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FAMILY FUN FAMILY DAYTRIP (WITHIN 3 HOURS) 1. Washington, D.C. 2. Richmond 3. Williamsburg FESTIVAL 1. Crozet Arts & Crafts Festival 2. Tom Tom Founders Festival 3. The Festy Experience HIKE 1. Humpback Rock 2. Sugar Hollow 3. Crabtree Falls

SPORTS RESORT 1. Wintergreen Resort 2. Massanutten Resort 3. Snowshoe Mountain MOVIE THEATER 1. Alamo Drafthouse Cinema 2. Violet Crown Cinema 3. Regal Stonefield Stadium 14 & IMAX MUSIC VENUE ➤ 1. The Paramount Theater 2. UVA’s John Paul Jones Arena 3. Jefferson Theater CITY PARK/PLAYGROUND

HISTORIC ATTRACTION (WITHIN 1 HOUR) 1. Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello 2. Frontier Culture Museum 3. James Madison’s Montpelier

➤ 1. Greenleaf Park ➤ 2. Azalea Park ➤ 3. McGuffey Park COUNTY PARK/PLAYGROUND

CHILDREN’S MUSEUM ➤ 1. Virginia Discovery Museum 2. Amazement Square 3. Children’s Museum of Richmond LOCAL RESORT/SPA 1. Boar’s Head Resort 2. The Omni Homestead Resort 3. The Greenbrier Resort

➤ 1. Pen Park 2. Mint Springs Valley Park 3. Crozet YMCA PICK-YOUR-OWN FARM 1. Chiles Peach Orchard 2. Carter Mountain Orchard 3. Bellair Farm

PRIVATE POOL

➤ 1. ACAC Adventure Central 2. Fry’s Spring Beach Club 3. Farmington Country Club PUBLIC POOL 1. Onesty Family Aquatic Center 2. YMCA 3. Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center RAINY DAY OUTING 1. Bounce Play-n-Create ➤ 2. Virginia Discovery Museum 3. Jump Trampoline Park STUDIOS FOR CRAFTING 1. Wine & Design 2. Lazy Daisy Ceramics & The Pottery Paintin’ Place 3. Muse Paintbar THEATRE GROUP 1. American Shakespeare Center ➤ 2. Live Arts 3. Four County Players 3. Black Box Players THEME PARK 1. Busch Gardens 2. Great Wolf Lodge Water Park 3. Kings Dominion


{inspiration family favorites} UVA SPORTS TEAM 1. Basketball 2. Baseball 3. Football ZOO 1. Metro Richmond Zoo 2. Virginia Safari Park ➤ 3. Natural Bridge Zoo PARTIES & PORTRAITS LOCAL BAKERY 1. Sweethaus Cupcake Café 2. Chandler’s Bakery 3. The Pie Chest PARTY ENTERTAINMENT 1. Bounce Play-n-Create 2. PowerPlay 3. Cville Inflatables with Superfun Attractions PARTY LOCATION

➤ 1. The Little Gym ➤2. ACAC 3. Bounce Play-n-Create

LOCAL PARTY SUPPLIES 1. The Party Starts Here 2. Rock Paper Scissors

BOOKSTORE FOR KID’S TITLES – LOCAL

➤ 1. Shenanigans Toys 2. Over the Moon Bookstore & Artisan Gallery 3. New Dominion Bookshop

PHOTOGRAPHER 1. 3 Cats Photo ➤ 2. Jen Fariello Photography 3. Robert Radifera Photography SHOPPING BABY GEAR & CLOTHING – LOCAL 1. Green Bean Baby Boutique 2. Whimsies 3. Here WEE Grow Again BABY GEAR & CLOTHING – NATIONAL 1. Target 2. Baby Gap 3. Gymboree BIKE SHOP ➤ 1. Blue Wheel Bicycle 2. Blue Ridge Cyclery 3. Crozet Bicycle Shop

BOOKSTORE FOR KID’S TITLES – NATIONAL 1. Barnes & Noble 2. Books-A-Million CHILDREN’S CLOTHING – LOCAL 1. Whimsies 2. Green Bean Baby Boutique CHILDREN’S CLOTHING – NATIONAL 1. Target 2. Old Navy 3. Gap Kids LOCAL CUSTOM FRAME SHOP 1. Creative Framing & The Art Box 2. The Great Frame Up

