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Events in Chesterfield
Compiled by ANNE DALTON


Head to Hogwarts Teen Read Week: Harry Potter Masquerade, Saturday, Oct. 7, 6-9 p.m., North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road. An evening of music, dancing, food, games and prizes for middle and high school students. Attire is formal, semi-formal or costume. Registration required. 318-8499, library.chesterfield.gov Head to Hogwarts Teen Read Week: Harry Potter Masquerade, Saturday, Oct. 7, 6-9 p.m., North Courthouse Road Library, 325 Courthouse Road. An evening of music, dancing, food, games and prizes for middle and high school students. Attire is formal, semi-formal or costume. Registration required. 318-8499, library.chesterfield.gov THURSDAY, OCT. 5

Brandermill Region Men’s Club monthly meeting, 9:15 a.m. refreshments, 10 a.m. meeting, Brandermill Church, 4500 Millridge Parkway. Learn about the Virginia wine industry. Nonmembers and ladies welcome. 744-3078, brmcva.org

AARP Huguenot Chapter 4779 monthly meeting, noon, St. Mathias Episcopal Church, 1130 Huguenot Road. Get fire safety information. New members welcome. Anthony Toler, 320-1909

Eating Healthy, 1-2 p.m., Mayes-Colbert-Ettrick Community Building, 20621 Woodpecker Road. Seniors will learn the importance of eating healthy. $12. Tonya Leabough, 706-2596

Longwood University Jazz Ensemble, 6:30 p.m. doors, 7 p.m. concert, John Tyler Community College – Midlothian campus, Lynn Theater, 800 Charter Colony Parkway. This traditional jazz big band will perform music associated with Buddy Rich, Louis Prima, Miles Davis and Earth, Wind & Fire. Free. 434-395-2504

Concert, 7:30 p.m., Manakin Episcopal Church, 985 Huguenot Trail. Lyra, an a cappella group from St. Petersburg, Russia, will perform ancient songs, the works of famous masters and traditional Russian folk songs. Free. 794-6401, manakin.org

FRIDAY, OCT. 6

First Fridays Classic Book Club, 10:30 a.m.- noon, Midlothian Library, 521 Coalfield Road. Discuss “Persuasion” by Jane Austen. Registration recommended. ellisonms2@vcu.edu

Senior Seminars: Alzheimer’s and Dementia, 11 a.m., Bensley Community Building, 2900 Drewry’s Bluff Road. Get information from the Alzheimer’s Foundation. Free. 748-1623

Live music, 5-8 p.m., Wegmans, 12501 Stone Village Way. Enjoy live music in the Market Café. 419-9900, wegmans.com/stores/midlothian-va.html

Westchester Commons Concert Series: En’Novation, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Westchester Commons, intersection of state Route 288 and Midlothian Turnpike. This party band closes the series for 2017. Benefits Boys to Men Mentoring Network. shopwestchestercommons.com/calendar-of-events/

A Night of Jazz with Jeff Coffin & Rashawn Ross, 6:30 p.m. doors, 7 p.m. concert, L.C. Bird High School, 10301 Courthouse Road. Jeff Coffin and Rashawn Ross, saxophone and trumpet players in the Dave Matthews Band, will perform with the Skyhawk Band. Tickets required for all seats. $10/advance only. lcbirdband.org

SATURDAY, OCT. 7

Seventh Annual Fall Brazaar, 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Great Big Greenhouse, 2051 Huguenot Road. Live music, vendors and children’s activities. Benefits Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation. Sponsored by the Bon Air Junior Women’s Club. vbcf.org/blog/event/7th-annual-fall-brazaar/?instance_id=4184

Pancake breakfast, 8-10 a.m., Chester Masonic AF&AM Lodge #94, 4111 Dodomeade St. Enjoy an all-you-can-eat breakfast. Sponsored by Chester Masonic Lodge and Kiwanis Club of Chester. $5. Eric Wittig, 731-4896

Coffee Chat for 50-Plus Singles, 11 a.m., Winfree Memorial Baptist Church, 13617 Midlothian Turnpike. Enjoy coffee and conversation. Bernard, 971-7634; Joyce, 320-1019

Eppington Heritage Day, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Eppington Plantation, 14201 Eppes Falls Road. Tour the house and celebrate life in Chesterfield County during the 18th century with activities and demonstrations. Free, food and beverages for sale. 751-4946

66th Annual Parade of Homes, noon-5 p.m., weekends through Oct. 29, locations throughout Chesterfield County and the Richmond area. Features 91 new homes, assorted products, services and styles of homes at prices from the $180,000s to over $1 million. Sponsored by the Home Building Association of Richmond. Free. richmondparadeofhomes.com

Magnificent Midlothian Food Festival, noon-6 p.m., Westchester Commons, intersection of state Route 288 and Midlothian Turnpike. Features food vendors, local craft beers, family activities and entertainment from En’Novation and Illbillys Band along with a special performance by The Richmond Symphony and The Taters at 4 p.m. Presented by the Brandermill, Chester, James River, Huguenot Trail and Midlothian rotaries. $25/includes five food/beverage tickets; $5/additional food/beverage tickets, free/children 12 and under with paid adult. 909-2853, midlofoodfestival.com

Oktoberfest, 1 p.m. lounge opens, 5 p.m. dinner, American Legion Post 186, 901 Otterdale Road. Enjoy German food. $15/person. Everyone welcome. 794-9785

Afternoon Tea Party, 2 p.m., Chester Baptist Church, 4317 School St. Features tea, treats and prizes for decorated hats. Benefits The Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield. $20. 706-6689, shepcenter.org

11th Annual Showcase of Bands, 3 p.m. gates, 5-10 p.m. performances, Midlothian High School, 401 Charter Colony Parkway. High school marching bands from throughout Virginia will perform their 2017 field shows in competition. $10. midloband.org/showcase

Community cookout and movie night, 5 p.m. activities, 7:30 p.m. movie, Reams Road Elementary School, 10141 Reams Road. Bring a chair or a blanket for the movie and enjoy cornhole, fall festival games, hayrides, hamburgers and hotdogs. 379-7461

SUNDAY, OCT. 8

Second Sunday South of the James Concert, 4 p.m., Bon Air Presbyterian Church, 9201 W. Huguenot Road. Featuring guitarist Jim Westlyn and friends. Free, donations accepted. Open to all. 272-7514

MONDAY, OCT. 9

Making Change Happen, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd. View the documentary “Alice’s Ordinary People” and learn from local community activists how to become involved or lead the way. Registration required. 751-CCPL, library.chesterfield.gov

TUESDAY, OCT. 10

Swingin’ Seniors Golf Tournament, 9 a.m. shotgun start, First Tee Golf Course, 6736 Hunting Creek Road. This two-person Captain’s Choice tournament includes 18 holes, range balls, cart and a meal following golf. $70/twosome. Kim Graves, 751-4753

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 11

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Midlothian chapter 2265 monthly meeting, 9:30 a.m., Hopewell United Methodist Church, 6200 Courthouse Road. Kathy Bass from Blue Cross-Blue Shield will discuss 2018 benefits. narfe2265@gmail.com

Have a special event coming up? Please email your calendar items to calendar@localnewsllc.com, mail them to P.O. Box 1616, Midlothian, VA 23113, or fax them to 744- 3269. Please include a contact name and number with your announcements.

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