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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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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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Richmond Flying Squirrels

August 17 - August 21
The Diamond, 3001 N Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23230
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Head to the ballpark for a game as the Squirrels take on Hartford and Bowie in this homestand. 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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Technological Innovations Weekend

August 18 @ 10:00 am - August 19 @ 3:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803
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Explore the world of 1800s innovations in technology. See and learn about agricultural and military advancements at the park's Tudor Hall Plantation and military encampment. Park admission is only a dollar through Labor Day.

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9:00 am

The Carytown Market

August 19 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until August 26, 2018

City Stadium, 3201 Maplewood Ave
Richmond, VA 23221
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Free

Created to give local farmers, producers of goods, and artisans the opportunity to interact directly with customers rather than through third parties.

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10:30 am

Technological Innovations Weekend

August 19 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 19, 2018 at 10:30am

Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803
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A special weekend event focused on medicine and medical advancements in the antebellum era and the Civil War. Watch period demonstrations highlighting military and agricultural advancements used on and off of the battlefield.  

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12:00 pm

Back to School Design Weekend

August 19 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 19, 2018 at 12:00pm

The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design, 2501 Monument Avenue
Richmond, VA 23220
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Saturday is all about 2D Design – house tours, sketching, map-making, and a team activity. Sunday is focused on 3D Design – activities on the basics of building strong structures, including an egg drop. For students entering 1st through 5th grade. Registration is required, you can register for a single day or both.

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1:00 pm

Liberty or Death Reenactment

August 19 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 2, 2018

St. John’s Church*, 2401 E. Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23223
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Shows take place every Sunday between Memorial Day and Labor Day. 1:00 PM Ticket holders are seated. 1:15 PM Doors open to the Public. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. 1:30 PM Music program begins. 1:45 PM Reenactment begins (no admittance after program begins or church is at capacity) You may purchase a ticket […]

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History In Your Hands

August 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
National Museum of the Marine Corps, 18900 Jefferson Davis Highway
Triangle, VA 22172
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HIYH is a program for visitors of all ages who are blind or have low vision. HIYH is an opportunity to interact with the collections through tactile exploration of selected objects, and through verbal description, tactile graphics, and other materials for artifacts that cannot be touched. Trained Museum volunteers and Visitor Services staff lead these […]

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6:00 pm

Happy Hour Poetry

August 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Firehouse Theatre, 1609 W. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23220
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Free

Break out of the work week routine with a dose of hot verse. Featuring a showcase poet, an open mic sign up for those with a verse or two to drop themselves, and a cash bar with happy hour specials.

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