour, bring a picnic and spend the day at the home of our nation’s 5th president!