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Best Places to Buy Plants in Charlottesville

In Things To Do In Charlottesville by Tammy Brown

Do you need to spruce up the landscaping out in the front yard, or want to add a natural element indoors?  Plants can add so much life and color to either the outside or inside of your home. From lush green ferns and succulents to flowering tropical plants such as the colorful hibiscus, plants can contribute to the overall design …

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Local Bookstores in Charlottesville

In Things To Do In Charlottesville by Tammy Brown

There’s just something about walking into a tiny mom-and-pop bookstore that instantly makes you feel at home. The comforting smell of paper wafting from the pages of books old and new, the organized chaos of the shelves, and a friendly face behind the counter are what make bookstores so special. The experience of shopping at a small locally owned bookstore …

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Delfosse Vineyards & Winery

In Things To Do In Charlottesville by Tammy Brown

Nestled in the heart of Virginia wine country, Delfosse Vineyards & Winery is just over a 30-minute drive from the Charlottesville. Within close proximity to other vineyards including Pippin Hill, Wisdom Oak, Brent Manor, and Loving Cup, Delfosse is a gem of a winery hidden down a long gravel road. The trip off the beaten path is well worth it …

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First Fridays in Charlottesville

In Things To Do In Charlottesville by Tammy Brown

Charlottesville’s art community is thriving, with the city dedicated to supporting local artists. In addition to art galleries and museums, you can find local artwork in bars, restaurants, and other stores around town. As you are driving down the highway, you’ll even find sculptures in the median or on the side of the road. One way the city supports the …

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Shop Local: Charlottesville Farmers Markets

In Things To Do In Charlottesville by Tammy Brown

Farmers market season is finally here! As a city surrounded by sprawling farmland, we have an abundance of locally grown produce, meat, and cheeses. Shopping locally at the Charlottesville farmers markets supports your community in addition to the local economy. Not only are you helping small businesses, but you are also making a good choice for your health. Fresh, organic …

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Charlottesville Spring Checklist

In Things To Do In Charlottesville by Tammy Brown

Spring-cleaning might be one thing you think of once the weather starts getting warmer, but why not shake things up this season? Rather than spending a beautiful Saturday getting the house tidy, creating a Spring checklist will put all those ideas you have for the upcoming months on paper. There’s nothing like a list to motivate you to cross things …

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Volunteer Opportunities in Charlottesville

In Things To Do In Charlottesville by Tammy Brown

Have you been thinking about how to give back to your community? If you have a desire to make a change and do some good, volunteering is a great way to accomplish that goal. There are plenty of volunteer opportunities in Charlottesville, all you have to do is choose an organization. When it comes to down to deciding where you …

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Best Hotels in Charlottesville for Your Guests

In Things To Do In Charlottesville by Tammy Brown

One of the best parts about traveling to a new city is the lodging. Staying at a Holiday Inn or Best Western are great options for those on a budget, but spending a little extra on a boutique hotel in Charlottesville is definitely worth it. There are plenty of amazing places for visitors to stay when they come to town, …

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Best Places to Propose in Charlottesville

In Things To Do In Charlottesville by Tammy Brown

Are you thinking about proposing to that special someone in your life? A proposal is an important life event that can determine the future of a relationship. Have you and your partner discussed marriage and taking the next step, or are you popping the question with an element of surprise? Either way, finding the perfect location is key to a …