What’s coming up in Charlottesville and Albemarle the weekend of 5/3?

Thomas Jefferson's Monticello. File photo. Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello. File photo.

Community events, activities, and other happenings in Charlottesville and Albemarle this busy spring weekend. Know of something going on that we missed? Add it in the comments section.

  • Today is the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission’s annual Clean Commute Day! In partnership with local transportation agencies, TJPDC encourages you to walk, ride your bike, take the bus, or carpool—any method of travel other than driving alone, in exchange for a prize drawing courtesy of Amtrak. Charlottesville Area Transit is offering free service on all its routes all day! Take the pledge here.
  • Dying to hear  The Dark Side of the Moon and commemorate the band that sold 250 million records? Pink Floyd tribute band The Machine will perform at the Jefferson Theater at 8pm tonight, in a show that combines music with theatrics and even audience requests. Tickets are $20-25.
  • Love running and history? Sign up for the Montalto Challenge, a 5k race from the base of Saunders-Monticello Trail to the top of Montalto. The course is all uphill, but is totally worth the burn for the views of Charlottesville, Monticello, and the Blue Ridge Mountains.
  • If you’re looking for a relaxing but educational walk in the woods this weekend, join your fellow nature lovers at the Ivy Creek Foundation Education Center at 1pm on Sunday, May 3, for the first butterfly walk of 2013. Mike Scott will share a display of butterflies and introduce basic identification skills before taking to the trails.

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