Gayton Baptist Church to present its sixth annual Jazz Nativity Dec. 6-8
December 06 2013 - Featuring David Esleck and gourmet coffee and desserts from Starbucks, Times vary, $8 to $12
Gayton Baptist Church, 13501 Gayton Rd., will present its sixth annual Jazz Nativity featuring David Esleck at 7 p.m. Dec. 6 and at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 7-8. Enjoy jazz music inspired by the Christmas season. Gourmet coffee and desserts will be available from Starbucks. Proceeds from Jazz Nativity will benefit Feed My Starving Children. Reserved tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for kids 11 and younger and are available online at http://www.gaytonchurch.org
Innsbrook’s holiday craft market ‘Innsbazaar’ to feature local crafters, artisans
December 06 2013 - The Innsbazaar is open to the public and free to attend, 11 a.m., Free
Crafters and artisans will be at Innsbrook’s holiday craft market Innsbazaar from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 4501 Highwoods Pkwy. During lunchtime, browse through the array of potential gifts and enjoy food prepared and sold on site by The Grapevine. The Innsbazaar is open to the public and free to attend. For details, visit http://www.innsbrook.com
UR’s Modlin Center for the Arts to present the Salzburg Marionette Theatre
December 06 2013 - They will perform Mozart’s 'The Magic Flute', 7:30 p.m., $11 to $22
The Modlin Center for the Arts at the University of Richmond will present the Salzburg Marionette Theatre at 7:30 p.m. in Alice Jepson Theatre. They will perform Mozart’s “The Magic Flute.” Tickets are $11 to $22. For details, call 289-8980 or visit http://www.modlin.richmond.edu
Shady Grove Coffeehouse continues its 13th season at UUCC
December 07 2013 - Featuring Karen Trump, Jackie Frost and Robin Payne, 8 p.m., $12 to $15
The Shady Grove Coffeehouse at the Unitarian Universalist Community Church, 11105 Cauthorne Rd., continues its 13th season with Richmond favorites Karen Trump and Jackie Frost and up-and-coming Richmond guitarist Robin Payne at 8 p.m. Admission is $12 in advance, $15 at the door and free for children 12 and under; teens are admitted at half-price. Net proceeds benefit UUCC. For details, call 323-4288 or visit http://www.shadygrovecoffeehouse.com
Tuckahoe Library to screen short film ‘Virginians at War: Pearl Harbor’
December 07 2013 - Presented by Jon Hatfield, executive director of the Virginia War Memorial, 2 p.m.,
Jon Hatfield, executive director of the Virginia War Memorial, will present the short film “Virginians at War: Pearl Harbor,” and an overview of the War Memorial, at 2 p.m. at Tuckahoe Library, 1901 Starling Dr. Sponsored by Friends of the Tuckahoe Library. Adults and high school students welcome. For details, call 290-9100 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org
Richmond’s leading Klezmer band Klezm’ Or’ Ami’m to perform at Dumbarton Library
December 07 2013 - Old-world Eastern European folk music with roots in the Jewish culture, 3 p.m.,
Richmond’s leading Klezmer band, Klezm’ Or’ Ami’m, will perform a rousing concert of old-world Eastern European folk music with roots in the Jewish culture, at 3 p.m. at Dumbarton Library, 6800 Staples Mill Rd. For details, call 290-9400 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org
UR Modlin Center for the Arts to present NT Live’s ‘Macbeth’
December 07 2013 - Featuring Kenneth Branagh (Macbeth) and Alex Kingston (Lady Macbeth), 7:30 p.m., $8 to $14
The Modlin Center for the Arts at the University of Richmond will present National Theatre Live’s broadcast of “Macbeth” at 7:30 p.m. in Camp Concert Hall, Booker Hall of Music. The production features Kenneth Branagh, in his first Shakespeare performance in over a decade as Macbeth, and Alex Kingston (Doctor Who, ER) as Lady Macbeth. NT Live brings the best of British theatre direct from the stages of London to movie theatres around the world. Tickets are $8 to $14. For details, call 289-8980 or visit http://www.modlin.richmond.edu
Thomas L. Coffman book signing at Just Because Gift Shop
December 07 2013 - 'Sarah, A Christmas Story', 1 p.m., Free
Richmond author Thomas L. Coffman will be available to sign copies of his book “Sarah, A Christmas Story” from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Just Because Gift Shop, 4378 S. Laburnum Ave.
One Voice Chorus to present Vivaldi’s ‘Gloria’ at River Road Church Baptist
December 07 2013 - A facilitated conversation 'Harmony in Living Black and White' will preceed, 7 p.m., $15
One Voice Chorus will present Vivaldi’s “Gloria” at 7 p.m. at River Road Church Baptist, 8000 River Rd. The program features the full chorus and soloists; the audience will also have the opportunity to join the chorus in three holiday numbers. “Gloria” will be preceded at 6 p.m. by the facilitated conversation “Harmony in Living Black and White,” a thought-provoking dialogue about race relations in Richmond. Admission is a $15 suggested donation. For details, call 231-0324 or visit http://www.onevoicechorus.org
2nd annual Nutzy’s Rotary Funn Run 5k to benefit UMFS, YMCA
December 07 2013 - Children eight and older can run without mom and dad, 8 a.m.,
The Rotary Club of West Richmond, in partnership with The Dominion Christmas Parade and the Richmond Flying Squirrels, will host the second annual Nutzy’s Rotary Funn Run 5k to benefit United Methodist Family Services and the YMCA at 8 a.m. at The Diamond. Strollers and walkers are welcome. Children eight and older can run without mom and dad. Registration is $35 for individuals and strollers and $15 for children 17 and younger. For details, visit http://www.nutzyrotaryfunnrun.com
The event is open to the public and will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. It will feature remarks by county officials, facility tours, children’s activities, exhibits and entertainment by Manny Green. > Read more.
I didn’t have a clue what to expect from this unheard-of restaurant in an unexpected spot – right in the heart of Willow Lawn. I came to learn it’s not unheard of; it’s a restaurant chain out of Northern Virginia.
“It definitely improves the look of Willow Lawn,” said my friend, who ventured to the new spot with me on a Monday night for dinner one week after the restaurant opened. > Read more.