This week’s calendar

Carytown Bake Sale; Monument Market; Carytown Farmer’s Market; City Council Formal Meeting; Flight Night @ Secco; Food trucks at First Baptist Church; Secretly Y’all @ Balliceaux; Byrd Market (Oregon Hill); Cinematheque @ Grace Street Theater; Food trucks at the Visual Arts Center; 3rd Precinct MPACT Meeting; APV City Council Candidates forum; VCUarts CINEMA 2012 first cut @ Grace Street Theater; History Hounds Explore The Fan; Monument/Grace Alley Sale; Museum District Walking Tour; MORE…


Carytown Bake Sale

Sat Sep 8 10:00 am
Find a variety of baked goods on sidewalks up and down the “Mile of Style”. 100% of the proceeds support pediatric cancer research.

Monument Market

Sat Sep 8 3:30 pm
A weekly Farmer’s Market at the corner of Monument Avenue & North Robinson Street. Saturdays, 8AM-noon. May through August.

Carytown Farmer’s Market

Sun Sep 9 10:00 am
Every Sunday at 3300 West Cary Street in the Carytown Cleaners parking lot. The Carytown Farmers Market, a small scale producer only market, was created to give local farmers, producers of goods, and consumers the opportunity to deal directly with each other, rather than through third parties.

City Council Formal Meeting

Mon Sep 10 6:00 pm
Every 2nd and 4th Mon – Responsible for deciding official Council action, which includes discussing, adopting, rejecting, and amending laws and approving the budget. Formal meetings include a time for pubic comment and are televised live on the local PBS station and are replayed in Richmond on Government Access Channel 17, beginning at Noon and 7:00 p.m. daily.

Richmond Council Chambers, Richmond City Hall, 2nd floor; 900 E. Broad Street

Typically the second and fourth Monday of each month; 6:00-8:30 p.m. (With the exception of August, when no Formal meetings are held, and holidays)

Flight Night @ Secco

Mon Sep 10 2:00 pm
Trying new things is like hitting the refresh button on our existence: it delivers us from complacency, engages our senses and forces us to question our tastes, values and, in turn, our very nature. Yet, more often than not, most of us will opt for the familiar over the unknown. Every Monday.

Food trucks at First Baptist Church

Mon Sep 10 6:00 pm
Monday 6-9PM at First Baptist Church / 2709 Monument Avenue

Secretly Y’all @ Balliceaux

Mon Sep 10 7:30 pm
THEME – In the Beginning: Origin Stories & the Birth of Secretly Y’all. Email us with your story submission.

Byrd Market (Oregon Hill)

Tue Sep 11 3:30 pm
William Byrd Community House, 224 South Cherry Street
May 1 through October
Every Tuesday

Cinematheque @ Grace Street Theater

Tue Sep 11 7:00 pm
Free weekly movie series at Grace Street Theater: “We’ve lined up some stunning contemporary independent and foreign films this season: several Cannes selections, one directed by the cousin of Lars Von Trier (Melancholia, Antichrist) – Joachim Trier, and one by our very own VCUarts Cinema program director, Rob Tregenza.

We are really really really excited about being granted access to these films, and so excited to see them on the big screen. Please come and invite your friends!”

Food trucks at the Visual Arts Center

Wed Sep 12 5:00 pm
Every Wednesday, and 1st and 4th Fridays at Vis Arts

3rd Precinct MPACT Meeting

Thu Sep 13 6:00 pm
Join your neighbors at Albert Hill Middle School to meet with city officials to discuss priority issues on a monthly basis. Precinct level meetings offer the chance to learn more about MPACT, meet your co-chairs and provide feedback to the city.

APV City Council Candidates forum

Thu Sep 13 8:00 pm
APV, in partnership with numerous other progressive organizations is proud to present a candidate forum for candidates for Richmond City Council.

VCUarts CINEMA 2012 first cut @ Grace Street Theater

Thu Sep 13 7:00 pm
Every summer VCUarts Cinema students film 4-5 short films on 35mm. The films are student-written, student-produced, student-shot. Scheduling, budgeting, casting, locations contracts, catering; everything down to suntan lotion and bug spray and lunch breaks are organized by the students.
We are now extremely pleased to invite you to join us in enjoying the fruits of this summer’s sunburns, sweat, and injuries. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

History Hounds Explore The Fan

Sat Sep 15 10:00 am
Dogs are invited to join their owners for this walking tour of the Fan, in partnership with the Richmond SPCA. Dogs must have current shots, mix well with others and remain on a leash. Owners are responsible for water and cleaning up after their dogs.

$10 per person. Reservations are required. Space is limited. Reservations: (804) 649-0711 x301 or purchase online. 700 W. Franklin Street

Monument/Grace Alley Sale

Sat Sep 15 8:00 am
10 families and 10 garages with tons of stuff, in the alley between the 2200 blocks of Monument and Grace. Saturday September 15 8AM-noon.

Museum District Walking Tour

Sun Sep 16 2:00 pm
The founding of the Confederate soldiers home initiated the development of the area known as the Museum District. Home to the Virginia Historical Society, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, schools, businesses, churches and residences, this area has played an important role in the westward expansion of the city. Meet on the northeast corner of Grove Avenue and Sheppard Street. $10 ($5 members), unless otherwise noted. Most do not require reservations. (804) 649-0711 x301.


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