Ring in the Holidays with Christmas at Monticello

Arden PlaceHolidays

candles and pine cones

With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, the holiday season will be here before we know it! If you’re looking for ways to get in the spirit, there are plenty of events around Charlottesville. In fact, Monticello hosts a variety of events throughout the month including workshops, a 5K, and tours! Come celebrate Christmas at Monticello. Upcoming Events at Monticello If you’re from … Read More

Planning Friendsgiving With Your Neighbors

Arden PlaceFood & Drink, Holidays

person picking food on tray

We all know about Thanksgiving, the traditional holiday where families get together from near and far over a spread of delicious food, maybe some football, and all the other family traditions that may come along with it. However, Friendsgiving is becoming more and more popular to celebrate along with the traditional holiday. Although most people spend time with their families … Read More

Learn About History & Culture at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

Arden PlaceCommunity, Things to Do in Charlottesville

African American Heritage Center

The Jefferson School was Charlottesville’s first African American high school and was built in 1926. Today, it is home to the African American Heritage Center. Here, visitors can explore exhibits that tell the story of African American history and culture in the Charlottesville community. The mission is to honor and preserve the rich heritage of the African American community in … Read More

Raise a Glass at the Best Happy Hours in Charlottesville

Arden PlaceFood & Drink

people drinking beer

National Happy Hour Day is November 12th, but this is a holiday worth celebrating any day! Whether it’s discounts on drinks or appetizers, everyone loves a good deal. Tune in for some of the best happy hours in Charlottesville! Celebrate at one of Charlottesville’s favorite bars, not only on November 12th but any day of the week. Three Notch’d Brewery … Read More

Rock Climbing in Charlottesville

Arden PlaceFitness, Things to Do in Charlottesville

woman rock climbing

Adventurers, thrill-seekers, and outdoor enthusiasts are right at home in the rolling hills and mountains of Charlottesville. However, with colder days approaching, adrenaline junkies will soon be confined to the indoors. But don’t worry! For those who love all things adventurous or those who want to try something new, you’re in the right place. Charlottesville is home to both a … Read More

Tasty Fall Drinks You Can Make at Home

Arden PlaceFood & Drink

fall drinks you can make at home

It’s the season of the pumpkin spice latte, so naturally, a trip to your nearest coffee shop only seems right! However, purchasing a drink every day, although extremely tempting, can get pretty pricey. Who says you can’t make them yourself? If you’re looking for a way to curl up on a chilly fall day with a tasty drink from the … Read More

Visit the Virginia Film Festival

Arden PlaceThings to Do in Charlottesville

venue for the virginia film festival

Marking its 32nd year, the Virginia Film Festival at the University of Virginia showcases the work of local filmmakers. From October 23rd-27th, they will display 150 films. In addition to films, there will also be a gala, parties, panels and a variety of special guests in attendance. Attendees include actors, internationally-recognized directors and a variety of other guests who come … Read More

Ways You Can Participate in Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Arden PlaceLifestyle

ribbon for breast cancer awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which helps to raise awareness for a disease that impacts so many. The mission is to help those impacted by breast cancer through education, early detection, and support. Every year, people show support for the cause in a variety of different ways — through donations, wearing pink, and participating in a variety of events. … Read More

Enjoy the Taste of Fall at These Charlottesville Cideries

Arden PlaceThings to Do in Charlottesville

apples on a tree at an apple orchard

It’s finally fall, and you know what that means! Pumpkin patches, cool air, and beautiful shades of orange, red, and yellow on the trees. If you love all things fall, then you are ready to welcome the season. If you’re looking for some ways to celebrate, you’re in luck. With the highest concentration of cideries in the state, Charlottesville is … Read More

How to Transition Your Summer Clothes into Fall

Arden PlaceLifestyle

boots in the fall surrounded by leaves

In a perfect world, we could all get a new wardrobe each time the season changes. However, that would all add up pretty quickly! Purchasing a whole new wardrobe when the first leaf hits the ground in the fall might be out of the question. However, who’s to say you can’t wear your summer outfits in the cool weather? Here’s … Read More