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Saturday, September 24

#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
James River Art League Exhibit at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
James River Art League

Artists from the James River Art League will exhibit botanic-themed paintings at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, September 12 - October 31, 2022. Come enjoy...

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 , Free
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
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
Genworth Lights Up! Youth Series
Richmond Performing Arts Alliance
9:30am

The Genworth Lights Up! Youth Series offers FREE workshops and performances for youth of all ages. This year, the series will be “On the Road” and in the...

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
Teacher Open House
9:30am

Teachers are invited to come to our official Teacher Open House. With the option to bring up to three guests for free, teachers will be able to speak to...

Free
Banned Book Week Read-In
Richmond Public Library
10am

Celebrate the freedom to read with RPL during Banned Books Week! We'll have info on the top 10 banned books in the past year, books aplenty for reading, and...

RVA West End , Free
Chemistry in the Classroom Teacher Workshop
10am

Third, fourth, and fifth grade teachers are invited to come register to be apart of the Chemistry in the Classroom Teacher Workshop. This workshop costs $5...

$
Church Tours
St. John's Church
10am

LIBERTY OR DEATH TOURS Hear Our Story. Visit St. John's Church, the location of the Second Virginia Convention, and hear the fascinating story of Patrick...

RVA Downtown, RVA East End , $
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 , $
Highlights of Hollywood Cemetery Walking Tour
10am

On a spectacular bluff overlooking the James River, Hollywood Cemetery has been the final resting place of some of Virginia’s most prominent citizens since...

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!
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
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
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
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
Tsherin Sherpa: Spirits
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

Explore the captivating paintings and sculptures of Nepalese-born Tibetan American artist Tsherin Sherpa. This thought-provoking, participatory art...

RVA Arts District , $
Huey Lightbody, "Self Study," 2022, mixed media on canvas, 20 x 16 in.
Reynolds Gallery
10am

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to present Vital Signs, a two-person exhibition guest curated by Dr. Tiffany E. Barber featuring new and existing work by...

RVA The Fan , 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
Local Author Mary Helen Sheriff Signs Books
11am

Books, Beads & More will host a book signing, taking place at 8106 Mechanicsville Turnpike on September 24 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, and featuring local...

RVA East End , Free
Latin Ballet of Virginia
Latin Ballet of Virginia
11am

As part of the Hispanic Heritage celebrations, The Latin Ballet offers Master Classes on Latino American Culture through Dance at different libraries of Glen...

Henrico , Free
Lee Hazelgrove
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. Up from the Ashes, A Life in...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
"House and horizon" by Louise Poole, Oil on canvas over panel, 32”x36”
Artspace
12pm

Artspace announces our 7th Annual Fine Art Auction. Our 7th Annual Auction is both in-person and online! The Silent Auction will be on view and open to the...

Logo for Artspace Event
Artspace
12pm

A Feast for Your Eyes / Artspace's 7th Annual Fine Art Auction Silent Auction to benefit Artspace and Feed More RICHMOND, VA Artspace announces our...

RVA Southside , Free, $
Making History with LVA
12pm

Crowdsource with us! The Library of Virginia acquires, preserves, and promotes access to unique collections of Virginia’s history and culture. With more...

Free
Cinema Saturdays: Moana
Richmond Public Library
1pm

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

RVA Northside , Free
RPL Local Authors: Rita Miller
Richmond Public Library
1pm

Rita Wray Miller, a humble soul, a free spirit adopted at the age of five and destined to make an impact on the lives of others. She discovered that she...

RVA Downtown , Free
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
1:30pm

Librarian will hosted a storytime for families. Where families are able to come and interacted with the children's librarian during the reading of two books....

RVA Southside , Free
Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia
2pm

"Just Kidding" performed by the Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia, presenting the lighter side of life in this concert of chamber music by Haydn,...

Gellman Room Concert: Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia  presents “Just Kidding”
Richmond Public Library
2pm

The Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia presents “Just Kidding” with Jordan Bak, viola, Fitz Gary, viola, Grant Houston, violin, Mari Lee, violin,...

RVA Downtown , Free
Grand Opening of Host of Sparrows Aerial Circus's new Nest! Sept 24 & 25!
Host of Sparrows Aerial Circus
2pm

Grand Opening Weekend for our new location at 97 Manchester Road, RVA 23224! Sept 24th Free Classes, and Sept 25th Free Performances! To sign up for your...

RVA Southside , Free
Mean Girls
2pm, 8pm

Direct from Broadway, MEAN GIRLS is the hilarious hit musical from an award-winning creative team, including book writer TINA FEY (“30 Rock), composer JEFF...

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 , $$
Whitesplaining (Postponed)
VCUarts Theatre
2pm, 8pm

Whitesplaining Please note: The opening of “Whitesplaining” has been postponed. There will be no performances this weekend Sept. 9th- 11th. Ticket holders...

RVA Arts District , $
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 , $
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
GABRIEL
7:30pm

Book by Jerold Solomon, Foster Solomon, and Ron Klipp Music & Lyrics by Ron Klipp directed by Foster Solomon musical direction by Billy Dye Thu September...

RVA The Fan
Gaslight
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
8pm

With an inheritance at stake, a husband attempts to drive his wife to insanity through incremental manipulation. This British, Victorian era psychological...

Chesterfield , Prices Vary
Mean Girls
8pm

Direct from Broadway, MEAN GIRLS is the hilarious hit musical from an award-winning creative team, including book writer TINA FEY (“30 Rock), composer JEFF...

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 , $$
Steve Hackman’s Brahms v. Radiohead
Richmond Symphony
8pm

Take Radiohead’s Ok Computer and the First Symphony of Brahms. Orchestra and vocalists present this fusion of masterworks by two pivotal voices, both played...

RVA Downtown , $
Whitesplaining (Postponed)
VCUarts Theatre
8pm

Whitesplaining Please note: The opening of “Whitesplaining” has been postponed. There will be no performances this weekend Sept. 9th- 11th. Ticket holders...

RVA Arts District , $
Late Night Laughs
CSz Richmond
10pm

Late night improv comedy for adults. The host and improvisers use suggestions from the audience and walk the fine line for your enjoyment. Leave the kids and...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
Late Night Laughs
CSz Richmond
10pm

Late night improv comedy for adults. The host and improvisers use suggestions from the audience and walk the fine line for your enjoyment. Leave the kids and...

Henrico, RVA West End , $

Saturday, September 24