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Beer aging in Barrel. Photo by Tommy Stafford.

Afton’s Blue Mountain Brewery Expanding to Colleen

[ 0 ] June 29, 2012

Colleen Nelson County, VA Blue Mountain Brewery, an Afton staple, is expanding once more – and this time they’re headed a bit further down the road. Though they’ve been brewing and distributing bottled beer since April, on July 1, the Blue Mountain Barrel House will be opening their tasting room at the new brewery in […]

Choose-Your-Own-Adventures Extravaganza

Choose-Your-Own-Adventures Extravaganza

[ 0 ] October 15, 2011

You get to choose a few or several of the following! • Watch B.A.S.E.-jumping off the 876-foot New River Gorge Bridge • Raft the Upper Gauley River (2nd best in the USA, 8th best in the world!) • Tree Tops Canopy Tour with 10 ziplines! • Horseback Trail Riding with gorge views • ATV tour • Frisbee Golf, Sand Volleyball, Kickball, Horseshoes & more • Camping or cabins • We’ll carpool from Charlottesville and pick up any others on our way to the New River Gorge, WV. Please contact us for more trip details. www.outdoorsocial.com

Adventure Club Info Session

Adventure Club Info Session

[ 0 ] September 1, 2011

Come enjoy an info session & adventure photography slide show about Outdoor Adventure Social Club, with 200+ members ages 18 through 70s in the Charlottesville / Richmond / Lynchburg / Staunton / Harrisonburg / Culpeper / Ruckersville / Waynesboro area. • ~2 to 3 adventures offered every day (weekday evenings, and weekends) • Beginners through advanced welcome • Gear and training are provided • THIS EVENT: info session / adventure photography slide show / membership and activity sign-ups, at Baja Bean (upstairs) on the UVa Corner, 1327 W. Main St., Charlottesville, VA. Free. RSVP requested. • ABOUT US: ( www.outdoorsocial.com ) Outdoor Adventure Social Club Members are adults of all ages and skill levels exploring and enjoying nature’s beauty, experiencing diverse cultural and social events, and volunteering in hands-on community service projects while forming new friendships. Our Mission is to provide daily opportunities to exercise mind and body in a safe, supportive atmosphere fostering camaraderie, education, and respect for our environment and community. • OUTDOOR ADVENTURES: backpacking / beach / biking (mountain, road) / bonfire pot luck / camping / canoeing / caving / dodgeball / frisbee golf / fruit-picking / high cables challenge course / hiking / horseback riding / hot air ballooning / kayaking / kickball / meteor shower-viewing / mini-golf / paintball / rafting / rock climbing / running / sand volleyball / skiing (cross-country, downhill) / snowboarding / snowshoeing / swimming / tennis / tubing (river, snow) / ultimate frisbee / via ferrata / volunteering • INDOOR ADVENTURES: bowling / broomball / concerts / cooking club / craft-making / dancing / foreign language conversation / games / happy hours / ice skating / movies / pot lucks / racquetball / restaurants / theater / volleyball / wallyball / wine-tastings / yoga

Choose-Your-Own-Adventures Extravaganza

Choose-Your-Own-Adventures Extravaganza

[ 0 ] August 20, 2011

Begin this adventure-packed weekend with hiking to a glacial glades botanical area, wildflowers, views and waterfalls; followed by camping or cabins; and finishing with either rafting class V rapids suitable for first-timers, or kayaking in duckies for the more experienced, or horseback trail riding with awesome gorge views, or canopy tour with 10 ziplines, 5 bridges and a rappel. We’ll carpool from Charlottesville and pick up any others on our way to the New River Gorge, WV. Please contact us for more trip details. www.outdoorsocial.com

Adventure Club Info Session

Adventure Club Info Session

[ 0 ] June 3, 2011

Come enjoy an info session & adventure photography slide show about Outdoor Adventure Social Club, with 200+ members ages 18 through 70s in the Charlottesville / Richmond / Lynchburg / Staunton / Harrisonburg / Culpeper / Ruckersville / Waynesboro area. • ~2 to 3 adventures offered every day (weekday evenings, and weekends) • Beginners through advanced welcome • Gear and training are provided • THIS EVENT: info session / adventure photography slide show / membership and activity sign-ups, at Charlottesville Downtown Mall #420. Free. RSVP requested. • ABOUT US: ( www.outdoorsocial.com ) Outdoor Adventure Social Club Members are adults of all ages and skill levels exploring and enjoying nature’s beauty, experiencing diverse cultural and social events, and volunteering in hands-on community service projects while forming new friendships. Our Mission is to provide daily opportunities to exercise mind and body in a safe, supportive atmosphere fostering camaraderie, education, and respect for our environment and community. • OUTDOOR ADVENTURES: backpacking / beach / biking (mountain, road) / bonfire pot luck / camping / canoeing / caving / dodgeball / frisbee golf / fruit-picking / high cables challenge course / hiking / horseback riding / hot air ballooning / kayaking / kickball / meteor shower-viewing / mini-golf / paintball / rafting / rock climbing / running / sand volleyball / skiing (cross-country, downhill) / snowboarding / snowshoeing / swimming / tennis / tubing (river, snow) / ultimate frisbee / via ferrata / volunteering • INDOOR ADVENTURES: bowling / broomball / concerts / cooking club / craft-making / dancing / foreign language conversation / games / happy hours / ice skating / movies / pot lucks / racquetball / restaurants / theater / volleyball / wallyball / wine-tastings / yoga

