These pages will lead you to Event
Planners who can help with party planning here or elsewhere,
to direct contact with our farm staff,
for deer, turkey and bear hunting
as a member of the Bundoran Hunt Club,
or other links to horse
and cattle sites that we find useful or interesting,
plus places to spend a night or two.
Do you need directions to our farm?
ARTS and CULTURE, CENTRAL VIRGINIA
Piedmont Council for the Arts offers a good general summary
of "What's Happening?"
University of Virginia - one of the finest on the planet
- offering almost anything, but especially interesting to
Sorensen Institute of Political Leadership non-partisan
trainers of aspiring public officials.
Miller Center of Public Affairs offers frequent lectures
by and studies of the American Presidency.
Bayly Art Museum - Fine Arts, nice collection.
Repertory Theatre - professional summer theater - outstanding,
Ash Lawn Highland Summer Opera Festival. Professional
drama, musicals, & opera performed outdoors at James Monroe's
Virginia Film Festival is a major Charlottesville event,
Virginia Festival of the Book is held in Charlottesville
and brings in many authors & publishers annually.
Discovery Museum, for children ages 1-10 years. Fabulous!
In Charlottesville 434-977-1025
Shenandoah Shakespeare has built the world's only replica
of Shakespeare's "other" theater, the Blackfriar's Theater;
it just opened in the Fall 2001. In Staunton 540-885-5518
ARTS and CULTURE , IN RICHMOND
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts - our prestigious Fine Arts
Museum with a world renowned reputation.
Virginia Film Production Office - helps bring film production
to Virginia and offers production help to those producers.
We can help with locations and carriages.
Monticello Avenue Community Directory
Charlottesville/Albemarle Convention & Visitor's Bureau
Monticello, Home of Thomas Jefferson 434-984-9822
Ash Lawn, Home of James Monroe 434-293-9539
Montpelier, Home of James Madison 540-672-2728
Shenandoah National Park, including the Skyline Drive 540-999-3500
Blue Ridge Parkway
The Appalachian Trail, nearby, is a walking trail running
from Maine to Georgia
Wintergreen Ski Resort, summers there, too, are
Frontier Culture Museum 540-332-7850 displays typical
early settlers' English, Irish, Scottish, and German farm
houses, farm operations, and associated equipment. Near
Wildlife Center of Virginia 540-942-9453 rehabilitates
and then releases injured wild animals, from bats to bears,
and offers extensive wildlife education classes. Near Waynesboro
Lake Hotel 800-346-3334, about 200 miles southwest of
us, uses our teams and trained teamsters
Horseback Trail Rides: Gordonsville,
VA. David & Sally Lamb, 434-832-3350
Dr. Ho's Humble Pie sit-down or take-out PIZZA, and
more, adjacent to Bundoran Farm. 434-245-0000
Mountfair Vineyards makes really great reds! Ben Rullman, one of the principals at Mountfair, helped build my new house! ... and my next door neighbors, Jerry and Melanie Bias, own Sugarleaf Vineyards, nearby Bundoran.
OUR LOCAL MEDIA
Richmond Times-Dispatch (Statewide circulation)
The Daily Progress (Charlottesville regional circulation).
Anita Shelburne writes the horse
column and also is the editorial page editor.
The Community Idea Stations (PBS) A multi-transmitter
signal covers much of central and eastern Virginia. They
produce the award winning show Virginia
Currents and other documentaries on Virginia history.
WVPT - Shenandoah Valley Educational Television (PBS)
A multi-transmitter signal covers much of the Valley and
central Virginia. They produce shows like "Silent Grace"
about our Old Order Mennonite horse-driving friends and
other excellent documentaries on Virginia history.
Really Good Virginia Magazines:
Albemarle Magazine features the fashionable community
in which we live.
Virginia Wildlife Magazine covers statewide wildlife stories,
has beautiful photography.
Two smart brothers (to Fred!), listed here under "culture",
because they are so much smarter than he is!:
works in the Corporate Finance department of Scott & Stringfellow;
he will be glad to help with your mergers and acquisitions.
Scott will help you build your own
Falco airplane, and sells specialized
drafting software - as good as it gets, we're told.
He wrote much of it, too!