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Christmas Fair in Charlottesville

The Frontier Culture Museum offers their version of the traditional, German-inspired Christmas Market with open-air booths selling handcrafted artisan gifts. Over 20 vendors will attend. The Frontier Culture Museum.
For more info call: (540) 332-7850.

When: November 24-25, Friday-Saturday

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Live Glassblowing near Charlottesville

Daily 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Sunspots Studios, 202 S. Lewis Street
Staunton, VA

Watch art happen! - See live glassblowing 7 days a week at Sunspots Studios in historic downtown Staunton! Visit our public hot shop to watch our glassblowers practice their craft, ask questions and even get involved! You can assist the glass blower in making a hand-blown ornament in our Blow Your Own Ornament experience.
Sunspots Studios also offers Virginia's most unique shopping experience. Our gallery is filled with beautiful glass made in our adjoining studios. You will find one-of-a-kind art pieces, as well as functional glass for the home and garden. Vases, bird feeders, oil candles, and artisan jewelry glitter in our gallery. Find gifts made by Virginia and American artisans as well as Alex and Ani jewelry.
Come in from the cold; feel our furnaces a'blazing and see the magic of hot glass.

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Harlem Globetrotters in Charlottesville

March 2, 2017 7:00 PM
John Paul Jones Arena
295 Massie Rd
Charlottesville, VA 22903

The Globetrotters recently wrapped a busy 90th year tour, during which the named Pope Francis the ninth Honorary Harlem Globetrotter in team history, walked the runway at New York Fashion week, launched the Great Assist initiative alongside Good Morning America's Robin Roberts - whom the team also named an honorary Harlem Globetrotter - pledging to spread 100 million smiles over the next 10 years, broke seven Guinness World Records and remixed the team's legendary theme song, "Sweet Georgia Brown," with the help of Grammy Award-winning producer/songwriter Teddy Riley.
During their 2017 World Tour, the famed team will feature a star-studded roster that includes Big Easy Lofton, Ant Atkinson, Hi-Lite Burton, Thunder Law, Bull Bullard and Cheese Chisholm - plus female stars TNT Lister and Ace Jackson* - the Globetrotters' one-of-a-kind show is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment. Every game will showcase incredible ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequaled fan interaction. Price: $22-$94

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Friday Night Dance Parties in Charlottesville

Every Friday Night 9:00 PM
Blue Light Ballroom
2123 Berkmar Drive
Charlottesville, VA 22901

Every Friday night, Blue Light Ballroom hosts a dance party starting at 9:00 PM! Price: $10

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Charlottesville Italian Food Festival

Tavola's Italian food & wine tasting festival (in the spirit of the street fairs of Poggio) will be a tribute to it's "sister restaurant" and feature dishes inspired by Chef Roberta Vivetta Cintelli's residency. We will open up to the street in front of the restaurant and set up tasting stations for a convivial celebration of Italian culture.

Each ticket will be individually redeemable at the various food and drink tasting stations throughout the event.
Tickets are available in advance, and a limited number will be available at the door for $6 each, while they last.

Tavola is excited to partner with the Charlottesville Sister City Commission on this exchange of culinary talent between two Italian restaurants-il Falcone in the sister city of Poggio a Caiano and tavola restaurant in Charlottesville.

We look forward to sharing our vist from chef and family restaurant matriarch Mrs. Roberta Vivetta Cintelli, who at 70 years old, still leads the kitchen at il Falcone in Tuscany (Poggio a Caiano).

Chef Roberta will work in tavola's kitchen from June 6-11.
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Saturday, June 11, 2016 from 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Tavola - 826 Hinton Avenue, Charlottesville, VA 22902

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Sturgill Simpson in Charlottesville

Sturgill Simpson's authenticity stands out like an island of hope in a sea of tacky.

Bonafide mountain hillbilly soul, as pure as you are going to find anywhere. All it takes is one listen to FINALLY understand.

When: September 16, 2015 8pm

Where: 110 East Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902

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Traditional Session in Charlottesville

All are welcome to come play or listen to traditional Irish music each Tuesday! Newcomers always welcome. Here's Céad Míle Fáilte to friend and to rover That's a greeting that's Irish as Irish can be It means you are welcome A thousand times over Wherever you come from, Whosoever you be

When: Starting: March 10, 2015 (Every Tuesday)

Where: 609 E. Market Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902

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Court Square Walking Tours in Charlottesville

Join ACHS for a stroll around the Court Square familiar to Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and James Monroe. Learn about the early years of Charlottesville, its citizens, businesses and buildings. Tours will begin at the Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society (200 Second Street, NE Charlottesville, VA 22902).

When: Thursday and Fridays - 5:30 pm.
Saturdays - 10:00 am.
Sundays - 2:00 pm.

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Arts N’ Ales at Wild Wolf Brewing Company in Charlottesville

Arts N' Ales at Wild Wolf Brewing Company
Wild Wolf Brewing Company is teaming up with local artists to give our guests the chance to take a piece of Virginia home with them. Artists from Nelson County and the surrounding area will showcase their work in tents that will be set up around the water wheel on Wild Wolf's charming property. Arts 'N Ales will highlight different artists each weekend with crafts ranging from pottery, jewlery and paintings, to woodwork, leather, and glass. Guests can have a meal, enjoy a pint, and then browse beautiful, unique art made right in Nelson.

When: Now until July 26, 2015
12PM to 6PM
Where: 2461 Rockfish Valley Highway,
Nellysford, VA 22958

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Charlottesville, Virginia 2 Wishes Live at Glass House Winery

Sunday, February 8th, '2 Wishes', featuring Joy Kuhar and Mike D'Antoni, will be performing live from 2 to 5pm. Picnics welcome, indoor and outdoor seating available (no outside alcohol permitted). Glass House Winery wines and chocolates, and an assortment of packaged meats, cheeses, crackers, etc. are available for purchase in the Tasting Room. We open at noon, no reservations, no cover, regular tasting fees apply, and our tastings include a sample of our chocolate. Invite your friends...a good time for all!

February 08, 2015 2-5pm

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