Hiking at Highland

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

On Saturday, June 17, from 9:00-11:30 a.m., join Highland staff member, Carla Anderson, for a group hike on the Highland Rustic Trails. This 4 mile hike will take you on the Mountain Trail (red loop) and will include some of the Read More ...

Highland Rustic Trails Dog Day

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

On Sunday, June 25, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., we invite you and your four legged friends out on the Highland Rustic Trails for a day of doggone good fun! The Highland Rustic Trails are free and open to Read More ...

Family Watershed Walk

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

Join us on Saturday, July 1, at 10:00 a.m. as we explore the watershed along the Highland Rustic Trails with representatives from the Thomas Jefferson Soil & Water Conversation District. We’ll hike to a small stream and identify the plants Read More ...

Independence Day Concert and Celebration

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

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 ...

Film Screening: Daniel Chester French: American Sculptor

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

Join us at Highland on Saturday, July 8, from 1-3 p.m. for a screening of Daniel Chester French: American Sculptor, a documentary film by Eduardo Montes-Bradley. The film explores the life and work of one of America’s most renowned sculptors, best Read More ...

Albemarle County Fair

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

The Albemarle County Fair is scheduled from Thursday, July 27 through Saturday, July 29 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 ...

Family Watershed Walk

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

Join us on Saturday, August 5, at 10:00 a.m. as we explore the watershed along the Highland Rustic Trails with representatives from the Thomas Jefferson Soil & Water Conversation District. We’ll hike to a small stream and identify the plants Read More ...

Historic Tree Walk at Highland: Fall 2023

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

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 ...