February Plan Ahead: Your Richmond events calendar

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Everything to do in the 804 in February. | Graphic by RICtoday

Happy February, Richmond. 💕 If you’re anything like us, you’re pumped about college basketball, new local businesses + the end of winter — and with all that excitement, you’re also looking for fun local events to attend. Read on for all the top events happening this month in the River City.

All month long

Man Ray: The Paris Years | Through Feb. 21 | All day | VMFA | $8+ non-members, members free | Explore 100+ portrait photographs from the artist’s time in France. 📸

Tsherin Sherpa: Spirits | Opens Feb. 19 | All day | VMFA | $8+ non-members, members free | Paintings and sculptures by the Nepalese-born Tibetan artist. 

Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste: Set It Off | Every day | All day | Institute for Contemporary Art and 1708 Gallery | Free | This multi-site exhibition features large-scale sonic installations. 

Doing Language : Word Work | Every day | All day | Institute for Contemporary Art | Free | A multi-part curatorial project inspired by Toni Morrison’s Nobel Prize Lecture. 

Gideon Appah: Forgotten, Nudes, Landscapes | Opens Feb. 11 | All day | Institute for Contemporary Art | Free | The artist’s dreams merge with Ghanaian popular culture in this exhibition of paintings. 

Sila Chanto and Belkis Ramírez: Aquí Me Quedo/Here I Stay | Opens Feb. 11 | All day | Institute for Contemporary Art | Free | Explore experimental techniques of printmaking and wood engraving.

Your Humble Petitioner: Legislative Petitions Gave Voice to Virginians | Opens Feb. 7 | All day | Library of Virginia, 800 E. Broad St. | Free | The exhibit highlights historical petitions from Virginians to provide a glimpse into 18th and 19th century life. 🗳

LOVE, The Garden | Every day | All day | Lewis Ginter | Members free, non-members $14 | Write your love letter to nature + deliver it to one of six mailboxes around the Garden. 💌

A Doll’s House, Part 2 | Opens Feb. 4 | Times vary | November Theatre, Marjorie Arenstein Stage | The riveting sequel to Henrik Ibsen’s “A Doll’s House” from Virginia Repertory Theatre. 🎭

Kendall Street Company is for Lovers | Every Saturday | 8 p.m. | The Camel, 1621 W. Broad St. | $10+ | The jam band has a month-long residency. 🎶

Dominion Energy Jazz Concert Series | Every Thursday | 6-9 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Tune into the VMFA’s YouTube channel for an eclectic mix of jazz performers. 🎷

Open Mic Night | Every Wednesday | 6 p.m. | Main Line Brewery, 1603 Ownby Ln. | Free | Beginners + seasoned musicians can step up to the mic. 🎶 

Isley Open Mic Night | Every Thursday | 6:30 p.m. | Isley Brewing Company, 1715 Summit Ave. | Free, RSVP | Listen to others take the stage or grab the mic and show off your own singing skills. 

Hump Day HaHa’s | Every Wednesday | 6:30 p.m. | Isley Brewing Company, 1715 Summit Ave. | Free | Watch local comedians or try out your own material. 🎤

Sticky Rice Karaoke Night | Every Tuesday | 10:30 p.m. | Sticky Rice, 2232 W Main St. | Free entry | Live out your singing dreams + enjoy beer and drink specials all night long. 

Karaoke Night | Every Thursday | 7 p.m. | Boil Bay Cajun Seafood and Bar, 8161 Brook Rd. | Free, RSVP | Sing your heart out with fellow Richmonders. 

Trivia Knight | Every Thursday | 7 p.m. | Castleburg Brewery and Taproom, 1626 Ownby Ln. | Free | Pro tip: You can get a prize for best team name, so get creative. 🧠

Isley Trivia Night | Every Tuesday | 7:30 p.m. | Isley Brewing Company, 1715 Summit Ave. | Free | Enjoy happy hour prices on different beers for each round of play. 🍺

Wednesday Trivia Night | Every Wednesday | 7 p.m. | Tabol Brewing, 704 Dawn St. | Free entry | Each week offers different themes and topics for all kinds of trivia types.

Väsen + Peak Experiences Climbing Club | Every Sunday | 4-6 p.m. | Peak Experiences Indoor Rock Climbing Center, 1375 Overbrook Rd. | Prices vary | Discounts on climbing passes for non-members + members climb free. 

