Thursday – Sunday – Flying Squirrels – The Flying Squirrels are back in town playing the Harrisburg Senators all weekend long which means fireworks on Thursday and Saturday nights, and free shirts on Fridays with a happy hour concert from yacht rock band Three Sheets to the Wind. Times vary. The Diamond, 3001 N. Boulevard.
Saturday – Cover to Cover presents: “Purple Rain” – Calling all Prince fans, Richmond cover band Trunk Show is going to present the album “Purple Rain” in its entirety at Hardywood. In the past, they’ve covered full albums from Fleetwood Mac, Paul Simon and David Bowie. This is the 10th time they’ve covered an album in its entirety, so they’ll be kicking off the show with hits from their other cover shows. 6:30 p.m.-9:45 p.m. Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, 2408 Ownby Lane. Free.
Saturday – Maggie L. Walker Monument Unveiling – The time has finally arrived for the unveiling of Richmond’s newest statue. A titan of business and a legendary leader, Maggie L. Walker was the first female bank president in the U.S. The unveiling is timed to celebrate the legacy of Maggie Walker on her 153rd Birthday. Artist Toby Mendez will be on hand with local officials. The National Park Service will host neighborhood tours immediately following the dedication and unveiling. Max’s on Broad, located across the street, will be opening early with a special international breakfast menu with beignets, breakfast sandwiches and waffles. Tables offer a great view of the ceremony, but reservations are recommended. 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Broad and Adams streets. Free.
Saturday – Fiesta del Sol – Grab your picnic blanket and get ready for a free performance from the Latin Ballet at Dogwood Dell. Expect to see plenty of salsa, mambo, cumbia, flamenco and calypso to celebrate the culture and traditions of Latin America. 8:30 p.m. Dogwood Dell. Free.