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

Best Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Charlottesville

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With only a few weeks left in December, the new year will be here before we know it!  New Year’s Eve represents the beginning of another year, which means a fresh start. If you’ve had a rough or challenging year, now is the time to let the past go and move forward. Hopefully, the new year will bring good memories, … Read More

Celebrating Christmas at Monticello

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Christmas at Monticello

Even during the time of Thomas Jefferson, Christmas was a special holiday filled with excitement and cheer. Even though traditions back in the day focused more on family and food rather than gift-giving, those ideals are still the most important part of Christmas. It’s fun opening presents, but spending time with family and eating a special home-cooked meal is what … Read More

Get Festive: Ways to Get in the Holiday Spirit

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December is here, which means the holidays are right around the corner! Are you ready to get in the holiday spirit? It’s time to pull the decorations out of the closet, string up the lights, and drink hot cocoa. The holiday season is a busy time for many with family events, holiday parties, and shopping to do. Trying to juggle … Read More