Antoinette’s RVA weekend picks

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You can also find a complete list of events in our Richmond events calendar on WTVR.com. [Click here to add an event to our calendar]

Fall Line Fest, A Multi-Day Music, Art & Food Festival, Friday & Saturday September 6 & 7,  over 40 bands performing in and around Richmond at The Hippodrome, The Camel, Love RVA, Gallery 5 and a number of other galleries and restaurants, performers include No BS Brass Band, Big Freedia, Cold Cave and many more; for details information visit www.falllinefest.com.

Cookies for Kids Cancer RVA Bake Sales raised over $50,000 last year for Pediatric Cancer. The 4th annual City-Wide Cookies for Kids Cancer Bake Sale is Saturday, September 7th from 10am-4pm at about 30 bake sale sites around Richmond and surrounding areas including a drive thru cookie pick-up at Dixie Donuts in Carytown. Suggested donation for cookies packs are $5 and all proceeds will benefit Pediatric Cancer Research. For more information visit www.cookiesforkidscancer.org or for a list of locations to buy cookies visit Cookies for Kids Cancer’s Facebook Page and click “About”  www.facebook.com/groups/240934709351598 

A Spectacular 35,000 gallon water stage awaits you at Cirque Italia in the parking lot of the old K-Mart Store at 6807 Midlothian Turnpike. It’s a chance to experience a European traveling Circus. The circus features two hours of impossible and unbelievable attractions that includes A Mermaid, Coco the Clown from Argentina who rides the world’s smallest Bicycle, a contortion on top of an 8 foot coat rack and other talented performers from around the world. Cirque Italia is under the White & Blue Big Top Tent through Saturday, September 8, hours are August 30, September 5, 6 at 7:30pm and September 1, 2, 7 & 8 at 3:30pm & 7:30pm. For more details visit www.cirqueitalia.com or buy your tickets at the box office on site Monday – Sunday 10am-6pm.

Asbury United Methodist Church presents 170th Church Homecoming Jazz on The Hill, Friday, September 6, 6:30-10pm, 324 North 29th Street, featuring the Richmond Jazz Society, Kevin Davis & Ban Caribe, James “Saxmo” Gates, Hand in Glove, and many more, donation $5, supports Chimborazo Elementary School International Baccalaureate Primary Certificate Process.

The Junior Board of The Faison School for Autism invites you to Faison School Summer Party, Friday, September 6th from 7 -11pm at Historic Tredegar, 490 Tredegar Street heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be served. music by Bobby Yang and His Unrivaled Players, Attire is White Haute. Tickets $80. For more information visit www.thefaisonschool.org/event or call 804-612-1947.

 War Between the Tastes: Civil War Food Festival, Saturday, September 7, 11am-4pm at Dabbs House Museum, 3812 Nine Mile Road, Henrico, tasting demonstrations while supplies last, cooking demonstration throughout the event, info 804-652-3409.

Future Events:

RVA Street Art Festival, September 11-15, national and local artists create murals around town, for information visit www.rvastreetart.com or   www.indiegogo.com/projects/rva-street-art-festival-2013.

The Metropolitan Business League (MBL) Women Who Mean Business Summit, September 13, Downtown Richmond Marriott, 500 East Broad Street featuring Judy Smith, Crisis Management Expert, Inspiration the hit drama “Scandal”. More information visit www.WomenBusinessSummit.com or call 804-649-7473.

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