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Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale

July 13 - August 12
Virginia Rep’s Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn, 1601 W. Broad St
Richmond, Virginia 23230
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Disaster strikes when Trixie leaves her beloved stuffed Knuffle Bunny at the laundromat. Based on the Caldecott Honor-winning picture book, this wacky, heart-warming tale of kerfuffle is bubbly, colorful, and perfect for kids and adults alike.

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Going Places Exhibition

August 1 - August 19
Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
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Where did you go today? And how did you get there? Going Places is an interactive exhibition that explores the technology behind travel that makes the farthest reaches of our planet accessible. By climbing aboard a flight simulator to pilot a plane, riding on a hovercraft, trying to pack a cargo ship without capsizing it, […]

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Napoleon: Power and Splendor

August 1 - September 3
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts*, 200 N Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
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More than 200 works of art, many of which have never before been exhibited in the United States, reveal the intricacies of the Napoleon’s daily life and the range of works commissioned by and for him. This exhibition of international loans includes major masterpieces of painting, an array of decorative arts, sculptures, engravings, and more—brought […]

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Crimes of the Heart

August 1 - August 26
Hanover Tavern, 13181 Hanover Courthouse Road
Hanover, VA 23069
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Three sisters reunite in this Southern Gothic comedy to escape their past in the hopes of a better tomorrow, yet their present reality offers hilarious and troublesome obstacles. This Pulitzer Prize-winning play takes a touching and irreverent look at sisterhood and what it means to find yourself amidst despair. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama […]

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Redskins Training Camp

Free

Watch the Redskins prepare for the upcoming season. They will hold joint practices with the New York Jets from Sunday, August 12th through Tuesday, August 14th.

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62nd Festival of the Arts

August 1 - August 19
Dogwood Dell, 6000 South Blvd
Richmond, VA 23220
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A variety of performances are offered, jazz, gospel, dance, indie rock, latino, dance, and theatre.      

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“[Work]”Exhibition

August 1 - August 19
Visual Arts Center of Richmond, 1812 West Main Street
Richmond, VA 23220
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Free

"" features art created by VisArts faculty, staff, and board members. The show includes examples of all media taught at VisArts’ 1812 West Main Street building, including: wood, ceramics, metal, jewelry, fiber, glass, drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, creative writing, film and digital media.

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4th Friday Art Shows and Opening Reception

August 1 - August 18
Art Works, 320 Hull St.
Richmond, VA 23224
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Free

There’s still time to see exhibit Borderline by Mary Storms. Storms’ artwork will inspire and awe you. Several new solo shows and the July All Media juried show open.  

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Richmond Flying Squirrels

August 7 - August 12
The Diamond, 3001 N Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23230
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Support the Flying Squirrels in this homestand against Binghamton and New Hampshire. Kids can run the bases after games on Friday and Sunday, sponsored by RFM.

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Ongoing

Cynthia Myron: Artist-in-Residence

August 1 @ 12:00 pm - August 31 @ 4:00 pm
The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design, 2501 Monument Avenue
Richmond, VA 23220
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Cynthia’s work explores the physicality and emotional weight of constructed spaces, particularly the home. Working first in carved wax, she casts elements in pewter which are added to her illustrations to create “three-dimensional drawings.” She will be on site Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday each week from noon-4pm. Stop by and see what she’s up to!

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Tomfoolery

August 1 @ 8:00 pm - August 18 @ 10:00 pm
Swift Creek Mill Theatre, 17401 Jefferson Davis Highway
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
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A revue of the witty, wicked and thoroughly twisted world of famed satirical songwriter Tom Lehrer. No one is spared from his delightfully cynical skewer as he takes aim at the A-bomb, racism, pollution, pornography, the military, the boy scouts, and the Catholic church, just for starters. This one’s not for the youngsters, somewhere between […]

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10:00 am

Summer Kids Series

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until August 15, 2018

Free

See family movies on the big screen.

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11:00 am

Rockets

August 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Central Library, 9501 Lori Rd.
Chesterfield, VA 23832
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Free

Learn the basics of how rockets work and then build your own. Registration begins two weeks before each program.  

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3:00 pm

BINGO!

August 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mechanicsville Library, 7461 Sherwood Crossing Place
Mechanicsville, VA 23111
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Free

Shout the word and win a prize. For ages 3 to 10.

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5:45 pm

Salamander Salutations

August 7 @ 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:45pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 29, 2018

$

This is a loosely structured yoga meet up that will tune our bodies to the natural environment. Check the Facebook Group, Salamander Salutations, for the weekly meeting place. For ages 8 and older.

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6:30 pm

Summer Reading Finale

August 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Goochland Library, 3075 River Road West
Goochland, VA 23063
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Free

Receive your summer reading completion prize, play games, enjoy Kona Ice, and have loads of fun. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library

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7:00 pm

The Continentals in Concert

August 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Glen Allen High School, 10700 Staples Mill Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060 United States
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Listen to the big band sound around as The Continentals present their annual summer concert.

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