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#BallotBattle: The Social Struggle for Suffrage

The Valentine 1015 East Clay Street, Richmond

To highlight the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, #BallotBattle: Richmond’s Social Struggle for Suffrage uses modern social media platforms to profile five Richmond viewpoints and the racial and generational tensions that each exposed.

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The Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello Exhibition

Black History Museum of Virginia 122 W. Leigh Street, Richmond

Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence, yet he owned 607 people over the course of his lifetime. Where most exhibitions speak from Jefferson’s viewpoint, this one gives voice to the many enslaved families who built and maintained Monticello.

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Half-Price Admission Days

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden 1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond

All Garden visitors enjoy half-price admission.

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Harriet Tubman

Virginia Rep's Children's Theatre at Willow Lawn 1601 W. Broad St, Richmond

This stirring drama with music shares in the joys, sorrows, and challenges Harriet Tubman faced while courageously freeing herself and hundreds of others from the bonds of slavery. As Harriet and her friend, Sarah Bradford, narrate her adventurous life, we…

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Giant Insects

Science Museum of Virginia 2500 W Broad St, Richmond

See insects up close and personal like never before. This touring exhibition features six gigantic, robotic insects ranging from 40 to 120 times larger than life size. Guests will explore entomology as they operate animatronic heads to learn how certain…

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Working Together: Louis Draper and the Kamoinge Workshop

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 200 N Boulevard, Richmond

Inspired by the archive of Richmond native Louis Draper, VMFA has organized an unprecedented exhibition that chronicles the first twenty years of the Kamoinge Workshop, a group of African American photographers he helped to found in 1963.

Free

August Wilson’s Fences

Virginia Rep’s November Theatre 114 West Broad Street, Richmond

This drama tells the story of Troy Maxson, a sanitation worker in 1950s Pittsburgh. Once a star in the Negro leagues, Troy’s dream of playing in the majors was denied due to the color of his skin. Years later, Troy’s…

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The Cake

Richmond Triangle Players 1300 Altamont, Richmond

Della makes cakes, not judgment calls – those she leaves to her husband, Tim. But when the girl she helped raise comes back home to North Carolina to get married, and the fiancé is actually a fiancée, Della’s life gets…

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The 39 Steps

Hanover Tavern 13181 Hanover Courthouse Road, Hanover

Mixes a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, and adds a dash of Monty Python, to create a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre. This play is packed with nonstop laughs, over 150 zany characters…

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Matilda the Musical

The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen 2880 Mountain Rd, Glen Allen

Inspired by the fantastic genius of Roald Dahl, and combined with the witty music and lyrics of Tim Minchin.

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Diary of Anne Frank

SPARC: School of Performing Arts in the Richmond Community 2106 N Hamilton St Ste A, Richmond

As vital today as when it was first written, Anne Frank’s extraordinary diary has become an essential part of how we remember one of the darkest periods of human history.

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GalaxyCon Richmond 2020

Greater Richmond Convention Center 403 N. 3rd Street, Richmond

Photo Ops, cosplay wrestling, costume contests, fan panels, workshops, speed friending, gaming tournaments, and more. Don’t miss the opportunity to meet William Shatner, Mathew Lewis, Shannon Elizabeth, Sam Jones, LeVar Burton, Gilbert Gottfried, Brian O’Halloran, Michael Rosenbaum, and more. Plus,…

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Homeschool Math Mania

Hanover Library 7527 Library Drive, Hanover

Explore the world of math through books, games, and lots of hands on fun.

Free

Owl Prowl

Pony Pasture

Gather after sundown for a sneaky stroll through the park in search of elusive owls. Please bring a bottle of water and come prepared to hike.

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Lenten Fish Fry

St. Edward's Community Center 2700 Dolfield Drive, North Chesterfield

Choice of catfish or salmon with hush puppies, baked potato or fries, salad or coleslaw, and a drink.

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Nighttime in the 17th Century

Henricus Historical Park 251 Henricus Park Rd, Chester

Visit Henricus for a special candlelight tour and experience Powhatan and English Colonial life at night without 21st-century technology. Sit down, engage interpreters, and get a chance to see what life would have been like with candles lit and a…

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CARE Talks

The McShin Foundation 2300 Dumbarton Rd

There will be eight speakers educating the audience on addiction solutions.

Free

Mend, Heal, and Carry On

Children's Pavilion 1000 East Broad Street, Richmond

The evening will feature hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine, and a brief program featuring Dr. Jin Lee, CHoR Chief of Cardiology and Co-Director of the Children's Hospital Foundation Heart Center. Benefits the Children’s Hospital Foundation Heart Center.

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University Dancers

Modlin Center for the Arts at the University of Richmond 453 Westhampton Way, Richmond

Celebrating thirty-five years of engaging dance with their annual concert that brings the work of innovative choreographers Charlotte Boye-Christensen, Camille A. Brown, and Sean Aaron Carmon. These artist residencies are supported in part, by the Tucker-Boatwright Festival of Literature and…

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