Karri Peifer
Sep 21, 2022 - Sports

It’s Richmond Flying Squirrels playoff week

A baseball diamond with players on the field at night
Image courtesy of Trey Wilson/Richmond Flying Squirrels

It's Minor League Baseball playoff week, and the Richmond Flying Squirrels are the star of the show, at least here at home. Tickets are still available for the Richmond games, which start Thursday.

What's happening: The Flying Squirrels are making their first appearance in the Minor League Baseball Eastern League playoffs in eight years.

Karri Peifer
Aug 12, 2022 - Sports

Something new for NASCAR starts in Richmond

Bubba Wallace takes a selfie with a fan who looks thrilled.
NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace poses with fans Thursday in richmond. Photo courtesy Richmond Raceway.

It's race weekend in Richmond, once again. But this year's event is not your grandpappy's NASCAR race.

Driving the news: NASCAR hits Richmond Raceway every April and August for two days, but this summer's race kicked off with Bubba's Block Party — an event featuring NASCAR star Bubba Wallace, live music from rapper Wale and DJ Domo and food from some Richmond Black-owned food trucks.


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