Our mission is to serve the people, parks, and public space of the City of Richmond. Since 1990, we have enacted our mission by supporting The Department of Parks, Recreation, and Community Facilities through citizen involvement, education, and fundraising. The most prevailing of these services is acting as an umbrella non-profit organization for over one hundred volunteer groups and special initiatives or ‘Friends’ groups.
Our partners include community and civic associations, outdoor enthusiasts, garden and history groups, and other citizen-based groups whose primary interest is to maintain, restore, preserve, or improve Richmond’s public recreational resources.
By affiliating with our Foundation and becoming an official partner, these committed individuals are given the opportunity to apply for grants and solicit tax-deductible contributions.
In addition, they can lean on us for organizational leadership, resources and networking. The Enrichmond Foundation is governed by a board of directors and works closely with The Department of Parks, Recreation, and Community Facilities. This relationship began when the Foundation was first established in 1990 with the assistance of the Citizen’s Advisory Board and The Department of Parks, Recreation, and Community Facilities. The purpose is and has always been to provide a means for citizens to give back to their communities.
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10/27/2018 11:00 am - 10/27/2018 4:00 pm
Stew masters from across the mid-Atlantic region and brew masters from across the Commonwealth will come together at the 17th Farmers’ Market in Richmond for this annual event. Stew will be available for the sampling and toward the end of the event quarts of stew will be available for purchase to take home. You can also vote for your favorite in the “Best Stewmaster” competition.
There will be amazing brews from across Virginia, some of the best stews you've ever had, great live music, a children’s play area, and a craft marketplace featuring locally-made goods from across the state. Make sure you get there early before the quarts run out!
Feel free to bring lawn chairs - there will be live music and tents to kick back under, as well as a Chair Check service. Your four-legged friends are welcome - must be socialized and leashed.
The event will be held 27 Oct 2018 from 11a to 4p at the 17th Street Farmers Market in downtown Richmond
This event is free to attend. Food and beverage are available for purchase.