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Weekend Events: What’s canceled, what’s postponed and what’s still happening

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2nd Street Festival , Richmond, Va.

2nd Street Festival , Richmond, Va.

Canceled Events:

State Fair of Virginia will close at 7pm Thursday, October 1 and will not reopen for the remainder of the season. For more information visit www.statefairva.org.

27th annual 2nd Street Festival cancelled due to forecasts for potentially dangerous weather. Free concert sponsored by Venture Richmond Saturday, October 3rd,5pm  at The Hippodrome, 528 North 2nd Street, feature Con Funk Shun.  Doors will open at 4:30pm and entry will be first come, first served. Also cancelled The unveiling ceremony for the state historical marker honoring the Miller/Eggleston Hotel, scheduled for Friday at 5pm. For more information visit http://www.venturerichmond.com.

Hogtober in Libby Hill Park scheduled for Saturday, October 3rd, noon – 7pm, cancelled. Sponsored by The Church Hill Association and Style Weekly. More information visit http://www.styleweekly.com/richmond/HogtoberContentPage/Page.

KickStigma Charity Kickball Tournament canceled but guests are invited to an indoor party at the Bon Secours Redskins Training Center from 11am – 4pm, There will be music, food, beer trucks, games, prizes from VMFA, Colonial Fitness, Central Virginia Football Association,  Ledbury, Capital Ale, The Pig and Pearl, Genisis Massage and Wellness and take a tour inside of the Training Center!  Save the date for October 1st, 2016. More details at http://www.kickstigmaRVA.org or http://www.beacontree.org.

Several Chesterfield County events canceled: Parks and Recreation events, All outdoor athletic activities scheduled by Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation have been canceled, and all outdoor athletic fields maintained by the department are closed through the weekend. Library events – Saturday and Henricus events – Saturday. More details visit https://www.facebook.com/ChesterfieldVA?fref=ts.

Capital Diaper Bank “Renewing Hope” Community Fair, canceled for Saturday, October 3rd, 1 – 4pm at Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School, a free event for details call 804-359-8821.

The 2015 15th Annual Buddy Walk will be rescheduled due to impending inclement weather. Additional information will be forthcoming soon. Details at http://www.specialolympicsva.org.

Postponed Events:

Westhampton RVA 2nd annual Party on the Avenues POSTPONED to Sunday, October 18th, noon – 6pm, a free party on Libbie between Patterson and Guthrie Avenues celebrating the Westhampton community. A street festival with food, music, and vendors and new this year Westhampton RVA’s new signature vodka cocktail. For more details visit http://partyontheavenues.com/.

Holy Rosary Youth/Adult Golf Clinic, scheduled for Sunday, October 3rd has been postponed to Sunday, October 11th at First Tee Chesterfield, 6736 Huntingcreek Drive. Clinic starts at 2pm and the 4th annual Bishop’s Cup Golf Tournament is set for Monday, October 12, (Columbus Day) at Stonehenge Golf and Country Club, 1000 Famham Drive, Richmond. Registration at 7:30am, Shot Gun start at 9am, for more details call 804-966-9228, 804-557-3069, 757-287-7889, Stonehenge at 804-378-7841 or Holy Rosary at 804-222-1105 or visit http://www.hrccrichmond.org/hrcc/.

JeCaryous Johnson “Things Your Man Won’t Do,” Now Moved to Sunday, October 11th, at 3:00 pm at the Altria Theatre. More details visit www.Altriatheater.com.

The Jimmy Dean Music Festival scheduled for Sunday, October 4th at the Carpenter Theater will be rescheduled. A release will be sent to all media outlets in the very near future. details visit https://www.facebook.com/Henricus-Historical-Park-182424191782812/timeline/ or http://www.henricus.org.

Still Happening:

Antiques Extravaganza at Richmond Raceway Complex October 2, 3, & 4, Show Hours: Friday,10:00 am to 6:00 pm, Saturday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm,  Sunday, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, more details visit http://www.antextofnc.com/richmond_Oct_antique.htm.

Richmond Parade of Homes, October 3-25, Noon-5pm,  FREE ADMISSION, Tour 82 new homes throughout the Greater Richmond area including Counties of Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, King William, New Kent, Powhatan, and the City of Richmond.   details visit http://www.richmondparadeofhomes.com/2015/.

Free Family Open House at Virginia Historical Society, (428 North Boulevard) held inside Saturday, October 3rd, 10am – 5pm, explore the newly renovated galleries like the re-imagined Story of Virginia exhibition. There will be activities for all ages, live music by the Broad Street Ramblers and Danny Willis, and the first 100 guests will win a prize. For more information and cancellation visit http://www.vahistorical.org.

36th Annual Arts Around the Lake Show, Sunday, October 4th, 11am – 5pm happens in the Robins Center on the campus of the University of Richmond, for details visit http://www.richmond.edu/arts-around-lake/index.html.

The Winans/Clark Sisters Concert still on for Saturday, October 3rd, 7pm at Saint Paul’s Church Creighton Campus, 4247 Creighton Road, It’s free! Doors open at 6pm, more details at http://www.myspbc.org/.

RVA MakerFest is still on for Saturday, October 3rd from 10 am – 5 pm at the Science Museum. Most of the activities/booths will be moved inside, so it’s a rain or shine event that is free to the public. For details visit http://www.smv.org.

 Busch Gardens Williams: Attention annual pass members: the free “fiends” visit to Howl-O-Scream, extending Bring A Fiend Free ticket offer to include the next two Fridays, Oct. 9 and 16. And remember, open until 11 p.m. on Fridays. https://www.facebook.com/BuschGardens/. Busch Gardens will close at 2 p.m. today, Friday, October 2. At this time, the park is planning to operate as scheduled Saturday and Sunday.

Future Events:

Richmond Heart Walk, Saturday, October 10, activities start at 8:30am, walk at 9:30am at West Creek Parkway, details http://www.richmondvaheartwalk.org.

Richmond Folk Festival, October 9 – 11, Friday, 6-10pm, Saturday noon – 9:30pm, Sunday noon -6pm Downtown Richmond’s Riverfront,m More details visit http://www.richmondfolkfestival.org/docs/event.html.

The Taste of Old Towne, Saturday, October 10, 12-4pm, enjoy tastings from all the favorite restaurants in Old Towne Petersburg, Tickets $20 per person, cash only sold at Bistro At Market & Grove, Maria’s Old Towne 21, The Brickhouse Run, Wabi Sabi,, Old Towne’s Alibi, Longstreets, Saucy’s BBQ, and Demolition Coffee.