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Saturday, October 16

#ArtsHuntRVA
Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, Petersburg, Powhatan , Free

What is #ArtsHuntRVA? Richmond Performing Arts Alliance (RPAA) and CultureWorks have partnered to bring a unique and interactive arts experience to the...

Call for Entries - November 2021 All Media Show
Henrico , $

November 2021 AMS Call for Entries: Friday, October 1, 2021 – Saturday, October 30, 2021 Online ONLY Artwork Juried: Sunday, October 31, 2021 Artists...

Virtual Event
Stewart Artwork inspired by the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic
RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Free

The new veteran art exhibit, From Wings to Waves: The Artwork of Maureen Stewart, will be on display in the Virginia War Memorial’s Veterans’ Art Gallery...

Liberty or Death Church tours
3am, 10:30am, 12pm, 1:30pm
RVA Downtown , $

COME HEAR OUR STORY Join us inside Historic St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick...

James River Art League Exhibit
9am
Free

With over 130 member artists and 55 years since its founding, the James River Art League’s mission is to encourage the creation and appreciation of the...

Image by Tom Hennessy
9am
Henrico , $

Experience 50 acres of cultivated gardens, woodland paths and wild spaces along with the interconnectedness of people, plants and water. Restore yourself...

MAKER'S ART SUPPLY YARD SALE!
9am
Henrico , Free

MAKER'S ART SUPPLY YARD SALE! Saturday, October 16th from 9am-1pm at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen! CALLING ALL ARTISTS! Join us on Saturday,...

October is "Revive The Nutcracker" Month
9am

Join the Concert Ballet Nutcracker rehearsals this month and show us what you can do as one of the 250 Nutcracker characters in Richmond's oldest running...

Dineo Seshee Bopape: Ile aye, moya, là, ndokh…harmonic conversations…mm
10am
RVA Arts District , Free

Ile aye, moya, là, ndokh…harmonic conversations…mm is a solo exhibition by South African artist Dineo Seshee Bopape. The show’s title calls to the...

Ibrahim Ahmed: It Will Always Come Back to You
10am
RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free

In his first U.S. institutional exhibition It Will Always Come Back to You Kuwaiti-born, Giza-based artist Ibrahim Ahmed invites you to explore powerful...

James River Art League Exhibit
10am
Free

With over 130 member artists and 55 years since its founding, the James River Art League’s mission is to encourage the creation and appreciation of the...

James River Art League Exhibit at Crossroads Art Center
10am
Free

With over 130 member artists and 55 years since its founding, the James River Art League’s mission is to encourage the creation and appreciation of the...

Joanna Tyka Cityscapes RVA
10am
RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free

In her bold, signature style, internationally recognized artist, Joanna Tyka explores the architecture of Richmond, Virginia in a series of cityscapes at The...

Leigh Suggs, Curving Straight, 2021, Handcut, acrylic on Yupo, 26 x 20 inches
10am

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Keep Coming Round, a solo exhibition of Leigh Sugg’s work at our 401 Libbie Avenue location. The...

Black History Museum
10am
RVA Arts District , Prices Vary

In 2019, the VMHC and the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia (BHMVA) began a long-term partnership to share collections and resources to...

Sustaining Encounters
10am

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Sustaining Encounters, a two-person exhibition presenting the work of Nancy Blum and Joseph Scheer at...

Violins of Hope Musicians
10am
RVA Arts District , Prices Vary

Violins of Hope is a touring exhibition dedicated to initiating deeper, more meaningful conversations about tolerance and social justice while educating...

Liberty or Death Church tours
10:30am, 12pm, 1:30pm
RVA Downtown , $

COME HEAR OUR STORY Join us inside Historic St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick...

Art Scavenger Hunt @ Art Works!
11am
RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free

In honor of Artober, we've got a fun way for you to interact with some great art! Visit Art Works and pick up a scavenger hunt list. Tour Art Works' studios...

Frank Kreacic describes himself as a 21st century artist. He uses technology to combine a love for science and history with comic books and film.  He creates adventurous scenes and historically referenced paintings. His 3D artwork is part movie snapshot, part inspired comic book page, and part intense color abstraction. The exhibit will be in the Jane Sandelin Gallery.
11am
RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free

Fall at Art Works brings a new season of exhibits ranging from printmaking, artwork inspired by science and history, abstract paintings and a retrospect of...

Come, select just the piece(s) to properly accent your home or office.
11am

Visit Elegba Folklore Society’s Cultural Center, 101 E Broad St, in the downtown Arts District and take in the exhibition Source Material. Browse through...

Hribernik Skateboard Collection Show at anne’s Visual Art Studio gallery
12pm
RVA Arts District , Free, Prices Vary

Founded by local Richmond, Va artist Susan Hribernik in 2014, Hribernik Skateboards is showing for the first time nearly the entire collection of custom...

