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Sunday, October 6

Elizabeth Van Lew Downloadable Walking Tour
Richmond Story House

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...

RVA East End , $
Color Cargo
Visual Arts Center of Richmond
9am

VisArts presents "Color Cargo," an exhibition of work by New York-based artist Damien Davis, curated by Jennifer-Navva Milliken. “Color Cargo” examines the...

RVA The Fan , Free
Bionic Me
Science Museum of Virginia
9:30am

The Science Museum of Virginia’s newest touring exhibition “Bionic Me” showcases the ingenious medical, industrial and technological breakthroughs that have...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Darkroom 101
Studio Two Three
10am

Learn to make silver gelatin prints from start to finish! From in-camera to on paper students will learn basic camera functions, how to properly expose an...

RVA Northside , $$$
Developing Richmond: Photographs from the Cook Studio
The Valentine
10am

When photographer George S. Cook relocated with his family to Richmond in 1880, he arrived in a city caught between the old and the new: Richmond bustled...

RVA Downtown , $
Great Force Exhibition
Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

Great Force is an exhibition that uses painting, sculpture, photography, video, and performance to examine the reality of race in the United States. It will...

RVA Arts District , Free
Hey, Hey, Hey! Collection by Bill Cooper
10am

"I grew up in segregated Richmond during the fifties and sixties. There were not many people who looked like us in the media - especially on television and...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
JUDITH FAE BROWN, "VOLUME"
Quirk Gallery
10am

“Beauty is a quality I am always seeking” ----Thomas Gentille, Artist Jeweler Striving for balance between shape, surface, color and proportion is primary...

RVA Downtown , Free
James River Art League Exhibits at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
James River Art League
10am

James River Art League has a garden-themed exhibit at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden September 23 - November 11, 2019.

Henrico , Free
Local Artist Display at the East End Branch Library
10am

Come to the East End Branch Library and see mosaic paintings and other pieces from Church Hill artists and members of the Hillians Art League, Scott Tilghman...

RVA East End , Free
MARY SCURLOCK, 'EQUATIONS'
Quirk Gallery
10am

"Equations presents the most recent mixed media works by artist, Mary Scurlock. Here on paper and panel, vibrant blues settle into warm grays, and earth...

RVA Downtown , Free
MEG ROBERTS ARSENOVIC, 'TIDEWATER'
Quirk Gallery
10am

"It happened 35 million years ago. A meteor the size of Manhattan sailed west over the Atlantic ocean, crashing directly into what is now the mouth of the...

RVA Downtown , Free
Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion
The Valentine
10am

A new exhibition debuting at the Valentine will conceptually reimagine Richmond’s historic Monument Avenue. Opening at the Valentine on February 14, this...

RVA Downtown , Free, $, Prices Vary
The Pied Piper
Whistle Stop Theatre Company
10am

The whole family will delight in this musical, Commedia dell'Arte adaptation of The Pied Piper! Those rats are taking over Hamelin, and nobody, including...

Ashland , $
For the Fem in You Festival
Studio Two Three
11am

Studio Two Three is excited to partner with Handmade in RVA! Together we're bringing "For The Fem In You Festival" - A Celebration of Women to life, by...

RVA Northside , $
Holocaust By Bullets
Virginia Holocaust Museum
11am

The Holocaust by Bullets was the systematic killing of Jews & Roma Sinti which started before the development of the concentration camps. These mass murders...

RVA Downtown , Free
Landscapes of Virginia and North Carolina
11am

Sixteen paintings by Richmond artist Bart Levy are on display at Toast American Bistro through October. These paintings evoke the peacefulness and zen-like...

Henrico , Free
Sunday Brunch Market
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
11am

FIRST SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH FROM SEPT. - NOVEMBER Spend Sunday afternoon strolling through a variety of farmers’ market and arts market vendors, relaxing on...

Henrico , Free
The International Edgar Allan Poe Festival and Awards
The Edgar Allan Poe Museum
11am

The second annual Poe Festival International is hosted by Poe Baltimore, and features two days of performances, vendors, awards, and more in the festival...

$
Toddler Time
Richmond Public Library
11am

Join us for fun and interactive stories, music and play for ages 18-36 months with their caregiver. First Thursday of each month features a bilingual story...

RVA West End , Free
Xavier Mary, Deepwater Horizon
1708 Gallery
11am

1708 Gallery announces Deepwater Horizon, an exhibition of sculpture, video, and appropriated objects by Belgian artist Xavier Mary. Deepwater Horizon...

RVA Arts District , Free
2nd Street Festival
11:30am

The 2nd Street Festival in Richmond returns in 2019 for its 31st anniversary, celebrating the rich culture of the historic Jackson Ward neighborhood. As...

RVA Downtown , Free
Artful Scavenger Hunt Studio Tour at Art Works!
Art Works Gallery
12pm

artober VA at Art Works It’s artober VA in Richmond, sponsored by CultureWorks. And at Art Works, all month long, we have an autumn artful scavenger hunt....

RVA Southside , Free
September - October Exhibits @ Art Works!
Art Works Gallery
12pm

Visit Tuesdays - Sundays 12 pm - 6 pm. Exhibits continue through 10/19. Admission is free. Exhibits include: Tension by Michelle McGrath McGrath...

