Richmond Magazine is sponsoring a lecture on Thursday, September 25, about the mail-order catalog kit homes of Richmond—many of which can be found in Forest Hill, Woodland Heights, and Westover Hills. Kit-house expert Rosemary Thornton, author of The Houses that Sears Built, will speak. The event is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Virginia Center for Architecture (2501 Monument Avenue). Tickets are $5. Click here to buy.
RHome recently featured an article about mail-order homes in Richmond, including pictures of several in this area. Read the full article.
The final “Music in the Park” concert in Forest Hill Park is scheduled for Sunday, October 5, from 5 to 7 p.m. It features Loversville, and old-school, twangy and sultry, traditional Country band
The concerts have been brought to you by the Westover Hills, Forest Hill, and Woodland Heights Neighborhood Associations, Grow RVA, Relay Foods, the City of Richmond Parks and Recreation, and Kathy Graziano.
The next WHNA meeting will be Thursday, October 9, at 7 p.m.at taZa on Forest Hill Ave. We hope to see a lot of people there! WHNA’s monthly board meetings are usually held on the second Thursdays of each month at 7 p.m. at the Westover Hills United Methodist Church.
The Richmond Food Truck Association (is running a Food Truck Court in the parking lot of Woodland Heights Baptist Church (611 West 31st Street) on Fridays from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. About eight vendors are expected each Friday. For more info, click here to check out the food truck association.