LIVING Picks: To-do for the week

Check out what there is to do in town in this week's Living Picks. Photo: File photo Check out what there is to do in town in this week’s Living Picks. Photo: File photo

Nonprofit

Dance for Life

Put on your boogie shoes and get down to music by The Gladstones during the Marty Whitlow Ovarian Cancer Research Fund’s fifth annual Dance for Life. All funds raised during the evening, which also includes a silent auction, support efforts at the University of Virginia to find a cure for ovarian cancer.

Friday, March 4. $30, 7:30pm. Holiday Inn University Area, 1901 Emmet St. 249-5445.

Health & Wellness

The Haven Run for Home 4K and 8K

Get moving for a good cause with The Haven’s fifth annual Run for Home 4K and 8K races. Enjoy the scenic course through downtown neighborhoods and on the Downtown Mall, as well as the post-race complimentary breakfast.

Saturday, March 5. $15-40, 8am. The Haven, 112 W. Market St. 293-3367.

Festival      

S’mores concert and dinner

Victory Hall Opera teams up with The Local’s chef Matthew Hart to host S’mores, a three-course dinner followed by a concert featuring tenor Michael Slattery.

Wednesday, March 2. $70, 6-10pm. The Hearth Room at The Local. 824 Hinton Ave. 227-9978.

Food & Drink

Paella cooking class

Chef Terre Sisson will teach you how to prepare Venezuelan-style paella, paired with wine and key lime pie.

Sunday, March 6. $68, 11am-2pm. First Colony Winery, 1650 Harris Creek Rd. 979-7105.