Weekend Event Picks: RVA Earth Day, Record Store Day, The Big Pig Project and more

Weekend Event Picks: RVA Earth Day, Record Store Day, The Big Pig Project and more

Earth Day takes over Manchester, Record Store Day takes over Carytown, concrete pigs are sold off for charity in Scott’s Addition alongside delicious barbecue, and Steve Martin & Martin Short bring their legendary hilarity to The Altria.

RVA Earth Day Celebration in Manchester

Earth Day is this Saturday, and what better way to get out and support Mother Nature than by getting out and enjoying her beauty? The RVA Earth Day Celebration takes place April 22nd along the mighty James River in Manchester. Enjoy a 5K Race Without A Trace, outdoor vendors (both educational and recreational), yoga, art, live music and more all day.

When: Saturday, April 22nd, noon – 7:00 PM | Where: Along the James River in Manchester | Cost: FREE; $30 to run the 5K | More Info: Event article

Record Store Day at Plan 9 Music in Carytown

Plan 9 Music in Carytown is joining in with hundreds of other independent record stores around the world for Record Store Day. The store will have tons of limited releases, giveaways, and a full lineup of in-store music sessions with local artists.

When: Saturday, April 22nd, 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM | Where: Plan 9 Music, 3017 W. Cary Street in Carytown | Cost: FREE | More Info: Facebook event

The Big Pig Project in Scott’s Addition

Lunch & Supper in Scott’s Addition is hosting their annual Big Pig Project this Saturday. It’s one big street festival featuring hand-painted concrete garden pigs decorated by local businesses for auction, live country music, local craft market, delicious barbecue, beer, wine, and more. All proceeds will benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities.

When: Saturday, April 22nd, noon – 6:00 PM | Where: Lunch & Supper, 1215 Summit Avenue in Scott’s Addition | Cost: $5 suggested donation | More Info: Event website

Steve Martin & Martin Short at The Altria Theater

Martin meets Martin in this extraordinary meeting of two of modern comedy’s greatest entertainers. Steve Martin and Martin Short present ‘A Very Stupid Conversation’, a Q&A style conversation between the two comedians and the audience with a musical twist. Featuring special guests ‘The Steep Canyon Rangers’, expect an evening of banjo-tinged interludes and singing punctuated by the side-splitting humour and charisma of these comedy greats.

When: Sunday, April 23rd, 7:30 PM | Where: Altria Theater, 6 N. Laurel Street Downtown | Cost: Tickets $300+ | More Info: Event website

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