8 Great Happenings: Richmond Greek Festival, performing arts and strawberries

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC)– 8News is back at it again with some sweet weekend treats for you. We’ve got you covered on everything from festivals, art, music, food and more.

Below are a list of events happening this weekend:


Richmond Greek Festival

The 41st annual Richmond Greek Festival is back this summer and it’s here starting on Thursday. Come on out and enjoy a weekend full of culture, tasty food, performances and much more.

When: June 2 through  June 5 ; times vary by day, please see website for specific details.

Where: Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral ; 30 Malvern Avenue, Richmond, Va.

Cost: FREE Admission

Friday Cheers: The Revivalists with Seratones

Come out this Friday for an outdoor musical peformance from The Revivalists and The Seratones at Brown’s Island.

When: June 3 ; 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Where: Brown’s Island; 7th and Tredegar Streets, Richmond, Va.

Cost: $10

Dogwood Dell Festival of the Arts 

Dogwood Dell is turning 60. Come on out this weekend for a true artistic experience full of music,dance and stage plays.

When: June 3 to June 4 ; most events beginning at 8:30 p.m. Please check website for specific time details.

Where: Dogwood Dell; 600 South Blvd. Richmond, Va.

Cost: FREE admission


Ashland Strawberry Faire

This is an event you don’t want to miss. It’s jam  packed with family fun events, performances, art, food and non-profit vendors. Oh and how could we forget, strawberries!

When: June 4 ; 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Where: 500 Henry Street, Ashland, Va.

Cost: FREE

Chrisette Michele at The National

Entertainer and songwriter, Chrisette Michele is performing LIVE at The National this weekend and she’ll even be singing her newest record “Milestone”.

When: June 4 ; 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Where: The National; 708 East Broad Street, Richmond, Va.

Cost: $25-$80

For more information click here

Celebrate Varina 

Come on out and celebrate Varina in Henrico County’s largest park. This event is set with family fun activities, live music, games and more.

When: June 4 ; 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Where: Dorey Park; 2999 Darbytown Road, Henrico, Va. 23231

Cost: FREE


Broad Appetit Food Festival

Feeling hungry? Craving something delicious and nutritious? Look no further… the Broad Apetit Food Festival will satisfy your needs with food from all over.

When: June 5; 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Where: West Broad Street between Henry and Adams, Richmond, Va.

Cost: $3 per plate prices vary on alcoholic drinks


Lend your ears and open your eyes to this rocking show featuring Grammy Award-winning blues musicians and students from The School of the Performing Arts in the Richmond Community. This event will feature live music, dance and visual arts.

When: June 5; 5:00 p.m.

Where Altria Theatre; 6 North Laurel Street, Richmond, Va.

Cost: Click here to purchase tickets


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