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May Newsletter

Be sure to read our latest newsletter to keep up on all the happenings at Democracy! May 2017 Newsletter (pdf)

Music & More in the Tasting Room

Sunday, 5/28 Singer songwriter and skilled guitarist Paulo Franco comes to the tasting room with songs from his new album, The Last Card.
2 to 5pm
Monday, 5/29 Renee Ruth Peckham returns with her keyboard and lively sounds to welcome summer!
2 to 5pm
Saturday, 6/3 Painting with Kim Page of Page's Palette: Kim, a local artist from Afton, leads students through the creation of their very own masterpiece. This class is limited to 20 students. $30/pp. To register: visit Page’s Palette Facebook page or contact Kim.
Saturday, 6/3 Enjoy an afternoon of tunes with Ragtop.
2 to 5pm
Saturday, 6/10 Charlottesville musician, Vicky Lee, brings the lilting sounds of her Celtic harp to the vineyard .
2 to 5pm
Saturday, 6/17 Ray VanWagner plays classic songs of the 1930s, 40s and 50s on keyboard.
2 to 5pm

Voices of Democracy - After Hours

Saturday, 6/17
5:30 - 7pm
On June 15, 1215, the balance of power in England shifted thanks to the Magna Carta, whose principles of liberty informed many subsequent governing documents, including our own U.S. Constitution. A modern day effort to realign power structures in Virginia is that to reform some of the more egregious aspects of gerrymandering election districts. OneVirginia2021 Executive Director Brian Cannon comes to the tasting room to talk about his group’s efforts to achieve nonpartisan redistricting in the state, it’s successes and failures in the 2017 General Assembly session, and prospects for the future.
Please RSVP your plans to attend to 434-263-8463.

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Birth of DemocracyFestival
JULY 1, 2017 | 11am to 5pm

Join us for our annual mini- festival featuring a day of wine, music, vendors, food and more! Local musicians Pete Farnham, Sue Harlow and Renee Ruth Peckham will play throughout the day. In addition to Democracy, taste wines from Lazy Days Winery, Mountain Cove Vineyards, and Rebec Winery.

Enjoy great food from Pok-E-Joe's and The Breakfast Guy and shop local crafts and gourmet food stuffs from local artisans and entrepreneurs!

Early bird admission through 6/29:
$20/person (plus taxes/fees)

Birth of Democracy Festival Tickets

Events and Festivals