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Saturday, August 10

Elizabeth Van Lew Downloadable Walking Tour
Richmond Story House

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...

RVA East End , $
 Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® Bricks
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

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,...

Henrico, RVA Northside , Prices Vary
"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
Andy Offutt Irwin Tall-Tale Workshop & Concert
CAT Theatre
9am

World Renowned Storyteller will lead a Tall-Tale workshop and then give a concert that night demonstrating his mastery of the form.

Henrico , $
The Art of Play
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

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...

Henrico, RVA Northside , Prices Vary, $
[Work]
Visual Arts Center of Richmond
9am

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...

RVA The Fan , Free
Curious George™: Let’s Get Curious!
Science Museum of Virginia
9:30am

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 –...

RVA The Fan , $
Pompeii: The Immortal City
Science Museum of Virginia
9:30am

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...

RVA The Fan , $
"Summer Steals" at Reynolds Gallery
Reynolds Gallery
10am

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...

RVA The Fan , Free, Prices Vary
#WCVEandMe Gallery Exhibit
VPM - Virginia's home for Public Media, VPM - Virginia's home for Public Media
10am

WCVE’s Instagram is brought to life at the #WCVEandMe gallery exhibit! Take in WCVE’s most popular and inspiring Instagram features in this interactive...

RVA West End , Free
Art Exhibits @ Main, August 2019
Richmond Public Library
10am

The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, August 2, 2019, through Tuesday, September 3, 2019: Gellman Room—Greenland Photographic...

RVA Downtown , Free
Black History Museum Summer Tours
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
10am

Stifle summer learning loss...Bring your children to the Black History Museum during summer break where they can explore and learn about Black history in a...

RVA Downtown , $
Cindy Neuschwander: A Measure of Life
Reynolds Gallery
10am

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...

RVA The Fan , Free
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 , $
Filipino Festival
10am

Now in its thirteenth year, the Filipino Festival is a community event which showcases the richness of the Filipino culture and promotes a respect for and...

Henrico , Free
Glen Allen Dance Center - Registration Open House
10am

Interested in joining the Glen Allen Dance Center? Come out to our 3rd early registration event August 10, 10AM- 1PM. We are located off of Mountain Road in...

Henrico
JOHN MARSHALL: HIDDEN HERO OF NATIONAL UNION
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

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

RVA The Fan , Free, $, Prices Vary
Lumen Printing
Studio Two Three
10am

This course focuses on image making in a new way. Lumen Prints are created through the use of natural sunlight and expired or fogged darkroom paper. Because...

RVA Northside , $$$
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
Oh, Shenandoah: Landscapes of Diversity
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

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

RVA The Fan , Free, $, Prices Vary
Sixty Years of Italian Design 1940-2000 Exhibit
The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design
10am

Sixty Years of Italian Design 1940-2000 is an exhibition of iconic contemporary Italian pieces. Maurice Beane, one of the region’s most prominent dealers and...

RVA The Fan , $
Summer Reading Finale
Richmond Public Library
10am

Celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program with fun events for all!

RVA West End , Free
The Chisholm Kid, Lone Fighter for Justice for All
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
10am

The Chisholm Kid, Lone Fighter for Justice for All pays homage to the many black cowboys who drove longhorns up the Chisholm Trail out of Texas and across...

RVA Downtown , $
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

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...

RVA Southside , Free
Summer Reading Finale
Richmond Public Library
11am, 2pm

Celebrate the end of Summer Reading with face painting with kids

RVA Southside , Free
Summer Reading Finale- Explore Your World
Richmond Public Library
11am

Summer Reading has come to an end. Join us for a fun filled celebration as we finish Exploring Our World. Grand Prize drawings will take place at your local...

RVA Downtown , Free
What were you after then? What are you after now?
1708 Gallery
11am

1708 Gallery is pleased to announce What were you after then? What are you after now? an exhibition of early works by prolific artist and 1708 artist Board...

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

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

RVA Northside , Free
July/August Exhibitions
Artspace
12pm

Richmond, VA – artspace is pleased to present five new gallery exhibitions, featuring artists Adam Bradley, Nick Candela, Jennifer Printz, Martha Prideaux,...

RVA Southside , Free
Master Class with Guest Artist Taylor Raley
KARAR DANCE COMPANY
12pm

"Pulling from experience as a contemporary explorer and adventurous mover the shape of my class falls into a quirky yet designed and fluid dimension. This...

RVA Southside , $
Summer Reading Finale
Richmond Public Library
12pm

Join us as we wrap up the Summer Reading Program with a pizza party! Enjoy food and fun as we choose the winners of the Summer Reading Program prize pool.

RVA Northside , Free
Summer Reading Finale- Explore Your World
Richmond Public Library
12pm

Summer Reading has come to an end. Join us for a fun filled celebration as we finish Exploring Our World. Grand Prize drawings will take place at your local...

RVA Northside , Free
Summer Reading Finale- Explore Your World
Richmond Public Library
12pm

Summer Reading has come to an end. Join us for a fun filled celebration as we finish Exploring Our World. Grand Prize drawings will take place at your local...

RVA Southside , Free
Pajaki Party - CLASSROOM
Studio Two Three
1pm

Hailing from a region in Poland, these colorful paper, and straw chandeliers are made to celebrate holidays and brighten up homes year round. Pajakis are fun...

RVA Northside , $$
"Murder at Harvard Kirkland House: A Mother's Worst Nightmare" - Author Discussion
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Author Denise Cosby will be here to discuss her memoir, "Murder at Harvard Kirkland House: A Mother's Worst Nightmare." Books will be available for purchase...

RVA Downtown , Free
Confetti: Community Conversations Series-Building a Culture of Health
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
2pm

Good health requires us all to transform health in our communities. The goal of these sessions is to inspire and prepare attendees to tackle health...

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
Summer Reading Finale
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Celebrate the end of Summer Reading with face painting with kids

RVA Southside , Free
Summer Reading Finale- Explore Your World
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Summer Reading has come to an end. Join us for a fun filled celebration as we finish Exploring Our World. Grand Prize drawings will take place at your local...

RVA Southside , Free
The Richmond Night Market
5pm

A monthly social embedded in the heart of the arts and culture scene of Richmond, Virginia, the Richmond Night Market (RNM) is a refreshing destination...

RVA Downtown , Free, Prices Vary
Digital Photo - Map Tables
Studio Two Three
6pm

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

RVA Northside , $$$
Performance Camp Production HAIRSPRAY, JR.
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
7pm

You can't stop the beat in this big and bold adaption of the Tony-Award-Winning musical about one girl's inspiring dream to dance and change the world.

Colonial Heights , $
The Elephant in the Room
7:30pm

Unapologetically Indian, Priyanka Shetty examines otherness, time, death, and the forces that build and break us in her solo performance THE ELEPHANT IN THE...

RVA The Fan , $, Prices Vary
Stephen Kellogg & Tyrone Wells (w/ guest Emmanuelle Sasson)
8pm

Over the last decade, New England native Stephen Kellogg has performed more than 1500 concerts around the world, raised thousands of dollars for causes close...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$

Saturday, August 10