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Wednesday, July 21

ESSAYS: WRITING YOUR POINT with Athena Dixon (an Encore! Intensive)
James River Writers
12am

Personal essays are as unique as the individual writer. However, there are a few best practices and tips to consider. In this session, Athena Dixon (whose...

Prices Vary
Virtual Event
Swift Creek Mill Theatre's Young People's Playhouse
Swift Creek Mill Theatre

Since 1989, Swift Creek Mill Theatre has been providing quality educational plays that cobine learning with arts and culture. Our original producations...

Prices Vary, $$
Virtual Event
WRITING THE TOUGH STUFF: When, Why, and How to Tackle Painful Material with Lisa Ellison (an Encore! Master Class)
James River Writers
12am

During this two-hour master class, we’ll explore common roadblocks creative nonfiction writers face. Next, we’ll examine the purpose behind your most...

Prices Vary
Virtual Event
Image by Tom Hennessy
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

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

Henrico , $
NEW! Creative Arts Theatre Camp (Ages 7-15)
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
9am

Animate and engage your voice, body and imagination with improvisation, character work, stage presence, theatre games, dance, music and set creations – all...

Henrico , $$$
Pine Camp Outdoor Adventure Camp
9am

We can’t wait to get started and see all your bright faces in the sunlight at Pine Camp Outdoor Adventure Camp! There are four, two week long sessions to...

RVA Northside , $$
Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family
Science Museum of Virginia
9:30am

With its 60 plus razor-sharp teeth, bone-crushing jaws and starring role in a blockbuster film series, T. rex is arguably the world’s most popular dinosaur....

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Book Babies Outdoor Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10am

Join us for interactive story, music and play for babies from birth to 17 months with their caregiver.* Storytime will be held outside on the patio. Bring a...

RVA West End , Free
Book Babies Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10am

Join us for interactive story, music and play for babies from birth to 17 months with caregiver. *All individuals over the age of 5 who have not been fully...

RVA West End , Free
James River Fog II, 2021, archival pigment print on Museo silver rag paper, 40 x 60 inches
Reynolds Gallery
10am

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Fleeting Light, an exhibition of Alex Nyerges’ photographs and the inaugural solo exhibition at our...

RVA West End
Rock Painting
Richmond Public Library
11am

Come join us at the Ginter Park Library for some fun rock painting! We'll provide the location, the rocks, and the paint, you provide the imagination and the...

RVA Northside , Free
Toddler Time Outdoor Storytime
Richmond Public Library
11am

Join us for interactive story, music and play for ages 18-36 months with their caregiver. * Storytime will be held outside on the patio. Bring a large towel...

RVA West End , Free
Toddler Time Storytime
Richmond Public Library
11am

Join us for interactive story, music and play for babies from birth to 17 months with caregiver. *All individuals over the age of 5 who have not been fully...

RVA West End , Free
Join the Expedition - Live!
Science Museum of Virginia
12pm

Dinosaur paleontology is every bit the adventure you think it is! But it is also a lot of work! Fortunately, adventure is in our blood and we have a lot of...

RVA The Fan , Free
Virtual Event
One More Stitch
Richmond Public Library
1pm

Meet with other community members to knit, crochet or work with other fiber arts. Share ideas and techniques, get help or give help. All levels welcome.

RVA West End , Free
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive family storytime! Enjoy songs, rhymes, books and activities, fun for the whole family. All ages are welcome.

RVA Southside , Free
A wine bottle and wine glasses sit upon a blanket in the Garden.
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
4pm

While anyone can enjoy Lewis Ginter's extended hours on Wednesday night, Alfresco is designed to be a relaxing evening for couples or friends to spend time...

Henrico , $

Wednesday, July 21