ManiFEST aims to highlight growing Southside neighborhood with arts and music

by | Oct 11, 2016 | ART

The First Annual Manchester ManiFEST aims to promote the continual growth of the Manchester area, while catalyzing its expansion through various community opportunities. They’re hoping to put on FUN, INTERACTIVE and UNFORGETTABLE experiences!

The First Annual Manchester ManiFEST aims to promote the continual growth of the Manchester area, while catalyzing its expansion through various community opportunities. They’re hoping to put on FUN, INTERACTIVE and UNFORGETTABLE experiences!

Art, music, culinary and health-focused activities include artists/entertainers performing, performing arts, theater and designated mural spaces for interactive art.

Musical acts include Chance Fisher, Dr. Millionaire and more…

Promotion of healthy lifestyles: aerobic/yoga instructors will provide a morning yoga class and continual sessions throughout the day, UFC Gym Richmond, health screenings, organic food products and more.

Food trucks and local restaurants will offer diverse menus for food enthusiasts to experience.

The kid’s zone at the festival will provide children the ultimate festival experience: street chalking, 20,000 Lego station, EMT truck tours and more. Local vendors will also be showcasing different products and services for the community.

Lastly, our attendees are encouraged to learn more about Manchester community involvement and history by speaking with local government officials and historians who will be in attendance.

The event is free and open to the public this Saturday, 10/15, from 10AM-6PM in and around the Manchester Area of Richmond, VA – Bainbridge St. and Porter St. between W 12th St. and W 13th St.)

Find out more via Facebook here!

Brad Kutner

Brad Kutner




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