I’m not saying being around so many family members makes you want to drink but I will point out a good number of drinking options, just in case.
Get caught up on the week’s top headlines, learn the five things you need to know, and find something fun to do with weekend with The Wrap!
Enjoy delicious stews and stouts in Shockoe Bottom, get your ’80s on at the VMFA, enjoy a mile of twinkling lights at the Illuminate Light Show & Santa’s Village, and more this weekend.
We have opening dates for Broken Tulip Social Eatery in Scott’s Addition and Tazza Kitchen in Scott’s Addition, along with a roundup of Thanksgiving options no matter what you’re doing for the holiday, big praise from Wine Enthusiast Magazine, and more.
Another great week in RVA if you want to try a new beer, play MarioKart, or head up to Ashland to party at the Center of the Universe.
A mini version of the popular Greek Festival returns to the Near West End, the Richmond Cider celebration takes over Shockoe Bottom, John Cleese will hold a special Monty Python screening and Q & A, and thousands of runners will take to the streets for the 40th annual Anthem Richmond Marathon.
We’ve got some hot-out-of-the-kitchen news on Mike Ledesma’s forthcoming spot in Scott’s Addition, plus details on the loss of the second barbecue joint in Short Pump in a month, a Fire, Flour, & Fork recap, a look at Fresca on Addison’s new dinner menu, and more.
If you do nothing else you need to check out this week’s BEERSTAGRAM to see the incredible gingerbread house by Gearharts.
Enjoy light-based creations from area artists at the annual InLight event, see a screening of The Big Lebowski at The Byrd, get your hands on Hardywood’s Gingerbread Stout, help kids in need with a new winter coat, and more.
There are a couple new options for those in Manchester and Forest Hill, Q Barbecue shuts down in Short Pump, and Fire, Flour, & Fork returns tomorrow for three days of culinary talks, dinners, and more.