The Piedmont Arcades
Enjoy a night of food, wine and music at Victory Hall Opera’s spring fundraiser and performance. Tenor Will Ferguson, soprano Sari Gruber and Grammy Award-winning pianist Margo Garrett host a concert accompanied by a four-course tasting of food from Palladio Restaurant and wine from Barboursville Vineyards.
Sunday, 4/17. $120, 5pm. Barboursville Vineyards, 17655 Winery Rd., Barboursville. 227-9978.
Founder’s Day ceremony
Celebrate the 273rd anniversary of Thomas Jefferson’s birth at this annual ceremony. Marian Wright Edelman, the 2016 recipient of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Citizen Leadership, gives the keynote address.
Wednesday, 4/13. Free, 10-11am. West Lawn, Monticello, 931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy. 984-9800.
Health & Wellness
Run for Autism 5K
Lace up your running shoes for a good cause and join the community in a course through local scenic neighborhoods. Proceeds benefit the Virginia Institute of Autism.
Saturday, 4/16. $15-45, 7:30am. Charlottesville High School, 1400 Melbourne Rd. 923-8252.
Food & Drink
Tom Tom community picnic
Wrap up a week of festivities with a neighborhood potluck that features local food trucks and live music.
Sunday, 4/17. Free, 1-3pm. Lee Park. tomtomfest. com/events/community-picnic.