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January 2019

$240

Weekly Studio Art Class

January 19 @ 1:30 pm - December 31 @ 4:00 pm

Ongoing weekly impressionist oil painting classes by Mark Hierholzer, voted “Best Art Instructor for Adults” in 2017 by Richmond Magazine. All materials provided. Classes are offered on Mondays from 1:30 to 4pm in six-session cycles for $240.

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September 2019

$10.00

Elders Dance Class

September 14 @ 2:00 pm - December 14 @ 3:00 pm

We want to pay homage and reverance to the requests that we have been getting from the elders to hold a dance class which will give a space to reflect the wise and mature energy of lessons, song, and dance. Enter at security gate by the ramp close to 7th street. Classes will be held on the 3rd floor, in room 3140N. Classes are every 3nd and 4th Saturday

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October 2019

Free

A Culture to Care: The History of Filipino Nurses in Virginia

October 17 @ 9:00 am - December 14 @ 5:00 pm

In conjunction with our exhibition New Virginians: 1619–2019 & Beyond, which examines the state’s increasing diversity, the Library hosts this exhibition from the University of Virginia’s Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry. Ren Capucao, a PhD nursing student at the UVA, wondered why so many Filipinos were nurses. Based on his dissertation research with support from Virginia Humanities, the Philippine Nurses Association of Virginia, and the Bjoring Center, A Culture to Care tells the fascinating intertwined histories of the Philippines…

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November 2019

Free

ThinkSmall10 – 10th Biennial International Miniature Invitational

November 9 @ 12:00 pm - December 15 @ 4:00 pm

artspace presents the tenth installment of the ever-popular Biennial Miniature International Invitational, ThinkSmall10.. ThinkSmall10, showing in all the galleries of artspace, 0 East 4th Street, Richmond, VA, will be open to the public from Friday, November 8, 2019 through Sunday, December 15, 2019. About the show: ThinkSmall has been a Richmond favorite for both artists and patrons since its inception in 2001. The invitational takes place every two years and features artwork in a diverse range of styles and media,…

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$8 – $13

Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights

November 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - January 6, 2020 @ 10:00 pm

A holiday tradition featuring more than a million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s’mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); nightly family activities & more. The region’s ultimate holiday extravaganza! NEW THIS YEAR! GardenFest opens a week early, on November 22. Plus, Member Nights have been expanded to include ALL nights in November and January. Garden Members can visit Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights for free any night November 22-30, 2019 and January 1-6, 2020.…

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December 2019

Free

Literary Virginia Book Group

December 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Read and discuss the best of today’s Virginia literature—books by Library of Virginia Literary Award winners and finalists in fiction and nonfiction. On the second Wednesday evening of each month, join us for a book discussion with light refreshments, additional historical context, and even occasional author visits. This month, discuss “Let’s No One Get Hurt,” by Jon Pineda (a fiction finalist for the 2019 Literary Awards) and pick up January’s book, “Bearskin” by James McLauglin (a fiction finalist for the…

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Free

Becoming American: A Documentary Film and Discussion Series on Our Immigration Experience

December 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

“Becoming American: A Documentary Film and Discussion Series on Our Immigration Experience” is a public program featuring documentary film screenings and moderated discussions designed to encourage an informed dialogue around immigration issues against the backdrop of our immigration history. Hosted in Richmond at the Library of Virginia with discussions led by staff from VCU Globe (Virginia Commonwealth University’s Global Education Office). December 11’s screening is “The New Americans,” with discussion led by VCU Globe’s Christina Marino. Becoming American is designed…

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$8 – $10

Firehouse Radio Players: HOLIDAY HOOPLA

December 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Firehouse Radio Players: HOLIDAY HOOPLA Sun, Dec 15 @ 7:30pm $8 advance / $10 day of ​ Christmas carols have been playing since October. Trees have been up since November. It can mean only one thing – the holidays are upon us and the Firehouse Radio Players are celebrating with a seasonal smorgasbord of “new” old time radio. Our versatile and talented voice actors are decking the halls and jingling bells with four funny tales featuring courtroom drama, sudsy soap…

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$15 – $25

YES! Dance Festival

December 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

YES! Dance Festival Fri, Dec 20 @ 8pm Sat, Dec 21 @ 3pm & 8pm $25 general / $15 student/RVATA ​ ​ K Dance is pleased to announce the program for its 21st annual YES! Dance Festival at Firehouse Theatre that will be in performance for a very limited run on Friday, December 20 at 8pm and Saturday, December 21 at 3pm and 8pm. YES! Dance Festival gives Richmond audiences a chance to see a unique program, filled with creative…

