January PlanAhead: Your Richmond events calendar

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Happy January, Richmond. 🌸  If you’re anything like us, you’re ready to take on the New Year with new restaurants, winter wonder and some affordable post-holiday fun — and with all that excitement, you’re also looking for a variety of local events to attend. Read on for all the top events happening this month in the River City.

Note: COVID-19 protocols are changing rapidly to curb the spread of the Omicron variant in Richmond. Please make sure to check event listing pages + venue websites for the most up-to-date information, including health and safety protocols.

All month long

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

Dineo Seshee Bopape: Ile aye, moya, là, ndokh…harmonic conversations…mm | Through Jan. 19 | All day | Institute for Contemporary Art | Free | Video, sculpture, installation, and animation are all involved in this exploratory exhibit. 

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. 

Everybody | Postponed to June | Times vary | Theatre Gym, 114 W. Broad Street | $40 | See Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ riff on the fifteenth century morality play “Everyman.” 

Barefoot in the Park | Through Jan. 16 | Times vary | Hanover Tavern, 13181 Hanover Courthouse Rd. | $48+ | The play that made Neil Simon’s Broadway career. 🎭

Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure | Every day | Times vary | Old City Hall Building, 1001 E. Broad St. | $44+ | Explore Richmond with this family-friendly scavenger hunt + prices are for 5 person teams. 

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. 🍺

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 | Saturdays + Wednesdays | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Sat., 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Wed. | 6110 Lakeside Ave. | This year-round market is located one block south of Lewis Ginter. 

Sip & Chill | Every Wednesday | 5-10 p.m. | Kabana Rooftop, 700 E. Main St. | Prices vary | Cocktails are $10 + the drink menu changes each month. 🍹

Saturday January 1 – Sunday January 2

Saturday, Jan. 1

It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play | Sat., Jan. 1-Sun., Jan. 2 | 2-8 p.m. | The November Theatre, Marjorie Arenstein Stage, 114 W Broadway St. | $39 | See the last weekend of the beloved story in the form of a live 1940s radio broadcast. 🎄

New Year’s Day Yoga | Sat., Jan. 1 | 9 a.m. | Living Water Community Center, 1000 Westover Hills Blvd. | Come for Gentle Yoga at 9 or Flow Yoga at 10 a.m. 

New Year/New Gear Sale | Sat., Jan. 1 | 5-11 p.m. | Gallery5, 200 W. Marshall St. | Free entry | Shop for new gear at this community yard sale, featuring live music. 🎸

Bubbly Weekend | Sat., Jan. 1-Sun., Jan. 2 | 11 a.m. Sat.-6 p.m. Sun. | James River Cellars Winery, 11008 Washington Hwy. | Cost of purchase | Enjoy four special bubbly wines from around the world in a special tasting.

Deep Run Parkrun | Sat., Jan. 1 | 9 a.m. | Deep Run Park, 9900 Ridgefield Pkwy. | Free | Start your year off with a 5k run at your pace.

New Year’s Black Gold Reggae Ball | Sat., Jan. 1 | 8 p.m. | The Beacon Hill Center, 6423 Iron Bridge Rd. | $50+ | Cheer in the New Year with a formal + groovy experience.

The Infamous Stringdusters | Sat., Jan. 1 | 9 p.m. | The National | $38+ | Catch the band that won a GRAMMY award for best Bluegrass album.

Maymont Mansion Holiday Audio Tour | Sat., Jan. 1 | 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. | Maymont Mansion | $6+ | Learn about the home of James and Sallie May Dooley during Victorian holiday seasons. 

New Year’s Hangover Brunch | Sat., Jan. 1 | 12-4 p.m. | Starr Hill Beer & Rooftop, 3406 W. Leigh St. | Free entry | Brunch from Intergalactic Tacos, flights + pints. 

Sunday, Jan. 2

Maymont Mansion Holiday Audio Tour | Sun, Jan. 2 | 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. | Maymont Mansion | $6+ | Learn about the home of James and Sallie May Dooley during Victorian holiday seasons. 🎧

VCU Men’s Basketball v. Davidson | Sun., Jan. 2 | 2:30 p.m. | Siegel Center | $30 | The Rams start the new year against the Wildcats. 🏀

Brunch Therapy + Day Party | Sun., Jan. 2 | 1-8 p.m. | Therapy, 1419 E. Cary St. | $20+ | Ask about mimosa towers, cocktails + beer specials while at this breakfast buffet.

