Virginia War Memorial
621 S. Belvidere St.
Richmond, VA 23220
Monday, May 31, 2010 (10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
Co-hosted with the American Legion, 11th District
This outdoor ceremony is held to honor all veterans and remind citizens that we must remain vigilant to protect our freedoms. The speaker will be the American Legion Department of Virginia Commander.
Free and family friendly with free parking. Rain or shine.
Valentine Richmond History Center
1015 East Clay Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Commemorate Memorial Day with a tour of Richmond’s historic cemeteries, including St. John’s Church, Shockoe Cemetery, the Hebrew Cemetery and Hollywood Cemetery. Learn about their layout, evolution as parks, artwork and notable tenants. Reservations are required: (804) 649-0711 x 301. Meet at the History Center. Tickets are $23 ($20 for History Center members and children ages 6-18; children under 6 are free). Free for all veterans. Cost includes parking in History Center lot and admission to the museum on the day of the tour.
Monday, May 31, 2010 (10:00 AM-1:00 PM)
Admission Fee: $20-23
James River Cellars Winery
11008 Washington Hwy.
Glen Allen, VA 23059
Celebrate the holiday with a gourmet wine and cheese pairing. Learn the basics of putting together our award-winning wines with specialty cheeses to enhance the flavors of both.
Monday, May 31, 2010
Admission Fee: $10.00
Phone: (804) 550-7516
Lakeside Memorial Day parade scheduled for Saturday
The third annual Memorial Day Parade in Lakeside, featuring more than 50 participating units, is set for 10 a.m. Saturday, May 22.
The parade’s two-mile route will begin at Hatcher Memorial Baptist Church, 2300 Dumbarton Road, and will travel along Lakeside Avenue, Hilliard Road and Cottage Street before ending by approximately 11:30 a.m. at Lakeside Elementary School, 6700 Cedar Croft St. Henrico Police will be on hand to direct traffic through the area.
Parade participants include the Langley Air Force Base Color Guard, Hermitage High School Marching Band and the Acca Temple Shriners of Richmond. Food and refreshment vendors will be available at Hatcher Memorial Baptist Church and Lakeside Elementary School.
Call 266-6808 for more information.