Let’s Create

Create. Inspire. Invent.

Deep within all of us is a desire to create things, to make things happen, to do things.

Here are ten of our favorite quotes about creating.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Let’s get creating.

 

Cover Photo by Alice Achterhof on Unsplash

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Five Event Planning Blogs We Love

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What better way to learn the business than to follow those who are already making a go at it? Here are five event planning blogs we like. You should follow them as well.

Endless Entertainments is a nationwide event production company. Will Currant was still in high school back in 2007 when he started planning events learning along the way. After heading to Arizona State University by the end of 2010 Endless Entertainment was becoming one of the largest production companies in the Southwest.

Event Manager Blog is a great resource for trends in the event industry, especially technology, innovation, and education. Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or just starting out this is a great resource.

Thoughtfully Simple. Tori Tait offers great creative ideas for planners on a budget. Check out her DIY ideas, her cocktail recipes and more. Tori’s goal is to “inspire you to tap into your creative confidence, one simple step at a time.”

Planning Forever Events is focused on weddings, which can be a great place to start your planning career. But even the experience planner can find some great ideas here.

Weditorial is another blog that focuses a lot on weddings, but there are also great party ideas to be found here and great ideas for entertaining at home.

Have a favorite event blog? Share it in the comments.

Fresh Beginnings

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Happy New Year!

And, we’re back.

In November we weren’t sure where things were going with this blog, or if they were going at all.

But, it’s a new year, and a new day. So, let’s give it another go.

Over the course of the next year we’ll be talking about events, event planning, creativity (and creating events), and perhaps a good bit of history.

Come along with us on the journey as we Celebrate the Past and Create the Future.

Bring it on, 2017!

Check out these great festivals coming to Richmond in September

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While summer doesn’t technically end for a few weeks, Labor Day weekend is the traditional end of summer vacation. Pools close. Theme parks close. And the kids go back to school.

But, that doesn’t mean an end to the fun. There are plenty of festivals coming to the River City in September. Check these out.

Fall Line Fest
September 6th and 7th in Downtown Richmond
Fall Line Fest is a two-day celebration of music, art and food.

Harvest Wine Festival
September 7
James River Cellars in Glen Allen
James River Cellars joints with three other wineries to present the 8th Annual Harvest Wine Festival. Enjoy tastings, wine seminars, tours and live music.

RVA Street Art Festival
September 11-15
The former GRTC Bus Depot on Cary Street
Nationally and internationally acclaimed artists will join with RVA’s local talent to create murals on trolley barns, create sculpture and offer arts education, local crafts and food and drink.

Shockoe-on-the-half Shell Festival
September 14
17th Street Farmers Market
If you love oysters, this event is a must. Enjoy oysters and the shops of Schokoe Bottom all in one visit.

43rd Street Festival of the Arts
September 14
1412 W. 43rd Street
Over 70 of RVA’s best and most creative artisans will be onhand to present their creations.

Armenian Food Festival
September 19-22
St. James Armenian Church
Enjoy the 55th Armenian festival for great food, dance and fun.

St. Benedict Oktoberfest
September 20-22
300 N. Sheppard Street
Enjoy German music, dancing, food and beverage(s) of your choice. Proceeds support Catholic education in Saint Benedict Parish.

Capital Ale House Octoberfest
September 21-28
623 E. Main Street
Enjoy Germany style cuisine and plenty of Virginia craft beers.

Virginia State Fair
September 27 – October 6
The tradition of the Virginia State Fair continues at Meadow Event Park in Doswell.

RVACON
September 27-29
Plant Zero Event Space
Check out Richmond’s first convention that showcases anime, comics, gaming, technology and music.

RVA Peace Festival
September 28
St. Stephens Episcopal Church
The RVA Peace Festival began in the aftermath of the attacks of 9/11. The Festival seeks to provide a place for children, youth and adults to gather to celebrate diversity and to promote peace.

Richmond Italian Festival
September 28-29
17th Street Market
Experience an authentic Italian village at Richmond’s 9th Annual Italian Festival.

Festival of India
September 28-29
Greater Richmond Convention Center
Enjoy Indian culture and cuisine.

H/T RVANews

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