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Sunday, December 8

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 , $
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
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
Sparkle Plenty X RJM Artist Project
Quirk Gallery
10am

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
Holocaust By Bullets
Virginia Holocaust Museum
11am

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
Jesse Chun, enunciating silence and
1708 Gallery
11am

1708 is pleased to present enunciating silence and, a solo exhibition of new and recent work by Jesse Chun on view from November 1 - December 8. Through...

RVA Arts District , 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
Winter Print Fair
Studio Two Three
11am

Art from scores of local makers, a grilled cheese & tomato soup bar, and holiday cheer! What more could you ask for?! Come to Studio Two Three’s Winter Print...

RVA Northside , Free, Prices Vary
43rd St Gallery Holiday Open House
43rd Street Gallery
12pm

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
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
Illumination: A Festival of Tree
12pm

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
Petersburg Holiday Homes Tour
Battersea Foundation
12pm

Art, Architecture & Music are featured on this holiday homes tour in Petersburg where the focus will be in the city's Walnut Hill neighborhood, considered...

Petersburg , $
ThinkSmall10 - 10th Biennial International Miniature Invitational Exhibition
Artspace
12pm

artspace opens the tenth installment of the ever-popular Biennial Miniature International Invitational, ThinkSmall10, on Friday, November 8. 2019 from 6 - 9...

RVA Southside , Free
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
Yuletides at Agecroft: Christmas Open House
Agecroft Hall
12:30pm

Experience the Christmas season at Agecroft Hall from three different eras: England in 1640, London in 1860, and Richmond in 1942. Charles Dickens will do a...

RVA West End , Free
December 2019 Art Exhibits
Richmond Public Library
1pm

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
Hamilton
1pm, 7pm

HAMILTON is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , $$, $$$, Prices Vary
Ada and the Engine by Lauren Gunderson
VCUarts Theatre
2pm

As the British Industrial Revolution dawns, young Ada Byron Lovelace (daughter of the flamboyant and notorious Lord Byron) sees the boundless creative...

RVA The Fan , Free
a pop/rock concert about love & life
HATTheatre
2pm

Need something happy in your life? Wanna dance and sing along? It's not a play, it's not a traditional musical. It's a party! Need something happy in your...

Henrico , Prices Vary
Symphony Pops 2: Let It Snow!
Richmond Symphony
3pm

Celebrate the holidays with a concert featuring the sounds of the season! Join the Richmond Symphony and Richmond Symphony Chorus for this magical annual...

RVA Downtown , $$, $$$, Prices Vary
"A Classic Holiday" concert
Petersburg Symphony Orchestra
4pm

Music that celebrates the spirit of this special season. Vocal solos and an audience sing-along will be featured.

Petersburg , $
Holiday Classics 2019
Richmond Allied Voices
4pm

The Richmond Men's Chorus, the Richmond Women's Chorus, and The Noteables present "Holiday Classics". A rousing, spirit-filled way to fill your heart with...

RVA Northside , Prices Vary, $, $$
Times Square Angel
Richmond Triangle Players
4pm

New York, 1948. Irish O’Flanagan is the tough as nails, red-headed headliner of the Club Intime. A lifetime of hard knocks has left her bitter and with a...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary, $, $$
46TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF LESSONS AND CAROLS
Modlin Center for the Arts
5pm, 8pm

Join the singers of Schola Cantorum and Women’s Chorale for a joyous Christmas celebration through a Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols in the tradition of...

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
Kadavar w/ Ruby the Hatchet
The Broadberry Entertainment Group
6pm

Broadberry Entertainment Group Presents! KADAVAR w/ Ruby The Hatchet, Mister Earthbound and The Astral Void KADAVAR For the few lucky bands who live to see...

RVA Downtown , $
Light up the Night!
Appomattox Regional Library
6pm

Parade The parade will begin at 4:00 p.m. and will depart from Cavalier Square Shopping Center, making it's way towards the Ashford Civic Plaza. The parade...

Hopewell , Free
Burlesque Right Meow
Firehouse Theatre
7pm

It's been 3 years since Burlesque Right Meow first set out to find the true meaning of Stripmas...and we still don't know WTF this holiday business is all...

RVA The Fan , $, $$, Prices Vary
DRIFTWOOD SOLDIER LIVE!
Black Iris
7pm

a mandolin-bass gutter-folk duo out of Philly, described by Bruce Warren of WXPN as a 'bluesy Nick Cave with a nod to Tom Waits.' You can listen at...

RVA Arts District
Flag On The Moon w/ Michael Millions, Radio B, and Nickelus F
The Broadberry Entertainment Group
7pm

Flag on the Moon @ The Broadberry Featuring Michael Millions, Radio B, Nickelus F

RVA The Fan , $
Gerald Albright w/ Special Guest Selina Albright (Christmas Show)
7pm

One of the biggest stars of R&B, contemporary and straight-ahead jazz, Gerald Albright has earned his reputation as a “musician’s musician.” Born in Los...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$
Hamilton
7pm

HAMILTON is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , $$, $$$, Prices Vary
Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra Winter Concert
Richmond Symphony
7pm

As the premier orchestral training program of central Virginia, students participate in weekly rehearsals, coaching and masterclasses by Richmond Symphony...

RVA Downtown , Free
TAYLOR MAC'S "HOLIDAY SAUCE"
Modlin Center for the Arts
7:30pm

Hot on the very high heels of the wildly successful epic extravaganza, A 24-Decade History of Popular Music, the incomparable Taylor Mac makes his Richmond,...

RVA West End , Prices Vary, $, $$
46TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF LESSONS AND CAROLS
Modlin Center for the Arts
8pm

Join the singers of Schola Cantorum and Women’s Chorale for a joyous Christmas celebration through a Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols in the tradition of...

RVA West End , Free

Sunday, December 8