All posts by Kathy Dutton and Virginia Gardner

Places to Buy a Live Christmas Tree in the Charlottesville Area

Do You Have Your Live Christmas Tree Yet? There are many places to buy a live Christmas Tree in the Charlottesville area! You can shop for pre-cut trees by supporting the Lion’s Club or at your local grocers. Many nurseries and farms sell pre-cut trees as well as balled trees ready for planting after Christmas. […]

Where to See Movies/Films in Charlottesville

Charlottesville Area Movies, Films, and More! This post has listings of where to view movies, films, and more in Charlottesville and the surrounding area. Links to various theaters and the annual Virginia Film Festival held in November are included. The 31st Annual Virginia Film Festival is November 1-4, 2018 The Virginia Film Festival (VFF) is […]

What are HOAs and POAs and Why Do I Have to Pay Fees?

Neighborhood Finances: Learning About HOAs and POAs This post answers the questions, “What are HOAs and POAs?” and “Why do I have to pay fees?” Explanations are given for HOAs, POAs, and why there are required fees. Today many Charlottesville area neighborhoods require homeowners to belong to a Home Owners Association (HOA) or a Property […]

How Am I Taxed in the Charlottesville Area?

Real Estate, Personal Property, and Other Taxes in Central Virginia This post has information and links relating to real estate, personal property and other taxes in the Charlottesville area. This Central Virginia area consists of Albemarle County, the City of Charlottesville, Fluvanna County and Greene County.  Realtors are often asked the question, “How will my […]

Where Do I Vote in the Charlottesville Area?

It Is Almost Election Time! Where Do I Vote in the Charlottesville Area? This post lists all voting locations for the Charlottesville area as of September 2018. The voting precincts listed are for Albemarle County, the City of Charlottesville, Fluvanna County, and Greene County. Tuesday, November 6, 2018 is General Election Day. No one can turn […]

Discover Charlottesville: Pick Your Own Fruit and Vegetables

Pick Your Own Fruits and Vegetables in the Charlottesville Area Many local farms and orchards near Charlottesville give folks the opportunity to come and pick your own fruit and vegetables. Many varieties of fresh produce are seasonally available. This page lists various farms and orchards in Albemarle, Fluvanna, Madison, Nelson, and Orange Counties. Some Positive […]