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Field Day & James Monroe 5K
Field Day & James Monroe 5K
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Date/Time
Saturday, May 17th 2014
2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location
Ash Lawn-Highland

From 2 to 7 pm, families and “kids” of all ages are invited to join us at the Hilltop Pavilion for relay races, games and activities, face painting and balloon twisting, food truck eats, sweet treats, wine tastings, a bounce house, and live bluegrass and country music by local favorite Rockfish Gap.

As part of the American Heritage Race Series, the event will feature the 2nd Annual James Monroe 5k at the historic estate, including a cross-country race and team challenge at 4 p.m. and children’s 800-meter dash at 5 p.m.

Tickets for Field Day are $10 or $5 for children 12 and under. Families pay no more than $25.

To register for the race, visit jamesmonroe5k.com. Registration includes a complimentary ticket for a tour of the historic house as well as two complimentary tickets to Ash Lawn-Highland’s Field Day.

For more information, visit ashlawnhighland.org or call (434) 293-8000.

This family-friendly, community event is sponsored by CharlottesvilleFamily.

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