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Saturday, September 14

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
Color Cargo
Visual Arts Center of Richmond
9am

VisArts presents "Color Cargo," an exhibition of work by New York-based artist Damien Davis, curated by Jennifer-Navva Milliken. “Color Cargo” examines the...

RVA The Fan , Free
Lewis Ginter Fall PlantFest
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

No admission fee required for PlantFest; regular admission to visit the Garden Avid gardeners know fall is a great time for planting! Lewis Ginter Fall...

Henrico , Free
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, $
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 , $
43rd St Festival of the Arts
43rd Street Gallery
10am

The 43rd Street Festival of the Arts is a fine art and craft show held in Richmond, VA. Limited to 80 artisans, it features local and regional art and fine...

RVA Southside , Free
Alison Hall | "for the white bird"
Reynolds Gallery
10am

For the white bird is Alison Hall’s second solo exhibition with Reynolds Gallery and is comprised of a series of works on panel in various scales alongside...

RVA The Fan , Free
Call for Entries – September Juried All-Media Show
10am

Calling all artists! Submit your work to Crossroads Art Center's All-Media Show. There is no theme for this exhibit. All work submitted must be for...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , $, Prices Vary
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 , $
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
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
JUDITH FAE BROWN, "VOLUME"
Quirk Gallery
10am

Join us in The Mezzanine at Quirk Hotel on Thursday, August 22 from 5-8 pm for the opening reception of Judith FAE Brown's solo exhibition, VOLUME. “Beauty...

RVA Downtown , Free
Joan Elliott | "Infinity Fields"
Reynolds Gallery
10am

Celebrating her fifth solo exhibition with Reynolds Gallery, Joan Elliott presents a series of individual paintings and diptychs on panel that display her...

RVA The Fan , Free
Matt Kleberg | "Blind Arcade"
Reynolds Gallery
10am

Blind Arcade marks the first solo exhibition in Richmond for Matt Kleberg, whose work has appeared in several group installations at Reynolds Gallery since...

RVA The Fan , Free
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
September 2019 Art Exhibits
Richmond Public Library
10am

The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, September 6, 2019, through Tuesday, October 1, 2019: Gellman Room—Accidentally Inspired—colorful...

RVA Downtown , Free
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 , $
Strong Men and Women in Virginia History Exhibit
Richmond Public Library
10am

The Library of Virginia's Strong Men and Women of Virginia History exhibit will be on display at Broad Rock Branch Library from August 13-September...

RVA Southside , Free
3D Printer Class
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Dive into 3D printing at the Library! Learn the basics of 3D modeling and printing using the design software Tinkercad. Space is limited and registration is...

RVA Downtown , Free
Sensory Story Time
Appomattox Regional Library
10:30am

Come and enjoy a sensory friendly story time. This is a great opportunity for children with different needs to explore the library and enjoy a fun story.

Hopewell , Free
Nature Card Making with a Decorated DVD Case Workshop
Scrap RVA
11am

Instructor Chris Bush is back at ScrapRVA. Using natural elements, card making techniques and upcycled DVD cases make a set of fall themed notecards that...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Northside , $
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
Xavier Mary, Deepwater Horizon
1708 Gallery
11am

1708 Gallery announces Deepwater Horizon, an exhibition of sculpture, video, and appropriated objects by Belgian artist Xavier Mary. Deepwater Horizon...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free
August - September Exhibits @ Art Works
Art Works Gallery
12pm

See 6 new art shows featuring: Michelle McGrath, Kelly Johnston, Glenda Creamer, the August All-Media Show juried by Kristen Peyton, and The James River Pix...

RVA Southside , Free
August/September Exhibitions
Artspace
12pm

Richmond, VA – artspace is pleased to present five new gallery exhibitions, featuring artists Beverly Ryan, Bizhan Khodabandeh, Cindy Mehr, Mitzi Humphrey,...

