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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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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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Fall Camp

Triangle Rock Club Richmond 4700 Thalbro St, Richmond

Perfect for families looking for a day of fun 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. 9:00 AM…

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Studio Series

Richmond Ballet Studios 407 East Canal St., Richmond

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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Teen Cooking Class: Garden Focaccia

Virtual

Ages 13 and up, learn how to make easy, no-knead garden focaccia. The ingredients to follow along are posted on their online calendar. See the video on our YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/pamunkeylibrary) and their website (https://tinyurl.com/prlteens) starting Nov. 10.

Free

Gingerbread Design Competition

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

A fun and creative way to get into the holiday spirit this year. Check out details on their website. Registration ends Nov 20.

Free
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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Student Webinars: Virtual Program

Virginia Museum of History and Culture 428 North Boulevard, Richmond

During this live webinars, Finding the Real Pocahontas, a VMHC Educator will lead your students through a guided inquiry process to analyze and interpret a variety of primary sources. The program schedule & sources are aligned with Virginia Standards of…

Free

Live Stream: Banner Lecture Series

Virginia Museum of History and Culture 428 North Boulevard, Richmond

The popular Banner Lecture series has gone digital. Join them live on You Tube or Facebook to hear from authors on a variety of interesting topics. This lecture is What Made George Washington Tick.

Free

VCUarts Faculty Lecture Series: Elizabeth Byland, The Power of Improv

Virtual

Director of Applied Health Improv and Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre at VCUarts, Elizabeth Byland, presents The Power of Improv: a panel discussion in partnership with the Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care. Registration required.

Free

History Returns

The Montpelier Center for Arts & Education 17205 Mountain Rd, Montpelier

Back by popular demand is Charles Wissinger, professional Virginia actor who loves history…this time he showcases Audie Murphy, movie star and WWII's most decorated soldier. Murphy received the Medal of Honor for valor that he demonstrated at the age of 19 for single-handedly…

Free

Virtual Admissions Info Session for Grades 9-12 

St. Catherine's School 6001 Grove Ave, Richmond

They are always looking for talented girls to join their School family and applications are open for the 2021-2022 school year. Learn why Girl Centered makes a world of difference. You will learn more about their academic programs, their expert…

Free

Movie Mythbusting

Virginia Museum of History and Culture 428 North Boulevard, Richmond

Members of the education team mythbust some fan-favorite historical films. Tonight's is Harriet. Watch the film in advance, whenever or however works best for you, and then log into an interactive Zoom presentation to chat about what’s true, what’s not,…

Free
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