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October 2019

Free

Art of Recovery

October 21 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Art of Recovery is a collaborative, community event showcasing the creative expression of individuals in recovery and individuals impacted by substance use and mental health. This event is FREE and OPEN to the Community! LIVE MUSIC by Justin Golden!

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$75.00

Art for the Journey – Annual Fundraising Gala

October 24 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Please join Art for the Journey on Thursday, October 24, from 5:30 – 8:30 pm at the University of Richmond Jepson Center for an exhibit and sale of art by local Richmond professional artists, volunteers, and program participants, with music, wine, hor d’oeuvres, a silent auction and more! Proceeds benefit Art for the Journey’s programs.

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Voices from the Shadows

October 25 @ 6:30 pm - October 26 @ 8:30 pm

Costumed guides portraying “agents of death” will lead participants by candlelight on a spine-chilling tour through the historic park and Breakthrough Battlefield. At each stop, guests will encounter civilians and soldiers who worked, fought and died at the historic site or in the local area. These and other ghouls will recount their stories and share some of the more macabre and spirit-filled folklore from the past. Tours will be accompanied by sights and sounds that heighten the senses while breaking…

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Trick-or-Treat at Pamplin Historical Park

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Pamplin Historical Park invites guests for a fun day of history and trick-or-treats. The fun starts on October 26th from 10 am until 4 pm. Come dressed in costume and get half off admission for adults and free admission for children. Be on the lookout for candy stops throughout the museum! As a reminder, weapons of any kind are prohibited with the costume.

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Halloween Tea

October 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This Halloween have a hauntingly good time while enjoying great tea and treats. Learn about the historical importance of 19th century Victorian mourning traditions, and mourning attire while enjoying fall themed refreshments. Hear about some of the many terrifying urban legends from the Victorian era. Many of these legends were loosely based in fact and then propelled into a contentiousness of fear. Take this opportunity to experience what Edgar Allan Poe described as, “The boundaries which divide Life from Death…

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Various table levels

57th Annual Richmond Humanitarian Awards Dinner

October 28 @ 5:45 pm - 9:00 pm

Since 1963, the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities has presented Humanitarian Awards annually to one or more persons. The Humanitarian Awards Dinners honor individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to the promotion of respect and understanding among people of diverse racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds. On occasion, local corporations or organizations are also recognized with the Distinguished Merit Citation Award for their efforts in making Virginia’s communities more inclusive. In addition to honoring outstanding community members, the Humanitarian Awards Dinners…

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November 2019

9th Annual Toy Box-Making Party!

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come to the Mason’s Toy Box Headquarters for a Toy Box-Making Party! YOU decorate a toy box. The COMMUNITY fills the box with new, unwrapped toys. MASON’S TOY BOX delivers the toys to Central Virginia’s pediatric patients and their families. Mason’s Toy Box serves: University of Virginia Children’s Hospital Bon Secours Saint Mary’s Hospital Virginia Commonwealth University Hospital Augusta Health Medical Center Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters Ronald McDonald Houses in: Charlottesville/Richmond/Roanoke Alyssa House The…

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Better Housing Coalition’s Gingerbread House Challenge

November 3 @ 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm

If you’re a fan of festive craft beer, delightful desserts turned into architectural masterpieces and a jolly good time, ‘yule’ love this event! The third annual Gingerbread House Challenge will be held on Sunday, Nov. 3 at Hardywood Richmond and will again bring together local businesses, nonprofits, students, artists, and neighbors to display artistry and camaraderie by building a gingerbread structure centered around our 2019 theme: “Holiday Songs.” This family friendly event is free to attend, and donations are accepted…

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$30

An Evening of Inspiration with Robin’s Hope

November 3 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Robin’s Hope will be celebrating the accomplishments of the first year of programming with an elegantly casual dinner at the Chesterfield Airport. Join us as we share a great meal, hear from participants whose lives have been impacted by the program and enjoy entertainment by participants and community supporters. There will be a raffle as well!

