Front Porch Soul Suppers: Kenny and Amanda Smith
Mar
24
5:30 PM17:30

Front Porch Soul Suppers: Kenny and Amanda Smith

Soul Suppers are the Front Porch’s monthly concert series featuring Masters of American Roots Music held at FSBC. The Front Porch’s mission is to bring people from all walks of life together through music. Soul Suppers is designed to help them do just that, through sharing meals and music with neighbors and new friends. Tickets are $25; dinner is included! A home-cooked, family-style supper is served at 5:30 pm and music starts at 7 pm.

Please support the spirit of this series by buying your tickets early! The Front Porch can guarantee dinner for all tickets purchased up to two days prior to the concert. They have a block of Pay What You Can tickets available that will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. Please reach out to us at info@frontporchcville.org to secure a PWYC ticket if needed.

Winners of the International Bluegrass Music Association’s prestigious Emerging Artist of the Year award in 2003, the Kenny and Amanda Smith Band combines gutsy, heartfelt vocals, brilliant instrumental talents and a powerful, contemporary sense of song choice and arrangement into one of the most compelling new sounds in bluegrass today.

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Front Porch's Cajun Dance Party
Mar
28
6:30 PM18:30

Front Porch's Cajun Dance Party

It’s time for some Two Steppin’! Join The Front Porch at FSBC for their monthly Cajun dance and dinner, every fourth Thursday, with LIVE Cajun music by the marvelous Bayou Faux Pas, and Louisiana-style gumbo served throughout the night for $5/ bowl. Basic Cajun Two Step and Basic Cajun Waltz dance lesson for beginners from 6:30 – 7 pm, then eating and dancing the night away from 7 – 9 pm. Adult beverages too! ANYONE can learn these dances, so bring a friend and come on out. Singles welcome too! $10 per person, kids 12 and under free.

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FSBC Spring Festival
Apr
28
3:00 PM15:00

FSBC Spring Festival

Please join us for our FSBC Spring Festival! We’ll have bounce houses, bubble ball, circus, and more fun for the kids. At 4 pm, we’ll have an amazing magic show on the outdoor stage. Tents for food and beer/wine for purchase.

Suggested donation of $25/family. All proceeds go toward the FSBC scholarship fund for low-income children and their families. Come out and help support a local child in need while having a great time!

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Front Porch Soul Suppers: Blue Highway
Mar
10
5:30 PM17:30

Front Porch Soul Suppers: Blue Highway

Soul Suppers, are the Front Porch’s monthly concert series featuring Masters of American Roots Music. The Front Porch’s mission is to bring people from all walks of life together through music. Soul Suppers is designed to help them do just that, through sharing meals and music with neighbors and new friends. Tickets are $30; dinner is included! A home-cooked, family-style supper is served at 5:30 pm and music starts at 7 pm.

Please support the spirit of this series by buying your tickets early! The Front Porch can guarantee dinner for all tickets purchased up to two days prior to the concert. We have a block of Pay What You Can tickets available that will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. Please reach out to us at info@frontporchcville.org to secure a PWYC ticket if needed.

Highly esteemed bluegrass band Blue Highway has earned a collective 28 IBMA Awards, 6 SPBGMA Awards, one Dove Award, plus three Grammy nominations as a band, in addition to two prestigious Grammy Awards among its current members.

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Front Porch's Cajun Dance Party
Feb
28
6:30 PM18:30

Front Porch's Cajun Dance Party

It’s time for some Two Steppin’! Join us for our monthly Cajun dance and dinner, every fourth Thursday, with LIVE Cajun music by the marvelous Bayou Faux Pas, and Louisiana-style gumbo served throughout the night for $5/ bowl. Basic Cajun Two Step and Basic Cajun Waltz dance lesson for beginners from 6:30 – 7 pm, then eating and dancing the night away from 7 – 9 pm. Adult beverages too! ANYONE can learn these dances, so bring a friend and come on out. Singles welcome too! $10 per person, kids 12 and under free.

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FSBC Dinner Speaker: Global to Local - the Landscape of Climate Change Solutions
Feb
24
6:00 PM18:00

FSBC Dinner Speaker: Global to Local - the Landscape of Climate Change Solutions

FSBC is happy to invite you to the first of a dinner speaker series at the Club on February 24th to be headlined by member Dr. Deborah Lawrence who will speak about climate change. There will be limited seats available to this dinner. A 3-course buffet or family style dinner will be provided by the food truck Little Manila who is based out of the Fry’s Spring neighborhood. 

Format: “Pop up” or communal tables, buffet service and speaker remarks followed by Q&A. Bring your own plate and utensils!

