DROP OFF YOUR THINGS!!!
Drop-off date: Nov 29 12:00-6:00
The Belmont Neighborhood Gallery of The Bridge, 209 Monticello Rd.
Got stuff that no longer brings you joy but might be another person’s treasure? Our month long Give & Take will transform the gallery space into a swap-shop-meets-free-store-meets-surplus-redistribution-meets-“curb alert!” Anyone is welcome to GIVE items to our rotating collection and anyone is welcome to TAKE items free of charge for oneself or as a gift for whomever. Please no hazardous material– other than that pretty much anything has the potential to find a new life or be turned into something new all together.
Clean our your garage, basement and closet! We will be accepting items all month long to replenish the shelves, but need to start off with a fully-stocked store. Drop off you items Monday, Nov. 29 12:00-6:00pm or contact us asap firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a convenient time for you! STORE OPENS DECEMBER 9TH.
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Submissions due November 6
We're excited to join in sponsoring the magic of the GRAND ILLUMINATION! This spectacular tree lighting event features music, food, games, prizes, special guests, and plenty of holiday fun for all ages. Admission is free! Join us at the community chalkboard for some fun activities, photo opportunities a participatory chalk mural, and some public art from our 2021 Collaborative Residents! Click to learn more.
DOWNTOWN CONCERT SERIES
We're joining Friends of Downtown Charlottesville to bring you a public concert series this December! Join us for some great outdoor music on the Downtown Mall at 2pm on December 4, 11, & 18. See calendar for info.
Witness To The Rain | Fidencio Fifield-Perez
Visible Records, 1740 Broadway St.
Fidencio Fifield-Perez was born in Oaxaca, Mexico, but raised in the U.S. after his family migrated. His current work examines borders, edges, and the people who must traverse them. In his work, Fifield-Perez manipulates paper surfaces and maps to refer to the crafts and customs used to celebrate festivals and mourn the dead, which he learned as a child in Oaxaca. For Fifield-Perez, these techniques are a way to reconnect with a time and place no longer present. Exhibit runs through 12/11. Click for more info.
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