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10 Reasons to Visit the Charlottesville Area in September 2017!

August 30, 2017 3:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: February 7, 2018 4:10 PM

It’s hard to believe, but summer is quickly drawing to a close, which means that fall fun and festivities are just right around the corner! September is a beautiful month in the Charlottesville area, plus it’s packed with a wide variety of festivals and events, perfect for visitors and locals alike.

9 Reasons to Visit the Charlottesville Area This August!

August 2, 2017 3:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 21, 2018 4:32 PM

It may be hard to believe, but the summer months will very shortly be drawing to a close. In about six weeks, the long, warm days will gradually be replaced by crisp, cool nights, which will serve as a precursor to the vibrant fall foliage that is eagerly awaited each and every year. But August in

9 Reasons to Get Outdoors in Charlottesville & Albemarle County This Summer!

July 6, 2017 11:00 AM by Will Dozier
Updated: April 11, 2018 12:04 PM

Summer is here and that means lots of fun in the sun in Charlottesville & Albemarle County! From peach picking, to tubing, to hiking in the mountains, the Charlottesville area is the perfect place for an outdoor summer adventure! Read on to find more details about 9 awesome summer adventure ideas!

10 Reasons to Visit the Charlottesville Area This Spring

April 10, 2017 11:00 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: February 7, 2018 4:10 PM

While every season is a great season in Charlottesville & Albemarle County, there’s something especially delightful about spring. Ah, yes, the season when flowers and trees come bursting back to life after lying dormant throughout the winter months. But this season means so much more than just

6 Reasons to Check Out the 2017 Virginia Festival of the Book!

March 21, 2017 2:00 PM by Abigail Lague
Updated: January 21, 2018 4:14 PM

This year marks the 23 rd annual Virginia Festival of the Book, which will take place from March 22 - 26. Offering a five-day celebration of books, reading, and literature, it’s definitely a must-see event in the Charlottesville area! The Virginia Festival of the Book is the largest community-based

6 Reasons to Visit Charlottesville & Albemarle County This March!

March 3, 2017 3:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 21, 2018 4:15 PM

(Photo Credit: Roy Van Doorn) The month of March means plenty of exciting things in Charlottesville & Albemarle County! Not only do we slowly start to shake away the chill of winter (though this past winter season didn't really seem to bring us much of a chill at all), but we also begin to spring to

5 Courses for the Perfect Golf Getaway in the Charlottesville Area!

February 21, 2017 12:00 PM by Abigail Lague
Updated: January 21, 2018 3:21 PM

While most golf enthusiasts will insist that golfing is great during any season, it’s clear that spring is the perfect time to enjoy beautiful weather and budding trees out on the course. Just make sure not to hit any! As the weather gets warmer, feel free to take in the great outdoors, relax in the
One of the many great things about Charlottesville is its sheer abundance of vineyards. As an out-of-towner, I am always amazed by the fact that beautiful landscapes and amazing wine are just a quick drive down the road. There is a long list of unique, gorgeous vineyards to visit and each has its

6 Romantic Getaways in Charlottesville & Albemarle County!

February 7, 2017 3:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 21, 2018 4:20 PM

February is here and that means one thing – love is in the air! Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, but your romantic celebrations don’t have to be limited to just this one single day. Here in the Charlottesville area, we celebrate love all year long! But since February is an especially

Lighting of the Lawn 2016 - Did You Know?

November 29, 2016 9:00 AM by Tess McGough
Updated: January 22, 2018 11:49 AM

When tragedy strikes, it hits everybody in both similar and different ways. But one thing is certain - you will always find people coming together to reflect, remember, and re-build. After the September 11 th attacks of 2001, the people of Charlottesville gathered on The Lawn at the University of