Events Calendar

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.

Phil James Presents: “A Century-or-so of Crozet History”

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This month we’re excited to bring you Phil James presenting “A Century-or-so of Crozet History”. Phil is a native of western Albemarle County and he has spent four decades researching and gathering stories of the people and communities of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Phil’s presentation will include vintage photos, narrative and anecdotes related to the history of the village of Crozet.  He will also be discussing his books, Secrets of the Blue Ridge: Stories from Western Albemarle, Volumes One & Two. The evening will be filled with wonderful stories and pictures from the past and is one Third Thursday you won’t want to miss. So, make your plans today and be sure and join us for this fascinating and exciting journey back in time. Make your reservation early. RSVP to 434-823-9100 or

Thursday, April 20, 2017 5:30pm

From The Ground Up With Master Gardener Yvette Graham

yvette May 18

This month we’re excited to welcome gardener extraordinaire Yvette Graham and “From the Ground Up”. She’ll cover a range of gardening topics such as why we garden, how to instill your own creativity in your garden, how to work with Mother Nature and much more. Ms. Graham is a Master Gardener and does presentations for the Piedmont Master Gardeners. She has been a member of the Federated Garden Club for 50 years! Join us for an amazing and unique evening with lots of information on how to make your garden flourish like never before.  Make your reservation early. RSVP to 434-823-9100 or

Thursday, May 18, 2017 5:30pm