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Saturday, November 5

Garden Glow
12am

Don’t miss the 5th annual Garden Glow, presented by Kroger, October 13-November 6! Starting at sunset, dramatic lighting transforms the historic architecture...

RVA The Fan , $, Prices Vary
LEGO Club
Richmond Public Library

Come by any time on Saturday, Oct. 8, to unleash your creativity. We provide the LEGOs, you provide the imagination!

RVA Northside , Free
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
Fight at Reams’ Station on Thursday, August 25, 1864 – Joseph Becker Illustration
9am

Please join us for this Civil War educational caravan driving tour covering the Battles of Reams' Station that occurred in August 1864. This tour will...

Petersburg, Dinwiddie, Prince George , $
EXHIBIT: THE PEACHES WILL BE BLUE
9am

Contemporary collage and acrylic paintings by Kay Vass Darling, who uses color and pattern as a way of playing with the still life subject matter.

Henrico , Free
EXHIBIT: UNUSUAL TURNINGS
9am

An exhibit showing the amazing wood sculptures that can be made from local woods that are turned on a lathe. Barbara Dill is a local artist who is...

Henrico , 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
Tyrone Power Cherry III & Family for Photoville
Petersburg Area Art League
9am

Ask anyone in Petersburg, Virginia, what they enjoy about the city of roughly 33,000 people, and you’ll find many commonalities. Its architecture, its...

Petersburg , Free
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...

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 , $
Genworth Lights Up! Youth Series
Richmond Performing Arts Alliance
10am

Inspire a young artist in your life with FREE visual and performing arts workshops The Genworth Lights Up! Youth Series continues Saturday, November 5th...

Chesterfield , Free
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
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
RPL Local Authors: Joyce A. Miller
Richmond Public Library
10am

Joyce A. Miller adopted six racing greyhounds over the past twenty years and danced with several of them. Miller lives in the Church Hill section of...

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
The Architecture of History: Photographs by Frances Benjamin Johnston and Keris Salmon
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

Explore facets of American history through the photographs of Frances Benjamin Johnston and Keris Salmon, two artists working nearly a century apart, who...

RVA Arts District , Free
Woodland Heights Markers' Day 2022
10am

Our last Makers’ Day in 2019 was a great success thanks to our generous vendors and participants, and we’re bringing the event back to the neighborhood! Join...

RVA Southside , 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
Beginner Sewing Machine Class
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

This sewing machine class is open to adults and older teens who are beginners looking to develop their sewing skills for personal use or as a marketable...

RVA Downtown , 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
RVA Yoga Hang at the Valentine
11am

Join us for an hour-long, all-levels vinyasa style yoga class, and stay after to explore the Valentine and the Wickham House with your fellow yogis! The...

Got This. Margery Albertini
Artspace
12pm

Two solo artists, one joint show, and an Artspace Members’ group exhibition will be on view at the nonprofit gallery in Richmond, VA Artspace presents...

RVA Southside , Free
A man and a woman dressed in handmade 16th century clothes sort through a large pile of straw
Agecroft Hall
12pm

Remember, Remember! Celebrate Fall with Agecroft Hall as we look back on festivities from the past. You will learn the history and traditions behind Bonfire...

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 , $
“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: Sing
Richmond Public Library
1pm

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

RVA Northside , Free
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
1pm

Family Storytime 1:00pm- 1:45pm *The Gold Leaf (Kristen Hall) *I'm a Turkey (Jim Arnosky) I will pass out turkey coloring sheets at the end of class.

RVA Southside , Free
Magic of Horror Film Festival
1pm

The Magic of Horror Film Festival Sat Nov 5 & Sun Nov 6 @ 1pm to 8pm $10 day pass / $15 weekend pass VPA members $5 day pass The Magic of Horror is a...

RVA The Fan , $
Gellman Room Concert: Sigma Alpha Iota, An International Music Fraternity
Richmond Public Library
2pm

The Richmond Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota, an international music fraternity, presents a mix of classical and popular selections featuring pianists,...

RVA Downtown , Free
STEEL MAGNOLIAS
Virginia Rep at Hanover Tavern
2pm

Join us at Truvy’s beauty parlor, and meet the six hilarious and heartwarming women of Steel Magnolias, whose antics in the salon will have you laughing...

Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA The Fan , $$
Richmond Ballet Presents Studio Two
Richmond Ballet
5pm, 8pm

In the Night Choreography by Jerome Robbins Music by Frédéric Chopin Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner, A World Premiere Choreography by Jennifer Archibald Music...

Prices Vary
EXHIBIT: KALEIDOSCOPE –  REKINDLING A HISTORY
6pm

ON EXHIBIT UNTIL November 13, 2022 Kuumba Afrikan American Quilting Guild showcases a fantastic variety of artful & colorful quilts ranging from reimagining...

Henrico , Free
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 , $
Three Notch'd Road Baroque (Tom Daly, photo)
7:30pm

Three Notch’d Road opens its 2022-23 season "The Four Corners of Europe" with early music from Serbia, Turkey, Greece, Poland, Russia, and Ukraine. The...

$$, Prices Vary
Richmond Ballet Presents Studio Two
Richmond Ballet
8pm

In the Night Choreography by Jerome Robbins Music by Frédéric Chopin Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner, A World Premiere Choreography by Jennifer Archibald Music...

Prices Vary
STEEL MAGNOLIAS
Virginia Rep at Hanover Tavern
8pm

Join us at Truvy’s beauty parlor, and meet the six hilarious and heartwarming women of Steel Magnolias, whose antics in the salon will have you laughing...

Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA Arts District , $$
Standing Room Only
CSz Richmond
10pm

After Hours Comedy Presents: Standing Room Only. Stand Up. ages 17+ Tickets: https://www.cszrichmond.com/tickets

Henrico, RVA West End , $

Saturday, November 5