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The Seventh Annual Tom Tom Founders Festival is a week-long celebration of innovators, visionaries, and artists who are shaping small cities. The Festival occurs at dozens of venues throughout downtown Charlottesville. 

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Thursday, April 12 • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
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Shuttle will pick up at the bus pull-off lane on Water Street on the west end of the Downtown Mall: past the ice rink, Omni entrance, and Federal Courthouse. Staff will be at the Whiskey Jar to spot and direct participants.

Once a classic example of a river “mill town” industrial site, Woolen Mills is on the cusp of a major redevelopment. Get an insider’s sneak peek at its future as an adaptive reuse, mixed-use project restoring the Rivanna/Moore’s Creek as a recreational asset.

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Lee Catlin

Economic Development Project Manager, Albemarle County
Lee has 25 years of experience in local government in Albemarle County, beginning in community relations in the Police Department and moving into areas including communications, community engagement, media relations, economic development and tourism among others. Her last position... Read More →
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Brian Roy

Student, Monticello HS
Historic Renovation, Adaptive Re-use, Real Estate Development

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Albemarle County

Albemarle County is one of the most attractive and desirable locations in Virginia, with excellent school systems, low crime and unemployment rates, and a wide range of cultural, historic and recreational activities which offer unique advantages for thriving businesses and for gracious... Read More →

Thursday April 12, 2018 3:30pm - 5:00pm EDT
Woolen Mills
  Design, Summit