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January 23 - February 21, 2020

Thursday, January 23

Best Unpublished Novel Contest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Do you have a completed unpublished novel that’s ready for recognition? Submit it to the Best Unpublished Novel Contest!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...

$
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
Art Exhibits January 2020
Richmond Public Library
10am

Art Exhibits The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, January 3, 2020, through Tuesday, February 4, 2020: GELLMAN ROOM, DOOLEY FOYER, DOOLEY...

RVA Downtown , 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
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
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 , $
Hamilton and The Virginians
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

The “ten-dollar Founding Father” will take over the Virginia Museum of History & Culture to coincide with the Virginia tour of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
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
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
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
The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay hosts the 2nd Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival
5:30pm

Back by popular demand: join the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay at the Wild & Scenic Film Festival for the second year in a row! The Alliance hosted its...

RVA West End, RVA The Fan , $, $$
Richmond Story House
Richmond Story House
6:30pm

Richmond Story House (RSH) offers a monthly drop-in writing workshop for People of Color to build community, write, and create. We provide writing prompts...

RVA East End
Israeli Film Festival Showing: “The Unorthodox”
7pm

Nominated for the 2019 Ophir Award for Best Picture It’s 1983 and the religious party in Israel is led by the Ashkenazi elite. Yakov Cohen, a Mizrahi...

RVA West End , $, $$, Prices Vary
ALONZO KING LINES BALLET, "FIGURES OF SPEECH"
Modlin Center for the Arts
7:30pm

“One of the few bona fide visionaries in the ballet world today.” — San Francisco Chronicle Thirty-six years of outstanding, multi-disciplinary...

RVA West End , Prices Vary, $, $$
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 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, $, $$

Friday, January 24

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...

$
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
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 , $
Hamilton and The Virginians
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

The “ten-dollar Founding Father” will take over the Virginia Museum of History & Culture to coincide with the Virginia tour of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
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
6pm

In January, this makes our 17th year of the annual Simply Photography exhibit at Art Works. Over the years it’s been so popular that we expanded it to...

RVA Southside , Free
"Merkaba (2 of 2)," painting by Duane Cregger
Artspace
6pm

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
Henrico Theatre Company presents "The Melody Lingers On: The Songs of Irving Berlin"
7pm

Presented by Henrico Theatre Company! Music and lyrics by Irving Berlin. Dialogue taken from the book “Irving Berlin: A Daughter’s Memoir” by Mary Ellin...

Henrico , $
Poetry Night @ Zata
River City Poets
7pm

River City Poets' 4th Friday poetry night returns this January in its new Manchester home at 700 Bainbridge St. New voices always welcome; no language or...

RVA Southside , 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
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, $$
Early Elton Trio
The Tin Pan
8pm

A Rock n’ Roll archaeological dig is underway, as Early Elton Trio pays tribute to the Elton John, Dee Murray and Nigel Olsson trio tours of 1970 to...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$
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, January 25

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...

$
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 , $
Art Exhibits January 2020
Richmond Public Library
10am

Art Exhibits The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, January 3, 2020, through Tuesday, February 4, 2020: GELLMAN ROOM, DOOLEY FOYER, DOOLEY...

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 , $
Hamilton and The Virginians
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

The “ten-dollar Founding Father” will take over the Virginia Museum of History & Culture to coincide with the Virginia tour of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
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
Poet-Tree: Talking Root
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
10am

Join us in the Robins Library as we "plant" the Poet-Tree with a day of youth and adult poetry workshops and readings.

Henrico, RVA Northside , $
Sherry Siewert Silversmithing Workshop 2020
Crossroads Art Center
10am

Saturday, January 25, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. and Sunday, January 26, noon–5:00 p.m. This class will provide you with the safety requirements and techniques to...

Henrico , $$$
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
Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society Richmond Chapter Meeting
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Regular Membership Meeting: Greater Richmond, VA, Chapter, Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS)

RVA Downtown , Free
Cricut Class: I Love My Library Mug
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for an introductory Cricut class and learn design basics, tips and tricks. Space is limited and registration is suggested. September is National...

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
Atlantic Union Bank LolliPops 3: It's a Symphony Sing-A-Long!
Richmond Symphony
11am

You are the star of the show for a "karaoke style" concert featuring some of your child's favorite music! Join us at 10am for a free pre-concert festival,...

RVA Downtown , $, Prices Vary
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
Paint In! at Stony Point Fashion Park
Crossroads Art Center
12pm

Join Crossroads Art Center artists at Stony Point Fashion Part for a Paint-In! Artists will be painting LIVE throughout the day. Come watch, learn and see...

