Celebrate the history of a community this weekend with a series of events honoring 40 years since New York’s monumental Stonewall riots.
Family Game Night & Narissa Bond in Concert
Head over to the Gay Community Center of Richmond on Friday, June 26th from 7 PM until 11 PM. Bring snacks, board games, even a Wii! They’ll have TVs, other arts & craft supplies, and popcorn & chips. Fun for all ages! At 8:00 PM, award winning singer/songwriter Narissa Bond will perform.
Drag Queen vs Cop Volleyball
Join the ThreeDollar Bills at 2 PM on Saturday, June 27th at Babes of Carytown for a Drag Queen vs Cop Volleyball game. Be sure to dress as one or the other to commemorate the initial Stonewall Riots and join in the fun!
Call Me Troy
On Saturday, June 27th at 7:00 PM the Metropolitan Community Church of Richmond will show the documentary Call Me Troy – a moving documentary about the life of Troy D. Perry, founder of MCC. Join them on Sunday, June 28th at 10:45 AM for their annual Stonewall Sunday Worship Service.
Party like its 1969!
4 PM for dinner, 7:00 PM (until 9:30 PM) for a social with Virginia Partisans, 9:30 PM (until 2:00 AM) for dancing! Dress in 1960s attire and twist over to Nations on Saturday night (6/27)! $5 Cover.
Drag Dodgeball Tournament
Gay Pride Virginia hosts its annual Drag Dodgeball Tournament at Babes of Carytown on Sunday, June 28th at 6:00 PM. Admission is $5, Teams $60 (max of 6 players per team). Drag is encouraged (and fun!), but not required. Babes will have a DJ after the game for a night of dancing, which you can also enjoy on Friday and Saturday from 9 PM until 2 AM. They’ll have a “Best in Riot”, Best Wig and Best in Costume competition too for Stonewall 40! $5 cover.
The Rainbow Minute
Be sure to tune in to The Rainbow Minute on WRIR-97.3 FM starting Monday, June 22nd at 9:03 AM, 12:30 PM, and 4:29 PM for a 6-episode series entitled”The 40th Anniversary of Stonewall – The Birth of a Gay Liberation”.