2018-01-17 / Calendar

Elsewhere Calendar

Events surrounding Chesterfield

JAN. 18

Blinded Sphinx MothBlinded Sphinx MothNight Pollinators exhibit, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 W. Broad St., Richmond. See more than a dozen paintings of moth species that live in central Virginia, created by Deborah Davis. $14, $13/seniors, ages 4-12. 864-1400, “To Damascus,” 7:30 p.m., Firehouse Theatre, 1609 W. Broad St., Richmond. This brand-new opera celebrates the Italian Renaissance. Continues through Jan. 27. $15-$40. 355-2001,

JAN. 19

Richmond Antique Extravaganza, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Richmond Raceway Complex, 600 E. Laburnum Ave., Richmond. Over 100 dealers showcase antiques and collectibles. Continues through Jan. 21. $6.50/day, $7.50/weekend pass. Annual Orchid Show, 1-6 p.m., Strange’s Florist and Greenhouse, 12111 W. Broad St., Richmond. Features displays from orchid societies from around the state along with orchid vendors. Sponsored by the Virginia Orchid Society. Free. Continues through Jan. 21.

JAN. 20

“An American in Paris,” 10 a.m. pre-concert festival, 11 a.m. concert, Carpenter Theatre at Dominion Energy Center, 600 E. Grace St., Richmond. The Richmond Symphony and The School of Richmond Ballet team up to present this Gershwin classic. Part of the Union Bank & Trust LolliPops series. $20, $10/ages 3-18.

Tracy Lawrence in concert, doors open 6:30 p.m., The Beacon Theatre, 401 N. Main St., Hopewell. The country musician brings his band to town. $32-$52. 446-3457,

Poe’s Birthday Bash, noon-midnight, 1914 E. Main St., Richmond. Celebrate Edgar Allan Poe’s birthday with music, readings, performances, tours, birthday cake and a midnight toast in the Shrine. Cash bar. $8, free/ ages 6 and younger.

JAN. 21

Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia, 3 p.m., Modlin Center for the Arts – University of Richmond, 28 Westhampton Way, Richmond. This theater company performs the children’s classics “Guess How Much I Love You” and “I Love My Little Storybook,” featuring puppetry, music and storytelling. $9-$18.

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