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Programs and Events

For questions or additional help, 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.

Programs and Events

Traveling Early Albemarle, circa 1700s–1800s

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

Local historian, Rick Britton, will speak on Albemarle County 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.

Rick is an award-winning author, historian, and cartographer. With over 250 articles under his belt—the vast majority on the history of Virginia—Rick is the author of Jefferson: A Monticello Sampler, and 2015's Virginia Vignettes (both of which are available on

He also teaches classes on the history of central Virginia, conducts tours of Charlottesville, Civil War battlefields, and the University of Virginia, illustrates maps for history books and websites, and is a frequent lecturer on a wide range of Virginia history topics.

  • Early Registration for Current Donors Opens: Friday, August 12
  • General Registration Opens on Monday, August 22
  • Deadline to Register is Monday, September 19, 5:00pm.
An optional dinner will be held in the Jefferson Room for $75 per person. Limit 40 guests. Separate reservation is required. To avoid charge, cancellation date for the optional dinner is Monday, September 19, 5:00pm.

Field Trip to Michie Tavern

Thursday, September 29
5:30pm – 7:00pm
Limit 60 guests

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.

  • Jerdone (Supporter): $25 per person.
  • Divers: $25 for two people.
  • Peyton and Above: Complimentary.

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

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

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