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Events for August 23, 2018

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BODY WORLDS: ANIMALS INSIDE OUT

Embark on an anatomical safari and explore the intricate biology, zoology and physiology of the world’s most spectacular creatures—large and small! BODY WORLDS: ANIMAL INSIDE OUT gives guests the unique opportunity to explore what lies beneath the surface of some of the world’s most spectacular creatures, using the amazing science of Plastination invented by BODY WORLDS creator and anatomist, Dr.

12:00 AM

Napoleon: Power and Splendor

More than 200 works of art–most of which have never before been exhibited in the United States–reveal the intricacies of Napoleon’s household and the role it played in crafting the Emperor’s image.

12:00 AM

New Exhibit

Drawing on the Valentine’s extensive collection of historic and contemporary costume, Pretty Powerful: Fashion and Virginia Women will examine the role of fashion in the professional, creative and social advancement of women in Richmond, Virginia.

12:00 AM

Pretty Powerful: Fashion and Virginia Women

The fashion industry was one of the first industries to offer Richmond women of diverse backgrounds an accepted professional path with prospects for personal agency.

12:00 AM

CAC Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Scholarship Golf Tournament

Scholarship Golf Tournament at Birkdale Golf Club, 8511 Royal Birkdale Drive, Chesterfield, VA 23832, Friday, August 24.

7:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Aging for Life – Chesterfield Council on Aging

What does it mean to grow older? Learn about the experiences that shape us and dialogue on the importance of purpose, relationships, and wellness.

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Beyond Duty

While the countries of the free world were reluctant to help Jewish refugees, and while most diplomats continued to employ standard procedures, only very few felt that extraordinary times required extraordinary action and were willing to act against their governments’ policy.

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

BUTTERFLIES LIVE

Butterflies Live allows you to get up-close and personal with hundreds of fluttering beauties.

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Origami in the Garden

Origami in the Garden is an exhibition of larger-than-life outdoor sculpture inspired by the art of paper folding.

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

There's Just Us

August 11 and 12 marks the one-year anniversary of the Unite the Right protests that shook the quiet, central Virginia city of Charlottesville.

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Crossroads Art Center July-August Exhibits

Crossroads Art Center July-August Exhibits Hours Monday – Saturday 10 a.

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Napoleon: Power and Splendor

Step inside the private world of Napoleon Bonaparte (1769–1821) for an intimate encounter with the propaganda machine that modernized and legitimized his reign as self-titled Emperor in the wake of the French Revolution.

10:00 AM

Island Hopper Pass at Uptown Alley

For only $9 guests receive two games of bowling, shoe rental and $5 game play card for the arcade.

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Kings Dominion's Twisted Timbers - New for 2018

Come enjoy the thrills of Twisted Timbers, a new wooden roller coaster with a twist of steel, at Kings Dominion.

11:30 AM - 10:00 PM

Cynthia Myron: Artist-in-Residence

Cynthia’s work explores the physicality and emotional weight of constructed spaces, particularly the home.

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Fidos After 5

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.

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Flowers After 5

Relax on Thursday evenings throughout the summer at Flowers After 5.

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Kool & The Gang

Show rescheduled from 12/31.

6:00 PM

World Championship of Public Speaking Semifinals

Have you ever wanted to attend the Toastmaster World Championship of Public Speaking? Well, if you answered yes to this question then you have the opportunity on August 23.

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Councilmember Parker Agelasto's 5th District Meeting

All Richmond Central 5th District residents are invited to attend.

6:45 PM - 8:00 PM

ChefsFeed Indie Week

ChefsFeed Indie Week is a national dinner series fueled by the energy and style of standout food cities coast to coast, and everywhere in between.

7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Crimes of the Heart

Three sisters reunite in this Southern Gothic comedy to escape their past in the hopes of a better tomorrow, yet their present reality offers hilarious and troublesome obstacles.

8:00 PM