From the category archives:


Update on Old Trail in Crozet VA

March 17, 2013

We always knew that the Old Trail Village, approximately 10 miles west of Charlottesville, would expand someday…  and it looks like that ‘someday’ is soon.  The vicinity west of Charlottesville towards the town of Crozet was always planned as a “growth corridor” by local planners.  Residents met recently to learn about plans for new townhomes and […]

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Crozet Arts and Crafts Fall Festival

October 4, 2012

Crozet Arts & Crafts Festival Claudius Crozet Park October 13 & 14, 2012 Featuring over 100 Artists and Crafters from all over the country. Music, food, children’s activities and even a wine tasting tent!   For more information please visit Crozet Arts & Crafts Festival website.

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Community Firefighting Effort

August 27, 2012

Wow.  Talk about your community spirit.  Sometimes our clients ask about how friendly or supportive our neighbors are…. here’s one to tell them. Crozet in Western Albemarle County is not a very large area.  And Greenwood is a relatively sparsely inhabited portion of Crozet.  So it caught our eyes when we learned that more than […]

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Crozet Through a Visitor’s Eyes

August 23, 2012

Usually we like to write our own material about our topics.  But every now and then a story comes along that can only be told through the eyes of a visitor to our area.  And that is the case with the following link, a story of a Lynchburg VA man’s visit to the Charlottesville area […]

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Peach Ice Cream Festival

August 1, 2012

August 4 and 5th, 2012 Chiles Peach Orchard The Crozet Lions Club will be making and selling homemade peach ice cream made from Chiles’ peaches at Chiles Orchard this weekend. This is a major fund raiser for the Lions Club who give back to the community. This event has been known to sell out so […]

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The Hatton Ferry

July 15, 2012

Established in 1870 10120 Hatton Ferry Road Scottsville, VA Need to get from Albemarle County to Buckingham County or back – take a ride across the James River on The Hatton Ferry.   Sense the history.   It is the last poled ferry in the United States of America.   Operating hours are Saturdays 9 am to 5pm […]

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4th of July Celebrations around Central Virginia!

June 27, 2012

Here are just a few ways to celebrate Independence Day in central Virginia! Start early on Saturday, June 30 in Crozet with a parade that starts at 4:00pm – food, music and fireworks around 9:00pm! On Sunday, July 1 hop on over to Free Union for their parade – It is scheduled for 4:00pm. Wintergreen Resort […]

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8th Annual Pink Ribbon Polo Classic

June 14, 2012

June 17, 2012 King Family Vineyards Crozet, VA This event raises awareness and funds for breast cancer care and research. All proceeds benefit the Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation. For schedule of events and ticket information please visit the Pink Ribbon Polo website.

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James River Batteau Festival

June 12, 2012

June 16 – 23, 2012 This is a week long festival held every June celebrating the batteaus once used to carry goods along the James River. These boats are created by local communities and civic groups that travel from Lynchburg to Richmond. To follow their scheduled stops please visit the James River Batteau Festival website. […]

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In Support of Small Towns

April 14, 2012

There’s an organization in Virginia whose mission includes the support of small town vitality.  It’s called the Virginia Main Street program and it’s actually part of a larger national effort.   In addition to assistance with the development of programs to ensure economic and social vibrance to small downtown areas, the Main Street program also helps […]

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