Huguenot-Robious Farmers Market | Every Thursday | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Great Big Greenhouse, 2051 Huguenot Rd. | Free entry | Shop over 2 dozen local businesses at this year-round market in Chesterfield.

Lakeside Farmers Market | Every Saturday | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 6110 Lakeside Ave. | This year-round market is located one block south of Lewis Ginter. 

Tuesday, Feb. 1 – Sunday February 6 

Tuesday, Feb. 1

Come From Away | Tues., Feb. 1-Sun., Feb. 6 | Times vary | Altria Theater | $25+ | The musical tells the story of 7,000 stranded passengers + the town that welcomed them. 🎭

Jazz on the Tracks! | Tues., Feb. 1 | 6-9 p.m. | Main Line Brewery, 1603 Ownby Ln. | Free entry | Featuring Roger D. Carroll & the Stable Geniuses on the indoor stage. 🎷

Seasonal Garden Walk: February | Tues., Feb. 1 | 10 a.m. | Lewis Ginter | Members free, non-members $17 | Come dressed for the weather for a walk through the Garden. 

Wednesday, Feb. 2 

Groundhog Day | Wed., Feb. 2 | 7 p.m. | The Byrd Theatre | $8 | Hang out with Bill Murray as he relives the same day over and over. 🍿

New Eye in the Sky: The James Webb Space Telescope | Wed., Feb. 2 | 12 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | Tune into Lunch Break Science from the Science Museum to learn about NASA’s new space telescope. 🔭

It’s All Right | Wed., Feb. 2 | 6 p.m. | Bandito’s Burrito Lounge, 2905 Patterson Ave. | Free entry | Rock out at Hump Day Jam Sessions, presented by Bleubirdmusic. 🎸

Richard Becker, Piano | Wed., Feb. 2 | 7:30 p.m. | Modlin Center for the Arts, 410 Westhampton Way | Free, RSVP | The faculty artist will play List, Albeniz, and Chopin + read poems from his upcoming book, “On Sunday Afternoon.” 🎹

Thursday, Feb. 3

The Fritz with The Mighty Good Times | Thurs., Feb. 3 | 7 p.m. | The Camel, 1621 W. Broad St. | $12 | Rock with this North Carolina band. 

The Four Chaplains: A Symbol of Extraordinary Heroism and Devotion | Thurs., Feb. 3 | 2 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | Learn about the World War II story at this program by the VA War Memorial. 

Head Over Hops Singles Mixer | Thurs., Feb. 3 | 6:30 p.m. | Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, 2410 Ownby Ln. | $10+ | Tickets include a drink, raffle prizes + activities led by Bloom matchmaking. 

Friday, Feb. 4

Do the Right Thing | Fri., Feb. 4 | 7 p.m. | The Byrd Theatre | $8 | Part of the Spike Lee series.

Caligula Blushed and The Gathering Gloom | Fri., Feb. 4 | 7:30 p.m. | The Canal Club, 1545 E. Cary St. | $15 | A tribute to The Smiths + The Cure. 

GangstaGrass | Fri., Feb. 4 | 7:30 p.m. | Perkinson Center for the Arts and Education, 11810 Centre St. | $20 | Bluegrass pickers + hip-hop MCs unite. 

The Writer’s Den Poetry Slam | Fri., Feb. 4 | 7 p.m. | Brewer’s Café, 1012 Hull St. | Free entry | Get there on time for a short writing workshop + stay for the show, hosted by World poetry slam champ Breeze the Poet. 

WRIR presents FOR THE REST OF US | Fri., Feb. 4 | 5-11 p.m. | Gallery5, 200 W. Marshall St. | Free | A First Friday grand opening featuring music by DJ B-Rice + Strawberry Moon. 

Tuscan Steakhouse | Fri., Feb. 4 | 6:30 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School, 5400 Wyndham Forest Dr. | $65 | Learn to make truffled panzanella salad, ricotta flan, and Tuscan-style pork chops. 🇮🇹

First Friday opening reception | Fri., Feb. 4 | 6:30-9 p.m. | RPL Main Branch, 101 E. Franklin St. | Free | Explore four exhibits by local artists with live music by Michael G. Hawkins, flautist. 🖼

Las Cafeteras | Thurs., Feb. 3 | 7:30 p.m. | Modlin Center for the Arts, 410 Westhampton Way | $25 | Afro-Mexican rhythms + powerful beats out of East LA.

