2014-04-23 / Calendar

What’s happening Elsewhere

Thursday, April 24 Concert, 7-9 p.m., Thomas Jefferson High School, 4100 W. Grace St., Richmond. The Thomas Jefferson Cadet Corps Alumni Band & Friends will perform along with the current school band. $10, $5/students. 270-3838,

Friday, April 25 ToyotaCare 250 and BLUE OX 100, 6 p.m., Richmond Raceway Complex, 600 E. Laburnum Ave., Richmond. The race season begins with this double-header. Part of NASCAR race weekend. $30-$40,

Saturday, April 26 30th Annual Herbs Galore & More, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Maymont Carriage House Lawn, 1700 Hampton St., Richmond. More than 50 plant and craft vendors will be selling a variety of plants, garden ornaments, and related products. Get gardening advice from the experts. $5/marketplace, free/members. 358- 7166, ext. 310,

Gardening Festival, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Reynolds Community College, 1851 Dickinson Road, Goochland. Features classes, workshops and demonstrations on a variety of horticultural topics for the home gardener. Sponsored by the Goochland-Powhatan Master Gardeners Association. $10. 556-5841, Walk MS, 9 a.m. check-in, 10 a.m. walk, Innsbrook, 4200 Innslake Drive, Glen Allen. Raise money for research. Donations accepted. 591-3037,

12th Annual Woodcarving and Turning Competitions and Show, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Woodcraft Store, 9862 W. Broad St., Glen Allen. Features displays and demonstrations by the James River Woodcarvers, the River City Scrollers and others. Free. 355-3945.

High school open house, 10 a.m.-noon, Stratford University 11104 W. Broad St., Glen Allen. High school juniors, seniors and parents are invited to get information on financial aid and career opportunities. Free.

Woofstock, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Festival Park, adjacent to Richmond Coliseum, 601 E. Leigh St., Richmond. Help raise awareness about the homeless pet population. Includes adoptions, vendors, food, face painting and the fundraising walk, Strut Your Mutt. Donations accepted. 379-0046,

5th Annual YMCA Healthy Kids Day and Walk, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 12:30 p.m. walk, Northside Family YMCA, 4207 Old Brook Road, Richmond; Patrick Henry Family YMCA, 217 Ashcake Road, Ashland; Shady Grove Family YMCA, 11255 Nuckols Road, Glen Allen; Woodville Elementary School, Community Field, 2305 Fairfield Ave., Richmond. See April 26 listing in main calendar. Free.

Earth Day Festival, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 17th Street Farmers Market, 100 N. 17th St., Richmond. Enjoy live music, local food, beer, wine and environmentally friendly, earthconscious vendors.

Titan Jazz & Art Festival, 1-7 p.m., Trinity Episcopal School Courtyard, 3850 Pittaway Drive, Richmond. Includes performances from professional and student jazz artists, including the Jae Sinnett Trio at 3 p.m. and Antonio Garcia and the Virginia Commonwealth University Greater Richmond High School Jazz Band at 6:30 p.m. 272-5864,

Lyrics, Laughter & Learning, 2 p.m., Richmond Public Library, 101 E. Franklin St., Richmond. The Greater Richmond Children’s Choir’s entry level Treble Choir will perform. Part of the Gellman Room Concert Series. Free. 201-1894.

Toyota 400, 6 p.m., Richmond Raceway Complex, 600 E. Laburnum Ave., Richmond. NASCAR race weekend continues. $10-$99.

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