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Maymont Mansion Holiday Tours

Weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until 1/4/2015 Celebrate the season at Maymont and revel in Victorian holiday splendor! Major and Mrs. Dooley's spectacularly decorated Gilded Age home brings the wonders and festivities of Christmas past to life. Beautiful trimmings on the 12-foot Christmas tree, the opulent dining room set for a feast, evergreen decorations and lavish gifts welcome the season in grand Victorian style. In the Belowstairs area, preparations are underway to make the Dooleys' first Christmas in their new home special for their family and friends - and to put everyone in the holiday spirit! Guided tours (upstairs only) available every half-hour; last tour begins at 4:30pm. Details: http://www.maymont.org/calendar?cid=2&ceid=1683&cerid=5002&cdt=11%2f21%2f2014. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 1700 Hampton St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.maymont.org.

Outdoor Skating Rink at Stony Point Fashion Park

Bring the kids and skate, spin, and glide on Stony Point Fashion Park's Outdoor Skating Rink! Hours vary by day. View rink hours and schedule here: http://www.shopstonypoint.com/skating. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 9200 Stony Point Parkway Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.shopstonypoint.com.

RVA on Ice

REGULAR HOURS Wed-Thurs: 4-10pm Fri:- 4-8pm Sat: 12pm-10pm Sun: 12pm-6pm $5 general; $4 for seniors; free for children age 10 and under with paid adult. Skate rental fees additional. Opening day and the length of season are subject to change due to weather conditions. It is always best to call ahead to make sure the rink is operating. 804-592-3330. http://www.rvaonice.net/ Come ice skate in the great outdoors on a rink nestled in the heart of downtown amidst the city skyline and entertainment area of Richmond located at the corner of Broad and 6th Streets. This unique downtown experience is for everyone and any group including families, singles, schools, church outings, youth hockey teams, corporate events and private parties. Enjoy hot chocolate, s’mores, holiday music and movies and warm up near the pit fire and snack shack. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 7th & Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.rvaonice.net.

Richmond Ballet: "The Nutcracker" at Carpenter Theatre

DECEMBER 19–28, 2014 Stoner Winslett’s The Nutcracker, heralded as “perfect” by The New York Times returns to The Carpenter Theatre to celebrate the holiday season. From the opening notes of Tchaikovsky’s famous overture, audiences are instantly whisked into the warm, candlelit drawing room of the Silberhaus family, buzzing with celebrations of Christmas. To the delight of the family’s young daughter, Clara, Dr. Drosselmeyer, the mysterious toymaker, and his handsome nephew arrive with a special gift – a wooden nutcracker doll – that captures the girl’s imagination. As darkness falls, Dr. Drosselmeyer’s magic begins to work, setting in motion fantastical events that will fill Clara’s dreams: a battle beneath the branches of an enchanted Christmas tree, the transformation of the nutcracker doll into the young Nutcracker Prince, and a journey from a snow-covered forest to the far-off Kingdom of Sweets. Join the Russian Bear, the Chinese Dragon, and the Mouse King as they celebrate the magic of the holida… Saturday, December 20, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 600 E. Grace St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.richmondballet.com.

Dominion GardenFest of Lights 2014 at Lewis Ginter

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 - Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 (Closed Dec. 24 & 25) Nightly 5 - 10 p.m. A Legacy in Lights: 120 Years from Bicycle Club to Botanical Garden A holiday tradition featuring more than half-a-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s'mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); nightly family activities & more. The region's ultimate holiday extravaganza! $12 adults $11 seniors (age 55+) $8 children (ages 3 - 12) Free for children under age 3 $7: Garden members $5: Child on Garden Details: http://www.lewisginter.org/news/media-room/DominionGardenFestofLights2012.php. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 1800 Lakeside Ave. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.lewisginter.org.

Skalidays 2014 feat. Murphys Kids at The Camel

$10. For years, Richmond’s ska and punk community has marked the holiday season with Happy Skalidays, a celebration of local music and holiday charity. Proceeds go toward Comfort Zone, an organization that manages bereavement camps for children who have experienced the death of a loved one. Murphy's Kids has been melting faces and shaking asses since 1999, with the goal of spreading good vibes and great music across state lines and narrow minds. They are coming to a town near you and the message they bring is this: LET'S GET DOWN! with Toxic Moxie, Signal Fire, 6TA, Imaginary Sons. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 6:00 PM – Sunday, December 21, 2014, 12:00 AM. 1621 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.thecamel.org.

Hamaganza at Cary St. Cafe

The Hamaganza is two shows back to back to Benefit The RVA Food Bank! 1st one Fri. 19th at Hardywood and then the very next night Sat. 20th at Cary St. Cafe!! Some of the performers are : Pete LanzoBlee ChildChris Dovi,Kate Andrews Rebecca Behrman Jarrod Russell J. Dean Owen Mel Chase in the Hamaganza House band!! Special appearances by Herschel Stratego, Iggy Plop and the Splooges, Diamond Heist -RVAs legendary Neil Diamond Tribute! The Perverted Puppet Players w/ the Cuttlefish,Female arm wrestlers, Jonathon the Juggler, The School of Rock and many more…. $10 or a ham to be donated to the Central Virginia Food Bank. Hamaganza - https://www.facebook.com/events/1507557282832647/. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 2625 W. Cary St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Richmond Ballet: "The Nutcracker" at Carpenter Theatre

DECEMBER 19–28, 2014 Stoner Winslett’s The Nutcracker, heralded as “perfect” by The New York Times returns to The Carpenter Theatre to celebrate the holiday season. From the opening notes of Tchaikovsky’s famous overture, audiences are instantly whisked into the warm, candlelit drawing room of the Silberhaus family, buzzing with celebrations of Christmas. To the delight of the family’s young daughter, Clara, Dr. Drosselmeyer, the mysterious toymaker, and his handsome nephew arrive with a special gift – a wooden nutcracker doll – that captures the girl’s imagination. As darkness falls, Dr. Drosselmeyer’s magic begins to work, setting in motion fantastical events that will fill Clara’s dreams: a battle beneath the branches of an enchanted Christmas tree, the transformation of the nutcracker doll into the young Nutcracker Prince, and a journey from a snow-covered forest to the far-off Kingdom of Sweets. Join the Russian Bear, the Chinese Dragon, and the Mouse King as they celebrate the magic of the holida… Saturday, December 20, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 600 E. Grace St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.richmondballet.com.

Aida Rodriguez at Funny Bone

American comedian of Puerto Rican/ Dominican descent,[1]best known for her appearance as a contestant on the eighth season of Last Comic Standing. She is also an actress,[2] producer[3] and writer. Aida Rodriguez’s “edgy, raw and in your face” style of comedy has set her apart in a world that celebrates funny over double-standards. Catching the eye of some of the most recognizable names in Comedy, she is creating a lane of her own. Thursday - 7:30pm - $15.00 Friday - 7:30 & 10:00 PM - $17.00 Saturday - 7:00 PM & 9:30 PM - $17.00 Sunday - 7:00 PM - $15.00. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. 11800 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit funnybone.com.

West End Comedy at HATTheatre

All of us at West End Comedy welcome you to our most successful season ever - Season 5! Both shows start at 7:30 pm at HATTheatre. Adults are $7; children and students are $5. Below is the information for the September shows. For best seating please arrive 15 minutes early. Call West End Comedy at (804) 496-1714 with any questions. http://wecomedy.com. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. 1124 Westbriar Dr. Richmond, VA. For more info visit wecomedy.com.

"A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration" at Firehouse Theater

NOVEMBER 20 – DECEMBER 20, 2014 It’s 1864, and Washington, D.C. is settling down to the coldest Christmas Eve in years. In the White House, President and Mrs. Lincoln plot their gift-giving. On the banks of the Potomac, a young rebel challenges a Union blacksmith’s mercy. In the alleys downtown, an escaped slave loses her daughter just before finding freedom. This musical by Pulitzer Prize–winner Paula Vogel intertwines many lives, showing us that the gladness of one’s heart is the best gift of all. “Artfully weaves historic details into the play [and] pulls it together with economical writing that reflects the poetry of the day.” —Variety “Deep-rooted and ambitious… a fascinating interface of history and fiction… boldly inventive theater, warm and affecting.” —Talkin’ Broadway Details: http://www.firehousetheatre.org/a-civil-war-christmas/. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. 1609 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.firehousetheatre.org.

"Mame" at November Theater at Virginia Rep Center

November 21, 2014 – January 11 Starring Broadway’s Emily Skinner and Richmond favorite Desiree Roots-Centeio This lavish musical set in New York during the Great Depression, tells the story of Mame Dennis, an eccentric bohemian woman of wealth whose life is interrupted when the son of her late brother comes to live with her. Through the trials and tribulations of finding and losing love, and the ups and downs of the struggling economy, Mame tries her best to keep up her usual fabulous flair and share it with those around her. Length: Approximately 2+ hours Suggested for ages 8 and up. Suggested for ages 14 and up. Premium $46 | Standard $38 | Value $30 Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_mame.html Free parking - http://va-rep.org/nt_parking.html. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

"They're Playing Our Song" at Hanover Tavern

November 7, 2014 – January 4 Hanover Tavern Vernon, an award-wining, wisecracking composer, and Sonia, a slightly disorganized offbeat lyricist, come together in hopes of a successful collaboration and fall for each other in the process. This Tony nominated musical makes for an upbeat and entertaining evening filled with laughs, love and catchy tunes that are likely to get stuck in your head. Suggested for ages 14 and up. $40. Details: http://va-rep.org/show_theyre_playing.html. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 13181 Hanover Courthouse Rd. Hanover, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

A Tater/Grandsons Christmas! at Ashland Coffee & Tea

$15 advance; $20 door. A Holiday tradition! “Think ‘Beatles For Sale’ if Marty Robbins were a primary influence instead of Carl Perkins.” – No Depression . The Taters play an eclectic mix of roots rock, pop, country, skiffle & Americana, a sound that’s been compared favorably to a mixture of Everlys, Orbison, Beatles, and Nick Lowe. The Grandsons are an eclectic mix of New Orleans rhythm and blues, rockabilly, swing and country two-step. Together, it’s a holiday show not to be missed! Visit The Taters’ website: http://thetaters.com Visit The Grandsons’ website: http://grandsons.com/index.shtml. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. 100 N. Railroad Ave. Ashland, VA. For more info visit www.ashlandcoffeeandtea.com.

Cannabis Corpse at The Broadberry

CANNABIS CORPSE was founded by Landphil and Hallhammer in the summer of 2006. The band was, and is, a heartfelt tribute to smoking pot and the most brutal band in the universe; CANNIBAL CORPSE! The original demo 'Blunted at Birth' was recorded in the kitchen of a shithole apartment in the ?Oregon Hill? neighborhood in Richmond VA. $11 ADV, $13 DOS Info: http://www.thebroadberry.com/event/702753-cannabis-corpse-richmond/. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. 2729 W. Broad Street Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.thebroadberry.com.

Richmond Comedy Coalition: Riot! Dollar Machine + The Johnsons + Clapsaddle

Every Saturday at 8pm, The Coalition Theater presents a selection of their houseteams performing killer long form improv comedy inspired by your suggestions. This week features Dollar Machine, The Johnsons and Clapsaddle. DOLLAR MACHINE Erin Adelman, Dustin Correale, Adam Stackhouse, Nick Leveski, Summer McCarley, Robert Sobecke, Joey Tran Coach: Katie Holcomb THE JOHNSONS Scott Beckett, Garrett Collins, Shawn Hambright, Townsend Hart, John Hilowitz, Jonathan Nelson, Lauren Serpa, Michael Wheeler Coach: Patrick Gantz CLAPSADDLE Amy Berlin, Dalal Harris, Shane Gardner, Eva DeVirgilis, Nicholas Kleczewski, Nick Meade, Rudy Mendoza, Josh Shows, Aaron Wise Coach: Jim Zarling http://rvacomedy.com/ $10. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM. 8 W. Broad St‎. Richmond, VA. For more info visit rvacomedy.com.

Jellowstone Records St. Nick Soiree at Balliceaux

21+. $7. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 9:00 PM – 11:30 PM. 203 N. Lombardy St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.balliceauxrva.com.

Aida Rodriguez at Funny Bone

American comedian of Puerto Rican/ Dominican descent,[1]best known for her appearance as a contestant on the eighth season of Last Comic Standing. She is also an actress,[2] producer[3] and writer. Aida Rodriguez’s “edgy, raw and in your face” style of comedy has set her apart in a world that celebrates funny over double-standards. Catching the eye of some of the most recognizable names in Comedy, she is creating a lane of her own. Thursday - 7:30pm - $15.00 Friday - 7:30 & 10:00 PM - $17.00 Saturday - 7:00 PM & 9:30 PM - $17.00 Sunday - 7:00 PM - $15.00. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 9:30 PM – 11:00 PM. 11800 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit funnybone.com.

Richmond Comedy Coalition: Megapower MEGAMAS

Celebrate MEGAMAS with The World Improv Champions of the World – MEGAPOWER. We’ll have all the usual fun and you know it wouldn’t be MEGAMAS if jolly old Saint Hogan didn’t have presents for the audience! http://rvacomedy.com/ $5. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 10:00 PM – 11:30 PM. 8 W. Broad St‎. Richmond, VA. For more info visit rvacomedy.com.

Maymont Mansion Holiday Tours

Weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until 1/4/2015 Celebrate the season at Maymont and revel in Victorian holiday splendor! Major and Mrs. Dooley's spectacularly decorated Gilded Age home brings the wonders and festivities of Christmas past to life. Beautiful trimmings on the 12-foot Christmas tree, the opulent dining room set for a feast, evergreen decorations and lavish gifts welcome the season in grand Victorian style. In the Belowstairs area, preparations are underway to make the Dooleys' first Christmas in their new home special for their family and friends - and to put everyone in the holiday spirit! Guided tours (upstairs only) available every half-hour; last tour begins at 4:30pm. Details: http://www.maymont.org/calendar?cid=2&ceid=1683&cerid=5002&cdt=11%2f21%2f2014. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 1700 Hampton St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.maymont.org.

Outdoor Skating Rink at Stony Point Fashion Park

Bring the kids and skate, spin, and glide on Stony Point Fashion Park's Outdoor Skating Rink! Hours vary by day. View rink hours and schedule here: http://www.shopstonypoint.com/skating. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 9200 Stony Point Parkway Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.shopstonypoint.com.

RVA on Ice

REGULAR HOURS Wed-Thurs: 4-10pm Fri:- 4-8pm Sat: 12pm-10pm Sun: 12pm-6pm $5 general; $4 for seniors; free for children age 10 and under with paid adult. Skate rental fees additional. Opening day and the length of season are subject to change due to weather conditions. It is always best to call ahead to make sure the rink is operating. 804-592-3330. http://www.rvaonice.net/ Come ice skate in the great outdoors on a rink nestled in the heart of downtown amidst the city skyline and entertainment area of Richmond located at the corner of Broad and 6th Streets. This unique downtown experience is for everyone and any group including families, singles, schools, church outings, youth hockey teams, corporate events and private parties. Enjoy hot chocolate, s’mores, holiday music and movies and warm up near the pit fire and snack shack. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 7th & Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.rvaonice.net.

Richmond Ballet: "The Nutcracker" at Carpenter Theatre

DECEMBER 19–28, 2014 Stoner Winslett’s The Nutcracker, heralded as “perfect” by The New York Times returns to The Carpenter Theatre to celebrate the holiday season. From the opening notes of Tchaikovsky’s famous overture, audiences are instantly whisked into the warm, candlelit drawing room of the Silberhaus family, buzzing with celebrations of Christmas. To the delight of the family’s young daughter, Clara, Dr. Drosselmeyer, the mysterious toymaker, and his handsome nephew arrive with a special gift – a wooden nutcracker doll – that captures the girl’s imagination. As darkness falls, Dr. Drosselmeyer’s magic begins to work, setting in motion fantastical events that will fill Clara’s dreams: a battle beneath the branches of an enchanted Christmas tree, the transformation of the nutcracker doll into the young Nutcracker Prince, and a journey from a snow-covered forest to the far-off Kingdom of Sweets. Join the Russian Bear, the Chinese Dragon, and the Mouse King as they celebrate the magic of the holida… Sunday, December 21, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 600 E. Grace St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.richmondballet.com.

