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Calendar of Events

February 16, 2014

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
972 Morse Ln, Lovingston, VA, 22949

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

Sweet Heart’s Weekend at Hilltop Berry Farm and Winery

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

Start: March 31, 2015 11:00 am
End: March 31, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Hill Top Berry Farm & Winery
Phone: 434-361-1266
2800 Berry Hill Road, Nellysford, VA, 22958

Live Music at Devils Backbone Brewing company

Gary Randal live 12Noon and Tony Bruno live 6PM at Devils Backbone Brewing Company.

Start: March 31, 2015 12:00 pm
End: March 31, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Devils Backbone Brewing Company
Phone: 434-361-1001
200 Mosbys Run, Roseland, VA, 22967

Presidents’ Day Celebration at Democracy Vineyards

Presidents’ Day Celebration at Democracy Vineyards.

Start: February 16, 2014 2:00 pm
End: February 16, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Democracy Vineyards
Phone: 434-263-8463
585 Mountain Cove Road, Lovingston, VA, 22949

Open Mic at Wild Wolf Brewing Company

Open Mic at Wild Wolf Brewing Company

Start: March 31, 2015 2:00 pm
End: March 31, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Wild Wolf Brewing Company
Phone: 434-361-0088
2461 Rockfish Valley Hwy, Nellysford, Virginia, 22958

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 16, 2014 2:00 pm
End: February 16, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Rockfish Valley Loop Trail
Phone: 434-361-0271
Rockfish Valley Highway, Nellysford, VA, 22958

Wintergreen Performing Arts presents Inscape Quartet at RVCC

Wintergreen Performing Arts presents Inscape Quartet at RVCC.

Start: February 16, 2014 4:00 pm
End: February 16, 2014 6:00 pm
Venue: Rockfish Valley Community Center
Phone: 434-361-0100
190 Rockfish School Lane, Afton, 22920