Antoinette’s RVA Weekend picks
22nd Annual 43rd Street Festival of the Arts, Saturday, September 14,10am-5pm, Forest Hill, over 75 artists exhibiting, Kim Young’s jewelry, Steven Glass’s pottery, Angie Wiggnis’ mixed media, music all day, starts at 10am and ends at 5pm, 5 food vendors, and children’s street art. Free admission and proceeds benefit CARITAS, for more details www.43rdstreetgallery.com or 804-233-1758.
ACCA Shriners “A Taste of Red, White and Brew”, Saturday, September 14, 1712 Bellevue Avenue, wineries, breweries, crafters, food and music and alive band, advance tickets $15, at the gate $20, tickets can be purchased at The ACCA Shrine Center, Allen Tire Centers, and Mechanicsville Drug Store, call 804-262-0509.
10th annual “Friday For The Arts” Old Town Petersburg, the second Friday of each month, activities begin in Old Towne/Downtown Petersburg at 6pm, stroll, shop, and dine. listen to music, and visit the galleries, www.virginia.org/Listings/EventsAndExhibits/FridayfortheArtsOldTownePetersburg/
6th annual Shockoe-on-the-Half Shell Festival, Saturday, September 14m 11am-4pm, 17th Street Farmer’s Market, www.richmondgov.com.
Celebrate the Art of Latin America: Peru & RVA, Saturday, September 14, 1-4pm at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, explore the textiles of Peruvian textiles, the tastes of Peruvian fare, the sights of traditional Peruvian dances and sounds of contemporary Latin Music. Info www.vmfa.va.us.
4th annual Markel Black & Gold Ball, presented by D&H Construction Services, VCU invite you Friday, October 11, 8pm -12am inside the Stuart C. Siegel Center, www.vcualumni.org or 804-828-1740.
5th annual Festival of Grapes & Hops, Saturday, September 28, Old Town Petersburg, “Sip in Lincoln’s Footsteps”, tastings of new and classic vintages of Virginia’s finest wine making and craft breweries, in Old Towne Petersburg, www.festivalofgrapesandhops.com