Wine Wednesday

Wine Wednesday at King Family Vineyards

Work week got you down? We’ve got just the thing to get you through to the weekend!

Join us for “Wine Wednesday” at King Family Vineyards. Grab a glass of your favorite King Family Vineyards wine and enjoy local food as the sun sets behind the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.

Food will be provided by one of the area’s premier local food trucks.

Our Tasting Room will be open for bottle and glass sales from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. and food will be served from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Our doors and patios will close promptly at 8:30 pm.

Share your #winewednesday moments with us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter @kingvineyards

RoboWorld Open House (Perrone Robotics in Crozet)

We invite our Crozet neighbors to a community debut and holiday open house at Perrone Robotics “RoboWorld” (5625 The Square, Crozet).  Come mingle and celebrate the holiday season with us.  Enjoy holiday music, cookies, hot cider and hot chocolate.  Come see what robots we have cooking in our workshop.  Watch a driverless car demo before a RoboWorld tree lighting.

CCAC Meeting – 18 October 2017 | Western Park, Downtown Redevelopment

CROZET COMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Crozet Elementary School Cafeteria
Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Agenda

  1. Agenda Review (DaveStoner – CCAC chair)
  2. Approval of Minutes
  3. Western Park Master Plan Update (Bob Crickenberger, Albemarle County – 60min)
  4. Barnes Lumber Rezoning Update (Frank Stoner, Milestone Partners – 45min) [tentative]
  5. Neighborhood Improvement Funding Initiative (NIFI) Update on Crozet Square  Streetscape (Dave Stoner – 15 min)
  6. Items Not Listed on the Agenda
  7. Announcements & Future Agenda Items
    1. NovemberCCAC
    2. Re-Store’n Station SP Amendment Update

For those attending & tweeting (anybody?) and for those following along on Twitter, the hashtag will be #CCAC1017

Prepping for 2017 Crozet Christmas Parade

Crozet Christmas Parade (from 2014)
via email:

The Crozet VFD Christmas Parade will be held on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 3PM. Lineup is at 2PM on Wayland Drive in Crozet. No registration is required, just show up.
Lineup instructions: Turn east on St. George Avenue, then right onto Wayland Drive. The first parade entry will be located at the intersection of Wayland and Crozet Ave.

Pro Re Nata Brewery Anniversary Party

 

Hit Kicker 99.7 will be broadcasting LIVE from our FREE PARTY!

Pro Re Nata Brewery wants you to join us in celebrating our 2nd Anniversary on Saturday, Sept 23 from 11am-11pm! This is going to be a HUGE PARTY…..And entry is FREE!

PRN Bottle Release:
Black Barleywine: Apple Brandy & Bourbon Barrel Aged Variants

PRN Special Tappings:
2016 Anniversary Ale, Grand Poobah (Chocolate), Dark Cherry Sour, Wet Hopped IPA, Barrel Aged English Olde Ale

Guest Brewery Tappings:
O’Connor Brewing Co., Three Notch’d Brewing Company, Ocelot Brewing Company

Live Music:
Grit City Grass (12-2pm)
Matt Johnson (2-4pm)
SaraJane McDonald & SweetFire (4-7pm)
The John Marshall Mays Band (7-10pm)

Food Trucks:
Morsel Compass
Braised.

Kelly Bronze will be here giving out samples of their amazing Turkey. Get ahead of the holiday rush and order your Turkey before they sell out! www.kellyturkeys.com

Plus…..GAMES GALORE!
Corn Hole
Tether Ball
Kids Zone
10 TV’s for Football Games
Drawings and Prizes
Mountain Views
Fire Pit
Awesome people….and so much more!

Hope to see you all at PRN to help us celebrate this momentous occasion…. 2 incredibly solid years of amazing Craftbeer in Crozet, Virginia.

Highlights of Crozet Library Stuff – April/May 2017

I point out the Crozet Library to every single one of my clients, if they’ve not already identified it. We have such a remarkable resource there!

A sampling of events at Crozet Library … via email.

Fake News Information Session
Monday, April 17 at 6:30pm
Make up your own mind about issues that you see in the news. Learn to make informed decisions about the media you consume and identify fake news using recommended resources.  No registration required. All ages.

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Crozet Community Association (CCA) Meeting at 7:30 PM

CCA meets on the odd-numbered months (e.g., January, May, September) at 7:30 PM at the Field School.

It is a non-partisan forum for communicating information and issues associated with the quality of life in Crozet, VA., and provide a representative  advocate for improving and maintaining a high quality of life within Crozet, VA

Agenda for meeting:

Welcome
Agenda Review / Changes and additions from the floor.
Approval of the CCA’s last meeting’s minutes (September 8, 2016) (Click here for PDF version of the minutes)
A Moment in Crozet History – Unfortunately Phil James cannot be with us tonight.

Albemarle County Police Department (ACPD) visit and update. (Evening Patrol Division)

Presentation: Barnes Lumber property phase 1 re-zoning and the issues with VDOT regarding the road network, parking, the Square, and the transect from downtown to the residential neighborhoods around it. (Frank Stoner, Milestone Properties)

Updates and News from Ann Mallek, our county supervisor.

