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Through Feb. 29
The Art of Jack Woodson at The Montpelier Center for Arts & Education: A Richmond native, Woodson was a 20th century illustrator with an international reputation. From the collection of Clyde Willis, owner of Art Guild. 17205 Mountain Road, Montpelier, Hanover County, www.montpeliercenter.org. (804) 883-7378.
Returning a longtime antiques and fine arts tradition to Richmond’s Science Museum of Virginia, the new Art, Antiques and Design in Richmond, will be held Feb. 15-17. More than 30 dealers from nine states will exhibit antique items ranging from period Virginia and European furniture, early glassware, paintings, prints, and decorative accessories to art deco and architectural antiques. A Friday night wine and hors d’oeuvres preview from 6-9 p.m. will benefit the VCU Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center. General show hours will be Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. The science Museum of Virginia is located at, 2500 W. Broad Street, Richmond, VA.
Rachel Reynolds will sign copies of her book “Four Seasons for Charlotte” and lead a discussion; book signing from noon to 4 p.m.; author discussion at 2 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 9850 Brook Road in Glen Allen. A portion of book sales will directly benefit CJ’s Thumbs Up Foundation.
All-you-can-eat Salt-fish Breakfast! Includes eggs, bacon, apples, biscuits, corn-bread, potatoes, juice, and hot coffee. Saturday, Feb. 16 from 6:30 – 9 a.m. $8 for adults and $4 for children ages 4 – 10. Doswell Community Center, 16433 N. Washington Hwy. Doswell, VA 23047.
Hanover Tavern will host Doug Batson in a free first-person interpretation of D. H. Hill in the Seven Days Battles at 7 p.m. The long wait began in Hanover County, but once underway, D. H. Hill performed admirably in the battles around Richmond. For more information, contact us at (804) 537-5050 or at www.hanovertavern.org.
The 2013 Relay For Life will hold a team captain meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21 at the Ashland Firehouse, 201 Archie Cannon Road. Anyone interested in forming a new or returning team for the 2013 Relay is encouraged to attend the meeting. The planning committee will meet at 6 p.m., prior to the team captain meeting. Additional information about how to form a team or become involved in the Relay For Life planning committee is available by emailing Ginny Wescott at firstname.lastname@example.org, calling (804) 527-3712 or by visiting www.relayforlife.org/westernhanoverva.
Pampered Chef-Vera Bradley Bingo will be held Friday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. ($20 donation) at the Montpelier Center for Arts & Education, 17205 Mountain Road, Montpelier. Bingo, door prizes, cake auction, raffle; hamburgers, cheeseburgers, hot dogs and banana chocolate chip mini muffins will be available for sale from 6-7 p.m. Proceeds benefit The Montpelier Center. For more information or tickets, call The Montpelier Center at (804) 883-7378 or Betty Brabrand at (804) 883-5008.
Center for Creative Development, Inc. presents “The Meeting” featuring Tony Cosby and Theatre & Co. Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. at Hanover High School, 10307 Chamberlayne Road, Mechanicsville. History comes alive! A debate of the American Conscience! What if Dr. King and Malcolm X had met? At stake–the future of the civil rights movement! Fascinating and dramatically compelling, this eloquent play depicts a fictitious, clandestine liaison between Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X at a crucial time in American history! With special guests: St. Elizabeth’s Gospel Choir. Tickets are $5 per adult, students cost $3. Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door. For more information, please call (804) 723-3460.
The Independence Ruritan Club will be having their semi-annual Brunswick Stew sale Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Ruritan Clubhouse located behind Independence Christian Church, 14023 Independence Road (off Route 54 west of Ashland). The stew will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a donation of only $7 per quart. Quantity is limited. To reserve yours in advance, call (804) 798-5171 or (804) 798-6579 by Wednesday, Feb. 20. The proceeds from this activity will help provide several scholarships for the Class of 2013 at Patrick Henry High School. In conjunction with this stew sale, the Disciples Women of Independence Church are having a bake sale. The ladies are great cooks and they sell out fast. Come early to get the best selection.
Saturday, Feb. 23, the Shady Grove Coffeehouse continues its 12th season with a concert by virtuoso fiddle and banjo duo Alan Jabbour and Ken Perlman. Their performances testify to the grace, beauty, and power of Appalachian music. The concert starts at 8 p.m.; doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance; $15 at the door. Children 12 and under are admitted free of charge; teens 13-18 are admitted at half price. Net proceeds benefit UUCC. For advance tickets, or more information, call (804) 323-4288, visit www.shadygrovecoffeehouse.com or email to email@example.com.
