LIVING Picks: Week of August 9-15

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LIVING Picks: Week of August 9-15

FAMILY

Peach Festival

Saturday, August 12

Enjoy everyone’s favorite summer fruit in cakes, pies, cobblers and crêpes. Bring the whole family for a variety of children’s activities, including a bounce house. Free, 8am- 3pm. Westover United Methodist Church, 2801 Fredericksburg Rd., Ruckersville. 985-3299.

 

NONPROFIT

Barks & Barrels

Saturday, August 12

You and your dog are welcome at this day of fun, featuring toys, a field to romp in and a visit from the friendly, adoptable dogs of the Fluvanna SPCA. Free, noon-5pm. First Colony Winery, 1650 Harris Creek Rd. 979-7105.

 

FOOD & DRINK

Wine and Cultural Tour of Alentejo, Portugal

Thursday, August 10

Find out why travelers are calling Portugal the new Tuscany at a white wine and olive oil tasting that includes a presentation by Richard Hewitt, PVCC professor, sommelier and world traveler. Reservations required. Free, 6:15-7:30pm. Peace Frogs Travel/Outfitters, 1043 Millmont St. 977-1415.

 

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Is Your Family Getting Enough Sleep?

Saturday, August 12

Experienced guides help caregivers of young children craft a custom sleep schedule that will help everyone in the house get a healthy amount of rest. Reservations required. $20 per person, $35 per couple, 1-2:30pm. Our Neighborhood Child Development Center, 2110 Ivy Rd. 202-8639.

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