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Celebrating Mardi Gras in Charlottesville

In Things To Do In Charlottesville by Tammy Brown

Mardi Gras is a festival that begins on Epiphany, a Christian Holiday on January 6. This season, typically referred to as Carnival in Brazil and several other countries, lasts until midnight on Ash Wednesday.  Also known as “Fat Tuesday” in French, Mardi Gras is mainly celebrated the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday as a prelude to the fasting season of Lent. …

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Places to Play Tennis in Charlottesville

In Things To Do In Charlottesville by Tammy Brown

Even if you aren’t the next Serena Williams or Rafael Nadal, playing tennis is a fun way to get more active and offers many health benefits. Tennis Day is just around the corner on February 23, so if you’ve never had the opportunity to try out the sport, then now is the perfect chance! Although tennis is a popular sport, …

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Dog Friendly Places in Charlottesville

In Things To Do In Charlottesville by Tammy Brown

If you have a dog, chances are you love taking your furry friend with you wherever we go! There are plenty of dog-friendly places in Charlottesville, so you don’t have to leave your fur baby behind if you go out to dinner or want to grab a drink with friends. Plus, it’s a great way to socialize your dog and …

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Sip Cider with a View at Bold Rock

In Food & Drink by Tammy Brown

Wineries and breweries may be all the rage in the Charlottesville area, but did you know that there are also several cideries in Central Virginia? You may be used to seeing Bold Rock bottles in grocery stores or on tap at local bars, but Bold Rock actually has their headquarters in Nellysford, Virginia, just under an hour drive from Charlottesville. …