Autumn Arts

Music, museums, movies, and more around the Commonwealth during September and October.

Richmond Folk Festival

Photo by Dave Parrish Photography

Sept. 6-Oct. 4

Rhythms on the Riverwalk Concert Series, Riverwalk Landing, Yorktown, 757-890-3500,

Sept. 12

Nashville & Other Stuff, The Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, Virginia Beach, 757-385-2555,

Sept. 13-14

10th Annual Pasture Palooza Music & Arts Festival, Berryville, 540-336-9904,

Sept. 20-22

Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion, Historic Downtown Bristol, 423-573-1927,

Sept. 21

Summer Bluegrass Series: The Cleverlys with Small Town Rodeo, Bold Rock Hard Cider Barrel Barn, Nellysford, 434-361-1030,

Sept. 21-22

Richmond Symphony Opening Weekend, Skyline Ranch Resort, Front Royal, 804-788-1212,

Oct. 3

Jimmy Herring and the 5 of 7, Harvester Performance Center, Rocky Mount, 540-484-8277,

Oct. 11-13

Richmond Folk Festival, Brown’s Island, Richmond , 804-788-6466,

Art & Exhibitions
Sept. 28-Nov. 3

Memento Mori, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, 703-746-4570,

Oct. 3

Art at Happy Hour, Piedmont Arts, Martinsville, 276-632-3221,

Oct. 11

Bill Rutherford: Allegory of No Region, Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, Winchester, 888-556-5799,

Oct. 19

Second Annual Booklovers’ Festival, Jefferson Park, Richmond, 804-644-3090,

Oct. 26

Lecture: Witchcraft in Early Virginia, Historic Jamestowne, 757-856-1250,

Theater, Dance & Performance
Sept. 20

Annual Free Shakespeare in the Park: Measure for Measure, Main Street, Exmore, 757-442-3114,

Sept. 21

The Burning of Jamestown, Historic Jamestowne, 757-856-1250,

Sept. 27-Oct. 20

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, November Theatre, Richmond, 804-282-2620,

Oct. 23-27

Virginia Film Festival, Charlottesville, 434-982-5277,

Oct. 24

Cirque Mei, The Hylton Performing Arts Center, Manassas, 703-993-7759,

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June 11, 2022

Star Gazing and Laser Nights

Virginia Living Museum
July 9, 2022

Star Gazing and Laser Nights

Virginia Living Museum
August 13, 2022

Star Gazing and Laser Nights

Virginia Living Museum