Charlottesville is relatively small BIG city

We have hundreds of things to do and the experience of living here is amplified by the college community (with classes, events, sports, and arts), along with a first class music venue in John Paul Jones Arena, which pulls in musical acts to Charlottesville that would otherwise have gone to DC or Virginia Beach, and the local opportunities for sports, arts, outdoor activities, and more. Here are some of the recent posts about things to do in Charlottesville and great aspects that our community offers its residents and visitors.

College Gameday’s FIRST visit to Charlottesville!

ESPN’s College Gameday coming to Charlottesville for UVA-Duke An ESPN spokesperson has confirmed to the Washington Post that ESPN’s College Gameday will visit Charlottesville on January 31st for the showdown between the Virginia Cavaliers and Duke Blue Devils. In the past, the College Gameday schedule was set prior to the season; but this year, ESPN made the program more like its football counterpart,…


Les Misérables @ Live Arts

About Les Misérables: 19th-Century French peasant Jean Valjean embarks on a quest for redemption after serving nineteen years in jail for stealing a loaf of bread to feed his starving niece.  The world’s longest running musical is deconstructed, reimagined, and rescaled to the inmate 160-seat Gibson Theater.  It’s Hugo’s epic story of love, redemption, sacrifice, revenge, and a nation in…


The BOYS are back!

With a team full of University of Virginia alums, we all get a little excited around here when basketball season truly arrives – and in preparation for ACC play, the boys have one last run of home team games before the new year. Get excited, throw a couple WAHOOWA’s out there or a few #GOHOOS, and by all means so…


The Great Charlottesville Santa Fun Run & Walk

Santa Suits, Reindeer attire for the dog and all for a good cause? – COUNT US IN! The Great Charlottesville Santa Fun Run and Walk (benefitting THE ARC OF THE PIEDMONT) is today, Sunday, December 7 beginning at 11:00am. Be a CLAUS for a CAUSE!  – All proceeds from this event go to support the programs and services The Arc…


Blue Ridge Area Food Bank Donations

BIG SHOUTOUT OF THANKS to all of our friends and client who helped up gather such a big donation for the local food bank.  The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank can always use more – be it food or volunteering.  If you don’t know much about this great organization and how it helps those in our community in a…


Four County Players presents Little Women on the MainStage

Four County Players is Central Virginia’s longest continuously operating community theater and in it’s 42nd Season, one of the great shows they are bringing to life is LITTLE WOMEN. By Louisa May Alcott​ Adapted for the stage by Miller Murray Susen Directed by Miller Murray Susen Assistant Direction by Gary Warwick White Produced by Charlotte Drummond One of the most…


SALUTE TO SWING BIG BAND BENEFIT DANCE

If you love BIG BAND music and taking a SPIN around the DANCE FLOOR then this benefit is right up your alley! The Salute to Swing Big Band is playing a benefit dance for the Charlottesville Municipal Band tonight from 8:00pm – 10:30pm at the Senior Center, located at 1180 Pepsi Place. Ticket prices: Single $20 | Couple $35 |…