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It’s Chic to Reek!

Mark your calendar for the 25th Annual Virginia Wine & Garlic Festival, Saturday and Sunday, Oct.10th & 11th at Rebec Vineyards in Amherst!  You’ll enjoy Virginia wines, live entertainment, arts, crafts and GARLIC!  Tastings by guest wineries, multiple stages with live entertainment, over 150 unique arts, crafts and specialty foods.  The Virginia Wine & Garlic Festival is Virginia’s largest agricultural festival!  For ticket information, click here!

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Crozet Fall Arts & Crafts Festival

Celebrating 35 years in 2015, the Crozet Arts and Crafts Festival is an award-winning bi-annual event at Claudius Crozet Park in historic Crozet, VA. Nestled at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Crozet is a small community located just minutes from Charlottesville and the University of Virginia. The Autumn Festival features over 100 juried Fine Art and Craft Exhibitors in a wide range of media and styles, food and beverages — including Virginia beer and wine, and live entertainment.

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Lake Anna Grapes & Grains

The Lake Anna Grapes & Grains Festival is being held October 10th, 2015 at the beautiful Christopher Run Campground Event Park from noon until 6 pm and is being held by Lake Anna United, a non-profit company whose mission is to increase travel, tourism, business growth, community growth through special events and marketing.


Craig Ferguson: The New Deal Live Tour

Come see late night comedian and the host of CBS’s “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson’s” Craig Ferguson perform at the Paramount on October 22, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The epic Halloween classic!

Doors at 9:00 PM.  Please arrive by 9:15PM to participate in the Costume Contest, which will begin at 9:30PM.  The movie will begin immediately following the costume contest (approximately 9:45pm).

NO ONE under 17 will be admitted without an adult.


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Flooded Back Roads In Greene, Augusta

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Some back roads in Greene and Augusta are closed because of rain-swollen creeks and rivers.

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‘Thrilla in Manila’ 40-year anniversary


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This resort has gone to pot


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If you won't do it for Denmark, maybe you'll do it for dear old mom.


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REVIEW: Veteran cast can’t save ‘The Martian’


It has all the earmarks of a blockbuster, but still can't shake the feeling of missed opportunity.

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WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu in October


Get your remotes ready for a binge-worthy weekend of new movies and TV shows.

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Rolling Stones get their own Cuervo bottle


The tequila maker is paying tribute to the rockers and their 1972 North American tour.

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‘The Walk’ puts audiences on edge


"The Walk," out in theaters on Friday, tells the story of the quirky Philippe Petit and a misty August morning in 1974 when he strung cables between the Twin Towers and walked across the gaping void.

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