Chesterfield , Free
Transcribe-a-thon
Library of Virginia
12pm

Join other volunteers to transcribe handwritten pages by reading written text and typing it into digital form. Participate in enhancing access to collections...

RVA Downtown , 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
Poetry Spotlight
Book People
1pm

Open Mic Poetry Reading with Featured Poet Robert Blumenstein. Sign up at the door - first come first served. Robert Paul Blumenstein will read from and sign...

RVA West End , Free
Cinema Saturdays: Martin Luther King Jr. Day Edition
Richmond Public Library
1:30pm

Join us as we watch Selma, Lord, Selma in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day at North Avenue Library. Snacks are on a first come, first serve basis.

RVA Northside , Free
Gellman Room Concert: Jefferson Baroque
Richmond Public Library
2pm

"The Wow! Factor in Baroque Music": All baroque composers wanted to produce strong emotions in their listeners. Their music can speak directly to our...

RVA Downtown , Free
Lamar Giles and Meg Medina in conversation
Richmond Public Library
2pm

Join us for a literary afternoon with Meg Medina and Lamar Giles! "Heartfelt and hilarious on every page! Giles is not only adept at storytelling, he...

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
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 , $
Henrico Theatre Company presents "The Melody Lingers On: The Songs of Irving Berlin"
7pm

Presented by Henrico Theatre Company! Music and lyrics by Irving Berlin. Dialogue taken from the book “Irving Berlin: A Daughter’s Memoir” by Mary Ellin...

Henrico , $
Mountain Highway®
7pm

With a style all their own, Mountain Highway® is an authentic young family band steeped in traditional bluegrass and gospel music originally made famous by...

Henrico , $
INDIAN INK THEATRE COMPANY, "MRS. KRISHNAN'S PARTY"
Modlin Center for the Arts
7:30pm

Indians throw crazy parties. Heard of Diwali? A million lamps floating on a river and fireworks to wake the dead. Heard of Holi? An explosion of color and...

RVA West End , Prices Vary, $
Israeli Film Festival Showing: “Love in Suspenders”
Weinstein JCC
7:30pm

This sentimental romantic comedy explores the relationship between Tami, a 64 year old widow who constantly deals with the memory of her loving late husband...

RVA West End , $, $$, Prices Vary
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, $$
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, $, $$

Sunday, January 26

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...

$
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 , $
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 , $
Hamilton and The Virginians
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

The “ten-dollar Founding Father” will take over the Virginia Museum of History & Culture to coincide with the Virginia tour of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Fountain Of Youth Book Club
Fountain Bookstore
10am

Purchase of book from Fountain either in the book, ebook, or Libro.fm audiobook is required. Young Adult (or YA for short) is a very diverse and exciting...

RVA Downtown
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
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
Sherry Siewert Silversmithing Workshop 2020
Crossroads Art Center
12pm

Saturday, January 25, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. and Sunday, January 26, noon–5:00 p.m. This class will provide you with the safety requirements and techniques to...

Henrico , $$$
Art Exhibits January 2020
Richmond Public Library
1pm

Art Exhibits The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, January 3, 2020, through Tuesday, February 4, 2020: GELLMAN ROOM, DOOLEY FOYER, DOOLEY...

RVA Downtown , Free
Intermediate Screenprinting: Multi-color
Studio Two Three
1pm

Students will learn how to create two color screen prints, plus other multicolor print techniques. This class is good for students who have some basic skills...

RVA Northside , $$
Israeli Film Festival Showing:  “Incitement”
Weinstein JCC
1:30pm

A psychological thriller, Incitement chronicles the year leading to the assassination of Israel’s prime minister Yitzhak Rabin in 1995. On the backdrop of...

RVA The Fan , $, $$, Prices Vary
Henrico Theatre Company presents "The Melody Lingers On: The Songs of Irving Berlin"
2:30pm

Presented by Henrico Theatre Company! Music and lyrics by Irving Berlin. Dialogue taken from the book “Irving Berlin: A Daughter’s Memoir” by Mary Ellin...

Henrico , $
INDIAN INK THEATRE COMPANY, "MRS. KRISHNAN'S PARTY"
Modlin Center for the Arts
3pm

Indians throw crazy parties. Heard of Diwali? A million lamps floating on a river and fireworks to wake the dead. Heard of Holi? An explosion of color and...

