Tag - Charlottesville

Distilleries in Charlottesville

August 19, 2019 2:00 PM by Will Dozier
Updated: August 19, 2019 3:16 PM

A preview of the best distilleries in Charlottesville and Albemarle County. A few great distilleries call Charlottesville home. The founders, distillers and principals are wonderful people. Expect to leave Ragged Branch , Vitae Spirits Distillery , or Spirit Lab Distilling with an expanded palate and

Live Music Preview, Fall 2019

August 16, 2019 3:00 PM by Will Dozier
Updated: August 16, 2019 4:15 PM

The big-ticket items on the horizon are Lockn’ and The Festy . Lockn’ begins on Thursday, August 22 nd (a Thursday) and concludes August 25 th . Expect incredible sets. Expect exceptionally positive attitudes. If you would prefer to sleep in a bed at night, or take a long warm shower, or take a break

The 4th of July in Charlottesville: A Comprehensive Guide

June 27, 2019 1:00 PM by Will Dozier
Updated: June 28, 2019 10:47 AM

Charlottesville goes all-out for the 4 th of July! There are parades everywhere, but the 4 th in Charlottesville is an experience . We’ll hit the highlights, then get into the nitty-gritty. Sound good? Let’s start with the best view around: Carter Mountain Orchard ’s Happy Birthday, America! event is

Free Things to Do in Charlottesville

January 11, 2019 12:00 PM by Will Dozier
Updated: August 19, 2019 4:05 PM

Exploring Charlottesville on a budget is easy. The heart of the city is connected by the Free Trolley , which has stops along the Downtown Mall and all throughout the University of Virginia. Walking down Main Street is doable, but if it’s frigid or sweltering, the Free Trolley is the way to go. The

Cville Boasts THREE Escape Rooms

November 2, 2018 10:00 AM by Will Dozier
Updated: November 2, 2018 1:17 PM

It’s getting colder. Escape rooms are heated. Also fun. And there are THREE of them here in Charlottesville. Try one. Try them all! Bring the family. Corral the office. Coax your friends. If you want to ~escape~ without any strangers in the room, make sure to bring enough of a crew with you. Check

Highlights of the 2018 Virginia Film Festival

October 25, 2018 11:00 AM by Will Dozier
Updated: October 25, 2018 12:16 PM

This year’s festival, November 1-4, will include more than 150 films and over 100 industry guests . Perhaps the most notable of these guests is Cristoph Waltz, who will appear Saturday, November 3 rd at 1:00 PM at the Paramount Theater for A Tribute to Christoph Waltz . The BEST WAY to navigate the

Halloween in Charlottesville

October 19, 2018 10:00 AM by Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau Staff
Updated: October 19, 2018 10:22 AM

Halloween at James Monroe’s Highland James Monroe’s Highland, in partnership with the Albemarle County Fair, will host Halloween at Highland, an afternoon and evening of fall fun, on Sunday, October 28, from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. Admission to the event includes hayrides through the Highland pastures,

Best Places to Enjoy Fall in Charlottesville

September 25, 2018 2:00 PM by Will Dozier
Updated: September 25, 2018 3:46 PM

October is the best month for a visit. Few would argue otherwise. While the leaves are changing, Charlottesville is at its best. It’s football season. It’s finally cool. Spirits are high—holidays approach. The best part of the visit is the drive into town. US 29, US 250, and I-64 offer views this

September in Charlottesville -or- Stuff You Gotta Do in Charlottesville in September 2018

September 6, 2018 9:00 AM by Will Dozier
Updated: September 6, 2018 2:27 PM

It’s hard to believe, but summer is quickly drawing to a close! It felt like it would be this hot forever. September is a beautiful (and typically cooler) month in the Charlottesville area. Enjoy a variety of events, perfect for visitors and locals alike. Here are a few good reasons to plan a visit