10 Spring Festivals & Events to Enjoy in the Charlottesville Area in 2018!

March 20, 2018 9:00 AM by Nicole Hopler
Updated: March 25, 2018 11:37 AM

Spring has finally arrived! The flowers are blooming and the temperatures are warming, meaning it is time to get outside. Several upcoming events and festivals taking place in the Charlottesville area this spring season will give you the opportunity to do just that. With a wide array of options for

6 Reasons to Check Out the 2018 Virginia Festival of the Book!

February 26, 2018 12:00 PM by Maeve Hayden
Updated: May 30, 2018 2:27 PM

In a few short weeks the 24th annual Virginia Festival of the Book will take place throughout Charlottesville and Albemarle County, with programs occurring between March 21-25, 2018 . Each year, the Virginia Festival of the Book brings together writers and readers to promote and celebrate books,

Sip & Stay at 7 of These Vineyard Properties in Charlottesville Area Wine Country

February 23, 2018 2:00 PM by Nicole Hopler
Updated: June 24, 2018 8:59 PM

It's no secret that the Charlottesville area has a love affair with wine, going all the way back to the days of Thomas Jefferson. Jefferson envisioned a landscape teeming with grapevines and vineyards, but unfortunately, this reality did not transpire within his lifetime. We like to think Jefferson

History Comes to Life With Augmented Reality at James Monroe's Highland

February 6, 2018 10:00 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: April 11, 2018 12:08 PM

The Charlottesville area is known far and wide for its historic attractions, including the homes of three former United States presidents. One of these homes, James Monroe's Highland , is now bringing history to life in an interesting, interactive, and fun way. Not only can you take a traditional

10 Romantic Restaurants to Celebrate Love in Charlottesville & Albemarle County

January 25, 2018 11:00 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: February 8, 2018 11:33 AM

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, which means couples far and wide are searching for the perfect romantic date night idea. Luckily, couples in the Charlottesville area won’t have to search very long to find some scrumptious food, from one of the region’s many intimate, cozy, and inviting

Fun Events Foodies Will Love in the Charlottesville Area This Winter!

January 17, 2018 4:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: June 24, 2018 7:02 PM

It almost goes without saying that the Charlottesville area knows a thing or two about food. But don't just take my word for it - the proof is in the proverbial pudding. Recently named the “ locavore capital of the world ” by Forbes and home to Thomas Jefferson, our nation’s “Founding Foodie,”

100 Reasons to Visit Charlottesville & Albemarle County!

January 4, 2018 10:00 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: February 7, 2018 4:44 PM

The Charlottesville area is always bustling with activities, events, and festivals throughout the year! While we could have listed 1,000 reasons to visit Charlottesville & Albemarle County, here, in no particular order, are 100 of the top bucket list items to do and see in the area. If you have

Celebrating the New Year in Charlottesville & Albemarle County!

December 18, 2017 2:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 21, 2018 4:41 PM

It might be hard to believe, but the year 2017 is quickly coming to a close! But even though 2017 is winding down, the fun in the Charlottesville area is just starting to ramp up as we prepare for 2018! At the end of each year, a huge family-friendly celebration of the arts takes place on

Planning the Perfect Escape to Charlottesville & Albemarle County This Winter!

December 14, 2017 2:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: June 24, 2018 8:25 PM

Wintertime has finally arrived. The beautiful and dazzling leaves have all fallen from their branches. The nights are a little longer. The days are a little colder. But winter is still an absolutely picture-perfect time to visit Charlottesville & Albemarle County! In fact, a trip to the

10 Cozy Charlottesville Area Wineries to Visit this Winter!

December 12, 2017 2:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: February 7, 2018 4:03 PM

Even though winter doesn't officially arrive until December 21 st , the colder temperatures that are associated with the season have already made their presence felt in Charlottesville & Albemarle County. But that doesn't mean that this is a time to hibernate! In fact, it's all the more reason to get