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April 2017
$5 - $15

Daily Highlights of Hollywood Cemetery Tours

April 3 @ 10:00 am - October 31 @ 12:00 pm

Enjoy a fascinating walking tour of the beautiful and historic Hollywood Cemetery. Learn about the cemetery’s history, artwork, symbolism and famous residents, including two U.S. Presidents, writer Ellen Glasgow, Confederate President Jefferson Davis and Generals George Pickett and J.E.B. Stuart. Where to meet Meet at the Hollywood Cemetery entrance at Cherry and Albemarle streets, near the rear of the stone structure to the left. Please note that this tour is 1.5 to 2 miles and involves several inclines. Comfortable shoes…

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$8 - $13

Butterflies LIVE!

April 14 @ 9:00 am - October 15 @ 5:00 pm

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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May 2017
$30

THOMAS PANDOLFI

May 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - May 17, 2018 @ 9:00 pm

An enchanting evening of piano with international sensation Thomas Pandolfi! American pianist Thomas Pandolfi is an exciting virtuoso who, with each passing season, is becoming more and more sought after by audiences worldwide, and showered with superlatives by critics for his passionate artistry and amazing technique.

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$10

Our Hearts On Our Sleeves

May 23, 2017 @ 10:00 am - January 28, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Our Hearts On Our Sleeves Daily, Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 28, 2017 – January 28, 2018 The fashion and fiber arts play an important role in Richmond’s creative community, enlivening Richmond’s streets, shops, galleries, museums, and performance spaces. Drawing on the Valentine’s extensive collection of historic and contemporary costume and textiles, this exhibition celebrates Richmond’s devotion to creative expression. IMAGE: Hat, 1952, Gift of Sara Sue Sherrill Waldbauer, V.73.333.37

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$8 - $13

Wild Art: A Journey Off-Canvas

May 26 - October 1

A collaborative community art experience inspired by nature, combining the efforts of regional artists and thousands of Garden visitors to transform the Garden into a living tapestry of natural art.In addition to the featured works of art, keep an eye out for pop-up ephemeral art made from fallen petals, leaves, sticks and stones, designed to surprise and delight and then fade with the passage of time. Enjoy digging into your creative side through the making of nature-inspired art in designated…

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June 2017
$5 - $15

City Center Walking Tour

June 1 @ 10:00 am - September 30 @ 12:00 pm

The Valentine presents a walking tour of downtown Richmond, including the Virginia State Capitol grounds and Court End neighborhood. Discover Richmond’s history from its beginnings to present day, exploring St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Old City Hall, the Egyptian Building and the White House of the Confederacy. This season our tour includes an exclusive look inside historic Monumental Church! Tour begins at the Richmond Visitor Center located at 405 North 3rd Street and ends at the Valentine, 1015 East Clay Street.…

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July 2017
$10

Nuestras Historias: Latinos in Richmond

July 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - April 15, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Nuestras Historias: Latinos in Richmond Daily, Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 27, 2017 – April 15, 2018 There are approximately 100,000 Latinos in the Richmond metropolitan area who represent a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. As Latinos immigrate to Richmond, they establish permanent ties to their new home and begin to transform its culture. Through interviews, objects and images, this exhibition documents the region’s diverse Latino experience. IMAGE: La Sabrosita Bakery staff (Steven Casanova, 2017)

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August 2017
Free

Hear My Voice: Native American Art from the Past and Present

August 19 @ 10:00 am - November 26 @ 5:00 pm

Based on the notion of dialogue, Hear My Voice: Native American Art of the Past and Present explores conversations between Native American artists and their art across centuries, a continent, and 35 indigenous cultures. A total of 56 works illustrate the ways in which Native American art speaks of a shared knowledge and shared history while also being incredibly diverse in subject matter and medium. Organized into three themes, or types of dialogue, the exhibition explores how Native American artists…

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September 2017
$0.00

THE NATIONAL ARTS PROGRAM® RICHMOND

September 8 @ 10:00 am - October 13 @ 7:00 pm

THE NATIONAL ARTS PROGRAM® RICHMOND Opens Friday, September 8 through October 13, 2017 PINE CAMP ARTS AND COMMUNITY CENTER, 4901 Old Brook Road, RVA The National Arts Program Foundation in support and cooperation with the City of Richmond / Richmond Public Schools employees and immediate family give all artists, at all skill levels an opportunity to exhibit their work in a professional manner and to compete for cash prizes. The group exhibit is judged by professional artists and visual art…

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$41.25 - $59.15

Woman in Black

September 14 @ 8:00 pm - October 21 @ 10:00 pm

The power of storytelling is on full display in this theatrical spine-chiller about the woman in black who haunts the neighborhood where her child was killed. Anyone who sees her dies! This show has been running in London for 27 years, and only a select few American theatres have been granted license to produce it – including Swift Creek Mill Theatre! The British press said it right: “Don’t go unless you like being scared out of your wits!” “A truly…

