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Edward Hopper and the American Hotel

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 200 N Boulevard, Richmond

Check in to Edward Hopper’s hotels, motels, tourist homes, and boarding houses in this first investigation of the celebrated artist’s images of hospitality settings. Culturally probing and formally beguiling, the selected paintings and works on paper explore America’s hotel consciousness…

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#BallotBattle: The Social Struggle for Suffrage

The Valentine 1015 East Clay Street, Richmond

To highlight the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, #BallotBattle: Richmond’s Social Struggle for Suffrage uses modern social media platforms to profile five Richmond viewpoints and the racial and generational tensions that each exposed.

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The Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello Exhibition

Black History Museum of Virginia 122 W. Leigh Street, Richmond

Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence, yet he owned 607 people over the course of his lifetime. Where most exhibitions speak from Jefferson’s viewpoint, this one gives voice to the many enslaved families who built and maintained Monticello.

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Half-Price Admission Days

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden 1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond

All Garden visitors enjoy half-price admission.

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Daddy Long Legs

Swift Creek Mill Theatre 17401 Jefferson Davis Highway, Colonial Heights

Based on the classic novel, tells the rags-to-riches tale of newfound love.

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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

Libby S. Gottwald Playhouse at Dominion Energy Center for the Performing Arts 600 E Grace St #400, Richmond

This play imagines the lives of two minor characters from Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. As the story unfolds, they voice their confusion about the play that’s being performed without them, untangling bigger questions about life and death, reality and…

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Harriet Tubman

Virginia Rep's Children's Theatre at Willow Lawn 1601 W. Broad St, Richmond

This stirring drama with music shares in the joys, sorrows, and challenges Harriet Tubman faced while courageously freeing herself and hundreds of others from the bonds of slavery. As Harriet and her friend, Sarah Bradford, narrate her adventurous life, we…

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Giant Insects

Science Museum of Virginia 2500 W Broad St, Richmond

See insects up close and personal like never before. This touring exhibition features six gigantic, robotic insects ranging from 40 to 120 times larger than life size. Guests will explore entomology as they operate animatronic heads to learn how certain…

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Working Together: Louis Draper and the Kamoinge Workshop

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 200 N Boulevard, Richmond

Inspired by the archive of Richmond native Louis Draper, VMFA has organized an unprecedented exhibition that chronicles the first twenty years of the Kamoinge Workshop, a group of African American photographers he helped to found in 1963.

Free

Seussical the Musical

Tomahawk Creek Middle School 1600 Learning Loop, Midlothian

A fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza based on the works of Dr. Seuss.

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August Wilson’s Fences

Virginia Rep’s November Theatre 114 West Broad Street, Richmond

This drama tells the story of Troy Maxson, a sanitation worker in 1950s Pittsburgh. Once a star in the Negro leagues, Troy’s dream of playing in the majors was denied due to the color of his skin. Years later, Troy’s…

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Movie: Harriet (PG-13)

Henrico Theatre 305 E. Nine Mile Road, Henrico

Enjoy movies on the big screen. Tickets are only $1 and can be purchased at the door. Concessions are available for $1 per item. Fri, 7:00 PM Sat, 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM Sun, 2:00 PM

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Enchanted By The Arts Festival

The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen 2880 Mountain Rd, Glen Allen

Participate in hands-on art projects and enjoy live performances by a variety of talent.

Free

Sensory Friendly Saturday Morning

Laser Quest 889 Research Road, Richmond

They will be adjusting game conditions to make laser tag more accessible to more community members. They will turn down the music in the arena and will not be using the fog. Also, the arena will not be quite as…

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ChinaFest: Year of the Metal Rat

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 200 N Boulevard, Richmond

A celebration of the Lunar New Year and ChinaFest: Year of the Metal Rat. Explore Chinese art and culture through art-making activities, collaborative projects, films, demonstrations, and performances. Join in making a Rat Sumi-e Painting, watch the dynamic Lion Dance…

Free

Meet a Service Dog

Hanover Library 7527 Library Drive, Hanover

Ever wondered what a service dog is and what they do? Meet Jackson and his handler and find out all about this duo.

