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Saturday, September 28

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 , $
"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
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, $
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
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
Sundry Souls: Views. Values. Vibrancy
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
10am

Sundry Souls is a collection of work created by 17 artists who are as diverse as the images depicted in their creations. Yet, they share the common thread of...

RVA Downtown , $
Vivid Lilies on Sanded Paper with Mandy Peltier
Crossroads Art Center
10am

SOAR Workshop - Vivid Lilies on Sanded Paper with Mandy Peltier Saturday, September 28–Sunday, September 29, 2019 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. As an experienced...

Henrico , $$
Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS) Meeting
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Regular Membership Meeting: Greater Richmond, VA, Chapter, AAHGS

RVA Downtown , Free
Cricut Class: I Love My Library Mug
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for an introductory Cricut class and learn design basics, tips and tricks. Space is limited and registration is suggested. September is National...

RVA Downtown , Free
Rumi's 812th Birthday Celebration w/ Honored Guest Shaykha Nur Artiran
10:30am

Please join us for music, whirling, poetry and more to celebrate mystical poet Mevlana Jalal ad-Din Rumi’s 812th Birthday, Saturday, September 28th, 2019, at...

RVA Downtown , $, $$$, Prices Vary
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
Light & Love Journal Writing Club
Richmond Public Library
11:30am

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...

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
September - October Exhibits @ Art Works!
Art Works Gallery
12pm

Visit Tuesdays - Sundays 12 pm - 6 pm. Exhibits continue through 10/19. Admission is free. Exhibits include: Tension by Michelle McGrath McGrath...

RVA Southside , Free
Transcribe-a-thon
Library of Virginia
12pm

Join other volunteers to transcribe handwritten pages by reading written text and typing it into digital form. Participate in enhancing access to collections...

RVA Downtown , Free
“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
RVA Origami
Richmond Public Library
1pm

RVA Origami folding meetup! All skill levels welcome. Basic supplies provided and no registration is required.

RVA Southside , Free
A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
Virginia Repertory Theatre
2pm, 8pm

Starring beloved Richmond actors, Scott Wichmann and Alexander Sapp, this Tony Award-winner for Best Musical is a murderous, bawdy and outrageous romp,...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , $$, Prices Vary
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 , $
Lego Club
Richmond Public Library
2pm

We provide the Legos- you design the build. Come create with us. Ages 5 and up with adult.

RVA East End , Free
Holmes and Watson
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
2:30pm, 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, $$
Provocations Performance: Luis Vasquez La Roche
Institute for Contemporary Art
4pm

Performance artist Luis Vasquez La Roche was born in Venezuela. In 2002 he migrated to Trinidad and Tobago. He graduated from the University of the West...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , Free
Collaborative Visual Journaling Meetup
Scrap RVA
5pm

Join this group who meets on the last Saturday of every month. Share ideas and gain inspiration with Collaborative Visual Journaling. FREE! Group Leader: Nan...

RVA Northside , Free
Homage to the Masters
Bella Arte Gallery
6pm

Debra Keirce has been inspired by the master realist painters for as long as she can recall. Her show, “Homage to the Masters,” is her way of honoring those...

Chesterfield , Free
Sound Off Saturdays
6pm

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,...

RVA Downtown , Free
Richmond Ballet's CONTEMPORARY CLASSICS
Richmond Ballet, Richmond Ballet
7pm

Carmina Burana Choreography by John Butler Music by Carl Orff Theme and Variations Choreography by George Balanchine Music by Peter Ilyich...

RVA Downtown
The English Channel
7pm

The English Channel returns with a third all-new edition of their fab concert experience, “AMFM Hits of the British Invasion Decade”. You’ll hear and see...

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
A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
Virginia Repertory Theatre
8pm

Starring beloved Richmond actors, Scott Wichmann and Alexander Sapp, this Tony Award-winner for Best Musical is a murderous, bawdy and outrageous romp,...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , $$, 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, $$
Lori Williams
8pm

“Lori Williams seamlessly moves from Jazz to R&B in ways the listener can feel at home with her in either genre. She has set the bar for vocalists to come.”...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$

Saturday, September 28