It’s a bounty of festival favorites this weekend, with the Richmond Greek Festival and Broad Appétit. Plus, there’ll be celebrity visits at GalaxyCon, SPARC’s Live Art and country music from Kane Brown.

Richmond Greek Festival


Opa! It’s the 44th annual Richmond Greek Festival where everybody is family under the white tents, sharing a meal of moussaka, pastichio and souvlaki. 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Thursday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and noon-7 p.m. Sunday at Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 30 Malvern Ave. Free entry; pay as you go.

Kane Brown

Kane Brown

Kane Brown


Country music star Kane Brown returns to Innsbrook After Hours after last year’s sold-out show, with special guest Ryan Hurd. 6 p.m. (gates open at 5 p.m.) at Innsbrook After Hours, ServPro of Richmond Pavilion, 4901 Lake Brook Drive, Glen Allen. $31 and up. (800) 514-3849 or

GalaxyCon Richmond


You guys, Ralph Macchio and Alice Cooper will be here for GalaxyCon as well as the Karate Kid’s nemesis, William Zabka from “Cobra Kai”; Linda Blair from “The Exorcist”; Barry Bostwick from “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”; and Powhatan County’s own King Kong girl Linda Miller. GalaxyCon is three days of fandom with celebrity visits, comics, sci-fi and fantasy, cosplay, wrestling and much more. Times vary at the Greater Richmond Convention Center, 403 N. Third St. $20 and up. (919) 907-0424 or

Broad Appetit

Sample dish at Broad Appetit.

Broad Appétit


Foodies, this one is for you! Head to Broad Appétit to sample signature dishes from new restaurants and Richmond favorites for $4 per plate. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. on West Broad Street between Henry and Adams streets. Free entry; pay as you go.

Live Art

Live Art



Singer-songwriter Jason Mraz returns to Richmond with a handful of stars such as Hanson and Chris Stills to join SPARC students with and without disabilities for a night of music and dance. Shayy Winn, the blind Chesterfield County student who competed on “American Idol” this year, also will be performing. This year’s theme is LIVE ART: FAMILY. 4 p.m. at Altria Theater, 6 N. Laurel St. $42 and up. (800) 514-3849 or

— Colleen Curran

Colleen Curran covers arts and entertainment for the Richmond Times-Dispatch. She writes the weekly column Top Five Weekend Events.

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