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 Park Natural Trail, 1400 Pen Park Rd. 970-3877.
St. Paddy’s Day celebration
The festivities feature a St. Piggy’s Day culinary throwdown, special beer releases, live music and games to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Saturday 3/19. $17-20, noon. Starr Hill Brewery & Tap Room, 5391 Three Notch’d Rd., Crozet. 823-5671.
Food & Drink
Sample soups from Commonwealth Restaurant & Skybar, Revolutionary Soup, Threepenny Cafe and Tin Whistle, vote for your favorite and enjoy a full serving of the soup of your choice.
Saturday 3/19. $10, Noon-4pm. Commonwealth Restaurant & Skybar, 422 E. Main St. 202-7728.