Indoor Cville Dining Part 1

November 9, 2018 2:00 PM by Will Dozier
Updated: November 9, 2018 3:18 PM

Rain, wind and snow make the following establishments—selected for their atmosphere, intimacy and unique features—that much more inviting. Ivy Inn The dining areas here are intimate and romantic. And no, it’s not a hotel. The menu consists of locally-inspired seasonal American cuisine. We hear

Cville Boasts THREE Escape Rooms

November 2, 2018 10:00 AM by Will Dozier
Updated: November 2, 2018 1:17 PM

It’s getting colder. Escape rooms are heated. Also fun. And there are THREE of them here in Charlottesville. Try one. Try them all! Bring the family. Corral the office. Coax your friends. If you want to ~escape~ without any strangers in the room, make sure to bring enough of a crew with you. Check

Highlights of the 2018 Virginia Film Festival

October 25, 2018 11:00 AM by Will Dozier
Updated: October 25, 2018 12:16 PM

This year’s festival, November 1-4, will include more than 150 films and over 100 industry guests . Perhaps the most notable of these guests is Cristoph Waltz, who will appear Saturday, November 3 rd at 1:00 PM at the Paramount Theater for A Tribute to Christoph Waltz . The BEST WAY to navigate the

Halloween in Charlottesville

October 19, 2018 10:00 AM by Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau Staff
Updated: October 19, 2018 10:22 AM

Halloween at James Monroe’s Highland James Monroe’s Highland, in partnership with the Albemarle County Fair, will host Halloween at Highland, an afternoon and evening of fall fun, on Sunday, October 28, from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. Admission to the event includes hayrides through the Highland pastures,

Charlottesville & Albemarle County Self-Guided Tours

September 28, 2018 4:00 PM by Dawn Peters
Updated: October 9, 2018 11:31 AM

Charlottesville & Albemarle County Self-Guided Tours & Contest #2 Post by Dawn Peters Photo by Dawn Peters My last blog post featured five guided tours in the Charlottesville, Albemarle County region. For those who prefer to go solo, here are three fun and educational self-guided tours to consider.

Best Places to Enjoy Fall in Charlottesville

September 25, 2018 2:00 PM by Will Dozier
Updated: September 25, 2018 3:46 PM

October is the best month for a visit. Few would argue otherwise. While the leaves are changing, Charlottesville is at its best. It’s football season. It’s finally cool. Spirits are high—holidays approach. The best part of the visit is the drive into town. US 29, US 250, and I-64 offer views this

The Mall in September | Downtown at Dusk

September 6, 2018 4:00 PM by Will Dozier
Updated: September 17, 2018 4:17 PM

The end of a workday becomes evening and on the mall a subtle struggle for your attention keeps just below the level of atmosphere, a cool tranquility of shadows and day-grown clouds. September. It seems this heat will never end. The mall, which was quieter this August, is being replenished. The

September in Charlottesville -or- Stuff You Gotta Do in Charlottesville in September 2018

September 6, 2018 9:00 AM by Will Dozier
Updated: September 6, 2018 2:27 PM

It’s hard to believe, but summer is quickly drawing to a close! It felt like it would be this hot forever. September is a beautiful (and typically cooler) month in the Charlottesville area. Enjoy a variety of events, perfect for visitors and locals alike. Here are a few good reasons to plan a visit

5 Insider Guided Tours (& a Contest!)

August 23, 2018 10:00 AM by Dawn Peters
Updated: August 23, 2018 1:59 PM

Most travelers who visit central Virginia plan to tour Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello and James Madison’s Highland , both located in Albemarle County just minutes from Charlottesville’s downtown pedestrian mall. Here are five additional guided tours that will give you a different perspective of the