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RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) –Shockoe Bottom organizers hope to rally the younger demographic in support of Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones’ baseball stadium development.

You’re in luck if you need someting to do Saturday and you are in support of the baseball development in historic Shockoe Bottom — which also includes bringing a grocery store, hotel, and apartments to the neighborhood — AND you welcome a chance to meet the mayor while you get your drink on.

The mayor and several City Council members are expected to attend. According to Facebook, over 300 people are expected to participate, however the event is expected to turn out more than 2,800 people in the nine hour period.

Things kick off on the Canal Walk at 4 p.m. on Feburary 22nd.

4 p.m. – Sullivan’s on the Canal, Casa Del Barco

5 p.m. – Tobacco Company, Sine Irish Pub

6 p.m. – Southern Railway Taphouse, Europa

7 p.m. – Cha Cha’s Cantina, Society Social Club

8 p.m. – Rosie Connolley’s, Havana 59

9 p.m. – Halligan’s, River City Diner

10 p.m. – Tiki Bob’s, On the Rox

11 p.m. – Station 2 , 2113 Bistro

Midnight: 23rd and Main, Poe’s Pub

Organizers encourage attendees to drink responsibly and call a cab or designate a sober driver.

Read more about Loving RVA here. For complete CBS 6 coverage of the Shockoe Bottom proposal, read here:


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