Choose-Your-Own-Adventures Extravaganza

Choose-Your-Own-Adventures Extravaganza

[ 0 ] May 28, 2011

Begin this adventure-packed weekend with your choice of hiking or horseback trail riding; followed by a visit to a spectacular waterfall; camping or cabins; rafting class V rapids suitable for first-timers, or canopy tour with 10 ziplines, 5 bridges and a rappel; and finishing with an optional tour of a coal mine and historic mining village. Usually our trip coincides with optional competing in the hilarious, on-site Raft Olympics! We’ll carpool from Charlottesville and pick up any others on our way to the New River Gorge, WV. Please contact us for more trip details. www.outdoorsocial.com

Casual Hiker through Urban Disaster: Wilderness First Aid (SOLO)

Casual Hiker through Urban Disaster: Wilderness First Aid (SOLO)

[ 0 ] May 21, 2011

In this two-day course, learn how to save a life when someone is injured in a wilderness area, or urban disaster zone. This course blends classroom and hands-on rescue scenario practice. 2-year SOLO WFA certification, also counts as recertification for WFR and wilderness part of W-EMT. More info, testimonials, and to register: www.outdoorsocial.com/wfa.htm or 434-760-4453. 10% of proceeds go to Ivy Creek Foundation. Course times: 8:30am – 5:30pm each day.

Fluvanna SPCA Putts for Mutts Golf Tournament and Raffle

Fluvanna SPCA Putts for Mutts Golf Tournament and Raffle

[ 0 ] May 14, 2011

The Fluvanna SPCA is holding the 1st Annual “Putts for Mutts” Golf Tournament and Raffle on Saturday, May 14, 2011 (rain date May 21) at The Rivanna Resort and Golf Club in Palmyra, VA. The captain’s choice tournament features a 9 AM shotgun start. The entry fee is $65 per person ($260 per team of four), which includes greens fee, cart, range balls, catered lunch, and an awards ceremony. Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams overall, for closest- to- pin (men and women), and for longest drive (men and women). Raffle tickets and mulligans will be available for purchase. All proceeds from the event directly support animal care at the FSPCA. Please visit http://fspca.org/newsandevents/puttsformuttsgolf.html to register.

Nelson Downriver

Nelson Downriver

[ 0 ] May 7, 2011

This 7 mile race is suitable for experienced canoe & Kayak paddlers. (Up to class II/III whitewater)
Registration 9:30-11, Race start 11 am. Picnic/awards following race.

Adventure Club Info Session

Adventure Club Info Session

[ 0 ] May 6, 2011

Come enjoy an info session & adventure photography slide show about Outdoor Adventure Social Club, with 200+ members ages 18 through 70s in the Charlottesville / Richmond / Lynchburg / Staunton / Harrisonburg / Culpeper / Ruckersville / Waynesboro area. • ~2 to 3 adventures offered every day (weekday evenings, and weekends) • Beginners through advanced welcome • Gear and training are provided • THIS EVENT: info session / adventure photography slide show / membership and activity sign-ups, at Charlottesville Downtown Mall #420. Free. RSVP requested. • ABOUT US: ( www.outdoorsocial.com ) Outdoor Adventure Social Club Members are adults of all ages and skill levels exploring and enjoying nature’s beauty, experiencing diverse cultural and social events, and volunteering in hands-on community service projects while forming new friendships. Our Mission is to provide daily opportunities to exercise mind and body in a safe, supportive atmosphere fostering camaraderie, education, and respect for our environment and community. • OUTDOOR ADVENTURES: backpacking / beach / biking (mountain, road) / bonfire pot luck / camping / canoeing / caving / dodgeball / frisbee golf / fruit-picking / high cables challenge course / hiking / horseback riding / hot air ballooning / kayaking / kickball / meteor shower-viewing / mini-golf / paintball / rafting / rock climbing / running / sand volleyball / skiing (cross-country, downhill) / snowboarding / snowshoeing / swimming / tennis / tubing (river, snow) / ultimate frisbee / via ferrata / volunteering • INDOOR ADVENTURES: bowling / broomball / concerts / cooking club / craft-making / dancing / foreign language conversation / games / happy hours / ice skating / movies / pot lucks / racquetball / restaurants / theater / volleyball / wallyball / wine-tastings / yoga

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