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Thursday, February 20

Best Unpublished Novel Contest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Do you have a completed unpublished novel that’s ready for recognition? Submit it to the Best Unpublished Novel Contest!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 , $
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 , $
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
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
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
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
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
Dinwiddie Book Group
Appomattox Regional Library
2pm

Come and join us to discuss the book, Only Child by Rhiannon Navin.

Hopewell , 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
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
CANCELLED:  Crafty Hour: Faux Leather Jewelry
Richmond Public Library
6pm

No drinks at this happy hour, just a chance to get creative with other adults and learn a new skill or polish up an old one. This month we'll learn how to...

RVA Downtown , Free
Classics You Forgot to Read Book Club
Richmond Public Library
6pm

Classics You Forgot To Read is a book club about modern classics we all know and love - but maybe forgot to actually read along the way. Branch Manager Adam...

RVA East End , Free
Adventures in Faith and Love with Bob Goff Presented By Needle's Eye Ministries
7pm

Needle's Eye Ministries is proud to present an evening with the New York Times best-selling author of Love Does and Everybody Always, Bob Goff! Bob is an...

RVA The Fan , $$, Prices Vary
Bloomsday
CAT Theatre
7pm

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
A Night of 1000 Laughs
7:30pm

Come join us for a night of improv! A lineup of some of the funniest comedy providers in Richmond, giving you upwards of 1,000 reasons to laugh. Possibly...

RVA The Fan , $
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 , $
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, $$
Gretchen Peters
The Tin Pan
8pm

For two decades, Gretchen Peters has been one of Nashville's most beloved and respected artists. "If Peters never delivers another tune as achingly beautiful...

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, $, $$

Thursday, February 20