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During these different times, many local businesses need the support of their local communities to hold strong. The Rick Cox Realty Group is a strong advocate of local businesses and has put together a resource for all families to use for alternatives so that they can still enjoy local cuisine, while also safely supporting local businesses in our community.

Also, this week (March 30th - April 5th) has been established as Virginia is For Lovers Takeout Week. Order from your favorite restaurant or try something new from our list that includes their discounts and promotions. 

  • Pakwaan Indian Cuisine - Takeout Generally open except from 3pm-5pm
    • Offering Quick Lunch Meals and Full Menu
    • https://www.pakwaanva.com/

 

  • Bell Greek
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As Read Across America was celebrated this past week, many schools, libraries and book stores celebrated the importance of literacy in our lives. Read Across America Week was kicked off with Dr. Seuss Day, an author that wrote over 60 of our children's favorite storybooks. The NEA, National Education Association, sponsors this event every year to motivate children to read and grow a passion in literature. In order to find a good book this weekend and continue Read Across America's literacy program here are some local spots to find your next favorite read: 

  • Book Exchange - Midlothian Turnpike  

Even though, they are due to possibly close soon if new owners do not take over. This is a very popular place for avid readers in the Midlothian

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Richmond is rich with culture and festivals celebrating the diversity of the area. Many types of festivals are celebrated each month with activities for all ages. As we move into March, Richmond continues to host a variety of events.

Check out these upcoming festivals and their links for more information  

  • Craftsmen’s Classic Spring Art & Craft Festival – Richmond Raceway – 3/13-15

Featuring hundreds of artists and crafts people at the 36th festival. Take a tour and enjoy the exhibitions throughout the weekend. 

https://www.virginia.org/listings/Events/CraftsmensSpringClassicsArtCraftFestivalRichmond/

 

  • 2020 Richmond Children's Business Fair - Dewey Gotwald Center Science Museum of Virginia - 3/14

A great way to get

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Richmond is rich with culture and festivals celebrating the diversity of the area. Many types of festivals are celebrated each month with activities for all ages. As we move into February, Richmond continues to host a variety of events.

 Check out these upcoming festivals/events and their links for more information: 

  • Freedom Fridays - Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia - 2/7

Freedom Friday is back @ the BHMVA! Come by on the first Friday of the month and enjoy live Jazz and free admission to Virginia's Black History Museum's exhibitions.

https://www.blackhistorymuseum.org/preserve-stories-that-inspire/

  • ChinaFest: Year of the Metal Rat - Virginia Museum of Fine Arts - 2/8

Enjoy performances, activities

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This year's Super Bowl LIV will decide the National Football League's champion. The NFC Champions, the San Francisco 49er's, will face off against the AFC Champions the Kansas City Chiefs, in one of the most viewed athletic game in the continental United States. This Super Bowl will mark the end of the NFL's One Hundredth season and will be held at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida. With the popularity of the sport of football and the excitement around which Super Bowl commercial will be the next big hit, the "Big Game" serves as something very important to fans, as it brings together families, friends and strangers alike this Sunday. Like last year, we'll be providing you with some of our team member's predictions and their favorite Super Bowl

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Richmond is rich with culture and festivals celebrating the diversity of the area. Many types of festivals are celebrated each month with activities for all ages. As we move into January, Richmond continues to host a variety of events.

 Check out these upcoming festivals/events and their links for more information:

  • Richmond Road Runners Club's First Day 5k and Kids Fun Run/Walk - ACAC Midlothian - 1/1

https://runsignup.com/rrrcfirstday5k

  • Dancing with the Stars: Live! -  Altria Theater - 1/9

https://www.altriatheater.com/events/detail/dancing-with-the-stars-live-2020

  • Animal Encounters at Maymont - Maymont Park - 1/18

https://maymont.org/event/animal-encounters-20/

  • Tucker-Boatwright Festival of Literature &
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Richmond is rich with culture and festivals celebrating the holiday diversity of the area. As we move into December, Richmond continues to host a variety of events to celebrate the Holiday Season.

Check out these upcoming events and their links for more information:

 

  •       Dominion Energy Gardenfest of Lights – Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens – 11/22 - 1/6

Take part in this light extravaganza with one million twinkling lights, decorations, activities, and your favorite holiday treats.

https://www.lewisginter.org/visit/events/dominion-gardenfest-of-lights/

 

  •       Holiday Merriment at Maymont – Maymont – 11/22 – 1/5

Visit Maymont and enjoy the holiday lights and events for all ages.

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Thanksgiving is a time for bringing families together and creating memories. We are thankful and grateful for being able to spend time with family, good health, and so much more. Throughout the holiday season the Rick Cox Realty Team members like to share their traditions and favorite dishes. Here are some of our traditions during this holiday in this Q&A featuring Melanie Sutherland, Eleni Filippone, Rick Cox, & Kathy Hole:

Q: What are your plans for Thanksgiving this year?

Melanie – “Our family tradition  is to go to our friends' river house and cook the delicious meal together there.”

Eleni – “Getting the entire family together to enjoy our special turkey and stuffing with a special European recipe for stuffing with meat.”

Rick – “I am

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Wine has been the stipend of civilization, with the oldest winery found in Armenia in 4100 B.C. Spreading from Ancient Egypt to the Mediterranean, wine came to the New World with the conquistadors. It was the French that began cultivating wine in Virginia, ultimately setting the tone for future wineries in America. Wineries did not gain much popularity until Thomas Jefferson, Minister to France at the time, traveled to France and was inspired to open up a winery producing rich wines of his own in Monticello. Virginia today has 276 wineries in every region from the Heart of Appalachia to the Eastern Shore and Northern Virginia. Virginia Wines are borne from grape varieties of relative obscurity in comparison to traditional Wine traditions from the old

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Richmond is rich with culture and festivals celebrating the diversity of the area. Many types of festivals are celebrated each month with activities for all ages. As we move into November, Richmond continues to host a variety of events.

 Check out these upcoming festivals/events and their links for more information:

 

  •       2019 Greek Mini-Festival – Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral – 11/14-16

Bring the entire family to this indoor festival featuring Greek authentic cuisine, dancing, and specialty vendors.

http://www.vagocathedral.org/assets/images/Fliers/Greek%20MiniFest_8x10_Web%20Flyer_2019.jpg

 

  •       Inlight Richmond Festival & Lantern Parade – Chimbrazo Park – 11/15-16

Take a stroll and

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