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Spend an elegant evening at the Ash Lawn Opera Spring Gala, celebrate St. Paddy's at Starr Hill to help fight MS and more in this week's Living Picks.

LIVING Picks: To-do for the week

Nonprofit Ash Lawn Opera Spring Gala Enjoy dinner, drinks, a silent auction and a performance by baritone Aleksey Bogdanov and soprano Rebecca Nathanson. Sunday 3/20. $175, 6pm. Farmington Country Club, 1625 Country Club Cir. 293-4500. Health & Wellness Fix-a-Leak Family 5K Wrap up the Environmental Protection Agency’s Fix-a-Leak Week with this family-friendly race. Saturday 3/19. $7-15, 10am. Pen […]

This year's festival aims to start conversations between authors and readers.

Spreading the words: The Virginia Festival of the Book

Every March thousands gather in Charlottesville for the Virginia Festival of the Book, now in its 22nd year, to celebrate storytelling and literacy. With most events free of charge and open to the public, the festival encourages book-lovers from all over to attend readings and panels, to see some of their favorite writers up close, […]