Latest Past Events

Amherst County Fair

Join us at the Amherst County Fair! Fun for everyone featuring Agriculture Competitions, Baking Competitions, Demonstrations & Other Competitions, Fabulous Live Music, Rides, Local Vendors, Fireworks…and lots more!

2022 Virginia Wine and Garlic Festival

Rebec Vineyards 2229 N. Amherst Hwy, Amherst

Wine tastings by local guest wineries. More than 150 arts, crafts, and garlicky foods. Live entertainment on multiple stages. Family Fun for kids of all ages.

$20 – $35

Amherst Depot Pollinator Garden Open House

Amherst County Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center 328 Richmond Highway, Suite A, Amherst

Hill City Master Gardeners (who created and maintain our lovely garden) will have plenty of advice on the perfect plants for your pollinator garden! @Blue Ridge Conservation will be on hand. Learn about worm composting, honey bees, and more! At 10:30, we'll have speakers sharing the history of the Amherst Depot, kids' activities all morning, and refreshments from Ladle & Blade!