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Events

Friday, May 1

Story Time - Carson
Appomattox Regional Library
6:30am

This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join:...

Hopewell , Free
 VIBRANCE: LEGO  ART BY BRICKWORKZ
9am

Brian Korte uses all the colors on the LEGO® palette to create his LEGO mosaics in this popular series. On display: March 19 – May 17, 2020 Opening...

Henrico , Free
A Million Blooms
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

The Garden’s celebration of spring! A parade of blooms unfurls as the weather warms: daffodils, tulips, peonies, roses and many more. Events throughout the...

Henrico , $
Looking at butterflies
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit in the Conservatory and is geared for all ages. Get up close and...

Henrico , $
Plant Sale
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

PlantFest is rain or shine! No admission fee required; regular Garden admission to visit the Garden Exclusive, Members only pre-sale Thursday, April 30, 4...

Henrico , $
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
When there Was Water
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

Wind, Waves and Light: Art in Motion by George Sherwood This unconventional exhibition features large-scale, stainless steel sculptures that move and change...

Henrico , $
Children's Storytime
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

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

Henrico , $
Matters of Scale: Charles F. Gillette on Monument Avenue
The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design
10am

Monument Avenue is home to some of Richmond’s most prestigious houses and elegant gardens. In celebration of the Garden Club of Virginia’s centennial and...

RVA The Fan , $
Storytime Shorts - Virtual Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10am

Check out the Richmond Public Library YouTube channel every Monday and Friday for a new virtual storytime!

Free
Virtual Event
Preschool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for our fun, interactive, and educational story time featuring books, songs, rhymes and activities! For ages 3-5 with an adult.

RVA East End , Free
Design Principles w. Jennie Cook
12pm

Join The Broad for a workshop on the basics of color theory, design principles, and typography as the foundation for creative work. You'll learn how to...

$
Virtual Event
Linda Hollett-Bazouzi
Linda Hollett-Bazouzi
1pm

On Facebook Live, Linda Hollett-Bazouzi presents art lessons for children and adults every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 1pm (EDT). Friday, April 3 is...

Henrico , Free
Virtual Event
Girl at WaterPlay
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1pm

During warm spring, summer, and fall days, WaterPlay the Children’s Garden is the coolest place to be! Bring or wear your bathing suit and water shoes to...

Henrico , $
First Fridays Art Walk
RVA First Fridays
5pm

Join us for the Downtown Neighborhood's monthly art walk! Galleries, shops, restaurants, non-profits, and more open their doors in celebration of art and...

RVA Arts District , Free
Freedom Friday at the BHMVA!
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
5pm

Freedom Friday is back @ the BHMVA! Come by on the first Friday of the month and enjoy live Jazz and free admission to the museum's exhibitions.

RVA Downtown , Free
Holy River Green
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
5pm

May Day is a celebration of the return of spring! Join our May Day Celebration with Høly River (formerly Lobo Marino) performing in the Rose Garden from 6 –...

Henrico , $
May First Friday @ Main
Richmond Public Library
6:30pm

Art Exhibit May 2020 The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, May 1, 2020, through Tuesday, June 2, 2020: Gellman Room—“A. M. STIMULI”— a...

RVA Downtown , Free
First Friday Freedom Open Mic
7pm

First Friday Freedom, an Open Mic. The vibe is right, the bars are tight. Brought to you by K. Moss the Boss, DJ Sudan Aunu aka The Poet True, and Host...

Hopewell , Free
A Doll's House, Part 2
Virginia Repertory Theatre, Virginia Repertory Theatre
8pm

Nora Helmer slammed the door and walked out of A Doll’s House. This explosively entertaining continuation of Ibsen’s original masterwork examines what...

RVA Arts District , $$, Prices Vary
I Love You! You're Perfect!  Now Change!
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
8pm

The longest running off-Broadway revue in history is revisedfor the 21st century! This celebration of the mating game takes on the truths and myths behind...

Colonial Heights , $$

Friday, May 1