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Saturday, September 25

Call for Entries: Special Gallery Members Show Fall 2021 (THEME: RED)
Henrico , $

October – December 2021 – Online Members Show Theme: The Color Red Call for Entries (CFE): ONLINE ONLY Call for Entries (CFE): Wednesday, September 8 –...

Virtual Event
Take & Make: Zen Gardens
RVA East End , Free

Fall is the season of letting things go, so let go of your stress and become zen-like with these easy mini zen gardens! Stop into the East End Branch library...

Liberty or Death Church tours
3am, 10:30am, 12pm, 1:30pm
RVA Downtown , $

COME HEAR OUR STORY Join us inside Historic St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick...

James River Art League Exhibit
9am
Free

With over 130 member artists and 55 years since its founding, the James River Art League’s mission is to encourage the creation and appreciation of the...

Image by Tom Hennessy
9am
Henrico , $

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

Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family
9:30am
RVA The Fan , Prices Vary

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....

Dineo Seshee Bopape: Ile aye, moya, là, ndokh…harmonic conversations…mm
10am
RVA Arts District , Free

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...

Genworth Lights Up! Youth Series:  Dance to the Music
10am
RVA Arts District , Free

RPAA presents Dance to the Music - the launch of the 2021-22 Genworth Lights Up! Youth Series. We are thrilled to be back in person this year and to kick...

Ibrahim Ahmed: It Will Always Come Back to You
10am
RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free

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...

James River Art League Exhibit
10am
Free

With over 130 member artists and 55 years since its founding, the James River Art League’s mission is to encourage the creation and appreciation of the...

James River Art League Exhibit at Crossroads Art Center
10am
Free

With over 130 member artists and 55 years since its founding, the James River Art League’s mission is to encourage the creation and appreciation of the...

Leigh Suggs, Curving Straight, 2021, Handcut, acrylic on Yupo, 26 x 20 inches
10am

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Keep Coming Round, a solo exhibition of Leigh Sugg’s work at our 401 Libbie Avenue location. The...

Kuumba African American Quilters Guild
10am
RVA Downtown , Free

The Kuumba Afrikan American Quilters Guild meets monthly to share and critique their personal projects, learn new techniques, and collaborate on group quilts.

Black History Museum
10am
RVA Arts District , Prices Vary

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...

Sustaining Encounters
10am

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Sustaining Encounters, a two-person exhibition presenting the work of Nancy Blum and Joseph Scheer at...

Violins of Hope Musicians
10am
RVA Arts District , Prices Vary

Violins of Hope is a touring exhibition dedicated to initiating deeper, more meaningful conversations about tolerance and social justice while educating...

Church Tours
10:30am, 12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm
RVA Downtown, RVA East End , $

COME HEAR OUR STORY Join us inside Historic St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick...

Liberty or Death Church tours
10:30am, 12pm, 1:30pm
RVA Downtown , $

COME HEAR OUR STORY Join us inside Historic St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick...

Frank Kreacic describes himself as a 21st century artist. He uses technology to combine a love for science and history with comic books and film.  He creates adventurous scenes and historically referenced paintings. His 3D artwork is part movie snapshot, part inspired comic book page, and part intense color abstraction. The exhibit will be in the Jane Sandelin Gallery.
11am
RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free

Fall at Art Works brings a new season of exhibits ranging from printmaking, artwork inspired by science and history, abstract paintings and a retrospect of...

The Urban Fiction Experience
11am
RVA Downtown , Free

Experience urban fiction at its finest with NYT Best-Selling Author Nikki Turner, Richmond Poet Laureate Roscoe Burnems, and other notable urban fiction...

Church Tours
12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm
RVA Downtown, RVA East End , $

COME HEAR OUR STORY Join us inside Historic St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick...

Liberty or Death Church tours
12pm, 1:30pm
RVA Downtown , $

COME HEAR OUR STORY Join us inside Historic St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick...

Making History with LVA
12pm
Free

Crowdsource with us! The Library of Virginia acquires, preserves, and promotes access to unique collections of Virginia’s history and culture. With more...

Virtual Event
Church Tours
1:30pm, 3pm
RVA Downtown, RVA East End , $

COME HEAR OUR STORY Join us inside Historic St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick...

Liberty or Death Church tours
1:30pm
RVA Downtown , $

COME HEAR OUR STORY Join us inside Historic St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick...

Church Tours
3pm
RVA Downtown, RVA East End , $

COME HEAR OUR STORY Join us inside Historic St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick...

Hopewell Bluegrass Jamboree featuring Mill Run
4pm
Hopewell , Free

The Hopewell Bluegrass Jamboree is back at Saucy’s BBQ in Hopewell. Join us for great music, food, drink, and company. Local favorites, Mill Run perform from...

Organic merging of paintings by Matt Lively and Ed Trask
5pm
RVA The Fan , Free

“Blip of the Moment” Matt Lively and Ed Trask September 17 – October 24, 2021 Opening reception on Friday, September 17 from 5-8 p.m. (Outdoor Location:...

Mary Temple, Cool August Rain, 2020, gouache, acrylic and paper on paper, 17.5 x 16 inches
5pm

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of To Balance a Stone, a solo exhibition of Mary Temple’s works on paper and acrylic on canvas paintings...

Small Mouth Sounds
7pm
RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Prices Vary

SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS By Bess Wohl September 23—October 3, 2021 Post-Show Talkback will take place on Sunday, October 3, 2021. The 2020 hit play continues!...

ComedySportz
7:30pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

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...

WAR IN PIECES
7:30pm
RVA The Fan , $

WAR IN PIECES festival world premieres new plays by David Aldridge, Rachel Landsee, Robert Waldruff, Charles Williamson in partnership with Virginia War...

Composer Florence Price
8pm
Prices Vary

This is music that captures the energy, the exuberance, the promise of a great nation. Music Director Valentia Peleggi conducts Dvorak’s love-letter to...

Louise Keeton in Every Brilliant Thing
8pm
Chesterfield , Prices Vary

The Illuminated Stage Theatre Company presents Every Brilliant Thing, a one-person that show captures the irrepressible resilience of the human spirit and...

"I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" by Joe DiPietro and Jimmy Roberts
8pm
Chesterfield, Colonial Heights , Prices Vary

This smart, insightful musical comedy follows the thrill and folly of modern-day relationships, from the nerve-wracking first date to marriage, children, and...

Saturday, September 25