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Quit Smoking Charlottesville

Thursday, September 4th 2014 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm at The Charlottesville Free Clinic
1138 Rose Hill Dr

New classes are starting up! Thursday’s from September 4th-November 20th at the Charlottesville/Albemarle Health Department, entrance #3 from 5-6pm. A free support group to help you quit smoking! Details here.

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Skeeter’s Maze Adventure!

Saturday, September 6th 2014 - 12:00 am at Creative Works Farm
107 Creative Works Lane

Corn Maze fun for the whole family every Saturday & Sunday!  All proceeds benefit Camp Light! Hours are 10 to 4 Saturdays  and 12 to 6 Sundays.

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Horse and Hound Oktoberfest

Friday, September 19th 2014 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Horse & Hound Gastropub
625 W Main St

Live music on Friday and Saturday nights at Horse and Hound Gastropub for Oktoberfest! Get the schedule here.

Teen Revue

Broadway’s Sparkling Diamonds & Hidden Gems

Friday, October 3rd 2014 - All Day at Four County Players
5256 Governor Barbour Street

As part of their 42nd Season, Four County Players is proud to present a new one-weekend-only musical revue, BROADWAY’S SPARKING DIAMONDS & HIDDEN GEMS: A Teen Musical Revue.

Join us for a special musical revue showcasing some of the area’s best young adult talent, as they present not only some of musical theater’s most treasured songs—Sparkling Diamonds, if you will—but some of its lesser-known, but equally enchanting Hidden Gems. Don’t miss this one-weekend-only show! From Cinderella to Vanities, from Wicked to Wonderland, you’re sure to leave with familiar favorites and new favorites alike!

SPARKLING DIAMONDS & HIDDEN GEMS opens October 3, 2014, and runs for just three performances – October 3 & 4 at 8PM, and October 5 at 2:30PM. One weekend only! Performances will be on the Mainstage. Tickets are $16/adults, $15/seniors & students, and $14/children 12 & under. All tickets for October 3 are just $8! (half off a regular adult ticket)

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Twisted Creationz Haunted Attractions

Friday, October 3rd 2014 - 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm at Creative Works Farm
107 Creative Works Lane

What began as a fun Halloween party for the kids has turned into an annual tradition of scaring away cancer at Twizted Creationz Haunted Forest! In addition to giving all that dare enter a good scare, we at Twizted Creationz are proud to donate our proceeds to Creative Works Farm’s Camp LIGHT, a project that will provide a week of camp fun every summer for special needs kids and at-risk kids, at no cost to their family. Come out and join us for a night of fun and clean scares! Help make the lines move faster by getting your tickets on line!

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McCormick Observatory Public Night

Friday, October 3rd 2014 - 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm at McCormick Observatory
600 McCormick Rd

This Friday is public night at McCormick Observatory from 9-11pm. Each public night includes observing with all of the telescopes (weather permitting), audio-visual presentations, museum exhibits, and tours of the Observatory. Please call (434) 243-1885 for the Public Night Information Line.

kissing booth

Sr Hugs and Kisses

Saturday, October 4th 2014 - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm at Pleasant Grove
1730 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy

We need volunteer huggers to man the Senior Kissing Booth Saturday, October 4th during Old Farm Day in Fluvanna! Hugs, kisses and donations at the booth will benefit Fluvanna’s Meals on Wheels program.

If YOU love to hug and are over 55, please join us for this great cause, especially if you already plan to go to Old Farm Day and can spare 30-60 minutes for the booth. Here is the form to sign up!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/14DXWBFc7IohkTfUQ5i_zSR6leGrDjp555cNzTOBeWk8/viewform?usp=send_form

Not yet 55 but still love to hug? Stop by our booth at Old Farm Day! Say you’ll be there. More details find “Senior Kissing Booth at Old Farm Day” on Facebook.

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Fall Fiber Festival

Saturday, October 4th 2014 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at James Madison’s Montpelier
Montpelier Station Rd

Sheep sheering, sheep dog trials, food and fiber vendors, music and lots of fun activities for the kids. Tickets are $5 and kids 16 & under are free.

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Dance Alyssa Dance

Saturday, October 4th 2014 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Lake Monticello Fire Department
10 Slice Rd

Youth and Family dance to raise funds for Pediatric Cancer research and the CureSearch Walk on October 11, 2014 in honor of Alyssa Divers. Please come out to support this wonderful cause!! More details to come!! $5.00 per person donation. DJ and dancing as well as refreshments for purchase. Find us on Facebook at “Dance Alyssa Dance”.

Twisted Creations 2014 ~ 620x400 DL

Twisted Creationz Haunted Attractions

Saturday, October 4th 2014 - 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm at Creative Works Farm
107 Creative Works Lane

What began as a fun Halloween party for the kids has turned into an annual tradition of scaring away cancer at Twizted Creationz Haunted Forest! In addition to giving all that dare enter a good scare, we at Twizted Creationz are proud to donate our proceeds to Creative Works Farm’s Camp LIGHT, a project that will provide a week of camp fun every summer for special needs kids and at-risk kids, at no cost to their family. Come out and join us for a night of fun and clean scares! Help make the lines move faster by getting your tickets on line!

Twisted Creations 2014 ~ 620x400 DL

Twisted Creationz Haunted Attractions

Sunday, October 5th 2014 - 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm at Creative Works Farm
107 Creative Works Lane

What began as a fun Halloween party for the kids has turned into an annual tradition of scaring away cancer at Twizted Creationz Haunted Forest! In addition to giving all that dare enter a good scare, we at Twizted Creationz are proud to donate our proceeds to Creative Works Farm’s Camp LIGHT, a project that will provide a week of camp fun every summer for special needs kids and at-risk kids, at no cost to their family. Come out and join us for a night of fun and clean scares! Help make the lines move faster by getting your tickets on line!

