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Sunday, October 25

Don't miss this Halloween treat!  Find out more at https://3pennyplays.org/upcoming-productions/
Three-Penny Theatre

Come gather round the fire and enjoy Mark Twain telling you a trio of Halloween stories at midnight. Don't miss this video event on YouTube!

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
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
Swift Creek Mill Theatre's Young People's Playhouse
Swift Creek Mill Theatre

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

Prices Vary, $$
Virtual Event
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
Storywalk @ West End Branch Library:  The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything
Richmond Public Library
9am

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...

RVA West End , 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
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...

$
Sewing 101
Studio Two Three
10am

Hooray, you have a sewing machine! Unsure of the next step? Bring your sewing machine and its handy manual (or borrow one of our machines) for a beginner's...

RVA Northside , $$
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, $
FREE COMMUNITY MODERN CLASS
Dogtown Dance Theatre
11am

Modern dance technique class taught by RVA Dance Collective and rotating guest instructors. Open to dancers of all levels and ages. For more information...

RVA Southside , Free
Ghoulish Goodies
The Edgar Allan Poe Museum
11am

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 , $
Pumpkin Poe-Down
The Edgar Allan Poe Museum
11am

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...

RVA Downtown , $
Judith Anderson Bolivia Series #5
Artspace
12pm

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

RVA Southside , Free
Sara Henry
Art Works Gallery
12pm

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...

RVA Southside , Free
Studio Series October
Richmond Ballet
1pm, 4:30pm

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
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
Henrico Live: On the Road - PumpHouse Blues
3pm

Since you can't come to the Henrico Theatre, we're bringing the Henrico Theatre to you! This concert features local favorites PumpHouse Blues. From soulful...

Henrico , Free
Metro on the Move: Wind Serenade
Richmond Symphony
3pm

Music Director Valentina Peleggi will conduct the Richmond Symphony Wind Ensemble in this special socially distanced concert at Reveille United Methodist...

RVA West End , $
OUTDOOR CONCERT - THE SUPER SUGAR BEATS
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
3pm

CALL 804-261-ARTS for tickets. SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2020 AT 3PM. Join us for our first outdoor concert of the new season, featuring The Super Sugar Beats,...

Henrico , Prices Vary, $$
Positive Thinking, a concert by the Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia
Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia
3pm

Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia presents the first concert of their 2020-2021 season! Featuring the music of Piazolla, Connesson, and more!

RVA East End , Prices Vary, $$
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Firehouse Theatre
4pm

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...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
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Firehouse Theatre
4pm

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...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Virtual Event
PSO "With Strings Attached" string quartet concert
Petersburg Symphony Orchestra
4pm

Join the PSO String Quartet for music from Baroque to Ragtime. Featuring music by Vivaldi, Handel, Mozart, Joplin and a work that resulted from Dvorak’s...

Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg, Dinwiddie, Prince George , $, Prices Vary
Studio Series October
Richmond Ballet
4:30pm

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
FREE Community Belly Dance Class with Ajna Tribal
Ajna Tribal
5:30pm

Come join Missy Moore and Stephanie Fogner from Ajna Tribal in a unique type of folkloric belly dance in which you learn the “vocabulary” (moves) of the...

RVA Southside , Free
Starr Hill Sunset Solo Series ft. Erin Lunsford
5:30pm

Support your favorite local artists and enjoy great beer, yummy snacks and great music with a view 🌇 ★★ 10/25 ✨ Erin Lunsford is a powerhouse singer and...

RVA Arts District , Free
Garden Glow at Maymont
Maymont, Robins Nature & Visitor Center
6pm

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

RVA The Fan , $

Sunday, October 25