Sep 22

Here’s the schedule for some upcoming concerts at the NTelos Wireless Pavilion on the East end of the Downtown Mall:

Thursday, September 22 - Ray LaMontagne and the Pariah Dogs

Sunday, September 25 - Jamey Johnson Live in Concert

Sunday, October 2 - Third Day with special guest Tenth Avenue North

Saturday, October 15 - Trey Anastasio Band

Sunday, October 23 - The Jayhawks with Tift Merritt (at The Paramount Theater)

Sep 21
Here are a few upcoming programs at the Southern Cafe:
Friday, September 23 - Yarn, Dangermuffin
Wednesday, Septmber 28 - Mike Pinto, Cas Haley
Friday, September 30 - Marc Broussard, Scars on 45, Chic Gamine
Sunday, October 2 - Stephen Kellodd and the Sixers
Monday, October 10 - Joshua James and Honeyhoney, Levi Lowrey
Tuesday, October 18 - Truth & Salvage Co, Brian Wright
Wednesday, October 19 - Those Darlins
Sep 18

Here are just a few highlights from the fall schedule for Charlottesville’s non-profit community theater:

September 25, Food Wine & Film with Peter Chang

October 9, Eddie Miles “A Salute to Elvis & Country Legends”

October 19, Hilary Hahn, Violin with Valentina Lisitsa, Piano

October 20, Live Nation Presents Brian Regan

October 23, Starr Hill Presents The Jayhawks

October 30, Anthony Bourdain & Eric Ripert

November 4, Barter Theatre Civil War Voices

November 11, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company

November 19, United Nations of Comedy Tour

November 27, Sounds of Austria

November 30, A Skaggs Family Christmas

December 17, Oratorio Society: Christmas at The Paramount

December 21 & 22, Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker

For more information, additional schedule and tickets go to www.theparamount.net. All shows on sale now.

Sep 18

Visit Crozet, just west of Charlottesville, the weekend of September 30 to partake in the music and art from Charlottesville, Albemarle, Central Virginia and the wider world. The list of featured performers includes Charlie Posterfield (Rock n Roll), Tommy Wood (Country), John D’Earth (Jazz), Corey Harris (Blues), Darrell Rose (Drummer), Jimmy Stelling (Banjo), and Ian Gilliam, Sarah White, Jesse Harper, Peyton Tochterman (Guitarist all).

For more information visit www.crozetmusicfestival.com.

Sep 2

The Paramount Theater is the location for the kick-off of the Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival.  The program includes a Haydn string quartet, a new piece for clarinet and strings by David Bruce, and Max Bruch’s String Octet in B-flat major.  To see the performers for the afternoon performance go to www.theparamount.net.  Additional performances will be held at the Paramount Theater and Old Cabell Hall throughout the month of September.

Sep 1
The apple season is just beginning at Carter Mountain Orchard, located across from Monticello, Thomas Jefferson’s home.  Beginning early September the Golden Delicious apples should be ready to pick, followed in mid September by the Red Delicious.  Jonathan apples will also be available mid September as will pumpkins.  Different apple varieties will continue through early November.  For a complete listing of likely availability go to www.cartermountainorchard.com/about/fruit-availability-chart.  
Aug 28

Keswick Vineyards will be the location for the Fluvanna SPCA 3rd Annual Wine Tasting Fundraiser on September 10 from 1:00pm until 4:00pm. The event will include a wine tasting, a dessert bar and a silent auction. For more information go to www.fspca.org.

Aug 27

Enjoy live music, fine wine, great food and a good time rain or shine at Veritas Winery, September 10, 7:00pm until 11:00pm. Enjoy the retro rock ‘n roll music of King Cadillac and dinner of Caprese Salad and Salmon Wellington. This is the last Starry Nights of the season! For more information and to order dinner in advance visit www.veritaswines.com.

Aug 25

On Saturday, September 10th, the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run/Walk will be held to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of 9/11 and to raise money to support our area’s men and women in uniform.  The Run/Walk will begin at University Hall in Charlottesville at 8:00am.  For more information please go to www.paraderestva.org.

Aug 22

September 17th is National Constitution Day.  What better way to celebrate than to spend the day at Montpelier, the home of James Madison and the very spot where he imagined the constitution.  There will be picnic foods for sale, plus an evening presentation by the Quantico Marine Corps Band and a spectacular fireworks display.

There are also new exhibits in the mansion itself showing the Madison’s and their guests at dinner, new furnishings have been added to the mansion and a new video takes visitors through James Madison’s creations of the framework of the Constitution.  For more information go to www.montpelier.org.

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