CACGA to present ‘An Evening of Bluegrass’
June 05 2015 - Featuring Randy Cook and The Commonwealth Bluegrass Band, 7 p.m., $15 to $18
The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen will present “An Evening of Bluegrass” with Randy Cook and The Commonwealth Bluegrass Band at 7 p.m. The band plays traditional and modern bluegrass and is known for their close harmonies and high lonesome sound. This one-night-only concert event will close out CACGA’s 2014-15 2nd Stage season. Tickets are $15 to $18. Beverages and dinner will be available for purchase. For details, call 261-ARTS or visit http://www.artsglenallen.com
VSAE to host monthly luncheon, seminar at the Four Points by Sheraton Richmond Airport
June 05 2015 - Guest speaker: Corey Perlman, a speaker, consultant, and nationally-recognized social media expert, 11 a.m.,
The Virginia Society of Association Executives (VSAE) will hold its monthly luncheon and seminar at the Four Points by Sheraton Richmond Airport. The meeting will feature a seminar at 8:30 a.m., with a luncheon and networking reception to follow from 11a.m. to 1 p.m. The speaker is Corey Perlman, a speaker, consultant, and nationally-recognized social media expert. To register, call VSAE at 747-4971 or visit http://www.vsae.org
Retail Merchant’s Association to present its First Friday Forum at Westin Richmond
June 05 2015 - Speaker: artist Ed Trask, 7:15 a.m., $30 to $45
The Retail Merchant’s Association will present its First Friday Forum from 7:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. at the Westin Richmond, 6631 W. Broad St. The topic is “RVA’s Mural Art Movement: Enriching Neighborhoods Through Community Art.” Artist Ed Trask will discuss the economic impact of this initiative, the relationships between the artists and business owners, and the community conversations spurred by these murals. Cost is $30 to $45. To register, visit http://tinyurl.com/FirstFridayJune
The movie ‘The Natural’ (PG) to play at Henrico Theatre June 5-6
June 05 2015 - Tickets are $1 and can be purchased at the door, Times vary, $1
American Legion Post 125 to hold dance with live band every Friday, Saturday
June 05 2015 - All dances are open to the public, 8 p.m., $7 to $8
American Legion Post 125, located at 1401 Hilliard Rd., will hold a dance with a live band every Friday and Saturday from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Snacks and coffee are provided; drinks are available for purchase. All dances are open to the public. Cost is $7 on Fridays and $8 on Saturdays and benefits American Legion Post 125, a nonprofit veterans organization. For details, call 716-0800.
Innsbrook After Hours to present Michael McDonald
June 10 2015 - All proceeds from the concert series benefit two nonprofit foundations, 6 p.m., $15 to $99
Innsbrook After Hours will present Michael McDonald at 6 p.m. Gates open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $15 to $99. All proceeds from the concert series benefit two nonprofit foundations – The National Constitution Plaque Initiative of the American Constitution Spirit Foundation and the Innsbrook Foundation. For tickets and more information, visit http://www.innsbrookafterhours.com
Innsbrook After Hours to present Chris Young, guests Logan Mize and David Fanning
June 25 2015 - All proceeds from the concert series benefit two nonprofit foundations, 6 p.m., $20 to $99
Innsbrook After Hours will present Chris Young, with guests Logan Mize and David Fanning, at 6 p.m. Gates open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $20 to $99. All proceeds from the concert series benefit two nonprofit foundations – The National Constitution Plaque Initiative of the American Constitution Spirit Foundation and the Innsbrook Foundation. For tickets and more information, visit http://www.innsbrookafterhours.com
Holman Middle School student Victoria Nguyen recently was named Miss Virginia American Coed Junior Teen after competing in the Miss Virginia American Coed pageant in Williamsburg. She was the youngest competitor in her division. Nguyen now will advance to represent Virginia at the 2015 Miss American Junior Teen Pageant at Walt Disney World in Florida in November. > Read more.
Companion Extraordinaire dedicated a hall in its new Lakeside office as a “Wall of Honor” and will be presenting 13 military service men and women with certificates as well as placing their service photos on the wall.
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The James River Association and Henrico County partnered April 25 to improve a primitive hiking trail at Deep Bottom Park in Eastern Henrico County. Alumni from St. Christopher’s School volunteered to improve the primitive trail that runs alongside Four Mile Creek, a tributary of the James River. The volunteers removed overgrowth and resurfaced the trail with mulch to improve accessibility.
The park has a boat ramp and canoe launch and is a popular destination for paddling, fishing, and other recreational activities. > Read more.
Music lovers unite! There are several great concerts this weekend beginning with Innsbrook After Hours who will be kicking off their 30th season with Foreigner, Lee Brice, and Rusted Root & The Wailers. The Richmond Women’s Chorus will present “Let Freedom Sing” at the Henrico Theatre tonight; The Taters will perform tomorrow at The Tin Pan; and the Richmond Choral Society will present “Sentimental Journey III” on Sunday at the Henrico Theatre. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
“Did you know monkeys could swim?” asks Tina Fey in Monkey Kingdom. While she’s asking, a toque macaque (a two foot-long monkey with red-white fur and great hair) breast-strokes under the surface of a pond, yanking out lily pad flowers by her teeth and dragging them ashore to munch later.
Turns out monkeys can swim. And slide down telephone poles. And do the thing from Flashdance where you bring down a cascade of water on your head and shake it off in slow-motion.
All will happen in Monkey Kingdom, the eighth film in nine years from Disneynature, Disney’s wildlife documentary outlet. > Read more.
Relax this holiday weekend with Fridays Uncorked at Southern Season – taste wines from the Roman Empire! Or at James River Cellars who is hosting “Experience Virginia” – sample Virginia wine, beer, cider and mead. And what goes better with wine than strawberries – an annual tradition in Varina, the Gallmeyer Farms’ Strawberry Fields Festival is tomorrow. Other fun happenings this weekend include: “A Little Princess” at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen; weekly dance at American Legion Post 125; and National Theatre Live’s “Man and Superman” at the University of Richmond. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
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CalendarOn the Air Radio Players will present “You Heard It Here First” at 7:30 p.m. June 2-3 at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Rd. This old-time… Full text