Dominion Riverrock will be hosting The Veteran’s Impact Project, a large scale, public monument created by veterans through performance art, on Saturday, May 17 from 12-6 p.m. and Sunday, May 18 from 12-5 p.m., according to a release from Sports Backers. The project is running in conjunction with Armed Forces Day.
River City Segs has announced the Second Annual Easter Segg Hunt. Citizens are not required to be on a Segway to participate in the hunt -- it is free to participate and open to anyone, according to a release.
Ledbury is doing an Outfit Your Office giveaway in which they will give away up to 100 shirts to an office. Not only that, but for whoever wins, Ledbury will travel to their office to throw one of their signature bourbon-soaked parties with the Pauls and offer a shirt fitting with their stylists.
Every spring, American and Hickory Shad run up the James River by the thousands to spawn where they were born. On Saturday, April 12, the MS Shad Shootout takes advantage of this urban angler’s paradise by hosting an all-day catch, photo and release fishing tournament to benefit multiple sclerosis research.
On May 9, Richmond’s Commonwealth Club will be alight with activity, as The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society holds a gala to announce Virginia’s Man and Woman of the Year. Of the eight noteworthy nominees, two are Richmond restaurateurs, who have chosen to fight these deadly cancers with creative campaigns that are nothing short of delicious.
Real Richmond Food Tours, a company that exposes people to the historical, architectural, musical and culinary culture of Richmond, has expanded its activities from four neighborhood tours to more than 10.
Christmas may have its tacky sweaters, 4th of July its bathing suits and Thanksgiving its forgiving stretch-waist pants. But Easter is truly an annual holiday style standout. It’s a day to showcase your brightest colors and most dazzling preppy chic. You may wear mostly black and gray the rest of the year, but on Easter Sunday give those pastels a chance. Whether your plans include the Monument Avenue Easter Parade, a family party or brunch, this guide will cover all your sartorial needs.
Monroe Park will turn into a big melting pot on Saturday, when various performers and food vendors open the VCU Intercultural Festival. Celebrating its diversity and the backgrounds and cultures of its students with this spring event has been a tradition at VCU for many years.
April Fool's! This is an April Fool's Story that ran on April 1, 2014. Thankfully, there is no Richmond Vegan Bacon Festival and the second annual Richmond Bacon Festival will be held, as planned with bacon!, on June 8, 2014. Find out more here.
Stephan Pastis, creator of “Pearls Before Swine,” the award-winning comic strip featuring a cynical Rat and loveable Pig (plus a cast of supporting animal characters) who offer “caustic commentary on humanity's quest for the unattainable,” will be in Midlothian on March 27 for a talk and book signing at Swift Creek Middle School. The former attorney turned cartoonist is in town as part of a multi-city book tour to promote his latest publication, “Pearls Falls Fast: A Pearls Before Swine Treasury,” now available in bookstores.
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