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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,

Charlottesville365: Chocolate at Monticello

We all know Thomas Jefferson was a man of many trades – Founding Father, American president, inventor, writer, lawyer are just a few that come to mind. If you didn’t already admire Jefferson’s impressive and versatile array of accomplishments, perhaps you can appreciate this one: chocolate enthusiast. In a letter to John Adams, Jefferson emphasized the importance of chocolate: “By getting

Restaurant Week 2013: TWO Weeks of Amazing Food at a Great Price for a Good Cause!

This year, Charlottesville will be having TWO Restaurant Weeks back to back! That’s right – two weeks, two great causes, four unbeatable price options, and dozens of Charlottesville’s finest restaurants. What’s not to love? From January 21-27, thirteen restaurants will be offering three-course prixe-fixe menus at either $29 or $36 per person. According to the Restaurant Week website, previous Restaurant weeks held in Charlottesville have

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,

Charlottesville365; Martha’s Market

This weekend, one of Charlottesville’s favorite local shopping events is coming to John Paul Jones Arena!  The 19th annual Martha’s Market is an annual shopping event, with proceeds benefiting breast health programs and women’s healthcare at Martha Jefferson Hospital.  This is a WONDERFUL pre-holiday shopping event and there are plenty of handmade, novelty, and custom goodies to buy, and it

Welcome to Charlottesville!

This is a great video produced by a local UVa law student here in town.  Great overview of all that Charlottesville has to offer and the rich lifestyle that so many are drawn to!

Charlottesville 365; Happy Match Day! Welcome New U.Va. Residents!

Happy Match Day to our incoming UVA residents! Today is Match Day, which falls on the third Thursday of every March, and is when the graduating medical school students all across the nation will find out what residency program they’ve matched with, where they will spend the next several years of their lives, and what City they’ll soon call home!

Charlottesville 365; Junior League of Charlottesville Kids in the Kitchen

This upcoming Saturday, March 19 from 9:00am – 1:00pm, is the annual Junior League of Charlottesville Kids in the Kitchen event. This is a “healthy kids fair” aiming to teach young children (primarily ages 4-10) and their families about leading a healthy lifestyle, and health wellness in general. This annual event is always held at a local high school, is

Charlottesville 365; Charlottesville’s Oscar Night America

As someone who doesn’t really often watch the Oscar’s, one of the great parties of the year last year in Charlottesville was Oscar Night America at the Paramount. Tonight the event takes place again, and tickets are still on sale for $45. To benefit the VA film festival and the Paramount Theatre, Oscar Night is officially sanctioned by the Academy

Charlottesville 365; Cville Sheblogs

Cville Sheblogs- Virginia’s premier women bloggers. Meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month at Virginia National Bank – Pantops to discuss blogging issues. Join us! 8:30AM – 10:00AM. You are welcome to attend twice before choosing whether or not to join! Visit the Sheblogs page on Facebook to find out the topic for the upcoming meeting. Mission: Our mission is

Charlottesville 365; Charlottesville Restaurant Week January 24-30

Even now that Restaurant Week is a Charlottesville tradition, I still get excited as ever when they are announced! From January 24-30, 2011, Charlottesville has 16 restaurants participating in “Restaurant Week”, which involves $26/person prix-fixe menus, all of three courses- an appetizer, entree, and dessert.  According to the Restaurant Week website, previous Restaurant weeks held in Charlottesville have earned over