VCU Lady Rams Basketball v. Tex.-Pan American at Siegel Center

Tickets - (804) 828-RAMS (7267) Women's Basketball - http://vcuathletics.com/sports/wbkb/index. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 1200 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit vcuathletics.com.

"Mame" at November Theater at Virginia Rep Center

November 21, 2014 – January 11 Starring Broadway’s Emily Skinner and Richmond favorite Desiree Roots-Centeio This lavish musical set in New York during the Great Depression, tells the story of Mame Dennis, an eccentric bohemian woman of wealth whose life is interrupted when the son of her late brother comes to live with her. Through the trials and tribulations of finding and losing love, and the ups and downs of the struggling economy, Mame tries her best to keep up her usual fabulous flair and share it with those around her. Length: Approximately 2+ hours Suggested for ages 8 and up. Suggested for ages 14 and up. Premium $46 | Standard $38 | Value $30 Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_mame.html Free parking - http://va-rep.org/nt_parking.html. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

"They're Playing Our Song" at Hanover Tavern

November 7, 2014 – January 4 Hanover Tavern Vernon, an award-wining, wisecracking composer, and Sonia, a slightly disorganized offbeat lyricist, come together in hopes of a successful collaboration and fall for each other in the process. This Tony nominated musical makes for an upbeat and entertaining evening filled with laughs, love and catchy tunes that are likely to get stuck in your head. Suggested for ages 14 and up. $40. Details: http://va-rep.org/show_theyre_playing.html. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 13181 Hanover Courthouse Rd. Hanover, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

Richmond Ballet: "The Nutcracker" at Carpenter Theatre

DECEMBER 19–28, 2014 Stoner Winslett’s The Nutcracker, heralded as “perfect” by The New York Times returns to The Carpenter Theatre to celebrate the holiday season. From the opening notes of Tchaikovsky’s famous overture, audiences are instantly whisked into the warm, candlelit drawing room of the Silberhaus family, buzzing with celebrations of Christmas. To the delight of the family’s young daughter, Clara, Dr. Drosselmeyer, the mysterious toymaker, and his handsome nephew arrive with a special gift – a wooden nutcracker doll – that captures the girl’s imagination. As darkness falls, Dr. Drosselmeyer’s magic begins to work, setting in motion fantastical events that will fill Clara’s dreams: a battle beneath the branches of an enchanted Christmas tree, the transformation of the nutcracker doll into the young Nutcracker Prince, and a journey from a snow-covered forest to the far-off Kingdom of Sweets. Join the Russian Bear, the Chinese Dragon, and the Mouse King as they celebrate the magic of the holida… Sunday, December 21, 2014, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. 600 E. Grace St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.richmondballet.com.

Dominion GardenFest of Lights 2014 at Lewis Ginter

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 - Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 (Closed Dec. 24 & 25) Nightly 5 - 10 p.m. A Legacy in Lights: 120 Years from Bicycle Club to Botanical Garden A holiday tradition featuring more than half-a-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s'mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); nightly family activities & more. The region's ultimate holiday extravaganza! $12 adults $11 seniors (age 55+) $8 children (ages 3 - 12) Free for children under age 3 $7: Garden members $5: Child on Garden Details: http://www.lewisginter.org/news/media-room/DominionGardenFestofLights2012.php. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 1800 Lakeside Ave. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.lewisginter.org.

The Skip Castro Band & The Nighthawks at The Broadberry

It began a long time ago. 1978 to be exact. Four musicians, out of work at the same time got together because honestly, they liked to play music. Thus, the Skip Castro Band was born. A mutual love of rhythm 'n blues, swing, boogie woogie and rock 'n roll became the foundation. Over the next ten years, Skip Castro would become staples on the East Coast between Boston and Atlanta playing every bar, club, music hall, and college in between. All the while having a great time. Called one of the best party bands ever, Skip Castro brings the party everytime they take the stage. The Nighthawks was an idea in Mark Wenner's brain long before he was able to implement it. The musical product of pre-1958 radio in Washington, D.C. he did not know there were rules against mixing blues, R&B, honky-tonk country, doo-wop, gospel and rockabilly into one delicious stew. $20 ADV, $25 DOS Info: http://www.thebroadberry.com/event/670581-skip-castro-band-nighthawks-richmond/. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM. 2729 W. Broad Street Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.thebroadberry.com.

Aida Rodriguez at Funny Bone

American comedian of Puerto Rican/ Dominican descent,[1]best known for her appearance as a contestant on the eighth season of Last Comic Standing. She is also an actress,[2] producer[3] and writer. Aida Rodriguez’s “edgy, raw and in your face” style of comedy has set her apart in a world that celebrates funny over double-standards. Catching the eye of some of the most recognizable names in Comedy, she is creating a lane of her own. Thursday - 7:30pm - $15.00 Friday - 7:30 & 10:00 PM - $17.00 Saturday - 7:00 PM & 9:30 PM - $17.00 Sunday - 7:00 PM - $15.00. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. 11800 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit funnybone.com.

The Former Champions at The Camel

$7. The Former Champions - http://www.formerchampions.net Former Champions are an electro rock band based out of Richmond, Virginia. Their music showcases vocal lead compositions intermixed with an array of instrumentally driven electronic pieces. A sonic blend of synthesized keys mixed with sub-bass, distorted guitar, harmonized vocals, samples, and a multitude of drums, cymbals and percussion combine to create what the band describes as “street music.”. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 9:00 PM – Monday, December 22, 2014, 12:00 AM. 1621 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit thecamel.org.

Outdoor Skating Rink at Stony Point Fashion Park

Bring the kids and skate, spin, and glide on Stony Point Fashion Park's Outdoor Skating Rink! Hours vary by day. View rink hours and schedule here: http://www.shopstonypoint.com/skating. Monday, December 22, 2014, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 9200 Stony Point Parkway Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.shopstonypoint.com.

Dominion GardenFest of Lights 2014 at Lewis Ginter

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 - Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 (Closed Dec. 24 & 25) Nightly 5 - 10 p.m. A Legacy in Lights: 120 Years from Bicycle Club to Botanical Garden A holiday tradition featuring more than half-a-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s'mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); nightly family activities & more. The region's ultimate holiday extravaganza! $12 adults $11 seniors (age 55+) $8 children (ages 3 - 12) Free for children under age 3 $7: Garden members $5: Child on Garden Details: http://www.lewisginter.org/news/media-room/DominionGardenFestofLights2012.php. Monday, December 22, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 1800 Lakeside Ave. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.lewisginter.org.

Richmond Ballet: "The Nutcracker" at Carpenter Theatre

DECEMBER 19–28, 2014 Stoner Winslett’s The Nutcracker, heralded as “perfect” by The New York Times returns to The Carpenter Theatre to celebrate the holiday season. From the opening notes of Tchaikovsky’s famous overture, audiences are instantly whisked into the warm, candlelit drawing room of the Silberhaus family, buzzing with celebrations of Christmas. To the delight of the family’s young daughter, Clara, Dr. Drosselmeyer, the mysterious toymaker, and his handsome nephew arrive with a special gift – a wooden nutcracker doll – that captures the girl’s imagination. As darkness falls, Dr. Drosselmeyer’s magic begins to work, setting in motion fantastical events that will fill Clara’s dreams: a battle beneath the branches of an enchanted Christmas tree, the transformation of the nutcracker doll into the young Nutcracker Prince, and a journey from a snow-covered forest to the far-off Kingdom of Sweets. Join the Russian Bear, the Chinese Dragon, and the Mouse King as they celebrate the magic of the holida… Monday, December 22, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 600 E. Grace St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.richmondballet.com.

VCU Rams v. East Tennessee State at Siegel Center

Tickets - $25. (804) 828-RAMS (7267) Men's Basketball - http://www.vcuathletics.com/sports/mbkb/index. Monday, December 22, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 1200 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.vcuathletics.com.

Micah "Bam Bamm" White at Funny Bone

After nearly 15 years Micah “bam-bamm” whitEs career has taken many turns. He was a top ten finalist in the HBO Lucky 21 Comedy Competition, which consisted of 220 comedians. Micah has made appearances in major motion pictures and Television series. In July of 2009 he appeared in the TV series Army Wives. Which is the #1 watched series on the Lifetime television network. So far his biggest appearance is in the Motion picture Unstoppable starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pine. $15. Monday, December 22, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. 11800 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit funnybone.com.

Dalton Dash at The Camel

Free. Info: http://www.thecamel.org/event/724321-dalton-dash-richmond/ Patrick Keefe and Justin Doyle met in Radford Virginia, these two originally formed Dalton Dash after moving in together in downtown Richmond Va in 2013. The duo began creating songs that spoke of love, loss, and troubles that today's young people could relate to while keeping a traditional yet tempo pushing style. The name comes from the gastro-intestinal discomfort that comes quickly after eating at the Radford University dining hall where they both met. In early 2014 the duo added Keegan Lemcke on mandolin to increase the already Old time/Kentucky bluegrass feel of their songs. But...the Dash is not just mountain music. The band has been blessed with the friendship of some of the best local Richmond VA musicians, allowing them to play shows that range from bluegrass to hard hitting rock n roll sets all the way to jazz funk and delta blues. Monday, December 22, 2014, 9:00 PM – Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 12:00 AM. 1621 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.thecamel.org.

RVA Big Band Christmas Special at Balliceaux

Free. Monday, December 22, 2014, 9:30 PM – 11:30 PM. 203 N. Lombardy St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.balliceauxrva.com.

Maymont Mansion Holiday Tours

Weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until 1/4/2015 Celebrate the season at Maymont and revel in Victorian holiday splendor! Major and Mrs. Dooley's spectacularly decorated Gilded Age home brings the wonders and festivities of Christmas past to life. Beautiful trimmings on the 12-foot Christmas tree, the opulent dining room set for a feast, evergreen decorations and lavish gifts welcome the season in grand Victorian style. In the Belowstairs area, preparations are underway to make the Dooleys' first Christmas in their new home special for their family and friends - and to put everyone in the holiday spirit! Guided tours (upstairs only) available every half-hour; last tour begins at 4:30pm. Details: http://www.maymont.org/calendar?cid=2&ceid=1683&cerid=5002&cdt=11%2f21%2f2014. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 1700 Hampton St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.maymont.org.

Outdoor Skating Rink at Stony Point Fashion Park

Bring the kids and skate, spin, and glide on Stony Point Fashion Park's Outdoor Skating Rink! Hours vary by day. View rink hours and schedule here: http://www.shopstonypoint.com/skating. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 9200 Stony Point Parkway Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.shopstonypoint.com.

University of Richmond Basketball v. IUPUI at Robins Center

Tickets $12-$22. http://www.richmondspiders.com/SportSelect.dbml?DB_LANG=C&DB_OEM_ID=26800&SPID=91946&SPSID=629633 For additional information, please call the Robins Center Ticket Office toll-free at 1-877-SPIDER-1. General public parking is free and is located in several lots next to the Robins Center. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Campus Dr. Richmond, VA 23226. For more info visit www.richmondspiders.com.

Richmond Ballet: "The Nutcracker" at Carpenter Theatre

DECEMBER 19–28, 2014 Stoner Winslett’s The Nutcracker, heralded as “perfect” by The New York Times returns to The Carpenter Theatre to celebrate the holiday season. From the opening notes of Tchaikovsky’s famous overture, audiences are instantly whisked into the warm, candlelit drawing room of the Silberhaus family, buzzing with celebrations of Christmas. To the delight of the family’s young daughter, Clara, Dr. Drosselmeyer, the mysterious toymaker, and his handsome nephew arrive with a special gift – a wooden nutcracker doll – that captures the girl’s imagination. As darkness falls, Dr. Drosselmeyer’s magic begins to work, setting in motion fantastical events that will fill Clara’s dreams: a battle beneath the branches of an enchanted Christmas tree, the transformation of the nutcracker doll into the young Nutcracker Prince, and a journey from a snow-covered forest to the far-off Kingdom of Sweets. Join the Russian Bear, the Chinese Dragon, and the Mouse King as they celebrate the magic of the holida… Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 600 E. Grace St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.richmondballet.com.

Dominion GardenFest of Lights 2014 at Lewis Ginter

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 - Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 (Closed Dec. 24 & 25) Nightly 5 - 10 p.m. A Legacy in Lights: 120 Years from Bicycle Club to Botanical Garden A holiday tradition featuring more than half-a-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s'mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); nightly family activities & more. The region's ultimate holiday extravaganza! $12 adults $11 seniors (age 55+) $8 children (ages 3 - 12) Free for children under age 3 $7: Garden members $5: Child on Garden Details: http://www.lewisginter.org/news/media-room/DominionGardenFestofLights2012.php. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 1800 Lakeside Ave. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.lewisginter.org.

Richmond Ballet: "The Nutcracker" at Carpenter Theatre

DECEMBER 19–28, 2014 Stoner Winslett’s The Nutcracker, heralded as “perfect” by The New York Times returns to The Carpenter Theatre to celebrate the holiday season. From the opening notes of Tchaikovsky’s famous overture, audiences are instantly whisked into the warm, candlelit drawing room of the Silberhaus family, buzzing with celebrations of Christmas. To the delight of the family’s young daughter, Clara, Dr. Drosselmeyer, the mysterious toymaker, and his handsome nephew arrive with a special gift – a wooden nutcracker doll – that captures the girl’s imagination. As darkness falls, Dr. Drosselmeyer’s magic begins to work, setting in motion fantastical events that will fill Clara’s dreams: a battle beneath the branches of an enchanted Christmas tree, the transformation of the nutcracker doll into the young Nutcracker Prince, and a journey from a snow-covered forest to the far-off Kingdom of Sweets. Join the Russian Bear, the Chinese Dragon, and the Mouse King as they celebrate the magic of the holida… Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 600 E. Grace St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.richmondballet.com.

Micah "Bam Bamm" White at Funny Bone

After nearly 15 years Micah “bam-bamm” whitEs career has taken many turns. He was a top ten finalist in the HBO Lucky 21 Comedy Competition, which consisted of 220 comedians. Micah has made appearances in major motion pictures and Television series. In July of 2009 he appeared in the TV series Army Wives. Which is the #1 watched series on the Lifetime television network. So far his biggest appearance is in the Motion picture Unstoppable starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pine. $15. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. 11800 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit funnybone.com.

The Congress Christmas Special with Southern Belles at The Camel

Evoking emotions that you thought had long passed – the feeling of your first cigarette, or the way you feel listening to a worn vinyl as it warmly crackles against the sound of a summer night – The Congress is naturally compared to many names and styles of years gone by. But drawing such comparisons is, in many respects, a misguided endeavor. Misguided not because you'd be wrong, but because you'd be missing the beautiful point – The Congress are a natural evolution of more than 60 years of purely American music. With a spirit rooted just south of the Mason-Dixon Line, and now calling Denver – "The Queen City of the West" – their home, they've got enough soul, grit, and have spent enough time in the woodshed and on the road to call them pretty much whatever you want. But whatever words you think you need to describe their contribution to the American music tradition – save your breath. The Congress play Rock & Roll. $10 Advance $12 DOS Info: http://www.thecamel.org/event/723783-congress-christmas-spe… Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 8:00 PM – Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 12:00 AM. 1621 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.thecamel.org.

DJ Williams Projekt at The Broadberry

$7-$10. DJ Williams Projekt - http://www.djwilliamsmusic.com DJ is the founder of the funky Richmond based band, DJ Williams Projekt; hip-hop/R&B group, The Breaks; acoustic duo, Williams & Jones; and guitarist for San Diego’s critically acclaimed group, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe. Since starting a full time music career in 2001 DJ has toured the globe from small rock venues to large prestigious music festivals in the US, Canada, and Europe. Williams signed a record contract in 2005 with Harmonized Records and later released on his own label, Projekt Records. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 8:00 PM – Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 12:00 AM. 2729 W. Broad Street Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.thebroadberry.com.

