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Saturday, September 29

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
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
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
Absurd Form" - by Justin Gaffrey
8:30am
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen

"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
"One Degree of Separation: Jordan Flower, Linda Hollett-Bazouzi, Coakley Brown"
9am
Linda Hollett-Bazouzi

The title for this show celebrates the many different ways in which these three artists are ‘related’ to each other. While all three landscape painters are...

Hanover , Free
Alice in Christmas Land
9am
Next Star Arts Program

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,...

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

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...

Henrico , $
True Sons of Freedom: A Photographic Exhibition
9am
Library of Virginia

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...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , 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 , $
Buck-A-Bag  Book Sale
10am
Appomattox Regional Library

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.: Friends only 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.: Open to the public Everyone is welcome but being a Friend has its benefits. The...

Hopewell , Free
Dawn Wadsworth's solo show, "Extenison"
10am
Quirk Gallery

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 & Cultural District , Free
For Art's Sake presents: Collective Influence II
10am
For Art’s Sake Gallery

Stop by and see this patron favorite and annual exhibit. Collective Influence II marks the second year of this collaboration between For Art's Sake Gallery...

Goochland, 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 , $
Hanover AutumnFest
10am
Hanover Tavern

Now in it’s 3rd year, the Hanover Tavern Foundation personally invites you to join us for Hanover AutumnFest. We started this festival in 2016 with one goal...

Hanover , 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 , $
RAG: 2018
10am
Randolph Macon College - Flippo Gallery

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
10am
Richmond Symphony

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"
10am
Quirk Gallery

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
Toward The Unknown Region, Antarctica Landscapes
10am
Bella Arte Gallery

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
Block Party at the Highpoint
11am
The Highpoint

Join us in our courtyard out back for arts and crafts from 11 am - 4 pm and live music from 4 pm - 9 pm. Libations by Courthouse Creek Cider and Dank Eats...

RVA Downtown , Free
Break Glass: Art by VL Cox
11am
Virginia Holocaust Museum

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
Festival of Grapes &Hops
11am
Petersburg Area Regional Tourism

This is the 10th year for this Festival of Grapes and Hops which features Virginia wines and beer, and the music plays and you are in the center of historic...

Petersburg , $
There's Just Us
11am
Virginia Holocaust Museum

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
26th Annual Richmond Tattoo and Arts Festival
12pm
Glitch Gallery, Glitch Gallery, Glitch Gallery

Come Join us for one of the Oldest Tattoo conventions in the WORLD! This year marks 26 consecutive years of the Richmond Tattoo and Arts Festival. This...

RVA Southside , $
CCR Skylight Gallery Show
12pm
Camera Club of Richmond

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
Hispanic Heritage Day
12pm
Children's Museum of Richmond

Come out and join us at Children’s Museum of Richmond Downtown for exciting educational activities about Hispanic culture and arts. These activities are...

RVA The Fan , $
September - October Exhibits @ Art Works
12pm
Art Works Gallery

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
House Hold
1pm
Sediment Gallery

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
Cinema Saturdays @ Your Library!
2pm
Richmond Public Library

Join us for a family-friendly flick! We will provide a warm room and the popcorn. Feel free to bring your own snacks or drinks (for the meeting room only...

RVA Northside , Free
Gellman Room Concert: "Shostakovich and War 1"
2pm
Richmond Public Library

"Shostakovich and War 1" presented by the Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia

RVA Downtown , Free
Gellman Room Concert: "Shostakovich and War 1"
2pm
Richmond Public Library

"Shostakovich and War 1" presented by the Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia

RVA Downtown , Free
Lego Club
2pm
Richmond Public Library

We provide the Legos- you design the build. Come create with us. Ages 5 and up with adult.

RVA East End , Free
Richmond Ballet's 35th Anniversary Celebration
2pm

Commemorate the past, celebrate the moment, and toast to the future when we kick off our 35th Anniversary Season! As George Balanchine was famously quoted,...

The Dogtown Presenter's Series: Dark Side of the Moon
3:30pm, 7pm
Dogtown Dance Theatre

September 21-29 Friday & Saturday Shows at 7 PM Saturday Matinees at 3:30 PM This fall, the Dogtown Presenter’s Series is taking Richmond to the Dark Side...

RVA Southside , Prices Vary
ComedySportz Minor League Match
4pm
CSz Richmond

The ComedySportz Minor League consists of dedicated players and improvisers who are training in all things ComedySportz. They may not have gone to the Majors...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
"Of secrecy, the violet" Exhibition
6pm
Visual Arts Center of Richmond

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
The Gallery@Nest is Proud to Present "Frank Heller 2B - 1 Drawing Lead 2 Another"
6:30pm
RVANest Antiques Art & Gifts

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...

RVA Southside , Free
Petersburg Haunts Walking Tour of Old Towne Petersburg
6:45pm
Petersburg Area Regional Tourism

So much fun on Friday & Saturday nights 'til Halloween! This 90-minute walking tour is led by a costumed, lantern-carrying storyteller who will show you why...

Petersburg , $
Richmond Ballet's 35th Anniversary Celebration
7pm

Commemorate the past, celebrate the moment, and toast to the future when we kick off our 35th Anniversary Season! As George Balanchine was famously quoted,...

The Dogtown Presenter's Series: Dark Side of the Moon
7pm
Dogtown Dance Theatre

September 21-29 Friday & Saturday Shows at 7 PM Saturday Matinees at 3:30 PM This fall, the Dogtown Presenter’s Series is taking Richmond to the Dark Side...

RVA Southside , Prices Vary
Bootleg Shakespeare: King Lear
7:30pm
Quill Theatre

20 Actors. One Rehearsal. One Performance. No Admission! Join us as we bring back the wildly popular ‘Bootleg Shakespeare’ directed by artistic director,...

RVA Downtown , Free
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...

Chris Dave & The Drumhedz
8pm
The Tin Pan

Chris Dave has been around the world and back playing for and recording with some of music’s most established and iconic artists including: Adele, Maxwell,...

Henrico , $
Count Dracula: Sep 15 - Oct 20
8pm
Swift Creek Mill Theatre

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
Hollywood Nights - Bob Seger Tribute
8pm
The Tin Pan

HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS is the ultimate tribute to Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet band! This NJ based powerhouse has set out to re-create everything about Bob and...

Henrico , $$
Starr Foster Dance: ANTHOLOGY
8pm
Starr Foster Dance Company

Hailed as "innovative" and "prolific " with the dancers having "superb technique" and "inherent intelligence and artistry", Starr Foster Dance remains...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , $
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
8pm

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
The Laramie Project
8pm
Richmond Triangle Players

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 , $$

Saturday, September 29