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Saturday, March 25, 2017

Meets at the David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

“Father of Virginia Wine” Gabriele Rausse will lead this two-hour workshop in the Monticello vineyards.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Special Event
Meets at the David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

UVA students, faculty and staff! Join us for a rare opportunity to hike up Montalto, overlooking Monticello and Charlottesville.

David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Join author Jane Kamensky for a look at the American Revolution as seen through the eyes of Boston-born painter John Singleton Copley. 

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Jefferson Library
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

New York Times best-selling author, Kevin Gutzman, examines Jefferson's role in religious freedom, the accessibility of education, and the size and reach of government in the United States. 

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Meets at The Shop at Monticello, David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center
9:00 am to 12:00 pm

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. Offered on April 1, 6, 8 and 20.

Meets at Trail at Monticello overflow parking lot on Route 20
9:15 am to 11:30 am

Join us for a hike in the park with guest speaker Devin Floyd, founder and director of the Center for Urban Habitats.

Special Event
Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat May 27 2017 .
10:00 am to 2:00 pm

The Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants is open every Saturday this spring! Explore inspiring display gardens of historic and native plants in their full spring glory, then find your favorites and more for sale in the nursery. 

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Meets at The Shop at Monticello, David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center
9:00 am to 12:00 pm

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. Offered on April 1, 6, 8 and 20.

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Meets at The Shop at Monticello, David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center
9:00 am to 12:00 pm

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. Offered on April 1, 6, 8 and 20.

Special Event
Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants
10:00 am to 2:00 pm

The Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants is open every Saturday this spring! Explore inspiring display gardens of historic and native plants in their full spring glory, then find your favorites and more for sale in the nursery. 

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Special Event
West Lawn of Monticello
9:45 am to 11:00 am

Monticello will mark the 274th anniversary of Thomas Jefferson’s birth with a celebration and ceremony on the West Lawn, featuring a keynote address by Chef Alice Waters.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Griffin Discovery Room
Repeats every month on the third Saturday until Sun Dec 31 2017 .
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!

Special Event
Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants
10:00 am to 2:00 pm

The Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants is open every Saturday this spring! Explore inspiring display gardens of historic and native plants in their full spring glory, then find your favorites and more for sale in the nursery. 

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Jefferson Library
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

George Goodwin, author in residence at the Benjamin Franklin House in London, gives an account of Franklin’s British years, disputing the commonly held perception of Franklin as an outsider in British politics.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Meets at the David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center
9:00 am to 12:00 pm

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. Offered on April 1, 6, 8 and 20.

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