Battle of Stanardsville Reenactment
Every September, the sights and sounds of the Civil War echo across the fields of Greene County, VA as history buffs reenact the Battles of Stanardsville and Rio Hill. Will you defend The Cause? Or will you join with the Union army to see that Virginia once again joins the United States of America? This event features exciting battle scenes, historical demonstrations, carriage rides, shopping, a period-accurate ball and plenty of activities for children. For more information and to register, visit their website.
Event Pending for 2013
Reenactment Field, US Route 33 (1 mile west of US 29), Ruckersville
Organizers: Patti Wilson, 434-825-4478, firstname.lastname@example.org
Fourth of July Parade
Enjoy an authentic small-town-America 4th of July parade in historic downtown Stanardsville. Celebrate Independence Day surrounded by buildings that were standing during our nation's beginnings. The festive parade down Main Street will be followed by a patriotic program on the Court House Square, with a reading of the Declaration of Independence and musical performances. Food, ice-cream, and soft drinks will be available for purchase.
Thursday, July 4, 2013
Main Street, Stanardsville
Organizers: *STAR*, Roy Dye, Executive Director, 434-985-6663, email@example.com or Joann Powell, Chairman of Committee, 434-985-2382
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.
Tuesday, July 30 – Saturday, August 3, 2013
Greene County Fairgrounds, Route 230 (Madison Road) off of Route 33 Business, Stanardsville
Organizers: Van Bowman, 434-960-5312; Ed Lumadue, 434-985-3226, firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
June 12 - 16, 2013
Event Field, US Route 33 (1 mile west of US 29), Ruckersville
Organizers: Chip Morris, 434-989-0294
Who needs a better reason than good food and wine to come to the breath-taking corner of the country that is Greene County? So spend a day in the serenity of the Blue Ridge Mountains with some of the finest Virginia wineries, a local micro-brewery, gourmet food vendors, artisan crafters and local musicians. Our Annual Discover Virginia Wine and Food Festival attracts people from all over every year. We have great local music, a fantastic face painter for the little kids and the big kids, and a view you must see to truly appreciate. The event also features a barrel train for children and the young at heart. If you are interested in participating in our annual festival, contact our office at (434) 985-6663 or visit www.discovervirginia.net.
Saturday & Sunday, May 11 – 12, 2013 - Click here for details
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Parade of Lights
Sponsored by the Greene County Chamber of Commerce, this unique parade brings the local community out in droves to create a festive spirit both in and around Greene that other events carry through the season. This parade proceeds down Main Street of historic Stanardsville and wouldn’t be complete without lively local music, warm refreshments and a final appearance by the Big Man in Red himself. VIP seats are available on the balcony of Lafayette Inn where one can watch the parade in style with adult beverages, finger foods and most importantly a heater.
Likely Saturday, December 7, 2013, 6pm - Date to be finalized
Main Street, Stanardsville
Organizers: Greene County Chamber of Commerce
Do you like strawberries? Then be sure to come to Greene County for the 22nd 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 deserts. Lunch will be served as well. Enjoy your strawberries while listening to great gospel music, having your face painted, browsing craft booths, or watching amazing local cloggers. All proceeds are donated to charity.
Saturday, June 1, 2013
Stanardsville United Methodist Church, Court Square, Stanardsville
Organizer: Marian W. Durrer, 434-985-2683, DurrerRetreat@aol.com
Chili Cook Off
Greene County Tourism presents the 2nd annual International Chili Society Chili Cook Off on Saturday, November 10th. The event will bring local wineries, breweries, local music and food.
Cooks from around Virginia and our own community will come together to test their chili cooking skills. As this is an International Chili Society event, all chili cooks must be ICS members and will have the opportunity to move ahead to the next Chili Cook Off level.
Saturday, October 26, 2013 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
located in Ruckersville just 1.5 miles West of the Rt. 29 & 33 intersection (turn left onto 33W, destination will be on left).
Organizers: Greene County Tourism