Thursday – Rush Hour Concert at Hardywood – Catch an hour-long informal concert from the Richmond Symphony with beer and food trucks. 6:30 p.m. Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, 2408 Ownby Lane. $15.
Saturday – Brewery Anniversaries – Two popular Richmond breweries are celebrating anniversaries this weekend and you get to enjoy them both. Stone Brewing is celebrating its one-year anniversary in Richmond with a huge draft list, visits from Lamplighter Coffee and Mountain Culture Kombucha, plus re-enactors performing Patrick Henry’s famous “Give me Liberty or give me death!” speech. Stone Brewing, 4300 Williamsburg Ave. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Garden Grove Brewing in Carytown will be celebrating its two-year anniversary with a new release called Precision Collision and music from Sturgeon City. 3445 W. Cary St. Opens at noon, music at 8 p.m.
Saturday – RVA Environmental Film Festival – Catch the last film of the film festival “Catching the Sun” followed by a panel discussion. You can also check out electric cars parked outside the theater before the film. 1:30 p.m. Byrd Theatre, 2908 W. Cary St. Free.
Saturday – Vegan Mac Down – Instead of a smack down, who’s up for a mac down? Sample several different kinds of vegan mac and cheese from home chefs and local entrepreneurs and decide who has the best. Benefits the Factory Farming Awareness Coalition. $10. Gather, 409 E. Main St.