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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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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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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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Garden Glow

Maymont 2201 Shields Lake Drive, Richmond

Admire colorful sparkles and shimmers in the Italian fountain, stroll among picturesque estate buildings and giant trees that stand aglow, and marvel at the breathtaking illuminations of the Italian Garden and other landscapes. New this year, the event will showcase…

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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

Coats For Kids

While they need all warm coats – they especially need kid’s coats.  Their team cleans and repairs each coat before delivering them to the Salvation Army for distribution to Central Virginia’s needy families. All Area Puritan Cleaners

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 everyday insects up close and personal. 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. Open Wednesday* through Sunday,…

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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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Gingerbread Design Competition

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

Grab your whisk and rolling pin! The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design is excited to host its first ever Gingerbread House Design Competition, a fun and delicious way to get in the holiday spirit and showcase your tasty talents.…

Free

Angel Tree

Around Richmond

Adopt an angel by choosing a gift tag from the Angel Tree at retailers such as Walmart and Wegmans throughout the Greater Richmond area. Angel Trees will be unattended to comply with safe social distancing guidelines. In addition, angels can…

Free

Virtual TGA 5K

Virtual

They are inviting all registrants and teams to run, walk, wheel, or march in formation anytime during the week leading up to Veterans Day.

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An Evening of Song with Debra Wagoner & pianist Anthony Smith

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

Debra & Anthony will perform a range of songs from The Great American Songbook, classic country music, and hits made famous by Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, and more. This will be an indoor concert with socially distant seating. Masks must…

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Ongoing

Swift Creek Mill Theatre Digital Plays for Students and Families

Swift Creek Mill Theatre 17401 Jefferson Davis Highway, Colonial Heights

Young People's Playhouse: Professionally-filmed plays for educators, children, and families which follow Virginia Standards of Learning. Bonus features, craft activities are included.

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Homeschool Clay Classes

All Fired Up - Both Locations

Make a wall pocket. For those with multiple children they will offer a sibling discount of 20% off for each child after your first registered child.

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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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Girls Leadership: Girl & Grown-Up Workshop Grades 6th, 7th & 8th

00 Clay Street 00 Clay Street, Richmond

Girls Leadership is a national nonprofit that teaches girls to exercise the power of their voice. The workshops are a fun and brave space for girls and their grown-ups to laugh and have fun together, while learning our key social-emotional…

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GROW RVA Family Activity

Bryan Park 4308 Hermitage Road, Richmond

Interactive activities and questions to ask with approximately 10 vendors and other market participants. Some vendors will have special surprises for the families participating so please RSVP johanna@positivedoingcoach.com or 804 944 5158.

Free

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

Breakthrough Trail 5K

Pamplin Historical Park 6125 Boydton Plank Road, Petersburg

Registration is open on race day from 7:00 am to 9:00 am. Race starts at 9:00 a.m. Payments can be mailed to 5K Breakthrough, 6125 Boydton Plank Rd, Petersburg, VA 23803 or online entry and payment can be made at…

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3rd Annual Breakthrough Trail 5K

Pamplin Historical Park 6125 Boydton Plank Road, Petersburg

This annual event is a partnership between the Park and Tri-Cities Road Runners. This is an in-person race. The start time is at 9:00 am and race day registration is open from 7:00 am to 9:00 am. Tickets are available…

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Admissions Program

The New Community School 4211 Hermitage Road, RIchmond

The New Community School is designed to cultivate the minds and transform the lives of 5 to 12 grade students with dyslexia and related learning differences. Customized college preparatory curriculum, small class sizes, intensive development of spelling, reading, writing, math…

Free

Fire, Flour, and Fork

Virtual

This year’s program includes a total of six sessions.  In addition to the classes, in-town ticket holders will be able to purchase additional food and wine from local retailers to supplement their FFF experience. Benefits Feed More, The Holli Fund,…

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