Festival

World-Renowned Chef Paul Elbling along with the fun Cajun Flair of Chef Sean Murphy of Savory Grain, Chef John Maher of Spoon and Chef Joseph Andreoli of Dressed and Pressed are preparing for the 5th annual RVA French Food Festival to benefit the Little Sisters of the Poor. The Festival is Saturday, April 20, 11am […]

Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia Modified operations, beginning April 8, the museum will no longer accept patrons as walk-ins nor accepting appointments for tours. The Black History Museum plans to renovate and relocate to the Leigh Street Armory,  the new location slated to open in 2014. You can support the project by […]

RICHMOND, VA (KISS): 2013 Virginia Motor Trend International Auto Show, March 22 – 24, Friday & Saturday 10am-9pm, Sunday 10am -6pm, Greater Richmond Convention Center, Family Day is Sunday, March 24, children 12 & under free with a paying adult, tickets $13 & over $9, Seniors $5, Active Military $5, children 7-12 $3 and 6 […]

RICHMOND, Va (KISS): The Living The Dream- Mass Meeting is now scheduled for Sunday, January 6 at 3:30 at Maggie Walker Governor’s School. Living the Dream Events Commemorating the Life & Work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Mass Meeting Sunday, January 6, 3:30pm at The Maggie Walker Governor’s School, 1000 North Lombardy Street; Other […]

Sheryl Lee Ralph shared a many informative statistics with DC Todd during his live broadcast at Tom Joyner’s Take A Loved One To The Doctor Festival this past weekend. Recognizing health concerns within the Black community, Ralph believes it is essential African Americans take advantage of health screenings and start taking care of their health. Click on the image above or […]

  The 2nd Street Festival is back for the 24th season. The festival takes place the first full weekend in October 6-7. Nearly 40,000 people visit historic Jackson Ward to reminisce about the days when 2nd Street was the heart and soul of Richmond’s Afro-American community, and was known as the “Harlem of the South.” […]

It’s back  The 2nd Street Festival, presented by Altria and Dominion, returns for the 24th year, Saturday-Sunday, October 6-7, to celebrate the rich culture of the historic Jackson Ward neighborhood. This year’s fetsival features the Ohio Players along some of the area’s best local and regional talents. Ban Caribe, Big Payback, Lance Dickerson Quartet, Debo […]

  New Shoes for Back to School Ministry, Monday, September 3rd, New Location, Second Baptist Broad Rock Boulevard, 3300 Broad Rock Boulevard, 8am, free shuttle buses every half hour starting at 5:30am from Third St. Bethel A.M.E., 614 North Third Street to second Baptist Broad Rock, details 804-643-8157. Sisters Network Central Va., Inc., Gift for […]

    It’s back The 99th annual Chesterfield County Fair runs through Saturday, September 1, the Friday, Aug 24th at the County Fairgrounds, 10300 Courthouse Road. Fair hours weekdays are 4 pm to 11 pm, Saturdays 11am to 11pm and Sunday, 1pm to 11pm.  admission is Cash Only adults $8, Seniors, $5 and $3 children […]

  Down Home Family Reunion, Saturday, August 18, 4-11pm, Abner Clay Park, Downtown, Historic Jackson Ward, Belvidere & West Leigh Streets, features Parliament – Funkadelic – Original P, African Drummers & Dancers, Music & Oral Tradition  with the Elegba Folklore Society, Kenya Safari Acrobats, Free, www.efsinc.org or 804- 644-3900. Old Instruments for Young Hands Concert, […]

23rd annual Duck Race, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Richmond & Tri-Cities, Saturday, August 11, 2-6pm, Rocketts Landing, 4708 East Old Main Street, next to the Boathouse Restaurant, Ducks drop at 5pm, ducks on sale $7 each, or 5 for $25, ducks sold day of race, www.bigbrobigsis.com, 804-261-4940, grand prize, a Nissan, Versa. 3rd […]

4th annual Anthem Moonlight Ride, untimed, family-friendly bike ride under the moon, Saturday, August 4, vendor village, walk up registration and packet pick up 6pm, Anthem Moonlight Ride 8pm post party 9pm, all riders are required to have a helmet & front and rear light, entry fee adults $35, children 8-14 $15, online registration closes […]