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

May 2015

Sat, 05/30/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

"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...

more
Sun, 05/31/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Join Erin on the patio for an afternoon of live music and cider!

Erin Lunsford is a singer/songwriter and an accomplished musician on guitar, piano, and voice. She is a recent graduate of...

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June 2015

Sat, 06/06/2015 - 11:00am to 5:00pm

Join us on Saturday, June 6 from 11-5 for the debut of our newest single varietal cider, the Black Twig!

Black Twig is a full-bodied cider with a light astringency.  It sports notes of...

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Sat, 06/06/2015 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

What pairs well with cider?  Seasoned Food Truck has the answers.

From classics like chicken and waffles, to grilled pimento cheese, Seasoned specializes in seasonal "southern style food...

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Sat, 06/06/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

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...

more
Sun, 06/07/2015 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Join us for an afternoon of comedy!

Fans of The Hamner Theater's summer Shakespeare tour will recognize many of the players slapsticking their way through an hour of improv as part of the...

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Sun, 06/07/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Local favorite Sabra Guzman struts her solo stuff in the Orchard Room today, 3-5 pm.

Sabra is well known for her solid guitar and bass skills, her unique vocal stylings, and her captivating...

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Wed, 06/10/2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Head over to Beer Run tonight for a special tasting event!

For those of you not held in thrall by the HBO addiction known as Game of Thrones, the event title references that series and will...

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Sat, 06/13/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Fiona Balestrieri's music defies genre categories. Trained and versed in everything from traditional Irish music to rock and middle eastern styles, it's a musical adventure every time she plays....

more
Sun, 06/14/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Second Sundays Sessions continue with Patrick & Aaron Olwell and Friends!

This Mother's Day, come out and let us treat the Mom(s) in your life to a little complimentary chocolate pairing...

more
Tue, 06/16/2015 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Join us for an evening of song and cider!

Join The Front Porch traditional music school and Albemarle CiderWorks at Ash Lawn Highland for an evening of high caliber music and exceptional...

more
Fri, 06/19/2015 - 6:00pm to 9:30pm

Albemarle CiderWorks teams up with Endstation Theatre for another evening of the hilarious/historical comedy "Two Gentlemen of Virginia."

Join us on the lawn at Sweet Briar College in...

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Sat, 06/20/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Catch Bill Adams at the CiderWorks every 3rd Saturday!

Join local finger pickin' blues man Bill Adams in the Orchard Room every 3rd Saturday, from 3-5 pm.  Bill plays the blues, and old-time...

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Sun, 06/21/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Treat Dad to an afternoon of live music by Gallatin Canyon!

From their website: "Despite the Montana namesake, Gallatin Canyon is a Charlottesville, Virginia-based bluegrass band. Influenced...

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Sat, 06/27/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Willie DE is a nationally touring young artist who was born, raised and resides in Central Virginia.

Growing up on Bob Dylan and Van Morrison, he busked on Charlottesville’s downtown mall...

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Sat, 06/27/2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Cider Sunsets, a brand new summer concert series at Albemarle CiderWorks, kicks of with the energetic sounds of The Working Effective!

Charlottesville-based singer/songwriter Justin Storer...

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Sun, 06/28/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Join Erin on the patio for an afternoon of live music and cider!

Erin Lunsford is a singer/songwriter and an accomplished musician on guitar, piano, and voice. She is a recent graduate of...

more

July 2015

Sat, 07/04/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

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...

more
Sun, 07/05/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Join Sue Harlow in the Orchard Room for an afternoon of live and local music.

Sue Harlow is an Americana-Folk Singer/Songwriter whose haunting vocals delve into the depths of what makes...

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Sat, 07/11/2015 - 11:00am to 5:00pm

Albemarle CiderWorks is turning 6!  Join us for a day filled with festivities, live music, and cider of course.

Taste our array of ciders, old and new, and learn about the history of cider...

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Sun, 07/12/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Second Sundays Sessions continue with Patrick & Aaron Olwell and Friends!

This Mother's Day, come out and let us treat the Mom(s) in your life to a little complimentary chocolate pairing...

more
Tue, 07/14/2015 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Join us for an evening of song and cider!

Join The Front Porch traditional music school and Albemarle CiderWorks at Ash Lawn Highland for an evening of high caliber music and exceptional...

more
Sat, 07/18/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Catch Bill Adams at the CiderWorks every 3rd Saturday!

Join local finger pickin' blues man Bill Adams in the Orchard Room every 3rd Saturday, from 3-5 pm.  Bill plays the blues, and old-time...

more
Sun, 07/19/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

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...

more
Sat, 07/25/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Join us for an afternoon of live music with the Jan Smith Trio!

