Category: Free & Cheap Events

bumblebee jamboree 2017
June 14th, 2017 by RichmondBargains

F.R.E.E. = Frugal Richmond Events for Everyone! All events have free admission unless noted.

For Father’s Day weekend, we’re looking at Bumblebee Jamboree at Maymont, Movies in the Park: The Secret Life of Pets at Byrd Park, Peace Love RVA Yoga Festival on Brown’s Island, Juneteenth Backyard Party at Manchester Docks, a Richmond Philharmonic Pops Concert at Sunday Park in Brandermill, Movie Under the Stars: E.T. at Pocahontas State Park, Keg ‘n’ Oyster Fest at Hardywood, National Night Out Kick-Off event at Westchester Commons, Rock & Roll Summer Concert at West Broad Village, and the RVA Bacon Festival near 17th Street Farmer’s Market ($1).
when is richmond bacon festival?


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Image Source: Regal Entertainment Group (PRNewsfoto/Regal Entertainment Group)
June 8th, 2017 by RichmondBargains

Regal Cinemas brings back Summer Movie Express, showing $1 admission family movies on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. Both movies listed play both days, and start at 10am:

Week 1 Tue. Jun 20 to Wed. Jun 21 – Kung Fu Panda 3 and Ice Age: Collision Course
Week 2 Tue. Jun 27 to Wed. Jun 28 – Trolls and Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
Week 3 Tue. Jul 4 to Wed. Jul 5 – Monster Trucks and Penguins of Madagascar
Week 4 Tue. Jul 11 to Wed. Jul 12 – Rio 2 and The Boxtrolls
Week 5 Tue. Jul 18 to Wed. Jul 19 – The Secret Life of Pets and Sing
Week 6 Tue. Jul 25 to Wed. Jul 26 – Kubo and the Two Strings and Ratchet and Clank
Week 7 Tue. Aug 1 to Wed. Aug 2 – The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water and The Adventures of Tintin
Week 8 Tue. Aug 8 to Wed. Aug 9 – Happy Feet Two and Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore
Week 9 Tue. Aug 15 to Wed. Aug 16 – Storks and The Lego Batman Movie

RVA locations:

Regal Virginia Center Stadium 20
10091 Jeb Stuart Pkwy Glen Allen, VA

Regal Short Pump Stadium 14 & IMAX
11650 West Broad Street Richmond, VA

Regal Westchester Commons Stadium 16
361 Perimeter Drive Midlothian, VA

Regal Commonwealth Center Stadium 20 & IMAX
5001 Commonwealth Center Parkway Midlothian, VA

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vmfa african art
June 8th, 2017 by RichmondBargains

F.R.E.E. = Frugal Richmond Events for Everyone! All events have free admission unless noted.

This weekend there’s Family Day Celebration of African and African American Art at VMFA, Jammin’ on the James at Wilton House Museum, Taste of India at the Cultural Center of India, Music in the Park: RVA School of Rock at Forest Hill Park, Mystic Soul Bubbas concert at Westchester Commons, and Summer Block Party at Robinson Theatre.

jammin on the james photo wilton


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king of pops yoga richmond
June 6th, 2017 by RichmondBargains

King of Pops at The Carillon:

KoP Yoga for 2017! EVERY TUESDAY 6:30-7:30 at the grassy area in front of the Carillon, the big monument neard Dogwood Dell.
All levels! Bring your own yoga mat or towel! Check the event page for updates about cancellations. We cancel by 5pm the day of for inclement weather.

Yoga: The Art Of Living Series at Stony Point Fashion Park:

Celebrate with us as we kick off our series of yoga classes on International Yoga Day on Wednesday, June 21 from 6:30-8:30 pm in Triangle Park! Then, join us the second Thursday of every month July – November from 6-7 pm for classes in different themes. No mat needed. Families welcome.
Wednesday, June 21st, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Thursday, July 13th, 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Thursday, August 10th, 6:00-7:00 pm
Thursday, September 14th, 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Thursday, October 12th, 6:00 -7:00 pm
Thursday, November 9th, 6:00 – 7:00 pm

vmfa yoga 2017

Saturday Salutations at VMFA:

Recognize the power of your practice as we celebrate our community impact during each Saturday Salutation session. Join Project Yoga Richmond on select Saturdays from May to October on the VMFA’s Belvedere Deck to increase access to yoga. Each class our ambassadors will highlight one of our yoga and mindfulness outreach programs that your practice supports across the Greater Richmond region.

Classes are open to all levels, family-friendly, and support PYR’s yoga and mindfulness outreach programs! Please note, we cannot take payments at the event itself, save your spot and support your community by signing up today! All spaces first come, first serve with pre-registration.

When to arrive: 8:45 am or earlier to check in. All participants will be required to sign in prior to class.
Where to park: In the VMFA parking deck or on the street
What to bring: Your mat, water, a towel, and a friend! Sunscreen and sunglasses are strongly recommended! It can become hot, so be prepared with water and willing to take breaks when necessary. A limited number of mats will be available to borrow.
What to wear: Something comfortable and weather-appropriate that you can move in!
Rain date: The Sunday following the scheduled event

Save your spot and support your community by signing up today! https://projectyogarichmond.org/schedule

There is no age limit and classes are accessible to all levels! All Saturday Salutations will be from 9-10am at the VMFA Virginia Museum of Fine Arts!

