I’m more than ready for the weekend. Looking for something fun to do? Check out these five RVA events (or browse RVA (Richmond) on the Cheap’s calendar of events to remind yourself of other can’t-miss events happening in the RVA):
Here are a few of the highlights from RVA’s daily deals sites. And you can now browse deals by category, complete with pics, on RVA’s Daily Deals page:
- Groupon: $12.75 = $20 worth of Greek, Italian, and American food at The Crazy Greek
- Living Social: $10 = $20 to spend on Indian cuisine at TAJ Express
- Living Social: $12 =
It’s almost the first Friday of the month, which means it’s time for the RVA First Fridays Art Walk.
During the RVA First Fridays Art Walk, you can check out works by dozens of artists at galleries & other venues in Downtown Richmond. Participating locations will be found east of Belvidere Street and west of 8th Street, and north … [more]
This Friday, you have a pair of reasons to make time to visit the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts:
From 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. each month, you can attend a free First Fridays performing arts event at VMFA. On March 7, 2014, First Fridays features Capital Opera Richmond. You’ll see Opera Through the Ages: Music from Baroque to Britain.
Bonus: … [more]
Shamrock the Block will take place on Saturday, March 15, 2014.
That said, don’t head to Shockoe Bottom this year–the official Shamrock the Block event will take place on the Boulevard.
The festivities start 11:00 a.m.; there’ll be live music, Irish food & green beverages, “McNutzyville”-The Richmond Flying Squirrels Kid Zone, & more.
It’s free to attend Shamrock the Block. … [more]
On Saturday, March 22, 2014, the Lights Up! Youth Open House will take place at Richmond CenterStage. This is an awesome (and free) opportunity to let the kids dabble in the performing arts. The details:
During Lights Up!, you can attend more than 40 workshops, lecture-demonstrations, and performances in music, dance, theater and visual arts designed for children ages 3-18 … [more]
From 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. on most Fridays, Capital Ale House offers a free Friday After Work Brews & Blues night at the Downtown Richmond Music Hall, and there are other free & cheap concerts mixed in.
Here’s the schedule of the next few free (& cheap) concerts:
- Friday, March 7, at 5:00 p.m.: Kurt Crandall
- Friday, March 7, at
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On Saturday, March 15, 2014, head to Falling Creek Ironworks Park for the free Falling Creek Ironworks Annual Event.
From noon-4:00 p.m., there’ll be guided tours of the archaeological ruins of both the 1619 ironworks and Archibald Cary’s Colonial grist mill, exhibits, costumed interpretation, living history, period music and demonstrations, Native American dancing, and children’s … [more]
In the mood for a free jazz concert in Richmond?
From 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. on Thursday nights, you can stop by the Best Café at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts for a free concert. The Thursday, March 6, 2014, performance features Victor Haskins Group. And you can take a free tour while you’re there, too.
Can’t make it? … [more]
For a limited time, you can indulge with free pancakes & doughnuts, take advantage of extra savings on Entertainment Books, & more: