Third Thursday at The Lodge
A tradition from the very beginning, Third Thursday events offer an eclectic variety of entertaining and educational presentations. Local celebrities, musicians, area historians, authors, artists, vintners and a host of other accomplished professionals make up the list of speakers. You’ll want to invite your friends and family to join in the fun.
Encyclopedia Virginia: A Virtual History of Virginia with Peter Hedlund
This month we welcome Peter Hedlund and Encyclopedia Virginia: A Virtual History of Virginia. Peter will be discussing Encyclopedia Virginia, a project of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, that’s a fully vetted online resource devoted to the rich history and culture of Virginia. Using new technologies Peter will take you into places such as the pulpit of an eighteenth-century church, Patrick Henry’s basement where he kept his wife and many more—all without leaving your seat. He’ll also talk about new technologies like 3D printing and virtual reality. It’s sure to be an amazing evening as the history of Virginia comes to life before your very eyes! Make your reservation early. RSVP to 434-823-9100 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Finding Bix: The Life and Afterlife of a Jazz Legend
This month we will be joined by Bernard Wolfe, managing editor of Encyclopedia Virginia at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, who will be discussing his soon to be published book Finding Bix: The Life and Afterlife of a Jazz Legend. The book is a mix of biography, memoir and criticism that follows the story of Bix Beiderbecke, one of the first great jazz soloists. It’s a personal and engaging attempt to connect music, history and legend. You’ll see pictures and hear music from the Jazz Age and it’s sure to be a musical and biographical adventure for everyone. Make your plans early. Seating is limited. RSVP to 434-823-9100 or email@example.com
An Evening with Kelly Turkeys
This month we are excited to bring you “An Evening With Kelly Turkeys”. We’ll be joined by co-owners Judd and Cari Culver, who will be talking about their turkey farm, located here in Crozet, as well as their Kelly Bronze turkey. The Kelly Bronze is a special breed of turkey that is hand reared and completely free range. More importantly, it’s meat texture makes it extremely tasty! You’ll see how the Kelly Bronze is bred, raised and ultimately plucked for your dining pleasure. Sure, it’s only September, but it’s never too early to start thinking about finding the perfect turkey. It will definitely be a mouth-watering evening for us all. Make your plans early. Seating is limited. RSVP to 434-823-9100 or firstname.lastname@example.org