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Saturday, October 13

Art Exhibits @ Main 2018
Richmond Public Library

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

RVA Downtown , Free
BOGO Branch Museum Membership during artoberVA

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! ...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Elizabeth Van Lew Downloadable Walking Tour
Richmond Story House

Download the tour and take it on your own time! This hour-long, two-mile audio tour will guide you along the streets of Church Hill and Tobacco Row while...

RVA East End , $
Monumental: Richmond’s Monuments (1607-2018)
The Valentine

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...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
REMIX | Archival Oddities
Library of Virginia
12am

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...

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
Stitching Culture: Chinese Textiles from the Carver Collection
University of Richmond

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,...

RVA West End , Free
Workplace Creativity Month!
Another Limited Rebellion

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 –...

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
artoberVA Exhibits
Richmond Public Library

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...

RVA Southside , Free
unVeiled Essence at Elegba Folklore Society
Elegba Folklore Society

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

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , Free
Absurd Form" - by Justin Gaffrey
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
8:30am

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

Henrico , Free
James River Writers Conference
James River Writers
8:30am

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

RVA Arts & Cultural District , $$
"One Degree of Separation: Jordan Flower, Linda Hollett-Bazouzi, Coakley Brown"
Linda Hollett-Bazouzi
9am

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...

Hanover , Free
A Wilton House Museum Symposium: Women in Historic Preservation
Wilton House Museum
9am

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

RVA West End , $$
Alice in Christmas Land
Next Star Arts Program
9am

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,...

Henrico , $
Screenwriting Workshop for Adults & Teens
Henrico County Public Library
9am

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...

Henrico , Free
True Sons of Freedom: A Photographic Exhibition
Library of Virginia
9am

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...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free
James River Writers Conference feat. David Coogan
James River Writers
9:30am

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

RVA Downtown , $$$
(Im)permanence
10am

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

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

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...

RVA The Fan , $
FOLK's ART 2018 Annual Exhibition & Sale
RVANest Antiques Art & Gifts
10am

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,...

RVA Southside , Free
Fall Book Sale
10am

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...

RVA The Fan , Free
Fall Festival at Richlands Dairy Farm
10am

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...

Dinwiddie , $$, Prices Vary
For Art's Sake presents: Nova Scotia and Other Wanderings
For Art’s Sake Gallery
10am

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

Ashland, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , Free
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

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

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $
Plein Air Painting Event
10am

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

Petersburg , $
Pretty Powerful: Fashion and Virginia Women
10am

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

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $
RSOL Designer House
Richmond Symphony
10am

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

RVA Northside , Prices Vary
Sophie Treppendahl, "Skinnydip Daydreams And A Striped Shirt"
Quirk Gallery
10am

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...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free
Toward The Unknown Region, Antarctica Landscapes
Bella Arte Gallery
10am

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

Chesterfield , Free
Break Glass: Art by VL Cox
Virginia Holocaust Museum
11am

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

RVA Downtown , Free
Ed Trask Abstract Alleys & Jesus Beams Opening Reception
Glave Kocen Gallery
11am

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...

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

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...

RVA The Fan , Free
Sleeping Beauty - Presented by VA Rep on Tour
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
11am, 1pm

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...

Henrico , $
There's Just Us
Virginia Holocaust Museum
11am

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...

RVA Downtown , Free
CCR Skylight Gallery Show
Camera Club of Richmond
12pm

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

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Southside , Free
Community Cubes @ Richmond Folk Festival
Art on Wheels
12pm

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

RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free
Elisabeth Flynn-Chapman photograph auction to benefit artspace and Richmond SPCA
Artspace
12pm

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

RVA Southside , Free
Folk Festival Family Area
Children's Museum of Richmond
12pm

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...

RVA Downtown , Free
Jack O' Lantern Carving Workshop
Chesterfield Historical Society
12pm

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...

Chesterfield , Free
September - October Exhibits @ Art Works
Art Works Gallery
12pm

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

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
September/October Exhibitions
Artspace
12pm

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

RVA Southside , Free
The Richmond Folk Festival
Venture Richmond
12pm

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...

Free
Book Signing for "Susanna's Midnight Ride" by Libby McNamee
1pm

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...

RVA West End , $
Design Your Own Wall Hanging
Studio Two Three
1pm

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...

RVA Northside , $$
House Hold
Sediment Gallery
1pm

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

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , Free
Sleeping Beauty - Presented by VA Rep on Tour
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
1pm

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...

Henrico , $
LEGO Club
Richmond Public Library
2pm

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

RVA Southside , Free
LEGO-Makers
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Expand your LEGO world. Ages 5-12

RVA Northside , Free
Restoring Historic Evergreen Cemetery: A Community Conversation
Richmond Public Library
2pm

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...

RVA East End , Free
The Great American Read on Film: The Book Thief
Richmond Public Library
2pm

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

RVA West End , Free
Hispanic Heritage for Everyone! ~ ¡La Herencia Hispana para Todos!
Richmond Public Library
2:30pm

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...

RVA Southside , Free
Paws to READ
Richmond Public Library
3pm

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...

RVA Northside , Free
6th Annual "Ladies First" Show & Raffle
Walton Gallery
5pm

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...

Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg, Dinwiddie
"Of secrecy, the violet" Exhibition
Visual Arts Center of Richmond
6pm

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...

Free
WKNDR @Isley Brewing Company
Wkndr
6:30pm

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...

RVA Downtown, RVA Northside , Free
Petersburg Haunts Walking Tour of Old Towne Petersburg
Petersburg Area Regional Tourism
6:45pm

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...

Petersburg , $
70's Classic Soul
Altria Theater
7pm

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...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , $$
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
Anne’s Visual Art Studio
7pm

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

RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free
Clean Dry Socks:  Diary of a Doughboy
River City Community Players
8pm

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

Chesterfield , $
Count Dracula: Sep 15 - Oct 20
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
8pm

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...

Colonial Heights, Chesterfield , Prices Vary
Darren Knight
Dominion Energy Center
8pm

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...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $$
Gutenberg! The Musical!
Quill Theatre
8pm

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...

RVA Downtown , $
Jane Monheit
8pm

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...

Henrico , $$
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
8pm

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...

Prices Vary
The Laramie Project
Richmond Triangle Players
8pm

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...

RVA Northside , $$

Saturday, October 13