Democracy on Tap with Tim Heaphy, July 14

Join Albemarle and Charlottesville Dems for our 5th Democracy on Tap. This event will feature Tim Heaphy. He served as chief investigative counsel for the U.S. House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack. Heaphy also conducted a review, commissioned by the city of Charlottesville, of the 2017 Unite the Right rally.

In addition, Heaphy founded the Fountain Fund, “which provides low-interest loans and financial coaching to formerly incarcerated people, helping them build credit and achieve their self-determined goals. The Fountain Fund also advocates for public policy that increases economic opportunities and reduces obstacles for formerly incarcerated people.”

Dems Rock Democracy


featuring Charlottesville’s Premier Rock and Roll Band, The Gladstones

Sunday, June 23, 2024

Knights Gambit Vineyard, 218 Knole Farm Lane

Gate opens at noon. Music from 2 – 6 pm

Special guests include:

  • Senator Tim Kaine
  • Gloria Witt, Candidate for the 5th Congressional District
  • State Senator Creigh Deeds
  • House Delegate Amy Laufer
  • Levar Stoney, candidate for Lieutenant Governor

Tickets for this event are $20 per person. If you are current dues-paying member of the Albemarle Dems, tickets are $10 per person. Veterans and children under 10 are free!

This event will benefit the James and Nellie Butler Scholarship Fund.

To purchase tickets, you can:

  1. Donate via ActBlue
  2. Pay at the gate

Be sure to bring:

  • Food if you want to eat – Slice Versa & Arepas on Wheels will be on-site for food purchases
  • Drinks (water, beer, and soda)
  • Wine can be purchased from Knights Gambit
  • Chairs
  • Pop up tents if you want some shade

It will be hot, so be sure to bring plenty of water, a hat, and some shade.

This event is kid friendly. There are plenty of dogs and horses on site, so please leave yours at home.

Democracy on Tap, June 9

Join Albemarle and Charlottesville Dems for our 4th Democracy on Tap at 3:30 pm Kardinal Hall. This event will feature Avery Chenoweth, author and documentarian, who will talk about the Latino community in Charlottesville. He was executive producer for the new bilingual documentary, “Sometime, Somewhere/Algún día, en algún lugar,” by local (Argentinian-native) director Richard Preve. Avery is also a Spanish interpreter for Habitat for Humanity International.