LIVING Picks: April 12-18

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In conjunction with the Tom Tom Founders Festival, the McGuffey Art Center hosts a day of yoga, demos, workshops and plein air painting. Staff photo In conjunction with the Tom Tom Founders Festival, the McGuffey Art Center hosts a day of yoga, demos, workshops and plein air painting. Staff photo

NONPROFIT

McGuffey Open House
Saturday, April 15

In conjunction with the Tom Tom Founders Festival, the art center hosts a day of yoga, demos, workshops and plein air painting. Free, 8:30am-5pm. McGuffey Art Center, 201 Second St. NW. Register for workshops at tomtomfest.com

FAMILY

Founder’s Day at Monticello
Thursday, April 13

Monticello marks the 274th anniversary of Thomas Jefferson’s birth with a celebration on the West Lawn featuring a keynote address by chef Alice Waters, the 2017 recipient of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Citizen Leadership. Free, 9:45-11am. Monticello, 931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy. monticello.org

FOOD & DRINK

Taste of Monticello Wine Trail
Thursday, April 13, through Saturday, April 15

There will vino sad wine-lovers this week, as the Monticello Wine Trail Festival comes to town. The three-day affair includes the Monticello Wine Cup Awards, wine tours and culminates in a tasting event on Saturday at the Sprint Pavilion. $10- 240, times vary. monticellowinetrailfestival.com

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Women, Wine & Wellness
Wednesday, April 19

Enjoy heart-to-heart chats with Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital cardiologists, a registered dietitian and a cardiac rehab expert, while also sampling wine and light refreshments. Free (registration required), 6:30-8:30pm. The Paramount Theater, 215 E. Main St., Downtown Mall. (800) 736-8272.

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