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Events for May 18, 2019

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"[Work]" Exhibition at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond will open its annual "[Work]" exhibition on Friday, June 21 with a reception from 6 to 8 p.

12:00 AM

1st Annual "Wishing for Wells" Golf Tournament

This is a golf outing to raise money to drill a clean water well in a remote village in Kassunga, Uganda.

12:00 AM

American Red Cross- Adult and Child/Pediatric CPR/AED/First Aid

Our American Red Cross- CPR/AED and Basic First Aid Combo class is designed for individuals that require or desire a basic knowledge in CPR, AED and First Aid skills.

12:00 AM

A MILLION BLOOMS

Included with Garden admission The Garden’s celebration of spring! A parade of blooms unfurls as the weather warms: daffodils, tulips, peonies, roses and many more.

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE!

Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit in the Conservatory and is geared for all ages.

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Manakin Market

Manakin Market Saturdays, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm May-October 68 Broad Street Rd, Manakin-Sabot 23103 Located 5 Minutes West of Short Pump Manakin Market is Central Virginia’s most authentic farmers markets, featuring farm fresh produce, beef, pork, poultry, cheese, fruits, berries, baked goods, prepared foods, bedding plants, hanging baskets, value-added farm products, honey, fine artisan crafts, live music, farm animals, children’s activities, wine tastings, chefs demos, food trucks and more! Get FRESH at Manakin Market! www.

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The Art of Play

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden will invite guests of all ages to come outside and play! The Art of Play transforms the Garden into a vibrant canvas where visitors will express themselves in a palette of playful activities.

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Market at Magnolia Green

The Market at Magnolia Green is bringing over 30 vendors both full-time and part-time offering fresh, local produce and meats, mouth-watering donuts, delicious coffee, prepared foods, and unique artisans! Make sure you follow us on Facebook to get the weekly guide of who will at the market every Saturday.

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Curious George™: Let’s Get Curious!

The insatiable curiosity of Curious George – the little monkey who has captured the imagination and hearts of millions of children and adults for 65 years – comes to life at the Science Museum of Virginia on January 19, 2019! The new exhibition, Curious George™: Let’s Get Curious!, introduces guests to Curious George’s world and leads them on a fun math, science and engineering-based adventure.

9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

A City Personified Exhibit

On exhibit from April – June 24 Museum Hours: Monday: Closed Tuesday – Friday: 10am-5pm Saturday: 10am-4pm Sunday: 1pm-5pm Admission: $5 Have you ever considered what a city needs to function in an orderly manner every day? Is it the way a city places certain time restrictions on street parking to account for rush hour traffic? Is it the way a city allows skyscrapers to develop in one part of the city and not in others? Is it the way recycling gets picked up on a set day, every other week? Cities develop plans that guide how to improve and sustain efficiency in the provision of city services and overall growth.

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

A Return to the Grand Tour: Micromosaic Jewels from the Collection of Elizabeth Locke

Apr 27 – Sep 2, 2019 | Works on Paper Gallery View this extraordinary collection of exquisite, intricately crafted works of art—precious souvenirs designed for Grand Tour travelers of the mid-18th to late-19th centuries.

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Awaken: A Tibetan Buddhist Journey Toward Enlightenment

Apr 27 – Aug 18, 2019 | Lower Level Exhibition Galleries Power down, unplug, and join a voyage into the visionary art of Tibetan Buddhism.

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Membership Drive for the American Legion and Auxiliary of Post 125

The American Legion and Auxiliary of Post 125 are having a membership drive.

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion

Following Monumental: Richmond’s Monuments (1607-2018), the Valentine will host a follow-up exhibition entitled Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion.

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM