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Saturday, November 19

MacArthur's Park: detail. Junk Mail Collage on Canvas 40"x60W"
Sandhi Schimmel Gold, Sandhi Schimmel Gold
12am

Over 20 original works of art on display by local artist Sandhi Schimmel Gold. Sandhi's work is in private, corporate and museum collections around the world...

RVA Northside , Free
Church of the Redeemer Craft Bazaar 2022 – Mechanicsville
9am

CHURCH OF THE REDEEMER’s 41st Annual Craft Bazaar. Saturday, November 19, 2022 from 9:00am – 3:00pm. Located at 8275 Meadowbridge Road, Mechanicsville, VA...

Ashland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA Downtown, RVA Northside , Free
James River Art League Exhibit  at Cedarfield Art Gallery
James River Art League
9am

Artists from the James River Art League will exhibit their work in the Cedarfield Art Gallery from October 3 through January 3, 2023

Ashland, Charles City, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Downtown, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan, Dinwiddie, Prince George, Fluvanna County , Free
Santa’s Wonderland returns to Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s with FREE photos with Santa
9am

Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s is proud to invite families to the beloved tradition of visiting Santa Claus this holiday season during the annual Santa’s...

Santa’s Wonderland returns to Bass Pro Shops with FREE photos with Santa
9am

Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s is proud to invite families to the beloved tradition of visiting Santa Claus this holiday season during the annual Santa’s...

There's Just Us represented the struggle communities fight with hate & bigotry and the collective voices that were strong enough to stand up and strong against all odds.
Virginia Holocaust Museum
9am

August 11-12, 2022 marks the five-year anniversary of the Unite the Right rally that shook the quiet, central Virginia city of Charlottesville. To recognize...

RVA Downtown , Free
Skin: Living Armor, Evolving Identity
Science Museum of Virginia
9:30am

Skin has a number of impressive features: it’s shape shifting, color changing and highly adaptive. But it’s also thought provoking, interaction changing and...

RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Barry Purcell, "120 Garrett", 2022, mounted photo collage, 29 x 29 inches
10am

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Building a Theme, a solo exhibition by Barry Purcell at our 401 Libbie Avenue location. The exhibition...

Church Tours
St. John's Church
10am

Visit St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick Henry and his 'Liberty or Death" speech in...

RVA Downtown, RVA East End , $
FORGING FREEDOM, JUSTICE, and EQUALITY 40th Anniversary Exhibition
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
10am

Forging Freedom, Justice, and Equality is a riveting interactive, multi-themed immersion into the Black experience in the history of the Commonwealth of...

Ashland, Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan, Dinwiddie, Prince George, Fluvanna County , $
Katia Santibañez, YD9RL, 2022,  Casein and Oil on Canvas, 20 x 16 Inches.
Reynolds Gallery
10am

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Spiraling, a multi-artist exhibition of bold and fresh paintings. The exhibition opens Friday,...

RVA The Fan , Free
Five of the featured artists in the JRAL Art Gallery at Crossroads Art Center
James River Art League
10am

The artwork of JRAL artists Sarah Marshall Elliott, Janine Orr, Che', Porter Smith-Thayer and Tami Topalu is featured in the JRAL Gallery in Crossroads Art...

Ashland, Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan, Dinwiddie, Prince George, Fluvanna County , Free
Naima Green: I Keep Missing My Water
Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

I Keep Missing My Water is a newly commissioned exhibition by photographer Naima Green that continues the artist’s ongoing investment in documenting intimacy...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
Rafael Domenech: The Medium is the Massage
Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

The Medium is the Massage is a new commission by the Cuban American artist Rafael Domenech for a year-long pavilion for self-publishing, collective reading,...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
Raoul Dufy: Drawn to Royal Ascot
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

Featuring more than two dozen works on paper by the important Fauvist painter and quintessential artist of vibrant outdoor social events, this delightful...

RVA Arts District , Free
Storied Strings: The Guitar in American Art
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

Storied Strings: The Guitar in American Art is the first exhibition to explore the instrument’s symbolism in American art from the early 19th century to the...

RVA Arts District , $
Kat reading in the Garden.
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

Join in the fun each Friday and Saturday at 10 a.m. as Library and Archives Manager Katarina Spears reads a few of her favorite stories outside in the Garden...

Henrico , Free
Words Matter
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

Words Matter features 10 works by contemporary Native American artists who have worked in the medium of printmaking, including Shan Goshorn (Cherokee), Rick...

RVA Arts District , Free
dana washington-queen: Resume at the Point of Interruption
Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

Lens-based artist dana washington-queen (b. 1985) uses writing and video-making as an inquiry into freedom and escape. What are freedom’s possibilities?...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
Mystery Writer Frances Aylor  Book Signing
11am

Saturday, November 19 at 11:00am to 2:00pm Books, Beads & More, located at 8106 Mechanicsville Turnpike, will hold a book signing on November 19 from 11...