MTB Club | Sun., Jan. 2 | 11 a.m. | Väsen Brewing Company, 3331 W. Moore St. | Free entry | Join the bike club for a three hour ride + 50% off your first two pints. 🚲

Monday January 3 – Sunday January 9

Monday, Jan. 3 

Live Trivia | Mon., Jan. 3 | 8 p.m. | Mellow Mushroom, 3012 W. Cary St. | Free entry | Enjoy pizza + trivia with the family. 🍕

Food Pop-Up: Ita’s Flavors | Mon., Jan. 3 | 6-9 p.m. | Starr Hill Brewery, 3406 W. Leigh St. | Free entry | Food with island flavors by Chef Edwin Long + pints. 🍺

Overcome Social Anxiety | Mon., Jan. 3-Fri., Jan. 7 | 7-8 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Learn how to boost your self-confidence with a 5-day session with Shawn “Sheshn” Heshmatpour.

Tuesday, Jan. 4 

Find a Bae RVA | Tues., Jan. 4 | 7 p.m. | Sunday Service Soul Food, 4360 S. Laburnum Ave. | $15+ | If you’re single and ready to mingle, this event is for you. 

Food Truck: 191 Smokery | Tues., Jan. 4 | 5-8 p.m. | Starr Hill Beer Hall & Brewery, 3406 W. Leigh St. | Free entry | Smoked meats + beer. 🍺

Trivia Tuesday | Tues., Jan. 4 | 7 p.m. | Pie 314, 423 N. 18th St. | Free, RSVP | You can play solo or as a team + weekly prizes are available.

Richmond Airport Hiring Event | Tues., Jan. 4 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Richmond International Airport, 1 Richard E. Byrd Terminal Dr. | Free | Pro tip: Apply to the position you’re interested in before attending. 

Wednesday, Jan. 5 

Food Truck: 191 Smokery | Wed., Jan. 5 | 5-8 p.m. | Starr Hill Beer Hall & Brewery, 3406 W. Leigh St. | Free entry | Smoked meats + beer. 🍺 

Doors at Eight | Wed., Jan. 5 | 8 p.m. | Black Iris Social Club, 321 W. Broad St. | $10+ | Kick off the Doors at Eight season with the Ayinde Williams trio. 🎶

Wet January Event | Wed., Jan. 5 | 3-9 p.m. | Kindred Spirit Brewing, 12830 West Creek Parkway, Suite J | Free entry | The first of Wet January specials on Wednesdays + Thursdays, get an extra 4 oz pour on the 5th. 🍻

The Poetic World of Man Ray | Wed., Jan. 5 | 1 p.m. | VMFA | Members free, non-members $10+ | Enjoy a live reading of poetry from writers featured in Man Ray photographs before seeing the exhibition. 

WCW: Tyler Meacham, JOBIE, Holly Breivik | Wed., Jan. 5 | 7 p.m. | The Camel, 1621 W. Broad St. | $10 | Listen to tunes from your local music Women Crush Wednesdays. 🎶

Thursday, Jan. 6 

GardenFest for Fidos | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 4-10 p.m. | Lewis Ginter | $7+ | Let your (leashed) pup explore the garden lights. 

Thursday Night Karaoke | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 6-9 p.m. | Boil Bay Cajun Seafood and Bar, 8161 Brook Rd. | Free entry | Seafood + singing. 🎤

Bombshell Duo Live | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 7-10 p.m. | Main Line Brewery, 1603 Ownby Ln. | Free entry | Rock out + grab eats from Tiffany’s Smokehouse. 

Jelly Fish Terrarium Workshop | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 6:30-8 p.m. | The Plant House, 2100 W. Cary St. #101 | $38 | Make a Jellyfish terrarium.

Friday, Jan. 7 

Hippie Happy Hour: Craigslist Jerry | Fri., Jan. 7 | 4 p.m. | Main Line Brewery, 1603 Ownby Ln. | Free | Eats from Smokie Joe’s BBQ. 🎶

Saved by the 90s | Fri., Jan. 7 | 8 p.m. | The National | $13+ | Groove to covers of classic hits at this rad 90s party. 

