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October 2015

  • Richmond Antique Extravaganza

    October 2 - 4, 2015

    Richmond Antique Extravaganza Show and Sale is excited to be at the Richmond Raceway Complex for their Fall showcase! It brings together over 100 select dealers from Florida to New England, featuring the finest quality antiques and old collectibles. The Richmond Antiques Extravaganza comes to Richmond twice a year and draws heavily from throughout Virginia, as well as the Washington, DC area and neighboring states of NC, WV, MD, DE and PA. Show hours are Friday 10am - 6pm, Saturday 10am - 5pm, and Sunday 11am - 5pm.

  • Operation Cow Drop

    October 10, 2015

    Chick Fil A area restaurants have joined together to bring you Operation Cow Drop to benefit RIR Cares and Effective Ministries. This family friendly event takes place 11am - 4pm in the infield of Richmond International Raceway. Guests must enter through Gate 7 off of Carolina Ave. There will be family friendly entertainment on the main stage, a fitness area, a Kids Zone, ZCars Car Show, vendors, and of course Chick Fil A sandwiches and other food will be sold! At 1:30pm the Cow Drop will take place, what is the Cow Drop? A helicopter will be dropping 2500 parachuting plush cows on to a Chick Fil A target! Get there early to be one of the 2500 people given a free number to win prizes associated with the cow drop.

  • Richmond Home Show
    Richmond Home Show

    October 10 - 11, 2015

    28th Annual Richmond Home Show October 10-11, 2015; Sat: 10am – 6pm; Sun: 11am – 5pm Adults: $6; 16 & Under: Free; Come see the 28th Annual Richmond Home Show with over 150 companies specializing in remodeling, decorating and building all in one convenient location!! For exhibit space and sponsorship opportunities please contact Ryan Davidson or Sean Reid at 804-748-7469

  • Boaz and Ruth Gala

    October 10, 2015

    Please join us for a swinging soiree Saturday, October 3rd at the Richmond International Raceway's Torque Club, a neighbor to Highland Park, for our 10th Annual Gala. Celebrate our 13th year of good work with dinner, dancing, auctions and other entertainment, while overlooking a magnificent view of the Richmond International Raceway's track. Your participation will help us to raise the necessary funds to continue our mission to rebuild lives and communities through relationships, training, transitional jobs and economic revitalization. Please enter through Gate 4 off of Laburnum Ave to attend this event.

  • VMSC
    Virginia Motor Sport Club

    October 11, 2015

    VMSC is an independent club that has been hosting safe and fun road rallys and autocross events for our members and guests since 1950. We hold several rallys in the Bus lot at the Richmond Raceway Complex throughout the year so come join us!

  • Racing with Rusty

    October 16 - 17, 2015

    Rusty Wallace Racing Experience provides fans and enthusiasts with an authentic NASCAR racing experience. Whether you’re 14 or 94, and whether it’s your first time or fortieth time, we are proud to share in the unparalleled excitement of your racing experience! Come check us out and go “Racing With Rusty”! Visit our website or call 855-22-RUSTY for more information or to sign up!

  • Velocity Driving

    October 16 - 18, 2015

    Get behind the wheel the worlds best supercars including, the Nissan GTR, Lamborghini Gallardo, Audi R8, Maserati GranTurismo S, BMW M6, Porsche 911 Turbo, Aston Martin DB9, and Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray for 2, 4, or 7 laps around a professionally-designed autocross racetrack with a focus on speed, and exploring what these amazing machines are all about. You will have an intructor in the passenger seat giving you pointers on how to get the most out of your experience. Most vehicles have F1-style transmissions with paddle shifters, so no stick-shift experience is required! If you're at least 18 years of age and have a drivers' license, you can easily drive one of these high-performance machines in a day that all of your family and friends will envy. Not 18 yet or without a license? You can still experience these cars in an instructor ride-along experience.

  • 47th Annual Richmond Oktoberfest

    October 16 - 17, 2015

    Friday and Saturday, October 16th 6pm to 12am and Saturday, October 17th 5pm to 12am at the Old Dominion Building. This is Richmond's original, authentic German Oktoberfest, supported by the Gesangverein Virginia and the Deutscher Sports Club. Imported German beer, German food for your dining (including Bratwurst, Knockwurst and Landjaeger from Milwaukee), and a truckload of authentic German pastries and bread fresh from the Reinecker Bakery in Macedonia, Ohio. The feature band this year is "The Continentals of Washington DC." Dancing all night. Come for march in of the German clubs, the crowning of the Oktoberfest Queen, and German folk dancing by the Hirschjaeger Bavarian dancers. Face painting for the children in our Kinder Korner. Wear your Lederhosen, dirndls and other German garb. Try out your German (or English) on our visitors from the German Embassy in Washington. Enjoy our new outdoor Biergarten (Beer Garden). Tickets are $15 at the door and $12 in advance. Seniors and Active Military $12. Children 15 and under are free.

  • Martins Tour of Richmond

    October 17, 2015

    The fourth annual Martin's Tour of Richmond is just that -- a cycling tour of Richmond. This fully-timed Gran Fondo event has distance options for both the serious rider and the weekend warrior. Choose the full 102-mile Gran Fondo or the shorter 59-mile or 29-mile distances. All riders start and finish at Richmond Raceway Complex. Plan on joining us for the entire day because we'll celebrate your accomplishment with a big ol' feast at the raceway afterwards! It’s an experience fit for a pro and open to anyone who loves to ride. Contact Sports Backers with questions at 804-285-9495. Enter through Gate 4 for this event.

  • Central Virginia Celtic Festival and Games

    October 24 - 25, 2015

    •Tickets Purchased at $15/Day, $25/2 Day in advance. $20/Day, $30/ 2 Day at Gates •Event Dates: October 25th 9am-6pm and 26th from 9am-5pm •Pets allowed with proper paperwork and $5 fee •Free Parking •Live Music all day, Dance Competitions, Harp Competitions •British Car and Motorcycle Show •Rain or Shine Event Tickets and camping on sale now at!

  • Craftsman Classic
    Craftsmens Classic Art and Craft Festival Christmas Show

    October 30 - November 1, 2015

    The 34th Annual Craftsmen’s Classic Art & Craft Festival - Christmas Show is Friday, October 30th through Sunday, November 1st, Fri. 10-9, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5. Consistently voted the "Best Arts & Crafts Show" in Virginia. Features original designs and work from hundreds of talented artists and craftspeople from across the nation. See the creative process in action as many exhibitors demonstrate throughout the weekend. Meet the actual artists and craftsmen as you visit them in their booths and discover what goes into the making of these one-of-a-kind treasures that are sure to please people on your gift giving list. There is something for every style, taste and budget with items from the most traditional to the most contemporary. Find thousands of choices from functional to whimsical, decorative to fun and conservative to funky. Don't forget to visit Christmas Tree Village to view all the different trees decorated by some of the craftsmen with their unique crafts. Free Parking. Admission good all 3 days with your free return pass. Advance discount and group tickets are available through or you may find discount coupons on the web site and in the local newspaper ads.

  • Racing with Rusty

    October 30 - 31, 2015

    Rusty Wallace Racing Experience provides fans and enthusiasts with an authentic NASCAR racing experience. Whether you’re 14 or 94, and whether it’s your first time or fortieth time, we are proud to share in the unparalleled excitement of your racing experience! Come check us out and go “Racing With Rusty”! Visit our website or call 855-22-RUSTY for more information or to sign up!

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