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Sunday, May 18, 2014

What to do in Charlottesville - June 2014

We encourage our guests to relax and unwind at Foxfield Inn at any time of year. This June, local Charlottesville events have the same theme in mind. Whether you're up for picking berries or picking a wine you'd like to taste, June offers plenty of outdoor events to welcome summer. Here are a few of our favorites.

Events at Monticello
Thomas Jefferson's home is open for tours year-round. But be sure to take advantage of the wonderful staff and resources they have by attending one of their early summer workshops.

6/5 and 6/7 Early Summer Arboretum Walk
6/5 Painting and Sketching at Tufton Farm
6/14 Recipes from the Monticello Kitchen
6/24 TOM Talk: Thomas and Martha Jefferson's Early Life at Monticello

Hatton Ferry
Saturdays (9-5) Sundays (12-5)
A short drive south will bring you to Scottsville and the last pole-operated ferry in America. Once the vehicle of our country's westward expansion, summer is the perfect time to take a ride across the James River and check out the fascinating historical exhibits.

Use your fresh strawberries to make
our Strawberry-Lemonade muffins!
Strawberry Picking at Critzer Family Farm
Monday-Saturday (8am-6pm)
It's hard to beat the taste of freshly picked strawberries. Now that strawberry season is upon us, why not spend an afternoon picking some of your own?

Sunset Series at Carter Mountain
Thursdays (6-9pm)
A popular setting to enjoy live music, food, shopping in the country store, and one of the best views in Charlottesville. Prince Michel wines are available for tasting.

Tailgate Thursdays at Stinson Vineyards
Thursdays (6-9pm)
Enjoy live music, wine, and grilled meats at nearby Stinson Vineyards. A great way to relax and unwind into summer.

Starry Nights at Veritas Vineyard & Winery
Saturday, June 14 (7-11pm)
Starry Nights is a popular event at the beautiful Veritas Vineyard & Winery. Take a Foxfield Inn here.

picnic or reserve space at a table for the buffet. Sip their wines and dance the night away under a blanket of stars. Purchase tickets online

Summer Kickoff at Devil's Backbone
Sunday, June 22 (1-6pm)
At Devil's Backbone Brewing Company, they sure know how to throw a good party. Celebrate the start of summer with their draft beers, outdoor music, Tres Agave margaritas in a keepsake shaker, grilled sausages and kebobs, ice cream, and cornhole.

Afton After Hours at Afton Mountain Vineyard
Saturday, June 28 (6-8:30pm)
Bring along a Foxfield Inn picnic or purchase pizza from Blue Ridge Pizza Company on-site. Enjoy live music rain or shine.

Ongoing summer events:
Fridays After Five (Fridays, 5:30-8:30pm) - Catch a free concert at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion on the Downtown Mall before your dinner date. Concessions available to purchase.
City Market (Saturdays, 7am-noon) - Pick up a cup of coffee or artisanal lemonade and a pastry to wander the stalls for fresh produce, flowers, and unique gifts.


We're sure you'll find something interesting to add to your June excursion to Charlottesville. Let us know how else we at Foxfield Inn can make your summer visit a special one.

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Your Innkeepers,
Dan & Kathryn Bundy
Foxfield Inn | A Charlottesville, VA Bed and Breakfast


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