Scottsville’s Art Walk

by Sue on May 2, 2015

Scenes of historic Scottsville

Scottsville’s Art Walk
2nd Saturdays Beginning May 9, 2015
3PM until Dark
Scottsville, VA

Did you know on the second Saturdays of the month Scottsville’s main street turns into an art district! Over 100 art pieces are displayed! There is also wine and beer tastings, food trucks, children activities and you can create you own art! Scottsville is a fun place to visit but this makes it even more so. You can find more about Scottsville at Scottsville.Org.

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Crozet Arts and Crafts Festival

by Sue on May 1, 2015

May 9th and 10th, 2015
Claudius Crozet Park
Crozet, VA

Celebrate Mother’s Day weekend at the Crozet Arts and Crafts Festival. You will find over 100 artists and crafters at this spring festival! There is also live music, plenty of food and drinks and entertainment for the children. They are celebrating their 35th year so they must be doing something right! For more information please visit the Crozet Arts and Crafts Festival website.

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2015 Charlottesville Eco Fair

by Sue on April 19, 2015

April 26, 2015
11AM to 5PM
Main Street Arena
Charlottesville, VA

Charlottesville Eco Fair is a great place to learn about local environmental groups while enjoying live music, local food, kid’s activities and more! For a complete schedule visit Charlottesville Eco Fair website.

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Montpelier Wine Festival

by Sue on April 17, 2015

Wine Festivals Near CharlottesvilleMay 2 & 3, 2015
James Madison’s Montpelier
11407 Constitution Highway
Montpelier Station, Virginia

You know spring is here when its time for the Montpelier Wine Festival! Lots of food and fun with arts and crafts, children activities and of course the wine tastings. For a list of the wineries and all the activities please visit Montpelier Wine Festival website.

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The Hatton Ferry 2015 Season Opens April 18th

April 15, 2015

The Hatton Ferry will begin the 2015 season on April 18, 2015 and run through October 25, 2015. They are open from 9 AM until 5 PM on Saturdays and Noon to 5 PM on Sundays. On Opening Day there will be live music and food available. The Ferry relies solely on donations so please […]

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Would you like to become a Virginia Master Naturalist?

December 18, 2014

The Rivanna Chapter of The Virginia Master Naturalists training program will begin February 10, 2015. If you have a desire to help protect our local environment through volunteer services this maybe for you. Information sessions will be held January 6th and 11th at the Ivy Creek Natural Area Education Building . The Deadline to register […]

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Woodrow Wilson Birthday Celebration

December 17, 2014

December 28,2014 11AM to 3PM 18 North Coalter Street Staunton, Virginia Celebrate Woodrow Wilson’s birthday on December 28th and talk with costumed interpreters and learn the life and legacy of our 28th president. There will be special activities taking place for the children and light refreshments will be provided. For more information please visit The […]

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Holiday Fun

December 3, 2014

Charlottesville is full of life and activities and the winter is no exception. Just because it’s cold outside, doesn’t mean you need to be stuck inside! Whether you live in the area of are just visiting for the holidays, take time to enjoy the beauty and everything Charlottesville has to offer. The Great Russian Nutcracker […]

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Thanksgiving Expense

November 26, 2014

Preparing a Thanksgiving meal can be time consuming, challenging and expensive. Ever wonder how your Thanksgiving Day expense breaks down or how it compares to other parts of the country? Grocery stores are audited every year by the American Farm Bureau Federation. to help learn the true cost of a Thanksgiving meal around the United […]

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Famous People

November 21, 2014

Charlottesville, VA is not only known for its climate, scenery and diverse population, it’s also home to some very famous historic people and current stars. Ever wonder if anyone famous is walking around your city? Below is a list of past and present famous people that once used to or still calls central Virginia home! […]

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