Welcome Book Fall 2018

Antiques, Galleries & Shops

Charlottesville is a small city boasting big selection when it comes to shopping. From small specialty boutiques offering an eclectic array of wares to favorite designer lines and specialty antiques shops, we have it all! Whether you're walking the Historic Downtown Mall or the Warehouse District, or venturing along the Route 29/Emmet Street corridor, you'll find everything from large, nationally known stores to locally owned shops that reflect the individual flavor and style of our community. Be sure to visit the following antiques, galleries and shops on your next trip to Charlottesville.

Annie Gould Gallery

A unique art gallery located in the heart of Historic Downtown Gordonsville. Offering an assortment of works by artists from around the country. Visit the shop on Facebook.

Artisans Studio Tour

45 Artisans. 24 Studios. 2 Days. 23 Years. One weekend every fall, artisans in Central Virginia open their doors for you to explore their working spaces. November 11 & 12 from 10 – 5. It's a fun, unique opportunity to learn more about the creative process! All studios offer unique experiences and unsurpassed quality craft. Self-guided, free, and open to the public. Each studio on the Tour provides locally-sourced refreshments. Map and directions are on the website. Like Us on Facebook at facebook.com/artisans.studio.tour

(434) 823-1882

Charlottesville Fashion Square

Visit over 75 exclusive shops and eateries including Sephora, J.Crew, Ann Taylor, Gap/GapKids, Bare Escentuals®, Belk, Sears, JCPenney, Coach, Express, Build-A-Bear Workshop®, New York & Company and American Eagle Outfitters. Children's play area. Free WiFi. Simon Giftcards®. Located in the heart of Charlottesville and nearby attractions, including Thomas Jefferson's historic Monticello, at U.S. 29 and East Rio Road, three miles north of the University of Virginia. Visit us at Facebook.com/CharlottesvilleFashion.

Charlottesville Wine & Country Living

A uniquely beautiful magazine expressing the elegant country lifestyle of Jefferson's Virginia within a modern aesthetic, Charlottesville Wine & Country Living tells our local story. Each issue highlights local interests in architecture, interior design, music, literature, gardening, entertaining, dining, art, wine, cider, beer making and more!

Historic Downtown Mall

The Downtown Mall is located along seven blocks of brick- and tree-lined streets where history is intertwined with a thriving city center. Sample artisan gelato at Splendora's or Eppie's Restaurant for fast, casual dining. Shop at stores for every taste including Ten Thousand Villages for handcrafted items from around the world, The Mole Hole for unique and collectible gifts and Alakazam for the latest kids toys and games. The Mall's energy and excitement draw praise from the Washington Post, New York Times and numerous magazines that rate Charlottesville as a "Top 10" place to visit.

(434) 295-9073


Ivy Corner Garden Center, Gift Shop & Florist

A unique garden shop at the heart of the Ivy community - just 5 minutes down the road from Farmington. Browse our gift shop, pottery, and fountains for that one-of-a-kind gift. Explore our vibrant annuals, hardy perennials and hand-selected statuary to enhance the beauty of your outdoor spaces. Find out why our selection of trees and shrubs is second to none. Our landscape designers are always happy to help. Whatever the occasion, you'll find something beautiful and unique at Ivy Corner! Open 7 days a week, Mon-Sat, 8am-6pm, and Sunday 10am-5pm.

Les Yeux du Monde

For cutting edge contemporary art and vintage modern masters, visit the new W.G. Clark designed Les Yeux du Monde art gallery just minutes northeast of Charlottesville. For more information about current exhibitions and happenings, visit us on Facebook, LYDM. The gallery is open Thursday through Sunday 1-5pm and anytime by appointment. Please call or contact us through our website.

Pour La Maison

Pour la Maison beckons customers to select beautiful furnishings for their homes and friends. Upon entering visitors will imagine trips taken to France or Italy; the lavender fields of Provence, the small town of Biot, the Tuscan hillside or the rocky coast of Amalfi. Customers will recall and anticipate memorable evenings shared with friends around a table set with Italian pottery and French linens. Our experienced staff will greet old friends and welcome new ones, eager to help customers find that perfect gift or home furnishing that brings delight.

Rebecca's Natural Foods

For over 20 years, Rebecca's has been offering the Charlottesville community personalized service in choosing the highest quality natural supplements and bodycare items, specialty food, and organic bulk spices in a fun, comfortable, clean environment. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff will provide you with the most current and comprehensive information on a wide range of carefully selected merchandise from large, small, and local companies. Make us your doorway to total health... and come see why we're voted Charlottesville's favorite health food store!

Sara's Jewel Box

Offering wearable art handcrafted by female artisans from imaginative blends of materials and methods - for that finishing touch! Distinctive combinations of metals, glass, beads and stones inspire notice and comments wherever you wear them. Hours: 11am - 5pm.

(540) 832-3076
107 S. Main Street #4

Short Pump Town Center

At Short Pump Town Center, you'll find fabulous fashion, delightful diversions, exceptional eateries and delectable treats that tempt you at each and every turn. Anchored by Nordstrom, Macy's, Dillard's and Dick's Sporting Goods, you'll be sure to find what you need with exclusive shops like Pottery Barn, Crate and Barrel, Apple Computer, Red Door Spa, H&M and many more! Special amenities include The Short Pump Express, children's indoor and outdoor play areas, outdoor fire pits and eclectic water features throughout. Hours are 10am-9pm Monday through Saturday, noon to 6pm Sunday.

Ten Thousand Villages

Intricately embroidered textiles from India, carved wood from Kenya, finely worked silver from Nepal. Ten Thousand Villages is your fair trade source for distinctive home decor, textiles, tabletop items and giftware. All Ten Thousand Villages products are handcrafted by fairly paid artisans in 38 countries around the world. Ten Thousand Villages Gift Registry is a fun and easy way to shop fair trade. 

The Alpaca Boutique

Discover the soft luxury and versatility of alpaca clothing which is lightweight, easy to layer, and the perfect choice for transitional clothing to span a change of seasons. Let us help you make the perfect choice for someone special or as a treat for yourself.

(540) 832-3075
107 S. Main Street #3

Virginia Wine of the Month Club

The Virginia Wine of the Month Club has built a strong reputation for delivering award-winning wines to our members at great value and convenience. We specialize in hand selecting the best variety of wines for our members and we wish to share this with you. Over the years, we have built strong relationships with Virginia's top wineries and experienced the exciting growth as these wines receive widespread acclaim. Our tasting panel carefully selects each month's featured wines, bringing you both classic Virginia wines and top quality bottlings from new producers.