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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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Fall Book Sale

October 11 - October 14
Virginia Museum of History and Culture, 428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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They will have thousands of gently-used hardcover, softcover, fiction, and nonfiction titles just waiting for you to peruse. All books are in good condition and many have a historical connection. Benefits the museum's educational initiatives. Visit the museum shop 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Gutenberg! The Musical!

October 11 - November 3
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In this two-man musical satire, a pair of aspiring playwrights perform a backers’ audition for their new project - a big, splashy musical about Johannes Gutenberg, the inventor of the printing press. With an unending supply of enthusiasm, Bud and Doug sing all the songs and play all the parts with the hope that one […]

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Ongoing

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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9:30 am

Open House

October 11 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Hunter Classical Christian School, 635 Manakin Road
Manakin-Sabot, VA 23103 United States
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See what a difference classical Christian education can make in the development of your child. Tour the school and meet their faculty.

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2:00 pm

Homeschool Happenings: Incredible Hoop Glider

October 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Dr.
Midlothian, VA 23112
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It’s not a bird, it’s not a plane—but it flies surprisingly well. Registration begins September 26th.  

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4:00 pm

Teen Book Club

October 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on October 11, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on November 8, 2018 at 4:00pm

Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd
Richmond, VA 23234
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Teens, explore new YA genres, discuss book topics, and enjoy snacks. The Teen Book Club will also include hands-on activities that tie in with book themes.  

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Harry Potter Night

October 11 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Upper King William Library, 694-J Sharon Road
King William, VA 23086
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Ages 11 to 18 dress up as your favorite Harry Potter character or just enjoy a fun movie night with your friends. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Upper King William Library.

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5:00 pm

Star Exchange

October 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Atlee Library, 9161 Atlee Road
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
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Share your favorite books and quotes and collect origami stars in a jar.  For ages 11 to 18. Call or visit the library to sign up. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

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Pups and Pints

October 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond, VA 23221 United States
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A pup friendly happy hour featuring music by The Bob Blagg Quartet. There will be happy hour prices at the bar and more opportunities than ever to share the love with the Richmond Animal League. Benefits the Richmond Animal League.

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Opening Reception: Sean Donlon + Haiyin Liang

October 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Quirk Gallery, 207 W. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23220
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JThe opening reception of two new exhibits featuring work from glass artist, Sean Donlon (Main Gallery) and current artist-in-residence, Haiyin Liang (The Mezzanine). Sean Donlon's Main Gallery show, "Unspoken" will be on view October 11 - November 25. Haiyin Liang's show in The Mezzanine at Quirk Hotel will be on view October 11 - November […]

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5:30 pm

Jelly Bean Bridges

October 11 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
King & Queen Library, 396 Newtown Road
St. Stephen's Church, VA 23148
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A fun night of building bridges out of jellybeans and toothpicks. Compete against your friends to see whose bridge can hold the most weight. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the King & Queen Library.

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6:00 pm

Movie and Pizza Night

October 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ashland Library, 201 S. Railroad Ave.
Ashland, VA 23005
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See a great movie on the big screen with your friends. Call or visit the library to sign up. For ages 11 to 18. Pizza provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

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6:30 pm

Breakout Box

October 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cochrane Rockville Library, 16600 Pouncey Tract Road
Rockville, VA 23146
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Ages 11 to 18 test your mental proficiency. Solve mysteries and puzzles to get to the sweet surprise at the end. Bring your friends or family to work as a team. Pizza provided by the Friends of the Rockville Library.

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7:00 pm

Teens and Technology: Dr. Jean Twenge

October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 6000 Grove Avenue
Richmond, VA 23226
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In her book, iGen, Dr. Jean Twenge examines the impact of technology on adolescents, including the soaring incidence of severe anxiety since the introduction of the smart phone. Dr. Twenge is a professor of psychology at San Diego State University and is the author of more than 140 scientific publications and books.

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Financial Aid 101 Workshop

October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fairfield Library, 1001 N. Laburnum Ave
Henrico, VA 23223
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Find out about the financial aid process for education options after high school (4-year college, community college, workforce training) from GRASP personnel (www.grasp4va.org).

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NT Live Broadcast: Macbeth

October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness. Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris (The Threepenny Opera, London Road), sees Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. Rated R. Please note this production […]

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