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Weekend Events: Book of Mormon, Holiday Shoppers Fair, Urbanna Oyster Festival, Gala of the Royal Horse

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Posted at 2:10 PM, Nov 05, 2014
and last updated 2014-11-07 14:03:49-05

The Museum Stores of Richmond Holiday  Shoppers’ Fair, Hosted by the Library of Virginia, November 7th & 8th, Friday,  9:30am – 8:30pm, Birthday Party reception with cake & refreshments including Virginia Wine, all booths will offer %20 discount; 5pm – 8:30pm ; Saturday, November 8th, 9:30am – 5pm at The Library of Virginia, 800 East Broad Street. Visit 15 of The Richmond Region’s Best Museum Stores under one roof, Participating Sites: Agecroft Hall, Beth Ahabah Museum and Archives, Chesterfield Historical Society, Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Library of Virginia, Poe Museum Preservation Virginia (John Marshall House and Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown) Richmond Railroad Museum, Science Museum of Virginia The Valentine, Virginia Historical Society, Virginia Holocaust Museum, Virginia State Capitol, and The Virginia War Memorial, more details 804-692-3524.

Collection & proper disposal torn American Flags. Virginia War Memorial teams up with The American Legion to collect and properly dispose of old, worn and soiled American flags. Saturday, November 8th – Sunday, November 16, anyone with an American flag in poor condition can bring them to the Virginia War Memorial, 621 South Belvidere Street. The flags will be collected and retired  as part of a formal ceremony by members of the American Legion Post 84 in Henrico County.  Collection bins will be in the Grand Lobby of the Memorial’s Paul and Phyllis Galanti Education Center. The Memorial will also be hosting the 58th Annual Commonwealth’s Veteran Day Ceremony, Tuesday, November 11th. The Center is opened Monday – Saturday 9am – 4pm and Sunday noon – 4pm. For more information visit http://www.vamemorial.org  or call 804-786-2060.

“The Gala of the Royal Horses” Inaugural North American world-renowned equestrian tour, Saturday, November 8th 7:30pm at the Richmond Coliseum. Audiences will experience the excitement, splendor, and majesty of the Gala of the Royal Horses for the first time as the show makes its US debut. The Gala of the Royal Horses is a spectacular entertainment event combining the most beautiful horses in the world with live performers creating a breathtaking event for the entire family.  Saturday, November

57th Annual Urbanna Oyster Festival, Urbanna, Virginia; November 7th & 8th, Friday, 10am – 5pm, Saturday, 9am – 5pm. Water taxi operating Friday 8am – 9pm and Saturday, 8am – 8pm call 804-366-1778 or 804-436-3898. Details http://www.urbannaoysterfestival.com.

Fine Arts & Flowers at The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, through Sunday, November 9th, features floral interpretations of masterpieces from the permanent collection designed by members of the Garden Club, the Virginia Federation of Garden Clubs and Garden Club of Virginia.  Details http://vmfa.museum/.

FREE Hair Care Services at “The Mane Studio Hair Salon” If you are a Breast Cancer Survivor or know of a friend, family member, co-worker, associate, “The Mane Studio Hair Salon” is offering free hair care services at “The Mane Studio Hair Salon”, 11500 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond. Owner Ann Francis is offering complimentary hair care services to breast cancer survivors, exclusively, (only survivors are seen on these dates) every 1st and 3rd Tuesday from October through December by appointment only. Services offered include: Shampoo/sets, Shampoo/blow-drys, Protein and conditioning treatments, Haircuts/trims. For appointment call Mrs Ann Francis @ 804-382-1239 Or email to afmanestudio@gmail.com.

The Book of MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical debuts in Richmond. Performances begin Tuesday, November 4th and runs through November 9th at the Altria Theater, tickets and more information visit http://www.BroadwayInRichmond.com or call 800-514-3849.

Grapes & Hops by Chrostopher Mize also featuring Body Mapping, at The Gallery at UNOS, 700 North 4th Street, opens November 7 runs through December 27th, opening reception Friday, November 7th 5pm – 7:30pm, details 804-782-4630.

An American Turning Point: The Civil War in Virginia, a 1,000-square-foot traveling panel exhibition of images and interpretive text. The exhibit is divided into ten themes with the focus on various aspects of the war, at the Petersburg Public Library, November 10 – 24, Monday – Friday 9am – 9pm, Saturdays, 9am – 5pm. http://www.PetersburgVa.gov or http://www.vahistorical.org.

Carytown Food & Wine, Cary Court, 3126 West Cary Street, Sunday, November 9th, 12pm -6pm, details, http://www.carytownr or 804-307-6533va.org

“The Manny’s, My Brother’s Keeper of Greater Richmond will honor 15 men and boys from the Richmond region with the first Manny Awards aka The Mannys. My Brother’s Keeper of Greater Richmond will recognize boys and men from a variety of backgrounds, professions and life experiences.
“These are people who have grown educationally, financially, and spiritually to improve their lives, and the lives of their families and of those in their communities. Saturday, November 8th, meet and greet at 6PM, Dinner around 6:40PM at the Embassy Suites, 2925 Emerywood Parkway, dinner tickets $50, details http://www.themannywards.com or call 412-587-1254 or 804-502-3239.

GRAZE on Grace, a food festival on Grace Street, sampling dishes from over 25 of Richmond’s best restaurants, Sunday, November 9th, noon to 5pm.
The event takes place from Grace Street to 4th to 7th Street. Free plates are set at $3.

Pray4Clay Warriors fundraiser for Army Veteran SFC Delmon Clay, Saturday, November 8th, 3 – 6pm, ARMY vs Marines benefit basketball game at Goochland Parks & Recreation Sports Complex, November 14th, 6-9pm, BINGO at Byrd Elementary school, Goochland, November 22nd, 6-8pm, BBQ Chicken Dinner & music at Mt. Gilead Church in Goochland.  To make a donation visit http://www.RITAFoundationHouston.org and click on the donate button. In the 3rd section “Donate In Someone’s name” specify DELMON CLAY and then follow the payment page. That money will go DIRECTLY to a fund set up with RITA Foundation to be utilized for Del’s treatments. Donate by check: RITA Foundation 9701 Richmond Ave ste 120 Houston, TX 77042 memo: Delmon Clay. or call 804-836-9267.

Neighborhood Housing Servicesffo Richmond’s quarterly Empower Yourself Against Default Workshop, Saturday, November 8th, at J. Reynolds Community College,  1651 East Parham Road, for time and more information visit http://www.nhor.org.

FUTURE Event: The Giving Heart Community Thanksgiving Feast, volunteers and donations are needed, to volunteer and get more information visit   http://www.thegivingheart.org/Volunteerinfo.html or call 804-749-4726.

Ashland’s Holiday Walking Tours starting at Ashland Museum, 105 Hanover Avenue, December 14th, 2:30pm – 4pm & 4:40 – 6pm. stops include The Historic Downtown District, Randolph-Macon’s Campus, and the College Avenue Neighborhood. Tickets are $25, members $15 after December 14th, tickets $30, reservations encouraged, for more information visit,  http://ashlandmuseum.org/museum-news/holidaytour/  or call 804-368-7314.

Grammy Award Winner Tony Bennett performing Thursday, December 18th, 8pm at The Altria Theater, formerly the Landmark, tickets http://www.Altriatheater.com, or 800-514-3849.

 

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