Guide to Planning a Unique Bachelorette Party in Charlottesville

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Are you getting married soon? If so, you’re probably already thinking about the bachelorette party! The maid-of-honor and bridesmaids traditionally plan the bachelorette party for the bride-to-be. It’s a great way to have fun before the wedding and release some of those pre-wedding jitters. For those in the Central Virginia area, there are plenty of options for bachelorette parties in … Read More

Best Brunch Spots in Charlottesville

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Crispy chicken and waffles, creamy grits with cheddar, fresh fruit, and warm buttery biscuits are a few reasons why brunch might be the best meal of all time. When it comes to finding a place to eat brunch in Charlottesville, the amazing local restaurant scene does not disappoint. From the Downtown area to Crozet, here are a few brunch spots … Read More

25th Annual Virginia Festival of the Book

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Book-lovers and avid readers, get excited. The annual Virginia Festival of the Book is just around the corner, taking place March 20-24, 2019. What is this festival of the book, you ask? The Virginia Festival of the Book, according to their website, is “the largest community-based book event in the Mid-Atlantic region.” With over 30,000 people in attendance from more … Read More

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Charlottesville

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St. Patrick’s Day might bring up images of dancing leprechauns, pots of gold, and green beer, but do you know the real story behind St. Patrick’s Day?  The first St. Patrick’s day took place March 17, 1631, established by the Church as a day to honor St. Patrick, the Patron Saint of Ireland. St. Patrick wasn’t actually born in Ireland, … Read More

Charlottesville Restaurant Spotlight: Jack Brown’s Beer and Burgers

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Although Jack Brown’s Beer and Burgers originally started out with its first location in Harrisonburg, Virginia, the popular beer and burger joint now has over 10 locations. With a passion for craft beer and a good burger, two friends turned their childhood dream into a reality and have seen their business expand from the small college town of Harrisonburg to … Read More

Escape Rooms in Charlottesville

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Escape Rooms in Charlottesville

Do you like puzzles or brain teasers? If so, then try an escape room adventure! For riddle-lovers and those who crave a challenge, escape rooms are a real-life adventure game where you are the character. Find your way out of a locked room using hidden clues and solving puzzles. Pay attention to every detail, because you never know what might … Read More

Places in Charlottesville to Take Flower Arranging Classes

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With Floral Design Day coming up on February 28th, why not try to take a flower arranging class to celebrate the occasion? Floral design is the art of using plants and natural materials to create a beautiful display of botany. The history of floral design dates back to the Ancient Egyptians, who can be considered the first florists. People considered … Read More

Best Spots for Valentine’s Day Dinner in Charlottesville

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Have you planned out what you and your significant other are doing to celebrate the occasion? Going out to dinner is a Valentine’s Day tradition for most couples. Who doesn’t like dressing up, going out on the town, and enjoying a fancy dinner? Sometimes with our busy schedules, it can be difficult to … Read More

Charlottesville Restaurant Spotlight: Moose’s by the Creek

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Have you been Moose-ified? If you don’t know what that is, you probably haven’t been to Moose’s by the Creek yet, a popular local restaurant near Downtown Charlottesville. Although it may not look like much on the outside, Moose’s by the Creek is known for their home-cooked breakfast served all day, every day. As soon as you step foot inside … Read More

Dancing in Charlottesville: Get Your Groove On!

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Whether you want to go out dancing with friends on a Friday night or want to get some exercise in, there are several places to go dancing in Charlottesville. Dancing isn’t just good for your health, it’s good for the soul too. Release all that pent-up energy and just move your body to the music. It doesn’t matter whether you … Read More