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A Return to the Grand Tour: Micromosaic Jewels

August 1 - September 2
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 200 N Boulevard
Richmond,VA23220United States
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Free

View this extraordinary collection of exquisite, intricately crafted works of art—precious souvenirs designed for Grand Tour travelers of the mid-18th to late-19th centuries. The wide range of subjects depicted in these 92 works include Renaissance paintings, architecture, birds, animals, historical sites,…

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SplashMoR

August 1 - September 1
Children’s Museum of Richmond, Downtown, 2626 W. Broad Street
Richmond,VA23220
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$

Grab your bathing suit and get ready for some summer fun. Entry into SplashMoR is free with museum admission. 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

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Monster Jam Thunder Alley

August 1 - September 2
Kings Dominion, 16000 Theme Park Way
Doswell,VA23047
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$

Get up close, sit in, and even ride in some of your favorite Monster Jam trucks at this all-new, limited time experience. This includes four adrenaline-charged experiences plus some of the exciting food, beverages, and souvenirs found at Monster Jam…

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Pompeii: The Immortal City

August 1 - September 3
Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 W Broad St
Richmond,VA23220United States
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$

Models of machines and 3D reconstructions accompany the guest in a journey across time and space. Over 100 archaeological items originating from Pompeii, including a large number being exhibited for the first time, demonstrate the knowledge the Romans had about…

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The Chisholm Kid Exhibition

August 1 - August 31
Black History Museum of Virginia, 122 W. Leigh Street
Richmond,VA
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$

The Chisholm Kid, Lone Fighter for Justice for All celebrates the black cowboys who drove longhorns up the Chisholm Trail out of Texas to the railroad trailheads in Kansas after the Civil War. The Chisholm Kid exhibition features panels from…

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Chesterfield County Fair

August 23 - August 31
Chesterfield County Fairgrounds, 10300 Courthouse Road 
Chesterfield,VA23832
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$

Agricultural displays, plus midway fun for all ages.

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12:00 pm

Lunch Break Science

August 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 W Broad St
Richmond,VA23220United States
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Free

Pack a lunch and join museum scientists and experts share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Pop Culture Meets Ancient Rome is presented by Timshel Purdum, Director of Playful Learning, Science Museum of Virginia and…

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2:00 pm

Paper Circuit Constellations

August 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sandston Library, 23 E. Willamsburg Rd.
Sandston,VA23150
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Free

Learn about circuitry and stars. In the meeting room make one of the constellations you see in the night sky using paper and LEDs to create a circuit. Best for rising 5th graders and up.

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5:30 pm

Harry Potter Escape Room

August 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Westover Hills Library, 1408 Westover Hills Boulevard23225 + Google Map
Free

Groups of 3 to 6 people will have to use their Harry Potter knowledge to escape from the Room of Requirement. Please call 804-646-8833 or stop by the library to register. Registration is required.

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7:00 pm

Shrek the Musical

August 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Weinstein JCC, 5403 Monument Ave
Richmond,VAUnited States
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A fairy tale adventure that brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life on stage. Join Shrek and his sidekick, Donkey, as they set off to rescue the beautiful Princess Fiona. Presented by Second Stage.

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8:00 pm

Midtown Movie Night

August 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Libbie Mill-Midtown, Libbie Lake E St
Richmond,VA23230
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Free

Drinks and snacks will start at 7:00 p.m. and the movie will start rolling around 8:15 pm. Everyone is advised to bring chairs or blankets. There will be concessions available for purchase, including select beers from Strangeways Brewing as well…

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