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Albemarle Ciderworks hosts an array of festivals, workshops, and talented local musicians; check the schedule often, as we are constantly adding new dates.

October 2022

Sat, 10/01/2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Of course, you’ve heard of Granny Smith and Red Delicious, but what about Esopus Spitzenburg and Belle de Boskoop? At Albemarle CiderWorks, we cultivate over 250 unique apple varieties, and we...

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Sat, 10/01/2022 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Jackson, Pendergrass, & Townsend creates original music in the jazz/blues tradition. A 3-piece trio featuring Denise Jackson on vocals, Marcus Pendergrass on keys, and Kenneth Townsend on guitar... more
Sat, 10/01/2022 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

This is a family-friendly night of dancing, dining, games, and cider! All are welcome to join in this experience. Come out on Saturday, October 1st to enjoy a beginner-friendly Kizomba lesson,...

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Sun, 10/02/2022 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

We will be closing at 4pm for a Private Event. Last Guided Tasting at 3:30 pm. Thanks!

Sun, 10/02/2022 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Gina Sobel is a natural improviser. Accomplished on multiple instruments (flute, sax, voice), she radiates energy and excitement in her live performances and is sought after as a soloist with... more
Sat, 10/08/2022 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

If you plan to carve a jack-o-lantern this year, you won’t want to miss this chance to hone your skills. We are playing host to Master Pumpkin Carver, Ed Morton, on Saturday, October 8th from 1-...

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Sat, 10/08/2022 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Enjoy live music by Her Checkered Past! Join Anne O'Brien and Frank Bechter in the orchard for some live music that will warm your heart. 

 

This duo will keep you humming along to popular songs... more
Sat, 10/08/2022 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Enjoy live music by Her Checkered Past.Join Anne O'Brien and Frank Bechter in the orchard for some live music that will warm your heart. This duo will keep you humming along to popular songs. The... more
Sun, 10/09/2022 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Spend an afternoon in the orchard 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!

 

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Sat, 10/15/2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Of course, you’ve heard of Granny Smith and Red Delicious, but what about Esopus Spitzenburg and Belle de Boskoop? At Albemarle CiderWorks, we cultivate over 250 unique apple varieties, and we...

more
Sat, 10/15/2022 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Join Mojo Pie, also known as local songwriters Susan Munson and Frank Bechter, for an afternoon of live and local music. Mojo Pie was created when Susan Munson invited Frank Bechter to a songwriters... more
Sun, 10/16/2022 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Grab a glass and crunch on an apple while enjoying the diverse jazzy rhythms of the C'ville Jazz Congregation! The C'ville Jazz Congregation is a collective of local musicians that have played... more
Sat, 10/22/2022 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Grab a friend and your favorite fall sweater for a fun, fall gathering in the Orchard. Bonnie Swanson of Evergreen Lavender Farm will...

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Sat, 10/22/2022 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Enjoy live music by Lua Project! Lua is a cultural pollinator, bridging musical styles from different continents and different centuries. They write about contemporary themes, about families, and... more
Sat, 10/22/2022 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

 “I put a spell on you and now you’re mine…” – Winifred Sanderson

Join us in the Orchard for an enchanting night of family fun at our screening of the Disney classic...

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Sun, 10/23/2022 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Enjoy live music by Bill Adams!

 

Bill Adams brings his unique fingerstyle guitar arrangements of blues and old-time music to Albemarle CiderWorks.

 

Reservations are encouraged if you'd... more
Sat, 10/29/2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Of course, you’ve heard of Granny Smith and Red Delicious, but what about Esopus Spitzenburg and Belle de Boskoop? At Albemarle CiderWorks, we cultivate over 250 unique apple varieties, and we...

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Sat, 10/29/2022 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm

The Pollocks are led by Jason Pollock, former guitarist, and songwriter for Seven Mary Three. In the mid-1990s, Jason penned such hits as "Cumbersome" and "Water's Edge", sold a few million albums...

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November 2022

Sat, 11/05/2022 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

We are excited to invite you to join us on November 5th for our 22nd Annual Apple Harvest Festival!

Rain or Shine: Join us for one of the most anticipated festivals of...

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Sun, 11/06/2022 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Grab a glass and join us for an afternoon of live music by Melissa Hansen!Melissa Hansen's music is a blend of blues, pop, country and soul that comes from her own life experiences. Born and raised... more
Fri, 11/11/2022 (All day) to Sun, 11/20/2022 (All day)
Sat, 11/12/2022 - 9:30am to 4:30pm

Thinking about starting your own home orchard? Or maybe you're considering planting a tree or two? If so, our Planning and Planting Workshop is a great way to begin.

Learn about site...

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Sat, 11/12/2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Of course, you’ve heard of Granny Smith and Red Delicious, but what about Esopus Spitzenburg and Belle de Boskoop? At Albemarle CiderWorks, we cultivate over 250 unique apple varieties, and we...

more
Sat, 11/12/2022 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Enjoy live music by Her Checkered Past.Join Anne O'Brien and Frank Bechter in the orchard for some live music that will warm your heart. This duo will keep you humming along to popular songs. The... more
Sun, 11/13/2022 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Enjoy this energetic and eclectic Irish jam session every 2nd Sunday of the month. Patrick & Aaron Olwell and friends play their fine renditions of traditional tunes all afternoon. Reservations... more
Thu, 11/17/2022 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Join Charlotte Shelton, CEO of Albemarle CiderWorks and Vintage Virginia Apples, on a journey through culinary history and the apples that made the cut for their award-winning ciders. While you...

