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Gourd-geous sounds in the garden

The Richmond Indigenous Gourd Band performs during Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden’s ‘Goblins and Gourds’ harvest celebration in the Children’s Garden Oct. 23.

Barry Bless of the Richmond Indigenous Gourd Band.

Kyra Biernot, age 4.

Twins Sarah and Abby Shabty, age 19 months.

(Left) Garret Rowe, age 4, protects villagers from a menacing dragon.

Barry Bless of the Richmond Indigenous Gourd Band.

"Miss Dawn" (the garden keeper at Lewis Ginter) and the Richmond Indigenous Gourd Band lead a parade of youngsters and parents through the Children's Garden at Lewis Ginter.

"Miss Dawn" (the garden keeper at Lewis Ginter) and the Richmond Indigenous Gourd Band lead a parade of youngsters and parents through the Children's Garden at Lewis Ginter.

"Miss Dawn" (the garden keeper at Lewis Ginter) and the Richmond Indigenous Gourd Band lead a parade of youngsters and parents through the Children's Garden at Lewis Ginter.

Madison Truban, age 5.

Mia Lee-Bishop, age 5.

Sabrina S., age 1 1/2, plays in the Pumpkin Patch.

Mackenzie Gray, age 3 1/2, sweeps things up in the Children's Garden.

Sevi Carrilo, age 4, keeps the streets of the Children's Garden free of crime.

Dabney Morriss of Ice Cream Connection.



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Donate ‘cast-offs’ for Henrico CASA


Are you doing some summer cleaning? Wondering what to do with all those items you no longer need? Consider donating your valuable items to benefit CASA's kids.

Henrico CASA and Susan's Selections are partnering to present an online auction beginning Sept 12. Proceeds will benefit Henrico CASA. Any item with a $50 or more resale value – from pottery to furniture and everything in between – can be donated.

Bring goods to Susan's Selections, 4909 W Marshall St. in Richmond between Aug. 13-26. Weekday drop-off hours will be 10 a.m. until. 4 p.m.; Saturdays 10 a.m. until 3 p.m, and Sundays 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. > Read more.

10th annual Filipino Festival coming in August


The 10th Annual Filipino Festival will be held Aug. 7-8 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 8200 Woodman Rd., beginning with opening ceremonies at 5 p.m. Friday and continuing with live entertainment, food and exhibits until 10 p.m. On Saturday the festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. with a full schedule of performances featuring traditional Filipino dance, music and song.

Filipino cuisine, including BBQ, pansit, lumpia, adobo, halo-halo, lechon, empanada and leche flan, will be available for purchase. The festival will also feature a children's area, church tours, exhibits, and health screenings. > Read more.
Entertainment

ZZ Top, The Beach Boys, O.A.R., others to play Innsbrook


Innsbrook After Hours will welcome ZZ Top, The Beach Boys, O.A.R. and other performers this month.

On Aug. 12, Tyler Farr, with special guest Parmalee, will perform at 6 p.m., with gates opening at 5 p.m. Farr began his career with years of formal voice training with the OAKE National Choir but at 21, he moved to Nashville. Tickets are $15 to $99.

On Aug. 13, Innsbrook After Hours will present ZZ Top, with special guest Blackberry Smoke, at 6 p.m. > Read more.






 

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