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Friday, October 30

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
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...

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...

Children's Storytime
10am
Henrico , $

Enjoy storybooks and activities Free with Garden admission. No pre-registration required. Fridays, 10 – 11 a.m., June – August; in the Children’s Garden....

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...

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...

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...

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
Spooky Storytime
3pm
RVA Southside , Free

Join us outside for a socially distanced Hallows eve story time with treats and a take home craft.

Grief, Guilt, and Paranoia: The Madness of Poe
5pm
Ashland , $

This October, the Whistle Stop Theatre Company - in collaboration with the Ashland Museum - explores how madness sinks in through the famous works of Edgar...

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....

The Midnight Society
7pm
Free

"Are you afraid of the... Zoom?" Join us for spooky tales with a Richmond twist, told around a virtual campfire. We are partnering with Richmond Storyhouse...

Virtual Event
Fancy Me Mad logo / Andrew Swartz
7pm
$

Please join us for Fancy Me Mad, our Fall Fundraiser and Graveyard Walk featuring Edgar Allan Poe. This year we are excited to share our program in a new and...

Virtual Production: SHE KILLS MONSTERS: VIRTUAL REALMS
8pm
$, Prices Vary

She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms follows Agnes Evans, a high schooler in Ohio who thinks of herself as the world’s most average teenager—until her little...

Friday, October 30