Thursday, November 5, 2015

A Great Time of Year to Explore #RVA


     Thanks, Wanda Fears, for the great list of events going on in Richmond this month!  I love finding new and exciting things to do around town, especially when the weather gets a little colder and the leaves are almost all turned bright colors.  Any time of year is a great time to explore the city you live in!


November 7th
Brunswick Stew & Stout Festival
11 am— 4 pm
Admission: Free
17th street Farmer’s Market
Arts & crafts, music and adult beverages, even take your favorite stew home with you by the quart! Get there early because stews go quickly!  For tickets visit enrichmond.org.

 
November 14th
3rd Annual Richmond Cider Celebration
11 am— 4 pm
Admission: $20 in advance, $25 at the door
17th Street Farmer’s Market
Virginia Ciders are celebrated along with food from local Richmond chefs. Tickets include a commemorative tasting glass, dual wine tote bag, access to educational workshops, live music and 10 cider tastings. For tickets visit enrichmond.org.


November 14th
Anthem Richmond Marathon
7:45 am
“America’s Friendliest Marathon,” this scenic course runs through historic Richmond neighborhoods and along the James River. Register or cheer on the runners! For race maps, more info or registration visit richmondmarathon.org.

November 14th— 15th
Intergalactic Bead and Jewelry Trade Show
10 am— 5 pm
Admission: Sat. $5/ Sun. $4
Richmond Raceway Complex
Find wholesale prices on imaginative beads, gems and precious stones!
Visit beadshows.com for more information.

November 21st— 22nd
Craft + Design Show
Events begin Saturday at 9:30 am
Science Museum of Virginia
Put on by the Visual Arts Center of Richmond, this Craft and Design Show features 60 local and national artisans exhibiting the finest in contemporary crafts. The event will offer Wine and beer as well as food from Alamo BBQ. For event details, pricing and admission visit visarts.org.

November 26th
Thanksgiving Day!


Nov 27 (through January 11th)
Dominion GardenFest of Lights: H2Whoa!
Nightly, 5 pm— 10 pm
Admission: Adults $12, Seniors $11, Children $8, (under 3 free)
Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens
Altogether displaying half a million lights, decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, complete with a fire pit with s’mores and hot chocolate, this holiday tradition as nightly family activities and more. For event details and ticket purchase visit Lewisginter.org.


Nov 28
The Snowman— the animated film accompanied by Richmond Symphony
11:00 am
Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage
Tickets: $12— $17
The magical friendship of a boy with a snowman with a live accompaniment by the Richmond Symphony. Festival begins at 10 am. More info and tickets at richmondsymphony.com.

Theatre, Concert &Event Schedules:
Glen Allen Cultural Arts Center
This month’s performances include George Winston, Richmond Divas and The Richmond Symphony, Masters of Soul: “The Motown Era” and much more on both Center Season and 2nd Stage. Visit artsglenallen.com for performance schedules.

Altria Theatre
This month’s performances include Newsies, Chris Tomlin, Wild Kratts LIVE!, and Rag Time. For a detailed performance schedule and tickets visit altriatheater.com.

Richmond CenterStage
Performances by the Richmond Ballet, Richmond Symphony and the Virginia Opera, CenterStage is a great place to celebrate the holiday season! Visit RichmondCenterStage.com for performance schedules.

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