What’s happening: Sept. 9 events calendar

See Something


TUES., 9/8 – SUN., 9/13

Richmond International Film Festival

This year’s RIFF will run as a hybrid model with virtual and in-person screenings of over 100 films. For physical events, social distancing and masks are required for entry. Temperature checks will be conducted at select venues. Viewers can purchase passes and tickets at riff.eventive.org. 

Times, prices and locations vary.


SAT., 9/12

“Movies in the Outfield: ‘Finding Nemo’”

Attendees can watch “Finding Nemo” at the Diamond as part of the Richmond Flying Squirrels’ “Movies in the Outfield” program. Local special abilities nonprofit Jacob’s Chance will co-host the event. Seating will be spread across the field. 

6:35 – 9:45 p.m., The Diamond, 3001 N. Arthur Ashe Blvd., $8 per person


SUN., 9/13

Drive-in Drag

Diversity Thrift is honoring Latin Heritage Month with a Latin-themed drive-in drag show in the store’s parking lot. Masks are advised. The program will take place at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets are available on Diversity Richmond’s website

Diversity Thrift, 1407 Sherwood Ave., $10 per car


Do Something


THURS., 9/10

“Diamond Disc Golf”

Spend an evening playing disk golf during the Richmond Flying Squirrels’ weekly event. The nine-hole course will be open every Thursday with sanitized discs. Attendees can preorder concessions prior to the event. To buy tickets, visit the team’s website. 

6:30 – 8:30 p.m., The Diamond, 3001 N. Arthur Ashe Blvd., $10 per person


SUN., 9/13

Fall Fest Artisan Market

Hardywood West Creek will host a family friendly “makers market” with live music, food, games and prizes. Local artists will be selling handmade items. For more information, visit the free event’s Facebook page. 

Noon – 5 p.m., 820 Sanctuary Trail Dr.


Learn Something


THURS., 9/10 

Online Dance Classes with RVA Swing

Join RVA Swing’s 30-minute dance workout during this week’s online dance class. To access this free class, watch the group’s Facebook livestream. Donations to the organization are encouraged. 

6 – 6:30 p.m.


TUES., 9/15 

“Movie Mythbusting: Hidden Figures”

Analyze inaccuracies in popular historical films during the Virginia Museum of History & Culture’s interactive Zoom presentations. This week’s selection is the 2000 drama, “Remember the Titans.” The film should be watched in advance before the half-hour discussion begins. To register and get the link for this free event, visit the event’s Facebook page. 

7 – 7:30 p.m.

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