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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.

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Agents of Change

Virginia Museum of History and Culture 428 North Boulevard, Richmond

Celebrating a century of women’s social and political activism in the Commonwealth. Highlighting the efforts and impact of a selection of female change-makers these women brought about positive change in their communities, the Commonwealth, and the nation.

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A Landscape Saved

Virginia Museum of History and Culture 428 North Boulevard, Richmond

Shows the efforts in preservation and horticulture made by the Garden Club of Virginia during its 100-year history. Its members have encouraged appreciation of the landscape, advanced its horticulture, and championed the preservation of the land.

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Giant Insects

Science Museum of Virginia 2500 W Broad St, Richmond

Examine insects up close in this touring exhibition that features 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 insects eat, observe live insects…

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Gallmeyer Farms The Pumpkin Patch

Gallmeyer Farms 3622 Darbytown Court, Richmond

The Pumpkin Patch will be open for pick-your-own pumpkins. Pumpkins, seasonal vegetables, straw bales, and other fall décor items will be available for sale. Please call 804-795-9979 for more info.

Free

Blue Sky Fund’s Hike for Kids

James River

Hikers will be able to join us from across the country on their trail of choice, and they're introducing new challenges with cool prizes. Benefits Blue Sky.

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Race for CHAnge

Virtual

Find a beautiful spot, take a hike in the mountains, run around your neighborhood, take a walk on your lunch break ....you choose. The format of the race may be changing but the cause remains as they continue to raise…

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Virginia Capital Trail Birthday Celebration

Virginia Capital Trail 200 South Third Street, Richmond

Celebrate the Virginia Capital Trail’s 5th Birthday by completing outdoor activities, exploring sites along the Trail, and earning virtual badges that unlock educational facts about the Virginia Capital Trail throughout the month of October.

Free

Fair Food Weekend

Meadow Event Park 13111 Dawn Boulevard, Doswell

They’ll have a variety of food stands set up, so you can just drive in, park and grab some of your fair favorites – or try something new. A portion of the proceeds benefits State Fair scholarships. 11:00 AM -…

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Four Miles For Kids

Virtual

Make Your Miles Matter. Support children and families at Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU by bringing your friends and family together and signing up online to walk/run through your own neighborhood. www.chfrace.org

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Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

Virginia Rep’s November Theatre 114 West Broad Street, 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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Full Circle Grief Center Virtual Remembrance Walk/Run

Virtual

Register now to join us from anywhere for Miles in Memory, a virtual remembrance walk/run. Partner with friends, family members, or colleagues to create a team to honor the memory and celebrate the lives of those who died.

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Ongoing

2020 Richmond Heart Walk

Virtual

They have re-imagined the campaign to bring you more resources, entertainment, challenges, and activities to promote healthy living and raising those heartbeats. Register now at RichmondVAHeartWalk.org

Free

Four Miles For Kids

Virtual

Run or walk a four mile course, or take the optional two mile shortcut, and support children and families at Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU. Become a fundraiser and see how every one of us can make a difference…

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Out of the Darkness Walk

Byrd Park 600 South Boulevard , Richmond

Check-in/registration at 8:00 a.m., 3-mile walk begins at 9:00 a.m. They fund research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.

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Drive-Thru Flu Shots

Bon Secours Short Pump Emergency Center 12320 W. Broad Street, Henrico

Put your family in the car and get your free flu shots without leaving the comfort of your vehicle.

Free

Postponed – K9 Heroes Day 
with Pooch Pursuit

Pole Green Park 8996 Pole Green Park Lane, Mechanicsville

Postponed See demos in the areas of command, protection, and tracking. Participate in the Pooch Pursuit 5K run or 2K walk. Pet-friendly vendors and a K9 Fun Zone with activities and games for dogs. hanoverparksrec.com

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In-Person Graveyard Tour

St. John's Church 2401 E. Broad Street, Richmond

Executive Director Sarah Whiting hosts a tour of Richmond’s oldest graveyard and public cemetery. Learn about life in early Richmond by hearing the stories of 10 deaths that occurred between 1806 and1819. Limit 10 people, masks required.

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SPARC Pop-Up Class

SPARC 2106-A North Hamilton Street, Richmond

A morning of theatrical fun in SPARC's outdoor classroom. Fantastic teaching artists will lead a socially distant class for pre-K through 1st grade. This one-time-only class will provide a great opportunity to learn a little bit about what they do…

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Eppington Plantation Tours

Eppington Plantation 14201 EPPES FALLS ROAD, Chesterfield

House will be open for limited tours. Tickets not required. Parking is available on site. Social distancing and face coverings are required. www.eppington.org  

Free

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

November Theatre 114 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…

Free

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

November Theatre 114 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…

Free

Oktoberfest

Magnolia Green

Family-friendly Oktoberfest fun activities, see their website for more details.

$

2nd Street Festival: A Virtual Celebration

Virtual

A virtual event celebrating downtown’s Jackson Ward community. Venture Richmond Events will present new musical performances, favorite artists from past festivals, cooking demonstrations, virtual tours, neighborhood testimonials, fun family activities, and more. Saturday, Oct. 3 from 6:00-7:15pm, and Sunday, Oct.…

Free

ANN

Firehouse Theatre 1609 W. Broad St., Richmond

The one-woman show features Jacqueline Jones in the role of Ann Richards, who was a revolutionary figure in American politics.

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Symphony Pops: Miramar

Dominion Energy Center for the Performing Arts 600 E Grace Street, Richmond

In this socially distanced concert, the Richmond Symphony will perform with Miramar, who draw their inspiration from the golden age of romantic music, primarily that of the Latin American genre known as the bolero. Miramar blends the kitsch with the…

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