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Saturday, February 29

Best Unpublished Novel Contest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Do you have a completed unpublished novel that’s ready for recognition? Submit it to the Best Unpublished Novel Contest!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 , $
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
GalaxyCon Richmond 2020
10am

GalaxyCon Richmond is back! Join in on the fun and over 300 hours of events like Q&As, Photo Ops, Live Cosplay Wrestling, Costume Contests, Fan Panels,...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary, $$, $$$
The Kamoinge Workshop, Masters of the Lens
Walton Gallery
11am

Walton Gallery in historic Petersburg, Virginia, presents The Kamoinge Workshop "Masters of the Lens" The Kamoinge Workshop "Masters of the Lens" is a...

Petersburg , 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
RVA Clay
Art Works Gallery
12pm

These new exhibits and 75 working artist studios are open to the public Tuesday - Sunday 12-6 PM. Admission is free. Exhibits include: RVA-CLAY, The...

RVA Southside , Free
Streaming: art from our space to yours
Artspace
12pm

Artspace announces Streaming: art from our space to yours The gallery’s fifth annual fundraising art auction opens February 28 and ends with a gala event...

RVA Southside , $$, Prices Vary
Book Talk with LeeAnna Keith: "When It was Grand"
American Civil War Museum
1pm

Discover the story of the Radical Republicans―the champions of abolition who helped found a new political party and insisted that it and nation live up to a...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
Genealogy Workshop with AAHGS
Richmond Public Library
1pm

A member of the Greater Richmond, VA, Chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS) will assist you with your genealogy research...

RVA Downtown , Free
Poetry Spotlight
Book People
1pm

Open Mic Poetry Reading with Featured Poet Cheryl Pallant. Sign up at the door - first come first served. Her Body Listening is Cheryl Pallant's latest...

RVA West End , Free
Cinema Saturdays: Hidden Figures
Richmond Public Library
1:30pm

Come to North Avenue Library for a screening of Hidden Figures to celebrate Black History month and the upcoming Women's History month. Snacks are first...

RVA Northside , Free
Dylan Pritchett, Storyteller Extraordinaire
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
2pm

A native of Williamsburg, Virginia, Mr. Pritchett has been a full-time storyteller, taking his African and African-American folktales to over a hundred...

RVA Downtown , Free
Gellman Room Concert: Greater Richmond Children's Choir
Richmond Public Library
2pm

"Lyrics, Learning and Laughter" presented by the Greater Richmond Children's Choir.

RVA Downtown , Free
Lego Club
Richmond Public Library
2pm

We provide the Legos- you design the build. Come create with us. Ages 5 and up with adult.

RVA East End , Free
Meet-And-Treat with Carrie Callaghan & Greer Macallister
Fountain Bookstore
2pm

Signing and an informal meet-and-greet with historical novelists whose books feature women's untold stories. Refreshments provided. Great event for...

RVA Downtown , $, $$, 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
An Evening with Desiree Roots
7pm

Desiree Roots returns to the Henrico Live stage for a special leap day concert. Join this local diva for an event that can’t happen again for four more...

Henrico , $
ST. PATRICK'S DAY CELEBRATION FEATURING DANÚ 25TH ANNIVERSARY
Modlin Center for the Arts
7:30pm

Hailing from historic County Waterford, Danú is one of today’s leading traditional Irish ensembles. Their standing-room-only concerts throughout Ireland are...

RVA West End , Prices Vary, $, $$
UNIVERSITY DANCERS 35TH ANNUAL CONCERT
Modlin Center for the Arts
7:30pm

In conjunction with the Tucker-Boatwright Festival of Literature and the Arts directed by Anne Van Gelder costume design by Johann Stegmeir lighting design...

RVA West End , Free
Symphony Pops 4: The Apollo Hall of Fame
Richmond Symphony
8pm

For forty years the Apollo Theater showcased some of the finest black artists in American swing, jazz, R&B and pop. Borrowing from their own list of stars,...

RVA Downtown , $$, $$$, 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, $, $$
WKNDR
WKNDR
8pm

Alternafolk rock band WKNDR is back at Rare Olde Times for Leap Day! We're playing from 8-11pm while you enjoy ROT's awesome beer and food. It is recommended...

Henrico, RVA West End , Free

Saturday, February 29