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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.

August 2015

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...

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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...

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September 2015

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...

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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...

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Wed, 09/09/2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Albemarle CiderWorks and Over the Moon get together for an evening of fun, creativity, and stress-release!

Color Me Happy!  Join the adult coloring craze at Over the Moon Bookstore Wednesday...

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Sat, 09/12/2015 - 9:00am to 7:00pm

Here at Albemarle CiderWorks, we are excited to once again participate in the Monticello Heritage Harvest Festival.  An homage to all the best of local foodways and crafts, this yearly festival is...

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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...

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

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

Enjoy this energetic and eclectic Irish jam session at Albemarle Ciderworks, every 2nd Sunday of the month:...

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Fri, 09/18/2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Come celebrate the 6th Annual Fall Harvest Festival in the garden at Buford Middle School! This is a free community event with great food and music, garden activities, a cider pressing demo,...

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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...

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Sun, 09/20/2015 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm

CiderFest 2015 is back at Castle Hill Cidery with your favorite ciders and food!

Albemarle CiderWorks will be there for the 4th year running, pouring ciders alongside many of Virginia's...

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Sun, 09/20/2015 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

"We are HIT, the Hamner Improv Troupe – experts in mops that scuba-dive…long-lost sisters on the hundredth floor having emotional sea changes…a western movie about eggplant parmesan…bowling with...

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

Live music today by The Deputies!  

Enjoy a mix of early jazz, dixieland, and western swing music by this local 5 piece band.

3-5 pm, rain or shine.  No cover charge, cider and light...

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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.

Sun, 09/27/2015 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Albemarle CiderWorks and Dr. Ho's Humble Pie come together for one amazing evening of fine dining and fine cider!

We are so excited to announce the upcoming dinner featuring the best of...

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October 2015

Sat, 10/03/2015 - 6:00pm to 9:30pm

It's that time again: join us for an evening of fun for the whole family under the starry night sky!

Dark Skies Bright Kids hosts an evening of education and entertainment at Albemarle...

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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...

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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!

Enjoy this energetic and eclectic Irish jam session at Albemarle Ciderworks, every 2nd Sunday of the month:...

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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...

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Sun, 10/18/2015 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

"We are HIT, the Hamner Improv Troupe – experts in mops that scuba-dive…long-lost sisters on the hundredth floor having emotional sea changes…a western movie about eggplant parmesan…bowling with...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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November 2015

Sun, 11/01/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Live music today by The Deputies!

Enjoy a mix of early jazz, dixieland, and western swing music by this local 5 piece band.

3-5 pm, rain or shine. No cover charge, cider and light...

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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!

Enjoy this energetic and eclectic Irish jam session at Albemarle Ciderworks, every 2nd Sunday of the month:...

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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...

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Sun, 11/15/2015 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

"We are HIT, the Hamner Improv Troupe – experts in mops that scuba-dive…long-lost sisters on the hundredth floor having emotional sea changes…a western movie about eggplant parmesan…bowling with...

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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...

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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...

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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, 12/06/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Live music today by The Deputies!

Enjoy a mix of early jazz, dixieland, and western swing music by this local 5 piece band.

3-5 pm, rain or shine. No cover charge, cider and light...

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

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

Enjoy this energetic and eclectic Irish jam session at Albemarle Ciderworks, every 2nd Sunday of the month:...

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
Sun, 12/20/2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Join the guys of Gallatin Canyon for an afternoon of live music at Albemarle CiderWorks!

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

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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...

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March 2016

Sat, 03/05/2016 - 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...

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