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Butterflies LIVE!

October 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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Truthful Witnessing

October 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

October 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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Sophie Treppendahl

October 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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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

October 1 - 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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Richmond Symphony Orchestra League Designer House

October 1 - 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

October 1 - 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

October 1 - 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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9:30 am

Citizen Science: Birding

October 8 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Libbie Mill Library, 2100 Libbie Lake East St.
Henrico, VA 23230
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Ages 4 and up learn about birds and the fun hobby of birding. We will begin inside with a brief introduction to bird watching and some fun bird-related citizen science projects your family can take part in. Then head outside for a short walk near the library to look for and count birds. Children are […]

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10:00 am

Family Movie Matinee

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mechanicsville Library, 7461 Sherwood Crossing Place
Mechanicsville, VA 23111
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No school today? Watch a fun, family movie at the library. Refreshments provided by Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

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4:00 pm

Harry Potter Trivia

October 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mechanicsville Library, 7461 Sherwood Crossing Place
Mechanicsville, VA 23111
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Calling all wizards, witches, and Pottermore fans. Test your knowledge of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone at the Teen Read Week trivia contest. Cosplay welcome. For ages 11 to 18.  Refreshments provided by Friends of the Mechanicsville Library.

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Get Caught Reading

October 8 @ 4:00 pm - October 11 @ 7:00 pm
Goochland Library, 3075 River Road West
Goochland, VA 23063
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Get caught reading in the library during Teen Read Week and you may get a visit from the Candy Bar Librarian. For ages 12 to 18.

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5:00 pm

Movie and Pizza Night

October 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
King & Queen Library, 396 Newtown Road
St. Stephen's Church, VA 23148
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Free

See a great movie on the big screen with your friends. For ages 11 to 18. Pizza provided by the Friends of the King & Library.

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6:30 pm

Pajama Story Time

October 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Atlee Library, 9161 Atlee Road
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
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Free

A special bedtime story time in your PJs. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

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