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Weekend Events: Military Vehicle Fair, Hops in the Park

Hops In The Park

Hops In The Park

Friday, Nov. 11

InLight Richmond, Friday,  7pm  – Midnight in Scott’s Addition

InLight Richmond is a FREE, public exhibition of light-based art and performances, organized by 1708 Gallery. The juror for 2016 is Ellina Kevorkian, Artistic Director of Residency Programs at Bemis Center for Contemporary Art. InLight 2016 features video, performances, sculpture, and interactive projects that will illuminate pathways, walls, sidewalks, green spaces, trees, benches, building facades, and more, in Scott’s Addition and will kick off with the Community Lantern Parade. To get more information visit http://www.1708gallery.org/inlight/about.html.

The Beacon Theatre Concert of Light: A Wounded Service Members Benefit, Friday, doors open 6:30 pm, performance 7:15 pm. Features Sportsbar Rockstar plus Members of The Last Honky Tonk Music Series – Craig Gerdes, Jill Kinsey, Brigitte London, Mudbone, Daryl Wayne Dasher, Donna Slater and Leslie Tom. Tickets:  $15 Advance/$20 Door, Details at http://www.lasthonkytonk.org/ and https://sportsbarrockstar.com/.

Saturday, Nov. 12

Rhonda Vincent – Saturday November 12, Doors:  6:30pm, Performance:  7:30pm. Tickets:  $25-40 Advance/$30-$45 Door. Details at http://www.rhondavincent.com/ or http://thebeacontheatreva.com/schedule-2/ & http://www.myticketstobuy.com/ or call the Box Office  804-446-3457, 401 N. Main St. Hopewell, Virginia.

Hops In The Park

Saturday, noon – 6 pm – A weekend to see a living history museum and sample some Craft Beers. The second annual Hops in the Park festival features Virginia craft beer and Virginia hops farmers. Experts from breweries will be on site to discuss their beer and the Virginia-grown ingredients in their harvest beers and ales. There will be educational seminars on how to profitably engage in the agriculture and brewing industries, among others. The free event is sponsored by Capital Ale House, will also include live music, beer tasting, food, a Mickael Broth art gallery and a spectacular view of the James River. Interpreters will be on hand, with a look at what it was like to live at Henricus more than four centuries ago. Proceeds from the event benefits the Henricus Children’s Education Fund and Old Dominion Hops Cooperative. The park is at 251 Henricus Park Road Chester. For more information, call 804-748-1611 or visit www.Henricus.org.

Fred Brooks Memorial Jeeps & Trucks Military Vehicle Fair,

Saturday, November 12, from 9am – 5pm. You’ll be able to see, feel and climb aboard Military Vehicle trucks, Jeeps and armored vehicles. Also on display cold war era missile & booster, Vietnam war jeep, Korean war jeep, and foxholes. There will also be jeep and truck trail rides. The fair is free to attend, donations are encouraged and there are some charges for jeep and trail rides and the blank ammunition rifle range. The event at 11568 Cedar Lane in Ashland is sponsored by Virginia Military Vehicle Association and VFW Post 10657. Food provided from the Silver Diner Innsbrook. For more information visit VAMVA.org.

Enrichmond’s 4th Annual Richmond Cider Celebration

Saturday, 11 am – 4pm at 17th Street Farmers’ Market. A partnership with Virginia Cider Association featuring Blue Bee Cider, Albermarle CiderWorks, Winchester CiderWorks and many more.  Advance tickets $25, $30 at the door, live music, food and beverages available for purchase, Saucy’s BBQ, Carpe Donut and GroundUp will also be on site. For more information visit http://enrichmond.org/ or call 804-646-8311.

Stony Point Fashion Park Holiday Festivities – Santa’s arrival & Tree Lightning Celebration, Saturday, 5 pm – 7 pm; Wishes & Photos with Santa – November 12 – December 18, for more information these and other events visit ShopStonyPoint.com.

Richmond Symphony Altria Masterworks concert

November 12 & 13, Saturday 8pm, Sunday 3pm. Music Director Steven Smith will lead the Richmond Symphony in Berlioz’s Romeo and Juliet. The Symphony Chorus under the direction of Erin Freeman with guest Vocalists Kathryn Leemhuis, Vale Rideout and Darren Stokes will join the Richmond Symphony on stage at the Dominion Arts Center’s Carpenter Theatre.

Pleasure Your Palate

Saturday 7 pm – 11 pm – An evening of gourmet food, music and fashion show a benefit for The Faces Of The Purpose Of You, a domestic Violence Awareness Organization Eight local and regional chefs will prepare gourmet sampling of their best dishes in a casino style themed environment. Happens at the Hilton Garden Inn, 4050 Cox Road, Glen Allen. For more information visit PLEASUREYOURPALATEEVENTBRITE.COM.

Friday, Nov. 11 – Sunday, Nov. 13

The 25th annual Great American Indian Exposition and Pow-Wow at Richmond Raceway Complex, The Expo features more than 100 American Indian Dancers, singers, drummers, and traditional crafts and food. A special ceremony will be held in appreciation of veterans on Sunday. Veterans with proper ID will be admitted free on Friday, Admission Friday: $12 for everyone. Saturday and Sunday Ages 3-12, $7 Ages 13-up, $10. Show-times Friday-9 am – 9 pm. Saturday-10 am -8:30 pm and Sunday 11 am – 6 pm. This is a rain or shine event. For details call the show promoter, Barry Richardson, (252) 532-0821 or send e-mail for more information to: powwow@vance.net.

Future Events:

November 15, LINC – Here’s Laughing at You, Cancer! Four cancer survivors tell their stories of their cancer journey on stage at the Richmond Funny Bone. For details visit

Garden Bros. 3 Ring Thrills Circus, November 18 – 20, Friday & Saturday 4:30 pm & 7:30 pm & Sunday 1 pm & 4 pm. Featuring elephants and camels, kids fun zone, join the fun an hour before the show at The Greater Richmond Convention Center. For details visit www.GardenBrosCircus.com or call 888-620-8936.

LEGO BUILD COMPETITION – Saturday, November 19, 9:30 am – 12 pm  at U-TURN Sports Complex, 2101 Maywill Street. Open to ages 5 and 12, families can compete as well. Learn about Habitat for Humanity, Habitat Build Puzzle, win prizes,  design your own hard hat & take it home. Donations are encouraged but not mandatory for participation, below is a list needed items. Cash or check made out to Richmond Habitat for Humanity. School supplies, Coloring books and crayons, Small gently used or new tools. Sponsored by Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity. For details visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/habitat-lego-blitz-build-2016-tickets-27440328762.