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Mason’s Toy Box and the Jefferson Theater

…making the holiday’s brighter for children.

Start your holiday season off on a charitable foot – while you enjoy live music! Donate an unwrapped gift when you attend a show at the Jefferson Theater from November 25th through December 5th and Mason’s Toy Box will take your donations to benefit the pediatric patients at the UVA Children’s Hospital.
Mason’s Toy Box lends support to families engaged in pediatric medical life-altering struggle by offering gifts to hospitalized children and relief to families facing overwhelming burden


106.1 The Corner Welcomes Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear

DINE AND SKIP THE LINE :: Those who dine at The Southern before the show will be allowed early entry into the venue for best choice of seating! One early entry pass valid for one seat will be given per meal purchased. Limited to the first 30 patrons. The restaurant opens for dinner at 6 PM, show starts at 8 pm.

At home, Madisen and Ruth Ward are family members. Onstage, they’re the leading members of Madisen Ward & the Mama Bear, a soulful folk band whose sound is anchored by twin guitars and two big, booming voices.

The music started in Kansas City, where Madisen grew up watching his mom perform cover songs at local….more info and to Buy Tickets 

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Toy Lift

Toy Lift Charities believe that every child is entitled to a happy and enriched childhood. Our mission is to support local families through volunteerism, community cooperation, morale building, and educational tools. We seek to provide that support through the Toy Lift, and Kids and Cops Holiday Shop.  Drop off locations are extremely convenient and early donations are being accepted now!  

2015 Toy Lift Collection Sites and Times:
Fashion Square Mall 7AM – 8PM
City Hall Plaza (nTelos Wireless Pavilion) 8AM – 7PM
Union Bank (Pantops) 7AM – 7PM
Old Trail Village Center (Crozet) 7AM – 7PM
Food Lion Plaza (Fluvanna) 7AM – 8PM
Ruckersville Walmart (Greene) 8AM – 8PM

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Mike London Era Has Ended At UVA


Mike London's six-year stint as the University of Virginia's head football coach ended Sunday.

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UVA Football Loses Season Finale 23-20

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The UVA football team ended its 2015 season on Saturday with a 23-20 loss to Virginia Tech at Scott Stadium.

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The University of Virginia women's basketball program lost to Tulane during the Paradise Jam tournament.

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UVA Men Beat Lehigh 80-54

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Virginia rolls to an 80-54 win over Lehigh.

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Texas police arrest man in ‘Cookie Monster’ robberies


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Condo association wants dog poop DNA


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What a $45,000 Thanksgiving Dinner looks like


Imported, free-range, organic, super special everything AND a 2-carat diamond on the dinner table? This is one heck of a Turkey Day.


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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Holiday parodies of the year’s biggest hits


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Bono, Clooney, Kardashian part of all-star campaign for AIDS

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