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July 11: Free Back to the Future Screening in Old Trail
The Virginia Film Festival is taking to the great outdoors this summer to present Moonlight Movies, a series of free screenings at locations throughout the Charlottesville area. All events are free and open to the public, and will begin at sundown (approximately 8:30 p.m.).
On Saturday, July 11, the Moonlight Movie feature will be Back to the Future, and will be in Crozet, at Old Trail Village Center. Grit Cafe Crozet will be expanding their outdoor patio seating for the night, and they will set up an outdoor stand with beer, wine, non-alcoholic drinks, snacks, ice-cream, and more for purchase. Visit virginiafilmfestival.org for more information.
July 19: Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway Concert
The newly formed chapter of the Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Humpback Rocks, will recruit volunteers to work on parkway projects at a concert at Humpback Rocks July 19. Volunteers are needed to plant trees, clear brush and provide interpretive and educational services to aid parkway staff this year.
The concert, by the bluegrass band Grassy Ridge, will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Humpback Rocks Mountain Farm (milepost 6). The event is free. For more information call the Humpback Rocks Visitor Center at 540-943-4716. Bring a comfortable chair or blanket, a picnic meal and plenty of drinking water (no alcoholic beverages).