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Events

Virginia Clay Festival
September 23-24, 2017

The Virginia Clay Festival is the only festival of its kind in VA. Join us in the historic town of Stanardsville for the annual event, an art show celebrating the possibilities of clay. Virginia potters, sculptors and jewelers will be selling their latest work...ALL in clay! Each artist will give a demonstration showing how to throw pots, to sculpt or to explain a technique that makes their work unique. A kid's area to play with clay, artisan food trucks and live acoustic music will enhance the festival atmosphere. Admission is FREE!

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Address:

William Monroe Middle School 148 Monroe Dr.
Stanardsville, Virginia 22973

Phone: 434-985-6500

Art
Children Welcome
Food
Groups Welcome
Handicapped Accessible
Outdoor Seating
Parking
Pottery
Shopping
Festival
Strawberry Festival
May 20, 2017

Do you like strawberries? Then be sure to come to Greene County for the 28th anniversary of their Annual Strawberry Festival in the heart of historic Stanardsville. The event features the famous Strawberry Breakfast, as well as strawberry cakes, pies, slushies, and desserts. Lunch will be served as well. Enjoy your strawberries while listening to great gospel music, having your face painted, browsing craft booths, or watching local cloggers and square dancers. For the car enthusiast there is an antique car show. Sign up to participate in the 5k run/ w...
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Address:

25 Court Street
Stanardsville, Virginia 22973

Phone: 434-985-6158

Children Welcome
Food
Groups Welcome
Parking
Festival
Mid-Atlantic Power Festival
June 13-17, 2017

An exciting week of MX MotoCross, Demolition Derby, Rock Crawling Demonstrations, Sand Drag Racing, Truck and Tractor Pulls, Barrel Racing, Mutton Busting and Bull Riding -- And all in support of Breast Cancer Awareness! All this is accompanied by a unique Carnival Midway. Started in 2009 by Mike Payne and Chip Morris, MAPFEST offers a week filled with family-friendly fun. MAPFEST provides five nights of various motorsports events in the grandstand area, as well as a carnival.  Admission to the carnival grounds is free and unlimited ride bracelets...
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Address:

Route 33
Ruckersville, Virginia 22968

Phone: 434-989-0294

Children Welcome
Food
Groups Welcome
Parking
Fair
Greene County Fair
June 27-July 1, 2017

Experience the fun and back-home warmth of a real, rural county fair and its people. Music, carnival rides, home made food and craft exhibits, farm animal auctions, great fair food and much more can be enjoyed in a beautiful setting at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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Address:

Madison Road
Stanardsville, Virginia 22973

Phone: 434-985-7622

Art
Children Welcome
Food
Groups Welcome
Parking
Fair
Independence Day Parade & Fireworks
July 4, 2017

Celebrate Independence Day at the Stanardsville 4th of July Celebration this year and experience small town America at its finest. Starting with a parade down Main Street at 10 AM and ending with the Capitol Sheds Community Fireworks Display after sunset, this free, family-friendly event is filled with so many sights, sounds, entertainers and attractions that it is almost certain to provide something to delight every member of your family.  Ample parking, friendly people and free admission make the Stanardsville 4th of July Celebration the place to be...
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Address:

Main Street
Stanardsville, Virginia 22973

Phone: 540-290-8344

Children Welcome
Food
Groups Welcome
Parking
Festival
Tour de Greene
October 14, 2017

Tour de Greene is a fully supported century, metric century and 40 mile ride through the beautiful back roads in and around Greene County Virginia, located a the foot of the Shenandoah National Park.  Afterwards, party with fellow cyclists as you enjoy an after ride meal and live music.   Don't forget to register early to receive a commemorative t-shirt!

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Address:

40 Celt Road
Stanardsville, Virginia 22973

Phone: 540-220-5787

Cycling
Food
Groups Welcome
Recreation/Outdoors
Parking
Artisans Studio Tour
November 11 & 12, 2017

Easily accessed by following the map and directions, the 23rd annual Tour of 22 studios with 45 professional artisans is self-guided, free, and open to the public.  Each studio on the Tour provides locally sourced refreshments.  A visit to Greene County's very own Artisans, John Pluta & Holly Horan at Noon Whistle Pottery and Anne R. Hanson, will have you planning a return visit!

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Address:

Charlottesville and surrounds
Charlottesville, Virginia 22901

Phone: 434-823-1882

Art
Children Welcome
Groups Welcome
Parking
Pottery
Shopping
Parade of Lights
December 2, 2017

The 12th annual Parade of Lights in Stanardsville will be held on Saturday, December 2nd.  Pre-Parade activities, music, food and entertainment begin at 4:30 p.m. with the parade down Main Street at 5:30.  Immediately after the parade, at 6:30, the Town Council and *STAR* will host a visit with Santa and a Tree-Lighting Ceremony in the Town Hall.  Refreshments will be served.  Afterwards, at 7:30, The Deanes Bluegrass Gospel Band will present its annual free Christmas concert in the WMHS auditorium.   The annual Parade of Lights is co-sponsored by...
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Address:

Main Street
Stanardsville, Virginia 22973

Phone: 434-906-4859

Children Welcome
Food
Groups Welcome
Parking
Festival

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