LIVING Picks: Week of August 2- August 8

LIVING Picks: Week of August 2- August 8

FAMILY

Lammas Harvest Fair

Saturday, August 5

This celebration of the first harvest makes history fun for the whole family. Learn about old-time farm life in demonstrations of everything from pounding yams to ironwork. Pay what you will, 9am-5pm. Frontier Culture Museum, 1290 Richmond Ave., Staunton. (540) 332-7850.

 

NONPROFIT

Open house

Saturday, August 5

Service Dogs of Virginia invites the public to meet its dogs-in-training as they perform a skills demonstration. Light refreshments will be provided after the demo. Free, 1- 3pm. Service Dogs of Virginia, Albemarle Square Shopping Center. 295-9503.

 

FOOD & DRINK

Let’s Go Cook

Thursday, August 3

Join Monticello’s garden curator in picking and then preparing Monticello-grown fruits and vegetables in simple, kid-friendly dishes. $12 adults, $9 ages 5-11, free for kids under 5, 9:3011:30am. David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center, 931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy. 984-9800.

 

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Predict Your Time 5K Trail Race

Saturday, August 5

Slower runners will start first and faster runners last on this trail that runs along the Rivanna River. The person who most accurately predicts her time wins a prize. Free, 7:30am. Darden Towe Park, 1445 Darden Towe Park. 293-3367.

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