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Joshua L. Chamberlain: Scholar – Warrior Exhibit

Pamplin Historical Park 6125 Boydton Plank Road, Petersburg

This limited time exhibit explores the life of the Civil War General and former Governor of Maine from birth to his death at age eighty-five. Artifacts, artwork and documents tell Chamberlain’s story of his formative years through his rise into…

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Treasures of Ancient Egypt: Sunken Cities

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 200 N Boulevard, Richmond

See treasures recovered from two powerful ancient Egyptian cities that sank into the Mediterranean more than a thousand years ago. Destroyed by natural catastrophes in the 8th century AD, Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus were once mighty centers of trade, where Egyptian…

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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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Ain’t Misbehavin’: 1920s Richmond

The Valentine 1015 East Clay Street, Richmond

An exhibition of costume, textiles, art and artifacts in the Nathalie L. Klaus and Reynolds Family Galleries. The 1920s are remembered in America as a decade that “roared” with change, including urban expansion, equal suffrage, social integration, jazz music, fast…

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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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Ansel Adams: Compositions in Nature

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 200 N Boulevard, Richmond

Behold the drama and splendor of the American landscape as seen through the lens of photographer Ansel Adams. More than 70 photographs spanning over five decades present the breathtaking vistas, beguiling details, and inimitable style that define this most beloved…

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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

Art Exhibit Opening: Hope, Peoplehood, and the Five Legs

Weinstein JCC 5403 Monument Ave, Richmond

With original works by Jewish artists from the Richmond community, Hope, Peoplehood and the Five Legs is the culmination of a year-long exploration of Jewish peoplehood based on Avraham Infeld’s metaphor, “The Five Legged Table.” Participating artists include Cynthia Krumbein,…

Free

Giant Insects Exhibit

Science Museum of Virginia 2500 W Broad St, Richmond

See every day 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. This exhibition is sure to excite insect lovers of all ages.…

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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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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

The John Marshall House Reopens

The John Marshall House 818 East Marshall Street, Richmond

Now open Friday through Sunday for tours. Touchless ticketing is available. Select a tour slot, buy your tickets ahead of time online, and arrive at the day and time of your tour. Social distancing must be maintained and masks are…

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Virtual Curation Lab: Cataloguing the Battle of the Bulge

Virginia War Memorial 621 South Belvidere Street, Richmond

Join the Virginia War Memorial as they celebrate Virginia Archaeology Month with Dr. Bernard Means of the VCU Virtual Curation Lab, as he showcases the features of the laboratory by preserving original artifacts from the 1944-1945 Battle of the Bulge.…

Free

Foster Parent Information Session

HopeTree Foster Care Office 11745 Chester Rd, Chester

Have you considered becoming a foster parent? Join one of the online information sessions to learn more about how your family can become a foster family.

Free

Virtual Garden Club

Virtual

Geared to 3rd to 5th graders; kits used to create a fun and interactive learning experience for kids. (Free for students at Title I schools, $ for others)

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Run For Mukhanyo

Union Presbyterian Seminary 1311 Palmyra Avenue, Richmond

An hour-long kids run to raise money for worthy charities. The race is planned and organized by the students of Veritas School in collaboration with the Live Red Foundation as a benefit for three great organizations. Each organization works to…

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Dialogue with Artists: Ed Pokoj

The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design 2501 Monument Avenue, Richmond

Have you seen Ody the Outsider in their courtyard along Monument Avenue? Learn about the artist that created it and his practice. Ed Pokoj has illustrated the children’s picture book What Does A Princess Really Look Like? by Mark Loewen,…

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Dialogue with Artists: Ed Pokoj

The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design 2501 Monument Avenue, Richmond

Ed Pokoj is a local Richmond artist who illustrates children's books and coloring books. He draws inspiration from classic kids books, comic art, stop motion animation, and music – lot’s of music. Learn about the artist and talk to him…

Free

A Most Brilliant Woman

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

Librarian of Virginia Dr. Sandra Treadway presents a virtual talk entitled:“A Most Brilliant Woman:” Anna Whitehead Bodeker and the Campaign for Women’s Suffrage in Virginia

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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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