Welcome to Charlottesville!
Have you recently moved to the Charlottesville area? Are you at a new stage in life and interested in meeting new people with common interests? Or are you a resident of the area who would enjoy the activities of an established social club?
The Charlottesville Newcomers Club is an active, fun, friendly organization of men and women who want to make your transition to the area easy, and your life in Charlottesville enjoyable. The Club welcomes all 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.
Newcomers Members -- There's More to Do with Meetup
Have you joined our Meetup group? It's a great way for Newcomers Club members to engage in impromptu, informal fun with other members. Click here to learn how to join.
Lots of beautiful days in the "Merry Month of May". Look at our May Calendar to decide what you're going to do this month. Details of all activities are in our Newsletter, which was sent to all members April 14. If you aren't a member, but want to join, here's what you need to know.
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Find Out About Newcomers at Our Spring Hospitality Event
The board invites all members and any prospective members to our free Spring Event, this year to be held at Monroe's Highland on Tuesday, May 2!
We are fortunate to have access to the Monroe official residence & museum. Free tours will reveal new breakthroughs in how the nation understands our frequently forgotten but fascinating president. Enjoy a light brunch with Mr. Monroe himself. (Dennis Bigelow, a costumed interpreter, draws on his historic familial connections to both entertain and inform his audiences.)
This event is free, but reservations are required by April 24.
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May Luncheon at the Market at Grelen
Tuesday, May 16
Our May luncheon will be held at the historic 600-acre Market at Grelen, a tree nursery nestled in the picturesque Somerset area of Orange with panoramic views of fruit orchards and the Blue Ridge Mountains. The property is located near Montpelier. In fact, feel free to bring your tennis shoes and enjoy walking the beautiful trails through the meadows & forest over to James Madison's Montpelier Trail System, either before or after the luncheon. The Market at Grelen is top rated destination on Trip Advisor and Facebook.
Unlike any other venue in the Charlottesville area, it offers an expansive stone terrace, ceremony lawn, a real Greenhouse with plants for sale, a shade garden, a gorgeous clear overlook tent, plus a gift and specialty shop. they are prepared for all types of weather! We have secured a wonderful shaded area under multiple trellises so we can accommodate all our members who want to come out and enjoy a day in the country. They are prepared for all types of weather! If it turns wet, we have a backup plan to keep everyone dry. There will be a discussion and demonstration on how to put together a professional planter of flower and other foliage. We will be raffling off both of the planters assembled during the demonstration.
Check your May newsletter (distributed approximately April 15) for details.