Open house: Anami Montessori will hold an open house 1-3 p.m. Oct. 2 and 9:30 a.m. Oct. 11.
Parents can observe children in the classroom and hear explanations of teaching methods. Details: www.anamimontessori.org.
Charity auction: Union Academy will hold the eighth annual Ultimate Charity Auction on Nov. 5.
Proceeds will benefit the academy's buildings and facilities.
Last year more than $200,000 was raised at the event to support campus facilities. Details: www.ultimatecharityauction.org.
Cannon Fodder: An eight-member team of Cannon School faculty and staff, known as the Cannon Fodder, raced in the Blue Ridge Relay, which started Sept. 9 in Grayson Highlands State Park, Virginia and ended Sept. 10 in Asheville.
The 208 mile relay went along back roads near the Blue Ridge Parkway and Black Mountain.
The team rotated in a set order.