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$15 – $25

YES! Dance Festival

December 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

YES! Dance Festival Fri, Dec 20 @ 8pm Sat, Dec 21 @ 3pm & 8pm $25 general / $15 student/RVATA ​ ​ K Dance is pleased to announce the program for its 21st annual YES! Dance Festival at Firehouse Theatre that will be in performance for a very limited run on Friday, December 20 at 8pm and Saturday, December 21 at 3pm and 8pm. YES! Dance Festival gives Richmond audiences a chance to see a unique program, filled with creative…

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$15 – $25

YES! Dance Festival

December 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

YES! Dance Festival Fri, Dec 20 @ 8pm Sat, Dec 21 @ 3pm & 8pm $25 general / $15 student/RVATA ​ ​ K Dance is pleased to announce the program for its 21st annual YES! Dance Festival at Firehouse Theatre that will be in performance for a very limited run on Friday, December 20 at 8pm and Saturday, December 21 at 3pm and 8pm. YES! Dance Festival gives Richmond audiences a chance to see a unique program, filled with creative…

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$8 – $13

New Year’s Eve Family Frolic

December 31 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Enjoy fun family activities all afternoon with the New Year’s Eve Family Frolic. Live music with the Ululating Mummies, a parade and more. Activities include: -Photo opportunities with the Garden Keeper — bring your cameras! -Make your own New Year’s party hat -Write your wish for 2020 and add it to our “wishing chain” -Be a part of the annual Garden tradition: “Rolling in the New Year” by rolling down the hill to the Cochrane Rose Garden. -Those who attend…

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January 2020

$8 – $13

GardenFest for Fidos

January 2, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Dogs can enjoy the holiday lights at GardenFest for Fidos! Leashed dogs are allowed on these select Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights nights: Thursday, December 5, 2019, and Thursday, January 2, 2020. . Please go to our website to read our rules and guidelines for visiting Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden with dogs. Regular Garden admission ($8-$13) plus $2 suggested “pet admission” benefiting the Richmond SPCA. All dogs must be leashed and current on a rabies vaccinations. Please Note: We welcome…

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free

Free Admission to the Garden: Jan. 7-12,2020

January 7, 2020 @ 9:00 am - January 12, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

All Garden visitors enjoy FREE admission to Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden JAN. 7-12, 2020. There is plenty to see at the Garden in January! The warm and cozy Conservatory beckons with aromatic orchids, passion flowers and other tropical plants. Outdoor blooms are more treasured because they are unexpected. See our January blooms page for other highlights of winter interest and blooms. *Please note the Garden Café is closed during this time.

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$4 – $6

Half-Price Admission Days, January 13 – February 29, 2020

January 13, 2020 @ 9:00 am - February 29, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

All Garden visitors enjoy half-price admission Monday, January 13, 2020 – Saturday, February 29, 2020. During this time only, Garden admission is $6 for adults and seniors and $4 for children. There is plenty to see at the Garden in January and February. The warm and cozy Conservatory beckons with aromatic orchids, blooming cactus, birds-of-paradise and other tropical flowers. Did you know that we have over 200 orchids and winter is one of the best times to see them flowering?…

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Free

Lunch and Life

January 15, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - February 5, 2020 @ 1:30 pm

Every Wednesday for 4 weeks, St. Mary Catholic Church, in partnership with The Shepherd’s Center of Richmond, presents Lunch and Life. A FREE Four-Week Lecture Series, open to the public, at the beginning of each Open University session. No Shepherd’s Center membership or Open University tuition required. Bring a sandwich. The church provides snacks, desserts and beverages. Wednesdays 12:00 Lunch & 12:30 Lecture

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$45 – $75

Winter Session, Open University

January 16, 2020 @ 9:45 am - March 5, 2020 @ 2:30 pm

Weekly classes each Thursday from 1/16/2020 through 3/5/2020 at First Presbyterian Church, For older adults.

