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


Virginia Quilt Museum Exhibit

Tuesday, October 13th 2015 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at Virginia Quilt Museum
301 South Main Street

The Virginia Quilt Museum is pleased to announce two new exhibits at the museum in Harrisonburg; “Caryl Bryer Fallert Gentry’s 30 Quilts for 30 Years” and “100 Years of Quilts – the Unger Familty”.  The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 to 4 and is celebrating their 20th season.  For more information, visit them online at vaquilt or call 540-830-1896.


November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

Sunday, November 1st 2015 - 12:00 am

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and millions of people with Alzheimer’s and dementia, plus their caregivers, are afraid to leave their homes.  The disease prompts unpredictable behavior and their isolation reduces quality of life.  You can help caregivers and their loved ones feel respected and accepted by becoming Alzheimer’s friendly with training from Home Instead Senior Care.  For more information, click here!


Extended Hours for Loaves & Fishes Food Panty

Wednesday, November 18th 2015 - 12:00 am at Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry Inc.
2050 Lambs Road

Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry Inc. is adding more hours through the holiday season. Additional food distribution hours for the remainder of November and December are Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30pm.  The goal with the additional hours are to reduce wait times and make up for the days closed during the holidays.  For more information, click here or call 434-996-7868.

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Mason’s Toy Box and the Jefferson Theater

Wednesday, November 25th 2015 - 12:00 am at The Jefferson Theater
110 E Main St.

…making the holiday’s brighter for children.

Start your holiday season off on a charitable foot – while you enjoy live music! Donate an unwrapped gift when you attend a show at the Jefferson Theater from November 25th through December 5th and Mason’s Toy Box will take your donations to benefit the pediatric patients at the UVA Children’s Hospital.
Mason’s Toy Box lends support to families engaged in pediatric medical life-altering struggle by offering gifts to hospitalized children and relief to families facing overwhelming burdens.


Giving Thanks to our Veterans

Thursday, November 26th 2015 - 12:00 am - 2:00 pm at VFW
1170 River Road

The VFW at 1170 River Road in Charlottesville invites all Veterans and a guest to enjoy a FREE Thanksgiving Holiday meal from 12 noon to 2pm on Thanksgiving day.  We would like to reach out to all veterans that may not have family in the area, possibly homeless, or just have the need or desire to share a meal with other veterans in the community.  Local transportation may be available.  Please call Cindy at (434) 971-7642 or (434) 990-1250 for more information or assistance.



UVA Football Weekend – UVA vs Va Tech

Saturday, November 28th 2015 - All Day

Looking for a place to tailgate for Virginia Football games? Join the party at Alumni Hall before kickoff as The Cavaliers take on Virginia Tech on November 28th! All fans are welcome!  The tailgate party begins 3 hours before kickoff and this party features live music from Adrian Duke, tap takeover from local breweries, kids’ activities, food, drinks and more.  Bus shuttle service will be provided from Alumni Hall to Observatory Hill Dining Hall for our tailgate patrons. For more information on events scheduled for each home game, call 434-243-6540.


Take Thyme for Women’s Health Dinner and Silent Auction

Thursday, December 3rd 2015 - 12:00 am - 10:00 pm at Keswick Hall
701 Club Drive

Women’s Health Virginia’s annual autumn dinner is an unusual culinary evening, with four chefs each preparing a course for the dinner, and four local vineyards pairing wines with their creations. The evening includes a silent auction with merchandise, services, entertainment, artwork, and more from local and national contributors. Proceeds support WHV’s education and research programs.

Tickets for the dinner are $100-$500 (includes varied donations)

Reservations online, by mail or by phone. Advance reservations are required.

For more information about the event and reservations, CLICK HERE or call 434-220-4500


Fall 2015 Dance Concert

Thursday, December 3rd 2015 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Culbreth Theatre
109 Culbreth Rd

The U.Va. Department of Drama presents the Fall 2015 Dance Concert in the Culbreth Theatre December 3-5 at 8pm.

The Dance Program’s Fall Concert showcases student, faculty, and guest choreographer’s work in pieces set on student dancers many of whom are pursuing a Dance Minor at U.Va.  Don’t miss this wonderful showcase of their talent!

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 $7.00 for adults, $6.00 for seniors, U.Va. faculty and staff, and members of the U.Va. Alumni Association, and $5.00 for students/children.


Tickets are free in advance for full-time U.Va. Students. Tickets must be acquired 24 hours or more before the performance date.

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Waynesboro Christmas Parade

Saturday, December 5th 2015 - 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Downtown Waynesboro
W. Main Street

‘Tis the Season!  Parade Season!  Mark your calendars for the Waynesboro Christmas Parade Saturday, December 5th.  Applications are now being accepted for the parade but only through November 13th at 5pm.  This year’s theme is “Frozen Fantasy”. The parade starts at 6pm and runs down Main Street, Waynesboro.  Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this beloved tradition!  For more information, call Waynesboro Parks and Recreation at 540-942-6735.

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