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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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Keswick Hall Golf Course Layout

September 27, 2014

For more than a year we’ve been waiting eagerly for the golf course at gorgeous Keswick Hall to reopen.  It’s been undergoing an extensive renovation under the guidance of Pete Dye, who’s among the elite with the likes of Robert Trent Jones in the World Golf Hall of Fame… honored for world famous architectural golf course design.  […]

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Shops At Stonefield Expand For the Holidays

September 21, 2014

What do Capital Teas, The Yellow Button, the Rocksalt Oyster Bar, and Suz Somersall Boutique have in common? If you answered that they are 4 of the new stores in the Shops at Stonefield that have announced their openings, you would be right. For those unfamiliar, the Stonefield shops are a shopping center of approximately […]

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UVa Scholar Returns For Forum

August 31, 2014

In light of the recent news events from Ferguson MO, this forum which is scheduled at the UVa Miller Center seems even more timely. On Sept. 24, 2014 at 11:00, author Vesla Weaver will speak to the public about her book called Arresting Citizenship-The Democratic Consequences of American Crime Control.   She is a an assistant professor […]

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They’re Baaaaacckkk

August 24, 2014

College towns are great.  Just like Capistrano’s swallows, the UVa students are flocking into Charlottesville again this weekend for the fall school year.   The university continues to expand the size of its first year class … this year’s approximately 3,690 first year students represent 173 more 1st-year students than last year . For businesses and townspeople alike, the […]

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Charlottesville is a Favorite

July 20, 2014

The praise almost makes us blush.    In the past few weeks Charlottesville has ranked high on more than 5 lists of “Best Of”. According to Travelers Today, Cville is among the top college towns in the country. At Orbitz they recommend that Charlottesville is in their top 5 of places that everyone should visit. We love this […]

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Keswick VA Farm Festival

June 11, 2014

Central Virginia locals know that the estate area just east of Charlottesville in Keswick has some of the most spectacular scenery and horse farms in the country.  This Saturday on June 14, 2014 those residents contribute their efforts and talents to support charities by offering a fair for people to see some of the gorgeous farms in the Keswick […]

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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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Inglewood Lavender Farm Closing Sale

May 20, 2014

Inglewood Lavender Farm Variety Mills Road Arrington, VA May 24th and 25th 11AM to 4PM Inglewood Lavender Farm has announced after much consideration they will be closing the farm. We are so sad! The lavender shop will be open this weekend for one last time. Don’t miss this chance to visit them. For more information […]

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Albemarle-Charlottesville Historical Walking Tours

April 7, 2014

The Albemarle-Charlottesville Historical Society will begin this year’s Historical Walking Tours on April 12, 2014. These tours center around Court Square, the Downtown Mall and various cemeteries and is a great way to learn Charlottesville’s rich history! For a complete description of the tours please visit the Albemarle-Charlottesville Historical Society website.

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