Welcome to Charlottesville!

Have you recently moved to the Charlottesville area, or are you at a new stage in life and interested in meeting new people with common interests? 

The Charlottesville Newcomers Club is an active, fun, friendly organization of men and women who want to make your transition to the Charlottesville area easy and enjoyable. The Club welcomes residents of Charlottesville and of nearby counties such as Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa and Nelson. 

Our Club has over 400 members and offers a wide range of activities and events. Members enjoy meeting new people, making friends, joining in social and recreational activities, learning more about the area, and getting involved in the community. There is something for everyone in the Charlottesville Newcomers Club. 

We invite you to look over our activities. Then contact us today and begin making friends and connections. We are looking forward to getting to know you!

New Activities in 2014

The Newcomers Club has several new activity groups this year! Are you interested in reading mysteries or in playing Bunco? Ever considered memoir writing? Are you single and interested in participating in impromptu activities with other single Newcomers? See our Activities page for information about the new groups: the Mystery Book Group, the Bunco Group, the Memoir Writing Group and the Singles Together Group.

  Luncheon at the Wintergreen Resort 

Tuesday, October 28, 11:30 a.m. at the Wintergreen Resort Mountain Inn

Cost: $20.00. Checks must be received by October 21, 2014. For more information, email cvillenewcomersinfo@gmail.com.

Surround yourself in fall colors on the last Tuesday of October! The first luncheon of the 2014–15 season of the Charlottesville Newcomers Club will be held at the Mountain Inn at Wintergreen Resort, which enjoys an 11,000-acre setting in the heart of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. The luncheon speaker is Marijean Jaggers, author of a guide that features fascinating things to do in Charlottesville.

Social time begins at 11:30 a.m. with lunch served at noon. You can choose from an entrée of Baked Tilapia or Grilled Chicken Breast; alternatively, a vegetarian entrée is available upon request.

Excursion to Grelen Nursery on November 5 

The Garden Group is planning an excursion to Grelen Nursery in Orange County for lunch and learning on Wednesday, November 5. The topic will be "Plants with the Best Fall Color" and there will be a buffet lunch. The event will start at noon at Grelen and the cost per person is $25. Reservations need to be made by October 21 for this event. To reserve a spot, please contact the General Manager at Grelen, Emmie Woody, at ewoody@themarketatgrelen.com.