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A List Weekend Events: Henricus Publick Days, Time Travelers Weekend, Rich. Dog Festival

Posted at 11:38 AM, Sep 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-20 13:00:57-04


Climb to Conquer Cancer Sunday, September 22nd
 Libby Hill, Church Hill
Benefits Massey Cancer Center

Competitive climbs up iconic Libby Hill, made famous in 2015 Worlds. The start and the finish of the ride (including the Libby Hill climbs and the urban ride) is the same for all riders.  The segment in between, either in the countryside or on the trails, varies in length and difficulty. Riders have the option of either a 26, 44, or 63 mile route through the scenic and flat countryside that surround Richmond.  All cyclists return for their second climb up the hill for their chance to win the polka dot jersey, for the fastest climbers. New this year Cobble Free Conquer Cancer and E-Bike Challenge, thanks to Pedal Power RVA,  a competition amongst e-bike riders, who must have a bike with no more than 500 watts. After your ride, celebrate at the after-party and awards ceremony. For more information, visit

Henricus Publick Days
September 21 and 22, 10 am – 5 pm
Henricus Historical Park
251 Henricus Park, Chester


 Publick Days is back at Henricus Historical Park,a celebration of the 1611 founding of the Citie of Henricus featuring the GODSPEED from Jamestown Settlement.A replica of the 17th-century ship Godspeed, will be docked at Henricus for free tours each day. Publick Days hours are 10AM-5PM Saturday & Sunday. The park is at 251 Henricus Park Road in Chester. Admission is $5, children under 3 admitted free, free parking. Details
Festival of India

Saturday & Sunday 11AM - 9PM
Greater Richmond Convention Center

Free admission

An exploration of culture at the Festival of India, from traditional foods to cultural dances, vendors and community services.  The festival runs Saturday and Sunday, 11am - 9pm at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. Free admission, pay for food, drinks and other items from vendors. Details visit

St. Benedict Oktoberfest
Sept. 20-22
St. Benedict Catholic Church
300 North Sheppard Street

It's September but it's time for Oktoberfest at St. Benedict Catholic Church on Belmont and Hanover.
More than 50-beers will be on tap for tasting, German cuisine to sample, a children's area and vendors, live music. The festival runs Friday through Sunday; Free admission, details visit

Time Travelers Weekend
Sept. 21-22

19 Historic Sites - Free Admission
Download "PASSPORT" from participating website

Call 804-655-6055

Nineteen Richmond Historic sites are offering free admission or "PASSPORTS" Saturday and Sunday. To participate just download a Time Traveler's Passport from one of the participating location's website. Historic sites include The Valentine, Maggie Walker National Site, Chimborazo Medical Museum, and more, for more information call 804-655-6055 or visit

Richmond Dog Festival
Saturday, Sept. 21, 11AM - 4PM
Chimborazo Park, Church Hill
3215 East Broad Street

The Richmond Dog Festival is back for its second year at Chimborazo Park! Join us on Saturday, September 21st from 11am-4pm to celebrate our city’s dogs, dog lovers and dog owners. From training and agility demonstrations, to workshops and vendors. There's live music and Triple Crossing beer will stock the beer garden. The Richmond Dog Festival is free to attend. Donations benefit Friends of Chimborazo Park. Go to or Enrichmond Community Events on Facebook for more information!

Stone's Throw Down in RVA

Saturday, Sept. 21, noon - 10pm
Brown's Island

The 3rd Anniversary of Stone Brewing, featuring live music on Brown’s Island, and lots of beer from Stone Brewing and independent craft breweries, and local craft breweries. 3:30-10 p.m. Tickets $10.

Run2Rebuild Richmond 5K Run/Walk & 1 Mile Fun Run
Rebuilding Together Richmond
Saturday, Sept. 21, River Road United Methodist Church
8800 River Road
Walk Up Registration closes 8:30AM

5K Run/Walk & 1 Mile Fun Run - 9AM

In partnership with River Road United Methodist Church, Rebuilding Together Richmond will host its eighth Run2Rebuild Richmond 5K at River Road United Methodist Church, 8800 River Road. The event will be accompanied by a 5k run/walk, a one-mile "Fun Run" and a community fair and the race will take place  throughout the Sleepy Hollow neighborhood. Proceeds from the race will support Rebuilding Together Richmond, a local non-profit organization that brings volunteers and contractors together to improve community spaces and repair the homes of neighbors in need. Registration open until 8:30am the morning of the Race.

 The Annual Church Hill Community Festival will take place on Saturday, September 21st. sponsored by Mt. Sinai Baptist Church happens along the portion of 25th Street between Cedar and O Streets. It is a family friendly event featuring entertaining performances, spiritual song and dance along with a petting zoo and bouncy house for the young. There will be free food for all and gently used clothing for those in need. 812 N 25th Street and any inquiries may be directed to the church office: (804) 788-1977.

Church Hill Community Festival
Saturday, September 21st
25th Street between Cedar and O Streets
(804) 788-1977
Sponsored by Mt. Sinai Baptist Church

Hull Street Festival
Saturday, Sept. 11AM - 7PM
Hull Street between Commerce and Cowardin
Free parking & admission

A day of entertainment, food, beer, wine, free health and dental screenings, a kids zone, school give-away, and fashion show. Event on Hull Street between Commerce and Cowardin. For details visit

Richmond Bluegrass Festival
Saturday, 1-10pm
Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
2408 Ownby Lane

A full day of bluegrass music from the Slack Family Bluegrass Band, Ragged Mountain Stringband, Gallatin Canyon, the Hot Seats and many more, with food trucks and craft beer. 1-10 p.m. at Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, 2408 Ownby Lane. Free entry; pay as you go.

2nd Annual Egyptian Festival
Saturday & Sunday
St. Mary Coptic Church
2101 Fordson Road, Henrico

Authentic Egyptian food & culture, take photos with pharaohs, henna tattoos, kids activities and enjoy 2000 year old coptic hymns. For more information visit St. Mary & St. Philopater Mercurius Coptic Orthodox Church RVA, 2101 Fordson Road or on the Facebook page.

Scott's Addition Pride Crawl 2019
Hosted by OutRVA
Saturday, 12-6pm
Richmond Triangle Players
At the Robert B. Moss Theatre, 1300 Altamont Ave

Facebook page- Scott's Addition Pride Crawl 2019

Kickoff Pridefest Week while exploring some of Richmond's best beers, ciders, meads, and spirits. Pick up your passport and sip on pride-inspired specials at participating venues. Get five punches and enter to win a gift certificate from your favorite spot. Details