From her Amazon.com page: "Charlottesville, Virginia-based recording artist Jan Smith crafts American roots music that...

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Sat, 07/25/2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Cider Sunsets continues with the good time sounds of The Judy Chops!

Purveyors of "original mountain swing," The Judy Chops are an indomitable force in the VA music scene, rocking audiences...

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Sun, 07/26/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Join Mojo Pie, also known as local songwriters Susan Munson and Frank Bechter, for an afternoon of live and local music.

MoJoPie was created when Susan Munson invited Frank Bechter to a...

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August 2015

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

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...

more
Sun, 08/02/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Handsome Molly plays traditional Irish, Scots and English dance tunes and songs at Albemarle CiderWorks this Sunday, 3-5 pm.

Musicians Rachael Blake, Andy Cleveland, Craig DuBose, Kelly...

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Sat, 08/08/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

“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.

Rain or shine in our...

more
Sun, 08/09/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Second Sundays Sessions continue with Patrick & Aaron Olwell and Friends!

This Mother's Day, come out and let us treat the Mom(s) in your life to a little complimentary chocolate pairing...

more
Tue, 08/11/2015 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Join us for an evening of song and cider!

Join The Front Porch traditional music school and Albemarle CiderWorks at Ash Lawn Highland for an evening of high caliber music and exceptional...

more
Sat, 08/15/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Catch Bill Adams at the CiderWorks every 3rd Saturday!

Join local finger pickin' blues man Bill Adams in the Orchard Room every 3rd Saturday, from 3-5 pm.  Bill plays the blues, and old-time...

more
Sun, 08/16/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Join Curtis Prince in the Orchard Room for an afternoon of blues-infused rock and alt-country.

Curtis Prince is genuine; so is his music. His songs are legitimate confessions straight from...

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Sat, 08/22/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Applejack Jam is a dynamic acoustic duo comprised of Bud Branch and Anne O'Brien.

Known all around town for their original arrangements and excellent repertoire of covers, Applejack Jam is...

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Sun, 08/23/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Steve Vargo opens his trunk of old time and folk tunes, played in his inimitable style. Join him for an afternoon of Americana in the tasting room!

No cover charge, all music rain or shine....

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Sat, 08/29/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

High Energy Old-Time Fiddle and Banjo Tunes, Impassioned Songs of Life, Love, Lust, Loss, and a Lot More from the Mountains of the Virginias and Carolinas.

The fine gentlemen of Ragged...

more
Sat, 08/29/2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Cider Sunsets wraps up with the soulful sounds of Erin & The Wildfire!

Rock, blues, folk, and soul had a baby and they named it Erin. She collected three of her most talented friends in...

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Sun, 08/30/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Willie DE is a nationally touring young artist who was born, raised and resides in Central Virginia.

Growing up on Bob Dylan and Van Morrison, he busked on Charlottesville’s downtown mall...

more

September 2015

Fri, 09/04/2015 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Join us for an evening of comedy, cider, and authentic Southern cuisine.  

The Hamner Theater brings Shakespeare's "A Comedy of...

more
Sat, 09/05/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

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...

more
Sat, 09/05/2015 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Join us for an evening of comedy, cider, and authentic Southern cuisine.  

The Hamner Theater brings Shakespeare's "A Comedy of...

more
Sun, 09/06/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Join Red Light Rodeo in the Orchard Room for an afternoon of live music.

Red Light Rodeo has been spreading their innovative take on country, bluegrass and traditional music in your favorite...

more
Sat, 09/12/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Join Curtis Prince in the Orchard Room for an afternoon of blues-infused rock and alt-country.

Curtis Prince is genuine; so is his music. His songs are legitimate confessions straight from...

more
Sun, 09/13/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Second Sundays Sessions continue with Patrick & Aaron Olwell and Friends!

This Mother's Day, come out and let us treat the Mom(s) in your life to a little complimentary chocolate pairing...

more
Sat, 09/19/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Catch Bill Adams at the CiderWorks every 3rd Saturday!

Join local finger pickin' blues man Bill Adams in the Orchard Room every 3rd Saturday, from 3-5 pm.  Bill plays the blues, and old-time...

more
Sun, 09/20/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

The Highlander String Band is a collection of Rockingham County musicians playing traditional Appalachian Mountain music. They play the Top Ten Tunes of the 50's and 60's - 1850 that is. Their...

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Sat, 09/26/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Local folk rock duo Koda and Marie, of Chamomile and Whiskey fame, spice up your Saturday afternoon!

