Calendar for the week of Dec 5,  2010 presents:

Community CalendarCalendar for the week of Dec 5,  2010

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Dec. 7 until Dec. 16, at noon – Caroling at City Hall – Stop by the lobby of City Hall, 900 E. Broad St., this week and next for a FREE holiday concert. A different school choir will perform sounds of the season that are guaranteed to put you in a festive mood. To find out the schedule, visit or call 646-5733 for more information.


Nine historic downtown sites host a free holiday open house, featuring Snow Bear, guided tours, living history, gift shops, children’s activities, refreshments, carriage rides, music, and more. 24th Annual Court End Christmas

Sunday, December 12th, 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.  see for more information. 


Silent Music Revival is an event that projects a Classic silent film, while a live band plays the sound track to the film. Prior to the event the band has not seen the film, therefore the live score develops for the first time to the performers as well as the audience. 
Coming Sunday, December 12th, Silent Music Revival Presents:

Poor Mrs. Jones, a film from 1926. Featuring music by Bermuda Triangles 
at Gallery 5, 8PM (sharp), this event is FREE


Dec. 11, 4:30 p.m. – 18th Annual James River Parade of Lights – Richmondfamilies are invited to view this annual twinkling flotilla of holiday-decorated boats on the James River. Entertainment will begin at 4:30 p.m. in Libby Hill Park, located at 2801 E. Franklin St. Parade viewing will begin at 6 p.m. at the Intermediate Terminal at Dock and Water streets. This event is free.


Keefer Clayworks, located at 207 North Davis, between Hanover and Grove, is hosting a holiday open house. See one of a kind, functional pottery, as well as glass, oil paintings and fabric.  The holiday open house takes place December 11th and 12th, from 11 am until 6pm.  Come out to support your local Richmond artists, and grab a cup of hot cider while you’re here. The event is free and open to the public.

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Hey all, it's that time of year again!  Murphy's Kids will be hosting the 11th Annual Happy Skalidays again this year to benefit ART 180.  Art 180 creates and provides art-related programs for young people living in challenging circumstances.  Happy Skalidays will happen at the Canal Club on December 18th! For tickets and more information



 Join the Richmond Craft Mafia at Plant Zero on Sunday, December 12, from 11 to 5 for the Sixth Annual Handmade Holiday. This year, handmade holiday features even more handcrafted goodness than ever before. Additionally, the  RCM have expanded the event to include not only local crafters, but some of the best independent crafts folk from across the country!

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts presents an exhibition of work by Virginia photographer Sally Mann called “The Flash and the Spirit.”  The exhibit runs through January 23rd. This will be the first exhibition VMFA has ever presented of one of Virginia’s most celebrated contemporary artists. The exhibition focuses on the theme of the body and emphasizes Mann’s new work, while selectively introducing earlier images.  VMFA is located at 200 North Boulevard in Richmond. For more information visit

The University of Richmond presents the 22nd Annual University of Richmond International film Series. Films from Germany, France, Slovenia, China, Africa, Columbia, and Italy are featured.  This series is open to the public.  All films are shown in Jepson Hall 118 unless otherwise noted.  Friday showings are at 3:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday showings are at 7:30 p.m. The films are shown in the original language with English subtitles.  For more information, please visit
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, in conjunction with The Richmond Jazz Society, presents the Jazz Café, a musical event open to the public every Thursday evening.  A variety of jazz trios will perform in VMFA’s Best Café on Thursday evenings from 6 to 9 pm.  Take a break and relax after work with great jazz.  VMFA is located at 200 North Boulevard in Richmond.  For more information visit

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond presents the next round of Side by Side classes for January, February, and March.  Registration opens on December 11th at the Holiday Open House where you can see cool stuff and make cool stuff.  Side by Side is a Saturday morning studio art program for children and families to create art as a team. Children, ages 5 to 15, and an adult work together to make amazing art.  Doors open at 9:45 am. Each Saturday, there will be five or six classes to choose from. You and your child shape your Side by Side experience by signing up for the classes you want to take together. Pre-registration is required. The Visual Arts Center is located at 1812 West Main Street.  For more information visit



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    November 14th, 2010

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