What's Booming in Richmond: Earth, Wind & Fire & Crabs

July 24th, 2019

The best events to peel you off your couch


The NASCAR legends are descending upon Southside Speedway this weekend for Southside Speedway Legacy Night Meet & Greet, a night of meet & greets, storytelling, autographs and left turns. Friday, July 26, 6-10:30 p.m. at Southside Speedway.

Get the historic scoop on Richmond’s own Jackson Ward, the neighborhood once dubbed “the Harlem of the South.” The Murals of Jackson Ward Walking Tour highlights the art of this area and the stories it tells. As the saying goes, you should always judge a neighborhood by its murals. Saturday, July 27 from 10 a.m. to noon. Meet at 325 N. 2nd St. Presented by The Valentine.

That’s right, Richmond: we’ve got another brewery on tap. And – aw yeah – it’s got a rooftop. Dogtown Brewing Co. Grand Opening, Saturday, July 27 from 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

What’s better than Chesapeake crabs paired with hushpuppies and local Richmond brews? Unlimited Chesapeake crabs paired with hushpuppies and local Richmond brews. No need to pinch yourself, the crabs will be doing plenty of that for you. Crab Pickin’ Night, Monday, July 29 from 6-8:30 p.m. at Final Gravity Brewing Co. 

Do you remember … 31st night in – uh, July … Earth, Wind & Fire, Wednesday, July 31 at Innsbrook.

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