Outdoor Skating Rink at Stony Point Fashion Park

Bring the kids and skate, spin, and glide on Stony Point Fashion Park's Outdoor Skating Rink! Hours vary by day. View rink hours and schedule here: http://www.shopstonypoint.com/skating. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 9200 Stony Point Parkway Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.shopstonypoint.com.

RVA on Ice

REGULAR HOURS Wed-Thurs: 4-10pm Fri:- 4-8pm Sat: 12pm-10pm Sun: 12pm-6pm $5 general; $4 for seniors; free for children age 10 and under with paid adult. Skate rental fees additional. Opening day and the length of season are subject to change due to weather conditions. It is always best to call ahead to make sure the rink is operating. 804-592-3330. http://www.rvaonice.net/ Come ice skate in the great outdoors on a rink nestled in the heart of downtown amidst the city skyline and entertainment area of Richmond located at the corner of Broad and 6th Streets. This unique downtown experience is for everyone and any group including families, singles, schools, church outings, youth hockey teams, corporate events and private parties. Enjoy hot chocolate, s’mores, holiday music and movies and warm up near the pit fire and snack shack. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 7th & Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.rvaonice.net.

"It's A Wonderful Life" at Byrd Theatre

December 24th (The Byrd’s Birthday!) at 7:15pm December 25th at 7:15pm & 9:45pm All three shows with Bob Gulledge at the Mighty Wurlitzer featuring The Byrd Theatre Christmas Sing-A-Long NO ADVANCE TICKET SALES Tickets will go on sale 1/2 hour before each show as usual Synopsis - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038650/plotsummary. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 7:15 PM – 9:15 PM. 2908 W. Cary St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit byrdtheatre.com.

Agent at The Camel

Free. Info: http://www.thecamel.org/event/727683-agent-richmond/ It's no secret that Agent is one of Richmond, VA's most intuitive DJ's / Producers. Intuitive in the music he fuses together and unique in the connections and appeal to promoters and fans. Agent utilizes his mind as well as his hands when producing and mixing music for his crowd. The pulsating bass and popping synth mean everything to him when he takes the helm of the decks, and he will adjust and fluctuate the flow of music to match your body's rhythm. Specific to the EDM scene, Agent is known for his dark house, cringing electro, and his vibratory bass drops. Of course as a hybrid to the underground and club scene, Agent will take your favorite song live and remix it for you live with an underground feel. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 9:00 PM – Thursday, December 25, 2014, 12:00 AM. 1621 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.thecamel.org.

RVA on Ice

REGULAR HOURS Wed-Thurs: 4-10pm Fri:- 4-8pm Sat: 12pm-10pm Sun: 12pm-6pm $5 general; $4 for seniors; free for children age 10 and under with paid adult. Skate rental fees additional. Opening day and the length of season are subject to change due to weather conditions. It is always best to call ahead to make sure the rink is operating. 804-592-3330. http://www.rvaonice.net/ Come ice skate in the great outdoors on a rink nestled in the heart of downtown amidst the city skyline and entertainment area of Richmond located at the corner of Broad and 6th Streets. This unique downtown experience is for everyone and any group including families, singles, schools, church outings, youth hockey teams, corporate events and private parties. Enjoy hot chocolate, s’mores, holiday music and movies and warm up near the pit fire and snack shack. Thursday, December 25, 2014, 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 7th & Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.rvaonice.net.

"It's A Wonderful Life" at Byrd Theatre

December 24th (The Byrd’s Birthday!) at 7:15pm December 25th at 7:15pm & 9:45pm All three shows with Bob Gulledge at the Mighty Wurlitzer featuring The Byrd Theatre Christmas Sing-A-Long NO ADVANCE TICKET SALES Tickets will go on sale 1/2 hour before each show as usual Synopsis - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038650/plotsummary. Thursday, December 25, 2014, 7:15 PM – 9:15 PM. 2908 W. Cary St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit byrdtheatre.com.

"It's A Wonderful Life" at Byrd Theatre

December 24th (The Byrd’s Birthday!) at 7:15pm December 25th at 7:15pm & 9:45pm All three shows with Bob Gulledge at the Mighty Wurlitzer featuring The Byrd Theatre Christmas Sing-A-Long NO ADVANCE TICKET SALES Tickets will go on sale 1/2 hour before each show as usual Synopsis - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038650/plotsummary. Thursday, December 25, 2014, 9:45 PM – 11:45 PM. 2908 W. Cary St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit byrdtheatre.com.

Maymont Mansion Holiday Tours

Weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until 1/4/2015 Celebrate the season at Maymont and revel in Victorian holiday splendor! Major and Mrs. Dooley's spectacularly decorated Gilded Age home brings the wonders and festivities of Christmas past to life. Beautiful trimmings on the 12-foot Christmas tree, the opulent dining room set for a feast, evergreen decorations and lavish gifts welcome the season in grand Victorian style. In the Belowstairs area, preparations are underway to make the Dooleys' first Christmas in their new home special for their family and friends - and to put everyone in the holiday spirit! Guided tours (upstairs only) available every half-hour; last tour begins at 4:30pm. Details: http://www.maymont.org/calendar?cid=2&ceid=1683&cerid=5002&cdt=11%2f21%2f2014. Friday, December 26, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 1700 Hampton St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.maymont.org.

Outdoor Skating Rink at Stony Point Fashion Park

Bring the kids and skate, spin, and glide on Stony Point Fashion Park's Outdoor Skating Rink! Hours vary by day. View rink hours and schedule here: http://www.shopstonypoint.com/skating. Friday, December 26, 2014, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 9200 Stony Point Parkway Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.shopstonypoint.com.

RVA on Ice

REGULAR HOURS Wed-Thurs: 4-10pm Fri:- 4-8pm Sat: 12pm-10pm Sun: 12pm-6pm $5 general; $4 for seniors; free for children age 10 and under with paid adult. Skate rental fees additional. Opening day and the length of season are subject to change due to weather conditions. It is always best to call ahead to make sure the rink is operating. 804-592-3330. http://www.rvaonice.net/ Come ice skate in the great outdoors on a rink nestled in the heart of downtown amidst the city skyline and entertainment area of Richmond located at the corner of Broad and 6th Streets. This unique downtown experience is for everyone and any group including families, singles, schools, church outings, youth hockey teams, corporate events and private parties. Enjoy hot chocolate, s’mores, holiday music and movies and warm up near the pit fire and snack shack. Friday, December 26, 2014, 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 7th & Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.rvaonice.net.

Beers & Banjos: Kind Stranger at The Camel

Free. Beers & Banjos: Kind Stranger (Irish Folk). Friday, December 26, 2014, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 1621 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit thecamel.org.

Fourth Fridays: Meet Up with Art at VMFA

Connect with newcomers to Richmond and those new to the arts scene as you make new social and professional contacts. You’ll enjoy delicious café cuisine as well as discounted beverages and guided art tours as part of Friday Art & Wine. Details: http://vmfa.museum/calendar/events/fourth-fridays-meet-art/. Friday, December 26, 2014, 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM. 200 N. Boulevard Richmond, VA. For more info visit vmfa.museum.

Dominion GardenFest of Lights 2014 at Lewis Ginter

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 - Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 (Closed Dec. 24 & 25) Nightly 5 - 10 p.m. A Legacy in Lights: 120 Years from Bicycle Club to Botanical Garden A holiday tradition featuring more than half-a-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s'mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); nightly family activities & more. The region's ultimate holiday extravaganza! $12 adults $11 seniors (age 55+) $8 children (ages 3 - 12) Free for children under age 3 $7: Garden members $5: Child on Garden Details: http://www.lewisginter.org/news/media-room/DominionGardenFestofLights2012.php. Friday, December 26, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 1800 Lakeside Ave. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.lewisginter.org.

Jazz Cafe at VMFA: Rudy Faulkner

Groove to an eclectic mix of jazz ensembles every Thursday, 6 – 9 pm, at VMFA's Best Café. The Jazz Café is presented to the public by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, in conjunction with the Richmond Jazz Society, free of charge! Light fare and beverages available for sale. Nov 20 TONYA LAZENBY-JACKSON TRIO Contemporary jazz and smooth hits with vocalist/keyboardist Tonya Lazenby-Jackson. Nov 28 NOTE: Friday performance because of Thanksgiving BAN CARIBE Ban Caribe is the region’s premier Caribbean band playing Afro-Cuban beats with jazz and R&B soul. Dec 4 J. SMITH QUARTET Enjoy Bossa Nova, jazz and Latin music — from classic to contemporary, plus original compositions. Dec 11 SHARON RAE NORTH An eclectic mix of jazz standards, smooth jazz, and contemporary songs with a jazzed-up flavor. Dec 18 BRIAN JONES QUARTET Originals and jazz standards from the early-1960s and beyond. Dec 26 NOTE: Friday performance because of Christmas. RUDY FAULKNER Holiday cheer with a Caribbe… Friday, December 26, 2014, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 200 N. Boulevard Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.vmfa.state.va.us.

Holiday Glitter: Monument Avenue After Dark Walking Tour

Dec 26 and 27. Our most popular walking tour! Enjoy the lights and glitter of Monument Avenue while it’s decked out for the holidays. This early evening stroll combines history with a touch of glitz! Dress for the weather, and bring a flashlight. Meet at the Lee Monument at Allen Street and Monument Avenue. $15 per person; $5 for History Center Members. Reservations are required. Cash or check, or purchase online. Parking is available on-street. http://www.richmondhistorycenter.com/calendar/holiday-glitter. Friday, December 26, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Allen St. and Monument Ave. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.richmondhistorycenter.com.

Richmond Ballet: "The Nutcracker" at Carpenter Theatre

DECEMBER 19–28, 2014 Stoner Winslett’s The Nutcracker, heralded as “perfect” by The New York Times returns to The Carpenter Theatre to celebrate the holiday season. From the opening notes of Tchaikovsky’s famous overture, audiences are instantly whisked into the warm, candlelit drawing room of the Silberhaus family, buzzing with celebrations of Christmas. To the delight of the family’s young daughter, Clara, Dr. Drosselmeyer, the mysterious toymaker, and his handsome nephew arrive with a special gift – a wooden nutcracker doll – that captures the girl’s imagination. As darkness falls, Dr. Drosselmeyer’s magic begins to work, setting in motion fantastical events that will fill Clara’s dreams: a battle beneath the branches of an enchanted Christmas tree, the transformation of the nutcracker doll into the young Nutcracker Prince, and a journey from a snow-covered forest to the far-off Kingdom of Sweets. Join the Russian Bear, the Chinese Dragon, and the Mouse King as they celebrate the magic of the holida… Friday, December 26, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 600 E. Grace St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.richmondballet.com.

Dan Gabriel at Funny Bone

Filipino funnyman Dan Gabriel had too many other students in the dorms of UC Davis laughing hysterically to not try stand-up. So, Sophomore year he began hitting the open mic circuit in Sacramento. After graduation he moved back to the Bay Area to climb the ranks of the San Francisco comedy scene. Since then Dan has worked his way from humble opening act to nationally touring headliner. Dan's humor is clean, clever, laid back and irreverent. The jokes sneak up on the audience and goose them. He can tailor his act to fit the situation by dipping into his wealth of material or talk to the crowd and spin their foibles into gold. He is a must see laugh conductor playing at a club or college near you. Friday - 7:30 & 10:00 PM - $17.00 Saturday - 7:00 PM & 9:30 PM - $17.00 Sunday - 7:00 PM - $17.00. Friday, December 26, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. 11800 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit funnybone.com.

Sleepwalkers at The Broadberry

It was the winter of 2013, when a casual lunch at Burger King manifested the hearts of four lost souls and transformed the gang into an unstoppable courier of smash hits. SLEEPWALKERS, a group of outlaws who rose from the blue collar depths of a glorified suburban landscape, seek to recreate the golden age of songwriting. $7 Info: http://www.thebroadberry.com/event/732355-sleepwalkers-richmond/. Friday, December 26, 2014, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM. 2729 W. Broad Street Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.thebroadberry.com.

"Mame" at November Theater at Virginia Rep Center

November 21, 2014 – January 11 Starring Broadway’s Emily Skinner and Richmond favorite Desiree Roots-Centeio This lavish musical set in New York during the Great Depression, tells the story of Mame Dennis, an eccentric bohemian woman of wealth whose life is interrupted when the son of her late brother comes to live with her. Through the trials and tribulations of finding and losing love, and the ups and downs of the struggling economy, Mame tries her best to keep up her usual fabulous flair and share it with those around her. Length: Approximately 2+ hours Suggested for ages 8 and up. Suggested for ages 14 and up. Premium $46 | Standard $38 | Value $30 Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_mame.html Free parking - http://va-rep.org/nt_parking.html. Friday, December 26, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

"They're Playing Our Song" at Hanover Tavern

November 7, 2014 – January 4 Hanover Tavern Vernon, an award-wining, wisecracking composer, and Sonia, a slightly disorganized offbeat lyricist, come together in hopes of a successful collaboration and fall for each other in the process. This Tony nominated musical makes for an upbeat and entertaining evening filled with laughs, love and catchy tunes that are likely to get stuck in your head. Suggested for ages 14 and up. $40. Details: http://va-rep.org/show_theyre_playing.html. Friday, December 26, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 13181 Hanover Courthouse Rd. Hanover, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

Eddie and Martha Adcock with Tom Gray at Ashland Coffee & Tea

$18 advance; $20 door. Legends and pioneers… On certain special engagements, “TwoGrass” duo Eddie & Martha Adcock are joined by Tom Gray. Exciting, original and warmly intimate… rooted in their traditional heritage while often cruising the stratosphere… for both their singing and playing, they are surely one of the most dynamic bluegrass-and-beyond string trios you’ll ever have the pleasure to hear! For a few years now, these folks have played concerts together whenever the opportunity presented, even touring Japan, Switzerland, Germany, Czech Republic, Belgium and Holland in a string of sold-out shows. They have appeared on national media such as tv’s ‘Song of the Mountains’. With their CD release, “Many A Mile” they have eagerly hit the trail to bring their magic to fans and friends waiting worldwide. The Adcocks are perhaps the most popular and enduring duo in bluegrass music today, joining forces nearly four decades ago to play their special vibrant brand of it; and Tom Gray has long bee… Friday, December 26, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. 100 N. Railroad Ave. Ashland, VA. For more info visit www.ashlandcoffeeandtea.com.

Richmond Comedy Coalition: Laughtrack

Don’t miss the the Coalition’s special 7 week run of Laughtrack, featuring live improv comedy ripped from YOUR music.Bring your iPods, iPhones, Zunes, andtunes. Every Friday at 8pm, one audience member’s music collection is put on shuffle and becomes the soundtrack for a totally improvised show featuring an all-star cast of Coalition improvisers. Your slow jams, party anthems, and guilty pleasures guide the action onstage for a show so funny you’d swear it was scripted.This show opens on Nov. 7th and closes on Dec. 26th. http://rvacomedy.com/ $10. Friday, December 26, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM. 8 W. Broad St‎. Richmond, VA. For more info visit rvacomedy.com.

Dan Gabriel at Funny Bone

Filipino funnyman Dan Gabriel had too many other students in the dorms of UC Davis laughing hysterically to not try stand-up. So, Sophomore year he began hitting the open mic circuit in Sacramento. After graduation he moved back to the Bay Area to climb the ranks of the San Francisco comedy scene. Since then Dan has worked his way from humble opening act to nationally touring headliner. Dan's humor is clean, clever, laid back and irreverent. The jokes sneak up on the audience and goose them. He can tailor his act to fit the situation by dipping into his wealth of material or talk to the crowd and spin their foibles into gold. He is a must see laugh conductor playing at a club or college near you. Friday - 7:30 & 10:00 PM - $17.00 Saturday - 7:00 PM & 9:30 PM - $17.00 Sunday - 7:00 PM - $17.00. Friday, December 26, 2014, 10:00 PM – 11:30 PM. 11800 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit funnybone.com.

