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Tracey W. Gardner
Madison County
Chamber of Commerce
110 N Main Street
Madison, VA 22727
(540) 948-4455 

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2015 Schedule of Events 

Thirsty Thursdays 2nd Thursday every month and first Sunday brunch at Prince Michel 800-800-WINE

 Sippin into Sunset or Fireside Fridays at Early Mountain Vineyards Fridays 6pm-8pm 540-948-9005

First Fridays and music on most weekends


Big Breakfast Brightwood Ruritan Club 1st Saturdays

Big Breakfast at George James Comm Center 2nd Saturdays

 Check regularly for special art exhibits and classes at MAD Arts

Rescue Squad chitlin and chicken dinner 4p-8p Jan 24

Pete's Auction Jan 28

Graves Mill Wellness Center Opening 540-948-6287 for more info Wed Jan 28

American Legion Breakfast Jan 31

Graves Mountain Valentine's Day specials below

 Rescue Squad Brunch 8-1p Feb 15

Music by the Fireside at DuCard Vineyards Sat 2pm Saturday Feb 28

Madison County Farmers Market at Hoover Ridge | Saturdays May –Oct

Friends of the Library Chili Dinner 6pm Adults $20 12 and under $12 Mar 13
The Hills are Alive....a benefit Chili Dinner
presented by the Friends of the Madison County Library.
Held at the Madison Presbyterian Church, Friday March 13th, doors open at 5:30 p.m.*
Chili dinner includes your choice of chili, with corn bread, hot dogs, beans, cookies and beverages.
Ticket prices:  $20.00 adults, $8.00 ages 12 and under.
Entertainment includes Max Lacy's group - the Beulah Land Quartet
Tickets available at the Madison County Library as of  Feb. 1, 2015.

Rescue Squad Brunch 8-1p Mar 15

March Madness Mar 21
Easter Egg Hunt Hoover Ridge Sunday 130pm March 22
Sips and Cinema at Early Mtn featuring "Grease" 7:30 pm Mar 26
Murder in the Vineyards at DuCard Call for reservations 540-923-4206 Mar 28
Regional AgriTourism Symposium at the State Theatre Apr 2 & 23

Heritage Day at Graves Mountain Lodge April 4
The Little Country Store in Etlan BBQ April 4
Easter Egg Hunt at DuCard April 4
MAD Tack Spring Tack Swap April 11th

Reunite with Christ Music Festival (**FREE CONCERT**)at the Young Farmer's Grounds April 11

American Legion Catfish Dinner Apr 11

DuCard Oyster Festival – April 18

Hoover Ridge Sheep Dog Trials and Farm Festival April 25 and 26th
Hoover Ridge Park is hosting Sheep Dog Trials and Farm Festival on April 25-26 (Time TBD). There will be a site set up for local farm vendors. If you are interested, please email us at valerie.mcparksrec@gmail.c om for a form. Reservations & payments ($50/space) are due by Mar. 31.


Project Healing Waters – Rose River Farm – April 25 & 26 


Madison County Farmer’s Market – May-Oct

Saturdays at Hoover Ridge

SCAM  awareness meeting at the Senior Center Thursday 2p-4p Apr 30

Cathy's Custom Jewelry Trunk Show at MAD Arts May 1

 Madison County Rescue Squad Steak and Shrimp Dinner 4p – 8p May 2

Piedmont Day of Giving Madison Fire Dept May 5

Yoder's BBQ May 9

Madison County Rescue Squad at Young Farmer’s Ground Jessica Weaver Concert May 9

Madison Choral Society Hymn of Praise 5pm Mt. Carmel Church Haywood May 17

Wineappoolooza – DuCard Vineyards, May 16, 2015

 Tour de Madison May 16 

Madison Business Appreciation Dinner – May 18, 2015

Early Mountain –

Madison County Business Expo – May 21, 2015

Madison Co. Volunteer Fire Dept – – 540-948-4455

Graves Mountain Festival of Music – May 28-30

Bel Canto Vocal Ensemble

Literacy Council of Madison a Dinner Theater Production at Prince Michel June 13


Early Mountain’s BBQ Festival – June 14

Music on the Lawn, Dark Hollow Band June 19 (now on Fridays)

Yoder's BBQ June 20

Music on the Lawn – TBD – or

Music on the Lawn, Dan Barrale July 3rd

Madison County’s July 4th Celebration –

Hosted by Graves Mountain Lodge

 Music on the Lawn, Jessica Weaver and Silver Linings July 10


Madison County Tractor Pull July 11


Madison Fireman’s Parade – July 15, 2015

Madison County Fair – July 15-18

Graves Mountain Peach Day – July 25

DuCard Chocolate and Wine Pairings July 25

Anytime Fitness Customer Appreciation Day July 25

March on DuCard 2nd Corp release party Aug 1

Food truck Festival at Prince Michel Aug 1

Yoders BBQ Aug 8

Hoover Day – August 15 – 

Madison County Rescue Squad Cadet 5K

23rd Annual Taste of the Mountains Main Street Festival, Sept 5, 2015

Tractor Pull Sept 12 - 6:00 pm Madison Fairground (Young Farmers) $10/per person, kids under 10 free

Madison County Rescue Squad - Steak & Shrimp Dinner 4-8pm Sept 19 

 Bluegrass Concert to benefit Madison County Rescue Squad featuring Dark Hollow & Larry Sparks  Sept 20   For more information -

Yoder's BBQ Sept 26

American Legion Catfish dinner Oct 17

Graves Mountain Apple Harvest Festival – Oct 3&4, Oct 10&11, Oct 17 & 18

Madison County Farmer's Market Harvest Festival and Pig Out for MESA fundraiser on Oct 24


Haunted Woods at Hoover Ridge sponsored by Madison County Parks & Recreation Authorit -  Oct. 23rd 9 - 11 pm, Oct. 24th 5:30 - 10:00 pm. Cost $8.00/per person for more info.

Holiday Shopping Event at Madison County Fire Dept, Sponsored by Madison Literacy Council and Farmer’s Market, November 21 830a-2p 540-948-6881

Early Mountain Deck the Halls – November 28th

Madison Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration and Parade – Dec 4th 

Madison Choral Society Concert - Friday, December 4th, 7:00 p.m. at St. Thomas Episcopal Church and Saturday, December 5th, 5 p.m. at Mt. Carmel Church

Bluegrass Benefit Concert at MCHS- December 6th 2:00 p.m.

Holiday Shopping Event at Madison County Fire Dept, Sponsored by Madison Literacy Council and Farmer’s Market, December 12 8:30 am -2:00 pm 540-948-6881

Cocoa with a Cop & Cookies with Santa - Dec 15th 5p.m. - 7p.m. at the American Legion




If you are interested in having your event listed above please click contact us and send us an inquiry including your event location, date and time, and contact phone number.


 Meetings and other info

The Madison Chamber of Commerce meets every third Monday at 7pm except May, Nov & Dec

Hospice Calendar

October (free to the public)


Grief Support Groups