It is a 90's dream come true! The Richmond Coliseum has announced the "I love the 90s Tour" will stop in Central Virginia.
The musicians performing include Robert Van Winkle, aka Vanilla Ice, best known for the hit "Ice Ice Baby." Salt-N-Pepa, featuring DJ Spinderella, had several hits in the '90s, including "Whatta Man" and "Push It." Also performing live: Coolio,Color Me Badd, Tone Loc and Rob Base.
The concert is scheduled for Friday, November 4 at the Richmond Coliseum box office.
Award-winning actor and comedian, Chris Tucker will perform at Altria Theater Friday, June 24 at 8 pm.
Ticket price range between $47-$77 and go on sale Friday, April 29.
Tucker is perhaps best known for playing the role of Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour film series,
Tucker became a favorite on Russell Simmons’ HBO Def Comedy Jam in the 1990s and came to prominence in his first starring role, the 1995 film cult classic Friday starring opposite Ice Cube.
In 1997, Tucker was an executive producer and starred in the hit movie, Money Talks with Charlie Sheen.
Tickets can be purchased at Altria Theater and Dominion Arts Center box offices, online www.ETIX.com and charge by phone (800) 514-3849 (ETIX). ADA seating tickets are available.
Box office hours are Monday through Friday from 10 am to 5 pm and two hours before performances.
Swine and Brine Festival - It's a celebration of local food and craft beer Friday, April 22 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the 2nd annual Swine & Brine beer and food festival at Ardent Craft Ales. Local restaurants include The Roosevelt, Metzger Bar & Butchery, ZZQ, Saison, Sabai, and Amuse to come cook, smoke and grill a killer line-up of pork dishes and their own homemade sides. Plus, Rappahannock Oyster Co. will also join the festivities with steamed and roasted oysters, as well as fresh crab cakes! There will be no less than 15 special Ardent beers for the festival! (click here for menu and beer list) Tickets are $20 per person (Click here to purchase tickets) and include three tickets redeemable for food or beer, as well as a limited edition Ardent Craft Ales bandanna. Additional tickets will be available for purchase at the event for $5 each.
Disney's THE LION KING at Altria Theater starts Tuesday, April 19 runs until May 8. Winner of six Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, THE LION KING brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway! Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before! (Click here to view schedule)
All guests require a ticket, regardless of age. (Click here to purchase tickets) We recommend that children be at least six years old to attend a performance of THE LION KING.
$25 for Student Tickets! Limit 2 tickets per college student ID, in person only at the Altria Theater box office. Buy in advance for Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday & Sunday evening performances or on the day of show for Friday/Saturday evening & Saturday/Sunday matinee performances. Tickets may be limited and availability is not guaranteed.
Each performance lasts 2 hours, 30 minutes including one intermission
Dogwood Wine Festival- Come out and join Wine for Cures for a great day of family-friendly entertainment and local vendors from all over Virginia. The Dogwood Wine Festival will offer more than great wine. The festival brings together hundreds of Virginia’s best local businesses, artisans, wineries and craft breweries to help support cancer research. Saturday April 23 starting at 11a-6p at Reynolds Crossing.
Historic Garden Week- is an 8-day statewide event that provides visitors a unique opportunity to see unforgettable gardens at the peak of Virginia's springtime color, as well as beautiful houses sparkling with over 2,000 flower arrangements created by Garden Club of Virginia members.
Tour proceeds fund the restoration and preservation of Virginia's historic gardens, and provide graduate level research fellowships for building comprehensive and ongoing records of historic gardens and landscapes in the Commonwealth, and support the mission of the Garden Club of Virginia.
Tours starts April 23-April 30 all around VA
Richmond Dance Festival- The festival kicks off April 22 at 8pm at Dogtown Dance Theater
EARTH DAY IS FRIDAY!
EnRichmond will host Earth Day Richmond , Saturday at Shiplock Park starting at 11a-5pm. There will be kayak rides on the James, performances by Jesse the Juggler, guided bike rides along the Virginia Capital Trail, a bouldering wall, non-profit exhibitors, a hip hop dance class for families, a craft market, and much more! The event is free and open to the public. Click here to see our food, beverage, and non-profit vendors.
