The Season Is What’s Booming

By Steve Cook | November 25th, 2021

Lights, music, food, and tipples


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The holiday season is What’s Booming in Richmond, Virginia! Let it snow, and let us eat and drink. Set your table with cooking classes and wine tastings and throw in a tasty side of sensational seasonal lights and sounds.

Illuminate Light Show

Through Sunday, Jan. 2 from 5:30 p.m. nightly at Meadow Event Park

Pack up the babies. And grab the old ladies. And everyone goes to Virginia’s largest synchronized light and music show. Let it snow or rain – the show goes on.

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Richmond Symphony Presents ‘Let it Snow!’

Saturday, Nov. 27 at 8 p.m. at the Carpenter Center

It’s a Richmond musical tradition featuring all the classics and seasonal favorites.

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Walking Tour and Wine Tasting

Sunday, Nov. 28 at 1 p.m. at James River Cellars Winery

A glass of wine, a walking tour, and thou. What a wonderful way to spend a Sunday afternoon. With a glass of JRC rosé in hand, tour the property and cellar and then take a seat and enjoy a wine tasting.

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Rest your liver with some non-alcoholic spirits and beers


Couples Cooking: Cheers and Beers

Wednesday, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. at Publix Aprons Cooking School at Nuckols Place

It’s a cooking class. It’s a beer tasting. It’s two … two … two taste treats in one. Learn how to incorporate beer into four delicious dishes. Then enjoy each dish and taste how each brew complements the dish you just made.

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The Waybacks

Wednesday, Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. at the Tin Pan

It’s hard to pigeonhole this versatile four-piece group from the San Francisco Bay area. Old school, progressive bluegrass, rock ’n’ roll, folks? Perhaps the best description is “acoustic mayhem.” Take a listen and you decide.

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The season is What’s Booming in dining, too!

One of the newest restaurants in Richmond offers winter-themed igloos on the patio, beginning Dec. 1. Learn more about Fall Line Kitchen & Bar in the Richmond Marriott.

The season is What’s Booming all around town …

See our extended calendar of events for the week.

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