A round-up of events that are going on in our hood over the next week or so. Add yours here. The official must do event of the weekend is: Music in Park on Sunday with Skydog the area’s best Allman Brother’s tribute band. Southern Rock y’all.
Paulo Franco @ Crossroads; Antiques in Manchester; John Nobile @ Crossroads; South of the James Farmers’ Market; Summer Reading Program Kickoff; Victory Boxes Garden/Yard Sale; Music in the Park – Skydog; Forest Hill Neighborhood Association Meeting; From Ragtime to Rock ‘n Roll; Patrick Henry School Board Meeting; Southampton Citizens Association meeting; Kings & Wings; River Hero Home Informational Meeting; MORE…
Paulo Franco @ Crossroads
Fri Jun 15 8:00 pm
Paulo Franco & The Rateros (ra-TE-ros) hail from Richmond, Virginia. They play a unique blend of rock, old school country, alt-country and blues. The music draws heavily from influences like Steve Earle and the Graham Parsons inspired music of the Rolling Stones. They also feature covers from varied artists like the Long Ryders, The Silos, and take on covers from Johnny Cash and Bob Dylan.
Antiques in Manchester
Sat Jun 16 9:00 am
Antiques in Manchester (AIM) an upscale open air market, opens on Saturday, from 9 am to 4 pm at 205 Hull Street adjacent to Micheal Sparks Design. The market will continue on subsequent Saturdays until December, weather permitting.
John Nobile @ Crossroads
Sat Jun 16 8:00 pm
South of the James Farmers’ Market
Sat Jun 16 8:00 am
The area’s biggest and best Farmers’ Market. Food, crafts, plants, and more every Saturday in beautiful Forest Hill Park.
Summer Reading Program Kickoff
Sat Jun 16 10:30 am
Get signed up for summer reading fun! All you need is a card and a log to get started! To help us celebrate, we will have Tyrone and his puppets, McGruff the Crime Dog, balloon sculptures, crafts, hot dogs, watermelon and more. Westover Hills Library 1408 Westover Hills Blvd.
Victory Boxes Garden/Yard Sale
Sat Jun 16 8:00 am
Garden/Yard Sale this Saturday, June 16th! Selling portable, naturally grown vegetable garden boxes – 2 ft. square, easy to move, great for your porch, yard or patio! Fantastic Father’s Day gift! As seen at Patrick Henry School of Science and Arts – this sale helps fund our school garden projects. Find out more at victoryboxesrva.com.
Come visit us from 8am-2pm on Saturday at 4500 Reedy Avenue, 2 blocks south of Forest Hill Avenue at the intersection of 45th Street, Taylor and Reedy.
Music in the Park – Skydog
Sun Jun 17 6:00 pm
Free music in Forest Hill Park near the Old Stone House. Join family and friends and rock out to Skydog a local Allman Brothers tribute band.
Forest Hill Neighborhood Association Meeting
Tue Jun 19 7:00 pm
Want to be more involved in our great neighborhood? Come to one of our monthly meetings! One hour each month is the best way get the latest “scoop” on everything Forest Hill. The FHNA meets the third Tuesday of each month (excluding July) at 7pm at the Stone House in Forest Hill Park.
From Ragtime to Rock ‘n Roll
Tue Jun 19 3:00 pm
Part of the Westover Hills Library Summer Reading Program – Guitarist and songwriter Barbara Martin celebrates American music, preforming blues, jazz and more. Westover Hill Library 1408 Westover Hills Blvd.
Patrick Henry School Board Meeting
Tue Jun 19 7:00 pm
Patrick Henry school board meets the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. are held at WHBC-EC, 611 W 31st Street.
Southampton Citizens Association meeting
Tue Jun 19 7:15 pm
Meets the third Tuesday of each month,
7:15 p.m., at Southampton Recreation
Association, 3201 Chellowe Rd.
No meetings July and Auguast
Kings & Wings
Wed Jun 20 8:00 pm
Informal chess club that meets every Wednesday at O’Toole’s for beer and chess. Focus on the beer. All levels welcome.
River Hero Home Informational Meeting
Wed Jun 20 6:30 pm
Becoming a certified River Hero Home is a simple way to help protect the James River. Come to The Stone House in Forest HIll Park to learn about this new program from the James River Association. Drinks and snacks will be served. Advance registration is requested.