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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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03-03-2015

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
Visit Website  |  Send Email

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
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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
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
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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 »

We Be Jammin'

On-Going
Venue: Isley Brewing Company
Phone: 804-499-0721
Category: Music, Craft Beer
Day: Every Wednesday
Location: Downtown
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Head out to Isley Brewing Company with your own musical talent to enjoy our cold beverages while you jam with other types of musicians. We will offer specials and provide a relaxing environment so you can meet new musical friends! No performing on a stage! Just jammin with friends old and new! more »

03-05-2015

"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 »

Free Farm Tour

March 05, 2015
Venue: Lavender Fields Farm
Phone: 804-262-7167
Category: Gardens, Tour
Location: North Side/Ashland
Visit Website  |  Send Email

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 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 »

Learn2Curl

March 05, 2015
Category: Clubs, Family Fun, Sports
Location: South side
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Learn2Curls are the best way to get the hang of curling! You start with 30 minutes of off-ice instruction where you’ll learn the basics of curling, followed by 45 minutes of on-ice practice led by our US Curling Association-qualified Instructors. You'll finish with 45 minutes of a real game! Becoming a bona-fide cu... 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 »

Marks. Forms. Layers. | Gallery Flux

Through May 02, 2015
Venue: Gallery Flux
Phone: 804-752-3540
Category: Art
Day: Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Location: North Side/Ashland
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Visit Gallery Flux to see “Marks. Forms. Layers.” This exhibition will feature landscape oil paintings by Carol Anna Meese, mixed media paintings by Patte Ormsby, and mixed media and clay sculptures by David Camden. Visit “Marks. Forms. Layers.” from March 5th to May 2, 2015 to see new work by the... more »

Marks. Forms. Layers. | Opening Reception

March 05, 2015
Venue: Gallery Flux
Phone: 804-752-3540
Category: Art
Location: North Side/Ashland
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Marks. Forms. Layers. | Gallery Flux Visit Gallery Flux to see “Marks. Forms. Layers.” This exhibition will feature landscape oil paintings by Carol Anna Meese, mixed media paintings by Patte Ormsby, and mixed media and clay sculptures by David Camden. Visit “Marks. Forms. Layers.” from March 5th ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

Vincent, A Play by Leonard Nimoy

March 05, 2015
Venue: Richmond CenterStage
Phone: 804-257-3096
Category: Stage
Location: Downtown
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Leonard Nimoy’s Vincent, on tour for over two years, delighted Richmond CenterStage audiences last June. Author Leonard Nimoy dramatizes the life of Vincent van Gogh in this intimate one-man play adapted from the actual letters between the artist and his brother, Theo. Van Gogh’s story is so much more than th... more »

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