4th Annual Spirit & Soul Festival and Fundraiser: Resounding Success (10.2.2012)
4th Annual Spirit & Soul Festival and Fundraiser:
What a Resounding Success!
…to all the performers, vendors and community members who partied with us downtown at the 4th annual Spirit & Soul Festival on Saturday. We had a day full of phenomenal music, delicious food, great wine, artisan shopping, and community…all in the heart of Downtown for Downtown!
Congratulations to the East Bay Center for the Performing Arts on their new Interactive Window Display and successful Richmond Arts in Motion celebration! If you missed it, there’s still an opportunity to check it out.
Visit downtown Richmond where there’s something for everybody.
Special thanks to our vendors who filled Main Street with
& Excellent Shopping
Ashay by the Bay, Be Abel 2 (Viveca Jones), BJs Eye Specs, CURME, Deborah Walker, Elegant Design Jewelry, Habibatique Ethnic Collections, Joanne’s Boutique, Moore Enterprise, Mystique Enterprises
A big, big special thanks to our volunteers without whom we would not have been able to make this event possible. Volunteers are the heart of Main Street and we cannot thank them enough for their generosity.
Richmond Main Street also thanks our 2012 Spirit & Soul Festival and Fundraiser sponsors and community partners for their support: City of Richmond, State Farm Insurance, Bay Area LISC, Chevron, Mechanics Bank, Kaiser Permanente, the Walmart Foundation, DP Security, and Richmond Sanitary Service.
Richmond Main Street Farmers’ Market
Last Month to Enjoy this Seasonal Market
Nowhere is the change in season more visible than at your local farmers’ market. Come downtown to the Richmond Main Street Farmers’ Market at the Nevin Plaza (13th Street and Nevin Avenue) every Wednesday from 10am – 2pm until October 31 to taste the flavors of fall: grapes, apples, and hearty winter veggies like leafy greens, squash, root veggies, and brussel sprouts. Plus, enjoy a variety of foodie treats from Julie’s Roasted Corn & Potatoes, healthy soul food at Granny’s Kitchen, Cobblestone Bakery, Sugar and Spice Bakery, and Kernel Steve’s kettle corn.
Make sure to check out the Richmond Main Street Farmers’ Market October Newsletter for delicious Fall Recipes like Butternut Squash Risotto and Squash, Pear, and Onion Gratin, read about our vendors, and mark your calendars for market events…like the closing celebration on October 31! Stay tuned for details.
Zumba Fitness in Downtown this Fall
Join us every week for free Zumba fitness classes with Zumba instructor extraordinaire, Willa ‘Bontle’ Willis at 310 9th Street (Macdonald Avenue & 9th Street)–just two blocks from the Main Street office!
Main Street Zumba Fitness
Class Schedule, Fall 2012
310 9th Street
(Macdonald Ave & 9th St)
No need to reserve a spot–just show up at any class and get fit moving to those fun latin beats! All classes last one hour. Make sure to wear comfy, loose clothing and athletic/supportive shoes. Healthy snacks and water will be provided.
Richmond Main Street is a proud member of the Healthy Eating Active Living Collaborative (HEAL), which promotes health and wellness in Contra Costa County. The Downtown Richmond Zumba Fitness classes are made possible by support from HEAL and Richmond Main Street’s commitment to revitalizing Downtown Richmond by creating access to healthy foods and exercise activities.
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