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Friday, February 7

Best Unpublished Novel Contest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Do you have a completed unpublished novel that’s ready for recognition? Submit it to the Best Unpublished Novel Contest!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 , $
Story Time - Carson
Appomattox Regional Library
5:30am

This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join:...

Hopewell , Free
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 , $
Kristen Solecki "Well Worn"
Quirk Gallery
9am

"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
9am

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
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 , $
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
Mobile Photography
Appomattox Regional Library
10am

Would you like to know how to take better pictures with your smart phone? Chuck Rudisil is a local photographer who will explain how to get the most out of...

Hopewell , 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
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
First Fridays Art Walk
RVA First Fridays
5pm

Join us for the Downtown Neighborhood's monthly art walk! Galleries, shops, restaurants, non-profits, and more open their doors in celebration of art and...

RVA Arts District , Free
Freedom Friday at the BHMVA!
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
5pm

Freedom Friday is back @ the BHMVA! Come by on the first Friday of the month and enjoy live Jazz and free admission to the museum's exhibitions.

RVA Downtown , Free
Ceramic Sculpture by L. Schenkelberg
Uptown Gallery
5:30pm

In "Conscious Transitions", 5 abstract ceramic artists from across the country evoke the natural world & its diversity. The works are remarkable for their...

RVA The Fan , Free
"SINGAPORE: BIOPHILIC CITY" - Environmental Film Festival
Richmond Public Library
6:30pm

Program 6:30 pm - Biophilic Cities founder, Tim Beatley, presents the Mayor's Office with a certificate of Richmond's commitment to join the Biophilic...

RVA Downtown , Free
First Friday @ Main
Richmond Public Library
6:30pm

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
First Friday Freedom Open Mic
7pm

First Friday Freedom, an Open Mic. The vibe is right, the bars are tight. Brought to you by K. Moss the Boss, DJ Sudan Aunu aka The Poet True, and Host...

Hopewell , Free
Salsa Fuego Friday
7pm

Come dance or watch the sun set while enjoying some refreshing craft brew on Tabol's amazing deck. Enjoy an evening dancing under the stars with your friends...

RVA Downtown , Free
PRODUCTION STUDIES III SHOWCASE
Modlin Center for the Arts
7:30pm

Highlighting provocative contemporary theatre, the PS III Showcase represents the culmination of two years of intense theater study. PS III students select,...

RVA West End , Free
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, $$
Art Sherrod
The Tin Pan
8pm

Art Sherrod Jr is “…a man who loves music, a man who loves art, respects the spirit world and thinks with his heart.” 1 He is equal parts heart and soul and...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$
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
Cats
8pm

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking 2015 Olivier award nominated musical CATS comes to Richmond direct from its sell-out seasons at the London Palladium....

RVA Arts District , $$
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 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, $, $$
CSz Stands Up
CSz Richmond
10:15pm

Improvisers from the ComedySportz Major and Minor Leagues strut their stuff in the standup comedy world! Hilarious sets from a bunch of CSz comedians, all in...

Henrico, RVA West End , $

Friday, February 7