Richmond Comedy Coalition: Richmond Famous: Teens Without 2

The Coalition’s improvised monthly show series, Richmond Famous, features live and totally unscripted comedy created on the spot and inspired by the true stories of some of RVA’s most interesting people. This month we welcome Katie Mitchell, President & CEO of Teens Without 2, to the Coalition stage! Teens Without 2 (two parents) was started June 25, 2013 with the mission of giving teens from disadvantaged circumstances the opportunity to earn a college education. With the money raised from our fundraising events, we offer scholarships to teens being raised by a single parent, to help pay for college. http://rvacomedy.com/ $10. Friday, December 26, 2014, 10:00 PM – 11:00 PM. 8 W. Broad St‎. Richmond, VA. For more info visit rvacomedy.com.

No Richmond at Balliceaux

21+. Free. Friday, December 26, 2014, 10:30 PM – Saturday, December 27, 2014, 12:00 AM. 203 N. Lombardy St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.balliceauxrva.com.

Maymont Mansion Holiday Tours

Weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until 1/4/2015 Celebrate the season at Maymont and revel in Victorian holiday splendor! Major and Mrs. Dooley's spectacularly decorated Gilded Age home brings the wonders and festivities of Christmas past to life. Beautiful trimmings on the 12-foot Christmas tree, the opulent dining room set for a feast, evergreen decorations and lavish gifts welcome the season in grand Victorian style. In the Belowstairs area, preparations are underway to make the Dooleys' first Christmas in their new home special for their family and friends - and to put everyone in the holiday spirit! Guided tours (upstairs only) available every half-hour; last tour begins at 4:30pm. Details: http://www.maymont.org/calendar?cid=2&ceid=1683&cerid=5002&cdt=11%2f21%2f2014. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 1700 Hampton St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.maymont.org.

Outdoor Skating Rink at Stony Point Fashion Park

Bring the kids and skate, spin, and glide on Stony Point Fashion Park's Outdoor Skating Rink! Hours vary by day. View rink hours and schedule here: http://www.shopstonypoint.com/skating. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 9200 Stony Point Parkway Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.shopstonypoint.com.

RVA on Ice

REGULAR HOURS Wed-Thurs: 4-10pm Fri:- 4-8pm Sat: 12pm-10pm Sun: 12pm-6pm $5 general; $4 for seniors; free for children age 10 and under with paid adult. Skate rental fees additional. Opening day and the length of season are subject to change due to weather conditions. It is always best to call ahead to make sure the rink is operating. 804-592-3330. http://www.rvaonice.net/ Come ice skate in the great outdoors on a rink nestled in the heart of downtown amidst the city skyline and entertainment area of Richmond located at the corner of Broad and 6th Streets. This unique downtown experience is for everyone and any group including families, singles, schools, church outings, youth hockey teams, corporate events and private parties. Enjoy hot chocolate, s’mores, holiday music and movies and warm up near the pit fire and snack shack. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 7th & Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.rvaonice.net.

Sensory-Friendly Screening - "Polar Express" at Byrd Theatre

The Sensory-Friendly Movie Experience provides an accepting environment for families to enjoy a movie The lights will be up The Sound will be turned down Presented By The Byrd Theatre and The Autism Society Of Central Virginia http://byrdtheatre.com/. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 2908 W. Cary St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit byrdtheatre.com.

Richmond Ballet: "The Nutcracker" at Carpenter Theatre

DECEMBER 19–28, 2014 Stoner Winslett’s The Nutcracker, heralded as “perfect” by The New York Times returns to The Carpenter Theatre to celebrate the holiday season. From the opening notes of Tchaikovsky’s famous overture, audiences are instantly whisked into the warm, candlelit drawing room of the Silberhaus family, buzzing with celebrations of Christmas. To the delight of the family’s young daughter, Clara, Dr. Drosselmeyer, the mysterious toymaker, and his handsome nephew arrive with a special gift – a wooden nutcracker doll – that captures the girl’s imagination. As darkness falls, Dr. Drosselmeyer’s magic begins to work, setting in motion fantastical events that will fill Clara’s dreams: a battle beneath the branches of an enchanted Christmas tree, the transformation of the nutcracker doll into the young Nutcracker Prince, and a journey from a snow-covered forest to the far-off Kingdom of Sweets. Join the Russian Bear, the Chinese Dragon, and the Mouse King as they celebrate the magic of the holida… Saturday, December 27, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 600 E. Grace St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.richmondballet.com.

Benedictine Capital City Classic Basketball Tournament

Saturday-Monday Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Benedictine-Capital-City-Classic/256416534415390. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 3:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 304 N. Sheppard St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.benedictinecollegeprep.org.

Dominion GardenFest of Lights 2014 at Lewis Ginter

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 - Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 (Closed Dec. 24 & 25) Nightly 5 - 10 p.m. A Legacy in Lights: 120 Years from Bicycle Club to Botanical Garden A holiday tradition featuring more than half-a-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s'mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); nightly family activities & more. The region's ultimate holiday extravaganza! $12 adults $11 seniors (age 55+) $8 children (ages 3 - 12) Free for children under age 3 $7: Garden members $5: Child on Garden Details: http://www.lewisginter.org/news/media-room/DominionGardenFestofLights2012.php. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 1800 Lakeside Ave. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.lewisginter.org.

Holiday Glitter: Monument Avenue After Dark Walking Tour

Dec 26 and 27. Our most popular walking tour! Enjoy the lights and glitter of Monument Avenue while it’s decked out for the holidays. This early evening stroll combines history with a touch of glitz! Dress for the weather, and bring a flashlight. Meet at the Lee Monument at Allen Street and Monument Avenue. $15 per person; $5 for History Center Members. Reservations are required. Cash or check, or purchase online. Parking is available on-street. http://www.richmondhistorycenter.com/calendar/holiday-glitter. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Allen St. and Monument Ave. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.richmondhistorycenter.com.

Richmond Ballet: "The Nutcracker" at Carpenter Theatre

DECEMBER 19–28, 2014 Stoner Winslett’s The Nutcracker, heralded as “perfect” by The New York Times returns to The Carpenter Theatre to celebrate the holiday season. From the opening notes of Tchaikovsky’s famous overture, audiences are instantly whisked into the warm, candlelit drawing room of the Silberhaus family, buzzing with celebrations of Christmas. To the delight of the family’s young daughter, Clara, Dr. Drosselmeyer, the mysterious toymaker, and his handsome nephew arrive with a special gift – a wooden nutcracker doll – that captures the girl’s imagination. As darkness falls, Dr. Drosselmeyer’s magic begins to work, setting in motion fantastical events that will fill Clara’s dreams: a battle beneath the branches of an enchanted Christmas tree, the transformation of the nutcracker doll into the young Nutcracker Prince, and a journey from a snow-covered forest to the far-off Kingdom of Sweets. Join the Russian Bear, the Chinese Dragon, and the Mouse King as they celebrate the magic of the holida… Saturday, December 27, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 600 E. Grace St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.richmondballet.com.

Dan Gabriel at Funny Bone

Filipino funnyman Dan Gabriel had too many other students in the dorms of UC Davis laughing hysterically to not try stand-up. So, Sophomore year he began hitting the open mic circuit in Sacramento. After graduation he moved back to the Bay Area to climb the ranks of the San Francisco comedy scene. Since then Dan has worked his way from humble opening act to nationally touring headliner. Dan's humor is clean, clever, laid back and irreverent. The jokes sneak up on the audience and goose them. He can tailor his act to fit the situation by dipping into his wealth of material or talk to the crowd and spin their foibles into gold. He is a must see laugh conductor playing at a club or college near you. Friday - 7:30 & 10:00 PM - $17.00 Saturday - 7:00 PM & 9:30 PM - $17.00 Sunday - 7:00 PM - $17.00. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. 11800 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit funnybone.com.

"Mame" at November Theater at Virginia Rep Center

November 21, 2014 – January 11 Starring Broadway’s Emily Skinner and Richmond favorite Desiree Roots-Centeio This lavish musical set in New York during the Great Depression, tells the story of Mame Dennis, an eccentric bohemian woman of wealth whose life is interrupted when the son of her late brother comes to live with her. Through the trials and tribulations of finding and losing love, and the ups and downs of the struggling economy, Mame tries her best to keep up her usual fabulous flair and share it with those around her. Length: Approximately 2+ hours Suggested for ages 8 and up. Suggested for ages 14 and up. Premium $46 | Standard $38 | Value $30 Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_mame.html Free parking - http://va-rep.org/nt_parking.html. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

"They're Playing Our Song" at Hanover Tavern

November 7, 2014 – January 4 Hanover Tavern Vernon, an award-wining, wisecracking composer, and Sonia, a slightly disorganized offbeat lyricist, come together in hopes of a successful collaboration and fall for each other in the process. This Tony nominated musical makes for an upbeat and entertaining evening filled with laughs, love and catchy tunes that are likely to get stuck in your head. Suggested for ages 14 and up. $40. Details: http://va-rep.org/show_theyre_playing.html. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 13181 Hanover Courthouse Rd. Hanover, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

Butcher Brown / Avers / Sam Reed Syndicate at The Camel

$7. Butcher Brown / Avers / Sam Reed Syndicate. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. 1621 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit thecamel.org.

Sunbox, Fools Errand, Set To Sail, Thundercloud Kid, and Dr Con at The Camel

$5. Sunbox, Fools Errand, Set To Sail, Thundercloud Kid, and Dr Con. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. 1621 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit thecamel.org.

Richmond Comedy Coalition: Riot! Pigeon + Da Vinci + Ambassador

http://rvacomedy.com/ $10. Every Saturday at 8pm, The Coalition Theater presents a selection of their houseteams performing killer long form improv comedy inspired by your suggestions. This week features Pigeon, Da Vinci and Ambassador. PIGEON Josh Blubaugh, Aaron Grant, Katie Holcomb, Steve Howze, David Pijor, Eve Privman, Jim Zarling Coach: Matt Newman DA VINCI Zane Adickes, Patrick Allen, Shamoniki Ellison, Martin Garner, Becky Granger, Grace Manno, Matt Micou, Kathryn Schmidt, Donna Steele Coach: David Pijor AMBASSADOR Anne Arnston, Alex Beall, Greg Ceneviva, Ryan Clatterbuck, Kristin Kirkley, Nicole Patterson, James Russell, Jorge Silva Coach: Josh Blubaugh. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM. 8 W. Broad St‎. Richmond, VA. For more info visit rvacomedy.com.

Dan Gabriel at Funny Bone

Filipino funnyman Dan Gabriel had too many other students in the dorms of UC Davis laughing hysterically to not try stand-up. So, Sophomore year he began hitting the open mic circuit in Sacramento. After graduation he moved back to the Bay Area to climb the ranks of the San Francisco comedy scene. Since then Dan has worked his way from humble opening act to nationally touring headliner. Dan's humor is clean, clever, laid back and irreverent. The jokes sneak up on the audience and goose them. He can tailor his act to fit the situation by dipping into his wealth of material or talk to the crowd and spin their foibles into gold. He is a must see laugh conductor playing at a club or college near you. Friday - 7:30 & 10:00 PM - $17.00 Saturday - 7:00 PM & 9:30 PM - $17.00 Sunday - 7:00 PM - $17.00. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 9:30 PM – 11:00 PM. 11800 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit funnybone.com.

Maymont Mansion Holiday Tours

Weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until 1/4/2015 Celebrate the season at Maymont and revel in Victorian holiday splendor! Major and Mrs. Dooley's spectacularly decorated Gilded Age home brings the wonders and festivities of Christmas past to life. Beautiful trimmings on the 12-foot Christmas tree, the opulent dining room set for a feast, evergreen decorations and lavish gifts welcome the season in grand Victorian style. In the Belowstairs area, preparations are underway to make the Dooleys' first Christmas in their new home special for their family and friends - and to put everyone in the holiday spirit! Guided tours (upstairs only) available every half-hour; last tour begins at 4:30pm. Details: http://www.maymont.org/calendar?cid=2&ceid=1683&cerid=5002&cdt=11%2f21%2f2014. Sunday, December 28, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 1700 Hampton St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.maymont.org.

Outdoor Skating Rink at Stony Point Fashion Park

Bring the kids and skate, spin, and glide on Stony Point Fashion Park's Outdoor Skating Rink! Hours vary by day. View rink hours and schedule here: http://www.shopstonypoint.com/skating. Sunday, December 28, 2014, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 9200 Stony Point Parkway Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.shopstonypoint.com.

RVA on Ice

REGULAR HOURS Wed-Thurs: 4-10pm Fri:- 4-8pm Sat: 12pm-10pm Sun: 12pm-6pm $5 general; $4 for seniors; free for children age 10 and under with paid adult. Skate rental fees additional. Opening day and the length of season are subject to change due to weather conditions. It is always best to call ahead to make sure the rink is operating. 804-592-3330. http://www.rvaonice.net/ Come ice skate in the great outdoors on a rink nestled in the heart of downtown amidst the city skyline and entertainment area of Richmond located at the corner of Broad and 6th Streets. This unique downtown experience is for everyone and any group including families, singles, schools, church outings, youth hockey teams, corporate events and private parties. Enjoy hot chocolate, s’mores, holiday music and movies and warm up near the pit fire and snack shack. Sunday, December 28, 2014, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 7th & Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.rvaonice.net.

Richmond Ballet: "The Nutcracker" at Carpenter Theatre

DECEMBER 19–28, 2014 Stoner Winslett’s The Nutcracker, heralded as “perfect” by The New York Times returns to The Carpenter Theatre to celebrate the holiday season. From the opening notes of Tchaikovsky’s famous overture, audiences are instantly whisked into the warm, candlelit drawing room of the Silberhaus family, buzzing with celebrations of Christmas. To the delight of the family’s young daughter, Clara, Dr. Drosselmeyer, the mysterious toymaker, and his handsome nephew arrive with a special gift – a wooden nutcracker doll – that captures the girl’s imagination. As darkness falls, Dr. Drosselmeyer’s magic begins to work, setting in motion fantastical events that will fill Clara’s dreams: a battle beneath the branches of an enchanted Christmas tree, the transformation of the nutcracker doll into the young Nutcracker Prince, and a journey from a snow-covered forest to the far-off Kingdom of Sweets. Join the Russian Bear, the Chinese Dragon, and the Mouse King as they celebrate the magic of the holida… Sunday, December 28, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 600 E. Grace St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.richmondballet.com.

"Mame" at November Theater at Virginia Rep Center

November 21, 2014 – January 11 Starring Broadway’s Emily Skinner and Richmond favorite Desiree Roots-Centeio This lavish musical set in New York during the Great Depression, tells the story of Mame Dennis, an eccentric bohemian woman of wealth whose life is interrupted when the son of her late brother comes to live with her. Through the trials and tribulations of finding and losing love, and the ups and downs of the struggling economy, Mame tries her best to keep up her usual fabulous flair and share it with those around her. Length: Approximately 2+ hours Suggested for ages 8 and up. Suggested for ages 14 and up. Premium $46 | Standard $38 | Value $30 Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_mame.html Free parking - http://va-rep.org/nt_parking.html. Sunday, December 28, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

"They're Playing Our Song" at Hanover Tavern

November 7, 2014 – January 4 Hanover Tavern Vernon, an award-wining, wisecracking composer, and Sonia, a slightly disorganized offbeat lyricist, come together in hopes of a successful collaboration and fall for each other in the process. This Tony nominated musical makes for an upbeat and entertaining evening filled with laughs, love and catchy tunes that are likely to get stuck in your head. Suggested for ages 14 and up. $40. Details: http://va-rep.org/show_theyre_playing.html. Sunday, December 28, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 13181 Hanover Courthouse Rd. Hanover, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

Benedictine Capital City Classic Basketball Tournament

Saturday-Monday Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Benedictine-Capital-City-Classic/256416534415390. Sunday, December 28, 2014, 2:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 304 N. Sheppard St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.benedictinecollegeprep.org.

University of Richmond Basketball v. Wake Forest at Robins Center

Tickets $12-$22. http://www.richmondspiders.com/SportSelect.dbml?DB_LANG=C&DB_OEM_ID=26800&SPID=91946&SPSID=629633 For additional information, please call the Robins Center Ticket Office toll-free at 1-877-SPIDER-1. General public parking is free and is located in several lots next to the Robins Center. Sunday, December 28, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Campus Dr. Richmond, VA 23226. For more info visit www.richmondspiders.com.

