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Richmond Events

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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01-29-2015

Bailey’s In Richmond, Virginia Hosts Benefit for the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program

January 29, 2015
Category: Craft Beer
Location: South side
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Bailey’s in Richmond is teaming up with the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program (VWWP) to support Virginia Veterans and their families. Bailey’s, located at 11581 Robious Road, is kicking-off 2015 with a benefit for the VWWP on Thursday, January 29, 2015. The party begins at 6 p.m., when guests are invited to e... more »

Corey Smith at The National

January 29, 2015
Venue: The National
Category: Music
Location: Downtown

Country singer-songwriter Corey Smith comes to Richmond for an exclusive show at The National. Doors: 7 pm All ages $17 more »

History of House and Tree-Exhibition and Sale of works by Melissa Burgess

Through February 25, 2015
Category: Art, Culture, Exhibits, Galleries
Day: Recurring daily
Location: South side
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Which came 1st, house or tree? Melissa Burgess often wonders this as she surveys older neighborhoods. The answer is often not told but becomes evident as she paints. On view through February 25th, experience the unique style of Melissa Burgess’ paintings featuring local “landmarks”. See her interpretat... more »

Karaoke with Smitty!

On-Going
Category: Food, Karaoke, Music
Day: Every Thursday
Location: North Side/Ashland
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Smitty brings Best sound, best singers and always the best place to be on a Thursday night. The hottest and fastest growing Thursday Karaoke Party in Lakeside! more »

Live Music Thursdays

On-Going
Venue:
Phone: 804-359-9690
Category: Music
Day: Every Thursday
Location: Downtown
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Live music every Thursday night. No cover charge. 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 »

Those Harvey Girls

January 29, 2015
Category: Stage
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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. Lunch doors open 12:30PM and Theatre doors open at 2:00PM. Various Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday dates. Show is approximately 2 hours. Various Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sunday. Evening shows are... 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 »

01-30-2015

9th Annual HIGHER Ground Women's Leadership Conference

January 30, 2015
Venue: Richmond Marriott Hotel
Phone: 804-827-1169
Category: Workshops
Location: Downtown
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Come spend a day with extraordinary women, find what motivates you, and build leadership skills that last! This conference provides you a tremendous opportunity to grow, develop, and learn with practical solutions for success in your personal and professional lives. The day will include: plenary sessions, panel discussio... more »

Crazed and Infused Fridays and Sizzling Saturdays

On-Going
Venue: Isley Brewing Company
Phone: 804-499-0721
Category: Food, Music, Craft Beer
Day: Every Friday, Saturday
Location: Downtown
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Join Isley Brewing Company on Friday's and Saturday's for Awesome Infusions, Yummy Food Trucks and live Music. more »

History of House and Tree-Exhibition and Sale of works by Melissa Burgess

Through February 25, 2015
Category: Art, Culture, Exhibits, Galleries
Day: Recurring daily
Location: South side
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Which came 1st, house or tree? Melissa Burgess often wonders this as she surveys older neighborhoods. The answer is often not told but becomes evident as she paints. On view through February 25th, experience the unique style of Melissa Burgess’ paintings featuring local “landmarks”. See her interpretat... 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 »

The Maggie Walker Story

January 30, 2015
Category: Family Fun, History, Stage, Black History Month
Location: Downtown

THE MAGGIE WALKER STORY January 30 – February 15, 2015 This compelling drama is a tribute to the great American woman from Richmond, Virginia who helped establish and organize the first civil rights strike by black students and became the nation’s first woman bank president. Starting her work at the order of ... more »

The RVA CABARET 2015 Season Kick-Off Show 1/30!

January 30, 2015
Venue: Gallery5
Category: Dance
Location: Downtown
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Come one, come all to the RVA CABARET 2015 Season Kick-Off Show! The RVA Cabaret benefit show series was created to raise funds for the upkeep of beloved hub of Richmond Burlesque, Gallery5! Deanna Danger Productions is proud to bring the show series that gives you burlesque, vaudeville, comedy, bellydance, live music, d... more »

West End Comedy - HATTheatre - The Backwards Show

January 30, 2015
Category: Comedy, Family Fun, Stage
Location: West End/Innsbrook/Short Pump
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Come celebrate National Backwards Day with West End Comedy! We bring improv to HATT in a Whose Line Is It Anyway format that's a guaranteed giggle. We offer the best family-friendly comedy show in Richmond. So bring the kids and enjoy! (We know you're looking forward to it...) more »

01-31-2015

1781 Arnold’s Raid on Richmond – Revolutionary War History at Henricus

January 31, 2015
Venue: Henricus Historical Park
Phone: 804-748-1611
Category: Family Fun, History, Museums
Location: South side
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Revolutionary War re-enactors will occupy the bluff overlooking the James River and conduct camp, cooking and drill demonstrations. Join American militia, British regulars, Hessians, and Loyalists as they interpret the winter of 1781 when General Benedict Arnold raided Richmond and retreated back to Portsmouth after des... more »

Crazed and Infused Fridays and Sizzling Saturdays

On-Going
Venue: Isley Brewing Company
Phone: 804-499-0721
Category: Food, Music, Craft Beer
Day: Every Friday, Saturday
Location: Downtown
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Join Isley Brewing Company on Friday's and Saturday's for Awesome Infusions, Yummy Food Trucks and live Music. more »

History of House and Tree-Exhibition and Sale of works by Melissa Burgess

Through February 25, 2015
Category: Art, Culture, Exhibits, Galleries
Day: Recurring daily
Location: South side
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Which came 1st, house or tree? Melissa Burgess often wonders this as she surveys older neighborhoods. The answer is often not told but becomes evident as she paints. On view through February 25th, experience the unique style of Melissa Burgess’ paintings featuring local “landmarks”. See her interpretat... more »

Keep Virginia Beautiful's Shiver in the River

January 31, 2015
Venue: The American Civil War Museum at Historic Tredegar
Phone: 804-665-2908
Category: Outdoors
Location: Downtown
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Keep Virginia Beautiful wants to invite you to participate in our first Shiver in the River. People gather, have fun, don silly costumes, do some cleaning, take their dip in the water, and then have a huge party - all while raising funds for a great cause. Community Clean Up: - Join us to clean up on the banks of the Ja... 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 »

Real Richmond Food Tours -- UR Here

January 31, 2015
Category: Food, History, Tour
Location: Downtown
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Join us along Libbie and Grove avenues and sometimes Patterson Avenue in the city's West End for a leisurely afternoon of sauntering, sampling, and shopping. We'll do less walking than our usual tours and hear from more chefs, owners and--special feature--antique experts at some of Richmond's finest shops. We'll pop into... more »

West End Comedy - HATTheatre - The Get Over It! Show

January 31, 2015
Category: Comedy, Stage
Location: West End/Innsbrook/Short Pump
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Yes, there is such a thing as International Get Over It Month. So why not enjoy it with us? With our audience-suggestion-based scenes, it's easy to get in on the improv action. It's a hilarious date night out or a fun-filled evening with your favorite friends! more »

02-01-2015

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 »

History of House and Tree-Exhibition and Sale of works by Melissa Burgess

Through February 25, 2015
Category: Art, Culture, Exhibits, Galleries
Day: Recurring daily
Location: South side
Visit Website  |  Send Email

Which came 1st, house or tree? Melissa Burgess often wonders this as she surveys older neighborhoods. The answer is often not told but becomes evident as she paints. On view through February 25th, experience the unique style of Melissa Burgess’ paintings featuring local “landmarks”. See her interpretat... more »

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