Category - Area Happenings

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

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: January 21, 2018 3:34 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: January 22, 2018 11:54 AM

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: January 22, 2018 12:02 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

Exploring the Top Attractions around Charlottesville

April 17, 2015 4:00 PM
Updated: January 22, 2018 11:23 AM

Expedia Viewfinder partnered up with Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau to reveal some of the best places to visit during a trip to C'Ville this summer. Charlottesville, Virginia, is a quaint and charming destination, located near the Blue Ridge Mountains. It's home to

Valentine's Weekend in Charlottesville

February 3, 2015 9:52 AM by Kayla Elder
Updated: October 30, 2017 5:16 PM

There's no better place to be on Valentine's Day than in Virginia! We all know Virginia is for lovers, so let us help you and your lover plan the perfect Valentine's Day in Charlottesville. With more than 30 different wi neries and breweries , you and your significant other can sip your way around