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Wednesday, October 21

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

Group Photo!
$$

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...

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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...

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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...

ART WORKSHOP: SPOOKY CLAY OWLS
10am
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...

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...

PreSchool Storytime
10:30am
RVA Northside , Free

Join us at North Avenue Branch Library for awesome stories, tons of fun, and a special craft! Hope to see you there for a great half hour of Pre-School...

Storytime!
10:30am
RVA Southside , Free

Join us for a fun, interactive storytime with Ms. Lisa! All ages are welcome!

Wonder Wednesdays Livestream (Story Time for Youth)
11am
Free

Who knew you would be home schooling?? Ęlęgba Folklore Society is launching a weekly story time for your children. We’re inviting you to gather your children...

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ALL ABOUT FALL- PAINT AND EXPLORE!
11:15am
$

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...

Short Course - Mindful Self Compassion
12:30pm
$$$, Prices Vary

Wednesdays, September 23-October 28, 12:30-1:45 pm Retreat Day: Saturday, October 24 from 10 am - 12 pm Facilitators: Lisa Halberstadt and Martha...

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One More Stitch
1pm
RVA West End , Free

Meet with other community members to knit, crochet or work with other fiber arts. Share ideas and techniques, get help or give help. All levels welcome.

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...

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Book Babies
4pm
RVA The Fan , Free

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

Miracles in Motion virtual 8 week dance class
4pm
$$$

Miracles in Motion is a program designed to provide the full dance experience to people with special needs. We provide a complete dance education, along with...

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Art Journaling with Oakwood Arts
5pm
Free

Our Instructor-in-Residence, Sam Page, will be hosting a new session of their weekly drop-in Art Journaling class for teens on Wednesdays, October...

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Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT)
5:30pm
$$$, Prices Vary

Wednesdays, September 30-November 18, 5:30-7:30pm Facilitators: Susan Wilkes PhD Activate your own compassionate nature as a powerful force in your everyday...

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Riso 101
6pm
RVA Northside , $$

Want to try a quick and fun method of immediately printing your doodles/collages/zines/posters etc? This is the perfect class for you! This class you'll...

Women in Resistance: A Panel Discussion
6pm
Free

How can revolutionary women of other times and places inspire art and action in the present? This discussion considers intersectional approaches to creative...

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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....

The Branch House
6:30pm
Free

Designed by John Russell Pope, the Branch House and Gardens occupy half a block in Richmond’s Fan District. This webinar will explore the history of the...

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Wednesday, October 21