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Saturday, November 9

"New Virginians: 1619–2019 & Beyond" Exhibition
Library of Virginia
9am

Recent estimates place the number of foreign-born Virginians at just under one million, or about one in every eight people in the state. The composite...

RVA Downtown , 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
Call for Entries - November Juried All Media Show
Crossroads Art Center
10am

Calling all artists! Submit your work to Crossroads Art Center's All-Media Show. There is no theme for this exhibit. All work submitted must be for sale....

$
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 , $
ELIZABETH GRABER
Quirk Gallery
10am

We're so excited to welcome back Elizabeth Graeber with a special reception celebrating the work in her latest exhibition on view in Quirk's Pink Gallery...

RVA Downtown , Free
Edward Hopper and the American Hotel
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts presents the premiere of Edward Hopper and the American Hotel, the first in-depth study of hospitality settings depicted in...

RVA The Fan , $
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
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
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
November 2019 Art Exhibits
Richmond Public Library
10am

The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, November 1, 2019, through Tuesday, December 3, 2019: Gellman Room & Dooley Foyer—Exhibit by the...

RVA Downtown , Free
SUSIE GANCH, "HAVE A NICE DAY"
Quirk Gallery
10am

“Please recycle this bag.” “Please reuse this bag.” “Get an enviro-credit of 10 cents by refusing a new plastic bag.” Feel good about yourself and these...

RVA Downtown , Free
Sundry Souls: Views. Values. Vibrancy
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
10am

Sundry Souls is a collection of work created by 17 artists who are as diverse as the images depicted in their creations. Yet, they share the common thread of...

RVA Downtown , $
TAYLOR ZARKADES KING, TETHERED
Quirk Gallery
10am

Quirk and the Visual Arts Center of Richmond are thrilled to present the work of their current artist-in-residence, Taylor Zarkades King in her solo show,...

RVA Downtown , Free
3D Printer Class
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Dive into 3D printing at the Library! Learn the basics of 3D modeling and printing using the design software Tinkercad. Space is limited and registration is...

RVA Downtown , Free
Tuck Everlasting
Virginia Repertory Theatre
10:30am, 2pm

Natalie Babbitt's effervescent children's novel leaps from page to stage in this vibrant new musical. This Co-World Premiere, adapted from the 2016 Broadway...

RVA West End , $
ComedySportz Minor League Match
CSz Richmond
11am

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 , $
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
Jesse Chun, enunciating silence and
1708 Gallery
11am

1708 is pleased to present enunciating silence and, a solo exhibition of new and recent work by Jesse Chun on view from November 1 - December 8. Through...

RVA Arts District , Free
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
Africa's Art in Paint & Wood
Elegba Folklore Society
12pm

Visit Elegba Folklore Society’s Cultural Center and take in Africa’s Art in Paint & Wood. Browse through this eclectic collection of batiks from Burkina...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary
Cinema Saturdays!
Richmond Public Library
12pm

Cinema Saturday at the Ginter Park Branch Library! Popcorn and juiceboxes available while supplies last.

RVA Northside , Free
Make Your Own Tassel Charms with RikRack Embroidery
Alma's RVA
12pm

Come make a free tassel charm at Alma's RVA! Afterward, enjoy a complimentary sparkling beverage while shopping RikRack's beginner-friendly kits or her own...

RVA Northside , Free
October - November Exhibits @ Art Works!
Art Works Gallery
12pm

6 new exhibits are on display from 12 pm - 6 pm Tuesdays - Sundays. The exhibits continue through November 16, 2019. Admission is free and open to the...

RVA Southside , Free
ThinkSmall10 - 10th Biennial International Miniature Invitational Exhibition
Artspace
12pm

artspace opens the tenth installment of the ever-popular Biennial Miniature International Invitational, ThinkSmall10, on Friday, November 8. 2019 from 6 - 9...

RVA Southside , Free
Contested Spaces: 2019 Harnett Biennial of American Prints
University of Richmond
1pm

The 12th competitive national exhibition celebrating contemporary printmaking by artists throughout the US.

RVA West End , Free
Pam Webber Signing Moon Water
Book People
1pm

Pam Webber’s latest book, “Moon Water: A Novel,” is thought-provoking, speckled with moments of unforced humor, builds to astounding moments you won't see...

RVA West End , Free
13 the Musical
Cadence Theatre Company
2pm, 8pm

Geek. Poser. Jock. Beauty Queen. Wannabe. These are the labels that can last a lifetime. With an unforgettable rock score from Tony Award-winning composer,...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , $$
Confetti Community Conversations: Building Healthier Connected Communities
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
2pm

Good health is not achieved alone, it takes all of us to work together to transform health in our communities. There's power in our communities that can...

