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Friday’s After Five – 2014 Season

Friday, September 5th 2014 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at nTelos Wireless Pavilion
700 E Main Street

Join us every Friday for these FREE concerts! 

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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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Sesame Street LIVE – Let’s Dance!

Wednesday, September 10th 2014 - 10:00 am - 8:15 pm at John Paul Jones Arena
295 Massie Road

Save 25% on select tickets to Z95 Night at Sesame Street Live “Let’s Dance!”.  Go here and use the code Z95 to receive your discount to the Wednesday 6:30PM show.  Exclusions apply.


Hosted by two live performers, Sesame Street Live “Let’s Dance!” offers an up-close, interactive experience that includes dance parties. Elmo uses his imagination to ‘Do the Robot,’ Cookie teaches all ‘feets’ to dance, Abby leads a rhyming game, and Ernie shares the fun of dance with the Sesame Street favorite “Shake Your Head One Time.” Favorite friends join the audience on the floor – dancing with fans, not just for them. It’s Sesame Street Live like you’ve never experienced it before!

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Rockin’ On The Rooftop

Wednesday, September 10th 2014 - 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm at Commonwealth Skybar
422 E Main St

Walk to End Alzheimers on Wednesday, Sept 10th at Commonwealth Skybar 5:30-7:30pm. Appetizers, entertainment by the Skavengers, cash bar and raffle prizes. Come have some fun and learn about the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimers care, support and research. RSVP to Rose Cona, 434-973-6122 ext 101 or rcona@alz.org.

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Monticello’s Heritage Harvest Festival

Friday, September 12th 2014 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello
931 Thomas Jefferson Parkway

The 2014 Heritage Harvest Festival will be held on Saturday, September 13, at Monticello: on the West Lawn, in the vegetable garden, and in the LEED-certified Visitor Center. The venue provides a beautiful showcase for the restored gardens and features the wealth of Monticello’s programs in not just gardening, but also natural history, foodways, and the roles of the entire plantation community. On Friday, September 12, there will be additional premium programming, including the Festival Keynote Presentation & Chef’s Harvest Dinner. Tickets are now available for all festival events. Pre-sale admission tickets are available online or by phone (434.984.9800) until Thursday, September 11. Tickets can be purchased at the gate during the festival, through September 13.

FAF 1240x800 up Fridays

Friday’s After Five – 2014 Season

Friday, September 12th 2014 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at nTelos Wireless Pavilion
700 E Main Street

Join us every Friday for these FREE concerts! 

FAF 1240x800 up Fridays

Friday’s After Five – 2014 Season

Friday, September 19th 2014 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at nTelos Wireless Pavilion
700 E Main Street

Join us every Friday for these FREE concerts! 

FAF 1240x800 up Fridays

Friday’s After Five – 2014 Season

Friday, September 26th 2014 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at nTelos Wireless Pavilion
700 E Main Street

Join us every Friday for these FREE concerts! 

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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

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TEDx Charlottesville

Friday, November 14th 2014 - All Day at Omni Hotel
212 Ridge McIntire Rd

On Friday, November 14th,TEDxCharlottesville and Starr Hill Presents, will host the TEDx event, “RefleXions” at The Paramount Theater in Charlottesville, VA. Following the success of last year’s inaugural sold out event, the all-volunteer committee is committed to re-inspire the community with a dynamic program.
The conference will include a wide array of speakers and performers, including these initial
speakers, with more to be announced throughout the summer. TEDxCharlottesville committee member Chris Farina says this year’s speakers are “from all walks of life, representing the fields of design, technology, environmental studies, community empowerment, and the arts, among others; each an individual whose work is dedicated to making our world a better one, and each who has an “idea” and a story worth sharing.”

This event sells out and fast! A limited amount of tickets will be available with an early bird special starting 10am on Thursday, July 9 and will be priced $10 below regular ticket prices!  Regular ticket go on sale Friday, July 11 at 10am!  

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Jim Brickman On A Winter’s Night

Wednesday, December 10th 2014 - 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm at The Paramount
215 East Main Street

Tickets on sale now: http://www.theparamount.net/2014/winters-night-jim-brickman-celebrating-20-years/

This year, Jim Brickman will bring together the sounds of the season with On A Winter’s Night.  Hailed by the Boston Herald as a “crowd-pleaser,” Jim celebrates this in a one-of-a-kind concert event filled with lush instrumentals and soaring vocals.   

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