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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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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

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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The Cake

Richmond Triangle Players 1300 Altamont, Richmond

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 married, and the fiancé is actually a fiancée, Della’s life gets…

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The 39 Steps

Hanover Tavern 13181 Hanover Courthouse Road, Hanover

Mixes a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, and adds a dash of Monty Python, to create a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre. This play is packed with nonstop laughs, over 150 zany characters…

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Matilda the Musical

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

Inspired by the fantastic genius of Roald Dahl, and combined with the witty music and lyrics of Tim Minchin.

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Ongoing

Movie: The Lion King (PG)

Henrico Theatre 305 E. Nine Mile Road, Henrico

Enjoy movies on the big screen. Wed, 10:00 AM Sat, 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM

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Sensory-Friendly Morning

Virginia Museum of History and Culture 428 North Boulevard, Richmond

There will be dimmed lights and audio, a nearby quiet room for anyone feeling overwhelmed, and lots of signage and museum staff available. They will also have optional hands-on experiences in their galleries for multi-modal learners. Noise-reducing headphones, fidget toys,…

Free

Richmond Kids Expo

Richmond Raceway Complex 600 E Laburnum Ave, Richmond

Specially designed to provide parents with an engaging trade show atmosphere while their kids enjoy an awesome day of fun and entertainment. Parents can shop and learn about products and services offered at exhibitors.

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Virginia Independent Schools Diversity Career Fair

Children's Museum of Richmond, Downtown 2626 W. Broad Street, Richmond

Designed to support educators from historically underrepresented groups who are interested in working in independent schools. The fair gives attendees the opportunity to learn about working in an independent school and speak with representatives about open positions. Workshops will also…

Free

Reconstructing Family: Post-Emancipation Records at the Library of Virginia

Sandston Library 23 E. Willamsburg Rd., Sandston

This presentation by Cara Griggs from the Library of Virginia provides an overview of records created from 1865 to 1880 in the aftermath of the Civil War and how they may be used to find information on individuals. Records will…

Free

Plant-able Paper Making

Clover Hill Library 6701 Deer Run Dr., Midlothian

Ages 7 to 12 join Rockwood Nature Center to create your own paper design from pulp, color, and flower seeds. Make a unique art project that you can take home and plant for a beautiful spring surprise. Registration begins February…

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

Poses and Prosecco

Drive Shack 1647 Four Rings Drive, Richmond

Live DJ, giveaways, entertainment, and a complimentary yoga class from 11:00 – 11:50 a.m. Enter to win a select piece of Kendra Scott jewelry.

Free

Children’s Hospital Foundation Bowl-A-Thon

AMF Hanover Lanes

Form a team of five and compete for great prizes (and glory) across three games of bowling and enter to win great raffle prizes while supporting kids in the RVA community.

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Jazz and Jambalaya

James River Cellars Winery 11008 Washington Hwy, Glen Allen

Live music featuring New Orleans style jazz. Gregory's Grill will be serving up some New Orleans classics.

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Racial Segregation: Then and Now

Bon Air Library

Join Dr. John Moeser and author Margaret Edds to learn how two Virginia lawyers helped Thurgood Marshall bring down the Jim Crow system. This lecture will give you a peek into the personal lives of these attorneys and the struggles…

Free

Celebrate Mardi Gras

Varina Library 1875 New Market Road, Henrico

After enjoying an afternoon movie in the Grand Stairwell, you're invited to Mardi Gras crafts and activities in the meeting room and don't forget to check out a book or two.

Free

Celebrate Black History Month

Pamplin Historical Park 6125 Boydton Plank Road, Petersburg

Speaker Elvatrice Belsches will speak about freedmen in her talk titled “Making a Place for Themselves: A Survey of the Free Black Experience in Richmond and Petersburg, 1800-1865.”

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Book Talk with Author Suzanne Munson

St. John's Church 2401 E. Broad Street, Richmond

Suzanne Munson, author of the George Wythe biography: Jefferson’s Godfather: The Man Behind the Man, presents a talk on Judge George Wythe’s ruling against slavery. George Wythe was buried at St. John’s in 1806. There will be a book signing…

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VPM PBS KIDS presents – Xavier Riddle and The Secret Movie: I Am Madam President

Virginia Museum of History and Culture 428 North Boulevard, Richmond

Join George Washington, VPM PBS KIDS, and families with children 4 to 7 years old to explore fun adventures to learn about real-life historical heroes Enjoy the premiere screening of Xavier Riddle and The Secret Movie: I Am Madam President.

Free

Mardi Gras RVA 2020

Dogtown Dance Theatre 109 W. 15th Street, Richmond

This family-friendly event will have a multitude of diverse performances by Dogtown’s own artists, live music from Elana Lisa and the Hot Mess, an interactive parade including local businesses and artists, and authentic styled food.

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Art, BBQ, and Beer

Military Kid Art Project 2600 Hull Street, Richmond

Military child-specific programs written and taught by professional artists and teachers who also grew up in military. Silent art auction, crafts, food, music. Open to all. Benefits Military Kid Art Project/Brats Without Borders.

Free

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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