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April 2018
$8 - $13

Butterflies LIVE!

April 6 - October 14

Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Tropical beauties — fascinating and showy — transform the Conservatory’s North Wing into a wonderland of vibrant colors, captivating sights and extraordinary discoveries. The exhibit is ever-changing, so every time you visit, you’re likely to see something new. Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit filled with fun family activities for all ages. Get up close and personal as hundreds of tropical butterflies feed, flutter and take flight all around you. Explore their origins, preferred…

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$8 - $13

Origami in the Garden

April 13 - September 30

Origami in the Garden is an exhibition of larger-than-life outdoor sculpture inspired by the art of paper folding. Santa Fe artist Kevin Box collaborates with his wife, Jennifer Box and origami masters Robert J. Lang, Te Jui Fu, Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander to celebrate the art of origami in museum quality sculpture and educational programming. In the Garden view 16 vignettes, featuring 21 sculptures. In the Library explore four unfolded wall hangings displayed with the four corresponding…

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May 2018
$1.00

$1 Days of Summer Admission

May 28 @ 9:00 am - September 3 @ 5:00 pm

Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier is offering $1.00 general daily admission throughout the summer from Memorial Day May 28 through Labor Day September 3, 2018. This drastically reduced admission rate will allow all people an opportunity to access this amazing facility and share in our national heritage from the Antebellum period, including the institution of slavery, through the Civil War. $1 admission has been made possible in part by The Bank of Southside…

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June 2018
$8 - $13

Flowers After 5

June 7 @ 5:00 pm - September 13 @ 9:00 pm

Enjoy Flowers After 5 every Thursday evening (June 1- Sept. 13) June, July and August with an extended season this year including the first two Thursdays of September. Garden has extended hours until 9 p.m. on these nights. No outside food and drink are allowed inside the Garden; food and drink are available for purchase. 5 – 6 p.m. Family activities in the Children’s Garden 5 – 8 p.m. Water Play in the Children’s Garden (weather permitting) 5 – 8…

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$15 - $20

Giving USA Presentation and Reception

June 21 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Come hear the latest in giving trends, facts, and figures for our industry, and then socialize in a fantastic location. Food and drink provided! Giving USA 2018: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the year 2017 – As a member of The Giving Institute, an organization dedicated to promoting philanthropy though education, research and the ethical practice of fundraising, The Curtis Group is proud to present the results of Giving USA 2018. Giving USA is the longest-running, most comprehensive study…

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$8 - $13

Fidos After 5

June 28 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA on the second and fourth Thursdays in June through mid-September for Fidos After 5 in which leashed dogs are allowed. Suggested $2 “pet admission” benefits Richmond SPCA. Bring Fido to Flowers After 5 on these special nights (only): June 14 & 28, July 12 & 26, August 9 & 23, September 13, 2018. All dogs must be leashed and current on rabies vaccinations. Please Note: We welcome dogs in the Robins Visitor Center…

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July 2018
Free

CarMax Free Fourth of July

July 4

Free admission all day 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. This is daytime event only; no fireworks. Open RAIN or SHINE. Celebrate CarMax Free Fourth of July by enjoying the gardens, Butterflies LIVE! and Origami in the Garden: Art by Kevin Box. Wear red, white and blue and bring your wagons and strollers to decorate for a parade in the Children’s Garden. Children can also cool off in WaterPlay. Please note: We have sprinklers in WaterPlay instead of the usual fountains…

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$8 - $13

Fidos After 5

July 12 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA on the second and fourth Thursdays in June through mid-September for Fidos After 5 in which leashed dogs are allowed. Suggested $2 “pet admission” benefits Richmond SPCA. Bring Fido to Flowers After 5 on these special nights (only): June 14 & 28, July 12 & 26, August 9 & 23, September 13, 2018. All dogs must be leashed and current on rabies vaccinations. Please Note: We welcome dogs in the Robins Visitor Center…

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$8 - $13

Fidos After 5

July 26 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA on the second and fourth Thursdays in June through mid-September for Fidos After 5 in which leashed dogs are allowed. Suggested $2 “pet admission” benefits Richmond SPCA. Bring Fido to Flowers After 5 on these special nights (only): June 14 & 28, July 12 & 26, August 9 & 23, September 13, 2018. All dogs must be leashed and current on rabies vaccinations. Please Note: We welcome dogs in the Robins Visitor Center…

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August 2018
$8 - $13

Fidos After 5

August 9 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA on the second and fourth Thursdays in June through mid-September for Fidos After 5 in which leashed dogs are allowed. Suggested $2 “pet admission” benefits Richmond SPCA. Bring Fido to Flowers After 5 on these special nights (only): June 14 & 28, July 12 & 26, August 9 & 23, September 13, 2018. All dogs must be leashed and current on rabies vaccinations. Please Note: We welcome dogs in the Robins Visitor Center…

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$8 - $13

Fidos After 5

August 23 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA on the second and fourth Thursdays in June through mid-September for Fidos After 5 in which leashed dogs are allowed. Suggested $2 “pet admission” benefits Richmond SPCA. Bring Fido to Flowers After 5 on these special nights (only): June 14 & 28, July 12 & 26, August 9 & 23, September 13, 2018. All dogs must be leashed and current on rabies vaccinations. Please Note: We welcome dogs in the Robins Visitor Center…

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September 2018
Free

Genworth Free Community Day

September 3

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden and Genworth are pleased to announce Genworth Free Community Day at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden on Labor Day, Monday, September 3. All visitors receive free admission 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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$8 - $13

Fidos After 5

September 13 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA on the second and fourth Thursdays in June through mid-September for Fidos After 5 in which leashed dogs are allowed. Suggested $2 “pet admission” benefits Richmond SPCA. Bring Fido to Flowers After 5 on these special nights (only): June 14 & 28, July 12 & 26, August 9 & 23, September 13, 2018. All dogs must be leashed and current on rabies vaccinations. Please Note: We welcome dogs in the Robins Visitor Center…

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Free

Richmond Autism Speaks Walk

September 29 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Autism Speaks Walk is the world’s largest autism fundraising event dedicated to improving the lives of people with autism. Powered by the love of parents, grandparents, siblings, friends, relatives, and supporters, the funds raised help ensure people of all abilities have access to the tools needed to lead ‘their best lives’. The commitment of individuals like you plays a critical role in raising the funding needed to fuel innovative research and lifelong supports and services. Working together, there is no…

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October 2018
Various table levels

56th Annual Richmond Humanitarian Awards Dinner

October 22 @ 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 2018
$50 - $65

Peace Party and Auction

November 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The Richmond Peace Education Center’s annual fundraising gala

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$50 - $65

Annual Peace Party and Auction

November 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The Richmond Peace Education Center’s annual fundraising event–live and silent auctions, dinner and social.

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April 2019

2019 Illumination Gala

April 13, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Please join the Trustees and Foundation Board of Directors of the Science Museum of Virginia for our annual black tie gala in the Museum’s landmark exhibit and event center, the Dewey Gottwald Center. Your support of the Illumination Gala provides more than just an elegant evening of cocktails, dinner and dancing. Your support will help the Museum ignite the spark of informal science learning for hundreds of thousands of children and adults this year. The Museum has been a beloved…

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