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Thursday, December 5

CALL FOR ENTRIES - JANUARY 2020 JURIED ALL MEDIA SHOW
Crossroads Art Center

Crossroads Art Center is excited to announce that we will be accepting online only entries for the All-Media shows effective December 1, 2019 for the January...

Henrico , $
Art Inspired: a BOJUart pop-up exhibition
8:30am

BOJUart gallery, located in Virginia Beach, is pleased to announce Art Inspired, a pop-up exhibition of BOJUart gallery artists hosted by the Gallery at 17...

RVA Arts District , Free
"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
Holocaust By Bullets
Virginia Holocaust Museum
9am

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
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
43rd St Gallery Holiday Open House
43rd Street Gallery
10am

43rd Street Gallery HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE The kick-off weekend is Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 29, 30 and December 1. The Open House hours will...

RVA Southside , Free
Aggie Zed: Zed's Zeds
Randolph Macon College - Flippo Gallery
10am

An exhibition of paintings/drawings, ceramic & mixed metal works by Aggie Zed. Intimate in scale, Zed's work is both physically and emotionally layered and...

Ashland , Free
Beyond the Lens: Jackson Ward
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
10am

Students became contemporary history makers while exploring the rich history of Jackson Ward through digital photography. They developed their own projects...

RVA Downtown , $, Prices Vary
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10am

Interactive story, music and play for babies from birth - 17 months with their caregiver.

RVA West End , Free
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10am

Join us for a fun and interactive story, music and play for babies from birth to 17 months with their caregiver.

RVA Southside , 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 , $
Hamilton and The Virginians
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

The “ten-dollar Founding Father” will take over the Virginia Museum of History & Culture to coincide with the Virginia tour of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
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
Merry Christmas Charlie Brown
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

For millions of Americans, it really isn’t Christmas until they have watched A Charlie Brown Christmas at least once! This exhibition examines the making of...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
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 , $
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive family storytime! Enjoy songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an adult.

RVA Northside , Free
Library Yarns
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

If you like to knit or crochet, join this fun time of creativity at the Belmont Library. Bring you portable handwork project for an informal group...

RVA West End , 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
Toddler Time
Richmond Public Library
11am

Join us for fun and interactive stories, music and play for ages 18-36 months with their caregiver.

RVA Southside , 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
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
Winter Exhibits and Holiday Shop at Art Works!
Art Works Gallery
12pm

Our Winter Exhibits begin the holiday season with a special gallery filled with holiday gifts—Richmond style. Everything is handmade, in Richmond—from...

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
READ Center
Richmond Public Library
1pm

The Read Center's mission is to help adults with low-level literacy develop basic reading and communication skills. Classroom instruction, one-to-one...

RVA East End , Free
Southside from the Heart Knitters - Hopewell Library
Appomattox Regional Library
1pm

Knitters and Crocheters create items for donation to local non-profits. All level of crafters welcome. We are a part of From the Heart, an organization...

Hopewell , Free
Movie Matinees @ Your Library: Love Actually (2003)
Richmond Public Library
3pm

Enjoy a movie with us that you may have missed at the theater. Snacks provided - bring a drink. All films show at 3pm. Synopsis Follows the lives of...

RVA West End , Free
Homework Help/Reading Buddies
Richmond Public Library
3:30pm

Volunteers and staff will be available to help students of all ages with homework, projects and literacy skills! ¡Voluntarios y empleados estar¡n disponibles...

RVA Southside , Free
Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
5pm

A holiday tradition featuring one million twinkling lights, handcrafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s’mores and hot...

Henrico , $, Prices Vary
GardenFest for Fidos
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
5pm

Dogs can enjoy the holiday lights at GardenFest for Fidos! Leashed dogs are allowed on these select Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lightsnights: Thursday,...

Henrico , $, Prices Vary
Sparkle Plenty X RJM Artist Project
Quirk Gallery
5pm

Sparkle Plenty, now in it’s fourteenth year, is Quirk Gallery’s favorite holiday tradition. This year’s exhibit is co-curated by Susie Ganch and Kathleen...

RVA Downtown
Crafty Hour: Sew a tote bag
Richmond Public Library
6pm

No drinks at this happy hour, just a chance to get creative with others and learn a new skill or polish up an old one. This crafty hour is for sewing easy...

RVA Downtown , Free
Woven Ornaments
Studio Two Three
6pm

Learn the basics of tapestry weaving while making tiny woven ornaments. You'll learn about warp and weft, yarn selection, and basic shape weaving. Weave one...

RVA Northside , $$
Fountain Flirt Book Club
Fountain Bookstore
6:30pm

Purchase of book from Fountain either in paper, ebook, or audio is required. A feisty, fun group discussing romance novels (focusing mainly on diversity in...

RVA Downtown
Here Come The Mummies w/ Weekend Plans
The Broadberry Entertainment Group
7pm

Here Come the Mummies is an eight-piece funk-rock band of 5000 year-old Egyptian Mummies with a one-track mind. Their "Terrifying Funk from Beyond the Grave"...

RVA The Fan , $
NT LIVE: "PRESENT LAUGHTER"
Modlin Center for the Arts
7pm

by Noël Coward Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter. As he prepares to...

RVA West End , Prices Vary, $
Neil Hilborn w/ Caracara
The Broadberry Entertainment Group
7pm

NEIL HILBORN is a bestselling author and, with over 150 million views to his credit, he is the most-watched poet ever. He has performed in 40 states and 8...

RVA Downtown , $
Poetry & Jazz Tasting
River City Poets
7pm

Jumpstart the holidays with vino, verse, and live tunes! Bob Lambert & friends bring the music while local poets share a "taste" of what they do in five...

RVA Downtown , Free
Hamilton
7:30pm

HAMILTON is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , $$, $$$, Prices Vary
Flashlight Tag
The Tin Pan
8pm

Come celebrate the holidays with Flashlight Tag and its band of misfit toys. Rudolph hosts a Rock N Roll Revue featuring holiday music favorites and...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
8pm

A different story every night! Based on Charles Dickens’ final unfinished novel, this hilarious whodunit invites the audience to solve its mystery by...

Chesterfield , $$
Times Square Angel
Richmond Triangle Players
8pm

New York, 1948. Irish O’Flanagan is the tough as nails, red-headed headliner of the Club Intime. A lifetime of hard knocks has left her bitter and with a...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary, $, $$

Thursday, December 5