Arts, Culture & Entertainment

Arts and Artists, Cultural Attractions, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment, Theater, Visual Arts

Four County Players

Four County Players is Central Virginia's longest continuously operating community theater. A nonprofit organization, Four County relies on volunteers for most of its operations.

5256 Governor Barbour Street, Barboursville, VA 22923

(540) 832-5355

 Located in the village of Barboursville, the theater is the cultural hub for the community, serving as both an artistic and educational center.

 

Four County Players is well-known for its masterful musicals, hilarious comedies, and thought-provoking dramas.

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James Madison Museum

The first museum in the United States to honor James Madison, the Museum’s mission is to preserve and present the remarkable history of Orange County, along with the contributions of the Father of the Constitution/President James Madison, First Lady, Dolley Madison and Orange-born President (General) Zachary Taylor.  

129 Caroline Street,

Orange, VA 22960

(540) 672-1776

Opened 7/4/1976, the Museum houses a wonderful collection of documents, costumes, farm equipment, Madison family artifacts and even a 1730's Patent House. There is something for everyone to enjoy.

 

Memberships available and supporting members visit free and receive 10% discount on Gift Shop purchases.

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James Madison's Montpelier

Montpelier is the lifelong home of James Madison, Father of the Constitution, Architect

of the Bill of Rights, and fourth President of the United States.

11350 Constitution Hwy,

Montpelier Station, VA 22957

(540) 672-2728

As a museum of American history and center for constitutional education, Montpelier engages the public with the enduring legacy of Madison’s most powerful idea: government by the people.

The historic home and 2,700-acre grounds are open to visitors and student groups throughout the year with a formal garden and over 8 miles of walking trails to explore. 

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Liberty Mills Farm

Kent & Evie Woods

Wind your way through our 33 acre Fall Corn Maze, pick Flowers, attend our Sunflower Festival, pick Strawberries in the spring or Pumpkins, explore our Farm Market and view our antique tractor collection. 

9166 Liberty Mills Road

Somerset, VA 22972

(434) 882-6293

A family owned and operated 125 acre farm located in Somerset, VA.  home to the largest Corn Maze east of the Mississippi River.

Liberty Mills Farm is home to a panoramic view of the Blue Ridge Mountains and surrounding countryside and is the perfect location for a farmtastic adventure with your family and friends.

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Montpelier Steeplechase

The Montpelier Hunt Races, started in 1934 was the only time the Montpelier estate was open to the public. Now the Races are a fund raiser for James Madison’s Montpelier, a National Trust Historic Property.

11407 Constitution Hwy,

Montpelier Station, VA 22957

(540) 672-0027

Seven exciting steeplechase horse races as well as lots of other fun family activities fill up the whole day including Jack Russell Terrier Races, Stick Horse Races, Sidesaddle, Shopping and lots of tailgating.

 

Always the first Saturday in November, many make it a tradition and a homecoming. It only comes once a year, don’t miss it!

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Museum of Culpeper History

The Mission of the Museum of Culpeper History is to actively promote an awareness of history for residents and visitors through education, interpretation, presentation and preservation.

113 S. Commerce Street, 

Culpeper, VA 22701

(540) 829-1749

Now located in the historic train depot in Downtown Culpeper, the Museum of Culpeper History collects, preserves, interprets, and exhibits objects, artifacts, and stories depicting the tremendous history and culture of Culpeper, VA - from 215 million year old dinosaur tracks to modern art. 

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Paint It Orange

A paint your own pottery studio based right here in Orange, Va. We are currently doing take home kits, but plan to move to parties and a studio space soon.

(540) 287.9319

Each kit comes with everything you need to glaze and create your own ceramic art right from the comfort of your home. Just follow the instructions and drop it back off, I’ll take care of the rest!

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The Art Center In Orange

Established in 1997, The Arts Center In Orange works to increase the quality of life in our community by promoting an appreciation for fine contemporary arts in diverse styles and ideologies. Come and explore the arts at the Arts Center In Orange.

129 E Main Street,

Orange, VA 22960

(540) 672-7311

Our programs include the Morin Gallery, offering eight free public gallery exhibits of work by emerging and established artists annually; a Virginia Artisans gift shop; Art Bus trips to Rich and DC galleries; classes in art and music for children and adults in a variety of media; the Orange studio an ACO program offering space and support for mentally challenged adult artists. 

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The Exchange Hotel Civil War Medical Museum

Our museum is rich in history and the original structure has survived over 150 years from war to abandonment to what is now a thriving museum.

We tell the story of this building from its start as a grand hotel in the early years, through the harsh realities of the Civil War as Gordonsville's General Receiving Hospital, on through to the end of the war when it became a Freedmen's Bureau. 

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