What’s happening: Sept. 23 events calendar

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WED., 9/23 

Sunset Hike to Belle Isle

This dirt-paved, 5-mile hike explores several spots along the James River, including Brown’s Island, the Canal Walk and Belle Isle. Hiking gear, water, rain boots and insect repellent are recommended for this activity. Participants are encouraged to bring hand sanitizer and wear a mask. To get tickets, visit the Central Virginia Trailblazers’ Facebook page.

6 – 7:30 p.m., Belle Isle, 300 Tredegar St., donations encouraged


SAT., 9/26 

‘Star Wars: The Rise of the Skywalker’ Screening 

Catch a big-screen showing of the second installment in the “Star Wars” sequel trilogy at The Diamond as a part of the Richmond Flying Squirrels’ “Movies in the Outfield” program. To buy tickets, visit the Flying Squirrels’ website.

6:35 – 9:30 p.m., The Diamond, 3001 N. Arthur Ashe Blvd., $8


SAT., 9/26

‘Cars and Corks at Maymont’

Live music from upbeat jazz band Good Shot Judy, food trucks and classic cars will be available at Maymont’s kid-friendly car show. Face coverings and social distancing is required as well as a review of COVID-19 symptom checklist. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page. 

1 – 6 p.m., Maymont, 1700 Hampton St., $10


Do something


SUN., 9/27

Artisan Market at Brambly Park

Local artists and makers will bring handmade art, jewelry and home decor to the Artisan Market at Brambly Park, a free and weekly event. For more information, visit artisanmakers.org.

Noon – 4 p.m., Brambly Park, 1708 Belleville St.


TUES., 9/29

‘Mutts at Maymont’

Listen to live music and eat at food trucks for humans and dogs during Maymont’s special access hours. Attendees must register beforehand. For a complete list of rules and dog behavior guidelines, visit the event’s Facebook page. For additional questions, email [email protected] or call 804-358-7166. 

5:30 – 8 p.m., Maymont, 1700 Hampton St., $10 per dog


Learn something


SUN., 9/27

Sunset Sound Bath

Lauramarie Laskey and Annie Peace will lead a free and socially distanced sound bath as the sun sets at Chimborazo Park. Sounds of singing crystal bowls and cellos will fill the park gazebo as conversations prompt in the space. Social distancing is advised, as well as bringing a yoga mat, a blanket and tea. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page. 

6:30 p.m., Chimborazo Park, N. 34th St.


TUES., 9/29

Virtual Voting Story Circle

Students can reflect and share their personal voting experiences in small groups during a virtual moderated discussion hosted by VCU Votes. At the end of the meeting, participants will develop a plan to vote in the November elections.

7 – 7:45 p.m. Register at vcu.campusgroups.com/vcuvotes.

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