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MilitaryX to host veteran’s career fair for Richmond families

Shenandoah Nat’l Park announces 2021 fee-free days

  ‘We’re looking to hire 100 individuals in 100 days’: RMC Events seeks applicants for 100 new jobs

Chesterfield’s new arts center kicks off virtual grand opening with local performers

  Holiday Homes 2020: Christmas on Wendhurst

Hanover to host an outdoor, family-friendly snowball hunt

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Petersburg initiative to provide 8,100 Thanksgiving meals for residents

Saxon Shoes asking for donations for those in need

Henrico Co. drive-in brings special effects to ‘The Polar Express’

Virginia Repertory Theatre presenting socially-distanced holiday show: ‘Santa’s Enchanted Workshop’

City giving away 10,000 free trees to Richmond residents

Angel Tree: How to adopt a child in need this holiday season

Richmond Ghosts launches COVID-19-friendly adventures ahead of Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner, and a historical foundation is launching new, COVID-19 safe adventures for residents to enjoy.

The Salvation Army needs volunteers NOW to rescue Christmas

The need for help in the community has always been there. This year, it just happens to be greater.

  Non-profits hold bone marrow donor drive to help ill toddler

2-year-old suffered from rare form of Leukemia.

Charlottesville firefighters bond with young boy during pandemic

A Charlottesville mother has been finding ways to keep two of her youngsters entertained during the pandemic, and they’ve found a little inspiration along the way.

Hanover Co. to hold rabies vaccination clinic

VCUarts to stream virtual-adapted theater production

Richmond’s ‘Color of COVID’ series to discuss racial disparities in pandemic

Senator to hold in-person discussion with Richmond restaurant owners, examine COVID-19′s impact

  Fair Food Weekend extended another three days

It’s Virginia Pumpkin Month: Here’s where to find locally-grown gourds

Second Street Gallery hosts ‘Bearing Witness’ photo exhibit

Second Street Gallery in downtown Charlottesville is hosting a photo exhibit titled "Bearing Witness".

  Hopewell artists’ works to be displayed on billboards

ArtsFest event canceled for 2020.

Williamsburg to hold multiple, free Grand Illumination events

Williamsburg’s Grand Illumination will take place across three free events this December, the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and city announced on Wednesday.

Richmond venue serving brunch with Grateful Dead twist

The Camel is serving brunch with a twist: Grateful Dead sets will play on the big screen as guests enjoy their Sunday meal.

Hanover school district hosting transportation, custodian job fair

Hanover County Public Schools is hosting a job fair to fill transportation and custodial positions.

‘Ride on Cannon’ event honoring 5-year-old boy fatally shot while riding his bike

The Richmond community will honor a 5-year-old boy who was shot and killed while riding his bike during a memorial event on Saturday.

St. Jude’s walk opts for virtual September event

In celebration of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, St. Jude will host their annual walk with a virtual twist.

UofR launching free webinar series to discuss race, global health

The University of Richmond is slated to launch a webinar series that will discuss race relations and COVID-19.

What’s trashing Virginia waterways? Volunteers needed to find out

Volunteers are needed to pick up trash along Virginia waterways and log what type of litter they find, as part of an international coastal cleanup.

Live at Maymont: Concert, car show, dog walk happening this month

Maymont is slated to host several events during the month of September, including its first socially distanced outdoor concert.

Buy a multiday ticket, visit Colonial Williamsburg for free until 2021

Attendees who buy a multiday ticket to Colonial Williamsburg during September and October can return to the historic area for free until Dec. 31.

‘Taste of Busch Gardens’ opens with scheduled reservations, over 30 drink options

The ’Taste of Busch Gardens’ event at the Williamsburg amusement park begins on Monday, Sept. 2, and is accepting reservations through the end of September.

  Volunteers to help clean up Pocahontas State Park after severe damage from storm

Rangers said the park received nearly 10 inches of rain in a matter of 12 hours leading to severe flooding.

Richmond committee approves Black Lives Matter art installation

Richmond could soon join seven other U.S. cities in establishing a Black Lives Matter art instillation.