Saturday, Feb. 5

Lyfe Jennings | Sat., Feb. 5 | 7:30 p.m. | The National | $50+ | Groove with this R&B triple threat from Ohio. 🎹

The Analogue Republic | Sat., Feb. 5 | 7 p.m. | Isley Brewing Company, 1715 Summit Ave. | Free entry | The composium of players merges blues, jazz, funk, and rock. 

Drake Night | Sat., Feb. 5 | The Broadberry | $15+ | Hold on, we’re going to The Broadberry for a night of Drake sets by Markus Gold + DJ Ron P. 

Dropping Julia + Whitney and the Saying Goes | Sat., Feb. 5 | 6:30 p.m. | Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, 2410 Ownby Ln. | Free entry | Sassy, dreamy, funky rock. 

An Evening with RED | Sat., Feb. 5 | 7:30 p.m. | Canal Club, 1545 E. Cary St. | $20+ | Part of “The Acoustic Tour.” 

Soils Part 1: Properties of Soil and Life in the Soil | Sat., Feb. 5 | 9 a.m. | Lewis Ginter | $40+ | Part of a three-part course taught by Karin Stretchko. 

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone | Sat., Feb. 5 | 7 p.m. | The Byrd Theatre | $8 | The first installment of Potterthon at The Byrd. ⚡️

COTU Chocolate Fest | Sat., Feb. 5 | 2-6 p.m. | Center of the Universe Brewing, 11293 Air Park Rd. | Free entry | Head out to Ashland to snag something for your sweetie for Valentine’s Day. 🍫

Houseplant 101 | Sat., Feb. 5 | All day | The Great Big Greenhouse, 2051 Huguenot Rd. | Free | Bring up to two houseplants for free dividing + repotting. 🪴

James River Air Co. Job Fair | Sat., Feb. 5 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | James River Air Conditioning, 1905 Westmoreland St. | Free | Looking for a job in heating, ventilation, and/or air? 💼

Sunday, Feb. 6

Roman Holiday | Sun., Feb. 6 | 3 p.m. | The Byrd Theatre | $8 | Catch this classic Audrey Hepburn romance. 🍿

Richmond Sports Card, Hobby Coin & Comic Book Show | Sun., Feb. 6 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Four Points by Sheraton Richmond, 9901 Midlothian Tpke. | Free entry | Peruse dozens of vendors who specialize in sports cards and memorabilia. ⚾️

Namaste Sundays | Sun., Feb. 6 | 10:45 a.m. | Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, 2410 Ownby Ln. | $10 | Tickets come with $5 drink specials + RSVP with 3S Yoga. 🍺

Monday, February 7 – Sunday, February 13

Monday, Feb. 7

Waxahatchee | Mon., Feb. 7 | 7:30 p.m. | The National | $23+ | Katie Crutchfield is the artist behind the indie project. 🎶

History Happy Hour: Freedom’s Lawmakers | Mon., Feb. 7 | 6:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | Discuss how Black men in government helped shape the public educational system in the South at this American Civil War Museum program. 

Tuesday, Feb. 8

The Legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen | Tues., Feb. 8 | 7 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | Discuss the “Heroes in the Air” with Howard and Richard Baugh at this program from the VA War Memorial. 

GOST, True Body | Tues., Feb. 8 | 7 p.m. | Canal Club, 1545 E. Cary St. | $16+ | Rock out at this stop on the “Rites of Love and Reverence” tour. 

Wednesday, Feb. 9

Valentine’s Day Paint Night | Wed., Feb. 9 | 6 p.m. | Strangeways Brewing, 2277 Dabney Rd. | $45 | Tickets are per-pair + all materials are included. 🎨

The Regrettes | Wed., Feb. 9 | 7 p.m. | The Broadberry | $20+ | The show features Kississippi. 🎶

Winter Symposium | Wed., Feb. 9-Thurs., Feb. 10 | Times vary | Virtual | $55+ | Buy a single-day or combo ticket to this Lewis Ginter program, themed around plant diversity + resilient landscapes. 

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off | Wed., Feb. 9 | 7 p.m. | The Byrd Theatre | $8 | “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and go to the Byrd, you might miss it.”

Hana Baba and Laila Day of The Stoop Podcast | Wed., Feb. 9 | 6 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | The podcast hosts discuss how an idea evolves into a story at this program from the ICA Community Media Center. 

