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.

Finding Bix: The Life and Afterlife of a Jazz Legend

Brendan Wolfe August 17

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

Thursday, August 17, 2017 5:30pm

An Evening with Kelly Turkeys

culvers September 21

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

Thursday, September 21, 2017 5:30pm

Protecting Virginia Waterways: Challenges & Successes in a Time of Political Change

P Sanner 1 October 19

This month we present Peggy Sanner, Virginia Assistant Director and Senior Attorney for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF). She’ll be discussing how changing political priorities present challenges and opportunities for the CBF and for Virginians committed to restoring area waterways. The CBF develops effective science-based solutions to the pollution degrading the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and waterways. Don’t miss out on this fascinating and very important look at the successful work being done by the CBF and the challenges that lay ahead. These are issues that affect all of us. Make your reservations today. RSVP to 434-823-9100 or Seating is limited.


Thursday, October 19, 2017 5:30pm