Virginia’s Blue Ridge launches hilarious ‘imperfect’ solutions to fight cabin fever

Your trip to the Dixie Caverns might have been canceled, but to the tourism office of Virginia’s Blue Ridge, these ads are the next best thing.

Fly an airplane during this WWII aircraft tour’s Richmond-area stop

The Capital Wing of the Commemorative Air Force added Richmond to its Warbird Showcase Tour.

LGBTQ youth group to host virtual fundraiser amid COVID-19 concerns

A Richmond-based nonprofit is shifting its annual fundraiser to an online broadcast in response to COVID-19.

‘Donate Love’ blood drive to raise donations for COVID-19 patients

One family is hosting a blood drive to honor their sick relatives and help those with COVID-19.

Alzheimer’s Association to hold Richmond ‘Walk to End Alzheimer’s’

The Alzheimer’s Association is holding a “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” to support those affected by the disease.

Diversity Richmond food drive supporting local Hispanic families

Diversity Richmond is holding a food drive with a goal of helping Hispanic families.

  Group hosts Father’s Day bike ride in support of Black Lives Matter

250 cyclists rode on a 10-mile trail from city's North Side to Lee Staute, and back.

  March of Dimes launches virtual campaign

Monday, the March of Dimes launched a new virtual campaign, called “Step Up.”

New Bike-Walk Boulevard Project beginning April 1

Richmond is continuing its goal to make roads safer for bicyclists, pedestrians and motorists with the 29th Street Bike-Walk Boulevard Project. Work on the project begins Wednesday, April 1.

Lynyrd Skynyrd to return to Richmond in July

Tickets for the Lynyrd Skynyrd concert will go on sale Friday, March 27 at 10:00 a.m.

Richmond International Film Festival postponed

RIFF Founder & Producer, Heather Waters, said: “We are working diligently alongside our partners, officials, venues, and others to confirm a new date for the 2020 fest, and will be in touch with you as soon as that information is available.”

“Smithsonian Sleepovers” makes return

Sleepovers will be held from May through August beginning at 7 p.m. and ending at 8:45 a.m. the next morning. Children and their chaperones can choose their adventure, whether it is journeying back in time to discover a prehistoric world, taking a cross-country road trip or going on a mission to dis

New tour uncovers hidden history of women in the Wickham House

Pulling from original research and new discoveries about the fascinating women who inhabited, worked in or with the home, the Valentine will begin offering this tour on Friday, March 6 at 2 p.m., kicking off Women’s History Month.

16th Annual Youth Peace Summit is calling all Richmond youth

The Youth Peace Summit is organized by the Richmond Peace Education Center as a part of the Richmond Youth Peace Project program intended for teenagers, in collaboration with Youth Violence Prevention Week.

Michael Rapaport Tour to make stops in Richmond

Michael Rapaport will be stopping in Richmond for his comedy tour at the Funny Bone on March 6th and 7th.

Henrico to host public design sessions for Virginia Center Commons area in March

Residents can share their ideas and vision for the future of Virginia Center Commons and the nearby area in north Henrico at a county-hosted design charrette March 2-6. The sessions will be held at the mall’s food court entrance at 10101 Brook Road.

Blippi the musical continues North American Tour with a special stop in Richmond

Blippi The Musical is set to bring the vivacious, energetic, and educational children’s character from the screen to the stage for an all-ages extravaganza of fun, dancing, singing and meeting amazing new friends onstage.

Goochland to hold countywide litter clean up day on Feb. 22

The initial Clean-Up Day on Feb. 22, includes three staging locations focusing on the specific areas.

  Historic African American Evergreen Cemetery is celebrating Black History Month with a twist

All month long for Black History month, the Historic Evergreen Cemetery in Richmond is looking for volunteers to help spruce up the final resting place of such civil rights giants like Maggie Walker and John Mitchell Jr.

Illuminate Light Show & Santa’s Village bring in over 440 toys

The annual Illuminate Light Show & Santa’s Village toy drive, benefiting Mason’s Toy Box, was a big success this week, bringing in 441 new, unwrapped toys were collected and donated to Mason’s Toy Box Wednesday.

