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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…


Half-Price Admission Days

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden 1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond

All Garden visitors enjoy half-price admission.


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…


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.


Diary of Anne Frank

SPARC: School of Performing Arts in the Richmond Community 2106 N Hamilton St Ste A, Richmond

As vital today as when it was first written, Anne Frank’s extraordinary diary has become an essential part of how we remember one of the darkest periods of human history.


GalaxyCon Richmond

Greater Richmond Convention Center 403 N. 3rd Street, Richmond

Celebrities, creators, voice actors, cosplayers, entertainers, fan groups, gamers, panelists, streamers, wrestlers, and more.


GalaxyCon Richmond 2020

Greater Richmond Convention Center 403 N. 3rd Street, Richmond

Photo Ops, cosplay wrestling, costume contests, fan panels, workshops, speed friending, gaming tournaments, and more. Don’t miss the opportunity to meet William Shatner, Mathew Lewis, Shannon Elizabeth, Sam Jones, LeVar Burton, Gilbert Gottfried, Brian O’Halloran, Michael Rosenbaum, and more. Plus,…


Shiver in The River

Historic Tredegar 500 Tredegar Street, Richmond

The event will kick off with the community clean-up at 10:00 a.m. followed by the Shiver 5k Walk/Run at 12:00 p.m. and the James River Jump at 1:30 p.m. You and your family can participate in as much or as…


Grand Opening & Dedication of C. Kenneth Wright Pavilion

Virginia War Memorial 621 South Belvidere Street, Richmond

Join as the new, expanded Shrine of Memory - Global War on Terrorism and Beyond is dedicated. This event will feature a ribbon cutting for the Shrine, along with the official opening of the C. Kenneth Wright Pavilion. Please note…


Richmond Women’s 
Health and Fitness Expo

Richmond Raceway Complex 600 E Laburnum Ave, Richmond

One hundred exhibits covering health and fitness, cooking demonstrations, and fitness to implement a healthier lifestyle.


KEEP Healthy Event

Richmond Raceway Complex 600 E Laburnum Ave, Richmond

One in three Americans is at risk for developing kidney disease. KEEP Healthy will help you learn if you're the one at the Richmond Women's Health and Fitness Expo. A community-based initiative to educate about the kidneys, risk factors for…


Fess Up February

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

Have you NEVER been to Richmond's first church, first cemetery, and the location of Patrick Henry's famous "Give me Liberty or Give me Death!" speech? Then this is your lucky day, free tours to RVA area residents.


The Ranger and the Bear: An Appalachian Trail Adventure for Kids

LaPrade Library

Learn about the bears, snakes, and plants of the Appalachian Trail with Ranger Blissful. Get ready for your hike by creating your own trail name and learning how to pack your tent. Grades K through 5. Registration begins February 15.


Jazz in the Civil Rights Era

Central Library 7051 Lucy Corr Blvd, Chesterfield

Flutist Galen Abdur-Razzaq discusses and performs jazz pieces while that provide an understanding and appreciation of jazz, its historical significance, and its role in the civil rights movement.


Birthday Party for Dr. Seuss

Ashland Library 201 S. Railroad Ave., Ashland

Celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday with stories by the Cat in the Hat, a scavenger hunt, games, and crafts. Refreshments provided by the Henry Clay Woman's Club of Ashland.


US Census 2020 Information Session

Fairfield Library 1401 N. Laburnum Avenue, Henrico

Presenters from the US Census Bureau will share the latest information about the 2020 Census, what it means to participate, and why it matters.


Beauty Has No Limits Conference

Dominion Energy Center for the Performing Arts 600 E Grace Street, Richmond

This conference will include talks on eating disorder recovery, diet culture, body image, and beauty. Benefits StayStrong Virginia, which offers resources for families affected by eating disorders. Ideal for high school students and adults.


Cell Phone Hologram and Stylus Program

West Point Library 721 Main Street, West Point

Ages 11 to 18, create holographic images and videos on your smartphone. You’ll also make a stylus for your mobile device. Snacks provided by the Friends of the West Point Library.


Animal Encounters

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

Meet one of Maymont’s animal ambassadors during a delightful and educational experience for the whole family. Visit with an alligator, snake, turtle, bird of prey, or animals of the Chesapeake Bay. There’s a different scaly, feathered or furry friend to…


Storytelling Through Artifacts

Stratford Hall 483 Great House Road, Stratford

A special program in honor of Black History Month: African and African American Material Culture at Stratford Hall. Dr. Kelley Fanto Deetz, Director of Programming, Education & Visitor Engagement at Stratford Hall, will lead a lecture in the Council House.


Historic Slave Trail Hike

Ancarrow’s Landing 1200 Brander Street

Richmond Slave Trail is a walking trail that chronicles the history of the trade of enslaved Africans from Africa to Virginia until 1775 and away from Virginia, especially Richmond, to other locations in the Americas until 1865. The 1.8 mile…


Greater Richmond Children’s Choir Lyrics & Laughter in the Library

Richmond Main Library 101 East Franklin Street, Richmond

Bring your young friends to hear the intermediate and entry level GRCC choirs present an eclectic program of music, poetry, and literature from around the world and through the centuries.


Gellman Room Concert

Main Library 101 East Franklin Street, Richmond

Lyrics, Learning, and Laughter presented by the Greater Richmond Children's Choir.


Wonders of the Appalachian Trail in Virginia

Bon Air Library

Did you know that more of the Appalachian Trail passes through Virginia than any other state? Learn about our roughly 600-mile segment and how to safely enjoy it in all seasons.


Dylan Pritchett Storyteller Extraordinaire

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

A native of Williamsburg, Virginia, Dylan Pritchett is a full-time storyteller who takes his African and African-American folktales to over a hundred schools annually throughout the country. He is inspired by oral histories and legends with a positive meaning that…


Women Impacting Our Community Through Education

Enon Library 1801 Enon Church Road, Chester

They are spotlighting local women, past and present, who overcame adversity and realized their dreams. Learn about local educator, Virginia Randolph. Dr. Tameshia Grimes will discuss the impact women had, and continue to have, in education. Registration begins February 15.


Bright Star’s Rosa Parks and Friends

Gayton Library 10600 Gayton Road, Henrico

Take a journey through time with Rosa Parks and some of the most remarkable figures from history. Meet abolitionists like Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Sojourner Truth, and Civil Rights leaders like Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and, of course,…


Mother State Roller Derby VS DC All-Stars

Shooters Indoor Sportsplex 6140 Brad McNeer Pkwy, Midlothian

Bring out the family and cheer on roller derby action as Richmond's Mother State Roller Derby takes on DC Roller Girls.


University Dancers

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

Celebrating thirty-five years of engaging dance with their annual concert that brings the work of innovative choreographers Charlotte Boye-Christensen, Camille A. Brown, and Sean Aaron Carmon. These artist residencies are supported in part, by the Tucker-Boatwright Festival of Literature and…


St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

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

Hailing from historic County Waterford, Danú is one of today’s leading traditional Irish ensembles. Their standing-room-only concerts throughout Ireland are true events featuring high-energy performances and a glorious mix of ancient Irish music and new repertoire.


Symphony Pops 4: The Apollo Hall of Fame

Dominion Energy Center for the Performing Arts 600 E Grace Street, Richmond

For forty years the Apollo Theater showcased some of the finest black artists in American swing, jazz, R&B, and pop. Borrowing from their own list of stars, they are thrilled to present the sounds of The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Stevie…

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