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An Evening of A Capella

04/26/2019 to 04/26/2019

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 6000 Grove Avenue, Richmond, VA 23226

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church presents a benefit concert featuring two a cappella groups from the University of Virginia. All proceeds benefit local, national, and international outreach ministries. UVa groups are Silhooettes and Academical Village People; also performing are Censations from St. Catherine’s School, and the Virginia Girls Choir, a community-wide choir based at St. Stephen’s Church. Tickets: $25. Event info/tickets:

Dancing – Traditional American Dance and Music

04/27/2019 to 04/27/2019

3421 Hawthorne Ave., Richmond, VA 23222

Free beginner lesson at 6:30 sharp. Dance begins at 7:30. Live music and caller ( ). Contra Dancing is: Fun for everyone, Good exercise, Easy for newcomers to learn, Casual attire events. Contra Dancing isn't: Just for couples, Tricky steps, Hard to learn, About what one wears.

48th Annual Arts in the Park

05/04/2019 to 05/05/2019

1301 Blanton Avenue, Richmond, VA 23220

The Carillon Civic Association announces its 48th annual Arts in the Park show and sale at the Carillon in Byrd Park. More than 450 artists from around the U.S. will gather in Byrd Park to display everything from fine art of classic and contemporary paintings, to photography, pottery, jewelry and home and garden accessories. Arts in the Park is recognized as one of the top art shows in the country and is an event people around the entire state of Virginia look forward to each year. Arts in the Park is a nationally-rated, juried art show which offers the opportunity for you to see and purchase fine and original work produced by top-quality artists and crafts people from Virginia and throughout the United States. Arts in the Park has FREE Parking and FREE Shuttles available at the City Stadium parking lot. We also have handicap parking available at the park. This Art & Craft exhibit has been a celebration of creativity for over forty years in the City of Richmond. It takes place on the Mall, and in the shaded groves of Byrd Park surrounding the Carillon Bell Tower. You’ll find plenty of variety from artwork to furniture, clothing and accessories, and home decor. Woodworking, Glass, Metal, Ceramics, Sculpture, Graphics, Fiber, Wearable Art, and Jewelry are just some more of the categories offered. No pets please.

World Laughter Day Celebration

05/05/2019 to 05/05/2019

3215 E Broad St, Richmond , VA 23223

The second annual Richmond area World Laughter Day (WLD) Celebration will take place on Sunday, May 5, 2019. This year’s celebration will take place in two locations: Chimborazo Park from 10:00 -11:00 AM and Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden from 3:00-4:00 PM. Sponsored by RVA Laugh Club, Richmonders are encouraged to enjoy an uplifting day of fun and connection and be part of the amazing movement that is teaching people how laughter, deep breathing, and playfulness can improve their overall well-being. The events will take place rain or shine and participants are encouraged to bring umbrellas in case of inclement weather and a blanket, towel or chair for sitting. Everyone of all ages and abilities is invited and no experience, mats or special clothing is necessary. World Laughter Day will take place on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at two locations: Chimborazo Park, 3215 E Broad St, Richmond, VA 23223 from 10-11 AM and Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden 1800 Lakeside Ave, Richmond, VA 23228 from 3-4 PM. World Laughter Day at Chimborazo Park is free. World Laughter Day at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is part of Museums for All and requires a $1 entry fee with SNAP/EBT card or regular garden admission. For more information about these events visit www.rvalaughclub or contact Slash Coleman at 804-353-3799 or For more information about other World Laughter Day events, visit