As part of CultureWorks’ artoberVA celebration, the Visual Arts Center of Richmond is hosting a Meet Your Maker event to gear up for November’s Craft + Design Show. Come to VisArts on Thurs., Oct. 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. to meet local Craft + Design artists and brewers, watch artist demonstrations and take advantage of special early-bird Craft + Design ticket pricing. That night only VisArts will sell weekend passes, Patrons’ Preview tickets and Rise + Shine tickets to the general public at member prices. Craft + Design artist Ashley Buchanan’s commemorative bracelets will also be on sale; 10 percent of all proceeds benefit VisArts. Learn more at visarts.org.