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How to Stay Cozy & Save on Energy Bills Free Seminar

Thursday, December 4th 2014 - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
at Berkmar Branch – UVA Community Credit Union
3300 Berkmar Drive

Join UVA Community Credit Union and the Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) for a timely seminar on how to stay warm and save money on energy bills this winter — even if we experience another polar vortex. Get tips from a professional Energy Coach on the benefits and choices of insulation and heating system upgrades, air and duct sealing, door and window weather stripping and other DIY options. Also learn about the “90 Days of Cozy” cash rebate from the Credit Union on low-cost Power Saver Loans to help pay for your home improvements or repairs.  Seating is limited. Please register for this free seminar online  at uvacreditunion.org or call 434-964-2001 today.

Crescent Hall Quilters Holiday Exhibit at CitySpace

Friday, December 5th 2014 - 12:00 am
at CitySpace
100 5th Street NE

You’re invited to Crescent Hall Quilters Holiday Exhibit and First Fridays Opening Reception, Friday December 5th from 5:30-7:30pm at CitySpace (100 5th St., NE, on the Downtown Mall). PCA (Piedmont Council for the Arts) is proud to present the fourth annual exhibition of quilts created and proudly displayed by the Crescent Hall Quilters. This local group of ladies is eager to show off their sewing talents and their imaginative use of color and design. Stop by and take a peek at just a sample of their handcrafted works of art and, then, stroll on down the mall and visit the different shops and boutiques located nearby. What a wonderful way to take a relaxing break during the holiday season.

There will be a First Fridays opening reception from 5:30-7:00pm on Friday, December 5th at CitySpace (located at 100 5th St., NE, on the downtown Mall). This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

The exhibit will remain on display through January 16th, 2015. There will also be an exhibit by local artist Joy Meyer on display inside the PCA office within CitySpace.

CitySpace is open to the public Monday-Friday, from 9am until 5pm. CitySpace is located at 100 5th St., NE on the Downtown Mall in Charlottesville. To learn more visit charlottesvillearts.org.

December Holiday Yard Sale

Friday, December 5th 2014 - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
at SENIOR CENTER
1180 Pepsi Pl

The Senior Center’s December Holiday Yard Sale is here and everyone is sure to find gifts for the holiday!  All the decorations you need for trimming your tree, wreaths, ornaments, figurines, glassware and specialty items.  It all kicks off with the early-bird sale, Friday, December 5, 5 – 7pm with $5 entrance fee.  Free to all on Saturday, December 6, 2014, 8:00 AM – 1:00 pm the event is free. 

PVCC Dance and Theatre present “Karate Tango”

Friday, December 5th 2014 - 7:30 pm
at V. Earl Dickinson Building
501 College Drive

This brash, witty contemporary musical takes a bittersweet look at the passion and resentment that comes with both romance and show business. With music that ranges from Broadway to rock and choreography by Dancing with the Stars’ Maksim Chmerkovskiy, PVCC Dance and Theatre’s first ever collaboration promises to have you dancing in the aisles.

Takes place on the V. Earl Dickinson Building Main Stage. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. on Sunday.

PVCC Ceramics Show and Sale

Saturday, December 6th 2014 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
at Piedmont Virginia Community College
Rt. 20

Charlottesville Waldorf School’s 30th Annual Holiday Bazaar

Saturday, December 6th 2014 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
at Charlottesville Waldorf School
120 Waldorf School Rd.

Charlottesville Waldorf School’s 30th Annual Holiday Bazaar will take place on December 6th from 10am until 4pm. There will be a sneak Preview Shopping Event Friday, December 5th from 6-9pm.

There will be Gift making for Children and Adults, also, jump rope making, leather stamping, secret garden, puppet show, candle dipping, raffle, local artisans with handmade gifts for the Holidays.

Free Admission and parking. Complimentary park and ride shuttle service from the Charlottesville Catholic School.

120 Waldorf School Road across from Pen Park. Activity Ticketys are available for pre-sale at CWALDORF.EJOINME.ORG/TICKETS.

Checkout the Charlottesville Holiday Bazaar Event on Facebook.

Christmas Parade of Churches

Saturday, December 6th 2014 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

December 6th, the third annual Christmas Parade of Churches will be held in Scottsville. The Parade will start at 6pm and will end at Farmers Square where area churches will give out free hot Chocolate and cookies.

PVCC Dance and Theatre present “Karate Tango”

Saturday, December 6th 2014 - 7:30 pm
at V. Earl Dickinson Building
501 College Drive

This brash, witty contemporary musical takes a bittersweet look at the passion and resentment that comes with both romance and show business. With music that ranges from Broadway to rock and choreography by Dancing with the Stars’ Maksim Chmerkovskiy, PVCC Dance and Theatre’s first ever collaboration promises to have you dancing in the aisles.

Takes place on the V. Earl Dickinson Building Main Stage. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. on Sunday.

BalletSchool hosts Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker

Sunday, December 7th 2014 - 12:00 am
at The Paramount Theater
215 E Main St,

Each year, the BalletSchool of Charlottesville host Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker. Over 40 young dancers were auditioned by the Moscow Ballet’s audition director and rehearsed by instructors from the BalletSchool.

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