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Thursday, July 8

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
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
TREE TALK with Dee Robertson, ages 5-8
Open Space Education
10am

Dee Robertson loves trees. In her class, TREE TALK, students focus on tree identification and creative representation of nature as an explorative adventure....

Henrico, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
LIVE Preschool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for a hybrid in-person and LIVE via Zoom interactive storytime for ages 2 ½ -5. No registration required for in-person attendance. Storytimes will...

RVA Northside , Free
Thyra Moore
Art Works Gallery
11am

Summertime exhibits at Art Works are full of variety. There’s Clay Play. We are asking artists who work in clay to submit their creations in the juried show....

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
POETRY&MOTION with Roscoe Burnems + Christina Leoni-Osion
Open Space Education
3pm

Richmond’s first poet laureate and national slam poetry champion, Roscoe Burnems, collaborates with performance artist, Christina Leoni-Osion, to offer...

Henrico, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Fidos After 5
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
5pm

The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA for Fidos After 5 on these special nights (only): June 10 & 24, July 8 & 22, August 12 & 26, September 9 & 23...

Henrico , $
Image by Tom Hennessy
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
5pm

Relax on Thursday evenings June through September at Flowers After 5. Stroll through the gardens; listen to relaxing live music, and enjoy food and drinks...

Henrico , $
2021 Richmond Shakespeare Festival -
Agecroft Hall, Agecroft Hall
7:30pm

LIVE ACTORS! IN PERSON! NO SCREENS! July 8th – August 15th, Thursday thru Sunday at 7:30 pm. Agecroft Hall & Gardens 4305 Sulgrave Rd. Richmond,...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , $$
Comedy @ The Perk: Jon Reep
8:30pm

Pearl Street Comedy is excited to present Jon Reep! Jon Reep is a nationally touring comedian whose contemporary country point of view has won over legions...

Thursday, July 8