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Wednesday, December 18

CALL FOR ENTRIES - JANUARY 2020 JURIED ALL MEDIA SHOW
Crossroads Art Center

Crossroads Art Center is excited to announce that we will be accepting online only entries for the All-Media shows effective December 1, 2019 for the January...

Henrico , $
Art Inspired: a BOJUart pop-up exhibition
8:30am

BOJUart gallery, located in Virginia Beach, is pleased to announce Art Inspired, a pop-up exhibition of BOJUart gallery artists hosted by the Gallery at 17...

RVA Arts District , Free
Holocaust By Bullets
Virginia Holocaust Museum
9am

The Holocaust by Bullets was the systematic killing of Jews & Roma Sinti which started before the development of the concentration camps. These mass murders...

RVA Downtown , Free
Illumination: A Festival of Tree
9am

Opening: Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 4:30-7pm following The Center’s annual Tree Lighting. Santa and his elves will be on site for a visit with the...

Henrico , Free
Sparkle Plenty X RJM Artist Project
Quirk Gallery
9am

Sparkle Plenty, now in it’s fourteenth year, is Quirk Gallery’s favorite holiday tradition. This year’s exhibit is co-curated by Susie Ganch and Kathleen...

RVA Downtown
Bionic Me
Science Museum of Virginia
9:30am

The Science Museum of Virginia’s newest touring exhibition “Bionic Me” showcases the ingenious medical, industrial and technological breakthroughs that have...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
43rd St Gallery Holiday Open House
43rd Street Gallery
10am

43rd Street Gallery HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE The kick-off weekend is Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 29, 30 and December 1. The Open House hours will...

RVA Southside , Free
Beyond the Lens: Jackson Ward
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
10am

Students became contemporary history makers while exploring the rich history of Jackson Ward through digital photography. They developed their own projects...

RVA Downtown , $, Prices Vary
December 2019 Art Exhibits
Richmond Public Library
10am

December 2019 Art Exhibits The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, December 6, 2019, through Monday, December 30, 2019: Gellman Room—Color...

RVA Downtown , Free
Edward Hopper and the American Hotel
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts presents the premiere of Edward Hopper and the American Hotel, the first in-depth study of hospitality settings depicted in...

RVA The Fan , $
Hamilton and The Virginians
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

The “ten-dollar Founding Father” will take over the Virginia Museum of History & Culture to coincide with the Virginia tour of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Great Force Exhibition
Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

Great Force is an exhibition that uses painting, sculpture, photography, video, and performance to examine the reality of race in the United States. It will...

RVA Arts District , Free
Hey, Hey, Hey! Collection by Bill Cooper
10am

"I grew up in segregated Richmond during the fifties and sixties. There were not many people who looked like us in the media - especially on television and...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
Merry Christmas Charlie Brown
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

For millions of Americans, it really isn’t Christmas until they have watched A Charlie Brown Christmas at least once! This exhibition examines the making of...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Southside from the Heart Knitters - McKenney Library
Appomattox Regional Library
10am

Knitters and crocheters from beginner to experienced create crafts and share their love of yarn.

Hopewell , Free
Sundry Souls: Views. Values. Vibrancy
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
10am

Sundry Souls is a collection of work created by 17 artists who are as diverse as the images depicted in their creations. Yet, they share the common thread of...

RVA Downtown , $
PreSchool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us at North Avenue Branch Library for awesome stories, tons of fun, and a special craft! Hope to see you there for a great half hour of Pre-School...

RVA Northside , Free
Preschool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for our fun, interactive and educational storytime featuring books, songs, rhymes and activities! For ages 3-5 with an adult.

RVA Downtown , Free
Storytime!
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for a fun, interactive storytime with Ms. Lisa! All ages are welcome!

RVA Southside , Free
Toddler Time
Richmond Public Library
11am

Join us for fun and interactive stories, music and play for ages 18-36 months with their caregiver. First Thursday of each month features a bilingual story...