RVA West End , Prices Vary, $
The Glass Menagerie
5th Wall Theatre
4pm

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, $, $$
BOLSHOI BALLET BROADCAST: "GISELLE"
Modlin Center for the Arts
7pm

When Giselle learns that her beloved Albrecht is promised to another woman, she dies of a broken heart in his arms. While Albrecht grieves, she returns from...

RVA West End , Prices Vary, $
Bumper Jackson
The Tin Pan
7pm

Like an old-time barn dance in downtown New Orleans, the Bumper Jacksons pull together a vast array of early American traditions into a deliciously cohesive...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$

Monday, January 27

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...

$
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
Baby and Me
Appomattox Regional Library
9:30am

This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join: hangouts.google.com/hangouts/_/calen...bQ.4eoempqoatd1r45e8nsskcptsa?hs=121

Hopewell , Free
Art Exhibits January 2020
Richmond Public Library
10am

Art Exhibits The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, January 3, 2020, through Tuesday, February 4, 2020: GELLMAN ROOM, DOOLEY FOYER, DOOLEY...

RVA Downtown , Free
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 The Fan , 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 , $
Hamilton and The Virginians
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

The “ten-dollar Founding Father” will take over the Virginia Museum of History & Culture to coincide with the Virginia tour of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
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 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
Legomania!
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Legomania! happens the last Monday of each month. Come and make your own creations or take one of our challenge cards to inspiration. Ages 5-12

RVA Southside , Free
LEGO-Makers
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

Join us at the West End Branch Library to expand your LEGO world. The event is free and open to children Ages 5-12. We hope to see you there!

RVA West End , Free
Make It Mondays
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

Bi-monthly arts and crafts program, themed or freestyle. Materials provided. Grades K-5.

RVA Northside , Free
STEM Mondays!
Richmond Public Library
5pm

Come and join us at the Broad Rock Branch Library for a fun STEM topic and activity. Suitable for elementary/middle school age children.

RVA Southside , Free
Mesha Maren and Randall O'Wain In Conversation
Fountain Bookstore
6:30pm

The authors this evening will be discussing class and Appalachia with plenty of time at the end of the program for your questions. “Maren is masterly...

RVA Downtown , Free, $
Westover Hills Book Club
Richmond Public Library
6:30pm

Our book discussion group aims to satisfy a wide range of interests. Newcomers are always welcome to these open book clubs—feel free to come regularly, or...

RVA Southside , Free
Lunes Latin Lounge at RVA Collab House
7pm

RVA Bachata is partnering with Three Notch'd Brewing Collab House to bring you a Latin/International dance night on Mondays from 7-11! No cover!

RVA Downtown , Free

Tuesday, January 28

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...

$
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
Art Exhibits January 2020
Richmond Public Library
10am

Art Exhibits The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, January 3, 2020, through Tuesday, February 4, 2020: GELLMAN ROOM, DOOLEY FOYER, DOOLEY...

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 , $
Hamilton and The Virginians
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

The “ten-dollar Founding Father” will take over the Virginia Museum of History & Culture to coincide with the Virginia tour of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
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
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for a fun and interactive story, music and play for babies from birth to 17 months with their caregiver.

RVA Downtown , Free
Toddler & Preschool Free Paint
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us in the Belmont meeting room, and let your little one’s imagination go wild! Because let’s be honest, who doesn’t like to get a little messy? Second...

RVA West End , Free
Toddler Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for fun and interactive stories, music and play for ages 18-36 months with their caregiver.

RVA Northside , 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
11:15am

Join us for fun and interactive stories, music and play for ages 18-36 months with their caregiver.

RVA Downtown , 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
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
Celebrate Chinese New Year!
Richmond Public Library
4pm

It is time to have fun and celebrate the lunar new year at North Avenue Library! Join us for crafts and activities as we celebrate the Year of the Rat!...

RVA Northside , Free
Little Scientists
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

Calling all scientists age 3-8! Join us for story time and activities stations as we explore the weather!

RVA Southside , Free
Pet Partners "Read with Me" @ Your Library
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

Stop by the library and read with a furry friend. Each dog will patiently listen as you read a book of your choice. For ages 5 to 12. For additional...

RVA West End , Free
Julie Langsdorf Paperback Launch Party
Fountain Bookstore
6:30pm

Sporting a sensational new cover treatment, we are stoked to celebrate the paperback release of this book club catnip: White Elephant!!! Author Julie...

RVA Downtown , $
Israeli Film Festival Showing:  “Redemption”
Weinstein JCC
7pm

Menachem, a former frontman for a rock band, is now a religious father to a six-year-old. When his daughter is diagnosed with cancer, he must find a creative...