RVA Southside , Free
September/October Exhibitions
Artspace
12pm

Richmond, VA – artspace will open five new gallery exhibitions, featuring a mixed media installation of large scale work by Baltimore artist Kim Rice,...

RVA Southside , Free
Sunday Reading Series - "The Raven", "Ulalume" and "The Tomb of Edgar Allan Poe"
The Edgar Allan Poe Museum
12:30pm

Part of the Poe Museum's Sunday Readings Series, this entry--the day before the anniversary of Poe's death--will feature Dean Knight reading Poe's great...

RVA Downtown , $
Fall Festival at Richlands Dairy Farm
1pm

Every weekend in October you can visit this beautiful dairy farm and creamery and see exactly how your milk winds up in your glass AND have loads of fun! ...

Dinwiddie , $
Family Arts Day Celebration!
University of Richmond
1pm

Join us for an arts-centered family fun day with exhibitions, hands-on art activities, entertainment, and refreshments. FREE!

RVA West End , Free
Intermediate Screen Printing: Multi-Color
Studio Two Three
1pm

Students will learn how to create two color screen prints, plus other multicolor print techniques. This class is good for students who have some basic skills...

RVA Northside , $$
A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
Virginia Repertory Theatre
2pm

Starring beloved Richmond actors, Scott Wichmann and Alexander Sapp, this Tony Award-winner for Best Musical is a murderous, bawdy and outrageous romp,...

RVA Arts District , $$, Prices Vary
APPROPRIATE
Modlin Center for the Arts
2pm

by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins directed by Dorothy Holland “Appropriate is, at heart, a ghost story, in the most profound sense.” — The New York Times Winner...

RVA West End , Free
Pre-Launch Party for Debut Author Brynne Rebele-Henry
Fountain Bookstore
2pm

Brynne Rebele-Henry is very special to the booksellers here at Fountain. Virtually every one of us has read this book and fallen hard for it. We are...

RVA Downtown , Free
Public Art Classes!
Wine & Design
2pm

Sign up, Show up, Sip up, PAINT! No artistic talent is needed as we guide you step-by-step to completing your very own masterpiece! Just sign up, show up and...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary, $$
Chamberlayne Actors Theatre presents ART OF MURDER
CAT Theatre
2:30pm

Chamberlayne Actors Theatre presents ART OF MURDER by Joe DiPietro. Winner of the 2000 Edgar Award for best mystery play, ART OF MURDER takes us to a remote...

Henrico , $, Prices Vary
Holmes and Watson
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
2:30pm

Sherlock Holmes is dead… or so it is assumed. The world knows the great detective went over the falls at Reichenbach with his nemesis Professor Moriarty. As...

Colonial Heights , Prices Vary, $$
Eclipsed
3pm

TheatreVCU Presents Eclipsed Written by Danai Gurira * Directed by Dr. Tawnya Pettiford-Wates Eclipsed tells the story of five Liberian women and their...

RVA The Fan , $
FAMILY ARTS DAY CELEBRATION FEATURING THE THEATERWORKSUSA PRODUCTION OF "PETE THE CAT"
Modlin Center for the Arts
3pm

Life is an adventure no matter where you wind up — at least for Pete the Cat. Jimmy Biddle, the most organized second-grader on planet Earth, never strays...

RVA West End , Prices Vary
Falsettos
Richmond Triangle Players
4pm

A seamless pairing of March of the Falsettos and Falsettoland, acclaimed Off Broadway musicals written nearly a decade apart, Falsettos is the tale of...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary, $$
Passing Strange
4pm

This innovative new musical exploded on Broadway in 2008 winning a Drama Desk Award, a New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award, two Obies, 7 Tony nominations,...

RVA The Fan , $, $$, Prices Vary
RVA Bachata Sunday
4pm

Free latin dance lesson at 4PM, social dance from 4:45-8PM. The event is free, all ages welcome, and no partners are needed. Two floors of dance space,...

RVA Downtown , Free
The Princess Beard with Delilah S. Dawson and Kevin Hearne
Fountain Bookstore
6:30pm

Fountain Bookstore presents Delilah S. Dawson and Kevin Hearne!!! They will be joining us at Sam Miller's for a lively conversation about their new book The...

RVA Downtown , $
Edgar Allan Poe's Death Day Dinner
7pm

Richmond Discoveries is bringing this living history dinner event to Richmond, VA. "Edgar Allan Poe's Death Day Dinner" is a celebration of the poet/author...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary
Gregg Karukas
7pm

Grammy winning keyboardist/composer Gregg Karukas is enjoying the rare accomplishment of 2 consecutive #1 hit songs and THREE TOP 5 chart hits from his...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$
Classical Incarnations
Classical Revolution RVA
7:30pm

This season's fresh chamber jams! No cover. Doors at 7:30 pm, music at 8:00 pm. Incarnations is the most chill way to get to know your city's classical...

RVA The Fan , Free
 Dream Theater
Dominion Energy Center
8pm

Tickets: https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/3874337?partner_id=240&cobrand=DominionArts Chemistry triggers action. The bonds of disparate elements yield...

Sunday, October 6