Donor Support Levels

Donor Support Levels

The support provided by donors to the nonprofit Farmington Historical Society Foundation underpins the research and preservation critical to maintaining the rich historical and architectural importance of this landmark property.


Jerdone Circle | Annual Gifts of $85 to $249

 
  • March 25, 2023: Field Trip: Cooking Demonstration and Tasting with Dr. Leni Sorenson, at Indigo House. Indigo House is a five-acre farmstead in the Blue Ridge Mountains, 16 miles from Crozet. Dr. Sorenson’s research focuses on the lives of Black cooks, with a particular emphasis on the early 1800s and the Colonial period. $75 (transportation included) Space Limited to 10

  • September 2023: Castle Hill Cider Tasting and Tour: Virginia Hard Cider, beautiful views and a relaxing atmosphere.


Divers Circle | Annual Gifts of $250 to $499

Eligible for 2 attendees to all FHSF regular programs & “Social Hour” in the Clubhouse. Invitations to all Circle events mentioned above.
 
  • Spring 2023: Special Ice House History Tour

  • Summer 2023: Back Stage at the Opera Reception: An exclusive opportunity to meet the artists and enjoy a special encore after their summer Sunday performance at Farmington.


Peyton Circle | Annual Gifts of $500 to $999

Eligible for 2 attendees to all FHSF regular programs & “Social Hour” in the Clubhouse. Invitations to all Circle events mentioned above.

  • Advanced Reservations to all FHSF dinners.

  • Private tour for up to 10 guests of the Divers' original 1785 home.

  • February 23, 2023: Special Pre-Program Reception with Dr. Sylvain Cordier, Paul Mellon Curator and Head of the Department of European Art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.


Harper Circle | Annual Gifts of $1,000 to $2,499

Eligible for 2 attendees to all FHSF regular programs & “Social Hour” in the Clubhouse. Invitations to all Circle events mentioned above.

  • November 4, 2022: Jefferson Room Program and Dinner w/Adriano Aymonino: "Neoclassicism in England: Jefferson's Inspiration"

  • November 5, 2022: Cocktail Reception w/Professor Adriano Aymonino of Buckingham University and Dr. Sylvain Cordier, the Paul Mellon Curator and Head of the Department of European Art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Space limited to 40 guests. [By Invitation Only]

  • Private tour for up to 10 guests of the Thomas Jefferson's 1803 Jefferson Room, Wine Cellar and Service Wing additions.


Wood Circle | Annual Gifts of $2,500 to $4,999

Eligible for 4 attendees to all FHSF regular programs & “Social Hour” in the Clubhouse. Invitations to all Circle events mentioned above.

  • May 31, 2023: Join Dr. Sylvain Cordier for a private tour of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts stunning collection of art loaned by philanthropists Jordan and Thomas A. Saunders III. Sylvain is the Paul Mellon Curator and Head of the Department of European Art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Transportation Provided. Space limited to 20 guests


Jefferson Circle | Annual Gifts of $5,000 to $9,999

Eligible for 4 attendees to all FHSF regular programs & “Social Hour” in the Clubhouse. Invitations to all Circle events mentioned above.

  • Fred Nichols silk screen, Farmington, signed and numbered, 2023 limited edition, 2nd in Series 2


Benefactors Circle | Annual Gifts of $10,000 to and above

Complimentary admission for 4 attendees to all programs & “Social Hour” of the FHSF in the Clubhouse. Invitations to all Circle events mentioned above.

  • Private tour for 10 of Farmington's "Widow's Walk" and Ice House champagne reception.


Heritage Circle | Special Gifts of $50,000 and above

Complimentary admission for 4 attendees to all programs & “Social Hour” of the FHSF in the Clubhouse. Invitations to all Circle events mentioned above.

  • Private tour for 8 of UVA's Lawn and Monticello.