Category - Area Happenings

9 Reasons to Visit Charlottesville & Albemarle County This Summer

June 1, 2018 3:00 PM by Ellen Sewell
Updated: July 5, 2018 1:20 PM

Things are heating up in Charlottesville and Albemarle County, and there is no shortage of things to do that will quench your thirst, fill your belly, cool you off and stimulate your mind. The final school bell is about to ring, so pack up and head out to the Charlottesville area where there is
The Charlottesville area is the perfect destination for your bachelorette party, with a wide variety of outdoor and indoor attractions for you and your gal pals to enjoy. From foodie paradise and live entertainment on the Downtown Mall to a picturesque views and tasty beverages at wineries,

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

September 22, 2016 9:00 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: June 26, 2018 12:28 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

Headliners Announced for the 2017 Virginia Festival of the Book!

September 15, 2016 4:00 PM by Sarah Lawson
Updated: January 22, 2018 11:41 AM

The Virginia Festival of the Book is an annual five-day festival that brings readers and writers together in Charlottesville and Albemarle County for a celebration of literature and literary culture. Entering its twenty-third year, the Festival has attracted more than 20,000 attendees for the past

5 Ways to Cool Off in Charlottesville and Albemarle County

July 6, 2016 1:00 PM by Gina Weigold
Updated: May 30, 2018 2:17 PM

Visiting central Virginia during the summer months surely does provide some beautiful scenery, but if you're concerned about the summer heat, have no fear! What better way to spend a hot summer day in Charlottesville and Albemarle County,

Mac & Cheese Week in Cville

March 14, 2016 11:00 AM by Bri Warner
Updated: June 24, 2018 7:41 PM

So, our neighbors of the north (aka Canada) have decided to make this week Mac and Cheese week. We thought "what an awesome idea"! In celebration of this (important) "holiday," we have decided to share a (non-exhaustive) list of some of our favorite places that serve this decadent dish in

Stay Local, Play Local: A Day of Sipping in Central Virginia

June 12, 2015 9:00 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: June 26, 2018 12:05 PM

As of this writing, summer may not have "officially" arrived, but for those living in central Virginia, we all know that's merely a technicality. Speaking of technicalities, as a meteorologist I can tell you that summer doesn't officially arrive until the sun is directly overhead at the Tropic of