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FARMERS MARKET LOCATION 1. Charlottesville City Market 2. Crozet Farmers Market 3. Green Market at Stonefield GROCERY STORE – LOCAL 1. Foods of All Nations 1. Rebecca’s Natural Foods 2. Reid Super-Save Market 3. Feast! 3. Integral Yoga GROCERY STORE – NATIONAL 1. Wegmans 2. Trader Joe’s 3. Kroger HOBBY SHOP 1. Michael’s Arts & Crafts 2. JO-ANN Fabrics & Crafts JEWELRY BOUTIQUE 1. Schwarzschild, Keller & George Jewelers 2. Penelope 3. Fink’s Jewelers 3. Andrew Minton Jewelers KITCHEN GEAR & SUPPLIES – LOCAL 1. The Happy Cook KITCHEN GEAR & SUPPLIES – NATIONAL 1. Bed Bath & Beyond 2. Williams-Sonoma 3. HomeGoods MATERNITY CLOTHING – LOCAL 1. Green Bean Baby Boutique MATERNITY CLOTHING – NATIONAL 1. Target 2. Motherhood Maternity 3. Old Navy MUSIC STORE 1. Stacy’s Music Shop 2. Plan 9 Music 3. Music & Arts Center PET SUPPLIES – LOCAL 1. Animal Connections 2. Crate & Marrow 3. Natural Pet Essentials 3. Pet Supplies Plus PET SUPPLIES – NATIONAL 1. PetSmart 2. Pet Supplies Plus 3. Petco

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{inspiration family favorites} PLACE TO BUY GREEN 1. Green Bean Baby Boutique 2. Charlottesville City Market 3. Rebecca’s Natural Foods PLACE TO BUY JEANS 1. Jean Theory 2. Belk 3. Gap RESALE/CONSIGNMENT FOR KIDS – LOCAL

➤1. Here WEE Grow Again 2. Natalie Dressed 3. Schoolhouse Thrift Shop RESALE/CONSIGNMENT FOR KIDS – NATIONAL 1. Kid to Kid Charlottesville 2. Plato’s Closet RESALE/CONSIGNMENT FOR WOMEN 1. ReThreads 2. Darling Boutique 3. Natalie Dressed SPORTING GOODS – LOCAL 1. Ragged Mountain Running Shop 2. Crozet Running Shop 3. Freestyle

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SPORTING GOODS – NATIONAL 1. Dick’s Sporting Goods 2. Play It Again Sports 3. L.L. Bean TOY SHOP – LOCAL

➤1. Alakazam Toys & Gifts ➤2. Shenanigans Toys 3. The Bounce Toy Shop TOY SHOP – NATIONAL 1. Target 2. Walmart WOMEN’S CLOTHING – LOCAL 1. Bittersweet Clothing & Accessories 2. Darling Boutique 3. Levy’s WOMEN’S CLOTHING – NATIONAL 1. Ann Taylor Loft 2. Belk 3. J. Jill HEALTH & WELLNESS ALTERNATIVE CARE PROVIDER 1. Downtown Family Health Care 2. Scott Wagner Chiropractic & Sports Medicine

CHIROPRACTOR

➤ 1. Heppner Family Chiropractic & Wellness Center 2. Jubilee Chiropractic 3. Ivy Commons Chiropractic

COUNSELING SERVICE 1. The Women’s Initiative 2. Poehailos, Dupont & Associates 3. New Beginnings Family Counseling DENTIST, FAMILY PRACTICE 1. Rice & Rice Family Dentistry 2. Crozet Family Dental 3. Drs. Clarke & Farmer, DDS DENTIST, PEDIATRIC SPECIALTY

➤ 1. Charlottesville Pediatric Dentistry 2. Children’s Dentistry with a Mother’s Touch 3. Piedmont Pediatric Dentistry DERMATOLOGIST 1. Charlottesville Dermatology 2. Albemarle Dermatology Associates 3. Family Dermatology of Albemarle FAMILY MEDICINE PRACTICE 1. Downtown Family Health Care 2. Family Medicine of Albemarle 2. Albemarle Center for Family Medicine

HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN’S HEALTH 1. UVA Children’s Hospital ➤ 2. Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital 3. Augusta Health HOSPITALITY FOR MATERNITY CARE

➤ 1. Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital 2. UVA Health System 3. Augusta Health OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY

➤ 1. Jefferson Obstetrics & Gynecology 2. Obstetrics & Gynecology Associates 3. Dr. Edward Wolanski, GYN OPTOMETRIST

➤ 1. Primary Eyecare 2. Drs. Record & Record 3. Crozet Eye Care ORTHODONTIST

➤ 1. Charlottesville Orthodontics 2. Dr. Dennis Orthodontics 3. Hamer & Glassick Orthodontics PEDIATRICIAN

➤ 1. Pediatric Associates of Charlottesville ➤ 2. Piedmont Pediatrics 3. Northridge Pediatrics at UVA