RVA West End , Free
Africa's Art in Paint & Wood
Elegba Folklore Society
12pm

Visit Elegba Folklore Society’s Cultural Center and take in Africa’s Art in Paint & Wood. Browse through this eclectic collection of batiks from Burkina...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary
Winter Exhibits and Holiday Shop at Art Works!
Art Works Gallery
12pm

Our Winter Exhibits begin the holiday season with a special gallery filled with holiday gifts—Richmond style. Everything is handmade, in Richmond—from...

RVA Southside , Free
One More Stitch
Richmond Public Library
1pm

Meet with other community members to knit, crochet or work with other fiber arts. Share ideas and techniques, get help or give help. All levels welcome.

RVA West End , Free
Living to tell the tale: Writing your memoir
Richmond Public Library
2pm

The Main Library will once again be offering the popular Memoir Writing class led by Kirsten Taranto. The class will begin on Wednesday, 6th November and...

RVA Downtown , Free
Homework Help/Reading Buddies
Richmond Public Library
3:30pm

Volunteers and staff will be available to help students of all ages with homework, projects and literacy skills! ¡Voluntarios y empleados estar¡n disponibles...

RVA Southside , Free
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Join us for a fun and interactive story, music and play for babies from birth to 17 months with their caregiver.

RVA The Fan , Free
Community Expressions
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Help determine your library’s future. Tell us what you like, how we can improve and what should we add. During the one-hour moderated session, we’ll ask you:...

RVA Southside , Free
#wereaddiversebooks Teen Book Club
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

Teens, join us the 3rd Wednesday of every month for the #wereaddiversebooks Teen Book Club. Each month we will read and discuss a new selection featuring a...

RVA Downtown , Free
Art Explorers: Paper Snow People!
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

Design and decorate your own paper snow person. All materials provided. Art Explorers meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 4:30pm. For ages 5-12.

RVA West End , Free
Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
5pm

A holiday tradition featuring one million twinkling lights, handcrafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s’mores and hot...

Henrico , $, Prices Vary
December RVA Maker Meetup/ Social at Soul Taco downtown
5:30pm

Please join us for an RVA Maker social at Soul Taco's new location! The owners of this RVA food-fusion restaurant will be there to talk about their...

Obituary w/ False Prophet and Extinction AD
The Broadberry Entertainment Group
6pm

Broadberry Entertainment Group Presents! Obituary w/ False Prophet, Extinction AD and Enforced Wednesday, December 18th at The Broadberry Doors at 6pm,...

RVA The Fan , $$, Prices Vary
Poetry at Boogaloos!
River City Poets
7pm

River City Poets are back for a Wednesday night of inspiration in RVA's Northside! Grab a cozy corner spot & a signature "Poetic" cocktail and settle in for...

RVA Northside , Free
Richmond Ballet's THE NUTCRACKER
Richmond Ballet
7pm

This season marks Artistic Director Stoner Winslett’s 40th time staging her continually evolving, acclaimed version of The Nutcracker. Tchaikovsky’s familiar...

RVA Downtown , $$, $$$, Prices Vary
THE WILD WOMEN OF WINEDALE
CAT Theatre
7pm

Join Chamberlayne Actors Theatre for the second show of their 56th Season THE WILD WOMEN OF WINEDALE by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, Jamie Wooten. Three...

Henrico , $$
Jewish Family Theater presents “Gypsy”
Weinstein JCC
7:30pm

Regarded by many theater professionals as the greatest musical ever created, “Gypsy” is the ultimate tale of an ambitious stage mother fighting for her...

RVA West End , $, Prices Vary
WINTRY MIX: Holiday Cheer with Georgia and Joshua
Richmond Triangle Players
7:30pm

Georgia Rogers Farmer and Joshua Wortham are teaming up for a special evening of holiday songs and stories with Wintry Mix. Great music, great cheer, and a...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary, $, $$
BiG WiDE GRiN
The Tin Pan
8pm

“BiG WiDE GRiN … Good singing. Great songs and the hardest working band in folk music.” - Keb’ Mo’ This bi-coastal duo of Elaine Dempsey & Karl Werne from...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$

Wednesday, December 18