Richmond Showmasters Gun Show at Richmond Raceway

The Richmond Showmasters Gun Show will be held at Richmond Raceway from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 27 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 28. Vendors at more than 800 tables will sell, buy or trade guns, swords, knives, decoys, hunting supplies, reloading supplies and components, ammo, books, militaria and more. Admission is $12; children ages 12-17 Read more […]

Richmond VA Comicon at Richmond Raceway

The Richmond VA Comicon returns to Richmond Raceway on Saturday, Aug. 20 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be a costume contest in addition to a variety of exhibitors. Tickets start at $12 and are available online only; no tickets will be sold at the door. Kids 12 and under are free with a paid adult. Parking is Read more […]

Average gas price in Metro Richmond drops below $3.90 per gallon

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First time in 3 months that average price has been below $4

The average price of a gallon of unleaded gasoline in the Richmond region is $3.89 today – down 12 cents from last Monday and below $4 for the first time in three months, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic. Statewide, the average cost per gallon is $3.99 (down 14 cents from last Monday). One month ago, drivers in Metro Richmond were paying […]

I-95 lane closures Aug. 5-6 could impact Henrico traffic

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Henrico commuters could be impacted by lane closures on I-95 South in Richmond near mile marker 77 Aug. 5 and 6. Drivers should plan ahead for alternating double lane closures on the interstate near Lombardy Street, about one mile from Arthur Ashe Boulevard, beginning at about 11 p.m. Aug. 5 as crews complete a pipe-replacement project. Only one southbound travel […]

Business in brief – Aug. 1, 2022

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Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer recently announced that Carla R. Smith, LEED Green Associate, has earned the Certified Property Manager designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management. The designation is awarded to managers who have met IREM’s requirements in areas of education, experience, and commitment to a code of ethics. Smith joined Thalhimer in February and recently was promoted […]

A Cornerstone of the community

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Fairfield Middle School farm earns federal funding

  Fairfield Middle School’s Cornerstone Farm has blossomed beyond belief. The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service contributed $25,000 to Fairfield School and the nonprofit Community Food Collaborative that helps manage the farm. Cornerstone Farm was one of 17 U.S. gardens selected to join the USDA’s People’s Garden Initiative. With the help of the USDA’s contribution, Cornerstone Farm will be able […]

Henrico County launches ‘Historically Speaking’ series

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  Henrico County’s Department of Recreation and Parks is launching the Historically Speaking program series, a four-event series that will examine various aspects of the county’s four-century history. The series will feature programs Aug. 6, Sept. 14, Nov. 12 and Dec. 3 examining immigration to the county, the work of a famed Henrico doctor, the history of the Civilian Conservation […]

“Historically Speaking” series at Henrico Library

The History Division of the Department of Recreation and Parks will present Historically Speaking, a new speaker series, at several Henrico libraries in the coming months. The History Division researches, interprets, and develops programs to educate the public on the county’s history. Click here for details. Historically Speaking: Dr. Sheppard’s Medical Account Books from Meadow Farm, Henrico  Saturday, August 6 Read more […]

55th Annual Gallery at First UU

The 55th Annual Gallery at First UU, a fine arts and craft show and sale at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Richmond, will take place Sept. 28 to Oct. 2. The show features an eclectic mix of oil paintings, watercolors, lithographs, fiber art, lamps, photographs, prints, pottery, sculpture, furniture, jewelry, stained glass, paper, wood, wearable art, and weaving from Read more […]

Salute to Service: United States Coast Guard

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to serve in the military? Join us as we celebrate the Coast Guard’s 232nd Birthday and to hear firsthand accounts from those who took the oath of enlistment. Although free, register early for this ONLINE ONLY event: vawarmemorial.org/events Registration: us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ntopkUHEQlqwGx1SpfnmLQ