Lots going around town this weekend

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32nd National Veterans Wheelchair Games, June 25-30, Great Richmond Convention Center and venues around Richmond, Hanover, Chesterfield and Charles City and in neighborhoods, over 600 Athletes participating, games are free, Kids Day, Wednesday, June 27, 9am, Sportsbackers Stadium, 100 Avenue of Champions #300, Richmond,  CLICK HERE.

Vegetarian Festival, Bryan Park, Hermitage Road & Lakeside Avenue, Saturday, June 23, 12-6pm, donate non-perishable can foods for the Lamb’s Basket, emergency food pantry. CLICK HERE

Hearing “Voices” of Civil War Richmond, an innovative outdoor multimedia program at Historic Tredegar, voices of soldiers and civilians, free and enslaved, live readings, projected images of civil war-era Richmond, Saturday, June 23, 8pm, CLICK HERE .

cultshaXPO, Saturday, June 23, 10am-5pm, Science Museum of Virginia, free admission &  performances & opportunities to learn about  fifty local arts organizations.

Jammin’ on the James at Wilton House Museum, Saturday, June 23, 6-8pm, featuring Emme St. James & her Jazz Gentlemen,  .

“Maharja”: The Splendors of India’s Great Kings” at The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts,  Saturday, June 23, 10am -5pm, Exhibition on display through August 19,  www.vmfa.museum.

Virginia Boat Club’s 9th annual Rocketts Landing Sprints Regatta, Saturday, June 23, 9am-2pm, www.virginiaboatclub.org.

2nd annual Quoits & Cocktails at Maymont, Saturday, June 23, 6:30-9pm, 1700 Hampton Street, $30 members, $40 non-members, www.maymont.org or 804-358-7166, ext. 313.

4th annual Virginia Summer Solstice Wine Festival, Amherst, Virginia, Saturday, June 23, 12-5pm, www.lazydayswinery.com.

Heart the Arts Festival 2012, Children’s Museum of Richmond, CMoR Short Pump, Sunday, June 24, 12 -5pm, www.ChildrensMuseumOfRichmond.org or 804-474-7000.

Rock “n” Roll Oldies, Ingleside Vineyards, 5872 Leedstown Road, Oak Grove. Saturday, June 23, 6-9pm, www.inglesidevineyards.com or 804-224-8687, “jazz in the Courtyard” September 8, 6-9pm.

Festival of Arts at Dogwood Dell, Byrd Park, June 22 – Slack Family 8pm; June 23 – Cyrus McCormick & The Reapers 8pm;  June 24 – Prime time Swing, www.richmondgov.com/parks or 804-646-DELL.

Freedom Fest, continues Saturday, June 23, Henry Box Brown Lecture & Book signing at Box Brown Imports (free), noon- 2pm, 518 North 2nd Street, www.richmondgov.com or 804-646-5733.

Steps Wine Fest, Fun in Farmville,  Saturday, June 23, 11am-6pm, The Steps Centre, 100 Industrial Park Road Farmville, 434-315-5909, STEPSWINEFEST.com.

Women’s ARISE Conference, Midlothian Village Apartments, June 22-23, www.womens.arisecommunity.com or 804-231-4463 or 804-586-9900.

The Williamsburg Wine Festival at High Street, Saturday, June 23, 12-6pm, Advance tickets online $25, www.villageevents.org.

2012 Season Castleton Festival, June 22 – July 22, 7 Castleton Meadows Lane, Castleton, Va, www.castletonfestival.org or 804-974-0767.

Ladies Night at Colonial Downs,  Saturday Racing 7pm, Sunday, Racing 12:55pm, www.colonialdowns.com 803-966-RACE.

Artful Wedding, Sunday, June 24, 4pm, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Cochrane Atrium, 200 N Boulevard  Richmond, VA 23220, Tickets $20, two for $35,  richmondmagazine.com/artfulwedding.

Richmond Shakespeare Cymbeline, Friday, June 22, Saturday, June 23, Sunday, June 24, 8pm, Agecroft Hall & Gardens, 4305 Sulgrave Road  Richmond, VA 23221, richmondshakespeare.com/ or 804-232-4000.

Coming Up:

Tri City Tigers, Recruiting for fall season, Tuesday,  June 26, 11am-1pm, Falling Greek Middle School, 4724 Hopkins Road Richmond, VA 23234, Ages 7-14, Fall fee $100, tricitytigers.org/ or 804-415-8281.

Pink Ribbon Tea Fashion Show, Sunday, July 15, Crown Plaza Hotel, 555 E. Canal Street Richmond, VA 23219, Donation $50, 804-527-3705 or email corliss.hamilton@cancer.org.

Radio One Richmond 7th Annual Healthy, Wealthy & Wise Expo, Saturday, July 21, Richmond Raceway Complex, Dr. Ian Smith, Ernestine Shepherd, Oldest Performing Body Builder, Chef Malcolm, Dr. Lance Watson & Terrie M. Williams, www.kissrichmond.com, tickets $10, www.etix.com.


 

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