LIVING Picks: Week of May 24-29

Fresh strawberry isolated on white background Fresh strawberry isolated on white background


Before the Flood screening

Thursday, May 25

The Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) hosts a showing of this National Geographic documentary about climate change as well as a Q&A session with environmental experts. Free, 7pm. The Paramount Theater, 215 E Main St., Downtown Mall. 979-1333.


Meet Yer Eats
Farm Tour

Monday, May 29

Tour 11 local farms for an up-close-and-personal look at what might wind up on your dinner table, including fresh produce, eggs, cheese, meat and plants. Many farms will have special programs for the whole family. $15, all day. Locations vary.

Health & Wellness

Rotary Ramblin’ Rabbit 5K

Saturday, May 27

Beginning and ending at PVCC, this 5K benefits the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Virginia. The race is open to walkers and runners. $30, 6am registration, race begins at 7:30am. Piedmont Virginia Community College, 501 College Dr. (703) 209-1708.

Food & Drink

Strawberry Fest

Saturday, May 27

If you’re a strawberry fan, then Liberty Mills is the place to be this weekend. The festival offers a variety of samples, from strawberry salsa to sundaes, and features local vendors and contests. 9:45am-3pm. Liberty Mills, 9166 Liberty Mills Rd., Somerset. 882-6293.

Posted In:     Living

Tags:     , , , ,

Previous Post

New book details Charlottesville’s beer history

Next Post

Arley Cakes owner planning move to Richmond

Our comments system is designed to foster a lively debate of ideas, offer a forum for the exchange of ad hoc information, and solicit honest, respectful feedback about the work we do. We’re glad you’re participating. Here are a few simple rules to follow, which should be relatively straightforward.

1) Don’t call people names or accuse them of things you cannot support.
2) Don’t direct foul language, racial slurs, or offensive terms at other commenters or our staff.
3) Don’t use the discussion on our site for commercial (or shameless personal) promotion.

We reserve the right to remove posts and ban commenters who violate any of the rules listed above, or the spirit of the discussion. We’re trying to create a safe space for a wide range of people to express themselves, and we believe that goal can only be achieved through thoughtful, sensitive editorial control.

If you have questions or comments about our policies or about a specific post, please send an e-mail to

Leave a Reply

Notify of