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Richmond Events

The Richmond Region Hosts Events of Every Description all Year Long.

Discover the rich, colorful events and activities that make the Historic Richmond Region so easy to love. Tune into weekly live music, poetry readings and other cultural happenings at one-of-a-kind attractions like the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Feast on hearty fare at the Virginia Food Festival. Cheer on your favorite NASCAR driver at Richmond International Raceway. From the struggles of the colonial era to crucial battles of the Civil War, the Richmond Region has witnessed many milestones during the past 400 years. Lose yourself in the area's unique legacy, which lives on through spectacular year-round events, festivals and celebrations.

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02-01-2015

Bluegrass Brunch

On-Going
Venue:
Phone: 804-359-9690
Category: Music
Day: Every Sunday
Location: Downtown
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Bluegrass Brunch happens EVERY SUNDAY from 1pm-3pm. The event features different Bluegrass bands each week. There is no cover charge. more »

Dogs on Deck

On-Going
Venue: Isley Brewing Company
Phone: 804-499-0721
Category: Pets, Craft Beer
Day: Every Sunday
Location: Downtown
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What's the best way to spend your Sunday? Isley Brewing Company knows. It's with a Man's (or woman) 2 best friends and relaxing with both of them on our deck! We are asking that both pooch and owner are well mannered and get along well with others. Come enjoy our Isley Brews and and relax with your other best friend! You... more »

History of House and Tree-Exhibition and Sale of works by Melissa Burgess

Through February 25, 2015
Category: Art, Culture, Exhibits, Galleries
Day: Recurring daily
Location: South side
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Which came 1st, house or tree? Melissa Burgess often wonders this as she surveys older neighborhoods. The answer is often not told but becomes evident as she paints. On view through February 25th, experience the unique style of Melissa Burgess’ paintings featuring local “landmarks”. See her interpretat... more »

MADE in CHURCH HILL

Through June 28, 2015
Venue: The Valentine
Phone: 804-649-0711
Category: Architecture/Homes, Art, Clubs, Culture, Exhibits, Family Fun, Galleries, History, Museums
Day: Every Sunday
Location: Downtown
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A collaborative exhibition involving a variety of local cultural and educational institutions brings to light the history and current challenges facing Church Hill from the perspective of its residents. more »

Post Offices of Chesterfield County: Connecting the Community since 1794

On-Going
Category: Art, Culture, Exhibits, History, Museums
Day: Recurring daily
Location: South side
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The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia exhibit focuses on Chesterfield County Post Offices prior to 1925 and includes such items as envelopes, postcards and letters with postmarks or addresses related to old post offices in Chesterfield County, as well as anecdotes, stories, photos and oral history. more »

Richmond Boys' Choir Performance at the Children's Museum of Richmond

February 01, 2015
Venue: Children's Museum of Richmond
Category: Art, Family Fun, History, Museums, Black History Month
Location: Downtown
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Join the Children's Museum of Richmond and the Richmond Boy's Choir for the kick-off of Black History Month on February 1, 2015 at 3pm at CMoR Central. The Richmond Boys' Choir will take guests on a musical journey through historical, traditional, and modern songs. The performance begins at 3pm and is free with museum ad... more »

Special Nights for Special Needs

Through July 01, 2015
Category: Family Fun
Day: Recurring monthly on the 1st
Location: South side
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Join the Children’s Museum-Chesterfield for an evening dedicated to children with special needs 10 years old and under. Visitors will have access to materials and fun activities at the museum. more »

Those Harvey Girls

Through March 06, 2015
Category: Stage
Day: Recurring every 3 days
Location: South side
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Tickets start at 41.25 for Theatre Only and 59.15 for Buffet and Theatre. Senior, Student, and Military discounts are available. Dinner doors open at 6:00PM and Theatre doors open at 7:30PM. Every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Show is approximately 2 hours. Matinee shows are available The Harvey sisters bring their ... more »

02-02-2015

History of House and Tree-Exhibition and Sale of works by Melissa Burgess

Through February 25, 2015
Category: Art, Culture, Exhibits, Galleries
Day: Recurring daily
Location: South side
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Which came 1st, house or tree? Melissa Burgess often wonders this as she surveys older neighborhoods. The answer is often not told but becomes evident as she paints. On view through February 25th, experience the unique style of Melissa Burgess’ paintings featuring local “landmarks”. See her interpretat... more »

Post Offices of Chesterfield County: Connecting the Community since 1794

On-Going
Category: Art, Culture, Exhibits, History, Museums
Day: Recurring daily
Location: South side
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The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia exhibit focuses on Chesterfield County Post Offices prior to 1925 and includes such items as envelopes, postcards and letters with postmarks or addresses related to old post offices in Chesterfield County, as well as anecdotes, stories, photos and oral history. more »

02-03-2015

History of House and Tree-Exhibition and Sale of works by Melissa Burgess

Through February 25, 2015
Category: Art, Culture, Exhibits, Galleries
Day: Recurring daily
Location: South side
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Which came 1st, house or tree? Melissa Burgess often wonders this as she surveys older neighborhoods. The answer is often not told but becomes evident as she paints. On view through February 25th, experience the unique style of Melissa Burgess’ paintings featuring local “landmarks”. See her interpretat... more »

Homeschool Mornings at Maymont: Food Chains

February 03, 2015
Venue: Maymont
Phone: 804-358-7166
Category: Family Fun, Food, Tour
Location: Downtown
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Tuesday, February 3, 10-10:45am, Nature Center. Ever wonder what bears eat for lunch? Find out what the animals at Maymont eat while learning about food chains. Students will explore herbivores, carnivores and omnivores, compare the teeth and skulls of animals and investigate producers, consumers and decomposers. Ages 8 ... more »

Homeschool Mornings at Maymont: Seasons

February 03, 2015
Venue: Maymont
Phone: 804-358-7166
Category: Family Fun, Galleries, Lectures, Tour
Location: Downtown
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Tuesday, February 3, 10-10:45am, Nature Center. How do our furry friends stay warm in the winter? How does a snake survive in the cold? Are birds the only animals that migrate? Students investigate how animals change with the seasons while learning about migration and hibernation. Ages 4-7; adult must accompany child. $6... more »

Homeschool Mornings at Maymont: Who Goes There?

