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 November 6 through November 11.

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, 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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Zumba on Main Street
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.
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