Friday – PLF Pyro Circus & Anniversary Party at Gallery 5Friday
Gallery 5 is celebrating its 14th anniversary and a new building owner with a huge art party, fire and pyrotechnics. With live music, Dirtwoman-inspired art, a moon market with local vendors and the PLF Pyro Circus Street Show. Festivities start at 7 p.m. and run to 2 a.m. Donations welcome. Gallery 5, 200 W. Marshall St. gallery5arts.org
Through Sunday -Dirtwoman Week
Celebrate the spirit of Donnie Corker with Dirtwoman Week and keep Richmond weird. Swing by Gallery 5 to see Dirtwoman-inspired art by local artists, including Dirtwoman-inspired art by local artists such as Matt Lively, David Freed, Noah Scalin and more. But the main event is the Dirtwoman Dinner at Mamma ‘Zu on Sunday. Donnie grew up in Oregon Hill and became well-known for his job peeling garlic at the restaurant. Celebrate the local legend with like-minded fans with a buffet dinner and a $50 donation per person to Massey Cancer. Cash bar. 6-8 p.m., 501 S. Pine Street. https://www.teammassey.org/DirtwomanForRVA?tab=MyPageA
Saturday & Sunday – Arcade Weekend at Hardywood
Drink beer and play arcade games at Hardywood. They’ll be bringing in classic arcade games like pinball, Ms. Pac-Man, Space Invaders, Qbert and roughly 20 more that will be set on “free play” all weekend long. Saturday 1 p.m.-10 p.m., Sunday noon-6 p.m
Saturday & Sunday – Sesame Street Live!
Sesame Street Live! brings Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and more to the big stage for a new show called “Let’s Party.” 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Saturday, 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Altria Theater, 6 N. Laurel St. $16-$52. etix.com or (800) 514-3849