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Thursday, August 4

#ArtsHuntRVA
Richmond Performing Arts Alliance

What is #ArtsHuntRVA? Richmond Performing Arts Alliance (RPAA) and CultureWorks have partnered to bring a unique and interactive arts experience to the...

Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, Petersburg, Powhatan , Free
Arts in Education Summer Camp ENCANTO
Latin Ballet of Virginia

Welcome to our Casita! Our very own encanto and Colombian, Ana Ines is proud to honor the culture of her country through Disney’s Encanto. LBV will celebrate...

RVA Downtown , $
Free Art Fridays- Oceans of Possibiliites
Richmond Public Library

Check out our creative art table at the Main Library. Every other week we will have a different craft on the table for you to follow the directions to...

RVA Downtown , Free
Love Letters by Robert Winne
Metropolitan Richmond Artists Association
9am

Blue is the color of trust, responsibility, and relaxation. Depending on the tone, blue symbolizes loyalty or authority. Within blue’s emotional range is the...

Free
Dave Rogers' Big Bugs as part of Pollinator Power
9am

Artist David Rogers’ Big Bugs: The Pollinators showcases larger-than-life sculptures highlighting the importance of pollinators and preserving their...

Henrico , Prices Vary
David Rogers' Big Bugs
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

Visitors of all ages and abilities will explore the wonder and craftsmanship of these nine oversized pollinator sculptures created from combinations of found...

Henrico , 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
Planet Shark: Predator or Prey
Science Museum of Virginia
9:30am

Dive Into the Incredible Underwater World of Sharks. Trace millions of years of evolution, come face-to-face with the great white shark, learn the true...

RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
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
Agents of Change: Female Activism in Virginia from Women's Suffrage to Today
Richmond Public Library
10am

Come into the library and walk through history! This free standing exhibit from the Virginia Museum of History and Culture commemorates the centennial of...

RVA West End , Free
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10am

Join us for a fun, interactive and educational storytime featuring books, songs, and rhymes, perfect for children up to 5!

RVA East End , Free
James River Art League Exhibit at Crossroads Art Center  - July and August
James River Art League
10am

Five talented artists from the James River Art League (JRAL) will exhibit their art in the JRAL Gallery within Crossroads Art Center. An artist reception...

Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Powhatan, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA West End, RVA The Fan, Prince George , Free
M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE!
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

Butterflies LIVE! allows you to get up-close and personal with hundreds of fluttering beauties. This is an indoor exhibit filled with fun family activities...

Henrico , Free
M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE! as part of Pollinator Power
10am

Butterflies LIVE! allows you to get up-close and personal with hundreds of fluttering beauties. This is an indoor exhibit filled with fun family activities...

Henrico , Prices Vary
M&T Bank Pollinator Power featuring Butterflies LIVE! and David Rogers' Big Bugs
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit in the Conservatory and is geared for all ages. Get up close and...

Henrico , Free
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10:15am

Join us for a fun and interactive story, music and play for babies from birth to 17 months with their caregiver.

RVA West End , Free
City of Richmond's Page to Stage Teen Theater Summer Intensive
Pine Camp Art and Community Center
10:30am

Richmond’s Page to Stage Summer Theater Intensive Where: Hickory Hill Community Center 3000 E. Belt Blvd, Richmond Va 23234 When: July 5 – August...

Chesterfield, RVA Southside , $
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive family storytime! Enjoy songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an adult.

RVA Northside , Free
Preschool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for our fun, interactive and educational storytime featuring books, songs, rhymes and activities! For ages 3-5 with an adult.

RVA Downtown , Free
Preschool storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us each week for a story time specially designed to engage and delight our youngest patrons! We’ll read, sing, and play our way through fun stories and...

RVA Southside , Free
Salute to Service: United States Coast Guard
Virginia War Memorial
10:30am

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to serve in the military? Join us as we celebrate the Coast Guard’s 232nd Birthday and to hear first-hand...

RVA Downtown , Free
Virtual Event
Carol Anna Meese Journey Art Show
11am

Journey With this series of paintings, I challenged myself to go on a journey without a known destination. Along the way I discovered how form, shape,...

Chesterfield , Free
Emily Baker
Art Works Gallery
11am

Exhibits July 22 – August 20, 2022 ...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
Master Gardener Help Desk @ Ginter Park Library
Richmond Public Library
11am

Garden questions? Ask a Master Gardener! Bring your questions to the Ginter Park Library on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month from 11am-1pm. Come...

RVA Northside , Free
Preschool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
11am

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive storytime! Enjoy songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an adult. *Due to the increase in Covid...

RVA Northside , Free
Rock RVA Scavenger Hunt
Art Works Gallery
11am

Explore Manchester. Find new places to live, eat and hang out. Pick up a map at Art Works then follow the key and look for RVA Rocks. That’s painted rocks at...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
Rosa Vera. Lotus fields III
Artspace
12pm

Artspace presents three exhibitions which focus on landscape, mood and atmosphere. The opening, scheduled for Friday, July 22, 2022, 6-9pm, will showcase a...

Free
Donna Frostick, Beneath the Pine
Artspace
12pm

This June, the non-profit gallery Artspace continues its collaboration with CVA / U-Turn, Inc. by providing the second in a series of exhibitions for the...

Free
SCRAP Craft Camp: Cork Friends!
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Cork Puppet Workshop! Come join us to use corks, feathers, pom poms, googly eyes, etc. to make an array of creature friends and furniture. SCRAP Craft Camp...

RVA Downtown , Free
Master Gardener Help Desk
Richmond Public Library
3:30pm, 3:45pm

Master Gardeners will be out in the library, eager to answer any of your gardening questions. They will have soil sample kits and other helpful resources for...

RVA West End , Free
Sink or Float?
Richmond Public Library
3:30pm

Experiment on the water to see what makes a vessel seaworthy!

RVA Southside , Free
Master Gardener Help Desk
Richmond Public Library
3:45pm

Master Gardeners will be out in the library, eager to answer any of your gardening questions. They will have soil sample kits and other helpful resources for...

RVA West End , Free
Fidos After 5
4pm

The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA for Fidos After 5 on these special nights (only): May 26, June 9, 23, July 14, 28, August 11, 25, and September 8...

Henrico , Prices Vary
Flowers After 5
4pm

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

Henrico , Prices Vary
Glow Reefs (Rescheduled from Monday)
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Stop by the East End Branch Library this afternoon and light up your night with these gorgeous, glowy (and educational!) reef creations made of egg cartons,...

RVA East End , Free
STEAM TEAM
Richmond Public Library
4pm

The STEAM Team @ WE branch meets on the First Thursday of each month at 4pm. Join us for a fun exploration involving Science, Technology, Engineering, Art,...

RVA West End , Free
Family Craft Night
5:30pm

An evening full of crafting. Family night has never been this fun!

Mamma Mia
Virginia Rep's November Theatre
7pm

Exploding with the harmonic hit songs made famous by the popular 1970s group ABBA, Mamma Mia! is beloved the world over. Sophie, a bride-to-be, plots to...

$$
Thursday Night Live Flyer
7pm

Time to get your Thursday Open Mic fix at Thursday Night Live. Come out and enjoy the most ECLETIC & DIVERSE open mic in Virginia. We have spoken word...

RVA Arts District , $
The Inheritance
Richmond Triangle Players
8pm

n contemporary Manhattan, Eric and Toby are 30-somethings who seem to be very much in love and thriving. But on the cusp of their engagement, they meet an...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA West End, RVA The Fan , $$

Thursday, August 4