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The Commonwealth and the Great War

September 1 - November 18
Virginia Museum of History and Culture, 428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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In 1917, Virginia-born President Woodrow Wilson brought the nation into war against the German, Austrian, and Ottoman empires. This tells the stories of individual Virginians who carried the state’s proud military tradition to the battlefront during World War I. 100,000 of them served; 3,700 died. Many more were injured.

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Pandemic: Richmond

September 1, 2018 - January 6, 2019
The Valentine*, 1015 East Clay Street
Richmond, VA 23219 United States
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Explores the repeated storms of disease that have swept through the city. From influenza to cholera to polio to AIDS/HIV, this exhibition investigates how Richmonders have fought silent, invisible enemies and tells their stories of both loss and survival.

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Butterflies LIVE!

September 1 - October 14
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden*, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
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Tropical beauties transform the Conservatory into a wonderland of vibrant colors, captivating sights and extraordinary discoveries. Get up close and personal as hundreds of butterflies feed, flutter, and take flight all around you. Explore their origins, preferred habitats, and lifecycles.

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Origami in the Garden

September 1 - September 30
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden*, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
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An exhibition of larger-than-life outdoor sculpture inspired by the art of paper folding. Santa Fe artist Kevin Box collaborates with his wife, Jennifer Box and origami masters Robert J. Lang, Te Jui Fu, Michael G. LaFosse, and Richard L. Alexander to celebrate the art of origami in museum quality sculpture and educational programming.  

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Pretty Powerful: Fashion and Virginia Women

September 1, 2018 - January 27, 2019
The Valentine*, 1015 East Clay Street
Richmond, VA 23219 United States
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Drawing on the Valentine’s extensive collection of historic and contemporary costume, this exhibit will examine the role of fashion in the professional, creative, and social advancement of women in Richmond, Virginia.

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Truthful Witnessing

September 1 - October 14
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts*, 200 N Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
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This third installation in a series of exhibitions exploring the four volumes of the Black Photographers Annual, published between 1973 and 1980, features a range of artists, including author James Baldwin. This series is sponsored by Dr. Ronald A. Crutcher, president of University of Richmond, and Dr. Betty Neal Crutcher.  

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There’s Just Us

September 1 - October 28
Virginia Holocaust Museum, 2000 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23223
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August 11 and 12 marks the one-year anniversary of the Unite the Right protests that shook Charlottesville. This exhibit is a photo series by Alec R. Hosterman who was there to document the protests over that weekend.  

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Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

September 1 - November 30
Berkeley Plantation, 12602 Harrison Landing Road
Charles City , VA 23030 United States
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Explore colorful autumn gardens, the river shore, and exhibits. Pick a pumpkin and find your way through the corn maze.  

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Sophie Treppendahl

September 1 - October 14
Quirk Gallery, 207 W. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23220
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Sophie Treppendahl's newest solo show, Skinnydip Daydreams And A Striped Shirt opens in the Pink Gallery. .

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4th Friday Art Shows

September 1 - September 22
Art Works, 320 Hull St.
Richmond, VA 23224
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Wind up the summer of 2018 with bright summer lights. Deshia Williams’ exhibit provides the light show. Celebrate the river that has provided so much summer fun with the exhibit, River Renderings. And there are two exciting solo shows that open.  

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Richmond Symphony Orchestra League Designer House

September 17 - October 14
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Features the renowned Holly Lawn estate in Richmond’s Hermitage Road Historic District. This gorgeous Queen Anne style home completed in 1901 was once home to the Richmond Council of Garden Clubs and is on the National Historic Register of Places. Virginia’s leading interior designers will transform the home's living spaces reflecting the designer's vision.  Please […]

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About Beulah Gould Branch, Mrs. John Kerr Branch

September 20 - November 2
The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design, 2501 Monument Avenue
Richmond, VA 23220
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Information about Mrs. Beulah Branch, her life, and the work done this summer restoring her bedroom will be in the Long Gallery. Come peak into the life of the lady of the house.

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(Im)permanence

September 20 - November 2
The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design, 2501 Monument Avenue
Richmond, VA 23220
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(Im)permanence invites the viewer into a dialogue between society, intimate spaces, and the fleeting moments that exist within nature and the permanence of the architecture that surrounds us. The pieces featured by Cynthia Myron in this exhibition are a culmination of works revealing passing of individual memory, emotional weight, and lasting recollection that exists within […]

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Field Day of the Past

September 21 - September 23
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Take in historical displays and demonstrations, tractor pulls, engine displays, antique and modern construction equipment, and historic buildings.  

