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9 Reasons to Visit Charlottesville & Albemarle County This December!

November 28, 2016 2:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 21, 2018 4:31 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: 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 Places For Pumpkin Pickin' Perfection In The Charlottesville Area!

October 12, 2016 10:00 AM by Tess McGough
Updated: January 21, 2018 3:23 PM

October in Charlottesville is here! Just the thought of colorful scenery, warm ciders, and the beginning of scarf season puts a smile on my face. With October's arrival comes the beginning of Halloween celebrations: scary movies, costumes, and my personal favorite - picking a pumpkin! Choosing the

8 Reasons To Visit Charlottesville In October!

September 30, 2016 11:00 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 21, 2018 4:27 PM

October is upon us and what a busy and festive month it will be in Charlottesville & Albemarle County! This month features events and festivals galore, along with month-long celebrations of wine, local artisans, and breathtaking fall foliage! So let's dive right in and talk about the top 8 reasons