Making History with LVA | Wed., Feb. 9 | 5:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | Help the Library of Virginia by transcribing handwritten pages + historical newspapers. 📜

Literary Virginia Book Group | Wed., Feb. 9 | 6 p.m. | Library of Virginia, 800 E. Broad St. | Free | Head to the orientation room or join via Zoom to discuss “The Organ Thieves” by Chip Jones. 📚

Research Stories from Virginia Untold: The African American Narrative | Wed., Feb. 9 | 7 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | Learn more about the digital project that provides access to records of enslaved and free Black people in the Library of Virginia collections. 

Love The Flavor of Your Business | Wed., Feb. 9 | 10 a.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | Hear from local + regional experts at this mixer event from Uniquely Diverse Inc.

Thursday, Feb. 10

ZOSO: The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience | Thurs., Feb. 10 | 7:30 p.m. | The National | $13+ | The Chicago Sun-Times calls ZOSO “the closest to the original of any musical tribute.” 🎸

Marielle Kraft | Thurs., Feb. 10 | Richmond Music Hall, | $10 | The Nashville-based indie-pop songwriter will perform with Skout + Margox. 🎸

Lecture Series: The Record of Murders and Outrages | Thurs., Feb. 10 | 12 p.m. | VMHC | Free, RSVP | Reserve tickets or watch the livestream of this discussion of Dr. William Blair’s book on the Reconstruction era.   

Love Letters in the Midst of War, Part II | Thurs., Feb. 10 | 2 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | If you missed the first part of this VA War Memorial event, catch it on Vimeo

Perfect Arrangement | Thurs., Feb. 10-Sun., Feb. 13 | Times vary | Modlin Center for the Arts, 410 Westhampton Way | Free, RSVP | A provocative drama play set in 1950, produced by UR students. 🎭

Friday, Feb. 11

The Legwarmers | Fri., Feb. 11 | 8 p.m. | The National | $18+ | Catch all your 80s favorites with this tribute band. 🎤

Malcolm X | Fri., Feb. 11 | 7 p.m. | The Byrd Theatre | $8 | Part of the Spike Lee series at The Byrd. 

Katt Williams | Fri., Feb. 11 | 7 p.m. | Altria Theater | $65+ | Part of the “World War III” tour. 

Andres | Fri., Feb. 11 | 6:30 p.m. | The Canal Club, 1545 E. Cary St. | $13+ | The lineup includes Coletta, I Met A Yeti + Emerald Beach. 

Saturday, Feb. 12

Dillon Francis + Yung Gravy | Sat., Feb. 12 | 7:30 p.m. | The National | $33+ | Whip your Tesla downtown to see these festival faves.

Queen of Hearts, A Valentine’s Drag Show | Sat., Feb. 12 | 7-11 p.m. | Gallery5, 200 W. Marshall St. | $15+ | Featuring Amber St. Lexington, Monica Darling, and Cake. 

80’s Valentine’s Party | Sat., Feb. 12 | 8 p.m. | JJ’s Grille, 10298 Staples Mill Rd. | Free entry | Dance the night away with tunes by Totally Random. 

Gellman Room Concert: Mark Valenti | Sat., Feb. 12 | 2 p.m. | RPL Main Branch, 101 E. Franklin St. | Free | A piano performance with something for everyone. 🎹

3rd Annual River City Spirits Festival | Sat., Feb. 12 | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Stony Point Fashion Park | $45 | Sample drinks from over 60 craft distilleries, breweries + wineries.   

Valentine’s Richmond Makers Market | Sat., Feb. 12 | 12-6 p.m. | Basic City Beer Co., 212 W. 6th St. | Find something you love at this pup-friendly, indoor-outdoor market. 

My Neighbor Totoro | Sat., Feb. 12 | 10 a.m. | The Byrd Theatre | $5 | Explore the magical world of Miyazaki.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets | Sat., Feb. 12 | 7 p.m. | The Byrd Theatre | $8 | Part two of Potterthon at The Byrd. ⚡️

Set For Tomorrow and Seasons | Sat., Feb. 12 | 6:30 p.m. | The Canal Club, 1545 E. Cary St. | $12+ | Rock out at a show featuring Followship and Defying Death. 🎸

Book Break with Ran Walker | Sat., Feb. 12 | 11 a.m. | Library of Virginia, 800 E. Broad St. | Free, RSVP | Local author Ran Walker will discuss and sign copies of his book, “A Burst of Gray: A Novel in 100-Word Stories.” 📚 

Sunday, Feb. 13

Circa Survive | Sun., Feb. 13 | 7:30 p.m. | The National | $23+ | This Philly band is back to rock out The National.

