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Carter Mountain Orchard Sunset

Fall Preview (2020)

The first day of fall—Tuesday, September 22 nd —is right around the corner. Though peak fall color won’t arrive till mid to late October, the boldest leaves have already begun to change from green to yellow. From the heights of the Blue Ridge Mountains to the banks of the Rivanna River, fall is…

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Live Music Preview, Fall 2019

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…

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Best Places to Enjoy Fall in Charlottesville

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…

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Fall Foliage Update - October 16, 2017

(Photo: University of Virginia in Early Fall) The middle of October is here and fall is definitely in the air in Charlottesville & Albemarle County! With the cooler afternoons and the crisp, chilly nights, vibrant fall foliage is right around the corner. So how are conditions shaping up as of…

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Fall Foliage Report - November 9, 2016

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…

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