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Leigh Street Armory

Current plans for the Black History Museum

Currently located at 00 West Clay Street in Jackson Ward, the Black History Museum is looking forward to the day they can move into their new location several blocks away at the Leigh Street Armory. Although the museum is still raising money, they plan on opening at their new location in 2015.

Charles Finley Cap

Jackson Ward Says Goodbye to Charles Finley

Three hundred people crowded in to Sixth Mount Zion Church this afternoon to say goodbye to a friend, neighbor, mentor, activist and Educator led by a corp of brothers from Omega Psi Phi fraternity.

MOC and ACWC announce partnership graphic

New Civil War museum coming to the area

Rumors began over the summer of several Richmond history museums merging. It seems there was some truth to that rumor…RVA is for Civil War history. The Museum of the Confederacy (MOC) and The Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar (ACWC) announced today a new partnership that will combine the two museums into a new entity.

2013 Well Worn Market Holiday Shopping Edition

Well Worn Pop-Up Market today at Gallery 5

Walk over to Gallery 5 today between 11:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m. for theWell Worn Market: Holiday Shopping Edition. Local vendors will be selling handmade and vintage goods.

Curbside Collective Downtown

Valentine Richmond History Center logo

Hard Hat Happy Hour

During construction and renovations, the Valentine Richmond History Center is offering Hard Hat Happy Hour on Wednesdays between 4:30—6:00 p.m. Visit their website to learn more and register.

Richmond Ballet at the Carpenter Center

Richmond’s Got Talent?

This could be a fun way to spend a Saturday. Auditions for The Color Purple are SATURDAY (11/2) at the November Theatre from 10am-6pm. Family and friends are invited to watch as we cheer on those auditioning!

Maggie L. Walker NPS site signage

Celebrate the 110th Anniversary of the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank

On Saturday, November 2 at 1:00 p.m., the Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site will give an illustrated talk entitled “Maggie Walker’s Banking Legacy: 110th Anniversary of the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank.” This event is free and open to the public.

the Lair

Spend Halloween at The Lair

Join Jason Williams and the folks at Chupacabra at their new coffeehouse/bar/foodcourt/performance space, the appropriately named “The Lair”, tonight for Halloween. The theater troupe Free Jambalaya will be performing Ray Bradbury’s Palace of Metaphors. There will be food, drink and a lot of Halloween tomfoolery.

Poe documentary at Main Library

Lots of activity this Friday at Main Library. Art, book sale, and an Edgar Allan Poe documentary.

Come play with the Richmond Symphony Orchestra (or watch for free)

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