Birdwood Golf Course’s 500 Acres Will Fit You to a Tee

April 22, 2014 11:53 am

Birdwood Gold Course is a fantastic, award-winning public course spanning five hundred acres. The area is scenic and hilly, providing some great views of the trees and waters while you enjoy the eighteen-hole course. The gold course is a member of the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program, which focuses on being environmentally friendly through planning, wildlife management, and controlled use of chemicals.

There are several tournaments and charity events throughout the year for those who want to give back through competition. Stop by the Birdwood Grill to regain your strength with coffee or tea, a burger or tuna sandwich, or fresh fruit salad. If you're an active golfer, consider investing in a membership for special discounts and perks.

Birdwood Golf Course
410 Golf Course Drive
Charlottesville, VA 22903
(434) 293-4653

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Break a Sweat at ACAC Fitness and Wellness Center

April 15, 2014 11:10 am

ACAC Fitness and Wellness Center is a recreation facility, spa, and aquatic center all in one convenient location. You'll find a cardio equipment as well as an indoor track, an indoor lap pool, sauna, basketball and tennis courts, and much more. ACAC offers on-site child care and year round preschool for busy parents and a cafe with wireless internet for those important e-mails. There are also programs and classes for teens and younger children.

The spa offers professional massages, a variety of invigorating facials and manicures, and all of the typical waxes. If you prefer classes opposed to independent workouts, they have that too, from cycling and zumba to yoga.

Membership is affordable and corporations, families, and students enjoy discounted rates. Bonus: free lockers and towels and a rooftop pool area!

ACAC Fitness and Wellness Center
500 Albemarle Square
Charlottesville, VA 22901
(434) 978-3800

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Enjoy a Slice and a Pint at Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers

April 8, 2014 11:15 am

Join your pals for gourmet pizza and some ice cold beers at Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers. At this pizzeria and bar, pizzas are truly something special; from the dough and toppings to the cheese, Mellow Mushroom takes pride in selecting choice ingredients. Sauces are preservative- and additive-free, and the meats are hormone-free and all-natural.

A massive menu of pizzas, hoagies, and other munchies provides everyone with something they'll truly enjoy. There are also a ton of vegetarian and vegan options, too, as Mellow Mushroom serves several varieties of tofu and tempeh, as well as Daiya brand vegan cheese.

The bar is stocked with craft beers from local brewers. If you're a fan of trying new brews, consider joining Mellow's Beer Club to earn rewards for indulging in the beer menu.

Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers
1321 West Main Street
Charlottesville, VA 22903
(434) 972-9366

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