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Thursday, November 12

Gingerbread Design Competition
The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design

Registration deadline extended to December 4th! That means more time to get your team together and start brainstorming! Grab your whisk and rolling pin, The...

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
Positive Thinking: a virtual concert
Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia
12am

Featuring flutist Brandon Patrick George, guitarist John Marcel Williams, and cellist James Wilson, this charming concert is sure to bring you joy and...

$
Virtual Event
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
Metro Richmond Artists Show opens Nov. 2 at Suntrust Gallery
9am

MRAA announces a show of member work with the theme Reawakening. It seems that in this cooler fall season many of us yearn to leave our quarantine caves and...

Free
The magic of Santa’s Wonderland continues in-person at Bass Pro Shops featuring FREE photos with Santa
9am

Bass Pro Shops is proud to invite families to the beloved tradition of visiting Santa Claus in person this holiday season, with a reimagined free Santa’s...

Ashland , Free
The magic of Santa’s Wonderland continues in-person at Cabela’s Shops featuring FREE photos with Santa
9am

Cabela’s is proud to invite families to the beloved tradition of visiting Santa Claus in person this holiday season, with a reimagined free Santa’s...

Henrico , Free
Unfinished Business
Library of Virginia
9am

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...

RVA Downtown , Free
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10am

Interactive story, music and play for babies from birth - 17 months with their caregiver.

RVA West End , Free
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10am

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

RVA Southside , Free
LIVE Preschool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10am

Join us LIVE via Zoom for an interactive storytime for ages 2-5. After registration, you will receive a Zoom link for the event.

Free
Virtual Event
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...

$
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, $
LIVE Book Babies and Toddlers Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

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...

Free
Virtual Event
Two balls, One Strike by David Short
Bella Arte Gallery
11am

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...

Chesterfield , Prices Vary
Toddler Time
Richmond Public Library
11am

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

RVA Southside , Free
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
Open Studio -- Artists at Work
12pm

Visit Eclectica! Art Gallery in Midlothian to watch, learn, hang out, discuss techniques, materials, inspiration and frustration with in-house artist Sandhi...

Chesterfield , Free
READ Center
Richmond Public Library
1pm

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

RVA East End , Free
In Discussion: Kandis Williams + Amber Esseiva
Institute for Contemporary Art
6pm

Join ICA Associate Curator Amber Esseiva and artist Kandis Williams for a discussion about Williams’s new commissioned exhibition A Field. A Field considers...

Free
Virtual Event
Richmond Ballet
Richmond Ballet
6:30pm

Studio Series: November will highlight the diversity of repertoire for which Richmond Ballet is known. Artistic Director Stoner Winslett’s Rachmaninoff...

RVA Downtown , $$, Prices Vary
Stephanie Nakasian
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
7pm

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and Richmond Jazz Society present VA's finest Jazz artists in a 1-hour performance and informal chat with VMFA host Robert...

Free
Virtual Event
The World We Want is Us
Institute for Contemporary Art
7pm

The World We Want Is Us presents large-scale projections onto the ICA’s facade by artists and Southerners On New Ground (SONG) members Shazza Berhan and...

RVA Arts District , Free
In-Person | Virtual Weekly Salsa Footwork Challenge (NOT BEGINNER)
Dogtown Dance Theatre
8pm

Each week SCDC instructors will teach a different salsa footwork combination to a specific song (like a mini-choreo). This will be a fun, fast paced class...

RVA Southside , $

Thursday, November 12