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Saturday, October 24

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

CLAVES UNIDOS FREE COMMUNITY CLASS | LIVE VIA ZOOM ONLY
9am
RVA Southside , Free

African roots community dance class fusing Caribbean and African rhythms. COMPANY: CLAVES UNIDOS CONTACT: dance@clavesunidos.com

Storywalk @ West End Branch Library:  The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything
9am
RVA West End , Free

Need a break from screens? Stop by the West End Branch Library and follow The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything on a storywalk! Start on the...

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...

Basic Screenprinting
10am
RVA Northside , $$

Curious about screenprinting? This is the intro class for you! Learn everything you need to churn out multiple copies of your design. You'll see how to coat...

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...

Dressing Dreadfully
10am
RVA Downtown , $

Are you bummed that work has canceled the office Halloween party and you’re looking for somewhere to show off your new Plague Doctor digs? Don your costume...

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...

Two balls, One Strike by David Short
10am
Chesterfield , Prices Vary

David's show of 15 original oil paintings is an invitation to crimes, capers, questions & a dash of adrenaline! Show will be up through November. Stop by as...

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...

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

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...

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...

OktoberFest
11am
Henrico , $

Celebrate fall, nature’s grand finale, with OktoberFest at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden — a day filled with live music by Jackass Flats, games and prizes,...

Poe Graveyard Tour: "Misery is Manifold"
11am, 1pm, 6:30pm
RVA Downtown, RVA East End , $

Join Executive Director Sarah Whiting for 'Misery is Manifold," an exploration of the life of Poe in Richmond, the city he called home. “Misery is manifold....

SPARC Pop-Up Class
11am
RVA Northside , $

Grades: 9th to 12th Join us for a morning of theatrical exploration in SPARC's outdoor classroom! SPARC's fantastic teaching artists will lead a fun,...

Judith Anderson Bolivia Series #5
12pm
RVA Southside , Free

Artspace, a non-profit gallery for the visual and performing arts, is pleased to present the 2020 Members' Biennial celebrating its 32nd Anniversary and...

Interpreter Andrew Keehan
12pm, 2pm
RVA Downtown, RVA East End , $

Join us inside Historic St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick Henry and his 'Liberty...

Sara Henry
12pm
RVA Southside , Free

Breakthrough by Sara Henry is the featured exhibit in October. Sara is from Alaska, now lives in Arkansas and brings her three dimensional ceramic paintings...

Art Under The Pines
1pm
Henrico, RVA Northside , Free

Tired of being inside? Come out to Pine Camp Cultural Arts Center and enjoy "Art Under The Pines"! Bring your friends and family to enjoy a picnic on the...

Fiesta Workshops
1pm
Petersburg , Free

During the month of October PAAL is offering workshops with cultural crafts from the Dia de los Muertos celebration. Space is limited due to Covid...

Poe Graveyard Tour: "Misery is Manifold"
1pm, 6:30pm
RVA Downtown, RVA East End , $

Join Executive Director Sarah Whiting for 'Misery is Manifold," an exploration of the life of Poe in Richmond, the city he called home. “Misery is manifold....

Be the Change: A Social Justice Book Club for Teens
2pm
Free

Tired of feeling like you have no control over what's going on in your community? Wanting to make a difference in the world around you? Be the Change, our...

Virtual Event
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
Interpreter Andrew Keehan
2pm
RVA Downtown, RVA East End , $

Join us inside Historic St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick Henry and his 'Liberty...

Gellman Room Concert Livestream: RVA Baroque
2pm
Free

RVA Baroque presents a program that celebrates diversity among musicians in the baroque era and within our city now with composers Salmone Rossi, Johann...

Virtual Event
Virginia Conservatory For Creaitve And Performing Arts Virtual Playwriting Class - Ages 18+
3:30pm
$$

VIRTUAL PLAYWRITING - AGES 18+ Would you like to have your plays ready to submit to Virtual Theatre Festivals like Prism Stage Company, Adirondack Theatre...

Studio Series October
5pm, 8:30pm
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....

Garden Glow at Maymont
6pm
RVA The Fan , $

Brighten your autumn nights on a wondrous light-filled journey through Maymont, in a NEW LOCATION this year showcasing the historic architecture and gardens...

Poe Graveyard Tour: "Misery is Manifold"
6:30pm
RVA Downtown, RVA East End , $

Join Executive Director Sarah Whiting for 'Misery is Manifold," an exploration of the life of Poe in Richmond, the city he called home. “Misery is manifold....

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7:30pm
RVA The Fan , Prices Vary

ANN ​​Just in time for what's probably the most important election of our time, Firehouse Theatre is pleased to announce the Richmond premiere of Holland...

Studio Series October
8:30pm
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....

Saturday, October 24