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Saturday, June 1

Braxton Congrove: TTYL - Fellowship Exhibition
RVA East End , Free

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship Exhibition Program is proud to present TTYL an exhibition of new sculptures by Braxton Congrove. TTYL is on view...

Elizabeth Van Lew Downloadable Walking Tour
RVA East End , $

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...

"New Virginians: 1619–2019 & Beyond" Exhibition
9am
RVA Downtown , Free

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...

"The Color of No" Exhibition at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond
9am
RVA The Fan , Free

For this solo exhibition, Iverson explores the deceptive complexity of the word “no.” It’s a loaded word that can be empathetic and even soothing. It can...

State of Deception
9am
RVA Downtown , Free

The Nazi Party developed a sophisticated propaganda machine that deftly spread lies about its political opponents, Jews, and the need to justify war. But...

The Art of Play
9am
Henrico, RVA Northside , Prices Vary, $

The Art of Play promises moments of joy, whimsy and enchantment as Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden comes alive with art that explores how playful interactions...

Tragedy of War: Japanese American Internment
9am
RVA Downtown , Free

During World War II 120,000 ethnic Japanese on the west coast, two-thirds of them American citizens, were forced into a series of camps to live under armed...

Curious George™: Let’s Get Curious!
9:30am
RVA The Fan , $

The insatiable curiosity of Curious George – the little monkey who has captured the imagination and hearts of millions of children and adults for 65 years –...

50 Years of Love in Prince George County
10am
Prince George , Free

This exhibit is a tribute to the 50th birthday of Virginia is for Lovers and a celebration of 50 years of Love in Prince George County and the couples who...

A City Personified Exhibit
10am
RVA The Fan , $

Have you ever considered what a city needs to function in an orderly manner every day? Is it the way a city places certain time restrictions on street...

Developing Richmond: Photographs from the Cook Studio
10am
RVA Downtown , $

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...

JOHN MARSHALL: HIDDEN HERO OF NATIONAL UNION
10am
RVA The Fan , Free, $, Prices Vary

The distinguished life of John Marshall, the nation’s fourth chief justice of the Supreme Court, parallels the unfolding of the American experiment in...

Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion
10am
RVA Downtown , Free, $, Prices Vary

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

Oh, Shenandoah: Landscapes of Diversity
10am
RVA The Fan , Free, $, Prices Vary

Washington D.C. artist Andrei Kushnir has recorded the history of the Shenandoah Valley through a series of paintings that capture the extraordinary beauty...

The Whimsical Birds of Nancy Topping Bazin
10am
Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , Free

Come step into Norfolk based artist Nancy Topping Bazin's world. Bazin's fantastical creatures will take center stage in her solo exhibition here at For...

Family Storytime
10:30am
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...

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.

We Do LEGO® Robotics Club
10:30am
RVA Downtown , Free

Kids in grades 2-6, join us for our monthly We Do LEGO Robotics Club. Learn about robotics, teamwork, problem solving, and engineering through designing,...

Tea for Two:  Poetry on the Patio
11am
RVA West End , Free

Casual outdoor readings by two local/regional poets are held first Saturdays in May, June, September, and October, sponsored by River City Poets. Readings...

Cinema Saturday: Spider-Man - Into The Spider-Verse
12pm
RVA Northside , Free

Popcorn and juice boxes available while supplies last! Teen Miles Morales becomes Spider-Man of his reality, crossing his path with five counterparts from...

May-June Exhibits @ Art Works!
12pm
RVA Southside , Free

6 new exhibits are on display through June 22nd. Visit us Tuesdays - Sundays 12 - 6 PM. Admission is free. Exhibits...

May/June 2019 Exhibition
12pm
RVA Southside , Free

Richmond, VA - art space is pleased to present four new gallery shows, featuring artists Morgan Craig, Naomi Swyers, a group exhibition by Robin L. Ryder,...

History in Focus: A Soldier’s Memories
1pm
Henrico , Free

Surviving the killing fields of World War I, soldiers such as Sheppard Crump of Meadow Farm preserved memories and memorabilia from their days in the war....

Tony Gentry Signing
1pm
Henrico, RVA West End , Free

Tony Gentry’s debut novel The Coal Tower traces the intersecting paths of three Charlottesville families across a day that ends in cataclysm at the old coal...

Confederate Gold: A Modern-day Romp through the Civil War History of Richmond, Virginia
2pm
Ashland , Free

If you’re looking for a book that glorifies or justifies the Confederacy, this is not your book. Author Penn Miller discusses his action-packed humorous...

Design Your Own Superhero
2pm
RVA Northside , Free

Come design your very own superheroes! Use one of our templates or build one from scratch. You can even use our craft supplies to make your own...

Amy's Travel presented by Latin Ballet of Virginia
3pm
Henrico , $

The Latin Ballet of Virginia and the the students at the school present Amy's Travels. It's a beautiful story of a young girl and her travels around the...

Author Talk with Dr. Matt McCarthy
3pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Join us for a reading and discussion with Dr. McCarthy, author of Superbugs, a "real life account of cutting-edge science and the race against the clock to...

A Gate to Serenity
6pm
Chesterfield , Free

Artist Sussan Afrasiabian presents her contemporary paintings of music and dance! Also featured will be her figurative bronzes & ceramic sculptures of dance....

Date Paint&Sip 1st Saturdays
6:30pm
Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg, Prince George , $$

EVERY 1st Saturday, is Date Nite Paint Party: 1st one to register can (almost always; I might have already chosen) pick the painting out!!! You come paint,...

ComedySportz Improv
7pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

IMPROV COMEDY PLAYED AS A SPORT. FOR EVERYONE. ComedySportz® is fun, fast-paced, competitive improvisational comedy that's perfect for date night, party...

Kadencia Orchestra
7pm
Henrico , $

Enjoy the awesome sounds of Bomba, Plena, and Salsa with Kadencia, a 12-piece ensemble comprised of professional musicians that have toured with some of the...

RVA Dance Collective presents ​  The Four Seasons
7pm
RVA Southside , $

RVA Dance Collective is excited to present an amazing evening of choreography our 12th annual repertory concert at Dogtown Dance Theatre this...

Wrong Chopped
7:30pm
RVA The Fan , $, Prices Vary

WRONG CHOPPED is a senseless Dada comedy that was workshopped at Firehouse in November, 2018. The new play happens to share a few qualities with the Food...

An Octoroon
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $, Prices Vary

"AN OCTOROON insists that making theater can be the best way to talk back to history.” -The Village Voice Judge Peyton is dead and his plantation Terrebonne...

Gloria
8pm
RVA Arts & Cultural District , $$

Gloria follows a the editorial assistants at a prestigious Manhattan magazine. These twenty-somethings bicker, gossip, and scheme as each tries to find their...

Paul Thorn
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $$

“This is the culmination of my whole life in music, coming back to my gospel roots,” says Paul Thorn about his newest album, Don’t Let the Devil Ride. “My...

Savannah Sipping Society
8pm
Colonial Heights , $$

Yet another terrific script from the authors of “The Dixie Swim Club,” “The Hallelujah Girls,” and “Always a Bridesmaid,” this delightful laugh-a-minute...

CSz Richmond: Solo Cup
9:30pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

The individual improv competition for the late night night crowd! Four improvisers and a host bring you your favorite games in a short form improv...

Saturday, June 1