If you live in an apartment in Glen Allen, VA you can enjoy several more fall festivals around Richmond. Here is a rundown of a few of the festivals that are taking place this weekend.
Tredegar's Hog & Harvest Festival - Friday, Sept. 26
The Tredegar Society hosts its third annual fall event, The Hog and Harvest Festival, with Virginia barbecue from pigs, Virginia wine, cider and beer from Virginia hops. Featuring music from RVA’s own Jackass Flats.
Capital Ale House Oktoberfest - Saturday, Sept.27
Capital Ale House will be closing down the street for their annual Oktoberfest at the downtown Richmond location. Four streets will be blocked off around the downtown Richmond location for live music, German dancers, German fare, plenty of German and German-style beers, and children’s entertainment.
Chester Fest - Saturday, Sept. 27
A down home county fair with arts, crafts, fair food, music, a pie-eating contest, KidsZone and much more. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
PrideFest 2014 - Saturday, Sept. 27
New location for PrideFest at Brown’s Island. Which we think sounds awesome! Celebrate gay rpide with local organizations like GayRVA, ROSMY, Equality Virginia and much more. 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free.
Pumpkin Picking at Ashland Berry Farm - Open for season Saturday, Sept. 27 through Oct. 31
Pumpkin picking starts at Ashland Berry Farm. Take a tractor out to the field to pick your own pumpkin. And stick around for the Boo House, hay maze, tractor rides, donut shop and much more. Most pumpkins run $2 to $20. All you can carry for $20. Free hayrides. Saturday and Sundays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Richmond Italian Street Festival - Saturday, Sept. 27 & Sunday, Sept. 28
It’s the 10th annual Richmond Original Italian Street Festival. Stop by the 17th Street Farmer’s Market for pizza, pasta, cannolis and other Italian dishes. Plus Italian music, beer and wine. Saturday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
RVA Maker Fest - Saturday, Sept. 27
RVA MakerFest is a celebration of DIY creativity and ingenuity in Richmond. Featuring more than 60 interactive demonstrations from local makers, tinkerers, hobbyists, artists and entrepreneurs. Attendees will be able to interact with blacksmiths, glassblowers, potters, video game programmers, robotics teams, and much much more. Admission is free and there will be craft beer and local food trucks selling lunch after noon. Held at the Science Museum of Virginia. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Beast Feast - Sunday, Sept. 28
Beast Feast is back for the second year in a row at Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown. This outdoor event brings together more than 10 Richmond chefs and farms for an amazing feast. The chefs include Owen Lane (The Magpie), Aaron Hoskins (The Rogue Gentleman), Kyle Cox (Aziza’s on Main), Randall Doetzer (Julep’s New Southern Cuisine) and Dylan Fultineer (Rappahannock) using product from farms including Manakintowne Specialty Growers, Autumn Olive Farm, Beechwood Farm and Buffalo Creek Beef. Organized and hosted by Tanya Cauthen, owner and head butcher of the Museum District’s Belmont Butchery. The event doubles as the butchery’s anniversary party.
Party on the Avenue - Sunday, Sept. 28
New! Brand new festival celebrating the Libbie/Grove area, fall fashion, shopping and more. Live music, great local food, craft beer and much more for you to do, see and try. Libbie Avenue will be closed from Patterson to Guthrie for the street festival. Free. 12 to 5 p.m.