PHYSICAL THERAPY

➤1. ACAC 2. Spectrum Physical Therapy 2. Scott Wagner Chiropractic & Sports Medicine 3. Atlantic Sports & Rehabilitation Services PLASTIC SURGEON ➤1. The Center for Plastic Surgery at Sentara Martha Jefferson 2. UVA Plastic Surgery 3. Eyelid & Facial Aesthetics VETERINARIAN 1. Georgetown Veterinary Hospital 2. Monticello Animal Hospital 3. Charlottesville Veterinary Hospital 3. Albemarle Veterinary Health Clinic EDUCATION NANNY/SITTER SERVICE 1. Local Nanny Network 2. HooSitting 3. ASAP Sitters DAYCARE – FULL-TIME INFANT CARE 1. Bright Beginnings Preschool 2. Foundations Child Development Center 3. Westminster Child Care Center EDUCATIONAL CONSULTANT/TUTORING PROGRAM/LEARNING PROGRAM 1. Aloha Mind Math, Reading, Writing 2. Georgetown Learning Centers 3. Kumon Math & Reading Center EDUCATIONAL RECREATION

➤1. The Little Gym 2. Bounce Play-n-Create 3. Alliance Française Charlottesville LIBRARY BRANCH 1. Northside Library 2. Crozet Library 3. Central Library PRESCHOOL 1. Bright Beginnings Preschool 2. First Presbyterian Preschool 3. Millstone of Ivy 3. International School of Charlottesville PRIVATE SCHOOL – ELEMENTARY

➤1. The Covenant School ➤2. Regents School of Charlottesville 3. Mountaintop Montessori School

➤3. North Branch School

PRIVATE SCHOOL – MIDDLE 1. Charlottesville Catholic School 2. Peabody School 2. Charlottesville Waldorf School 3. Grymes Memorial School PRIVATE SCHOOL – HIGH & COLLEGE PREP ➤1. The Covenant School 2. St. Anne’s-Belfield School ➤3. Tandem Friends School SPEECH-LANGUAGE PROGRAM 1. Crozet Speech & Learning Center 2. Albemarle Therapy Center 3. Small Talk Speech & Therapy Center TEACHER 1. Jody Taylor, Sutherland Middle School 2. Robin Fox, Peabody School 3. Darlene Parks, Effort Christian School DINING OUT BREAKFAST SPOT – LOCAL 1. Tip Top Restaurant 2. Bodo’s Bagels 3. The White Spot BREAKFAST SPOT – NATIONAL 1. Panera Bread 2. International House of Pancakes 3. Waffle House BUFFET RESTAURANT – LOCAL 1. Milan Indian Cuisine 2. Hibachi Grill Supreme Buffet 3. East Garden BUFFET RESTAURANT – NATIONAL 1. Wood Grill Buffet 2. Golden Corral COFFEE SHOP – LOCAL 1. Mudhouse 2. Grit Coffee 3. Shenandoah Joe’s COFFEE SHOP – NATIONAL 1. Starbucks 2. Dunkin’ Donuts 3. Wegmans DATE NIGHT RESTAURANT – LOCAL 1. Mas Tapas 2. The Local 3. Commonwealth Skybar

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{inspiration family favorites} DATE NIGHT RESTAURANT – NATIONAL 1. Burton’s Grill 2. Bonefish Grill 3. Burger Bach

FAST FOOD – NATIONAL 1. Chick-fil-A 2. Chipotle Mexican Grill 3. Wendy’s

FROZEN DESSERT PLACE – LOCAL 1. Splendora’s Gelato 2. Crozet Creamery 3. Kirt’s Homemade Ice Cream

HAMBURGER RESTAURANT – LOCAL 1. Citizen Burger Bar 2. Riverside Lunch 3. Martin’s Grill

FROZEN DESSERT PLACE – NATIONAL 1. Sweet Frog ➤2. Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream 3. Kohr Brothers FAMILY RESTAURANT – LOCAL 1. Tip Top Restaurant 2. Timberwood Grill 3. The Nook FAMILY RESTAURANT – NATIONAL 1. Burton’s Grill 2. Applebee’s FAST FOOD – LOCAL 1. Bodo’s Bagels 2. Mona Lisa Pasta 3. Sticks Kebob Shop

HAMBURGER RESTAURANT – NATIONAL 1. Five Guys 2. Red Robin Gourmet Burgers 3. Zinburger INTERNATIONAL FOOD – CHINESE 1. Peter Chang’s China Grill 2. Taste of China INTERNATIONAL FOOD – INDIAN 1. Milan Indian Cuisine 2. Maharaja 3. Royal Indian Restaurant INTERNATIONAL FOOD – ITALIAN/ MEDITERRANEAN 1. Bella’s 2. Carmello’s 3. Vivace 3. Travinia