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2019 Virginia Oral Health Summit

November 7 @ 8:45 am - 3:30 pm

The 2019 Virginia Oral Health Summit on November 7 in Richmond, VA will explore the intersection of oral health and overall health, from oral health’s impact on health outcomes to the role social and environmental factors play in our health. Attendees will leave with practical insights and a renewed passion for improving the overall and oral health of Virginians. This year’s event features United States Deputy Surgeon General Rear Admiral Erica G. Schwartz, Tamara Lucas Copeland, Dr. Omar Abubaker, and…

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Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin: Hampton Newsome “Grant’s Sixth Petersburg Offensive”

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join this month’s guest speaker Hampton Newsome as he talks about “Grant’s Sixth Petersburg Offensive”. Newsome is an attorney who lives in Arlington, Virginia. Newsome has written two books titled; The Fight for the Old North State: The Civil War in North Carolina, January-May 1864 and Richmond Must Fall: The Richmond-Pettersburg Campaign, October 1864. the He is also an editor of Civil War Talks: Further Reminiscences of George S. Bernard and His Fellow Veterans. The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT)…

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Celebrating Inclusive & Equitable Entrepreneurship

November 12 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am

The 2019 event will be a breakfast gathering on Tuesday, November 12 from 7:30 to 9:15 am at Virginia Union University’s Living and Learning Center in Richmond. The event’s purpose will be to shine a light on the challenges faced by minority entrepreneurs and the actions our community can take to address those challenges. The event will: highlight our existing work to support minority entrepreneurship in Richmond in collaboration with our partners; provide a platform for local entrepreneurs to talk…

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Designing with Your Dog in Mind with Vern Yip

November 13 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us for a unique speaking engagement and dinner with Vern Yip, veteran interior designer from Trading Spaces and HGTV, New York Times best-selling author, and doggie daycare co-owner. Designing with Your Dog in Mind is a unique speaking engagement and dinner that will provide inspiration and insight into the world of interior design. Industry professionals, home–owners, and pet lovers are invited to learn Vern Yip’s unique tactics and guidance around creating functional spaces for both pets and people at…

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$35.00

Snowman Paint Night

November 16 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for a fun night of creating your choice of either one of these this playful snowmen! Your $35.00 ticket includes paint supplies, recycled palatalized wooden board, door prizes, and dinner from local restaurants. Doors open at 5:45 PM for dinner. The paint party starts at 6:30 PM. The event will be held at the historic home, Castlewood Plantation, 10201 Iron Bridge Road. Advance ticket required, at www.chesterfieldhistory.com or in person at Trinity Library, Monday-Friday 10 am.-4 pm, 10111…

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$30.

Let’s Make Flowers

November 16 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Paper Flower Workshop – Poinsettias Saturday, November 16, 5:45 pm Come join us to learn the art of making these traditional paper flowers from a skilled local artist. These over-sized poinsettias will make your home the envy of your neighbors! You will be able to choose from 3 colors. The teacher will show you the concept with step by step instructions and variations of them so that you will be able to make any type of flower with family and…

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9th Annual ASK 5K Donut Run Presented by Dunkin’

November 23 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am

A DONUT-POPPING 5K TO SUPPORT KIDS WITH CANCER The ASK 5K Donut Run is a fun 5K run/walk where donut eating IS optional… but hard to resist! Receive a participant t-shirt, chipped timing for runners, Dunkin’ munchkin stops at miles 1 & 2 on the course and a big donut breakfast and participant medal waiting at the finish line. The sweetest part is your participation helps ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation make life better for our community’s youngest cancer patients.

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Free

Community Thanksgiving Feast

November 28 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm

A free Thanksgiving meal event for all within the Greater Richmond Metropolitan Area.

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Free

The Giving Heart Community Thanksgiving Feast

November 28 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm

Join us for a free meal on Thanksgiving Day. Food, distributions and resources will be available. Resource openings are now available.

