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Tuesday, October 13

Artober Online Art Exhibit
Pamunkey Regional Library

Artober is coming up and we're looking for art from you for a virtual exhibit! Maybe you’re an established artist? Or maybe you just began exploring your...

Free
Virtual Event
CATharsis Pandemic Theatre
CAT Theatre

Chamberlayne Actors Theatre is pleased to present our first CATharsis Pandemic Theatre production. "It's Not You" is an original script performed by special...

Free
Virtual Event
Call for Entries - November 2020 Juried All-Media Show
Crossroads Art Center

Crossroads Art Center is excited to announce an online call for entries the November 2020 All-Media Show juried by Francis Thompson, Art Program Manager at...

$
Virtual Event
Capitol Square Self Guided Walking Tour
The Valentine

Explore Richmond history with our self-guided Richmond History Tours. Each tour can be done at your own pace and includes route details, directions and the...

RVA Downtown , Free
Susan Crook
Art Works Gallery
12am

It’s a new season and our 17th anniversary! See 4 new exhibits and tour 75 artist studios Tuesday - Sunday 12-6 pm through October 19th, 2020. Exhibits...

RVA Southside , Free
HARRIET TUBMAN AND THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD: Video on Demand
Virginia Repertory Theatre

This stirring drama with music shares in the joys, sorrows, and challenges Harriet Tubman faced while courageously freeing herself and hundreds of others...

$
Virtual Event
Jackson Ward Self Guided Mural Walking Tour
The Valentine

Explore Richmond history with our self-guided Richmond History Tours. Each tour can be done at your own pace and includes route details, directions and the...

RVA Northside, RVA The Fan , Free
Oregon Hill Self Guided Walking Tour
The Valentine

Explore Richmond history with our self-guided Richmond History Tours. Each tour can be done at your own pace and includes route details, directions and the...

RVA Northside, RVA The Fan , Free
Richmond Cemeteries Self Guided Driving Tour
The Valentine

Explore Richmond history with our self-guided Richmond History Tours. Each tour can be done at your own pace and includes route details, directions and the...

RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Southside , Free
Hope for the Lamb Arts Hopewell Billboard Project, by Federico Infante
Lamb Center for Arts and Healing

This fall, seven artists with a heart, heritage, or home in Hopewell present their interpretations of the community they love in an immersive city-wide...

Hopewell , Free
Exhibit: Symbiotic Systems
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
8:30am

Free exhibit on display Sept 17 - Nov 8. Muralist, Nico Cathcart explores the connections between humans and the species that populate the earth alongside us...

Henrico , Free
When there Was Water
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

M&T Bank: Wind, Waves and Light - Art in Motion by George Sherwood Prepurchased timed tickets are required for all visitors at this unconventional exhibition...

Henrico , $
Unfinished Business
Library of Virginia
9am

Despite ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution in 1920, many people in the United States were denied the right to vote because of...

RVA Downtown , Free
A 60-times life size praying mantis
Science Museum of Virginia
9:30am

Featuring six enormous, robotic insects ranging from 40 to 120 times larger than life size; stations allowing guests to identify insect sounds, better...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Create A Pumpkin Patch @ Your Library!
Richmond Public Library
10am

The West End Library is growing a pumpkin patch! Use the link below to print a pumpkin, decorate and bring it to the library. We'll add it to our window to...

RVA West End , Free
Ghoulish Goodies
The Edgar Allan Poe Museum
10am

Are your kids a little too normal? Help them turn out weird by bringing them to the Poe Museum this October. We’ll provide them with a ghoulish goodie or a...

RVA Downtown , $
Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello Exhibition
10am

The Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello exhibition conveys the experiences and perspectives of the 607 enslaved African Americans who lived...

$
Que Pasa Festival
Latin Ballet of Virginia
10am

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce celebrates the Hispanic Heritage month online filled with entertainment and educational activities. Videos for each day...

Free
Virtual Event
Treasures of Ancient Egypt: Sunken Cities
10am

Dive into one of the most astonishing underwater discoveries of all time. The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts presents Treasures of Ancient Egypt: Sunken...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary, $
Working Together: Louis Draper and the Kamoinge Workshop
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

Inspired by the archive of Richmond native Louis Draper, VMFA has organized an unprecedented exhibition that chronicles the first twenty years of the...

