Spreading Holiday Cheer

Avenue Realty partnered with Meals on Wheels to help with holiday gift giving to Meals on Wheels clients. When we learned that that Meals on Wheels does more than deliver food (which is so important) we couldn’t wait to help. Due to the generosity of our community and volunteer drivers Meals on Wheels also provides […]

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Fall in Charlottesville

Fall is our favorite time of year in Charlottesville. Who doesn’t love apples freshly picked from the orchard, hunting for the perfect pumpkin, bumpy hayrides, and getting lost in a corn maze? Here are some of our favorite Fall activities around Charlottesville.

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Star Gazing

Looking for something to do on a cold winter night? Head down to University of Virginia’s McCormick Observatory. The Observatory is open to the public every first and third Friday nights of every month (except for holidays) from 9:00-11:00 p.m. during daylight saving time (mid March to early November) and 7:00-9:00 p.m. during eastern standard […]

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Here Wee Grow Again

Charlottesville’s popular children’s consignment sale is getting ready to open it’s doors for their fall sale. There are tons of children’s clothing and toys at great prices. A $5 entrance fee on September 16 allows you to shop early and choose which of three charities will receive your $5 entry fee!

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Heritage Harvest Festival

The Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello celebrates the legacy of revolutionary gardener Thomas Jefferson, America’s “first foodie,” with more than 100 educational programs, hands-on workshops, garden tours, a bounty of heirloom fruit and vegetable tastings, lessons on seed saving and gardening, an organic, local food marketplace, kids’ activities and more on the breathtaking West Lawn […]

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Duck Donuts

The arrival of Duck Donuts continues to be a huge success at The Shops at Stonefield! The made to order donut shop started about 8 years ago in the Outer Banks. Russ DiGilio, Founder, realized his family vacation to Duck would be more enjoyable with a warm donut to go with his cup of coffee. […]

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Farmers Markets are Open!

Charlottesville is home to wonderful farms which supply fresh vegetables, perfectly ripe fruit, grass fed beef, farm fresh eggs and more to our local Farmers Markets. You can literally taste the difference and many of the farmers will offer samples. And don’t be shy about asking questions. The farmers selling at these markets love to […]

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Home and Garden Festival

The 42nd Annual Blue Ridge Home Builders Association’s Home & Garden Festival, will take place March 28 and 29th from 9:00am – 5:00pm at the John Paul Jones Arena. Admission to the event is free, but donations at the door are highly encourage and will benefit the Albemarle Housing Improvement Program (AHIP).

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Kindergarten Registration

It is time for Kindergarten registration again! If your child will be five years old on or before September 30, 2015 they may be enrolled in Kindergarten at this time. The schools as that you register as soon as possible so they can plan based on enrollment numbers.

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