Saved by the 90s | Fri., Jan. 7 | 8 p.m. | The National, 708 E. Broad St. | $13+ | Groove to covers of classic hits at this rad 90s party. 

I The Breather | Fri., Jan. 7 | 6 p.m. | The Canal Club, 1545 E. Cary St. | $15 | All ages are welcome at this 10 year reunion tour. 🎸

Fortune Feimster: 2 Sweet 2 Salty | Fri., Jan. 7 | 6 p.m. | Carpenter Theatre | $35 | Have some laughs with this comedian, actor + author who has been on shows like “The Mindy Project” and “Conan.”

Dancing with the Stars: Live! | Fri., Jan. 7 | 8 p.m. | Altria Theater | $60+ | Featuring your favorite dancers from the iconic television show. 💃

Legend of the Poinsettia | Fri., Jan. 7 | 7:30 p.m. | Cultural Arts Center of Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Rd. | $20 | Enjoy this Latin ballet performance. 🩰

Succulent & Sangria Workshop | Fri., Jan. 7 | 6:30-8 p.m. | The Plant House, 2100 W. Cary St. #101 | $38 | Have a drink + create a terrarium.

Saturday, Jan. 8 

RPL Local Authors: Dave Patteson | Sat., Jan. 8 | 11 a.m. | RPL Main Library, 101 E. Franklin St. | Free | Learn how this local graphic novelist has developed his style through multiple genres. 📚

Ancestors at the Overlook: Archeology at Richmond Hill | Sat., Jan. 8 | 1 p.m. | RPL Main Library, 101 E. Franklin St. | Free | Presenter Pam Smith looks into the family histories of African-American people who lived at Richmond Hill since the mid-1700s.

Ashley McBryde | Sat., Jan. 8 | 8 p.m. | The National | $23+ | Priscilla Block joins the country singer on the “This Town Talks” tour. 🎸

Bring Out Yer Dead | Sat., Jan 8 | 8 p.m. | The Canal Club, 1545 E. Cary St. | $15+ | Gothic rock for ages 18+. 🎶

Legend of the Poinsettia | Sat., Jan. 8 | 3 p.m. + 7:30 p.m. | Cultural Arts Center of Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Rd. | $20 | Enjoy this Latin ballet performance. 🩰

The Line Within: Yoga & Meditation | Sat., Jan. 8 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Gallery5, 200 W. Marshall St. | $20 | Yoga, walking meditation + blind contour drawing. 

First Hike of 2022 | Sat., Jan. 8 | 9 a.m. | Pumphouse Park | Free | Join the group She Opts Out for a New Year’s hike on the Buttermilk Trail. 🥾

Bring One for the Chipper Recycling Event | Sat., Jan. 8 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | 1710 Robin Hood Rd. | Free | Recycle your Christmas tree, electronics + household hazardous waste items at this city event. 🌲

El Diablo’s Metal Night | Sat., Jan. 8 | 7:30 p.m. | Bandito’s Burrito Lounge, 2905 Patterson Ave. | Free entry | Eüstace headlines a night of metal, punk + ska in the Museum District.

Sunday, Jan. 9 

Legend of the Poinsettia | Sun., Jan. 9 | 3 p.m. | Cultural Arts Center of Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Rd. | $20 | Enjoy this Latin ballet performance. 🩰

Richmond Weddings Winter Show | Sun., Jan. 9 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Main Street Station | $20+ | Check out local businesses that can make your special day shine. 

Wayne Solo | Sun., Jan. 9 | 3 p.m. | Main Line Brewery, 1603 Ownby Ln. | Free | Country, rock + blues from a member of the Way Down South band. 🎶

Kids Jellyfish Terrarium Workshop | Sun., Jan. 9 | 9:30 a.m. | The Plant House, 2100 W. Cary St. #101 | $25 | Bring your kids to this jellyfish terrarium workshop. 

Monday January 10 – Sunday January 16

Monday, Jan. 10 

Toddler Time: Nature Adventures | Mon., Jan. 10 | 10 a.m. | Robins Nature Center at Maymont | $13+ | Ideal for ages 18 months to 4 years. 

