Boys and Girls Challenge – 14 September 2014

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“Join us for the 9th annual Boys & Girls Club Cycling Challenge on Sunday, September 14, 2014 in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Crozet, Virginia. After an amazing ride last year with a record number of cyclists, and the perfect venue and after-party at Old Trail Village Swim Club, the 2014 Cycling Challenge looks to be the best yet!

Register here.

Cycling Challenge Event Details:

Routes: 25, 50, 75 and 100 miles – fully supported with hundreds of volunteers on the routes and start/finish
Eight mile family ride
6:30am: Day of registration and check-in begins at Old Trail Swim Club
8:00am: Cycling Challenge Pre-ride announcements and ride starts!
10:00am: Family Ride Starts – 8 miles out & back to Chiles Peach Orchard
11:00am: After-Party festivities begin with catered lunch, beer, wine and live music!

September 2014 Crozet Gazette is Out

This month’s Crozet Gazette is out, and it’s chock full of great stories. Some highlights (read the whole issue!):

– From the Editor: 100 and Counting

An awesome letter to the editor from someone who just moved from Crozet. Truly a must-read.

– Crozet Park Launches Campaign to Build Amphitheater & Pavilion

– QuickStart Tennis Courts Open at Crozet Elementary

Crozet Welcome Sign Vandalized.  Degenerates.

– Wind Turbine Parts Company Eyes Crozet for New Manufacturing Plant (This could be big. And good for Crozet)

– Old Trail Plans Focus on Housing First – lots of changes; Anna’s is closing, Trailside is getting new owners, ”

“Entertainment-based commercial tenants will be our focus” for filling the new buildings, (the Developer) said.”

No Crozet Hotel


Owner David Hilliard said he had secured full funding for the equity but could not reach terms with the bank for the planned four-story, 52-room Rutherfoord Hotel, which was to have included a bar, restaurant and rooftop event space. Crozet has no hotels.

Memorial Day Junior Golf Festival – 26 May 2014

Come join us for the Junior Golf Festival on the driving range at Old Trail Golf Club. This is a fun event for the family on May 26th from 1:00 – 4:00. We will have clinics, contests and games for a ton of fun. Lot of prizes!

Community Yard Sale Old Trail Crozet

Community Wide Yard Sale Saturday May 17th Old Trail neighborhood off Route 250 or Jarman’s Gap Rd. 8 am to noon. Furniture, clothes, housewares, bikes, toys, etc, many items for free.

Pictures With Santa at Trailside Coffee 12/14/13

Angie Brement Photography and Trailside Coffee are teaming up once again to host our 5th annual Pictures With Santa Event. The jolly old man will be arriving at 10AM sharp!

Date: December 14th, 2013

Time: 10:00-1:00

Location: Trailside Coffee

This year we will be raising money for the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank to help feed families this holiday season. Suggested donation: $20.00. Did you know a $20 donation can provide roughly 80 meals for families in need??

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Angie & Marcia


Old Trail Holiday Market and Toy Lift

Shop local vendors inside Trailside Coffee for items to satisfy everyone on your list! Drop your new, unwrapped toy outside at Toy Lift, then come inside to shop!

Vendors Include:

– Rodan+Fields CW Paper Craft
– Pampered Chef
– Pretty Pretty
– Wine Made Simple Stella & Dot
– Arlene Harris Photography
– CuppieCakes
– Victoria Horner Handbags

A portion of the evening’s proceeds will be donated to Toy Lift.

Toy Lift 2013

This coming Friday December 6, 2013 is Toy Lift. This event is in its 26th year helping children in Albemarle, Charlottesville and surrounding counties. will give you more information about the event. This year for the first time, Old Trail Village Center will be a satellite collecting toys from 9am-6pm.

There will be volunteers there collecting the toys and sending them to our Toy Land to be sorted and distributed Saturday and Sunday. If you have a few minutes on Friday, stop buy and say hello.



Also, from an Old Trail email:

On December 6th from 5 – 8 PM you can stop by Trailside Coffee and visit several local vendors who will have their wares on display and available for purchase. A portion of the proceeds from the evening will be donated immediately to Toy Lift – which will have a donation drop off site operating all day on the 6th right across the street, here in the Village Center.