Tag - Albemarle

First Night Virginia 2017: 5 Things You Need to Know!

December 27, 2016 12:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 22, 2018 11:30 AM

Christmas has already come and gone, which means the year 2016 will be wrapping up before we know it. But even though 2016 is winding down, the fun in the Charlottesville area is just starting to ramp up as we prepare for 2017! At the end of each year, a huge family-friendly celebration of the arts

3 Days in the Charlottesville Area: A Perfect Winter Vacation Getaway!

December 20, 2016 2:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 22, 2018 12:12 PM

The time has finally come. 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 Charlottesville

5 Antiquing Hot Spots in the Charlottesville Area!

December 15, 2016 11:00 AM by Tess McGough
Updated: May 29, 2018 9:17 AM

If my record collection could talk, it would tell you that I love two things: Paul McCartney and antiquing. I often spend my Saturdays wandering around Charlottesville searching for records and vintage dresses, along with the hundreds of other random and unique knick-knacks that I never knew I

6 Spots to Enjoy National Cocoa Day in the Charlottesville Area!

December 9, 2016 4:00 PM by Tess McGough
Updated: January 21, 2018 4:21 PM

The days continue to cool off here in the Charlottesville area, which is another sure sign that winter is right around the corner! As we approach the holiday season and the shivering temperatures that come with this time of year, we are all going to be craving one thing - hot cocoa! But have no

7 of the Best Burger Joints in the Charlottesville Area!

December 6, 2016 5:00 PM by Tess McGough
Updated: May 30, 2018 2:42 PM

Is there really any comfort food like a burger and fries? This all-American meal is always a safe thing to order because, let’s be honest, there is no such thing as a bad burger. In fact, few things make me happier than a nice juicy burger, oozing with cheese, and other yummy toppings. The best part

9 Reasons to Visit Charlottesville & Albemarle County This December!

November 28, 2016 2:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: June 4, 2018 7:03 PM

It might be hard to believe, but the month of December is now upon us. Not only does the month of December signal the beginning of the end of 2016, but it also signals the beginning of a new season – winter! But just because the year may be drawing to a close, there’s still no shortage of things to

Fall Foliage Report - November 9, 2016

November 9, 2016 9:00 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 22, 2018 11:25 AM

Another fall foliage season is wrapping up in the Charlottesville area. That's not to say that you still won't find some assorted pockets of color scattered throughout the city and the county, but the main event is slowly, but surely wrapping up for another year. Conditions reached peak in
We've all heard the expression "a picture is worth a thousand words," and while that may be true for most things, we think that a picture of the Charlottesville area in the fall is worth a million words! Maybe even a billion, or a trillion! Whatever the picture-to-word-count ratio, there's no

14 Places to Enjoy Virginia Oyster Month in Charlottesville & Albemarle County!

November 4, 2016 3:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: February 7, 2018 4:49 PM

Oyster lovers, rejoice! November has been dubbed "Virginia Oyster Month" and luckily for the Charlottesville area, there are tons of places to get shuckin' and start chowing down on these sweet, salty, and succulent marvels! We're positive that by the end of this article, your stomach will be

Fall Foliage Report - November 2, 2016

November 2, 2016 9:00 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 22, 2018 11:25 AM

(Cover Photo Credit: Brent McGuirt Photography) What a difference a week makes! Last week, we were really starting to see hints of fall color, but in the seven days since our last fall foliage report, color has absolutely exploded! In fact, the last week brought this fall season's peak colors to the