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Sunday, October 14

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 , $$
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 , $
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
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 , $
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
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
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's ART 2018 Annual Exhibition & Sale
RVANest Antiques Art & Gifts
12pm

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
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
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 Exhibits at Crossroads Art Center
Crossroads Art Center
12pm

Crossroads Art Center has the privilege of hosting the opening reception for the following featured exhibitions. Come to explore our new exhibitions and...

Henrico , 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
High Street Haunts Home Tour
Petersburg Area Regional Tourism
1pm

This amazing home tour allows you inside 9 historic AND haunted homes on beautiful High Street in Old Towne Petersburg. You will hear tales of the spirits...

Petersburg , $
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
Branch House Tour: The House That Branch Built
2pm

Join The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design for an architectural tour of its historic home, the Branch House. See rooms rarely opened to the public and...

RVA The Fan , $
Gutenberg! The Musical!
Quill Theatre
2pm

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 , $
NaNo Plan-o: Plot
2pm

So, how do you face the dreaded question: What happened next? Today's subject: Plot. Check out the tips and tricks your ML Riley brings and please bring...

RVA The Fan , Free
Remembering the Great War – Occupation of Germany
2pm

Join us each month as we commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I, the Great War. America’s involvement in WWI marked its first major entry into...

Henrico , Free
Sunday Reading: "Berenice"
The Edgar Allan Poe Museum
2pm

Enjoy a reading of select Poe works in the Shrine of the historic Enchanted Garden. -Included with museum admission-

RVA East End , $
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
2pm

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
Clean Dry Socks:  Diary of a Doughboy
River City Community Players
2:30pm

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

Chesterfield , $
Concert Ballet of Virginia Fall Gala
Concert Ballet of Virginia
2:30pm

From the farm to the city; from Degas' classic "Little Dancer" to a swirling tropic finale...two brand new works combining modern and romantic. An afternoon...

RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , $$, Prices Vary
Count Dracula: Sep 15 - Oct 20
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
2:30pm

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
Street Scene by Kurt Weill
Virginia Opera
2:30pm

Hailed by critics as the first truly “American Opera,” and winner of the very first Tony Award for Best Original Score (1947), Street Scene mixed comedy,...

Weinstein JCC presents HARMONY
Altria Theater, Altria Theater
2:30pm

HARMONY, the fusion of spectacular vocals and distinct singing styles, is coming to Richmond for the first time ever! This unique collaboration showcases...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , $$
DAMIAN MULLER BLUE GRASS/FOLK BAND
4pm

A concert of original acoustic music performed by fiddler Stephen Fraleigh; instrumentalist and singer Paul Muller; vocalist and banjo-picker Brian Muller...

Chesterfield , Free
The Laramie Project
Richmond Triangle Players
4pm

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 , $$
"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
Albert Cummings
7pm

Someone Like You, the latest album from master guitarist, master builder, and fan favorite Albert Cummings, marks his return to noted roots label Blind Pig...

Henrico , $$
Zephyrus Early Music Vocal Ensemble
7:30pm

The third concert in Saint Benedict Music Series will be performed on Sunday,October 14th, at 7:00pm. Zephyrus Early Music Vocal Ensemble presents "Draw On,...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , Free

Sunday, October 14