8.8.2012 (August in Downtown)
A BIG dose of Summer Produce, Sunshine & Community this August in Downtown Richmond
Your neighborhood Richmond Main Street Farmers’ Market is the BEST place for local, seasonal fruits & vegetables. All our produce comes from California farms! So grab your shopping bag, bring a friend, and come downtown to the Nevin Plaza EVERY Wednesday, from 10am-2pm to take home the freshest produce and gourmet foods. “Like” the Richmond Main Street Farmers’ Market on Facebook to get the latest updates, market reminders, deals, and more!
Final Music on the Main
of the Summer!!!
You’re invited to an evening of music and family fun in downtown Richmond at Music on the Main! This is the last Music on the Main concert of the summer and you don’t want to miss it!
So put on your dancing shoes and come downtown to the FoodsCo parking lot THIS Wednesday, August 22nd from 5-7:30pm for an evening of great music, family fun, and Richmond pride featuring a phenomenal lineup of performers bringing Downtown to life with international beats and your favorite R&B soul with the amazing Sekhou Senegal, energetic Alma Del Barrio, and soulful Nicole “But-tah” Pearson.
spinning your favorite latin beats and giving away FREE concert tickets!
Start & Grow Smart
Small Business Assistance Classes
Do you have a great idea for a business? Do you dream about opening your own shop, restaurant, or organization in Downtown Richmond? If you answered yes to these questions, then we are here to help you get started with Start & Grow Smart, a unique small business assistance program designed to provide assistance to start-ups by helping budding entrepreneurs with low-moderate income develop a solid business plan to start and grow a successful business.
PART I: Wednesday, August 8th, 6pm – 9pm
PART II: Wednesday, August 15th, 6pm – 9pm
PART III: Wednesday, August 29th, 6pm – 8pm
Plus: 4-hour, Private Consulting Session*
*scheduled individually following completion of the course
Richmond Main Street
1000 Macdonald Avenue, Suite C
Richmond, Ca 94801
Similar courses and individual business consulting sessions can easily cost well over $700! We can only accommodate a limited number of participants and spaces will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis so contact us today to secure your spot!
Click here for information on how to enroll and for additional class dates.
Looking Ahead to September…
Want to know more about what we’ve done so far this year?
Check out our latest newsletter: Heard on Main Street Newsletter, Summer 2012 Edition for updates about the revitalization of Historic Downtown Richmond through community events like Music on the Main and Healthy Village Farm Stand, keeping Main Street clean and safe with the Neighborhood Ambassador Program, providing job training for youth with the 5th Annual Summer Youth Entrepreneur Program, getting fit with free Zumba, and so much more!
Stay In Touch
Thank you to our sponsors and community partners for making Celebrate Downtown Summer 2012 possible: