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Friday, January 24

Best Unpublished Novel Contest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Do you have a completed unpublished novel that’s ready for recognition? Submit it to the Best Unpublished Novel Contest!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

Story Time - Carson
Appomattox Regional Library

This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join:...

Hopewell , Free
Half-Price Admission Days
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

There is plenty to see at the Garden in January and February! The warm and cozy Conservatory beckons with aromatic orchids, passion flowers and other...

Henrico, RVA Northside , $
Kristen Solecki "Well Worn"
Quirk Gallery

"I have been collecting discarded photos for over a decade. Most are black and white from a time when standard film was expensive and snapshots were...

RVA Downtown , Free
Stephen Clark, Distilled Encounters
Quirk Gallery

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

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

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

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
Alanna Airitam: The Golden Age
Candela Books and Gallery

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

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

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
Ausra Huntington
Art Works Gallery

In January, this makes our 17th year of the annual Simply Photography exhibit at Art Works. Over the years it’s been so popular that we expanded it to...

RVA Southside , Free
"Merkaba (2 of 2)," painting by Duane Cregger

Artspace Gallery in Manchester begins our 2020 exhibition season with an opening reception on Friday, January 24, 2020 from 6pm-9pm featuring four Virginia...

RVA Southside , Free
Henrico Theatre Company presents "The Melody Lingers On: The Songs of Irving Berlin"

Presented by Henrico Theatre Company! Music and lyrics by Irving Berlin. Dialogue taken from the book “Irving Berlin: A Daughter’s Memoir” by Mary Ellin...

Henrico , $
Poetry Night @ Zata
River City Poets

River City Poets' 4th Friday poetry night returns this January in its new Manchester home at 700 Bainbridge St. New voices always welcome; no language or...

RVA Southside , Free
Salsa Fuego Friday

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
Stupid Kid
Firehouse Theatre

In the east coast premiere of Sharr White's very dark and powerful comedy, Chick Ford surprises his parents when he returns home from prison after serving...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary, $$
Early Elton Trio
The Tin Pan

A Rock n’ Roll archaeological dig is underway, as Early Elton Trio pays tribute to the Elton John, Dee Murray and Nigel Olsson trio tours of 1970 to...

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

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 24