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Saturday, December 18

#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
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
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: Hot Cocoa Ornaments
Richmond Public Library

Enjoy a festive holiday treat -- or give one away as a gift! Join us as we pack all the essential ingredients needed for a mug of hot chocolate inside these...

RVA East End , Free
O Christmas Tree Coffee Shop
8am

Bring the family and enjoy a cup of Christmas delight as we will serve so many delicious lattes and hot chocolates. The baked goods will be all Christmas...

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
Santa's sleigh book cover
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

Aimed at pre-K and early elementary learners, our educator led Stories at the Museum program will feature a read-aloud story time in one of our museum...

RVA Northside , Prices Vary
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
1st Drafts and Bagels - MAN
12pm

1st Drafts and Bagels no reservations -- just show up $5 suggested donation at door ​​​Join us for mimosas and bagels and participate in the creative...

RVA The Fan , $
RPL Local Authors: Jodaéa Minor-White
Richmond Public Library
12pm

Jodaéa is a cross-genre author of romantic/suspense, crime, and mystery/thrillers. Raised in both Washington, D.C. and Prince George's County, Maryland,...

RVA Downtown , 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 Downtown
Don't miss this Christmas treat!  Find out more at https://3pennyplays.org/upcoming-productions/
Three-Penny Theatre
2pm, 7pm

Come See A Good Ghost Story You know the story of Scrooge, and seen it with Mr. Magoo or the Fonz on TV, or as a big screen musical with the Muppets, or...

RVA West End , Prices Vary
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
New Year New Vision
Richmond Public Library
3:30pm

Are you ready for the new year? Let's talk about our dreams and goals while making vision boards. All materials will be supplied just bring your imagination....

RVA Southside , Free
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
Don't miss this Christmas treat!  Find out more at https://3pennyplays.org/upcoming-productions/
Three-Penny Theatre
7pm

Come See A Good Ghost Story You know the story of Scrooge, and seen it with Mr. Magoo or the Fonz on TV, or as a big screen musical with the Muppets, or...

RVA West End , Prices Vary
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
Third Saturday Ballroom Dance
USA Dance - Richmond, Chapter #6006
7pm

Monthly dance sponsored by the Richmond Chapter of USA Dance, a non-profit devoted to the promotion of ballroom dancing as a sport and as a recreational...

Henrico , $
Kansas
Altria Theater
7:30pm

With a legendary career spanning nearly five decades, KANSAS has firmly established itself as one of America’s iconic classic rock bands. This "garage band"...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
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 , $$

Saturday, December 18