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 week is: Music in the Park with Ska group 808.
Antiques in Manchester; Monk’s Playground @ Crossroads; South of the James Farmers’ Market; Music in the Park – 808; City Council Formal Meeting; Kings & Wings; Virginia Craft Beer Month Kickoff @ Legend; Paulo Franco & Kayce McGehee @ Crossroads; The Eastern Question @ Crossroads; Happy Lucky Combo @ Crossroads; Patrick Henry Garden and Grounds Workday; MORE…
Antiques in Manchester
Sat Jul 21 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.
Monk’s Playground @ Crossroads
Sat Jul 21 8:00 pm
We just finished recording our first album at Minimum Wage Studio and are excited to be back at a favorite Richmond “hang” to perform our Monk arrangements!
South of the James Farmers’ Market
Sat Jul 21 8:00 am
The area’s biggest and best Farmers’ Market. Food, crafts, plants, and more every Saturday in beautiful Forest Hill Park.
Music in the Park – 808
Sun Jul 22 6:00 pm
Free music in Forest Hill Park near the Old Stone House. Join family and friends and do the running man to 808 and their ska beats.
City Council Formal Meeting
Mon Jul 23 6:00 pm
Every 2nd and 4th Mon – Responsible for deciding official Council action, which includes discussing, adopting, rejecting, and amending laws and approving the budget. Formal meetings include a time for pubic comment and are televised live on the local PBS station and are replayed in Richmond on Government Access Channel 17, beginning at Noon and 7:00 p.m. daily.
Richmond Council Chambers, Richmond City Hall, 2nd floor; 900 E. Broad Street
Typically the second and fourth Monday of each month; 6:00-8:30 p.m. (With the exception of August, when no Formal meetings are held, and holidays)
Kings & Wings
Wed Jul 25 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.
Virginia Craft Beer Month Kickoff @ Legend
Wed Jul 25 4:00 pm
Bring a friend and get ready to share the love of Virginia craft beer with us on Wednesday, July 25 at 4p.m. at Legend Brewery for our Love on Tap: August Virginia Craft Beer Month kick off event. Get there right on time because the first 100 people to show up will score some free Virginia is for Lovers craft beer swag.
Paulo Franco & Kayce McGehee @ Crossroads
Thu Jul 26 8:00 pm
Kayce McGehee is a singer, pianist, and guitarist from the East Coast of Virginia. Playing a mix of covers and originals. Paulo Franco is an original songwriter and a resident of Woodland Heights. He recently released an album entitled by the Light of a Paper Moon that showcases his country, pop, rock and blues influences.
The Eastern Question @ Crossroads
Fri Jul 27 8:00 pm
The Eastern Question blends the voices of ancient ethnic woodwinds, percussion and strings with those of cello, acoustic and electric guitars, bass guitar, and cutting edge software instruments to create a rich and unique musical experience. Their repertoire includes Arabic, Balkan, Turkish, and African music, as well as many original compositions.
Happy Lucky Combo @ Crossroads
Sat Jul 28 8:00 pm
“Music for Cafes, Cabarets and Carnivals. Accordion, bass and drums with dancing, sing-a-longs and surprises.”
Patrikc Henry Garden and Grounds Workday
Sat Jul 28 !8:00 am
WE NEED YOU!! Join us July 28 at the Patrick Henry School on Semmes for a garden and grounds clean up day! Bring your garden gloves as we attack the weeds that have come to roost over the summer. Email Anne Shelton firstname.lastname@example.org and RSVP on the event page so she can get a head count. thanks