Other Events

Check out this page for detail on our many other events happening throughout the year!

Mother's Day Celebration - Saturday, May 9, 2015

Surprise your Mother with a gift of love, homemade and crafted with love!

Special orders for either Apple or Peach pies and a bouquet of hand selected and arranged spring flowers arranged in a vintage Mason jar and decorated with a bow.

A special craft area  (fee-based) will be set up for children to make and create a special gift just for “MOM”

· Decorate bird houses

· Create a keepsake card

· Paint, plant and watch it grow bulb, just for Mom

Father's Day Top of the Mountain Picnic Pickup - Sunday, June 21, 2015

Show your Father how special he is by planning a special day at the orchard. Let us pack a “Father’s Day” picnic just for him. Finger licking CMO Bar B Que, Buns, Trina’s wicked good Mac and Cheese, summer coleslaw, southern 3 bean salad polished off with an all-time favorite Peach or Apple pie!!!

Craft station available for special Father’s Day creations


Pre- arranged CMO Geo Caching Adventures for families or groups with parties of 5 or more.


Picnic on the Mountain and Celebrate America's Birthday - Saturday, July 4, 2015

Details TBA.  Admission fee will be charged.  No outside food or alcohol permitted.

Mountain BBQ Challenge and Cook-Off - Saturday, August 15, 2015

May the BEST grill win! Details posted asap!


Johnny Appleseed's Birthday Party - Saturday, September 19, 2015

Come meet and explore the world of Johnny Appleseed. Meet a costume interpreter of Johnny himself, learn how to plant apple trees, see and feel how our pioneer ancestors traveled across America in covered wagons, visit Johnny’s camp site. Most of all, come pick APPLES! And enjoy fiddle and folk music.


Halloween Harvest - Saturday, October 31, 2015


Pumpkin carving contest

Costume contest

Learn to “Dip and decorate” a caramel apple

Other activities TBD

Face Painting


Trick or Treat hayride through the Orchard designated times


Hat/Scarf/Mitten Drive (November 14 - 30, 2015)

Help us to help our neighbors in need as the weather turns colder.  Bring your donation of new or gently used warm clothing, turn it in to a staff member, and receive a coupon for 10% off all your purchases at Carter Mountain for that day!  You'll also receive a good feeling inside!  Donations will be turned in to a local charity at the conclusion of the drive.  Thanks for helping!

Breakfast with Santa - Saturday November 28 and Saturday, December 5, 2015

Holiday on the Hill -  December 12-13, and December 19-20, 2015

Gingerbread work shop, Carols, product sampling, and children’s Christmas craft area.





Check our Fruit Availability Chart to find out
when your favorite fruit is ripe!

Fruit Availability Chart

What's going on at Carter Mountain Orchard? Check out our Calendar of Events to find out.

Calendar of Events

1435 Carters Mountain Trail
Charlottesville, VA

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