Category: Free & Cheap Events

lccb sunflowers
August 22nd, 2016 by RichmondBargains

All You Can Pick Sunflower Weekend at Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery: We will be hosting our second All You Can Pick Sunflower Weekend of the year. Everyone is encouraged to come to the Farm and pick sunflowers free of charge. Please wear closed toe shoes. Photography is allowed but only during Tasting Room hours of operation. (4100 Knolls Point Dr. Goochland, VA 23063)
Dates:
Friday, August 26th from 5-9
Saturday, August 27th from 12-8. Food Truck: Charm City Crab Cakes. Live music from Cook County Bluegrass from 2 pm – 5 pm
Sunday, August 28th from 12-8

ledbury warehouse sale
Ledbury Summer Warehouse Sale – Time to clean house! Starting this Wednesday, 8/24 and running through Saturday, 8/27, it’s the last ever Warehouse Sale at our 14th St. location before we make our big move to our new flagship location at 315 W. Broad St. in September. We have a TON of inventory to get through — this will be our biggest warehouse sale ever. Items will be marked at up to 75% off (117 S 14th St)

IHOP $1 Short Stack Day – Come in Tuesday, August 23rd from 7AM – 7PM, to get a short stack of Buttermilk Pancakes for just $1 and we’ll donate that $1 to No Kid Hungry®. Together we can reach our goal of serving over one million pancakes in one day to help end child hunger—one short stack at a time.

National Parks Free Entrance Days – In honor of National Park Service Birthday, you can visit any national park for free August 25-28

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bugstock henrico
August 17th, 2016 by RichmondBargains

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

You’ve got your Richmond Concert Band at Agecroft Hall, Deana Carter Concert at Short Pump Town Center, Down Home Family Reunion at Abner Clay Park, Art Splash! at Deep Run Park, Bugstock at Twin Hickory Park, RVA BrewBQ at 17th Street Farmers Market, Day of Play at James River Equipment (register in advance), Movies in the Park: Pan at Byrd Park, and Plunky & Oneness Concert and Latin Jazz & Salsa Festival at Dogwood Dell.

deana carter sptc

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chs watermelon book sale
August 10th, 2016 by RichmondBargains

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

Here’s the scoop on this weekend: Watermelon Festival in Carytown, Filipino Festival at Our Lady of Lourdes, Jammin’ on the James concert at Wilton House Museum, Zootopia Movies in the Park at Forest Hill Park (or catch Zootopia at UR Robins Stadium, free for members of the kids club, which is $5 to join), The Land Before Time at the Byrd ($2), Rock and Roll Summer Concert at West Broad Village, and River City Party Band at Dogwood Dell.

wilton concert 2016

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dragon boat race rocketts landing
August 3rd, 2016 by RichmondBargains

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

This weekend there’s the Midtown State Fair at Libbie Mill, Dragon Boat Festival at Rocketts Landing, The Peanuts Movie at Henrico Theatre ($1), First Fridays Art Walk along Broad, Inside Out Movie in the Park at Battery Park, Iron Giant at the Byrd ($2), Spamalot at Dogwood Dell, and Open Studio Sundays at VMFA.

libbie mill state fair

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dogwood dell spamalot musical
July 27th, 2016 by RichmondBargains

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

Coming to your city this weekend: Spamalot at Dogwood Dell, Star Wars: The Force Awakens outdoor movie at Abner Clay Park, SPARC SummerStarz: K.C. @ Bat at Dogwood Dell Ha’Penny Stage, Henrico Community Day at Western Government Center, Groove Motive Concert at West Broad Village, Henrico Community Band Concert at Deep Run Park, HeArt & Soul Brew Fest and Music of Indonesia at Hardywood, Family Movie Night: Grease at Career and Technical Center @ Hull, Henrico Teen Theatre Company: Jack and the Three Sillies at Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen (reservations required).

henrico community day 2016
Also, Redskins Training Camp starts tomorrow and runs through August 14.
redskins training camp 2016


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wills family concert sptc
July 20th, 2016 by RichmondBargains

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

Ready for the weekend? There’s Summer Moon Music Festival at COTU Brewing in Ashland, Richmond Block Party presented by Ezibu Muntu on E Main St, On the Air Radio Players performances at Pine Camp Community Arts Center, Willis Family concert at Short Pump Town Center, The Good Dinosaur outdoor movie at Humphrey Calder Community Center, Virginia Opera Arias & Duets at Historic Battersea in Petersburg, and VCU Community Guitar Ensemble at W.E. Singleton Center.
cotu summer moon festival


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wbv u2 tribute
July 13th, 2016 by RichmondBargains

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

Some options this weekend: Richmond Pet Expo at the Convention Center, Sweetcorn & Watermelon Festival at The Pumpkin Patch, Rock & Roll summer concert with U2 tribute band at West Broad Village, Cars outdoor movie at Clarke-Palmore House, Remember the Titans at Virginia Historical Society ($5), $.15 Kids Day at the Children’s Museum, and East of Hollywood and English Channel concerts at Dogwood Dell.

rva mural project
Additionally, the Richmond Mural Project is ongoing around town this week, and there is a reception Saturday night. And kids running Anthem Lemonaid stands at Kroger, Panera, Walmart/Sam’s, and other locations would love to sell you a glass of lemonade to raise money for local kids with cancer!


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rva vegetarian festival 2016
July 6th, 2016 by RichmondBargains

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

This weekend! Hanover Tomato Festival at Pole Green Park, Vegetarian Festival at Bryan Park, Jammin’ on the James at Wilton House Museum, David Bowie tribute band at Music in the Park at Forest Hill Park, Summer Fest at ARC Park, Minions at Henrico Theatre ($1), Arts Under the Stars at Short Pump Town Center, and City Dance Theater, Crooked Road, and Gospel Music Fest at Dogwood Dell.

jammin on the james 2016

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ashland 4th of july
June 30th, 2016 by RichmondBargains

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

Most of the action is Monday this long Independence Day weekend, and falls into three categories –

lewis ginter botanical gardens discount
CelebrationsRed, White & Lights at Meadow Farm with Richmond Symphony and laser light show, Ashland Parade and Celebration, Beaverdam Parade & Celebration, and FREE admission plus festivities at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

FireworksColonial Heights and Goochland

Celebrations with FireworksDogwood Dell, Chesterfield County Fairgrounds, Hardywood 4th of July and Buskey Cider (both of which view fireworks at the Diamond)

Other days: Henrico Community Band at Deep Run Park (tonight June 30), Movies in the Park (Creed at Southside Community Center), Rock and Roll Summer at West Broad Village (with U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band and Full Spectrum), First Fridays on Broad, and Elegba Folklore Society at Dogwood Dell.


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breakaway rva bike rides
June 27th, 2016 by RichmondBargains

FREE monthly social biking event in Richmond? Breakaway RVA has it taken care of for you –

Each month, we invite you to join us as we explore the city, make new friends, and enjoy a surprise treat at the end of our route. Whether it’s live music, beer, an interesting speaker, or something else entirely, you’re sure to be as delighted as you are surprised.

The next ride is coming up this Thursday evening, June 30; go here to learn more and sign up!

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