Ways to Celebrate Women’s History Month

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We are in the midst of Women’s History Month! What started as Women’s History Week back in 1978 turned into a month-long celebration in 1987. Since 1995, each president has issued an annual proclamation that designates March as Women’s History Month. Each year, the National Women’s History Alliance selects a theme, this year’s being: “Valiant Women of the Vote: Refusing … Read More

Deck the Halls: Apartment Decorating for the Holidays

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What’s your favorite way to get into the holiday spirit? Perhaps it’s by baking some sweet holiday treats or cozying up to watch a holiday movie. One of the best ways is to decorate your apartment! With so many trendy decorating ideas, it can be difficult to know where to start. Not to worry, we’ve selected some of the hottest … Read More

Father’s Day Gift Guide

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It’s crazy to think that we’re already halfway through June! Before we know it, Father’s Day will be here! Have you thought about what you might get your father, husband, grandpa, or father-figure in your life? Dads celebrate us year-round, so now is our chance to show them our love and gratitude. Show your dad how much you appreciate him … Read More

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

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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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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

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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

Fourth of July Celebrations in Charlottesville

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Friends, food, fireworks — what more could you ask for on Independence Day? If you’re looking for Fourth of July celebrations in Charlottesville, you’ve got plenty of options!  Carter Mountain Orchard Carter Mountain Orchard is throwing a Happy Birthday, America! event in honor of Independence Day. This family-friendly event offers something for everyone to enjoy with refreshing cider beverages for … Read More

Celebrating Mother’s Day in Charlottesville

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Mother’s Day in Charlottesville

Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate the amazing women that have given life to others. Whether you are celebrating your own mother, a friend who is a mother, or another maternal figure, Mother’s Day is the perfect way to give back. Dedicate some time on Sunday, May 12th to show your mom how much you appreciate her. There are … 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