Intercultural Festival at VCU; Civil War & Emancipation Day 2013; Richmond Kickers 21st Birthday Party; Tree Climbing Championship and Show; Carytown and the Byrd Theatre Walking Tour; City Council Formal Meeting; Byrd House Renegade Market; Food Truck Court at Virginia Historical Society; 3rd Precinct MPACT Meeting; SIDE BY SIDE: engage; The Cheats Movement Presents: Live […]
Intercultural Festival at VCU; Civil War & Emancipation Day 2013; Richmond Kickers 21st Birthday Party; Tree Climbing Championship and Show; Carytown and the Byrd Theatre Walking Tour; City Council Formal Meeting; Byrd House Renegade Market; Food Truck Court at Virginia Historical Society; 3rd Precinct MPACT Meeting; SIDE BY SIDE: engage; The Cheats Movement Presents: Live at Ipanema with The Low Branches and Sam Reed; Carytown Craft Beer Festival; Hollywood Cemetery Specialty Walking Tour; MORE…
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Intercultural Festival at VCU
Sat Apr 6 12:00 pm
The 2013 Intercultural Festival at VCU takes place on Saturday, April 6, from noon until 6 p.m. at Monroe Park. Entrance to the festival and all activities are free and open to the public. The festival will include a variety of foods from various cultures, as well as cultural displays, performances and fashion shows, student art exhibits and booths with games and crafts for all ages. There will be a petting zoo and door prizes to showcase more than 30 cultural organizations at VCU.
Civil War & Emancipation Day 2013
Sat Apr 6 9:00 am
This year’s Civil War & Emancipation Day provides free admission to all of the more than 25 participating sites and activity centers and offers an array of informative walking tours and presentations. Free shuttle service provided.
Richmond Kickers 21st Birthday Party
Sat Apr 6 6:00 pm
You’re Invited: Change your game plan for your next happy hour – skip the bar and head straight to City Stadium on Saturday, April 6th to celebrate the Kickers 21st Birthday!
What to Expect: RVA Street Foodies’ legendary food trucks, live music, a new outdoor bar featuring adult beverages, corporate hospitality and hospitality tents, a new and improved Family Zone with inflatable games and face painting and fun for families and soccer fans alike! The fun begins when the gates open at 6pm.
Pro Soccer at its Finest: Be there for the edge of your seat excitement when two of USL PRO’s premier professional soccer clubs – your hometown Richmond Kickers and the Pittsburgh Riverhounds – take the field at 7pm. Plus, experience the Kickers enhanced game day atmosphere and celebrate with friends and fellow fanatics.
What do YOU need to do? Round up your friends and family and order tickets in advance at RichmondKickers.com! Save $2.00 off admission by entering promo code THEBIG21.
Tree Climbing Championship and Show
Sat Apr 6
2013 MAC-ISA Tree Climbing Championship & Trade Show and Richmond Arbor Day / Round House, Byrd Park, Richmond, VA / This event is open and free to the public – Come out to watch some of the top climbers in our region compete. Family activities, recreational tree climbing by Riverside Outfitters, supply and equipment vendors, tree related exhibits, food trucks and more.
Carytown and the Byrd Theatre Walking Tour
Sun Apr 7 2:00 pm
Carytown and the Byrd Theatre, Revisited Walking Tour / From the buffalo trail to streetcar suburb, Carytown’s fascinating story is the focus of this tour as you explore this “mile of style”. Includes Cary Court Shopping Center, restored to its 1930’s art deco splendor, and a “behind the scenes” tour of the Byrd Theatre (1928), one of the few active movie palaces in the country. Meet at Premiere Costumes, 3339 W. Cary Street. / Valentine Richmond History Center
City Council Formal Meeting
Mon Apr 8 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)
Byrd House Renegade Market
Tue Apr 9 3:30 pm
Every Tuesday. Byrd House Market at William Byrd Community House is a food-focused farmers market serving the community weekly on Tuesday afternoons. We provide a place and time for 25-30 food growers and makers to come together with food shoppers who want fresh, local and sustainable produced food for their lives. The Renegade Market is our at-will, winter market and operates on Tuesdays, November through April. MORE: http://www.byrdhousemarket.blogspot.com/p/for-market-goers.html
Food Truck Court at Virginia Historical Society
Tue Apr 9 6:00 pm
Every Tuesday and Friday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. through Sept. 6. Though the museum will be closed during this year’s foodie court, restroom facilities in the museum lobby will be available to the public.
3rd Precinct MPACT Meeting
Thu Apr 11 6:00 pm
Join your neighbors at Albert Hill Middle School to meet with city officials to discuss priority issues on a monthly basis. Precinct level meetings offer the chance to learn more about MPACT, meet your co-chairs and provide feedback to the city.
SIDE BY SIDE: engage
Sat Apr 13 10:00 am
Come make art Side by Side with your little artist!
Engage workshops are available to the public the second Saturday of every month. ENGAGE: Side by Side offers a variety of two-hour workshops related to the gallery exhibition and provides fun and rewarding time for parents, grandparents, Big Brothers and Big Sisters to work with a young person, exploring new materials and creating projects together.
Cost is $10 per team each Saturday. VisArts members and Big Brothers/Big Sisters teams participate free!
A team is a child (age 5 to 15) and an adult. A team can have one or two children. Teams work together at ENGAGE: Side by Side.
The Cheats Movement Presents: Live at Ipanema with The Low Branches and Sam Reed
Sat Apr 13 10:00 pm
Are you ready for the next Cheats Movement Presents music event? The Low Branches – who will be playing tunes from their recently released album, One Hundred Years Old, along with a solo performance from one of the best singers in RVA Sam Reed of Photosynthesziers and Beast Wellington. FREE / MORE: http://ipanemaveg.com/lai/cheats_movement/
Carytown Craft Beer Festival
Sun Apr 14 12:00 pm
Your ticket includes a souvenir pint glass and craft beer tasting. Tickets are $15/advance & $20/gate. MORE: http://wotbn.net/carytown-craft-beer-festival-set-for-april/
Hollywood Cemetery Specialty Walking Tour
Sun Apr 14 2:00 pm
Hollywood Cemetery Specialty Walking Tour /
An extension of the daily “Highlights” tour, this version covers in more detail the cemetery’s unique history, landscape design, architecture, symbols and residents. Meet at the cemetery entrance at Cherry and Albemarle streets. / Valentine Richmond History Center