Great 8 Happenings: Redskins camp, fireworks at the Diamond and more

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — 8News is back at it with some events to spice up your weekend. Come on out and see the Redskins, grab a cold brew with your dog, or maybe hear some spoken word?

Below is a list of events happening this weekend:


Redskins Training Camp Practice 

The Redskins are back in action in RVA. Come on out and see your favorite players as they go head to head on the practice fields, get an autorgraph or grab a bite to eat from one of the surrounding vendors.

When: July 30, 10:35 a.m.

Where: Bon Secours Training Center,  2401 W Leigh St, Richmond, Va. 

Cost: FREE

Richmond Flying Squirrels Fireworks and Giveaways 

Come on out this Friday before the big game and see some fireworks with the Flying Squirrels. There will also be a Budweiser and Budlight t-shirt giveaway for the first 1,000 fans that are 21 and older.

When: July 29, Gates open at 5:30 p.m.

Where: The Diamond, 3001 N Boulevard, Richmond, Va.

Cost: Click here to purchase tickets

Jazzin ‘n’ Jeans Affair III

According to the website, this is a “scholarship event sponsored by the Central Virginia chapter of South Carolina State University National Alumni Association with spoken word and music.”

When: July 29, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: Hilton Richmond Hotel and Spa, 12042 W. Broad Street, Richmond, Va.

Cost: $35


Rock and Roll Summer 

That’s right folks … the West Broad outdoor concert series is back. This week’s band is “Groove Motive.”

When: July 30, 7 p.m.

Where:West Broad Village, 3939 Duckling Drive, Glen Allen, Va.


Under the Big Top 

Come on out for this family friendly event that your kids are sure to enjoy. The Children’s Museum of Richmond is hosting their annual event “Under the Big Top” which will feature performances, face painting, and story time.

When:July 30, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Children’s Museum of Richmond (Central), 2626 West Broad St, Richmond, Va.

Cost: FREE with museum admission


Dogs on Deck 

Come on out and enjoy Isley’s brews with man’s best friend.

When: July 31, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Isley Brewing Company, 1715 Summit Avenue, Richmond, Va.

Cost: FREE

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