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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Special Event
David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center and Monticello
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Calling all young scholars! Join us for the third annual Home Educators' Day

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Special Event
Monticello
6:00 pm to 7:45 pm

 Join us to learn about Jefferson’s private and public stables, now a major research and restoration site for Monticello. 

Friday, September 30, 2016

Special Event
The Shop at Monticello at the David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join us to taste Monticello's Vin Gris de Pinot Noir with acclaimed vitner Gabriele Rausse - THIS FRIDAY from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm!

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Meets at the Garden Center, The Shop at Monticello, David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center
9:30 am to 11:30 am

Monticello Curator of Plants, Peggy Cornett, will lead this two-hour trek through the forests of Monticello.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Special Event
Robert H. and Clarice Smith Reading Room at the Jefferson Library
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

In his new book, Confounding Father: Thomas Jefferson's Image in His Own Time, Robert McDonald explores how Jefferson managed to emerge as such a divisive figure and bridges the gap between high politics and popular opinion.

Special Event
Monticello
6:00 pm to 7:45 pm

Join us to explore some of the hidden spaces inside and out at Monticello. Highlights will include the North Pavilion and a private first-floor bedroom not usually seen.  

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Special Event
Monticello
6:00 pm to 7:45 pm

Join us to explore some of the hidden spaces inside and out at Monticello. Highlights will include the North Pavilion and a private first-floor bedroom not usually seen. 

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Meets at the David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

This evening trek is an exclusive thank you for friends of the Trail at Monticello.

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Special Event
Woodland Pavilion, David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Help celebrate Virginia Archaeology Month as Monticello’s Archaeology Department hosts its annual open house with exhibits and walking tours.

Special Event
Meets at Tufton Farm
10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Celebrate Jefferson's botanical legacy with a visit to Monticello’s nursery.

Meets at Jefferson’s Tufton Farm
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Taste, savor, and rate a variety of apples.

Outside the Woodland Pavilion at David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center
10:00 am to 2:30 pm

This 30-minute interactive exhibit will introduce children to archaeology, and how we know what we know about the lives of the enslaved and free people living and working at Monticello.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Griffin Discovery Room
Repeats every month on January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November, December on the third Friday until Sat Dec 31 2016 .
9:00 am to 10:00 am

Toddlers and their adult companions will love this adventure in our Griffin Discovery Room for story time, crafts, and special activities - the perfect introduction to the world of Thomas Jefferson!

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Montalto, home of the Robert H. Smith Center
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

A free, one-day conference with panel discussions between former American Ambassadors focusing on the most pressing diplomatic challenges facing the next administration.

David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center
9:30 am to 11:30 am

A two-hour ramble through Monticello's forest during the waning days of the fall foliage display.

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