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NASCAR

September 21 - September 22
Richmond International Raceway, 600 E Laburnum Ave
Richmond, VA 23222
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The Go Bowling 250 is Friday, and children 12 and under are admitted free with a ticketed adult in grandstand seating sections. The main event is the Federated Auto Parts 400 on Saturday.  

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

September 21 - October 14
Virginia Rep’s November Theatre, 114 West Broad Street
Richmond, 23220
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Fifteen-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain; he is exceptionally intelligent but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he's suspected of killing the neighbor's dog, he sets out to identify the true culprit, which leads to an earth-shattering discovery and a journey that will change his life forever.

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The Parent Conference

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A one-day educational and personal development event for anyone interested in the science of raising happy, healthy, and successful children. The conference will feature nearly a dozen experts translating the latest psychological research into practical parenting tips.

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The Great Pumpkin Fest

September 22
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2018

Kings Dominion, 16000 Theme Park Way
Doswell, VA 23047
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Kids can participate in a collection of scare-free Halloween activities for kids presented by the PEANUTS characters like pumpkin decorating and more.

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Halloween Haunt

September 22
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2018

Kings Dominion, 16000 Theme Park Way
Doswell, VA 23047
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From the thrilling rides to the frightful attractions, you’re in for some extreme screams. Haunted mazes, terrifying scare zones, and thrilling shows. WARNING! This event is too intense for young children. Parental discretion is advised.

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Time Travelers: Free Admission Weekend

September 22 - September 23
The Valentine*, 1015 East Clay Street
Richmond, VA 23219 United States
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Tourists and locals alike are invited to discover the area’s treasures spanning 400 years of fascinating history, including historic homes, museums and other one-of-a-kind attractions. 20 of the Richmond region’s historic sites will offer visitors a “passport” to time-travel during a special admission-free weekend. Each site will offer complimentary admission to visitors who show a […]

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Ongoing

Beyond Duty

September 1 @ 9:00 am - September 28 @ 5:00 pm
Virginia Holocaust Museum, 2000 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23223
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The core of the exhibition is comprised of the stories of 9 diplomats who were recognized as “Righteous Among the Nations”. The stories represent diversity: different countries of origin, various countries were they operated different types of rescue actions taken in various stages of the Holocaust. The stories are woven into the historical chain of […]

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Gallery at First UU

September 19 @ 5:00 pm - September 23 @ 5:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Richmond, 1000 Blanton Ave.
Richmond, VA 23221
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175 local and regional artists and craftspeople will exhibit their works. Visit GalleryAtFirstUU on Facebook to see pictures from previous shows. The LOWCO Eatery food truck will be at Gallery Friday and Saturday.

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8:00 am

West End Farmers Market

September 22 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2018

West End Farmer’s Market, 12496 Gayton Road
Henrico, VA
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Support your local farmers and vendors. This farmers market offers fresh, local fruits and vegetables, baked goods, farm fresh eggs, meats, seafood, and much more from over 20 vendors. Rain or shine.  

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Go Forth 5k and Kids Fun Run

September 22 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Deep Run Park, 9900 Ridgefield Pkwy.
Henrico, VA 23238
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Start the school year off on the right foot, with friends, family, fitness, and fun. Benefits Saint Mary's Catholic School; this year's race will benefit the renovation of the school's elementary wing and library.

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Run2Rebuild Richmond 5K and [Re]Fair

September 22 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
River Road United Methodist Church, 8800 River Road
Richmond, Virginia
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The event will be accompanied by a 5k run/walk, a one-mile “Fun Run” and Fair, a community fair that focuses on health, wellness, human services, community engagement and education. The race will occur throughout the Sleepy Hollow neighborhood surrounding the church. Benefits Rebuilding Together Richmond, a local non-profit organization that brings volunteers together to improve […]

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8:30 am

Richmond Corporate Games

September 22 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dominion Soccer Fields, 5000 Dominion Dr.
Glen Allen, Virginia 23060
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Corporate teams come out of the office to compete in an assortment of classic relay races and goofy games to benefit Special Olympics Virginia. Companies from around Richmond will face-off to showcase their determination and teamwork.  

