LIVING Picks: Week of September 21-27

LIVING Picks: Week of September 21-27

Food & Drink
Edible native fruits and nuts
Saturday, September 24

While exploring the Saunders-Monticello Trail, learn which berries, nuts and fruits are edible, as well as the history of these native foods and ways to prepare them. $18, 9:30-11:30am. Kemper Park, Thomas Jefferson Parkway. monticello.org

Nonprofit
In the Pink tennis tournament
Saturday, September 24

The Women’s Committee for the Martha Jefferson Hospital Foundation hosts a doubles tennis tournament for men, women and teens to raise money for Marianne’s Room and the Cancer Resource Center. $25-50 individual entry fee; $50-100 doubles team entry fee, 9am-noon. Various locations. 654-8258.

Health & Wellness
Plank-off for Women’s Four Miler
Wednesday, September 21

Local fitness studios are joining together to host a planking competition and raffles to benefit the Women’s Four Miler and UVA Cancer Center. Donations accepted, 6:30pm. Kardinal Hall, 722 Preston Ave. 295-4255.

Family
Fall Into Fun Festival
September 24-25

This fifth annual fall festival at Chiles Peach Orchard celebrates all things autumn with apple- and pumpkin-picking, donut-decorating, hayrides, scavenger hunts and more. Admission is free; some activities are fee-based, 9am-6pm Saturday and 10am-5pm Sunday. Chiles Peach Orchard, 1351 Greenwood Rd., Crozet. chilesfamilyorchards.com