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What to Do in Richmond This Week: Aug. 22-28

Time to scarf down sandwiches and explore the outdoors.

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Monday, Aug. 22
Don’t bag your lunch. RVA Sandwich Week kicks off today, with $5 deals on specialty sandwiches by a variety of participating Richmond restaurants.

Five Days of Outdoor Exploration

Tuesday, Aug. 23
Explore the James River with a rafting guide.

Wednesday, Aug. 24
Try your hand at the Mortar the Merrier, Bolts from Heaven and Proctologist rock-climbing routes, among others, under the Manchester Bridge. You may need professional guidance on this, but you can get started at

Thursday, Aug. 25
Kayak to a post-Fall Line island downtown and set up shop for the day. Find trip-planning guides at

Friday, Aug. 26
Take a class in yoga on the water.

Saturday, Aug. 27
Play a round of disc golf at Gillies Creek Park, 4425 Williamsburg Ave., then head across the way to Stone Brewing, 4300 Williamsburg Ave.

Sunday, Aug. 28
Be chauffeured to your next glass. The Richmond brewery bus tours take you to three local breweries, include a tour of one, flights at all and snacks along the way.

Find more local activities in the 2016 Summer Guide. But hurry, there's not much time left!

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