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Riverside Baptist Church Fall Festival and Car Show @ Riverside Baptist Church
Sep 24 @ 7:00 am – 3:00 pm

Fall festival, car/truck/bike show


All-you-can-eat breakfast, $8; Yard Sale; Car/Truck/Bike Show (with trophies); Bake Sale; Silent Auction; Crafts, Brunswick Stew, Concessions; Free Children’s Activities; Door Prizes

RVA MakerFest @ The Science Museum of Virginia
Sep 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

RVA MakerFest returns to the Science Museum of Virginia for hands-on demonstrations from over 100 of the region’s most innovative makers, from glassblowers and blacksmiths to video game programmers and robotics. Free admission. Food and beer trucks on site. Also, enjoy free access to the Science Museum of Virginia, including the new SPEED exhibit.

@ Ashland Christian Church
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Pickle Ball is now being offered at Ashland Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the Hunter Hall Gym, 301 S. James Street, Ashland. Thursday, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. You do not need to know how to play Pickle Ball; it’s easy to learn. Come on out and have fun while exercising! Equipment is provided. No cost!

“ARTE” @ Pine Camp Arts and Community Center
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration


September 16 – October 21, 2016

The City’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities will host “Arte!” in celebration of Hispanic Heritage month at Pine Camp Arts and Community Center, 4901 Old Brook Road. “Arte!” which means “Art”, will include pieces from contemporary artists Josue Fred, Fabian Ramirez, Helene Ruiz, and Juan Carlos Suazo. Pieces to be displayed will include abstract paintings, sculptures, masks, mixed media, and more.
The exhibit will open on Friday, September 16 with a public reception from 6:00 to 8 :00p.m. through to Friday, October 21. Spotlight Gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays. Free and open to the public. Curator, Shaunn Casselle can be reached at (804) 646-6722.

Richmond Poe Film Festival Saturday Short Films and Panels @ Byrd Theatre
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us at the majestic Byrd Theatre for a day of Poe inspired films with panel discussions by film experts! 10:00 am: The Black Cat (Ulmer, 1934) and Fall of the House of Usher (Watson, 1928) followed by panel discussion “Poe in Black and White.” 1:00 pm: Extraordinary Tales (Garcia, 2014) followed by panel discussion “Animated Poe.” 3:00 pm: The Tell-Tale Heart (LaTier, 2016) and The Cask of Amontillado (Ciechanowski, 2015) followed by panel discussion “Challenges in making Poe Movies.” For tickets go to or call the museum at (804) 648-5523.

Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live! @ Patrick Henry's Scotchtown
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Preservation Virginia’s museums are participating in Smithsonian Museum Day Live! In the spirit of the Smithsonian Museums, which offer free admission every day, Museum Day Live is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which participating museums across the country open their doors to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live ticket for free! The Museum Day Live! ticket provides free admission for two people. Tickets will be available for download on August 1, 2016. For more information visit their website at


Visit Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown for free!

Splash! @ Gallery Flux
Sep 24 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

small-3Galley Flux group show featuring water scenes by local artists.



Richmond Poe Film Festival Saturday Night “Evening with Victoria Price @ The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
Sep 24 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Richmond Poe Film Festival “An Evening with Victoria Price” Join us at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen for an evening with the lovely Victoria Price, daughter of screen legend, Vincent Price. Ms. Price will give a talk followed by a screening of Tales of Terror (1962). Heavy hors d’oeuvres and bar provided. Tickets are $75 and can be purchased at or by calling (804) 648-5523.

Almost, Maine @ Swift Creek Mill Theatre
Sep 24 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

almost-maineOn a cold, clear, moonless night in the middle of winter, all is not quite what it seems in the remote mythical town of Almost, Maine. As the northern lights hover in the star-filled sky above, Almost’s residents find themselves falling in and out of love in unexpected and often comical ways. Knees are bruised. Hearts are broken. But the bruises heal and the hearts mend – almost – in this midwinter night’s dream.

Splash! @ Gallery Flux
Sep 25 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

small-3Galley Flux group show featuring water scenes by local artists.