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November 2019

Highland Rustic Trails Dog Day

November 10, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dog on hiking trail

On Sunday, November 10, from 9:00 a.m. to dusk, 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 the…

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Veterans Day Commemoration Ceremony

November 11, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

On Monday, November 11, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., the University of Virginia Army ROTC Cadets, the Buford Middle School band, and featured speaker Chaplain Colonel Joel Jenkins, US Army, Ret., will join us for a ceremony in salute to our…

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Veterans Day Special Programs

November 11, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

On Monday, November 11, to honor and thank U.S. veterans, all active duty, former, and retired United States military personnel will receive free admission to James Monroe's Highland for Veterans Day. As a special treat, visitors can listen to Colonel…

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Highland Book Club: November Meeting

November 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cover of The Cooking Gene book

Join us on Wednesday, November 20, 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 November meeting of…

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December 2019

Highland Holiday Decorations

December 3, 2019 - January 3, 2020

Beginning the first week in December, visitors will find the entire house beautifully decorated for the holidays. Discover the magic of James Monroe's historical property during the holiday season. The museum will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year's…

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Historic Tree Walk at Highland

December 6, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join us on Friday December 6, from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., for a winter 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. Highland’s…

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After Hours at Highland with James Monroe

December 6, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Experience Highland after hours through a personally guided tour with James Monroe reenactor Beau Robbins. Throughout the tour, guests will hear firsthand accounts from the American Revolution and Founding Era, and will then have the opportunity to mingle with Monroe…

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Highland for the Holidays

December 9, 2019 @ 11:00 am - December 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Experience Highland for the Holidays at the home of President James Monroe. From 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday, December 9 through Tuesday, December 24, guests will enjoy a self-guided tour of the museum spaces and 1818 Presidential Guest House…

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After Hours at Highland with James Monroe (SOLD OUT)

December 21, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Experience Highland after hours through a personally guided tour with James Monroe reenactor Beau Robbins. Throughout the tour, guests will hear firsthand accounts from the American Revolution and Founding Era, and will then have the opportunity to mingle with Monroe…

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After Hours at Highland with James Monroe (SOLD OUT)

December 28, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Experience Highland after hours through a personally guided tour with James Monroe reenactor Beau Robbins. Throughout the tour, guests will hear firsthand accounts from the American Revolution and Founding Era, and will then have the opportunity to mingle with Monroe…

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