Kingyoso, FLKL, Cellar Dwellers | Mon., Jan. 10 | 7 p.m. | The Camel, 1621 W. Broad St. | $5 | Vibe with some local jazz and soul bands. 🎶

Tuesday, Jan. 11 

Different Paths to Freedom: Slavery and the American Revolution | Tues., Jan. 11 | 10 a.m. | Free, RSVP | This VMHC webinar is recommended for upper elementary kids and up. 📕

Tipsy Terrarium Tuesday Workshop | Tues., Jan. 11 | 6:30-8 p.m. | The Plant House, 2100 W. Cary St. #101 | $25 | Get tipsy during this fun terrarium workshop.

Wednesday, Jan. 12 

Making History with LVA | Wed., Jan. 12 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | Volunteer to transcribe handwritten pages + historical newspapers into a digital form for the Library of Virginia. 📜

Literary Virginia Book Group | Wed., Jan. 12 | 6 p.m. | Library of Virginia, 800 E. Broad St. | Free | Discuss “9 Shiny Objects” by Brian Castleberry in-person or online via Zoom. 📕

Restorative Yoga | Wed., Jan. 12 | 6:30 p.m. | Align Yoga, Rocks, and Reiki, 2509 E. Broad St. | Pay-what-you-can | Practice the yoga of deep rest at this hour-long class.

Thursday, Jan. 13 

Middle School Book Club | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 4-5:30 p.m. | RPL Main Library, 101 E. Franklin St. | Free | Teens in grades 6-12 can discuss each month’s novel. 

Performance Workshop with Virginia History Day | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 4 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | Educators can discuss tips and tricks for producing and acting with Irene Kuykendall + Daniel Daigle. 

Social Media Marketing 101 | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 1:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | Learn the basics from the Capital Region Small Business Development Center. 

Night of Healing | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 6:30-9 p.m. | 5209 S. Laburnum Ave. | $22+ | Bring a yoga mat + socks for this meditative evening.

BONSAI Workshop | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 6:30 p.m. | The Plant House, 2100 W. Cary St. #101 | $38

The 8th Armored Division: From the Ardennes to Victory | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 1 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Register early for this Virginia War Memorial discussion into the WWII European theater through V-E Day. 

Bombs & Bombs: The Best and Worst War Movies | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | The VA War Memorial Director + war historian Dr. Clay Mountcastle outlines what makes a good war movie. 🎥

Friday, Jan. 14 

Dwight Yoakam | Fri., Jan. 14 | 7:30 p.m. | The National | $45+ | A night with the multiple GRAMMY award winner. 🎻

Todd Barry | Fri., Jan. 14 | 7 p.m. | Richmond Music Hall, 619 E. Main St. | $25 | Don’t miss this comic’s stop in Richmond. 🎤

Tin Can Fish Band | Fri., Jan. 14 | 4 p.m. | Main Line Brewery, 1603 Ownby Ln. | Free | Get your folksy fix in on a Friday.

Wine and Dine: Spain | Fri., Jan. 14 | 6:30 p.m. | Publix Cooking School, 5400 Wyndham Forest Dr. | $65+ | Chickpea stew, shrimp croquettes, skirt steak + crema catalana. 

Moss Wall Workshop | Fri., Jan. 14 | 6:30 p.m. | The Plant House, 2100 W. Cary St. #101 | $45 | Create a beautiful moss wall during this workshop.

RIKKI RAKKI with OOPF, Ghost to Ghost | Fri., Jan. 14 | 7 p.m. | Castleburg Brewery and Taproom, 1626 Ownby Ln. | Free entry | Enjoy a drink + a night of local tunes. 🎶

Saturday, Jan. 15 

Gellman Room Concert: Naho Bessho | Sat. Jan., 15 | 2 p.m. | RPL Main Library, 101 E. Franklin St. | Free | Check out this classical piano concert with work from six composers.

The Connells | Fri., Jan. 15 | 8 p.m. | The National | $23+ | Rock out with The Connells and Jphono1 at this concert. 🎵

RUSKO | Sat., Jan. 15 | 9 p.m. | The Canal Club, 1545 E. Cary St. | $25+ | Dubstep + electronic.

Read Southall Band | Sat., Jan. 15 | 7 p.m. | The Broadberry | $15+ | A country music band from Oklahoma. 

NAMA Drag Brunch | Sat., Jan. 15 | 11 a.m- 2p.m. | NAMA, 15 W. Broad St. | $25+ | Tables available for parties of 4 and 6. 

