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  • Date Saturday, September 17, 2016
  • Time 10:00 am
  • Venue Chimborazo Park
  • Richmond Symphony Performance 7pm
  • CONDUCTOR Chia-Hsuan Lin
  • Rain Date: Sunday, Sept. 18 at 5pm
  • ROSSINI Overture to La gazza ladra (The Thieving Magpie)
  • BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Opus 92 - Mvt IV
  • BRAHMS Hungarian Dance No. 6 in D major
  • BRAHMS Hungarian Dance No. 5 in G minor
  • COPLAND Variations on a Shaker Melody from Appalachian Spring
  • CUSTER The American Frontier
  • KOSMA Autumn Leaves

    Performed with NO BS! Brass Band: Jalapenos on the Side, RVA All Day, Run Around
  • BERNSTEIN Selections from West Side Story

    Performed with NO BS! Brass Band: Jalapenos on the Side, RVA All Day, Run Around
  • ABREU Tico-Tico No Fuba

    Performed with NO BS! Brass Band: Jalapenos on the Side, RVA All Day, Run Around
  • The Big Tent at ChesterFest is sponsored by Chesterfield Auto Parts
    Village Bank
    Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
    Carter Myers Auto Group
    Dixon Hughes Goodman
    Midlothian Rotary
    Networking Technologies + Support
  • ChesterFest is sponsored by Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation
    Village News
    Argent Credit Union
    Christian Life
    Edward Jones
    Heritage Chevrolet
    Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Virginia
    Shamin Hotels
    Virginia Family Dentistry
    Virginia Waste Services
    C&J Auto & Truck Service Centers
    Chester Pediatrics
    First Community Bank
    VCU Health
    Chester Christian Church
    J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Homes
    Bruster’s Real Ice Cream
    Express Auto Center, Inc.

The Richmond Symphony’s Big Tent is moving to Chester Village Green for the 15th Annual ChesterFest! This FREE event is the largest one day festival in Chesterfield, drawing thousands of patrons each year. Festivities begin at 10am and will feature the Richmond Symphony, arts and craft vendors, food, contests, additional live music, family activities and more!

In addition to ChesterFest’s 15th anniversary year, this year’s festival also celebrates the official groundbreaking for the future Chesterfield Center for the Arts.  All net proceeds from this event will support the Center. Check out the official ChesterFest website.


Cary Street Ramblers

Dog Show

Southland Band

Pie Eating Contest

Johnnie & Ronnie Band


Gypsy Roots

Richmond Symphony Performance (under the Symphony’s Big Tent)
Rain Date: Sunday, September 18 at 5pm

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