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$15 – $35

Stupid Kid

January 23, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

STUPID KID a new play by Sharr White east coast premiere directed by Alison Devereaux Thu Jan 23 – Sun Feb 16, 2020 ​ 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 only 14 years of a life sentence. He’s been released to face a retrial for a murder that he confessed to committing when he was a teenager. The flat-broke Ford…

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$15 – $35

Stupid Kid

January 24, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

STUPID KID a new play by Sharr White east coast premiere directed by Alison Devereaux Thu Jan 23 – Sun Feb 16, 2020 ​ 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 only 14 years of a life sentence. He’s been released to face a retrial for a murder that he confessed to committing when he was a teenager. The flat-broke Ford…

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$15 – $35

Stupid Kid

January 25, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

STUPID KID a new play by Sharr White east coast premiere directed by Alison Devereaux Thu Jan 23 – Sun Feb 16, 2020 ​ 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 only 14 years of a life sentence. He’s been released to face a retrial for a murder that he confessed to committing when he was a teenager. The flat-broke Ford…

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$15 – $35

Stupid Kid

January 31, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

STUPID KID a new play by Sharr White east coast premiere directed by Alison Devereaux Thu Jan 23 – Sun Feb 16, 2020 ​ 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 only 14 years of a life sentence. He’s been released to face a retrial for a murder that he confessed to committing when he was a teenager. The flat-broke Ford…

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February 2020

$15 – $35

Stupid Kid

February 1, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

STUPID KID a new play by Sharr White east coast premiere directed by Alison Devereaux Thu Jan 23 – Sun Feb 16, 2020 ​ 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 only 14 years of a life sentence. He’s been released to face a retrial for a murder that he confessed to committing when he was a teenager. The flat-broke Ford…

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$15 – $35

Stupid Kid

February 7, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

STUPID KID a new play by Sharr White east coast premiere directed by Alison Devereaux Thu Jan 23 – Sun Feb 16, 2020 ​ 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 only 14 years of a life sentence. He’s been released to face a retrial for a murder that he confessed to committing when he was a teenager. The flat-broke Ford…

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$15 – $35

Stupid Kid

February 8, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

STUPID KID a new play by Sharr White east coast premiere directed by Alison Devereaux Thu Jan 23 – Sun Feb 16, 2020 ​ 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 only 14 years of a life sentence. He’s been released to face a retrial for a murder that he confessed to committing when he was a teenager. The flat-broke Ford…

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$15 – $35

Stupid Kid

February 13, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

STUPID KID a new play by Sharr White east coast premiere directed by Alison Devereaux Thu Jan 23 – Sun Feb 16, 2020 ​ 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 only 14 years of a life sentence. He’s been released to face a retrial for a murder that he confessed to committing when he was a teenager. The flat-broke Ford…

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$15 – $35

Stupid Kid

February 14, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

STUPID KID a new play by Sharr White east coast premiere directed by Alison Devereaux Thu Jan 23 – Sun Feb 16, 2020 ​ 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 only 14 years of a life sentence. He’s been released to face a retrial for a murder that he confessed to committing when he was a teenager. The flat-broke Ford…

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$15 – $35

Stupid Kid

February 15, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

STUPID KID a new play by Sharr White east coast premiere directed by Alison Devereaux Thu Jan 23 – Sun Feb 16, 2020 ​ 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 only 14 years of a life sentence. He’s been released to face a retrial for a murder that he confessed to committing when he was a teenager. The flat-broke Ford…

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$15 – $35

Stupid Kid

February 16, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

STUPID KID a new play by Sharr White east coast premiere directed by Alison Devereaux Thu Jan 23 – Sun Feb 16, 2020 ​ 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 only 14 years of a life sentence. He’s been released to face a retrial for a murder that he confessed to committing when he was a teenager. The flat-broke Ford…

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$10 – $15

An Evening with Chance Fischer & Friends

February 25, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

AN EVENING WITH CHANCE FISCHER AND FRIENDS Tues, Feb 25 @ 7:30pm $10 adv / $15 day of Born and raised in Richmond, Virginia, Chance Fischer has quickly garnered a following through his energetic live performances and clever lyricism. His music is pensive and speaks to the duality of man in a journey through life, fusing elements of classic east coast lyricism with drum and bass, soul, electronica, and southern trap. Fischer’s technique hasn’t gone unnoticed by rap’s frontline tastemakers.…

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March 2020

$15 – $25

Buck Deitz Presents: Some Enchanted Evening

March 31, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Buck Dietz presents SOME ENCHANTED EVENING Tues, March 31 @ 7:30pm $15 adv / $25 day of Buck Dietz – winner of the prestigious Manhattan Association of Cabaret Awards – comes to Firehouse, bringing his Broadway and cabaret experiences to an evening that celebrates the magical legacy of America’s most beloved songs in “Some Enchanted Evening.” Conceived and directed by Cheryl E. Grant, with Hope Armstrong Erb at the piano, this two-act performance features classic Broadway show tunes by the…

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