Candlelight Walk / Friday, December 7, 7:15 PMMeet bagpipers and carolers at Jefferson Park (Union Hill) at 7:15 PM, and then stroll towards historic St. Johns Church to join with the Vespers. Grab a candle, and continue down gaslit sidewalks as neighborhood parties spill into the streets and proceed together to historic Libby Hill Park. Meet Santa and enjoy the spectacular city skyline with 180 degree view, all dressed up for the holidays! FREE – all are welcome!
Holiday House Tour / Sunday, December 9, noon-5:00 PMDesigned by Major William Mayo in 1737, Church Hill is the oldest community in historic Richmond with homes built as far back as the 1700s. The neighborhood is an elegant mix of Federal, Greek revival and Victorian homes alongside innovative condominiums within historic structures and a growing number of thriving new restaurants and businesses. Neighbors will open their treasured homes for you to experience the sights, smells and sounds of holidays past and present. Enjoy these guided tours and get a peek into unique spaces decorated for the holidays. Shuttle service is offered between each home beginning at St. John’s Church. TICKETS HERE or around the neighborhood at:
- Hill Cafe – 2800 E. Broad St.
- Patrick Henry Pub – 2300 E. Broad St.
- Poe’s Pub – 2706 E. Main St.
- Shops at 5807 – 5807 Patterson Ave.
- Sub Rosa Bakery – 620 N. 25th St.
- Union Market – 2306 Jefferson Ave.
- WPA Bakery – 2707 E. Marshall St.