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Friday, August 5

#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
Genealogy Workshop | Court Records at the Library of Virginia
9:30am

Reference archivists Kenneth Forest and Nathan Verilla lead this in-person workshop that explores court records in the Library’s collections and offers...

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
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
Library Yarns
Richmond Public Library
10am

If you like to knit or crochet, join this fun time of creativity at the Belmont Library. Bring you portable handwork project for an informal group...

RVA West End , 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
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
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 , $
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
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
Summer Reading Finale: Boat Drive-In Movie Theatre
Richmond Public Library
12pm

Our Oceans of Possibilities summer reading program is drawing to a close! To mark the occasion, we will be designing and decorating our own boats out of...

RVA East End , 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
First Fridays Art Walk
RVA First Fridays
5pm

Join us for the Downtown Neighborhood's monthly art walk! Galleries, shops, restaurants, non-profits, and more open their doors in celebration of art and...

RVA Arts District , Free
Rhythm On The River '22
5pm

It's that time again. Rhythm on The River '22 is happening Friday August 5th 2022 at Virginia Musuem of Fine Arts 200 N Arthur Ashe Blvd, Richmond, VA 23220...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA East End, RVA Northside, RVA Southside, RVA The Fan , Free
A green grasshopper on a mossy background.
Science Museum of Virginia
5pm

You don’t have to go on a safari to observe and celebrate some of the wonders of wildlife! There are a ton of wonders to observe in your backyard. Don’t...

RVA The Fan , $, Prices Vary
First Friday opening-night reception
Richmond Public Library
6:30pm

The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, August 5, 2022, through Tuesday, August 30, 2022: "Hometown Views"-photography by members of the...

RVA Downtown , 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 , $
SURVIVING LIFE
River City Community Players
7:30pm

River City Community Players presents SURVIVING LIFE, a new play by Barbara Tylla. Performances are July 29 - August 7 (Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 pm...

$
Mamma Mia
Virginia Rep's November Theatre
8pm

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...

$$
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 , $$

Friday, August 5