Weekend events

Posted at 6:14 PM, Jun 01, 2012
and last updated 2012-06-01 18:14:28-04

RICHMOND, Va (WTVR) – Lots of events will be going on around RVA this weekend and some of them could impact your weekend commute. Here’s a list of events and what roads you need to avoid at what times:

Squirrels Games: Friday- 6:35pm, Saturday 6:35 pm, Sunday 2:05pm. You may want to avoid Boulevard at Robin Hood along with the Boulevard exit off 95 before as well as after each game. .

Broad Appetit: Saturday the event is scheduled from 11am until 5pm. Expect police to start closing down streets that morning for set up. Possibly as early as 7am. Avoid the area along Broad between Belvidere and 3rd.

Stone Soul Music Festival: The 8th annual Music Fest is Saturday at Brown’s Island. From Noon to 8:30pm expect police to be directing traffic and possible closures leading into the event along Belvidere at Canal. Your best bet is to park near 5th and Tredegar and work your way in by foot.

Greek Festival:  The Festival will be Saturday and Sunday at Saints Constantine and Helen’s Greek Orthodox Cathedral.  Expect heavy foot traffic and restricted parking near Grove and Malvern. The festival will be open Saturday: 11am- 10pm and Sunday 11am- 7pm.

Strawberry Hill Races: The annual all day celebration will take place this Saturday. Gates open at 10am and the races begin just before 1pm. Expect heavy traffic along 64 East and West at mile marker 214 or Courthouse (route 155). Avoid the area if possible.