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December 2019

Free

Holiday Sounds

December 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Holiday music

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Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin: Stephen Davis “Hood’s Flank Attack at Atlanta, July 22, 1864: Why Jackson’s Flank Attack at Chancellorsville Succeeded, and Hood’s Did Not”

December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us as we welcome Stephen Davis who currently serves as the Book Review editor for the Civil War News. His presentation is titled, “Hood’s Flank Attack at Atlanta, July 22, 1864: Why Jackson’s Flank Attack at Chancellorsville Succeeded, and Hood’s Did Not.” Steve has been a Civil War buff since the 4th grade. He attended Emory University, and studied under the renowned Civil War historian Bell Wiley. After a Master’s degree in American history from the University of North…

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Free

Dominion Energy Christmas Parade

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Richmond Christmas Parade kicks off the holiday season and features award-winning marching bands, dance troupes, giant helium balloons, floats, and Legendary Santa himself!  This beloved Richmond tradition attracts more than 100,000 spectators each year from everywhere in Virginia, with thousands more enjoying the television broadcast on WTVR-CBS6. The Christmas Parade begins at the Science Museum of Virginia and travels down Broad Street to Richmond Coliseum. 

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Tea & Tidings

December 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

A gourmet Holiday tea and tasty treats await adult guests as they enjoy period music while being taught 19th Century etiquette by ladies and gentlemen in period dress. Participants will also learn about the customs and stories of the season during the Civil War era.

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JINGLE BELL BAZAAR benefiting GoochlandCares

December 10 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

A Goochland holiday tradition. Free and open to the public. 40 vendors, lovely country club setting, plentiful, free parking, raffle prizes. Proceeds benefit GoochlandCares.

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Free

Holiday sounds

December 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Holiday music

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Free

Holiday Sounds

December 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Holiday music

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Free

Holiday Sounds

December 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Holiday Music; joint event with church music program

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$8 – $13

New Year’s Eve Family Frolic

December 31 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Enjoy fun family activities all afternoon with the New Year’s Eve Family Frolic. Live music with the Ululating Mummies, a parade and more. Activities include: -Photo opportunities with the Garden Keeper — bring your cameras! -Make your own New Year’s party hat -Write your wish for 2020 and add it to our “wishing chain” -Be a part of the annual Garden tradition: “Rolling in the New Year” by rolling down the hill to the Cochrane Rose Garden. -Those who attend…

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January 2020

William Waldrop and Mike Nusbaum presents: “The CSS Richmond” hosted by Pamplin Historical Park

January 2, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Speakers William Waldrop and Mike Nusbaum will discuss “The CSS Richmond”. The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT) will meet the first Thursday of each month (except June, July, and August) at Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Annual membership is $40.00. Individuals who are already members of Pamplin Historical Park can become members of PCWRT for $20.00. Non-members can attend for $5.00 each meeting. Call (804) 861-2408 for…

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February 2020

Chris Bingham presents: discuss “The United States Colored Troops at Appomattox” hosted by Pamplin Historical Park

February 6, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Speaker Chris Bingham will discuss “The United States Colored Troops at Appomattox”. The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT) will meet the first Thursday of each month (except June, July, and August) at Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Annual membership is $40.00. Individuals who are already members of Pamplin Historical Park can become members of PCWRT for $20.00. Non-members can attend for $5.00 each meeting. Call (804) 861-2408…

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Valentine Tea

February 8, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

At Pamplin Historical Park’s Valentine Tea ladies and gentlemen in period dress will teach guests 19th-century etiquette while they enjoy gourmet tea and snacks. Hear about famous love stories of 19th century couples where love was for better or worse! (Jefferson Davis + Sarah Knox Taylor, Jenny Wade + Jack Skelly, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, etc). Due to the popularity of this program, reservations and prepayment are required. RSVP by February 7th. Park Members $20, Non-Park Members $24. Call…

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