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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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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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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

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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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

Stony Point On Ice

Stony Point Fashion Park 9200 Stony Point Parkway, Richmond

Spin, glide and skate. Details online.

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Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden 1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond

A holiday tradition featuring lights, decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, hot chocolate, and more. The region’s ultimate holiday extravaganza. Prepurchased tickets with 30-minute arrival window required for all visitors (No walk-ups). Masks Required. 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM CLOSED Thanksgiving,…

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Legendary Santa

Children's Museum of Richmond, Downtown 2626 W. Broad Street, Richmond

This year there will be in person and virtual opportunities.  Admission to the Children's Museum is not required to visit Legendary Santa. Tickets are for up to 6 family members and must be purchased in advance. For complete details or…

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Light Up the Tracks

Ashland 500 S. Center Street

Downtown Ashland Association transforms the trackside historic district into a vintage Christmas village. A mile-long light display and three weeks of special events. lightupthetracks.com  

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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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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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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Santa at Regency

Regency 1420 North Parham Road, Richmond

Visit Santa Claus at Regency this holiday season.

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Tree Decorating

West Broad Village 3950 Wild Goose Lane, Glen Allen

Local non-profit organizations will partner with the shops and restaurants at West Broad Village to decorate trees at the property. Customers will be invited to vote on their favorite tree and text-in to vote. All participating non-profit organizations will receive…

Free

VCUarts Faculty Lecture Series: Algorithmic Choreography, Kate Sicchio

Virtual

Almost since the beginning of computing, there have been people using computers to create choreography. This lecture-demonstration will introduce the field of algorithmic choreography and discuss the use of computers in the field of dance. It will also cover the…

Free

Legends Livestream Holiday Performance

Virtual

This one-hour concert series features Katrinah Carol Lewis and Jerold E. Solomon performing nostalgic and contemporary music that you have come to love. Each performance will be livestreamed and also available for viewing for one week after each performance.

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