WTVR, VA. (RICHMOND): Get your calendars out for some great events happening in the Richmond area this week & weekend. Live entertainment continues at Innsbrook After Hours this evening with “The Under The Sun Tour” featuring Smash Mouth, Sugar Ray and others. 4901 Lake Brook Dr, Glen Allen, Gates open at 5pm, for more details www.innsbrookafterhours.com.
Pocahontas Live presents Country Music Star Trace Adkins with special guest Aaron Parker, Thursday, August 8th, gates will open at 5pm, the concert is at Pocahontas State Park Amphitheater, www.pocahontaslive.com.
Richmond International Dragon Boat Festival returns to Rocketts Landing Saturday, August 10, opening ceremonies start at 12:40pm and racing begins at 1pm. http://www.sportsbackers.org/events/richmond-international-dragon-boat-festival.
30th annual Carytown Watermelon Festival, Sunday, over 60 musicians, a hundred vendors, a large kids area and thousands of watermelon to eat. The festival is Sunday 10am-6pm in Carytown, www.carytownrva.org.
4th annual Richmond Jazz Festival presented by Altria at Maymont, Thursday, August 8th, 6-9pm Virginia Museum Of Fine Arts; Friday, August 9th, Hippodrome Theater, doors open at 6pm; Saturday, August 10th & Sunday, August 11th, gates open at 11am, performances start at noon, www.jazzatmaymont.com.
8th Annual Filipino Festival, Friday, August 9th, 5-10pm, Saturday, August 10, 10am-10pm, at Our Lady of Lourdes, 8200 Woodman Road, includes a cultural program of dance, music, song, artwork & exhibits by local and regional Filipino talent and authentic Filipino food, www.filipinofestival.org.