Spend an afternoon savoring the sweet sounds of American Roots music. at the first-ever Thomas Jefferson Folk Music Festival. The one-day festival, celebrating one of Jefferson’s favorite passions, will feature some of Virginia’s best Americana and folk music bands—blue grass, old time and Americana—on a stage in the backyard of Jefferson’s favorite hide-away. Enjoy performances by the Sons of Liberty, The Crooked Road Ramblers, The Wildmans and Morgan Wade and the Step Brothers. Pair their foot-tapping music with local foods;shop for works by local artisans; and explore Jefferson’s octagonal villa—considered his most perfect work of architecture at a reduced rate.