Programs and Events

If you're not a Farmington member, but want to register for a program, please email [email protected] or call (434) 245-0693.

Farmington Historical Society Foundation programs are open to everyone, not only Farmington Country Club members. Those who support the Foundation are able to attend many FHSF programs at no additional cost or at a reduced charge for other events. FHSF Circle members, at various levels, have further benefits and opportunities.

Charlottesville Opera at Farmington

Sunday, June 26
4:30pm Social | 5:00pm Concert

North Lawn

Join us for a special, family-friendly celebration on the North Lawn with the Charlottesville Opera and Farmington Historical Society Foundation. Nationally known professional singers and the Ader Emerging Artists will feature favorites including excerpts from this summer’s two productions: The Sound of Music and Merry Widow.

Open to all FHSF supporters and Farmington Members at no cost. Enjoy complimentary beverages, pretzels, and popcorn.

If circumstances require the event to be moved inside, there will be a limit on the number of registrants to 150.

Registration Opens on Friday, May 27

Traveling Early Albemarle, circa 1700s–1800s

Thursday, September 22
5:30 p.m. Social | 6:00 p.m. Program | 7:15 p.m. Optional Dinner

Local historian, Rick Britton, will speak on area waterborne travel, the area’s first roads, and the taverns that made traveling bearable during the 1700s. He has written extensively on many aspects of Albemarle County, Virginia, and Jefferson.

His book “Jefferson: A Monticello Sampler,” an eclectic collection of Jefferson essays, will be available at a book signing during the social. An optional dinner follows this event; separate advanced registration required.

Registration Coming Soon...

Member Field Trip to Michie Tavern

Thursday, September 29
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Join other FHSF Supporters at the 1784 Michie Tavern Pub for a private reception with Virginia wines, beers, hard cider and light fare. Experience the sights and sounds of what it may have been like as a traveler in the 18th century looking for a bit of refreshment and nourishment.

Special FHSF Divers donor price of $25 (inclusive) for two people.

Registration Coming Soon...

Looking for a Hole In One: An Aerial View and Annual Meeting

Thursday, October 20
5:30 p.m. Social | 6:00 p.m. Annual Meeting and Program | 7:15 p.m. Reception

Director of Golf, Geoff Montross, Golf Course Superintendent, Scott Kinnan, and Senior Men’s Golfer, Mark Krebs, will present a program on the evolution of golf and the Farmington golf courses over the years.

The event will be highlighted by newly enhanced 1940s aerial photographs taken of the South/North nines, opportunities to learn more about all aspects of golf at Farmington, and the Golf Course Master Plan Restoration.

This program will be of interest to both golfers and Club members and we welcome younger members 12 and over.

This is also the Farmington Historical Society Foundation Annual Meeting and the Reception will follow the program. This is a great time to visit with other donors, and members of the Golf Staff will be available to answer any questions.

Registration Coming Soon...