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NOV. 1

OUTDOOR HARVEST PARTY: (Hosted by Passion Ministries) 4pm, free food, games, candy, archery competition hosted by HNS Archery, hayrides, bonfire at dark. 11865 Winterpock Rd, Chesterfield, VA 23838.

BOOTLEG SHAKESPEARE: ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA: Bootleg style production of Shakespeare history; 7:30 p.m., Virginia Museum of Arts at the Leslie Creek Theatre, 200 N. Boulevard, Richmond; directed by Foster Solomon; free, 33 actors, no rehearsals;

NOV. 1-2

RICHMOND BALLET CARMINA BURANA: 2 p.m. And 7 p.m. Nov. 1 and 2 p.m. Nov. 2, Carpenter Theatre at CenterStage Richmond, 600 E. Grace St.; $20-$125, at box office or; for more

NOV. 2

RAY LAMONTAGNE: 7 p.m., Altria Theater, 6 N. Laurel St., Richmond, withthe Belle Brigade; $35.50 to $67.50,

NOV. 4-9

THE BOOK OF MORMON: Broadway in Richmond production, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4-6, 8 p.m. Nov. 7. , 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Nov. 8, and 1 p.m. And 6:30 p.m. Nov. 9 Altria Theater 6 N. Laurel St., Richmond; $43-$148; tickets at Altria or at CenterStage box office, 600 E. Grace St.,, or call (800) 514-3849.

NOV. 5

HERE’S LAUGHING AT YOU CANCER COMEDY SHOW: 7-10 p.m., The Speak Easy at the Hippodrome Theatre, 528 N. 2nd St., Richond; show will feature four cancer survivors, Garth Callaghan (the Napkin Notes Dad), Gloria Billings-Torrens Greg Hall and Kay Shobe; each survivor will give a monologue about their experience, followed by comedians from Coalition Theater who will perform improvisational comedy inspired by the survivors; also featuring standup comedy by Micah “Bam Bam: White; food and cash bar, coffee and dessert reception to follow; $20, and $25 at door, $15 and $20 for cancer survivor and student admission;

NOV. 6

AMERICA’S GOT TALENT AUDITIONS: Season 10 auditions at Greater Richmond Convention Center, 403 N. 3rd St., doors open at noon; open to all ages;

NOV. 7

OPENING RECEPTION: 15th Annual Art2go, Artistic Gifts Exhibition of Small Works, Miniature Art, Sculpture and Fine Art Crafts, 7-10 p.m. First Friday, Nov. 7, main galery, Anne’s Visual Art Studio Gallery, 208 West Broad St. Richmond; Art2go is a mixed media group exhibition of invitational and open call art work and artisanware from more than 36 artists, including Nickolai and Lara Gentry, Diane Clement, Chris Semtner, Susan Lamson, Dana Frostick, Bonnie Fitzgerald, Joel and Teresa Howard, Anita Damron, Emily Saez, Dodie Ortland, Greg Lewis, T. McConville, Fred Weatherford, Susan Hribernik, Keith M. Ramsey, Jamie Phillips, Anne Hart Chay, John Crutchfield, Redd Staples and Tony Custalow; through Jan. 30; (804) 644-1368

ABSTRACT DISTRACTIONS: Opening of exhibition of artwork by Patrice Reese and Janet Visser 5 p.m. To 7 p.m. at Uptown Gallery, 1305 W. Main St.,  with guest artists Amanda Erickson and Ron Holden, and also for “In the Neighborhood” by Beverley Jane. Exhibits run through Jan. 3; also “Southern Comfort”, a judged show by Richmond artists, through Nov. 29; )804) 353-8343

NOV. 7-8

UKEFEST: Ukele celebration at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Road; music by Marcy Marxer, Gerald Ross, Stuart Fuchs and The Aloha Boys; fans can learn from favorite performers and engage in Ukenanny Jams where fans can play with festival performers; concert 7 p.m. To 9 p.m. Nov. 7 features Stuart Fuchs and the Broad Street Ramblers; events throughout day Nov. 8, beginning at 11 a.m.; tickets start at $15 in advance;

NOV. 8

RICHMOND SYMPHONY: Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4, Altria Masterworks Concert Series performance with Conductor Steven Smith and guest artist Richard King, horn; 8 p.m., Carpenter Theatre at CenterStage Richmond, 600 E. Grace St.; $10-$78, at box office or; for more

