We’re Bringing the best of Nelson to YOU! Join us for A Taste of Nelson 29, a delightful pre-Valentine’s Day event on the Downtown Pedestrian Mall! In conjunction with Charlottesville’s First Friday, we will be featuring the award-winning and acclaimed wines, beers and whisky from the premium producers of Nelson 29, the newest craft beverage trail just south of Charlottesville.
Enjoy a tasting with ALL of these local producers in ONE PLACE: Blue Mountain Barrel House. Virginia Distillery Company, Mountain Cove Vineyards, Lovingston Winery and Delfosse Vineyards.
$5 per person entry fee for a comprehensive tasting with the Nelson 29 vendors listed. 100% of the entry fee goes to benefit the preservation of the historic Crozet Tunnel
EVENT LOCATION: Conveniently located at 102 5th Street SE., across the mall from the elevator to the Market Street parking garage.
French Crepe Day at DelFosse Vineyard & Winery
February 23, 2020 | 11am to 2pm
Join us for freshly made sweet or savory French crepes paired with your favorite DelFosse wine.
Tree Lighting, Caroling & Christmas Parade in Lovingston Village
December 13 & 14, 2019
Theme: Festival of Lights. Automobile parade, antique vehicles, floats, bands, marching units, beauty queens, and service vehicles. Local food vendors.
Friday: Tree Lighting and Caroling at 7pm at Front Street and Main Street.
Saturday: Local Vendors with Arts and Crafts 3 to 5:30pm | Visit and Photo Ops with Santa 3 to 5pm. Locations to be announced.
Parade at 6pm on Saturday along Court Street, moving to Orchard Road, then continuing onto Front Street.
Concealed Darkness Release Party & Pig Roast at Blue Mountain Barrel House
December 7, 2019 | 10am to 8pm
On the first Saturday in December, Concealed Darkness is released – the special reserve version of Blue Mountain Brewery’s Dark Hollow Imperial Stout. You won’t want to miss this party with live music all day, a whole pig roast, special beer tappings and more!
Live music by Greg Ward, The BLNDRS, and BigFoot County.
Warm up with a whisky tasting by the fire at our Annual Winter Warmer. Enjoy live music from 2pm to 5pm along with festive cocktails (and whisky neat!) all day. This is a great time to check off a holiday gift for your favorite whisky lover.