The weather in the Richmond Region has had no chill this week (literally), but it's going to be a beautiful weekend in the Richmond Region with temps hovering around 90 with clear skies.
Get out on the river, go to the museum, see a show, have fun. It's your RVA Weekend: Cider Birthdays and Walking Tours:
When: Thursday 5 - 9 p.m. Where: Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden What? Relax on Thursday evenings throughout summer at Flowers After 5. Stroll through the gardens; enjoy live music, wine, and beer, dining and shopping. Garden partners with Richmond SPCA on second Thursdays of each month and allows leashed pets (Fidos After 5). WaterPlay in the Children’s Garden is open until 8 p.m. during Flowers After 5 (weather permitting).
When: Friday 8:30 p.m. Where: Dogwood Dell What: Don Quixote live on stage! Free!
When: Saturday 2 - 6 p.m. Where: Blue Bee Cider, Manchester What? We turn two years old in July. Just wait for us to start asserting our independence, using the words MINE and NO over and over. OK – just kidding. We can’t wait to share the joy and laughter that you have all brought us in this short but wonderful time of growth!
To keep up the sweetness all day, we will debut dessert cider flights of Harvest Ration, Firecracker and ginger-dark chocolate bars from Gearharts Fine Chocolates. So good, y’all. It’s serious.
When: Saturday 2 - 4:30 p.m. Where: Museum District What? We’ll mix it up for you along one of Richmond’s most eclectic thoroughfares. Visit intimate bistros, bustling lunch spots with Southern favorites, and specialty food retailers featured in national magazines while passing through quirky Carytown. You’ll learn secrets from butchers to bakers as well as get a peek at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts’ new sculpture garden.
When: Sunday 2 - 4 p.m. Where: Shockoe Bottom What? Now an entertainment and residential district, Shockoe Bottom once served as Richmond's commercial and transportation hub, as well as one of the country's busiest slave markets. Explore Main Street Station, the Farmer's Market, Tobacco Row and current revitalization efforts. Meet at Main and 17th Streets.