Events

 

Monroe Autobiography Launch

Join us on Wednesday, April 12, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., as Highland celebrates the re-publication of The Autobiography of James Monroe by Syracuse University Press…

 

 

 


Sheep Shearing

Highland’s annual sheep shearing will take place on Saturday, April 22 from 11 a.m. to 12:00 noon, with additional activities to follow. Tom Stanley will demonstrate the New Zealand sheep shearing method at this educational, agricultural event…

 

 

 


Tuesday Tunes with Virginia Element

Purchase tickets now for Tuesday Tunes with Virginia Element on April 25, 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…

 

 

 


Lunch with James Monroe

In honor of James Monroe’s 259th birthday, join us on Friday April 28, 2017 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. for lunch with James Monroe. James Monroe reenactor Dennis Bigelow will share first person accounts from Monroe’s life and answer audience questions…

 

 

 


Girl Scout Day

Join us on Saturday, April 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, for Girl Scout Day at James Monroe’s Highland! Experience arts and crafts outdoors at the home of the Fifth President of the United States…

 

 

 


Virginia Folklife Apprenticeship Showcase

Join us on Sunday, May 7, from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m., for the Virginia Folklife Apprenticeship Showcase. Virginia’s folk masters and their apprentices will be here at Highland for a celebration of traditional music, food, and crafts…

 

 

 


Tuesday Tunes with The Onlies & Vivian Leva

Purchase tickets now for Tuesday Tunes with The Onlies & Vivian Leva on May 23, 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…

 

 

 


“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 two week 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…

 

 

 


“On the Farm with Mr. Monroe” French and 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 two week French and 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…

 

 

 


Tuesday Tunes with Bud’s Collective

Purchase tickets now for Tuesday Tunes with Bud’s Collective on September 12, 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…