Next Week in Richmond: Your Guide to Events in the City


Every week Radio Free Richmond highlights events in the city. Here is what's happening from October 30 through November 5.

Check out our events calendar for more happenings in the city, and email [email protected] to share your event!


A Farmers’ Market in Civic Center
What: The Richmond Certified Farmers Market
When: Friday, October 30, 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.
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Halloween at Hilltop
What: An afternoon of trick-or-treating at Hilltop Mall
When: Friday, October 30, from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Where: The Upper Parking Lot, Hilltop Mall, 2200 Hilltop Mall Road, Richmond
Why: Hay rides, pumpkins for sale, and candy throughout the mall — the Halloween at Hilltop is a fun Halloween event in a one-of-a-kind space.
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Halloween in the Projects
What: A Halloween event in North Richmond to kick off the ghoulish weekend
When: Friday, October 30, from 5 pm to 7 pm
Where: 409 First Street, North Richmond
Why: The Halloween in the Projects event is a family-friendly way to kick off the Halloween weekend with games, food, and fun in the spirit of the holiday.
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Bobbie Love at the Baltic
What: Bobbie Love and the Sugar Sweet return to the Baltic
When: Friday, October 30, at 9:30 pm
Where: The Baltic, 135 Park Place, Point Richmond
Why: The upbeat rock stylings of Bobbie Love and the Sugar Sweet is a great way to kick off the weekend at the Point Richmond bar and music venue.
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A Walk to End Homeless and Hunger
What: The 29th Annual Harmany Walk to End Hunger and Homelessness
When: Saturday, October 31, from 7:30 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Nichol Park, Macdonald Ave & 31st. Street, Richmond
Why: A fundraising effort and community walk to end homelessness and hunger, the 29th Annual Harmany Walk is a unique moment to help people in the community.
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Día de los Muertes
What: The annual Día de los Muretes celebration to honor ancestors
When: Monday, November 2, at 7 pm
Where: East Bay Center for the Performing Arts 339 11th Street, Richmond
Why: A evening to celebrate and thank ancestors, the annual Día de los Muertes celebration is a moment to reflect on heritage.
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Freshest Cargo: Mobile Farmers' Market
What: The mobile farmers’ market Freshest Cargo makes its rounds in Richmond
When: Wednesday, November 4, 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, RichmondWhy: 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.
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Crafting Holiday Cards
What: A class at the Richmond Art Center to make cards for the upcoming holiday season.
When: Thursday, November 5, at 6:30 pm
Where: The Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Avenue, Richmond
Why: Sending family and friends hand-made cards is a thoughtful, creative way to start the holiday season.
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Zumba on Main Street
What: The Richmond Main Street Initiative’s weekly Zumba class, taught by Willa 'Bontle' Willis
When: Thursday, October 5, 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.
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