A LIST: Antoinette’s weekend event picks

SCENIC: byrd park lake fountain and geese


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Veterans Day, Sunday, November 11, 10am, 56th Annual Commonwealth’s Veterans Day Ceremony, at the Virginia War Memorial, 621 South Belvidere Street, or 804-786-2074.

Veterans Day Memorial Ceremony Wayside Park, Sunday, November 11, 2pm, Hanover Wayside Park, U.S. Rt. 301, near Hanover High School, 804-365-7150.

Veterans Day Ceremony by Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia at Chesterfield County Historic 1917 Courthouse Green on Iron Bridge Road, 2pm, 804-796-7131.

Military Appreciation Day, Sunday, November 11, 10am, Anointed New Life Baptist Church, Northrun V, 1616 East Parham Road.

22nd Annual “The Great American Indian Exposition & Pow-Wow”, November  9-11, Friday, 9am-10pm, Saturday 9am-9pm Sunday 11am-6pm, The Showplace, 3000 Mechanicsville Turnpike, 804-225-8877 or 252-532-0821.

Annual Epilepsy Awareness Walk, Sunday, November, 1-3pm, Sunday Park Pavilion, Brandermill, meet at The Boathouse, 4602 Millridge Parkway, or 804-549-9875.

Appomattox Regional Governor’s School for the Arts & Technology, premieres “HAIR” the Musical, , November 9, 10, 16, 17, 7pm, November 11 & 18, 2pm, James L.Ruffa Performing Arts Center, 512 west Washington Street, Petersburg, or 804-722-0200, ext. 206.

Virginia Christmas Market, Through Sunday 10am-6pm, Meadow Event Park, 13111 Dawn Boulevard,

ACCA Shriners 7th Annual Sportsman’s Raffle, Saturday, November 10, 12pm-5pm, 1712 Bellevue Avenue, hunting long guns & other Sportsman’s items, $25, free food & refreshments, 1:30-3:30pm, 804-264-0509.

Mini Greek Festival, Saint Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 30 Malvern Avenue, between Cary & Grove, November 8-10, 11am-8pm, or call 804-358-5996.

KLM Scholarship Foundation 10th anniversary Champagne Brunch, Saturday, November 10th, 11am – 1pm, Mistress of ceremony Shelby Brown, speakers Delegate Jennifer McClellan & Delegate Joe Morrissey at The Bull & Bear Club, $40,, 804-687-1829.

One Voice Chorus in “Exodus – Out Of Bondage” concert, musical commemoration of the Civil War & Emancipation, Sunday, November 11, 4pm, Virginia Hall, Virginia State University, pre-concert conversation one hour before concert, $15, 12 & younger free: Saturday, November 17th, 7pm performances at Grace Baptist Church, Richmond, or 804-231-0324. 

Richmond Peace Education Center Auction & Dinner: Silent & Live Actions & Dinner, 6pm, Troutman  Sanders Building,1001 Haxall Point, Saturday, November 10, 6pm,  Advance tickets $30, $35 at door, ages 5-12, $15, reservations recommended, or 804-232-1002.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts – Monsters & Music, Friday, November 9th, 6-9pm, Leslie Creek Theater, Free Chihuly Films, Wednesday, November 14th, 1-3pm, Reynolds Lecture Hall, 804-340-1405, Live Jazz Thursdays.

Anthem Richmond Marathon, November 10th, 8am, HCA Virginia 8K, 7am, American family Fitness Half Marathon, 7:30am, or 804-286-9495.

Lakeside Business Association’s 8th Annual Holly Jolly Christmas, November 9 & 10, Friday, 5-9pm, Saturday, 5208 Lakeside Avenue, 804-262-7305.


Modlin Arts & Richmond CentersStage present “Spirituals To Funk” featuring Dr. John & The Blind Boys of Alabama, Tuesday, November 13, 7:30pm, Carpenter Theatre, or 800-514-3849 or 804-289-8980.

James River Valley Chapter, The Links, Inc, “Are you ready” What you need to know at age 65 and Beyond, Wednesday, November 14, 6-7pm, Sheraton Richmond Park South Hotel, 9901 Midlothian Tpke, free transportation leaving 5:15 from Anthem Blue Cross Blue shield, 2015 Staples Mill Road, email or 804-980-7353.

The Virginia Historical Society presents the Alexander Wilbourne Weddell Trustees Lecture, “Last Call: The Rise & Fall of Prohibition” by Daniel Okrent, Wednesday, November 14, 5:30pm,

Richmond Venture Forum’s Luncheon: “Young Entrepreneurs Hatched in RVA” Thursday, November 15, registration 11am, lunch 11:30am, program 12:15am, Virginia Historical Society, or 804-840-6600.

The Ashland Vintage Holiday Market & Barn Sale Sale, “The Barnyard Junkies”, local artists, crafters, November 16, 4-8pm, November 17, 10am-6pm, The Hanover Arts & Activities Center, 500 South Center Street, Ashland, or 804-221-0308.

Discover Me! Showcase USA, Holiday Gala Dinner & Fashion Show to benefit Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Light The Night Walk, with the Fabulous CAMEO Models, Saturday, November 17, doors open 7pm, tickets $60 couple, $40 single, 804-355-5077.

Hotel X performs at Goree Restaurant, 1823 East Main Street, Friday, November 16 & Thursday, December 5, 6:30-8:30pm;

26th Annual Court End, Sunday, December 9, 12-5pm, Valentine Richmond History Center, Free,; Holiday Glitter Walking Tour: Monument Avenue After Dark, December 26th & 27th, 6-7:30pm, or 804-649-0711, ext 301.   

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