Tag - Charlottesville

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

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

5 Things You Don't Want to Miss at the 2016 Virginia Film Festival!

October 31, 2016 4:00 PM by Tess McGough
Updated: January 21, 2018 3:31 PM

(Cover Photo Credit: arts.virginia.edu) The fall season continues to zip right along - and with November's arrival, that means three things for the Charlottesville area: food, family, and the Virginia Film Festival! This year’s festival is right around the corner and with more than 120 different

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

5 Festive Fall Treats for the Taste Buds in Charlottesville & Albemarle County!

October 27, 2016 2:00 PM by Tess McGough
Updated: April 11, 2018 12:03 PM

(Cover Photo - Carter Mountain Apple Cider Donuts - Photo Credit: www.irresistiblepets.com) I have a major sweet tooth, and when fall rolls around and the holidays start approaching, indulging in all of the seasonal desserts around Charlottesville and Albemarle County is the first thing on my mind.

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

6 Frightfully Fun Things To Do In Charlottesville & Albemarle County!

October 19, 2016 10:00 AM by Tess McGough
Updated: January 21, 2018 4:14 PM

An eerie yellow moon hangs in the sky each evening, the nights are getting longer, and the jack-o-lanterns are beginning to light up all throughout Charlottesville and Albemarle County. With Halloween fast approaching, several spooky events around the area are gearing up to deliver the people of