A LIST: Antoinette’s top picks for this weekend
More than 144 Professional Women Golfers from all over the world are in Richmond for the LPGA Symetra/2012 Eagle Classic. Events and tournament continues through Sunday, August 19 at The Richmond Country Club, 12950 Patterson Avenue. Friday, Round 1, 7:45am – Tournament begins – theme “Women in Golf Day” ; Saturday – Round 2, 7:45am – Tournament continues – theme, “Family Fun Day” ; Sunday – Final Round 7:45am, Awards Ceremony and “Military Appreciation Day”, free to all current military personnel & veterans and their families. www.richmondcountryclubva.com or www.eagleclassicva.com or 804-784-5272. More details also on www.wtvr.com.
Old Instruments for Young Hands Concert, Richmond Concert Band performs Sunday, August 19, 6pm at Linwood Holton Elementary School, 1600 West Laburnum Avenue, concert free, donations of gently used instruments accepted, bring lawn chairs for outside picnic, 804-737-3767 or 804-228-5310.
Down Home Family Reunion, Saturday, August 18, 4-11pm, Abner Clay Park, Downtown, Historic Jackson Ward, Belvidere & West Leigh Streets, features Parliament – Funkadelic – Original P, African Drummers & Dancers, Music & Oral Tradition with the Elegba Folklore Society, Kenya Safari Acrobats, Free, www.efsinc.org or 804- 644-3900.
The Virginia Hornet’s annual Pink Party Game& 1st Pink Ride – ride to fight Cancer Saturday, August 18, at City Stadium, registration 3:30, ride 5pm, gates open at 5:30 for pre-game tailgate party with music, food and games hosted by “The Honey” Cheerleaders. Kick off at 7pm, game tickets are $10, for the ride $20. For details visit www.vahornets.com or call 804-476-0040.
“Old Instruments for Young Hands”, The Richmond Concert Band performs at Linwood Holton Elementary School, 1600 West Laburnum Avenue, Sunday, August 19, 6pm, donations of old instrument and or cash accepted, the concert is free.
Brides Against Breast Cancer Nationwide Tour of Gowns, Charity Wedding Gown sale, The Omni Richmond Hotel, Friday, August 17, VIP Pink Power hours, 10am – noon, general admission 12-7pm, Saturday, August 10am -6pm, www.pinkep.org or call 877-721-HOPE (4673).
Immunization for rising Kindergarteners & sixth-graders, August 20, Fairfield Court Resource Center – 9am-3:30pm, August 24 – Richmond City Health Center, 8am-3pm & August 31 – Mosby Court Resource Center, 9am -3:30pm & other locations, call 804-780-7801 for details.
Music in the Park Forest Hill Park, Sunday, August 19, 6-8pm, Free, other dates September 16 & October 21.
Dream Henry, Women & Stress: Relax, Relate, Release Seminar for women, Saturday, August 18, 10am-12pm, 7400 Beaufont Springs Drive, Ste 300, $15, register on line www.dreamelhenry.org or call 804-327-6823.
“Always – Patsy Cline” at Virginia Repertory Theatre, (Barksdale Theatre & Theatre IV) Willow Lawn, through September 16, tickets range from $19 – $38, www.va-rep.org or 804-282-2620.
Sundays in the Shade at James River Cellars Winery, Wine Tasting & Music, bring a picnic, winery open 11am -5pm, music 1-4pm, www.jamesrivercellars.com.
William Byrd Community House, Byrd House Market every Tuesday, 3:30-7pm, through October, 804-643-2717, www.byrdhousemarket.blogspot.com
Innsbrook After Hours Concert Series, “Matisyahu & dirty Heads”, Tuesday, August 21, “Train”, Wednesday, August 22, “Creed”, Tuesday, August 28, Snagajob.com Pavilion, Glen Allen, www.innsbrookafterhours.com.
Chesterfield County Fair, Friday, August 24 – Saturday, September 1, Chesterfield County Fairgrounds, www.chesterfieldcountyfair.org.
3rd Annual Carib Culture Unity Festival, Saturday, August 25, 10am-11pm, Brown’s Island, featuring Third World, www.islandventurerichmondva.com.
Richmond Multicultural Day, Saturday, August 25, 10am -5pm, Forest Hill Presbyterian Church, 4401 Forest Hill Avenue, , Free, www.africawarm.org or 804-243-2645.
10th Annual Seafood Splash, Saturday, august 25, noon-8pm, Hadads Lake, 7900 Osborne Turnpike, Varina, all you can eat Seafood, four DJ’s, live bands, water sports, card games, $25 adults, $25 teens, $20 kids 2-11, 804-640-6103, www.eventbrite.com, key word: Seafood Splash.
Grammy Nominated R&B & Soul Star KEM, Thursday, September 6, 7:30pm, Lisa Lampanelli , Friday, October 12, 6pm, www.richmondcenterstage.com, or 804-514-3849, for mature audiences. Both shows at The Carpenter Theatre Richmond Center Stage
Williamsburg Jazz & Wine Festival, Friday – Sunday, October 12 – 14, At Lake Matoaka Amphitheater, on the campus of College of William and Mary, 724 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg, details www.wjwfestival.com.
Sisters Network Central Va., Inc. Digital Mobile Mammography Coach, at Hillside Community Center, 1500 Hardwood Street, call to schedule your mammogram screening before August 31, 804-257-9131. Gift for Life Block Walk, Saturday, September 29, 9am -2pm, Hillside Court Area, contact 804-306-2533.