Area Information and Links

Art, Office Supplies, and Bookstore

The Art Box: Turn left out of VCCA, heading south on business Route 29 toward Lynchburg. Go about 11.4 miles, and take exit 1 (Main Street), turn left on Main Street. Take the third left onto 12th Street. The Art Box will be on the left. Hours are Monday-Friday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (434) 401-1620

Michael’s Arts and Crafts: Turn left out of VCCA, heading south on business Route 29 into Lynchburg. At Exit 8A, get into left lane. Follow signs for 29 South and Danville and veer to the left (take exit 9) At yield sign merge right onto Wards Road. Michaels is located in the center of Wards Crossing Shopping Center (434) 582-5656 Also in this shopping center: Barnes and Noble, Target, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Best Buy and many more.

OfficeMax: Turn left out of VCCA, heading south on business Route 29 into Lynchburg. Take Exit 8A and bear right at the end of the exit ramp. At the second light, Ward’s Road, turn left. You will pass a Goodwill store on left and then see the yellow and red Office Max sign on right. (434) 237-8848
 

Staples: Turn left out of VCCA, heading south on business Route 29 into Lynchburg. Follow directions to Candler’s Station (see below). Staples is in the center of the shopping center on your left. (434) 846-1919 OR order from catalog in office – next day free delivery!

Sweet Briar College Bookshop: Turn right out of VCCA heading north on business Route 29, and turn left at college entrance. When approaching the circle intersection, follow halfway around then bear to the left onto Chapel Lane. Take first right into parking area. Follow walkway. Bookshop is on left. (434) 381-6106

Sweet Briar College Post Office: See above. (434) 381-6176


United States Post Office: Turn right out of VCCA heading north on business Route 29 (Charlottesville) and take first Amherst exit. Turn right at end of exit. Keep straight; at circle you will see CVS, and Post Office directly. (434) 946-9274

 

Grocery Stores, Pharmacies, and Health Food Shops

Food Lion: Turn right out of VCCA, heading north on business Route 29. Take the exit for Richmond and Route 60. Turn right onto Route 60, heading West. After about 1.5 city blocks turn left into shopping center. (434) 946-7464 Also in the shopping center: Subway, #1 Wok Chinese Restaurant, La Pizzeria.

CVS Pharmacy: Turn right out of VCCA, heading north on business Route 29. Take the exit for Richmond and Route 60. Turn right onto Route 60, heading West. Keep straight; at the traffic circle you will see CVS. (434) 946-0933

Natural Health Care Center: Turn left out of VCCA heading south on business Route 29 into Madison Heights. Turn left into Big Lots parking lot and keep straight, the store is on the left at the bottom of the hill. (434) 845-8113

Kroger (has good health food section): Turn left out of VCCA, heading south on business Route 29 into Lynchburg. Take Exit 8A and bear right at end of exit ramp. At second light, Ward’s Road, turn right. Travel about two city blocks. Kroger will be in a shopping center on the right. (434) 237-5738

Hardware Stores

Hill Hardware: Turn right out of VCCA, heading north on business Route 29. Take Amherst Business exit. Keep straight until you approach traffic light. Hill Hardware is just past light on the right. (434) 946-7711

Lowe’s: Turn left out of VCCA heading south onto business Route 29. Continue on 29S for approximately 10 minutes. Madison Heights Lowe’s is on right. (434) 238-1268

Movie Theater

Regal Cinemas River Ridge Stadium 14: Turn left out of VCCA, heading south on business Route 29 into Lynchburg. Take exit 8B. River Ridge Mall will be on your right. (434) 582-1661 or website

Multi-Purpose Shopping

Candlers Station: Turn left out of VCCA, heading south on business Route 29 into Lynchburg. Take exit 8B. River Ridge Mall will be on your right. Go straight through the stoplight and veer to the right toward the Sleep Inn. This is Candler’s Mountain Shopping Center on the left.

