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 September 4th through the 10th.

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, September 4th, 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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Soil Not Oil International Conference
What:  A conference focused on sustainable, regenerative agricultural practices
When: Friday, September 4th and Saturday, September 5th
Where:  Richmond Civic Center, 450 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond
Why: With the goal of increasing food security and reducing global warming, this conference is an opportunity to learn what individuals can do to make a difference.
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Reed Fromer at The Baltic
What: Reed Fromer Band performs at The Baltic
When: Friday, September 4th, 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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Martial Arts Skills for Free
What: Organized by the Richmond Main Street Initiative, this free karate class taught by Master Taylor is open to anyone 6 years of age and older
When: Saturday, September 5th, from 10 am to 11 am
Where: BBK Center for Health and Healing, 310 9th Street, Richmond 
Why: Promoting self-confidence, strong character, and strong will, this karate class is good for the body and the mind.
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Drawing New Conclusions about the Kaiser Shipyards
What: An exhibition of graphic art by Emmy Lou Packard, who was employed by the Kaiser Shipyards during World War II
When: Saturday, September 5th, from 11 am to 12 pm
Where: The Rosie the Riveter WWII/ Home Front National Historic Park, 1414 Harbour Way South, Suite 3000, Richmond  
Why: The graphic art by Emmy Lou Packard is one of the most enduring catalogues of what everyday life was like for those who worked in the Kaiser shipyards, and this exhibition is an opportunity to get a glimpse back in time.
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Zumba on Main Street
What:  Richmond Main Street Initiative’s weekly free Zumba class
When: Thursday, September 10th, from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where:  BBK Center for Health and Healing, 310 9th Street, Richmond
Why: Zumba is a fun, high-energy dance workout, and Richmond Main Street Initiative’s regular Thursday classes are a great time to learn a few moves while burning some calories.
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Photo: Kaiser History

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