Richmond Ballet: "The Nutcracker" at Carpenter Theatre

DECEMBER 19–28, 2014 Stoner Winslett’s The Nutcracker, heralded as “perfect” by The New York Times returns to The Carpenter Theatre to celebrate the holiday season. From the opening notes of Tchaikovsky’s famous overture, audiences are instantly whisked into the warm, candlelit drawing room of the Silberhaus family, buzzing with celebrations of Christmas. To the delight of the family’s young daughter, Clara, Dr. Drosselmeyer, the mysterious toymaker, and his handsome nephew arrive with a special gift – a wooden nutcracker doll – that captures the girl’s imagination. As darkness falls, Dr. Drosselmeyer’s magic begins to work, setting in motion fantastical events that will fill Clara’s dreams: a battle beneath the branches of an enchanted Christmas tree, the transformation of the nutcracker doll into the young Nutcracker Prince, and a journey from a snow-covered forest to the far-off Kingdom of Sweets. Join the Russian Bear, the Chinese Dragon, and the Mouse King as they celebrate the magic of the holida… Sunday, December 28, 2014, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. 600 E. Grace St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.richmondballet.com.

Dominion GardenFest of Lights 2014 at Lewis Ginter

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 - Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 (Closed Dec. 24 & 25) Nightly 5 - 10 p.m. A Legacy in Lights: 120 Years from Bicycle Club to Botanical Garden A holiday tradition featuring more than half-a-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s'mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); nightly family activities & more. The region's ultimate holiday extravaganza! $12 adults $11 seniors (age 55+) $8 children (ages 3 - 12) Free for children under age 3 $7: Garden members $5: Child on Garden Details: http://www.lewisginter.org/news/media-room/DominionGardenFestofLights2012.php. Sunday, December 28, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 1800 Lakeside Ave. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.lewisginter.org.

Dan Gabriel at Funny Bone

Filipino funnyman Dan Gabriel had too many other students in the dorms of UC Davis laughing hysterically to not try stand-up. So, Sophomore year he began hitting the open mic circuit in Sacramento. After graduation he moved back to the Bay Area to climb the ranks of the San Francisco comedy scene. Since then Dan has worked his way from humble opening act to nationally touring headliner. Dan's humor is clean, clever, laid back and irreverent. The jokes sneak up on the audience and goose them. He can tailor his act to fit the situation by dipping into his wealth of material or talk to the crowd and spin their foibles into gold. He is a must see laugh conductor playing at a club or college near you. Friday - 7:30 & 10:00 PM - $17.00 Saturday - 7:00 PM & 9:30 PM - $17.00 Sunday - 7:00 PM - $17.00. Sunday, December 28, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. 11800 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit funnybone.com.

Dark Star Orchestra at The National

Doors: 7:00 PM / Show: 8:00 PM $25 ADV | $30 DOS Info - http://www.thenationalva.com/events/detail/dark-star-orchestra-1. Sunday, December 28, 2014, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. 708 E. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.thenationalva.com.

Outdoor Skating Rink at Stony Point Fashion Park

Bring the kids and skate, spin, and glide on Stony Point Fashion Park's Outdoor Skating Rink! Hours vary by day. View rink hours and schedule here: http://www.shopstonypoint.com/skating. Monday, December 29, 2014, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 9200 Stony Point Parkway Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.shopstonypoint.com.

Benedictine Capital City Classic Basketball Tournament

Saturday-Monday Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Benedictine-Capital-City-Classic/256416534415390. Monday, December 29, 2014, 1:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 304 N. Sheppard St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.benedictinecollegeprep.org.

Dominion GardenFest of Lights 2014 at Lewis Ginter

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 - Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 (Closed Dec. 24 & 25) Nightly 5 - 10 p.m. A Legacy in Lights: 120 Years from Bicycle Club to Botanical Garden A holiday tradition featuring more than half-a-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s'mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); nightly family activities & more. The region's ultimate holiday extravaganza! $12 adults $11 seniors (age 55+) $8 children (ages 3 - 12) Free for children under age 3 $7: Garden members $5: Child on Garden Details: http://www.lewisginter.org/news/media-room/DominionGardenFestofLights2012.php. Monday, December 29, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 1800 Lakeside Ave. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.lewisginter.org.

WWE Live Holiday Tour at Coliseum

WWE LIVE Comes to the Richmond Coliseum for the First Time in Six Years! Dean Ambrose Vs Bray Wyatt! Roman Reigns Vs Kane! United States Champion Sheamus Vs Rusev! See all of your favorite WWE Superstars in action including: Tag Team Champions Gold And Stardust The Usos and Many More! Learn more about WWE at http://wwe.com. This show is non-televised. $17-$97. Website: http://www.theblackkeys.com/ Details: http://richmondcoliseum.net/events/wwe-live-holiday-tour/. Monday, December 29, 2014, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. 501 N. 7th St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit richmondcoliseum.net.

Sunbox, Set to Sail, Fool's Errand at The Camel

Sunbox is powerful, emotionally-charged rock mixed with pop and alternative sounds. Sam McCoig, who is lead vocals in the band, has a wide vocal range, which sounds wonderful when listening. The other members of the band are also extremely talented. The vocals don't overpower the background melody or vice versa. Their music is both chill or fired up, meaning you can listen to it in your spare time or you could play it at a party. $5. Info: http://www.thecamel.org/event/725545-sunbox-set-sail-fools-richmond/. Monday, December 29, 2014, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. 1621 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.thecamel.org.

Maymont Mansion Holiday Tours

Weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until 1/4/2015 Celebrate the season at Maymont and revel in Victorian holiday splendor! Major and Mrs. Dooley's spectacularly decorated Gilded Age home brings the wonders and festivities of Christmas past to life. Beautiful trimmings on the 12-foot Christmas tree, the opulent dining room set for a feast, evergreen decorations and lavish gifts welcome the season in grand Victorian style. In the Belowstairs area, preparations are underway to make the Dooleys' first Christmas in their new home special for their family and friends - and to put everyone in the holiday spirit! Guided tours (upstairs only) available every half-hour; last tour begins at 4:30pm. Details: http://www.maymont.org/calendar?cid=2&ceid=1683&cerid=5002&cdt=11%2f21%2f2014. Tuesday, December 30, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 1700 Hampton St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.maymont.org.

Outdoor Skating Rink at Stony Point Fashion Park

Bring the kids and skate, spin, and glide on Stony Point Fashion Park's Outdoor Skating Rink! Hours vary by day. View rink hours and schedule here: http://www.shopstonypoint.com/skating. Tuesday, December 30, 2014, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 9200 Stony Point Parkway Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.shopstonypoint.com.

Dominion GardenFest of Lights 2014 at Lewis Ginter

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 - Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 (Closed Dec. 24 & 25) Nightly 5 - 10 p.m. A Legacy in Lights: 120 Years from Bicycle Club to Botanical Garden A holiday tradition featuring more than half-a-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s'mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); nightly family activities & more. The region's ultimate holiday extravaganza! $12 adults $11 seniors (age 55+) $8 children (ages 3 - 12) Free for children under age 3 $7: Garden members $5: Child on Garden Details: http://www.lewisginter.org/news/media-room/DominionGardenFestofLights2012.php. Tuesday, December 30, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 1800 Lakeside Ave. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.lewisginter.org.

VCU Lady Rams Basketball v. N.C. A&T at Siegel Center

Tickets - (804) 828-RAMS (7267) Women's Basketball - http://vcuathletics.com/sports/wbkb/index. Tuesday, December 30, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 1200 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit vcuathletics.com.

Lotus - Night #1 at The National

Tue, December 30, 2014 Doors: 7:00 PM / Show: 8:00 PM $34.50 CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS ON TWO DAY TICKET PACKAGES Info - http://www.thenationalva.com/events/detail/lotus-night-1 Lotus has crafted a unique musical style outside of simple genre limitations. On a given weekend the band could be the only group with guitars at an all electronic music festival and then the next night crash a traditional rock festival with their dance heavy beats, synths and samples. Equal parts instrumental post-rock and electronic dance, the band's distinguishing feature is the ability to maintain a decidedly unique musical voice and remain current while bucking passing trends. No matter what the venue, the energetic joy and catharsis of a Lotus show is infectious. The band slowly built a devoted fan base through steady touring and the crowds have grown at an increasing pace. This grassroots growth has made the band in high demand for festivals including Bonnaroo, Outside Lands, Ultra, and Rothbury and earned the band so… Tuesday, December 30, 2014, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. 708 E. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.thenationalva.com.

Fear of Music: A Talking Heads Tribute with Los Ramones at the Broadberry

$8 advance; $10 door Wed 11/26 - Fear of Music: A Talking Heads Tribute Info: http://www.thebroadberry.com/event/739723-fear-music-talking-heads-richmond/. Tuesday, December 30, 2014, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. 2729 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.thebroadberry.com.

Buttermilk Sundays at The Camel

The Buttermilk Sundays cram 60's R&B, Surf, Atomic punk, Watusi dancing girls and biker rebellion into a cannon and blast their genre bending mess all over the world's go-go boots. If you can sit still to this music, you are dead. Seriously, call your doctor. You are deceased. If not, check out The Buttermilk Sundays and get your heart back on track. Free. Info: http://www.thecamel.org/event/725549-buttermilk-sundays-richmond/. Tuesday, December 30, 2014, 9:00 PM – Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 12:00 AM. 1621 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.thecamel.org.

Maymont Mansion Holiday Tours

Weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until 1/4/2015 Celebrate the season at Maymont and revel in Victorian holiday splendor! Major and Mrs. Dooley's spectacularly decorated Gilded Age home brings the wonders and festivities of Christmas past to life. Beautiful trimmings on the 12-foot Christmas tree, the opulent dining room set for a feast, evergreen decorations and lavish gifts welcome the season in grand Victorian style. In the Belowstairs area, preparations are underway to make the Dooleys' first Christmas in their new home special for their family and friends - and to put everyone in the holiday spirit! Guided tours (upstairs only) available every half-hour; last tour begins at 4:30pm. Details: http://www.maymont.org/calendar?cid=2&ceid=1683&cerid=5002&cdt=11%2f21%2f2014. Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 1700 Hampton St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.maymont.org.

Outdoor Skating Rink at Stony Point Fashion Park

Bring the kids and skate, spin, and glide on Stony Point Fashion Park's Outdoor Skating Rink! Hours vary by day. View rink hours and schedule here: http://www.shopstonypoint.com/skating. Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 9200 Stony Point Parkway Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.shopstonypoint.com.

RVA on Ice

REGULAR HOURS Wed-Thurs: 4-10pm Fri:- 4-8pm Sat: 12pm-10pm Sun: 12pm-6pm $5 general; $4 for seniors; free for children age 10 and under with paid adult. Skate rental fees additional. Opening day and the length of season are subject to change due to weather conditions. It is always best to call ahead to make sure the rink is operating. 804-592-3330. http://www.rvaonice.net/ Come ice skate in the great outdoors on a rink nestled in the heart of downtown amidst the city skyline and entertainment area of Richmond located at the corner of Broad and 6th Streets. This unique downtown experience is for everyone and any group including families, singles, schools, church outings, youth hockey teams, corporate events and private parties. Enjoy hot chocolate, s’mores, holiday music and movies and warm up near the pit fire and snack shack. Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 7th & Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.rvaonice.net.

University of Richmond Basketball v. Northeastern at Robins Center

Tickets $12-$22. http://www.richmondspiders.com/SportSelect.dbml?DB_LANG=C&DB_OEM_ID=26800&SPID=91946&SPSID=629633 For additional information, please call the Robins Center Ticket Office toll-free at 1-877-SPIDER-1. General public parking is free and is located in several lots next to the Robins Center. Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Campus Dr. Richmond, VA 23226. For more info visit www.richmondspiders.com.

Dominion GardenFest of Lights 2014 at Lewis Ginter

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 - Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 (Closed Dec. 24 & 25) Nightly 5 - 10 p.m. A Legacy in Lights: 120 Years from Bicycle Club to Botanical Garden A holiday tradition featuring more than half-a-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s'mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); nightly family activities & more. The region's ultimate holiday extravaganza! $12 adults $11 seniors (age 55+) $8 children (ages 3 - 12) Free for children under age 3 $7: Garden members $5: Child on Garden Details: http://www.lewisginter.org/news/media-room/DominionGardenFestofLights2012.php. Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 1800 Lakeside Ave. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.lewisginter.org.

NYE Dinner Show w/ Alex Scott at Funny Bone

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with the Comedy of Alex Scott Early Bird Ticket Price $50 (purchased in person at the Box Office at least 24 hours prior to Showtime) $55 (purchased on line or day of show) Includes: **One Admission Ticket to our 7:30 NYE Dinner Show Doors open at 5:30, Guests with Dinner Package tickets have preferred seating between 6:00–7:00 Alex Scott is known for his quick wit he brings to the stage. Scott's ability to come up with jokes off the top of his head and connect with the crowd keeps him winning open mic competitions. The first time Scott ever touched the mic, he won second place in the DC Comedian of the Year contest. This was the motivation that drove Scott to move to New York City. Homeless and alone, Alex slept in Central Park for 2 days. Not giving up on his dream, Alex ended up staying for 3 years performing at some of the hottest clubs in New York such as Stand Up NY, Boston Comedy Club, and the Uptown Comedy Club. Alex Scott is becoming one of the hottest… Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. 11800 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit funnybone.com.

Jackass Flats at the Camel w/ The Northerners

Fueled by original songwriting, award winning musicianship, and exhilarating bluegrass instrumentation, Jackass Flats epitomizes the new generation of acoustic string bands who combine creativity and tradition to produce something all together unique. Since taking home Virginia State Champion Bluegrass Band honors in 2002, the boys have been crowd favorites on the bluegrass, americana, and world music scenes. In 2003 Jackass Flats took their local music scene by storm and were awarded Best Bluegrass/Country Band by internet magazine Richmond.com, who called the band "masters of backwoods symphonies". In 2004 the band was presented with a Virginia Music Award for The Best Americana Jamband. $20.00 - $25.00 Info: http://www.thecamel.org/event/723777-new-years-eve-jackass-flats-richmond/ Jackass Flats - http://www.jackass-flats.com/. Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 8:00 PM – Thursday, January 1, 2015, 12:00 AM. 1621 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.thecamel.org.

Lotus - Night #2 at The National

Tue, December 31, 2014 Doors: 7:00 PM / Show: 8:00 PM $49.50 CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS ON TWO DAY TICKET PACKAGES Info - http://www.thenationalva.com/events/detail/lotus-night-2 Lotus has crafted a unique musical style outside of simple genre limitations. On a given weekend the band could be the only group with guitars at an all electronic music festival and then the next night crash a traditional rock festival with their dance heavy beats, synths and samples. Equal parts instrumental post-rock and electronic dance, the band's distinguishing feature is the ability to maintain a decidedly unique musical voice and remain current while bucking passing trends. No matter what the venue, the energetic joy and catharsis of a Lotus show is infectious. The band slowly built a devoted fan base through steady touring and the crowds have grown at an increasing pace. This grassroots growth has made the band in high demand for festivals including Bonnaroo, Outside Lands, Ultra, and Rothbury and earned the band so… Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 8:00 PM – Thursday, January 1, 2015, 12:00 AM. 708 E. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.thenationalva.com.

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong / The Shack Band with Los Ramones at the Broadberry

Funk, Rock, Electric ENERGY: These four Pigeons bring it every night. Based out of Baltimore, MD, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong has an undeniably unique and versatile live sound that ascends peaks of musical ecstasy. Their evolving arrangement of original compositions, psychedelic improvisational jams, and contagious smiles have 'The Flock'– their self-identifying fanbase that stretches from coast-to-coast– coming back for more. One of the fastest growing emerging artists in the jam and festival scene these days, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong is here to bring the party with their danceable electro-funk grooves and infectious ability to bring positive energy to any environment. $20 first 50 tickets, $25 ADV, $30 DOS Info: http://www.thebroadberry.com/event/684809-pigeons-playing-ping-pong-richmond/. Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. 2729 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.thebroadberry.com.

