Foxfield Races: A Charlottesville Tradition

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Since 1978, the Foxfield Races have been a Charlottesville tradition. Held biannually, the race is once in the spring and again in the fall. The spring Foxfield Races are always held the last Saturday in April, while the fall races are held the last Sunday in September. Although well-attended by local residents, the spring Foxfield Races are a University of … Read More

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

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

Charlottesville’s The Elegance in Bridal Show

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Future brides, are you ready for the Elegance in Bridal Show coming to Charlottesville on January 20th? If you haven’t registered yet, go check out their website right now! Tickets are only $10 online compared to $15 at the door, so save some money by purchasing tickets through the website. VIP tickets cost $95 but include entries for the bride … Read More

Get Creative with Art Classes in Charlottesville

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Art is perhaps one of the best tools we can use to express ourselves. Whether it be through painting, sculpture, ceramics, drawing, photography, or any other medium, art allows us to transform our most abstract feelings into something tangible. Being an artist doesn’t mean you have to paint like Picasso or capture photos like Annie Leibovitz. Art is about discovering … Read More

National Tell a Joke Day

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What would life be without laughter? National Tell a Joke Day is coming up on August 16th, so be sure to get a few one-liners and knock-knock jokes lined up! A smile can go a long way toward brightening someone’s day, so why not tell a joke and get someone to laugh? From the corny jokes that people snort at … Read More

Bowling in Charlottesville | Celebrate National Bowling Day!

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If you thought National Beer Day was fun, National Bowling Day is just around the corner! The best thing about bowling is there’s no age restriction, and it’s fun for the whole family. On August 13th, why not spend the day bowling in Charlottesville? Although there aren’t many bowling alleys in the city, AMF Kegler’s Lanes is a fantastic bowling … Read More

Visit the Charlottesville Downtown Mall

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Charlottesville is known as a beautiful town filled with history. With roots dating back to the 1900’s, the historic Charlottesville Downtown Mall is one of the city’s most popular places to visit. If you’re a resident at the luxury apartment community Arden Place and haven’t visited the Downtown Mall yet, what are you waiting for? While most cities have downtown … Read More

Free Concerts in Charlottesville: Fridays After Five

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Free Concerts in Charlottesville Every Friday Beginning in April, Charlottesville hosts a favorite tradition for the spring and summer season — Fridays After Five! Lasting until the beginning of September, Fridays After Five is a series of free concerts in Charlottesville. The concerts are held at the Sprint Pavilion on the downtown mall. Featuring local artists in a variety of … Read More