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Tuesday, October 20

Artober Online Art Exhibit
Free

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...

Virtual Event
CATharsis Pandemic Theatre
Free

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

Virtual Event
Call for Entries - November 2020 Juried All-Media Show
$

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
RVA Downtown , Free

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...

HARRIET TUBMAN AND THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD: Video on Demand
$

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
RVA Northside, RVA The Fan , Free

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...

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

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...

Richmond Cemeteries Self Guided Driving Tour
RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Southside , Free

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...

Swift Creek Mill Theatre's Young People's Playhouse
Prices Vary, $$

Since 1989, Swift Creek Mill Theatre has been providing quality educational plays that cobine learning with arts and culture. Our original producations...

Virtual Event
Hope for the Lamb Arts Hopewell Billboard Project, by Federico Infante
Hopewell , Free

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...

Exhibit: Symbiotic Systems
8:30am
Henrico , Free

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...

Unfinished Business
9am
RVA Downtown , Free

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...

A 60-times life size praying mantis
9:30am
RVA The Fan , Prices Vary

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

 ALL ABOUT FALL- PAINT AND EXPLORE!
10am
$

Come explore all things Fall! Listen to a fun Fall-themed story with one of our educators. Then it’s off to create! Children get to make a unique Fall Tree...

Create A Pumpkin Patch @ Your Library!
10am
RVA West End , Free

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...

Ghoulish Goodies
10am
RVA Downtown , $

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...

Jordan Shanks Presents: Love Letters to America Part II
10am
RVA Northside , Free

The show will feature photography and a short film by Jordan Shanks. The Virginia native and Howard University graduate has traveled the country documenting...

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...

Pumpkin Poe-Down
10am
RVA Downtown , $

Between October 20 and November 1, bring your pocket change to the museum to vote for your favorite pumpkin, decorated by some of our talented neighbors and...

Treasures of Ancient Egypt: Sunken Cities
10am
RVA The Fan , Prices Vary, $

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

North Avenue Fiction Focus Senior Book Club
10:15am
Free

· Free! Must be a resident of the City of Richmond · Must be 55+ · Must have a City of Richmond library card (free) · Books provided for one-month...

Virtual Event
Book Babies
10:30am
RVA Downtown , Free

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

LIVE Book Babies and Toddlers Storytime
10:30am
Free

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...

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Making Military Movies: The Documentaries of the Army University Press and the Virginia War Memorial
10:30am
Free

This program will examine the creative process, research, and production that goes into producing informative and entertaining military history documentaries...

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ART WORKSHOP: SPOOKY CLAY OWLS
11:15am
RVA Downtown , $

Participants will learn about the incredible owl and its interesting adaptations. After learning about them, participants get to create their own owl out of...

Toddler Time
11:15am
RVA Downtown , Free

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

READ Center
1pm
RVA East End , Free

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

Celebrating the Full American Experience - through Fashion
2pm
Free

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

Virtual Event
Exploring The Realities of Being Human: The Four Conditions Beyond Our Control
6pm
$$$, Prices Vary

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...

Virtual Event
SDAC PRESENTS- Artist Workshop with Natasha Kovacs + Lindsay Parnell
6pm
Free

In this workshop, we'll be wet felting. Wet felting uses warm water and soap to massage loose wool fibers into solid felted shapes. Participants will learn...

Virtual Event
Suppressed: The Fight to Vote
6pm
Free

Join us for a virtual film screening of Suppressed: The Fight to Vote followed by a panel discussion and audience Q&A. Registration is required. This program...

Virtual Event
Studio Series October
6:30pm
RVA Downtown , $$, Prices Vary

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....

CARDIO HIP HOP DANCE
7pm
RVA Southside , $

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...

Ezibu Muntu's African Drum & Dance Community Class
7pm
RVA Southside , $

On the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month, we hold community classes to educate our community about the African Diaspora through music & dance.

Secretly Y'all presents: AGeNTS of CHANGe
7pm
Free

SY is excited to announce our first collaboration event with the Virginia Museum of History and Culture! The event's theme, AGENTS OF CHANGE: FEMME...

Virtual Event
Shockoe Sessions Live
7:30pm
Free

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...

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In-Person | Virtual Weekly Bachata Footwork (all levels)
8pm
RVA Southside , $

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...

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