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Saturday, April 29, 2017

Special Event
The Saunders-Monticello Trail
7:30 am to 10:00 am

A demanding, all-uphill 5K race from the base of the Saunders-Monticello Trail to the top of Montalto.

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

Celebrate Jefferson's botanical legacy 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.

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. 

Saturday, May 6, 2017

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, May 11, 2017

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

Join Debbie Donley, Monticello’s flower gardener and a professional artist, for this painting workshop in the flower gardens of Monticello. She will demonstrate both simple line-drawing and basic watercolor techniques.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center
9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Create beautiful sachets using leaves and other natural materials gathered at Monticello in this hands-on workshop.

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, May 17, 2017

Meets at the David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center
9:30 am to 11:00 am

Join Monticello's archaeologists for a conversation about the ins and outs of archaeology. 

Saturday, May 20, 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. 

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Meets at the David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center
9:30 am to 11:00 am

Monticello Flower Gardener, Debbie Donley, will reveal the sequential planting schemes to maintain a continuous floral display throughout the year.

Jefferson Library
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Using more than 250 original maps, plans, and charts, Max Edelson’ s The New Map of Empire pictures the contested geography of the British Atlantic world.

Meets at the David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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

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