Registration for Spring 2017 events is now available!
You can register via the online RSVP form or by calling the Colonnade Club Office at 434-924-1192. Regular business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm. Payments accepted with Visa, Mastercard, check, or cash.
Looking for something fun to do in Charlottesville? Visit the Charlottesville Welcome Book website for a full list of area activities.
|• All events will be located in Pavilion VII unless otherwise noted.
• Complimentary babysitting services will be offered at certain events. See specific event listings for details.
• Parking at the Central Grounds Garage (underneath the University Bookstore on Emmet Street) will be validated.Would you like email notifications of these events? Join our email list by sending a message with subject line “Event Reminder” to firstname.lastname@example.org and you’ll never miss an event!
Hear the story of how Thomas Jefferson’s personal villa retreat was rediscovered. Poplar Forest is a glimpse into Jefferson’s private world and a spectacular testimony to Jefferson’s vision for architecture and landscape. Poplar Forest President Jeffrey Nichols will present on the ongoing restorations and reconstructions, which aim to renew Jefferson’s masterpiece in its original splendor. Refreshments will be provided!
Attendance is complimentary.
RSVP Deadline: Tuesday, March 21st
Who knows what small treasures you’ll find at our private Farmers Market? The Colonnade Club is proud to host Charlottesville vendors offering local produce, baked goods, home décor, and more. Guests will receive a complimentary sample of the offered wares before they peruse the market.
Special First Guest: $8
Additional Guests: $12 ea.
RSVP Deadline: Wednesday, April 6th
It’s the exciting time of year where the community gathers at Foxfield to enjoy a thrilling day at the races with family and friends. Get your fill of good food and even better company at the Colonnade Club tent, and cheer your favorite horse to victory! Catering provided by Harvest Moon.
Special First Guest*: $75
Additional Guests*: $105 ea.
Parking: $45 ea.
*Admissions Ticket included in event fee
RSVP Deadline: Friday, April 21st
As a UNESCO World Heritage site, we strive to ask ourselves: how can we honor the past while looking towards the future? Esteemed landscape architect William D. Rieley not only taught at UVA for 20 years, but has also worked on numerous historic landmarks including Monticello, Poplar Forest, and the Pavilion Gardens. Learn about the extensive research and planning that helps us to stay true to Jefferson’s vision while we broaden our horizons.
Attendance is complimentary.
RSVP Deadline: Tuesday, April 25th
Celebrate a hard-earned end to the academic year at our Cinco de Mayo Closings Reception. Kick back your heels with feel-good music, great food, and great friends. Make sure to RSVP before space runs out! Catering provided by Eric Stamer.
Complimentary babysitting services provided by the Local Nanny Network. Registration required.
Special First Guest: $12
Additional Guests: $30 ea.
RSVP Deadline: Friday, April 28th
Summer afternoons are the perfect chance to enjoy yourself in the sunny outdoors. Bring the kids and dig into a juicy smoked roast, catered by Red Hub, to the sound of a local bluegrass band! The incredible sight of the whole roast is sure to make a great story for friends and family.
Special First Guest: $25
Additional Guest(s): $35 ea.
RSVP Deadline: Friday, June 16th