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CURED Bacon Fest 2015

CURED Bacon Festival

Cured: Central Virginia Bacon Festival sponsored by Starr Hill Brewery and the Rock Barn. Inaugural festival focused on the love for bacon. A selection of Charlottesville’s finest locally owned restaurants will each be on site offering small plates of 2-3 bacon-themed dishes.  VIP Tickets get you in at noon for this amazing event!

Tickets go on sale April 3 at 10am OR get tickets early Wednesday, April 1 at 10am – Thursday, April 2 at 10pm. Use the password: BACON

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Friday’s After Five – STILL FREE!

Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live concert series. 2015 will be the 28th year of free live music and fun.  The first event will kick off at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion on April 17th and will run each Friday thereafter ending on September 11. Each week volunteers work the concessions on behalf of a variety of local non-profits who share in the proceeds, which raises tens of thousands of dollars to support their work in our community. The spring and summer schedule features local artists of myriad musical styles; there is something for everyone! Unwind Friday evenings at this fabulous and FREE Charlottesville institution.

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UVA Center For Politics Gets Emmy Nominations

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UVA's Center For Politics has two more Emmy nominations.

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Congressman Dave Brat (R- Glen Allen) is proposing a balanced budget amendment.

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UVA Wins Game One Of NCAA Regional

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FCC takes aim at annoying telemarketing calls

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Google wants the world’s photos

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Amazon launching free, same-day delivery

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PHOTOS: Last Chance Corral lets orphaned foals thrive

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The 2.75-acre horse rescue farm says it has saved thousands of foals and full-grown horses over the past three decades.

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95 Days of Summer!

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Community Awareness Grant

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Area non-profits are encouraged to apply now!  Deadline is June 19th.

Paul McCartney “OUT THERE” Tour

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Tickets on sale May 4 at 10AM

Mary Chapin Carpenter

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Tickets on sale now

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June book ~ The Nightingale by Kristen Hannah

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