Events Calendar

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Come Face-to-Face with a Life-Size T. rex at The Science Museum of Virginia
Journey back about 66 million years to meet the world’s most famous and feared dinosaur, Tyrannosaurus rex! This colossal, saw-toothed predator won’t be alone – the whole family will be there roaring to meet you.  Open at the Science Museum of Virginia, Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family is the world’s first exhibition showcasing the recently revised tyrannosaur family tree. The exhibition features rare fossil specimens, stunning life-sized skeletons, realistic models and amazing virtual experiences. Admission to Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family is available through a combination ticket that includes access to the exhibition as well regular Museum exhibits. Fee.
Fridays & Saturdays

Storytime in the Garden. 10am. Every Friday and Saturday. Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens. Enjoy stories in the shade of the overcup oak trees outside the Kelly Education Center. Free with garden admission.

Thursday, July 29th

Flowers After 5. 5pm-9pm. Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. Stroll through the gardens; listen to relaxing live music, and enjoy food and drinks available online. Advanced tickets are available, but not required, for this event. The second and fourth Thursday nights are also Fidos After 5 Nights when the Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA and leashed dogs are allowed. Fee.

Sunday, August 1st

Liberty and Death Reenactment. 1:30pm. St John’s Church. Experience Patrick Henry’s famous Liberty or Death speech as he convinces his fellow delegates to take up arms against the King and join New England in the fight for Liberty! Professional actors portray key delegates to the 2nd Virginia Convention, including Col. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Edmund Pendleton and Peyton Randolph. Reserve tickets in advance. Fee.

Thursday, August 5th

Flowers After 5. 5pm-9pm. Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. Stroll through the gardens; listen to relaxing live music, and enjoy food and drinks available online. Advanced tickets are available, but not required, for this event. The second and fourth Thursday nights are also Fidos After 5 Nights when the Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA and leashed dogs are allowed. Fee.

Sunday, August 8th

Liberty and Death Reenactment. 1:30pm. St John’s Church. Experience Patrick Henry’s famous Liberty or Death speech as he convinces his fellow delegates to take up arms against the King and join New England in the fight for Liberty! Professional actors portray key delegates to the 2nd Virginia Convention, including Col. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Edmund Pendleton and Peyton Randolph. Reserve tickets in advance. Fee.

Thursday, August 12th

Flowers After 5. 5pm-9pm. Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. Stroll through the gardens; listen to relaxing live music, and enjoy food and drinks available online. Advanced tickets are available, but not required, for this event. The second and fourth Thursday nights are also Fidos After 5 Nights when the Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA and leashed dogs are allowed. Fee.

Sunday, August 15th

Liberty and Death Reenactment. 1:30pm. St John’s Church. Experience Patrick Henry’s famous Liberty or Death speech as he convinces his fellow delegates to take up arms against the King and join New England in the fight for Liberty! Professional actors portray key delegates to the 2nd Virginia Convention, including Col. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Edmund Pendleton and Peyton Randolph. Reserve tickets in advance. Fee.

Thursday, August 19th

Flowers After 5. 5pm-9pm. Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. Stroll through the gardens; listen to relaxing live music, and enjoy food and drinks available online. Advanced tickets are available, but not required, for this event. The second and fourth Thursday nights are also Fidos After 5 Nights when the Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA and leashed dogs are allowed. Fee.

Sunday, August 22nd

Liberty and Death Reenactment. 1:30pm. St John’s Church. Experience Patrick Henry’s famous Liberty or Death speech as he convinces his fellow delegates to take up arms against the King and join New England in the fight for Liberty! Professional actors portray key delegates to the 2nd Virginia Convention, including Col. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Edmund Pendleton and Peyton Randolph. Reserve tickets in advance. Fee.

Thursday, August 26th

Flowers After 5. 5pm-9pm. Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. Stroll through the gardens; listen to relaxing live music, and enjoy food and drinks available online. Advanced tickets are available, but not required, for this event. The second and fourth Thursday nights are also Fidos After 5 Nights when the Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA and leashed dogs are allowed. Fee.

Sunday, August 29th

Liberty and Death Reenactment. 1:30pm. St John’s Church. Experience Patrick Henry’s famous Liberty or Death speech as he convinces his fellow delegates to take up arms against the King and join New England in the fight for Liberty! Professional actors portray key delegates to the 2nd Virginia Convention, including Col. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Edmund Pendleton and Peyton Randolph. Reserve tickets in advance. Fee.