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Sunday, October 21

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! ...

Elizabeth Van Lew Downloadable Walking Tour
RVA East End , $

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...

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,...

WRIR On Air Celebration
Chesterfield, Henrico, RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan

From October 15 - 24, WRIR 97.3 FM will celebrate the community of volunteers who make Richmond Independent Radio come alive, and the community of listeners...

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 Opens 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...

(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...

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...

Fighting for the Right to Fight
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $

New Exhibition opens September 28, 2018 In the years leading up to World War II, racial segregation and discrimination were part of daily life for most...

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...

Our Sunday Laugh
10am
RVA The Fan , Free

Join RVA Laugh Club every third Sunday and give yourself the gift of laughter, connection and community with Laughter Yoga. Created by cardiologist Dr....

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 at Pony Pasture; Oil Workshop with Julia Lesnichy
10am
Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , $$

Immerse yourself in the beautiful colors of fall! With The James as your backdrop, focus on the ever-changing colors of a fall landscape. Oil master Julia...

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...

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...

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...

FOLK's ART 2018 Annual Exhibition & Sale
12pm
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,...

September-October Exhibits at Crossroads Art Center
12pm
Henrico , Free

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

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

House Hold Book release and pictures about death and f*cking Joan Gaustad + Michael Lease 09.21.2018 - 11.11.2018 ...an exhibition of works by Joan...

"The Library Book": A Talk and Book Signing with Susan Orlean
2pm

The Library of Virginia Literary Awards events continue with a book talk and signing by author Susan Orlean at the main branch of the Richmond Public...

Closing Artist Talks for September-October Exhibitions
2pm
RVA Southside , Free

Artist talks featuring Sept/October exhibitors including: Matthew Grimes, Randi Hill, Gerry Bannan and Linda Shields.

Gutenberg! The Musical!
2pm
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...

History of Manchester Walking Tour
2pm
RVA Downtown , Prices Vary

Located just across the banks of the James River, Manchester was incorporated into Richmond in 1910. Join us for a walking tour of this hip, urban area which...

NaNo Plan-o: Worldbuilding
2pm
RVA West End, Henrico , Free

Middle-earth. Westeros. Oz. The Upside Down. Dune. Hogwarts. Panem. Narnia. Long ago, in a galaxy far, far away... What does the world of your novel look...

Pokemon GO Community Day
2pm, 3pm
RVA Southside , Free

Catch extra Pokemon and have fun with other Pokemon fans!

Sunday Afternoon with Classics – Racing in Richmond – Lap 2
2pm
Henrico , Free

You are invited to attend a special celebration of the greatest moments in Richmond's historic oval track racing. Enjoy a nostalgic presentation of the...

Sunday Reading: "The Cask of Amontillado"
2pm
RVA East End , $

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

Susan Orlean: The Library Book
2pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Susan Orlean, acclaimed best-selling author, reopens the unsolved mystery of the most catastrophic library fire in American history, and delivers a dazzling...

THEATRE RE, "THE NATURE OF FORGETTING"
2pm
RVA West End , Prices Vary

“Theatre Re creates an entrancing, poignant world, and an hour spent in it seems all too brief.” – Edinburgh Spotlight Established in 2009, Theatre Re is a...

Pokemon GO Community Day
3pm
RVA Southside , Free

Catch extra Pokemon and have fun with other Pokemon fans!

Richmond Symphony: Special Concert at Mt. Vernon
3pm
Prices Vary

Join the Richmond Symphony for a special concert at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church in Glen Allen on Sunday, October 21 at 3pm as they perform Beethoven’s Symphony...

Because I Can, Sir! - A Metastatic Musical Comedy
4pm
RVA The Fan , $

BECAUSE I CAN, SIR! is a one-woman musical comedy about Susan Braden’s battle with cholangiocarcinoma, a very rare form of cancer, with her high-spirited...

"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...

DEN OF FEAR
6:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $

Den of Fear Haunted House Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, October 19-November 3 This October, terror comes to Richmond, VA! Need a Halloween thrill? Den of...

Gaelic Storm
7pm
Henrico , $$

It’s hard to imagine a band just coming into their own after 20 years of success, but that’s exactly what makes a true anomaly. This multi-national, Celtic...

Gallery Opening & Show: Hal Horwitz: Our Native Orchids, A Retrospective
7pm
Henrico, RVA West End , Free

Hal Horwitz was a Richmond pediatric dentist who took up photography as a hobby more than thirty years ago, developing a special interest in native orchids....

Ghosts Walk At Night
7pm
Hanover , $

Is Hanover Tavern haunted? Decide for yourself! Tour the haunted Tavern, Old Stone Jail, and Historic Courthouse with Transcend Paranormaland hear ghostly...

Songs From Bedlam
7:30pm
RVA The Fan , $$

"Bedlam = late Middle English: The Hospital of St. Mary of Bethlehem, used as an asylum for the reception and treatment of the mentally ill; originally...

Theresa Caputo Live!
7:30pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , $$

Theresa Caputo, medium and star of the hit TLC show, Long Island Medium, will be appearing live where she will share her incredible ability to communicate...

Sunday, October 21