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Patriotic Quilt Raffle and Quilting Book

Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas 21 East Main Street, Brevard, NC

“Soldier’s Pride” is the name quilter Karen Dever gave to the the patriotic handmade quilt she has generously donated as a fund-raiser raffle for The Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas. Raffle tickets are now on sale at the museum for $5.00 each or 5 for $20.00. Also, Dever’s book, Soldier’s Pride & More is for sale (a limited supply) at the museum for $20. Dever is a resident of Moorestown, N.J., and will be in Brevard June 14 at 11am to present a free program on quilting. She is a frequent speaker on quilting and has published quilt patterns in “McCalls,” “For the Love of Quilting,” and “Quilter’s Newsletter.”

Summer Sale at Montfair Resort Farm

Montfair Resort Farm 2500 Bezaleel Dr., Crozet, VA

Montfair Resort Farm offers comfortable accommodations surrounded by nature with plenty of room for kids to run, plus a multi-night discount!

15% Military Discount at Montfair Resort Farm

Montfair Resort Farm 2500 Bezaleel Dr., Crozet, VA

15% military discount on vacation cottage stays at Montfair Resort Farm for all military members, active and retired. Enter promo code “MILITARY15” when making a reservation for the discount (Military ID required at check-in). We are grateful and proud of the military personnel who serve our country. We welcome you to find rest, and respite […]

Memorial Day Weekend at 12 Ridges Vineyard

12 Ridges Vineyard 24981 Blue Ridge Parkway, Vesuvius, VA

Memorial Day weekend there will be music in the mountains at beautiful 12 Ridges Vineyard. Come enjoy the music, great food and delicious wines.

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Green Thumbs Head to Hendersonville for Garden Jubilee

Hendersonville Visitor Center 201 S Main St, Hendersonville, NC

Garden enthusiasts converge in the Blue Ridge Mountain town of Hendersonville on Memorial Day weekend for Garden Jubilee, May 28-29. 
One of the largest gardening shows in the region, the two-day celebration of all things green fills Main Street with plants, yard tools and outdoor accessories. The past two years saw an altered event due to the pandemic, but this year’s festival brings back favorite features, such as vendors lining Main Street and a speaker series on the Visitor Center stage.

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See Art in the Heart of Banner Elk at Four Summer Shows

Banner Elk 185 Azalea Cir SE, Banner Elk, NC

Four times this summer, Art on the Greene brings original artwork in a variety of media to the green at the Historic Banner Elk School. Located in the center of this small town in the Blue Ridge Mountains, the shows create an idyllic setting for meeting artists, admiring their work and shopping for handmade pieces.
The two-day shows take place on the Saturday and Sunday of Memorial Day weekend May 28-29; July Fourth weekend, July 2-3; the first weekend of August, Aug. 6-7; and Labor Day weekend, Sept. 3-4.

Free
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Architectural Restoration Behind the Scenes Tours

Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest 1542 Bateman Bridge Rd, Forest, VA

Fifty years ago, the octagonal villa at Poplar Forest was unrecognizable. The simple elegance of the president's Palladian inspired design was hidden by the renovations subsequent owners made to the structure to suit their tastes. Learn how the restoration architects and architectural historians and craftsmen are continuing their meticulous restoration of what Jefferson affectionately called […]

$20 – $25
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Pilates at Poplar Forest

Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest 1542 Bateman Bridge Rd, Forest, VA

Join Poplar Forest for an early-evening Pilates workout on Jefferson’s south lawn brought to you by Peakland Pilates. Experience a full-body workout with an emphasis on strengthening deep core muscles and developing flexibility. By working in proper postural alignment, Pilates helps to lengthen and tone muscles all over with just a mat and bodyweight. This […]

$10 – $15
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Green Thumbs Head to Hendersonville for Garden Jubilee

Hendersonville Visitor Center 201 S Main St, Hendersonville, NC

Garden enthusiasts converge in the Blue Ridge Mountain town of Hendersonville on Memorial Day weekend for Garden Jubilee, May 28-29. 
One of the largest gardening shows in the region, the two-day celebration of all things green fills Main Street with plants, yard tools and outdoor accessories. The past two years saw an altered event due to the pandemic, but this year’s festival brings back favorite features, such as vendors lining Main Street and a speaker series on the Visitor Center stage.

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See Art in the Heart of Banner Elk at Four Summer Shows

Banner Elk 185 Azalea Cir SE, Banner Elk, NC

Four times this summer, Art on the Greene brings original artwork in a variety of media to the green at the Historic Banner Elk School. Located in the center of this small town in the Blue Ridge Mountains, the shows create an idyllic setting for meeting artists, admiring their work and shopping for handmade pieces.
The two-day shows take place on the Saturday and Sunday of Memorial Day weekend May 28-29; July Fourth weekend, July 2-3; the first weekend of August, Aug. 6-7; and Labor Day weekend, Sept. 3-4.

Free
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Architectural Restoration Behind the Scenes Tours

Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest 1542 Bateman Bridge Rd, Forest, VA

Fifty years ago, the octagonal villa at Poplar Forest was unrecognizable. The simple elegance of the president's Palladian inspired design was hidden by the renovations subsequent owners made to the structure to suit their tastes. Learn how the restoration architects and architectural historians and craftsmen are continuing their meticulous restoration of what Jefferson affectionately called […]

$20 – $25