Wards Crossing: Turn left out of VCCA, heading south on business Route 29 into Lynchburg. At Exit 8A, get into left lane. Follow signs for 29 South and Danville, take Exit 9 to the left, continue straight and merge onto Wards Road. The shopping center will be ahead on the right.

River Ridge Mall: Turn left out of VCCA, heading south on business Route 29 into Lynchburg. Take exit 8B. River Ridge Mall will be on your right.

Madison Square Shopping Center: Turn left out of VCCA, heading south on business Route 29. After you see the Sheetz gas station on the left, get in the left lane. Turn left at the sign. In this shopping center: Wal-MartCato, Sally’s Beauty Supply, and H&R Block. There is a Dollar Tree are in upper level.

 

Restaurants (Local)

Travelers Restaurant: Turn right out of VCCA, heading north on business Route 29. Take the Amherst Business exit and continue into town. When you reach the stoplight, Travelers Restaurant will be on your left. (434) 946-9792

El Mariachi Mexican Restaurant: Turn right out of VCCA, heading north on business Route 29 and take the Amherst Business exit. You will see Ambriar shopping center on your left, turn into the second entrance, El Mariachi will be on your right. 434-946-9004

What a Blessing Restaurant: Turn right out of VCCA, heading north on business Route 29 and take the Amherst Business exit. You will see a shopping center with Hardee’s on your left. (434) 946-0330  Also in this shopping center: ABC Liquor Store, Ambriar Pharmacy, Dollar General (Multi-Purpose Store), A&J Treasures Thrift Store and Peebles.

Briar Patch Restaurant: Follow directions to What a Blessing Restaurant. You will see restaurant on the right across from shopping center entrance. 434 946-2249

There are many restaurants in Lynchburg and in Madison Heights on Route 29 South prior to Lynchburg. See list in office.

Thrift Stores

Episcopal Thrift Store: Turn right out of VCCA, heading north on business Route 29 and take Amherst Business exit. Continue into town. When you reach the stoplight, the thrift store will be across the street on your right. Note: Hours are Fridays and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (434) 946-2321

Goodwill: Madison Heights (10 min): Turn left out of VCCA, heading south on business Route 29, into Madison Heights. The Goodwill will be on the right across from Sheetz. (434) 929-1603

Lynchburg (25 Min): Turn right out of VCCA, heading north on business Route 29 toward Amherst. Merge into Route 29 South via the ramp toward Lynchburg. Go approximately 11.8 miles and take the exit toward Route 29 South/460 West/Lynchburge/Danville. Merge onto Route 29/460 West. Go about 4.1 miles and turn right at Candlers Mountain Road. Turn left on Ward's Road. Goodwill is on the left. (434) 239-6637

Medical Services

Emergency! LYNCHBURG GENERAL HOSPITAL: Turn left out of VCCA heading south on business Route 29 into Lynchburg. Keep straight on 29 South. After crossing the bridge, take Kemper Street Exit. Keep straight, at third light turn right. Follow Hospital signs.

Amherst Family Practice: Turn right out of VCCA, heading north on business Route 29. Take Amherst Business exit. Pass the Hardee’s on your left. Take the next left into the Ambriar Shopping Center. Bear right doctor’s office is at the top of the hill. (434) 946-9565

Physicians Treatment Center: Turn right out of VCCA, heading north on business Route 29. Take Amherst Business exit. Keep straight, center is on hill on your left before you get to Amherst High School.

Central Virginia Family Physicians: Turn left out of VCCA, heading south on business Route 29 to Amelon Square Shopping Center 434 929-1095

Bus/AMTRAK Station

Bus/Amtrak Station: turn left out of VCCA heading south onto business Route 29. Take Kemper Street Exit. At second light, U-Haul in on your right bear right. Bus/Amtrak Station is directly across the street.

Airport

Airport: turn left out of VCCA heading south on business Route 29 to Wards Road. Follow Airport signs. Takes approx. 20 minutes