Holiday Activities This Weekend

Posted on December 6, 2012 by


christmas-lightsThe holiday season is fast approaching and there’s so much going on this weekend that we couldn’t include it all in our newsletter. Here’s a list of events and holiday shopping activities taking place this weekend. Enjoy and let us know where you stopped by and any events we should add to our list!

– Beauties for Brains @ Firefish

Read our blog post to find out more information

– Garage Carol Sing @ Downtown area

Fri. Dec. 7, 7pm

“Gather ’round The Garage for some good old fashioned carol singing to celebrate the holiday season. After cozying up to sing a few tunes together, all your caroling selves will walk over to some local spots (restaurants, bars, etc.) to spread the cheer, as is the caroling tradition.”

– Great Gifts @ The Bridge
Dec 3 – Dec 24, 11a-7p Weekdays, 10a-6p Weekends

Support regional artisans and shop local this holiday. Volunteer opportunities available as well!

– Tis the Season @ City Clay
Fri Dec. 7, 5-7pm

Work by local potters, wheel demonstrations and food–of course

– No Place Like Home @ The Haven 
Fri Dec. 7 5-7, $20

“An art auction, pop up shop, and open studio to benefit The Haven, a safe and welcoming day shelter for the homeless and very poor of Central Virginia in downtown Charlottesville. There will be art for auction and homemade goods (like knitted items, jewelry, jam, etc.) for sale. The NCAI and Haven artists in residence will open their studio on the second floor of The Haven throughout the event…This event is $20 at the door. Heavy hors d’oeuvres (made in the Haven kitchen) and drinks will be served all evening.”

– 24 Days of Christmas- Duo

Now till Christmas!

Check their facebook page for daily deals

– Holiday Party @ Community Collective
Fri. Dec. 7, 6-9pm

New work from Academy, BEB & Son, Bread and Butter, Jeff Spring, Leavings Arts, Mister Crow, Na Nin, Rebekah Graves, Urban Revisions, and willow knows.

– Holiday Party at Anna Cavalherio  Fine Jewelry
Fri. Dec. 7, 6-9pm

Come and join us for the last party of the year of bubbly and baubles at the ACFJ studio!
Shop for the pieces on your wish list  and make the holiday shopping easy and fun!

RSVP at to let us know you’ll be joining us for a toast

– Crescent Hall Quilters @ Cityspace

Fri. Dec 7, 5:30-7pm

“Come to CitySpace tomorrow for a First Fridays reception to celebrate the artistry of the Crescent Hall Quilters! Don’t miss your chance to see these colorful quilts up close from 5:30 til 7:00pm while enjoying holiday cookies and chatting with the quilters themselves.”

– Light House Studio Shows Video Installation & New Film @ Second Street Gallery

Fri. Dec. 7, 5:30-7pm

Light House Studio is throwing a holiday celebration and film screening for this month’s First Fridays . Enjoy holiday cookies while you watch a video installation called “Pinata” at Second Street Gallery.”

– Feliz Navimob @ Main Street Market

Sat. Dec. 9, 2-4pm

“Oh boy, oh boy….. we have some exciting news about our next ca$hmob! Seriously: it’s BIG! We’re going to make this holiday Ca$hMob really special, thanks to our first, official Ca$hMob SPONSOR! We’ll start spilling details…. how about a little quid pro quo? For every 50 invitees…. we’ll post another ‘hint’ picture. The more people you invite, the more we dish. “JOIN” the event, “INVITE” your friends. Watch the list of invitees grow… share the event…. and all will be revealed!”

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