General Info


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



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2014 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

Sips and Cinema begins May 29 at Early Mtn


Big Breakfast at George James Comm Center 2nd Saturdays


Check regularly for special art exhibits and classes at MAD Arts


Madison County Farmers Market at Hoover Ridge | Saturdays May –Oct
Madison Business Appreciation Dinner a Farm to Table dinner at Early Mtn
Vineyards | | May 19
Madison Business Expo at the Madison Fire Department May 22
Graves Mountain Lodge Festival of Music | May 29-31
Sips and Cinema at Early Mountain "The Princess Bride" May 29
Music on the Lawn | TBA
Rapidan VFD Dinner June 6
Rescue Squad Shrimp Dinner June 14
Women's 4 Miler Group June 14
Relay for Life | Madison/Greene in Greene | June 14 

Yoders BBQ June 21

Sips & Cinema at Early Mountain "Pirates of the Carribean" June 26
DuCard Vineyards Pre-Fireworks Party BBQ and Music 3pm July 4

Madison County’s Fireworks Display | hosted by Graves Mtn Lodge | July 4 

STAR DAY at MAD Arts 1pm-5pm, Free and open to the public. Full day of out-of-this-world activities!! Three local authors will be speaker and signing their books from 2pm-4pm, Gray Ghost Coffee will be doing tastings of their freshly roasted coffee from 2pm-4pm. Will be available for sale as well. Much more including astrology and the Queen of the Fun Barbara Hawley - July 6

Music on the Lawn (Library Lawn) with Aberdeen Green!! July 10

 Painting at Early Mountain July 12

 Tractor Pull (Young Farmer's Grounds) July 12th

DuCard Jazz and Blues Fest July 12th 

 Madison Fireman’s Parade | | July 16


Madison County Fair | July 16-19



 Summer Art Camps at MAD Arts July 21-25th, August 11-15th

Graves Peach Day | | July 26

Sips and Cinema at Early Mountain "Shrek" July 31

Book signing at Graves Mountain Lodge of "Beautiful on the Mountain" Reservation necessary by July 25 for more info email Dr. Barbara Miller, or call 540-270-7007 - Aug2 



Stonewall Jackson's 2nd Corps:  March on DuCard
Saturday, August 2, 2014, 1-5 PM (march at 2 PM sharp)
For all you Civil War buffs and wine lovers, we again commemorate the sesquicentennial of the Civil War with the release of our limited edition 2nd Corps wine.  Come see re-enactors march through the vineyards, drill, interact, camp and demand their wine!  A sight not to be missed, and don't forget your camera.  Great education for the kids too.  Pack your picnic or pick up food at our tasting room.


Yoders Country Market BBQ Aug 9

DuCard HOWL 5 - moonrise party & potluck dinner 630p Aug 10

Music on the Lawn Aug 14th featuring The Local Vocals! Library Lawn

Thirsty Thursday at Prince Michel August 14th!


85th Anniversary  of Hoover Day at Hoover Ridge Park "1929" 

August 16th, 10am, bring the family, have a picnic, enjoy some living history, (feel free to dress in 1920s genre) hear Hail to the Chief as "President Hoover" arrives to commemorate that special day and speech about how special Madison was to the President. Farmers Market will be going on to include Papa Weavers Pork and also Parks and Rec will be selling food as well.  George Nash, nationally known Hoover historian will be a guest speaker.



Beat the Heat Party - BBQ, music by Beleza Brasil 1pm-6pm Aug 16

Saving Lives Together Workshops (Suicide Prevention)Thursday 3pm and 7pm Madison Fire Dept








Fun Run info August 23rd below

 Are you up for a challenge?  The 2014 MAD Run has one just for you...get your colleagues together for a 4 mile walk or run through the beautiful Hebron Valley on August 23rd.  You'll help raise funds for a very worthy cause - the UVA Cancer Center's Breast Care Program - and your company could be awarded our inaugural Corporate Cup!  The business or company that has the largest percentage of its workforce participating in the MAD Run will win this prestigious honor.  Last year, Plow and Hearth had almost 10% of their workforce participating and they are challenging all of you to beat that.  It doesn't matter how big or small your company is...we'll use the percentage of total employees so everyone has the same chance of winning.  Just think of the bragging rights!  You don't want to miss this opportunity!


What is it?                  MAD Run (Madison 4-mile Fun Run)

When is it?                 August 23rd, 7:30 AM

Where is it?                Start and finish at Hebron Lutheran Church

Why should I?           To support cancer research and care through the UVA Cancer Center Breast Care Program (and to win that Corporate Challenge!)



How do I sign up?      You can register online  Once you have registered individually, contact Cathy McGhee at  and tell her yourCompany wants to enter the challenge!  We'll be in touch to get the information needed!




Sips and Cinema at Early Mountain "Back to the Future" Aug 28

22nd Annual Taste of the Mountains Main Street Festival | Aug 30
Vertical Tasting in the Barrel Room at DuCard 12p, 2p, 4p, reservations Aug 30
Labor Day Weekend Party at DuCard Vineyards 2p-5p  Aug 31
Live Music by Ben Mason at DuCard Vineyards 2pm-5pm Sept 6
Tractor Pull, Young Farmers Grounds 6pm Sept 13  
Winemaker's Brunch - Catered local cuisine, music, reservations needed Sept 14
"Admit One”, a standard flower show presented by members of The Madison Garden Club
  Madison Firehouse,
1223 North Main Street, Madison, Free and open to public 2p-6p Sept 19 2p-6p, Sept 20 10a-2p
Madison County Rescue Squad Shrimp Dinner, Bluegrass with Larry Sparks and Dark Hollow at
Wetsel Middle School beginning 3pm For tickets contact Steve Grayson Sept 20
Sips and Cinema at Early Mountain "The Sandlot" Sept 25
Graves Mountain Lodge Apple Harvest Festival | Oct 4-5, 11-12, 18-19
American Legion Catfish Dinner, 948-5019 Oct 18
Madison Quilt Guild Quilt Show Waverly Yowell Gym 10a-5p Oct 18
and 11-4 Oct 19
Madison Rescue Squad Chicken Dinner to benefit building fund Nov 1
Madison County Rescue Squad Brunch Nov 16
Madison Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration and Parade | Dec 5
Madison County Rescue Squad Brunch Dec 14









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 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