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Scottsville’s Art Walk

May 2, 2015

Scottsville’s Art Walk 2nd Saturdays Beginning May 9, 2015 3PM until Dark Downtown 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 […]

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Crozet Arts and Crafts Festival

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 […]

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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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James River Batteau Festival

May 29, 2014

The James River Batteau Festival kicks off on June 14, 2014. This 8 day journey down the James River begins in Lynchburg and ends at Maidens Landing in Richmond. Launch will be at 11:00AM from Percival’s Island. The Scottsville stop is scheduled for June 19, 2014 and it is always a festive stopover with live […]

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County Real Estate Taxes in Central VA

December 1, 2013

Each local county or municipality in Virginia sets its own real estate property tax rates.  The rates are measured as “cents per 100 dollars” of assessed value.  The City of Charlottesville sets its own rates, independent of its surrounding Albemarle County.  The county supervisors or commissioners can decide to change the tax rates by a […]

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Independence Day Celebrations in Central Virginia!

June 27, 2013

Monticello will hold its 51st annual Naturalization ceremony at 9:00am. This year’s featured speaker will be Dave Matthews. Reservations are required. Please visit Monticello’s website for more information. Charlottesville’s Family Fourth begins at 6:00pm in McIntire Park, music, food, kid zones and fireworks begin one minute after dark. For more information visit their website. Green […]

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James River Batteau Festival

June 7, 2013

June 15 – 22, 2013 This will be the 28th annual James River Batteau Festival. This week long festival celebrates the batteaus once used to carry goods along the James River. They will launch from Percival’s Island in downtown Lynchburg at 11:00AM. Lynchburg sends them off right with family friendly events that include music, games […]

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Taste of the Farm: Plant Sale and Open House

May 6, 2013

May 11, 2013 10AM to 3PM 7129 Maple Hill Farm Scottsville, VA Join the Local Food Hub for this annual spring plant sale and open house. Shop for organic heirloom plants for your garden and farm fresh produce and don’t forget about Mom since it is the day before Mother’s Day! There will be music, […]

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Crozet Arts & Crafts Festival

April 26, 2013

Claudius Crozet Park Crozet, VA Mark your calendars for May 11th and 12th to attend the annual Crozet Arts and Crafts Festival. Featuring Over 100 artist exhibiting their fine crafts – Children’s entertainment – Live music – Great Food and even Wine Tasting – what more could you want! For more information please visit Crozet […]

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Virginia Hot Glass Festival

April 17, 2013

April 27 and 28, 2013 Sun Spot Studio 202 S. Lewis Street Staunton, VA This is Virginia’s only annual art show devoted to hot glass artistry. Live demonstrations and Hot glass artist from around the region in one location with exhibits. Held indoors! The Virginia Stone Carver Guild will be held adjacent the the Hot […]

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