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05 / 06 / 2017

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Lavender Fields Herb Farm’s annual Spring Herb Faire planned May 5-6, 12-13

Date: May 6, 2017

Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Price: Free

Description: Lavender Fields Herb Farm’s annual Spring Herb Faire will take place over two weekends, May 5-6 and May 12-13, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Shop from over 200 varieties of certified organic herb and veggie plants. There will be free tours, demonstrations and classes on topics such as raised bed gardening, cooking with herbs and vegetables, and container gardening. Both Saturdays will feature free face painting and a children’s planting activity. The Glen Allen Ruritan Club will also be selling hamburgers, hot dogs, chili and slaw on both Saturdays. There will be a special Mother’s Day giveaway May 12-13. Admission and parking are free. For a complete schedule of events, visit www.lavenderfieldsfarm.com.

Lavender Fields Herb Farm’s Spring Herb Faire

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden to host Spring PlantFest May 5-6

Date: May 6, 2017

Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 5 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 6

Price: Free

Description: Spring PlantFest at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is free and open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 5 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 6. Now in its 30th year, the plant sale features approximately 40 vendors from around the region offering a wide array of plants, shrubs, trees and garden-themed items. A tool sharpener will be on-site and for a fee will sharpen hand tools, knives and scissors with same-day service. Knowledgeable, helpful Garden volunteers and Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer questions and offer suggestions. Rain or shine. For details, call 262-9887 or visit www.lewisginter.org.

Spring PlantFest at Lewis Ginter

Richmond Moms Blog to present BLOOM at The Woman's Hospital at HDH

Date: May 6, 2017

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Price: $35

Description: The Richmond Moms Blog will present BLOOM, an event for new and expecting moms, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Woman’s Hospital at Henrico Doctors’, 1602 Skipwith Rd. The event will include gourmet snacks, a mocktail bar, fun photo wall, expert panel moderated by mom and news anchor Sarah Bloom, neck and shoulder massages, swag bags from local artisans and businesses and more. Tickets are $35. For details, visit http://tinyurl.com/BloomRichmond.

BLOOM for new & expecting moms

2017 Central Virginia Corks & Taps Festival planned in Innsbrook

Date: May 6, 2017

Time: 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Price:

Description: The 2017 Central Virginia Corks & Taps Festival will take place rain or shine from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Innsbrook Pavilion. This year’s event will showcase 10 wineries and seven craft breweries and cideries from around the Commonwealth, live music, food and beverage concessions, specialty-item and arts and crafts vendors and more. Proceeds will benefit the general scholarship and endowment funds for the Richmond Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association. For details and to purchase advance tickets, visit www.centralvirginiacorksandtaps.com.

Central Virginia Corks & Taps Festival

Free comic book for teens at all Henrico libraries

Date: May 6, 2017

Time: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Price: Free

Description: Teens are invited to visit any Henrico County Public Library from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for a free comic book, while supplies last. For details, visit www.henricolibrary.org.

Free comic book for teens at HCPL

The 2016 film “Mother’s Day” to play at Henrico Theatre May 5-6

Date: May 6, 2017

Time: Times vary

Price: $1

Description: The 2016 film “Mother’s Day” (rated PG-13) will play at 7 p.m. May 5 and at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. May 6 at the Henrico Theatre, 305 E. Nine Mile Rd. Tickets are $1 and can be purchased at the door. For details, call 328-4491.

Film “Mother’s Day” at Henrico Theatre

Saint Francis Home to hold second annual 'Taste of Monte Carlo'

Date: May 6, 2017

Time: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Price: $75

Description: Saint Francis Home will hold its second annual Taste of Monte Carlo event from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at The Renaissance, 107 W. Broad St. The event will include Vegas-style dealers and gaming, live music, live auction, heavy hors d’oeuvres and samples of local craft beer, cider and spirits. Tickets are $75 per person and include two beverage tickets; a cash bar is available. Proceeds benefit the elderly and disabled residents of Saint Francis Home. For details, visit www.saintfrancishome.com.

Saint Francis Home's Taste of Monte Carlo

Henrico Theatre Company to present “The Cemetery Club” May 5-21 at CACGA

Date: May 6, 2017

Time: Times vary

Price: $8 to $10

Description: The Henrico Theatre Company will present “The Cemetery Club” May 5-21 at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. This comedy by Ivan Menchell is about three Jewish widows who meet once a month for tea before going to visit their husbands’ graves. All performances are at 8 p.m. except for Sunday matinees which are at 2:30 p.m. Reservations are recommended. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors (55+) and students. For details, call 501-5859 or visit www.henrico.us/rec.

HTC's “The Cemetery Club” at CACGA

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Motorvators (formerly Flight Risk) will perform at 8 p.m. at The Tin Pan, 8982 Quioccasin Rd. This energetic rock band is comprised of experienced music industry veterans from the greater Richmond area. The band focuses their show on well-known classic rock songs – played at a comfortable volume – so you can rock out while still enjoying a conversation. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10. For details, call 447-8189 or visit http://www.tinpanrva.com. Full text

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