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A List Events: RVA Salsa Bachata Congress & 61st Annual Armenian Food Festival

Posted at 4:28 PM, Sep 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-06 18:09:55-04


2nd Annual RVA Salsa Bachata Congress
September 6 – 8
Sept. 6-8 at Delta Hotel by Marriott Downtown
Tickets & more info –

An opportunity to learn a variety of Latin dances, see performances and dance to the top DJ’s. Workshops for dancers of every level. CBS 6 is a proud sponsor, benefits the RVA Salsa Bachata Foundation.

61st Annual Armenian Food Festival
Sept. 6 – 8, Fri. & Sat. 11:30-9, Sun. noon -5pm
At St. James Armenian Church, 834 Pepper Avenue
Details visit

Richmond’s longest-running food festival  – The Armenian Food Festival offers a family-friendly weekend of Armenian delicacies and culture. There are shish kabobs, cheese beoreg, Armenian meat pies, stuffed grape leaves, hummus, the famous and original Hye Burger and mouth-watering pastries. New to the menu lineup this year is a beeshee — an Armenian style doughnut. There’s traditional music and dancing, and Armenian wine and beer is available. Admission is free, pay for food as you go. St. James is at 834 Pepper Ave corner of Patterson Ave.

Maymont Beer & Wine Classic Canceled

The Fall Beer & Wine Classic, scheduled for Friday, September 6, has CANCELED due to the threat of high wind gusts and sustained winds from Hurricane Dorian. The safety of guests, volunteers, event vendors and staff is our top priority. With the greatest storm impact currently predicted for Friday, Maymont is unable to move forward with the installation of tents and stages and will not put anyone at risk during potential high winds in the hours leading up to the event. Guests who purchased tickets in advance will receive an email with options for a transfer, donation or refund.

Soul Vegan Block Party
Saturday, September 7, 1-6 pm
Chimborazo Park, Richmond

A free event to introduce and promote a healthy and ethically conscious plant-based lifestyle in a positive environment to all people regardless of race, gender, age, or sexual orientation. This event is focused on challenging the stigma that there’s no SOUL in plant-based eating. Veganism is more than just tofu, salads, and smoothies. Come experience good eats without the meat. The Soul Vegan Block Party is an opportunity to come together to experience something new and exciting. There will be food, speakers, cooking demos, music, and dancing. For details visit

2nd Annual Down on the Farm Crab Feast
September 7th from, 2 – 7 PM
Hanover Vegetable Farm, 13580 Ashland Rd.
Tickets $36.00

Enjoy delicious all you can eat crabs from Order up Seafood. They will also have (while supplies last) BBQ, corn, hotdogs, and the best hush puppies you have ever tried! Crabs are served from 2-5 pm. Live music will be provided by Cobalt Whiskey (4:30- 7 pm). Wine tastings from local wineries. Beer Garden provided by The Rockville Center. Details visit

St. Peters Crabfeast & Fish Fry
September 7th, 3 – 6pm
Peter Paul Development Center
1708 N 22nd Street, Richmond

The Men of Saint Peters host their annual Crab Feast at Peter Paul Development Center. Fried fish will also be provided. Please contact me or the men of St Peters for tickets at a cost of $35. Kids will be $15 and children under 5 are free. Kids tickets can be purchased in person . Adult tickets have a processing fee of $2.40 to secure your tickets online. Please printout your ticket receipt or have your ID present at the event for online purchase checking. Details visit

The World Heritage Festival & Festival of Kites
Saturday, September 7th,11am – 6pm
Brown’s Island, Richmond

Enjoy a cultural performance show with folk dances from Bolivia, Brazil, Egypt, Hungary, India, Japan, Lebanon, Romania, Turkey and much more; bring your own kite to fly, or purchase one at the event as well as food with ethic food, fresh smoothies and traditional beverages. More than 60 artists displaying everything from fine art to jewelry, ceramics to crafts, and every creative item in between. Other vendors include area nonprofit organizations, entrepreneurs, and local businesses. There will be a kids zone  too. The event is free. Details visit

Innsbrook After Hours Concert Series
Little Big Town
Saturday, September 7 gates open at 5pm
Brantley Gilbert – Sept. 14
Kane Brown – Sept. 18
4901 Lake Brook Dr. Glen Allen

Future Event:
Richmond VegFest, Saturday, September 14th
Byrd Park(new location!), Richmond

The 17th annual Richmond VegFest, a day filled with live music, delicious food, cooking demonstrations, 100+ vendors, tons of delicious goodies, + the most compassionate people in RVA.  There will even be animal adoption opportunities where you may just find a bff (who will always be happy to see you!), + presentations that very well may change your life! Free parking near Dogwood Dell.   Details visit