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Saturday, February 8

Best Unpublished Novel Contest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Do you have a completed unpublished novel that’s ready for recognition? Submit it to the Best Unpublished Novel Contest!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 , $
February  2020 Art Exhibit
Richmond Public Library

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
Studio Two Flea
Studio Two Three

Get out of the house and into a midwinter mart of vintage and handmade goods, a curated collection of some useful stuff, some lovely stuff and some weeeeird...

RVA Northside , Prices Vary
Friends of RPL Book Drive
Richmond Public Library
9am

Are you already thinking about spring cleaning? Support the library and get a tax deduction when you clear your shelves, basements and attics of your used...

RVA Downtown , 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 , $
3D Printer Orientation
Richmond Public Library
10am

Are you interested in printing your own design on the Library's 3D printers? We are now offering use of our 3D printers to Richmond Public Library...

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 , $
Enchanted By The Arts Festival
10am

We invite you and your family to explore The Cultural Arts Center and the visual and performing arts as you participate in hands-on art projects and enjoy...

Henrico , 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
3D Printer Class
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Dive into 3D printing at the Library! Learn the basics of 3D modeling and printing using the design software Tinkercad. Space is limited and registration is...

RVA Downtown , Free
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive story time! Story time aims to instill a love of reading with songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an...

RVA Southside , Free
ComedySportz Minor League Match
CSz Richmond
11am, 4pm

The ComedySportz Minor League consists of dedicated players and improvisers who are training in all things ComedySportz. They may not have gone to the Majors...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
Spend the day with John Wasowicz
Book People
11am

Come meet the author of the Mo Katz Books. John Wasowicz will be spending the day at Book People as our author in residence. Join us on Saturday, February...

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
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
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
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
Seed Swap
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1pm

In need of seeds? Want to meet fellow seed lovers? Bring seeds or bulbs to share, exchange them for new and interesting seeds, and learn how to use Lewis...

Henrico, RVA Northside , $
Auditions - A Little Princess the musical
The Phantom Players
2pm

Seeking Youth & Adults for this musical adaption of A Little Princess set in Victorian England. Accents are a plus! Prepare a brief Broadway or Disney style...

Chesterfield , Free
Cats
2pm, 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 , $$
LEGO Club
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Ages 5 join us for LEGO robotics, animation, and free building & play. Typically meets every second Saturday.

RVA Southside , Free
Virginia Profiles in Courage, Leadership and Social Justice, pt. 1: John Mitchell Jr.
Richmond Public Library
2pm, 3:30pm

Join Public Historian and speaker Elvatrice Belsches, for an engaging presentation on the fascinating life and work of the "Fighting Editor" of the Richmond...

RVA Downtown , Free
Virginia Profiles in Courage, Leadership and Social Justice, pt. 1: John Mitchell Jr.
Richmond Public Library
3:30pm

Join Public Historian and speaker Elvatrice Belsches, for an engaging presentation on the fascinating life and work of the "Fighting Editor" of the Richmond...

RVA Downtown , Free
ComedySportz Minor League Match
CSz Richmond
4pm

The ComedySportz Minor League consists of dedicated players and improvisers who are training in all things ComedySportz. They may not have gone to the Majors...

Henrico, RVA West End , $
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 , $
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, $$
THE STEELDRIVERS
Modlin Center for the Arts
7:30pm

The GRAMMY® Award-winning band and world-class musicians, The SteelDrivers, have carved out a career that spans more than a decade — one that encompasses...

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
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, $, $$

Saturday, February 8