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02/24/2015 02/24/2015

The Moses of Our People

Actress Charmaine Crowell-White brings to life the fearless and determined story of Harriet Tubman in a masterful portrayal that reveals how she was able to rescue more than 300 slaves and become known as the “Moses of her people. Tuesday, February 24

Location : Meadowdale Library

02/27/2015 02/27/2015

CHSV Winter Lecture Series – “1860-1900: from Slavery to Citizenship & Community Development”

African-American historian Bernard Anderson presents “1860-1900: from Slavery to Citizenship & Community Development” as part of the celebration of Black History Month – Friday, February 27

Location : Lucy Corr Village

02/28/2015 02/28/2015

Talking Gourd

Participate in an interactive presentation that closes the gap between performer and audience as a member of the Elegba Floklore Society speaks about the contributions and influences that originated in Africa and surround us today. Saturday, February 28

Location : LaPrade Library and Chester Library

03/31/2015 03/31/2015

Exploring Human Origins

Chesterfield County Public Library is pleased to host Exploring Human Origins, a traveling exhibit created by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) that encourages reflection on the question “What does it mean to be human?”

Location : Chesterfield Central Library

04/15/2015 04/15/2015

Thomas Jefferson Birthday Celebration
Magnolia Grange

Magnolia Grange will be decorated in the theme of a Christmas with Charles Dickens, with the Holly and the Ivy traditional English Christmas decorations, wassail and favorite Dickens characters.. The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia hosts this free Christmas open house, Saturday, December 7

Location : Magnolia Grange

04/16/2015 04/16/2015

Library Acoustic Concert Series – Hungrytown

Chesterfield County Public Library Acoustic Concert Series

Location : Central Library

04/17/2015 - 04/18/2015 04/17/2015 - 04/18/2015

Pocahontas Tent to Trail Relay

Assemble a team of your best running buddies, get your camping gear ready, and prepare to conquer the trails in the area’s best urban wilderness at the inaugural Pocahontas Tent to Trail Relay! April 17 & 18

Location : Pocahontas State Park

04/18/2015 04/18/2015

Mid-Lothian Mines Park Historical Tour

Tour Mid-Lothian Mines Park, one of the nation’s earliest commercially mined coal mines in North America. Saturday, April 18

Location : Mid-Lothian Mines Park

04/23/2015 04/23/2015

Library Acoustic Concert Series – Angela Easterling

Chesterfield County Public Library Acoustic Concert Series

Location : Central Library

04/25/2015 04/25/2015

Richmond Tri Club Sprint

Richmond Triathlon Club Sprint Triathlon, incorporating a unique 400 meter open water pool swim, flat course bike trail and running finish at the Richmond Kickers soccer complex at Ukop Park.

Location : Collegiate School Aquatic Center & Ukrop Park

04/30/2015 04/30/2015

Library Acoustic Concert Series – Bowld Sojer Band

Chesterfield County Public Library Acoustic Concert Series

Location : Central Library

05/01/2015 05/01/2015

Eric Paslay, Brothers Osborne & Chris Lane – Pocahontas Live Concert

Pocahontas LIVE! Concert – Eric Paslay, Brothers Osborne & Chris Lane. Friday, May 1

Location : Pocahontas State Park

05/02/2015 05/02/2015

Historic Point of Rocks Guided Tour

Visit Historic Point of Rocks never before open to the public. Discover the unique history surrounding this newly acquired historic site. Experience Native American history and learn about one of the earliest naval battles in 1862

Location : R. Garland Todd Park at Point of Rocks

05/02/2015 05/02/2015

Chesterfield Historical Society – “Planters Day”

“Planters Day” is designed to interpret life in 1864 Chesterfield County with costumed interpreters, music, food for sale, potter, mid-wife, blacksmith, spinner, weaver, chair caner, candle maker, soap maker and more – Saturday, May 2

Location : Magnolia Grange

05/07/2015 05/07/2015

Library Acoustic Concert Series – Ragged Mountain String Band

Chesterfield County Public Library Acoustic Concert Series

Location : Central Library

05/14/2015 05/14/2015

Library Acoustic Concert Series – Andy and Judy

Chesterfield County Public Library Acoustic Concert Series

Location : Central Library

05/15/2015 - 05/16/2015 05/15/2015 - 05/16/2015

Summer Slam Lacrosse Tournament

13th Annual Summer 2015 Slam Boys Lacrosse Tournament, sponsored by Allied Sports of Virginia.

