Festival Activities, Adventures on the Mountain, the Mat, and for the Kids Plus a Few Small Pleasures

Here is our all new festival with 40 Activities on the Farm and Byways


Thursday, May 28

BREAKFAST & PLANNING
8:00 -10:00 AM
Main Lodge Farm Restaurant, with Margie, Margaret & the Restaurant Team seating at our separate or community tables as the kitchen team keeps the waffles, eggs,  sweet breads, biscuits, fruit and yogurt on the way.

Brunch at Graves Mountain Music Festival


KIDS, THE POOL – Jr Olympic
10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Lifeguards, games, badminton, horseshoes, volleyball, ping pong, and simple snack plus ice cream. $5 pp per day. Lodge guests are included in room rate.

Large pool at Graves Mountain Music Festival


ADVENTURE
2:00-3:30 PM
HORSE TRAIL RIDE
At the farm stables – Trail Ride up Graves Mountain and along Robinson River – $30 pp- Must be over 8 yrs. Pony rides for youngsters $5

Trail Ride fro Music Festival at Graves Mountain


ADVENTURE
2:00-5:00 PM
Hike up Doubletop
Led By Jenn and Daniel Mintz – history, geology, nature discovery. Energetic – 1200 vertical feet.

Hike up Doubletop at Graves Mountain Music Festival


JAMMING TENT for Festers
5:00 – 10:30 PM
Same space as Workshop Tent

Jamming in Jammers Temt at Graves Mountain Music Festival


KIDS ACTIVITY – start at Kids Activity Tent
6:00-6:45 PM
Farm Tour depart on walk to farm & farm animals

Farm tour at Graves Mountain Music Festival


ADVENTURE  Nature walk
6:30 – 8:00 PM
With “In True Nature” – Jenn & Daniel Mintz

Jenn and Daniel Mintz lead nature walk at Graves Mountain Music Festival


BEER, WINE & CIDER  Tent (BWC)
7:30 – 8:00 PM
Beer and Cider tastings – with Beer Hound and Graves “Squeeze” Cider crafting teams.

Cider and Beer tastings lecture at Graves Mountain Music Festival


BONFIRE Picking
10:00 PM on
In the campground – with s’mores
Picking at Graves Mountain Music Festival around the bonfire

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Please note that the bands and schedule are subject to change.

Friday, May 29

BREAKFAST & WAKE-UP
8:00 -10:00 AM
Main Lodge Farm Restaurant, with Margie and Margaret keeping the spatulas in motion as the kitchen team keeps the eggs, cereals, sweet breads, biscuits, fruit and yogurt on the way.

Breakfast at the Lodge during Graves Mountain Music Festival


YOGA – Activity Tent
8:30 –
9:30 AM
Gentle Vinyassa flow to cope with the night before – with Jenn Mintz

Yoga at Graves Mountain Music Festival


ADVENTURE
9:45 – 11:45 AM
Road Bike Trek
along our smaller lanes. Gear up at Activity Tent.  Bring your road bike and head out with Barry  Penn-Hollar of Tour de Madison. Turn around points. Full trip – count on 30K.

Road Bike Trek at Graves Mountain Music Festival


KIDS, THE POOL – Jr Olympic
10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Lifeguards, games, badminton, horseshoes, volleyball, ping pong, and simple snack plus ice cream. $5 pp per day. Lodge guests are included in room rate.

The pool at Graves Mountain Music Festival


ADVENTURE LIGHT
10:15 – 11:30 AM
Nature Walk for the young, older and fascinated with Jenn and Daniel Mintz.
– start at Activity Tent.

Jenn and Daniel Mintz lead nature walk at Graves Mountain Music Festival


ADVENTURE
10:30-11:30 AM
Horse Trail Ride at The Farm Stables. Will go through the lodges area and up on flanks of Doubletop – $30 pp

Horse Trail Rides at Graves Mountain Music Festival


RIVER STAGE
10:30 – 11:30 AM
Pickers on stage with sound and lights UP.
Our real stars, for sure.

Jammers on the River Stage at Graves Mountain Music Festival


KIDS
11:00 AM – 11:45AM
Farm Tractor Ride – animals and ride. From the Kids Tent – walk to tractor.

Farm tractor ride at Graves Mountain Music Festival


KIDS
12:00 PM On
Face Painting in KIDS Tent. Payments required.

Face Painting at Graves Muntain Music Festival


MASSAGE MINI TENT
12:00 PM ON to 7:00 PM
Megan Rivera doing deep tissue, Reiki, Deep Tissue and the Graves massage menu of options – 50 MINS. $50 per massage.
Chair Massage -20 mins $20. Sign Up at Tent.

