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SEPT. 3-30

P. BUCKLEY MOSS EXHIBIT: Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen’s Slantwall Gallery; print signing and special edition release for the Virginia artist 6-9 p.m. Sept. 24; 2880 Mountain Road;

SEPT. 3-29

The Montpelier Center for Arts and Education, 17205 Mountain Road, Montpelier;


HOMESCHOOL MORNINGS AT MAYMONT: REPTILES: 11:15 a.m. to noon, for ages 4 and older, accompanied by adult; $6 per child; Nature Center and grounds, 2201 Shields Lake Drive, Richmond;


CHILDRENS MUSEUM OF RICHMOND-CHESTERFIELD: Special Night for Special Needs, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.; free admission for children 10 and younger with special needs, 6629 Lake Harbour Drive, Midlothian;

SEPT. 5-6

FALL LINE FEST: Celebration of music visual and culinary arts, with an array of performances at a variety of venues; weekend pass $30 in advance through Sept. 4, then $40, one-day pass for Friday or Saturday, $20 in advance through Sept. 4; for more

VIRGINIA529 COLLEGE SAVINGS 250 AND FEDERATED AUTO PARTS 400: Richmond International Raceway events 250 race on Sept. 5 and 400 race, a NASCAR Spring Cup event and RIR season finale on Sept. 6; for tickets and information


THE CAPITOL STEPS: Political satire and music, 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Road; $42;


A GRAND FAMILY AFFAIR: Grandparents Day celebraton for the entire family, with lawn games, pickleball, wii games, crafts and table games, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Meadow Farm Museum, 3400 Mountain Farm Road, Glen Allen;

A cappella group’s debut, 3 p.m., Byrd Theater, 2908 W. Carey St., Careytown; kickoff to new music program at Rudlin Torah Academy; $15,

SEPT. 11

DIERKS BENTLEY: Innsbrook After Hours performance with guest artist to be announced,  4901 Lake Brook Drive, Glen Allen; gates open 5 p.m., $25-$99; for information, for tickets

HIGHLIGHTS OF HOLLYWOOD CEMETERY WALKING TOUR: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., meet at Cherry and Albermarle streets; learn about cemetery history, landscape design and architecture, symbols on graves and famous folks who are buried here; $15, cash or check, charges accepted in advance; sponsored by Valentine Richmond History Center;

SEPT. 12

“1964” THE TRIBUTE: Celebration of The Beatles first American tour with tribute band, 8 p.m., Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage, 600 E. Grace St.;

SEPT. 13

RICHMOND SYMPHONY FREE PERFORMANCE: 6 p.m., Pocahantas State Park Heritage Amphitheater,

THE COLOR RUN RICHMOND: 5-K, non-timed race, in which you are doused with different colors each kilometer, followed by post-race festival; start line window opens 9 a.m., Richmond International Raceway, 600 E. Laburnum Ave.; $45 team, $40 individual;

SEPT. 13-14

TIME TRAVELERS: A FREE WEEKEND OF RICHMOND HISTORY: Ten historic homes open for free; stops include Agecroft Hall, Dabbs House Museum, The John Marshall House, Magnolia Grange, Maymont, Meadow Farm Museum, the Poe Museum, the White House of the Confederacy, the Wickham House and the Wilton House Museum; for passport to download or for smartphone

SEPT. 18-22

DISNEY ON ICE PRESENTS FROZEN: Traveling ice extravagenza at Richmond Coliseum; for showtimes and tickets

SEPT. 18-21

ARMENIAN FOOD FESTIVAL: St. James Armenian Apostolic Church 56th annual event at church, 834 Pepper Ave. in Richmond; featuring the Akh’tamar dance group; 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 18-20; noon to 7 p.m. Sept. 21;; (804) 282-3818

SEPT. 19

THIRD FRIDAYS TANGO AFTER WORK: Free, no registration required, 6-8 p.m., Cochrane Atrium, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 200 N. Boulevard;

SEPT. 20

RICHMOND SYMPHONY OPENING NIGHT WITH VIOLINIST JOSHUA BELL: 8 p.m. concert with Music Director Steven Smith conducting, Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage, 600 E. Grace St.; $25-$125;

VCU BROAD STREET MILE: Festival, 5-K and fun runs; Broad Street between Belvidere Street and Hermitage Road; festival will include music, art and exhibits; races 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.;

HISTORY HOUNDS EXPLORE THE FAN: Walking tour with your dog, 10 a.m. to noon, meet at 700 W. Franklin, dog must be current on shots, play well with others, and remain on leash; you are responsible for providing water and cleaning up after your pooch; limited space, for reservations, call (804) 649-0711; sponsored by Valentine Richmond History Center;

BALLROOM DANCE EXHIBITION: 1:30 p.m., second floor of Regency Square Mile in Henrico; sponsored by USA Dance Richmond; with professional and amateur dancers; free

SEPT. 20th-21st

FESTIVAL OF INDIA: Celebraton of Indian food, culture music and dance, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 20-21, Greater Richmond Covention Center, 403 N. Third St., Richmond;

SEPT. 26-27

X-COUNTRY FESTIVAL: Cross-country running events at Maymont include an open 5-K, an 8-mile train, 1-mile elementary school run, 3-K middle school and a high school invitational;,

SEPT. 26-OCT 5

STATE FAIR OF VIRGINIA: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays Sept. 26-Oct. 5, Meadow Event Park, Doswell, Exit 98 off Interstate 95; Weekends, $15 adults, $10 youth and senior; weekday, $12 adults and $8 seniors and youth; tickets available online through Sept. 23, $12 adults and $8 for seniors and youth; season pass is $25 through Sept. 23, or $30 at the gate; admission is free for ages 4 and younger;

SEPT. 27

RASCAL FLATTS REWIND TOUR AND KELLIE PICKLER: Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center; 7 p.m., gates open 3 p.m., 2401 W. Leigh St.; event to promote and enhance disaster preparedness in the community, $30.50 to $87.50;

SEPT. 27-28

150th ANNIVERSARY OF BATTLE OF NEW MARKET HEIGHTS AND BATTLE BEFORE RICHMOND: Re-enactment of Civil War campaign battle also will feature presentations by Civil War historians, concerts of period music, activities for children and food and items for sale; 8750 Willis Church Road, Henrico; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, battle re-enactments at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday and at 1 p.m. Sunday;


FREE WALKING TOUR OF RICHMOND: Saturdays and Sundays through Nov. 30, begins 10:30 a.m., Brown’s Island at Tredegar Iron Works, park at James River at Fifth Street, tours by The Richmond Tour Guys; tips accepted;