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Weekend Events: French Food Festival, Dogwood Wine Festival and Filipino Fiesta RVA

Posted at 4:16 PM, Apr 23, 2015
and last updated 2015-04-24 12:12:22-04

Garden Club of Virginia Historic Garden Week House & Garden Tours through April 25 in Richmond, tours fund the restoration & preservation of Virginia's Historic. Richmond tours includes: Thursday, April 23 the Kingcrest Parkway tour Friday, April 24 the Cary Street Road Corridor. For a complete list of tours visit

7th Annual French Food Festival, Saturday, April 25, 11am - 9pm, benefiting the Little Sisters of the Poor on the grounds of the Little Sisters of the Poor, 1503 Michaels Road. Featuring Chef Paul Elbling, Chef Sean Murphy and six other local chefs. A $2 donation is suggested and all proceeds will benefit the elderly poor cared for by the Little Sisters of the Poor.

"Dogwood Wine Festival" Saturday, April 25th from 11am - 6pm at Reynolds Building Lot, 6641 West Broad Street, sponsored by Wine for Cures, an all volunteer cancer awareness and projects fundraising organization. Wine for Cures is the co-sponsor of the Massey Cancer Alliance, moonlight Madness, Saturday, June 6th at James River Cellars. For more information visit or

The Filipino Community Presents Filipino Fiesta RVA - Unity ins Diversity, Saturday, April 25, 11am - 8pm at the Cultural Center of India, 6641 Ironbridge Parkway, Chester, activities include vendors, cultural exhibits & performances and food, free admission and parking, for details visit

Memphis The Musical, April 24 & 25 at the Altria Theater, set in the places where rock and roll was born in the 1950's. the nightclubs, radio stations and recording studios of the musically - rich Tennessee city of Memphis. For details visit

Herbs Galore & More at Maymont's Carriage House Lawn, Saturday, April 25th, 8am - 4pm, featuring dozens of vendors, a food corner, meet the experts, interactive herb station, an ATM, plant check & parking at Hampton Street, the Robins Nature & Visitor Center and the Children's Farm. For more details visit

ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation's 5K and Fun Walk Saturday, April 25, The race begins at 9AM. The Diamond, 3001 N. Boulevard. A day devoted to celebrate ASK's kids with the Fun Walk and 5K, music, food and activities. Raise funds and celebrate these children, which directly promotes ASK's mission of providing financial, spiritual, social, and emotional support to over 1,000 children (who have or had cancer) and their families annually. Registration - $30, which covers the 5K and Fun Walk and a ticket to the Richmond Flying Squirrels baseball game that night! Details

Rising Mt. Zion Baptist Church Columbia and Tonya Snead-Johnson presents S.A.V.E.D. From Childhood to Womanhood, a play about a young woman life experiences and the challenges she will face from childhood to womanhood. Event Saturday, April 25th, doors open at 4pm at Goochland High School, Tickets are $10 for adults, and $5 Ages 11-18. Children under 10 are free. For group sales & questions call "It Is For Me Productions"  (888) 736-9606 or send an email to

Lady Tramine Hawkins live in Concert, at First Baptist Church Centralia, 2920 Kingsdale Road, North Chesterfield Sunday, April 26, 3pm, doors will open at 2pm.

Grammy Winner, songwriter and pianist Jim Brickman at Chesterfield Towne Center Barnes and Noble, Saturday, April 25th, 7pm, for the launch of his latest CD, Soothe and a new book of the same title, for details call 804-794-6640.

Leadership Metro Richmond -LMR, Class of 2016 application deadline is Thursday, May 30, 2015. An opportunity to be more connected, more engaged, more informed and a member of the most diverse group of community leaders in the region. Class members gain an insider's view on community issues and decisions, meet and network with diverse influential leaders, and enhance their ability to lead. For more details visit

Arbor Day Concert benefiting the James River Park System, Saturday, April 25th, 1- 6pm, 1708 Pump Road House Drive, next to the Byrd Park Pump House, $5, featuring bands and local brews, free parking at North Bank Trail lot on Pump House Drive, Barker Field and Dogwood Dell Lots and along Rubgy Road, details

Future Events: Que Pasa? Festival Of Virginia, Saturday, May 2nd, along the Canal Walk in Historic Downtown Richmond, the event is free and open to the public, details visit

Arts in The Park Show and Sale in Byrd Park, May 2nd 11am - 6pm and May 3rd, 11am - 5pm. Free parking and free shuttles at City Stadium lot. Handicap parking available at the park,