Events Calendar

BUCKLE UP AND RACE WITH THE MOST FAMOUS TOY VEHICLES ON THE PLANET—

HOT WHEELS®!

Now open at the Science Museum of Virginia, Hot Wheels™: Race to Win™ gives guests a thrilling look into the world of racing! Step into the Hot Wheels race team garage to discover the amazing science behind power, safety and speed. 

Using Hot Wheels die-cast cars, you’ll learn how to build and test the world’s fastest (and safest) speed machines. This exhibition features supersized Hot Wheels racetracks, a life-sized pit stop, interactive games, memorabilia and more! With four zones, focusing on different aspects of real-life race car design and testing, you’ll experiment and engage your competitive spirt for an unforgettable learning experience.

This exhibition is sure to captivate motorsports and science fans of all ages. Don’t miss this opportunity to push the limits of your imagination and learn all about the world of racing. Hot Wheels™: Race to Win™ is included with Museum admission, which is $15.50 for adults, $13.50 for youth and seniors, and $10 for preschool age children. Children 2 and under are free. Learn more at smv.org.
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.

Today – Sunday, October 10th

The Jurassic Encounter. Richmond Raceway. Check out this drive-through experience for dino lovers! Enjoy more than fifty-five life-size animatronic and static dinosaurs during a mile-long drive. See T. rex, triceratops, and 75 other species. Thirty to fifty minutes long with an educational audio tour. Mon & Tues: Closed. Wed & Thurs: 1:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Friday & Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Sunday: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. We found a coupon on CertifiKid that might help – https://www.certifikid.com/deal/59413/jurassic-encounter-drive-thru-dinos-at-richmond-ra

Friday, October 1st

Kid’s Night Out.  6 to 9pm.  Romp n’ Roll Midlothian and West End locations.  Kids 2-5 years old enjoy three hours of fun, playtime, crafts, and dinner, all led by fun, energetic instructors. Children do not need to be potty-trained!  Every Friday.  Member Pricing $20.  Non-Member Pricing $25. Sibling discounts available. 

Free Friday Night Movies. 7pm. Tom Leonard’s Outdoor Hay Bale Theatre. There’s warm cider, but be sure to dress warm or bring a blanket if it’s going to be chilly.  The movie starts at 7:00, but be sure to get here early if you want to get a good seat up front, because the hay bale theater fills up fast!


Saturday, October 2nd

Stories at the Museum. 10am. Virginia Museum of History and Culture. For pre-K and early elementary learners. Enjoy the educator led Stories at the Museum program that features a read-aloud story time in a museum galleries, paired with a related craft activity. Free with museum admission.

Friday, October 8th

Kid’s Night Out.  6 to 9pm.  Romp n’ Roll Midlothian and West End locations.  Kids 2-5 years old enjoy three hours of fun, playtime, crafts, and dinner, all led by fun, energetic instructors. Children do not need to be potty-trained!  Every Friday.  Member Pricing $20.  Non-Member Pricing $25. Sibling discounts available. 

Free Friday Night Movies. 7pm. Tom Leonard’s Outdoor Hay Bale Theatre. There’s warm cider, but be sure to dress warm or bring a blanket if it’s going to be chilly.  The movie starts at 7:00, but be sure to get here early if you want to get a good seat up front, because the hay bale theater fills up fast!

Saturday, October 9th

Touch A Truck. Richmond Raceway. 10am-3pm. Touch a Truck provides the unique opportunity for children to explore vehicles of all types, including public service, emergency, utility, construction, landscaping, transportation, delivery, and just plain cool–all in one place! Children are allowed to touch their favorite vehicles, get behind the wheel, and meet the people who help build, protect, and serve our community. Crafts, games, and food trucks are also part of the day. Individual Tickets: $7. Family Four Pack: $20. Only individual tickets are available for purchase at the gate. No Family Four Pack discounts are given at gate sales. Children under 1 are free.

