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Events surrounding Chesterfield
COMPILED BY ANNE DALTON

THURSDAY, DEC. 21

“Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China,” 10 a.m-5 p.m., Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 200 N. Boulevard, Richmond. This exhibition features 10 majestic terracotta figures, including a cavalry horse, among 130 works that tell the story of China’s birth and one man’s lasting imprint on a nation. Continues through March 11. $10-$20/exhibit, free/ museum. 340-1400, vmfa.museum

COURTESY OF MAYMONTCOURTESY OF MAYMONTHoliday Tours, noon-5 p.m., Maymont, 1700 Hampton St., Richmond. Celebrate the season in Victorian holiday splendor as this spectacularly decorated Gilded Age home brings the wonders and festivities of Christmas past to life. Continues through Dec. 31. $5. 358-7166, maymont.org

“Mary Poppins,” 8 p.m., Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre at Dominion Arts Center, 114 W. Broad St., Richmond. Follow the charming Mary Poppins on an enchanting journey through the streets of London. Continues through Dec. 31. $36-$62. va-rep.org

SUNDAY, DEC. 24

“It’s a Wonderful Life,” 7:15 p.m., Byrd Theatre, 2908 W. Cary St., Richmond. Celebrate the holiday with this classic film along with Bob Gulledge at the mighty Wurlitzer and the Byrd Theatre Christmas Sing- A-Long. $5. 353-9911, byrdtheatre.com

MONDAY, DEC. 25

“It’s a Wonderful Life,” 7:15 and 9:45 p.m., Byrd Theatre, 2908 W. Cary St., Richmond. See listing above.

TUESDAY, DEC. 26

Fruitcake Science, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 W. Broad St., Richmond. Watch as museum educators conduct unconventional experiments and burn, drop and freeze fruitcakes in the name of science. Continues through Dec. 30. $14, $13/seniors, ages 4-12. 864-1400, smv.org

Holiday Glitter Walking Tour, 6-7:30 p.m., meet at the Robert E. Lee Memorial at Allen and Monument avenues, Richmond. Enjoy the lights and glitter of Monument Avenue while learning about the history of the homes, architecture, residents and their holiday traditions. Continues on Dec. 27. $15, $5/ members. 649-0711, thevalentine.org

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