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FunStuff: Charlottesville events July 19 and beyond
Published on Jul 15th, 2012
7 comments Some really Bent musicalsWanna support the struggling economy of Louisa County while laughing and eating? The Charlottesville-based improv troupe known as The Bent Theatre will perform their special...
FunStuff: Charlottesville events July 12 and beyond
Published on Jul 8th, 2012
5 comments Cool downunderGetting wet isn't the only way to cool off this summer. Why not go underground? The Shenandoah Caverns, about 90 minutes north up I-81, descends 150 feet down into caves where...
FunStuff: Charlottesville events July 5 and beyond
Published on Jul 1st, 2012
0 comments Gypsy jazzWith temperatures soaring into the triple digits recently, it seems Staunton's got the right idea for its free weekly Jazz in the Park series. Concerts take place on Thursday nights in...
FunStuff: Charlottesville events June 28 and beyond
Published on Jun 25th, 2012
3 comments Bee gone Even more frightening than the invasion of the killer bees is the still-unexplained disappearance around the globe of the honeybee, whose presence is critical if you like eating fruits and...
FunStuff: Charlottesville events June 20 and beyond
Published on Jun 18th, 2012
0 comments Adams and Jefferson singWhat could be more lively than hearing Founding Fathers Thomas Jefferson and John Adams (not to mention Ben Franklin) singing about their big break from England? You'll get...
FunStuff: Charlottesville events June 14 and beyond
Published on Jun 10th, 2012
0 comments SuperCLAWThis ain't your mama's PTO fundraiser. Sweaty, loud-mouthed, garishly dressed women with names like The Homewrecker, Pain-Fonda, Cop-ophelia, and Ze Dirty Butcher (pictured) arm wrestling...
FunStuff: Charlottesville events June 7 and beyond
Published on Jun 3rd, 2012
1 comments Flick 'n floatYou can watch movies on your couch or in the theater any old time, but when's the last time you kicked back poolside– or actually in the pool– to soak up some cinema? This...
FunStuff: Charlottesville events May 31 and beyond
Published on May 27th, 2012
2 comments Final First Friday at the GalleryThe accounting firm of Hampton and Everett has doubled as a gallery and opened its sweet office space at 107 5th Street SE for the past seven years, showing artists...
FunStuff: Charlottesville events May 24 and beyond
Published on May 20th, 2012
3 comments Millions of steps When you think of Irish dance, what comes to mind? The fast-tapping feet of Riverdance of course. And now, in its 17th year of touring in mammoth venues (like our biggie on Massie...
FunStuff: Charlottesville events May 17 and beyond
Published on May 12th, 2012
2 comments Batesville Day Now that Batesville got its country store back, or "café-market" as the owners of the recently opened Plank Road Exchange are calling it, there will again be some tasty food at this...
FunStuff: Charlottesville events May 10 and beyond
Published on May 6th, 2012
1 comments Music mayhemA word of warning to anyone hoping to avoidcatching live music this weekend. You're doomed, and you can thank Paul Beyer, organizer of the Tom Tom Founders Festivalfor that....
FunStuff: Charlottesville events May 3 and beyond
Published on Apr 29th, 2012
2 comments   First stop for First FridaysWith its artist studios and monthly receptions, McGuffey Art Center is the headquarters for the local art scene, the place you're going to find some art that you...
FunStuff: Charlottesville events April 26 and beyond
Published on Apr 25th, 2012
3 comments Anthropologist extraordinaire"She is impressive," says Charlottesville-based evolutionary psychiatrist Andy Thomson, speaking of Sarah Blaffer Hrdy, a University of California-Davis-based...
FunStuff: Charlottesville events April 19 and beyond
Published on Apr 15th, 2012
1 comments From windows to wisteriaIf you're a do-it-yourselfer, have a green thumb, or just get excited about home renovation projects, this three-day event is probably the most fun you can have without a...
FunStuff: Charlottesville events March 29 and beyond
Published on Mar 26th, 2012
0 comments The scent of a neighborhoodOne of Charlottesville's oldest neighborhoods, Belmont is known as one of its most colorful places as well. Now comes photographer Peter Krebs, a recent transplant from...
FunStuff: Charlottesville events March 22 and beyond
Published on Mar 18th, 2012
3 comments Book feteThe Virginia Festival of the Book gets underway March 21, but there's still time to catch some bookish talks and readings, especially those off the beaten path. For instance, how has social...
FunStuff: Charlottesville events March 15 and beyond
Published on Mar 11th, 2012
2 comments Funny stuffTimes may be tough, and gas prices may be high, but that's no reason to stop laughing. This week, Bent Theatre Improv comedy troupe gives you plenty of opportunity to do just that with...
FunStuff: Charlottesville events March 8 and beyond
Published on Mar 4th, 2012
0 comments Pinter Fest There's something irresistible about seeing the edginess of Nobel Prize-winning English playwright Harold Pinter performed in the warmth of an Afton-area theater named for The Waltons...
FunStuff: Charlottesville events March 1 and beyond
Published on Feb 26th, 2012
0 comments Art interactiveThanks to artist Daniel Canogar, Second Street Gallery will be turned into an audio-visual experience not to be missed. Using discarded electronic materials from our throw society,...
FunStuff: Charlottesville events February 23 and beyond
Published on Feb 19th, 2012
2 comments Batters upCan you believe that UVA Baseball has already begun? But better than that, the boys of spring are opening an incredible 9-game homestand on Tuesday the 21st of February with additional...
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