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Thursday, September 1

#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
Westover Teens: Mystery Kit
Richmond Public Library

Visit Westover Hill’s young adult section to check out our take and make kits! This month’s kit is a mystery grab bag, visit Westover Hills to find out what...

RVA Southside , 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
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
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10am

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
James River Art League Exhibit at Crossroads Art Center - September/October 2022
James River Art League
10am

Please visit the James River Art League Gallery at Crossroads Art Center during the months of September and October to see the new works of league artists...

Ashland, Charles City, 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 , 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
Tabletop Thursday @ West End Branch Library
Richmond Public Library
10am

Need a break from screens and videos? Have some time to spend with family and friends? Stop by the West End Branch on Thursdays for boardgame fun! Trivial...

RVA West End , 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
English Class Registration (Richmond Public Schools Adult Education)
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Register for Richmond Public Schools' Adult Education English Class.

RVA Southside , 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
Special RIPPLE  storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Ripple LOVES Richmond Public Libraries and making new friends! That's why he's sharing one of his favorite stories and letting everyone's imagination sing...

RVA Southside , Free
-CANCELED-   Preschool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
11am

Due to a scheduling conflict, this storytime has been canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience. Join us for a fun-filled, interactive storytime!...

RVA Northside , Free
Keenan Cross
Art Works Gallery
11am

See these new exhibits and 85 artist studios Tuesday – Sunday, 11 am – 5 pm. Admission is free and open to the public All Media Exhibit and James River...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
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
Carol Meese, Only when they spread their wings, 2022
12pm

Artspace Gallery’s new exhibitions challenge the perception of communications Four solo exhibitions will be on view at the nonprofit gallery in Richmond,...

Free
Photo credit: Joan Marcus
Altria Theater
1:30pm, 7:30pm

WICKED, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young...

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 , $$
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
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
Apple Glitter Jars
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Stop by the East End Branch after the first few hectic days of school and create a glittery, relaxing glitter jar! Best for kiddos K-5

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

Join us for a fun exploration involving Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics for ages 5-12. The STEAM Team @ WE branch meets on the First...

RVA West End , Free
Family Craft Night: Paint Night
Appomattox Regional Library
5:30pm

Family Craft Nights are hosted by the Appomattox Regional Library System. An evening full of creating. Family night has never been this fun!

Hopewell, Dinwiddie, Prince George , Free
A dancer in a long tulle skirt balances on the balls of their feet with arms raised in an elongaged circle above their head. Three musicians play in the background with a harmonium, drum placed on the floor, and violin. The scene is inside with strong light coming from the right-hand side of the image.
Agecroft Hall, Agecroft Hall
5:30pm

Spend the evening at Agecroft exploring dance, music, and nature! The Concert Ballet of Virginia will be on site starting at 5:30pm for a FREE hike through...

RVA West End , Free
Monument Avenue: Origins and Reverberations Augmented Reality Walking Tour
6pm

Using augmented reality glasses, join Richmond’s most experienced guides for an innovative experience! See the monuments of the past and participate in a...

RVA Downtown , $, Prices Vary
Monument Avenue: Origins and Reverberations Augmented Reality Walking Tour
6pm

Using augmented reality glasses, join Richmond’s most experienced guides for an innovative experience! See the monuments of the past and participate in a...

Boob's Burgers COTU 9/1
7pm

Burlesque in the Center of the Universe! Enjoy a pre-weekend kickoff of burlesque and variety live in the round of the intimate COTU event space! This month,...

Ashland , $, Prices Vary
Two musicans are seated on a rug. One musician plays a harmonium while the other plays a drum and cymbal. Behind these two musicans, another musican is seated on a stool holing a violin and bow, with the bow hand resting on their raised knee. In the background, three dancers in sleeveless pink dresses with mid-length tulle skirts lift their arms holding an edge of the dress. Each dancer is balanding on a balusrade overlooking a forested landscape
Agecroft Hall, Agecroft Hall
7pm

Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy a sunset collaborative performance with the Concert Ballet of Virginia and Høly River with Agecroft Hall as a...

RVA West End , $
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 , $
Photo credit: Joan Marcus
Altria Theater
7:30pm

WICKED, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young...

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 , $$
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, September 1