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LIVING Picks: Week of April 18-24

LIVING Picks: Week of April 18-24

FAMILY Earth Week Eco Fair Sunday, April 22 Learn about local environmental organizations and businesses, listen to speakers and enjoy live music, workshops, a book swap and more. Free, 11am-4pm. IX Art Park, 522 Second St. earthweek.org NONPROFIT Wordplay Thursday, April 19 This team-based trivia night includes questions on pop culture, history, literature and more. […]

Enjoy rides down the Rivanna River in handmade wooden boats, and learn about one of the most seasoned travelers: monarch butterflies, at the Boats and Butterflies Festival.

LIVING Picks: Week of October 4-10

FAMILY Fall Fiber Festival Saturday, October 7, and Sunday, October 8 Bring the whole family for craft workshops, sheep dog trials, Celtic music and dancers and more at this 30th annual festival. Adults $5, children 16 and under free, 10am-5pm Saturday; 10am-4pm Sunday. James Madison’s Montpelier, 11350 Constitution Hwy., Montpelier Station. fallfiberfestival.org FOOD & DRINK […]

Rivanna River. Photo by Jack Looney

LIVING Picks: Week of September 27-October 3

FAMILY Family fun hike Friday, September 29 Local high schooler and wilderness guide Char Tomlinson leads a seasonal hike that highlights native plant and animal life. Pay what you will, 12:30-1:30pm. Wildrock, 6700 Blackwells Hollow Rd., Crozet. RSVP to 823-5100. NONPROFIT Rivanna River Renaissance Conference Friday, September 29 Various community speakers talk about projects relating to […]