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April 2016

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First Saturdays with Jim Waive at Albemarle CiderWorks
First Saturdays with Jim Waive at Albemarle CiderWorks

Jim Waive, Charlottesville's favorite country gentleman, warms up our corner of the county for another year!

Join us every First Saturday, rain or shine, for original tunes and beloved standards from one of the area's hardest working musicians.  Bring your requests, bring a thirst, sit back and relax.

This event is free and open to the public.  Light picnic fare and cider available for purchase.  Pets welcome outside on leash.

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First Sundays with Bill Adams @ Albemarle Ciderworks
First Sundays with Bill Adams @ Albemarle Ciderworks

Bill Adams brings his unique fingerstyle guitar arrangements of blues and old-time music to Albemarle CiderWorks on the first Sunday of every month, rain or shine in our cozy tasting room or on the patio overlooking the orchard. Cider and a la carte picnics available. 2:30-4:30 pm, no cover charge, no outside alcohol please.

Sample his music at http://fngrpkr.com/music.html

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Farm Use String Band @ Albemarle CiderWorks
Farm Use String Band @ Albemarle CiderWorks

"Farm Use String Band plays their own high energy style of Old Time Music, while staying true to the roots of the regions rich musical
history of Traditional "pickin" & dancing on the back porch & in the parlor" music.  Dance is a vital part of the band's musical enjoyment."

Join us this Saturday, 2:30-4:30 pm for a foot-stompin' good time.  Cider and picnic food available, this is an all-ages event with no cover charge.

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Second Sundays with Patrick & Aaron Olwell and Friends
Second Sundays with Patrick & Aaron Olwell and Friends

Enjoy this energetic and eclectic Irish jam session at Albemarle Ciderworks, every 2nd Sunday of the month: Patrick & Aaron Olwell and Friends play their fine renditions of traditional tunes from 2:30-4:30 pm.

Cider and snacks available for purchase, or bring a picnic.  All music rain or shine in the tasting room or on the patio.  Leashed pets outside only, please.

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Wine & Design CiderWorks Style!
Wine & Design CiderWorks Style!

Let's paint and sip CIDER!

Enjoy a laid back evening of guided painting and cider quaffing in our comfortable Orchard Room.  Paul Curreri leads this class in the creation of a very apple-centric work of art. 

Please pre-register online and pay in advance to guarantee your seat. Cider and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase during this special event. Guests may bring food to this event but no outside beverages.

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
 
 
Larry Becker & Brett Twitty at Albemarle CiderWorks
Larry Becker & Brett Twitty at Albemarle CiderWorks

 

Music from 2:30 to 4:30, rain or shine, no cover. Cider and light picnic fare available for purchase.

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Red Light Rodeo @ Albemarle CiderWorks
Red Light Rodeo @ Albemarle CiderWorks

Join Red Light Rodeo in the Orchard Room for an afternoon honky tonk and bluegrass!

Red Light Rodeo has been spreading their innovative take on country, bluegrass and traditional music in your favorite barrooms, music festivals, and listening rooms around Virginia and the mid-Atlantic region since early 2012. The Rodeo mixes age old words and melodies with the raw rock and roll energy of hard-edged country and honky-tonk to create original music and traditional renderings that keeps their fan base coming back for more.

Come out and find out what this "honkgrass" is all about! Music 2:30-4:30 pm, rain or shine, no cover charge. Cider and light picnic fare available for purchase.

Check out Red Light Rodeo here.

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The Hard Cider Run 5k Returns to Albemarle CiderWorks
The Hard Cider Run 5k Returns to Albemarle CiderWorks

The Charlottesville area's most scenic trail run returns for its 2nd year!

The 5k (3.1 mile) course will take you through the orchard at the peak of bloom, then up along the ridge of Tom's Mountain before bringing you back down to the finish for your cider reward. Each entry comes with chip timing, a medal, a special t-shirt, and a glass of cider. Music, games, and food trucks will be on hand to help you cool down and kick back.

Sign up here, and keep an eye on our facebook and twitter pages, or check back here for all the latest updates.

There will be live music performances by The Deputies and Boxcar Speakeasy, food trucks Carpe Donut and Mouth Wide Open, swag vendors, and cider, of course, to help you cool down after the race.

See you there!

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Alex Caton at Albemarle Ciderworks
Alex Caton at Albemarle Ciderworks

“An old-time fiddler, singer-songwriter and banjo player,” Alex’s renditions of folk and Irish reels, jigs, and ballads evoke the spirit of our Appalachian setting.

Music from 2:30-4:30 pm, rain or shine.  No cover charge, picnic fare and cider available for purchase.

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Jelly Street Jazz @ Albemarle Ciderworks
Jelly Street Jazz @ Albemarle Ciderworks

Spend an afternoon by the hearth in our orchard room with Jelly Street Jazz.  At the crossroads of low-down dirty blues, straight-ahead ballads and hard-swinging jazz, each performance is a smokin’ hot trip!

 

Music from 2:30-4:30pm, this event is free and open to the public.  Cider and snacks available for purchase, or bring a picnic.  Pets welcome outside on leash.

2:30 pm to 4:30 pm