LIVING Picks: Week of November 8-14

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The UVA Army ROTC cadets, the Buford Middle School band and Retired Colonel James O’Kelley will participate in a ceremony to salute our veterans at James Monroe's Highland. The UVA Army ROTC cadets, the Buford Middle School band and Retired Colonel James O’Kelley will participate in a ceremony to salute our veterans at James Monroe’s Highland.

NONPROFIT
Veterans Day ceremony
Friday, November 10

The UVA Army ROTC cadets, the Buford Middle School band and Retired Colonel James O’Kelley will participate in a ceremony to salute our veterans, followed by a living timeline of veterans. Active duty military and veterans get in free; $8-$14 admission includes historic house tour, 1pm. James Monroe’s Highland, 2050 James Monroe Pkwy. highland.org

HEALTH & WELLNESS
A path of awakening workshop
Saturday, November 11

Janine Russell, a holistic medicine practitioner, leads a six-hour workshop to help you heal from past wounds and create a path for the life you want. $95, 10am-4:30pm. Polarity Barn, 6428 Dick Woods Rd. violetpath.us/workshops

FAMILY
Light House Studio shorts
Thursday, November 9

This compilation of Light House Studio students’ work includes narrative, animation and documentary films. A discussion with the young filmmakers follows. Arrive 15 to 30 minutes early to find a seat. Free, 5:30pm. Violet Crown Cinema, 200 W. Main St., Downtown Mall. virginiafilmfestival.org

FOOD & DRINK
Annual truffle dinner
Saturday, November 11

After enjoying Brut and canapés in the Octagon Cellar, move into the Piedmont Arcades for a four-course truffle dinner and wine pairing. The dinner is prepared in conjunction with Dr. Jeff Long and his truffle dog, Este. $170, 7pm. Barboursville Vineyards, 17655 Winery Rd., Barboursville. RSVP required. (540) 832-7848.

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