Tasting Summer Fruits of Orchard and Garden
- Dates: August 10, 2019
- Location: Monticello
- Address: 931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, VA 22902
- Time: 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
- Website: Click to Visit Tasting Summer Fruits of Orchard and Garden
Enjoy the harvest of summer, what Jefferson described as “precious refreshment.” Garden staff will entertain participants with the fruits of summer: early apples, peaches, figs, grapes, melons, pears and others. Short talks on the history of fruit growing in Virginia will vary the menu in this informal two-hour feast.
No other home in the United States more accurately reflects the personality of its owner than Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's architectural masterpiece and beloved mountaintop home. Monticello is the only home in America recognized by the United Nations as a World Heritage Site. Guided tours of the house are offered daily throughout the year;... more