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Thursday, October 15

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
Group Photo!
Wine & Design

Sign-Up Pick-Up Sip-Up PAINT! Your reservation includes a take-home paint kit & access to a LIVE Zoom event - where our artist will take you step-by-step...

$$
Virtual Event
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
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10am

Interactive story, music and play for babies from birth - 17 months with their caregiver.

RVA West End , Free
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10am

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

RVA Southside , Free
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 , $
LIVE Preschool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10am

Join us LIVE via Zoom for an interactive storytime for ages 2-5. After registration, you will receive a Zoom link for the event.

Free
Virtual Event
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
Surrender of Lee (Reverse mandala) by S. Ross Browne
10am

S. Ross Browne's newest creation, "The surrender of Lee (reverse mandala)" is amazing! Intricate detail and use of color make this a must see. Plan your...

Free
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
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 Time
Richmond Public Library
11am

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

RVA Southside , Free
"Needs and Wants" view of installed work
Artspace
12pm

Artspace Artist Members will present artwork in a variety of media in an exhibition titled “Needs and Wants.” Work includes painting, photography,...

RVA Southside , $
Coronal Plane - MDO (medium density overlay), poplar, LED lights, inkjet prints mounted on glass. By Cristin Millett
Artspace
12pm

Artspace, a non-profit gallery for the visual and performing arts located in Manchester, announces three new exhibitions that will be installed and open to...

RVA Southside , Free
Open Studio -- Artists at Work
12pm

Visit Eclectica! Art Gallery in Midlothian to watch, learn, hang out, discuss techniques, materials, inspiration and frustration with in-house artist Sandhi...

Chesterfield , Free
Mindfulness Book Discussion: Radical Compassion
The Innerwork Center
1pm

Thursday, October 15, 2020 from 1:00-3:00pm Facilitators: Kay Davidson and Sherry Klauer Online via Zoom It may seem radical to investigate our feelings...

Prices Vary
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
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 LEGO Creator Club
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Join us each month via Zoom to build, chat, and share your creations. Looking for Lego inspiration between monthly meetings? Visit our kids page for new...

Free
Virtual Event
Library of Virginia Literary Awards: Nonfiction Discussion Panel
6pm

Join us as Traci Thomas, host of the podcast The Stacks, moderates a conversation with Nonfiction Award finalists Tressie McMillan Cottom, author of Thick:...

Free
Virtual Event
Water and Wealth: Talk with Mary Ebeling & Carolina Caycedo
Institute for Contemporary Art
6pm

This event explores the issues raised when life-giving natural resources are commodified and waterways are privatized. How can we reimagine the...

Free
Virtual Event
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
In-Person | Virtual Beginner Salsa Footwork and Partnering Concepts (no partner needed)
Dogtown Dance Theatre
7pm

Looking for something new and fun to do while social distancing? Learn to Salsa dance!!! This class is a progressive four week series for beginner level...

RVA Southside , $$
In-Person | Virtual Weekly Salsa Footwork Challenge (NOT BEGINNER)
Dogtown Dance Theatre
8pm

Each week SCDC instructors will teach a different salsa footwork combination to a specific song (like a mini-choreo). This will be a fun, fast paced class...

RVA Southside , $
Georgia
Richmond Triangle Players
8pm

Georgia Rogers Farmer — who has been thrilling RTP audiences with her unique and unparalleled brand of cabaret — returns to our stage to thrill audiences...

RVA Northside , Prices Vary

Thursday, October 15