Music, food, drink, St.Baldrick’s, children’s games, face painting, vendors, tons o’ people, and more this weekend at the annual Church Hill Irish Festival at 25th and Broad, all starting with a parade at 10:00 AM on Saturday.
A $5 donation will be collected at the gate. Proceeds benefit the St. Baldrick’s Society and their fight against childhood cancer, the Church Hill Association, the Church Hill Crime Watch, Richmond Hill, Child Saver’s Clinic of Richmond, St. John’s Church, the St. Peter’s Meals Program, St. Francis Home, Stone’s Circle of Friends and many other neighborhood causes. Proceeds also benefit the historic preservation of St. Patrick’s Church, a “little church with a big heart” built in the 1850’s by Irish immigrants to Richmond, and its outreach programs.
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