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Sunday, October 7

2nd Street Festival
Venture Richmond

30th Year for 2nd Street Festival 30 Years of Reuniting the Jackson Ward Community October 6-7, 2018 The 2nd Street Festival, presented by Altria and...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
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
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 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!

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 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 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
(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 , $
Dawn Wadsworth's solo show, "Extenison"
Quirk Gallery
10am

Artist's reception Thursday, September 6, 5 - 8 pm Kendra Dawn Wadsworth's solo show, Extenison, will be featured in Quirk's Main Gallery as well as The...

RVA Arts District , 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
Fresh Paint: Live Mural Painting in the Gallery
10am

Come visit our current exhibits and get a sneak peek into "Fresh Paint: Murals Inspired by the Story of Virginia,” our ground-breaking exhibition that will...

RVA The Fan , $
GET IN THE DARKROOM
Studio Two Three
10am

Make pictures the old fashioned (and very cool) way! Learn how to load, shoot and develop a roll of black and white film, then make contact sheets in our...

RVA Northside , $$
MAKE A DRESS
Studio Two Three
10am

You’ll be delighted with the outcome of this class… a simple summer dress or tunic made using one of the wonderfully designed patterns of Sonya Philip (100...

RVA Northside , $$
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 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 District, RVA Downtown , $
RAG: 2018
Randolph Macon College - Flippo Gallery
10am

The Flippo Gallery of Randolph-Macon College is proud to present an exhibition of work from RAG: the Richmond Artists' Group, a loose collection of artists...

Ashland , Free
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 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
Porchlight Animal Sanctuary 5K Run/Walk
10:30am

Porchlight Animal Sanctuary, a non-profit working to create a farm sanctuary and lifelong home for animals like pigs, chickens, and goats, is holding a 5K...

RVA West End
4th Annual Fall Festival at Camp Hilbert
Weinstein JCC
11am

What better way to enjoy the colors of the fall season than at our 4th Annual Fall Festival at Camp Hilbert? There will be fun, fall activities for all ages...

Goochland , $
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
Sunday Brunch Market - Oct. 7
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
11am

SUNDAY BRUNCH MARKET SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7 11AM - 3PM - FREE TO ATTEND! Spend Sunday afternoon strolling through a variety of farmers’ market and arts market...

Henrico , 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
2nd Street Festival Family Area
Children's Museum of Richmond
12pm

The 2nd Street Festival, presented by Altria and Dominion Energy, returns for its 30th anniversary to celebrate the rich culture of the historic Jackson Ward...

RVA Arts District , 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 District, RVA Southside , Free
Community Cubes @ 2nd Street 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 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
Family & Friends Dance & Drumming Performance
CultureWorks, CultureWorks
12pm

CultureWorks Richmond, Better Housing Coalition, and Tabernacle Baptist Church - Petersburg,VA are partnering to bring Ezibu Muntu to Claiborne Square...

Petersburg , Free
ROSEFEST
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
12pm

The Rose Garden is flush with blooms at the end of the growing season & the Garden celebrates with RoseFest, live entertainment from the Latin Ballet of...

Henrico , $
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 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
Family Arts Day Celebration
1pm

Free arts-centered family fun with exhibitions, hands-on art activities, refreshments, and entertainment.

RVA West End , Free
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 District, RVA The Fan , Free
ANTIGONE
Modlin Center for the Arts
2pm

By Sophocles Directed by Walter Schoen “... a play that scoops more or less everyone up in its savage embrace.” – The New York Times In a story that is as...

RVA West End , Free
Branch House Tours: The House That Branch Built
The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design
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 , $
Forest Hill Bicycle Tour
The Valentine
2pm

Join us to explore this vibrant and architecturally diverse south of the James neighborhood which was once an amusement park at the end of the trolley...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
NaNo Plan-o: Planning vs Pantsing for NaNoWriMo
2pm

Do you outline your novel? Do you discover the story as you write? Or do you find yourself somewhere in your own niche on that spectrum? For this meeting,...

RVA The Fan , Free
Sunday Reading: "Masque of the Red Death"
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 , $
FAMILY ARTS DAY CELEBRATION FEATURING THEATRE HEROES, "CALL OF THE WILD: ILLUSTRATED EDITION"
Modlin Center for the Arts
3pm

Adapted and Directed by Jason Tremblay Performed by Noel Gaulin Jack London’s classic tale comes to life in a one-man rendition performed by gifted...

RVA West End , Prices Vary
Metro Collection: Mozart, Ives, & Haydn
Richmond Symphony
3pm

Enjoy classical music in an intimate setting. Metro concerts feature smaller scale works from the classical repertoire and newer pieces by contemporary...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , $, $$
Theater VCU Presents "The Wolves"
Cadence Theatre Company, Cadence Theatre Company
3pm

THE WOLVES By Sarah DeLappe Direction by Sharon Ott Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, a girls indoor soccer...

$, $$, Prices Vary
Alchemy: A Tribute to The Golden Age of Egyptian Film
4:30pm

Join us on October 7th at Richmond's own historic Byrd Theater for a tribute to the Golden Age of Egyptian Film and Beyond! All of the dance classes we...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
"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
11th Annual Richmond Theatre Critics Circle Awards
7pm

This black tie, red carpet event recognizes excellence in Richmond-area theatre. Tickets are $20, and proceeds benefit the Richmond Theatre Artist Fund.

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , $$
Changes in Latitudes (Jimmy Buffet Tribute)
7pm

Changes In Latitudes is the country's premier tribute show to the Mayor of Margaritaville, Jimmy Buffett. This nationally acclaimed band travels the country...

Henrico , $$
HUMBUG: The Great P.T. Barnum Séance
Firehouse Theatre
7pm

Lead by David London, hear the incredible true stories of Barnum's life! Encounter genuine artifacts from Barnum's career! Experience Spirit Communication!...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary

Sunday, October 7