Potter’s Craft Cider will offer 10 ciders on tap as well as a hot, spiced, fortified cider at its wassail event.

LIVING Picks: Week of December 13-19

FAMILY Mrs. Claus Invites Wednesday, December 13 Mrs. Claus and her friends invite kids of all ages to enjoy singing, storytelling, craftmaking and more. Advance tickets required. $10, 4-6pm. Omni Hotel Charlottesville, 212 Ridge McIntire Rd. virginiagingerbreadchristmas.com NONPROFIT Bengali cooking class fundraiser Saturday, December 16 Mahabuba Akhter demonstrates how to prepare authentic Bengali dishes from […]

Coffee expert Sara Goldsmith will serve coffee, mulled apple cider and other hot drinks from this converted van parked across from Feast! inside Main Street Market. Photo by Paul Whicheloe

Converted van is city’s newest coffee spot

Strung with holiday lights and equipped with an espresso machine and other warm drink-making accoutrements, a 1974 cherry red Citroën H Van parked inside Main Street Market will start serving early-morning beverages and snacks this week. Coffee expert and Feast! employee Sara Goldsmith will be running the show, selling locally roasted coffees and coffee drinks, […]

A puppy’s need to gnaw can lead to punctures on shoes, furniture and fingers during the first few months. Most dogs have their adult teeth by 16 weeks.

Thoroughly Vetted: Tips for managing a teething puppy

So you’ve got a happy new puppy scampering around the house, and all the joy that goes with him. Your days are suddenly full of impromptu playtimes and snuggly naps, and your fingers are completely lacerated and bleeding—it can’t all be joyous. Why must these delightful little creatures come with a face full of sewing […]