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A LIST: Oktoberfest, Cure by Design top Antoinette’s weekend event picks

Posted at 5:43 PM, Oct 24, 2012
and last updated 2012-10-26 09:48:02-04

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Children’s Museum of Richmond, Spooky Party – all CMoR locations, Saturday, October 27, 10am-4pm; Halloween Hoopla – CMoR Central Only, Wednesday October 31, 4-8pm; Genworth Foundation’s Holiday Village – CMoR Central Only, November 3- December 31, or 804-474-7000.

American Cancer Society’s Cure By Design Fashion Show, Saturday, October 27, 6-10pm, The John Marshall Ballroom, 101 North 5th Street,

Richmond Walk to Defeat ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, Saturday, October 27, registration 10am, Walk 11am, Brown’s Island,

44th annual Richmond Oktoberfest, Friday & Saturday, October 26 & 27, 6pm to midnight, at The Showplace, 3000 Mechanicsville Turnpike, $10, children 15 and under admitted free.

Latin Ballet of Virginia events: “Volver” inspired by Former U.S. Treasurer Anna Cabral, October 26-28, Friday, 10:30am & 7:30pm, Saturday, 7:30pm, Sunday, 3pm, ; Halloween Family Festival – El Dia de los Muertos, Saturday October 27, noon-4pm; Antonio Hidalgo Master Classes in Flemenco, October 29-November 8,  Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Road, Glen Allen, or 804-356-3876.

Richmond Multicultural Day, Saturday, October 27, 10am-5pm, on the grounds of Forest Hill Presbyterian Church, 4401 Forest Hill Avenue, free, or 804-243-2645.

Ghosts of Violet Bank’s Past in Colonial Heights, Saturday, October 27, 6-8pm, features Tri-Cities Paranormal discussion of Violet Bank Museum, games, prizes, costume contest, 303 Virginia Avenue, Colonial Heights, 804-520-9390.  

Radio One presents 6th annual Free Women’s Forum, hosted by Clovia Lawrence, Saturday, October 27, 3-6pm, Trinity Family Life Center, speakers from Richmond Police Department, Cancer survivor, HIV/Aids Advocate 7 others, 3601 Dill Road; Family Comedy Tour, Saturday, November 3, 7:30pm, St. Paul’s Baptist Church,  

ACCA Temple upcoming events: October 26, Lots-a-More Dinner, 5:30-7:30pm, $12; October 27, 8am, Arab Patrol 5K Race; Sportsman Raffle, Saturday, November 10, 12-5pm, $25, 1712 Bellevue Avenue, 804-264-0509.

Craftsmen’s Christmas Classic, October 26-28, Friday, 10am-9pm, Saturday, 10am-6pm, Sunday, 11am-5pm, Richmond Raceway Complex, 600 East Laburnum Avenue, Free parking,

Richmond Symphony, Lolli Pops – Peter & The Wolf, Saturday, October 27, 11am, pre-concert festival featuring the instrument petting zoo at 10am, or 800-514-ETIX (3849).

Fetch A Cure’s Mutt Strutt, raising awareness for pet cancer, Sunday, October 28, Deep Run Park, Henrico, or 804-525-2193.

Richmond’s Zombie Walk & Bash, Saturday, October 27, pre-walk meeting 1pm at the Boat lake, Byrd Park, 8pm-2am, Greater Richmond Convention Center, $25 advance, $27 at the door,

Fine Art & Flowers, Museum of Fine Arts, Through October 28, Floral designs inspired by museum masterworks, lectures, demonstrations, luncheons, flower-inspired fashion show, wine tasting & live music, or 804-340-1405.

Chesterfield County Police Foundation, Inc. 1st Fall Golf Classic, Monday, October 29, at Birkdale Golf Club, 804-706-4644 or 804-751-4632.

CANCELLED: 1st Graze on Grace Food Festival, promotes locally-owned restaurants & food products, Sunday, October 28, 12 – 5pm two blocks on Grace from 4th  to 7th Streets, festival free, samples $3, benefits FeedMore & slow Food,

Trunk-or-Treat at Virginia Home for Boys & Girls, special Halloween Event, Sunday, October 28, 2-5pm, 8716 west Broad Street, or 804-270-6566.

Q94 Hunks in Pumps 2, Saturday, October 27, West Broad Village,

Chesapeake Wine Festival, Saturday, October 27, noon-6pm, Chesapeake City Park, 900 Greenbrier Parkway, or 757-573-8940.

Kids Come First Car, Truck & Motorcycle, Show ay Quaker Steak & Lube, 8000 West Broad Street, 8am-5pm,

“Scream Queens: The Musical”, Through November 4, Pine Camp Theater, 4901 Old Brook Road, tickets $20, $10 Students & age 60 & older, or 804-646-1031.

Danja Mowf presents 7th annual “The Monsters Ball Costume Party, Saturday, October 27, 9:30pm-2am, at Vision Ultra Lounge, 1718 East Main Street, or 804-214-6693.

Future Events:

Carytown Food & Wine Festival, Sunday, November 4, 12-6pm, Carytown, $15 in advance, $20 at gate,

Richmond’s Ballet’s Studio Two, November 1 -11, Richmond Ballet Studio Theatre, or 800-514-3849.

18th annual Museum Stores of Richmond “Holiday Shoppers Fair” at the Science Museum of Virginia, November 2-3, 9:30am-5pm, or 904-864-1400.

Brunswick Stew Festival, Saturday, November 3, 11am-4p, 17th Street Farmer’s, Shockoe Bottom; Autumn Bottom Brews & art show, Sunday, November 4th, 11am-4pm, or  804-646-0477.

27th annual Virginia Christmas Show, November 1 – 4, Thursday-Saturday, 10am-6pm, Sunday, 11am-5, The Showplace, 3000 Mechanicsville Turnpike,

Rho Eta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, 5th annual Saute & Sizzle: Richmond Men are Cooking, Saturday, November 3, 7:08 – 11:08pm, Weinstein Jewish Community center, 5403 Monument avenue, $25, or 804-308-3904, 804-717-2004.

Opening reception for “A Splash of Provence” featuring Landscapes from France by 20 Artists, Friday, October 2, 5 – 7pm, The Gallery at UNOS, 700 North 4th Street,, 804-782-4800.

KLM Scholarship Foundation 10th anniversary Champagne Brunch, Saturday, November 10th, 11am – 1pm, Mistress of ceremony Shelby Brown, speakers, delegate Jennifer McClellan & Delegate Joe Morrissey at The Bull & Bear Club,, 804-687-1829.

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