What’s happening: Oct. 21 events calendar

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FRI. 10/23

‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ Screening

Celebrate the Halloween season by driving to the Ashland Theatre parking lot for a showing of the 1975 classic, “Rocky Horror Picture Show.” The event is rain or shine. All tickets must be purchased prior to the screenings on ashlandtheatre.org. Concessions will be available.

7 p.m., Ashland Theatre, 205 England St., $20 per car


SUN. 10/25

‘Positive Thinking’ Opening Concert

The Chamber of Music Society of Central Virginia will begin its 16th season with “Positive Thinking,” a concert featuring flute, guitar and cello music. The socially distanced show will feature the works of French composer Guillaume Connesson, Argentine tango composer Astor Piazzolla and a 19th-century take on Austrian folk tunes. Tickets can be purchased at Eventbrite.com.

3 – 4 p.m., Historic Mankin Mansion Private Wedding & Event Estate, 4300 Oakleys Lane, $5 – $30 per ticket


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FRI. 10/23

‘Breakthrough’ Opening Reception

Alaskan artist Sara Henry will debut her newest exhibit, “Breakthrough,” which features 3D ceramic paintings in the form of towers, walls, orbs and tiles. The exhibit will reside in the Jane Sandelin Gallery through Jan. 2. At this free event, guests can also participate in a mask decorating contest. This is the first of the museum’s Fourth Friday events, and different exhibits will be introduced through Nov. 21. For more information, visit artworksva.com.

6 p.m., Art Works Inc., 320 Hull St.


‘Garden Glow at Maymont’

Maymont Park will brighten the autumn night with a tour of Maymont Mansion’s historic corridor and Italian Garden filled with vibrant light displays. Guests can enjoy food trucks, a glow bar and a glow shop with themed merchandise. The event will continue until Nov. 8, and tickets can be purchased at Eventbrite.com.

6 – 10 p.m., 1700 Hampton St., $12


SAT. 10/24

‘Haunted Trail at Windy Hill’

Guests can walk through two haunted outdoor trails full of creatures, tricks and traps, where they can also view a “ghoulish garden” light display. For tickets to the 30-minute time slots, visit bloodlakeva.com. The trail will run until Halloween day.

Times vary, Blood Lake Haunted Trail, 16500 Midlothian Turnpike, $18


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FRI. 10/23

‘Fashion for All’ Informational Panel

Student group VCUblkinfashion will host an informational panel with guest speakers Hannah Stoudemire and Ali Richmond. Their foundation, Fashion For All, provides solutions for fashion industry professionals to create more equitable and inclusive environments. The free Zoom event will teach attendees about the connection between social activism and fashion. Register at the link on the club’s Instagram page, @vcublkinfashion.

6 – 7 p.m.


MON. 10/26

Student Election Debate

Three students representing VCU Young Democrats and College Republicans at VCU will debate about the upcoming presidential election and candidates’ policies. Viewers can tune into this free webinar and listen to varying perspectives as broadcast journalism professor Bill Oglesby moderates. The Zoom link is available at events.vcu.edu.

6 – 7:30 p.m.

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