Hey there Richmond, its Friday again! This week we are looking into a Ryan Homes community that is coming soon, called Ryan Homes at Rocky Branch, which is located in Laurel. The address to this new community is: 8413 Eden Street, Henrico, VA 23228, and is opening on May 12th.

To start the weekend off, on Friday night the Funny Bone in Short Pump is hosting Derek Gaines, a New York City comedian. Gaines is a cast member on MTV’s “Joking Off” and also a co host of another MTV production. This is a 21+ event and the doors open at 645pm with the show starting at 730pm. The Funny Bone is located at 11800 West Broad Street Suite 1090, which is approximately a 20 minute drive from Rocky Branch. Tickets can be purchased at richmond.funnybone.com. This information was provided by visithenrico.com.

On Saturday, a more kid friendly event is happening at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, the “M&T Butterflies LIVE!”. An event that begins mid April and lasts until Mid October, this is a wonderful opportunity to see the beautiful butterflies. The event is included in the purchase of a garden ticket, which can be purchased from lewisginter.org. The address for Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is: 1800 Lakeside Avenue, Henrico, VA 23228, and is approximately a 5 minute drive from Rocky Branch.

On Saturday evening, the Richmond International Raceway is hosting their bi-annual nascar race with Richmond’s local racing native, Denny Hamlin. The event is a night race so it will be starting at 730pm, and usually lasts between 2 and 3 hours. Tickets can be purchased at richmondraceway.com, with prices varying by seat selection. Also, if you do not want to go into the actual race, tailgating is always set up on the grounds. The address for RIR is: 600 E Laburnu\m Avenue, Richmond, VA 23222, and is approximately a 20 minute drive from Rocky Branch. As always, if drinking is involved please take alternate transportation than driving yourself. This information was provided by richmondraceway.com.

On Sunday, head on over to the Altria Theater where “Derel Hough: Live! The Tour” will be happening. This event is a live dance show with Derel Hough doing a live solo tour. The dance’s will include a variety of different styles. The event starts at 730pm and tickets can be purchased from altriatheater.com. The address for the Altria Thheater is 6 North Laurel Street, Richmond, VA 23220, and is approximately a 15-20 minute drive from Rocky Branch. This information was provided by altriatheater.com

Thank you for reading and have a wonderful spring weekend, and make sure to check out the Ryan Homes communities in Richmond.