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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

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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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

Illuminate Light Show

Meadow Event Park 13111 Dawn Boulevard, Doswell

Lighted displays twinkle to Christmas music throughout the drive-through park. Through December 31. 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM

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Christmas at Granny’s

Virginia Cliffe Inn 2900 Mountain Road, Glen Allen

A unique collection from over 60 area crafters, artists and bakers to get the holiday season started in style. A ticket is required to monitor the total number of visitors at one time. Ticket sales proceeds go to programs supporting…

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Edith Shelton’s Richmond

The Valentine 1015 East Clay Street, Richmond

For decades, Edith Keesee Shelton (1899-1989) took numerous photographs documenting Richmond. She focused primarily on the downtown districts of Carver and Jackson Ward in the 1950s. Now using captivating images from Shelton to examine mid-20th century Richmond neighborhoods.

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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Genworth Lights Up! Youth Series: Through the Lens

Virtual

Join RPAA as they travel through the lens to learn what happens inside the studio. This November, they are thrilled to feature workshops in songwriting, animation, voiceover work, and more. There's even a special backstage tour of the local VPM…

Free

Virtual Santa

Virtual

Visit with Santa from the safety of your own home. Whether you want a family photo, a virtual call, or a story read from the man himself, they have you covered.

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Elementary Art Class

All Fired Up - Both Locations

Students can sign up for one class to make a Leaf Stamped Plate. Midlothian: 804-744-5506/Short Pump: 804-360-3111

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Webinar: Healing Spaces

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

How can architects, interior designers, and urban planners apply the lessons learned during the pandemic in rethinking the built environment? In this webinar, panelists will explore the potential implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on building design and urban planning.

Free
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