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9:15 am

RFM’s Story Time

September 22 @ 9:15 am - 10:00 am
Saxon Shoes, 11800 West Broad Street
Henrico, Virginia 23233 United States
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Join Joan Tupponce and the RFM Team for a very special story time with author and news anchor Angie Miles, who will read her  book, Short Pump Bump. Read about Angie in Just Joan at RFMonline.com. Parking lot and mall doors of Saxon Shoes open at 9:00AM for complimentary coffee, courtesy of Capital One Cafe. […]

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10:00 am

Volunteer Fair

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Varina Library, 1875 New Market Road
Henrico, VA 23231
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Get some fresh air and learn how you can stay involved in your community as you enter your golden years. Area non-profits will be on hand to tell you about available volunteering opportunities. This event is outside, so please plan accordingly. (In case of inclement weather, event will be moved to the Library Meeting Room.) […]

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A Very Hungry Caterpillar Musical Playdate

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 10:40 am
Melody Magic Music Studio, 3041 Lauderdale Drive
Henrico, VA 23233
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A musical playdate based on the beloved story, A Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. Creep slowly like caterpillars (and hop like grasshoppers), use your imaginations to transform into butterflies, and enjoy some food-related songs and activities. And of course, there will be lots of instruments and music throughout the entire class. For ages 0 […]

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Deaf and Hard of Hearing Effective Communication Emergency Kit

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on November 3, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on October 13, 2018 at 10:00am

Free

Here2Hear has developed an emergency kit that will address communication needs when in an emergency situation. Individuals must show proof of Virginia residency and hearing loss at the distribution event to receive a free kit. Kits will be provided to those individuals that register prior to the event by visiting here2hear.org, calling (804) 774-8311, or […]

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Deaf and Hard of Hearing Effective Communication Emergency Kit

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on November 3, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on October 13, 2018 at 10:00am

Free

Here2Hear has developed an emergency kit that will address communication needs when in an emergency situation. Individuals must show proof of Virginia residency and hearing loss at the distribution event to receive a free kit. Kits will be provided to those individuals that register prior to the event by visiting here2hear.org, calling (804) 774-8311, or […]

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11:00 am

BBQ on the Bend

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Reeling and Rafting, 265 Ferry St
Scottsville, VA 24590
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Live music, beer and cider. This people's choice competition will feature some of Virginia's best bbq teams smoking up some of their pulled pork for you to try and rate your favorite. Benefits the Virginia Wheelin' Sportsmen.      

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12:30 pm

Magnetic Magic

September 22 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
West Point Library, 721 Main Street
West Point, VA 23181
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Ages 3 to 10 have a fun-filled time playing with magnets. Snacks provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.

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1:30 pm

LEGO STEM Expo

September 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Atlee Library, 9161 Atlee Road
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
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A guided building with over a dozen tubs of LEGOs for STEM creations. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library. For ages 3 and up.

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2:00 pm

Leading Women of Richmond

September 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gayton Library, 10600 Gayton Road
Henrico, VA 23238
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From the Civil War to the modern era, discover the Richmond women whose work in education, literature, suffrage, philanthropy and more transformed life in Richmond for us all. Presented by The Valentine Museum.

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2:30 pm

Fall Pizza Party

September 22 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

Celebrate your students’ hard work with a pizza party. There will be fun math games and drawings for prizes too—including the coveted $100 for 100 drawing.

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Life Hacks for Teens: Ballroom Dancing

September 22 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Goochland Library, 3075 River Road West
Goochland, VA 23063
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Join instructor Michael Recant for a fun, pressure-free lesson on how to get ahead in life by dancing through it. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library. For ages 11 to 18.

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5:00 pm

Make A Joyful Noise

September 22 @ 5:00 pm
Pilgrim Journey Baptist Church, 7204 Bethlehem Road
Henrico, VA 23228
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A musical evening with the Richmond Boys Choir in Concert. Top off your evening with a dessert buffet following the concert. A scholarship fundraiser.

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7:00 pm

The English Channel

September 22 @ 7:00 pm
Henrico Theatre, 305 E. Nine Mile Road
Henrico, VA 23075
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The English Channel returns for an all-new version of their fab concert experience, “AM•FM Hits of the British Invasion Decade.” You’ll hear - and see - your fave Brit rock and pop tunes performed just like the original recordings and just like you remember.

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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on September 22, 2018 at 7:00pm

Godwin High School, 2101 Pump Road
Richmond, VA 23238
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The musical tale of several socially awkward youngsters finding joy, heartache, and a purpose in competing at the regional spelling bee. Donations accepted at the door to benefit Wounded Warriors Project. Friday, Sept 21 Saturday, Sept 22 7:00 PM both days

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