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Saturday, February 15

Best Unpublished Novel Contest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Do you have a completed unpublished novel that’s ready for recognition? Submit it to the Best Unpublished Novel Contest!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 , $
Great Backyard Bird Count
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
8:30am

Citizen Science events like the Great Backyard Bird Count are important sources of information as we look at lobal warming and its effect on nature.

Henrico, RVA Northside , $
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 , $
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 , $
February  2020 Art Exhibit
Richmond Public Library
10am

The following exhibit will be on display from Friday, February 7, 2020 through Tuesday, March 3, 2020: GELLMAN ROOM - Winging It - a photographer's view of...

RVA Downtown , Free
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
P.A.W.S. to Read with Sprite's Hero Therapy Dogs
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Sign up for a 20 minute slot to read to a therapy dog. Build reading confidence and have fun! This program is presented in partnership with Sprite's Hero....

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
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
Galentine Valor Awards Workshop
Art Works Gallery
12pm

Make Time - February Workshops Valentine comes from the root word Valor, meaning to show bravery, boldness, determination, and heroic courage. Know a gal...

RVA Southside , $
"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
Love Shack Art Show
12pm

Art show featuring fine art, hand-crafted items, home decor and accessories celebrating the Heart in Art... and images depicting peace, love and rock and...

Chesterfield , 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
Cinema Saturdays: Black History Month Edition
Richmond Public Library
1:30pm

Come to North Avenue Library for a screening of the movie Ruby Bridges in celebration of Black History Month. Snacks are first come, first serve.

RVA Northside , Free
Lesa Cline-Ransome
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
2pm

Lesa Cline-Ransome is the author of many award-winning and critically acclaimed nonfiction books for young readers, including Game Changers: The Story of...

RVA Downtown , Free
Richmond Ballet's SWAN LAKE
Richmond Ballet, Richmond Ballet
2pm, 7pm

Choreography by Nicholas Beriozoff, after Marius Petipa Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Regarded by many as the pinnacle of classical ballet, Swan...

RVA Downtown , $$, $$$, Prices Vary
Self-Care Collage Workshop
Art Works Gallery
2pm

This Valentine’s season give yourself a gift. In this class, we will reflect on the greatness we each hold and offer to the world. Our art will stem from...

RVA Southside , $
Daddy Long Legs
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
2:30pm, 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, $$
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 , $
Playing Favorites, David Short will now be joining us!
Bella Arte Gallery
5:30pm

Join us as our resident artists & invited guest artists show their newly created original favorites. On Opening Night, Feb. 13 come hear David short, Jos...

Chesterfield , Free
Cabin Fever, 1708 Gallery's Annual Art Auction
1708 Gallery
7pm

On Saturday, February 15, 2020, from 7 to 10 pm, 1708 Gallery will present CABIN FEVER, our Annual Art Auction. The annual art auction provides significant...

RVA Arts District , $$$
2020 Cabaret gala poster
Petersburg Symphony Orchestra
7pm

Come celebrate and support the Petersburg Symphony Orchestra (PSO) at our annual “Perfectly Marvelous Cabaret and Silent Auction” gala fundraiser! Join us...

Petersburg , $$
Richmond Ballet's SWAN LAKE
Richmond Ballet, Richmond Ballet
7pm

Choreography by Nicholas Beriozoff, after Marius Petipa Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Regarded by many as the pinnacle of classical ballet, Swan...

RVA Downtown , $$, $$$, Prices Vary
Rock & Roll Jubilee Sweetheart Soiree!
7pm

Spend Valentine’s Day weekend with RVA favorites Craig Evans, Brad Tucker, Brian Sulser, George Garrett, Jim Wark, and BJ Kocen as they take you on a musical...

Henrico , $$
Third 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...

Henrico , $
Mainstage Production: MACHINAL
VCUarts Theatre
7:30pm

MACHINAL Written by Sophie Treadwell C0-Directed by Keith Byron Kirk & Dr. Jess Njus VCUarts Theatre’s next Mainstage Production MACHINAL runs February...

RVA The Fan , $
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, $$
Bloomsday
CAT Theatre
8pm

Chamberlayne Actors Theatre presents BLOOMSDAY by Steven Dietz, as part of the Acts of Faith Theatre Festival, playing February 7 – 22, 2020. There will be...

Henrico , $, 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, $$
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ in Concert
8pm

Relive the magic of your favorite wizard in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ in Concert. Based on the third installment of J.K. Rowling’s classic...

RVA The Fan , $$, $$$, Prices Vary
Marvin Gaye & Teddy Pendergrass Tribute - feat. Stoney Ellis & Andre Jackson
The Tin Pan
8pm

:: DATE ON PICTURE IS INCORRECT:: Stoney is a native Washingtonian began singing in his high school gospel choir. After finishing high school he became a DC...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$
The Cake
Richmond Triangle Players
8pm

Della makes cakes, not judgment calls – those she leaves to her husband, Tim. But when the girl she helped raise comes back home to North Carolina to get...

RVA Arts District , Prices Vary, $, $$

Saturday, February 15