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Saturday, February 1

Best Unpublished Novel Contest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Do you have a completed unpublished novel that’s ready for recognition? Submit it to the Best Unpublished Novel Contest!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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CALL FOR ENTRIES - MARCH 2020 JURIED ALL MEDIA SHOW
Crossroads Art Center

Crossroads Art Center is excited to announce an online call for entries for the March All-Media Show. There is no theme for this exhibit. All work submitted...

Henrico , $
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
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
We Do LEGO Robotics Club
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Kids in grades 2-5, join us for our monthly We Do LEGO Robotics Club. Learn about robotics, teamwork, problem solving, and engineering through designing,...

RVA Downtown , Free
The Basics: Adobe Creative Suite DIGITAL LAB
Studio Two Three
11am

Whether you’re a beginner to Adobe, or trying to learn a different approach, in this workshop you will learn the top techniques, tips and tricks within the...

RVA Northside , $$$
1st Drafts and Bagels - Before A Fall
Firehouse Theatre
12pm

BEFORE A FALL ​Need some dynamic theatre to elevate your weekend? Join us at Firehouse for mimosas and bagels and participate in the creative process of...

RVA The Fan , 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
Black History Month Movie Series
Richmond Public Library
12pm

Come join us for some powerful, black history based films! Each Saturday in February @ noon. Enjoy refreshments while supplies last!

RVA Southside , Free
Cinema Saturdays!
Richmond Public Library
12pm

Cinema Saturday at the Ginter Park Branch Library! Popcorn and juiceboxes available while supplies last.

RVA Northside , Free
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
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
Book Talk with Richard Bell: "Stolen"
American Civil War Museum
1pm

Uncover the amazing true story of five boys who were kidnapped in the North and smuggled into slavery in the Deep South—and their daring attempt to escape...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
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
Eric Smith Returns to Fountain!!!!!
Fountain Bookstore
2pm

Few authors are more beloved than Eric Smith here at Fountain. Come discover why at this homecoming celebration for the release of Don't Read the...

RVA Downtown , $
Sunrise in Florence
Book People
4pm

Kathleen Reid’s long-awaited new novel, SUNRISE IN FLORENCE, tells the story of schoolteacher Rose Maning who follows her dream and buys an apartment in...

RVA West 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 , $
Date Paint&Sip 1st Saturdays
Old Towne Studio 7
6:30pm

EVERY 1st Saturday, is Date Nite Paint Party: 1st one to register can (almost always; I might have already chosen) pick the painting out!!! You come paint,...

Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg, Prince George , $$
First Saturday Ballroom Dance
USA Dance - Richmond, Chapter #6006
7pm

Monthly dance sponsored by the Richmond Chapter of USA Dance, a non-profit devoted to the promotion of ballroom dancing as a sport and as a recreational...

RVA West End , $
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 , $
Designed by Michael Harl
WRIR 97.3
7pm

Rock, rap, bluegrass, folk, soul and brass band music will fill Richmond’s Renaissance Ballroom on Saturday, February 1 from 7 p.m. to midnight as fans of...

RVA Downtown , $
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, $$
Woven Together
Weinstein JCC
7:30pm

Songs weave us together and connect us to our people and our communal experiences. The community is invited to a special evening of Havdalah and songs...

RVA West End , $
Altria Masterworks 5: Laura Jackson, Conductor & Julian Schwarz, Cello
Richmond Symphony
8pm

The fifth performance in our masterworks series will feature Conductor and Music Director Candidate Laura Jackson and guest artist Julian Schwarz, Cello. It...

RVA Downtown , $$, 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, $$
Dana and Susan Robinson bring their unique blend of Americana, Roots, and Folk music to Glen Allen's Shady Grove Coffeehouse on February 1
8pm

On Saturday, February 1st, the Shady Grove Coffeehouse continues its nineteenth season with a concert by Americana, Roots, and Folk duo Dana and Susan...

Ashland, Goochland, Henrico , $$, $, Prices Vary
Phillip "Doc" Martin & Elan Trotman
The Tin Pan
8pm

Born in Indiana to Jamaican parents, Martin grew up in South Florida and began playing music in the Broward County public school band program. Developing his...

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, $, $$

Saturday, February 1