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The Richmond Region Hosts Events of Every Description all Year Long.

Discover the rich, colorful events and activities that make the Historic Richmond Region so easy to love. Tune into weekly live music, poetry readings and other cultural happenings at one-of-a-kind attractions like the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Feast on hearty fare at the Virginia Food Festival. Cheer on your favorite NASCAR driver at Richmond International Raceway. From the struggles of the colonial era to crucial battles of the Civil War, the Richmond Region has witnessed many milestones during the past 400 years. Lose yourself in the area's unique legacy, which lives on through spectacular year-round events, festivals and celebrations.

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03-01-2015

"5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche" by Evan Linder and Andrew Hobgood

Through March 14, 2015
Venue: Richmond Triangle Players
Phone: 804-346-8113
Category: Comedy, LGBT, Stage
Day: Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Location: Downtown
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Smart, sharp and hysterically funny! Winner! 2012 NYC International Fringe Festival, Best Overall Production! It’s 1956 and the Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein are having their annual quiche breakfast. Will they be able to keep their cool when Communists threaten their idyllic town? "... more »

Bluegrass Brunch

On-Going
Venue:
Phone: 804-359-9690
Category: Music
Day: Every Sunday
Location: Downtown
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Bluegrass Brunch happens EVERY SUNDAY from 1pm-3pm. The event features different Bluegrass bands each week. There is no cover charge. more »

Dogs on Deck

On-Going
Venue: Isley Brewing Company
Phone: 804-499-0721
Category: Pets, Craft Beer
Day: Every Sunday
Location: Downtown
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What's the best way to spend your Sunday? Isley Brewing Company knows. It's with a Man's (or woman) 2 best friends and relaxing with both of them on our deck! We are asking that both pooch and owner are well mannered and get along well with others. Come enjoy our Isley Brews and and relax with your other best friend! You... more »

Fire & Ice Presented by the West Broad Village

March 01, 2015
Category: Festivals
Location: West End/Innsbrook/Short Pump
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Join the West Broad Village and local vendors for a day of fun! Featuring an Ice Sculptor, Fire Pits and Local Artisans. more »

Live Music Every Sunday at Carytown Cupcakes

Through March 29, 2015
Category: Family Fun, Food, Music
Day: Every Sunday
Location: Downtown
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Every Sunday enjoy live music with your cupcake! Also, receive 25% off drinks for happy hour. Feb. 22nd, Mar. 1st & 15th see Elana Lisa, a bluesy, jazz-inspired singer and guitarist. Mar. 8th, 22nd & 29th, see Kirsten Hazler, an alt-country folk singer and guitarist. more »

MADE in CHURCH HILL

Through June 28, 2015
Venue: The Valentine
Phone: 804-649-0711
Category: Architecture/Homes, Art, Clubs, Culture, Exhibits, Family Fun, Galleries, History, Museums
Day: Every Sunday
Location: Downtown
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A collaborative exhibition involving a variety of local cultural and educational institutions brings to light the history and current challenges facing Church Hill from the perspective of its residents. more »

Post Offices of Chesterfield County: Connecting the Community since 1794

On-Going
Category: Art, Culture, Exhibits, History, Museums
Day: Recurring daily
Location: South side
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The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia exhibit focuses on Chesterfield County Post Offices prior to 1925 and includes such items as envelopes, postcards and letters with postmarks or addresses related to old post offices in Chesterfield County, as well as anecdotes, stories, photos and oral history. more »

Special Nights for Special Needs

Through July 01, 2015
Category: Family Fun
Day: Recurring monthly on the 1st
Location: South side
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Join the Children’s Museum-Chesterfield for an evening dedicated to children with special needs 10 years old and under. Visitors will have access to materials and fun activities at the museum. more »

The Whipping Man

Through March 08, 2015
Venue: Virginia Repertory Theatre
Phone: 804-282-2620
Category: History, Stage, Civil War
Day: Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Location: Downtown

THE WHIPPING MAN By Matthew Lopez February 13 – March 8, 2015 The Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre It is Passover, 1865 in the ruins of a once grand home in Richmond, Virginia. The Civil War has just ended, and a Confederate officer comes home to find his family missing and only two former slaves remaining. Wai... more »

03-02-2015

Free Farm Tour

March 02, 2015
Venue: Lavender Fields Farm
Phone: 804-262-7167
Category: Gardens, Tour
Location: North Side/Ashland
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If you have ever wanted to see the rest of the farm and learn about its history then join our free tour. This walking tour includes the Chickahominy River, bee hives, family history of the farm and production greenhouse tour. Each adult enjoys a free ice cream upon completion. This is an outside walking tour so please ... more »

Post Offices of Chesterfield County: Connecting the Community since 1794

On-Going
Category: Art, Culture, Exhibits, History, Museums
Day: Recurring daily
Location: South side
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The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia exhibit focuses on Chesterfield County Post Offices prior to 1925 and includes such items as envelopes, postcards and letters with postmarks or addresses related to old post offices in Chesterfield County, as well as anecdotes, stories, photos and oral history. more »

Twain's Tales

Through March 05, 2015
Category: Stage
Day: Recurring every week day
Location: South side
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Five stories by the master American Storyteller! It’s the late 1800’s, some local characters have gathered on the front porch of the General Store to see who can tell the tallest tale. “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County”, “Science vs. Luck’, ant three other tales are told... more »

03-03-2015

Free Farm Tour

March 03, 2015
Venue: Lavender Fields Farm
Phone: 804-262-7167
Category: Gardens, Tour
Location: North Side/Ashland
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If you have ever wanted to see the rest of the farm and learn about its history then join our free tour. This walking tour includes the Chickahominy River, bee hives, family history of the farm and production greenhouse tour. Each adult enjoys a free ice cream upon completion. This is an outside walking tour so please ... more »

Open Mic Night at Sonny's!!

