American Legion Post 125 to hold a dance with live band every Friday, Saturday
November 27 2015 - All dances are open to the public, 8 p.m., $7 to $8
American Legion Post 125, located at 1401 Hilliard Rd., will hold a dance with a live band every Friday and Saturday from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Snacks and coffee are provided; drinks are available for purchase. All dances are open to the public. Cost is $7 on Fridays and $8 on Saturdays and benefits American Legion Post 125, a nonprofit veterans organization. For details, call 716-0800.
The Tin Pan to host 20th anniversary tour of the Ho Ho Hoey Rockin’ Holiday Show
November 29 2015 - Matt Scurfield (drums) and AJ Pappas (bass) will join him, 7 p.m., $35 to $40
Gary Hoey will bring his 20th anniversary tour of the Ho Ho Hoey Rockin’ Holiday Show to The Tin Pan at 7 p.m. After the guitar virtuoso’s success with a top-five Billboard hit in 1993 with his cover of “Hocus Pocus,” Hoey transformed the world of Christmas music by applying his fiery guitar techniques to what would be the first Ho Ho Hoey album in 1995. Matt Scurfield (drums) and AJ Pappas (bass) will join him. Tickets are $35 to $40. For details, visit http://www.tinpanrva.com
Gayton Library to host discussion on the film ‘Lost in America’
November 30 2015 - , 6:30 p.m., Free
Gayton Library hosts a discussion of classic films and occasional DVD commentaries every month at 6:30 p.m. This month’s selection is “Lost in America” (1985) about a husband and wife in their 30s who decide to quit their jobs, live as free spirits and cruise America in a Winnebago. For details, call 290-9600 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org
UR Dept. of Music to present the Cuban Spectacular “A Night at the Tropicana – Part II”
December 01 2015 - This multi-media event will feature performances, videos, dancers, and guest artists, 7:30 p.m., Free
The University of Richmond Department of Music will present the Cuban Spectacular “A Night at the Tropicana – Part II” at 7:30 p.m. in Camp Concert Hall, Booker Hall of Music. Join Dr. Mike Davison and the UR jazz ensemble and combo as they capture the magic of the Tropicana shows, depicting the blending of American jazz with Cuban rhythms. This multi-media event will feature performances, videos, dancers, and guest artists. Peter Loman, a Finnish-born trumpeter who lives in Cuba will be the featured guest. Admission is free; tickets are required. For details, call 289-8980 or visit http://www.modlin.richmond.edu
Richmond Chapter of the VT Alumni Assoc. to present Dr. James “Bud” Robertson
December 02 2015 - Registration deadline is Nov. 29, 6 p.m., $20
Join the Richmond Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association for a social and presentation by Dr. James “Bud” Robertson at 6 p.m. at Dominion Innsbrook Technical Center. The “Writing War and Seeking Peace” presentation by Dr. Robertson will focus on content from new publications including “A Rebel War Clerk’s Diary (Vol. 1 & 2)” and” After the War.” The cost is $20 per person and includes hors d’oeuvres. A wine and beer cash bar will also be available. Registration deadline is Nov. 29. For details, visit http://tinyurl.com/q9ca4l7
Rotary Club of Innsbrook meets every Thursday at The Place at Innsbrook
December 03 2015 - , 7:30 a.m.,
The Rotary Club of Innsbrook meets every Thursday at 7:30 a.m. at The Place at Innsbrook. For details, visit http://www.innsbrookrotary.org
Dominion GardenFest of Lights continues - Tonight is GardenFest for Fidos
December 03 2015 - Another date open to leashed pets is Jan. 7, 2016, 5 p.m., $2 pet admission
Dominion GardenFest of Lights continues at 5 p.m. at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. This holiday tradition features more than a half-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, family activities and more. December 3 is GardenFest for Fidos, where leased pets are allowed. Regular Garden admission plus a $2 suggested pet admission to benefit the Richmond SPCA. Another date open to leashed pets is Jan. 7, 2016. To learn more about this year’s “H2Whoa!” theme, visit http://www.lewisginter.org
CAT Theatre, 5th Wall Theatre to co-produce ‘Unexpected Tenderness’ Jan. 22 - Feb. 13
January 22 2016 - Written by Israel Horovitz, ,
CAT Theatre and 5th Wall Theatre will co-produce “Unexpected Tenderness” Jan. 22 through Feb. 13 at CAT Theatre, 319 N. Wilkinson Rd. Written by Israel Horovitz, “Unexpected Tenderness” is the story of a dysfunctional Jewish family in Massachusetts. Told through the memory of Roddy Stern, this gripping play tells the story of a father who is a loving man yet, at the same time, paranoid and pathologically jealous. For details, visit http://www.cattheatre.com
The Varina Ruritan Club celebrated its 80th anniversary with a banquet Nov. 10, during which it presented several annual awards, including Policeman of the Year – to Henrico Officer Aaron M. Lancaster (top) – and Firefighter of the Year – to Julian T. Lipscomb (second from top).
The club also received a plaque from the Henrico Division of Fire (third from top) expressing the division's appreciation for the club and its support of fire prevention programs. > Read more.
The grand opening of The Rink outdoor ice skating rink at West Broad Village will be held Saturday, Nov. 14, beginning at 11 a.m. with skating and family activities. At 4 p.m., grand opening festivities – featuring exhibitions of ice sculpting, ice skating and cheering, as well as fire pits, costumed characters, and food vendors – will begin. Skating costs are $8 for children and $10 for adults, with $4 skate rentals available. Parking is free. The Rink is located at 3939 Duckling Drive, Glen Allen. For details, visit http://www.Facebook.com/TheRinkWBV > Read more.
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