RVA Downtown , Free
Elders African Dance Class
Culture4MyKids
2pm

We want to pay homage and reverance to the requests that we have been getting from the elders to hold a dance class which will give a space to reflect the...

RVA Downtown , $
Gellman Room Concert: Sigma Alpha Iota
Richmond Public Library
2pm

The Richmond Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota, an international music fraternity, presents a mix of classical and popular selections featuring pianists,...

RVA Downtown , Free
LEGO Club
Richmond Public Library
2pm

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

RVA Southside , Free
SPARC Presents: Little Shop of Horrors
SPARC - Youth Performing Arts
2pm, 7:30pm

Feed the need for musical hilarity with this delicious sci-fi smash about a man-eating plant! Get your tickets...

RVA Downtown , $$, Prices Vary
Tuck Everlasting
Virginia Repertory Theatre
2pm

Natalie Babbitt's effervescent children's novel leaps from page to stage in this vibrant new musical. This Co-World Premiere, adapted from the 2016 Broadway...

RVA West End , $
Virago Spirits One-Year Anniversary Celebration
2pm

Tickets include a 10% donation to Better Housing Coalition; an open bar with Virago Spirits, additional beverages from Bingo Beer Co, and Buskey Cider; live...

RVA Northside , $
Provocations: Guadalupe Maravilla 24 Hour performance and opening
5pm

The second commission in the ICA’s Provocations series will be developed by Guadalupe Maravilla, an artist who, at age eight, immigrated alone to the United...

RVA Arts District , Free
Garden Glow at Maymont
Maymont, Robins Nature & Visitor Center
6pm

Brighten your autumn nights on a wondrous journey through the Japanese Garden at Maymont. The garden will shine with dramatic light displays for an...

RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , $, Prices Vary
Richmond Ballet's STUDIO ONE
Richmond Ballet
6:30pm, 8:30pm

Ancient Airs and Dances Choreography by Stoner Winslett Music by Ottorino Respighi World Premiere by Ma Cong In honor of Artistic Director...

RVA Downtown , $$, $$$, Prices Vary
Havdalah at Hilbert with Sheldon Low
Weinstein JCC
7:30pm

Havdalah is the Jewish ceremony that marks the symbolic end of Shabbat and ushers in the new week. Join us in celebrating under the stars and immersed in the...

Goochland , $
Leah Glenn Dance Theatre performance @ VMFA
7:30pm

Leah Glenn Dance Theatre presents an electic program of original choreography that reflects the human condition. Her movement choices reflect the emotional...

RVA The Fan
Lombardi
Firehouse Theatre
7:30pm

LOMBARDI is a play about obsession, perfection, and winning -- which were the defining characteristics of famed Green Bay Packers coach Vince...

RVA Downtown , $, $$, Prices Vary
SPARC Presents: Little Shop of Horrors
SPARC - Youth Performing Arts
7:30pm

Feed the need for musical hilarity with this delicious sci-fi smash about a man-eating plant! Get your tickets...

RVA Downtown , $$, Prices Vary
Sense and Sensibility at TheatreVCU
VCUarts Theatre
7:30pm

SENSE AND SENSIBILITY Adapted by Kate Hamill * Based on the novel by Jane Austen * Directed by Wes Seals Jane Austen’s 19th-century novel takes the stage...

RVA Arts District , $
13 the Musical
Cadence Theatre Company
8pm

Geek. Poser. Jock. Beauty Queen. Wannabe. These are the labels that can last a lifetime. With an unforgettable rock score from Tony Award-winning composer,...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , $$
Jon McLaughlin
8pm

Everything in Jon McLaughlin’s life makes its way into his music, whether he’s conscious of it or not. The artist, raised in Indiana and based in Nashville,...

RVA West End, Henrico , $$
The Richmond Forum presents Bob Costas
Richmond Forum
8pm

“REFLECTIONS ON SPORTS IN AMERICA”—Named “National Sportscaster of the Year” an unprecedented eight times, Bob Costas has been a prominent player in the...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , $$
Richmond Ballet's STUDIO ONE
Richmond Ballet
8:30pm

Ancient Airs and Dances Choreography by Stoner Winslett Music by Ottorino Respighi World Premiere by Ma Cong In honor of Artistic Director...

RVA Downtown , $$, $$$, Prices Vary

Saturday, November 9