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Friday, February 21

Best Unpublished Novel Contest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Do you have a completed unpublished novel that’s ready for recognition? Submit it to the Best Unpublished Novel Contest!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 , $
Children's Storytime
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

Enjoy storybooks and activities. Free with Garden admission. No pre-registration required. Storytime is held in the Library from September through May and in...

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
Crochet Club
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Meet us every Friday to learn how to knit and crochet. Bring your own materials or just use ours! This class is open to all levels of knowledge and open for...

RVA Northside , Free
Preschool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for our fun, interactive, and educational story time featuring books, songs, rhymes and activities! For ages 3-5 with an adult.

RVA East 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
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
Book Folding Art
Richmond Public Library
3:30pm

Folded book art is a fun and interesting art process plus a good way to reuse old books giving them a new purpose! Welcome to our Book Folding Art activity @...

RVA West End , Free
Science After Dark: Frozen Science
Science Museum of Virginia
5pm

Join us for a wintry mix of science discovery and fun! Come in out of the cold and warm up to a flurry of ice and snow themed activities. Explore the...

RVA Northside , Prices Vary, $
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
RNB GARDEN
7pm

The revival of pure RnB showcases is upon us! We've listened to the people and are here to give you what you've been searching for. Live bands, sultry...

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 , $
YAMATO, THE DRUMMERS OF JAPAN WORLD TOUR 2020, "JHONETSU, PASSION"
Modlin Center for the Arts
7:30pm

A thrilling, high-energy, and explosive interpretation of the centuries-old Taiko Japanese drumming tradition. Jhonetsu — Passion captures Yamato’s...

RVA West End , 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
Cinderella
Virginia Opera
8pm

Being a princess can be exhausting! At least becoming one can… You get a mean stepfather (yep), meaner stepsisters (check), and a whole lot of chores to do!...

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, $$
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, $, $$

Friday, February 21