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Central Virginia is full of interesting cities and attractions including Richmond, the "Capital of the Confederacy" as well as the state capital. And don't miss Paramount's Kings Dominion Theme Park just north of Richmond.

Also in Richmond:

White House of the Confereracy
Museum of the Confereracy
Virginia Musueum of Fine Arts
Tredeger Civil War Visitors Center
Virginia State Capital
Numerous Art Galleries and Antique shops

In an ironic twist, Richmond is also known as "the birthplace of black capitalism", so the region is layered in American history. Some examples of this include the home of Maggie Walker, the first female bank president in America, also the daughter of a former slave. Also explore the Richmond National Battlefield Park Visitors Center, which features over 1400 acres of civil war sites and has an exhibition on the role of African Americans during the War between States. If modern is more your style, visit the Virginia Museum of fine arts; home to various national art  treasures.

Other Historical Sites in Central Virginia include many presidential estates in and around Charlottesville:

Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
James Monroe's Ash Lawn-Highland
James Madison's Montpelier
Patrick Henry's Red Hill

The National D-Day Memorial was built in Bedford to honor the community that lost more solders per capita than any other during the invasion of Normandy during World War II.

Central Virginia offer everything from ballooning and camping to horseback riding and tennis, 11 State Parks and beautiful gardens.

For cultural interests, see the spectacular Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, tour more than 20 Vineyards & Wineries, and enjoy events such as heritage festivals, steeplechase races and arts and crafts fairs.

 

Events within the Central region:

American Shakespeare Center Fall Productions

Event City: Staunton
Event Details:
2015 SUMMER/FALL SEASON Antony and Cleopatra A Midsummer Night's Dream The Winter's Tale Shakespeare's Joan of Arc (Henry VI, Part 1)
Event Dates:
Jun 01, 2015 to Nov 30, 2015

Event Time:
Varies

Event Contact Phone:
877-682-4236

Event Web Site:
http://www.americanshakespearecenter.com/

Live Nation Presents: Brian Regan

Event City: Charlottesville
Event Details:
Brian Regan was seen in the Chris Rock movie, Top Five, and he was nominated for a 2014 American Comedy Award for Best Concert Comic. In February 2014, Regan performed two sold-out shows at the 12,500-seat EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, and in August of 2013, Regan sold out the legendary, 8600-seat Red Rocks Amphitheater outside of Denver. One of the most respected comedians in the country, Regan has earned the praise of the press, the public, and fellow comedians.
Event Dates:
Oct 08, 2015 to Oct 08, 2015

Event Time:
7:30 p.m.

Event Contact Phone:
434.979.1333

Event Web Site:
http://www.theparamount.net/2015/brian-regan-3-2/

Centerfest

Event City: Bedford
Event Details:
An annual street festival where vendors come from across the state and even the Carolinas to sell jewelry, crafts, art, and much more. Four stages for live music.
Event Dates:
Oct 09, 2015 to Oct 10, 2015

Event Contact Phone:
540-586-2148

Event Web Site:
centertownbedford.com

AEG Presents: Kacey Musgraves: Country & Western Rhinestone Revue

Event City: Charlottesville
Event Details:
GRAMMY Award winner, Kacey Musgraves, has announced dates for her new tour, The Kacey Musgraves Country & Western Rhinestone Revue, beginning in Atlanta on August 27 and wrapping in Amsterdam on November 22. The tour hits a series of iconic venues including The Wiltern, Ryman Auditorium, The Apollo Theater, Royal Albert Hall, and of course, our very own Paramount Theater. The launch of the tour comes hot on the heels of Musgraves� latest critically acclaimed album, Pageant Material, out June 23 on Mercury Nashville. Billboard describes Pageant Material as an �even better album than her last� while the Associated Press praises the album for �how stridently it seeks to express a distinctive style of its own rather than fit into any contemporary formulas.�
Event Dates:
Oct 15, 2015 to Oct 15, 2015

Event Time:
7:30 p.m.

Event Contact Phone:
434.979.1333

Event Web Site:
http://www.theparamount.net/2015/kacey-musgraves-country-western-rhinestone-revue/

19th Annual Chili Cook-Off

Event City: Big Island
Event Details:
Chili teams will compete for People's Choice, Best presentation, and judges Best Trophies. A variety of chili's to taste and judge. Yum!
Event Dates:
Oct 24, 2015 to Oct 24, 2015

Event Time:
Noon to 5PM

Event Contact Phone:
434-299-5080

Event Web Site:
www.sedaliacenter.org