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Saturday, June 22

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...

The Reader's Friend Book Store
6:30am
Hopewell , Free

The Reader's Friend Book Store offers gently used books, cds, and dvds for bargain prices. Proceeds benefit all ARLS libraries.

"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...

June Master Class: Think Like an Editor with Elizabeth Ferris
9am
RVA The Fan , Prices Vary, $$

A good editor doesn’t just check for typos and run-on sentences. They help you see your work in a whole new way—bringing out your writerly strengths and...

PAAL Friday For The Arts!
9am
Petersburg , Free

In the Main Gallery, Three Faces of Art: Cynthia Profitt Cornett with Jerry and Pat Harvey Jerry and Pat live in Chester with four cats, two Mini Coopers, a...

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...

[Work]
9am
RVA The Fan , Free

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond will open its annual "[Work]" exhibition on Friday, June 21 with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. in the center’s True F. Luck...

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 –...

Pompeii: The Immortal City
9:30am
RVA The Fan , $

Making its North American debut at the Science Museum of Virginia, Pompeii: The Immortal City plunges guests into the heart of the drama and the ruins of the...

"Summer Steals" at Reynolds Gallery
10am
RVA The Fan , Free, Prices Vary

Summer Steals presents more than twenty works of art at price points selected to align with a variety of budgets. Both new and seasoned collectors will...

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...

Art Exhibits @ Main
10am
RVA Downtown , Free

Art Exhibits@ Main The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, June 6, 2019, through Tuesday July 30, 2019: Gellman Room—“Art Omelet”—inspired...

Cindy Neuschwander: A Measure of Life
10am
RVA The Fan , Free

Marking the third solo exhibition of work by the late artist Cindy Neuschwander at Reynolds Gallery, A Measure of Life is comprised of over a dozen pieces of...

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...

Watercolor Cards Workshop
10am
RVA Northside , $

Learn to create watercolor cards or scrapbook pages using stamps, ink and a water brush. $10/all materials included Instructor: Shela Dean

Cricut Class: Make a monogram sticker
10:30am
RVA Downtown , Free

Join us for an introductory Cricut class and learn design basics, tips and tricks. Space is limited and registration is suggested. This month's project: ...

Light & Love Journal Writing Club
11:30am
RVA Southside , Free

Join Rashanda every 4th Saturday for a journal writing club. Disconnect from the everyday hustle and bustle and tap into your writing skills. No registration...

First Drafts and Bagels: The Witch Project
12pm
RVA The Fan , Free

Need some dynamic theatre to elevate your weekend? Join us at Firehouse for mimosas and bagels and participate in the creative process of making a new play....

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,...

Summer Reading Program Kick-off
12pm
RVA Northside , Free

Join us for a fun, event-filled day to kick-off our Summer Reading Program. Enjoy some free ice cream while you pick up your reading Passport and get started!

Beyond Blue: Cyanotype Toning
1pm
RVA Northside , $$

Cyanotype is a fun and easy way to get involved in photography. If you've ever wondered how to do a sun print or what a blueprint really is, this class is...

Deadly Southern Charm Book Signing
1pm
RVA West End , Free

Join the Deadly Southern Charm Authors for a Book Signing on June 22 from 1-3 PM at Book People in Richmond, VA.

Cinema Saturday: The Upside
2pm
RVA Northside , Free

Join us as we watch The Upside! We will provide a warm room and the popcorn. Feel free to bring your own snacks or drinks (for the meeting room only please)!...

Lego Club
2pm
RVA Northside , Free

For ages 5-12 years. Join us for free play with legos. We provide the legos, you provide the imagination.

Author Panel & Signing
3pm
Chesterfield , Free

Heather Bennett and Amanda Spiers, author and illustrator of "A Jar Full of Kisses", will host an author panel and book signing. “A Jar Full of Kisses,”...

Collaborative Visual Journaling Meetup
5pm
RVA Northside , Free

Join this new group who will start meeting May 25th on the last Saturday of every month. Share ideas and gain inspiration with Collaborative Visual...

Digital Photography 101 - Classroom
5pm
RVA Northside , $$$

In this 3-day course, participants will learn the basics of DSLR Photography (aperture, shutter speed, ISO, white balance, lens coverage, touch on flash...

Sound Off Saturdays
6pm
RVA Downtown , Free

An open mic experience you will love. Great food, intriguing people, and amazing talent. RVA's most talented show off their skills, including spoken word,...

Frozen Jr
7pm
Chesterfield , $

Join Anna, Elsa and all your favorite characters in this Broadway style musical based on the Disney cartoon.

The Tempest
7:30pm
RVA West End , $

Prospero, the deposed Duke of Milan and now a powerful magician, raises a great storm to wreck the vessel casting his betrayers onto the shores of the...

Alyson Williams
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $$

American R&B singer, born May 11, 1962 in New York City. Born and raised in Harlem, daughter of noted Jazz trumpeter and bandleader Bobby Booker, Alyson...

CAT Theatre presents OFFICE HOURS
8pm
Henrico , $, Prices Vary

It’s Friday afternoon in the big city, and in six different offices, six different stories are unfolding at the same time. But they’re all connected somehow,...

Grey Gardens
8pm
RVA Downtown , Prices Vary

Journey deep into the wild and wonderful walls of Grey Gardens, the once posh long-island estate that has fallen into mysterious disrepair. See where it all...

River City Community Players presents MAMA WON'T FLY
8pm
Chesterfield , $

River City Community Players presents “Mama Won’t Fly” by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten (the playwrights of “The Dixie Swim Club” and...

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...

Saturday, June 22