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What's Up: Upcoming Events

December 7, 2014 - 11:00am

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Surprise giant tomato plant

Carolyn Martin and Ronnie Maxwell have been totally surprised and amazed with a volunteer tomato plant that erupted spontaneously next to a walkway in their flower bed next to their house. For mid-October, the plant is one of the healthiest tomato plants this reporter has seen this late in the season.

Sheriff’s Annual Pig Roast

For the second year in a row, I attended the Sheriff’s Pig Roast. It was held last Saturday at Campbell Spring’s Farm on River Road which is currently owned by Wayne Campbell.

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Free Historic Walking Tour of Richmond. Repeats every week on Sunday and Saturday until Sunday, October 26. 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Park on 5th St. Tour starts in front of Brown’s Island.

Boogie Down with the Kings

Dickie King celebrated his lovely wife, Alena, with a disco themed thirtieth birthday party. It took place in the banquet room of their restaurant, King’s Korner. The event with over 90 guests, did not end until 2 a.m.

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Wings of Freedom Tour. 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Chesterfield County Airport, 7511 Airfield Dr. The 30-minute flight experiences are normally scheduled before and after the ground tour times.

Reaching new heights: ChesterFest

ChesterFest is billed as one of the more successful one-day events in the area. This year’s ChesterFest boasted over 10,000 visitors and had the largest attendance to date.

Heavenly Hands duo reaches out through sign language, music

They are teenagers now and they are brothers who wanted to make a difference. That’s the simple philosophy that D’Angelo Burns and Kevin Lambert follow as they began their mission to help people and minister through music.