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.


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.

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Crozet Arts & Crafts Festival

Saturday, October 10th 2015 - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
at Claudius Crozet Park
1075 Claudius Crozet Park

Celebrating 35 years in 2015, the Crozet Arts and Crafts Festival is an award-winning bi-annual event at Claudius Crozet Park in historic Crozet, VA. Nestled at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Crozet is a small community located just minutes from Charlottesville and the University of Virginia. The Autumn Festival features over 100 juried Fine Art and Craft Exhibitors in a wide range of media and styles, food and beverages — including Virginia beer and wine, and live entertainment.

2nd Annual Pibble Palooza

Saturday, October 10th 2015 - 11:00 am
at Heritage Park
145 Turner Ave.

Fundraiser and adoption drive for Virginia Paws for Pits.  This is a dog friendly event.  We will have music, food trucks, vendors, pet photography, raffles, silent auction, kid’s activities,  doggie games, supply collection for VPFP and much more!  Visit us on Facebook at:


Spaghetti Dinner Benefit

Saturday, October 10th 2015 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
at Lake Monticello Fire House
10 Slice Rd

Lake Monticello Volunteer Fire Dept. will host a spaghetti dinner to benefit one of our Firefighters recently diagnosed with MS.

Please join us Saturday October 10th for one of 2 seating’s – or pick up your order to go.

1st seating- 5:00 pm

2nd seating 7:00 pm.

Adults $10.00 – children 8 & under are $5.00

Get your tickets in advance

Call 540-850-4328 for more information.


Ashton’s Birthday Wish Coat Drive

Sunday, October 11th 2015 - 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
at Seminole Square Shopping Center
240 Zan Road

Don’t throw out that old coat!  Give it new life by giving it to someone who needs it!  Ashton’s Birthday Wish Coat drive at Seminole Square Shopping Center, Sunday, Oct 11th from 11 to 5, is collecting new and gently worn coats for needy children and Toy Lift Cville will also be collecting toys!  This free event includes lots of fun for the whole family with face painting, inflatables, popcorn, live music and a Poker Run with the Minutemen Motorcycle Club starting at 9am.  For more information or to volunteer, email

Ashton’s Birthday Wish….a coat drive!

Sunday, October 11th 2015 - 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
at Seminole Square Shopping Center
240 Zan Rd

Ashton’s Birthday Wish… a coat drive, is in it’s 4th year!!! Ashton started this at 11 years of age! Please come out on Sunday October 11 to the Seminole Square Shopping Center and bring a NEW or GENTLY worn coat to donate for a family who could use a helping hand this winter! Ashton’s wish is that everyone has a warm coat!!! Kids and their family members included! This free event will take place at 11 am until 5 pm with music, face painting and lots of fun for the whole family! If you have any questions, know of anyone in need, or are in need of a coat please email us at


Farming in the Valley Festival

Sunday, October 11th 2015 - 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
at Creative Works Farm
107 Creative Works Lane

The Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce invites you to Creative Works Farm in Waynesboro Sunday, Oct. 11th for their Annual ‘Farming in the Valley’ Festival from noon to 5.  This family friendly event is designed to promote agriculture and agritourism in our community and provide educational and hands on activities for families along with good old-fashioned fun!  Designed to benefit Camp Light – a summer camp for kids with special needs. For information about sponsorship or becoming a vendor for just $25 please call 540-324-1133.


UVA Football Weekend – UVA vs Syracuse

Saturday, October 17th 2015 - All Day
at UVA Alumni Hall
211 Emmet Street

Looking for a place to tailgate for Virginia Football games? Join the party at Alumni Hall before kickoff as The Cavaliers take on Syracuse October 17th! All fans are welcome!  The tailgate party begins 3 hours before kickoff and this party features live music from Affirmative Groove, tap takeovers 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.

Ninth Annual Chocolate Festival

Saturday, October 17th 2015 - 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
at Lee Park
East Market Street

The 9th Annual Chocolate Festival & Chocolate Chase, set for lee Park in downtown Charlottesville on Saturday, Oct.17th, will once again support a number of local non-profits and church outreach ministries, including the PACEM shelter ministry, the Appalachia Srvice Project, Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry, IMPACT, Boy Scouts, several churches and building projects in Haiti, among others.

The Chocolate Festival is free to the public and will be open from 9am until 2pm in the park. It will include a silent auction, children’s activities, a cupcake “throw own”, games for all ages, a book sale, musical entertainment, and of course chocolate vendors with decadent treats for purchase. Breakfast will be available in Lee Park starting at 8:30am.

This year’s 5K chocolate Chase Run & Walk will begin at 8:15am at the park’s edge. Runners an register online at or register on the day of the race at First United Methodist Church (UMC), 101 E. Jefferson Street, from 7 to 8am. Individuals may register for $25 and groups can register for $100. Registration forms are also available at Ragged Mountain Running Shop, 3 Elliewood Ave in Charlottesville.

A 2nd Annual Kids4Kids Dash quarter mile run will begin directly after the Chocolate Chase at 9am in the First UMC parking lot. Children ages 3-12 are welcome to participate. All proceeds will go to support Books on Bikes, a local non-profit that delivers books to underprivileged children in downtown Charlottesville. The cost is $15 per child and include a race prize.

More information is available about the Chocolate Festival and Chase on the website of First United Methodist Church, the event sponsor ( You may also call the church office at 434-296-6193.

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