2017-08-09 / Calendar


AUG. 10

Butterflies Live, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m., Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Ave., Richmond. Experience the wonderful world of butterflies as the tropical beauties feed, flutter and take flight. Continues through Oct. 15. $8-$13. 262-9887,

Eighth annual Richmond Jazz Festival, 7 p.m., venues around the Richmond region. This premier musical event includes saxophonist Dave Koz, Common with the Richmond Symphony, The Isley Brothers and the Manhattan Transfer. Continues through Aug. 13. $30-$160.

AUG. 11

34th Annual Virginia Outdoor Sportsman Show, 1-8 p.m., Richmond Raceway Complex, 600 East Laburnum Ave., Richmond. Features the latest products, celebrity outdoor sportsmen appearances, seminars, demonstrations and vendors. Continues through Aug. 13. $5-10, free/ages 16 and under. 748-7469,

Filipino Festival, 5-10 p.m., Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 8200 Woodman Road, Henrico. Enjoy authentic food, entertainment, vendors, live bands, games for the kids, music, dancing and more. Free. Continues 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Aug. 12.

AUG. 12

Race ’N’ Roll 5K and 1-Mile Family Fun Run, 7-10 a.m., Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 8200 Woodman Road, Henrico. Benefits the Colorado Fund for Muscular Dystrophy. $13-$40.

Jammin’ on the James, 6-8 p.m., Wilton House Museum, 215 S. Wilton Road, Richmond. Bring a picnic dinner and a lawn chair or blanket for a family-friendly evening of music from The Adrian Duke Project, walk-through tours of Wilton, and face-painting, games and crafts for kids. Free.

AUG. 13

Canoeing 101, 9 a.m.- noon, Powhatan State Park – Canoe Launch C, 4616 Powhatan State Park Road, Powhatan. Learn the basics of canoeing. Registration required. $9. 598-7148, state-parks/powhatan

Native Plant Walk, 9 a.m., Echo Lake Park – parking lot, 5701 Springfield Road, Glen Allen. Look for summer flowers and more with the Pocahontas Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society. Registration required. Free. Leslie Allanson, 795-7191,

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