Page to Screen Book Club

7 p.m. Thursday

New Dominion Bookshop

Ready for pizza and a movie? There will be a screening of “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,” a film based on the book by Jenny Han, in this event for tweens and teens. St. Anne’s-Belfield School librarian Sarah FitzHenry will lead the festivities. The film isn’t rated, but the bookshop staff recommends giving it a PG-13. And if you mention the Page to Screen Book Club at checkout, you’ll get 10% off your book purchases. Free.; (434) 295-2552.

Mushrooms and Other Forest Floor Dwellers

10 a.m. Saturday

James Madison’s Montpelier

Experts and Master Naturalists will be on hand for Montpelier’s latest Nature Exploration Series event, which will take a closer look at fascinating things that stay close to the surface. Expect some moderate hills on the walk, but the exertion level and the subject matter are suitable for children in elementary grades and older. $10.; (540) 672-2728.

Taste of Nelson

Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday

Blue Toad Hard Cider in Roseland

High View Farm will offer a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces to enjoy during the celebration of Nelson County. Local foods, craft beers, ciders and wines will be available, and there will be music, games and other attractions.; (434) 760-9200.

Rock the Ridge

1 to 5 p.m. Saturday

Valley Roads Vineyards in Afton

The Crozet Jam Band and Will Overman and his band will perform for the fourth annual fundraiser for the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank. Your first glass of wine (excluding Frose) is $1. $20 VIP tickets; $12 at the door; $10 advance.; (540) 456-6350.

Drumheller’ s Orchard in Lovingston

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

The orchard’s Farm Market has opened for the season; look for jams, jellies, cider, baked goods, honey, ice cream and salt-cured and hickory-smoked hams. White and yellow peaches will be ready mid-July through August, and a limited number of blackberries will be available; this first season is expected to yield a small crop of blackberries. (434) 263-5036.

Lewis & Clark Exploratory Center

1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday

Darden Towe Park

From tours of full-size historical boat replicas to journaling exercises that bring to mind the writings of William Clark and Meriwether Lewis, the center focuses on the fun of exploration and of being outdoors. Check the calendar frequently for a variety of hands-on activities, including carpentry, hiking, building model boats and projects that combine art and the written word. $7. (434) 996-7282.

Get Breaking News Alerts

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.
Load comments