Massage at Graves Mountain Music Festival


KIDS
1:30 – 2:30 PM
Scavenger Hunt for Nature – start at KIDS Tent with Jenn Mintz – “In True Nature”

Nature scavenger hunt at Graves Mountain Music Festival


KIDS
3:00-4:00 PM
Stream explore with Jenn Mintz. Young Ones ( and Olders welcome), nets and a wet stream provideKIDS - stream explore workshop at Graves Mountian Music Festival


YOGA
5:00 – 6:00 PM
Gentle Vinyassa with Jenn Mintz
in Activity Tent area and then may move to a meadow.

Yoga at Graves Mountain Music Festival


BWC – Beer, Wine, Cider Tent
DuCard Wine and BEER HOUND Beer tastings. The CRAFTERS will lead discussion and flights :$12 per wine tastings selection, $10 PP beer tastings selection.

Cider and Beer tastings lecture at Graves Mountain Music Festival


JAMMING TENT for Festers
6:00 – 10:30 PM
Same space as Workshop Tent

Jamming in Jammers Temt at Graves Mountain Music Festival


ADVENTURE
6:30 – 8 PM
Horse Trail Ride in the evening.
$30 pp

Horse Trail Ride at Graves Mountain Music Festival


VINEYARD STAGE – 1st Night
7:00 – 10:00 PM
Local Bluegrass talent on the lawn (inside if rainy)of our neighbor vineyard – DuCard, just a 2.5 mile drive over to the next hollow. Laid back, great wines, tastings, flights and nibbles.

Vineyard Sytage at Graves Mountain Music Festival - nearby DuCard Vineyard

Vineyard Sytage at Graves Mountain Music Festival - nearby DuCard Vineyard

KIDS
7:30 – 8:30 PM
Pony Rides for young ones – by the Kids Tent $5

Pony Rides by KIds Tent at Graves Mountain Music Festival

 


Bonfire and Picking
10:00 PM On
In the Campground

Picking by the bonfire at Graves Mountain Music Festival

Saturday, May 30

BREAKFAST & REVIEWING YESTERDAY
8:00 -10:00 AM
Main Lodge Farm Restaurant, with Margie, Margaret & the Restaurant Team looking after the family style service for today’s farm breakfast.

Graves Mountain Lodge Breakfast during Graves Mountain Music Festival


YOGA
8:30-9:30 AM
Gentle Vinyassa flow to cope with the night before – Jenn Mintz At the activity tent area.

Yoga at Graves Mountain Music Festival


ADVENTURE
9:45 – 11:45 AM
Road Bike Trek along our smaller lanes. Gear up at Activity Tent.  Bring your road bike and head out with Barry  Penn-Hollar of Tour de Madison. Turn around points. Full trip – count on 30K.

Road Bike tour at Graves Mountain Music Festival


KIDS, THE POOL – Jr Olympic
10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Lifeguards, games, badminton, horseshoes, volleyball, ping pong, and simple snack plus ice cream. $5 pp per day. Lodge guests are included in room rate.

Large pool with lifeguards at Graves Mountain Music Festival


ADVENTURE
10:00 – 11:30 AM
Fly Fishing and Spinning 001 – for the family, on a pond where no license is required. Bring your own rods or buy a basic at Syria Mercantile. We will be learning on the Bass and Catfish pond on the other side of the river from Fest Area – across the pedestrian bridge and right up the slope,

Family Fishing 001 at Graves Mountain Music Festival


ADVENTURE LIGHT
10:15 – 11:15 AM
Nature Walk – young, old and the fascinated – Jenn and Daniel Mintz

Jenn and Daniel Mintz lead nature walk at Graves Mountain Music Festival


ADVENTURE
10:30-11:45 AM
At The Farm Stables – Horse Trail Ride  – $30 pp
Must be over 8 yrs.

Horse Trail Rides at Graves Mountain Music Festival


KIDS
11:00 – 12:00
Farm Tractor Ride – animals and ride.
From the Kids Tent – walk to tractor.

Farm tour at Graves Mountain Music Festival


MASSAGE MINI TENT
12:00 PM ON to 6:00 PM
Megan Rivera doing deep tissue, Reiki, and the Graves massage menu of options – 50 MINS. $50 per massage.
Chair Massage -20 mins $20. Sign Up at Tent.

Massages at Graves Mountain Music Festival


KIDS
12:00 PM ON
Face painting at the KIDS Tent. Fees charged.

Face Paiting at Graves Mountain Music Festival Kids Tent


KIDS
1:30-2:30
Scavenger Hunt for Nature. Start at KIDS Tent. Bring  your nature skills and a magnifying glass might help!