The Philadelphia Story | Sun., Feb. 13 | 3 p.m. | The Byrd Theatre | $8 | Catch this 1940 Cary Grant picture, alongside equally legendary actor Katharine Hepburn.

West Side Story (1961) | Sun., Feb. 13 | 7 p.m. | The Byrd Theatre | $8 | See the classic film starring Natalie Wood + Rita Moreno.

Bugs Bunny at the Symphony | Sun., Feb. 13 | 3 p.m. | Altria Theater | $33+ | Looney Tunes comes to the big stage. 🐰

Galentine’s Day Market | Sun., Feb. 13 | 12-5 p.m. | Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, 2410 Ownby Ln. | Free entry | Shop with the ladies + stop for brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Monday, February 14 – Sunday, February 20

Monday, Feb. 14

Dirty Dancing | Mon., Feb. 14 | 7 p.m. | The Byrd Theatre | $8 | Bring your Baby to The Byrd, just don’t put her in a corner. 🍉

Love Over Lagers Valentine’s Day Beer Dinner | Mon., Feb. 14 | 7 p.m. | Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, 2410 Ownby Ln. | $60+ | Each course is paired with a different beer. 🍺

Sip, Salsa and Love | Mon., Feb. 14 | 4-7 p.m. | The 4 Cyber Cafe, 4 W. Broad St. | $10+ | Drink + dance with couples or other singles. 🍷

Celebrate the Legacy of Harriet Tubman | Mon., Feb. 14 | 6:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | Register to attend this discussion from Rita Daniels, Harriet Tubman’s great, great, great niece, from the Richmond Public Library. 

Tuesday, Feb. 15

Movie Mythbusting: Red Tails | Tues., Feb. 15 | 7 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | Watch the film in advance + join in the virtual discussion presented by the VMHC. 🍿

I The Breather | Tues., Feb. 15 | 6 p.m. | The Canal Club, 1545 E. Cary St. | $15 | Part of the “10 Year Reunion” tour.

Common Ground Virginia History Virtual Book Group | Tues., Feb. 15 | 6 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | The Library of Virginia group will discuss the non-fiction essays in “The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story.” 📚

Wavelength: Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige | Tues., Feb. 15 | 12 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | Hear from two filmmakers + artists at this online lecture, presented by the ICA.

Wednesday, Feb. 16

Subtronics | Wed., Feb. 16 | 8 p.m. | The National | $26+ | The electronic DJ will be spinning his latest FRACTALS album.

The Breakfast Club | Wed., Feb. 16 | 7 p.m. | The Byrd Theatre | $8 | See the John Hughes classic on the big screen. 🍿

Night of 1,000 Laughs | Wed., Feb. 16 | 7:30 p.m. | Firehouse Theatre, 1609 W. Broad St. | $8 | Standup, sketch + improv comedy. 

Thursday, Feb. 17

Dogs In A Pile | Thurs., Feb. 17 | 7 p.m. | The Camel, 1621 W. Broad St. | $10 | Jazz, funk + rock and roll featuring Slingshot on Mars. 🎶

Popcorn Thursday | Thurs., Feb. 17 | 7 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | Join VA War Memorial Director Dr. Clay Mountcastle and a guest panel as they discuss the military figures they would host for dinner.  

A Conversation with Rohulamin Quander | Thurs., Feb. 17 | 6 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | The author of “The Quanders: Since 1684, An Enduring African American Legacy” will discuss his book at this Library of Virginia program. 📚

Friday, Feb. 18

Immolation, Imperial Triumphant, Mortiferum | Fri., Feb. 18 | 7 p.m. | The Broadberry | $20+ | A night of death metal + rock. 🎶

Sun June | Fri., Feb. 18 | 7 p.m. | Richmond Music Hall, 623 E. Main St. | $15 | Jam out with the Texan indie pop artist, Daphne Tunes, and Strawberry Moon. 🎶

Bombshell Duo | Fri., Feb. 18 | 7 p.m. | Main Line Brewery, 1603 Ownby Ln. | Free entry | Rock out + enjoy food from Shakedown Eats. 🎶

Symposium 2022: The Soldier’s Civil War | Fri., Feb. 18-Sat., Feb. 19 | Times vary | Historic Tredegar | $75+ | The 17th annual symposium begins with an opening reception + features a slate of speakers. 

