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Saturday, January 11

Beats, Rhythm, & Life: Fundraiser & Show

Support the local youth of Richmond and reserve your ticket to this free event! About this Event BEATS, RHYTHM, & LIFE RVA IS HAVING THEIR FIRST EVER...

RVA Northside , Free
Best Unpublished Novel Contest
James River Writers

Do you have a completed unpublished novel that’s ready for recognition? Submit it to the Best Unpublished Novel Contest! The contest is open for submissions...

$
Free Admission Days
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

All Garden visitors enjoy FREE admission to Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden: Jan. 7-12, 2020. There is plenty to see at the Garden in January! The warm and...

Henrico , Free
3D Printer Orientation
Richmond Public Library
10am

Are you interested in printing your own design on the Library's 3D printers? We are now offering use of our 3D printers to Richmond Public Library...

RVA Downtown , Free
Art Exhibits January 2020
Richmond Public Library
10am

Art Exhibits The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, January 3, 2020, through Tuesday, February 4, 2020: GELLMAN ROOM, DOOLEY FOYER, DOOLEY...

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
Genworth Lights Up! Youth Series
Richmond Performing Arts Alliance
10am

Join RPAA at Dominion Energy Center for the Performing Arts for Arts+Tech - the third installment of the Genworth Lights Up! Youth Series. We will be joined...

RVA Downtown , Free
Half Price Book Sale
Richmond Public Library
10am

Book lovers of all ages - shop for half off our current book sale prices.

RVA Downtown , Free
Katie Barrie, The Very Definition of a Beach Paradise, 2019; Claes Oldenburg, Apple Core – Spring, 1990; David Freed, By The River, 2004
Reynolds Gallery
10am

Reynolds Gallery is pleased to announce three exhibitions premiering January 10, 2020. From Katie Barrie comes her first solo exhibition at the gallery;...

RVA The Fan , Free
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
3D Printer Class
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Dive into 3D printing at the Library! Learn the basics of 3D modeling and printing using the design software Tinkercad. Space is limited and registration is...

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

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive story time! Story time aims to instill a love of reading with songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an...

RVA Southside , Free
ComedySportz Minor League Match
CSz Richmond
11am

The ComedySportz Minor League consists of dedicated players and improvisers who are training in all things ComedySportz. They may not have gone to the Majors...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
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
Alanna Airitam: The Golden Age
Candela Books and Gallery
1pm

JAN 3 - FEB 22 Alanna Airitam: The Golden Age is a tribute to black culture and black histories. In an effort to reframe the narrative of western art...

RVA Arts District , Free
"Exit to the Right" by Christopher Wynn
Bella Arte Gallery
1pm

Join us Saturday, January 11 at 1 pm when Christopher Wynn, watercolor teacher, author, award winning artist, published artist, will give insight into "Why"...

Chesterfield , Free
Film Screening: No Trespassing
Richmond Public Library
1pm

Best-selling author and award-winning web series and film director, producer, writer, and actor, Silk White, will be screening his latest horror film "No...

RVA Downtown , Free
Patty Carroll: Domestic Ballads
Candela Books and Gallery
1pm

JAN 3 - FEB 22 Since the mid-1990s, Patty Carroll has been examining female identity, both by way of and through domesticity. Anonymous Women is a series of...

RVA Arts District , Free
Cinema Saturdays: Winter Sports Edition
Richmond Public Library
1:30pm

Winter is here and at North Avenue Library we are exploring winter sports during our first cinema Saturday of the year. Join us as we watch either Cool...

RVA Northside , Free
Confetti Community Conversations: Building Healthier Connected Communities
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
2pm

Good health is not achieved alone, it takes all of us to work together to transform health in our communities. There's power in our communities that can...

RVA Downtown , Free
LEGO Club
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Ages 5 join us for LEGO robotics, animation, and free building & play. Typically meets every second Saturday.

RVA Southside , Free
Legacy List
VPM - Virginia's home for Public Media
2pm

Matt Paxton - Richmond native and nine-season veteran of A&E’s hit show Hoarders - premieres his new PBS show, Legacy List, helping families discover the...

RVA The Fan , $
The Legend of the Poinsettia presented by Dominion Energy
Latin Ballet of Virginia
3pm, 7:30pm

Legend of the Poinsettia is based on the story of little Maria did not have a gift for the Baby Jesus. All she could find was a handful of weeds...but,...

Henrico , $$, $, Prices Vary
Virginia by Stagecoach
Book People
4pm

Virginia C. Johnson relates tales of the wild early days on the post road in “Virginia by Stagecoach.”

RVA West End , Free
OVERTIME IMPROV
CSz Richmond
4:30pm

The Overtime Improv experience brings a unique twist on a show mixed with both long-form and short-form improv styles. Scenes and games based on audience...

RVA West End, Henrico , $
The Continentals
7pm

Everyone’s favorite big band is making their Henrico Theatre debut! Shake off the winter blues and enjoy all of your favorite tunes. Information: 652-1460.

Henrico , $
Twelfth Night, or What You Will
Richmond Catholic Theatre
7pm

Twelfth Night, or What You Will by William Shakespeare Directed by Irene Kuykendall Though a delightful comedy of topsy turvy, mistaken identities, this...

RVA The Fan , $, Prices Vary
Leonard Bernstein
Weinstein JCC
7:30pm

Jamie Bernstein, the oldest daughter of revered composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein, will be the featured guest of the Adolf-Adams JCC Forum, sharing...

RVA West End , $$
The Legend of the Poinsettia presented by Dominion Energy
Latin Ballet of Virginia
7:30pm

Legend of the Poinsettia is based on the story of little Maria did not have a gift for the Baby Jesus. All she could find was a handful of weeds...but,...

Henrico , $$, $, Prices Vary
Altria Masterworks 4: Ankush Kumar Bahl, Conductor & Anthony McGill, Clarinet
Richmond Symphony
8pm

The fourth performance in our masterworks series will feature Conductor and Music Director Candidate, Ankush Kumar Bahl and guest artist Anthony McGill,...

RVA Downtown , $, $$, Prices Vary
Jane Monheit
8pm

Blessed with “a voice of phenomenal beauty” (Stephen Holden, New York Times), Jane Monheit has had plenty of milestone moments in establishing herself as one...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$
The Anvil Brothers at the Shady Grove Coffeehouse
Shady Grove Coffeehouse
8pm

On Saturday, January 11th, the Shady Grove Coffeehouse continues its nineteenth season with a concert by Richmond-based contemporary bluegrass band The Anvil...

Ashland, Henrico , $, Prices Vary

Saturday, January 11