Each Thursday I'll list several Charlottesville events upcoming this weekend that I'm interested in attending. Hope to see you there!
It's that time of year again ALREADY so get in the spirit and kick off the season!
Film, Riding the Rails, 7pm, FREE, Jefferson-Madison Regional Library on Main Street. During the Great Depression, 4 million Americans took to the road, searching for food and shelter. Included are interviews with former teenage transients 60 years later. A PBS film.
Grand Illumination, Lighting of the Trees, Downtown Mall, 5pm, FREE. Downtown merchants ring in the upcoming holiday season. Special events on the Mall and kids activities on 2nd Street South.
Film, Elf, The Paramount Theatre $4 kids/$6 adults. If you have never seen Elf this is by far the best Will Ferrell film ever and truly funny.
Wachovia Holiday Heritage Parade, on the Downtown Mall, 10am - noon, FREE, hosted by the City of Charlottesville and in cooperation with local merchants. Kids can visit with Santa at the Omni Hotel at noon.
Ivy Creek Natural Area Adventure Walk - 10am, FREE. Meet at kiosk near parking lot at Ivy Creek Natural Area. Remote walk with grand view of the Reservoir. Cosponsored by the Virginia Native Plant Society.