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Sat, 11/19/2022 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Spend an afternoon with folk duo Bomar and Ritter.

 

Mary Bomar and Bob Ritter met in 1989 in Nashville, Tennessee and since then have been performing a combination of contemporary folk and pop... more
Sun, 11/20/2022 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
 Grab a glass and join us for live music by Tara Mills!

 

Inspired by the Blue Ridge Mountains and the rich musical traditions tied to them, Tara Mills describes her music as, "original mountain... more
Mon, 11/21/2022 - 11:00am
Thu, 11/24/2022 (All day)
Thu, 11/24/2022 (All day)

Happy Thanksgiving!  Albemarle CiderWorks will be closed Thursday, 11/26. If you need cider for your own Thanksgiving celebrations, check out our retailers...

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Sat, 11/26/2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Of course, you’ve heard of Granny Smith and Red Delicious, but what about Esopus Spitzenburg and Belle de Boskoop? At Albemarle CiderWorks, we cultivate over 250 unique apple varieties, and we...

more
Sat, 11/26/2022 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm

The Wavelength is a consortium of Charlottesville's finest musicians. Led by vocalist/harmonica Waverly Milor, they perform vintage rock, blues, originals, and more. The Wavelength is professional...

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Sun, 11/27/2022 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Enjoy live music by Matty Metcalfe! More info on the way soon...

 

Reservations are encouraged if you'd like to secure a table inside by the fire or near an outdoor fire pit!

 

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December 2022

Sat, 12/03/2022 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Join Mojo Pie, also known as local songwriters Susan Munson and Frank Bechter, for an afternoon of live and local music. Mojo Pie was created when Susan Munson invited Frank Bechter to a songwriters... more
Sat, 12/10/2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Of course, you’ve heard of Granny Smith and Red Delicious, but what about Esopus Spitzenburg and Belle de Boskoop? At Albemarle CiderWorks, we cultivate over 250 unique apple varieties, and we...

more
Sat, 12/10/2022 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Grab a glass and join us for live music by Tara Mills!Inspired by the Blue Ridge Mountains and the rich musical traditions tied to them, Tara Mills describes her music as, "original mountain... more
Sun, 12/11/2022 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Enjoy this energetic and eclectic Irish jam session every 2nd Sunday of the month. Patrick & Aaron Olwell and friends play their fine renditions of traditional tunes all afternoon. Reservations... more
Sat, 12/17/2022 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Enjoy live music by Lua Project! Lua is a cultural pollinator, bridging musical styles from different continents and different centuries. They write about contemporary themes, about families, and... more
Sat, 12/24/2022 (All day)
Sun, 12/25/2022 (All day)
Sat, 12/31/2022 (All day)

January 2023

Sun, 01/01/2023 (All day)
Sat, 01/07/2023 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Sun, 01/08/2023 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Enjoy this energetic and eclectic Irish jam session every 2nd Sunday of the month. Patrick & Aaron Olwell and friends play their fine renditions of traditional tunes all afternoon. Reservations... more

November 2023

Thu, 11/23/2023 (All day)

Happy Thanksgiving!  Albemarle CiderWorks will be closed Thursday, 11/26. If you need cider for your own Thanksgiving celebrations, check out our retailers...

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December 2023

Sun, 12/24/2023 (All day)
Mon, 12/25/2023 (All day)
Sun, 12/31/2023 (All day)

January 2024

Mon, 01/01/2024 (All day)

December 2024

Tue, 12/24/2024 (All day)
Wed, 12/25/2024 (All day)
Tue, 12/31/2024 (All day)

January 2025

Wed, 01/01/2025 (All day)

December 2025

Wed, 12/24/2025 (All day)
Thu, 12/25/2025 (All day)
Wed, 12/31/2025 (All day)

January 2026

Thu, 01/01/2026 (All day)

December 2026

Thu, 12/24/2026 (All day)
Fri, 12/25/2026 (All day)
Thu, 12/31/2026 (All day)

January 2027

Fri, 01/01/2027 (All day)

December 2027

Fri, 12/24/2027 (All day)
Sat, 12/25/2027 (All day)
Fri, 12/31/2027 (All day)

January 2028

Sat, 01/01/2028 (All day)

December 2028

Sun, 12/24/2028 (All day)
Mon, 12/25/2028 (All day)
Sun, 12/31/2028 (All day)

January 2029

Mon, 01/01/2029 (All day)

December 2029

Mon, 12/24/2029 (All day)
Tue, 12/25/2029 (All day)
Mon, 12/31/2029 (All day)

January 2030

Tue, 01/01/2030 (All day)

December 2030

Tue, 12/24/2030 (All day)
Wed, 12/25/2030 (All day)
Tue, 12/31/2030 (All day)

January 2031

Wed, 01/01/2031 (All day)

December 2031

Wed, 12/24/2031 (All day)
Thu, 12/25/2031 (All day)
Wed, 12/31/2031 (All day)