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Upcoming Events

Culpeper Downtown Restaurant Week
October 14 – 20, 2019 – Culpeper Downtown Restaurant Week - Culpeper

If you've been waiting for a special occasion to explore the robust and diverse mix of downtown Culpeper restaurants, you now have one: Culpeper Renaissance's Culpeper Downtown Restaurant Week. Enjoy a three-course menu for only $30 per person.


Richmond Restaurant Week
October 21 – 27, 2019 – Richmond Restaurant Week - Richmond

For two weeks of every year, Richmond Restaurant Week offers diners the opportunity to experience a three-course meal at the city’s best, locally owned restaurants for less than $30. Come out and experience your favorite spot in a new way, or explore a place you’ve never been. With dozens of Richmond’s best locally-owned restaurants participating, you’ll want to make more than one reservation. Contribute to the local economy and help eliminate hunger just by enjoying a great meal.

Since 2001, Richmond Restaurant Week has been celebrating the city’s diverse food scene while helping give back to the community. The first restaurant week of its kind, Richmond Restaurant Week has had a lifelong commitment to donating a portion of every meal purchased to Feed More - a Richmond-based nonprofit that collects, prepares and distributes food to our neighbors in need.


Fire, Flour & Fork
October 31 – November 3, 2019 – Fire, Flour & Fork – in and around Richmond

Named one of the top 3 food festivals in the nation by USA Today in March 2019, and garnering press coverage in Bon Appetit, Fire, Flour & Fork comes back for a sixth year in Richmond, with more than 25 dinners, events, behind-the-scenes tours and talks.


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Lunch. Supper!

Lunch. | Supper! recently partnered with Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) to present The Big Pig, a family- and dog-friendly BBQ block party featuring hand-painted concrete garden pigs, live bands, the Brunch Market vendors, raffle items, beer and wine, and much more. The event raised over $60,000 for RMHC. Congratulations on an amazing fundraising effort!


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