March to Mother's Day
March 1 - May 14, 2017
Tom Tom Founders Festival
April 10 - 16, 2017
Virginia International Tattoo
April 27 - 30, 2017
Richard Alston Dance Company
May 6, 2017
Lula Washington Dance Theatre
May 19, 2017
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The 2019 Commemoration, AMERICAN EVOLUTION™, seeks to leverage partnerships throughout Virginia to highlight the events of 1619 that shaped America’s beginnings; the first legislative assembly in the New World, the arrival of the first Africans to English North America, the arrival of women to build community, the first official English Thanksgiving in North America and the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurialism that kept the colony thriving. The 2019 Commemoration will feature events and activities that inspire local, national and international participants to engage in the themes of democracy, diversity and opportunity, to position Virginia as a global leader in education, economic development and tourism.

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