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Friday, January 17

Best Unpublished Novel Contest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Do you have a completed unpublished novel that’s ready for recognition? Submit it to the Best Unpublished Novel Contest!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

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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
Stephen Clark, Distilled Encounters
Quirk Gallery
9am

We shall not cease from exploring and the end of our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time (Four Quartets:...

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
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
Crochet Club
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Meet us every Friday to learn how to knit and crochet. Bring your own materials or just use ours! This class is open to all levels of knowledge and open for...

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

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

RVA East End , Free
Alanna Airitam: The Golden Age
Candela Books and Gallery
11am

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
Patty Carroll: Domestic Ballads
Candela Books and Gallery
11am

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
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
Book Discussion of "Evicted" by Matt Desmond
Richmond Public Library
12pm

Five of the top 10 cities in the U.S. with the highest eviction rates are in Virginia. Richmond is No. 2. In 2017 alone, 9,381 renters in the city of...

RVA Downtown , 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
January 2020 Open House + Artist Reception
Crossroads Art Center
6pm

Join Crossroads Art Center for the January Open House & Artist Reception on Friday, January 17, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Free and open to the public....

Henrico , Free
RNB GARDEN
7pm

The revival of pure RnB showcases is upon us! We've listened to the people and are here to give you what you've been searching for. Live bands, sultry...

RVA The Fan , $
Salsa Fuego Friday
7pm

Come dance or watch the sun set while enjoying some refreshing craft brew on Tabol's amazing deck. Enjoy an evening dancing under the stars with your friends...

RVA Downtown , Free
Althea Rene
The Tin Pan
8pm

Born on December 25th in Detroit, Michigan Althea René began her musical journey at the tender age four-year-old. For more than 10 years she worked as a...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$
The Glass Menagerie
5th Wall Theatre
8pm

Amanda Wingfield is a faded remnant of Southern gentility who now lives in a dingy St. Louis apartment with her son, Tom, and her daughter, Laura, who has a...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary, $, $$

Friday, January 17