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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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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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Hauntings Tales & Tours

Shirley Plantation 501 Shirley Plantation Road, Charles City

This unique tour of Edgewood, Berkeley and Shirley Plantations will give an insight of the spirits and mysteries of these three historic plantations in Charles City, Virginia. Hear the haunting tales of the paranormal activities at each site on a…

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Studio Series

Virtual

Features Richmond Ballet favorites presented in new ways, paired with new works that reflect current times – all designed to awaken and uplift the human spirit.

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Gingerbread House Challenge

Virtual

The Gingerbread House Challenge  dares households, neighbors, families, pandemic pods, and small, socially distanced groups to literally display your holiday spirit and creativity by constructing a gingerbread house centered around the 2020 theme: Hometown Holidays, and compete for the $1,000…

Free
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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Triangle Rock Club – Fall Camps Camp

Triangle Rock Club Richmond 4700 Thalbro St, Richmond

TRC Fall Camps are perfect for families looking for fun childcare with remote learning time built in. During camp youth will climb, have Study Hall (if desired), play games, and make new friends. Full Day and Half Day options available.…

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Handprint Turkey Workshop

All Fired Up - Both Locations

Handprint turkey workshops or simply walk-in during the month of October.

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Grief, Guilt, and Paranoia: The Madness of Poe

Hanover Arts and Activities Center 500 S. Center Street, Ashland

This October, the Whistle Stop Theatre Company - in collaboration with the Ashland Museum - explores how madness sinks in through the famous works of Edgar Allan Poe. This pay what you can, pandemic appropriate, live performance includes original music,…

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Twilight Ghost Tour

Berkeley Plantation 12602 Harrison Landing Road, Charles City

Hear the tales of Berkeley’s paranormal activities with a guided tour through the 1726 mansion, followed by a lantern-led walk through the gardens, grounds and cemetery. You will then finish your ghostly experience with Berkeley’s challenging corn maze, with only…

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Taylor’s Spookyfun Drive-In

Poor Farm Park 13400 Liberty School Rd, Ashland, Virginia 23005, Ashland

Decorate your vehicle for a chance to win a prize. Once parked, place your treat bucket outside your vehicle so that Taylor and his friends can deliver your treat while safely social distancing. Then watch Hocus Pocus. Registration is required.

Free

Movie at the Pumpkin Patch

Tom Leonard's Farmers Market

Please bring blanket and chairs.  Enjoy watching Double double toil and trouble.

Free

Hymn to a New Beginning

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

A mainly strings program, inspired by the purity of Mozart’s music. Acclaimed violinist Melissa White will perform with Music Director Valentina Peleggi the beautiful Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K. 219, “Turkish”, along with Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on…

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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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Drive-in Movie

West Broad Village 3950 Wild Goose Lane, Glen Allen

Tune into the movie’s audio via a designated frequency from your car’s radio and enjoy Maleficent: Mistress of Evil from the comfort of your own car. Make sure you check-in by 7:00 p.m.

Free
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