Monticello High School's band marches along the Downtown Mall in the sixth annual Holiday Heritage Parade on Saturday. Photo courtesy of Downtown Business Association.

LIVING To Do: Holiday Heritage Parade

Beauty queens, marching bands and Santa himself herald the fast-approaching holiday season at the sixth annual Wells Fargo Holiday Heritage Parade. This family event might be jumping the gun the weekend before Thanksgiving, but is it really ever too early for old-fashioned cheer? Saturday 11/22. Free, 10am. Downtown Mall. 295-9073.

Ellen Burnett demonstrates her new butchering chops at her Apprenticeship Connections placement with JM Stock Provisions & Supply. Photo courtesy of Apprenticeship Connections.

LIVING To Do: Apprenticeship Connections

Be the first to welcome a new nonprofit to the area at the launch party for Apprenticeship Connections. Part of the UVA Darden iLab Incubator Program, this start-up organization matches underemployed young adults with local entrepreneurs to introduce a new generation to traditional skills from baking to blacksmithing. Free, 7pm. Milli Joe Coffee & Gelato, […]