Charlottesville Municipal Band Fall Concert

Sunday, October 18th 2015 - 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
at The V. Earl Dickinson Building at PVCC
501 College Dr

The Charlottesville Municipal Band, an 80 member volunteer symphonic concert band, will present its 93rd Season Fall Concert Sunday Oct. 18th at 3:30 in the Main Stage Theater of the V. Earl Dickinson Building on the campus of Piedmont Virginia Community College.  The program will include classics, contemporary works, selections from Broadway and more.    The concert is free and open to the public.  For more information, visit


Thank Goodness for Women! Event

Tuesday, October 20th 2015 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
at Mount Zion First African Baptist Church
105 Lankford Avenue

Thank Goodness for Women – Stay Healthy, Be Happy, Be Active!  Join the University of Virginia Health System for their 2nd annual women’s health awareness celebration on Tuesday, October 20th from 6 to 9pm at Mount Zion First African Baptist Church of Charlottesville.   The program will feature women’s health professionals from UVA Health System with information on heart health, memory & aging, along with entertainment and free health screenings.  Refreshments will be served and door prizes and goodie bags will be given away. For more information on this free event, call 434-243-4734.

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Wine Down Wednesday

Wednesday, October 21st 2015 - 12:00 am
at Keswick Vineyards
1575 Keswick Winery Dr.

Join us the third Wednesday of each month from 5-8pm for a special concert & food truck series and “wine down” on our new patio & outdoor event space. No cover charge.

July 15: Music by MOON and food from Delicious Dishe.

August 19: Music by Scuffletown and food from Two Brothers Southwestern Grill.

September 16: Music by Abbey Road Unplugged and food from Delicious Dishe.

October 21: Music by Chamomile & Whiskey and food from Two Brothers Southwestern Grill.


Book Club: “A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There”

Thursday, October 22nd 2015 - 7:00 pm
at David Sellers and Bette Dzamba’s house in Charlottesville
For directions: email

A book club discussion of Aldo Leopold’s classic collection of essays, “A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There.”

In the forward to the book Leopold writes, “there are some who can live without wild things, and some who cannot…Like winds and sunsets, wild things were taken for granted until progress began to do away with them. Now we face the question whether a still higher ‘standard of living’ is worth its cost in things natural, wild, and free. For us of the minority, the opportunity to see geese is more important than television and the chance to find a pasque-flower is a right as inalienable as free speech.”

If you one of those who “cannot live without wild things” please join us to discuss the book. (it will be more fun than Thursday night television but we probably won’t see geese)

For directions: email

2015 Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Charlottesville

Saturday, October 24th 2015 - 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
at Lee Park
E. Market Street & 2nd St. NE

Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s programs and services and national research efforts. Alzheimer’s disease is the largest unaddressed public threat facing the nation today. Currently, more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s, the sixth-leading cause of death and the second most feared health condition in the U.S. Go to to learn more or sign up your team today!.


Apple Harvest 5K Trail Run

Saturday, October 31st 2015 - 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
at Pleasant Grove Park
1730 Thomas Jefferson Parkway

Join the Boys Scouts and their leaders Oct. 31st at Pleasant Grove Park in Fluvanna for their Apple Harvest 5K Trail Run and Kilted Run! It’s part of a weekend camporee extravaganza to encourage physical fitness and raise money. The theme of the camporee this year is “Highland Games” and participants are encouraged to dress in their favorite kilts for Halloween. Cost is $20 and all proceeds will be utilized to assist youth and their families in our community to allow them to participate in the local scouting programs. Don’t miss one of the largest youth trail runs in Central Virginia.  Click here to register!

Rural Health Initiative Program Health Education Series Classes

Tuesday, November 10th 2015 - 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
at American Legion Post 74
3025 Louisa Road

All classes are FREE, start at 11am and are taught by the Rural Health Educators. Spouses and caregivers are invited to attend.

Mission: The mission of the Rural Health Initiative Program is to improve access to care and enhance quality of care for rural veterans.  The Health Education section wants to improve your access to health education and wellness information by bringing educational classes to your community at your convenience.

Why: Access to health services in rural and underserved areas creates barriers to healthcare. Less than 15,000 Veterans living in rural Virginia are currently enrolled for VA benefits and services. This initiative aims to improve access by taking services to the rural communities.

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TEDx Charlottesville

Friday, November 13th 2015 - 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
at The Paramount Theater
215 E Main St.

TEDxCharlottesville and Starr Hill Presents will host the TEDx event “What If…”.  Following the success of sell-out events in 2013 and 2014, the all-volunteer committee is prepared to present another dynamic program designed to inspire the community to open up to the possibility of “What If…”

United Nations of Comedy Tour

Saturday, November 14th 2015 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm


The United Nations of Comedy Tour returns to the Paramount Theater on Saturday, November 14, 2015. The tour has brought national comedians as seen on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Ellen, NBC’s Stand Up for Diversity, Comedy Central, Comic View, TV shows, commercials and movies. This year’s visit follows last year’s line up with another heavyweight assembly of some of today’s funniest stand-up comedians on the circuit.

Tickets may be purchased at the Paramount Theater located on the Downtown Mall at 215 East Main Street, Charlottesville, VA, online at, or may be purchased by phone at 434.979.1333.  For event sponsorship opportunities call 434.825.0650.

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Stevie Wonder at JPJ

Tuesday, November 17th 2015 - 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
at John Paul Jones Arena
295 Massie Rd

Stevie Wonder is coming to JPJ on November 17th, 2015. Get your tickets! 

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