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“Football Science” is part of the Science Museum of Virginia’s summer lineup, it is open to fans and non-fans of football. Test your skills and see how well can you throw an out pattern or how to improve your time in the 40-yard sprint, these are among some of the skills that you will be able to participate in  and starting Tuesday, July 30, museum guests will be able to see the Washington Redskins three Super Bowl Lombardy trophies.  Also, additional parking has been added and will be free to all guests and members. For more details on this and other events at the Science Museum of Virginia www.smv.org or call 804-864-1400.

The Children’s Museum of Richmond: CMoR Central 2626 west Broad Street, CMoR Short Pump, 2200 Old Brick Road, Glen Allen & CMoR Chesterfield, 6629 Lake Harbour Drive, Midlothian. Moon Bounce Mania, Saturday, July 29, 10am-4pm Central Location & Sunday July 28, 10am-4pm Chesterfield Location. Music in the Air, Saturday, August 3, 10am-4pm, Central Location & Sunday, August 4, 10am-4pm Chesterfield Location. Super Hero & Princess Day, Saturday, August 10, 10am-4pm Central Location & Sunday, August 11, 10am, 10am -4pm Chesterfield Location. For more information about all locations of the Children’s Museum of Richmond visit www.childrensmuseumofrichmond.org or call 804-474-7000.

Pocahontas Live, Pocahontas State Park Amphitheater, American Idol Winner Scotty McCreery, Sunday, July 28, Trace Adkins, August 8, gates open at 5pm  details www.pocahontaslive.com.

Innsbrook After Hours Concert Series, Dierks Bentley, Wednesday, July 31; The Band Perry, Wednesday,m August 21; Darius Rucker Thursday September 5; The Beach Boys featuring Mike Love & Bruce Johnston Wednesday September 25, www.innsbrookafterhours.com or hotline 804-423-1779.

34th annual Amelia Beef Festival, Saturday, July 27, 4-8pm, at Tom Scott Park, Amelia, tickets $30 in advance, all you can eat BBQ Beef and Ribs, Steamship Round, Corn on the cob, Cole Slaw, Beverages, details http://www.ameliabeeffestival.com or call 804-561-2270.

Future Event: Radio One’s Women’s Empowerment Expo for Health, Wealth & Wisdom, featuring Angela Bassett, Marcus D. Wiley, Earnest Pugh, Isaac Carree & more Saturday, September 28, 12-5pm, at Richmond International Raceway Exhibition Hall, tickets $20, www.etix.com, details www.kissrichmond.com.