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VNLA Summer Tour 2012

Tentative Schedule - subject to change

Pre-Registration Form (Field Day and Summer Tour)

Exhibitor/Sponsor Registration Form

Hotel information and Directions to Battlefield Farms

Summer Tour Library of Congress Packard Campus Audiovisual Archive 5-acre roof Garden

Summer Tour Gardens: Tre Sorelle and The Inn at Willow Grove

Dinner, House Tour at James Madison's Montpelier Wednesday evening

Wednesday Evening

5:30 and 6:30 pm Bus leaves Comfort Inn for shuttle to Montpelier
    Guided House Tours of James Madison's Montpelier
    Self-guided Tours of the gardens and grounds
    Gourmet BBQ dinner with beer and wine
9 and 9:30 pm shuttle bus back to the Comfort Inn

Thursday, August 9, ROUTE SUMMARY

7:45am - complete checkout and Board buses
7:45am - 8:15 buses depart for Library of Congress
8:15-10am - Library of Congress green roof, reflecting pool area gardens and forestation project - panoramic view of Blue Ridge; theatre tour/orientation and lobby views
10-10:30am - bus to Tre Sorelle, Locust Dale (rt 15)
10:30-11:30am - Tre Sorelle
11:30-11:45am - bus to Inn at Willow Grove, Orange rt 15
11:45-12:45 - tours of landscape gardens at Inn at Willow Grove
12:45-1pm - bus to Comfort Inn

lunch options:

  • Real Food - across from Comfort Inn
  • The Light Well, Main Street
  • Elmwood at Sparks, Main Street
  • Mario's Pizza buffet - Main & May Fray

for those heading Southwest toward Charlottesville, the Valley and I-81

  • Stonefire Station, Barboursville, Rts 33 and 20, south of Montpelier

for those heading Southeast toward Richmond/Tidewater

  • Barbecue Exchange, Gordonsville
  • Pomme, Main St, Gordonsville

for those heading North

  • Croftburn Market, - Rts 29 and 666, Culpeper
  • It's about Thyme, - E. Davis Street, Culpeper



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