Liberty or Death Church tours
12pm, 1:30pm
RVA Downtown , $

COME HEAR OUR STORY Join us inside Historic St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick...

The Ft. Clifton Fall Festival Carnival Extravaganza
12pm
Colonial Heights

Join in on the fun as the Ft. Clifton Park grounds are transformed into an old fashioned carnival. There will be games of skill and chance, jugglers,...

Patterson Pages: Adult Book Discussion Group
1pm
RVA West End , Free

Patterson Pages is an adult book group that meets monthly. Each month we discuss a book that was nominated by a member of the group. This month's title...

Liberty or Death Church tours
1:30pm
RVA Downtown , $

COME HEAR OUR STORY Join us inside Historic St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick...

Organic merging of paintings by Matt Lively and Ed Trask
5pm
RVA The Fan , Free

“Blip of the Moment” Matt Lively and Ed Trask September 17 – October 24, 2021 Opening reception on Friday, September 17 from 5-8 p.m. (Outdoor Location:...

Mary Temple, Cool August Rain, 2020, gouache, acrylic and paper on paper, 17.5 x 16 inches
5pm

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of To Balance a Stone, a solo exhibition of Mary Temple’s works on paper and acrylic on canvas paintings...

24th Annual Library of Virginia Literary Awards Virtual Celebration
6pm

At 6:00 PM join the Library live on our Facebook or YouTube pages as we celebrate the Library of Virginia Literary Awards virtually again this year with...

Virtual Event
Garden Glow at Maymont
6:30pm
RVA The Fan, RVA Arts District, RVA Northside , $

Brighten your autumn nights, October 15-November 7, on a spectacular light-filled journey at Garden Glow! Each Wednesday-Sunday night, experience Maymont in...

Patti LaBelle and The Whispers
7pm

"Beautiful" simply does not describe the incomparable force known to the world as Patti LaBelle. As time continues to evolve, the soulful songbird’s name has...

RICHMOND’S FINEST WITH COMMONWEALTH BLUEGRASS BAND AND THE RICHMOND SYMPHONY
7pm
Henrico , $$

“Richmond’s Finest” returns to the stage! Bluegrass and symphony fans unite! Join us this year as The Center pairs local bluegrass sensation Commonwealth...

Third Saturday Ballroom Dance
7pm
Henrico , $

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...

April Verch and Cody Walters perform at the Shady Grove Coffeehouse on October 16
7:30pm
Ashland, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico , $

Virtuosic Fiddle, Dance, Banjo, and Song! To listen to April Verch and Cody Walters is to be immersed in tradition. To watch them perform is to be...

ComedySportz
7:30pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

ComedySportz is improvisational comedy played as a sport, with two teams and a referee taking suggestions from the loyal fans and creating scenes, games and...

Aisslinn Nosky, baroque violin (photo, cropped: Sian Richards)
7:30pm
RVA West End , $

Three Notch'd Road: The Virginia Baroque Ensemble presents Antonio Vivaldi's The Four Seasons on period instruments. The energy of Vivaldi's compositional...

WAR IN PIECES
7:30pm
RVA The Fan , $

WAR IN PIECES festival world premieres new plays by David Aldridge, Rachel Landsee, Robert Waldruff, Charles Williamson in partnership with Virginia War...

Brian Regan Live
8pm

Critics, fans and fellow comedians agree: Brian Regan is one of the most respected comedians in the country with Vanity Fair calling Brian, “The funniest...

NEVERMORE! EDGAR ALLAN POE:  THE FINAL MYSTERY
8pm
$

Chamberlayne Actors Theatre presents NEVERMORE! EDGAR ALLAN POE: THE FINAL MYSTERY by Julian Wiles In September of 1847, Edgar Allan Poe is reported to...

Sasha Wakefield plays Nya and Trevor Lawson plays her son, Omari
8pm
RVA Arts District

Dominique Morisseau, described by The New York Times as "a playwright of piercing eloquence," brings a timely and urgent examination of race and education to...

"I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" by Joe DiPietro and Jimmy Roberts
8pm
Chesterfield, Colonial Heights , Prices Vary

This smart, insightful musical comedy follows the thrill and folly of modern-day relationships, from the nerve-wracking first date to marriage, children, and...

The Niceties
8pm
RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , $$

THE NICETIES by Eleanor Burgess directed by Dr. Tawnya Pettiford-Wates Zoe, a Black student at a liberal arts college, is called into her white professor’s...

Murder House Makover
10pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

Murder House Makeover is a long-form improv show that follows home improvement experts known for renovating residences that were home to gruesome crimes...

Saturday, October 16