Old Business:

  • Motion from last meeting (9/8/16) “The CCA should be the lead organization in Master Plan Revision for Crozet and to do so by creating a committee to guide the revision and survey the community with Tom Loach as the chair of the committee.” Crozet Master Plan survey committee final adoption/rejection.
  • Update from Downtown Crozet Initiative committee
    • Visit website for details: www.downtowncrozetinitiative.com

New Business:

  • Additional CCA member on the Albemarle County Police Department Blue Ridge District Citizens Advisory Team. Meeting is Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 10 AM at Fifth Street office.
  • Other?

Comments or Questions?  

Future Agenda Items?

  • Election of CCA officers occurs at our next meeting, January 12, 2017. Nominations are open for President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. Current officers are: President: Tim Tolson, Vice-President: Lisa Goehler, Secretary: Jo Ann Perkins, and Treasurer: Emery Taylor. Candidates must be present at the January 12 meeting or have spoken with a current officer about their willingness to serve if elected.

Announcements –  

  • Crozet Community Orchestra Concert this Sunday, November 13 at 4:00 PM at the Crozet Baptist Church. Free admission. Details: http://www.crozetcommunityorchestra.org
  • Crozet Community Advisory Committee (CCAC) meeting Wednesday, November 16 at 7:00 PM at the Crozet Library. Details and notices on our website.
  • Crozet Volunteer Fire Department Christmas Parade will be Sunday, December 4th at 3:00 PM
  • Others?

The next CCA meeting is January 12, 2017 at 7:30 PM at the Field School

Join our email list by signing up at: http://CrozetCommunity.org/contact-us/
This email list is moderated, so you cannot get spam because only approved email messages are sent out.  Volume is usually 4-6 emails a month, all related to Crozet & Western Albemarle events and concerns.

 

CCAC Meeting 20 July 2016 – What Are CCAC Roles & Goals?

Sorry for the late-ish notice; just got this via email last night: (bolding mine) — please read the CCAC 2016 Goals & Priorities Discussion Draft (PDF), and weigh in in the comments.

CROZET COMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE
The Crozet Library
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Agenda

  1. Agenda Review (David Stoner – CCAC chair)
  2. Approval of Minutes
  3. Review of CCAC Fact Sheet and Introduction/Overview/Duties (10 min)
  4. CCAC Priorities Discussion (90 min)
    1. What are the most important issues facing Crozet? Should we advocate more for certain of these stated in the Master Plan? Which? How?
    2. Master Plan Monitoring, Review, and Update – should we do more?
    3. Public Meetings and Project Reviews – are we spending our time wisely?
    4. Are there other Issues, county processes, or things we should focus on?
    5. Need to update Committee Liaisons (Aug 2016)
    6. Are there ways we conduct business that can be improved upon?
  5. Items Not Listed on the Agenda
  6. Announcements
  7. Future Agenda Items (August?)
    1. Update Committee Liaison Roles
    2. Barnes Lumber Rezoning Presentation (tentative)

CCAC 2016 Goals & Priorities Discussion Draft (PDF)

 

Interested in the Crozet Cycling Club?

It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. ~ Ernest Hemingway

You may have seen us on the road, and hopefully you saw the great story in last month’s Crozet Gazette.

If you’re interested in riding with the Crozet Cycling Club (we have 3 segments of the club now!), come out to Pro Re Nata this Friday, 24 June between 7 and 9. (the facebook event is here) We’re calling this a non-spandex social.  Already ride? Cool. Thinking about starting to ride? Come on down.

6am. Good fun. #crozetcycling #crozet

A photo posted by RealCrozetVa (Jim Duncan) (@realcrozetva) on

 

If you’re out on local scenic roads at the crack of day, you’re likely to see a posse of Crozet cyclists trailing slipstreams, winding like wind down the roads.

“This area’s hard to beat. It’s gorgeous. We stop to take pictures,” said Duncan. “We take time to appreciate where we are. Morning commuters know us because of our headlight power. We stick together as a group. We’re extremely conscientious about safety and sharing the road. We live here and we don’t want to piss off our neighbors.

At the moment, we have 3 groups of riders –

  • Wednesday morning at 6am – and usually every other morning as well)
  • The 9:30 Club  – who meet Fridays at 7:15 at Mudhouse during the summer
  • The Easy Riders – meet at Crozet Mudhouse on Mondays and Thursdays. ** see the end of this post for more information on the Easy Riders

* one request – if you do request to be a member of one of the google groups, please also email me and let me know a little about who you are and how long you’ve been riding; the google groups are private groups, and we like to know with whom we’re communicating (our email threads tend to be comical from time to time, too).

I’m always happy to answer questions, or talk about the different groups, and which one may be the best fit for you. Call/email/text me anytime and 434-242-7140.

We are now discussing holding clinics for those of us – beginners and not-so-beginners – to learn to be better skilled and safer riders. I truly love and am humbled by the growth and evolution of this group.

If you’re interested in riding with the Crozet Cycling Club, come out to Pro Re Nata this Friday, 24 June between 7 and 9. (the facebook event is here) We’re calling this a non-spandex social. 

 

 


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