RVA Southside , 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
Richmond Tattoo, Art, & Music Festival
Loose Screw Tattoo
12pm

Known for intimate celebrity encounters, the Richmond Tattoo, Art & Music Festival will open its doors for the 27th year this September. More than 150 local...

Chesterfield, RVA Southside , Prices Vary
Richmond VegFest
12pm

The 17th annual Richmond VegFest is a fun and free festival with over 100 vendors (including over 40 food vendors), live music, kids activities, speakers,...

Free
Robert Rubama | Master Class
KARAR DANCE COMPANY
12pm

Robert is a native of Virginia Beach, Virginia. He is a graduate of George Mason University with a B.F.A in Dance. Robert has had the opportunity to perform...

RVA Southside , $
“Cabinet of Curiosities” by Chris Semtner
Anne’s Visual Art Studio
12pm

From September 6 until October 26, 2019, award-winning artist, author, and curator Chris Semtner will present Cabinet of Curiosities, a selection of his...

RVA Downtown , Free
"Breathe, River" Sound Installation at The Pump House
Sara Bouchard
1pm

Sound Arts Richmond presents an encore exhibition of "Breathe, River," a 4-channel sound installation by artist and composer Sara Bouchard inside Richmond's...

RVA The Fan , Free
Bingo for Books
Richmond Public Library
1pm

Join us as we play bingo for books you can take home forever.

RVA Southside , Free
My Dog is a WHAT?
Book People
1pm

Leslie Browne and Beverley Crosby’s interactive flip book My Dog Is A WHAT? will give you lots of smiles making off-the-wall combinations of some of your...

RVA West End , Free
Three Chopt Festival featuring the Richmond Symphony Big Tent
Richmond Symphony
1pm

Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the music! Festival admittance is FREE and open to the public. Food trucks- beer garden- nature walks- children's...

RVA West End , Free
Elders African Dance Class
Culture4MyKids
2pm

We want to pay homage and reverance to the requests that we have been getting from the elders to hold a dance class which will give a space to reflect the...

RVA Downtown , $
FREE Movie Time- Shazam!
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Join us for a special moving showing "Shazam!". Be sure to bring your blanket and your attention! Popcorn is included!

RVA Northside , 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
The Frederick Douglass Speaking Tour by Nathan Richardson
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Poet, Author and Spoken Word Performer Nathan M. Richardson captures completely the physical and spiritual essence of the great writer, orator and...

RVA Downtown , 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
Bak N Da Day
7pm

Back for two shows by overwhelming demand! Take a trip down memory lane with Richmond’s quintessential oldies vocal group as they sing music spanning from...

Henrico , $
Passing Strange
7:30pm

This innovative new musical exploded on Broadway in 2008 winning a Drama Desk Award, a New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award, two Obies, 7 Tony nominations,...

RVA The Fan , $, $$, Prices Vary
Agatha Christie's THE MOUSETRAP
River City Community Players
8pm

River City Community Players presents THE MOUSETRAP by Agatha Christie. "A group of strangers gathered in a remote part of the countryside discover, to their...

Chesterfield , $
Bluegrass/Americana Band East of Monroe
8pm

On Saturday, September 14th, the Shady Grove Coffeehouse kicks off its nineteenth season with a concert by bluegrass and Americana band East of Monroe. East...

Hanover , $, Free, Prices Vary
Falsettos
Richmond Triangle Players
8pm

A seamless pairing of March of the Falsettos and Falsettoland, acclaimed Off Broadway musicals written nearly a decade apart, Falsettos is the tale of...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , Prices Vary, $$
Holmes and Watson
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
8pm

Sherlock Holmes is dead… or so it is assumed. The world knows the great detective went over the falls at Reichenbach with his nemesis Professor Moriarty. As...

Colonial Heights , Prices Vary, $$
John Sebastian
8pm

Over four decades the contributions of John Sebastian have become a permanent part of our American musical fabric. His group The Lovin’ Spoonful played a...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$

Saturday, September 14