If you’re in town for PrideFest on Sept. 24, consider staying the whole weekend. There are a ton of things to do in Richmond including museums, restaurants, bars and much more.
After shaking and shimmying at PrideFest, relax and enjoy one or more of the aspects that makes Richmond unique. Check out RainbowOverRichmond.com to help make your travel plans.
Linden Row Inn is sponsoring the exhibit, Pushing Boundaries: Art as Metaphor in Love and War from now until October. This will be the newest satellite exhibition by 1708 Gallery. All proceeds from art sales will benefit a homeless services agency.
Join the Tennessee Williams’ Centennial Celebration as two area theatre companies perform Williams’ works. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, running Sept. 15 through Oct. 9, will be presented by Firehouse Theatre Project. The play explores a powerful Southern family, gathering for a birthday celebration for “Big Daddy,” who is unknowingly dying of cancer.
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts has three exhibits currently. Faberge Revealed will until Oct. 2, which explores more than 500 objects created by Russian jeweler Karl Faberge (pictured). The Jewels of Jean Schulmberger will be at the museum until Nov. 18 and includes more than 30 examples of jewelry and decorative objects by French designer Jean Schlumberger. Also here until Nov. 18 is Tristin Lowe’s Mocha Dick , a 52-foot-long recreation sculpture of the real life albino sperm whale that terrorized whaling vessels in the South Pacific during the 19th century.
Every Sunday, Godfrey’s offers drag brunches. Take the opportunity to sip mimosas and dine with the queens. Reservations are required and spots fill up quickly.