Solarize Harrisonburg

Monday, July 28th 2014 - 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
at Massanutten Public Library
174 So Main St

A new local area initiative, Solarize Harrisonburg, launches at a community meeting at which you can learn how to have solar energy for your home or business.  Through bulk purchasing power, you can lower installation costs and reduce your electricity bills.  Check or email

Is Solar Right for You? Free Seminar

Tuesday, July 29th 2014 - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
at Berkmar Branch – UVA Community Credit Union
3300 Berkmar Drive

Learn about solar energy and new opportunities to turn solar into savings. We’ll show you how to “crunch the numbers” and review other non-financial factors to help determine if solar is right for you. We’ll provide information on local rebates and tax incentives. Plus, we cover the benefits of participating in the Solarize Charlottesville campaign (for City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County homeowners) which will offer bulk discount pricing on solar installation and reduced rate financing options. Presented by our area’s non-profit Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP), solar installation experts, and the credit union. Hurry seating is limited. Register online for this free seminar at or call 434-964-2001 today!

Albemarle County Fair

Thursday, July 31st 2014 - 12:00 am
at Ash Lawn-Highland
2050 James Monroe Parkway

Don’t miss the Albemarle County Fair at Ash Lawn-Highland, the Home of James Monroe! The fair is open from 4-10 pm on Thursday, July 31st and from 10 am – 10 pm on Friday, August 1st and Saturday, August 2nd.

This three-day agricultural celebration is full of festive, family fun in a historic setting. Enjoy farm animals, craft exhibits, live music, games and activities, children’s rides, contests, and programs for the entire family! Admission is just $5, and free for children under 6 years of age. For more information, or to submit an entry for the fair, visit

Thanks to our sponsors: Southern States, Albemarle Magazine, Bob’s Wheel Alignment, Foods for Thought, New Virginia Tractor, Pepsi Cola Bottling Company of Virginia, Relay Foods, van der Linde Recycling & Container Rentals, and Virginia Eagle Distributing.

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Friday’s After Five – 2014 Season

Friday, August 1st 2014 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
at Ntelos Wireless Pavilion
700 E Main Street

Join us every Friday for these FREE concerts! 

Women’s Four Miler Training Program

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 - 7:00 am - 11:00 am
at UVA Track at Lannigan Field
Copley Road

Who: Women of all ages

What: 21st Annual CTC Women’s Four Miler Training Program

When: Every Saturday- June 14, 2014 to August 23, 2014 beginning at 7:00 a.m.

Where: UVA Track Lannigan Field

Event: Join us for 11 consecutive Saturdays of group training and talks by experts on a variety of women’s health topics. You may attend any or all sessions. Walkers and runners of any level are welcome, no experience necessary! Registration is available online ( It will be held every Saturday beginning on June 14th through August 23rd at the UVA track, Lannigan Field starting at 7:00 a.m.

Questions? Contact Program Director and Head Pink, Pammie at

Walk With A Doc

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 - 8:00 am - 9:00 am
at nTelos Wireless Pavilion
Downtown Mall

Starts with a five minute talk on a medical topic and then a 30 minute walk in the Downtown area accompanied by a Medical Doctor to encourage healthy exercise for individuals and families. No charge. Sponsored by the Albemarle County Medical Society.

Fall Family Health Fair

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
at UVA Medical Park at Zion Crossroads
1015 Spring Creek Pkwy

UVA Primary and Specialty Care and UVA Imaging will be holding a Fall Family Health Fair at Zion Crossroads Medical Park on Saturday, Aug. 2, from 9 am – 12 p.m. The event will feature four 30-minute information sessions (including time for an audience Q-and-A), as well as free health screenings.  Zion Crossroads Medical Park is located at 1015 Spring Creek Parkway, Zion Crossroads, VA. 22942 or call 434.243.ZION(9466) for more information.

First Saturdays with Jim Waive at Albemarle CiderWorks

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 - 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
at Albemarle CiderWorks
2545 Rural Ridge Ln

Join us the first Saturday of every month for the unique country stylings of local favorite Jim Waive.  Rain or shine in the tasting room or on the patio overlooking the orchard.  Games on the lawn in fine weather, light fare is available or bring a picnic, bring your family, bring a friend! 3-5 pm, no cover charge, no outside alcohol please.

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Stonewall Brigade Band Concerts, Gypsy Hill Park, Staunton VA

Monday, August 4th 2014 - 12:00 am
at Gypsy Hill Park Bandstand
600 Churchville Avenue

For complete concert listings and band history see


Baby Basics Moms Club

Monday, August 4th 2014 - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
at Trinity Episcopal Church
1042 Preston Avenue

Do you have questions about your pregnancy? Come and meet other moms-to-be, enjoy snacks, and get free giveaways at Baby Basics Moms Club. The group covers everything you can expect when your’re expecting. UVA Children’s Hospital and Women’s service host a meeting at Trinity Episcopal on Preston Avenue: 1st & 3rd Mondays, 9:30-11:00 AM and 2nd & 4th Mondays, 5:30-7:00 PM.

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