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Saturday, September 25

Call for Entries: Special Gallery Members Show Fall 2021 (THEME: RED)
Crossroads Art Center

October – December 2021 – Online Members Show Theme: The Color Red Call for Entries (CFE): ONLINE ONLY Call for Entries (CFE): Wednesday, September 8 –...

Henrico , $
Virtual Event
Take & Make: Zen Gardens
Richmond Public Library

Fall is the season of letting things go, so let go of your stress and become zen-like with these easy mini zen gardens! Stop into the East End Branch library...

RVA East End , Free
Liberty or Death Church tours
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 , $
Unknown Terrain - Landscapes of Today, Tomorrow & Beyond
Bella Arte Gallery
5:30am

Our gallery artists have painted fresh & innovative landscape scenes focusing on atmosphere, lighting & mood. These landscapes are but windows that connect...

Chesterfield , Free
James River Art League Exhibit
James River Art League
9am

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...

Free
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 , $
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
Dineo Seshee Bopape: Ile aye, moya, là, ndokh…harmonic conversations…mm
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
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
James River Art League Exhibit
James River Art League
10am

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...

Free
James River Art League Exhibit at Crossroads Art Center
James River Art League
10am

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...

Free
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...

Kuumba African American Quilters Guild
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
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...

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
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

Violins of Hope is a touring exhibition dedicated to initiating deeper, more meaningful conversations about tolerance and social justice while educating...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary
Church Tours
St. John's Church
10:30am, 12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm

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, RVA East End , $
Liberty or Death Church tours
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 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.
Art Works Gallery
11am

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...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
The Urban Fiction Experience
Richmond Public Library
11am

Experience urban fiction at its finest with NYT Best-Selling Author Nikki Turner, Richmond Poet Laureate Roscoe Burnems, and other notable urban fiction...

RVA Downtown , Free
Church Tours
St. John's Church
12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm

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, RVA East End , $
Liberty or Death Church tours
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 , $
Making History with LVA
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
Church Tours
St. John's Church
1:30pm, 3pm

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, RVA East End , $
Liberty or Death Church tours
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 , $
Church Tours
St. John's Church
3pm

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, RVA East End , $
Hopewell Bluegrass Jamboree featuring Mill Run
Hopewell and Prince George Chamber of Commerce & Tourism
4pm

The Hopewell Bluegrass Jamboree is back at Saucy’s BBQ in Hopewell. Join us for great music, food, drink, and company. Local favorites, Mill Run perform from...

Hopewell , Free
Organic merging of paintings by Matt Lively and Ed Trask
Visual Arts Center of Richmond
5pm

“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:...

RVA The Fan , Free
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...

Small Mouth Sounds
Cadence Theatre Company, Cadence Theatre Company
7pm

SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS By Bess Wohl September 23—October 3, 2021 Post-Show Talkback will take place on Sunday, October 3, 2021. The 2020 hit play continues!...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
ComedySportz
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 , $
WAR IN PIECES
Firehouse Theatre
7:30pm

WAR IN PIECES festival world premieres new plays by David Aldridge, Rachel Landsee, Robert Waldruff, Charles Williamson in partnership with Virginia War...

RVA The Fan , $
Composer Florence Price
Richmond Symphony
8pm

This is music that captures the energy, the exuberance, the promise of a great nation. Music Director Valentia Peleggi conducts Dvorak’s love-letter to...

Prices Vary
Louise Keeton in Every Brilliant Thing
8pm

The Illuminated Stage Theatre Company presents Every Brilliant Thing, a one-person that show captures the irrepressible resilience of the human spirit and...

Chesterfield , Prices Vary
"I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" by Joe DiPietro and Jimmy Roberts
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
8pm

This smart, insightful musical comedy follows the thrill and folly of modern-day relationships, from the nerve-wracking first date to marriage, children, and...

Chesterfield, Colonial Heights , Prices Vary

Saturday, September 25