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Events

Tuesday, July 27

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
StoryWalk® @ West End Branch Library: How Rocket Learned to Read
Richmond Public Library

Stop by the West End Branch Library for our latest StoryWalk®. Start on the patio and follow the pages in the windows until you reach the rear entrance to...

RVA West End , Free
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
Ibrahim Ahmed: It Will Always Come Back to You
Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

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...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
MINDFUL MACRAME with Brooke Graham
Open Space Education
10am

Brooke Graham finds peace in the chaos of the global pandemic through macrame. The creative possibilities and repetitiveness of making art out of macrame...

Henrico, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Book Babies and Toddlers Storytime in the Park
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for a fun and interactive Join us for a fun and interactive story, music and play for babies from birth to 24 months with their caregiver. You can...

RVA Downtown , Free
Book Babies and Toddlers Virtual Storytime through ZOOM
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for a fun and interactive story, music and play for babies from birth to 24months with their caregiver.

Free
Virtual Event
Thyra Moore
Art Works Gallery
11am

TAKE ME AWAY is the theme of the Summer All Media Show at Art Works. We invite artists to explore vacations—the need for, the escape from the ordinary and a...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
Children's Educator Kelsey Deans
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
12:30pm

Join us for a weekly Garden Check-in and outdoor activities with Educator Kelsey Deans, Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. on Facebook. From the Farm Garden to the...

Free
Virtual Event
Barks and Books
Richmond Public Library
3:30pm

Come to the library and read to a trained therapy dog! A canine friend provides a great audience for readers of any confidence level.

RVA Southside , Free
Beyond Courtly Lives and Merry Wives: Women in Tudor England
6pm

The Tudor period is often portrayed as a series of elegant gowns and sparkling jewelry, with sumptuously dressed women moving around in grand rooms flirting...

$
Virtual Event

Tuesday, July 27