Nelson County May 2007 Events


Nelson County Farmers Market
Nelson County Farmers Market features locally
produced farm and craft products from surrounding
area. Located under the tent at the entrance to
Stoney Creek, in Nellysford every Saturday through
September. 8 a.m.–12 p.m. May 5, 12, 19, 26

may 18

Adaptation of the The Yoke of the Plow play at
Nelson County High School
7 pm Friday and 2 pm Sunday

may 19

Nocturne Concert series @ DelFosse Vineyards
& Winery
Join us every other Saturday night through November
17 for our evening concert series. Bring a picnic
or reserve a table. $

may 19

The Nelson County Library Book Club
The Nelson County Library Book Club meets at the
library to discuss a recently published novel, The Jade Hook
a murder mystery of the whodunit variety, set in
the rainforest of New Zealand. The author, Jack
Shea, a Nelson County resident will field questions
about the writing process, describe how he decided
to write the book, and plans for future novels. He
will also autograph books for attendees.

may 20

Band Fair 2007 @ North Branch School
There will be wine tastings, hot dogs/burgers, other
refreshments, and family activities such as face
painting, sand art, a cake walk and a bake sale.
Tickets are on sale at North Branch School (540-
456-8450), Cardinal Point Winery (456-8400),
Parkway Pharmacy in Crozet, Timberlake Pharmacy,
Greenberry’s and Market Street Wineshop. All
profits benefit North Branch School. $

may 25-27

Montebello Spring Trail Ride
Bring your own horse to the Blue Ridge Mountains
and ride scenic trails through woodlands, meadows
and ridge tops. Includes 4 meals. Benefits the
volunteer fire & rescue company. $

may 25-28

Memorial Weekend @ Wintergreen Resort
Four days of activities, including mountaintop fireworks!
The event includes music, food, a fun-filled
day at the lake and much more.

may 26

May Day Mead Tasting at Hill Top Berry Farm
& Winery
Taste and learn about the worlds oldest alcoholic
beverage, Mead. Enjoy a tasting tour of the middle
ages featuring Cyser, Pyments and Melomels, along
with entertainment. 11–5 p.m. $

Wintergreen Performing Arts presents a Memorial
Day Weekend Military Band Concert
At The Evans Center at Wintergreen Resort $

The Hamner Theater presents In the Cabaret
with Lisa Roberson
Lisa draws on the rich influences of coal country,
mountain culture, folk, gospel and bluegrass music
to write her own original country blues. Appearing
with Lisa Roberson ; will be Tom Proutt on Lead
Guitar and Vocals, Emily Gary; on Bass and Vocals,
Brandon Johnson on Mandolin and Banjo, and
Percussionist Daron Snapp. All cabaret shows begin
at 7:30 pm, Doors open at 6:30 pm.$

Cabin & Farm Tours @ Humpback Rocks
Cabin and farm tours of Humpback Rocks Mountain
Farm begin for the season. Enjoy the sounds of
Breakin’ Nu Ground String Band, a prize winning,
completely entertaining Old Time band from Lexington.
1-4 pm. Blue Ridge Pkway @ milepost 5.8.

may 26-27

Memorial Weekend Celebration @ Wintergreen
Kick off the lazy days of summer with a festive day
of wine, music, picnics and fun for all! Admission
includes live music, wine and food tasting, riverside
picnics, wine/gift shop specials and door prizes. A
scenic family – friendly setting. 10-6 p.m.

28th Fiesta de Primavera @ Mountain Cove Winery
The oldest single winery festival in Virginia.
Celebrate the release of new wines, with live music,
good food and great tours. No pets, please. 11-5
p.m. $

Valley Green Gallery Summer Kick-off Art and Craft
The 16th annual juried art and craft show. Demonstrations
and music. Saturday 10-5 p.m; Sunday
11–4 p.m.

Harry Baldwin and percheron horses @ Humpback
11 – 3pm. Blue Ridge Pkway @ milepost 5.8.


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