Virginia Historic Garden Week Tours at UVa
Garden Week Features April 29 Tours, Talk at U.Va. The public is invited to enjoy a talk and visit U.Va.’s gardens and pavilions as the University participates on Tuesday, April 29, in Virginia Historic Garden Week. Visitors can tour pavilions on the West Lawn of the Academical Village and also participate in tours of the…
New Ideas for McIntire Park – the Center of Our Charlottesville PLACE
A new park in the center of town? That is exactly what will happen soon when McIntire Park East becomes easily accessible with the completion of the McIntire Bridge and the 250/McIntire Rd Interchange. Charlottesville’s McIntire Park may one day welcome not only skateboarders and visitors to a future botanical garden, but also residents commuting to work. A…
Spring Is Here – City Market Is Back!
Winter seemed to last forever this year, so spring is especially welcome! On Saturday we enjoyed a stroll on the Downtown Mall, a visit to the Charlottesville City Market where we were so happy to see Hobbit House Creations, lunch at Baggby’s, and more strolling in the beautiful weather. The marathon finish-line events were packed with…
Charlottesville is such an energetic PLACE!
My Dream – a Butterfly Garden in McIntire Park East
My friends in the North American Butterfly Association have lots of helpful information, including a comprehensive Central Virginia Butterfly Gardening Brochure by Marlene A. Condon. I am pleased to be a member of NABA as well as a member of their National Butterfly Center! National Butterfly Center in the news: National Butterfly Center, Mission: The 5-acre cultivated garden in this…
Picture this – a new Skate Park – What will it look like? Will it be environmentally friendly?
McIntire Skate Park Design Visioning Workshop to be held April 8, 2014 Posted Date: 3/24/2014 CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Charlottesville Parks & Recreation, in partnership with Albemarle County, will hold a design visioning workshop to gather information from the community in planning the future design of the McIntire Skate Park. The workshop will be held Tuesday,…