Location : Stratton & Ironbridge Parks

05/21/2015 05/21/2015

Library Acoustic Concert Series – Scalaheen

Chesterfield County Public Library Acoustic Concert Series

Location : Central Library

05/22/2015 - 05/26/2015 05/22/2015 - 05/26/2015

Beast of the East

Beast of the East softball tournament includes six game format with more than 120 teams from 11 different states

Location : Richmond, Chesterfield, Henrico & Petersburg

05/23/2015 - 05/24/2015 05/23/2015 - 05/24/2015

2015 Kickers Colonial Cup

This fantastic end of year event for both travel soccer teams and top level recreation teams will be held over Memorial Day weekend, May 23-24, 2015.

Location : Various Sites in the Chesterfield area

05/28/2015 05/28/2015

Library Acoustic Concert Series – The FREE Rangers

Chesterfield County Public Library Acoustic Concert Series

Location : Central Library

05/29/2015 - 05/31/2015 05/29/2015 - 05/31/2015

Poseidon River City Open

Poseidon River City Open A/BB/B/C Swimmers   The Collegiate School Aquatics Center houses the 2008 US Olympic Trials pool. The competition pool is an indoor 8 lane 50 meter pool with non-turbulent lane lines swum bulkhead to bulkhead. Pool depth is 7 ft 7 in. at the ends and 8 ft 2 in. in the […]

Location : Collegiate School Aquatics Center

05/30/2015 05/30/2015

Eppington Plantation Tour

Visit Eppington Plantation for a rare Saturday tour and experience Colonial life at one of Chesterfield County’s historic plantation homes. May 30, 2015

Location : Eppington Plantation

05/30/2015 - 05/31/2015 05/30/2015 - 05/31/2015

FC Richmond 12th Annual Sun Cup Soccer Tournament

The FC Richmond Sun Cup features a fun-filled family weekend with exciting recreational matches on some of the finest real grass fields in the Richmond area. A fantastic way to end the Spring Soccer season.

Location : Various Sites in the Chesterfield area

05/31/2015 05/31/2015

Run Like A Girl 8K Race

Women’s-only 4 mile run and walk to benefit the HERA Women’s Cancer Foundation Charity.

Location : Pocahontas State Park

06/06/2015 06/06/2015

1864 Bermuda Hundred Campaign Van Tour

Tour some of Chesterfield County’s Civil War sites that played a major role during the Bermuda Hundred Campaign. Major Civil War sites included are Dutch Gap, Battery Dantzler, Point of Rocks and Drewry’s Bluff.

Location : Henricus Park

06/13/2015 06/13/2015

Mid-Lothian Mines Park Historical Tour

Tour Mid-Lothian Mines Park, one of the nation’s earliest commercially mined coal mines in North America. Saturday, June 13

Location : Mid-Lothian Mines Park

06/13/2015 - 06/14/2015 06/13/2015 - 06/14/2015

Summer Rumble Boys Lacrosse

Top boys lacrosse teams from around the country compete at River City Sportsplex and Clover Hill Athletic Complex. June 13-14

Location : River City Sportsplex and Clover Hill Athletic Complex

06/19/2015 - 06/21/2015 06/19/2015 - 06/21/2015

IWLCA deBeer Champions Cup

Showcase Style Tournament expected to attract 260 girls lacrosse teams and more than 200 college coaches from the mid-atlantic region

Location : River City Sportsplex, Clover Hill Athletic Complex, Stratton Park, Hensley Park

06/20/2015 06/20/2015

Virginia Boat Club Sprints Regatta

The Virginia Boat Club hosts the 11th annual Sprints Regatta at Robious Landing Park, along the James River. Saturday, June 20.