Nature scavenger hunt at Graves Mountain Music Festival


KIDS
3:00-4:00 PM
Stream explore with Jenn Mintz. Young Ones ( and Olders welcome), nets and a wet stream provideKIDS - stream explore workshop at Graves Mountian Music Festival

 


RIVER STAGE AUDIENCE
FESTIVAL THANKS
4:10 PM
Graves’ “Thanks to All for Coming this year and joining the passionate talents, caring volunteers, and each other most importantly.”

Graves family at Graves Mountain Music Festival


YOGA
Vinyasa flow with Jenn Mintz. Start at Activities Tent and may move to a meadow.

Yoga at Graves Mountain Music Festival


JAMMING TENT for Festers
6:00 – 10:30 PM
Same space as Workshop Tent

Jamming in Jammers Temt at Graves Mountain Music Festival


KIDS
6:00 – 6:45 PM
Farm tour tractor ride, animals and chat. Leave from KIDS Tent.

Farm tractor ride at Graves Mountain Music Festival

BWC – Beer, Wine & Cider Tent.
6:15 – 7:00 PM
DuCard Wine and BEER HOUND Beer tastings. The CRAFTERS will lead discussion and flights : $12 per tastings selection, $10 PP beer tastings selection.

Wine Beer and Cider tastings at Graves Mountain Music Festivak


ADVENTURE
6:30 – 8: PM
At The Farm Stables – Horse Trail Ride at the Gloaming – through the back Orchard and by river – $30 pp

Horse Trail Rides at Graves Mountain Music Festival


VINEYARD STAGE
7:00 – 10:00 PM
Local Bluegrass talent on the lawn (inside if rainy)of our neighbor vineyard – DuCard, just a 2.5 mile drive over to the next hollow. Laid back, great wines, tastings, flights and nibbles.at DuCard.

Vineyard Sytage at Graves Mountain Music Festival - nearby DuCard Vineyard

KIDS
7:30 – 8:30 PM
Pony Rides for young ones – by the Kids Tent $5

Pony rides at Graves Mountain Farm Music Festival


Bonfire and Picking
10:00 PM On
by the River & Picking –

Please note that the bands and schedule are subject to change.

Sunday, May 31

ADVENTURE
8:00AM – 5PM
Mountain/Rock Climbing Workshop
Learning for newbies and more – with Shenandoah Mountain Guides

Depart by your own car to Stony Man- $150 PP, Limit 6 PP. Call for reservation. Only by reservation.


BRUNCH & CHATTER
8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Main Lodge Farm Restaurant, with Margie, Margaret & the Restaurant Team keeping the spatulas in motion as the kitchen team keeps the gravy and biscuits on the way.

Breakfast at Graves Mountain Music Festival at Farm Restaurant


YOGA
9:00- 10:00 AM
Gentle Breath Power.
At Activity Tent or nearby lawn (as get-out will have started). Jenn Mintz.

Yoga at Graves Mountain Music Festival


KIDS, THE POOL – Jr Olympic
10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Lifeguards, games, badminton, horseshoes, volleyball, ping pong, and simple snack plus ice cream. $5 pp per day. Lodge guests are included in room rate.

The pool at Graves Mountain Music Festival


SERVICES –  THANKS & CELEBRATION
with our Pastor
10:30-10:45 AM
On the Main Lodge Front slope or inside if weather is challenging.

Celebration thanks at Graves Mountain Music Festival


ROCKING CHAIR FEEDBACK
11:00 AM – NOON
Porch Feedback about 2020 Festival with Mark Newton, Director of Music & Production. On Main Lodge Porch – grab the rocking chairs first.

Mark Newton Director of Music and Production, Graves Mountain Music Festival


PORCH MUSIC PLAY-OUT
NOON -1:00 PM
Dixieland on the hill. Main Lodge – carry on from the Feedback Session.
Charlottesville Community Band

Dixieland at Graves Mountain Music Festival - the play-out


 

. . . and we play out gently into the afternoon for 2020

Graves Mountain Music Festival on the Farm in the Blue Ridge - view of the valley on a summer afternoon

Graves Mountain Music Festival on the Farm in the Blue Ridge – view of the valley on a summer afternoon

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TICKETS & PASSES

3 Day Passes

Start at Just
Adult – Just $85
Youth – 17 yrs to 13 – Just $30
Youngster – 12 and unders – FREEBIE
(Then they can scavenger hunt, feed the chickens, and explore the stream)

Single Day Tickets

From
Adult – $30 on Thurs, Fri $50 & Sat $50
Youth – Freebie on Thurs and a Crazy $10 on Fri & Sat
Youngsters – ALL FREEBIE

Tickets Online Here
By Tel: 540 642 0247
By email : hello@gravesmountainmusic.com