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Sunday, October 1

Akeelah and the Bee
RVA West End , $$

Akeelah is an 11-year-old spelling p-r-o-d-i-g-y who will stop at nothing to make her dreams come true. Based on the 2006 film starring Keke Palmer, the play...

Featured Exhibit: "'Berenice' - Poe's First Horror Story"
RVA Downtown , $

Egaeus is obsessed with Berenice's teeth and for days he drifts in and out of awareness, constantly thinking about them. He imagines himself holding the...

Fun Home
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $$

September 9 - October 8 Times vary. Visit va-rep.org for details. Winner of the 2015 Tony Award for Best Musical! Years after her father’s unexpected...

Nuestras Historias: Latinos in Richmond
Ashland, Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End

There are approximately 100,000 Latinos in the Richmond metropolitan area who represent a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. As Latinos immigrate to...

Shakespeare in Love
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $$

Disguised identities and a clandestine love affair inspire a young Will Shakespeare to pen the greatest love story of all time. Based on the Oscar-winning...

Exhibit: "Fall Offerings" / Tuckahoe Artists Association
8:30am
Free

On display during the month of October 2017 TUCKAHOE ARTISTS ASSOCIATION’S FALL OFFERINGS Tuckahoe Artists Association is a multi-talented group of 60...

"After Dark" Exhibition
9am
Free

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond hosts an exhibition of work by Carli Holcomb titled “After Dark.” Holcomb uses synthetic and natural materials to address...

Wild Art: A Journey Off-Canvas
9am
RVA Northside , $

Richmond’s art scene comes alive throughout Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden’s 50 acres of cultivated landscape, where regional artists entwine art and nature...

Emancipation and Its Legacies – An Exhibition at Shirley Plantation
9:30am
Charles City , $

During this 4-week period there will be a traveling exhibition at Shirley Plantation, Emancipation and Its Legacies. This exhibition charts the history of...

Exhibition - VIRGINIA JAZZ: The Early Years
10am
RVA Downtown , $

Richmond Jazz Society presents the exhibition VIRGINIA JAZZ: The Early Years, highlighting over 30 Virginia artists who made significant contributions,...

Family & Friends Jazz Concert
10am
Petersburg , Free

CultureWorks Richmond, Better Housing Coalition, and Tabernacle Baptist Church - Petersburg,VA are partnering to bring the Richmond Jazz Society's Bright...

Landscapes of Virginia
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

The geography of Virginia has shaped the history of the state and the nation. A mild climate and navigable rivers attracted Native Americans and the first...

The Story of Virginia
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

This newly renovated 10,500 square-foot exhibition interprets 16,000 years of Virginia history and features more than 500 artifacts, maps, letters, and...

Toys of the '50s, '60s, and '70s
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

Admission: Free for VHS members; $10 for nonmembers; $8 for groups of 10 or more Gumby. Barbie. Slinky. Mr. Potato Head. Wham-O. Spirograph. Hot Wheels. The...

Washington: The Myths and the Man
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Following his death in 1799, George Washington seemed “above the clouds,” to paraphrase the general’s most popular biographer, Mason Locke Weems. The...

13th Annual Richmond Peace Festival
11am
Free

Interfaith and Multi Cultural Peace Festival

RVA Dance Collective Free Modern Technique Class
11am

RVA Dance Collective Free Modern Technique Class Sundays 11:00AM - 12:15PM | FREE Modern dance technique class taught by RVA Dance Collective and rotating...

The Art of Parker Galore at Carytown Burgers & Fries
11am

Come join us during the month of October at Carytown Burgers & Fries to peruse the art of Parker Galore. Galore's art is notoriously striking and symmetric...

25th Annual Richmond Tattoo and Arts Festival
12pm
Chesterfield, Henrico, RVA Southside , $

One of the oldest tattoo conventions in the world featuring some of the best tattoo artists the industry has to offer. Featuring Ink Master contestant's...

Party On The Avenues
12pm
RVA West End , Free

It's a celebration of the great shopping, food, live music, tasty beverages and fun on Libbie/Grove/Patterson Avenues.

September/October Exhibitions
12pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Exhibition Dates: SEPTEMBER 22 - OCTOBER 22, 2017 MAIN GALLERY SUSANNE FERRARI ROWLEY Line, Space, and Presence Aluminum and Polyfiber Sculptures ...

The Great Pumpkin Fest
12pm
Ashland, Hanover , $$

Join us at Kings Dominion for the ultimate fall festival, The Great Pumpkin Fest! Families and kids can participate in a collection of scare-free Halloween...

The Great Pumpkin Fest at Kings Dominion
12pm

Join us at Kings Dominion for the ultimate fall festival, The Great Pumpkin Fest! Families and kids can participate in a collection of scare-free Halloween...

19th Century American Jugs: Relief Molded Pitchers from the Collection
1pm
RVA West End , Free

The exhibition explores variations of several designs and techniques of relief molding in ceramics.

Chasing Bugs: Insects as Subject and Metaphor
1pm
RVA West End , Free

The exhibition explores our abiding fascination with insects in science, literature, and the arts with images created from the late 1400s to the present. ...

Iterations: Contemporary Approaches to Drawing
1pm
RVA West End , Free

The artists featured in this exhibition challenge traditional, representational approaches to drawing and work with media and techniques not often associated...

Processes & Permutations: Prints by Leonardo Drew
1pm
RVA West End , Free

The works in this exhibition demonstrate Drew's similar approach to process, experimentation, and materiality in the making of prints. Each work in the...

The Personal is Political: Images of Women from the Harnett Print Study Center Collection
1pm
Free

The prints in the exhibition depict women either enacting or struggling against "roles" defined by society.

Turtles in Time: From Fossils to the Present
1pm
Free

The exhibition features more than 50 fossil turtle specimens from around the world.

American Brass Quintet - Cathedral of the Sacred Heart
2pm
RVA Downtown , Free

The American Brass Quintet is internationally recognized as one of the premier chamber music ensembles of our time, celebrated for peerless leadership in the...

Lysistrata
2pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

Quill Theatre presents Lysistrata, an adaptation of the comedy by Aristophanes. The Peloponnesian War, forced abstinence and laughs. Starring Grey Garrett as...

Sunday Readings In The Garden
2pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Enjoy a reading of select Poe works in the Shrine of the Enchanted Garden. Included with Museum admission.

Metro Collection 1 with Molly Sharp, Viola
3pm
Ashland , $$

Join us at Randolph-Macon College for intimate, chamber orchestra concerts that allow you to get up close and personal with the musicians of the Richmond...

NT Live Broadcast: "Angels in America Part Two: Perestroika" - Modlin Center for the Arts
3pm
RVA West End

America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex,...

Artober Nights at Jeweler's Services, Inc
5:30pm
RVA West End , Free

As part of ARToberVA Jeweler's Services, Inc. is hosting the work of 4 local artists all month long. Painting, pyrography, mixed media, jewelry, and more! ...

The Last Five Years
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $$

TheatreLAB & Yes, And! Entertainment present Alexander Sapp & Christie Jackson in THE LAST FIVE YEARS Music & Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown Direction by...

Sunday, October 1