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Tuesday, December 31

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 , $
Illumination: A Festival of Tree

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

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

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
Edward Hopper and the American Hotel
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

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

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

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
Merry Christmas Charlie Brown
Virginia Museum of History & Culture

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
Africa's Art in Paint & Wood
Elegba Folklore Society

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

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
READ Center
Richmond Public Library

The Read Center's mission is to help adults with low-level literacy develop basic reading and communication skills. Classroom instruction, one-to-one...

RVA East End , Free
New Year's Eve Family Frolic
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Enjoy fun family activities all afternoon with the New Year’s Eve Family Frolic. Live music with the Ululating Mummies, a parade and more. Activities...

Henrico , $, Prices Vary
Teen T.A.C.O. Pop-Up
Richmond Public Library

This pop-up program series is just for teens, just during winter break. What does T.A.C.O. stand for you...

RVA Downtown , Free
Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

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

Henrico , $, Prices Vary
NEW YEAR'S EVE with ComedySportz! - The Early Show
CSz Richmond

Celebrate New Year's Eve with competitive improv comedy for everyone!! THE EARLY MATCH - For those who can’t quite make it to midnight. A milk and Twinkies...

RVA West End, Henrico , $
New Years Eve. Bash w/ Significant Others
The Tin Pan

The Significant Others is a rock band that serves up a potent party cocktail. Theirs is a rare chemistry that blends an eclectic list of songs, a love of...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$
Three Sheets to the Wind: I Love The 80s New Years Prom
The Broadberry Entertainment Group

Broadberry Entertainment Group Presents! I Love The 80s New Years Prom w/ Three Sheets to the Wind, Eagles of Freedom, and DJ Spinnaker Tuesday, December...

RVA The Fan , $$, Prices Vary
RVA Bachata New Year's Eve

For our 2nd annual New Year's Eve Party, RVA Bachata is partnering with Tabol Brewing to ring in 2020 with you! Stephen Jackson will kick off your New Year's...

RVA Downtown , $, $$, Prices Vary
NEW YEAR'S EVE with ComedySportz! - The Late Match
CSz Richmond

Celebrate New Year's Eve with competitive improv comedy for everyone!! THE LATE MATCH - Taking you right up to midnight and beyond, with a champagne toast...

Henrico, RVA West End , $

Tuesday, December 31