February 03, 2015
Venue: Maymont
Phone: 804-358-7166
Category: Exhibits, Family Fun, Galleries, Lectures, Tour
Location: Downtown
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Tuesday, February 3, 11am-12pm, Nature Center. From paw prints and burrows to smells and scat, animals leave many clues to their whereabouts. Take a look at some of the animal signs that show who’s been hanging around. All participants will create their own track guide. Ages 4 and older; adult must accompany child.... more »

Open Mic Night at Sonny's!!

On-Going
Category: Comedy, Dance, Food, Karaoke, Music, Other, Sports, Stage, Wine
Day: Every Tuesday
Location: North Side/Ashland
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PA, guitar rig & drums are provided! Bring yourself, your axe, your bass, your sticks, your llama and maybe your significant other - just BRING IT! Sign ups start at 7pm! If you're in a band or just play an instrument, tell jokes, write poetry or have a unique and bizarre talent, come out and play with some great peo... more »

Post Offices of Chesterfield County: Connecting the Community since 1794

On-Going
Category: Art, Culture, Exhibits, History, Museums
Day: Recurring daily
Location: South side
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The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia exhibit focuses on Chesterfield County Post Offices prior to 1925 and includes such items as envelopes, postcards and letters with postmarks or addresses related to old post offices in Chesterfield County, as well as anecdotes, stories, photos and oral history. more »

02-04-2015

History of House and Tree-Exhibition and Sale of works by Melissa Burgess

Through February 25, 2015
Category: Art, Culture, Exhibits, Galleries
Day: Recurring daily
Location: South side
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Which came 1st, house or tree? Melissa Burgess often wonders this as she surveys older neighborhoods. The answer is often not told but becomes evident as she paints. On view through February 25th, experience the unique style of Melissa Burgess’ paintings featuring local “landmarks”. See her interpretat... more »

Karaoke with Sean

On-Going
Category: Food, Karaoke, Music
Day: Every Wednesday
Location: North Side/Ashland
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Sean brings the wildest time North of the river!!! Don't miss out on Karaoke with this crazy cat, you never know whats going to happen! more »

Open Mic At Sonny's Bar and Grill

On-Going
Category: Karaoke
Day: Every Wednesday
Location: North Side/Ashland
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PA, guitar rig & drums provided. Bring yourself, your axe, your bass, your sticks, your llama - just bring it! Sign up starts at 7PM more »

Post Offices of Chesterfield County: Connecting the Community since 1794

On-Going
Category: Art, Culture, Exhibits, History, Museums
Day: Recurring daily
Location: South side
Visit Website  |  Send Email

The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia exhibit focuses on Chesterfield County Post Offices prior to 1925 and includes such items as envelopes, postcards and letters with postmarks or addresses related to old post offices in Chesterfield County, as well as anecdotes, stories, photos and oral history. more »

Those Harvey Girls

Through March 06, 2015
Category: Stage
Day: Recurring every 3 days
Location: South side
Send Email

Tickets start at 41.25 for Theatre Only and 59.15 for Buffet and Theatre. Senior, Student, and Military discounts are available. Dinner doors open at 6:00PM and Theatre doors open at 7:30PM. Every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Show is approximately 2 hours. Matinee shows are available The Harvey sisters bring their ... more »

We Be Jammin'

On-Going
Venue: Isley Brewing Company
Phone: 804-499-0721
Category: Music, Craft Beer
Day: Every Wednesday
Location: Downtown
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Head out to Isley Brewing Company with your own musical talent to enjoy our cold beverages while you jam with other types of musicians. We will offer specials and provide a relaxing environment so you can meet new musical friends! No performing on a stage! Just jammin with friends old and new! more »

02-05-2015

1708 Gallery Artist Talk: Super / Natural

February 05, 2015
Venue: 1708 Gallery
Phone: 804-643-1708
Category: Art
Location: Downtown
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Join 1708 Gallery for the Artist Talk of their latest exhibition: Super / Natural. Themes of alchemy, magic, science fiction, and new age spiritualism play across the works of Derek Coté, Adam Farcus, Christopher Mahonski, Liz Rodda and Stephanie Roland. The exhibit hosts objects and actions that act as talismans ... more »

History of House and Tree-Exhibition and Sale of works by Melissa Burgess

Through February 25, 2015
Category: Art, Culture, Exhibits, Galleries
Day: Recurring daily
Location: South side
Visit Website  |  Send Email

Which came 1st, house or tree? Melissa Burgess often wonders this as she surveys older neighborhoods. The answer is often not told but becomes evident as she paints. On view through February 25th, experience the unique style of Melissa Burgess’ paintings featuring local “landmarks”. See her interpretat... more »

Karaoke with Smitty!

On-Going
Category: Food, Karaoke, Music
Day: Every Thursday
Location: North Side/Ashland
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Smitty brings Best sound, best singers and always the best place to be on a Thursday night. The hottest and fastest growing Thursday Karaoke Party in Lakeside! more »

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