Thursday – Charlie Daniels Band
“The Devil Went Down to Georgia” band heads to Innsbrook After Hours at Servpro of Richmond Pavilion. 6 p.m. (gates at 5 p.m.) at 4901 Lake Brook Drive, Glen Allen. $21-$99. (800) 514-3849 or www.innsbrookafterhours.com
Starts Friday – Mesmerica 360: A Visual Music Journey
A touring planetarium show features swirling nature images and animations set to an original score created by English musician James Hood. The music is primarily written for the handpan, a Swedish instrument that creates soothing, meditative tones. 6:15, 7:45 and 9:15 p.m. showings in the Dome at the Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 W. Broad St. $12-$39. www.eventbrite.com. Repeats Friday, Aug. 2 and 9
Starts Friday – ‘Matilda the Musical’
The Roald Dahl story of Matilda, a downtrodden young girl who discovers her mystical powers, is set to music and heads to Richmond for a two-week run of free performances. 8:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Dogwood Dell, adjacent to 1300 Blanton Ave. (804) 646-1031 or www.richmondgov.com/parks. Through Aug. 4
Saturday – Heart & Soul Brew Fest at Hardywood
Beer festival founded by local social media maven Kelli Lemon showcases soul food, urban art, hip-hop and craft beer. There’ll be DJs and hip-hop performers, food trucks from Mama J’s, Croaker’s Spot, Soul Taco and more, plus family-friendly activities, such as the VMFA on the Road artmobile and Studio Two Three’s art lounge. 1-9 p.m. at Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, 2408 Ownby Lane. Free entry; pay as you go. www.heartandsoulbrewfest.com.