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April 2019

Girl Scout Day at Highland

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us on Saturday, April 27, 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. Participate in a historic…

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Annual Highland Sheep Shearing

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Highland’s annual sheep shearing will take place on Sunday, April 28 (rain or shine). At 2:00 p.m. Tom Stanley will demonstrate the New Zealand sheep shearing method at this educational, agricultural event. We will also have traditional wool carding and…

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May 2019

Virginia Folklife Apprenticeship Showcase

May 5 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us and Virginia Humanities on Sunday, May 5, 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…

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Highland Book Club: May Meeting

May 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us on Wednesday, May 8, from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m., for an evening of lively literary discussion at Highland, the home of President James Monroe. This event is FREE and open to the public. During the May meeting of…

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June 2019

Highland Book Club: June Meeting

June 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us on Wednesday, June 5, from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m., for an evening of lively literary discussion at Highland, the home of President James Monroe. This event is FREE and open to the public. During the June meeting of…

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July 2019

Independence Day Concert and Celebration

July 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

On July 4th, Highland will host the Heifetz International Music Institute for a free concert from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and free grounds access throughout the day. A classically-inspired ensemble from Heifetz will bring a uniquely innovative and expressive concert…

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Historic Tree Walk at Highland

July 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Join us on Friday July 5, from 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., for a summer tree walk with the Charlottesville Area Tree Stewards! Participants will learn more about Highland's trees during this free 90-minute walk at James Monroe’s historic property.…

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“On the Farm with Mr. Monroe” French and Spanish Enrichment Camp: July Session

July 15 @ 8:45 am - July 19 @ 3:15 pm

Highland, the home of President James Monroe, in a partnership with the Speak! Language Center and The Alliance Française Charlottesville, is excited to announce On the Farm with Mr. Monroe! This French and Spanish enrichment camp for children ages 4-10…

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Albemarle County Fair at Highland

July 25 @ 4:00 pm - July 27 @ 10:00 pm

The Albemarle County Fair is scheduled from Thursday, July 25 through Saturday, July 27 on the grounds of Highland. Fair hours will be 4 to 9 pm on Thursday, July 25, and 10am to 9pm on Friday and Saturday, July…

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August 2019

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

August 5 @ 8:45 am - August 9 @ 3:15 pm

Highland, the home of President James Monroe, in a partnership with the Speak! Language Center and The Alliance Française Charlottesville, is excited to announce On the Farm with Mr. Monroe! This French and Spanish enrichment camp for children ages 4-10…

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