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Saturday, October 13

Art Exhibits @ Main 2018
RVA Downtown , Free

The following exhibits will be on display for two months from Friday, September 7, 2018,through Tuesday, October 30, 2018: Gellman Room, Dooley Foyer &...

BOGO Branch Museum Membership during artoberVA
RVA The Fan , Prices Vary

During the month of October The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design is offering buy one get one free memberships to celebrate Culturework’s artoberVA! ...

Monumental: Richmond’s Monuments (1607-2018)
RVA Downtown , Prices Vary

Since Christopher Newport’s expedition planted a cross on the banks of the James River in 1607, Richmonders have marked the landscape to reflect their...

REMIX | Archival Oddities
12am
Ashland, Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan, Dinwiddie, Prince George , Free

REMIX | Archival Oddities is a contest to inspire literal and figurative out-of-the-box ideas for cultural heritage collections. Archives aren’t just about...

Stitching Culture: Chinese Textiles from the Carver Collection
RVA West End , Free

Stitching Culture: Chinese Textiles from the Carver Collection on view February 8 through December 9, 2018, in the Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature,...

Workplace Creativity Month!
Ashland, Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan, Dinwiddie, Prince George , Free

Keeping up with the pace of innovation today requires an unprecedented level of creativity in every aspect of business. Creativity is no longer an option –...

artoberVA Exhibits
RVA Southside , Free

See orginal artwork by Nikkea Sharee, Julian Greene, and other Richmond-area artists on display during the month of October. Join us for a special opening...

unVeiled Essence at Elegba Folklore Society
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , Free

Painter, arts educator and percussionist, Orisegun Olomidun opens a new exhibition in Elegba Folklore Society’s Cultural Center on October 5, 2018 entitled,...

Absurd Form" - by Justin Gaffrey
8:30am
Henrico , Free

"Absurd Form" New exhibit on display September 20 – November 11, 2018 Opening reception: Thursday, September 20, 2018, 6-8pm Justin Gaffrey’s work alludes...

James River Writers Conference
8:30am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $$

Since 2003, the James River Writers Conference has attracted award-winning authors and highly regarded editors and agents from around the country to share...

"One Degree of Separation: Jordan Flower, Linda Hollett-Bazouzi, Coakley Brown"
9am
Hanover , Free

The title for this show celebrates the many different ways in which these three artists are ‘related’ to each other. While all three landscape painters are...

A Wilton House Museum Symposium: Women in Historic Preservation
9am
RVA West End , $$

This symposium celebrates the significant roles women have played and continue to achieve in preserving historic sites. Numerous iconic historic buildings...

Alice in Christmas Land
9am
Henrico , $

Calling all kids! Be on stage with us as we perform 'Alice In Christmas Land' a Christmas Musical! All your favorite characters are here! White Rabbit,...

Screenwriting Workshop for Adults & Teens
9am
Henrico , Free

Have you ever watched a movie and thought to yourself “I could’ve written THAT!”? If you have tons of story ideas and prefer the screen over the Great...

True Sons of Freedom: A Photographic Exhibition
9am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

This free exhibition at the Library of Virginia explores the stories of Virginia’s African American soldiers who served during World War I. More than just...

James River Writers Conference feat. David Coogan
9:30am
RVA Downtown , $$$

The James River Writers Conference attracts award-winning authors and highly regarded editors and agents from around the country to share their wisdom about...

(Im)permanence
10am
RVA The Fan , $

(Im)permanence invites the viewer into a dialogue between society, intimate spaces, and the fleeting moments that exist within nature and the permanence of...

About Beulah Gould Branch, Mrs. John Kerr Branch
10am
RVA The Fan , $

Information about Mrs. Beulah Branch, her life, and the work done this summer restoring her bedroom will be in the Long Gallery September 20th – November...

FOLK's ART 2018 Annual Exhibition & Sale
10am
RVA Southside , Free

The Gallery@Nest is proud to announce its annual FOLK’s ART exhibition and sale featuring the work of Melissa Burgess, Paul DiPasquale, Kate Duffy, Foust,...

Fall Book Sale
10am
RVA The Fan , Free

Need to read? Join us for the Fall Book Sale at the Virginia Museum of History & Culture on Thursday, October 11 — Sunday, October 14. We have thousands of...

Fall Festival at Richlands Dairy Farm
10am
Dinwiddie , $$, Prices Vary

This wonderful dairy farm welcomes families to showcase VA agriculture and demonstrate how we get our milk, while offering really fun activities for kids of...

For Art's Sake presents: Nova Scotia and Other Wanderings
10am
Ashland, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , Free

For Art's Sake presents it's October exhibition, Nova Scotia and Other Wanderings. An exhibit showcasing locally recognized artists Kim Harding and Tami...

