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Love Letters by Robert Winne
Metropolitan Richmond Artists Association
8/15 9am

Blue is the color of trust, responsibility, and relaxation. Depending on the tone, blue symbolizes loyalty or authority. Within blue’s emotional range is the...

Free
There's Just Us represented the struggle communities fight with hate & bigotry and the collective voices that were strong enough to stand up and strong against all odds.
Virginia Holocaust Museum
8/15 9am

August 11-12, 2022 marks the five-year anniversary of the Unite the Right rally that shook the quiet, central Virginia city of Charlottesville. To recognize...

RVA Downtown , Free
James River Art League Exhibit at Crossroads Art Center  - July and August
James River Art League
8/15 10am

Five talented artists from the James River Art League (JRAL) will exhibit their art in the JRAL Gallery within Crossroads Art Center. An artist reception...

Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Powhatan, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan, Prince George , Free
Emily Baker
Art Works Gallery
8/15 11am

Exhibits July 22 – August 20, 2022 ...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
Carol Anna Meese Journey Art Show
8/16 11am

Journey With this series of paintings, I challenged myself to go on a journey without a known destination. Along the way I discovered how form, shape,...

Chesterfield , Free
Hard Hat Happy Hour
The Valentine
8/16 5:30pm

Our storage areas are generally off-limits to visitors, but with objects out of the way, we’re giving Valentine members and friends the chance to see the...

RVA Downtown , $, Prices Vary
Digging In The Crates
8/16 6pm

Digging In The Crates is a music series featuring DJ Jay Dion & DJ eXoO playing different genres of music. Fun for everyone and yes, PLEASE BE PREPARED TO...

RVA Arts District , Free
Elizabeth Wise & Her Guys CD Release for Reckless Sophistication
8/16 6pm

It's a Shockoe Sessions Live open to the public at Hardywood Richmond for the long awaited cd release of Elizabeth Wise & Her Guys album Reckless...

RVA West End , Free
Shockoe Sessions Live!
8/16 7:30pm

Shockoe Sessions Live is a weekly, live stream concert series featuring Richmond musicians who play original music. It’s broadcast from Studio A at In Your...

RVA The Fan
Virtual Event
Richmond Short Stories
The Valentine
8/17 1:30pm

Join us for a 30-minute gallery tour uncovering fascinating objects in the Valentine’s collection. Each Wednesday* at 1:30 p.m., a Valentine staff member...

RVA Downtown , Free
The Easel: with Alexis Rogers
Art180
8/18 12pm

ART 180's live art in the parklet series continues this month with artist Alexis Rogers. Alexis will be turning out an original painting while you get to...

RVA Arts District , Free
Master Gardener Help Desk
Richmond Public Library
8/18 3:30pm

Master Gardeners will be out in the library, eager to answer any of your gardening questions. They will have soil sample kits and other helpful resources for...

RVA West End , Free
Murals of Jackson Ward Walking Tour
The Valentine
8/18 6pm

Join the most experienced tour guides in Richmond to explore the diversity of one of city’s most vibrant neighborhoods. Visit murals, revitalized buildings...

RVA Arts District , $, Prices Vary
Thursday Night Live Flyer
8/18 7pm

Time to get your Thursday Open Mic fix at Thursday Night Live. Come out and enjoy the most ECLETIC & DIVERSE open mic in Virginia. We have spoken word...

RVA Arts District , $
Kat reading in the Garden.
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
8/19 10am

Join in the fun each Friday and Saturday at 10 a.m. as Library and Archives Manager Katarina Spears reads a few of her favorite stories outside in the Garden...

Henrico , Free
Common Scents: A Garden Still House Demonstration with Rebecca Suerdieck
Agecroft Hall
8/19 12pm

Come and learn how perfumes would have been made at Agecroft Hall! Explore the luscious gardens of Agecroft and see the variety of herbs and flowers that...

RVA West End , $
Drum Circle
Petersburg Area Art League
8/19 5:30pm

Community Drum Circle every 3rd Friday. Bring your own percussion instrument and a chair for our Full Moon Drum Circle in the Art Park. Any skill level and...

Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Petersburg, RVA Southside, Prince George , Free
ComedySportz
CSz Richmond
8/19 7pm

ComedySportz is improvisational comedy played as a sport, with two teams and a referee taking suggestions from the loyal fans and creating scenes, games and...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
BARDALICIOUS: Improvised Shakespere
CSz Richmond
8/19 8pm

The Improv's the thing! Lend your ears (and Laughs) as the Cast of Bardacious weaves a never before seen and completely Improvised Shakespearean tale!...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
Improv All Skate
CSz Richmond
8/19 10pm

Improv teams from CSz Richmond theater and the local scene mix it up all month long to bring you back to back Friday's of comedy! Tickets: ...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
Improv Arena
CSz Richmond
8/19 10pm

The cage match smackdown of improv comedy! Three very different teams each perform 20 minute sets of improv, all based on audience suggestions. The crowd...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
Figures of Freedom Downtown Walking Tour
The Valentine
8/20 10am

Step into the past in Shockoe Bottom, one of Richmond’s oldest historic districts, to explore the struggles for freedom that helped shape America. Join...

RVA Downtown , $, Prices Vary
31st Down Home Family Reunion, A Celebration African American Folklife
Elegba Folklore Society
8/20 4pm

Elegba Folklore Society, Richmond’s Cultural Ambassador, will present the 31st Down Home Family Reunion, A Celebration African American Folklife on Saturday...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
3rd Saturday Documentaries
Elegba Folklore Society
8/20 5pm

The Elegba Folklore Society presents 3rd Saturday Documentaries, a series of monthly film screenings at our Cultural Center that highlight the best of the...

Free
Photo is the Alfred Waud drawing of the explosion at the City Point Wharf. (Library of Congress)
Petersburg National Battlefield
8/20 6pm

City Point, Virginia, besides being the location of General Grant’s Headquarters, was the location of a huge supply base that kept Union forces well supplied...

Hopewell , Free