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Thursday, July 4

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.

 Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® Bricks
9am
Henrico, RVA Northside , Prices Vary

The wildly popular Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® Bricks returns with new sculptures as part of The Art of Play. Created with half-a-million LEGO bricks,...

"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...

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...

Book Babies
10am
RVA Southside , Free

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

Book Babies
10am
RVA West End , Free

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

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...

Preschool Storytime
10am
RVA East End , Free

Join us for our fun, interactive, and educational story time featuring books, songs, rhymes and activities! For ages 3-5 with an adult.

Family Storytime
10:30am
RVA Northside , Free

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

Library Yarns
10:30am
RVA West End , Free

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...

Liberty or Death Independence Day Reenactments
11am, 1:15pm
RVA Downtown , $

Come witness the extraordinary rhetoric of Patrick Henry as he convinces his fellow delegates to take up arms against the King! There will be a morning...

Toddler Time
11am
RVA West End , Free

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...

Toddler Time
11am
RVA Southside , Free

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

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

See 6 new exhibits and tour 75 artist studios. Admission is free. Visit us 12 - 6 PM, Tuesdays - Sundays. Exhibits include: PLAYcation by Jacqui...

Liberty or Death Independence Day Reenactments
1:15pm
RVA Downtown , $

Come witness the extraordinary rhetoric of Patrick Henry as he convinces his fellow delegates to take up arms against the King! There will be a morning...

Southside from the Heart Knitters - Hopewell Library
2pm
Hopewell , Free

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...

Homework Help/Reading Buddies
3:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

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

Summer Reading Buddies
3:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

Volunteers and staff will be available to help students of all ages with literacy skills! ¡Voluntarios y empleados estarán disponibles para dar ayuda a...

Red, White, and Lights Fourth of July Celebration
4pm
Henrico , Free

Celebrate the Fourth of July at Dorey Park! Enjoy a family fun zone, food trucks, a performance by the Richmond Symphony, and a fireworks finale. Gates open...

Thursday, July 4