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Have you made a list, checked it twice, but still feel like you’re missing that special gift? Don’t worry because we’ve got you covered with a gift guide featuring everything from clothing and accessories to candles and coffee from artists and brands in our online shop, Six & Main.
Whether you’re shopping for the ultimate party host, your favorite homebody, or someone in between, there’s a giftfor everyone.
6th Annual Pocahontas Reframed Film Festival | Friday, Nov. 18-Sunday, Nov. 20 | 9 a.m.-9 p.m. | VMFA, 200 N. Arthur Ashe Blvd., Richmond | $25-$100 | See 20+ films by and about Native people alongside a number of special events to share the perspectives and stories of Indigenous life.
Holly Jolly Makers Market | Friday, Nov. 18 | 5-8 p.m. | Lakeside Farmers Market, 6110 Lakeside Ave., Richmond | Free | Shop from 40+ local vendors, try out a trolley ride, and get dinner from Eat My Eggroll and Auntie Ning’s.
Saturday, Nov. 19
Maymont Community Garden Work Day | Saturday, Nov. 19 | 9-11 a.m. | Riverview Park, 1907 Texas Ave., Richmond | Free | All are welcome to help expand the walking path, do some weeding, and work on small garden projects.
3rd Saturday Documentaries: “Burkinabè Rising” | Saturday, Nov. 19 | 5-7 p.m. | Elegba Folklore Society Cultural Center, 101 E. Broad St., Richmond | Free | Learn the story of non-violent resistance by artists and citizens in Burkina Faso.
Sunday, Nov. 20
“East of Eden” | Sunday, Nov. 20 | 2 p.m. | The Byrd Theatre, 2908 W. Cary St., Richmond | $8 | See the film based on the John Steinbeck novel on the big screen.
Tuesday, Nov. 22
The National Native American Veterans Memorial | Tuesday, Nov. 22 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Register to join Dr. Herman J. Viola, a curator emeritus at the Smithsonian Institution, and designer Harvey Pratt as they discuss the new memorial.
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The owner of Saison has announced that the Jackson Ward restaurant, as well as its sister market, will shut down after nearly 10 years in business. Monday, Dec. 12 will be the last day of service. (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
A new exhibition will open on the VMFA on Saturday, Dec. 10. “Lessons of the Hour — Frederick Douglass” is an immersive, 10-screen film installation from artist Sir Isaac Julien. It’ll remain in the Evans Court Gallery until July 9. 🎥
Ever heard of hydro-raking? It’s a process that entails removing organic matter from the bottom of a body of water. Richmond Parks and Recreation is in the middle of the endeavor at Byrd Park’s Fountain Lake. Crews will be at work for a few weeks.
A new cafe could be coming soon to the Byrd Park neighborhood, pending city approval. The team behind New York Deli needs a special-use permit to open the eatery at 401 S. Stafford Ave. The Planning Commission will discuss the permit at its Monday, Dec. 5 meeting. (Richmond BizSense)
Main Street Station is now a shiny new stamp as part of the USPS Railroad Stations collection. Main Street Station was one of five architectural gems chosen to be depicted. The other stations are in Pennsylvania, Maryland, California, and Ohio. 🚂
Specifically designed to meet the unique needs of children, the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU’s new Wonder Tower is a one-of-a-kind hospital where a kid can still feel like a kid — even during some of life’s toughest moments. Construction is nearly complete, but the hospital is still asking for the community’s support to help bring the project fully to life. Donate here. 🤝*
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