On-Going
Category: Comedy, Dance, Food, Karaoke, Music, Other, Sports, Stage, Wine
Day: Every Tuesday
Location: North Side/Ashland
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PA, guitar rig & drums are provided! Bring yourself, your axe, your bass, your sticks, your llama and maybe your significant other - just BRING IT! Sign ups start at 7pm! If you're in a band or just play an instrument, tell jokes, write poetry or have a unique and bizarre talent, come out and play with some great peo... more »

Post Offices of Chesterfield County: Connecting the Community since 1794

On-Going
Category: Art, Culture, Exhibits, History, Museums
Day: Recurring daily
Location: South side
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The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia exhibit focuses on Chesterfield County Post Offices prior to 1925 and includes such items as envelopes, postcards and letters with postmarks or addresses related to old post offices in Chesterfield County, as well as anecdotes, stories, photos and oral history. more »

Radio Players present Here Comes Mr. Jordan

Through March 04, 2015
Venue: Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
Phone: 804-501-5138
Category: Stage
Day: Recurring daily
Location: North Side/Ashland
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All ages. The On the Air Radio Players are pleased to present an old-time radio show taped before a live audience! Come and be a part of this hour-long taping featuring live music, live sound effects, and your favorite stories from the “golden age of radio.” Information: per22@henrico.us. more »

Those Harvey Girls

Through March 06, 2015
Category: Stage
Day: Recurring every 3 days
Location: South side
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Tickets start at 41.25 for Theatre Only and 59.15 for Buffet and Theatre. Senior, Student, and Military discounts are available. Dinner doors open at 6:00PM and Theatre doors open at 7:30PM. Every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Show is approximately 2 hours. Matinee shows are available The Harvey sisters bring their ... more »

Twain's Tales

Through March 05, 2015
Category: Stage
Day: Recurring every week day
Location: South side
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Five stories by the master American Storyteller! It’s the late 1800’s, some local characters have gathered on the front porch of the General Store to see who can tell the tallest tale. “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County”, “Science vs. Luck’, ant three other tales are told... more »

03-04-2015

Free Farm Tour

March 04, 2015
Venue: Lavender Fields Farm
Phone: 804-262-7167
Category: Gardens, Tour
Location: North Side/Ashland
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If you have ever wanted to see the rest of the farm and learn about its history then join our free tour. This walking tour includes the Chickahominy River, bee hives, family history of the farm and production greenhouse tour. Each adult enjoys a free ice cream upon completion. This is an outside walking tour so please ... more »

Karaoke with Sean

On-Going
Category: Food, Karaoke, Music
Day: Every Wednesday
Location: North Side/Ashland
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Sean brings the wildest time North of the river!!! Don't miss out on Karaoke with this crazy cat, you never know whats going to happen! more »

Open Mic At Sonny's Bar and Grill

On-Going
Category: Karaoke
Day: Every Wednesday
Location: North Side/Ashland
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PA, guitar rig & drums provided. Bring yourself, your axe, your bass, your sticks, your llama - just bring it! Sign up starts at 7PM more »

Post Offices of Chesterfield County: Connecting the Community since 1794

On-Going
Category: Art, Culture, Exhibits, History, Museums
Day: Recurring daily
Location: South side
Visit Website  |  Send Email

The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia exhibit focuses on Chesterfield County Post Offices prior to 1925 and includes such items as envelopes, postcards and letters with postmarks or addresses related to old post offices in Chesterfield County, as well as anecdotes, stories, photos and oral history. more »

Radio Players present Here Comes Mr. Jordan

Through March 04, 2015
Venue: Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
Phone: 804-501-5138
Category: Stage
Day: Recurring daily
Location: North Side/Ashland
Visit Website  |  Send Email

All ages. The On the Air Radio Players are pleased to present an old-time radio show taped before a live audience! Come and be a part of this hour-long taping featuring live music, live sound effects, and your favorite stories from the “golden age of radio.” Information: per22@henrico.us. more »

Shakespeare's Kitchen: Peacocks & Pageantry

March 04, 2015
Venue: Agecroft Hall
Phone: 804-353-4241
Category: Food
Location: West End/Innsbrook/Short Pump
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Come enjoy Food Historian Francine Segan's hilarious presentation on the fanciful foods of the Elizabethan Age, like fire-breathing roast peacock and savory pies with claws poking through the crust. And learn about the intriguing table manners and unusual dining customs of that era - even why "four and twenty blackb... more »

Twain's Tales

Through March 05, 2015
Category: Stage
Day: Recurring every week day
Location: South side
Send Email

Five stories by the master American Storyteller! It’s the late 1800’s, some local characters have gathered on the front porch of the General Store to see who can tell the tallest tale. “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County”, “Science vs. Luck’, ant three other tales are told... more »

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