If you live in an apartment in Glen Allen, VA then you can enjoy two very unique events this coming weekend, the Rose Fest and the Richmond Folk Festival.
Rose Fest - Saturday, October 11 & Sunday, October 12
The new Rose Garden at Lewis Ginter with hundreds of fragrant, colorful blooms is the stage for live opera and ballet performances throughout the weekend. Saturday: Capitol Opera Richmond from 12:15 – 1 p.m. and 1:45 – 2:30 p.m.; Sunday: Latin Ballet of Virginia from 12:15 – 1 p.m. and 1:45 – 2:30 p.m. Admission: $12 adults; $11 seniors; $8 children age 3 – 12; free for children under 3 and members. In the event of rain, activities will move inside.
Richmond Folk Festival - Friday, Oct. 10-Sunday, Oct. 12
The Richmond Folk Festival turns 10 with three days of free music on multiple stages on and around Brown’s Island. To celebrate, the festival has invited some of its most popular performers to perform again. The festival will be bringing over 35 performers including Debashish Bhattacharya, Jesse McReynolds, Le Vent Du Nord, Maggie Ingram & the Ingramettes, Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano, Tezcatlipoca Voladores and many more. Free. Friday 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday noon to 9:30 p.m., Sunday noon to 6 p.m.