37th Annual Richmond Home and Garden Show will take place at the Richmond Raceway Complex in Richmond, VA, March 1-3. More than 250 exhibitors will display all types of products and services for the home and garden – everything needed to make the home more beautiful, energy efficient, safe, and comfortable. The show hours are Friday, March 1, from noon to 8 p.m., Saturday, March 2, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, March 3, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Adult admission is $8 ($7 with online coupon). Ages 16 and under are admitted free; abundant free parking is available. Free return passes are available for those who plan a return visit. Further information, driving directions, exhibitor list, etc. at: www.richmondhomeandgardenshow.com or contact David Posner at: (804) 748-7469.
The Caroline Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a concert ticket event heading Kevin Mac of King George and local band favorite, Runnin’ Hot. The event takes place Saturday, March 2 at 7 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. at Bowling Green Event Hall (Town Hall) 117 Butler Street, Bowling Green. Tickets will be available on www.kevinmaceventbrite.com for $20 per person. You must be 21 years old to attend. The event will not sell alcohol, but concertgoers can bring their own alcoholic beverages. Light refreshments and table set-ups will be provided. Mac will perform some original songs as well as southern rock and country songs. For more information: Dawn Haun, PR chairman, Kevin Mac Event, Caroline Chamber. (804) 994-4140 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dennis Winston, known and honored both locally and nationally as an artist and educator, will exhibit a selection of his woodcuts and drawings, entitled “Captured Moments” at The Montpelier Center for Arts & Education March 2 -31. Opening reception: Friday, March 1 from 6-8 p.m.; Gallery Talk at 7 p.m. 17205 Mountain Road, Montpelier. For more information, call (804) 883-7378 or visit www.montpeliercenter.org.
Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown Community Meeting will be held March 7 at 7 p.m. Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown needs your help! We are holding a community meeting to discuss our future. All individuals who have an interest in this historic home of “the orator of the American Revolution” are welcome to join us at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church for an informal discussion. Bring your ideas. Bring a friend. Bring a positive vision for the site! St. Paul’s Episcopal Church is located at 8050 St. Paul’s Church Road, Hanover, VA 23069. For more information, please call (804) 314-7530 or email email@example.com.
Stop Hunger Now – Here’s your opportunity to make a difference. Follow this link (http://events.stophungernow.org/BethelUMCHanover) to donate and participate in packaging 14,000 meals or more! Sunday, March 31 from 8-10 a.m. at the King William High School Cafeteria, 80 Cavalier Drive, King William, VA 23086. Come at 7 a.m. for Outside Sunrise Worship. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Ellen S. Heatwole at (804) 994-5344 or (804) 839-7064 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Civil War and Emancipation Day 2013 will be held Saturday, April 6 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. This year’s Civil War & Emancipation Day provides free admission to all of the more than 25 participating sites and activity centers and offers an array of informative walking tours and presentations. Free shuttle service provided. For more information, visit: http://civilwar.emancipationday.net or email Movita Gardner at email@example.com, or call (804) 788-6479.
If you missed out on the first annual Beaverdam Wine Festival last year I am sure you heard about the wonderful weather, live band and 50 plus food and craft vendors that 600 plus attendees enjoyed. Mark your calendar now for April 13, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Pop’s Country Store fairground. If you have a business or a craft and you would like to peddle you wares, download the vendor application and include your $60 vendor fee. All vendors receive two wine glasses and two wristbands for tasting. Visit our new website at beaverdamwinefestival.org for more information.
Come celebrate Hanover High School’s 10-year anniversary and be a part of Hanover High’s first 5K Run/Walk. Sponsored by the HHS boys’ soccer team and the track teams, the 5K will take place Saturday, April 20 at 8:30 a.m. The cost for registrants prior to April 7 is $20 per person and $50 per family. Special pricing of $15 for all Hanover County students and staff members. T-shirts are guaranteed for early registrants. After April 7, the pricing is $20 for any Hanover County student or staff member, $25 per person, and $60 per family. The race is open to all who wish to join in on the fun of this special day. Register individually or as a team! If you are interested in being a sponsor, or interested in more information and the registration form, go to http://www.facebook.com/HanoverHawks5K or email Kim Farnsworth at firstname.lastname@example.org. There will be food, prizes, and awards.
May 18, 19
From the Toy Story trilogy to The Incredibles and UP, Pixar has forever impacted filmmaking and given audiences of all ages some of the most beloved characters in cinematic history. Now, the Richmond Symphony presents Pixar in Concert, with visually stunning clips and memorable scores from each of Pixar’s movies, including their latest release, Brave, performed live on Saturday, May 18 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 19 at 2 p.m. at the Carpenter Theatre in Richmond CenterStage. PHOTO
ROC Solid Thrift Store, 31286 Richmond Turnpike, Doswell (Route 301) is accepting donations. Open Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (804) 339-2948.