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Afro-Vegan Social: A Celebration of Culture, Cuisine, and Community

The Afro-Vegan Social, an event dedicated to celebrating African American culture and cuisine, will take place this Friday at The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design.

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The Afro-Vegan Social, an event dedicated to celebrating African American culture and cuisine, will take place this Friday at The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design. This vibrant gathering will bring together foodies, fashion lovers, and music enthusiasts for an unforgettable evening of community, education, and celebration.

Event Details:

  • Date: This Friday, 6/21/2024
  • Time: 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Location: The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design, 2501 Monument Ave, Richmond Virginia 23220

Highlights of the Afro-Vegan Social:

  • Local Vendors: Shop with local artisans and vendors offering a variety of unique, handmade goods.
  • Culinary Delights: Savor dishes prepared by four talented local Richmond chefs.
  • Fashion Presentation: Enjoy a captivating fashion show featuring designs from three emerging fashion designers.
  • Live Music: Experience the electrifying beats of three amazing womxn DJs, adding an energetic and dynamic vibe to the event.

The Afro-Vegan Social has welcomed over 1,000 attendees through the doors of esteemed venues such as The Institute of Contemporary Art VCU, The Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia, and The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design. This event has become a cornerstone for those who cherish cultural heritage and healthy living.

Proceeds from the event will support the local non-profit organization, For The Fem In You, in their mission to open a safe space for women in the creative arts community. This space will feature a state-of-the-art VEGAN commercial kitchen, serving as a hub for culinary innovation, education, and community engagement.

For more information about the Afro-Vegan Social or to purchase tickets, please visit www.forthefeminyou.org or contact Andrea at forthefeminyoufounder@gmail.com or 804-308-7817.

About the Afro-Vegan Social: The Afro-Vegan Social is a community event dedicated to celebrating African-American culture and cuisine. Through a combination of food, fashion, music, and community engagement, the event aims to foster education, diversity, and inclusion.

About For The Fem In You: For The Fem In You is a local non-profit organization focused on empowering women in the creative arts community. Their mission is to provide safe and inclusive spaces that support culinary innovation, wellness, education, and community engagement.

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Richard Hayes is the co-founder of RVAHub. When he isn't rounding up neighborhood news, he's likely watching soccer or chasing down the latest and greatest board game.