RVA Earth Day Festival returns to Manchester (from mayo bridge to Manchester) The free, environmentally focused, all-ages festival features nearly 100 local vendors and artisans, local food and drink, a children’s area and musical performances from the popular Richmond bands East of Afton, Red Light Rodeo, Mighty Joshua and Everwilde.
The festival will be held in conjunction with the revival of the RVA Street Art Festival (rvastreetart.com), which will feature mural artists creating stunning displays in and around the Southern States silos immediately south of the Mayo Bridge. The festival will flow from that riverside area into Manchester and through Plant Zero Arts Center.
Among the vendors featured are Goatacado, Barefoot Bucha, Strawberry Street Café, Boka Tako, King of Pops, Habitat for Humanity, Richmond Chapter of Sierra Club, Project Yoga Richmond, Tricycle Gardens, Virginia Outfitter, Cultural Arts Center of Glen Allen and more. Taste the Local will offer local beers from Legend Brewery and more, and Tap 26 will offer wine on tap.
Free Parking is available on 7th Street, between Hull and Bainbridge, as well as on Mayo Island at a rate of $2 per car. That lot will open at 8:30 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.
Net proceeds benefit FeedRVA, an innovative system that allows residents who use the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program to buy fresh food at local farmers markets.
Kona Ice is celebrating its third annual National "Chill Out" Day Monday, April 18 to help relieve taxpayers of the stress associated with meeting the federal deadline.
Kona Ice plans to hand out free cups of tropical shaved ice to all who stop by the island-inspired truck will be parked at BB+T Bank Offices located at 901 E, Byrd Street in Richmond.
National "Chill Out" Day is one of the many ways Kona Ice is encouraging the nation to take a step back and relax.
"The refreshing treat will ensure that there is no taxation without relaxation this tax season," said Kona Ice representatives.
When: Monday, April 18 from 12-2 p.m.
Where: BB+T Bank at 901 E. Byrd Street, Richmond, VA 23219 (Riverfront Office)
Lace up your running shoes and leash up your dog to raise crucial funds to care for homeless pets. Saturday, April 16, the Richmond SPCA hosts its 14th Annual Dog Jog & 5K Run at the Robins-Starr Humane Center.
The day’s festivities begin at 2519 Hermitage Road at 9 a.m. with the 5K run, a competitive timed run, kicking off at 9:30 a.m.
The Dog Jog, a leisurely 1-mile course for people and their pets, will follow at 11 a.m. It is expected that more than 500 dogs will take part in the Dog Jog with their 2-legged family members.
Participants and visitors are welcome to tour the Robins-Starr Humane Center, where the adoption center and retail shop will be open to the public.
There will also be a vendor fair that starts at 9:00 a.m. and includes a Richmond Alarm Company Kids’ Fun Zone and a Conquest, Moncure & Dunn Pets’ Fun Zone packed full of activities for the whole family including inflatables, face painting, crafts and games.
There is no charge to attend the fair, which will include an awards ceremony, music by DJ Austin Prime Moore, food trucks and vendor giveaways.
All dogs must have ID tags and be on a leash at all times. Current rabies vaccination is required, and dogs must be at least 6 months of age.
Click here to register online. Online registration available until 7 p.m. Friday, April 15. Walk-up registrations available Saturday.
The Byrd Theatre announces Family Classics will return starting May 21. The classic family films will be added to the Saturday schedule at 10 a.m.
The first six weeks will feature a variety of films, from 1939’s The Wizard of Oz to 2014’s The Boxtrolls and everything in between, with titles selected based on fan opinion.
Voters will be rewarded for their participation with a buy-one, get-one coupon, making the already affordable $2 ticket price even better! Voting is currently open.
The Byrd Theatre also plans to bring back regular Midnight Movie showings. Patrons may also vote for midnight shows and get a “BOGO” coupon for participating.
Patrons may vote as much as they like, however coupons will only be issued one per email address.