2017-09-27 / Calendar


SEPT. 29

State Fair of Virginia, Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday through Thursday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Meadow Event Park, 13191 Dawn Blvd., Doswell. Fair favorites include food, entertainment, rides, agricultural and educational programs, exhibitions and competitions. Continues through Oct. 8. Admission: $8-$12/advance, $11- $15/gate, $40/season pass. Ride tickets: $1/ each (3-6 tickets per ride). Unlimited ride wristband: $20/advance, $25/gate.

Night Light Science: Superheroes, 6-9 p.m., Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 W. Broad St., Richmond. An evening of science superpower, imagination and adventure. Superhero costumes encouraged. Registration required. $25/adult-youth combination ticket, $20 adult-youth members combination ticket, $10/ additional youth or adult. 864-1400,

Petersburg Haunts Ghost Walk, 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 28, and Oct. 31, Petersburg Courthouse, 7 Courthouse Ave., Petersburg. Costumed, lantern-carrying storytellers lead tours through 400 years of history, legends, untimely deaths and ghosts. $15. 943-8635,

SEPT. 30

Dentistry From The Heart, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., River Run Dental, 7820 Shrader Road, Richmond. A day of free dentistry for the Richmond community. 262-1060,

10th Annual Paddle-or- Battle, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Hopewell City Marina,1051 Riverside Ave., Hopewell. Includes paddling, races, food and awards. Benefits FOLAR. $15-$25/advance, $20-$30/day of event. 840-2757, 543-0325,

Third Annual HBCU College Fair, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Second Baptist Church, 3300 Broad Rock Blvd., Richmond. High school students can meet with representatives from 10 historically black colleges and universities. Sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.

Festival of Grapes and Hops, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Historic Old Towne Farmers Market, 9 E. Old St., Petersburg. Wine and craft beer tastings, food, shopping, live music. $20/advance, $25/gate, $10/non-tasting, free/ ages 12 and younger.

Blue Grass and Blue Crab Festival, 5-8 p.m., Tredegar Ironworks, 500 Tredegar St., Richmond. Featuring live music, all-you-caneat steamed spiced crabs, beer and wine, BBQ, kids’ entertainment, auctions and more. $70.

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