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Thursday, June 19 Flowers After 5, 5-9 p.m., Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Ave., Richmond. Stroll through the gardens and enjoy food, wine and the rural country-rock sounds of Exebelle and the Rusted Cavalcade. $11, $10/seniors, $7/ages 3-12, free/ages 3 and younger. 262-9887, www.lewisginter.org.

Jazz café, 6-9 p.m., Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 200 N. Boulevard, Richmond. The KG Experience will perform. Free; light food and beverages for sale. 340-1400, www.vmfa.museum.

“The Color Purple,” 8 p.m., Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre at Virginia Rep Center, 114 W. Broad St., Richmond. This inspiring family saga is a story of hope, a testament to the healing power of love and a celebration of life. Continues through Aug. 3. $35-$60. www.va-rep.org.

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” 8 p.m., Agecroft Hall, 4305 Sulgrave Road, Richmond. Enjoy Shakespeare under the stars. $10- $30. 340-0115, www.henleystreettheatre.org, www.agecrofthall.com.

Friday, June 20 5th Annual Car Show, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Richmond International Raceway, 600 E. Laburnum Ave., Richmond. See a variety of cars and trucks. Sponsored by Page Custom Rods & Restoration, in partnership with Easter Seals UCP. Free. www.pagecustoms.com/show.

Summer Sounds, 4-8 p.m., Stony Point Fashion Park, 9200 Stony Point Parkway, Richmond. Assorted artists will perform weekends through Labor Day. Free. www.shopstonypoint.com.

Friday Cheers, 6-9:30 p.m., Brown’s Island, 500 Tredegar St., Richmond. Houndmouth and St. Paul & The Broken Bones will perform. $5. www.venturerichmond.com.

Saturday, June 21 South of the James Market at Forest Hill Park, 8 a.m.-noon, weekly through Dec. 6, New Kent Road and West 42nd Street, Richmond. This market features local farmers, artisans and businesses. www.growrva.com.

RVA Streets Alive, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Broad Street from Sixth to Adams streets and Brook Road from Adams to Leigh streets. The streets will be closed to traffic and open for the public to run, walk, bike, roller blade and enjoy family activities. Free. www.sportsbackers.org.

12th Annual Richmond Vegetarian Festival, noon-6 p.m., Bryan Park, 4308 Hermitage Road, Richmond. Learn about a vegetarian lifestyle. Features live music, cooking demonstrations and vendors. Free. 756-0536, www.veggiefest.org.

Kansas in concert, 6:30 p.m., Beacon Theater, 401 N. Main St., Hopewell. The classic rock band comes to town. $21.50-45.50. 446- 3457, www.thebeacontheatreva.com.

Richmond Raiders Indoor Football, 7 p.m., Richmond Coliseum, 601 E. Leigh St., Richmond. The Raiders take on the Nashville Venom. $7-$40. 780-4970, ext. 145, www.richmondraidersprofootball.com.

Sunday, June 22 Women at War, 1-2 p.m., American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar, 500 Tredegar St., Richmond. Join a costumed historical interpreter in exploring the means and motivations of women who disguised themselves as men to fight alongside their brothers-in-arms. $8, $6/ages 62 and older, $4/ages 6-17, free/ages 5 and younger. 780-1865, www.tredegar.org.

Benefit performance, 7 p.m., Appomattox Regional Governor’s School, 512 W. Washington St., Petersburg. The school and local theater professionals are joining forces to raise money to help teacher Jason Campbell with health care expenses. $5. 722-0200 ext. 700, www.gofundme.com/7odo30.

Monday, June 23 Richmond Flying Squirrels baseball, 6:35 p.m., The Diamond, 3001 N. Boulevard, Richmond. Richmond Flying Squirrels vs. the Harrisburg Senators, 6:35 p.m. Series continues through June 25. $7/general admission, $11/Diamond Club. 359-3866, www.squirrelsbaseball.com.

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