Rain or shine, no cover charge, cider and light picnic fare available. Dogs welcome...

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Sun, 09/27/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Hot Twang returns with their unique blend of jazz/rock/folk. The perfect soundtrack for a September evening!

Music 3-5, rain or shine. Cider and light picnic fare available.

October 2015

Sat, 10/03/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

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...

more
Sun, 10/04/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Join Mojo Pie, also known as local songwriters Susan Munson and Frank Bechter, for an afternoon of live and local music.

MoJoPie was created when Susan Munson invited Frank Bechter to a...

more
Sat, 10/10/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Enjoy an afternoon of jazz with the Rick Olivarez Trio at Albemarle CiderWorks.

The Rick Olivarez Trio captures the sound of Gypsy jazz guitar legend Django Reinhardt as well as showcasing...

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Sun, 10/11/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Second Sundays Sessions continue with Patrick & Aaron Olwell and Friends!

This Mother's Day, come out and let us treat the Mom(s) in your life to a little complimentary chocolate pairing...

more
Sat, 10/17/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Catch Bill Adams at the CiderWorks every 3rd Saturday!

Join local finger pickin' blues man Bill Adams in the Orchard Room every 3rd Saturday, from 3-5 pm.  Bill plays the blues, and old-time...

more
Sun, 10/18/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Fiona Balestrieri's music defies genre categories. Trained and versed in everything from traditional Irish music to rock and middle eastern styles, it's a musical adventure every time she plays....

more
Sat, 10/24/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

"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...

more
Sun, 10/25/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Join Anne O'Brien, Frank Bechter, and Darrel Moran for an afternoon of original songs and favorite covers.

This trio of professional musicians have been lighting up the Charlottesville music...

more
Sat, 10/31/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

High Energy Old-Time Fiddle and Banjo Tunes, Impassioned Songs of Life, Love, Lust, Loss, and a Lot More from the Mountains of the Virginias and Carolinas.

The fine gentlemen of Ragged...

more

November 2015

Sat, 11/07/2015 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Join us for one of the most anticipated festivals of autumn, the Apple Harvest Festival!  Hosted by the Cove Garden Ruritans and Vintage Virginia Apples at Rural Ridge Orchard in North Garden....

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Sat, 11/07/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

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...

more
Sun, 11/08/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Second Sundays Sessions continue with Patrick & Aaron Olwell and Friends!

This Mother's Day, come out and let us treat the Mom(s) in your life to a little complimentary chocolate pairing...

more
Fri, 11/13/2015 (All day) to Sun, 11/22/2015 (All day)

Technically a week plus 3 bonus days, all dedicated to the art and appreciation of Virginia ciders.  Visit ciderweekva.com for the full schedule of events, tastings, and more.  Follow us on...

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Sat, 11/14/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Join us for an afternoon of live music with the Jan Smith Trio!

From her Amazon.com page: "Charlottesville, Virginia-based recording artist Jan Smith crafts American roots music that...

more
Sun, 11/15/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

“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.  

Rain or shine in our...

more
Sat, 11/21/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Catch Bill Adams at the CiderWorks every 3rd Saturday!

Join local finger pickin' blues man Bill Adams in the Orchard Room every 3rd Saturday, from 3-5 pm.  Bill plays the blues, and old-time...

more
Thu, 11/26/2015 (All day)

Albemarle CiderWorks will be closed today in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.  We will be open for regular hours Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 11-5.  

Happy Thanksgiving,...

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December 2015

Sat, 12/05/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

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...

more
Sat, 12/05/2015 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Mark your calendars- our first Repeal Day Party was so much fun, we're doing it again!

On December 5th, 1933, the 18th ammendment instituting the nation-wide Prohibition of Alcohol was...

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Sun, 12/13/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Second Sundays Sessions continue with Patrick & Aaron Olwell and Friends!

This Mother's Day, come out and let us treat the Mom(s) in your life to a little complimentary chocolate pairing...

more
Sat, 12/19/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Catch Bill Adams at the CiderWorks every 3rd Saturday!

Join local finger pickin' blues man Bill Adams in the Orchard Room every 3rd Saturday, from 3-5 pm.  Bill plays the blues, and old-time...

more
Fri, 12/25/2015 (All day)

Albemarle CiderWorks will be closed in observance of the Christmas holiday on Friday, Dec. 25.  We will otherwise be open for regular hours Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, 11-5.

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Sun, 12/27/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

What do you get when you combine a cornet, clarinet, fiddle, banjo and bass?

You get Boxcar Speakeasy, a new combo bringing you swing and jazz music from the early part of the 20th century...

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February 2016

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

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...

more