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Saturday, January 25

Best Unpublished Novel Contest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Do you have a completed unpublished novel that’s ready for recognition? Submit it to the Best Unpublished Novel Contest!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

$
Half-Price Admission Days
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

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 , $
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
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
Kristen Solecki "Well Worn"
Quirk Gallery
10am

"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
Poet-Tree: Talking Root
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

Join us in the Robins Library as we "plant" the Poet-Tree with a day of youth and adult poetry workshops and readings.

Henrico, RVA Northside , $
Sherry Siewert Silversmithing Workshop 2020
Crossroads Art Center
10am

Saturday, January 25, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. and Sunday, January 26, noon–5:00 p.m. This class will provide you with the safety requirements and techniques to...

Henrico , $$$
Stephen Clark, Distilled Encounters
Quirk Gallery
10am

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
Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society Richmond Chapter Meeting
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Regular Membership Meeting: Greater Richmond, VA, Chapter, Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS)

RVA Downtown , Free
Cricut Class: I Love My Library Mug
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for an introductory Cricut class and learn design basics, tips and tricks. Space is limited and registration is suggested. September is National...

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
Atlantic Union Bank LolliPops 3: It's a Symphony Sing-A-Long!
Richmond Symphony
11am

You are the star of the show for a "karaoke style" concert featuring some of your child's favorite music! Join us at 10am for a free pre-concert festival,...

RVA Downtown , $, Prices Vary
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
Ausra Huntington
Art Works Gallery
12pm

Visit us Tuesday - Sunday 12 pm - 6 pm. Admission is free. Tour 75 artist studios and see these new exhibits in the galleries: In January, this makes our...

RVA Southside , Free
"Merkaba (2 of 2)," painting by Duane Cregger
Artspace
12pm

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
Paint In! at Stony Point Fashion Park
Crossroads Art Center
12pm

Join Crossroads Art Center artists at Stony Point Fashion Part for a Paint-In! Artists will be painting LIVE throughout the day. Come watch, learn and see...

Chesterfield , Free
Transcribe-a-thon
Library of Virginia
12pm

Join other volunteers to transcribe handwritten pages by reading written text and typing it into digital form. Participate in enhancing access to collections...

RVA Downtown , 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
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
Poetry Spotlight
Book People
1pm

Open Mic Poetry Reading with Featured Poet Robert Blumenstein. Sign up at the door - first come first served. Robert Paul Blumenstein will read from and sign...

RVA West End , Free
Cinema Saturdays: Martin Luther King Jr. Day Edition
Richmond Public Library
1:30pm

Join us as we watch Selma, Lord, Selma in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day at North Avenue Library. Snacks are on a first come, first serve basis.

RVA Northside , Free
Gellman Room Concert: Jefferson Baroque
Richmond Public Library
2pm

"The Wow! Factor in Baroque Music": All baroque composers wanted to produce strong emotions in their listeners. Their music can speak directly to our...

RVA Downtown , Free
Lamar Giles and Meg Medina in conversation
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Join us for a literary afternoon with Meg Medina and Lamar Giles! "Heartfelt and hilarious on every page! Giles is not only adept at storytelling, he...

RVA Downtown , Free
Lego Club
Richmond Public Library
2pm

We provide the Legos- you design the build. Come create with us. Ages 5 and up with adult.

RVA East 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 , $
Henrico Theatre Company presents "The Melody Lingers On: The Songs of Irving Berlin"
7pm

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 , $
Mountain Highway®
7pm

With a style all their own, Mountain Highway® is an authentic young family band steeped in traditional bluegrass and gospel music originally made famous by...

Henrico , $
INDIAN INK THEATRE COMPANY, "MRS. KRISHNAN'S PARTY"
Modlin Center for the Arts
7:30pm

Indians throw crazy parties. Heard of Diwali? A million lamps floating on a river and fireworks to wake the dead. Heard of Holi? An explosion of color and...

RVA West End , Prices Vary, $
Israeli Film Festival Showing: “Love in Suspenders”
Weinstein JCC
7:30pm

This sentimental romantic comedy explores the relationship between Tami, a 64 year old widow who constantly deals with the memory of her loving late husband...

RVA West End , $, $$, Prices Vary
Stupid Kid
Firehouse Theatre
7:30pm

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, $$
Daddy Long Legs
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
8pm

Based on the classic novel, which inspired the 1955 movie starring Fred Astaire, Daddy Long Legs is a beloved tale in the spirit of Jane Austen, The Brontë...

Colonial Heights , Prices Vary, $$
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, $, $$

Saturday, January 25