This week’s calendar

29th annual Dominion Christmas parade; Live at Ipanema: Ocean Versus Daughter; St. Catherine’s Holiday House Tour; Young House Love book signing; Flight Night @ Secco; Food trucks at First Baptist Church; RPS School Board; Cinematheque @ Grace Street Theater; Food trucks at the Visual Arts Center; Binford Holiday Hooplah; Holiday Open House at Rosewood Pottery; MORE…


29th annual Dominion Christmas parade

Sat Dec 1 10:00 am
The 29th annual Dominion Christmas parade will take place on Saturday, December 1, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. in Richmond, Virginia. The parade will depart from the Science Museum on W. Broad Street and continue east to 7th Street. This beloved Richmond tradition attracts more than 100,000 spectators each year from everywhere in Virginia, with thousands more enjoying the live television broadcast.

Live at Ipanema: Ocean Versus Daughter

Sun Dec 2 10:00 pm
Virginia-native Flanna Sheridan founded Ocean Versus Daughter in Prague, making music described by the Philadelphia City Paper as “dreamy but never droney […] really good at the achingly beautiful thing”. After 8 years of life in the Czech Republic, she moved back to the U.S. in June 2012 and is currently touring the country. FREE

St. Catherine’s Holiday House Tour

Sun Dec 2 1:00 pm
Five beautifully decorated Windsor Farms homes open to the public
Location: Near West End / Windsor Farms
Sunday December 2, 1:00pm-4:00pm
Tour Passes $20 in advance, $25 at the door
For more information: Rendall Harris at or St. Catherine’s 804.281.7141 or (fax) 804.282.2714
Parking in the field behind Lock and Sulgrave Roads

Young House Love book signing

Sun Dec 2 1:00 pm
Hometown faves Sherry and John Petersik from the wildly popular blog Young House Love will sign their new book at Mongrel in Carytown this Sunday. The Young House Love book will be available for purchase on a first come basis.

Flight Night @ Secco

Mon Dec 3 12:00 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 Dec 3 6:00 pm
Monday 6-9PM at First Baptist Church / 2709 Monument Avenue

RPS School Board

Mon Dec 3 4:30 pm
The RPS School Board meets at 4:30PM and 6PM on the first Monday of each month in Council Chamber Room on the 2nd floor of City Hall, located at 301 North Ninth Street; and at 6PM on the third Monday of each month at selected schools.

Cinematheque @ Grace Street Theater

Tue Dec 4 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 Dec 5 5:00 pm
Every Wednesday, and 1st and 4th Fridays at Vis Arts

Binford Holiday Hooplah

Sat Dec 8 10:00 am
Mark your calendar – plenty of stuff for everyone, begins at 10 AM, including an actual hoops game vs Albert Hill at 1 PM.

Holiday Open House at Rosewood Pottery

Sun Dec 9 12:00 pm
We will have refreshments and handmade pottery for sale. Come see what we’ve been making as the perfect holiday gift. Hope to see you there :)
Janet & Kathleen
Studio Co-Owners


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