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Saturday, December 11

#ArtsHuntRVA
Richmond Performing Arts Alliance

What is #ArtsHuntRVA? Richmond Performing Arts Alliance (RPAA) and CultureWorks have partnered to bring a unique and interactive arts experience to the...

Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, Petersburg, Powhatan , Free
Architects and Designers as Artists Call For Entries AMS
Crossroads Art Center

It is no surprise that successful architects and designers have an eye for colour, form, texture, and space. However, some of the most prolific architects...

Henrico , $
Virtual Event
Disguise a Gingerbread Man Contest
Richmond Public Library

The holiday season is approaching and the Gingerbread Man needs your help! Help create the perfect disguise for him/her/them based on your favorite book...

RVA East End , Free
Disguise a Gingerbread Man Contest
Richmond Public Library

The holiday season is approaching and the Gingerbread Man needs your help! Help create the perfect disguise for him/her/them based on your favorite book...

RVA Northside , Free
Disguise a Gingerbread Man Contest
Richmond Public Library

The holiday season is approaching and the Gingerbread Man needs your help! Help create the perfect disguise for him/her/them based on your favorite book...

RVA Southside , Free
Disguise a Gingerbread Man Contest
Richmond Public Library

The holiday season is approaching and the Gingerbread Man needs your help! Help create the perfect disguise for him/her/them based on your favorite book...

RVA Northside , Free
Disguise a Gingerbread Man Contest
Richmond Public Library

The holiday season is approaching and the Gingerbread Man needs your help! Help create the perfect disguise for him/her/them based on your favorite book...

RVA Downtown , Free
Disguise a Gingerbread Man Contest
Richmond Public Library

The holiday season is approaching and the Gingerbread Man needs your help! Help create the perfect disguise for him/her/them based on your favorite book...

RVA West End , Free
Disguise a Gingerbread Man Contest
Richmond Public Library

The holiday season is approaching and the Gingerbread Man needs your help! Help create the perfect disguise for him/her/them based on your favorite book...

RVA West End , Free
Disguise a Gingerbread Man Contest
Richmond Public Library

The holiday season is approaching and the Gingerbread Man needs your help! Help create the perfect disguise for him/her/them based on your favorite book...

RVA Southside , Free
Disguise a Gingerbread Man Contest
Richmond Public Library

The holiday season is approaching and the Gingerbread Man needs your help! Help create the perfect disguise for him/her/them based on your favorite book...

RVA Southside , Free
Stewart Artwork inspired by the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic
Virginia War Memorial

The new veteran art exhibit, From Wings to Waves: The Artwork of Maureen Stewart, will be on display in the Virginia War Memorial’s Veterans’ Art Gallery...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Free
January 2022 Call For Entries All Media Show
Crossroads Art Center

Call for Entries: December 1-19, 2022 Artists Notified: Monday, December 27, 2021 via Email 70 pieces will be chosen to be in the online Exhibition. 20...

Henrico , $
Virtual Event
Kid Kit: Grow a Grinch Heart
Richmond Public Library

How big can you make a grinch heart grow? Find out with a nifty science experiment kit involving balloons, baking soda, and vinegar! Please request a kit...

RVA East End , Free
MRAA Annual Show 2021
Metropolitan Richmond Artists Association

Opening Reception – The 2021 Annual Members Show of The Metropolitan Richmond Artists Association, the oldest artist group in Metro Richmond, is at...

Take & Make: Paper Dahlia Wreath
Richmond Public Library

Create a festive fall or winter wreath with these lovely paper dahlias! Be sure to stop into the East End Branch anytime between December 1st to December...

RVA East End , Free
Santa’s Wonderland Continues In-person at Bass Pro Shops featuring FREE photos with Santa
8am

WHAT: Santa will be cruising into Richmond this Saturday, November 6 to officially kick off Santa’s Wonderland, the ultimate free family Christmas event, at...

Free
Santa’s Wonderland Continues In-person at Cabela’s featuring FREE photos with Santa
8am

WHAT: Santa will be cruising into Richmond this Saturday, November 6 to officially kick off Santa’s Wonderland, the ultimate free family Christmas...

Free
James River Art League Exhibit at Crossroads Art Center
9am

The James River Art League's November and December 2021 Exhibit features five talented artists including Margaret Matheson, Mary Pedini, Che, Dale Sawan and...

Six of the featured artists in the JRAL Art Exhibit at the Tuckahoe Area Library
James River Art League
9am

Artists from the James River Art League will exhibit 40 pieces of their work from December 1st through the 31st. Most of the artwork is available for sale.

Free
Art at the Museum
Science Museum of Virginia
9:30am

Hands-on exhibits aren't the only way to learn about the science all around you! The Museum often hosts smaller exhibitions that explore STEM topics through...

RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Dineo Seshee Bopape: Ile aye, moya, là, ndokh…harmonic conversations…mm
Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

Ile aye, moya, là, ndokh…harmonic conversations…mm is a solo exhibition by South African artist Dineo Seshee Bopape. The show’s title calls to the...

RVA Arts District , Free
Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste: Set It Off
1708 Gallery, 1708 Gallery
10am

Set It Off (October 29, 2021 – June 19, 2022) is a multi-site exhibition by Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste. This exhibition consists of two variations of a...

