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May
30
Sat
Bikes: Science on Two Wheels @ Science Museum of Virginia
May 30 @ 1:30 pm – Sep 27 @ 9:00 pm

Trace the evolution of the bicycle from its origins to the sleek, modern designs that line the streets around the world today. Uncover a collection of unique and customized bikes, including collapsible, recumbent and tandem models. Get into gear with hands-on exhibits to explore energy, aerodynamics and engineering as you enjoy a diverse collection of historic, rare, peculiar and all-around amazing bikes!

Aug
28
Fri
ADHERE @ Science Museum of Virginia
Aug 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Explore an intricate world inspired by the styles of Renaissance and Pop Art in artist Nickolai Walko’s exhibition ADHERE. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Arts, this Richmond artist uses tape as a medium to portray anatomy, biology and the complex workings of the human body. Make a plan to see these one of a kind pieces – and stick with it!

Dark Universe Showing at the Dome @ Science Museum of Virginia
Aug 28 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Unearth enigmatic cosmic phenomena in deep space as you travel the universe with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson as your guide. Go into deep space to find out how discoveries have led us to two great cosmic mysteries: dark matter and dark energy. Peer at the web of dark matter holding galaxies together and watch the colorful remains of the universe’s beginnings unfold. Dark Universe features a live astronomer led presentation that allows you to explore the cosmos like never before!

Gallery Flux | “Lay of the Land” Group Show
Aug 28 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Gallery Flux invites you to attend our group show, “Lay of the Land”. The show will exhibit artwork that represents rural life, focusing on the simplicity and beauty in the ‘lay of the land’. The exhibition will run from August 6-September 26, 2015.

The show will also include two opening receptions on August 6th and September 3rd from 5:30-8pm.

Exhibition Dates: August 6 – September 26, 2015

Opening Receptions: August 6 and September 3, 5:30-8pm

Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Friday 11am-6pm, Saturday 11am-4pm, and Sunday 12-4pm

http://www.galleryflux.com/Exhibits.cfm

Humpback Whales Showing at the Dome @ Science Museum of Virginia
Aug 28 @ 11:00 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.

Violent Universe Showing at the Dome @ Science Museum of Virginia
Aug 28 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Our beautiful starlit sky conceals cataclysmic forces at work within the universe. Catch a glimpse of the immense power of these enigmatic forces – from black holes to exploding stars. Examine a future encounter with a large asteroid that comes too close for comfort and consider the possibilities as you witness the catastrophes of the cosmos! Violent Universe features a live astronomy presentation.

Dixie Swim Club @ Swift Creek Mill Theatre
Aug 28 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

A comedy about growing old together! Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships. A hilarious and touching comedy about friendships that last forever. If you loved “The Golden Girls”, then you’ll love these girls, too!

Gallery Flux Opening Reception | “Lay of the Land” Group Show @ Gallery Flux
Aug 28 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Gallery Flux invites you to attend our group show, “Lay of the Land.” The show will exhibit artwork that represents rural life, focusing on the simplicity and beauty in the ‘lay of the land’. The exhibition will run from August 6-September 26, 2015.

The show will also include two opening receptions on August 6th and September 3rd from 5:30-8pm.

Exhibition Dates: August 6 – September 26, 2015

Opening Receptions: August 6 and September 3, 5:30-8pm

Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Friday 11am-6pm, Saturday 11am-4pm, and Sunday 12-4pm

http://www.galleryflux.com/Exhibits.cfm

Movie: The Big Chill- Sponsored by James River Air @ Ashland Theater
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

COTU Beer and Caboose Wine will be sold!

Dixie Swim Club @ Swift Creek Mill Theatre
Aug 28 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Because The Dixie Swim Club was such a hit in 2014 – and so many folks mentioned wanting more time to see it (or to see it AGAIN) – this summer the Mill is proud to bring it back for a brief BONUS run. The show is not part of the normal subscription season, but as a thank-you to our subscribers (2014-15 or 2015-16), we are pleased to offer tickets for this production – as many as you like – at 25% off! The reservation does need to be in the name of the subscriber, and seating is based on availability at the time of your reservation. Use the subscriber form or call 748-5203 to reserve. Please note that seating may not be the same as your subscription seats