RVA West End , $, $$, Prices Vary

Wednesday, January 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...

$
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
Art Exhibits January 2020
Richmond Public Library
10am

Art Exhibits The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, January 3, 2020, through Tuesday, February 4, 2020: GELLMAN ROOM, DOOLEY FOYER, DOOLEY...

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 , $
Hamilton and The Virginians
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

The “ten-dollar Founding Father” will take over the Virginia Museum of History & Culture to coincide with the Virginia tour of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
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
PreSchool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us at North Avenue Branch Library for awesome stories, tons of fun, and a special craft! Hope to see you there for a great half hour of Pre-School...

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

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

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

Join us for a fun, interactive storytime with Ms. Lisa! All ages are welcome!

RVA Southside , 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
One More Stitch
Richmond Public Library
1pm

Meet with other community members to knit, crochet or work with other fiber arts. Share ideas and techniques, get help or give help. All levels welcome.

RVA West End , Free
Living to tell the tale: Writing your memoir
Richmond Public Library
2pm

The Main Library will once again be offering the popular Memoir Writing class led by Kirsten Taranto. The class will begin on Wednesday, January 8th and...

RVA Downtown , Free
Daddy Long Legs
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
2:30pm

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, $$
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Join us for a fun and interactive story, music and play for babies from birth to 17 months with their caregiver.

RVA The Fan , Free
Bad Art Night
Richmond Public Library
6pm

Leave your talent at the door and come make something terrible with us. Bad Art Night is a laid-back, fun event of wild inspiration and crazy craft to create...

RVA Southside , Free
Israeli Film Festival Showing:  “Picture of His Life”
Weinstein JCC
6pm

Amos Nachoum is one of the greatest underwater photographers of all times. He swam with crocodiles and killer whales, with anacondas and with great white...

RVA Northside, RVA The Fan , $, $$, Prices Vary
January Writing Show: Finding the End in 2020
James River Writers
6pm

Do you have grand aspirations for your writing that you never quite seem to accomplish? Is it hard to begin and even harder to find your way through the...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary, $
ALLISON MILLER'S BOOM TIC BOOM, "IN OUR VEINS: RIVERS AND SOCIAL CHANGE"
Modlin Center for the Arts
7:30pm

“Modern jazz icon in the making.” — All About Jazz Described by critics as a charismatic and rhythmically propulsive drummer with melodic sensibility,...

RVA West End , Prices Vary, $

Thursday, January 30

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...

$
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
Art Exhibits January 2020
Richmond Public Library
10am

Art Exhibits The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, January 3, 2020, through Tuesday, February 4, 2020: GELLMAN ROOM, DOOLEY FOYER, DOOLEY...

RVA Downtown , 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
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
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 , $
Hamilton and The Virginians
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

The “ten-dollar Founding Father” will take over the Virginia Museum of History & Culture to coincide with the Virginia tour of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s...

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
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. First Thursday of each month features a bilingual story...

RVA West End , 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
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
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
Watercolors for Kids
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Stop by at the end of each month for watercolors, music, and fun!

RVA East End , Free
Feminism In Literature with Meg Medina
6pm

Join The Broad for a conversation between NY Times best-selling author, Meg Medina, and Amanda Nelson, the Managing Editor of Book Riot, as they chat...

RVA Downtown , $
Israeli Film Festival Showing: “Golda”
6:30pm

Shortly before her passing, Golda Meir was interviewed for Israeli television. After the filming ended, the cameras kept rolling, recording an intimate talk...

RVA The Fan , $$, $, Prices Vary
John Copenhaver and Tara Laskowski Discuss the Many Faces of Crime Fiction
Fountain Bookstore
6:30pm

Copenhaver and Laskowski write very different types of crime fiction: amateur-sleuth historical and domestic suspense. What makes them the same? What...

RVA Downtown , $
Henrico Theatre Company presents "The Melody Lingers On: The Songs of Irving Berlin"
7pm

Presented by Henrico Theatre Company! Music and lyrics by Irving Berlin. Dialogue taken from the book “Irving Berlin: A Daughter’s Memoir” by Mary Ellin...

Henrico , $
Cowboy Mouth
8pm

For over two decades, Cowboy Mouth has dished up its unique style of rock & roll gumbo, mixing a rowdy spirit reflective of the band's hometown -- New...

Henrico, RVA West End , $$
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, $, $$

Friday, January 31

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...

$