Take a Trip to Wintergreen Resort

Arden PlaceThings to Do in Charlottesville

man skiing on slope

Just a 40-minute drive from Charlottesville, Wintergreen Resort is located in Nelson County. From snowboarding, skiing, and tubing, to golf, tennis, and more, Wintergreen is the perfect escape year-round! In fact, since it is so close to Charlottesville, you can even make a day trip. However, with so much to do, you may want to spend a whole weekend exploring … Read More

New Year, No Plans? Think Again! Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Charlottesville

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people toasting with confetti

Although Christmas is right around the corner, so is the New Year! With 2020 upon us, how will you spend the evening of the 31st? Luckily, there are plenty of ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Charlottesville. Celebrate your way into the New Year! New Beers Eve at Blue Mountain Brewery Spend an afternoon with unique beers and tasty … Read More

Holiday Events at the Paramount Theater

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Since opening in 1931, the Paramount Theater has become a Charlottesville landmark. It’s beautiful architecture and detailed, intricate decor makes any event here magical. Contributing immensely to the culture and history of Charlottesville, the Paramount Theater hosts movies, performers, and more. Looking for something unique and exciting to do now that the holidays are here? Learn about holiday events at … Read More

Ring in the Holidays with Christmas at Monticello

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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

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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

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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