LIVING Picks: Week of May 24-29

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Before the Flood screening

Thursday, May 25

The Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) hosts a showing of this National Geographic documentary about climate change as well as a Q&A session with environmental experts. Free, 7pm. The Paramount Theater, 215 E Main St., Downtown Mall. 979-1333.


Meet Yer Eats
Farm Tour

Monday, May 29

Tour 11 local farms for an up-close-and-personal look at what might wind up on your dinner table, including fresh produce, eggs, cheese, meat and plants. Many farms will have special programs for the whole family. $15, all day. Locations vary.

Health & Wellness

Rotary Ramblin’ Rabbit 5K

Saturday, May 27

Beginning and ending at PVCC, this 5K benefits the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Virginia. The race is open to walkers and runners. $30, 6am registration, race begins at 7:30am. Piedmont Virginia Community College, 501 College Dr. (703) 209-1708.

Food & Drink

Strawberry Fest

Saturday, May 27

If you’re a strawberry fan, then Liberty Mills is the place to be this weekend. The festival offers a variety of samples, from strawberry salsa to sundaes, and features local vendors and contests. 9:45am-3pm. Liberty Mills, 9166 Liberty Mills Rd., Somerset. 882-6293.

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