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Calendar of Events

May 4, 2014

Nelson County Master Gardeners 14th Annual Spring Plant Sale

Nelson County Master Gardeners 14th Annual Spring Plant Sale.

Start:May 4, 2014 9:00 am
End:May 4, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Rockfish Ruritan Club
Phone:434-361-9349
Address:
74 Rockfish School Lane, Afton, VA, 22920

Swannanoa Open House

Swannanoa-imageSwannanoa Palace Open House 11:30AM to 5:30PM. Major James Dooley, an executive with the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Company, completed construction of the $2 million Swannanoa in 1912. Dooley, who owned the Maymont estate in Richmond, built this 52-room marble palace as a token of love for his wife, Sally May. More than 300 artisans were hired to create the palace as a replica of the Villa de Medici in Rome. They used the highest quality materials available. Visitors today can still see the depth of James and Sally May’s relationship in places like the 4,000 piece Tiffany stained-glass window and a domed ceiling bearing the likeness of Mrs. Dooley. The name Swannanoa comes from Mrs. Dooley’s fondness for swans, which she liked because they choose their mates for a lifetime. Fee. 540-942-5201

Start:May 4, 2014 11:30 am
End:May 4, 2014 5:30 pm
Venue: Swannanoa Palace
Phone: 540-942-5201
Address:
497 Swannanoa Lane, Afton, VA, 22920
Cost:Fee

Live Music at Devils Backbone Brewing Company

Live Music at Devils Backbone Brewing Company.

Start:October 24, 2014 12:00 pm
End:October 24, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Devils Backbone Brewing Company
Phone:434-361-1001
Address:
200 Mosbys Run, Roseland, VA, 22967

Speed Dating! at Afton Mountain Vineyards

Speed Dating! at Afton Mountain Vineyards.

Start:May 4, 2014 2:00 pm
End:May 4, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Afton Mountain Vineyards
Phone:540-456-8667
Address:
234 Vineyard Lane, Afton, VA, 22920

Five Short Plays Presented by the Hamner Theater at Grace Episcopal Church

Five Short Plays Presented by the Hamner Theater at Grace Episcopal Church.

Start:May 4, 2014 3:00 pm
End:May 4, 2014 6:00 pm
Venue: Grace Episcopal Church
Phone:434-277-8926
Address:
1934 Crabtree Falls Highway, Massies Mill, VA, 22967