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Saturday, September 8

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 &...

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,...

"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...

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...

Virginia Family History Day - DNA Made Clear: Growing Your Family Tree with Genetic Genealogy
9am
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $$

Join us for an exciting day of family history exploration and networking. This one-day conference features keynote speaker Judy G. Russell—"the legal...

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...

Family Storytime
10am
RVA Southside , Free

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive story time! Story time aims to instill a love of reading with songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an...

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...

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

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...

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...

Family Movie Time
11am
RVA Downtown , Free

Join us for a Family Movie time -PETER RABBIT (Rated PG) ; snacks provided!

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...

August/September Exhibition
12pm
RVA Southside , Free

artspace is pleased to present five new gallery shows, featuring abstract and figurative works by Wingchow, drawings by Lauren Scavo, a showcase of work by...

Northside Big Tent Community Festival
12pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA Northside , Free

The Richmond Symphony is thrilled to be hosting In Tune with the Northside: Celebrating its History and People. This free outdoor festival will be held in...

Art Splash
1pm
Henrico , Free

Dive into creativity at this art showcase! See artists at work, and get an early peek at what we have in store for fall. Check out some original creations in...

FREE Creative Reuse Workshop for Kids 5-12
1:30pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Bring your imagination and join us at the Richmond Public Library to create a collage with fabulous materials from SCRAP RVA. As a bonus, Environmental...

Scrap RVA Upcycled Crafts
1:30pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Scrap RVA Upcycled Crafts Free Creative Reuse Workshop For Kids 5-12 years old - Fun with COLLAGE! Bring your imagination.... everything else is...

Back to School Bash
2pm
RVA Southside , Free

Congratulations! You made it through the first, full week of school. Come celebrate and socialize with us during our Back to School Bash. Enjoy food, music,...

Building Healthier Connected Communities
2pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , Free

Confetti: Community Conversation Series Good health is not achieved alone, it takes all of us to work together to transform health in our communities....

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

Once a month, come 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...

LEGO Club
2pm
RVA Southside , Free

Ages 5 join us for LEGO robotics, animation, and free building & play. Typically meets every second Saturday.

Movies at the Library
2pm
RVA Southside , Free

Once a month, join us for a movie at 2:00 pm. This month's movie is "Bambi" rated G. Popcorn provided! For more information call 804-646-8833.

Paws to READ
3:30pm
RVA Northside , Free

Readers through grade 5, can read with one of our Paws to READ dogs. Practice your reading skills in a low-stress environment and enjoy your canine reading...

Minor League II ComedySportz 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...

Victor, The True Spirit of Love!
4pm, 7:30pm
RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan

The Latin Ballet of Virginia is proud to the premier of its new original work, VICTOR, The True Spirit of Love, based on the autobiography Victor Torres,...

"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...

Victor, The True Spirit of Love!
7:30pm
RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan

The Latin Ballet of Virginia is proud to the premier of its new original work, VICTOR, The True Spirit of Love, based on the autobiography Victor Torres,...

Charles Busch: My Kind of 60s!
8pm
RVA Northside , $$

Tony nominee, Drama Desk Lifetime Achievement honoree and two-time MAC Award winner, Charles Busch, employs all of his skills as performer and playwright in...

Laughing Darshan & The Art of Laughter
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free

Glave Kocen Gallery will host artist Slash Coleman as he offers Laughing Darshan on Friday Sept 7, 2018 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm then daily though September 14....

Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics
8pm
Henrico , $

Deep, raw funk. Stax-style Southern soul. Uplifting Motown-channeling anthems. Atlanta’s Ruby Velle and the Soulphonics are the heirs to the thrones of the...

Saturday, September 8