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Saturday, September 29

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 &...

Hispanic Heritage Day
12am
RVA The Fan , $

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

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,...

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...

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

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...

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,...

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...

(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...

Buck-A-Bag  Book Sale
10am
Hopewell , Free

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...

Dawn Wadsworth's solo show, "Extenison"
10am
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

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...

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

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...

Fresh Paint: Live Mural Painting in the Gallery
10am
RVA The Fan , $

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...

Hanover AutumnFest
10am
Hanover , Free

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...

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...

RAG: 2018
10am
Ashland , Free

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...

RSOL Designer House
10am
RVA Northside , Prices Vary

Richmond Symphony Orchestra League’s 18th Designer House will feature the renowned Holly Lawn estate in Richmond’s Hermitage Road Historic District. This...

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

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...

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.

Block Party at the Highpoint
11am
RVA Downtown , Free

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...

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...

Festival of Grapes &Hops
11am
Petersburg , $

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...

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...

26th Annual Richmond Tattoo and Arts Festival
12pm
RVA Southside , $

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...

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

See these exhibits 12 - 6 PM, Tuesdays - Sundays through October 20, 2018. Admission is free and open to the public. Exhibits Include: Trumperie and...

September-October 2018 Exhibitions
12pm
RVA Southside , Free

Featuring: Matthew Grimes - Main Gallery Gerry Bannan - Frable Gallery Randi Hill - Helena Davis Linda Shields - smallspace

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...

Cinema Saturdays @ Your Library!
2pm
RVA Northside , Free

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...

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

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

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

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

Lego Club - STEM
2pm
RVA East End , Free

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

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
RVA Southside , Prices Vary

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...

ComedySportz Minor League Match
4pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

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...

Dreams and Prayers
4pm
RVA West End , Prices Vary

CMSCVA pairs two stunning pieces for clarinet and string quartet, one written in 19th century Germany, and one that looks back to 13th century mysticism....

"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...

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...

Petersburg Haunts Walking Tour of Old Towne Petersburg
6:45pm
Petersburg , $

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...

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...

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
RVA Southside , Prices Vary

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...

Bootleg Shakespeare: King Lear
7:30pm
RVA Downtown , Free

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

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...

Count Dracula: Sep 15 - Oct 20
8pm
Colonial Heights, Chesterfield , Prices Vary

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...

Hollywood Nights - Bob Seger Tribute
8pm
Henrico , $$

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...

Starr Foster Dance: ANTHOLOGY
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , $

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

The Laramie Project
8pm
RVA Northside , $$

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...

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 29