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, […]

Skip the admission fees at Sunday's open house for James Monroe's historic home. Photo courtesy of Ash Lawn-Highland.

LIVING To Do: Ash Lawn-Highland Open House

Rub elbows with the Founding Fathers at the annual open house of fifth president James Monroe’s home. Tours of the classic colonial house are free for local residents, and from noon to 4pm visitors can chat with reenactors of The League of Most Interesting Gentlemen, including Thomas Jefferson, Ben Franklin, Albert Gallatin and, of course, […]