The roots that anchor this community are homegrown, local businesses. When we ask locals to name their favorite restaurants, cafes or shops, they almost always cite a neighborhood business. These businesses are part of what gives Charlottesville its unique flavor and vibe — they’re where locals go! We love everything local and think you should, too!
Love that Shop Locally sticker you’ve seen around town? Pick one up at select locations around Charlottesville, our office in Ivy, or just email us your mailing address and we’ll send you a few. That’s Sharing the Love….Locally!
Live Arts Late Night, June 15
In this spectacular variety show, get ready to see… well anything! There could be musical numbers, short stories, puppetry or maybe even sword swallowers. Read more here.
Summer Soups, Salads and Appetizers, June 18
Pick up tips from Ian Redshaw of l’Etoile in this hands-on class at The Haven. You’ll make a grilled peach salad, she-crab soup and fried squash blossoms. Read more here.
1st Birthday Party, June 29
Bold Rock Cider in Nellysford is celebrating its first birthday with music by the Rockfish River Ramblers, food from Whole Foods, tours and cider, of course. Read more here.
Find more events around town at CharlottesvilleWelcomeBook.com.
Meet Your Neighbor
Corbin Snow of Snow’s Garden and Landscaping Center
“Snow’s was started during a very local and intimate era.” A hundred years ago, Snow’s Garden and Landscaping Center opened for business. You could say, given their longevity, they’re more local than most! Their roots are deep in the community, as four generations of Snows have owned and operated the business…. Read more here.