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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

Making Strides of Richmond

Virtual

All event participants, including children, need to register for the walk. Come together with survivors, caregivers, men and women from all walks of life who are passionate about saving lives from breast cancer. makingstrideswalk.org/richmondva

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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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The Steward School Saturday Session

The Steward School 11600 Gayton Rd, Richmond

Register today for a in-person taste of the Steward experience. During these sessions, the Admissions team will give a brief presentation to introduce you to life on campus, followed by a campus tour. Learn how Steward fuels the mind, stirs…

Free

Free Shredding Event/Secure Your ID Day

Better Business Bureau 100 Eastshore Drive Suite 100, Glen Allen

If you don’t need it, SHRED IT. BBB invites the community to join this drive-thru shredding event to safely and securely dispose of paper documents that contain sensitive and personal information.

Free

Drive Thru Touch a Truck

Richmond Raceway Complex 600 E Laburnum Ave, Richmond

The15th Annual Touch a Truck provides the unique opportunity for children to explore vehicles of all types, including public service, emergency, utility, construction, landscaping, and transportation -all in one place. The Drive Thru format will keep kids safe while they…

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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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Irish Dance Class

Heart of Ireland School of Dance, LLC 14257 Midlothian Turnpike, Midlothian

A trial class for traditional Irish Dance.

Free

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 5th through 8th graders. This one-time-only class will provide a great opportunity to learn a little bit about what they do…

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Historic Graveyard Tour: What Lies Beneath

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

Learn about life in early Richmond as you walk the pathways of Richmond's first cemetery. Meet fascinating people like Elizabeth Arnold Poe, George Wythe, and other Revolutionary-era Virginians. See our oldest visible grave and learn about early business and trade…

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Mid-Lothian Mines Landmark Tours

Midlothian Mines Park 13286 N. Woolridge Road, Midlothian

Explore Midlothian Mines and Rail Road Park and discover the coal mining history in the county. Limited walking tours will be conducted each hour starting at the headstock near the amphitheater. Wear comfortable walking shoes. Social distancing and facial coverings…

Free

Historic Graveyard Tour: What Lies Beneath

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

Learn about life in early Richmond as you walk the pathways of Richmond's first cemetery. Meet fascinating people like Elizabeth Arnold Poe, George Wythe, and other Revolutionary-era Virginians. See our oldest visible grave and learn about early business and trade…

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Movies in the Outfield

The Diamond 3001 N Boulevard, Richmond

A socially distanced outdoor movie-going experience providing the unique chance to watch Sandlot on The Diamond’s video board while hanging out in the outfield. A fireworks show will follow the film.

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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’ dreamy Fantasia…

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