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Saturday, December 3

January 2023 Call for Entries
Crossroads Art Center

Crossroads Art Center is excited to announce an online call for entries for the January 2023 All Media Exhibition, which will run from December 1, 2022 – ...

RVA West End , $
Virtual Event
LEGO Club
Richmond Public Library

Come by any time every other Saturday at the Ginter Park Library to unleash your creativity. We provide the LEGOs, you provide the imagination!

RVA Northside , Free
MacArthur's Park: detail. Junk Mail Collage on Canvas 40"x60W"
Sandhi Schimmel Gold, Sandhi Schimmel Gold
12am

Over 20 original works of art on display by local artist Sandhi Schimmel Gold. Sandhi's work is in private, corporate and museum collections around the world...

RVA Northside , Free
James River Art League Exhibit  at Cedarfield Art Gallery
James River Art League
9am

Artists from the James River Art League will exhibit their work in the Cedarfield Art Gallery from October 3 through January 3, 2023

Ashland, Charles City, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Downtown, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan, Dinwiddie, Prince George, Fluvanna County , Free
Santa’s Wonderland returns to Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s with FREE photos with Santa
9am

Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s is proud to invite families to the beloved tradition of visiting Santa Claus this holiday season during the annual Santa’s...

Santa’s Wonderland returns to Bass Pro Shops with FREE photos with Santa
9am

Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s is proud to invite families to the beloved tradition of visiting Santa Claus this holiday season during the annual Santa’s...

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
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
Skin: Living Armor, Evolving Identity
Science Museum of Virginia
9:30am

Skin has a number of impressive features: it’s shape shifting, color changing and highly adaptive. But it’s also thought provoking, interaction changing and...

RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Church Tours
St. John's Church
10am

Visit St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick Henry and his 'Liberty or Death" speech in...

RVA Downtown, RVA East End , $
Coffee + Conversation with Justin Smith
10am

Join us on Saturday, December 3rd at 10AM for Coffee + Conversation with Justin Smith, founder, and curator of Afrovisualism.

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free
FORGING FREEDOM, JUSTICE, and EQUALITY 40th Anniversary Exhibition
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
10am

Forging Freedom, Justice, and Equality is a riveting interactive, multi-themed immersion into the Black experience in the history of the Commonwealth of...

Ashland, Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan, Dinwiddie, Prince George, Fluvanna County , $
Katia Santibañez, YD9RL, 2022,  Casein and Oil on Canvas, 20 x 16 Inches.
Reynolds Gallery
10am

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Spiraling, a multi-artist exhibition of bold and fresh paintings. The exhibition opens Friday,...

RVA The Fan , Free
Five of the featured artists in the JRAL Art Gallery at Crossroads Art Center
James River Art League
10am

The artwork of JRAL artists Sarah Marshall Elliott, Janine Orr, Che', Porter Smith-Thayer and Tami Topalu is featured in the JRAL Gallery in Crossroads Art...

Ashland, Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan, Dinwiddie, Prince George, Fluvanna County , Free
Naima Green: I Keep Missing My Water
Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

I Keep Missing My Water is a newly commissioned exhibition by photographer Naima Green that continues the artist’s ongoing investment in documenting intimacy...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
RPL Local Authors: Vanester M. Williams
Richmond Public Library
10am

Vanester M. Williams is a host/speaker on a weekly broadcast called His Abounding Grace, a program under the ministry of When Christians Speak Talk Radio....

RVA Downtown , Free
Rafael Domenech: The Medium is the Massage
Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

The Medium is the Massage is a new commission by the Cuban American artist Rafael Domenech for a year-long pavilion for self-publishing, collective reading,...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
Raoul Dufy: Drawn to Royal Ascot
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

Featuring more than two dozen works on paper by the important Fauvist painter and quintessential artist of vibrant outdoor social events, this delightful...

RVA Arts District , Free
Storied Strings: The Guitar in American Art
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

Storied Strings: The Guitar in American Art is the first exhibition to explore the instrument’s symbolism in American art from the early 19th century to the...

RVA Arts District , $
Words Matter
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

Words Matter features 10 works by contemporary Native American artists who have worked in the medium of printmaking, including Shan Goshorn (Cherokee), Rick...

RVA Arts District , Free
dana washington-queen: Resume at the Point of Interruption
Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

Lens-based artist dana washington-queen (b. 1985) uses writing and video-making as an inquiry into freedom and escape. What are freedom’s possibilities?...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
Parks Rountrey Cardinal
11am

Books Beads & More is happy to announce they will be hosting a meet & greet & photography showcase with Parks Rountrey. Parks Rountrey is an award-winning...

Hanover , Free
READY READERS at Hull Street Library
Richmond Public Library
11am

Ready Readers are elementary-age children learning the joy of books through reading. Every Saturday from 11 am to 12 pm children in grades kindergarten to...

