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Friday’s After Five – STILL FREE!

Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live concert series. 2015 will be the 28th year of free live music and fun.  The first event will kick off at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion on April 17th and will run each Friday thereafter ending on September 11. Each week volunteers work the concessions on behalf of a variety of local non-profits who share in the proceeds, which raises tens of thousands of dollars to support their work in our community. The spring and summer schedule features local artists of myriad musical styles; there is something for everyone! Unwind Friday evenings at this fabulous and FREE Charlottesville institution.

CURED Bacon Fest 2015

CURED Bacon Festival

Cured: Central Virginia Bacon Festival sponsored by Starr Hill Brewery and the Rock Barn. Inaugural festival focused on the love for bacon. A selection of Charlottesville’s finest locally owned restaurants will each be on site offering small plates of 2-3 bacon-themed dishes.  VIP Tickets get you in at noon for this amazing event!

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FAF for WP 2013 ~1240x800 copy

Friday’s After Five – STILL FREE!

Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live concert series. 2015 will be the 28th year of free live music and fun.  The first event will kick off at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion on April 17th and will run each Friday thereafter ending on September 11. Each week volunteers work the concessions on behalf of a variety of local non-profits who share in the proceeds, which raises tens of thousands of dollars to support their work in our community. The spring and summer schedule features local artists of myriad musical styles; there is something for everyone! Unwind Friday evenings at this fabulous and FREE Charlottesville institution.

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Shane secures the third NCAA Singles Title for Men's Tennis.

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The center's new observatory opens today, offering spectacular views stretching 50 miles past the Manhattan skyline to the Atlantic Ocean.

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Fire Destroys House In Crozet

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Fatal Crash In Augusta

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A woman was killed Thursday morning in a crash on Route 250 in Augusta County.

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New Timeline In Martese Johnson Case

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The Who star was honored with a special concert for his longtime work with the MusiCares charity.

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Dozens of crew and cast members, including Jim Parsons and Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, have raised more than $4 million for "The Big Bang Theory" Scholarship Endowment.

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Google wants the world’s photos

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