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The Arts & Music Scene Music & Theatre Experience engaging local performances and touring troupes this fall and winter at venues large and small. The Blackfriars Playhouse at the renowned American Shakespeare Center in Staunton — the world’s only replica of Shakespeare’s original indoor theater — and Four County Players in nearby Barboursville, a talented community theater, bring us exciting shows this season. On the Downtown Pedestrian Mall sits The Paramount Theater, which always offers an array of acts throughout the year. The Live Arts Theater just around the corner presents many unique shows, too, and music fans should be sure to check venues, such as John Paul Jones Arena on the University of Virginia’s campus and the Sprint Pavilion, also on the Downtown Mall, for must-see performances. For a smaller music venue, visit the Jefferson Theater or The Southern Music Hall & Cafe, both of which always have something exciting on the schedule. The classical music lover can find an impressive selection of performances in Charlottesville as well, put on by the Charlottesville Municipal Band, the Charlottesville Symphony, Victory Hall Opera and the Charlottesville Opera. For information on other fall and winter shows and series, check out our calendar at CharlottesvilleWelcomeBook.com.

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Handcrafted locally grown in Charlottesville, Nelson Albemarle Counties

Handcrafted and locally grown in Nelson and Albemarle Counties

THE SAVANNAH SIPPING SOCIETY

A Christmas Carol In the Cellar • October 11 - 27

Backwards Broadway:

IRVING BERLIN’S WHITE Revue CHRISTMAS A New Musical Mainstage • November 22 - December 15

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to wander the backroads and discover the treasures of Nelson and Albemarle Counties & Charlottesville! Meet the artisans who define our vibrant heritage. Explore our historic landmarks, local farms, HANDCRAFTED AND scenic byways, wineries & craft breweries, unique galleries and art venues.

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you wanting to take a piece of Virginia home or return to experience these honored traditions time and time again! Visit working artisan studios where glass artists, wood carvers, potters, weavers, metal-smiths, quilters, and artists of varying media are preserving passed-down skills, or explore the boundaries of art-on-the-edge represented in the local galleries, museums, markets, and art fairs. Here it’s not just art...handmade and locally-grown is our way of life!

Whether you are the bed & breakfast or country inn type, pre hotel, or love to embrace nature in a cabin or campground, y need to enjoy the Monticello Artisan Trail. Do it all – spend on stream, sitting by a crackling campfire under star-studded sk to the privacy of a quaint cottage or mountain lodge for your Loiter at Rock-n-Creek Cabin, where a biker and pet friendly,

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Charlottesville Welcome Book Fall Winter 2019  

Exploring Jefferson's Virginia

Charlottesville Welcome Book Fall Winter 2019  

Exploring Jefferson's Virginia