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INTERNATIONAL FOOD – SOUTH OF THE BORDER 1. Guadalajara 2. Al Carbon Chicken 3. Continental Divide INTERNATIONAL FOOD – TAPAS 1. Mas Tapas 2. Bang! 3. Oakhart Social INTERNATIONAL FOOD – THAI 1. Thai 99 2. Lime Leaf 3. Monsoon Siam LOCAL KID’S MENU 1. Timberwood Grill 2. Bodo’s Bagels 3. Tip Top Restaurant NATIONAL KID’S MENU 1. Burton’s Grill 2. Red Robin Gourmet Burgers 3. Chick-fil-A PIZZA – LOCAL 1. Christian’s Pizza 2. Lampo Neapolitan Pizzeria 3. Sal’s Pizza


PIZZA – NATIONAL 1. Domino’s Pizza 2. Papa John’s Pizza 3. Mellow Mushroom

SWEETS & TREATS – NATIONAL 1. Kilwins ➤ 2. Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream 3. Cold Stone Creamery

SALAD BAR

KID’S ACTIVITIES BABY/TODDLER PROGRAM ➤ 1. The Little Gym 2. Bend Yoga 3. YMCA

➤1. Jason’s Deli 2. Chopt Creative Salad Co. 3. Roots Natural Kitchen SANDWICH – LOCAL 1. Bodo’s Bagels 2. The Market at Bellair 3. Baggby’s Gourmet Sandwiches SANDWICH – NATIONAL 1. Subway 2. Which Wich 3. Panera Bread ➤3. Jason’s Deli SWEETS & TREATS – LOCAL 1. MarieBette Café & Bakery 2. Chandler’s Bakery 3. Sweethaus Bakery

DANCE SCHOOL 1. Charlottesville Ballet Academy 2. Wilson School of Dance 3. Albemarle Ballet Theatre

HORSEBACK RIDING LESSONS

➤ 1. The Pony Academy 2. The Barracks Farm 3. Carriage Hill Farm MARTIAL ARTS 1. 7 Tigers Taekwondo & Hapkido 2. Mountain Kim Martial Arts 3. Superior Martial Arts MUSIC TEACHER/SCHOOL 1. Stacy’s Music Shop ➤ 2. Blue Ridge Music Together 3. Music Education Center TEAM SPORTS PROGRAM

GOLF COURSE 1. Birdwood Golf Course 2. Kandi Comer Golf at Old Trail Golf Course 3. The First Tee of the Virginia Blue Ridge ➤ 3. Meadowcreek Golf GYMNASTICS PROGRAM

➤ 1. The Little Gym 2. Classic Gymnastics Center 3. Friendship Gymnastics Center

➤ 1. SOCA 2. YMCA 3. VABA TENNIS LESSONS 1. Boar’s Head Sports Club ➤ 2. ACAC 3. Matilda Blue Tennis

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THEATRE PROGRAM

➤1. Live Arts 2. Black Box Players 3. DMR Adventures SUMMER DAY CAMP 1. Triple C Camp ➤2. ACAC 3. Living Earth Camp SUMMER RESIDENTIAL CAMP

➤1. Camp Friendship ➤2. Camp Alleghany 2. Westview on the James

➤3. Camp Hidden Meadows ➤3. Camp Horizons

BARBER SHOP 1. Chung’s Barber Shop 2. His Barber Shop 3. Barber House Barber Shop EXERCISE CLASS – MOMMY & ME

➤ 1. The Little Gym 2. Bend Yoga 3. Baby Boot Camp EXERCISE CLASS – WOMEN 1. YMCA ➤ 2. ACAC 3. Orange Theory FAMILY HEALTH CLUB/GYM

➤ 1. ACAC SWIM PROGRAM 1. ACAC 2. Fry’s Spring Beach Club 3. YMCA FITNESS & BEAUTY BEAUTY SALON 1. Glo-Out Glamour Bar 2. Face Value Salon 3. Moxie Hair & Body Lounge

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2. YMCA 3. Anytime Fitness KID’S HAIR CUTS 1. Sport Clips 2. His Barber Shop 3. Hair Cuttery MANICURE/PEDICURE 1. Red Handed Salon 2. La Vie Nails 3. Holly’s Nails Salon

MIND/BODY CLASSES

➤ 1. ACAC 2. FlyDog Yoga 3. Opal Yoga PLACE FOR A MASSAGE 1. Boar’s Head Resort 2. Hand and Stone ➤ 3. ACAC

SPA 1. Boar’s Head Resort 2. Neroli Spa & Beauty Lounge 3. ACAC

YOGA STUDIO 1. Bend Yoga ➤ 2. ACAC 3. FlyDog Yoga

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