National chain TGI Fridays is hopping on the food truck craze. They’re bringing their food truck to the Diamond from July 9 to July 13 and will be serving up free samples during the Flying Squirrels games on July 9 and 10.
The air is abuzz in this city where craft beer is seeping onto menus at fine restaurants and new breweries are opening like the next seasonal bloom. Eager beer fans are waiting to learn the details and debating whether the event will live up to their expectations.
Heads up, Richmond. Here are the street closures for RVA Fireworks on the James, which was pushed back to Saturday, July 5. The show was to be held Thursday, July 3. The following schedule was for Thursday, but will likely be the same for Saturday. Robert E. Lee Bridge will be closed from 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. as well.
I’ve had apples directly from the tree, berries and tomatoes from the vine, herbs from the garden, milk in a dairy barn, and oysters plucked straight from the Chesapeake Bay. But I’ve never had an entire gourmet meal on a farm created using fresh produce from the fields and paired with fine wines.
The Arts & Culture Xpo from Culture Works returns this Saturday, June 28 for a day of free performances from the Latin Ballet, the Greater Richmond Chorus, Virginia Opera and many more arts organizations.
Enjoy an evening in the Poe Museum's Enchanted Garden this Thursday, June 26 with an after-work Unhappy Hour. There will be live music by The Lost Dreads, readings of "The Conqueror Worm," games and a cash bar.
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