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$40 - $60

Open University (Lifelong Learning)

September 18 @ 9:45 am - November 6 @ 1:20 pm

Lifelong Learning, through The Shepherd’s Center’s Open University (OU), offers opportunities for intellectual challenge and social interaction. Eight-week terms in the fall, winter, and spring feature well-qualified instructors in foreign languages, literature, history, political science, art, music, philosophy, Feldenkrais and yoga. Many of our instructors are retired from area colleges and universities. OU is one of the best bargains for quality lifelong learning in the area. The $40 member rate covers all 8 weeks of classes. Membership is only $25…

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$10

Virginia Jazz: The Early Years

September 19, 2017 @ 10:00 am - April 30, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Virginia Jazz: The Early Years Daily, Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. September 19, 2017 – April 30, 2018 This exhibition created by Richmond Jazz Society illuminates Virginians who made significant contributions to the development of Jazz as an American art form – from the early rhythms of the music’s birth at the turn of the 20th century to the multi-faceted vibrations leading to the music’s modern sound. IMAGE: Johnson’s Happy Pals, Richmond Jazz Society Archives

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Free

Lunch and Life

September 20 @ 12:00 pm - October 11 @ 1:30 pm

Every Wednesday for 4 weeks, St. Mary Catholic Church, in partnership with The Shepherd’s Center of Richmond, presents Lunch and Life. A FREE Four-Week Lecture Series, open to the public, at the beginning of each Open University session. No Shepherd’s Center membership or Open University tuition required. Bring a sandwich. The church provides snacks, desserts and beverages. Wednesdays 12:00 Lunch & 12:30 Lecture

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$40 - $60

Open University (Lifelong Learning)

September 21 @ 9:45 am - November 9 @ 2:25 pm

Lifelong Learning, through The Shepherd’s Center’s Open University (OU), offers opportunities for intellectual challenge and social interaction. Eight-week terms in the fall, winter, and spring feature well-qualified instructors in foreign languages, literature, history, political science, art, music, philosophy, Feldenkrais and yoga. Many of our instructors are retired from area colleges and universities. OU is one of the best bargains for quality lifelong learning in the area. The $40 member rate covers all 8 weeks of classes. Membership is only $25…

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Free

Sixth Annual Tomtoberfest

September 22 - September 23

MUSIC, BEER, and FOOD Like all Tom Tom block parties, Tomtoberfest will feature a variety of danceable musicians and bands, a dozen of the best local food trucks, and a giant New Belgium craft beer garden. Check out our website at http://tomtomfest.com/tomtoberfest/for more information!

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Free

Give A Day RVA

September 23

HandsOn Greater Richmond is calling on Richmond residents to volunteer for our region’s largest day of volunteer service. Over 1,000 volunteers are needed to help transform the Richmond region by participating in one of over 45 service projects on Saturday, September 23. With a new name and a new date, HandsOn is reinventing our region’s largest day of service with exciting new partnerships and opportunities. A wide range of service projects are open to members of the community of all…

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Free

Walk For Life

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

An annual fundraising event to advertise and support the Pregnancy Support Center of the Tri-Cities. STEP 1: You can register for the event by email, phone, or with your group leader, church or organization TODAY. STEP 2: Ask EVERYONE you know to sponsor you. You will be amazed how many friends and associates will say YES! (pledge forms can be gotten from the Pregnancy Support Center) STEP 3: Bring your completed Pledge Form(s) the day of the Walk ( or…

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FREE

Hogs for the House Cook-Off Competition

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us Saturday, September 23, 2017 as professional and amateur teams battle it out to claim the Judge’s Choice Award and People’s Choice Award at the 1st Hogs for the House Cook Off Competition at Colonial Harley-Davidson. The public is welcome to taste the results of the competition from 10:00 am – 3:30 pm. Entrance into the venue is free. Tasting tickets are just $10.00 and can be purchased online at thejameshouse.org/events or at the venue on the day of…

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$20.00

Half for the House 50/50 Raffle

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

50/50 raffle to support James House. Tickets are $20.00 each and may be purchased online at www.thejameshouse.org/events. Tickets will also be on sale at our Hogs for the House Cook-Off Competition on Saturday September 23 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at Colonial Harley-Davidson, 1701 Temple Pkwy, Prince George, VA 23875 where the winner will be announced at 3:40 pm. Winner need not be present to win. Proceeds from the event will go to James House, a local non-profit agency…

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Free

Magic and Mischief: A FREE Family Magic Show

September 23 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Absolutely amazing magic that will make the entire family laugh. Magicians Brian Curry and Mark Phillips combine forces to bring world class magic to life in this action-packed magic show. Your kids will laugh, they will cheer, and they might even fall in love in this interactive show. ​ Recommended for ages 6 and older.

