Thursday June 12, 2014
Father’s Day is just around the corner, and the city of Richmond is hosting a wide variety of events that are perfect for every Dad. From hikes to historical tours and concerts to golf tournaments, Richmond is sure to be home to an activity that will match the personality and interests of your Dad. Sunday will be here soon, so make sure to schedule your plans with Dad now!
Father’s Day Survival Hike: Held next Saturday, June 21 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m., this hike is appropriate for all skill levels. Participants will learn the skills needed to survive in the wild, such as how to tie basic knots, how to build a fire and more. The hike will take place at the Nature Foundation at Wintergreen, which is a two hour drive from the city, so pack a picnic lunch and enjoy your day in the wilderness with Dad.
Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods Father-Child Golf Tournament: Hit the links with Dad this Saturday, June 14. Held at the First Tee of Chesterfield, the tournament will start at 9 a.m. and will include a catered lunch. Be sure to register now, as this event sells out every year.
Richmond Philharmonic Free Concert: This concert is being held on Father’s Day at Sunday Park in Brandermill at 6 p.m. Bring Dad out to celebrate him and our Flag, and don’t forget your refreshments and blankets!
River City Golf Classic: The inaugural golf classic is a celebration of the Washington Redskins’ commitment to the city of Richmond. Held at the Willow Oaks Country Club, the tournament will tee off at 12:30 p.m., and a reception and silent auction will follow. Washington Redskins players will be on hand to play alongside tournament participants, so be sure to secure your space now to give Dad this once-in-a-lifetime chance to play with the pros!
Westchester Commons Concert Series: Head out to the Village Green in Midlothian on Father’s Day to hear The Northerners, a classic rock band that mixes modern, folk and contemporary blues. Sit on the patio of one of three nearby restaurants, or bring a blanket and relax on the lawn. This event is free and begins at 3 p.m.
Revolutionary Richmond Walking Tour: The history-loving Dad will enjoy this walking tour that explores Richmond’s history as it was transformed from a small, active port village to the new capital of revolutionary Virginia. Preregistration is required for the tour, which is being held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 14. To register, click here.
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