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Saturday, August 6

#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
Reel in the Stories
8am

The Virginia Writers Club holds its annual conference at the Piedmont Virginia Community College in Charlottesville. Sixteen published authors and...

Prices Vary
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
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
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
The Dunn Plat: An Adaptation of Joseph Smith’s Plan for the City of Zion in 19th-Century Virginia
10:30am

Please join us at the Library for a presentation on a compelling artifact of Virginia’s urban planning history. In 2015, the Library of Virginia acquired a...

Beach Day at Belmont - Summer Reading Finale
Richmond Public Library
11am

As the Summer Reading Program draws to a close, we have one last surprise in store: bringing the beach to the city! Join us anytime between 11:00am-2:00pm in...

RVA West End , Free
Chalk Day
Richmond Public Library
11am

Help us decorate the sidewalk surrounding our library! The possibilities are endless with a canvas this big, create a design, draw a favorite animal, or...

RVA Southside , Free
Emily Baker
Art Works Gallery
11am

Exhibits July 22 – August 20, 2022 ...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
Summer Reading Finale @ West End
Richmond Public Library
11am

Stop by the West End Branch between 11am and 2pm this Saturday for our Oceans of Possibilities Summer Reading Finale. We'll have games and crafts for kids...

RVA West End , Free
Summer Reading Finale- Oceans of Possibilities
Richmond Public Library
11am

Celebrate the end of the summer reading program with us! Come grab a treat, play games, do art, and have fun!

RVA Downtown , Free
1st Drafts and Bagels: THE GAME SHOW
12pm

no reservations -- just show up $5 suggested donation at door Join us for mimosas and bagels and participate in the creative process of making a new play....

RVA The Fan
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
Mamma Mia
Virginia Repertory Theatre
2pm

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...

$$
Movie Matinees @ Your Library: (Pirates of Carribean 1-4)
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Enjoy a movie with us. Snacks provided - bring a drink. All films show at 2:00 pm 1. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl First...

RVA Northside , Free
SCRAP Craft Camp: Self Portraits for Kids
Richmond Public Library
3pm

Use easy and traditional techniques to make self-portraits using mirrors, color pencils, markers, and crayons. SCRAP Craft Camp brings the creative reuse...

RVA Downtown , Free
The Montpelier Bluegrass & BBQ Festival
3pm

Come enjoy some of the best bluegrass & BBQ in Virginia on August 6th from 3 - 8 PM, right here in beautiful Montpelier, VA! We have an awesome list of food...

Ashland, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown, RVA West End , $
Double Your Pleasure Concert with The J.O.B. and The Atkinsons
6:30pm

Two of Richmond’s premier bands play a double-header. The Atkinsons are an Americana blend of roots, country, and rock with three-part harmonies layered...

RVA The Fan
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 , $
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 , $
Official flyer
7pm

The Groove Lounge is a place where you can just be free. Eat and Socialize and dance like there is no tomorrow. Definitely invite friends out.. Also it is...

RVA West End , Free
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 , $$
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, August 6