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Family Friendly Activities in Charlottesville and Albemarle

Charlottesville and Albemarle County are playgrounds for the whole family. Walk in the region of rich history, absorb the passionate arts community, and explore our area’s breathtaking landscape. A trip here will activate the minds of your young ones while transforming traditional learning opportunities into plain old fun! Inspire your family with an unparalleled experience at the only home in

OWL PROWL at Monticello

Join seasoned birder Jerry Therrien for the OWL PROWL series at the trailhead at Monticello Trail.  The kids will love listening for the hoots, and shrieks of owls while learning about their habits.  The walk begins at 5:00pm and is scheduled to last about 2 hours. Registration is required and you can buy your tickets ($18) online at:  TICKETS or

Charlottesville365; Crozet Arts & Crafts Festival, Fall 2012

This year celebrates another year of the Crozet Arts and Crafts Festival, one of my favorite annual events in Charlottesville! The Arts and Crafts festival is located in Crozet, VA (which is part of Albemarle County), in the Claudius Crozet Park. It attracts artists from all across the region; this year boasting over 100! All types of artists are represented,

Blue Ridge Outdoors Reader Poll Reveals Several Charlottesville Favorites!

The Blue Ridge Outdoors January Issue “Best of the Outdoors” article highlights several beautiful areas in Charlottesville. This article is reader voted- polling readers from Baltimore to Atlanta to pick their favorites of the Blue Ridge. Here are a few of the places that Charlottesville was competitive; Favorite Section of the Blue Ridge Parkway; Humpback Rock voted #3! … (biggest waterfall East of the Mississippi)- Nelson County Best Ski Runs in the Blue Ridge; Wintergreen Resort Cliffhanger mile long run voted #2! … Check out the full video interview of Tom Daly, from Blue Ridge Outdoors on the Newsplex website here and be sure to read the full article at the Blue Ridge Outdoors website here !