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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
Charlottesville and the surrounding communities are full of pick-your-own farms, from the Berry Patch in Free Union and Chiles Peach Orchard in Crozet to Grelen Nursery in Somerset, the area is jam-packed with yummy places to explore and bring home the earth’s goodies. I am updating the 2017 best-of-the-best, so stop back by!
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 […]
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 […]