InsideOut with Melody Barnes
10am
$

When Melody is not teaching, deciding public policy, or otherwise TCB (taking care of business), what is one her favorite pastimes? What irritates her more...

Pandemic: Richmond
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $

May 10, 2018–January 6, 2019 Regular Museum Admission Price Pandemic: Richmond explores the repeated storms of disease that have swept through the city....

Plein Air Painting Event
10am
Petersburg , $

Plein Air Painting Event Saturday, October 13th, 2018 10am - 12pm $35 Per Person Enjoy the Battersea grounds and be creative with local art instructor,...

Pretty Powerful: Fashion and Virginia Women
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $

April 26, 2018–January 27, 2019 Regular Museum Admission Price Drawing on the Valentine’s extensive collection of historic and contemporary costume, Pretty...

RSOL Designer House
10am
RVA Northside , Prices Vary

Richmond Symphony Orchestra League’s 18th Designer House will feature the renowned Holly Lawn estate in Richmond’s Hermitage Road Historic District. This...

Sophie Treppendahl, "Skinnydip Daydreams And A Striped Shirt"
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Sophie Treppendahl's newest solo show, Skinnydip Daydreams And A Striped Shirt, opens in Quirk's Pink Gallery on Thursday, August 9 and continues through...

Toward The Unknown Region, Antarctica Landscapes
10am
Chesterfield , Free

Artist Jos Biviano's Antarctica Landscapes are Original Paintings based on Captain Robert F. Scott's fatal Terra Nova Antarctica Expedition of 1910 - 1912....

Break Glass: Art by VL Cox
11am
RVA Downtown , Free

Through her art, Cox aspires to spark conversation about civil rights and equality, while also exploring the persistence of hate and injustice in America...

Ed Trask Abstract Alleys & Jesus Beams Opening Reception
11am
RVA The Fan , Free

Trask paints a brand new intimate collection that covers Richmond's back door alleyways to the heavens above the city as God Fingers shoot through the...

Matt Lively’s Destructive Distillation
11am
RVA The Fan , Free

Matt Lively has distilled his work down to its essence, paying tribute to the many artists that have influenced or supported his career. When Matt was in...

Sleeping Beauty - Presented by VA Rep on Tour
11am, 1pm
Henrico , $

Saturday, October 13, 2018, 11:00 am Saturday, October 13, 2018, 1:00 pm Tickets just $15 at 804.261.ARTS Presented by VA Rep on Tour! This musical...

There's Just Us
11am
RVA Downtown , Free

August 11 and 12 marks the one-year anniversary of the Unite the Right protests that shook the quiet, central Virginia city of Charlottesville. The Virginia...

CCR Skylight Gallery Show
12pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Southside , Free

This Camera Club of Richmond invites you to Art Works' "4th Friday" social event kicking off their Skylight Gallery Show for October (#artoberVA). Eighteen...

Community Cubes @ Richmond Folk Festival
12pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Art on Wheels, a Richmond nonprofit that brings comprehensive art programming to local communities with limited access to the arts, is debuting our newest...

Elisabeth Flynn-Chapman photograph auction to benefit artspace and Richmond SPCA
12pm
RVA Southside , Free

artspace and Richmond SPCA shared fundraiser Richmond, VA - artspace is pleased to announce an online auction of digital photography by Elisabeth...

Folk Festival Family Area
12pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Lace up your boots and head outdoors with the Children’s Museum to the CarMax Family Area as they present: Camp Folk Fest! Discover the fun of camping and...

Jack O' Lantern Carving Workshop
12pm
Chesterfield , Free

Please join us at the Chesterfield County Museum for a Jack O’Lantern carving workshop! This FREE event is designed to give family members a festive fall...

September - October Exhibits @ Art Works
12pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free

See these exhibits 12 - 6 PM, Tuesdays - Sundays through October 20, 2018. Admission is free and open to the public. Exhibits Include: Trumperie and...

September/October Exhibitions
12pm
RVA Southside , Free

Exhibitions September 28 - October 21, 2018 Richmond, VA – artspace is pleased to present five new gallery shows, featuring artists Matthew Grimes, Gerry...

The Richmond Folk Festival
12pm
Free

Last year this festival attracted more than 220,000 people to downtown Richmond's riverfront to celebrate the roots, richness and variety of American culture...

Book Signing for "Susanna's Midnight Ride" by Libby McNamee
1pm
RVA West End , $

Huzzah! Learn the TRUE story of Susanna Bolling of Hopewell who saved General Lafayette from capture! "Susanna's Midnight Ride: The Girl Who Won the...

Design Your Own Wall Hanging
1pm
RVA Northside , $$

In this workshop, you'll learn basic macrame knots while designing and making your own wall hanging. Recommended for all skill levels. All materials will be...

