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
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
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
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
River Road Presbyterian Church to present ‘Music in a Sacred Space – Christmas Concert’
December 08 2013 - Featuring James River Ringers and others, 7 p.m., Free
River Road Presbyterian Church, 8960 River Rd., will present “Music in a Sacred Space – Christmas Concert” at 7 p.m. The performance will feature music of the season including “Gloria” by John Rutter and the James River Ringers, the Commonwealth Brass & Percussion and the RRPC Chancel Choir. Admission is free and open to the public. For details, visit http://www.jamesriverringers.org
Henrico Concert Band to perform ‘Holiday Portraits’ at Henrico Theatre
December 09 2013 - , 7:30 p.m., Free
The Henrico Concert Band will present “Holiday Portraits,” an evening of Christmas favorites, at 7:30 p.m. at Henrico Theatre, 305 E. Nine Mile Rd. Admission is free but reservations are required. For details, call 328-4491.
Coachmen Quartet from Staunton, Va. to perform Christmas Concert
December 13 2013 - St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 7 p.m.,
The Coachmen Quartet from Staunton, Virginia will perform their Christmas Concert at 7 p.m. at St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 8801 Fort King Rd. An optional freewill offering will be accepted. For details, call 740-0980.
CACGA’s Center Season to present ‘Richmond Divas 5 Golden Rings’ Dec. 13-14
December 13 2013 - Enjoy an evening filled with traditional, contemporary and fun holiday music, 7 p.m., $27
The Center Season at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Rd., will present “Richmond Divas 5 Golden Rings” at 7 p.m. Dec. 13-14. Enjoy an evening filled with traditional, contemporary and fun holiday music with the Richmond Divas – Debra Wagoner, Cathy Motley-Fitch and Desiree Roots. Tickets are $27. For details, call 261-ARTS or visit http://www.artsglenallen.com
River Road Church, Baptist to present Advent and Christmas Concert
December 15 2013 - A reception will follow the concert, 7:30 p.m.,
The River Road Church Chancel Choir, along with soloists and an orchestra, will perform an Advent and Christmas Concert at River Road Church, Baptist, at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary. This performance is part of the E. Carl Freeman Concert Series at RRCB. A reception will follow the concert. It is open to the public and free, however a freewill offering will be received. For details, visit http://www.rrcb.org/concertseries
Henrico Concert Band to present ‘Holiday Portraits’
December 16 2013 - Mount Vernon Baptist Church, 7 p.m.,
The Henrico Concert Band will present “Holiday Portraits,” an evening of Christmas favorites, at 7 p.m. at Mount Vernon Baptist Church, 11220 Nuckols Rd.
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.
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