Welcome Book Winter 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.

Cavallo Gallery

Located in Historic Downtown Gordonsville, Cavallo is not your average frame shop. It's a fine custom framing, art and gift gallery with a modern European twist and voted most beautiful frame shop by our well-traveled reps! Extensive custom frame services, open studio on premises and mobile consultations. Cavallo has over 27 years of framing and design experience and is locally artisan owned. Featuring new art, artisanal gifts, accessories and gluten-free and green beauty favorites.


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!

Charlottesville Wine & Country Shop

Everything you need for elegant outdoor entertaining at the vineyard or an equestrian event - from Dubarry apparel and beautiful accessories, custom linens and picnic hampers to award-winning local wines and foods. Our line of beautiful Wine & Country Welcome Bags filled with artisan goodies are sure to make every occasion special.


Greenwood Antiques & Uniques

Greenwood Antiques and Uniques is just 5 minutes aways from Rockfish Gap Country Store and is packed with antiques, local artisan-made items, reclaimed and repurposed furniture, virginia wines and the largest selection of April Cornell in Virginia.


Helen Storey Antiques

Helen Storey Antiques focuses on 18th and 19th century antiques directly sourced from a variety countries including France, Italy, Sweden, and the U.S. Helen has a very current understanding of where to find gorgeous, authentic antiques in the U.S. and Europe, and will travel often to collect them for her customers. Her goal is to make antique buying playful and contemporary, to serve designers, young and more experienced buyers, the trade, collectors, and anyone else for whom beauty—in the present, and of the past—is an essential part of life.

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.

Our Lady of Angels

Our Lady of the Angels Monastery is the youngest house of the Cistercian (Trappist) Order in the U.S. We began making cheese in 1990 as our means of self-support. Each batch starts with fresh whole milk from grass-fed cows and Old World techniques developed in the Netherlands. Monastery Country Cheese is a semi-soft, mild and mellow Dutch-style Gouda available in 2 pound wheels and is an attractive holiday or hostess gift – and a healthy treat for your own table!

Rockfish Gap Country Store

The Rockfish Gap Country Store was built in the 1930's as a packing shed for the local farmers to store and sell their fruit. In 1965 however, it was converted into a country store. Rockfish Gap Country Store offers customers a wide, extensive, variety of merchandise including: April Cornell, A Christmas Room, gorgeous handbags, original watercolor and oil paintings by local Virginia artists, 25 antique vendors, toy store, Virginia wines and more.

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.