Celebrate the cultural diversity of our local community! The 16th Annual Festival of Cultures is free and fun for the whole family with a wide variety of entertainment including music, dance, song, and storytelling. Enjoy hands-on cultural crafts activities and food, visit cultural exhibits, and explore the work of artisan vendors. Organized by the Thomas Jefferson Adult & Career (TJACE) Program at Piedmont Virginia Community College.
The land on which Booker T. Washington Park lies today was once part of John H. Craven’s Rose Hill Plantation, one of several large farms surrounding Charlottesville before the Civil War. Following the Civil War former slaveholders like the Cravens could no longer afford to cultivate such large tracts of land. Real estate development companies... more