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Party for the Planet

From the Party for the planet website:

April 27th, 2019 | 11 AM to 3 PM | Historic Tredegar, RVA

Taking place just by the river at Historic Tredegar, Party for the Planet is a FREE, non-profit hosted, family-friendly festival dedicated to environmentally-friendly living and sustainability. Honoring Earth Day, environmental groups and businesses will come together with local music, food and drinks to ignite interest in the health and well-being of our bodies, our city, and our earth.

Highlights include: Earth Day 5K Race Without a Trace; live music and entertainment including bands YARN and FREE UNION; craft beer, wine, and local food trucks; kid-friendly activities; local community organizations, non-profits, artists and vendors; educational demos and activities to build interest in sustainability, health, and the environment; well-behaved, leashed dogs welcome!

Hosted by Viridiant, local non-profit committed to advancing sustainable construction


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Maymont Easter

From Maymont’s website:


Saturday, April 20, 2019
Carriage House Lawn
Experience one of Richmond’s favorite Easter events. The whole family will enjoy exciting games and activities, visits with the Easter Bunny, live entertainment, food trucks and more! Tickets required for most activities.

Activities for the Whole Family

Space and supplies are limited.

Face Painting
Easter Games
Bonnet Making
Planting Station
Inflatable Slides
Inflatable Games
Temporary Tattoos
Jelly Bean Guess
Life-Sized Candyland
Nature Center Exhibits (one ticket per person, per admission)


Tickets are $2 each and can be exchanged to enjoy crafts, inflatables, games, experiences, and more! One ticket per participant per activity. For each ticket you redeem, you will receive one Easter egg. Eggs may contain an “eggstra” prize. Cash, check, and credit card are accepted. No refunds, returns or exchanges.


Maymont members can skip the line and order tickets in advance! Purchase your tickets online through Thursday, April 18 and pick them up at the Membership Tent the day of the event. Not a member? Join today!

Food Vendors

Enjoy delicious food available for purchase from the following vendors:

Boardwalk Hot Dogs
Happy Empanada
King of Pops
Kona Ice
Mark’s Airborne Kettle Corn
Mean Bird
Strawberry Street Café
Mrs. Yoder’s Donuts

Free Fun for Everyone

Live Entertainment Performances by: Baffa Academy of Irish Dance, Jonathan Austin, SPARC, Stavana Ballet, Yoga Joy and Maymont Animal Educators
Easter Bunny Meet & Greet
Storytelling Under the Bunny Tree with Pam Bomboy
Community Zone
Bonnet Parades
Local Mascots
Chalk Zone

A Maymont Experience

A family-friendly tour of the Maymont Mansion, filled with eye candy for children and adults alike, is a wonderful way to introduce the kids to Richmond’s rich history and learn more about the Dooleys’ extraordinary gift to all of us. Tours will run from 11:30am to 4:30pm and are based on availability. Sign up in the Mansion basement. $5 donation.

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Veg Out with Virginia Beer Company

From the Virginia Beer Company Facebook event:

On Sunday, April 7th, join us at The Virginia Beer Company for our first Vegan-focused pop-up of 2019 - this time supporting Rikki's Refuge! We'll be donating $1 to Rikki's from EVERY pint of a Year Round beer sold. And Rikki's will be visiting to promote their mission of compassion.

In honor of the event, Mean Bird will be making their FIRST-EVER trip the brewery to provide an eco-friendly, all-Vegan menu! Our friends from LOKAL in Downtown Williamsburg, Virginia will also be popping in to provide Vegan-friendly sweet treats. And from 2-5 pm, Brett E Williams will take the stage for an Acoustic Sundays set for all to enjoy!

More About Rikki's Refuge:
"Rikki's Refuge in Orange County, Virginia, is a 450 acre, no-kill, all species peaceful sanctuary supported solely by donations of kind and loving individuals. The refuge is home to over 1300 animals of over 22 different species, including but not limited to cats, dogs, sheep, goats, rabbits, pigs, emus, chickens, ducks, geese, a chukar, peacocks, and more." http://www.facebook.com/RikkisRefuge


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Brunch at Isley Brewing!

Mean Brunch is back! the truck will be at Isley Brewing Company (1715 Summit Ave in Scott’s Addition). Brunch is from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm or until sold out, whichever comes first!

You can expect made from scratch waffles and biscuits paired with our chicken plus vegan versions for our veggie friends! Check our instagram for specials and updates!

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Stay at Home & Bone Box at SHOP

It’s baaaaack!

Who wants to go out on Valentine’s Day?! Snuggle up at home with the one you love with Mean Bird’s Stay at Home & Bone Box! A romantic Fried Chicken (or Veggie Bird) dinner for two, complete with dessert (romance not guaranteed). We’ll be serving the Stay at Home and Bone Box for lunch and dinner on 2/14, so you can treat your coworker, friend, partner—we don’t care who!—to a romantic treat for two anytime on Valentine’s day!

Stay tuned for menu options and pre-order instructions!

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Super Bowl Sunday at SHOP

Stay Tuned for details! We’ll be open special hours before the game and taking pre-orders for Wings, Chicken Pops, and Fried Chicken Buckets, plus Vegan options for our veggie pals—Buffalo Cauliflower Bites, Vegan Buffalo Wings, and Veggie Bird buckets of course!

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