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Sunday, September 22

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
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
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, $
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 , $
Fountain Of Youth Book Club
Fountain Bookstore
10am

Purchase of book from Fountain either in the book, ebook, or Libro.fm audiobook is required. Young Adult (or YA for short) is a very diverse and exciting...

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
JUDITH FAE BROWN, "VOLUME"
Quirk Gallery
10am

“Beauty is a quality I am always seeking” ----Thomas Gentille, Artist Jeweler Striving for balance between shape, surface, color and proportion is primary...

RVA Downtown , 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
Pinhole Photography
Studio Two Three
10am

Build your own pinhole camera and discover the magic of this ancient form of photography! You'll learn about how pinholes function, then build your own and...

RVA Northside , $$$
Time Travelers: Free Admission Weekend
The Valentine
10am

Time Travelers, a biannual Richmond Region tradition, invites tourists and locals alike to discover the area’s treasures spanning 400 years of fascinating...

Ashland, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free
 Rare and Exotic Woods Jewelry Workshop with Rick Smucker, PhD, MT-BC
Crossroads Art Center
11am

Rich has years of experience and knowledge doing the thing he loves; creating stunning jewelry from Nature’s rare and unique varieties of wood: mistletoe,...

Henrico , $$$
Time Travelers Free Admission Weekend
The Edgar Allan Poe Museum
11am

Time Travelers, a biannual Richmond Region tradition, invites tourists and locals alike to discover the area’s treasures spanning 400 years of fascinating...

RVA Downtown
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 District , 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
Summit Stables Book Fair & Jazz Brunch at Blue Bee Cider
Book People, Book People, Book People
12pm

Celebrate Richmond's independent book stores at our third annual Book Fair & Brunch! Peruse reading selections and chat with our friends from Black Swan...

RVA Northside , Free
Gallery at First UU
Gallery at First Unitarian Universalist Church
12:30pm

Gallery at First UU – Richmond’s Favorite Pop-Up Art Event A visual feast for the eyes, this is not your grandma's church-basement craft show! Gallery at...

RVA The Fan , Free
Sunday Reading Series - The Doppelganger and Darkness
The Edgar Allan Poe Museum
12:30pm

Part of the Poe Museum's Sunday Reading Series, this Sunday features guest lecturer Dr. Sharon Pajka of Gallaudet University giving a talk on "The...

RVA Downtown , $
Beginner Hand Embroidery
Studio Two Three
1pm

Fall is the perfect time to cozy up with a brand new hobby! This three-hour workshop will cover basic hand embroidery tools, techniques, and stitches, as...

RVA Northside , $$
Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
1pm, 6:30pm

Roald Dahl’s amazing tale is now Richmond’s golden ticket! It’s the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including “Pure...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary, $$$, $$
September 2019 Art Exhibits
Richmond Public Library
1pm

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
From Tragedy to Triumph
Hanover Tavern
2pm

Hanover Tavern Foundation is pleased to present, “From Tragedy to Triumph, The Martha Ann Fields Story.” Written and performed by Valerie Davis, the story of...

Hanover , $
Warm: A Pop/Rock Opera
Firehouse Theatre
2pm

Be in the audience for this historic moment when we introduce Richmond audiences to JC Gonzalez's new pop/rock opera WARM. ​Join us for this incredible new...

RVA The Fan , $$, Prices Vary
Agatha Christie's THE MOUSETRAP
River City Community Players
2:30pm

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 , $
Film Screening: Ava DuVernay's "13th"
Richmond Public Library
2:30pm

Join us for a free screening and discussion of Ava DuVernay's "13th", sponsored by Free Black Mamas Fellowship and SONG (Southerners on New Ground). Space is...

RVA Downtown , Free
Holmes and Watson
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
2:30pm

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, $$
Altria Masterworks 1, Opening Weekend: The Return of Marin Alsop
Richmond Symphony
3pm

All Altria Masterworks Concerts are held in the Carpenter Theatre at the Dominion Energy Center for the Performing Arts. Discover the power of live music...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary, $, $$$
Falsettos
Richmond Triangle Players
4pm

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 District , Prices Vary, $$
RVA Bachata Sunday
4pm

Free latin dance lesson at 4PM, social dance from 4:45-8PM. The event is free, all ages welcome, and no partners are needed. Two floors of dance space,...

RVA Downtown , Free
Let's Have Some Fun!
Richmond Concert Band
5:30pm

Join the Richmond Concert Band at Agecroft Hall for an evening of "fun" music -- like "Chopsticks," the theme from "The Avengers," "Mister Rogers" songs, an...

RVA West End , Free
Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
6:30pm

Roald Dahl’s amazing tale is now Richmond’s golden ticket! It’s the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including “Pure...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary, $$$, $$
Susan Greenbaum "Carole King's "Tapestry"
The Tin Pan
7pm

Enjoy an evening dedicated to the great Carole King album Tapestry. Her album is one of the best-selling albums of all-time, with over 25 million copies sold...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$
“Telling Their Stories: An Evening of Cabaret”
Weinstein JCC
7:30pm

Join Natan Berenshteyn and Debra Clinton, two iconic figures for arts and culture in the Richmond Jewish community, for an intimate evening of stories and...

RVA West End , $, Prices Vary

Sunday, September 22