House Hold
1pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , Free

House Hold Book release and pictures about death and f*cking ...an exhibition of works by Joan Gaustad and Michael Lease. Organized around their...

Sleeping Beauty - Presented by VA Rep on Tour
1pm
Henrico , $

Saturday, October 13, 2018, 11:00 am Saturday, October 13, 2018, 1:00 pm Tickets just $15 at 804.261.ARTS Presented by VA Rep on Tour! This musical...

LEGO Club
2pm
RVA Southside , Free

Ages 5 join us for LEGO robotics, animation, and free building & play. Typically meets every second Saturday.

LEGO-Makers
2pm
RVA Northside , Free

Expand your LEGO world. Ages 5-12

Restoring Historic Evergreen Cemetery: A Community Conversation
2pm
RVA East End , Free

Come learn about what’s happening at Historic Evergreen Cemetery—a long-neglected national treasure—to honor the more than 10,000 Richmond heroes who rest in...

The Great American Read on Film: The Book Thief
2pm
RVA West End , Free

Introducing the Great American Read Film series: film adaptations of America's favorite novels. Snacks provided - bring a drink. Synopsis In 1938, young...

Hispanic Heritage for Everyone! ~ ¡La Herencia Hispana para Todos!
2:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

Come celebrate the Hispanic Heritage all around us through art, activities, and food! ¡Ven y celebra la Herencia Hispana aldredor de nosotros por el medio...

Paws to READ
3pm
RVA Northside , Free

Readers through grade 5, can read with one of our Paws to READ dogs. Practice your reading skills in a low-stress environment and enjoy your canine reading...

Minor League II ComedySportz Match
4pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

The ComedySportz Minor League consists of dedicated players and improvisers who are training in all things ComedySportz. They may not have gone to the Majors...

6th Annual "Ladies First" Show & Raffle
5pm
Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg, Dinwiddie

6th Annual "Ladies First" Show & Raffle is a group show featuring all females and opened October 13, 2018. This exhibition is made up of all women artists...

"Of secrecy, the violet" Exhibition
6pm
Free

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond presents an exhibition of work by New York City-based artist Elissa Levy, titled "Of secrecy, the violet." The show opens...

WKNDR @Isley Brewing Company
6:30pm
RVA Downtown, RVA Northside , Free

Join "alternafolkrock" band WKNDR as we return to Isley Brewing for a great evening of music and brews! Tecate Tall Boys will open at 6:30pm, followed by...

Petersburg Haunts Walking Tour of Old Towne Petersburg
6:45pm
Petersburg , $

So much fun on Friday & Saturday nights 'til Halloween! This 90-minute walking tour is led by a costumed, lantern-carrying storyteller who will show you why...

70's Classic Soul
7pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , $$

The 70's Classic Soul concert is the coming together of soul music legends…Russell Thompkins Jr., and The New Stylistics, The Manhattans featuring Gerald...

Reach for the Stars Gala 2018
7pm

Come support our annual Stavna Ballet "Reach for Stars Gala" benefiting Stavna Ballet's outreach program on October 13, 2018! The evening will include...

Richmond Crape Myrtles by Mary Arzt
7pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

New Pen & Ink Drawings by Mary Arzt opens First Friday October 5tth with Reception from 7-10PM & Live Acoustic Music by Leach ...

Clean Dry Socks:  Diary of a Doughboy
8pm
Chesterfield , $

River City Community Players (formerly Huguenot Community Players) presents “Clean Dry Socks: Diary of a Doughboy,” a new play by Richmond playwright Michael...

Count Dracula: Sep 15 - Oct 20
8pm
Colonial Heights, Chesterfield , Prices Vary

This witty, wonderful and often funny re-telling of the legendary story about the suave Count with a lust for blood will usher in the autumn season here at...

Darren Knight
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $$

Bang Productions presents Darren Knight's Southern Momma An Em Comedy Tour 2018, coming to Richmond, VA’s Dominion Energy Center on Saturday, October 13 at...

Gutenberg! The Musical!
8pm
RVA Downtown , $

In this two-man musical satire, a pair of aspiring playwrights perform a backers’ audition for their new project - a big, splashy musical about Johann...

Jane Monheit
8pm
Henrico , $$

Blessed with “a voice of phenomenal beauty” (Stephen Holden, New York Times), Jane Monheit has had plenty of milestone moments in establishing herself as one...

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
8pm
Prices Vary

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME September 21 - October 14, 2018 Virginia Rep's November Theatre 114 W. Broad Street Written by Simon...

The Laramie Project
8pm
RVA Northside , $$

Following the brutal and senseless murder of a local young gay man, one small Wyoming town comes face to face with the reality and aftermath of cruel...

Saturday, October 13