Gallery at UNOS “Memories Past & Future”, 4th Annual Soirée, Friday, October 5, 7-10pm, exhibit runs through October 27, 8a-5pm, 700 North Fourth Street. www.unitedforunos.org or 804-782-4800.
2nd Street Festival, featuring “The Ohio Player” Saturday, October 6th, 11:30am-7pm, Sunday, October 7, noon-6pm, 2nd Street in Jackson Ward, www.venturerichmond.com or 804-788-6566. Richmond Folk Festival, October 12-14, www.richmondfolkfestival.org.
9th Annual Massing of the Colors Ceremony, Saturday, October 6th, 2-3pm at The Virginia War Memorial, 621 South Belvidere Street, www.vawarmemorial.org or 804-786-2060, Free.
St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church Oystoberfest – Oyster Roast, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Saturday, October 6th, 12-6pm, 3602 Hawthorne Avenue, www.oystoberfest.com, suggested donation $2.
Hogtober Fest at Libby Hill Park, BBQ & music, kids corner, Saturday, October 6th, 12-7pm, Historic Church Hill, www.styleweekly.com/richmond/HogtoberContentPage/Page.
State Fair of Virginia At The Meadow, September 28 – October 7, Meadow Event Park, Caroline County, www.StateFairVa.org, 804-994-2800.
Richmond Symphony Designer House, Pinifer Park, 3312 Robious Crossing Drive, www.rsol.org, tickets $20, hours Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 10am-3pm, Thursday 10am-8pm, Saturday 10am-5pm & Sunday noon-5pm.
American Cancer Society “Stilettoes Stomping Cancer” Shop Night, Sunday, October 7th, Stein Mart, Short Pump 6:30pm – 9pm, tickets $20 804-323-9464: Cure By Design Fashion Show, Auction & Reception Fundraiser, Sunday October 27, John Marshall Ballroom, www.curebydesign.org.
Big Brother Big Sister Annual Evening for Kids’ Sake – “Celebrating Our Golden Anniversary” Gala, Saturday, October 6th, www.bigbrosbigsis.com or 804-261-4940.
Petersburg Live 2012, in Old Towne Saturday, October 6, 10am-10pm, live music through out the day,special guest Mitch Malone of KISs fm, www.petersburglive.com.
Cathedral International Food Festival, Saturday, October 6, 11am-9pm, 800 Cathedral Place, $ per person, $10 per family.
Holy Rosary Catholic Church Inaugural “Bishops Cup” Golf Tournament, Monday, October 8th, 7am registration, 8:30 Tee Time at Independence Golf Course, Midlothian, featured prize is a “Hole-in-One” to win a 2012 Volvo C30, 804-359-8182, 804-363-3385 or www.hrccrichmond.org.
Eppington Heritage Day, Colonial History, circa 1765 Plantation, 14602 Eppes Falls Road, Chesterfield, Saturday, October 6, 11am-4pm, Free, www.visitchesterfieldva.com or 804-751-4946.
Richmond 5th annual Domestic Violence Awareness 5K Walk, “Walk a mile in my shoes” Campaign, remember the children living in domestic Violence, Saturday, October 6th, 9-12, at Byrd Park @Boat Lake, registration online http://walkamileinmyshoes2012.eventbrite, clothing, cell phones & monetary donations accepted on site, call Sgt. Carol D. Adams 804-646-4069 or Sgt. Tish Edmonds at804-646-3602.
30th Annual Virginia Crab Carnival Seafood Festival, at West Point, Friday & Saturday, parade, music, Fun Run & Tot Trot, arts & Crafts, fireworks, www.crabcarnival.com or 804-843-4620.
Petersburg Library Foundation fundraiser, at the Appomattox Regional Governor’s School, Saturday, October 6, doors open 7pm, , concert 8pm, $35 plus fee, www.petersburglibraryfoundation.org or 804-733-2387, tickets at the door.
35th Annual Suffolk Peanut Festival, through Sunday, at Suffolk Executive Airport, arts & crafts, rides, motorcycles, children’s activities, and peanuts, www.suffolkfest.org or 757-539-6751.
10th Annual Capital Ale House Oktoberfest Saturday & Sunday, Starts at noon, Main Street & 6th Street, www.CapitalAleHouse.com.
October is Virginia Wine Month, get details on Wines, Wine Festivals, www.vawinelover.com.
EVENT CANCELLED: Million Veteran March presents in concert Ginuwine, Silk & Bryan Mills with Secret Society, Friday, October 5th, 8pm, Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage, www.ETIX.com or 800-514-ETIX (3849). www.millionveteranmarch.org.
Richmond Jazz Society’s Guest Educators Series’, Present VINX – The StoryTeller, Dr. Weldon Hill, Mike Hawkins, Billy Williams, Lucy Kilpatrick & Rudy Faulkner, Tuesday, October 9th, 7pm, Capital Ale House, Downtown Music Hall, 623 East Main Street, $20/advance, $25 day of show, www.vajazz.org or 804-643-1972.
October is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, Movie release “You Follow me like the Moon”, Thursday, October 11, 6pm, Gibson’s Grill 7-Below, 700 East Broad Street, www.MidvaleMovies.com or 804-435-3740.
Inaugural Williamsburg Jazz & Wine Festival, October 12-14, www.wjwfestival.com or 804-665-3478.
Prostate Cancer Awareness Event – Bike and car showcase event, Saturday, October 13, 10am-3pm, Meadowbrook High School Stadium, 4901 Cogbill Road, have a bike, in a car club, sign up to participate, www.cruzinc.org/events.html or 804-888-490-1116, ext 2.
Powhatan’s Festival of the Grape, Saturday, October 20th, 11am-6pm, Historic Powhatan Courthouse Square, 3880 Old Buckingham Road, advance tickets $20, non-tasting $15, 804-794-6700 or 866-707-2289.
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