Richmond (Virgina) Folk Festival 2012: Oct 12-14
International Music, Food and Fun at the Richmond Folk Festival! Celebrate the roots, richness and variety of American culture through music, dance, traditional crafts and storytelling at the Richmond Folk Festival October 12-14.
Enjoy the best in ethnic, regional and traditional foods. From classic festival fare to exotic flavors from far-flung places around the globe, everyone is sure to find something to love! Join the more than 20,000 people who attend each year and enjoy one of the Mid-Atlantic’s most unique annual events. This year’s festival features an amazing list of performers from around the world including: Rosanne Cash, Wang Li, Lance Lipinsky, Liz Carroll, Joshua Nelson, Fendika, Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys.
Or if fine art is more to your liking, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts proudly presents Chihuly, a major exhibition of work by internationally renowned glass artist Dale Chihuly, whose art is on the cutting edge of the technical and virtuoso possibilities of glass as a medium. The exhibition includes many iconic works for which the artist is known.
Richmond Folk Festival: http://www.richmondfolkfestival.org/
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts: http://www.vmfa.state.va.us/