Living Picks: To-do this week

Celebrate diverse culture at the African American Cultural Arts Festival, help find homes for dogs at the BarkAID 5k and enjoy beer and bites at Ivy Provisions' Barn & Brew this week. Photo: File photo Celebrate diverse culture at the African American Cultural Arts Festival, help find homes for dogs at the BarkAID 5k and enjoy beer and bites at Ivy Provisions’ Barn & Brew this week. Photo: File photo

Family    

Chihamba’s 27th Annual African American Cultural Arts Festival

This year’s event features West African cuisine, a hair show, vendors, entertainment and more.

Saturday 7/30. Free, 10:30am-7:30pm. Booker T. Washington Park, Preston Avenue and 10th Street NW. chihambacharlot tesville@gmail.com.

Nonprofit

BarkAID 5K and 50 States Tour

Paws for Pits partners with internationally known hair stylist Patrick Lomantini for a 5K race and event that includes vendors, food trucks and kids activities. Proceeds benefit the local nonprofit that specializes in the rescue of “bully breeds.”

Friday 7/29. $20, 10am-6pm. Radiance Salon, 2556 Jefferson Hwy. #108, Waynesboro. (540) 943-8266.

Health & Wellness

Community Health Fair

This ninth annual event held in conjunction with the African American Cultural Arts Festival seeks to educate and inform the public and features health screenings.

Saturday 7/30. Free, 10:30am-7:30pm. Booker T. Washington Park, Preston Avenue and 10th Street NW. chihambacharlot tesville@gmail.com.

Food & Drink

Barn & Brew

Ivy Provisions hosts Richmond’s Hardywood and The Rock Barn for a celebration of brews and pork. Tastings of beer and grilled cuts with full pours and dinner specials available for purchase.

Friday 7/29. Free, 5pm. Ivy Provisions, 2206 Ivy Rd. 202-1308.

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