Inside Man | Fri., Feb. 18 | 7 p.m. | The Byrd Theatre | $8 | Denzel Washington leads Spike Lee’s 2006 action-mystery flick.

Dead Billionaires, Prabir Trio, Reb Rafferty and The Wakes | Fri., Feb. 18 | 7 p.m. | Gallery5, 200 W. Marshall St. | $8+ | Drinks + an all-local jam session. 🎶

David Finckel, Wu Han, Philip Setzer | Fri., Feb. 18 | 7:30 p.m. | Modlin Center for the Arts, 410 Westhampton Way | $35 | Masters of the cello, piano, and violin will enchant the Camp Concert Hall. 🎶

8 Billion Angels | Fri., Feb. 18 | 6:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | Opening night of the RVA Environmental Film Festival, hosted by the James River Association. 🎥

Saturday, Feb. 19

Drag Brunch | Sat., Feb. 19 | 11 a.m. | Capital Ale House,  623 E. Main St. | $20+ | Get tickets by the table for this show, hosted by Chicki Parm. 

Joshua Ray Walker | Sat., Feb. 19 | 7 p.m. | Richmond Music Hall,  623 E. Main St. | $15 | Grab your boots + jam out to this country artist. 🎶

1st Drafts and Bagels – The Barber of Moville | Sat., Feb. 19 | 12 p.m. | Firehouse Theatre, 1609 W. Broad St. | Free | There’s a $5 suggested donation for this meetup to discuss the creative playwriting process. 

Plant Party: At-home Culinary Mushrooms | Sat., Feb. 19 | Gallery5, 200 W. Marshall St. | $35+ | Get a crash course in tupperware mycology. 🍄

Dead Psychic, The Embalmers, Big Fundamentals | Sat., Feb. 19 | 7 p.m. | Gallery5, 200 W. Marshall St. | $8+ | A night of psychedelic + surf rock. 

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban | Sat., Feb. 19 | 7 p.m. | The Byrd Theatre | $8 | Travel in time for the third installment of Potterthon at The Byrd. ⚡️

RPL Local Authors: James Harris | Sat., Feb. 19 | 12-3 p.m. | RPL Main Branch, 101 E. Franklin St. | Harris will talk about his mental health advocacy work + sign copies of his book, “Man Just Express Yourself.” 📚 

RVA Environmental Film Festival | Sat., Feb. 19 | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | Register to catch any of the seven films being shown on this day at the festival. 🎥

24 Hours of Richmond | Sat., Feb. 19-Sun., Feb. 20 | 9 a.m.-9 a.m. | Powhatan State Park, 4616 Powhatan State Park Rd. | $75+ | Participants will sign up for 12 or 24 hours — runners and walkers will be timed on a set loop + mileage will be added together.*

Sunday, Feb. 20

Remember Jones | Sun., Feb. 20 | 7 p.m. | Richmond Music Hall, 623 E. Main St. | $12 | Soul + pop. 🎶

Brett Dennen with the Heavy Hours | Sun., Feb. 20 | 7 p.m. | The Broadberry | $30+ | Groove with the folk-pop singer on the “See The World” tour. 🎶

His Girl Friday | Sun., Feb. 20 | 3 p.m. | The Byrd Theatre | $8 | See the classic rom-com on the big screen. 🍿

Bert Kreischer | Sun., Feb. 20 | 7 p.m. | Altria Theater | $43+ | The stand-up comedian stops by Richmond on the “Berty Boy Relapse” tour. 

Liberty or Death | Sun., Feb. 20 | 1:30 p.m. | Historic St. John’s Church | $10+ | Check out the Foundation’s first reenactment of 2022. 

RVA Environmental Film Festival | Sun., Feb. 20 | 2-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | Seven films will be shown, including the winners of the VA Environmental Film Contest. 🎥

Black Food and Spirits UNTOLD | Sun., Feb. 20 | 1-6 p.m. | Main Street Station | $40+ | Enjoy presentations from historians + industry tastemakers while you sample food and spirits.

Monday, February 21 – Sunday, February 27

Monday, Feb. 21

Obituary, Municipal Waste, Gatecreeper, Enforced | Mon., Feb. 21 | 6 p.m. | The Broadberry | $25+ | Part of the “Decibel Magazine” tour. 🎶

Gideon Appah: Forgotten, Nudes, Landscapes | Fri., Feb. 21 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Institute for Contemporary Art | Free | Opening day of the exhibition exploring Ghanaian popular culture.