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Front Porch Soul Suppers: Jontavious Willis
Feb
17
5:30 PM17:30

Front Porch Soul Suppers: Jontavious Willis

Introducing Soul Suppers, a new monthly concert series put on by the Front Porch at Fry’s Spring Beach Club featuring Masters of American Roots Music. The Front Porch’s mission is to bring people from all walks of life together through music. Soul Suppers is designed to help them do just that, through sharing meals and music with neighbors and new friends. Tickets are $25; dinner is included! A home-cooked, family-style supper is served at 5:30 pm and music starts at 7 pm.

Please support the spirit of this series by buying your tickets early! This helps the Front Porch make sure that they have enough food for everyone. They can guarantee dinner for all tickets purchased up to two days prior to the concert. The Front Porch as a block of Pay What You Can tickets available that will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. Please reach out to the Front Porch at info@frontporchcville.org to secure a PWYC ticket if needed.

Every generation or so a young bluesman bursts onto the scene. Someone who sends a jolt through blues lovers. Someone who has mastered the craft for sure, but who also has the blues deep down in his heart and soul.

At the age of 22, bluesman Jontavious Willis may be the one.

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An Evening of Tribute to Waltz
Feb
14
8:00 PM20:00

An Evening of Tribute to Waltz

Join us for an evening tribute to the waltz form on Valentine's Day. Doors open at 7pm, followed by a short waltzing lesson around 7:15pm, and music and dance-if-you-like at 8pm. Songs and waltz interpretations by Devon Sproule, Diane Cluck, Paige Naylor, Paul Curreri, and Wes Swing. Tickets $12 pre-sale/$15 at the door, and all ages are welcome. Wine and beer will be available for purchase. Tickets at: wesswing.com/tickets

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UVA vs Duke Showing and Chili Cook-off
Feb
9
5:30 PM17:30

UVA vs Duke Showing and Chili Cook-off

Join us in the garden terrace, starting at 5:30 pm to watch the ACC Men’s Basketball UVA vs. Duke game. If you have a good chili recipe to show off, please bring with you! We'll all vote for our favorite and the winner will receive a gift certificate to the cafe, valid this summer/when the champion needs a break from impressive home cooking. Beer and wine will be sold at the bar and the club will provide snacks.

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FSBC Oktoberfest and Campout
Oct
5
to Oct 6

FSBC Oktoberfest and Campout

Join fellow FSBC members for a fall celebration! We will have bratwurst and sausages, beer, drinks, and more. 

And for all those who have been awaiting the return of the FSBC camp out, this is your chance: bring your tents and sleeping bags for a night under the stars. S'mores around the campfire at night, pancakes for breakfast in the cafe in the morning. Camping is easy when FSBC takes care of the cooking!

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A Night of Romance and Heartbreak
Feb
17
to Feb 18

A Night of Romance and Heartbreak

Chamomile & Whiskey are returning to FSBC for A Night of Romance and Heartbreak. They will be joined by Devon Sproule and Matt Curreri and the Exfriends for a night of great performances. The music will start at 8:30 pm and guests are welcome to come early for a potluck with the bands at 7:3 pm. If you're feeling especially moved in the wake of Valentine's Day, consider dressing up as your favorite romantic icon.  Tickets are $10/person in advance and $15/person at the door.

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Super Bowl Chili Cook-Off
Feb
4
5:00 PM17:00

Super Bowl Chili Cook-Off

Join us in the garden terrace, starting one hour before kickoff. If you have a good chili recipe to show off, please bring it with you! We'll all vote for our favorite and the winner will receive a gift certificate to the cafe, valid this summer/when the champion needs a break from impressive home cooking. Beer and wine will be sold at the bar and the club will provide snacks. We will also show a kids movie on the big screen in the ballroom for any young non-sports fans.

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FSBC Spring Festival
May
13
1:00 PM13:00

FSBC Spring Festival

FSBC will welcome the start of the swim season with a Spring Festival on Saturday, May 13. Starting at 1 pm, we'll have lots of fun activities including a giant slip n' slide, kids' kayak races in the big pool (thanks to Rivanna River Company!), and a grounds-wide treasure hunt. 

At 5 pm, we'll kick off this year's Music By The Pool series with live music from We Are Star Children. This should be a great way to showcase the club before the season starts so please come and spread the word! The entry fee for non-members is $5 per person. 

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Feb
15
4:00 PM16:00

Party with a Purpose! Help C-ville Refugee Kids Go to Summer Camp!

Please join us on Wednesday, February 15 at 4 pm to support Charlottesville's refugee community! Thanks to Charlottesville Families in Action, one hundred percent of the proceeds will be used to send refugee children to FSBC Summer Camp. 

We'll have a DJ for the kids and a live band. Sticks Kebab Shop has generously donated food; Early Mountain Vineyards and Three Notch'd Brewery have provided drinks for our cash bar. 

The suggested family donation is $30 to pay for your food and fun and send a kid to camp. Cash and checks (payable to International Neighbors with "summer camp" on the memo line) will be collected at the door. 

Please RSVP on the event via email so that we can get an accurate count for food. 

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