THE GALA OF THE ROYAL HORSE: 7:30 p.m., Richmond Coliseum, 601 E. Leigh St.; $37-$77; or box office for tickets, for information

NOV. 10

ANGEL TREE: Through Dec. 15, upper level Regency Square Mall near Sears

NOV. 15


RICHMOND INDIGENOUS GOURD ORCHESTRA: Paleolithic Lounge Music, 10 a.m. Gottwald Playhouse, CenterStage Richmond; $6-$10, etix or CenterStage boxoffice;

SANTA APPEARS: 9:30 a.m., Regency Square Mall, followed by Santa Parade

NOV. 15-16

SID THE SCIENCE KID: 9 a.m., 11 a.m. And 1 p.m. And 3 p.m. each day, Children’s Museum of Richmond Chesterfield campus on Nov. 15, and central campus on Nov 16; included with regular admission;, (804) 474-7000

NOV. 16

AMERICAN YOUTH HARP ENSEMBLE: 3 p.m. To 5 p.m., Regency Square Mall

NOV. 17

GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT SPEAKER SERIES: 4:45 p.m., J. Baird Callicott, University Distinguished Research Professor of Philosophy, University of North Texas, Philosophy of Conservation to speak on “Thinking Like a Planet: The Land Ethic and the Earth Ethic”, Weinstein Hall, Brown-Alley Room, University of Richmond; free;

NOV. 19

TRANS SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA: THE CHRISTMAS ATTIC: 7:30 p.m., Richmond Coliseum, 601 E. Leigh St.; $36-$66; or box office for tickets, for information

NOV. 20

LEWIS BLACK: Acerbic comedian “The Rant is Due” tour, 8 p.m., Carpenter Theatre at CenterStage Richmond, 600 E. Grace St.; $37-$57;

GRANDPARENT CONNECTION: Group for grandparents raising a child; 4:30 p.m., Community Development Building, 9800 Government Center Parkway, Chesterfield; (804) 768-7878

NOV. 21

MAYMONT MANSION HOLIDAY TOURS: Victorian Christmas at Maymont Mansion, 1700 Hampton St.; noon to 5 p.m., tours on the half hour; tours Tuesdays-Sundays through Jan. 4, except closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day; $5;

CHER D2K TOUR: With Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo, 7:30 p.m., Richmond Coliseum, 601 E. Leigh St.; $21.50-$127; or box office for tickets, for information

NOV. 23

ASHLAND OLD TIME HOLIDAY PARADE: The parade starts at Thompson Street and S. James Street and ends at John Gandy Elementary School; Ashland Kiwanis Club (804) 798-7134

NOV. 24

JAMES TAYLOR AND HIS ALL-STAR BAND: 8 p.m., Richmond Coliseum, 601 E. Leigh St.; $67-$87; or box office for tickets, for information

NOV. 27

Greater Richmond Convention Center, 301 N. Third St., doors open 9:30 a.m., dinner served 11 a.m. to 2:30, for information and to volunteer, see

TURKEY TROT 10K: Annual Thanksgiving Day race at the University of Richmond; 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.;

NOV. 28

GARDENFEST ILLUMINATION: Dominion GardenFest of Lights opening at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens; illumination ceremony at 5:30 p.m., featuring Mike Steidley, an 11-time national champion and professional trials, freeride, and tunt rider; also features the GardenKeeper, Butterfly Fairy and historic characters from the Garden’s past; Gardenfest runs 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Through Jan. 12,, except closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day; holiday tradition features more than a half million lights, botanical decorations, trains, holiday dinners, family activities and more; 1800 Lakeside Ave., Richmond;

BLACK FRIDAY: Shopping extravaganza; first 100 shoppers at Regency Square Mall receive a free “Black Friday Survivor” shopping bag

NOV. 29

KEM, JOE AND L RENEE: 8 p.m., Altria Theatre, $49.50 and up, etix and Altria Theater box office;

VIRGINIA’S THANKSGIVING OF FEAST AND PRAYER AT HENRICUS: Colonial Thanksgiving first-hand living history experience at Henricus Historical Park; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; $8 adults, $6 children; 251 Henricus Park Road;