Consignment store holding holiday sale at Regency Mall

The sale will feature an inventory full of children’s fall and winter clothing ranging in newborn through teens/juniors.

Angel Tree FAQs

The children selected for the Angel Tree come from families who completed applications during the three week registration period.

Host an Angel Tree

Community sites are those businesses, churches, civic groups that can adopt 10 or more Angels.

Performance of world-renowned Wurlitzer organ Friday night

The world-renowned Wurlitzer organ will be used during Friday night's performance of "The Phantom of the Opera" at the Byrd Theatre.

Science After Dark: GLOW returns for its sixth year

The entire Dewey Gottwald Center will be filled with 10 different activity stations, including glow-in-the dark art, face painting, fluorescent satellite making, UV fog bubbles and straw rocket building.

Innsbrook Pumpkin Palooza Festival

The Innsbrook Foundation hosts their 10th annual Pumpkin Palooza festival at North Shore Commons on Saturday, October 26th for free, family-friendly fun.

Richmond Folk Festival returns Oct. 11-13

The 2019 Richmond Fold Festival kicks off on Brown’s Island October 11-13.

  Broadway star speaks at performing arts school for ‘MLK Day of Service’

Leslie Odom Jr. spoke about his journey to success and how the generations under him can do the same.

  USPS shipping deadline for mail before Christmas quickly approaching

Christmas may be less than a week away, but delivery services are preparing to make sure they get to your loved ones in time.

  ’RVA on Ice’ attraction revealed at 17th Street Farmers Market ribbon cutting

It took nearly two years but the 17th Street Farmer’s Market is finally back open for business.

Feature film calls for area actors

Richmond area actors and residents are encouraged to attend one of two open casting calls to star in a feature film telling the story of Harriet Tubman.

Parade of Lights event gets canceled once again due to weather

Last year, the 25th annual James River Parade of Lights was canceled due to the weather. It has now been rescheduled - for this month!

Butts to Broadway BBQ competition this weekend

Want to taste some of the best local BBQ this weekend? Then get your Butts to Broadway on Saturday!

Virginia Kennel Club hosting dog show this weekend

The Virginia Kennel Club will host two dog shows this Saturday and Sunday at the Richmond Raceway Complex.

Duck Donuts introduces sweet summer flavors

If you're looking for a sweet summer treat, Duck Donuts has released their summer flavor and brews!

Enter your pet into the Richmond Animal League Calendar Contest

Richmond Animal League's 8th annual Calendar Contest is underway, and your pet could be famous!

Ashland Strawberry Faire this weekend

Summer in Ashland means one thing: Strawberries!

Go exploring this weekend for historic and rare plants in College Woods

Want to connect with nature this weekend? Then join the Pocahontas Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society as they explore William and Mary's historic campus park for rare and historic plants!

Check out great food at the Richmond Greek Festival

The 43rd annual Richmond Greek Festival is almost here! The event runs from Thursday, May 31 through Sunday, June 3.

Jefferson Hotel announces date for 31st annual tree lighting

The Jefferson Hotel will kick off the holiday season with its 31st annual Tree Lighting on Nov. 27, starting at 5 p.m. with live musical performances.

2016 Capital City Kwanzaa Festival at Altria Theater, Dec. 30

Elegba Folklore Society, Richmond's Cultural Ambassador, presents the 2016 Capital City Kwanzaa Festival on Friday, December 30, 5:00 p.m. – 11:00pm, returning this year to The Altria Theater, 6 N. Laurel Street, Richmond, Virginia.

5 things to do at Virginia Beach this weekend

Heading down to the beach for some fun in the sun this Memorial Day weekend? Here are five things to check out to spice it up.

Last day to purchase advance tickets for State Fair

Thursday, September 24, is the last day to purchase advance tickets at a reduced rate for The State Fair of Virginia

VMFA's Artrageous will take you back to Moulin Rouge

This Saturday, you can be transported to Moulin Rouge and the glittering nightlife of Paris.