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$3

Sensory Friendly Movie

September 23 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

CARS 3 – This sensory friendly movie experience provides an accepting and safe environment for families to enjoy a movie. The lights are turned up and the sound is turned down. Tickets are $3.00 each. Popcorn, candy, soda and water are available to purchase. Those with special dietary needs may bring their own refreshments (no ice cream or glass bottles).

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Free

Doggie & Me

September 23 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us September 23 for Doggie & Me! This is a dog and family-friendly event in The Square at Willow Lawn! All proceeds will benefit FETCH a Cure. We will feature over a dozen regional craft breweries, ten wineries, food sampling, a doggie costume contest, a kids zone, a special VIP section, and live entertainment from local 80’s cover band, Party McFly! Unlimited sampling tickets are $25 and will include a sampling glass and unlimited beer and wine sampling. NEW…

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$50

Saved By the Bell: 80th Anniversary Celebration

September 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Come celebrate Mental Health America of Virginia’s 80th Anniversary, with dinner, exhibits and guest speaker Paul Gionfriddo, President and CEO of national Mental Health America! 6:00 p.m. – Refreshments, Interactive Displays, Information Tables – Music by Triple Crossing Jazz Project 7:00 p.m. – Dinner Program with Paul Gionfriddo – Transformational Leadership Awards to Bonnie Neighbour and Mira Signer Business Attire Suggested. Educating, empowering and advocating since 1937 to improve mental health and reduce the conditions which impede mental wellness.

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Free

Family Movie Night

September 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come join the Down to Earth Ministries family for an evening of family fun! Family movie night, every 4th Saturday evenings at 6 p.m. September’s special feature is “Miracles from Heaven.” This is a free event.

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$15 - $30

Brian Curry and Mark Phillip’s Catch Me: The Magic Duel

September 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For ages 15+ ​ Two Magicians. One Winner. ​ After years of successfully plying their trade around the world, acclaimed magicians Brian Curry and Mark Phillips have decided this town isn’t big enough for them both. In ‘Catch Me’, these two sleight-of-hand masters battle live, on stage for the title of ‘Richmond’s Favorite Magician’. During the show, the audience will select various styles of magic the contestants must perform. Audience members then cast their votes for ‘Richmond’s Favorite Magician’, and…

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$20 - $80

David London’s Magic Outside The Box

September 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Recommended for ages 16+ Join David London on a journey to someplace else. Combining magic with storytelling, comedy, puppetry, surrealism, philosophy, and that which cannot be defined, David’s Magic Outside The Box Cabaret Show presents an original show of magic unlike anything you have experienced before. Featuring excerpts from his previous theatrical productions, this show 75 minute show is packed full of laughs, mystery, and the unexpected! More info on website!

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$15 - $20

It Came From Vaudeville: A Vaudeville Sci-Fi Experience

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

18+ Only (doors open at 6 PM) ​ The 50 ft woman, Dr. Who and so much more. This will be better then any Science Fiction Double Feature. ​ “It Came From Vaudeville” is a vaudevillian salute to science fiction, from the 1950’s sci-fi schlock films to modern day television. There will be comedy, sideshow, burlesque, singing, dancing, hooping, and more! So grab you Sonic Screwdrivers, the keys to your UFO, and head on down to Firehouse Theatre! ​ Hosted…

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Fall Volleyball!!

September 25 @ 8:00 am - November 27 @ 5:00 pm

Richmond Volleyball Club’s fall leagues will begin 9/24. New teams pay only $400 for 2 hours of play over the 10 week season! Divided between everyone it’s less than $8/night for great, social activity! You can’t see a movie for that price! Good for team building as well. Registration has ended BUT we do have some room for beginner teams on Friday, Sunday, or Thursday. Contact League Manager Lynn Hall at lhall@rvc.net if interested. If you haven’t tried us, now’s…

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$75

2017 Second Chance Community Luncheon

September 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Save the date! The 2017 Drive-To-Work Second Chance Community Luncheon will be on Monday, September 25, at The Jefferson Hotel Grand Ballroom. It is a special year for Drive-To-Work – our tenth anniversary! This year we will recognize the progress Virginia has made during Drive-To-Work’s ten-year history to make it vastly easier to solve the problem of losing your license for unpaid fines and costs. We are pleased that Governor Terry McAuliffe will join us to pay tribute to those…

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Donation

Mansions and Monuments and Southern Identity in Richmond

September 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:20 pm

The Shepherd’s Center of Richmond presents Lunch Speaker, Evie Terrono, professor of art history, Randolph-Macon College, at the Open University.

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