Every week Radio Free Richmond highlights events in the city. Here is what's happening from November 6 through November 11.
A Farmers’ Market in Civic Center
What: The Richmond Certified Farmers Market
When: Friday, November 6, from 8 am to 5 pm
Where: Civic Center Plaza and Macdonald Avenue, Richmond
Why: Stop by the weekly farmers’ market for some quality produce right in the city’s civic center.
Reed Fromer at The Baltic
What: Reed Fromer Band performs at The Baltic
When: Friday, November 6, at 9:30 pm
Where: The Baltic, 135 Park Place, Point Richmond
Why: Reed Fromer Band is back for their standing set, every first Friday of the month. Come out for some R&B and funk.
A Love Story at the Rosie Museum
What: Playwright and actor Terry Baum discusses the love affair between Eleanor Roosevelt and Lorena Hickok
When: Saturday, November 7, from 11 am to 2:30 pm
Where: The Rosie the Riveter / WWII Home Front National Historical Park, 1414 Harbour Way South, Richmond
Why: The 30-year relationship between Roosevelt and Hickok comes to life in Baum’s new play, “HICK: A Love Story - the Romance of Lorena Hickok & Eleanor Roosevelt, and at this event the playwright will speak to the story’s historical significance.
Bagel Brunch at Temple Beth Hillel
What: A bagel brunch at Temple Beth Hillel featuring a discussion on patrilineal and matrilineal descent of Judaism
When: Sunday, November 8, from 10:15 am to noon
Where: Temple Beth Hillel Richmond, 801 Park Central St, Richmond
Why: A close-knit community coming together for meaningful discussion — the Bagel Brunches as Temple Beth Hillel are an opportunity for the West County Jewish community to come together.
Public Art Performance at RAC
What: The Body as Agent live performance series continues at the Richmond Art Center
When: Sunday, November 8, from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Where: Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Avenue, Richmond
Why: Patricia Bulitt brings a show of unique modern dance that plays off the RAC’s biggest show of the year, and you’re invited to join her.
Freshest Cargo: Mobile Farmers' Market
What: The mobile farmers’ market Freshest Cargo makes its rounds in Richmond
When: Wednesday, November 11, from 10 am to 3:30 pm
Where: Various locations. From 10 am to 11:30, the truck will be at the YMCA located at 263 South 20th Street. From 12 pm to 1:30, the truck will be at Chelsey Ave at Fred Jackson Way in North Richmond. From 2 to 3:30, the truck will be at the Parchester Community Center located at 900 Williams Drive, Richmond
Why: Densely urban environments are often the most difficult places to find fresh produce. Freshest Cargo has a mission to change that, one neighborhood at a time. Stop by for quality food at affordable prices.
Veterans Day Resource Fair
What: A day of free resources for Veterans, including information about housing, employment, education, and much more.
When: Wednesday, November 11, from 11 am to 2 pm
Where: 934 Maine Ave, Richmond
Why: Veterans Day is an opportunity to help out those who have sacrificed the most for our country, and this resource fair offers the services that many veterans need most.
Zumba on Main Street
What: The Richmond Main Street Initiative’s weekly Zumba class, taught by Willa 'Bontle' Willis
When: Thursday, November 12, from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where: BBK Center for Health and Healing, 310 9th Street, Richmond
Why: A fun, easy way to get a work out, these Zumba classes make exercise accessible to all of Richmond.