RVA Southside , Free
Holiday Shop
Art Works Gallery
11am

You’ll love shopping our Made in RVA Holiday Shop. It’s filled with holiday gifts—Richmond style. Everything is handmade, from ceramics, jewelry, candles and...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
Small Works
Art Works Gallery
11am

See new exhibits and tour 80 artist studios. Our Made in RVA Holiday shop is open daily thru December 30th. Admission is free and open to the public Tuesdays...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
“Jungle Nights” by Susan Hribernik, original prismacolor drawing on limited edition maple skateboard deck
Anne’s Visual Art Studio
12pm

Hribernik Skateboards was founded in 2014 by RVA artist Susan Hribernik. She combines her love of making art and skateboarding with every deck and all the...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA Northside , $
“Decaying Circles” by Marina Williams,  16.5 x 21 Marker on Paper Framed
Anne’s Visual Art Studio
12pm

Richmond artist Marina Williams created her marker & mixed media works on paper through the pandemic. “Color in Darkness” is a vibrant, illustrative stream...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA Northside , $
Adults Book Folding Art
Richmond Public Library
1pm

Folded book art is a fun and interesting art process plus a good way to reuse old books and give them a new purpose! All supplies provided, just bring...

RVA West End , Free
Cinema Saturdays: Dr. Seuss' The Grinch
Richmond Public Library
1pm

Come join us at the Ginter Park Library for a bi-weekly free movie. This week's movie is: Dr. Seuss' The Grinch. Rated PG.

RVA Northside , Free
 Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde
VCUarts Theatre
2pm, 7:30pm

VCUarts Theatre presents Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde by Moisés Kaufman, a thrilling courtroom drama based on the true events surrounding...

RVA Arts District , $
Lego Club
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Come by Hull Street Library to unleash your creativity. We will provide the LEGOs you provide the imagination!

RVA Southside , Free
MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY
Virginia Repertory Theatre
2pm

Two years after the end of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, the Bennet sisters and their spouses are celebrating the holidays with family at the Darcy...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , $$
The Shady Grove Coffeehouse presents its Fourth Annual Holiday Concert on December 3
Shady Grove Coffeehouse
3pm

Join us on December 3 to kick off the holiday season as we rekindle the tradition of Shady Grove holiday concerts: a celebration in song and story from...

Ashland, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico , Free
Teen/Tween Book Folding Art
Richmond Public Library
3pm

Folded book art is a fun and interesting art process plus a good way to reuse old books and give them a new purpose! All supplies provided, just bring...

RVA West End , Free
FREE FAMILY-FRIENDLY EVENT - 24TH ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING
4:30pm

4:30-7pm - Free and fun for the whole family! In partnership with the County of Henrico Division of Recreation and Parks, The Cultural Arts Center welcomes...

Henrico , Free
1st Saturday Dance
USA Dance - Richmond, Chapter #6006
7pm

This is a ballroom dance sponsored by the Richmond Chapter of USA Dance, Inc., an organization that promotes ballroom dancing in over 140 chapters across the...

Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico, New Kent, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , $
ComedySportz
CSz Richmond
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 , $
ComedySportz
CSz Richmond
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 , $
 Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde
VCUarts Theatre
7:30pm

VCUarts Theatre presents Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde by Moisés Kaufman, a thrilling courtroom drama based on the true events surrounding...

RVA Arts District , $
Merry TUBACHRISTMAS 2022 - 49th Anniversary
Perkinson Center for the Arts & Education
7:30pm

The Perkinson Center is proud to present 2022 MERRY TUBACHRISTMAS®, an amazing event held world-wide celebrating the biggest and brassiest of them all during...

Chesterfield , Free
A BROADWAY CHRISTMAS
Virginia Repertory Theatre
8pm

Just in time for the holidays, our ensemble of musical theatre all-stars has put together lively entertainment that celebrates the timeless Christmas,...

Hanover , $$
Christmas on the Rocks
Richmond Triangle Players
8pm

RTP's twisted holiday hit returns! It’s Christmas Eve in a rundown local bar. Expecting a silent night, the bartender finds himself mixing drinks for a...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA Northside , $$
Legends on Grace: Making Merry with Grey Garrett
Richmond Performing Arts Alliance
8pm

Making Merry with Grey Garrett -Come kick off the holidays with Richmond musical theatre star, Grey Garrett. Join Grey as she jingles and mingles your...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , $$
MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY
Virginia Repertory Theatre
8pm

Two years after the end of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, the Bennet sisters and their spouses are celebrating the holidays with family at the Darcy...

Ashland, Chesterfield, Henrico, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , $$
Standing Room Only
CSz Richmond
10pm

After Hours Comedy Presents: Standing Room Only. Stand Up. ages 17+ Tickets: https://www.cszrichmond.com/tickets

Henrico, RVA West End , $

Saturday, December 3