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This cinema in Glen Allen is operated by the Regal Entertainment Group—one of the powerhouses of movie distribution and screening in the US. Head here to catch a flick and have a good time. Grabbing popcorn and some soft drinks are highly recommended. Come along with your friends or family and make sure everyone brings their proof of identity along—unless their age is apparent!
The Kingswood Amphitheater, an integral part to the Kings Dominion family is a venue for famous musicians and composers to present their much-awaited concerts. The venue hosts numerous concerts every year, accommodating music lovers from all across the globe. They host performances such as musicals, contemporary dance ensembles and much more that attracts spectators of all ages. Call for more details.
Meadow Event Park is a sprawling, versatile venue that is home to a wide range of events and festivities all year round. This huge facility is home to a multitpurpose event space (Americraft Pavilion), the Union Bank & Trust Hall: which can host private events and corporate dos (opening in July 2010); and an enormous exhibtion space (Farm Bureau Center). You can also check out the 143-stall stable: States Legend Stable and adore the variety of breeds you will find here. Catering services are available on site. Home to a wide range of local fairs, exhibitions, conferences, meetings and event, this is one dynamic event space that event organizers love. Check website for more details.
Snagajob.com Pavilion is a sought after venue in Glen Allen. It plays host to famous bands like Poison, Boston, Foreigner and several others. Due to the vibrant atmosphere and the heartwarming performances staged here, Snagajob.com Pavilion is crowded most of the times. This makes it necessary for audiences to reserve a seat well in advance. A perfect place for music lovers, Snagajob.com Pavilion is the ultimate destination when it comes to live concerts.
This multiplex has ten screens for your viewing pleasure. For an even more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information, please call or check their website.
If you love lighthearted humor and shows by stand-up artists, then the Funny Bone Comedy Club on the West Broad Street in Richmond will surely impress you. Part of a chain of comedy clubs, this eclectic venue has attracted a number of renowned stand-up performers like Rob Maher and Neal Brennan in the past. The stellar performances of many such stand-up comedians will keep you in splits throughout the performances. Apart from a venue for comedy shows, the Funny Bone also doubles up as a restaurant where you can sit and enjoy the show while dining on Cheeseburgers, Chicken Wings and Coconut Fried Shrimps. Tables are available on first-come, first-seat basis so make sure you walk in early to grab the best ones. All the shows are for those who are 21 years and above so make sure you keep your identity card handy.
This multiplex has 14 screens for your viewing pleasure. For an even more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information, please call or see their website.
Considered by many to be the birthplace of NASCAR since Lee Petty won the first NASCAR race ever in 1953, the Richmond International Raceway is today one of the most modern speedways you will find on the NASCAR tour. It boasts a .75 mile oval track with 14 banks/turns and equipment that makes night-time racing possible. Richmond International Raceway also hosts two Winston Cup events annually: the Pontiac Excitement 400 and the Chevrolet Monte Carlo 400.
The Crossroads Art Center in Richmond is where to be when you want to showcase your works of art, no matter the medium. Whether its photography, painting, drawing or fabrics, Crossroads is open to entries - if selected, you are able to secure a booth to show off your art at a monthly showing. If you just want to buy some new art or decor for your home, then stop by and peruse what the local talents have to offer. You can also take art classes, from mosaics to painting, which are taught by local artists.
Located inside the Richmond International Raceway, the Richmond Raceway Complex Exhibition Hall is fully geared to take on large scale events such as trade fairs where ample parking, loading docks, security arrangements, restrooms and other logistics have to exceed expectations. Spread over 60,000 sq. ft, this center has hosted shows such as the Richmond Boat Show and the Southern Women’s Show. Check website for more technical details of the hall.
Officially deemed as the first massive theater constructed in the state of Virginia, Classic Amphitheater is a 10,000 seater venue. Serving as a major concert venue upto 1991, this place—located within Richmond International Raceway grounds, is used for private events, apart from various racing events. Though very famous in its time, today this amphitheater falls short in comparison to its contemporaries in terms of space and amenities. However, even today an event held here is as much of an entertainment as it was during the glory years of Classic Amphitheater.
Barksdale Theatre is one of the most reputed venues in Richmond to catch a good play. It features well-scripted plays and productions of leading companies the year round. From musicals to drama, comedy to some noteworthy classics—this venue presents them all with great aplomb. The venue is a 207 seat space, complete with state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems. Barksdale Theatre also conducts acting classes and short workshops for students in high and elementary school and adults. With an active program of courses aimed at enhancing the cultural aspect of the community, this theatre contributes in a large way by encouraging budding artists and coming up with aesthetic events.