Into the Canyon and Water’s Way: Thinking Like a Watershed | Mon., Feb. 21 | 6:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | Part of the RVA Environmental Film Festival. 🎥

Tuesday, Feb. 22

WNRN Presents Neal Francis | Tues., Feb. 22 | 8 p.m. | The Canal Club, 1545 E. Cary St. | $20+ | Featuring Emily Wolfe and Chris Leggett. 🎶

The Windshield Poems | Tues., Feb. 22-Fri., Feb. 25 | 7:30 p.m. | Firehouse Theatre, 1609 W. Broad St. | $20 | Based on the true Richmond story.

The Magnitude of All Things | Tues., Feb. 22 | 6:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | Part of the RVA Environmental Film Festival, hosted by the Sierra Club Falls of the James Group. 🎥

Wednesday, Feb. 23

Punch Brothers | Wed., Feb. 23 | 7:30 p.m. | The National | $28+ | Vibe to over a decade of folksy goodness. 🎻

Sarah and the Safe Word, Dog Park Dissidents, Pelican Johnny | Wed., Feb. 23 | 7 p.m. | The Camel, 1621 W. Broad St. | $10 | The alt rockers are on their “good gracious! bad timing” tour. 🎶

Pretty in Pink | Wed., Feb. 23 | 7 p.m. | The Byrd Theatre | $8 | Molly Ringwald stars in this 80s classic.

How The Lee Monument Came Down | Wed., Feb. 23 | 7 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | Michael Spence, leader of the team that disassembled the Lee Monument, will discuss how it (literally) came down at this Richmond Public Library program. 

Hrishikesh Hirway of Song Exploder | Wed., Feb. 23 | 6 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | The podcast host will give a talk hosted by the VPM + ICA Community Media Center. 🎙

Healthy Home, Healthy James: River Hero Homes | Wed., Feb. 23 | 4:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | Tune in to this webinar to find out how to create a greener home from local experts. 🌊

Thursday, Feb. 24

Sammy Rae & The Friends | Thurs., Feb. 24 | 7:30 p.m. | The National | $18+ | Locals Erin & The Wildfire will open for the singer-songwriter.

Mustard Service | Thurs., Feb. 24 | 7 p.m. | Richmond Music Hall, 623 E. Main St. | $12 | Part of the “Zest La Vie” tour. 

Lecture Series: A New Era in Building | Thurs., Feb. 24 | 6 p.m. | VMHC | Free, RSVP | Reserve an in-person spot or watch a livestream of this discussion on Black educational activism in Goochland County from 1911-1932. 📚

BlacKkKlansman | Thurs., Feb. 24 | 7 p.m. | The Byrd Theatre | $8 | Part of the Spike Lee series at The Byrd.  

Weinstein Author Series: Gregory Samantha Rosenthal | Thurs., Feb. 24 | 6 p.m. | Library of Virginia, 800 E. Broad St. | Free, RSVP | Join in-person or online to hear the history professor discuss their book, “Living Queer History: Rememberance and Belonging in a Southern City.” 📚

An Evening with Former VA Governor L. Douglas Wilder | Thurs., Feb. 24 | 7 p.m. | Historic St. John’s Church | $25 | Limited in-person and virtual tickets are available. 

River of Return | Thurs., Feb. 24 | 6:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | Part of the RVA Environmental Film Festival, hosted by the VCU Department of Biology. 🎥

Friday, Feb. 25

Pinegrove | Fri., Feb. 25 | 8:00 p.m. | The National | $21+ | Catch this New Jersey rock band with Lily Konigsberg + Poise. 🎶

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire | Fri., Feb. 25 | 7 p.m. | The Byrd Theatre | $8 | Relive the Triwizard Tournament during Potterthon. ⚡️

Mock Orange | Fri., Feb. 25 | 7 p.m. | Richmond Music Hall, 623 E. Main St. | $15 | Part of the “The World is a Mess” tour. 

Jazz Night | Fri., Feb. 25 | 7-11 p.m. | Gallery5, 200 W. Marshall St. | Free | Featuring jazz musicians Noah Campbell + Roger Caroll. 

