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A series of garden lectures, natural history walks, and horticultural workshops.

Friday, November 28, 2014 - 13:00 - 16:00

Additional workshops are available November 29, 30 & December 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7.

These ever-popular workshops, in their 28th year, produce a gratifying and tangible end product: a beautiful holiday wreath. Lou...



Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 09:30 - 12:30

Additional workshops are available November 28, 30 & December 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. 

These ever-popular workshops, in their 28th year, produce a gratifying and tangible end product: a beautiful holiday wreath....



Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 09:30 - 12:30

Additional workshops are available November 28 & 29 & December 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7.

These ever-popular workshops, in their 28th year, produce a gratifying and tangible end product: a beautiful holiday wreath. Janet...



Monday, December 1, 2014 - 10:00 - 13:00

Additional workshops are available November 28, 29, 30 & December  3, 4, 5, 6, 7.

These ever-popular workshops, in their 28th year, produce a gratifying and tangible end product: a beautiful holiday wreath....



Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 10:00 - 13:00

Additional workshops are available November 28, 29, 30 & December 1, 4, 5, 6, 7.

These ever-popular workshops, in their 28th year, produce a gratifying and tangible end product: a beautiful holiday wreath. Janet...



Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 09:30 - 12:30

Additional workshops are available November 28, 29, 30 & December 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7.

These ever-popular workshops, in their 28th year, produce a gratifying and tangible end product: a beautiful holiday wreath. Janet...



Friday, December 5, 2014 - 09:30 - 12:30

Additional workshops are available November 28, 29, 30 & December 1, 3, 4, 6, 7.

These ever-popular workshops, in their 28th year, produce a gratifying and tangible end product: a beautiful holiday wreath. Janet...



Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 09:30 - 12:30

Additional workshops are available November 28, 29, 30 & December 1, 3, 4, 5, 7.

These ever-popular workshops, in their 28th year, produce a gratifying and tangible end product: a beautiful holiday wreath. Janet...



Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 10:00 - 13:00

Additional workshops are available November 28, 29, 30 & December 1, 3, 4, 5, 6.

These ever-popular workshops, in their 28th year, produce a gratifying and tangible end product: a beautiful holiday wreath. Janet...



Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 08:00 - 10:30

Winter is the season to discover the resident birds in a rich variety of habitats. Jerry Therrien and Peggy Cornett will lead this three-hour trek from Tufton Farm to the Rivanna River. We recommend warm, waterproof shoes and binoculars.



Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 08:00 - 10:30

Discover the birds of open fields and mature forests at Secluded Farm with bird expert Jerry Therrien. Learn the basics of bird identification and explore on this three-hour hike. We recommend waterproof shoes, long pants, and binoculars...



Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 17:30 - 19:30

Join seasoned birder Jerry Therrien for an evening of listening to the hoots, wails, and shrieks of owls and learning about their habits. This educational walk begins at 5 p.m. and meets at the Trailhead on the...



Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 09:00 - 12:00

This three-hour, five-mile hike through the woodlands of Monticello to the Rivanna River is a perennial favorite of hikers and native plant enthusiasts alike. Enjoy the botanical treasures of early spring: trout lilies, Virginia blue bells,...



Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 09:00 - Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 18:00

Make Monticello a part your visit when more than 250 of Virginia’s most beautiful gardens, homes, and historic landmarks celebrate Historic Garden Week in Virginia, described as “America’s Largest Open House.” And don't miss...



Monday, April 20, 2015 - 14:00 - 16:00

Gardiner Hallock, Monticello’s architectural historian, will outline the current transformational project called Reuniting Monticello’s Mountaintop Landscape, which reestablishes the link between the ornamental landscape surrounding the houseand...



Monday, April 20, 2015 - 18:00 - 20:00

In celebration of Garden Week in Virginia, join us for a conversation with Stephen Orr,...



Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 10:00 - 12:00

Join Gabriele Rausse, Director of Gardens and Grounds, for a lecture in the Woodland Pavilion on Jefferson’s exceptional vegetable garden and fruitery, including present-day efforts to restore and preserve Jefferson’s horticultural legacy,...


Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 14:00 - 16:00

 

Focusing on Jefferson’s flower gardens at Monticello, Curator of Plants Peggy Cornett explores the flora that defines our horticultural heritage. Following the lecture you can drive on your own to the Thomas Jefferson Center for...


Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 09:00 - 15:00

Celebrate Historic Garden Week with a visit to Monticello’s nursery. Explore an inspiring display of historic plants in our preservation gardens, then find your favorites and more for sale in our nursery. Enjoy guided garden tours and ask our...



Friday, September 11, 2015 - 09:00 - 21:00

Get ready for the full Heritage Harvest Festival with a full day of Pre-Festival Premium Workshops, a Keynote Presentation, and a Chef's Harvest Dinner at Montalto overlooking Charlottesville and Monticello.



Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 09:00 - 18:00

Celebrate the legacy of revolutionary gardener Thomas Jefferson during the 9th annual Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello. Thomas Jefferson, America’s “First foodie,” championed vegetable cuisine, plant experimentation and sustainable...