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Thursday, January 2

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 , $
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
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10am

Interactive story, music and play for babies from birth - 17 months with their caregiver.

RVA West End , Free
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10am

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

RVA Southside , 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
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
Library Yarns
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

If you like to knit or crochet, join this fun time of creativity at the Belmont Library. Bring you portable handwork project for an informal group...

RVA West End , Free
See TyRone and Friends at RVA Winter Puppetfest
Puppets Off Broad Street
10:30am, 1pm

The 6th Annual RVA Winter Puppetfest is almost here! Puppets Off Broad Street presents a winter break full of family fun with puppet shows by award-winning...

RVA Northside , $
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
Toddler Time
Richmond Public Library
11am

Join us for fun and interactive stories, music and play for ages 18-36 months with their caregiver.

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
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
READ Center
Richmond Public Library
1pm

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
See TyRone and Friends at RVA Winter Puppetfest
Puppets Off Broad Street
1pm

The 6th Annual RVA Winter Puppetfest is almost here! Puppets Off Broad Street presents a winter break full of family fun with puppet shows by award-winning...

RVA Northside , $
Southside from the Heart Knitters - Hopewell Library
Appomattox Regional Library
1pm

Knitters and Crocheters create items for donation to local non-profits. All level of crafters welcome. We are a part of From the Heart, an organization...

Hopewell , Free
Movie Matinees @ Your Library
Richmond Public Library
3pm

Enjoy a movie with us that you may have missed at the theater. Snacks provided - bring a drink. All films show at 3pm & 5:30pm every Thursday.

RVA West End , Free
Teen T.A.C.O. Pop-Up
Richmond Public Library
3pm

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
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive family storytime! Enjoy songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an adult.

RVA Northside , 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
GardenFest for Fidos
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
5pm

Dogs can enjoy the holiday lights at GardenFest for Fidos! Leashed dogs are allowed on these select Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lightsnights: Thursday,...

Henrico , $, Prices Vary
Crafty Hour: Drop in and knit
Richmond Public Library
6pm

No drinks at this happy hour, just a chance to get creative with other adults and learn a new skill or polish up an old one. This month we'll learn how to...

RVA Downtown , Free
Fountain Flirt Book Club
Fountain Bookstore
6:30pm

Purchase of book from Fountain either in paper, ebook, or audio is required. A feisty, fun group discussing romance novels (focusing mainly on diversity in...

RVA Downtown
Poetry & Jazz Tasting
River City Poets
7pm

Kick off the new year with a heavy dose of inspiration! Bob Lambert & friends bring the music while local poets share a "taste" of what they do in five...

RVA Downtown , Free

Thursday, January 2