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Foxfield Races

A Guide to The Foxfield Races Family Day

YOUR GUIDE TO ENJOYING THE FOXFIELD RACES FAMILY DAY IN CHARLOTTESVILLE The Foxfield Races, which are 10 minutes west of Charlottesville, have been an important part of our community’s history since 1977. Spectators travel to the heart of Virginia Horse Country twice a year. They want to enjoy the countryside’s beauty and the steeplechase’s excitement. […]

American flags in front of Mount Vernon

History Daytrips in Virginia

9 FAMILY-FRIENDLY HISTORY DAYTRIPS NEAR CHARLOTTESVILLE It’s no secret Virginia is a top destination for historical attractions. This summer, consider taking the family on a daytrip (or several) to celebrate American patriotism. These attractions offer various tours, hands-on activities and special events. Many of these historic homes and museums even offer specific Independence Day events […]

Days Out With Dad

EDUCATIONAL OUTING IDEAS FOR FATHER’S DAY WEEKEND Looking up with puppy dog eyes as bright as the sun, she earnestly declares, “It is the only thing I’ve ever wanted, and will ever want again!” Every day for nearly a month, it seems she’s begged and pleaded for this special toy. I can appreciate her sincerity, […]

Mother and her little sons hiking.

Kid-Friendly Hikes Near Charlottesville

8 FAMILY-FRIENDLY HIKES AND HIKING TIPS Spring has finally sprung and it’s time for the whole family to get out of the house. We’ve been cooped up inside and the time is now to escape to nature. Thankfully, there’s so much nature to behold in and near Charlottesville and Albemarle County. Leave the screens behind […]

GardenFest of Lights at Lewis Ginter

Virginia’s Best Holiday Light Displays

WHERE TO SEE THE BEST HOLIDAY LIGHTS IN VIRGINIA Family-Friendly Destinations for Holiday Lights Wherever you are in Virginia, you’re sure to find an inspiring twinkling light display worth a drive to go visit. Here are a few favorite light exhibits from around the state to inspire your holiday plans. Be sure to plan early […]