What's Booming: Old Crows and Operas

By Rachel Marsh | September 15th, 2021

Alternate headline: strings and subtitles


Old crows and their banjo Image

Afrikana Film Festival

Thursday, Sept. 16 through Sunday, Sept. 19. See site for more details

The freshest, flyest Afrikana culture is coming to a screen near you – featuring vibrant cinema experiences, dynamic panel discussions, workshops, parties, and more. Enjoy in person, or from the comfort (and social distance) of your jammies.

AfrikanaFilmFestival.org

Old Crow Medicine Show

Friday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. at Maymont

From busking on the street to basking in the spotlight, this energetic, banjo-centric folk band is coming to Richmond to regale us with their stories, strings, and down-home Americana.

Maymont.org

Sports Backers Fitness Festival

Saturday, Sept. 18 from 3-6 p.m. at Chimborazo Park

Join the Fitness Warriors themselves for an afternoon full of demos, classes, and that sweet, sweet burn of endorphins.

SportsBackers.org

Real Local RVA’s 5th Annual Farm Tour

Saturday, Sept. 18 from 3-7 p.m. at Charlotte Acres

Reconnect with the roots of your sustenance as Real Local RVA does what they do best. Tour and taste three nearby farms (Shine Farms, Real Roots Food Systems, and Hazel Witch Farm), and learn how these (literal) grassroots businesses thrive. You may never look at your plate the same again… 

RealLocalRVA.com

Das Rheingold

Sunday, Sept. 19 at 4:30 and 8 p.m. at Topgolf

A German rock opera with a side of golf? A combination so crazy it just might work… 

VAOpera.org

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