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"Of secrecy, the violet" Exhibition

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond presents an exhibition of work by New York City-based artist Elissa Levy, titled "Of secrecy, the violet.

12:00 AM

New Exhibit

Drawing on the Valentine’s extensive collection of historic and contemporary costume, Pretty Powerful: Fashion and Virginia Women will examine the role of fashion in the professional, creative and social advancement of women in Richmond, Virginia.

12:00 AM

Pretty Powerful: Fashion and Virginia Women

The fashion industry was one of the first industries to offer Richmond women of diverse backgrounds an accepted professional path with prospects for personal agency.

12:00 AM

Dentistry From The Heart

Free Dentistry at Bright Smiles Dental! First come, first serve! Age 18+ One treatment per person (either cleaning, extraction, filling, or root canal)

7:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Beyond Duty

While the countries of the free world were reluctant to help Jewish refugees, and while most diplomats continued to employ standard procedures, only very few felt that extraordinary times required extraordinary action and were willing to act against their governments’ policy.

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Break Glass: Art by VL Cox

Through her art, Cox aspires to spark conversation about civil rights and equality, while also exploring the persistence of hate and injustice in America today.

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

BUTTERFLIES LIVE

Butterflies Live allows you to get up-close and personal with hundreds of fluttering beauties.

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Origami in the Garden

Origami in the Garden is an exhibition of larger-than-life outdoor sculpture inspired by the art of paper folding.

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

There's Just Us

August 11 and 12 marks the one-year anniversary of the Unite the Right protests that shook the quiet, central Virginia city of Charlottesville.

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

September-October Exhibits at Crossroads Art Center

Crossroads Art Center has the privilege of hosting the following featured exhibitions.

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Halloween Haunt - Fun By Day, Fright By Night

Enjoy the fright of your life at Halloween Haunt.

11:30 AM - 10:00 PM

Kings Dominion's Twisted Timbers - New for 2018

Come enjoy the thrills of Twisted Timbers, a new wooden roller coaster with a twist of steel, at Kings Dominion.

11:30 AM - 10:00 PM

4th Friday Art Shows and Opening Reception @ Art Works!

This fall, Asiya Al-Sharabi from Yemen is exhibiting Trumperie and the Immigrant at Art Works.

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Welcome Party + Merch Market for 2018 GABMC

Time to say hello again to old friends and new faces for the Friday night Welcome Party for the Remington Beard Boss 2018 Great American BMC! We're holding it at our usual comp venue, so we'll have plenty of space, mixed drinks, plenty of beer, and food on-site.

6:00 PM

Amazing Feats of Strength - The Strength Team

The Strength Team invites you to enjoy an family evening full of fun and excitement.

7:00 PM

Hispanic Gala: Carnaval, South America

Join us on Friday, September 28 for an evening of celebration and caring during Hispanic Heritage Month at our Hispanic Gala "Carnaval, South America".

7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

King's Dominion Halloween Haunt

Join us at King's Dominion for the Halloween Haunt featuring scare zones, mazes, shows and rides.

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Richmond Ballet's 35th Anniversary Celebration

Commemorate the past, celebrate the moment, and toast to the future when we kick off our 35th Anniversary Season! As George Balanchine was famously quoted, “but first a school,” there is no better way to begin our celebration than with the foundation of the Company in mind.

7:00 PM

Butchertown Burlesque at the Basement

Step back in time, begin the beguine, with Butchertown Burlesque at TheatreLAB's The Basement! Boom Boom Basics presents a vintage classic burlesque, nightlife experience to whisk show-goers away to a night of decadent celebration! Embark on a journey through the retro decades with LIVE jazz, blues and swing from Virginia-grown, and regional musical artists playing your tunes from the 1920s - 1950s, while stripteasing sirens tease and delight in an immersive, speakeasy setting.

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Future Thieves

Midway through recording their exhilarating new self-titled album, Nashville indie rockers Future Thieves left the studio and hit the road.

8:00 PM

Hollywood Nights - Bob Seger Tribute

HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS is the ultimate tribute to Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet band! This NJ based powerhouse has set out to re-create everything about Bob and his music right down to the smallest detail.

8:00 PM

MDC

Formed in late 1970s as The Stains and playing their first gig under this name in August 1980, MDC were one of three pioneering hardcore punk bands in Austin, Texas, in the early '80s, alongside The Dicks and Big Boys.

9:00 PM

Shadows of Shockoe Ghost Tour

Your Ghost Host will guide you on a fascinating nighttime exploration of Shockoe Bottom, the oldest and most haunted neighborhood in Richmond, where over 400 years of history have produced an ample share of those caught between this world and the next.

9:00 PM - 10:30 PM