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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

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

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

Thursday, September 27, 2018

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

Discover great gardening ideas from Jefferson’s kitchen garden during this Q&A walk with Monticello vegetable gardener Pat Brodowski.

Special Event
Monticello
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Sold out! Monticello’s research archaeologist Derek Wheeler will lead this visit to the site of Thomas Jefferson’s birthplace.

Friday, September 28, 2018

Monticello
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

During this 60-minute participatory tour, guests explore Monticello while considering the monumental clash of ideas at the heart of our nation's founding.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Route 53 parking area of the Saunders-Monticello Trail.
9:15 am to 11:30 am

Join us for this informal ramble along one of the park’s many rustic woodland paths to learn about the natural history of the area and enjoy the season’s natural beauty.

Monticello
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

During this 60-minute participatory tour, guests explore Monticello while considering the monumental clash of ideas at the heart of our nation's founding.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Special Event
Tufton Farm
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Sold Out! Monticello’s research archaeologist Derek Wheeler will lead this visit to the site of Thomas Jefferson’s birthplace.

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Tufton Farm
9:30 am to 11:00 am

Taste, savor, and rate a variety of apples.

Special Event
Jefferson's Tufton Farm
10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Fall is the perfect time for planting and the Monticello nursery will have a wide range of trees, shrubs, perennials, and bulbs for sale. Learn about "Bulbs as Companion Plants" from renowned bulb expert Brent Heath.

Sunday, October 14, 2018

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.

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Griffin Discovery Room
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
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.

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.

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