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Enjoying water sports around Charlottesville

Enjoying Water Sports Around Charlottesville There are wonderful spots for canoeing, kayaking, and rafting for enjoying water sports around Charlottesville and the surrounding area, primarily on the Rivanna River or James River.   From VisitCharlottesville.org, “The beautiful and gentle Rivanna River flows through Albemarle and Fluvanna counties as well as the City of Charlottesville. Named […]

July 2nd and July 4th, Special Municipal Band Events

The Charlottesville Municipal Band is an important part of Charlottesville’s history.   Terry Allard recently featured the Band on her,  “Charlottesville Inside-Out”  (Charlottesville public television, WHTV), which you can watch here… June 2nd, the Charlottesville Municipal Band features one of its most popular programs, “Audience Favorites”.   The concert will be plated at the Paramount Theatre […]

The Miller Center, an Engaging Fall 2012 Lineup

Residents of Charlottesville are lucky to have the state-supported University of Virginia (second only to Berkeley in the wealth of its private foundation, in public universities) for many reasons, employment and a world-class medical center among them.  But it’s the “other” benefits that aren’t talked about as much, which contribute so much to our community.  […]

Mother’s Day Weekend in Charlottesville is truly jam-packed!

Mother’s Day Weekend in Charlottesville is truly jam-packed!  Beginning with a little bit of the big Soul Transit Authority at the Pavilion at the east end of the Downtown pedestrian mall on Friday evening, continuing with our beloved  Crozet Arts & Crafts Festival throughout the weekend and a fabulous Wine Festival at Monticello on Saturday […]

Ivy Creek Natural Area – Programs all Year Long

We’re really lucky to live in a community which is committed to our natural environment.  Organizations like the Ivy Creek Foundation keep our natural resources alive, such as the Ivy Creek Natural Area.  Until I became a member of the Foundation, I had no idea the number of programs that are sponsored year ’round. Through […]

Zero to 60: Art-In-Place, Public Art in Charlottesville

An organization in Charlottesville called Art-In-Place was founded by Elizabeth Breeden, and has grown into a valuable non-profit public art program for Charlottesville.  From the website, www.ArtInPlace.com… The non-profit corporation Art-In-Place under the sponsorship of City Council, has established sites around the City of Charlottesville, Virginia to make art accessible to the general public.  Art-In-Place, […]