Events This Week

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September 1, Monday
MEET YER EATS FARM TOUR
Market Central.
Buy a car pass, plan your route and go! One car pass gains entry to all farms, on your own schedule. Each farm will have its own schedule of activities on the day of the Farm Tour. Tickets available online and at the Market Central booth at City Market. 10am-4pm.  All ages welcome.  Email: info@marketcentralonline.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 531-3957. 
 
June 7-September 1
MONTICELLO FAMILY-FRIENDLY TOURS
Monticello.
These special guided tours of Thomas Jefferson's house are designed especially for families with children ages 6 to 11. The 35-minute tours feature hands-on opportunities in every room and provide a glimpse of what life was like for the children who lived at Monticello in the late 1700s and early 1800s. Monticello.  10am-3pm, hourly.  $Regular day passes: $25 adults, $16 children 12-18, $8 children 5-11, free for children under 5.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 984-9800. 
 
September 4, Thursday
SOCA SEMI-ANNUAL EQUIPMENT SALE & EXCHANGE
SOCA.
The SOCA Equipment Sale & Exchange is a great way to obtain used gear at unbeatable prices. Turn in used equipment and get a further discount. Recycle usable shoes, balls, shin guards, etc. All Exchange items must be clean and in good condition. South Fork Soccer Park.  Directions: 1685 Polo Grounds Road, Charlottesville.  4-7pm.  Email: soca@socaspot.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 975-5025. 
 
September 6, Saturday
GRANDPARENTS STORYTIME
Barnes & Noble.
Storytime and activities for grandparents and kids. Directions: Barracks Road Shopping Center, 1035 Emmet Street.  11am.  Email: crm2559@bn.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 984-6598. 
 
September 6, Saturday
MINI COOPER RALLY AT COOPER VINEYARDS
Cooper Vineyards.
Drive 'em if you got 'em. Wine tasting, food and live music. Check website for more information. Cooper Vineyards.  Directions: 13372 Shannon Hill Road, Louisa.  11am-5pm.  $20/advance, 25/door.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-894-5474. 
 
September 6, Saturday
ORANGE STREET FESTIVAL
Orange County Chamber of Commerce.
Held in the center of downtown Orange, this annual festival features food, crafts, local businesses displaying their wares and a great atmosphere for all. Main Street in Orange.  10am-6pm.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-672-5216. 
 
September 6, Saturday
POOCHAPALOOZA-CHARLOTTESVILLE
The Table Food Company.
A celebration of all-things-dog! Games, contests, and prizes. Adoptable pooches waiting for new homes. A pet groomer and local vet will be on site offering vaccinations. Tonsler Park.  12pm.  $FREE.  All ages welcome.  Contact: Michele Graham.  Email: michele@thetablefoodcompany.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 825-3819. 
 
September 7, Sunday
2ND ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF THE FIG
Cooper Vineyards.
Tasting of fig dishes from local growers and other heirloom vegetables. Live music too. Cooper Vineyards.  Directions: 13372 Shannon Hill Road, Louisa.  12-5pm.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-894-5474. 
 
September 7-18
CHARLOTTESVILLE CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
Virginia Chamber Music Foundation.
The 2014 festival will center on the relationship between orchestral and chamber music repertoire, presenting a piano quartet reduction of Beethoven's Symphony No. 3, the Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 of J.S. Bach, and a transcription of the Symphony No. 4 by Gustav Mahler for 15 musicians. Various locations.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 295-5395. 
 
September 7, Sunday
FAMILY MOVIE MATINEE: DISNEYNATURE BEARS
JMRL - Central Library.
Join Central Library for free fresh popcorn and fabulous films on the big screen. JMRL has chairs, but bring a blanket or pillows if you want to lounge on the floor. Central Library.  Directions: 201 E. Market Street.  2pm.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 979-7151. 
 
September 7, Sunday
HALL AND OATES
nTelos Wireless Pavilion.
Number-one selling duo in music history plays all their 80's hits and more. nTelos Wireless Pavilion.  7pm.  $45-$100.  For details, please click this link. 
 
September 9, Tuesday
FAMILY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES - EMPEROR'S NEW GROOVE
JMRL - Northside Library.
Bring a blanket and pillows and settle in for a family-friendly movie. Popcorn and drinks provided. Films rated G. Northside Library.  6:30pm.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 973-7893. 
 
September 10, Wednesday
PARACHUTE
The Jefferson Theater.
National favorites play their hometown! The Jefferson Theater.  7pm doors, 8pm show.  $18 in advance, $20 day of show.  Email: info@jeffersontheater.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 800-594-8499. 
 
September 10, Wednesday
SESAME STREET LIVE: LET'S DANCE
Sesame Street Live: Let's Dance offers an up-close, interactive experience that includes dance parties and Elmo, Abby, Ernie and Cookie Monster. John Paul Jones Arena.  10:30am and 6:30pm.  $15-$25.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 888-JPJ-TIXS. 
 
September 11, Thursday
COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM TRAINING
Office of Emergency Management .
This 9-week course educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact the Charlottesville/Albemarle area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. CERT training is FREE! For ages 18 and older. TBA.  Directions: TBA.  6:30-9:00pm.  Contact: Allison Farole.  Email: afarole@albemarle.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 971-1263. 
 
September 11, Thursday
LEGO MANIA
JMRL - Central Library.
La-La for LEGO's? Come to JMRL's construction zone. All you need to bring is your creativity and building skills for your next great creation. No registration required. For ages 5 & up. Central Library.  4pm.  $Free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 979-7151. 
 
September 11, Thursday
TROMBONE SHORTY & ORLEANS AVENUE
The Jefferson Theater.
Funk/rock/jazz/hip-hop. The Jefferson Theater.  7pm doors, 8pm show.  $23.50-$25.  Email: info@jeffersontheater.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 800-594-8499. 
 

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