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Thursday, August 5

September 2021 All Media Show Call for Entries
Crossroads Art Center
12am

We are inviting artists to submit their artwork to our Juried All-Media show during the month of August. All mediums are welcomed and if your artwork get...

RVA Downtown, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Virtual Event
StoryWalk® @ West End Branch Library: How Rocket Learned to Read
Richmond Public Library

Stop by the West End Branch Library for our latest StoryWalk®. Start on the patio and follow the pages in the windows until you reach the rear entrance to...

RVA West End , Free
Swift Creek Mill Theatre's Young People's Playhouse
Swift Creek Mill Theatre

Since 1989, Swift Creek Mill Theatre has been providing quality educational plays that cobine learning with arts and culture. Our original producations...

Prices Vary, $$
Image by Tom Hennessy
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

Experience 50 acres of cultivated gardens, woodland paths and wild spaces along with the interconnectedness of people, plants and water. Restore yourself...

Henrico , $
NEW! Creative Arts Theatre Camp (Ages 7-15)
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
9am

Animate and engage your voice, body and imagination with improvisation, character work, stage presence, theatre games, dance, music and set creations – all...

Henrico , $$$
Pine Camp Outdoor Adventure Camp
9am

We can’t wait to get started and see all your bright faces in the sunlight at Pine Camp Outdoor Adventure Camp! There are four, two week long sessions to...

RVA Northside , $$
Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family
Science Museum of Virginia
9:30am

With its 60 plus razor-sharp teeth, bone-crushing jaws and starring role in a blockbuster film series, T. rex is arguably the world’s most popular dinosaur....

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Ibrahim Ahmed: It Will Always Come Back to You
Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

In his first U.S. institutional exhibition It Will Always Come Back to You Kuwaiti-born, Giza-based artist Ibrahim Ahmed invites you to explore powerful...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
LIVE Preschool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am, 11am

Join us for an interactive storytime for ages 2 ½ -5. No registration required. Storytimes will be held outdoors, weather permitting. Please don’t...

RVA Northside , Free
Thyra Moore
Art Works Gallery
11am

TAKE ME AWAY is the theme of the Summer All Media Show at Art Works. We invite artists to explore vacations—the need for, the escape from the ordinary and a...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
LIVE Preschool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
11am

Join us for an interactive storytime for ages 2 ½ -5. No registration required. Storytimes will be held outdoors, weather permitting. Please don’t...

RVA Northside , Free
From the Archives: Purple Heart Day
Virginia War Memorial
2pm

National Purple Heart Day is acknowledged each August 7 as a way to honor those service members who have been injured or killed in action. As we approach...

RVA Downtown , Free
Image by Tom Hennessy
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
5pm

Relax on Thursday evenings June through September at Flowers After 5. Stroll through the gardens; listen to relaxing live music, and enjoy food and drinks...

Henrico , $
2021 Richmond Shakespeare Festival -
Agecroft Hall, Agecroft Hall
7:30pm

LIVE ACTORS! IN PERSON! NO SCREENS! July 8th – August 15th, Thursday thru Sunday at 7:30 pm. Agecroft Hall & Gardens 4305 Sulgrave Rd. Richmond,...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , $$
Desiree Roots (left) plays Ella to Scott Wichmann's Frank in Ella and Her Fella Frank
8pm

Inspired by the late Randy Strawderman’s 1999 hit musical of the same name, Ella and Her Fella Frank invites you to a heavenly concert with Ella Fitzgerald...

RVA Arts District
The Pink Unicorn
Richmond Triangle Players
8pm

The Pink Unicorn by Elise Forier Edie Directed by Raja Benz Activists come in many guises. Trisha Lee considers herself to be open-minded and accepting,...

RVA The Fan , $$

Thursday, August 5