Henrico County entertainment

08 / 12 / 2017

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Pocahontas Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society to meet at Echo Lake Park

Date: August 12, 2017

Time: 9 a.m.

Price: Free

Description: The Pocahontas Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society will meet at 9 a.m. at Echo Lake Park. This small, scenic park offers a variety of habitats and a surprising diversity of native plants on a half-mile trail around the lake. Bring a light lunch for picnicking in the shade and telling flower stories. To register, contact trip leader Leslie Allanson at 795-7191 or leleorr4@gmail.com.

VNPS Pocahontas Chapter outing at Echo Lake Park

ECPI University to host Career Discovery Day open house

Date: August 12, 2017

Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Price: Free

Description: ECPI University will host a Career Discovery Day open house at all campus locations throughout Richmond from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Attendees will have the opportunity to see interactive demonstrations, tour the campuses, meet faculty and staff, and observe the hands-on learning environment. Admission is free. For details, visit www.ecpi.edu.

Career Discovery Day open house at ECPI University

34th annual Virginia Outdoor Sportsman Show planned Aug. 11-13

Date: August 12, 2017

Time: Times vary

Price: $5 to $10; ages 16 and under free

Description: The 34th annual Virginia Outdoor Sportsman Show will be held from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 11, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 12 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Richmond Raceway Complex. The show features more than 150 exhibitors and vendors. See the latest products, speak with guides, participate in seminars and demos and meet celebrity outdoor sportsmen. There will also be a trophy deer competition, the Virginia State Turkey Calling Contest, food, an archery range, trout pound, decoy painting and BB gun range. Admission is $5 to $10; ages 16 and under are free. For details, call 748-7469 or visit www.sportsmanshow.com.

34th annual Virginia Outdoor Sportsman Show

12th annual Filipino Festival planned Aug. 11-12

Date: August 12, 2017

Time: 5 p.m. (Aug. 11) and 10 a.m. (Aug. 12)

Price: Free

Description: The 12th annual Filipino Festival will be held from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Aug. 11 and from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Aug. 12 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 8200 Woodman Rd. Enjoy authentic Filipino cuisine, live bands, line dancing, traditional and contemporary entertainment, hands-on crafts and games for children, specialty vendors, health screenings and more. Admission is free. For details, call 262-7315 or visit www.filipinofestival.org. The 4th annual Race ‘N’ Roll 5K, a charity race to benefit the Colorado Fund for Muscular Dystrophy, will take place at 7 a.m. Aug. 12 on the festival grounds. Register at www.coloradofmd.org/race.

12th annual Filipino Festival / Race 'N' Roll 5K

Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen to host Happy Hour Art Class

Date: August 12, 2017

Time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Price: $35

Description: The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen will host a Happy Hour Art Class from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Instructor Nancy Jacey will show you how to create a whimsical piece of art to take home – today’s project is Sailboat Silhouette. Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine while you paint; additional glasses or bottles may be purchased. Cost is $35. To register, call 261-ARTS or visit www.artsglenallen.com.

Happy Hour Art Class at CACGA

Acoustic rock group The Wanderers to perform at The Lilly Pad Café

Date: August 12, 2017

Time: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Price: Free

Description: Acoustic rock group The Wanderers will perform from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at The Lilly Pad Café, 9680 Osborne Tnpk. in Varina. For details, call 507-1997.

The Wanderers at The Lilly Pad Café

Guitar great Larry Carlton to perform at The Tin Pan

Date: August 12, 2017

Time: 8 p.m.

Price: $20 to $25

Description: Guitar great Larry Carlton will perform at 8 p.m. at The Tin Pan, 8982 Quioccasin Rd. Carlton is a 19-time Grammy nominee and four-time Grammy winner with 30 albums to his credit. His studio credits include musicians and groups like Steely Dan, Joni Mitchell, Michael Jackson, Sammy Davis Jr., Herb Alpert, Quincy Jones, Bobby Bland, Dolly Parton and Linda Ronstadt, among others. He has also performed with the Crusaders and the multi-platinum jazz super group Fourplay. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Doors open at 6 p.m. For details, call 447-8189 or visit www.tinpanrva.com.

Guitar great Larry Carlton at The Tin Pan

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Henrico County, in partnership with GRTC, is conducting a series of three Public Meetings to present recommended changes to transit service in Henrico County and to seek input from the public. Portions of Henrico County’s GRTC service will need to be adjusted to better connect with the upcoming Pulse BRT service and planned changes in the City of Richmond’s transit network. Meetings will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the following locations: Oct. 5 – Libbie Mill Library; Oct. 16 – Eastern Henrico Recreation Center; and Nov. 2 – Tuckahoe Library. All three meetings will be identical in content. Prior to the meeting, you can view the Choices Report for more information about the content of the meetings. Full text

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