Oct 2

Here are two more performances planned for October (see a prior blog for the schedule through October 19th):

Friday, October 21 - Ballyhoo! Murphy’s Kids

Saturday, October 22 - The Fire Tapes, Sarah White & Andrew Cedermark

Coming Soon:  Shelby Lynne, Katie Merzig, The Boxer Rebellion, Jessica Lea Mayfield, David Bazan.

For more information please to go www.thesoutherncville.com.

Sep 24

On Saturday, October 1, the Piedmont Environmental Council will sponsor a benefit to support local farms. Local painter Nancy Bass will hold a special preview of her exhibit “Living Local: 13 Paintings 13 Farms.” The paintings will also be available for purchase through a silent auction. Various cheeses and meats from the featured farms will be paired with local wines and beers as part of the event. The benefit will be held at Anchorage Farm in Charlottesville. For more information visit the PEC website at www.pecva.org.

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 19

Every weekend in October there will be music, food, hayrides, wine tastings, pumpkins, cider and apple butter at Carter Mountain Orchard. Go early to avoid the traffic. To find out more visit www.cartermountainorchard.com.

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 16

The Tuesday Evening Concert Series will begin their presentations October 4th and continue through April 2012.  Here is the schedule:

October 4, Vassily Primakov, Piano

October 18, Maxim Rysanov, viola and Eldar Nebolsin, piano

November 15, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra

February 28, Alexander String Quartet

March 20, Vadim Gluzman, violin and Angela Yoffe, piano

April 3, The Tallis Scholars

April 24, Manasse/Nakamatsu Duo

For more information go to www.tecs.org.

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 17

Plan now on attending the Fall Fiber Festival at Montpelier.  You can felt a vessel with Nan Crawford or learn about rug hooking with Mary Henck, plus other activities at the adult workshops.  There are workshops for children as well, plus a fleece sale, skein and garment contest, an animal exhibit and the sheep dog trials.  For more information go to www.fallfiberfestival .org. 

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