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  • Beacon Theatre

    The newly renovated Beacon Theatre is a staple in downtown Hopewell, offering area residents musical and other entertaining acts from many genres.

    401 N Main St
    Hopewell, VA 23860
    (804) 446-3457
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  • Chesterfield Children’s Theatre

    The Chesterfield Children's Theatre is Virginia's only non fee-based non profit training theatre for children. They put on several productions a year, engaging local children in quality productions and providing them performance experience.

    P.O. Box 2804
    Chester, VA 23831
    (804) 691-7235
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  • Chesterfield County Fair

    The Chesterfield County Fair takes place each August, providing outdoor fun for the whole family with rides, exhibits, games, food and more.

    10300 Courthouse Rd
    Chesterfield, VA 23832
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  • Destination Theater

    Formerly the Crossing Cinema, Destination Theatre recently reopened in Hopewell, offering movie showtimes for films mid-run about two weeks after being released. The threater runs two movies at a time, one of which always child friendly, and tickets are only $5.

    5246 Oaklawn Blvd
    Hopewell, Virginia
    (804) 415-4000
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  • Dinwiddie County Fair

    Each fall the Dinwiddie County Fair, held at Virginia's Motorsports park, makes for a fun-filled day with amusement rides, competitive games, petting zoo, wrestling and much more. Hang out until after dark for a spectacular fireworks show as well.

    7301 Boydton Plank Rd
    North Dinwiddie, VA 23803
    (804) 732-1100
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  • Festival of Grapes & Hops

    Kick off the fall season and take a stroll through history at the Annual Festival of Grapes & Hops in Old Towne Petersburg. The popular wine and beer festival features Virginia wineries, breweries, artists, restaurants, live music and much more as one of Petersburg's most popular festivals.

    9 East Old Street
    Petersburg, VA 23804
    (804) 733-8131
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  • Fort Clifton Festival

    The Fort Clifton Festival is one of Colonial Heights' longest running events, stretching back 40 years. The family-oriented and educational festival portrays the historic significance of the fort and its importance in the Civil War to Petersburg's defense line. It features arts and crafts, homemade goods, Civil War relic exhibits, reenactments, children's rides, concessions, food and more.

    5501 Conduit Rd
    Colonial Heights, VA 23834
    (804) 520-9390
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  • Harbor Blast Concert Series

    Since its inception in 1999, the annual Harbor Blast Concert Series has taken place at the Appomattox Boat Harbor in Prince George County. Come by every other week and enjoy multiple artists, cold beverages, good food and family-friendly fun.

    1604 Fine St
    Prince George, VA 23875
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  • Hopewell Kiwanis Wine Tasting Festival

    Each year, the Hopewell Kiwanis Club hosts its legendary Wine Tasting Festival to raise funds for their many programs. Though open to both wine-tasters and none tasters, tasting attendees are served by some of Virginia's finest wineries.

    401 N Main St
    Hopewell, VA 23860
    (804) 571-1711
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  • Old Towne Civic Center

    The Old Towne Civic Center is a premiere space to host your local events. The civic center is also the location of the Thursday concert series and popular annual city events.

    136 River St
    Petersburg, VA 23803
    (804) 733-8344
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  • Petersburg Area Art League

    With a mission to "empower the community through visual arts," the Petersburg Area Art League offers gallery space featured prominently during Petersburg's Friday for the Arts monthly exhibition series.

    7 E Old St
    Petersburg, VA 23803
    (804) 861-4611
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  • Petersburg Friday for the Arts

    Held on the streets of historic downtown each month, Friday for the Arts features some of the region's best entertainment through street performers, galleries and performances, a tradition that has spanned the last decade.

    19 Bollingbrook St
    Petersburg, VA 23803
    (804) 733-2400
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  • Petersburg Regional Art Center

    The Petersburg Regional Art Center features five floors of artists' studios and two large gallery spaces showcasing a variety of solo and group exhibitions during the year.

    132 N Sycamore St
    Petersburg, VA 23803
    (804) 733-8200
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  • Petersburg Symphony Orchestra

    Founded on the dreams of former Virginia State University Music Department Head Dr. Nathaniel Gatlin, the Petersburg Symphony Orchestra opened in 1978. Today the orchestra is comprised of over 70 talented and diverse musicians, offering multiple shows per season for local residents with a taste for a wide repertoire of music.

    19 Goodrich Ave
    Petersburg, VA 23805
    (804) 732-0999
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  • Pork, Peanut and Pine Festival

    This annual event is a popular outing for family and friends, with numerous, live acts, interactive activities and more happening on and off the water at Chippokes Plantation State Park.

    695 Chippokes Park Rd
    Surry, VA 23883
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  • Swift Creek Mill Theatre

    A local favorite built in the 1960s, Swift Creek Mill Theatre provides both area adults and children historical context and fun shows. Their mission embodies the preservation of its historic building, but also its productions, new and traditional.

    17401 Jefferson Davis Hwy
    South Chesterfield, VA 23834
    (804) 748-5203
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  • The Theater Company at Fort Lee

    The Theater Company at Fort Lee is one of the most active performing arts locations in the area, putting on popular productions to entertain the whole family, as well as a KidKapers season targeting kids.

    4300 Mahone Ave
    Fort Lee, VA 23801
    (804) 734-6629
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  • Ward Center for Contemporary Arts

    The Ward Center for Contemporary Art, currently located in the renovated Butterworth's in historic Petersburg, is available for leasing by artists for studios and galleries, for events and as loft space.

    132 N Sycamore St
    Petersburg, VA 23803
    (804) 252-9233
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