What’s happening: 8/19 events calendar

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THURS., 8/20

‘Flowers After 5’ at Lewis Ginter

The Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden allows guests to stroll the 50-acre gardens while enjoying live music as the sun goes down on Thursday evenings. Tickets are limited and available online only. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own chairs and blankets, and outside food is not permitted. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden website. 

5-9 p.m., Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Ave. $14.


THURS., 8/20

Movies in the Outfield at The Diamond

The Diamond is hosting an ongoing movie night event on Thursdays and Saturdays. This Thursday, there will be a screening of “Ferris Buller’s Day Off.” For tickets and future screenings, visit the Richmond Flying Squirrels website or the event’s Facebook page.

Gates open at 6:35 p.m., The Diamond, 3001 N. Arthur Ashe Blvd. $8.


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THURS., 8/20 

‘Mutts at Maymont’

This event allows attendees to bring well-behaved, leashed dogs to walk in the greenery of Maymont. There will be live music and food trucks for both humans and dogs, and attendees must register beforehand. For a complete list of rules and dog behavioral guidelines, visit the event’s Facebook page. For questions, email [email protected] or call 804-358-7166. 

5:30-9 p.m., 1700 Hampton St. $10 per dog, free for humans.


SAT., 8/22

‘Silent Summer Headphone Party’

Music will play through headphones as people dine at several restaurants within the area. All headphones will be provided and sanitized. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

9-10 p.m., 17th Street Market, 100 N 17th St. $8-10.


Learn Something


SAT., 8/22

Virtual painting tutorial

This event features a step-by-step lesson for painting on a pre-traced canvas. Participants with reserved spots will receive a kit with a canvas, brushes, paint, a reference photo and artist tips. On the day of the class, participants will be emailed a Zoom login link. For more information, visit the Wine & Design website. 

8-10 p.m., online event, $25.


SAT., 8/22

‘Fall Kitchen Gardens’

The Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is hosting an online class on starting and maintaining kitchen gardens for the fall season. The session will cover crops that grow in cool weather, cleaning out gardens for the winter season and the appropriate times to harvest. The class equates to one credit toward the gardening and gardening design certificate program offered by Lewis Ginter. Registration is required. For more information, visit the event’s page. 

9 to 10 a.m., online event, $24 for non-members. 

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