Fangirl Fantasy: Taylor Swift vs Harry Styles Party | Fri., Feb. 25 | 9 p.m. | The Canal Club, 1545 E. Cary St. | $15+ | It’s a fine line between these two artists. 

Resilience, Wisdom And Skill: A Life Of Service At Maymont And Beyond | Fri., Feb. 25 | 10 a.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | Learn about the staff at Maymont during the Gilded Age + Jim Crow eras through their eyes. 

RPL Local Authors: Amanda Eaddy McKeithan | Fri., Feb. 25 | 3-6 p.m. | RPL Main Branch, 101 E. Franklin St. | Free | McKeithan will sign copies of her latest book, “Shaka Loves Mama.” 📚

University Dancers | Fri., Feb. 25-Sun., Feb. 27 | Times vary | Modlin Center for the Arts, 410 Westhampton Way | Free, RSVP | Celebrate 37 years of UR’s dance troupe with their annual concert.

Saturday, Feb. 26

Marcus King | Sat., Feb. 26 | 8 p.m. | The National | $25+ | The first of two shows with Hannah Wicklund. 🎶

Full Moon Fever | Sat., Feb. 26 | 7 p.m. | The Broadberry | $18+ | Richmond’s Tom Petty Tribute Band. 🎶

Skipjack Band | Sat., Feb. 26 | 7 p.m. | Isley Brewing Company, 1715 Summit Ave. | Free entry | Jam out + enjoy some brews. 🍺

The Happy Fits | Sat., Feb. 26 | 6 p.m. | The Canal Club, 1545 E. Cary St. | $18+ | Catchy pop-rock with Sarah and the Sundays. 🎵

Sad & Boujee | Sat., Feb. 26 | 9 p.m. | The Canal Club, 1545 E. Cary St. | $10+ | This emo night party coined the phrase “Twerk and Tears” to describe their vibe.  

Gellman Room Concert: Greater Richmond Children’s Choir | Sat., Feb. 26 | 2 p.m. | RPL Main Branch, 101 E. Franklin St. | Free | The GRCC presents “Lyrics and Laughter in the Library!” 🎶

Making History with LVA | Sat., Feb. 26 | 12 p.m. | Library of Virginia, 800 E. Broad St. | Free, RSVP | Head to the computer lab to help transcribe historical documents. 📜

Motherload | Sat., Feb. 26 | 10 a.m. | Libbie Mill Library, 2100 Libbie Lake E. Street | Free, RSVP | Part of the RVA Environmental Film Festival, hosted by Drive Electric RVA + Pedal Power RVA. 🎥

Sunday, Feb. 27

Marcus King | Sun., Feb. 27 | 8 p.m. | The National | $25+ | The second of two shows with Hannah Wicklund. 🎶

The 502S with Oliver Hazard | Sun., Feb. 25 | 7 p.m. | The Camel, 1621 W. Broad St. | $12 | Jam out to this Florida folk artist. 

Casablanca | Sun., Feb. 27 | 3 p.m. | The Byrd Theatre | $8 | “…Out of all the movie theatres out of all the venues in the world, she walks into The Byrd…”

Firehouse Radio Players | Sun., Feb. 27 | 7:30 p.m. | Firehouse Theatre, 1609 W. Broad St. | $10+ | The troupe takes the stage with new comedies performed like an old time radio show. 📻

Mossville, When Great Trees Fall | Sun., Feb. 27 | 3 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | Part of the RVA Environmental Film Festival, hosted by Virginia Interfaith Power & Light. 🎥

Headwaters Down: A James River Film | Sun., Feb. 27 | 6:30 p.m. | The Byrd Theatre | $12 | The winner of the VA Environmental Film Contest, on the big screen for one night only. 🌊

Monday, February 28

Monday, Feb. 28

YOGA-WINE-DOWN | Mon., Feb. 28 | 6 p.m. | Gallery5, 200 W. Marshall St. | $20+ | Bring your yoga mat for this all-levels, slow flow class. 

Kitchen Fundamentals: Dim Sum | Mon., Feb. 28 | 6 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School, 5400 Wyndham Forest Dr. | $55+ | Learn how to make a variety of Chinese treats. 🍽

Inhabitant: An Indigenous Perspective | Mon., Feb. 28 | 7 p.m. | UR Ukrop Auditorium, 102 UR Dr. | Free, RSVP | Part of the RVA Environmental Film Festival, hosted by the UR Office of Sustainability.