Friday – Friday Cheers

Friday Cheers kicks off its 35th season (say what?!) this Friday with Lukas Nelson (pictured), & Promise of the Real. You may have heard the band’s catchy tune “Find Yourself,” featuring backup vocals by Lady Gaga. It’s a regular mainstay on WNRN and should sound amazing on Brown’s Island. Bring it on! Friday Cheers season is finally here! 6-9:30 p.m. at Brown’s Island, Fifth and Tredegar streets. $10.

Saturday – Lady Antebellum

Outdoor concert season has officially begun! Innsbrook After Hours opens for the season with a sold-out performance from popular country music group Lady Antebellum. 6 p.m. (gates at 5 p.m.) at ServPro of Richmond Pavilion, 4901 Lake Brook Drive, Glen Allen. 1-800-514-ETIX (3849) or

Saturday – ¿Que Pasa? Festival

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo one day early with ¿Que Pasa? Festival on Richmond’s Canal Walk. Last year, the ¿Que Pasa? Festival set a mark recognized by Guinness World Records for the largest assembly of piñatas with over 1,013 of them. This year, there’s no goal to break any records, just to have a good time, with food trucks serving fare from El Salvador, Cuba, Panama, Jamaica and more, cultural dance performances, live music, decorated canal boat rides and more. Over 20,000 people typically turn out for this annual festival. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Free entry; pay as you go.

Saturday and Sunday – Arts in the Park

Arts in the Park brings over 450 artists to Byrd Park to display and sell everything from fine art to photography, pottery, jewelry and home and garden accessories. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Free entry. Free shuttles from City Stadium parking lot. 600 S. Boulevard. (804) 358-2711 or

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