Hundreds of people from Richmond and other parts of the region attended the 35th Annual 2nd Street Festival Oct. 7-8 in Historic Jackson Ward. The popular festival celebrates the history and culture of Jackson Ward with dancing, music, refreshments and more. Festival goers also couldn’t resist taking a peek — up close or not — at the lineup of classic cars.
Caleb Wilson, 3, and Caiden Wilson, 7, smile for the camera while their mother, Simone Wilson, keeps a watchful eye on them.
Crowds gather for the 35th Annual 2nd Street Festival last weekend in Downtown Richmond. The popular festival celebrates the history and culture of Jackson Ward with dancing, music, refreshments and more.
Rodney “The Soul Singer” Stith, above, plays to the crowd on the festival’s main stage.
Phillip Brown Sr., dressed to the nines, makes his annual pilgrimage greeting friends, old and new.
A lounge area on one of two bridges connecting both sides of the Greater Richmond Convention Center overlooks Marshall Street in Downtown Richmond.
Mushrooms in Jackson Ward