Location : Robious Landing Park

06/27/2015 06/27/2015

Eppington Plantation Tour

Visit Eppington Plantation for a rare Saturday tour and experience Colonial life at one of Chesterfield County’s historic plantation homes. June 27, 2015

Location : Eppington Plantation

06/28/2015 06/28/2015

I Love the Tavern Triathlon

Swim 650 meters – Bike 18 miles – Run 5 K Best first timer’s open water sprint tri because you swim downstream with the current! Pre swims, pre rides & runs! Beautiful park setting at Robious Landing Park in Chesterfield County right on the James River Bike is an “L” shaped course, has a few hills, one good […]

Location : Robious Landing Park

06/29/2015 - 07/02/2015 06/29/2015 - 07/02/2015

Brine National Lacrosse

2015 Boys and Girls Brine National Lacrosse Classic. June 29 – July 2

Location : River City Sportsplex

07/03/2015 - 07/05/2015 07/03/2015 - 07/05/2015

Queen of the Hill Mid-Atlantic Championship

The Queen of the Hill Mid-Atlantic Championship will be held July 3-5, 2015 at the Bird Athletic Complex.

Location : Bird Athletic Complex, Harry G. Daniel Park

07/04/2015 - 07/05/2015 07/04/2015 - 07/05/2015

Atlantic Cup Boys Lacrosse

The 2015 Dick’s Sporting Goods Atlantic cup kicks off on our nation’s birthday – July 4th

Location : River City Sportsplex

07/16/2015 - 07/19/2015 07/16/2015 - 07/19/2015

Virginia Senior Champs Long Course Meet

Virginia Senior long course championships in the Collegiate School Aquatics Center 50 meter competition pool. July 16-19

Location : Collegiate School Aquatics Center

07/17/2015 - 07/20/2015 07/17/2015 - 07/20/2015

IWLCA Capital Cup

Showcase Style Tournament expected to attract 220 girls lacrosse teams and more than 200 college coaches from the mid-atlantic region

Location : River City Sportsplex, Clover Hill Athletic Complex

07/22/2015 - 07/26/2015 07/22/2015 - 07/26/2015

Girls Fastpitch Nationals

The Girls Fastpitch Nationals will be held July 22-26, 2015 at the Harry Daniel Park..

Location : Harry G. Daniel Park

07/29/2015 - 08/02/2015 07/29/2015 - 08/02/2015

Bronco-11 League World Series

Chesterfield Baseball Clubs host the PONY Baseball Bronco World Series at Harry G. Daniel Park at Iron Bridge. Teams from across the United States, Mexico and the Caribbean will travel to Chesterfield to compete.

Location : Harry G. Daniel Park at Iron Bridge

08/01/2015 08/01/2015

Howlett Line Civil War Van Tour

Tour some of Chesterfield County’s Civil War sites that were part of a larger ring of Confederate defenses known as teh Howlett Line. Major Civil War sites included are Battery Dantzler, Parker’s Battery, Ware Bottom Church Battlefield, Howlett Line Park and Fort Weed.

Location : Henricus Park

08/05/2015 - 08/08/2015 08/05/2015 - 08/08/2015

Eastern Zone Long Course Age Group Championship

Poseidon Swimming hosts premier east coast USA Swimming long course championships in the Collegiate School Aquatics Center 50 meter competition pool. Elite teams from 12 east coast states will compete in USA Swimming sanctioned events for four days.

