A LIST: Antoinette’s weekend events planner
An Evening of Caribbean Culture – Celebrating Jamaica’s 50th Anniversary of Independence, Sunday, September 16, 4-8pm, Gottwald Playhouse @ Richmond Center Stage, featuring DEM 3 tenors, Caribbean foods, dance and Reggae, spoken word, folk dancers, www.ETIX.com or 800-514-ETIX, advance tickets $48, day of show $52 plus fees.
Inaugural Pancreatic Cancer Walk Saturday, September 15, registration is at 8:30 and the walks starts at 10:30 on the campus of St. Christopher’s School. Walkers will have a choice of a 1 or 3 mile route, all routes are handicap and stroller accessible, pets are not allowed. For more information log onto www.2012RichmondWalk.kintera.org.
“Foreigner” performs at Pocahontas State Park, Friday, September 14, Choir members from James River High School performs with Foreigner, gates open 6pm, music begins 6:30pm, advance tickets $20, at the gate $25, gold circle, $40, www.pocahontaslive.com.
Body Worlds & The Brian at The Science Museum of Virginia, runs through September 23, special hours September 21 & 22, open until midnight, September 23 is the closing day and we will be open normal hours of 11:30 am-5 pm that day. The last Body Worlds time slot will be 3:45 pm. www.smv.org.
Virginia Hops & Harvest Festival, Virginia Craft Beers, Saturday, September 15, noon, Pocahontas State Park, 10301 State Park Road, 804-794-6700, www.vahopsfest.com.
Shockoe On The Half Shell, Saturday, September 15, 11am-4pm, 17th Street Farmer’s Market, 804-646-0477 or www.richmondgov.com.
Tea ‘N’ Tee, The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, Greater Richmond, Sunday, September 15, 1-5pm, at Bogey’s Sports Park, 1675 Ashland Road, 4 miles west of Short Pump Town Center, www.ovarian.org or www.facebook.com/grnocc or 804-971-7607.
43rd Street Festival of the Arts, Saturday, September 15, 10am-5pm, corner of Forest Hill Avenue & 43rd Street, free bur donations accepted,804-233-1758, www.43rdstgallery.com.
The Virginia Hornets Youth Night, Saturday, September 15th at Richmond City Stadium, tail gate 5:30pm kick off 7pm, all kids in youth football uniform admitted in free, tickets $$5 kids ages 6-16, www.vahornets.com or http://www.facebook.com/virginiahornets or call 804-476-0040.
Richmond Home Show, September 15 & 16, Saturday, 10am-7pm, Sunday 10am-5pm, Richmond Raceway Complex www.richmondhomeshow.com, tickets $4.
JDRF Walk To Cure Diabetes, Sunday, September 16, registration 12:30pm, 5K Walk 2pm, Byrd Park – Dogwood Dell Circle, 600 South Boulevard, 804-254-8014, www2.jdrf.org.
Ben Arthur, Indie Rock Musician & Writer of “If You Look For My Heart” performs Friday, September 14, at The University of Richmond, www.benarthur.com.
Special Olympics Virginia Events: The Rodgers Initiative for Community Health Presents “Recess” R & B Showcase, hosted by Sean Anthony :The Hip Hop Motivator”, at performers include by The Band Relief & Simply Kevin B at The Hippodrome, 528 North 28th street, free, donations accepted. 12th Annual Special Olympics Virginia Walk-A-Thon, Saturday, September 15, 9am-12:30pm, Virginia Union University, 1500 North Lombardy Street, www/specialolympicsva.org or 804-726-3035.
Baniff Mountain Films Festival, Saturday, September 15, 7-9pm, Clover Hill High School, 13301 Kelly Lane, www.radicalreels.com or 804-748-1623.
Phillip Glass Festival, September 19 & 23, October 1, 4 & 5, University of Richmond, www.modlin.richmond.edu or 804-289-8980.
Darius Rucker in Concert Live Thursday, September 20, 6pm, Virginia Crossroads Live, Southside Electric Cooperative’s Hooper Park, Crew, Virginia, www.virginiacrossroadslive.com or 866-707-2289.
Field Day of The Past, September 21 – 23, Field Day of the Past Show Grounds, Goochland, www.fielddayofthepast.net
61st Annual Chickahominy Indian Tribe Festival & Pow-Wow, September 22 & 23, Chickahominy Tribal Grounds, 8200 Lott Cary Road, Providence Forge, www.chickahominytribe.org, 804829-2027 or 804-966-2448.
State Fair of Virginia At The Meadow, September 28 – October 7, Meadow Event Park, Caroline County, www.StateFairVa.org, 804-994-2800.
Million Veteran March presents in concert Ginuwine, Silk & Bryan Mills with Secret Society, Friday, October 5, 8pm, Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage, www.ETIX.com or 800-514-ETIX (3849). www.millionveteranmarch.org.
Step Out to Walk to Stop Diabetes, October 13, registration 9am, walk 10am, Monument Avenue at St. Mary’s Hospital, 804-225-8038, ext 3255.
Powhatan’s Festival of the Grape, Saturday, October 20, 11am-6pm, Historic Powhatan Courthouse Square, 3880 Old Buckingham Road, advance tickets $20, non-tasting $15, 804-794-6700 or 866-707-2289.
American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk, Sunday, October 21, 12:30pm, Kanawha Plaza, 9th & Canal Streets, www.makingstrideswalk.org.
Miss Community Clovia Lawrence 5th Annual Cancer Survivor Day Gala, Saturday, September 22, 12-3pm, The Boathouse, Rocketts Landing, www.kissrichmond.com. Free
Cruz Inc. Prostate Cancer Awareness Event, Saturday, October 13, 10am-2pm, Meadowbrook High School Stadium, 4901 Cogbill Road, Cruz Inc. www.cruzinc.org/events.html.