Kid Inventor Day | Sat., Jan. 15 | 3-5 p.m. | Gallery5, 200 W. Marshall St. | $10 | For elementary aged kids + explore and create different artforms.

Kokedama | Sat., Jan. 15 | 6:30-8 p.m. | PlantHouse, 2100 W. Cary St. #101 | $25 | Catch this workshop on how to make a hanging Japanese moss ball for your home or office.

Damien Allen & Ian Blackwood | Sat., Jan. 15 | 1-9 p.m. | Hardywood Park Craft Brewery Tap House, 2410 Ownby Ln. | Free | An afternoon of acoustic music. 

Sunday, Jan. 16 

Free Throw, Worst Party Ever, Bad Luck, Camp Trash | Sun., Jan. 16 | 7 p.m. | Richmond Music Hall, 619 E. Main St. | $16 | A night of music + self-acceptance. 🎶

Pat O’Brien | Sun., Jan. 16 | 3 p.m. | Main Line Brewery, 1603 Ownby Ln. | Free | Get all your favorite genres of music from this local performer.

Monday January 17 – Sunday January 23

Monday, Jan. 17 

Couples Cooking: Welcome to Peru | Mon., Jan. 17 | 6 p.m. | Publix Aprons Cooking School, 5400 Nuckols Place | $110 | Prices are per couple + wine is included. 🍴

Rallying Towards the Future: Living Dr. King’s Dream | Mon., Jan. 17 | 9-11 a.m. | The Overlook at Childsavers, 200 N. 22nd St. | Free, RSVP | Register to join the Church Hill community in honoring Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy.

Tuesday, Jan. 18 

Common Ground Virginia History Book Group | Tues., Jan. 18 | 6 – 7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | Read and discuss “Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life” by Barbara Kingsolver. 📚

Citizen Cope | Tues., Jan. 18 | 7 p.m. | The Broadberry | $25+ | Jam out to a little bit of rock + a little bit of reggae. 🎶

Teacher State of the Museum | Tues., Jan. 18 | 4:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | Educators can hear from VMHC President Jamie Bosket on the future of the museum.

Wednesday, Jan. 19 

Book Break with Catherine Baab-Muguira | Tues., Jan 19 | 12 p.m. | Library of Virginia, 800 E Broad St. | Free, RSVP | The author will discuss “Poe for Your Problems: Uncommon Advice from History’s Least Likely Self-Help Guru. 

Virginia History Day Local History Research Workshop w/ Loudoun County Public Library | Wed., Jan. 19 | 6 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | Learn tips for researching local history. 

Thursday, Jan. 20 

Cory Branan | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 7 p.m. | The Camel, 1621 W. Broad St. | $15 | Rock out with this singer-songwriter from Mississippi. 🎶

Who’s Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience | 7 p.m. | Richmond Music Hall, 619 E. Main St. | $20 | A tribute to the king of pop. 🎤

Virginia History Day Exhibit and Website Design Workshop | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 4 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | Educators can join curators from the VMHC and the Valentine as they discuss planning + designing exhibits and websites. 

Succulent & Sangria Workshop | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 6:30 p.m. | The Plant House, 2100 W. Cary St. #101 | $38 | Have a drink + create a terrarium.

Friday, Jan. 21 

Dead Air III | Fri., Jan. 21 | 7 p.m. | The National | $25+ | Celebrate WNRN’s 25th anniversary with this Grateful Dead tribute. 🎶

Indigo De Souza | Fri., Jan. 21 | Richmond Music Hall, 619 E. Main St. | $17 | Pop and lo-fi featuring Horse Jumper of Love and Friendship. 🎶 

sexbruise? Destroys Virginia Again | Fri., Jan. 21 | 9 p.m. | The Camel, 1621 W. Broad St. | $10 | They’re back and ready for some more satirical pop. 🎤

S’mores and More Under The Stars | Fri., Jan. 21 | 7-9 p.m. | Maymont | $12+ | Register by Jan. 9, bundle up, and bring a pair of binoculars. 🍫

Religious Freedom Day | Fri., Jan. 21 | 9-11 a.m. | The Valentine, 1015 E. Clay St. | $10+ | Dr. Alan Taylor will lead a discussion at the museum. 

