Billed as “connecting all things French in Richmond,” this event offers the rich and sumptuous flavors of France’s finest cuisine. Participants include French-born master chef Paul Elbing, chef Michael McClure of Lulu’s, chef Mike Ledesma of Richmond Restaurant Group, which is opening Perch in May, chef Sean Murphy, chef John Maxwell and chef William Erlenbach. The festival also features live music and benefits Little Sisters of the Poor charity, which cares for Virginia’s elderly poor. It will be held at 1503 Michaels Road. See rvafrenchfoodfestival.com for information on the menu. 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday.