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Events

Saturday, September 1

Art Exhibits, August 2018
RVA Downtown , Free

August 2018 Art Exhibits The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, August 3, 2018, through Tuesday, September 4, 2018: Gellman Room Acrylic...

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,...

Teetotalers & Moonshiners: Prohibition in Virginia, Distilled
Hopewell , Free

A traveling exhibition from The Library of Virginia with support from the National Alcoholic Beverage Control Association, the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage...

Origami in the Garden, Art by Kevin Box
9am
Henrico , $

April 13 – September 30, 2018, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Plus extended summer hours on Thursday nights until 9 p.m. at Flowers After 5 Origami in the Garden is an...

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...

For Art's Sake presents: Collective Influence II
10am
Goochland, Henrico, RVA West End , Free

Stop by and see our annual exhibit featuring works from For Art's Sake gallery artists and staff!

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...

Sophie Treppendahl, "Skinnydip Daydreams And A Striped Shirt"
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Opening reception on Thursday, August 9 from 5-8 pm. Sophie Treppendahl's newest solo show, Skinnydip Daydreams And A Striped Shirt, opens in Quirk's Pink...

The Reader's Friend Book Store
10:30am
Hopewell , Free

The Reader's Friend Book Store offers gently used books, cds, and dvds for bargain prices. Proceeds benefit all ARLS libraries.

Beyond Duty
11am
RVA Downtown , Free

While the countries of the free world were reluctant to help Jewish refugees, and while most diplomats continued to employ standard procedures, only very few...

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...

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

6 new exhibits and 75 artist studios open Tuesday - Sunday 12 PM - 6 PM. The exhibits continue through September 22, 2018. Admission is free and open to...

Meadow Farm’s Saturday Live – Herbal Wisdom
12pm
Henrico , Free

Enjoy an afternoon of interactive, living history demonstrations as you explore this mid-19th century farm. Bee Balm. Wormwood. Lambs Ear and more. Explore...

Book Release of "Coming Around" by Richard Rose and Grand Reopening of BookPeople
1pm
RVA West End , Free

Richard L. Rose will give a performance based on his new book, "Coming Around," about journeys in and out of Richmond over 200 years, at the Grand Reopening...

Richard Rose Book Talk/Signing
1pm
RVA West End , Free

On September 1st from 1pm - 3pm, Richard Rose will be presenting, signing, and selling copies of his newly-released book, Coming Around, at Book People...

Saturday Sewing Sessions
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...

Cinema Saturdays: All GROWED Up!
2pm
RVA Northside , Free

The kids get movie days--why not the adults too? Once a month, come join us for a showing of a film geared towards a teen/adult audience. We will provide the...

Summer's End Movie Matinee: Isle of Dogs
2pm
RVA West End , Free

Chill out with a fun, animated film and celebrate the end of summer with cool treats! Synopsis When, by executive decree, all the canine pets of Megasaki...

The Gallery@Nest is Proud to Present "Frank Heller 2B - 1 Drawing Lead 2 Another"
6:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

Enjoy the unrivaled sense of humor and irony in the remarkable graphite drawings of Frank Heller. It’s #2 Pencils at their best - where 1 Drawing Lead 2...

ComedySportz
7pm
Henrico, RVA West End

ComedySportz is improvisational comedy played as a sport, with two teams and a referee taking suggestions from the loyal fans and creating scenes, games and...

Invalid
7:30pm

This reboot of Moliere's zany farce about a stingy hypochondriac who's trying to marry off his only child to a doctor so he can get free medical advice goes...

LONG FORM IMPROV LIVE!
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

Local improvisers and long from troupes along with stand-up comedians in a monthly night showcasing the best of Richmond comedy!

Sondheim on Sondheim
8pm
RVA The Fan, RVA Northside , Prices Vary

This new musical revue weaves the colorful tapestry of one of musical theatre’s most beloved and decorated composers with video interviews with the man...

Vintage 18
8pm
Henrico , $

Hard-driving blues rhythms and soul grooves fuel the blistering performance of DC-based Soul Blues band Vintage#18. After attending a performance, John...

Solo Cup
9:30pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

For the late night crowd. Four improvisers compete individually through short form games and scenes, all based on audience suggestions. No matter what is...

Saturday, September 1