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May 11, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Heart of Old Town Petersburg
We look forward to our 3rd season
at River Street Market! New time! Expanded location! New Programs & Events! Double your SNAP Dollars! New Vendors!
The River Street Market is a blend of arts, produce, and culture — bringing the freshest produce from the surrounding counties (often picked each market morning), and joining it with artisans & crafters from the surrounding cities and counties.
Market is open from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., in the heart of Old Town Petersburg. This is a producers only arts and produce market. Enjoy fresh produce, handmade jewelry, honey, fresh meats/seafood, soaps, food trucks and much more.
THANK YOU TO OUR 2018 SPONSORS!!
Edmunds Waste Removal
May 11, 2019, 4:00 PM @ Virginia State University Multi-Purpose Center
Justin G. Reid, a cultural preservationist and civil rights public historian, will deliver the keynote address at Richard Bland College of William & Mary’s 56th Commencement Ceremony on May 11, 2019 at 4:00pm at the Multi-Purpose Center at VSU.
Reid is the Director of the African-American Program at Charlottesville-based Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, a position he has held since 2016. In his role, Reid helps develop and support cultural heritage initiatives across the state and is leading the continuing development of VFH’s African-American Historic Sites Database, an interactive guide to hundreds of African-American historic sites across Virginia. “Justin Reid’s perspective and message is particularly timely and poignant,” said President Debbie Sydow. “Mr. Reid’s contributions to the preservation of African American culture and history throughout the Commonwealth simply cannot be overstated, and we are honored to have him deliver the 2019 Commencement address.”