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  1. Apr

    1. Marks. Forms. Layers | Gallery Flux
      11:00 am – 6:00 pm

      Visit Gallery Flux to see “Marks. Forms. Layers.” This exhibition will feature landscape oil paintings by Carol Anna Meese, mixed media paintings by Patte Ormsby, and mixed media and clay sculptures by David Camden. Visit “Marks. Forms. Layers.” from March 5th to May 2, 2015 to see new work by these Gallery Artists.

      11:00 am
      Marks. Forms. Layers | Gallery Flux
    2. The Elves and the Shoemaker
      12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
      Elves & the Shoe Maker

      Elves & the Shoe Maker

      The Grimm Brothers’ classic tale of the poor cobbler who gets some unexpected help from some tiny friends….friends who come to his shop in the middle of the night to do their job. Lots of music, lots of laughs, and the lots of heart as the audience learns the value of work and compassion. The perfect Springtime treat!

      12:00 pm
      The Elves and the Shoemaker
    3. Kickin’ Back for Down Syndrome
      6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      Kick back with your friends for an evening filled with fun and surprises! Enjoy craft beers from Center of the Universe Brewing Company while listening to live music by Premiere. Test your skill at the casino table, enter a corn hole tournament, watch Richmond’s NASCAR race live and bid on some terrific silent auction items. The night will culminate with a raffle drawing for a $10,000 shopping spree at Stony Point Fashion Park! Casual dinner is included. Event tickets and raffle tickets available at All proceeds benefit the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Richmond. Attendees must be 21 yrs+. Raffle entrants must be 18 yrs+ and need not be present to win.

      6:00 pm
      Kickin’ Back for Down Syndrome
    4. TOYOTA OWNERS 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race
      7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

      You know how they say you pay for the whole seat, but only need the edge? Well, that’s the case for the TOYOTA OWNERS 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway. You will be jumping from your seat as you watch side-by-side short track action “under the lights” between NASCAR’s best. Last year, sparks flew during a 4-way battle for the lead in the closing laps of the race! You’ll want to be there as defending Sprint Cup Series champion Kevin Harvick takes on Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Brad Keselowski, and more to inch one step closer to making the 2015 Chase Grid by scoring a coveted win sticker. Advance tickets start at $35. All tickets for children 12 and younger are $25 off the adult price in each section. Additionally, we offer tickets for children in the Family Section presented by Virginia 529 College Savings Plan for the Federated Auto Parts 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Alcohol is prohibited in this section. To order, visit or please call 866-455-(7223) to speak to a ticket specialist.

      7:00 pm
      TOYOTA OWNERS 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race
    5. Bull Durham
      7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
      Bull Durham

      Bull Durham

      Bull Durham to benefit Ashland Little League


      7:30 pm
      Bull Durham
    6. Two Bits: The Barbershop Musical
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      Lots of silliness and a heartwarming story for the whole family: Our hero, Danny Boy, found his Million Dollar Baby (Sweet Adeline), at the Five-and-Ten-Cent Store – you get the picture! Classic barbershop harmonies are sung in a classic barbershop setting as this original musical unfolds on the Mill stage. Written by the Mill’s own Tom Width and Paul Deiss. March 26-May 16, 2015 $59.50 Dinner Theatre $41.25 Theatre Only Call to make reservations (804)748-5203 or visit us online at Matinee Dates: 4/8/15, 4/18/15, 4/26/15, 5/2/15, 5/10/15, 5/16/15

      8:00 pm
      Two Bits: The Barbershop Musical
  2. Apr

    1. Bioenergetics: Arts Meet Gentle Science in Sickness and in Health
      9:30 am – 5:00 pm

      See 20 novel experiences that convey the importance of the powerhouses in the cells of our body – mitochondria! This collaborative exhibition between faculty and students in Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Engineering and School of Arts with the Science Museum of Virginia presents two and three dimensional artistic interpretations that will inspire and encourage guests to make informed lifestyle choices!

      9:30 am
      Bioenergetics: Arts Meet Gentle Science in Sickness and in Health
    2. Wicked Plants
      9:30 am – 5:00 pm

      Step into a macabre world where plants hold the power as you discover the biochemical, physical and neurological processes between plants and the human body. From poisonous to carnivorous to just plain nasty, learn about these diabolical botanical plants inside of a decrepit home – including some of the most infamous plants in history!

      9:30 am
      Wicked Plants
    3. 150th Anniversary Commemoration of the Capture of Lincoln’s Assassin
      10:00 am – 5:00 pm

      Join Caroline County in commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Capture of Lincoln’s Assassin. Events will occur throughout the county! Visit the HistoryMobile at the Caroline County Visitor Center in Ruther Glen for FREE on Saturday and Sunday. Follow Booth’s path to the Town of Port Royal, which in combo with Belle Grove Plantation across the river, will be offering tours, reenactments, music and more. Continue up to the Town of Bowling Green to have lunch with “President Lincoln and his First Lady”. Some events require a purchased tickets. See our websites for a complete list of events and details.

      10:00 am
      150th Anniversary Commemoration of the Capture of Lincoln’s Assassin
    4. Humpback Whales at the Dome
      10:00 am – 5:00 pm

      Embark on an amazing adventure into the hidden world of nature’s most awe-inspiring marine mammal, the humpback whale. Join a team of researchers and dive into the waters surrounding Alaska, Hawaii and Tonga to uncover the secrets of these 50-foot, 48-ton animals. Find out how humans have impacted the lives of humpback whales, watch new discoveries bubble to the surface and discover surprises that will take your breath away.

      10:00 am
      Humpback Whales at the Dome

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