2017 Dates:
May 13 in support of Yoga for Community with Alec Abbott
May 27 in support of Yoga for Autism with Shannon Somogyi
June 10 in support of Yoga for Support Staff with Amy Taylor
June 24 in support of Yoga for Youth with Elisa Mangubat Hayden and Kiran Bhagat
July 8 in support of Yoga for Youth with Jonathan Christopher Miles
July 22 in support of Yoga for ESOL Youth with Holly Zajur and Michele Nierle
August 5 in support of Yoga for Seniors with Twylah Ekko
August 19 in support of Yoga for Juvenile Justice with Ashley Williams
September 9 in support of Trauma Informed Yoga for Women with Elizabeth Shurte
September 23 in support of Yoga for Recovery with Billie Southworth Carroll
September 30 in support of Yoga for Special Needs with Natasha Foreman
October 7 in support of Yoga for Chronic Pain with Nitika Achalam

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music in the park 2017
June 1st, 2017 by RichmondBargains

A reminder of some fun & free concert series to keep on your radar this summer!

Festival of ArtsDogwood Dell – Various nights June through August (6000 S. Boulevard) Note: I’ll get these copied into a post for next week

Music in the ParkForest Hill Park – [usually] Second Sunday evenings May through October (4021 Forest Hill Ave)

Jammin’ on the JamesWilton House Museum – Second Saturday evenings from June through August (215 S Wilton Road)

Rock and Roll SummerWest Broad Village – Features tribute bands on various Fridays June through August (3950 Wild Goose Lane, Glen Allen)

Music in the GardenThe Valentine – Three Thursday evenings in June (1015 E. Clay St)

Sounds of SummerWeston Plantation – Sundays afternoons May through June (400 Weston Lane, Hopewell)

Summer Concert SeriesTwin Hickory Library – One Tuesday evening a month, May through August (5001 Twin Hickory Road, Glen Allen)

In TuneStony Point Fashion Park – Concerts in Triangle Park on the third Thursdays June-October

Westchester Concert SeriesWestchester Commons – Select Fridays May through June

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broad appetit rva 2016
May 31st, 2017 by RichmondBargains

F.R.E.E. = Frugal Richmond Events for Everyone! All events have free admission unless noted.

It’s a BIG weekend for free events in Richmond, check it out: Broad Appetit along Broad, Ashland Strawberry Faire at Randolph Macon, Greek Festival at Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Pocahontas Premieres with the Richmond Symphony at Pocahontas State Park ($5 parking), Cold Harbor Anniversary Weekend at Cold Harbor Battlefield, the start of Rock n Roll Summer with Diamond Heist a Neil Diamond tribute band at West Broad Village, SummerFest 2017 at ARCPark, Celebrate Varina at Dorey Park, A Good Day in RVA Festival at Hardywood, First Fridays along Broad, Sounds of Summer: Magnolia at Weston Plantation in Hopewell, and Arias & Duets on the Lawn at Battersea in Petersburg.

When are Virgina free fishing days?

Plus, this Friday through Sunday, June 2-4, are designated Free Fishing Days in Virginia – no license is required to fish. There will be a Family Fishing Fair at Shields Lake in Byrd Park and Taylor’s Pirate Fishing Fun at Courthouse Park in Hanover.


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dominion riverrock 2015
May 17th, 2017 by RichmondBargains

F.R.E.E. = Frugal Richmond Events for Everyone! All events have free admission unless noted.

Ready?? Dominion Riverrock around Brown’s Island, Drewry’s Bluff Anniversary Weekend at Drewry’s Bluff, Lebanese Food Festival at St. Anthony’s, Play Day at the Visual Arts Center, Dia De La Musica with Richmond Symphony at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Strawberry Fields Festival at Gallmeyer Farms, Jonny Z Festival at Hardywood, Asian American Celebration at Greater Richmond Convention Center, Train Day at Ettrick-Matoaca Library, Public Safety Day & Emergency Expo at Bon Secours Westchester Emergency Center, Bellevue Garden Walk in Bellevue, and Richmond Youth Symphony Orchestra Concert at Dominion Arts Center.

strawberry fest 2017


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yvessl
May 17th, 2017 by RichmondBargains

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts will offer free admission to Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style on Thursday, May 18, 2017, as part of the Association of Art Museum Directors’ (AAMD) annual Art Museum Day. Last year, VMFA—along with more than 175 other AAMD member museums across North America—participated in Art Museum Day.

Complimentary exhibition tickets will be provided on May 18, 2017 only. Tickets can be reserved in person, online at www.VMFA.museum or by phone at 804.340.1405. While general admission to VMFA is always free, select exhibitions each year—including Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style—require admission fees.

More about the exhibit and to reserve tickets (Regular admission price is $22 for adults, $10 for youth)

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richmond concert band agecroft
May 10th, 2017 by RichmondBargains

F.R.E.E. = Frugal Richmond Events for Everyone! All events have free admission unless noted.

Outdoor concert season is kicking into gear this weekend – Richmond Concert Band performance at Agecroft Hall, Strawberry Street Festival at Fox Elementary, Bon Air Victorian Day Parade and Festival in Bon Air, Westchester Concert Series at Westchester Commons, Afro Zen Allstars Music in the Park at Forest Hill Park, Friday Cheers on Brown’s Island ($5), and Saturday Salutations free yoga class gets started for the summer at VMFA.

Looking ahead, Olivia Holt concert at Short Pump Town Center on Wednesday.


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que pasa festival 2015
May 3rd, 2017 by RichmondBargains

F.R.E.E. = Frugal Richmond Events for Everyone! All events have free admission unless noted.

This weekend, there’s Qué Pasa Festival along the Canal Walk, RVA East End Festival with the Richmond Symphony at Chimborazo Park, Arts in the Park at Byrd Park, Bon Air Victorian Days start at Bon Air Library, Friday Cheers season starts on Brown’s Island ($5), Saturday Live at Meadow Farm, First Fridays Artwalk on Broad, and the West Avenue Garden Tour.


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