James River Cellars Winery to host Paws on the Patio
July 29 2016 - A suggested donation of $1 per pet goes to CARE, 6:30 p.m., $5+
James River Cellars Winery, 11008 Washington Hwy. in Glen Allen, will host Paws on the Patio from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. There will be live music and food trucks. Capital Area Rescue Effort, Inc. (CARE) will be onsite with adoptable dogs and information on helping dogs in need. General admission is $5. Tasting tickets, including souvenir glass, are $10. Children under age 16 are free. A suggested donation of $1 per pet goes to CARE. For details, visit http://www.jamesrivercellars.com
American Legion Post 125 to hold a dance with live band every Friday, Saturday
July 29 2016 - All dances are open to the public, , $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.
West Broad Village continues its Rock and Roll Summer concert series
July 30 2016 - The Groove Motive will perform, 7 p.m., Free
West Broad Village continues its Rock and Roll Summer concert series from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at “The Pad” next to Aloft Hotel. The Groove Motive will perform. All concerts are free and open to the public. The series continues Aug. 13 with Downbeat Switch. For details, visit http://www.shopwestbroadvillage.com
Glen Allen Ruritan Club to host the first annual Summerfest Party
July 30 2016 - Glen Allen Community Center, 6 p.m., $10 to $12
The Glen Allen Ruritan Club will host the first annual Summerfest Party from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Glen Allen Community Center, 10800 Brookley Rd. This adults-only event features music by The Dave Tinney Band, food trucks, beer and wine, corn hole, 50/50 raffle and more. Admission is $10 in advance and $12 at the gate and includes one drink ticket. For details, visit http://www.glenallenruritan.org
“Bad to the Bone Blues Bash” planned at Henrico Theatre
July 31 2016 - Headlining the event is the Bobby “Blackhat” Walters Band from Newport News, 4 p.m., $18 to $25
The first “Bad to the Bone Blues Bash” will take place from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Henrico Theatre, 305 E. Nine Mile Rd. Headlining the event is the Bobby “Blackhat” Walters Band from Newport News. Blackhat is a vocalist and blues harmonica player. The concert also features The Lawrence Olds Band and De Lady E. Tickets are $18 to $25 and are available online at https://bad_to_the_bone.eventbrite.com or by calling 678-438-9879. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society. The Bad to the Bone Blues Bash is promoted by Whole Note Music, LLC, a new entertainment company based in Henrico County that aims to bring live shows to local venues.
Innsbrook After Hours to present Cole Swindell, special guest Tucker Beathard
August 03 2016 - Gates open at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., $20+
Innsbrook After Hours continues its 31st year with Cole Swindell at 6 p.m. Featuring special guest Tucker Beathard. Tickets start at $20. Gates open at 5 p.m. All proceeds from the concert series benefit the National Constitution Plaque Initiative and the Innsbrook Foundation. Rain or shine. For tickets and more information, call the IAH Hotline at 423-1779 or visit http://www.innsbrookafterhours.com
Lewis Ginter to present Flowers After 5 on Thursday evenings through September
August 04 2016 - Enjoy live music from Bruce Ewan, an internationally acclaimed blues harmonica player and vocalist, 5 p.m.,
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Ave., will present Flowers After 5 on Thursday evenings through September. Stroll through the gardens, enjoy live music from Bruce Ewan, an internationally acclaimed blues harmonica player and vocalist, family activities, wine and beer, dining and shopping. The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month for Fidos After 5 where leashed pets are allowed. For details, visit http://www.lewisginter.org
American country legend Lee Greenwood to headline Old Dominion Barn Dance
August 27 2016 - Henrico Theatre, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., $45
American country music legend, Lee Greenwood, is slated to headline the Old Dominion Barn Dance for two big shows at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Henrico Theatre. Joining Greenwood are the Old Dominion Barn Dance cast, led by producer/performer Donna Meade (Donna Dean Stevens), Lynne Carnes, Tony Jackson, Danny Menzies and the Barn Burners, Cal Newman, comedian Lee Blasingame and the Peanut City Cloggers. This show’s special guests are teen fiddle sensation, Maggie Bostain, and award-winning bluegrass band, John Grigsby and County Line. Greenwood has been performing and recording since 1962 and released more than twenty major-label albums and has charted more than 35 singles on the Billboard country music charts. Tickets are $45 and can be purchased at http://www.olddominionbarndance.com or by calling 1-866-710-8942.
Henrico County Recreation and Parks will present “Red, White, and Lights” at Meadow Farm Museum/Crump Park July 4.
Henrico County has hosted a Fourth of July celebration annually since 1981, but this year’s event will offer a later start time and expanded hours and be highlighted by new entertainment.
The free event will begin at 4:30 p.m. and will feature the Richmond Symphony, a laser-light show, patriotic performances, and family activities. > Read more.
The Tuckahoe Family YMCA and ReEstablish Richmond will host the third-annual Refugee Community Resource Fair Saturday, June 18, from 10 a.m. to noon at the YMCA, 9211 Patterson Avenue in Henrico. The event is designed to provide refugees in the region information about jobs, local businesses, housing, health care, education and more.
As part of its strategic plan, the YMCA of Greater Richmond works to identify, address and eliminate economic, geographic and cultural barriers. > Read more.
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