Central Va. Celtic Fest & Highland Games & Powhatan Fest of the Grape

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RICHMOND: Central Virginia Celtic Festival and Highland Games

SATURDAY OCT. 22 – Richmond Raceway Complex at 600 E. Laburnum Avenue, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. each day

Featuring traditional dance, live music, Highland games competitions, gathering of clans and vendors.  The two-day festival provides fun for the entire family and benefits the Cullather Brain Tumor & Quality of Life Center, Children’s Hospital Foundation and Richmond International Raceway Cares.

Pets allowed with “proper paperwork” and $5 fee.

Tickets purchased at rir.com. $15/day, $25/two- day in advance.  $20/day, $30/ two-day at gate.

 

SATURDAY OCT. 22

Powhatan Festival of the Grape

30 wineries, 100+ quality arts and craft vendors, live entertainment and a vast selection of delicious, regional favorite foods. Now in its 13th year, this event offers wine tastings, wine by the glass and bottle purchases. Brown distributing sells craft beer.

Price: $15 – $30

11 a.m. – 6 p.m. – Powhatan’s Historic Courthouse Square

3887 Old Buckingham Road

Central Virginia Kidney Walk

 

October 22

National Kidney Foundation Central Virginia Kidney Walk

from Innsbrook North Shore Commons

Registration begins at 9:00 am and the noncompetitive 5K and 1 mile walk begins at 10:00 am.  To register for the Kidney Walk, visit www.kidneywalk.org or call 804.288.8342 ext 722 for more information.

 

Walk to Defeat ALS

October 22

Saturday, check in 10 am, walk starts  11 am, on Brown’s Island. More than just a walk, an opportunity to bring hope to people living with ALS, to raise awareness and funds for a cure.  Get more details at http://web.alsa.org/site/TR/Walks/DCMDVA?pg=entry&fr_id=11980#.WAftqcldBv0.