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Friday’s After Five – Still FREE

Friday, September 11th 2015 - 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
at Ntelos Wireless Pavilion
700 E Main Street

Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live concert series. 2015 will be the 28th year of free live music and fun.  The first event will kick off at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion on April 17th and will run each Friday thereafter ending on September 11. Each week volunteers work the concessions on behalf of a variety of local non-profits who share in the proceeds, which raises tens of thousands of dollars to support their work in our community. The spring and summer schedule features local artists of myriad musical styles; there is something for everyone! Unwind Friday evenings at this fabulous and FREE Charlottesville institution.

Vineyards (RG)

Wine Down Wednesday

Wednesday, September 16th 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.

Crozet Culinary Competition for Charity

Thursday, September 17th 2015 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
at The Lodge at Old Trail
330 Claremont Lane

Don’t miss the 4th Annual Crozet Culinary Competition for Charity. This festive evening featuring Crozet chefs, a mystery basket of local ingredients and a fast paced hour of friendly and fierce culinary competition. A portion of the $20 tickets will go to local not for profit, Crozet Parks. Don’t miss out. This event was a sell out last year. For information on purchasing tickets, contact the Lodge at Old Trail, RSVP to 434-823-9100 or rsvp@lodgeatoldtrail.com This is event will take place Thursday, September 17th from 6pm until 8pm.

2015 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Saturday, September 19th 2015 - 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
at Yowell Meadow Park
S. Blue Ridge Avenue

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 alz.org/walk to learn more or sign up your team today!

 

Rural Health Initiative Program Health Education Series Classes

Tuesday, October 6th 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.

Vineyards (RG)

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.

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 alz.org/walk to learn more or sign up your team today!.

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.

Rural Health Initiative Program Health Education Series Classes

Tuesday, December 8th 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.

9th Annual Quetzal Kite Festival

Tuesday, May 17th 2016 - 10:00 am
at Pleasant Grove Park
Rt. 53

The region’s premier kite festival is back in Fluvanna County at beautiful Pleasant Grove Park in Palmyra, Virginia. Join several thousands of your closest friends and neighbors for a free fun day of kites, sun, and fun. There will be free face painting and kites for kids (until they run out). Kite flyers from Richmond Air Force and Wings Over
Washington kite clubs will be on hand with demonstrations and fun for the whole family. There are food vendors, or bring a picnic!
For more information, contact Lawrence Levine at levine@yellowchicken.com or 434-531-5982

Note* this festival is always free!

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