Take Part in CERT Program

Thursday, September 10th 2015 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
at Albemarle County Office Building
1600 5th Street

Learn to be prepared in the event of an emergency.  The Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle County of Emergency Management is offering free preparedness training in September.  Orientation will be held September 10th from 6-9pm and will offer education on regional hazards, personal preparedness, elements of fire safety and basic medical operations.  The 7 week course will be held Sept 17th through Oct. 29th at the Albermarle County Office Building in Charlottesville.  Email to register.


Go Nuts for Girl Scouts this Fall!

Saturday, September 19th 2015 - 12:00 am

Just in time for the holidays, Virginia Skyline Girl Scout Troops are selling nuts, chocolates, magazines and photo keepsakes Sept. 19th through December 1st to help fund service projects and activities.  Dark chocolate penguins, butter toasted peanuts, subscriptions to your favorite magazines and more are available for you or to donate to military units overseas through their Share Program.  To find a troop near you, call 540-777-5105 or visit


October Organ Concert Series

Thursday, October 1st 2015 - 12:00 pm
at Christ Episcopal Church
120 W. High Street

Each Thursday in October, join Christ Episcopal Church of Charlottesville for their 2nd Annual October Organ Concert Series at noon.  The concerts are free and open to the public and a wonderful opportunity to enjoy lunch while listening to the concert.  Bring a lunch or boxed lunches will be available for purchase from Baggby’s.  For more information, visit

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Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

Thursday, October 1st 2015 - 8:00 pm
at Culbreth Theatre
109 Culbreth Rd

The U.Va. Department of Drama presents Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson, book by Alex Timbers, music & lyrics by Michael Friedman, and directed by David Dalton. This production will be playing in the Culbreth Theatre, October 1-3 & October 7-10 2015 at 8pm.

History rocks in this fast-moving, satirical musical that careens between fact and fiction to present our seventh President as history’s ultimate rock star. Powered by a dynamic score and live on-stage band, this contemporary show takes audiences on a rock musical thrill ride that chronicles Old Hickory’s legendary life and times from humble beginnings, to ruthless military strategist, to populist agitator, to Commander-in-Chief.

Tickets are on sale now and may be acquired at the U.Va. Arts Box Office Mon-Fri from noon-5pm, by phone at (434) 924-3376, or online at Tickets are $16.00 for adults, $14.00 for seniors, U.Va. faculty and staff, members of the U.Va. Alumni Association, and $10.00 for students of all ages. Tickets are free in advance for full-time U.Va. Students. Tickets must be acquired 24 hours or more before the performance date.




Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Monday, October 5th 2015 - 12:00 am
at SFHE Community Outreach Building
1415 Sachem Place, Suite 1


“Shelter for Help in Emergency” – an organization that provides comprehensive services to women and children who are victims of domestic violence – will be hosting a series of events through October to bring awareness and honor those whose lives have been affected by domestic violence.

Each Wednesday from noon to 1, join in their Brown Bag Lunch Series at their Community Outreach Center for educational presentations on a series of topics.  Bring your lunch and take part.

Their 5K Run for Shelter will be held on the first Saturday in November on the Downtown Mall in Charlottesville and begins at 8am. All runners are welcome to stay for a chance to win one of many grab bag prizes donated by area businesses. This is always a fun and successful event thanks to many generous businesses and volunteers.

For more information, visit

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It’s Chic to Reek!

Saturday, October 10th 2015 - 12:00 am
at Rebec Vineyards
2229 N Amherst Hwy

Mark your calendar for the 25th Annual Virginia Wine & Garlic Festival, Saturday and Sunday, Oct.10th & 11th at Rebec Vineyards in Amherst!  You’ll enjoy Virginia wines, live entertainment, arts, crafts and GARLIC!  Tastings by guest wineries, multiple stages with live entertainment, over 150 unique arts, crafts and specialty foods.  The Virginia Wine & Garlic Festival is Virginia’s largest agricultural festival!  For ticket information, click here!


Air Show in Culpeper

Saturday, October 10th 2015 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
at Culpeper Regional Airport
12517 Beverly Ford Rd

The Culpeper Air Fest Foundation is pleased to present the 2015 Culpeper Air Fest- The Best little airshow in the east on Saturday- October 10th.  This year’s airshow will feature several exciting appearances including Beattleton Flying Circus, B-25 Bomber “Panchito”, L-39, MX, ChefPitts, the world’s ONLY privately owned Harrier jump jet and much, much more!  Don’t miss Culpeper Air Fest 2015 on October 10th.  Gates open at 9am.  Admission and parking are free.  Go to for more information.


Pink Day!

Saturday, October 10th 2015 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
at Meadows Farms
217 Moore Rd

Join Meadows Farms in Ruckersville as they celebrate Pink Day, a fundraiser for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Saturday, Oct. 10th.  They’ll be rockin’ the pink t-shirts and bandanas and invite you to do the same!  They’ll have vendors, auctions, music, community organizations and fire departments, food and other festive events.  The event will be from 9 to 4 with fun for the whole family! Think pink Oct. 10th with Meadows Farms in Ruckersville! For more information, visit their Facebook Page!


Literacy Volunteers

Saturday, October 10th 2015 - 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
at Jefferson School City Center
233 4th St. NW

Literacy Volunteers is seeking compassionate and enthusiastic volunteers to tutor local adults in reading, writing, or speaking English.  Their next New Tutor Training is on Saturday, October 10, 2015 from 9:30am to 4:00pm at the Jefferson School City Center. If you’re interested in registering for tutor training or learning more, please call 434-977-3838.


Saturday, October 10th 2015 - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
at Scottsville Sanctuary
15585 S Constitution RTE

It’s the “Mustangs Helping Mustangs” car show and charity event this Saturday in Scottsville!  All wheeled AND hooved mustang lovers don’t want to miss a full day of live music, rides through the Scottsville Sanctuary, over 60 wild mustangs, and, of course, classic mustang cars!  There will be food from Tavern on the James, and admission is free for all.  The event is from 10 to 3 and will be held at the Scottsville Sanctuary on Rt.20, four mile south of Scottsville.  Proceeds from the event will benefit the Legacy Mustang Preservation and Children’s Miracle Network.  For more information, call 540-661-9990.

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