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Martha’s Market

Friday, October 10th 2014 - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm at John Paul Jones Arena
295 Massie Road

21st Annual Martha’s Market, October 10-12, 2014 ~ Proceeds benefit Breast Health Programs and Women’s Health at Martha Jefferson Hospital. With special preview night on October 9!

For 21 years, through the tremendous success of Martha’s Market, the Women’s Committee of Martha Jefferson Hospital has raised over $4 million in support of areas such as breast health, technology, women’s midlife health, heart disease and outreach to underserved populations.

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Women United

Friday, October 10th 2014 - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm at Farmington Country Club
1 Country Club Circle

Women United will award two $22,500 grants to local non-profits at their 2014 Human Services Grant Award Luncheon on October 10, 2014. For nearly a decade Women United has hosted this event and awarded significant grants to area non-profits that serve women and children.
This year we are pleased to announce our keynote speaker, a Charlottesville native, Anne-Marie Slaughter.

The luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. at Farmington Country Club and is open to the general public. Tickets are $75 for Members and $90 for non-members and may be purchased on the Women United website: www.WomenUnitedCville.org.

Twisted Creations 2014 ~ 620x400 DL

Twisted Creationz Haunted Attractions

Friday, October 10th 2014 - 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm at Creative Works Farm
107 Creative Works Lane

What began as a fun Halloween party for the kids has turned into an annual tradition of scaring away cancer at Twizted Creationz Haunted Forest! In addition to giving all that dare enter a good scare, we at Twizted Creationz are proud to donate our proceeds to Creative Works Farm’s Camp LIGHT, a project that will provide a week of camp fun every summer for special needs kids and at-risk kids, at no cost to their family. Come out and join us for a night of fun and clean scares! Help make the lines move faster by getting your tickets on line!

Chocolate covered strawberries on a plate.

Chocolate Festival

Saturday, October 11th 2014 - 9:00 am - 2:00 pm at Lee Park
605 E. Main St

CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL 2014
First United Methodist Church’s 8th annual Chocolate Festival is Saturday, October 11 from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at Lee Park in downtown Charlottesville. There will be homemade chocolate treats and crafts for sale. Fun for the whole family includes live music, games, moon bounce, food, and a cupcake contest. A Kids’ Race begins at 7:30 a.m. Cost is $15. The Chocolate Chase 5k Run/Walk begins at 8:15 a.m. Registration costs $25. For more information, log on to
http://www.cvillefirstunitedmethodist.org/chocolate/index.htm. Check out the Chocolate Festival 2014 on Facebook as well.

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Family Resource Fair

Saturday, October 11th 2014 - 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at Carver Rec Center
233 4th Street NW

The Resource Fair, A Gathering of Connections, for children w/disabilities is on October 11, at the Carver recreation Center in Charlottesville. The event starts at 10:00 a.m. and goes until 2:00 p.m. At the event children and families will have the opportunity to talk with and meet organizations in the community who support children through activities and resources to support the families. This event is being co-sponsored by Charlottesville Parks and Recreation. Questions contact Heidi at hullot@gmail.com and we have a facebook page A Gathering of Connections.

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Talent Show

Saturday, October 11th 2014 - 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm at Senior Center
1180 Pepsi Place

House of Hope Central VA is hosting Entertain Hope, a musical talent show and silent auction on Saturday, October 11th at 6pm. Come out to the Sr Center and see some of the finest teen talent in Central VA and support a worthy cause. Sherry Taylor will be one of the judges.

Twisted Creations 2014 ~ 620x400 DL

Twisted Creationz Haunted Attractions

Saturday, October 11th 2014 - 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm at Creative Works Farm
107 Creative Works Lane

What began as a fun Halloween party for the kids has turned into an annual tradition of scaring away cancer at Twizted Creationz Haunted Forest! In addition to giving all that dare enter a good scare, we at Twizted Creationz are proud to donate our proceeds to Creative Works Farm’s Camp LIGHT, a project that will provide a week of camp fun every summer for special needs kids and at-risk kids, at no cost to their family. Come out and join us for a night of fun and clean scares! Help make the lines move faster by getting your tickets on line!

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Kidz Bop Kids “Sing Loud, Dream Big” Tour

Sunday, October 12th 2014 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at The Paramount
215 East Main Street

KIDZ BOP, the #1 music brand for kids, is bringing the “Dream Big, Sing Loud!” tour to Charlottesville’s Paramount Theater!  The KIDZ BOP Kids are taking the stage to perform kid-friendly versions of today’s biggest hits in this high-energy and interactive show.  The “Dream Big, Sing Loud!” live show is the ultimate family concert experience that guarantees to get everyone singing and dancing along!

The KIDZ BOP Kids have been named Billboard Magazine’s “#1 Kids’ Artists” for the fourth consecutive year. Their upcoming album, KIDZ BOP 26, will be released on July 15th.

The KIDZ BOP Kids—Billboard’s #1 Kids Artists: Ashlynn Chong, Bredia Santoro, Grant Knoche, Jayna Brown and Matt Martinez

Twisted Creations 2014 ~ 620x400 DL

Twisted Creationz Haunted Attractions

Sunday, October 12th 2014 - 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm at Creative Works Farm
107 Creative Works Lane

What began as a fun Halloween party for the kids has turned into an annual tradition of scaring away cancer at Twizted Creationz Haunted Forest! In addition to giving all that dare enter a good scare, we at Twizted Creationz are proud to donate our proceeds to Creative Works Farm’s Camp LIGHT, a project that will provide a week of camp fun every summer for special needs kids and at-risk kids, at no cost to their family. Come out and join us for a night of fun and clean scares! Help make the lines move faster by getting your tickets on line!

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