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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.

Behind the Scenes of The Festival of the Book with Jane Kulow

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It’s almost time for the 23rd Annual Festival of the Book and this month we’re excited to present Jane Kulow, Director of the Virginia Center for the Book, who will be previewing this year’s event. Her presentation will provide you with a rare opportunity to look behind the scenes. You’ll learn how the Festival is put together, how to navigate the Festival schedule and what goes into making this event such a hit. Plus, Jane will be previewing some of this year’s headline authors and their books. Make your plans today and join us for this unique and informative look at The Festival of the Book. You’ll be glad you did! Make your reservation early. RSVP to 434-823-9100 or

Thursday, March 16, 2017 5:30pm

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