Free

Come Freedom, Come

Meadowdale Library 4301 Meadowdale Blvd, Richmond

Film and stage actress Valerie Davis portrays Martha Ann Fields, an enslaved cook from Hanover, Virginia, in this captivating production. Hear how she took flight with her eight children and remade her life as a free woman. For all ages.

Free

Hearts, Bracelets, and Tea

Clover Hill Library 6701 Deer Run Dr., Midlothian

Learn how to make a friendship bracelet and bring a buddy to enjoy some delicious tea and cookies. Ages 5 to 11. Registration begins January 25.

Free

Children’s Story Time

Redemption Books 3008 Stonypoint Road, Richmond

Kids get an engaging stories, coloring and activity sheets, plus a snack (with parent permission), all while you sip coffee and shop in peace. Great for kids 2 and up.

Free

Family Valentine Designs

Maymont, Children's Farm Spottswood Road and Shirley Lane, Richmond

Craft animal-themed Valentine cards. Get inspiration from the animals you meet during encounters each half hour. All ages welcome.

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High Tech Gears of Yesteryear

Maymont, Mansion 1700 Hampton Street, Richmond

Find out how Mrs. Dooley summoned tea without texting, what it meant to network, & the meaning of dual power when electricity was brand new. This enlightening behind-the-scenes tour reveals the bells & whistles that made the Dooleys’ home one…

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Suminagashi Workshop

Cochrane Rockville Library 16600 Pouncey Tract Road, Rockville

Ages 11 to 18, learn the Japanese Art of Suminagashi Paper Marbling. Create your own unique designs on rice paper. No two designs are the same. Please call the Library at 804-749-3146 to sign up. Snacks provided by the Friends…

Free

Valentine Make and Take

Atlee Library 9161 Atlee Road, Mechanicsville

Fun and creativity as you cut, trim, stamp, sticker, and glue your way to giving cute valentines. Recommended for ages 5 and older with adult. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

Free

Cats

Altria Theater 6 N Laurel Street, Richmond

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking 2015 Olivier award nominated musical. For ages 5 and up.

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Leaders in Public Service

Clover Hill Library 6701 Deer Run Dr., Midlothian

Join retired Sergeant David Green, Battalion Chief Vince Urquhart, and Detective Darryl Skinner for a moderated discussion on the importance of public service and their individual journey as groundbreaking professionals in their respective fields.

Free

Heart-to-Heart Card Making Party

Twin Hickory Library 5001 Twin Hickory Rd, Glen Allen

Make a Valentine’s Day card for that special person in your life whether it is a family member or a best friend. Children may attend if accompanied by and creating a card with an adult.

Free

Legends on Grace

Rhythm Hall at Dominion Energy Center for the Performing Arts 600 E. Grace Street, Richmond

The Susan Greenbaum Band play some of Burt Bacharach songs you can’t help but sing along with. The band will also play some of Susan’s originals, as Susan describes through song how Bacharach’s work has influenced her own songwriting. 2:00…

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High Tech Gears of Yesteryear

Maymont 2201 Shields Lake Drive, Richmond

Find out how Mrs. Dooley summoned tea without texting, what it meant to network & the meaning of dual power when electricity was brand new. This enlightening behind-the-scenes tour reveals the bells & whistles that made the Dooleys’ home one…

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Saturday Night All Play (SNAP)

Richmond Volleyball Club, Stonebridge 200 Karl Linn Drive, North Chesterfield

Guests of all ages and skill levels can enjoy 4 hours of volleyball in a non-structured atmosphere. Bring a friend/family and jump in on pick-up games.

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Production Studies III Showcase, “The Wolves”

Modlin Center for the Arts at the University of Richmond 453 Westhampton Way, Richmond

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

Free

The Steeldrivers

Modlin Center for the Arts at the University of Richmond 453 Westhampton Way, Richmond

The SteelDrivers have carved out a career that spans more than a decade

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Cats

Altria Theater 6 N Laurel Street, Richmond

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking 2015 Olivier award nominated musical. For ages 5 and up.

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