Living Picks: To-do this week

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Enjoy a night of music and wine with Victory Hall Opera, lace up your sneakers to Run for Autism and wrap up the Tom Tom Fest at the community picnic. Photo: File photo Enjoy a night of music and wine with Victory Hall Opera, lace up your sneakers to Run for Autism and wrap up the Tom Tom Fest at the community picnic. Photo: File photo

Festival      

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.

Nonprofit

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.

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