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 June 26th through July 2nd.

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, June 26th, 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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The Long Raiders
What: The Long Raiders perform at the Baltic
When: Saturday, June 27th, at 9 pm
Where: The Baltic, 135 Park Place, Point Richmond
Why: The Baltic is one of the best venues to see local acts. Come out enjoy a beer and hear some live music.
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What: A day of music and fun from the city’s Parks and Rec department
When: Saturday, June 27th, from 10 am to 4 pm
Where: City Hall Plaza, 450 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond
Why: Classic cars, live music, and enough family fun to go around — the FestivALL is a one-of-a-kind Civic Center celebration.
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Inventors’ Workshop at the Library
What: A day of invention for kids, presented by the Lawrence Hall of Science
When: Saturday, June 27th, from 3 pm to 4 pm
Where: Richmond Public Library, 325 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond 
Why: As the FestivALL winds down, head over the the library to teach your kids how to create their own moving electronic machines.
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An Old School Afterparty
What: The afterparty to the FestivALL, inspired by Minnie Leu’s historic Blues club
When: Saturday, June 27th, from 5 pm to 9 pm
Where: Richmond Memorial Auditorium, 450 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond 
Why: After the FestivALL, the Richmond Memorial Auditorium will be transformed into a replication of Minnie Leu’s historic North Richmond Blues club. With a live DJ, a silent auction, and much more, it’s an afterparty not to be missed.
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Music in the Courtyard
What: Singer-songwriter Dylan Connor performs in the Richmond Art Center courtyard.
When: Sunday, June 28th, from 5 pm to 7 pm
Where: Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Avenue, Richmond
Why: This intimate performance is a great opportunity to enjoy local music in the beautiful Richmond Art Center courtyard.
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Jamming at the Baltic
What: The Baltic’s regular jam session
When: Tuesday, June 30th, at 9 pm
Where: The Baltic, 135 Park Place, Point Richmond
Why: The Baltic offers some of the best music in Richmond, and their Tuesday jam sessions are an invitation to join the scene.
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Freshest Cargo: Mobile Farmers' Market
What: The mobile farmers’ market Freshest Cargo makes its rounds in Richmond
When: Wednesday, July 1st, 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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