What’s Booming: Home Show, Art Show, and Two Martins

By Steve Cook | October 21st, 2021

Think Fall. Think Small. And for you fans of film, think about a road trip to Charlottesville.

Beautifully finished back deck with special lighting, built-in grill, and more. To illustrate the Richmond Home Show. For article on What’s Booming in Richmond Oct. 21 through Oct. 27

What’s Booming in Richmond Oct. 21 through Oct. 27 … plus nearby excursions, too.

The Richmond Home Show

Friday, Oct. 22 through Sunday, Oct. 24 at the Richmond Raceway Complex

There’s no place like the Home Show to explore new home trends, speak with the experts, and visit a one-stop showroom. Discover the latest in home design, remodeling, renovation, and improvement.


ThinkSmall11 Opening Reception

Friday, Oct. 22 from 6-9 p.m. at the new Artspace gallery in the Stratford Hills Shopping Center

Size does matter to the hundreds of artists who accept the challenge to create works that fit within the 3” x 3” x 3” maximum dimensions. The opening night reception is free and open to the public. Hundreds of miniature pieces of artwork will be offered for sale. The exhibition continues until Dec. 12.


Steve Martin & Martin Short – “The Funniest Show in Town at the Moment”

Friday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. at Altria Theater

There’ll probably be no murders in the building, but definitely lots of laughs as Steve Martin and Martin Short team up an evening of fun from two of the funniest talents of the past century.


Rassawek Autumn Festival

Saturday, Oct. 23 through Sunday, Oct. 24 at Rassawek Vineyard

If you can’t wait until next year’s popular Spring Jubilee at the beautiful Rassawek Vineyard in Goochland, here’s some good news. It’s the first annual Autumn Festival, designed to bring friends and families together to celebrate the bounties of fall, as well as American traditions and culture.


The Virginia Film Festival

Wednesday, Oct. 27 through Sunday, Oct. 31, Charlottesville. See site for details

Calling all film buffs. It’s the 34th annual Virginia Film Festival. With more than 50 screenings, special events, tributes, discussions, and guests from the industry, the VAFF has become one of the nation’s leading regional film festivals. Close to 30,000 are expected to attend. See the website for the full schedule of films and other events.


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