Celebrate 50 Ways to Fall in Love with the Foothills at the Greene County Historical Society. Beginning Aug. 31, the first 50 visitors to the museum will be entered into a drawing. The winner will receive 50% off on a purchase from our museum gift shop. Original paintings by Chee Ricketts are not included in this offer.


Virginia Cooperative Extension will have two master gardener training course options starting in January 2020. Training sessions will be held on Tuesday mornings from 9 a.m. – noon with the first class on Jan. 14, 2020 and on Thursday evenings from 6-9 p.m. with the first class on Jan. 16, 2020. Both trainings will cover the same material and will meet once per week. For more information, an application or to register contact (540) 727-3435 or

Sept. 20

Stanardsville Volunteer Fire Department will host two bands on Sept. 20 from 7-10 p.m. Tony Meadows & Friends will play from 7-8:30 p.m. Ron Good Family with Nancy Shifflett will play from 8:30-10 p.m. Call (434) 985- 7030 for more information. 


Revalation Vineyards in Madison holds its Friday fundraiser to benefit the Literacy Council of Madison County and its adult education services from 3 p.m. until sunset on Sept. 20. Author Bronwen Chisholm will give a talk at 6 p.m. and sign copies of her book throughout the event. Over the Top Chef will be onsite from 5-7:30 p.m. Bring lawn chairs and enjoy the sunset. Revalation Vineyards is at 2710 Hebron Valley Road in Madison. For information, call (540) 407-1236 or email

Sept. 21

The Madisons of Montpelier Chapter of the U.S. Daughters of 1812 will hold its next meeting on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 11 a.m. at the Blue Ridge Café, 8315 Seminole Trail, Ruckersville. Guests and prospective members are invited to attend. For further information and to RSVP, contact Anne Winn at or (540) 832-3771.

Sept 21-22

The annual Virginia Clay Festival will be held in Stanardsville. More information on A1. 


The Art Guild of Greene hosts the Landscapes Watercolor class for the Absolute Beginner on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 1-4 p.m. Register at

Sept. 26

Grace Health and Rehab of Greene County hosts a Light Up the Night event from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 26 to remember lost loved ones. There will be live music, refreshments and paper lantern decorating. As the sun sets and sky darkens the paper lanterns will be set off into the sky to remember all the loved ones. Grace Health and Rehab is at 355 William Mills Drive, Stanardsville. 


PVCC will host a “Getting Started” information session at the Eugene Giuseppe Center in Stanardsville on Sept. 26 from 4-5 p.m. Information will be provided on degree and certificate programs, placement tests, student services and more. For more information, visit or call (434) 961-5275.

Sept. 28

Sept. 28 is free entrance day in the National Parks in honor National Public Lands Day. 


The Art Guild of Greene will host a September Barn Quilt Workshop on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Hebron Lutheran Church Parish Hall in Madison. For more information or for a registration form, contact Vyvyan Rundgren at (540) 421-2742 or

Oct. 2

Orange County will host the fourth annual Quad-County Business Summit on Wednesday, Oct. 2 from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Orange County Economic Development is working in collaboration with the Orange Chamber of Commerce and peer organizations in Fluvanna, Greene and Louisa counties and the Central Virginia Small Business Development Center. The event will be held at Madison at the Mill, 323 N. Madison Road, Orange. Visit the Greene County Chamber of Commerce website for more information at https://www.

Oct. 4

Rapidan Volunteer Fire Department will hold a pork tenderloin dinner on Friday, Oct. 4 from 5-8 p.m. Take outs are also available. Rapidan VFD is located at 9729 Locust Dale Road. For more information, call (540) 672-5744.

Oct. 5

The Art Guild of Greene County once again hosts the Plein Aire Paint Out in Stanardsville from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Stanardsville. For information, visit


Antioch Baptist Church in Madison is hosting its third annual community health fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5. The theme for the event is “Every Kid Better.” There will be various motivational speakers, health presentations, information tables and a light lunch. 


The new Greene Commons farmers market pavilion and entertainment stage will hold a grand opening/ribbon-cutting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5. There will be live musical performances, gospel singers, apple-pressing at the Blue Ridge Heritage memorial, a children’s area, food vendors, crafters, remarks from local dignitaries, and more—all this in addition to the regular farmers market from 8 a.m. to noon. The festivities continue until 4 p.m. Greene Commons is located behind the County Administration building at 40 Celt Road. For further information, contact (434) 985-6663. 


Greene County’s Republican committee invites the community to October Hill for its 40th annual pig roast on Saturday, Oct. 5 from noon–3 p.m.

Oct. 8

The Greene County Lions Club, Piedmont Stella Masonic Lodge #50 and the American Red Cross invite everyone to donate blood Tuesday, Oct. 8 from 2-6:30 p.m. at the Eugene Giuseppe Center of Piedmont Virginia Community College in Stanardsville. To make an appointment, call (434) 985-6655. 


Greene County Social Services will hold a heating assistance event on Oct. 8 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Applications will be available for the fuel program and Medicaid expansion. Staff will be available for questions and to assist in filling out applications. For more information, call (434) 985-5246.

Oct. 10

The Greene County Record sponsors candidate debates, beginning at 7 p.m. at William Monroe High School Performing Arts Center for commonwealth’s attorney, clerk of court and sheriff. Questions for candidates are due by 4 p.m. Oct. 4 at

Oct. 11

The William Monroe High School Athletic Boosters Club hosts its annual Dragonfest beginning at 5 p.m. on the softball field, prior to the homecoming football game with a kickoff of 7 p.m.

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