Calling all artists, crafts people and purveyors of interesting stuff! Looking for a fun and inexpensive place to show and sell your creations and treasures? The Friends of Forest Hill Park is hosting its annual Sunday in the Park event on June 30th in historic Forest Hill Park. The event regularly attracts a couple thousand [...]
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Music in the Park’s tireless effort to always bring you something different, fun and family friendly they present The Beer Ticks w/Grant Hunnicut in a Square Dance free for all in Forest Hill Park!!
We’ve helped sound the alarm and we’re fighting our own private battle in the backyard, so it’s nice to see two locals getting some attention from other RVA media. “It’s unfortunate that it can look so beautiful to people, and yet it’s not — it’s evil,” says Ruth Robin, who lives near ivy-infested Forest Hill [...]
The Reedy Creek Coalition and Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay are hosting a volunteer opportunity to remove invasive plants from Forest Hill Park on Saturday, March 9, from 9:00 am – noon. Where to meet: The main parking lot at Forest Hill Park (42nd and New Kent Ave.), near the first shelter.
Registration is open for the 2013 Run for the Hills 5k. The run will take place on Saturday, March 9th beginning at 9:00 a.m. This is 5th Run for the Hills and is a great time for all. You can register here. $20 prior to 3/9, $25 day-of registration on 3/9. Registrations collected on or [...]
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Mike sent this to me yesterday and as you can see the recent rain and snow have filled up Forest Hill Park Lake and all that water is going over the dam. Mike also found the scooter below but couldn’t retrieve it due to icy conditions. Speculation is that it was stolen and ditched. If [...]
Image by Paul Spicer. Click on the image or here to check out his view of RVA.
Information on the ride for Spike (co-owner of Coqui Cyclery below: I would like to thank each and everybody in advance for thinking so much of Ann / Spike. She rode 1000’s of miles (more than some not as many as others), did lots of centuries on the road and mountain and was a very [...]
This week we have Hawaiian guitar music provided by the Broad Street Ramblers. Hopefully you learned to Hula last week at the Folk Fest and you can bring your mad skills to the Park this Sunday at 5pm. The Broad Street Ramblers are led by Gregg Kimball, noted musical historian with the Virginia State Library [...]
The Art Deco Society of Virginia hosted a picnic in Forest Hill Park in August and luckily Dirty Richmond was there with a camera to capture the scene. Be sure to check out Dirty Richmond for more photos.
Pedro did a great job of capturing bikes racing in Forest Hill Park on Wednesday. The race was part of the “Sorry honey, I’ve gotta work late” bike series. There will be more races on the 19th and 26th starting at 5:45. If you want to race head to the website. If you’re not racing [...]
Locals playing locally as part of the Music in the Park series, can’t beat that. Due to diminishing sunlight the band starts an hour earlier (5 – 7 pm) than previous Music in the Park concerts. Weather looks perfect for the show. Two more Music in the Park shows left after Blue Line, 3rd Wave [...]
From Craigs List; We found two ferrets in forest hill park on Tuesday the 11th of September. They were wandering around the woods near the main parking lot. They are both currently in our care, but we would really like to reunite them with their owners. They are both very friendly and very cute!!
Join Reedy Creek Coalition and the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay as they explore the benefits of native plant species and how they will fit into your landscape plans. There are some top notch speakers scheduled, door prizes, and even refreshments. Your yard, local animals and watershed will thank you. Register now as there are [...]
A brief history of the park on Architecture Richmond. I always have to highlight my favorite part, roller coasters. In 1889, the land was sold to Southside Land and Improvement Co., who used the land as an end stop for the Forest Hill trolley route. During this time the additions to the Rhodes House included [...]
Athletes from throughout the world will be arriving to compete on Saturday and Sunday. The best part is that the courses take advantage of our wonderful trail system. Get all the details from the website. From the Press Release; This will be the 14th year for XTERRA in Richmond. The River City is widely regarded [...]
Cloudy skies and a few sprinkles didn’t keep the crowd away from Bio Ritmo in Forest Hill park last night. If you took some photos to share please let us know in the comments. The next music in the park is Skydog -(Allman Bros.Tribute) on June 17th.
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 the Park with Bio Ritmo. Forest Hill Neighborhood Association Meeting; Patrick Henry School Board Meeting; Southampton Citizens Association meeting; Kings & Wings; Antiques in Manchester; [...]
I couldn’t figure out how to embed the slideshow so you’ll have to click on the image above or here to check out some great images from the first day of the 5th season of the South of the James Farmers’ Market. The images were captured by the Richmond Photography Meetup Group which has 626 [...]
Well it’s that time of year again. In our neighborhood and throughout the city our Saturdays will mean getting up, dressed a tad earlier and heading to Forest Hill Park.
The mission of the Richmond Cycling Corps is “to change the lives of youth who live in Richmond’s public housing projects.” The race above was part of the Virginia High School Mountain Bike Race Series. More footage of the race below.