Posts Tagged ‘Tredegar’

Outdoor Lifestyle Festival Dominion Riverrock

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

Beginning May 18, 2012 and extending through May 20, 2012, Richmond’s riverfront, trails, and rapids will be hosting outdoor enthusiasts with a three day festival for canines and humans featuring a variety of outdoor sports. There are trail running events, kayaking, dog jumping, stand up paddle boarding, biking, and even climbing/bouldering events. This is the East Coast’s premier outdoor event designed to attract athletes, spectators, musicians, and dogs to the James River riverfront at Brown’s Island and at Historic Tredegar.

Dominion Riverrock May 18 through May 2012 on the banks of the James River in Richmond, VA

Ultimate Air Dogs is open to novice jumpers as well as experienced high flyers – from small to large. Your dog wants to be a star!

Bring your camera and catch the pro’s on the freestyle bike course! Some of the best in the nation will be there.

Ever try a 5K Mud Run? Riverrock starts with one, including obstacles and mud pits to get to the finish line. I’d wear old running shoes if I were you! Speaking of old shoes – this is a green event and there will be volunteers ready, willing, and able to take those old running shoes off your hands for recycling.

Check out the schedule of events here. Here’s a map for the event!

Richmond’s premier bed and breakfast is located less than a mile from the event and is the closest B&B to Tredegar and Brown’s Island. It may be too late this time to get reservations for a guest room but make plans for next year. You’ll be treated to a hearty gourmet breakfast that will stick to your ribs well into the afternoon!

Travel the World, and Virginia, through Wine

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

This weekend, October 28th and 29th, the Richmond International Wine Excursion kicks off a world-class culinary adventure combining both international and locally-sourced wine with cuisine featuring a global flair.

Richmond International Wine Excursion October 28 and October 29 at Historic Tredegar on teh banks of teh James River

This first annual event will take place at Historic Tredegar, where large, temperature-controlled tents will be in place. Tredegar, of course, is on the banks of the James River and the weather forecast is projecting a beautiful, crisp autumn day.  More than 250 wines representing 12 countries and 100 of the best wineries will be poured by representatives of the wineries who will share their expertise and knowledge. Each attendee will receive a beautiful Riedel crystal wine glass as a souvenir.  There’s even a Locavore Luncheon – a feast of sumptuous, locally-sourced cuisine paired with selected wines.

Whether you take in one event or more, various ticket packages are available. Tickets. For a full schedule of the events and to plan your day, check Schedule. The event opens at 6 PM on Friday, closes at 10 PM, and re-opens on Saturday at noon and runs until 10 PM. What can be better than wine, food, and a beautiful fall day along the James River?