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Thursday, January 9

Best Unpublished Novel Contest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Do you have a completed unpublished novel that’s ready for recognition? Submit it to the Best Unpublished Novel Contest!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
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
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
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10am

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

RVA West End , 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
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
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
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
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
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
Open Studio -- Artists at Work
12pm

Visit Eclectica! Art Gallery in Midlothian to watch, learn, hang out, discuss techniques, materials, inspiration and frustration with in-house artist Sandhi...

Chesterfield , 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
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
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
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
Happily-Ever-After-Hour with Tracey Livesay!
Fountain Bookstore
5pm

Starting the New Year off with a celebration of romance!!! We want your 2020 to be full of love and light! A former criminal defense attorney, Tracey...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
CANCELED - 3D Printer Class: BuJo Stencils
Richmond Public Library
6pm

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...

RVA Downtown , Free
Speaker Event with NY Times Best Selling Author Mitch Albom
7pm

The Tuckahoe Woman's Club Scholarship Endowment Fund is hosting Mitch Albom (NY Times bestselling author of Tuesdays With Morrie) on January 9, 2020 in an...

RVA West End , $$
Coney Island Christmas
The Phantom Players
7pm

Discover what it means to be an American in this heartwarming story about a young Jewish girl living with her family on Coney Island.

Chesterfield , $
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
The Simon & Garfunkel Story
7:30pm

The Simon & Garfunkel Story is touring North America again this year! Using huge projection photos and original film footage, featuring a full live band...

RVA Downtown , $$, Prices Vary

Thursday, January 9