Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden to host Spring PlantFest May 6-7
May 06 2016 - Advice from experts, live music, and food/drinks for purchase, 9 a.m.,
The Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Spring PlantFest will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 6 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 7. The Garden’s plant sales are among the largest in the region with vendors selling plants ranging from well-known favorites to rare exotics. Get advice and answers to your questions from experts, plus enjoy live music and food and beverages for purchase. Presented by Garden volunteers. Admission to the plant sale is free; regular admission price to visit the Garden. For details, visit http://www.lewisginter.org
National Preppers and Survivalists Expo planned at RRC May 7-8
May 07 2016 - Enjoy hundreds of exhibits, take classes and meet others, 9 a.m.,
The National Preppers and Survivalists Expo, a two-day event focusing on the preparedness, self-reliance, supplies and survival skills that are crucial when a catastrophe strikes, will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 7-8 at Richmond Raceway Complex. First responders, emergency managers, CERTS, survivalists, preppers, homesteaders and military are welcome to see hundreds of exhibits, take classes and meet others. For details, visit http://www.npsexpo.com
Threads’ Fall/Winter Children’s Consignment Sale planned May 13-15
May 13 2016 - Half-off designated items from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 15, 9 a.m.,
Threads’ Fall/Winter Children’s Consignment Sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 13-14 at Canterbury Shopping Center, 10616 Patterson Ave. Items for sale include maternity and children’s clothing (sizes newborn to junior), baby gear and equipment, toys, books and more. Cash, check and credit cards accepted. Half-off designated items from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 15. For details, visit http://www.ThreadsEvents.com
Mothers Against Drunk Driving will present its annual Walk Like MADD 5k Dash/Walk on Apr. 16 at Dorey Park, 2999 Darbytown Road. Check-in starts at 8 a.m. with the walk beginning at 9 a.m. Walk Like MADD honors those killed or injured in impaired driving crashes. Funds raised support victim services and educational events in Virginia. > Read more.
Henrico's Division of Recreation & Parks will host FamFest from 1 p.m. 4 p.m. Saturday, April 9 at Deep Run Park.
The family event will begin with a giant ball drop and will feature colossal obstacle courses and mega-moon bounces as well as family "minute to win it" games and friendly competitions. Watch as the nationally-renowned Air Elite Dunkers leap their way into spring in the gym or get your groove on with music from Trademark or the dance troupe Future Shock. > Read more.
A depressing week of cloudy skies is finally behind us and a fun weekend in Henrico is ahead! If the rain has you down, the 2016 Greater Richmond Holistic Expo at the Richmond Raceway Complex is the place for you. Nourish the mind, body, soul and emotions in a friendly, supportive – and dry! – environment. Music is also great for the soul – Rumble Seat Revival will perform an evening of 20s tin pan alley jazz tonight and HATTheatre will present the anti-bullying musical “Masquerade” this weekend. Another musical, “The Wiz,” is playing at the Henrico Theatre this weekend as well. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
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CalendarHenrico High School will host the first-annual "Building the Dream Scholarship and Warrior Fund Golf Tournament" June 11 at The Crossings Golf Course in Glen Allen. The event will be… Full text