NYE Ring in the New Year w/ Alex Scott at Funny Bone

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with the Comedy of Alex Scott Early Bird Ticket Price $50 (purchased in person at the Box Office at least 24 hours prior to Showtime) $55 (purchased on line or day of show) Includes: **One Admission Ticket to our 10:00 Ring in the New Year Show **Cheese/Cracker/Fruit platter (one per couple) **Cheesecake Petit Fours **Souvenir Champagne Flute **Party Favors, Hats and Noise Makers **Midnight Champagne Toast Seating begins at 9:30 Full Menu Available Alex Scott is known for his quick wit he brings to the stage. Scott's ability to come up with jokes off the top of his head and connect with the crowd keeps him winning open mic competitions. The first time Scott ever touched the mic, he won second place in the DC Comedian of the Year contest. This was the motivation that drove Scott to move to New York City. Homeless and alone, Alex slept in Central Park for 2 days. Not giving up on his dream, Alex ended up staying for 3 years performing at some of the hottest cl… Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 10:00 PM – Thursday, January 1, 2015, 12:00 AM. 11800 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit funnybone.com.

Outdoor Skating Rink at Stony Point Fashion Park

Bring the kids and skate, spin, and glide on Stony Point Fashion Park's Outdoor Skating Rink! Hours vary by day. View rink hours and schedule here: http://www.shopstonypoint.com/skating. Thursday, January 1, 2015, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 9200 Stony Point Parkway Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.shopstonypoint.com.

RVA on Ice

REGULAR HOURS Wed-Thurs: 4-10pm Fri:- 4-8pm Sat: 12pm-10pm Sun: 12pm-6pm $5 general; $4 for seniors; free for children age 10 and under with paid adult. Skate rental fees additional. Opening day and the length of season are subject to change due to weather conditions. It is always best to call ahead to make sure the rink is operating. 804-592-3330. http://www.rvaonice.net/ Come ice skate in the great outdoors on a rink nestled in the heart of downtown amidst the city skyline and entertainment area of Richmond located at the corner of Broad and 6th Streets. This unique downtown experience is for everyone and any group including families, singles, schools, church outings, youth hockey teams, corporate events and private parties. Enjoy hot chocolate, s’mores, holiday music and movies and warm up near the pit fire and snack shack. Thursday, January 1, 2015, 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 7th & Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.rvaonice.net.

Dominion GardenFest of Lights 2014 at Lewis Ginter

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 - Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 (Closed Dec. 24 & 25) Nightly 5 - 10 p.m. A Legacy in Lights: 120 Years from Bicycle Club to Botanical Garden A holiday tradition featuring more than half-a-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s'mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); nightly family activities & more. The region's ultimate holiday extravaganza! $12 adults $11 seniors (age 55+) $8 children (ages 3 - 12) Free for children under age 3 $7: Garden members $5: Child on Garden Details: http://www.lewisginter.org/news/media-room/DominionGardenFestofLights2012.php. Thursday, January 1, 2015, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 1800 Lakeside Ave. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.lewisginter.org.

"Mame" at November Theater at Virginia Rep Center

November 21, 2014 – January 11 Starring Broadway’s Emily Skinner and Richmond favorite Desiree Roots-Centeio This lavish musical set in New York during the Great Depression, tells the story of Mame Dennis, an eccentric bohemian woman of wealth whose life is interrupted when the son of her late brother comes to live with her. Through the trials and tribulations of finding and losing love, and the ups and downs of the struggling economy, Mame tries her best to keep up her usual fabulous flair and share it with those around her. Length: Approximately 2+ hours Suggested for ages 8 and up. Suggested for ages 14 and up. Premium $46 | Standard $38 | Value $30 Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_mame.html Free parking - http://va-rep.org/nt_parking.html. Thursday, January 1, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

"They're Playing Our Song" at Hanover Tavern

November 7, 2014 – January 4 Hanover Tavern Vernon, an award-wining, wisecracking composer, and Sonia, a slightly disorganized offbeat lyricist, come together in hopes of a successful collaboration and fall for each other in the process. This Tony nominated musical makes for an upbeat and entertaining evening filled with laughs, love and catchy tunes that are likely to get stuck in your head. Suggested for ages 14 and up. $40. Details: http://va-rep.org/show_theyre_playing.html. Thursday, January 1, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 13181 Hanover Courthouse Rd. Hanover, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

The Champagne Campaign w/ Big Payback at The Camel

The Big Payback is a hard-hitting Funk/Rock/R&B band featuring the soulful vocals of Leah Isabel Tirado and a smoking horn section. Exploring everything from funk-laden and world-beat originals to soul and R&B classics, The Payback will leave the crowd as exhausted as the musicians themselves. Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm $7 Info: http://www.thecamel.org/event/735573-big-payback-richmond/. Thursday, January 1, 2015, 8:00 PM – Friday, January 2, 2015, 12:00 AM. 1621 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.thecamel.org.

Maymont Mansion Holiday Tours

Weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until 1/4/2015 Celebrate the season at Maymont and revel in Victorian holiday splendor! Major and Mrs. Dooley's spectacularly decorated Gilded Age home brings the wonders and festivities of Christmas past to life. Beautiful trimmings on the 12-foot Christmas tree, the opulent dining room set for a feast, evergreen decorations and lavish gifts welcome the season in grand Victorian style. In the Belowstairs area, preparations are underway to make the Dooleys' first Christmas in their new home special for their family and friends - and to put everyone in the holiday spirit! Guided tours (upstairs only) available every half-hour; last tour begins at 4:30pm. Details: http://www.maymont.org/calendar?cid=2&ceid=1683&cerid=5002&cdt=11%2f21%2f2014. Friday, January 2, 2015, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 1700 Hampton St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.maymont.org.

Outdoor Skating Rink at Stony Point Fashion Park

Bring the kids and skate, spin, and glide on Stony Point Fashion Park's Outdoor Skating Rink! Hours vary by day. View rink hours and schedule here: http://www.shopstonypoint.com/skating. Friday, January 2, 2015, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 9200 Stony Point Parkway Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.shopstonypoint.com.

RVA on Ice

REGULAR HOURS Wed-Thurs: 4-10pm Fri:- 4-8pm Sat: 12pm-10pm Sun: 12pm-6pm $5 general; $4 for seniors; free for children age 10 and under with paid adult. Skate rental fees additional. Opening day and the length of season are subject to change due to weather conditions. It is always best to call ahead to make sure the rink is operating. 804-592-3330. http://www.rvaonice.net/ Come ice skate in the great outdoors on a rink nestled in the heart of downtown amidst the city skyline and entertainment area of Richmond located at the corner of Broad and 6th Streets. This unique downtown experience is for everyone and any group including families, singles, schools, church outings, youth hockey teams, corporate events and private parties. Enjoy hot chocolate, s’mores, holiday music and movies and warm up near the pit fire and snack shack. Friday, January 2, 2015, 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 7th & Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.rvaonice.net.

Beers & Banjos: Slack Family Bluegrass at The Camel

Free. Beers & Banjos: Slack Family Bluegrass http://www.slackfamily.com/. Friday, January 2, 2015, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 1621 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit thecamel.org.

Dominion GardenFest of Lights 2014 at Lewis Ginter

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 - Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 (Closed Dec. 24 & 25) Nightly 5 - 10 p.m. A Legacy in Lights: 120 Years from Bicycle Club to Botanical Garden A holiday tradition featuring more than half-a-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s'mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); nightly family activities & more. The region's ultimate holiday extravaganza! $12 adults $11 seniors (age 55+) $8 children (ages 3 - 12) Free for children under age 3 $7: Garden members $5: Child on Garden Details: http://www.lewisginter.org/news/media-room/DominionGardenFestofLights2012.php. Friday, January 2, 2015, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 1800 Lakeside Ave. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.lewisginter.org.

Faizon Love at Funny Bone

Love was born Langston Faizon Santisima in Santiago de Cuba and grew up as a military brat; he was raised in San Diego and Newark, New Jersey, because of his father's Navy career. Love got his start as a stand-up comedian and made his acting debut in an Off-Broadway at the age of nineteen. His motion picture debut Bebe's Kids had him providing the voice of comedian Robin Harris, who died before production began on the film; Love offered a close vocal impression of Harris. He then had a role in The Meteor Man starring Robert Townsend. Townsend then cast Love in a co-starring role on his sitcom The Parent 'Hood. He followed up this role with a breakout performance as the drug dealer Big Worm in the 1995 film Friday. Follow-up films have included Elf, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood, Money Talks, Wonderland, The Fighting Temptations, and Idlewild. Love also guests on Ludacris' Freaky Thangs from the album Word of Mouf. In 2001, he cameos as a bus driver, in the music v… Friday, January 2, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. 11800 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit funnybone.com.

"Mame" at November Theater at Virginia Rep Center

November 21, 2014 – January 11 Starring Broadway’s Emily Skinner and Richmond favorite Desiree Roots-Centeio This lavish musical set in New York during the Great Depression, tells the story of Mame Dennis, an eccentric bohemian woman of wealth whose life is interrupted when the son of her late brother comes to live with her. Through the trials and tribulations of finding and losing love, and the ups and downs of the struggling economy, Mame tries her best to keep up her usual fabulous flair and share it with those around her. Length: Approximately 2+ hours Suggested for ages 8 and up. Suggested for ages 14 and up. Premium $46 | Standard $38 | Value $30 Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_mame.html Free parking - http://va-rep.org/nt_parking.html. Friday, January 2, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

"They're Playing Our Song" at Hanover Tavern

November 7, 2014 – January 4 Hanover Tavern Vernon, an award-wining, wisecracking composer, and Sonia, a slightly disorganized offbeat lyricist, come together in hopes of a successful collaboration and fall for each other in the process. This Tony nominated musical makes for an upbeat and entertaining evening filled with laughs, love and catchy tunes that are likely to get stuck in your head. Suggested for ages 14 and up. $40. Details: http://va-rep.org/show_theyre_playing.html. Friday, January 2, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 13181 Hanover Courthouse Rd. Hanover, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

Downton Abbey Season Five Preview Celebration at Altria Theater

Community Idea Stations presents DOWNTON ABBEY Season 5 Preview Celebration Start pulling your costume together and join us for the free screening of the first full episode of the Downton Abbey Season 5. This Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning hit drama returns for a fifth season of intimately interlaced stories centered on an English country estate — an entertaining formula that has made Downton Abbey the highest-rated drama in PBS history. The acclaimed ensemble cast is joined by guest stars Harriet Walter as Lady Shackleton and Peter Egan as Lord Flintshire, together with new characters played by Richard E. Grant, Anna Chancellor and Rade Sherbedgia. Come early for the Preview Reception (5:30-7:30 pm) $50 per person – Advanced Tickets Required $55-$115. Details: http://www.altriatheater.com/events/detail/downton-abbey. Friday, January 2, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. 6 N. Laurel St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.altriatheater.com.

Ronny Cox at Ashland Coffee & Tea

$12 advance; $15 door. Ronny Cox is a superbly talented singer-songwriter, musician and actor who has been consistently active in the music world and Hollywood for over 40 years. Ronny’s music is eclectic, a woven tapestry of songs and stories with an over-all arc that eventually comes together and tells something about “the human condition”. Scores of fans and promoters will attest that attending one of his performances is one of the greatest evenings to experience. With the gift of a consummate storyteller, he shares funny, sad and tender moments. His loyal band of listeners are blessed, if only for a while, to spend time with a truly remarkable man. Enhancing these great stories is the music provided by Ronny and his band of world-class, virtuoso musicians. A look of familiarity has helped make Cox one of Hollywood’s most versatile character actors. His first time in front of a camera featured him playing the guitar in the Dueling Banjos scene in Deliverance, creating one of the most iconic momen… Friday, January 2, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. 100 N. Railroad Ave. Ashland, VA. For more info visit www.ashlandcoffeeandtea.com.

The Southern Belles at The Camel

The Southern Belles are a prog rock band from Richmond who can turn on a gluon. Their debut album, Sharp as a Knife, demonstrates this and much much more. Richmond, Va.’s the Southern Belles corral elements of jazz, rock, funk and country into an elastic, groove-centric amalgamation of psychedelia and twang... $7. Info: http://www.thecamel.org/event/732307-southern-belles-richmond/. Friday, January 2, 2015, 9:00 PM – Saturday, January 3, 2015, 12:00 AM. 1621 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.thecamel.org.

Faizon Love at Funny Bone

Love was born Langston Faizon Santisima in Santiago de Cuba and grew up as a military brat; he was raised in San Diego and Newark, New Jersey, because of his father's Navy career. Love got his start as a stand-up comedian and made his acting debut in an Off-Broadway at the age of nineteen. His motion picture debut Bebe's Kids had him providing the voice of comedian Robin Harris, who died before production began on the film; Love offered a close vocal impression of Harris. He then had a role in The Meteor Man starring Robert Townsend. Townsend then cast Love in a co-starring role on his sitcom The Parent 'Hood. He followed up this role with a breakout performance as the drug dealer Big Worm in the 1995 film Friday. Follow-up films have included Elf, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood, Money Talks, Wonderland, The Fighting Temptations, and Idlewild. Love also guests on Ludacris' Freaky Thangs from the album Word of Mouf. In 2001, he cameos as a bus driver, in the music v… Friday, January 2, 2015, 10:00 PM – 11:30 PM. 11800 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit funnybone.com.

Maymont Mansion Holiday Tours

Weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until 1/4/2015 Celebrate the season at Maymont and revel in Victorian holiday splendor! Major and Mrs. Dooley's spectacularly decorated Gilded Age home brings the wonders and festivities of Christmas past to life. Beautiful trimmings on the 12-foot Christmas tree, the opulent dining room set for a feast, evergreen decorations and lavish gifts welcome the season in grand Victorian style. In the Belowstairs area, preparations are underway to make the Dooleys' first Christmas in their new home special for their family and friends - and to put everyone in the holiday spirit! Guided tours (upstairs only) available every half-hour; last tour begins at 4:30pm. Details: http://www.maymont.org/calendar?cid=2&ceid=1683&cerid=5002&cdt=11%2f21%2f2014. Saturday, January 3, 2015, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 1700 Hampton St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.maymont.org.

Outdoor Skating Rink at Stony Point Fashion Park

Bring the kids and skate, spin, and glide on Stony Point Fashion Park's Outdoor Skating Rink! Hours vary by day. View rink hours and schedule here: http://www.shopstonypoint.com/skating. Saturday, January 3, 2015, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 9200 Stony Point Parkway Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.shopstonypoint.com.

RVA on Ice

REGULAR HOURS Wed-Thurs: 4-10pm Fri:- 4-8pm Sat: 12pm-10pm Sun: 12pm-6pm $5 general; $4 for seniors; free for children age 10 and under with paid adult. Skate rental fees additional. Opening day and the length of season are subject to change due to weather conditions. It is always best to call ahead to make sure the rink is operating. 804-592-3330. http://www.rvaonice.net/ Come ice skate in the great outdoors on a rink nestled in the heart of downtown amidst the city skyline and entertainment area of Richmond located at the corner of Broad and 6th Streets. This unique downtown experience is for everyone and any group including families, singles, schools, church outings, youth hockey teams, corporate events and private parties. Enjoy hot chocolate, s’mores, holiday music and movies and warm up near the pit fire and snack shack. Saturday, January 3, 2015, 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 7th & Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.rvaonice.net.

Guided Tour: Men of Iron at American Civil War Center

Before, during and after the Civil War, the Tredegar Iron Works was an important industrial complex. In peacetime, it supplied the vast expansion of the railroad industry; in war it produced the largest number of cannon in the Confederacy. On this tour of the grounds, visitors will learn about the manufacturing of iron, the people who worked here, the historic buildings on site and Tredegar owner Joseph Reid Anderson. Tickets - http://www.tredegar.org/. Saturday, January 3, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. 500 Tredegar St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.tredegar.org.

Virginia Union Women's Basketball v. Livingstone

Tickets $10-$12. http://vuusports.com/schedule.aspx?path=mbball. Saturday, January 3, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 1500 N. Lombardy St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit vuusports.com.

