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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.

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Live Glassblowing near Charlottesville

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.

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Harlem Globetrotters in Charlottesville

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.

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Friday Night Dance Parties in Charlottesville

Blue Light Ballroom hosts a dance party

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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.

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Sturgill Simpson in Charlottesville

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

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Traditional Session in Charlottesville

All are welcome…

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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.

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Arts N’ Ales at Wild Wolf Brewing Company in Charlottesville

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.

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Charlottesville, Virginia 2 Wishes Live at Glass House Winery

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.

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Bomar & Ritter At Albemarle CiderWorks near Charlottesville

Spend your Sunday afternoon at Albemarle CiderWorks with folk duo Bomar and Ritter. Mary Bomar and Bob Ritter met in 1989 in Nashville, Tennessee and since then have been performing their brand of contemporary folk /pop music.

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Blackberry Season at Hill Top Berry Farm & Winery

Blackberry Season at Hill Top Berry Farm & Winery.  Pick your own blackberries.

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Heritage Theatre Festival - Avenue Q in Charlottesville

From one of the authors of The Book of Mormon, and in the same irreverent and sometimes offensive spirit, this puppet-powered musical is a timeless look at the follies and foibles of young adulthood. Recent college grad, Princeton, searches for his purpose in life in his new home on Avenue Q (he couldn’t afford Avenue A, so he kept going).

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Heritage Theatre Festival in Charlottesville - Shear Madness

Looking for an evening where the scissors are sharp and the comedy is sharper? Get ready for the Charlottesville debut of a record-breaking comedy sensation. For more than 25 years, millions of audience members have been sucked into the ever-shifting comedic vortex of this uproarious tale of law and disorder, becoming armchair detectives tackling a murder above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon.

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Art Drinks in Charlottesville

Join PCA for Art Drinks at Crozet Pizza at Buddhist Biker Bar! Art Drinks is a monthly casual networking event where you can mingle with other arts enthusiasts and creative professionals in the Charlottesville area.

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Trees 2014 in Charlottesville

The annual TREES exhibit is a hallmark of LOOK3. Each year, the TREES exhibit transforms Charlottesville’s historic center into an immersive cultural space.

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Heritage Theatre Festival - An Evening with Groucho in Charlottesville

Award-winning actor/director/playwright Frank Ferrante recreates his PBS, New York and London acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx in this fast paced 90 minutes of hilarity. The two-act comedy consists of the best Groucho one-liners, anecdotes and songs including “Hooray For Captain Spalding,” and “Lydia, the Tattooed Lady.” The audience literally becomes part of the show as Ferrante ad-libs his way throughout the performance in grand Groucho style.

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Thursday Evening Sunset Series in Charlottesville

Sunsets at Carter Mountain Orchard and Vineyard brings the community together on Thursdays—May through September—with live music, food, and wine as the sun sets.

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Collecting American Histories in Charlottesville

“Collecting American Histories: The Tracy W. McGregor Library at 75″ features rare and significant broadsides, books, prints, and letters that illuminate many aspects of the American experience spanning from the early settlement of Virginia.

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Charlottesville, VA Hosts Monty Python’s Spamalot June 20, 2011

Monty Python’s Spamalot is winner of the 2005 Tony Award for Best Musical, enjoy the quest for the Holy Grail, Flying Cows and Killer Rabbits!

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