Virginia Festival of the Book, The Poetic Justice: A Memoir

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Highland, in partnership with the Virginia Festival of the Book, will host Justice John Charles Thomas to discuss his book The Poetic Justice: A Memoir with University of Virginia Law School Dean Risa Goluboff on Sunday, March 26 from 12:00 to Read More ...

Historic Tree Walk at Highland: Spring 2023

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Join us on Saturday, April 8, from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m., for the spring Historic Tree Walk with Highland guide, Sharon Hiner. View the seasonal changes of Highland’s majestic mature trees during this hour-long walk. Highlights include a towering white Read More ...

Annual Highland Sheep Shearing

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Highland’s annual sheep shearing will take place on Sunday, April 23 (rain or shine), at 2:30 p.m. Tom Stanley will demonstrate the New Zealand sheep shearing method at this educational, agricultural event. If the weather is favorable, visitors are encouraged Read More ...

Descendants Day at Highland

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Join us on Saturday, June 10, from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m., for a Descendants Day at Highland. The Highland Council of Descendant Advisors welcomes anyone working on or interested in the histories of slavery, the shared work of making our present and Read More ...

Independence Day Concert and Celebration

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On Tuesday, July 4th, Highland will host the Heifetz International Music Institute for a free concert from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. A classically-inspired ensemble from Heifetz will bring a uniquely innovative and expressive concert that will appeal to all ages. Read More ...

Historic Tree Walk at Highland: Summer 2023

James Monroe's Highland 2050 James Monroe's Highland, Charlottesville, VA

Join us on Saturday, July 8 from 9:30-10:30 a.m., for the summer Historic Tree Walk with Highland guide, Sharon Hiner. View the seasonal changes of Highland’s majestic mature trees during this hour-long walk. Highlights include a towering white oak and Read More ...

Albemarle County Fair

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The Albemarle County Fair is scheduled from Thursday, August 4 through Saturday, August 6 on the grounds of Highland. Fair hours will be 4 to 9 pm on Thursday, July 27, and 10am to 9pm on Friday and Saturday, July Read More ...

Historic Tree Walk at Highland: Fall 2023

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Join us on Saturday, October 14, from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m., for the fall Historic Tree Walk with Highland guide, Sharon Hiner. View the seasonal changes of Highland’s majestic mature trees during this hour-long walk. Highlights include a towering white Read More ...