A LIST: Weekend event picks from Antoinette
Ukrop’s monument Avenue 10K, Saturday, April 13, Anthem Health & Fitness Expo/Packet Pick-Up at the Arthur Ashe Athletic Center, Thursday & Friday 11am -9pm, Race Day – 8am Virginia 829 Kids Run at Cathedral Place near Laurel Street; 8:30 Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10K start in waves at Broads & Harrison; 9am -1pm, SUBWAY Post Race Festival at Monroe Park, www.sportsbackers.org or 804-285-9495.
Carytown Craft Beer Festival, Sunday, April 14, noon -6pm, Cary Court Shopping Center, advance $15, at gate $20, designated driver $10, www.carytownrva.org or 804-307-6533.
A Musical Tribute to Commemorate The 150 Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, Saturday, April 13, 8pm a free concert with the Richmond Symphony and Steven Smith, Conductor at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage, reserve your tickets at www.richmondsymphony.com.
“Prom Bring It” proud “Winner of Seventeen Magazine’s 2012 Purple Dress Award” was founded in 2011 by Jenny High to assist parents and students with formal attire and accessories for Prom, Homecomings, Cotillions, Church Events, Weddings, Military Balls, and Father/Daughter Mother/Sons dances, etc. Students who can’t afford to purchase brand new gowns or dresses can shop by appointment Saturdays and Sundays, 12 -3pm at 9986 Brook Road, Glen Allen, next to Coldstone Creamery at Virginia Center Creeks Mall. Tuxedos are rented at a discounted price from Men’s Wearhouse. A donation is suggested to help with the expenses and to paint a donated bus to transport students to and from prom events. For more information and appointments call 804-683-2226 or visit www.prombringit.com.
Life is a Cabaret featuring Amanda McBroom, The Rose and other songs of Love and Life, through April 14, http://www.Richmondcenterstage.com or 800-514-ETIX (3849).
A free Community Festival, Fool For Art, Saturday, April 13, 10am-5pm, at the John Tyler Community College Midlothian Campus, 800 Charter Colony Parkway, family fun, art, music, hands-on activity, free educational sessions, for info www.jtcc.edu or 804-594-1527.
Division 1 and Wheelchair National Championships, USA Fencing, April 12-15, at the Greater Richmond Convention Center, www.teamusa.org.
Hundreds will dance the Electric Slide for Clean Energy, Sunday. April 14, 1-3pm, Kanawha Plaza, 7th & Canal Street, www.vasierraclub.org.
Legendary Musician Bob Dylan, Tuesday, April 16, 7:30, Richmond’s Landmark Theater, 804-592-3368.
Comedian Bill Cosby, Friday, April 19, 8pm, Carpenter Theatre, Richmond CenterStage, 600 East Grace Street, 804-592-3400.
Tony Cosby does King in His Final Moments, Room 306 at the Lorriane Motel, Friday, April 19, 7pm, the Henrico Theater, 305 Nine Mile Road, Highland Springs, features Special Guest Star Carlton Blount & The Soul Seekers of Mechanicsville, www.sowerinc.com or 804-218-6970.
Southern Women’s Show, April 19-21, Friday, 10am -8pm, Saturday, 10am – 7pm, Sunday 11am – 5pm, Richmond Raceway Complex, adults $10, youth 6-12 $5, free under 6, www.SouthernWomensShow.com.
The RVA Earth Day Festival, Saturday, April 20, noon-7pm, in Manchester from the riverfront to First through Fourth Streets, www.rvaearthdayfest.org.
XL 102′s Chili Cookoff, Saturday, April 20, 11am -8pm, Richmond Raceway Complex, 600 East Laburnum Avenue, Advance $15, at gate $30. www.xl102Richmond.com.
French Food Festival, Saturday, April 20, 11am – 9pm, at Little Sisters of the Poor, 1503 Michaels Road, $2, 804-288-6245.
Historic Garden Week, April 20-27, www.VAGardenweek.org or 804-644-7776.
James River Valley Chapter The Links, Inc. “Are You Ready?” Finance ‘N Stilettos in partnership with The Urban Financial Services Coalition, Tuesday, April 23, 6pm -7:30pm, doors open 5:30pm, The Tuckahoe Library, 1901 Starling Drive, reservations, 804-204-1500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
42nd annual “Arts in the Park” show and sale, Carillon in Byrd Park, May 4th, 11-6 p.m. & May 5th, 11-5 p.m., FREE Parking and FREE Shuttles available at City Stadium parking lot. Handicap parking also available at the park. No pets please. More than 450 artists from around the U.S. will gather in Byrd Park to display everything from fine art paintings to jewelry, glass, fiber, ceramics, woodwork and more, www.richmondartsinthepark.com.
One Can benefit Concert to raise awareness for Children Incorporated, Saturday, May 11, 4pm-9pm, FREE, VIP hour from 3-4pm, $25,(a private tour of the brewery, heavy hors d’oeuvres, live music from the Jonathan Wheelock Trio) at Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, 2408 Ownby Lane, VIP tickets can be purchased at www.onecanvip.eventbrite.com.