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A LIST: Antoinette’s weekend event picks

Posted at 4:04 PM, Oct 11, 2012
and last updated 2012-10-12 14:07:14-04

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Richmond Folk Festival, Music, Culture, Arts & Dance, Friday, 6-9:30pm, Saturday, noon-9:30, Sunday, noon-6pm, Brown’s Island & Richmond Riverfront, parking at Spring Rock Green (Beaufont Mall, 7202 Midlothian Pike. across from Cloverleaf Mall) & Anthem Blue cross & Blue Shield, 2015 Staples Mill Road, shuttle hotline 804-358-4782; for other parking sites and more details on the festival visit

Richmond History Makers Celebration, Tuesday, October 16, 5:30-8pm, Valentine Richmond History Center, Cocktail Reception 5:30, Awards Presentation 6:30, tickets $40, or 804-649-0711.

Cruz Inc. Media Pancreatic Awareness Showcase Event, health screenings, car show & bike shows, Saturday, October 3, activities start 10am, at Meadowbrook High School Stadium, 4901 Cogbill Road, or 888-490-1116

JMW Motorsports, Inc. presents the 2nd Annual Fall BRAzaar – Women’s Festival, Breast Cancer Awareness Event, Saturday, October 13, 10am-8pm, Southside Speedway. Health screenings, NASCAR Children’s Zone, Vendors, live performances, Free,

Henrico High School 50th Anniversary Warrior Jubilee Celebration, Homecoming Football Game, Friday night, 5K Run/Walk, Saturday 11am, Henrico High Auditorium, speakers include International best-selling Author David Baldacci & “Tonight Show” comedian Brett Leake, details at  

American Diabetes Association’s Step Out Walk To stop Diabetes, Saturday, October 13, Monument Avenue at Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital, or 804-225-8038

Inaugural Williamsburg Jazz & Wine Festival, October 12-14,  Friday – Jazz Because at the Williamsburg Community Building; Saturday at Lake Matoaka amphitheater & Sunday Jazz Brunch, at The Trellis & Blue Bistro, Merchants Square, or 804-665-3478.

“Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked The World”, Saturday, October 13 – January 3, 2013, Science Museum of Virginia, 804-864-1400 or

“Make Someone Happy Day” Celebration, Happy The Artist 70th Birthday celebration, Saturday, October 13, 3pm, free birthday cake & popcorn, a showing of “A Day in the Life of Happy The Artist”, free,

“Miles for Mills & Virginia Wounded Warrior Program”, Saturday, October 13, riders meet at 9am at Colonial Harley Davidson, 1701 Temple Parkway, Prince George, $35 per bike, $15 passenger, $20 per car, 804-712-3592 or 804-898-0356.

Annual Fall Foliage Art Show & River City Wine & Jazz Festival, October 13-14, downtown Waynesboro,

Powhatan United Methodist Church annual Day In Country, family festival of crafts, old fashion items, music, yard sale, food, rides, petting zoo, cattle pens, hayride, games, and gospel groups, Saturday, October 13, 10am-2pm, 2253 Rosson Road, 804-598-4438. 

Bravo presents Bubbles & Bites CenterStage’s first Progressive Dinner, Friday October 12, tickets $50 includes transportation from CenterStage to 2113 Bistro-Lounge, The Jefferson Hotel, 525 at the Berry Burk & Pasture, details

Hanover County Fire Safety Fair & Family Fun Day, Saturday, October 13, 12-4pm, Rutland Commons Shopping Center @ Marty’s Grill,

Courthouse Faire in Prince George County, Saturday, October 13, 8am-2pm, 6406 Courthouse Road, Prince George, or 804-863-0212.

Lisa Lampanelli, Friday, October 12, Carpenter Theatre, for mature audiences,

“Night Blooms”, playing through October 21, at the November Theatre (formerly the Empire), or 804-282-2620.

Step Up for Down Syndrome 5K Run/Walk, Family Festival, Saturday, October 13, registration 7:30am, 8:30am – noon, Short pump Town Center,

Richmond Funny Bone Acts – Lavell Crawford, October 12-14, Pete Correale October 17-19, Guy Torry Oct. 25-28, or 804-521-8900

Future events:

Richmond Technical Center Fall Plant Sale, October 16-19, 202 Westwood Avenue, 804-780-6272.

6th Annual Pink Tie Gala & Silent Auction, Saturday, October 20, 7:30 -12:30pm, Greater Richmond Convention Center Ballroom, or 804-745-0006.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk, Sunday, October 21, Kanawha Plaza, registration 12pm, walk 1:30pm,

Cure By Design Fashion Show & Auction & reception Fundraiser, Saturday, October 27, at the John Marshall Hotel Ballroom,

U.S. Trust Life Is A Cabaret! Series: A Celebration of the Great American Song Book featuring Desiree Roots, October 18-20, 7pm, October 21, 2pm, other series dates & performers include Amanda McBroom, Tony DeSare & Molly Ringwald, at Richmond CenterStage at Rhythm Hall,

G&G Pink Line Dance For The Cure Fundraiser, Saturday, October 20, at the Robinson Theatre, 2903 Q Street, workshop 9am-1pm, dance 6-11pm, 804-677-5699 or

ACCA Temple Events: Masonic Family Day, Saturday, October 13, 9am, 1712 Bellevue Avenue, Free.

“A Hole in the Head”, VCU Department of African-American Studies & The Urban League of Greater Richmond Documentary Screening, October 19, 7pm, W.E. Singleton Center, VCU, or 804-321-1010.

3rd Annual Mill House Pig Out BBQ Fundraiser for Mill House, a clubhouse for survivors for brain injury, Friday, October 19, 11am-2pm, 7812 Shrader Road,

The Urban League of Greater Richmond’s 2012 EEO Workplace Symposium, Thursday, November 1, at Henrico Training Center, 7701 East Parham Road register on line or 804-230-8791.

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