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Calendar of Events

February 15, 2014

President’s Weekend at Wintergreen Resort

 

A long weekend to take advantage of great skiing and riding (and tubing!). Some of our best conditions are in February – be sure to book your weekend early. Lots of fun planned for this long weekend. Events will include: Demo Days by Freestyle (Saturday 2/15 & Sunday 2/16 – Top of Acorn); Wintergreen Rail Jam (6pm on Sunday 2/16 – Terrain Park); DJ mixing up the tunes outside the rental shop on the snow (Saturday, Sunday & Monday). Live entertainment at The Edge (Friday & Saturday)

Start:February 14, 2014 10:00 am
End:February 17, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Wintergreen Resort
Phone:434-325-2200
Address:
39 Wintergreen Drive, Roseland, VA, 22958

Nelson County Transfer Station Closed

The Transfer Station will be closed on Saturday, February 15, 2014 and will reopen for regular hours of operation on Tuesday, February 18, 2014.

Start:February 15, 2014
End:February 17, 2014
Venue: Nelson County Transfer Station
Phone:434-263-7097
Address:
972 Morse Ln, Lovingston, VA, 22949

Great Backyard Bird Count Trail Walk at the Rockfish Valley Loop Trail

Great Backyard Bird Count Trail Walk with The Rockfish Valley Foundation at the Rockfish Valley Loop Trail.

Start:February 15, 2014 9:00 am
End:February 15, 2014 10:00 am
Venue: Rockfish Valley Loop Trail
Phone:434-361-0271
Address:
Rockfish Valley Highway, Nellysford, VA, 22958

Celebrate Presidents Day Weekend at Shenandoah National Park

In celebration of Presidents Day, The Harry F. Byrd Sr. Visitor Center at Big Meadows (Mile 51 on Skyline Drive) in Shenandoah national Park will be open from Saturday, February 15 through Monday, February 17 from 9:00 am t0 4:00 pm.  Rangers will be available to answer questions and help plan visitor trips.  movies, exhibits and the bookstore are available.  Backcountry camping permits may also be obtained during open hours.

The Presidents Day Weekend is a fee-free weekend at all National Park Service sites.  During this time, all entrance fees into Shenandoah National Park are waived.  For a list of all fee-free days, please visit the park’s website at: http://www.nps.gov/shen/planyourvisit/2014-entrance-fee-free-days.htm.

Weather and road conditions permitting, the Byrd Visitor Center will continue to be open from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturdays and Sundays until the visitor center opens for daily operation on Saturday, March 29.  In addition to Byrd Visitor Center, the following picnic grounds are open, weather permitting: Elkwallow, Pinnacles, South River, and Dundo.  All other facilities are closed for the season.

Winter weather can be drastically different in higher elevations and along Skyline Drive than in the surrounding valleys.  Please use caution when driving Skyline Drive or hiking in the park.  Be prepared to encounter winter driving conditions, including snow and ice, at any time.  Winter visitors need to be self-reliant.  Keep extra warm clothing in your car and wear layers when hiking.  Visitors should bring plenty of water and food, as well as a flashlight, map, and crampons or traction coils for hiking boots.

Skyline Drive is open year round; however, the Drive may be temporarily closed on short notice for indefinite periods due to winter weather conditions.  For the most current Skyline Drive status, call (540) 999-3500, choose Option 1, and then Option 1. Park staff also post real-time opening and closing information on Facebook and Twitter.

There is a $10 per vehicle entrance fee to the park from December through February, good for seven days.  Rates increase to $15 per vehicle on March 1.  For more information about planning a trip to Shenandoah National Park, please see the park’s website at http://www.nps.gov/shen/ or call the park at 540-999-3500.

Start:February 15, 2014 9:00 am
End:February 17, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Shenandoah National Park
Address:
VA

Wine Lovers 5K at Cardinal Point Winery

Wine Lovers 5K at Cardinal Point Winery.

Start:February 15, 2014 10:00 am
End:February 15, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Cardinal Point Winery
Phone:540-456-8400
Address:
9423 Batesville Road, Afton, VA, 22920

Sweet Heart’s Weekend at Hilltop Berry Farm and Winery

Celebrate Valentine’s Weekend at Hill Top Berry Farm and Winery

Start:February 15, 2014 11:00 am
End:February 15, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Hill Top Berry Farm & Winery
Phone:434-361-1266
Address:
2800 Berry Hill Road, Nellysford, VA, 22958

56th Annual Piney River Fire Department Chitterling Dinner

56th Annual Piney River Fire Department Chitterling Dinner.

Start:February 15, 2014 12:00 pm
End:February 15, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Piney River Volunteer Fire Department
Phone:434-277-5229
Address:
249 Firehouse Road, Piney River, VA, 22964

Apres-Ski Live Music at The Edge at Wintergreen Resort

Apres-Ski Live Music at The Edge at Wintergreen Resort.

Start:February 15, 2014 3:00 pm
End:February 15, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Wintergreen Resort
Phone:434-325-8065
Address:
39 Wintergreen Drive, Roseland, VA, 22958

Valentine’s Day Weekend at Devils Backbone Brewing Company

Valentine’s Day Weekend at Devils Backbone Brewing Company.

Start:February 15, 2014 5:00 pm
End:February 15, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Devils Backbone Brewing Company
Phone:434-361-1001
Address:
200 Mosbys Run, Roseland, VA, 22967

Valentine’s Dinner at The Mark Addy

Valentine’s Dinner at The Mark Addy.

Start:February 15, 2014 6:00 pm
End:February 15, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: The Mark Addy
Phone:434-361-1101
Address:
56 Rodes Farm Drive, Nellysford, VA, 22958

Gene and Gayla Mills with the Rung and Spoke live at Rapunzel’s

Gene and Gayla Mills with the Rung and Spoke live at Rapunzel’s.

Start:February 15, 2014 8:00 pm
End:February 15, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Rapunzel's Coffee & Books
Phone:434-263-6660
Address:
924 Front Street, Lovingston, VA, 22949

James Painter Trio live at Wild Wolf

James Painter Trio live at Wild Wolf Brewing Company.

Start:February 15, 2014 8:00 pm
End:February 15, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Wild Wolf Brewing Company
Phone:434-361-0088
Address:
2461 Rockfish Valley Hwy, Nellysford, Virginia, 22958