Hanover , Free
Chris Semtner
Art Works Gallery
11am

See these new exhibits and tour 80 artist studios Tuesday thru Sunday 11 am – 5 pm. Admission is free. These exhibits end November 19th, 2022. ...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
READY READERS at Hull Street Library
Richmond Public Library
11am

Ready Readers are elementary-age children learning the joy of books through reading. Every Saturday from 11 am to 12 pm children in grades kindergarten to...

RVA Southside , Free
Safe Space RVA Fall Fest @ Three lakes Park
11am

Join Safe Space RVA in partnership with Henrico Parks & Rec as we pop-up at Three Lakes Park & Nature Center for our 2nd Annual unforgettable Autumn...

3rd Annual Oyster Harvest Festival
Montpelier Center for the Arts
12pm

Join us Saturday, November 19th from 12 - 5 PM for live music, vendors, and of course, OYSTERS! We have an awesome list of food vendors bringing a variety of...

Ashland, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , $
“Jungle Nights” by Susan Hribernik, original prismacolor drawing on limited edition maple skateboard deck
Anne’s Visual Art Studio
12pm

Hribernik Skateboards was founded in 2014 by RVA artist Susan Hribernik. She combines her love of making art and skateboarding with every deck and all the...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA Northside , $
Making History with LVA
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
“Decaying Circles” by Marina Williams,  16.5 x 21 Marker on Paper Framed
Anne’s Visual Art Studio
12pm

Richmond artist Marina Williams created her marker & mixed media works on paper through the pandemic. “Color in Darkness” is a vibrant, illustrative stream...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA Northside , $
Cinema Saturdays: How to Train Your Dragon
Richmond Public Library
1pm

Come join us at the Ginter Park Library for a bi-weekly free movie. This week's movie is: How to Train Your Dragon. Rated PG.

RVA Northside , Free
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
1pm

Storytime (Family) 1:00pm - 1:45pm *How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? - Margaret McNamara *Pete the Cat Five Little Pumpkins- James Dean At the end of the...

RVA Southside , Free
Patterson Pages: Adult Book Discussion Group
Richmond Public Library
1pm

In November the group will discuss the book 1493:Uncovering the New World Columbus Created by Charles C. Mann. (2011) Please call (804)646-1877 for...

RVA West End , Free
Gellman Room Concert: RVA Baroque
Richmond Public Library
2pm

RVA Baroque: “Hail, Bright Cecilia!” Baroque composers honored Cecilia, patron saint of music, with some of their most joyful music. Richmond’s period...

RVA Downtown , Free
Wayward with Chuck Wendig! (In person and online!)
2pm

In-person tickets here! Virtual tickets here! Chuck is a big favorite around here with staff and customers alike! We have been waiting eagerly for this...

MISTAKES AND HOW TO MAKE THEM
K Dance
3pm, 7:30pm

K Dance will produce the 2022 installment of its signature movement-theatre program SHORTS. This year’s SHORTS program, subtitled MISTAKES AND HOW TO MAKE...

RVA The Fan , $
MISTAKES AND HOW TO MAKE THEM
K Dance
3pm, 7:30pm

K Dance will produce the 2022 installment of its signature movement-theatre program SHORTS. This year’s SHORTS program, subtitled MISTAKES AND HOW TO MAKE...

RVA The Fan , $
3rd Saturday Documentaries
Elegba Folklore Society
5pm

The Elegba Folklore Society presents 3rd Saturday Documentaries, a series of monthly film screenings at our Cultural Center that highlight the best of the...

Free
Dance-Giving
6pm

Come enjoy a feast of dancing presented by RUD and The House! Kick off this holiday season with Richmond's most talented street dancers! Richmond Urban Dance...

ComedySportz
CSz Richmond
7pm

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 , $
Jurassic Pasties III
7pm

Dream...Fantasy...Destruction...Evolution of Tassel Twirling Adventure! Burlesque finds a way. Hold onto your butts as Jurassic Pasties returns! This...

RVA Downtown , $$
MISTAKES AND HOW TO MAKE THEM
K Dance
7:30pm

K Dance will produce the 2022 installment of its signature movement-theatre program SHORTS. This year’s SHORTS program, subtitled MISTAKES AND HOW TO MAKE...

RVA The Fan , $
MISTAKES AND HOW TO MAKE THEM
K Dance
7:30pm

K Dance will produce the 2022 installment of its signature movement-theatre program SHORTS. This year’s SHORTS program, subtitled MISTAKES AND HOW TO MAKE...

RVA The Fan , $
Christmas on the Rocks
Richmond Triangle Players
8pm

RTP's twisted holiday hit returns! It’s Christmas Eve in a rundown local bar. Expecting a silent night, the bartender finds himself mixing drinks for a...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA Northside , $$

Saturday, November 19