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Mother Goose @ Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
May 5 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Grab a beer, hit the food trucks and enjoy a great one-hour concert featuring selections from Fauré, Ravel and Mendelssohn and discussion in the Hardywood tasting room.

Pickle Ball @ Ashland Christian Church
May 5 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Pickle Ball is now being offered at Ashland Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the Hunter Hall Gym, 301 S. James Street, Ashland. Thursday, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. You do not need to know how to play Pickle Ball; it’s easy to learn. Come on out and have fun while exercising! Equipment is provided. No cost!

Ashland Community National Day of Prayer Celebration @ Ashland Town Hall Lawn
May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Ashland Community National Day of Prayer Celebration

Lewis Ginter Spring PlantFest @ Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Garden’s plant sales are among the largest in the region with vendors selling plants ranging from well-known favorites to rare exotics. Get advice and answers to your questions from experts, plus enjoy live music and food and beverage (for purchase). Presented by Garden volunteers. No admission fee required for the plant sale; regular Garden admission to visit the Garden.

Patrick Henry Plant Sale @ Patrick Henry HIgh School
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Vegetable and Plant Sale


Patrick Henry Plant Sale
May 5, 6 and 7 will be the dates this year

Thursday May 5th 9am – 5:00 pm

Friday May 6th – 9am – 5:00 pm

Saturday May 7th 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

We will be selling various vegetables and bedding plants. Please come see us!
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Johnny Appleseed @ Swift Creek Mill Theatre
May 6 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am

Adapted by Tom Width April 11 through May 13, 2016 Shows: 10:15 AM and 12:00 Noon Theatre Tickets $8.75 Add $2.00 for lunch Grades PreK – 3 Some are legend, some are true, and some are a fanciful mixture of both – but Johnny Appleseed was most certainly a real man – a man who loved children, loved the outdoors, loved animals and believed that apples could help to feed everyone and to keep them healthy. Join us for our musical version of Johnny’s story.

Little Shop of Horrors @ Swift Creek Mill Theatre
May 6 @ 10:15 am – 12:15 pm

Flyer_Youth_Little_ShopBy Howard Ashman and Music by Alan Menken April 8th & May 13th, 2016 Shows: 10:15 AM Theatre Tickets $12.50 Add $2.00 for lunch Grades 6 – 12 You haven’t seen Little Shop…until you’ve seen THE MILL do Little Shop…!! Our original 1986 production took the town by storm and became the longest-running show in our theatre’s history: eight months of thrills and chills and over-the top fun! The voracious Audrey II will once again consume the Mill stage (and, indeed, the entire theater) with music and mayhem. It’s a not-to-be missed event of monstrous proportions!

Gallery Arist Group Show @ Gallery Flux
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

WelcomeLN-5 IntotheSunDM-5Local and Regional Gallery Flux artists show new oil, pastel, and acrylic paintings, sculptures, ceramics, and jewelry.

RVA East End Festival 2016 The Gift of Music @ Chimborazo Park
May 6 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

A three-day outdoor musical experience in Chimborazo Park to benefit music programs in area schools.

DREAM LOGIC by Aura Curiatlas Physical Theatre @ Kimball Theatre, Colonial Williamsburg
May 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Seats1-web Krayola1-web Krayola2-webDREAM LOGIC by Aura Curiatlas Physical Theatre will appear at the Kimball Theatre in Colonial Williamsburg on May 6 and 7 at 7:00 pm. See magical, quirky, and exciting stories told through movement, acrobatics, and dance. Perfect for all ages!

“Combine strength and humor, a dash of curiosity, a pinch of whimsy, and a generous dose of inventiveness, mix thoroughly and you have Aura Curiatlas Physical Theatre’s compelling brand of storytelling and movement.” (, 2016)

“DREAM LOGIC is family friendly, but not dumbed down in any way. The central themes are readily accessible and dealt with compassionately and with great humor.” (, 2016)

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Dates: Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7, 7:00pm

$15 pre-sale, $20 day of show
Students/seniors: $10 pre-sale
Box Office: 1-800-HISTORY