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Saturday, November 3

6th Annual "Ladies First" Show & Raffle
12am
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...

Art Exhibit @ RVA Creative Wellness
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Free

Sabrina Cordovana Co-Founder of RVA Creative Wellness Center Sacred Circles – No Beginning and No End This series was inspired by the symbolism of the...

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...

Gallery Show: Hal Horwitz: Our Native Orchids, A Retrospective
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....

Memories of Everyday Beauty
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , Free

Solo show of recent paintings by Bart Levy. Opening reception is First Friday.

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...

November 2018 Art Exhibits @ Main & First Friday @ Main
RVA Downtown , Free

November 2018 Art Exhibits The following exhibits will be on display from Friday November 2, 2018, through Tuesday, December 4, 2018: Gellman Room: ...

Residue
RVA The Fan , Free

This fascinating exhibition from Richmond-based artist Heide Trepanier displays the artist’s work as her relationship with process, materials, and the world...

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,...

Studio Two Three Show at Quirk
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Quirk and Studio Two Three are delighted to announce their inaugural holiday showcase and group exhibition. Visit The Mezzanine at Quirk Hotel throughout the...

This Or That Is Here, or There
RVA The Fan , Free

This exhibition of new work from Richmond-based artist Leigh Suggs displays her exceptional transformation of simple materials through painting, cutting, and...

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...

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,...

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...

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 Craft Extravaganza
10am
Hopewell , Free

Join us for a crafty extravaganza!

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: The Tuckahoe Artists Association
10am
Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , Free

This November the recent works from the artists of The Tuckahoe Artists Association will grace the gallery walls of For Art's Sake! We're so excited to...

Fresh Paint: Murals Inspired by the Story of Virginia
10am
RVA The Fan , $

This unprecedented exhibition brings together original large-scale artwork created by Virginia-based artists with historical objects, books, letters,...

Intro to Watercolor Monotype
10am
RVA Northside , $$

Explore the painterly process of monotype to create one-of-a-kind prints. This class will delve into techniques of mark making, painting, stencils, and ghost...

Mood and Atmosphere in Watercolor with Christopher Wynn
10am
Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , $$

"The sky in most watercolor landscapes tends to set the mood, atmosphere, and tone for the rest of the painting." - Christopher Wynn Learn to create mood...

My Richmond Art Exhibition
10am
$

For Darrick Claiborne, a painting begins with a blank canvas or a computer screen. Typically, the paintings are created with acrylic paint on canvas. Darrick...

NaNoWriMo 2018
10am
RVA Southside , Free

Authors! Take over the hull Street Library for a day long author write-in. Bring your own computer (or pen and paper, traditionalists!) or use one of ours....

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....

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...

The New Map of Empire: How Britain Imagined America before Independence
10am

The Fry-Jefferson Map Society hosts this map lecture and book signing with author and professor S. Max Edelson, who studies the history of colonial British...

Family Movie Time
10:30am
RVA Downtown , Free

Join us for Family Movies @ Main to watch Hotel Transylvania 3, snacks provided. For more details call: 804-646-4768.

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...

Stories at the Museum
11am
RVA The Fan , $

This family friendly program features special educator-led readings of children's history books and a craft activity. Stories at the Museum programs are open...

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

See 6 new exhibits, tour 75 artist studios. The exhibits continue through November 17, 2018. Admission is free and open to the public. Exhibits include: ...

Open House @ RVA Creative Wellness
12pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Free

The RVA Creative Wellness Center is a NEW Nonprofit in the heart of the Fan District. Join us at our Open House on Saturday, Nobember 3, 2018 to learn more...

artspace's 30th Anniversary Biennial Members Exhibition
12pm
RVA Southside , Free

artspace celebrates 30 years of art and performance with a free and open to the public biennial members’ exhibition

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...

Nanotechnology Day @ Your Library
1pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Nanotechnology Day is an annual celebration to raise awareness of nanotechnology, how it is currently used in products that enrich our daily lives, and the...

Oysters, Barbecue… Battersea!
1pm
Petersburg , $$

Oysters, Barbecue…Battersea! Saturday, November 3, 2018 1pm - 4pm Live Music Featuring Kristie Kream and the Sugar Daddies Classic British Car...

Saturday Sewing Sessions: The Basics
1pm
RVA Southside , Free

Always wanted to learn how to sew but don't know where to start? Join us for 3 special Saturday sewing sessions to gain the skills and confidence you need to...

Gellman Room Concert: Richmond Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota
2pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Sigma Alpha Iota, an international music fraternity, presents a mix of classical and popular selections featuring pianists, vocalists, and chamber groups.

Peter and the Starcatcher
2pm, 7:30pm
$

A young orphan and his mates are shipped off from Victorian England to a distant island ruled by the evil King Zarboff. They know nothing of the mysterious...

Brain Tumor Brewhaha 5K
5pm
RVA Northside

15% off in store, 15% class coupons

"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...

Garden Glow at Maymont
6pm
RVA The Fan , Prices Vary

Brighten your nights this fall on a wondrous new journey through the Japanese Garden at Maymont. At the peak of fall colors, the garden will shine with...

Grand Opening & Open House
6pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Free

Our First Friday celebreation will be on November 2, 2018 at 6:00pm! Our Open House will be on November 3, 2018 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm! We are a...

Health, Humor and Laughology Film Event
6pm
RVA The Fan , $

Author and certified laughter yoga leader, Slash Coleman will host a viewing of the documentary film “Laughology” by Albert Nerenberg followed by a panel...

A Ca-Palooza RVA - A Contemporary A Cappella Competition
6:30pm
RVA Southside , $$

Monument City Music presents an evening of contemporary a cappella music to showcase the talents of its newest ensemble, The Noteables, as well as a...

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...

Peter and the Starcatcher
7:30pm
$

A young orphan and his mates are shipped off from Victorian England to a distant island ruled by the evil King Zarboff. They know nothing of the mysterious...

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...

THIRD PRACTICE ELECTROACOUSTIC MUSIC FESTIVAL
7:30pm
RVA West End , Free

Benjamin Broening, artistic director Third Practice celebrates its eighteenth year of bringing new electroacoustic music and experimental video to Richmond...

David Bromberg
8pm
Henrico , $$$

“The reason man created stringed instruments. David touched them with a lover’s fingers and they moaned that true love right back at him. Wood and wire and...

Disco Inferno
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , $$, $$$, Prices Vary

Break out the platform shoes and the satin pants as we recapture the mood and feel of the Disco “daze” with Jeans ‘N Classics with the Orchestra. Hear the...

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...

Legendary American Folksinger John McCutcheon at the Shady Grove Coffeehouse on November 3
8pm
Goochland, Hanover, Henrico , $$

On Saturday, November 3rd, the Shady Grove Coffeehouse continues its eighteenth season with a concert by legendary American folksinger John McCutcheon....

Symphony Pops 1: Disco Inferno
8pm

Break out the platform shoes and the satin pants as we recapture the mood and feel of the Disco “daze” with Jeans ‘N Classics with the Richmond Symphony....

Saturday, November 3