Author: Brantley Ussery

6 Reasons to Visit Charlottesville & Albemarle County This November!

November 1, 2016 10:00 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 21, 2018 4:16 PM

November is officially here and the fun and festivities continue in Charlottesville & Albemarle County! This crisp, cool month is jam packed with fun events featuring film, craft beer, cider, artisans and much, much more. So let's get started with a list of 6 events and activities to enjoy in the

Fall Foliage Report - October 27, 2016

October 27, 2016 3:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 22, 2018 11:27 AM

(Cover Photo Credit: Neal Lewis, NPS) There's no doubt about it - this fall foliage season has been running behind schedule in Charlottesville & Albemarle County. But just because it's running a little late, doesn't mean that we still can't expect to be treated to the glorious colors that we look

Fall Foliage Report - October 19, 2016

October 19, 2016 10:00 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 22, 2018 11:27 AM

Attention fall foliage lovers - you don't have much longer to wait! In the city of Charlottesville, we are finally starting to see some hints of color, with yellows, oranges, and reds showing up in some of our trees. The beautiful colors are rather spotty at this point, with green still being the

Fall Foliage Report - October 12, 2016

October 12, 2016 11:00 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 22, 2018 11:26 AM

Fall has certainly made its presence felt in Charlottesville & Albemarle County this week! The past few mornings have featured the crisp, cool temperatures that most folks long for after a hot and humid summer. However, now that we're approaching the midpoint of the month of October, many people are

8 Reasons To Visit Charlottesville In October!

September 30, 2016 11:00 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 21, 2018 4:27 PM

October is upon us and what a busy and festive month it will be in Charlottesville & Albemarle County! This month features events and festivals galore, along with month-long celebrations of wine, local artisans, and breathtaking fall foliage! So let's dive right in and talk about the top 8 reasons

The Top 5 Places for Leaf Peeping in Charlottesville & Albemarle County

September 22, 2016 9:15 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: October 30, 2017 5:16 PM

Ahhhh, autumn is finally here! And with the arrival of autumn, leaf peepers everywhere eagerly await the smorgasbord of color that will undoubtedly adorn the trees in Charlottesville & Albemarle County. This colorful cloak of leaves marks the end of another hot summer season, as the transition to

5 Reasons to Visit Charlottesville & Albemarle County in September!

September 7, 2016 4:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 21, 2018 3:25 PM

Labor Day has come and gone, signaling the unofficial end of summer and the beginning of a vibrant fall season in central Virginia! September often features extremely pleasant weather in Charlottesville & Albemarle County and this weather implores us to get outdoors and take advantage of all the

Stay Local, Play Local: A Day at the Beach

July 21, 2015 1:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 22, 2018 11:59 AM

Stay Local, Play Local: A Day at the Beach In the summer months, there are few places more popular than the beach. This salty-air sanctuary provides a respite from the hot and humid conditions that come along with the season. Luckily, Virginia borders the majestic and refreshing Atlantic Ocean, so

Stay Local, Play Local: Fireworks for the Fourth!

June 30, 2015 11:34 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: October 30, 2017 5:16 PM

Our day of independence is almost at hand. Yes, July 4 th is a day when we, as Americans, come together to celebrate our independence and freedoms. It's a day that also falls during the height of summer. During these hot, muggy, and sometimes stormy days, we are always looking for ways to celebrate

Stay Local, Play Local: Snapping a Sensational C'ville Sunset

June 17, 2015 1:36 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: October 30, 2017 5:16 PM

Let's face it. Technology has turned us all into photographers. These days, nearly all of the latest gizmos and gadgets also double up as surprisingly effective and convenient cameras. These devices are capable of capturing anything and everything our hearts desire, from those pictures of our