Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Upcoming Events

Events List Navigation

October 2017

Akeelah and the Bee

October 1 - November 5
Virginia Rep’s Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn, 1601 W. Broad St
Richmond, Virginia 23230
+ Google Map
$

Akeelah is an 11-year-old spelling p-r-o-d-i-g-y who will stop at nothing to make her dreams come true. Based on the 2006 film starring Keke Palmer, the play follows the journey of Akeelah as she travels from the south side of Chicago to the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Find out more »

The Story of Virginia

October 1, 2017 - March 31, 2018
Virginia Historical Society, 428 N Boulevard
Richmond, Virginia 23220
+ Google Map
Free

This newly renovated 10,500 square-foot exhibition interprets 16,000 years of Virginia history and features more than 500 artifacts, maps, letters, and diaries ranging from the earliest stone tools shaped by humans to a satellite built by high school students in 2013. Objects in the exhibition are supplemented by images from the VHS collection, soundscapes, video, and digital and hands-on interactives.

Find out more »

Corn Maze and 
Pumpkin Patch

October 1 - October 31
Berkeley Plantation, 12602 Harrison Landing Road
Charles City , VA 23030 United States
+ Google Map
$

Explore colorful autumn gardens, river shore, and exhibits. Pick a pumpkin and find your way through the corn maze.  

Find out more »

Great Pumpkin Fest

October 1 - October 29
Kings Dominion, 16000 Theme Park Way
Doswell, VA 23047
+ Google Map
$

Families and kids can participate in a collection of scare-free Halloween activities for kids presented by the Peanuts characters like pumpkin decorating, a Petting Zoo with some of your children’s favorite farm animals, and more.  Select weekends through October 29.

Find out more »

Memento Mori: A 1708 Gallery satellite exhibition at the Linden Row Inn

October 1, 2017 @ 8:00 am - January 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Linden Row Inn, 100 East Franklin St
Richmond, VT 23219 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Thirteen artists explore the tradition of memento mori – an artwork that reminds the viewer of their mortality, impermanence, and even the shortness and fragility of human life. Memento mori artwork became popular in the seventeenth century, in a religious age when almost everyone believed that life on earth was merely a preparation for an afterlife.

Find out more »

Daily Highlights of Hollywood Cemetery Tours

October 1 @ 10:00 am - October 31 @ 12:00 pm
$

Meet at the Hollywood Cemetery entrance at Cherry and Albemarle streets, near the rear of the stone structure to the left. Please note that this tour is 1.5 to 2 miles and involves several inclines. Comfortable shoes and water.

Find out more »

Our Hearts On Our Sleeves

October 1, 2017 @ 10:00 am - January 28, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
The Valentine*, 1015 East Clay Street
Richmond, VA 23219 United States
+ Google Map
$

The fashion and fiber arts play an important role in Richmond’s creative community, enlivening Richmond’s streets, shops, galleries, museums, and performance spaces. Drawing on the Valentine’s extensive collection of historic and contemporary costume and textiles, this exhibition celebrates Richmond’s devotion to creative expression.

Find out more »

Nuestras Historias: Latinos in Richmond

October 1, 2017 @ 10:00 am - April 15, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
The Valentine*, 1015 East Clay Street
Richmond, VA 23219 United States
+ Google Map
$

There are approximately 100,000 Latinos in the Richmond metropolitan area who represent a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. As Latinos immigrate to Richmond, they establish permanent ties to their new home and begin to transform its culture. Through interviews, objects and images, this exhibition documents the region’s diverse Latino experience. Daily, Tuesday-Sunday, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Find out more »

Virginia Jazz: The Early Years

October 1, 2017 @ 10:00 am - April 30, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
The Valentine*, 1015 East Clay Street
Richmond, VA 23219 United States
+ Google Map
$

This exhibition created by Richmond Jazz Society illuminates Virginians who made significant contributions to the development of Jazz as an American art form – from the early rhythms of the music’s birth at the turn of the 20th century to the multi-faceted vibrations leading to the music’s modern sound.

Find out more »

Native American Art from the Past and Present

October 1 @ 10:00 am - November 26 @ 5:00 pm
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts*, 200 N Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Based on the notion of dialogue, Hear My Voice: Native American Art of the Past and Present explores conversations between Native American artists and their art across centuries, a continent, and 35 indigenous cultures.

Find out more »
+ Export Events

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.