RVA The Fan , Free
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

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

RVA Downtown , Free
LIVE Book Babies and Toddlers Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us LIVE via Zoom for an interactive Book Babies and Toddler storytime. We will be doing lap bounce rhymes, songs, stories, and movement. Please register...

Free
Virtual Event
Toddler & Preschool Free Paint
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us in the Belmont meeting room, and let your little one’s imagination go wild! Because let’s be honest, who doesn’t like to get a little messy? Second...

RVA West End , Free
Toddler Time
Richmond Public Library
11:15am

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

RVA Downtown , Free
Wavelength: Michael Rakowitz
Institute for Contemporary Art
12pm

Wavelength is an online lecture series that is a collaboration between VCUarts, the ICA, and VCUarts Qatar. A dynamic group of artists, designers, curators...

Free
Virtual Event
READ Center
Richmond Public Library
1pm

The Read Center's mission is to help adults with low-level literacy develop basic reading and communication skills. Classroom instruction, one-to-one...

RVA East End , Free
Meet the Veteran Artist: A Discussion with Diana de Avila
Virginia War Memorial
1:30pm

This program will introduce viewers to digital artist and U.S. Army veteran Diana de Avila and her incredible artwork. Hear about her journey to becoming an...

RVA Downtown , Free
Virtual Event
Celebrating the Full American Experience - through Fashion
Woven Orbits Theater
2pm

A continuation of the Woven Orbits edutainment learning series where we showcase some of America's ethnic, cultural and religious minorities. This short...

Free
Virtual Event
Virtual Teen Trivia
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Join us for a fun game of trivia for teens 12-18! Just grab a pen and paper, round up some teammates, or join by yourself and have fun. Participants will...

Free
Virtual Event
Producer's Institute: Alison MacAdam (1 of 2)
Institute for Contemporary Art
5pm

The difference between an good podcast and a great one is professional feedback. During this two-hour virtual session, guest producer Alison MacAdam gives a...

Free
Virtual Event
Exploring The Realities of Being Human: The Four Conditions Beyond Our Control
The Innerwork Center
6pm

Tuesdays, October 6, 13, and 20 6:00-8:00pm Facilitator: Philip Davidson This program will be held online via Zoom. Participants receive the Zoom link upon...

$$$, Prices Vary
Virtual Event
Library of Virginia Literary Awards: Fiction Discussion Panel
6pm

Join us as Bethanne Patrick, writer, editor, and freelance book reviewer for the Washington Post and Los Angeles Times, moderates a conversation with Fiction...

Free
Virtual Event
A Wizard and our favorite resident cat, Rocket!
Agecroft Hall
6:30pm

The Wizards, Magic, & Potions tour highlights items in our collection revealed in modern popular literature and movies. Come dressed as your favorite prep...

RVA West End , $
Studio Series October
Richmond Ballet
6:30pm

Extraordinary dancing for extraordinary times. From loneliness and sorrow to hope and love, the pandemic has inspired a multitude of emotions in all of us....

RVA Downtown , $$, Prices Vary
CARDIO HIP HOP DANCE
Dogtown Dance Theatre
7pm

Enjoy 60-minutes of follow-along, sweat-drenched hip hop. This super fun, high energy class will have you dancing your butt off while melting those...

RVA Southside , $
Don Tepper's contemporary take on Poe's "Masque of the Red Death"
7pm

Join us for this special presentation of the 2020 Poe Film Festival. Fairfax director Don Tepper's adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's classic 1842 story,...

Free
Virtual Event
Shockoe Sessions Live
JAMinc
7:30pm

Tune in to The Shockoe Sessions Live every Tuesday evening at 7:30 PM on inyourearstudios channel on YouTube! or on Facebook Sept 22nd - The Legendary...

Free
Virtual Event
In-Person | Virtual Weekly Bachata Footwork (all levels)
Dogtown Dance Theatre
8pm

Bachata is a popular dance that originated in the Dominican Republic. This class is open to all skill levels of dancers. Footwork will start out easy and...

RVA Southside , $

Tuesday, October 13