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Friday’s After Five – Still FREE

Friday, September 11th 2015 - 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
at Ntelos Wireless Pavilion
700 E Main Street

Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live concert series. 2015 will be the 28th year of free live music and fun.  The first event will kick off at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion on April 17th and will run each Friday thereafter ending on September 11. Each week volunteers work the concessions on behalf of a variety of local non-profits who share in the proceeds, which raises tens of thousands of dollars to support their work in our community. The spring and summer schedule features local artists of myriad musical styles; there is something for everyone! Unwind Friday evenings at this fabulous and FREE Charlottesville institution.

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Cirque Italia

Friday, September 11th 2015 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
at Charlottesville Fashion Square Mall
1600 Rio Rd E

Get ready for an experience that will take you far, far away to the wonders of Italy and the magic of an immersion into its culture. And into water! Yes, WATER! Our circus features a 35,000 gallons water stage! Isn’t that crazy? We’re like no other circus in the United States, you can be sure- and we take pride in our uniqueness.

During the show, you won’t believe your eyes when the lid lifts up to 35 feet in the air while a CURTAIN OF RAIN AND FOUNTAINS GLISTEN WITH EACH PERFORMANCE MOVE!

Children of all ages will be eager for our spectacular MERMAID, emerging from her shell and swimming through the fountains!

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Robin Aldridge Memorial 5K & Kiddie Dash

Saturday, September 12th 2015 - 7:15 am - 10:00 am
at Hollymead Elementary School
2775 Powell Creek Dr

Event will take place at Hollymead Elementary School
Kiddie Dash starts at 7:30am, and 5K begins at 8:00am
Dedication of the Mural and Playground will begin at 9:15am 
Register By Sept 1, 2015
Want to volunteer to help with the run:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0d4da8a923a64-robin
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Palmyra Volunteer Fire Company – BBQ Dinner

Saturday, September 12th 2015 - 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
at Fluvanna County High
1918 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy

The Palmyra Volunteer Fire Company is proud to present a BBQ dinner in memory of our former chief, Wallace “Boots” Wills. The BBQ will be on Saturday, September 12, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Fluvanna County High School. Tickets, available in advance, get you dinner, drink, entertainment, and enter you for raffle prizes drawn all night. Please email palmyrafireco1@yahoo.com for tickets or more information.

Cirque Italia 2015~ 620x400 DL

Cirque Italia

Saturday, September 12th 2015 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
at Charlottesville Fashion Square Mall
1600 Rio Rd E

Get ready for an experience that will take you far, far away to the wonders of Italy and the magic of an immersion into its culture. And into water! Yes, WATER! Our circus features a 35,000 gallons water stage! Isn’t that crazy? We’re like no other circus in the United States, you can be sure- and we take pride in our uniqueness.

During the show, you won’t believe your eyes when the lid lifts up to 35 feet in the air while a CURTAIN OF RAIN AND FOUNTAINS GLISTEN WITH EACH PERFORMANCE MOVE!

Children of all ages will be eager for our spectacular MERMAID, emerging from her shell and swimming through the fountains!

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Native American Band: Brulé live in concert

Saturday, September 12th 2015 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
at The Paramount Theatre
215 East Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Virginia Foundation for the Humanities Presents this Award-Winning Native American Music Group!
Hailing from South Dakota, Brulé thrills audiences with a fusion of cultural rock, traditional sound, and theatrical dance. Now in their 20th season, their performances carry the same contagious excitement as Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Celtic Thunder, and Riverdance. Brulé’s electrifying show includes a five-piece rock ensemble with traditional Native American instrumentation, paired with one of the top U.S. Native American dance troupes. The musical journey of Brulé’s founder, Paul LaRoche, adds an important message about cultural reconciliation and healing. The result is Native America meets Pink Floyd in a spectacular stage production of sight, sound, and soul.

Brulé will conduct a Workshop Stage talk and performance on Friday, September 11, at 7:00 p.m. at Tandem Friends School in Charlottesville and a full performance on Saturday, September 12, at 8:00 p.m. at The Paramount Theater in downtown Charlottesville. The Workshop Stage event at Tandem will be free of charge, and tickets to The Paramount performance are $12 in advance, $15 at the door, available at The Paramount box office. Both events are open to the public.

National Literacy Month Celebration

Sunday, September 13th 2015 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
at Ash Lawn-Highland
2050 James Monroe Parkway

In celebration of National Literacy Month, children of all ages are invited to participate in an afternoon dedicated to learning all about the presidents at the home of America’s last founding father. Educational activities and games will conclude with an interactive presentation on the presidents facilitated by Kenneth C. Davis, New York Times best-selling author of the Don’t Know Much About® series for adults and children, including Don’t Know Much About® History and Don’t Know Much About® the Presidents.

 Cost: $10 per child, free for adults, free for children 5 and under

 

 

Human Trafficking Awareness Talk

Sunday, September 13th 2015 - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
at Bybee’s Road Baptist Church
4989 Bybee's Church Road

Everyone is invited to hear a talk on Human Trafficking and how to prevent it at Bybee’s Road Baptist Church, 4989 Bybees Church Road in Troy on September 13.  Begins at 5:00 with dinner.  Topics covered:

*Trafficked: An experience in Choices and Consequences
*Candy Shop: A fairy tale about the exploitation of children
*Hear from a teen who survived/avoided being trafficked
Sponsored by Bybee’s Road Baptist and the Woman’s Missionary Union of Virginia
RSVP 434-589-2824

Cirque Italia 2015~ 620x400 DL

Cirque Italia

Sunday, September 13th 2015 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
at Charlottesville Fashion Square Mall
1600 Rio Rd E

Get ready for an experience that will take you far, far away to the wonders of Italy and the magic of an immersion into its culture. And into water! Yes, WATER! Our circus features a 35,000 gallons water stage! Isn’t that crazy? We’re like no other circus in the United States, you can be sure- and we take pride in our uniqueness.

During the show, you won’t believe your eyes when the lid lifts up to 35 feet in the air while a CURTAIN OF RAIN AND FOUNTAINS GLISTEN WITH EACH PERFORMANCE MOVE!

Children of all ages will be eager for our spectacular MERMAID, emerging from her shell and swimming through the fountains!

Charlottesville Screening Won’t Pipe Down

Tuesday, September 15th 2015 - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
at Ivy Creek Educational Building
1780 Earlysville Rd

 

Wild Virginia is sponsoring a screening of Won’t Pipe Down in Charlottesville on September 15. Won’t Pipe Down is a student-made documentary exploring the impact of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Won’t Pipe Down is a new film by four students at James Madison University about the fight against the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Tickets are free, but please register to save your seat on the Wild Virginia website at https://salsa4.salsalabs.com/o/51365/p/salsa/event/common/public/index.sjs?event_KEY=4056.

Wild Virginia is a grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving wild forest
ecosystems in Virginia’s National Forests.

Contact: Misty Boos
434-971-1553
misty@wildvirginia.org

 

 

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