Location : Collegiate School Aquatics Center

08/28/2015 08/28/2015

Chase Rice – Pocahontas Live Concert

Pocahontas LIVE! Concert – Chase Rice. Friday, August 28

Location : Pocahontas State Park

09/05/2015 - 09/06/2015 09/05/2015 - 09/06/2015

Virginia Cup presented by FC Richmond & Virginia Legacy 2012

The Virginia Legacy and FC Richmond are again proud to bring you the 2015 Virginia Cup over Labor Day Weekend on September 5th & 6th

Location : River City Sportsplex

10/10/2015 10/10/2015

Head of the James Regatta

The Richmond region’s exclusive head race rowing competition, featuring high school athletes from Richmond, Northern Virginia, Charlottesville and the Hampton Roads/Tidewater Area. October 10th, 2015

Location : Robious Landing Park

10/10/2015 - 10/11/2015 10/10/2015 - 10/11/2015

33rd Annual Richmond Kickers Columbus Day Tournament

An excellent mid-season tournament for all levels of travel & club teams, including top recreation teams. The Columbus weekend tournament includes Boys and Girls teams from U8 to U18.

Location : Various Sites in Chesterfield and Henrico counties

10/31/2015 - 11/01/2015 10/31/2015 - 11/01/2015

Rumble In Richmond

Top boys lacrosse teams from around the country compete at River City Sportsplex in 6 High School and Youth divisions

Location : River City Sportsplex

11/14/2015 - 11/15/2015 11/14/2015 - 11/15/2015

Midlothian Mega Blast Recreational Soccer Tournament

Mega Blast Recreational Soccer Tournament hosted by the Richmond Kickers. Girls and Boys Teams ages Under 8 – Under 19 are invited to participate.

Location : Ukrop Park, Hensley Park and Woodlake Complex

11/14/2015 - 11/15/2015 11/14/2015 - 11/15/2015

Capital Fall Classic – Boys Soccer Tournament

The Richmond Strikers Soccer Club hosts the 2015 Boys Capital Fall Classic on November 14 & 15. This annual event is regarded as a top end-of-season tournaments in Virginia.

Location : River City Sportsplex & regional fields

11/20/2015 - 11/22/2015 11/20/2015 - 11/22/2015

Capital Fall Classic – Girls Soccer Tournament

The Richmond Strikers Soccer Club hosts the 2013 Girls Capital Fall Classic on November 20 & 22. This annual event is regarded as a top end-of-season tournaments in Virginia.

Location : River City Sportsplex & regional fields

11/27/2015 - 11/29/2015 11/27/2015 - 11/29/2015

White Mountain Sports Shooting Star Field Hockey Showcase

The Shooting Star Field Hockey Tournament provides competitive opportunities for a variety of age group teams and outstanding recruiting visibility! November 27-29

Location : River City Sportsplex

12/12/2015 12/12/2015

CarMax Tacky Light Run

RVA holds the bragging rights for tacky holiday lights, a festive craze that has made our region a holiday destination. Join us at the CarMax Tacky Light Run in Midlothian on December 12.

Location : Mid-Lothian Mines Park

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Chesterfield Historical Society – “Planters Day”

“Planters Day” is designed to interpret life in 1864 Chesterfield County with costumed interpreters, music, food for sale, potter, mid-wife, blacksmith, spinner, weaver, chair caner, candle maker, soap maker and more – Saturday, May 2

IWLCA Capital Cup

Showcase Style Tournament expected to attract 220 girls lacrosse teams and more than 200 college coaches from the mid-atlantic region

2015 Jefferson Cup Girls Video


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Sports Tourism Generated More Than $25 Million in Chesterfield


The economic impact of sports tourism in Chesterfield County continues to grow. Richmond Sports Backers Executive Director Jon Lugbill presented an update about the impact of sports tourism to the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors. In the fiscal year that ended in June, the total economic impact was over $25.3 million. The total was up $3.5 million from $21.8 million in the previous year.

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Winter 2014-15 Chesterfield County Public Library “Loud & Clear”


Visiting Chesterfield County and looking for great stuff to do? Don’t forget the library! The busy nine-branch Chesterfield County Public Library offers a rich, varied menu of free events for all interests. Relax at a family-friendly festival, hear acclaimed acts at our regular concerts, marvel at a magic show or discuss a hot independent film over an espresso. There’s always something happening at Chesterfield County Public Library. The latest Chesterfield County Public Library “Loud & Clear” is now available for download.

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