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6 Romantic Getaways in Charlottesville & Albemarle County!

February 7, 2017 3:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: May 30, 2018 2:40 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: June 24, 2018 7:38 PM

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

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

6 Reasons to Visit Charlottesville & Albemarle County This November!

November 1, 2016 10:00 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: May 30, 2018 2:31 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: May 29, 2018 1:42 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