RVA Arts District , Free
Joanna Tyka Cityscapes RVA
10am

In her bold, signature style, internationally recognized artist, Joanna Tyka explores the architecture of Richmond, Virginia in a series of cityscapes at The...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free
Black History Museum
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

In 2019, the VMHC and the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia (BHMVA) began a long-term partnership to share collections and resources to...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary
Tap Dance for Beginners
Petersburg Area Art League
10am

Beginner Tap for ages 3-11 Every Saturday from 10-11AM $80 (Four Week Series) Presented by Happiness Dance Studios & Capiku Cultural Arts Mask & Social...

Petersburg , $
Glenda Creamer
Art Works Gallery
11am

Winter Exhibits at Art Works! November 27th – January 22nd, 2022 See 5 new art shows and tour 75 artist studios. Visit us Tuesdays - Sundays 11- 5 PM. ...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
Tap Dance for Beginner/Intermediate
Petersburg Area Art League
11am

Beginner Tap for ages 12 - Adult Every Saturday from 11-12PM $80 (Four Week Series) Presented by Happiness Dance Studios & Capiku Cultural Arts Mask &...

Petersburg , $
ThinkSmall11
Artspace
11am

Artspace is excited to announce its inaugural exhibition in the new gallery space in the Stratford Hills Shopping Center, featuring the 11th installment of...

Chesterfield, Goochland, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA The Fan , Free
Richmond Night Market Presents: Holiday Villages
1pm

The #richmondnightmarketva presents 🌲✨Holiday Villages✨🌲 ⠀ 1𝘗𝘔-6𝘗𝘔 4 chances to shop! 3 locations Live bands Live DJs Live Art 100+ vendors ⠀ December 4th on...

RVA Southside
How to Tell Your Story:  Memoir Writing Workshop
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Fully interactive, the hybrid “HOW TO TELL YOUR STORY” Memoir Writing Workshop will guide you into writing your own story. Still open to beginners, this...

RVA West End , Free
RICHMOND BALLET: THE NUTCRACKER
Richmond Ballet
2pm, 7pm

Choreography by Stoner Winslett Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky with Richmond Symphony The Nutcracker makes its triumphant return this holiday...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
“A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS” - PRESENTED BY HENRICO THEATRE COMPANY
3pm, 7pm

Tickets $15. - Performances: 12/10/21 at 7pm, 12/11/21 at 3pm & 7pm, 12/12/21 at 3pm LIVE STAGE PERFORMANCE by Henrico Theatre Company! This classic...

Henrico , $
“A Charlie Brown Christmas” presented by Henrico Theatre Company
3pm

Fri, Dec 10 at 7pm. Sat, Dec 11 at 3 & 7 pm. Sun, Dec 12 at 3 pm. The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. This classic animated television special comes to...

Henrico , $
Christmas Eve with CS Lewis
4pm, 8pm

In the early years of his young adult life, C S Lewis believed the story of Christ’s birth was nothing more than feel-good myth. That all changed after a...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , $$
ComedySportz
CSz Richmond
6pm

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 ALL-STAR Match
CSz Richmond
6pm, 7:30pm

ComedySportz ALL - STAR Match. Come see ComedySportz players from across the country compete in the sporting event of comedy! It's the only Festivus show...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste - Set It Off
1708 Gallery, 1708 Gallery
6pm

Set It Off is a newly commissioned multi-site exhibition at 1708 Gallery and the Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University (ICA)....

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
Murr Live
7pm

James Murray is a writer, executive producer, and actor, best known as "Murr" on the hit television show Impractical Jokers on truTV and The Misery Index on...

New Kent , $$
RICHMOND BALLET: THE NUTCRACKER
Richmond Ballet
7pm

Choreography by Stoner Winslett Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky with Richmond Symphony The Nutcracker makes its triumphant return this holiday...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
Official flyer
7pm

The Groove Lounge is a place where you can just be free. Eat and Socialize and dance like there is no tomorrow. Definitely invite friends out.. Also it is...

RVA West End , Free
“A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS” - PRESENTED BY HENRICO THEATRE COMPANY
7pm

Tickets $15. - Performances: 12/10/21 at 7pm, 12/11/21 at 3pm & 7pm, 12/12/21 at 3pm LIVE STAGE PERFORMANCE by Henrico Theatre Company! This classic...

Henrico , $
ComedySportz ALL-STAR Match
CSz Richmond
7:30pm

ComedySportz ALL - STAR Match. Come see ComedySportz players from across the country compete in the sporting event of comedy! It's the only Festivus show...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
Christmas Eve with CS Lewis
8pm

In the early years of his young adult life, C S Lewis believed the story of Christ’s birth was nothing more than feel-good myth. That all changed after a...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , $$
A Christmas Kaddish
Richmond Triangle Players
8pm

A brand new musical that will bring you holiday joy! Jay is ready to give up, but Leigh is ready to fight -- when memories from Holidays Past remind them...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA Northside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , $$
Improv Festivus
CSz Richmond
8pm

Henrico, RVA West End , $

Saturday, December 11