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Saturday, October 9

#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: AMERICAN INDIAN/INDIGENOUS ARTISTS
Henrico , $

American Indian/Indigenous American Artists October 1- 15: Call For Entries Online Show: Nov. 1 - 30th How To Submit: 1. First complete the American...

Virtual Event
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...

Kid Kit: Mini Art Exhibit!
RVA East End , Free

The East End Branch is working on a mini art exhibit and we need your help! Request a Mini Art Kit by October 15th, create your own mini painting, then...

Poems of Positivity
Free

During this year’s Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden (Nov 19, 2021- Jan 10, 2022), Orlosky Studio brings us Poems of...

Virtual Event
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...

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...

Second Saturdays Modern Dance Technique
9:15am
RVA Southside , $

Introducing Second Saturdays! Karar Dance Company hosts a Modern Technique class every Second Saturday of the month. All classes taught by company Artistic...

Photo of John Kerr Branch in his youth, original owner of the Branch House
10am
RVA The Fan , $

With the Branch family tour, you will step back in time to 1919 and hear about the art collecting, travels, parties, and philanthropy of John and Beulah...

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...

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, 3pm
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...

 In the Beginning… Virginia, Along the Trail of Enslaved Africans
12pm

Please join Elegba Folklore Society to experience In the Beginning… Virginia, Along the Trail of Enslaved Africans, a cultural history tour. Journey into...

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...

In the Beginning…Virginia, Along the Trail of Enslaved Africans
12pm

Elegba Folklore Society presents In the Beginning…Virginia, Along the Trail of Enslaved Africans, a cultural history tour that exposes some of Richmond and...

Liberty or Death Church tours
12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm
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...

Bindlestiff Family Cirkus
1pm, 7:30pm

Since 1995, BINDLESTIFF FAMILY CIRKUS co-founders Stephanie Monseu and Keith Nelson have traveled the world, bringing a unique hybrid of vaudeville, circus...

The Reading Room on the second floor, not usually open to the public
1pm
RVA The Fan , $

The Branch House’s architecture is one of the oldest preserved Tudor Revival masterpieces in the commonwealth of Virginia – and there’s nothing like seeing...

Riso 101
1pm
RVA Northside , $$$

Instructor: Alex Luciano Want to try a quick and fun method of immediately printing your doodles/collages/zines/posters etc? This is the perfect class for...

Liberty or Death Church tours
1:30pm, 3pm
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...

Earth to Kenzie
3pm
Chesterfield , Free

Kenzie is a normal 5th grader in a challenging world. When she and her mother have to move into a family shelter, Kenzie finds refuge in the world of video...

Liberty or Death Church tours
3pm
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...

Apples & Ales
4pm
Henrico, RVA West End , Prices Vary

Join us outside in the gardens for a relaxing afternoon of beverages from Blue Bee Cider and Garden Grove Brewing and Urban Winery with pre-order picnic...

Rappahannock Crossing Bluegrass Band
4pm
Hopewell , Free

The Hopewell Bluegrass Jamboree is back at Saucy’s BBQ in Hopewell. Join us for great music, food, drink, and company. Rappahannock Crossing plays from 4-6....

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...

Photo taken by Dave Parrish
6pm
Goochland , $

The Latin Ballet of Virginia presents FIESTA DEL SOL, representing the culture and roots of the Caribbean. Saturday, October 9, 2021 | 6PM Cultural Arts...

Bindlestiff Family Cirkus
7:30pm

Since 1995, BINDLESTIFF FAMILY CIRKUS co-founders Stephanie Monseu and Keith Nelson have traveled the world, bringing a unique hybrid of vaudeville, circus...

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...

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

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

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...

Vincent River
8pm
$$

Davey has seen something he can’t forget. Anita has been forced to flee her home. These two have never met. Tonight their paths cross, with devastating...

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 9