To celebrate the upcoming release of their EP local band Free Union, led by Rob Dunnenberger and Common House resident artist Michael Coleman, will be holding an exclusive listening party. Members will get a sneak peek of songs from the EP in a stripped down intimate performance. A Q+A will follow to offer a behind-the-scenes look at the creative process.
We’re making it easy to give back: This Sunday, we are hosting Community Brunch, an opportunity to to deepen our connections within the community and support the local non-profits making a difference in our hometown. For the month of April, 10% of food proceeds and $3 from each Mimosa and Bloody Mary sold will support the Virginia Institute of Autism in honor of National Autism Awareness Month.
Thomas Jefferson described botany as "among the most useful of the sciences" and his garden became a collection not just of local species, but also those collected from all over the continent via the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Peggy Cornett, Curator of Plants at Monticello, will introduce us to the Historic Garden Week in Virginia and provide a Jeffersonian backdrop on our local botany.