Air Plant Hoop Workshop | Fri., Jan. 21 | 6:30 p.m. | The Plant House, 2100 W. Cary St. #101 | $40 

WKNDR | Fri., Jan. 21 | 6-8 p.m. | Hardywood Park Craft Brewery Tap Room, 2410 Ownby Ln. | Free entry | This band’s genre is unofficially “alternafolkrock.”

Triple Trail Challenge | Fri., Jan. 21-Sun., Jan. 23 | 7 a.m.-5 p.m. | Pocahontas State Park, Leakes Mill Park, James River Park | $60 | The challenge consists of three different dirt trails totaling 30.6 miles and 2,515 feet of climbing — you can walk, hike, or run.*

Saturday, Jan. 22 

Making History with LVA | Sat., Jan. 22 | 12-2 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | Volunteer to transcribe handwritten pages + historical newspapers into a digital form for the Library of Virginia. 📜

Boy Harsher | Sat., Jan. 22 | 7 p.m. | The Broadberry | $17 | The dark electronic duo takes the stage.

Jake Xerxes Fussell | Sat., Jan. 22 | 8 p.m. | The Camel, 1621 W. Broad St. | $12 | Folk and blues. 🎶

Profs & Pints: Speak of the Devil | Sat., Jan. 22 | 3-5 p.m. | Gallery5, 200 W. Marshall St. | $13+ | Professor Mikki Brock discusses depictions of Satan through the ages. 

Ryley Walker | Sat., Jan. 22 | 7-11 p.m. | Gallery5, 200 W. Marshall St. | $15 | Jam to this blues + indie artist. 🎶

Richmond Makers Market | Sat., Jan. 22 | 12-6 p.m. | Basic City Beer Co., 212 W. 6th St. | Free entry | 30 local makers will sell homemade products at this pup-friendly market. 

Jellyfish Terrarium Workshop | Sat., Jan. 22 | 6:30 p.m. | The Plant House, 2100 W. Cary St. #101 | $38 | Create a jellyfish terrarium during this workshop.

Kurt Crandall | Sat., Jan. 22 | 7-9 p.m. | Hardywood Park Craft Brewery West Creek, 820 Sanctuary Trail Dr. | Free entry | Groove to some harmonica and blues tunes.

Sunday, Jan. 23 

MAN ON MAN | Sun., Jan. 23 | 7 p.m. | Richmond Music Hall, 619 E. Main St. | $14 | Rock out with this experimental band.

Plant Swap | Sun., Jan. 23 | 1-4 p.m. | Great Big Greenhouse, 2051 Huguenot Rd. | Free entry | Bring any gardening tools or plants to trade, sell, and share with others + Pitts BBQ food truck. 🪴

Dried Floral Bar Workshop | Sun., Jan. 23 | 10 a.m. | The Plant House, 2100 W. Cary St. #101 | $42 | Create a dried floral bar.  

Tre Smith BLSD | Sun., Jan. 23 | 4-6 p.m. | Hardywood Park Craft Brewery Taproom, 2410 Ownby Ln. | Free entry | A fusion of reggae music + storytelling.

Pound & Pour Workout Class | Sun., Jan. 23 | 12-1 p.m. | Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, Taproom, 2410 Ownby Ln. | $10 | Register through your payment on Venmo.

Monday January 24 – Sunday January 30

Monday, Jan. 24 

Toddler Time: Nature Adventures | Mon., Jan. 24 | 10 a.m. | Robins Nature Center at Maymont | $13+ | Ideal for ages 18 months to 4 years. 

Taproom Dinner | Mon., Jan. 24 | 6 p.m. | Garden Grove Brewing & Urban Winery, 3445 W. Cary St. | TBT El Gallo will add some Latin spice to your pints.

Tuesday, Jan. 25 

Between the Lines | Tues., Jan. 25 | 7 p.m. | Virtual | Free, RSVP | The VMHC evening book club will discuss “Cold Mountain” by Charles Frazier. 📚

The Big Easy with the Church Girls | Tues., Jan. 25 | 7 p.m. | The Camel | $10+ | Boogie with this rock-n-roll band from Brooklyn. 🎶

Wednesday, Jan. 26 

Alaska presents the Red 4 Filth Tour | Wed., Jan. 26 | 7 p.m. | The Canal Club, 1545 E. Cary St. | $20+ | An out-of-this-world performance from the “Drag Race” alum.  

