Category Archives: Discover Charlottesville

Posts talk about Charlottesville, Virginia and the things about Charlottesville that make the area one of the country’s best places to live.

Kayaking the Rivanna River

Gardening chores complete, Stephen and I pulled the kayaks out of winter storage and headed down the hill to the river for a few hours of glorious, relaxing kayaking.   Several years ago, the place we now put in off of Reas Ford Rd was a mess of trash and, during hunting season, deer carcasses. […]

Albemarle County Neighborhood Improvement Initiative

I just received an A-Mail from the County announcing a Neighborhood Improvement Funding Initiative… “Is there a small-scale improvement, like walking trails or playground equipment,  that would benefit your community? Or the need for a planning or design study for a future improvement? The Neighborhood Improvement Funding Initiative is a new, one-time program approved by […]

A-Mail: News from Albemarle County – Broadband

I receive these emails from Albemarle County and am very glad to get the info right to my emailbox.  Maybe you would like the same info?  I have copy and pasted the entire email message here, which includes link at the bottom which will allow you to receive the information yourself. This particular email references […]

2016 Memorial Day Activities and Events around Charlottesville

MONDAY, MAY 30 – An Annual Memorial Day tribute  Hosted by the Earlysville, Virginia Chapter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Champ Lawson, Jr. – Douglas Hall Kirby Post 2044 , a patriotic program with music, held at the Earlysville Post Office VIETNAM WAR FOUNDATION Greene County, special new exhibits open for Memorial Day 2016 MEMORIAL DAY […]

The City Market is Open!

~ The Beet ~ A publication of Market Central, Inc. Welcome back to City Market 2016! Locations and Hours of Operations   City Market Water St. parking lot between 2nd St. SE and First St.   Saturdays, April – October: 7 am – noon Saturdays, November – December: 8 am – 1 pm   Farmers […]

Virginia Green – top state-based green tourism program in the US

If you are traveling in Virginia, you should check out the Virginia Green Travel Alliance.  Their byline is “Helping to take Green Tourism in Virginia to the next level”, and their mission is to advance the objectives the Virginia Green program.  Virginia Green is a network of tourism-related organizations and programs that are committed to protecting […]