Virginia Union Basketball v. Livingstone

Tickets $10-$12. http://vuusports.com/schedule.aspx?path=mbball. Saturday, January 3, 2015, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 1500 N. Lombardy St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit vuusports.com.

Dominion GardenFest of Lights 2014 at Lewis Ginter

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 - Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 (Closed Dec. 24 & 25) Nightly 5 - 10 p.m. A Legacy in Lights: 120 Years from Bicycle Club to Botanical Garden A holiday tradition featuring more than half-a-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s'mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); nightly family activities & more. The region's ultimate holiday extravaganza! $12 adults $11 seniors (age 55+) $8 children (ages 3 - 12) Free for children under age 3 $7: Garden members $5: Child on Garden Details: http://www.lewisginter.org/news/media-room/DominionGardenFestofLights2012.php. Saturday, January 3, 2015, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 1800 Lakeside Ave. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.lewisginter.org.

Faizon Love at Funny Bone

Love was born Langston Faizon Santisima in Santiago de Cuba and grew up as a military brat; he was raised in San Diego and Newark, New Jersey, because of his father's Navy career. Love got his start as a stand-up comedian and made his acting debut in an Off-Broadway at the age of nineteen. His motion picture debut Bebe's Kids had him providing the voice of comedian Robin Harris, who died before production began on the film; Love offered a close vocal impression of Harris. He then had a role in The Meteor Man starring Robert Townsend. Townsend then cast Love in a co-starring role on his sitcom The Parent 'Hood. He followed up this role with a breakout performance as the drug dealer Big Worm in the 1995 film Friday. Follow-up films have included Elf, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood, Money Talks, Wonderland, The Fighting Temptations, and Idlewild. Love also guests on Ludacris' Freaky Thangs from the album Word of Mouf. In 2001, he cameos as a bus driver, in the music v… Saturday, January 3, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. 11800 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit funnybone.com.

"Mame" at November Theater at Virginia Rep Center

November 21, 2014 – January 11 Starring Broadway’s Emily Skinner and Richmond favorite Desiree Roots-Centeio This lavish musical set in New York during the Great Depression, tells the story of Mame Dennis, an eccentric bohemian woman of wealth whose life is interrupted when the son of her late brother comes to live with her. Through the trials and tribulations of finding and losing love, and the ups and downs of the struggling economy, Mame tries her best to keep up her usual fabulous flair and share it with those around her. Length: Approximately 2+ hours Suggested for ages 8 and up. Suggested for ages 14 and up. Premium $46 | Standard $38 | Value $30 Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_mame.html Free parking - http://va-rep.org/nt_parking.html. Saturday, January 3, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

"They're Playing Our Song" at Hanover Tavern

November 7, 2014 – January 4 Hanover Tavern Vernon, an award-wining, wisecracking composer, and Sonia, a slightly disorganized offbeat lyricist, come together in hopes of a successful collaboration and fall for each other in the process. This Tony nominated musical makes for an upbeat and entertaining evening filled with laughs, love and catchy tunes that are likely to get stuck in your head. Suggested for ages 14 and up. $40. Details: http://va-rep.org/show_theyre_playing.html. Saturday, January 3, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 13181 Hanover Courthouse Rd. Hanover, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

Yarn at the Broadberry

Since their start in 2007, Yarn's original Americana sound has developed into music that seekers of the unique see as the soundtrack to their lives. Yarn's first four albums were recognized by the AMA's and R&R radio charts, spending time in the top 5 at their highest point. Yarn has become one of the hardest-working and harder-touring bands for this generation's digital natives and new music folllowers. 2012 brings this grammy-nominated roots band into the music revolution, inspired by today's music devotee's hunger for artists to believe in and follow, they are giving it to the fans everyday in everyway possible. Yarn's devotion to their fans is realized in online and social sharing of their music, whether it's daily video posts, premiering fresh songs on local radio, or performing live in small town venues across the country. They are bringing songs to American music lovers, and the music lovers are responding. $10 ADV, $12 DOS Info: http://www.thebroadberry.com/event/724367-yarn-richmond/. Saturday, January 3, 2015, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. 2729 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.thebroadberry.com.

The Former Champions at The Camel

Former Champions are an electro rock band based out of Richmond, Virginia. Their music showcases vocal lead compositions intermixed with an array of instrumentally driven electronic pieces. A sonic blend of synthesized keys mixed with sub-bass, distorted guitar, harmonized vocals, samples, and a multitude of drums, cymbals and percussion combine to create what the band describes as “street music.” $7. The Former Champions - http://www.formerchampions.net Info: http://www.thecamel.org/event/735603-former-champions-richmond/. Saturday, January 3, 2015, 9:00 PM – Sunday, January 4, 2015, 12:00 AM. 1621 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.thecamel.org.

Faizon Love at Funny Bone

Love was born Langston Faizon Santisima in Santiago de Cuba and grew up as a military brat; he was raised in San Diego and Newark, New Jersey, because of his father's Navy career. Love got his start as a stand-up comedian and made his acting debut in an Off-Broadway at the age of nineteen. His motion picture debut Bebe's Kids had him providing the voice of comedian Robin Harris, who died before production began on the film; Love offered a close vocal impression of Harris. He then had a role in The Meteor Man starring Robert Townsend. Townsend then cast Love in a co-starring role on his sitcom The Parent 'Hood. He followed up this role with a breakout performance as the drug dealer Big Worm in the 1995 film Friday. Follow-up films have included Elf, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood, Money Talks, Wonderland, The Fighting Temptations, and Idlewild. Love also guests on Ludacris' Freaky Thangs from the album Word of Mouf. In 2001, he cameos as a bus driver, in the music v… Saturday, January 3, 2015, 9:30 PM – 11:00 PM. 11800 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit funnybone.com.

Maymont Mansion Holiday Tours

Weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until 1/4/2015 Celebrate the season at Maymont and revel in Victorian holiday splendor! Major and Mrs. Dooley's spectacularly decorated Gilded Age home brings the wonders and festivities of Christmas past to life. Beautiful trimmings on the 12-foot Christmas tree, the opulent dining room set for a feast, evergreen decorations and lavish gifts welcome the season in grand Victorian style. In the Belowstairs area, preparations are underway to make the Dooleys' first Christmas in their new home special for their family and friends - and to put everyone in the holiday spirit! Guided tours (upstairs only) available every half-hour; last tour begins at 4:30pm. Details: http://www.maymont.org/calendar?cid=2&ceid=1683&cerid=5002&cdt=11%2f21%2f2014. Sunday, January 4, 2015, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 1700 Hampton St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.maymont.org.

Outdoor Skating Rink at Stony Point Fashion Park

Bring the kids and skate, spin, and glide on Stony Point Fashion Park's Outdoor Skating Rink! Hours vary by day. View rink hours and schedule here: http://www.shopstonypoint.com/skating. Sunday, January 4, 2015, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 9200 Stony Point Parkway Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.shopstonypoint.com.

RVA on Ice

REGULAR HOURS Wed-Thurs: 4-10pm Fri:- 4-8pm Sat: 12pm-10pm Sun: 12pm-6pm $5 general; $4 for seniors; free for children age 10 and under with paid adult. Skate rental fees additional. Opening day and the length of season are subject to change due to weather conditions. It is always best to call ahead to make sure the rink is operating. 804-592-3330. http://www.rvaonice.net/ Come ice skate in the great outdoors on a rink nestled in the heart of downtown amidst the city skyline and entertainment area of Richmond located at the corner of Broad and 6th Streets. This unique downtown experience is for everyone and any group including families, singles, schools, church outings, youth hockey teams, corporate events and private parties. Enjoy hot chocolate, s’mores, holiday music and movies and warm up near the pit fire and snack shack. Sunday, January 4, 2015, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 7th & Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.rvaonice.net.

"Mame" at November Theater at Virginia Rep Center

November 21, 2014 – January 11 Starring Broadway’s Emily Skinner and Richmond favorite Desiree Roots-Centeio This lavish musical set in New York during the Great Depression, tells the story of Mame Dennis, an eccentric bohemian woman of wealth whose life is interrupted when the son of her late brother comes to live with her. Through the trials and tribulations of finding and losing love, and the ups and downs of the struggling economy, Mame tries her best to keep up her usual fabulous flair and share it with those around her. Length: Approximately 2+ hours Suggested for ages 8 and up. Suggested for ages 14 and up. Premium $46 | Standard $38 | Value $30 Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_mame.html Free parking - http://va-rep.org/nt_parking.html. Sunday, January 4, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

"They're Playing Our Song" at Hanover Tavern

November 7, 2014 – January 4 Hanover Tavern Vernon, an award-wining, wisecracking composer, and Sonia, a slightly disorganized offbeat lyricist, come together in hopes of a successful collaboration and fall for each other in the process. This Tony nominated musical makes for an upbeat and entertaining evening filled with laughs, love and catchy tunes that are likely to get stuck in your head. Suggested for ages 14 and up. $40. Details: http://va-rep.org/show_theyre_playing.html. Sunday, January 4, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 13181 Hanover Courthouse Rd. Hanover, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

Harlem Globetrotters at Richmond Coliseum

With incredible ball handling wizardry, amazing rim-rattling dunks and trick shots, side-splitting comedy and unequaled on-court fan interaction, this must-see event is guaranteed to entertain the whole family – creating memories that will last a lifetime. The Globetrotters will face a great challenge this year, as the infamous Washington Generals are more determined than ever to beat the Globetrotters. The Generals, the last team to beat the Globetrotters, are now coached by a former member of that 1971 team. They are on a mission and will do whatever it takes to win, with a new strategy that’s sure to give the Globetrotters a run for their money. Before the game, take part in a once-in-a-lifetime experience with your family where you have an opportunity to spend time on the court with the Globetrotters–shooting, trying out ball tricks and getting autographs and photos. The unique 30 minute pre-show “Magic Pass” will create memories of a lifetime. All customers must have a game ticket AND Magic Pass… Sunday, January 4, 2015, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 501 N. 7th St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit richmondcoliseum.net.

Dominion GardenFest of Lights 2014 at Lewis Ginter

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 - Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 (Closed Dec. 24 & 25) Nightly 5 - 10 p.m. A Legacy in Lights: 120 Years from Bicycle Club to Botanical Garden A holiday tradition featuring more than half-a-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s'mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); nightly family activities & more. The region's ultimate holiday extravaganza! $12 adults $11 seniors (age 55+) $8 children (ages 3 - 12) Free for children under age 3 $7: Garden members $5: Child on Garden Details: http://www.lewisginter.org/news/media-room/DominionGardenFestofLights2012.php. Sunday, January 4, 2015, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 1800 Lakeside Ave. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.lewisginter.org.

Faizon Love at Funny Bone

Love was born Langston Faizon Santisima in Santiago de Cuba and grew up as a military brat; he was raised in San Diego and Newark, New Jersey, because of his father's Navy career. Love got his start as a stand-up comedian and made his acting debut in an Off-Broadway at the age of nineteen. His motion picture debut Bebe's Kids had him providing the voice of comedian Robin Harris, who died before production began on the film; Love offered a close vocal impression of Harris. He then had a role in The Meteor Man starring Robert Townsend. Townsend then cast Love in a co-starring role on his sitcom The Parent 'Hood. He followed up this role with a breakout performance as the drug dealer Big Worm in the 1995 film Friday. Follow-up films have included Elf, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood, Money Talks, Wonderland, The Fighting Temptations, and Idlewild. Love also guests on Ludacris' Freaky Thangs from the album Word of Mouf. In 2001, he cameos as a bus driver, in the music v… Sunday, January 4, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. 11800 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit funnybone.com.

Dominion GardenFest of Lights 2014 at Lewis Ginter

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 - Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 (Closed Dec. 24 & 25) Nightly 5 - 10 p.m. A Legacy in Lights: 120 Years from Bicycle Club to Botanical Garden A holiday tradition featuring more than half-a-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s'mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); nightly family activities & more. The region's ultimate holiday extravaganza! $12 adults $11 seniors (age 55+) $8 children (ages 3 - 12) Free for children under age 3 $7: Garden members $5: Child on Garden Details: http://www.lewisginter.org/news/media-room/DominionGardenFestofLights2012.php. Monday, January 5, 2015, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 1800 Lakeside Ave. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.lewisginter.org.

Virginia Union Women's Basketball v. J.C. Smith

Tickets $10-$12. http://vuusports.com/schedule.aspx?path=mbball. Monday, January 5, 2015, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. 1500 N. Lombardy St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit vuusports.com.

Virginia Union Basketball v. J.C. Smith

Tickets $10-$12. http://vuusports.com/schedule.aspx?path=mbball. Monday, January 5, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. 1500 N. Lombardy St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit vuusports.com.

Dominion GardenFest of Lights 2014 at Lewis Ginter

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 - Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 (Closed Dec. 24 & 25) Nightly 5 - 10 p.m. A Legacy in Lights: 120 Years from Bicycle Club to Botanical Garden A holiday tradition featuring more than half-a-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s'mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); nightly family activities & more. The region's ultimate holiday extravaganza! $12 adults $11 seniors (age 55+) $8 children (ages 3 - 12) Free for children under age 3 $7: Garden members $5: Child on Garden Details: http://www.lewisginter.org/news/media-room/DominionGardenFestofLights2012.php. Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 1800 Lakeside Ave. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.lewisginter.org.

RVA on Ice

REGULAR HOURS Wed-Thurs: 4-10pm Fri:- 4-8pm Sat: 12pm-10pm Sun: 12pm-6pm $5 general; $4 for seniors; free for children age 10 and under with paid adult. Skate rental fees additional. Opening day and the length of season are subject to change due to weather conditions. It is always best to call ahead to make sure the rink is operating. 804-592-3330. http://www.rvaonice.net/ Come ice skate in the great outdoors on a rink nestled in the heart of downtown amidst the city skyline and entertainment area of Richmond located at the corner of Broad and 6th Streets. This unique downtown experience is for everyone and any group including families, singles, schools, church outings, youth hockey teams, corporate events and private parties. Enjoy hot chocolate, s’mores, holiday music and movies and warm up near the pit fire and snack shack. Wednesday, January 7, 2015, 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 7th & Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.rvaonice.net.

Dominion GardenFest of Lights 2014 at Lewis Ginter

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 - Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 (Closed Dec. 24 & 25) Nightly 5 - 10 p.m. A Legacy in Lights: 120 Years from Bicycle Club to Botanical Garden A holiday tradition featuring more than half-a-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s'mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); nightly family activities & more. The region's ultimate holiday extravaganza! $12 adults $11 seniors (age 55+) $8 children (ages 3 - 12) Free for children under age 3 $7: Garden members $5: Child on Garden Details: http://www.lewisginter.org/news/media-room/DominionGardenFestofLights2012.php. Wednesday, January 7, 2015, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 1800 Lakeside Ave. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.lewisginter.org.

VCU Rams v. Davidson at Siegel Center

Tickets - $25. (804) 828-RAMS (7267) Men's Basketball - http://www.vcuathletics.com/sports/mbkb/index. Wednesday, January 7, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 1200 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.vcuathletics.com.

RVA on Ice

REGULAR HOURS Wed-Thurs: 4-10pm Fri:- 4-8pm Sat: 12pm-10pm Sun: 12pm-6pm $5 general; $4 for seniors; free for children age 10 and under with paid adult. Skate rental fees additional. Opening day and the length of season are subject to change due to weather conditions. It is always best to call ahead to make sure the rink is operating. 804-592-3330. http://www.rvaonice.net/ Come ice skate in the great outdoors on a rink nestled in the heart of downtown amidst the city skyline and entertainment area of Richmond located at the corner of Broad and 6th Streets. This unique downtown experience is for everyone and any group including families, singles, schools, church outings, youth hockey teams, corporate events and private parties. Enjoy hot chocolate, s’mores, holiday music and movies and warm up near the pit fire and snack shack. Thursday, January 8, 2015, 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 7th & Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.rvaonice.net.