Thursday, Jan. 27 

The Last Podcast on the Left | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 8 p.m. | The National | $28+ | The hosts of the horror podcast stop in Richmond for some spooky stories. 🎤

Pressing Strings | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 7 p.m. | The Camel, 1621 W. Broad St. | $12+ | The perfect blend of indie, folk, and soul music. 🎶

Wire Plant Art Workshop | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 6:30-8 p.m. | The Plant House, 2100 W. Cary St. #101 | $25 | Create wired plant art.

Operation Urgent Fury: The Invasion of Grenada 1983 | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 1-2 p.m. | Virtual, RSVP | Free | Major General Dyess will discuss his experience in Grenada with VA War Memorial Director Clay Mountcastle.

Friday, Jan. 28

No Mana | Fri., Jan. 28 | 9 p.m. | The Canal Club, 1545 E. Cary St. | $15+ | Catch the self-taught producer, DJ, and animator at this electro style concert. 

I Would Die 4 U: A Musical Tribute to Prince | Fri., Jan. 28 | 7 p.m. | The Broadberry | $15+ | Let’s go crazy with DJ Olnubi. 🎸

4th Friday Art Shows Opening Reception | Fri., Jan. 28 | ART WORKS, 320 Hull St. | 6 p.m. | Free | Enjoy several exhibits, meet the artists, listen to music + win door prizes.

Hippie Happy Hour: Sean Winter | Fri., Jan. 28 | 4 p.m. | Main Line Brewery, 1603 Ownby Ln. | Free | Vibe with Sean’s covers of Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan and other classics. 🎶

Jellyfish Terrarium Workshop | Fri., Jan. 28 | 6:30-8 p.m. | The Plant House, 2100 W. Cary St. #101 | $38 | Create a jellyfish terrarium during this workshop.

Saturday, Jan. 29 

Gellman Room Concert: America on the Road to Freedom | Sat., Jan. 29 | 2 p.m. | RPL Main Library, 101 E. Franklin St. | Free | Violinist Donovan Williams + pianist Hope Armstrong Erb play compositions from the 20th-21st century. 

New Potato Caboose | Sat., Jan. 29 | 8 p.m. | The Canal Club, 1545 E. Cary St. | $20+ | Jam out with this band that’s been around since the 80s.

Lucky Chops | Sat., Jan. 29 | 7 p.m. | The Broadberry | $15+ | Brassy funk, jazz + pop. 🎶

Anything Goes Gala | Sat., Jan. 29 | 6 p.m. | The Jefferson Hotel | $250+ | Support Virginia Rep at this Greek Island-themed night, featuring performances from “Mamma Mia!” 

Jazz Night with Ayinde Williams | Sat., Jan. 29 | 8-11 p.m. | Gallery5, 200 W. Marshall St. | Free 

Succulent & Sangria Workshop | Sat., Jan. 29 | 6:30-8 p.m. | The Plant House, 2100 W. Cary St. #101 | $38 | Have a drink + create a terrarium.

Baltic Sunrise Release | Sat., Jan. 29 | 12 p.m. | Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, both locations | Cost of purchase | This porter has hints of chocolate, coffee + cherries.

Sunday, Jan. 30 

Being As An Ocean | Sun., Jan. 30 | 6:30 p.m. | The Canal Club, 1545 E. Cary St. | $16+ | The show will feature Capstan, Thousand Below + LIMBS. 🎸

Valentine’s Day Air Plant Hoop Workshop | Sun., Jan. 30 | 10 a.m. | The Plant House, 2100 W. Cary St. #101 | $40 | Dont miss out on this last January worship at the Plant House.

Monday January 31

Monday, Jan. 31 

Local Artist Series: Rosa Lee Fry | Mon., Jan. 31 | 7 a.m.-7 p.m. | The Urban Farmhouse Market & Cafe, 1217 E. Cary St. | Free entry | Enjoy the bright and whimsical watercolor works of Rosa Lee Fry.

Game Night | Mon., Jan. 31 | 6-10 p.m. | New York Deli, 2920 W. Cary St. | Free | Play a quick game of Battleship or Scrabble to shake your Monday up.

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