Friday, October 8th

Kid’s Night Out.  6 to 9pm.  Romp n’ Roll Midlothian and West End locations.  Kids 2-5 years old enjoy three hours of fun, playtime, crafts, and dinner, all led by fun, energetic instructors. Children do not need to be potty-trained!  Every Friday.  Member Pricing $20.  Non-Member Pricing $25. Sibling discounts available. 

Friday, October 15th

Kid’s Night Out.  6 to 9pm.  Romp n’ Roll Midlothian and West End locations.  Kids 2-5 years old enjoy three hours of fun, playtime, crafts, and dinner, all led by fun, energetic instructors. Children do not need to be potty-trained!  Every Friday.  Member Pricing $20.  Non-Member Pricing $25. Sibling discounts available. 

Free Friday Night Movies. 7pm. Tom Leonard’s Outdoor Hay Bale Theatre. There’s warm cider, but be sure to dress warm or bring a blanket if it’s going to be chilly.  The movie starts at 7:00, but be sure to get here early if you want to get a good seat up front, because the hay bale theater fills up fast!

Saturday, October 16th

Stories at the Museum. 10am. Virginia Museum of History and Culture. For pre-K and early elementary learners. Enjoy the educator led Stories at the Museum program that features a read-aloud story time in a museum galleries, paired with a related craft activity. Free with museum admission.

October 21st – 23rd

The Clothesline Children’s Fall & Winter Sale. NEW LOCATION. Stony Point Fashion Park, (former H&M store, across from Anthropologie), 9200 Stony Point Parkway, Richmond 23235.

Thursday October 21 … 9a to 7p
Friday October 22 … 9a to 3p (25% off sale)*
Sat. October 23 … 9a to 2p (50% off sale)*

Friday, October 22nd

Kid’s Night Out.  6 to 9pm.  Romp n’ Roll Midlothian and West End locations.  Kids 2-5 years old enjoy three hours of fun, playtime, crafts, and dinner, all led by fun, energetic instructors. Children do not need to be potty-trained!  Every Friday.  Member Pricing $20.  Non-Member Pricing $25. Sibling discounts available. 

Free Friday Night Movies. 7pm. Tom Leonard’s Outdoor Hay Bale Theatre. There’s warm cider, but be sure to dress warm or bring a blanket if it’s going to be chilly.  The movie starts at 7:00, but be sure to get here early if you want to get a good seat up front, because the hay bale theater fills up fast!

Friday October 22nd – Sunday, October 24th

Richmond Home Show. Richmond Raceway Complex, 600 E Laburnum Ave, Richmond, VA 23222 (FREE PARKING!) The Richmond Home Show is presented by Herman W. Allen Plumbing, Heating & Cooling and will take place at the Richmond Raceway Complex October 22-24, 2021, featuring an array of local home improvement, landscaping, and gardening experts all under one roof. Discover the latest in home design, remodeling, renovation, and improvement, meet local specialists and designers, and shop, compare, and save with our trusted exhibitors! Fee.

Friday, October 29th

Kid’s Night Out.  6 to 9pm.  Romp n’ Roll Midlothian and West End locations.  Kids 2-5 years old enjoy three hours of fun, playtime, crafts, and dinner, all led by fun, energetic instructors. Children do not need to be potty-trained!  Every Friday.  Member Pricing $20.  Non-Member Pricing $25. Sibling discounts available. 

Free Friday Night Movies. 7pm. Tom Leonard’s Outdoor Hay Bale Theatre. There’s warm cider, but be sure to dress warm or bring a blanket if it’s going to be chilly.  The movie starts at 7:00, but be sure to get here early if you want to get a good seat up front, because the hay bale theater fills up fast!

Saturday, October 30th

Scarytown. Many merchants open their doors for trick-or-treating families. Just look for the Trick or Treat sign in windows from participating merchants. Trick or Treat from 4pm-6pm. In addtion, every year, zombies walk…or crawl…or drag themselves through Carytown.  For more information on the Annual Zombie Walk Click Here.  Zombies start walking in Carytown around 1pm.

November 12th-14th

Thread’s Consignment Events Children’s/Teen Holiday Sale. Former FOREVER 21 Space, 2nd Floor at Regency Square Mall, 1420 N. Parham Rd., Richmond 23229