What’s Booming RVA: UnHappy Hour and a Happy Day

September 22nd, 2022

Ghost eater and park day and bunches between

ghost in the forest nikki zalewski, Dreamstime. For What's Booming: Unhappy Hour to a happy day in the woods

Toast Edgar Allen Poe and Ghost Eaters. Find out why beer has been The Answer for more than eight years. Take in an all-ages Victorian-style Oktoberfest. Support RPS music and arts ALL. DAY. LONG. And provide therapy for an age-old therapist: Mother Nature. All in this week’s What’s Booming RVA: UnHappy Hour to Nature Therapy.

UnHappy Hour: Poe-Stock

Sept. 22, 6 p.m. at the Poem Museum, Richmond

A far-out night of live music, libations, and after-hours access to the groovy literary museum. Includes author Clay McLeod Chapman reading from his new book, Ghost Eaters.



Sept. 23-24 at Maymont, Richmond

Beer, brats, yard games, German fare, a kids’ zone, and live entertainment in the European-style setting of Maymont’s historic Carriage House Lawn.


The Answer’s 8th Anniversary

Sept. 23 to 25 at The Answer Brewpub, Richmond

Celebrate throughout the weekend with plenty of beers and beer collaborations, multiple meads, and lots of food trucks – with outdoor tents to ensure plenty of space.


RVA East End Festival

Sept. 24, noon to 9 p.m. at Henry L. Marsh III Elementary School, Richmond

Support music and arts programs for Richmond Public Schools in the East End while enjoying performances by local musicians – from Richmond Symphony to talented youth musicians, dancers, and visual artists, plus art, food and more.


Giving Back Together at National Public Lands Day

Sept. 24, at Virginia State Parks throughout the commonwealth

Get free parking at Virginia State Parks and take part in special events, from adventure to environmental cleanup. The day is also Bike Your Park Day, and visitors are encouraged to take their bikes to Virginia State Parks.


Check with individual venues for COVID-19 policies.

More of What’s Booming in Richmond besides UnHappy Hour and a happy day in the woods

Food and more fun to fill your plate

Boomer’s featured restaurant of the week:

Butter chicken, naan, a buffet, and more Indian and Pakistani cuisine to excite your palate, at Noorani Kabab House in Richmond

And our weekly What’s Booming newsletter of events …

Lots more events to throw on your calendar

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