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Saturday, March 7

Best Unpublished Novel Contest
James River Writers

Do you have a completed unpublished novel that’s ready for recognition? Submit it to the Best Unpublished Novel Contest! The contest is open for submissions...

Call for applications: Creative-In-Residence
Children's Museum of Richmond

The Children's Museum is thrilled to announce an open call for applications for its next Creative In Residence. CREATIVE IN RESIDENCE OVERVIEW In 2019, the...

RVA Arts District , Free
March 2020 Art Exhibit
Richmond Public Library

The following exhibit will be on display from Friday, March 6, 2020 through Tuesday, March 31, 2020: GELLMAN ROOM – Theme & Variations – artwork by students...

RVA Downtown , Free
MAP GENEALOGY WORKSHOP  More Than Just a Pretty Picture: Maps and Research at the Library of Virginia
Library of Virginia

Senior map archivist Cassandra Farrell will discuss the types of maps that are helpful in genealogical research. Genealogists and those researching their...

RVA Downtown , $
Majestic Cat in Colored Pencil on Pastelmat
Crossroads Art Center

Instructor: Gemma Gylling Website: Facebook:...

Henrico , $$$
Quirk Gallery

Join us on Thursday, February 20 for the opening reception of our next exhibitions featuring new work from Suzanna Fields (Main Gallery) and Allan Rosenbaum...

RVA Downtown , Free
“Inner Lives: Cinerary Jars by Julian Stair and Rob Barnard”
The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design

An exhibition by ceramics artists Julian Stair and Rob Barnard at the Branch Museum of Architecture and Design from March 3 – 27. Stair and Barnard have...

RVA The Fan , $
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive story time! Story time aims to instill a love of reading with songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an...

RVA Southside , Free
We Do LEGO Robotics Club
Richmond Public Library

Kids in grades 2-5, join us for our monthly We Do LEGO Robotics Club. Learn about robotics, teamwork, problem solving, and engineering through designing,...

RVA Downtown , Free
Hands on History Saturdays in March
Black History Museum and Cultural Center

Come out and not only see but also experience Black history at the BHMVA. Every Saturday in March we will have touchable artifacts on display (museum...

RVA Downtown , $
The Kamoinge Workshop, Masters of the Lens
Walton Gallery

Walton Gallery in historic Petersburg, Virginia, presents The Kamoinge Workshop "Masters of the Lens" The Kamoinge Workshop "Masters of the Lens" is a...

Petersburg , Free
Africa's Art in Paint & Wood
Elegba Folklore Society

Visit Elegba Folklore Society’s Cultural Center and take in Africa’s Art in Paint & Wood. Browse through this eclectic collection of batiks from Burkina...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary
RVA Clay
Art Works Gallery

These new exhibits and 75 working artist studios are open to the public Tuesday - Sunday 12-6 PM. Admission is free. Exhibits include: RVA-CLAY, The...

RVA Southside , Free
Streaming: art from our space to yours

Artspace announces Streaming: art from our space to yours The gallery’s fifth annual fundraising art auction opens February 28 and ends with a gala event...

RVA Southside , $$, Prices Vary
Gellman Room Concert: Sarah Wendt and Hope Armstrong Erb
Richmond Public Library

"Richmond Connections": Sarah Wendt, mezzo-soprano, and Hope Armstrong Erb, pianist, perform a collection of both French and American songs.

RVA Downtown , Free
Youth Arts Month: Cookies and Canvas
Richmond Public Library

Teens! Bring your friends and join us for an afternoon of painting and cookies! No artistic skill required. We’ll lead you through creating a pre-selected...

RVA Southside , Free
CSz Richmond

The Overtime Improv experience brings a unique twist on a show mixed with both long-form and short-form improv styles. Scenes and games based on audience...

RVA West End, Henrico , $
Playing Favorites, David Short will now be joining us!
Bella Arte Gallery

Join us as our resident artists & invited guest artists show their newly created original favorites. On Opening Night, Feb. 13 come hear David short, Jos...

Chesterfield , Free
34th Annual Collectors' Night at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond
Visual Arts Center of Richmond

Make plans to be at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond on Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm for the 34th Annual Collectors’ Night. All proceeds...

RVA The Fan , $$$
Date Paint&Sip 1st Saturdays
Old Towne Studio 7

EVERY 1st Saturday, is Date Nite Paint Party: 1st one to register can (almost always; I might have already chosen) pick the painting out!!! You come paint,...

Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg, Prince George , $$
First Saturday Ballroom Dance
USA Dance - Richmond, Chapter #6006

Monthly dance sponsored by the Richmond Chapter of USA Dance, a non-profit devoted to the promotion of ballroom dancing as a sport and as a recreational...

RVA West End , $
The Creative Space Showcase 3.0
Firehouse Theatre

The Creative Space will be bringing together a variety of local Virginia artists for a live performance at Firehouse Theatre! This is an opportunity for...

RVA The Fan , $
Altria Masterworks 6: Valentina Peleggi
Richmond Symphony

The sixth performance in our Altria Masterworks concert series will feature Conductor and Music Director Candidate, Valentina Peleggi.

RVA Downtown , $$, Prices Vary
Americana duo the Honey Dewdrops perform at the Shady Grove Coffeehouse on March 7
Shady Grove Coffeehouse

On Saturday, March 7th, the Shady Grove Coffeehouse continues its nineteenth season with a concert by Americana duo The Honey Dewdrops. The Honey Dewdrops –...

Ashland, Henrico , $
Damn the Torpedoes ( A Tom Petty Tribute)

Mesmerizing audiences since 2007, DAMN THE TORPEDOES offer a complete Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers concert experience. Rich Kubicz, who plays the role of...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$
Making God Laugh
River City Community Players

River City Community Players presents Making God Laugh by Sean Grennan, with performances February 28 - March 8, 2020 (Friday and Saturday nights at 8:00 pm,...

Henrico, RVA Northside , $
Small Mouth Sounds
Cadence Theatre Company, Cadence Theatre Company

Cadence Theatre Company and Virginia Repertory Theatre present Small Mouth Sounds by Bess Wohl Running March 7-29 at Virginia Rep's Theatre Gym Tickets at...

RVA Arts District , $, Prices Vary
The Cake
Richmond Triangle Players

Della makes cakes, not judgment calls – those she leaves to her husband, Tim. But when the girl she helped raise comes back home to North Carolina to get...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary, $, $$
A Night of Comedy with Ophira Eisenberg
Weinstein JCC

Ophira Eisbenberg is a Canadian-born stand-up comedian and writer. She hosts NPR’s nationally syndicated comedy trivia show Ask Me Another (airing on 400+...

RVA West End , $$, $, Prices Vary

Saturday, March 7