On Our Own of Charlottesville Open House

July 17 2014, 1:53pm
Categories: Community Connection

On Our Own will host an all-day Open House on July 26th from 11 to 5pm. This will be on a Saturday so that everyone has the opportunity to check us out! Drop in for part of the day or stay for the duration. We will have snacks, beverages, and door prizes.


Second Annual Kegs & Corks Microbrew and Wine Festival

July 16 2014, 10:19am
Categories: Community Connection

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The Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to support their mission of connecting businesses and strengthening communities by attending the Second Annual Kegs & Corks Microbrew and Wine Festival this Saturday in Forest. Sample from 5 Virginia wineries and over 15 Regional breweries. Visit www.bedfordareachamber.com for ticket information


Virginia Repertory Theatre Presents “The Color Purple” – 3 Aug

July 15 2014, 10:37am
Categories: Community Connection

Virginia Rep TheatreVirginia Repertory Theatre invites you  to our production of the Broadway musical, The Color Purple, starring Desiree Roots Centeio and Felicia Curry.  Based on Alice Walkers Pulitzer Prize winning novel, the score features ragtime, gospel, jazz, African music, and blues.  The show runs through August 3rd at the Historic November Theatre in downtown Richmond.  Virginia Rep is one of the largest professional performing arts organizations in Central Virginia.  You can find more about us and our shows at our website.


Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection’s “Night at the Museum” – 21 Aug

July 15 2014, 10:29am
Categories: Community Connection

Night at the Museum

Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection presents a summer series titled Night at the Museum. On Thursday August Twenty-First, we’re keeping our exhibitions open until 9 pm and opening up our backyard for live music by Erin and the Wildfire, local beer from Devil’s Backbone Brewery, and an assortment of Charlottesville food trucks, including the Australian Pie Guy. The Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of UVa is the only museum of Australian Aboriginal art in the United States, and one of two in the world. It is located on Pantops next to Martha Jefferson Hospital. Visit our website for more information.


Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection’s “Night at the Museum” – 18 Sep

July 15 2014, 10:24am
Categories: Community Connection

Night at the Museum

Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection’s presents a summer series titled Night at the Museum.  On Thursday September Eighteenth, we’re keeping our exhibitions open until 9 pm and opening up our backyard for live music by Red and the Romantics, local beer from Devil’s Backbone Brewery, and an assortment of Charlottesville food trucks, including the Australian Pie Guy.  The Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of UVa is the only museum of Australian Aboriginal art in the United States, and one of two in the world. It is located on Pantops next to Martha Jefferson Hospital.  Visit our website for more information.


Frontier Culture Museum’s Oktoberfest – 3 and 4 Oct

July 15 2014, 10:16am
Categories: Community Connection

Frontier Museum

The Frontier Culture Museum in Staunton invites you to Oktoberfest, October 3rd and 4th .  There will be authentic Bavarian music, German beer, food, and the Sauerkraut Races.  For more information on this event and other happenings at the museum, visit our website.


Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee’s Free Food for Families in Need

July 15 2014, 10:11am
Categories: Community Connection

The Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee.  Campus Kitchen is comprised of student volunteers who develop partnerships, plan menus, run cooking shifts, organize drivers, garden, glean and teach nutrition education to children and families.  We will be setting up free family portioned food items for families in need in five locations around the Rockbridge area.  For more information,call 716-307-4878 or visit our website.


Ash Lawn Highland Hosting the Albermarle County Fair – 31 Jul to 2 Aug

July 15 2014, 10:06am
Categories: Community Connection

Albemarle County FairAsh Lawn-Highland, the home of President James Monroe, is hosting the Albemarle County Fair: Thursday, July 31st through Saturday, August 2nd.  Presented by Southern States Cooperative, this three-day agricultural celebration will bring family fun in a historic setting.  You can enjoy farm animals, exhibits, craft demonstrations, live music, games and activities, children’s rides, contests, and programs for the entire family.  The fair is open from four to ten pm on Thursday, and from ten to ten on Friday and Saturday.  Admission is five dollars and free for children under 6 years of age.  For more information about fair programming, or to submit an entry for a contest, visit our website.


Better World Betty’s Summer Pie Picnic

June 30 2014, 12:34pm
Categories: Community Connection

Better World BettyBetter World Betty invites you to our Summer Pie Picnic, which will be held on Sunday, July Thirteenth from one to four pm at the lower level of Washington Park on Preston Avenue. At the picnic you can enjoy pie tastings, a pie auction and a pie toss.  Better World Betty will be sharing tips for greening your summer and there will also be eco-prizes and live music from Beleza Brasil. For more information on our Summer Pie Picnic on July 13th, visit our website.


MaDee Project Presents “Shakin at the Station” – Until 28 Aug

June 30 2014, 12:26pm
Categories: Community Connection

The Madee ProjectThe MaDee Project, is a nonprofit foundation that provides support to pediatric cancer patients and their families in the Staunton, Waynesboro, Charlottesville and local areas. The MaDee Project is the host charity and organizer for “Shakin at the Station” in Downtown Staunton on Thursday evenings from 6 to 830, until 28 August. This summer, with a small donation each week,  you can enjoy live music from local bands with all proceeds supporting The MaDee Project. For more information about us and the Shakin at the Station series, visit our website.