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“One Hundred Years in Richmond” A Centennial Celebration 1914 to 2014 – Brookland Park Boulevard, experience the transformation Saturday, July 26, from noon – 4pm, Fendall Avenue to North Avenue. A family fun day of learning about the History of the Neighborhood. Performances by City Dance Theatre, Nikki Thompson, Young Prince Charles, Emma Davis and […]

Photo compliments of the Ashland Strawberry Festival!   RICHMOND, Va. (RADIO ONE KISS FM): Richmond’s Bacon Festival is back Sunday, June 8th, from 11am – 5pm at the 17th Street Farmer’s Market, Shockoe Bottom, more than 30 Richmond restaurants and food trucks will serve up their creations from deep fried bacon to bacon fried drinks. New […]

RICHMOND, Va. (RADIO ONE 99.3/105.7 KISS FM): Calling all senior citizens to the park Thursday, June 5th for The City of Richmond Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities for the annual Senior Day in the Park. It’s a fun day at the Carillon War Memorial,1300 Blanton Avenue in Byrd Park near Dogwood Dell for […]

RICHMOND, Va., (RADIO ONE KISS FM): The Mid Atlantic Balloon Festival was supposed to kick off its inaugural event at Meadow Event Park in Doswell for the Mother’s Day Weekend, but has now been cancelled due to a balloon crash Friday evening. According to the Virginia State Police, two of several hot air balloons landed […]

RICHMOND, VA. (RADIO-ONE KISS): If you’re looking for something to do for the July 4th Holiday check out these events. 57th Annual Festival of Arts at Dogwood Dell, Thursday, July 4th Independence Day Celebration with live music, canons and fireworks, kicks off at 5:45, fireworks at dusk, details www.richmondgov.com/parks or 804-646-DELL (3355).   Chesterfield County: […]

RICHMOND, VA. (RADIO ONE KISS): It’s a Senior Day in The Park Thursday, June 6, from 10am-2pm. The fun event happens at the Carillon in Byrd Park and features Kirby Carmichael and Ban Caribe. There will be music, food, games, and senior activities, so tell you mom and pop and grandma and grandpa to plan […]

Looking for something to do this weekend, here are my picks: The Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce presents 11th annual Que Pasa? Festival, Saturday, May 4, 11am – 7pm, Richmond’s Canal Walk, www.vahcc.com. FREE admission and free shuttle buses to and from Asian American Celebration, www.quepasafestival.com. Antoinette Essa serves as Emcee after 3pm. 16th annual […]

Mothers against Drunk Driving is again planning their biggest fundraising event “Walk Like MADD”, on Saturday, May 18, 8am-12pm, in Dorey Park.\, 2999 Darbytown Road, Henrico. Walk Like MADD is MADD’s signature 5K – a 3.1 miles walk, it is a non-competitive, family-oriented walk to raise awareness and money to stop drunk driving, support the […]

RICHMOND, VA, (RADIO ONE): Miracle Of Christmas, Live At The Metro Richmond Zoo is a live rendition of the birth of Christ. The 15 minute pageant features live animals from the Zoo, musical performances from local groups. December 21-23 at 7pm, 7:45 and 8:30pm with a special Spanish Program Sunday, December 23 at 9pm at […]

Richmond Public Schools “Back to School Hotline” through September 5, 7:30am-4:30pm, 804-319-3123. Future Events: Walk To Cure Diabetes, Sunday, September 16, registration 12:30pm, 5K Walk 2pm, Byrd Park – Dogwood Dell Circle, 600 South Boulevard, 804-254-8014, www2.jdrf.org.  American Cancer Society “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk”, Sunday, October 21, 12:30pm, Kanawha Plaza, 9th & Canal […]

    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 […]

  The City of Richmond and the Metropolitan Junior Baseball League (MJBL) are joining forces to sponsor the Inner City Classic tournament, the oldest and longest running city baseball tournament in the country, the opening ceremony is at The Diamond, with games from August 1st August 31st at various fields in Richmond including the Diamond. […]