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Saturday, October 1

#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
Call for Entries: November All-Media Show
Crossroads Art Center

Crossroads Art Center is pleased to announce an online call for entries for the November 2022 Exhibition: Dates: October 1, 2022 through October 28,...

RVA West End , Free
James River Art League Exhibit at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
James River Art League

Artists from the James River Art League will exhibit botanic-themed paintings at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, September 12 - October 31, 2022. Come enjoy...

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 , Free
Westover Teens: Origami Ghosts
Richmond Public Library

Visit Westover Hill’s young adult section to check out our take and make kits! Celebrate Halloween with this easy and fun origami ghost kit. Kits will be...

RVA Southside , Free
EXHIBIT: HEIRLOOMS & TRADITIONALS, PLANTS THAT IS!
9am

The Central Virginia Botanical Artists celebrate heirloom plants, such as flowers, vegetables and fruits, and traditional garden favorites like peonies,...

Henrico , Free
EXHIBIT: THE PEACHES WILL BE BLUE
9am

Contemporary collage and acrylic paintings by Kay Vass Darling, who uses color and pattern as a way of playing with the still life subject matter.

Henrico , Free
EXHIBIT: UNUSUAL TURNINGS
9am

An exhibit showing the amazing wood sculptures that can be made from local woods that are turned on a lathe. Barbara Dill is a local artist who is...

Henrico , 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
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
Barton Heights: Northside Walking Tour
10am

Join The Valentine as we explore the people, architecture and culture of one of Richmond’s earliest street-car suburbs and consider how Richmond’s middle...

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 , $
Harvest Time Children's Crafting Morning
Agecroft Hall
10am

Did you know that children who lived in England 500 years ago had a special job at harvest time? Do you know what trick-or-treating looked like back...

RVA West End , $
James River Art League Exhibit at Crossroads Art Center - September/October 2022
James River Art League
10am

Please visit the James River Art League Gallery at Crossroads Art Center during the months of September and October to see the new works of league artists...

Ashland, Charles City, 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 , Free
M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE!
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

Butterflies LIVE! allows you to get up-close and personal with hundreds of fluttering beauties. This is an indoor exhibit filled with fun family activities...

Henrico , Free
M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE! as part of Pollinator Power
10am

Butterflies LIVE! allows you to get up-close and personal with hundreds of fluttering beauties. This is an indoor exhibit filled with fun family activities...

Henrico , Prices Vary
M&T Bank Pollinator Power featuring Butterflies LIVE! and David Rogers' Big Bugs
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit in the Conservatory and is geared for all ages. Get up close and...

Henrico , 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
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
Kat reading in the Garden.
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
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
Tsherin Sherpa: Spirits
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

Explore the captivating paintings and sculptures of Nepalese-born Tibetan American artist Tsherin Sherpa. This thought-provoking, participatory art...

RVA Arts District , $
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
Beginner Sewing Machine Class
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

This sewing machine class is open to adults and older teens who are beginners looking to develop their sewing skills for personal use or as a marketable...

RVA Downtown , Free
Latin Ballet of Virginia
Latin Ballet of Virginia
11am

The Latin Ballet offers Master Classes at Libraries as part of the Hispanic Heritage Celebrations. October 1st, 2022 11 am At the Fairfield Library,...

Henrico , Free
Lee Hazelgrove
Art Works Gallery
11am

See these new exhibits and 85 artist studios Tuesday – Sunday, 11 am – 5 pm. Admission is free and open to the public. Up from the Ashes, A Life in...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
1st Drafts and Bagels
Firehouse Theatre
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 , $
"House and horizon" by Louise Poole, Oil on canvas over panel, 32”x36”
Artspace
12pm

Artspace announces our 7th Annual Fine Art Auction. Our 7th Annual Auction is both in-person and online! The Silent Auction will be on view and open to the...

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Artspace
12pm

A Feast for Your Eyes / Artspace's 7th Annual Fine Art Auction Silent Auction to benefit Artspace and Feed More RICHMOND, VA Artspace announces our...

RVA Southside , Free, $
A sample from our last show in 2018
Gallery at First Unitarian Universalist Church
12pm

Gallery at First UU – Richmond’s Favorite Pop-Up Art Event A visual feast for the eyes, this is not your grandma's church-basement craft show! Gallery at...

RVA West End , Free
Research Sprint | History Unfolded: U.S. Newspapers & the Holocaust
Library of Virginia
12pm

Volunteer to help uncover history with us! What did Virginia newspapers report about Nazi persecution during the 1930s and 1940s? In partnership with the...

RVA Downtown , Free
Lamb Arts Fest
Lamb Center for Arts and Healing
1pm

Join us for this annual celebration of the arts in Downtown Hopewell! Tour exhibitions provided by the VMFA and local artists young and old, create your own...

Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg, Dinwiddie, Prince George , Free
Taller de Artesania para Niños ~ Children's Craft Workshop
Richmond Public Library
1pm

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by making Guatemalan worry dolls! ¡Celebra el Mes de Herencia Hispana por hacer muñecas quitapenas Guatemaltecas! ...

RVA Southside , Free
EXHIBIT: KALEIDOSCOPE –  REKINDLING A HISTORY
6pm

ON EXHIBIT UNTIL November 13, 2022 Kuumba Afrikan American Quilting Guild showcases a fantastic variety of artful & colorful quilts ranging from reimagining...

Henrico , Free
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 , $
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
GABRIEL
7:30pm

Book by Jerold Solomon, Foster Solomon, and Ron Klipp Music & Lyrics by Ron Klipp directed by Foster Solomon musical direction by Billy Dye Thu September...

RVA The Fan
CHICKEN & BISCUITS
Virginia Repertory Theatre
8pm

A feast of love and laughter — this raucous family comedy will feed your soul. Rival sisters prepare to bury their father when a family secret arrives at the...

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Gaslight
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
8pm

With an inheritance at stake, a husband attempts to drive his wife to insanity through incremental manipulation. This British, Victorian era psychological...

Chesterfield , Prices Vary
Legends on Grace: René Marie
Richmond Performing Arts Alliance
8pm

Join us for music and an up-close and personal conversation with Jazz legend, René Marie. René Marie has built her career on the foundation of truth-telling...

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, October 1