Saturday, March 15, 2014Come to the annual Dogwood Festival to celebrate the onset of one of the most beautiful seasons in Central Virginia. Enjoy a month's worth of springtime festivities in honor of Virginia's state tree. This year's theme will be "Live Alyssa Live" in support of Alyssa Divers, 10, who has been battling Osteosarcoma since she was 8. Events include the "Dogwood Festival Benefit Breakfast", as well as the Dogwood Pageant, Dogwood Tree Sale, Doll Show, Spring Concert, and the Grand Feature Parade. For dates and locations, visit the website below or call 434-961-9824.
Friday, April 25, 2014Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live concert series. 2014 will be the 27th year of free live music and fun. The first event will kick off at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion on April 18th and will run each Friday thereafter ending on September 12. Each week volunteers work the concessions on behalf of a variety of local non-profits who share in the proceeds, which raises tens of thousands of dollars to support their work in our community. The spring and summer schedule features local artists of myriad musical styles; there is something for everyone! Unwind Friday evenings at this fabulous and FREE Charlottesville institution.
Saturday, April 26, 2014Tour proceeds fund the restoration and preservation of Virginia's historic gardens.
Each spring visitors are welcomed to more than 250 of Virginia's most beautiful gardens, homes and historic landmarks during "America's Largest Open House." This 8-day statewide event provides visitors a unique opportunity to see unforgettable gardens at the peak of Virginia's springtime color, as well as beautiful houses sparkling with over 2,000 fabulous flower arrangements created by Garden Club of Virginia members.