Dominion GardenFest of Lights 2014 at Lewis Ginter

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 - Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 (Closed Dec. 24 & 25) Nightly 5 - 10 p.m. A Legacy in Lights: 120 Years from Bicycle Club to Botanical Garden A holiday tradition featuring more than half-a-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s'mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); nightly family activities & more. The region's ultimate holiday extravaganza! $12 adults $11 seniors (age 55+) $8 children (ages 3 - 12) Free for children under age 3 $7: Garden members $5: Child on Garden Details: http://www.lewisginter.org/news/media-room/DominionGardenFestofLights2012.php. Thursday, January 8, 2015, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 1800 Lakeside Ave. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.lewisginter.org.

University of Richmond Basketball v. George Mason at Robins Center

Tickets $12-$22. http://www.richmondspiders.com/SportSelect.dbml?DB_LANG=C&DB_OEM_ID=26800&SPID=91946&SPSID=629633 For additional information, please call the Robins Center Ticket Office toll-free at 1-877-SPIDER-1. General public parking is free and is located in several lots next to the Robins Center. Thursday, January 8, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Campus Dr. Richmond, VA 23226. For more info visit www.richmondspiders.com.

VCU Lady Rams Basketball v. Rhode Island at Siegel Center

Tickets - (804) 828-RAMS (7267) Women's Basketball - http://vcuathletics.com/sports/wbkb/index. Thursday, January 8, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 1200 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit vcuathletics.com.

"Mame" at November Theater at Virginia Rep Center

November 21, 2014 – January 11 Starring Broadway’s Emily Skinner and Richmond favorite Desiree Roots-Centeio This lavish musical set in New York during the Great Depression, tells the story of Mame Dennis, an eccentric bohemian woman of wealth whose life is interrupted when the son of her late brother comes to live with her. Through the trials and tribulations of finding and losing love, and the ups and downs of the struggling economy, Mame tries her best to keep up her usual fabulous flair and share it with those around her. Length: Approximately 2+ hours Suggested for ages 8 and up. Suggested for ages 14 and up. Premium $46 | Standard $38 | Value $30 Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_mame.html Free parking - http://va-rep.org/nt_parking.html. Thursday, January 8, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

RVA on Ice

REGULAR HOURS Wed-Thurs: 4-10pm Fri:- 4-8pm Sat: 12pm-10pm Sun: 12pm-6pm $5 general; $4 for seniors; free for children age 10 and under with paid adult. Skate rental fees additional. Opening day and the length of season are subject to change due to weather conditions. It is always best to call ahead to make sure the rink is operating. 804-592-3330. http://www.rvaonice.net/ Come ice skate in the great outdoors on a rink nestled in the heart of downtown amidst the city skyline and entertainment area of Richmond located at the corner of Broad and 6th Streets. This unique downtown experience is for everyone and any group including families, singles, schools, church outings, youth hockey teams, corporate events and private parties. Enjoy hot chocolate, s’mores, holiday music and movies and warm up near the pit fire and snack shack. Friday, January 9, 2015, 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 7th & Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.rvaonice.net.

Dominion GardenFest of Lights 2014 at Lewis Ginter

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 - Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 (Closed Dec. 24 & 25) Nightly 5 - 10 p.m. A Legacy in Lights: 120 Years from Bicycle Club to Botanical Garden A holiday tradition featuring more than half-a-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s'mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); nightly family activities & more. The region's ultimate holiday extravaganza! $12 adults $11 seniors (age 55+) $8 children (ages 3 - 12) Free for children under age 3 $7: Garden members $5: Child on Garden Details: http://www.lewisginter.org/news/media-room/DominionGardenFestofLights2012.php. Friday, January 9, 2015, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 1800 Lakeside Ave. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.lewisginter.org.

"Mame" at November Theater at Virginia Rep Center

November 21, 2014 – January 11 Starring Broadway’s Emily Skinner and Richmond favorite Desiree Roots-Centeio This lavish musical set in New York during the Great Depression, tells the story of Mame Dennis, an eccentric bohemian woman of wealth whose life is interrupted when the son of her late brother comes to live with her. Through the trials and tribulations of finding and losing love, and the ups and downs of the struggling economy, Mame tries her best to keep up her usual fabulous flair and share it with those around her. Length: Approximately 2+ hours Suggested for ages 8 and up. Suggested for ages 14 and up. Premium $46 | Standard $38 | Value $30 Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_mame.html Free parking - http://va-rep.org/nt_parking.html. Friday, January 9, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

An Evening of True Blues Acoustic featuring Corey Harris at Capital Ale House

Corey Harris was born in Denver, Colorado to parents from Texas and Kentucky. He is a guitarist, vocalist, songwriter and band leader who has carved out his own niche in blues. A powerful singer and accomplished guitarist, he has appeared at venues throughout the North America, Europe, Brazil, The Caribbean, West Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Doors @ 8:00pm Show @ 9:00pm Advanced: $10.00 Day of: $12.00 He began his career as a New Orleans street singer, travelling throughout the southern U.S. In his early twenties he lived in Cameroon, West Africa for a year, which had a profound effect on his later work. He has recorded many old songs of the blues tradition while also creating an original vision of the blues by adding influences from reggae, soul, rock and West African music. His 1995 recording, Between Midnight and Day, is a tribute to the tradition of acoustic blues. Subsequent recordings, such as Greens From the Garden (1999), Mississippi to Mali (2003), and Daily Bread (2005) show Har… Friday, January 9, 2015, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. 623 E. Main St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit capitalalehouse.com.

RVA on Ice

REGULAR HOURS Wed-Thurs: 4-10pm Fri:- 4-8pm Sat: 12pm-10pm Sun: 12pm-6pm $5 general; $4 for seniors; free for children age 10 and under with paid adult. Skate rental fees additional. Opening day and the length of season are subject to change due to weather conditions. It is always best to call ahead to make sure the rink is operating. 804-592-3330. http://www.rvaonice.net/ Come ice skate in the great outdoors on a rink nestled in the heart of downtown amidst the city skyline and entertainment area of Richmond located at the corner of Broad and 6th Streets. This unique downtown experience is for everyone and any group including families, singles, schools, church outings, youth hockey teams, corporate events and private parties. Enjoy hot chocolate, s’mores, holiday music and movies and warm up near the pit fire and snack shack. Saturday, January 10, 2015, 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 7th & Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.rvaonice.net.

VCU Rams v. Saint Joseph's at Siegel Center

Tickets - $25. (804) 828-RAMS (7267) Men's Basketball - http://www.vcuathletics.com/sports/mbkb/index. Saturday, January 10, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 1200 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.vcuathletics.com.

Dominion GardenFest of Lights 2014 at Lewis Ginter

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 - Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 (Closed Dec. 24 & 25) Nightly 5 - 10 p.m. A Legacy in Lights: 120 Years from Bicycle Club to Botanical Garden A holiday tradition featuring more than half-a-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s'mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); nightly family activities & more. The region's ultimate holiday extravaganza! $12 adults $11 seniors (age 55+) $8 children (ages 3 - 12) Free for children under age 3 $7: Garden members $5: Child on Garden Details: http://www.lewisginter.org/news/media-room/DominionGardenFestofLights2012.php. Saturday, January 10, 2015, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 1800 Lakeside Ave. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.lewisginter.org.

"Mame" at November Theater at Virginia Rep Center

November 21, 2014 – January 11 Starring Broadway’s Emily Skinner and Richmond favorite Desiree Roots-Centeio This lavish musical set in New York during the Great Depression, tells the story of Mame Dennis, an eccentric bohemian woman of wealth whose life is interrupted when the son of her late brother comes to live with her. Through the trials and tribulations of finding and losing love, and the ups and downs of the struggling economy, Mame tries her best to keep up her usual fabulous flair and share it with those around her. Length: Approximately 2+ hours Suggested for ages 8 and up. Suggested for ages 14 and up. Premium $46 | Standard $38 | Value $30 Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_mame.html Free parking - http://va-rep.org/nt_parking.html. Saturday, January 10, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

"Mame" at November Theater at Virginia Rep Center

November 21, 2014 – January 11 Starring Broadway’s Emily Skinner and Richmond favorite Desiree Roots-Centeio This lavish musical set in New York during the Great Depression, tells the story of Mame Dennis, an eccentric bohemian woman of wealth whose life is interrupted when the son of her late brother comes to live with her. Through the trials and tribulations of finding and losing love, and the ups and downs of the struggling economy, Mame tries her best to keep up her usual fabulous flair and share it with those around her. Length: Approximately 2+ hours Suggested for ages 8 and up. Suggested for ages 14 and up. Premium $46 | Standard $38 | Value $30 Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_mame.html Free parking - http://va-rep.org/nt_parking.html. Sunday, January 11, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

Richmond Symphony: Stravinsky: Pulcinella Suite, Bach, Mozart at RMC

J.S. Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major Stravinsky - Pulcinella Suite (1949 Version) Mozart - Serenade No. 11 in E-Flat Major J.C. Bach - Sinfonia in D Major $20. Details: http://www.richmondsymphony.com/events_details.asp?id=314. Sunday, January 11, 2015, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Blackwell Auditorium Ashland, VA. For more info visit www.richmondsymphony.com.

University of Richmond Basketball v. St. Bonaventure at Robins Center

Tickets $12-$22. http://www.richmondspiders.com/SportSelect.dbml?DB_LANG=C&DB_OEM_ID=26800&SPID=91946&SPSID=629633 For additional information, please call the Robins Center Ticket Office toll-free at 1-877-SPIDER-1. General public parking is free and is located in several lots next to the Robins Center. Sunday, January 11, 2015, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Campus Dr. Richmond, VA 23226. For more info visit www.richmondspiders.com.

Dominion GardenFest of Lights 2014 at Lewis Ginter

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 - Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 (Closed Dec. 24 & 25) Nightly 5 - 10 p.m. A Legacy in Lights: 120 Years from Bicycle Club to Botanical Garden A holiday tradition featuring more than half-a-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s'mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); nightly family activities & more. The region's ultimate holiday extravaganza! $12 adults $11 seniors (age 55+) $8 children (ages 3 - 12) Free for children under age 3 $7: Garden members $5: Child on Garden Details: http://www.lewisginter.org/news/media-room/DominionGardenFestofLights2012.php. Sunday, January 11, 2015, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 1800 Lakeside Ave. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.lewisginter.org.

Dominion GardenFest of Lights 2014 at Lewis Ginter

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 - Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 (Closed Dec. 24 & 25) Nightly 5 - 10 p.m. A Legacy in Lights: 120 Years from Bicycle Club to Botanical Garden A holiday tradition featuring more than half-a-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s'mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); nightly family activities & more. The region's ultimate holiday extravaganza! $12 adults $11 seniors (age 55+) $8 children (ages 3 - 12) Free for children under age 3 $7: Garden members $5: Child on Garden Details: http://www.lewisginter.org/news/media-room/DominionGardenFestofLights2012.php. Monday, January 12, 2015, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 1800 Lakeside Ave. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.lewisginter.org.

VCU Lady Rams Basketball v. Davidson at Siegel Center

Tickets - (804) 828-RAMS (7267) Women's Basketball - http://vcuathletics.com/sports/wbkb/index. Thursday, January 15, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 1200 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit vcuathletics.com.

Target $1 Family Night at Children’s Museum of Richmond Central

http://www.ChildrensMuseumOfRichmond.org or call (804)474-7000. Bring the whole family to enjoy what The Children's Museum of Richmond - Central has to offer from 5:00-7:30pm on the third Friday of every month for just $1 per person! Children’s Museum of Richmond (CMoR) welcomes groups that visit on Target $1 Family night! Please be sure to note our required ratio of 1 adult chaperon for every 5 children that check in. Offered every month except for December and only valid on Children’s Museum of Richmond-Central. Please check more info at http://www.c-mor.org/events/Target-Family-Night. Friday, January 16, 2015, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM. 2626 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.childrensmuseumofrichmond.org.

University of Richmond Basketball v. Davidson at Robins Center

Tickets $12-$22. http://www.richmondspiders.com/SportSelect.dbml?DB_LANG=C&DB_OEM_ID=26800&SPID=91946&SPSID=629633 For additional information, please call the Robins Center Ticket Office toll-free at 1-877-SPIDER-1. General public parking is free and is located in several lots next to the Robins Center. Saturday, January 17, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Campus Dr. Richmond, VA 23226. For more info visit www.richmondspiders.com.

Richmond Symphony Masterworks: Rachmaninoff 2 at Carpenter Theater

Jennifer Higdon - Blue Cathedral Brahms - Symphony No. 3 in F Major Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor - Adam Golka, piano - Florence Robertson Givens Guest Artist Jan. 17 - 8:00pm Jan. 18 - 3:00pm $10-$78. Details: http://www.richmondsymphony.com/events_details.asp?id=303. Saturday, January 17, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 600 E. Grace St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.richmondsymphony.com.

University of Richmond Women's Basketball v. George Mason at Robins Center

Info - http://www.richmondspiders.com/SportSelect.dbml?SPID=91947 For additional information, please call the Robins Center Ticket Office toll-free at 1-877-SPIDER-1. General public parking is free and is located in several lots next to the Robins Center. Sunday, January 18, 2015, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Campus Dr. Richmond, VA 23226. For more info visit www.richmondspiders.com.

Richmond Symphony Masterworks: Rachmaninoff 2 at Carpenter Theater

Jennifer Higdon - Blue Cathedral Brahms - Symphony No. 3 in F Major Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor - Adam Golka, piano - Florence Robertson Givens Guest Artist Jan. 17 - 8:00pm Jan. 18 - 3:00pm $10-$78. Details: http://www.richmondsymphony.com/events_details.asp?id=303. Sunday, January 18, 2015, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 600 E. Grace St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.richmondsymphony.com.

Richmond Symphony Lollipops: Pinocchio’s Adventures in Funland at Carpenter Theater

Join the Richmond Symphony for this lively re-telling of the classic children’s story of Pinocchio with renowned narrator and performer Charlotte Blake Alston. The performance includes a pre-concert festival with a musical instrument petting zoo and other activities for young audiences. Pre-concert festivals take place in Rhythm Hall one hour prior to concert. $12. Details: http://www.richmondsymphony.com/events_details.asp?id=317. Saturday, January 24, 2015, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. 600 E. Grace St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.richmondsymphony.com.

VCU Lady Rams Basketball v. Dayton at Siegel Center

Tickets - (804) 828-RAMS (7267) Women's Basketball - http://vcuathletics.com/sports/wbkb/index. Saturday, January 24, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 1200 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit vcuathletics.com.

University of Richmond Women's Basketball v. Massachusetts at Robins Center

Info - http://www.richmondspiders.com/SportSelect.dbml?SPID=91947 For additional information, please call the Robins Center Ticket Office toll-free at 1-877-SPIDER-1. General public parking is free and is located in several lots next to the Robins Center. Saturday, January 24, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Campus Dr. Richmond, VA 23226. For more info visit www.richmondspiders.com.

Virginia Union Women's Basketball v. The Lincoln University

Tickets $10-$12. http://vuusports.com/schedule.aspx?path=mbball. Saturday, January 24, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 1500 N. Lombardy St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit vuusports.com.

Virginia Union Basketball v. The Lincoln University

Tickets $10-$12. http://vuusports.com/schedule.aspx?path=mbball. Saturday, January 24, 2015, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 1500 N. Lombardy St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit vuusports.com.

Fourth Fridays: Meet Up with Art at VMFA

Connect with newcomers to Richmond and those new to the arts scene as you make new social and professional contacts. You’ll enjoy delicious café cuisine as well as discounted beverages and guided art tours as part of Friday Art & Wine. Details: http://vmfa.museum/calendar/events/fourth-fridays-meet-art/. Monday, January 26, 2015, 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM. 200 N. Boulevard Richmond, VA. For more info visit vmfa.museum.

Richmond Symphony International Holocaust Remembrance Day Concert at Carpenter Theater

More details to be announced. Details: http://www.richmondsymphony.com/events_details.asp?id=330. Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 600 E. Grace St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.richmondsymphony.com.

VCU Rams v. George Washington at Siegel Center

Tickets - $25. (804) 828-RAMS (7267) Men's Basketball - http://www.vcuathletics.com/sports/mbkb/index. Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 1200 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.vcuathletics.com.