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Saturday, November 20

Richmond Performing Arts Alliance

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

Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, Petersburg, Powhatan , Free
Stewart Artwork inspired by the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic
Virginia War Memorial

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...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Free
Richmond Public Library

What's Thanksgiving without slime? You'll never have to know with our Thanksgiving Slime Kits! Stop by the East End Branch between November 19th and the 26th...

RVA East End , Free
MRAA Annual Show 2021
Metropolitan Richmond Artists Association

Opening Reception – The 2021 Annual Members Show of The Metropolitan Richmond Artists Association, the oldest artist group in Metro Richmond, is at...

Richmond Public Library

Turn a boring old mason jar into a festive fall candle! This craft is perfect as a centerpiece on your dinner table or as a decoration for your bedroom. Be...

RVA East End , Free
St. John's Church
3am, 10:30am, 12pm, 1:30pm

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...

RVA Downtown , $
8am

WHAT: Santa will be cruising into Richmond this Saturday, November 6 to officially kick off Santa’s Wonderland, the ultimate free family Christmas event, at...

Free
8am

WHAT: Santa will be cruising into Richmond this Saturday, November 6 to officially kick off Santa’s Wonderland, the ultimate free family Christmas...

Free
9am

CHURCH OF THE REDEEMER’s 40th Annual Craft Bazaar. Saturday, November 20, 2021 from 9:00am – 3:00pm. Located at 8275 Meadowbridge Road, Mechanicsville, VA...

Hanover , $
9am

The James River Art League's November and December 2021 Exhibit features five talented artists including Margaret Matheson, Mary Pedini, Che, Dale Sawan and...

Science Museum of Virginia
9:30am

Hands-on exhibits aren't the only way to learn about the science all around you! The Museum often hosts smaller exhibitions that explore STEM topics through...

RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Ron Johnson, "they are not permanent", 2021, acrylic on panel, 24 x 24 inches
Reynolds Gallery
10am

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Alive in the Superunknown, an exhibition of Ron Johnson’s latest works. The show opens with a...

Brittany Nelson, "Gelatin Silver 8", 2021, c-print, 40 x 40 inches
Reynolds Gallery
10am

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to present Beam Us Home, an exhibition of recent photographs by Brittany Nelson. The show opens with a reception for the artist...

Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

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...

RVA Arts District , Free
Richmond Performing Arts Alliance
10am

RPAA presents Give My Regards to Broadway- the 2nd installment in the 2021-22 Genworth Lights Up! Youth Series. Explore the world of theatre with some of...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
1708 Gallery, 1708 Gallery
10am

Set It Off (October 29, 2021 – June 19, 2022) is a multi-site exhibition by Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste. This exhibition consists of two variations of a...

RVA Arts District , Free
10am

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

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Free
Richmond Public Library
10am

The Kuumba Afrikan American Quilters Guild meets monthly to share and critique their personal projects, learn new techniques, and collaborate on group quilts.

RVA Downtown , Free
Black History Museum
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

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...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary
Virginia Museum of History and Culture
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

Aimed at pre-K and early elementary learners, our educator led Stories at the Museum program will feature a read-aloud story time in one of our museum...

RVA Northside , Prices Vary
Petersburg Area Art League
10am

Beginner Tap for ages 3-11 Every Saturday from 10-11AM $80 (Four Week Series) Presented by Happiness Dance Studios & Capiku Cultural Arts Mask & Social...

Petersburg , $
St. John's Church
10:30am, 12pm, 1:30pm

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...

RVA Downtown , $
Frank Kreacic’s
Art Works Gallery
11am

See 5 new exhibits and 75 working artist studios. Visit us 11 -5pm Tuesdays – Sundays. Admission is free and open to the public. Exhibits by: Tim Harper,...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
11am

Queen Victoria’s descendants have left a stunning history of greatness and disaster in their wake. In this presentation, Dr. Nancy Parrish traces the royal...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
Petersburg Area Art League
11am

Beginner Tap for ages 12 - Adult Every Saturday from 11-12PM $80 (Four Week Series) Presented by Happiness Dance Studios & Capiku Cultural Arts Mask &...

Petersburg , $
Artspace
11am

Artspace is excited to announce its inaugural exhibition in the new gallery space in the Stratford Hills Shopping Center, featuring the 11th installment of...

Chesterfield, Goochland, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA The Fan , Free
St. John's Church
12pm, 1:30pm

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...

RVA Downtown , $
Library of Virginia
12pm

Crowdsource with us! The Library of Virginia acquires, preserves, and promotes access to unique collections of Virginia’s history and culture. With more...

Virtual Event
Library of Virginia
12pm

Crowdsource with us! The Library of Virginia acquires, preserves, and promotes access to unique collections of Virginia’s history and culture. With more...

Free
Virtual Event
Richmond Public Library
1pm

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 the...

RVA West End , Free
St. John's Church
1:30pm

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...

RVA Downtown , $
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Fully interactive, the hybrid “HOW TO TELL YOUR STORY” Memoir Writing Workshop will guide you into writing your own story. Still open to beginners, this...

RVA West End , Free
1708 Gallery, 1708 Gallery
6pm

Set It Off is a newly commissioned multi-site exhibition at 1708 Gallery and the Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University (ICA)....

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
Official flyer
7pm

The Groove Lounge is a place where you can just be free. Eat and Socialize and dance like there is no tomorrow. Definitely invite friends out.. Also it is...

RVA West End , Free
USA Dance - Richmond, Chapter #6006
7pm

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...

Henrico , $
CSz Richmond
7:30pm

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...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
CSz Richmond
7:30pm

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...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
Firehouse Theatre
7:30pm

Sat, Nov 20 @ 7:30pm $10 advance / $15 day of ​Based in RVA, multi-instrumentalist and hip hop artist Tennishu has been producing, recording, and performing...

RVA The Fan , $
Travis West and Kelly Kennedy in Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks
The Illuminated Stage Theatre Company
8pm

In two very different people we see that acceptance and love are choices we make. Through the power of music and dance, a new friendship between two unlikely...

Chesterfield , $, $$
A Christmas Kaddish
Richmond Triangle Players
8pm

A brand new musical that will bring you holiday joy! Jay is ready to give up, but Leigh is ready to fight -- when memories from Holidays Past remind them...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA Northside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , $$
Initiatives of Change USA
8pm

Six Dance Lessons In Six Weeks by Richard Alfieri In two very different people we see that acceptance and love are choices we make. Through the power of...

Chesterfield , $$
CSz Richmond
10pm

LADY ADHD - Postman combines her uproarious signature flip chart stand-up comedy pieces with running commentary about her life with long-undiagnosed ADHD,...

Henrico, RVA West End , $

Saturday, November 20