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Chesterfield County Fair, Opera in the Park, Pink Tie Gala and more

Posted at 5:00 PM, Aug 26, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-28 11:44:16-04


Events This Weekend

102nd Chesterfield County Fair

Friday, Aug. 28 through Saturday, Sept. 5

Fair schedule
Monday – Friday 4-11pm
Saturdays 11am – 11pm
Sunday 1pm – 11pm

Grandstand shows
Aug. 29 — 8 p.m. — Keith Henderson “Illusions of the King”
Aug. 31 — 8 p.m. —  Miss Chesterfield County Fair Pageant
Sept. 1 — 7:30 p.m. — GXW Pro Wrestling
Sept. 5 — 8 p.m. — Klaxton Brown Band.
Military Appreciation Parade (Around the Fairgrounds)

Chesterfield County Fairgrounds
Corner of Courthouse and Krause Roads

Click here for more info.

Opera in the Park at Dogwood Dell

Saturday, Aug. 29 at 7:30pm

The Official Opera Company of the Commonwealth of Virginia is hosting the third annual event at Dogwood Dell Amphitheatre. The Richmond Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Virginia Opera Principal Conductor and Artistic Director, Adam Turner, will accompany the opera. Dogwood Dell opens at 6 p.m.

Dogwood Dell Amphitheatre
6000 S Boulevard
Richmond, Va. 23220

Click here For tickets and information visit or call 866-673-7282.

Great Hope Baptist Church Back to School Community Day

Saturday, Aug. 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Martin Luther King Middle School
1000 Mosby Street

The events features music, vendors and more.

For more information call 804-739-4865.

30th Anniversary of Innsbrook After Hours

Sept. 9 — Jamey Johnson
Sept. 17 — Hunter Hayes
Sept. 23 — Willie Nelson & Family
4901 Lake Brook Drive
Glen Allen, Va. 23060

Click here for more information or call 804-423-1779.

“In Gear” – Richmond Cycles

Thursday, Aug. 27 from 6  to 8 p.m. (Reception)

Don’t miss a unique take on the history of cycling in Richmond from the 19th century to present day.

Valentine Museum
1015 East Cary Street
Richmond, Va. 23219

Click here or call 804-649-0711.

Future Events 

The 9th Annual Pink Tie Gala Masquerade Ball

Saturday, Oct. 17 from 7:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Greater Richmond Convention Center Ballroom
403 N 3rd Street
Richmond, Va. 23219

The event, presented by Bon Secours Cancer Institute, features a silent auction, live music, The Celebration of Life Dance Team and food. This year’s hosts are Bill Bevins and Shelly Perkins of EAST 100.9. (All tickets include free parking in the convention center parking deck at 3rd & Marshall.)

Tickets $100

Click here for more information.

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An Evening of Afro-Cuban Jazz from Richmond Jazz Society

Tuesday, Sept. 8

Two shows at 7 and 9 p.m. feature Jane Bunnett & Maqueque

Capital Ale House — Downtown Music Hall
623 East Main Street
Richmond, Va. 23219

Advance Tickets $25
Day of show $30 (cash only)

Click here for more info or call 804-643-1972.

UVA Digital Mobile Mammography Coach

Women 40 years and older can schedule appointments by call 434-243-4704. There will also be a health fair thanks to the Breast Imaging Division of the University of Virginia Health System Department of Radiology.

Thursday, Sept. 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
USPS Richmond Main Post Office
1801 Brook Road

Friday, Sept. 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
USPS Richmond P & DC
5801 Technology Boulevard

New Shoes For Back To School

Monday, Sept. 7 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Richmond Partner of Churches presents the free shoe give-away on Labor Day.

Second Baptist Church on the Southside
3300 Broad Rock Boulevard

Wine & Beer Classic

Friday, Sept. 11 from 7 to 10:30 p.m.

Maymont’s Dooley Noted Society hosts the annual event with unlimited wine and beer tastings and live music by Big Mama Shakes. Sample Virginia’s craft beers including Hardywood, Strangeways, Lickinghole Creek, Bold Rock and Ardent, with Mystic Bourbon and moonshine tastings.
Dinner and dessert are available for purchase from Slideways Mobile Bistro and King of Pops. Must be 21 years old or older. (Dooley Noted Society members receive a discount.)

Maymont Children’s Farm Lawn
1700 Hampton Street
Richmond, Va. 23220

Click here for tickets or call 804-358-7166 ext. 313

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