Church Hill Chillers Ghost Tour; Shadows of Shockoe Ghost Tour; Uncivil Wards; Patrick Henry’s Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death Speech Reenactments; City Council Formal Meeting; Transition Handbook Study Group; CAR meeting; Tricycle Gardens Farm Stand; Adult Computer Class; Fairfield Court Tenants Council; RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park; Final Robinson Summer Movie; Movie Night Under the Stars at Chimborazo Park; MORE…
Church Hill Chillers Ghost Tour
Sat Aug 20 9:00 pm
Birthplace of the American Revolution, and home to a notorious Civil War spy, Church Hill\’s colorful past has produced a cadre of restless spirits in its buildings, its graveyards, and under its streets!
Cloaked in the shadows of the quaint and historical Church Hill neighborhood, this tour includes the following spirited tales:
Crazy Bet\’s stomping grounds
Poe\’s first and last love
The oldest public cemetery in Richmond
Shadows of Shockoe Ghost Tour
Sat Aug 20 9:00 pm
Your Ghost Host will guide you on a fascinating nighttime exploration of Shockoe Bottom, the oldest and most haunted neighborhood in Richmond, where over 400 years of history have produced an ample share of those caught between this world and the next.
Hear tales of the mysterious, tragic and downright terrifying things that have led to numerous reports of paranormal activity along the tour route including:
The Old Stone House
Church Hill tunnel collapse
Civil War Hospitals
Sat Aug 20 !1:00 pm
Retrace the steps of those who suffered off the battlefield during the Civil War. The Uncivil Wards tour takes guests on a journey through the section of old Richmond where inmates and patients fought for survival while citizens struggled to cope with and quarter the overwhelming flood of war casualties and POWs, and where slaves were incarcerated while awaiting their fate on the auction block.
this dark history (non-ghost) tour includes stops at several Civil War hospital and prison sites, including:
Building that housed 2nd Alabama Hospital
Site of Libby Prison
Site of Lumpkin\’s Slave Jail
Join us for this special non-ghost, dark history tour.
Limited time only. Purchase your tickets today
Patrick Henry’s Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death Speech Reenactments
Sun Aug 21 1:00 pm
St. John’s Church Foundation invites you to join us for historical reenactments of the
Second Virginia Convention of March 1775. In the presence of Washington, Jefferson
and other notable Virginians, Patrick Henry delivered his passionate call for liberty,
uttering the immortal words, “give me liberty or give me death!”
1:00 p.m. Free tickets are distributed at the front door
1:30 p.m. Patriotic music program
2:00 p.m. Reenactment begins
Reenactment Dates: May 29th, June 5th, June 12th, June 19th, June 26th, July 3rd, July 4th, July 10th, July 17th, July 24th, July 31st,
August 7th, August 14th, August 21st, August 28th and September 4th
City Council Formal Meeting
Mon Aug 22 6:00 pm
Every 2nd and 4th Mon – Responsible for deciding official Council action, which includes discussing, adopting, rejecting, and amending laws and approving the budget. Formal meetings include a time for pubic comment and are televised live on the local PBS station and are replayed in Richmond on Government Access Channel 17, beginning at Noon and 7:00 p.m. daily.
Richmond Council Chambers, Richmond City Hall, 2nd floor; 900 E. Broad Street
Typically the second and fourth Monday of each month; 6:00-8:30 p.m. (With the exception of August, when no Formal meetings are held, and holidays)
Transition Handbook Study Group
Mon Aug 22 6:30 pm
Join Transition Richmond at Globehopper Coffeehouse on Tuesday evenings as we learn how to be positive agents for change in a post-peak-oil world. Visit our facebook page for more info. All are welcome https://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=194979718306
Tue Aug 23 3:30 pm
Every 4th Tuesday at 5th Floor Conference Room of City Hall
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Tricycle Gardens Farm Stand
Tue Aug 23 4:00 pm
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4-6 PM.
2107 Jefferson Ave, 23223
Farm Stand Opens March 22, 2011.
Fresh Veggies from our Farm, Veggie Seedlings & More! (located in Manchester District at West 9th and Bainbridge Sts).
Adult Computer Class
Wed Aug 24 10:00 am
At the East End Library – Meet the Mouse. Very basic instruction for the complete novice who doesn’t like computers, has to learn to use one, and is ready to have some fun. Class size is limited. First come, first serve.
Fairfield Court Tenants Council
Wed Aug 24 5:00 pm
Every 4th Wed at 2506 Phaup Street
RVA Hoop Lovers in Chimborazo Park
Thu Aug 25
The RVA Hoop Lovers are in Chimborazo Park each Thursday night from 7pm-Sunset at the large gazebo. The RVA Hoop Lovers bring piles of hoops, music, and loads of energy to share with everyone that would like to join in on the fun, and learn more about Hoop Dance. We’ve been having a BLAST
Final Robinson Summer Movie
Fri Aug 26 7:00 pm
Featured movie, \”How to Train Your Dragon\”. $1 admission. $1 snack bar.
Movie Night Under the Stars at Chimborazo Park
Sat Aug 27 7:00 pm
Cyclus Bike Shop & QuicknessRVA Present
BREAKING AWAY: an Oscar winning movie about bike racing and coming of age in an Indiana college town.
Picnic under the stars
Order food from participating restaurants and let us deliver it to you in the park:
Alamo BBQ 804-592-3138
Buff’s Corner 804-864-2835
Str8 Out of Philly 804-771-1978
Movie starts at Dark. Come early, bring a chair or blanket, reserve your seat and wait for your dinner. Movie is shown by the pavilion in the back of the park, next to the Statue of Liberty. Movie night is arranged and organized by Friends of Chimborazo Park.