What to Do in Richmond This Week: June 18-24 

From Elvis Costello to RVA Burger Week.

click to enlarge Elvis Costello and the Imposters at the Classic Amphitheater, Tuesday, June 20.

James O'Mara

Elvis Costello and the Imposters at the Classic Amphitheater, Tuesday, June 20.

Tuesday, June 20: Start the summer right — a day early — with the great British musician Elvis Costello and his band, the Imposters, at the Classic Amphitheater at the Richmond Raceway Complex on their Imperial Bedroom and Other Chambers tour. 8 p.m. $35-$75. RIR.com

Wednesday, June 21: Check out the highway-blues smile of the Mona Lisa during an immersive exhibit based on the works of the Italian master, Leonardo da Vinci. “DaVinci: the Genius” is the big inaugural exhibit at the new Dewey Gottwald Center at the Science Museum of Virginia. Open 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. $25. SMV.org

Thursday, June 22: For meat lovers out there, this is the week to wolf down discounted burgers. Enjoy your favorite patty at participating venues for Style’s RVA Burger Week, which runs June 19 through June 25. RVABurgerWeek.com

Friday, June 23: End the workweek right with New Orleans’ party band, Galactic, at Friday Cheers on Brown’s Island. A local jazz-influenced group, Future Prospect (Jellowstone Records) starts the night at 6:30 p.m. with Galactic taking the stage at 8 p.m. $10. VentureRichmond.com

Saturday June 24: Grub down outdoors with two big food festivals: First, there’s the annual Richmond Vegetarian Festival at Bryan Park that runs from noon to 6 p.m. Delicious and healthy. VeggieFest.org.

There’s also Street Food Fest on Brown’s Island from noon to 9 p.m. that requires a ticket. Street Food Festival.

And if beer’s more your thing, check out Lickinghole Creek’s Magnificent Pagan Beast release on the farm, 4100 Knolls Point Drive in Goochland. LickingholeCreek.com.



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