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Scottsville

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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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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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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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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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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Scottsville in Southern Albemarle Co.

June 24, 2010

Inevitably, newcomers to the Albemarle market… end up investigating properties near the town of Scottsville on the James River.  It’s about as far ‘south’ as you can go in Albemarle county, which is one of  the reasons why the county seat was moved from Scottsville to more-centrally-located Charlottesville.  The town was founded in 1744, on the […]

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