RICHMOND, Va. (KISS): A Celebration of the Vine – Wine Festival, sponsored by the Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce, Saturday, April 12, 11am – 6pm at the new location The Millworks at the Green, at the corner of Coalfield and Woolridge Roads, Midlothian. Great food, Urban Farmhouse Market, crafts and entertainment, Three Sheet To The Wind performs and local wines that include New Kent Winery, Elk Island Winery, Horton Vineyards, Mattaponi Winery, Lake Ana and many more. New this year ATM machines and bike valet so park your bicycles and motorcycles at the bike valet. Advance tickets are $20 and $10 for non-tasters, tickets cost more at the gate. For more information visit http://www.acelebrationofthevine.com/ or call 804-748-6364 ext. 3.
Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour Cirque Du Soleil, Tuesday, April 15 & Wednesday, 16 at the Richmond Coliseum, features visuals, dance, music of Michael Jackson and choreographed with Cirque du Soleil amazing performers, http://www.ticketmaster.com/ or 800-745-3000. For more on the tour visit http://www.cirquedusoleil.com/en/shows/michael-jackson-tour/default.aspx.
Psychic Festival Fundraiser, Saturday, April 12, 10am – 6pm & Sunday, April 13, 12 – 6pm, at The Aquarian Bookshop, Carytown, 3519 Ellwood Avenue, for more information 804-353-5575.
RVA Rock$ on Tap, Richmond’s premiere beer festival featuring only local breweries, Saturday, April 12, 12 – 5pm on May Island, 501 South 14th Street, 21 and older, after party, for details visit http://www.rvarocksontap.com/.
Civil War Emancipation Day, Saturday, April 12, 9:30am – 10pm, free admission to all of the more than 25 participating sites and activity centers, informative walking tours and presentations. Locations include Oakwood Cemetery, Shockoe Cemetery, Libby Prison, the Canal Walk to Lumpkin’s and the African Burial Grounds, The State Capitol, Jackson Ward, The American Civil War Museum at Tredegar and many more. For a complete list and more information call 804-289-8088 or visit http://civilwar.emancipationday.net/.
The American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 3rd annual Pink Ribbon Tea, featuring a Hat Fashion Show and Silent Auction, celebrating the lives of people who have battled cancer, remembering loved ones lost and fighting back against breast cancer. Sunday, April 27, 2pm – 6pm at the Westin Hotel, 6631 West Broad Street. Tickets $50 donation to the America Cancer Society. Wear your favorite hat and enjoy the afternoon with your friends, for details visit https://www.facebook.com/StridesRichmond, call Corlisss Hamilton at 804-527-3705 or email Corliss.Hamilton@cancer.org.
Electronics Recycling, Saturday, April 19 at Prince George Convenience Center, 3100 Union Branch Road, Police Department parking lot, 6600 Courthouse Road, 8:30am – 1pm, details & more locations http://www.cvwma.com/ or call 804-340-0900.