Archive for the ‘Richmond’s Best-Kept Secrets’ Category

46th Annual CRAFT+DESIGN in Richmond This Weekend

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

The Science Museum of Virginia is THE place to be this weekend November 20th and November 21st. In the museum’s spectacular rotunda, 70 fabulous artists from 18 states will be showing and offering their works in ceramics, fiber, glass, jewelry, mixed media, and wood to benefit the Visual Arts Center of Richmond.

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Antiques and More Moves to Binford

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Antiques and More on Main is CANCELLED

Late breaking news for this weekend and beyond for all you vintage shoppers out there!  Saturdays (weather permitting of course) between 9 AM and 3 PM, Antiques and More on Main can be found at Allen and Vine, Binford Middle School parking lot!  You’ll find the entrance to the lot on Allen Avenue, between Main and Floyd.

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How To Spend 48 Hours in Historic Richmond

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

Reuters has published their recommendations for things to do and see in Richmond during a weekend 48-hour trip!  The article is packed with suggestions, even where to stay and where to dine. (more…)

Purple Martins Are in Richmond

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

An estimated 11,000 Purple Martins have made their annual month-long stop in Richmond on their way south to Brazil. And, on Saturday evening, July 31 several hundred humans showed up at the 17th Street Farmers’ Market to celebrate at the annual Gone to the Birds Festival. The first wave of Purple Martins arrived about two weeks ago and are likely to stay for another couple of weeks.  But, of course, Mother Nature is in control of the schedule here.   (more…)

Firehouse Project’s “RENT” Is Irresistible

Monday, July 19th, 2010

The Firehouse Theatre Project produces contemporary theater in a an urban space – a 101-year-old former station house of the Richmond City Fire Department. Featuring Off-Broadway shows and original works, the Firehouse Theatre Project brings to Richmond audiences a New York theater experience at a lower price point and with more emphasis on the actor. (more…)