2018-02-14 / Calendar

Elsewhere Calendar

Events surrounding Chesterfield

FEB. 15

Author event, 7-9 p.m., Virginia Commonwealth University – James Branch Cabell Library, Lecture Hall Room 303, 901 Park Ave., Richmond. Historian and author Ibram X. Kendi will discuss “Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America.” Includes a book signing and reception. Registration required. Free, open to all. 828-0593

“Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles,” 7:30 p.m., Carpenter Theatre at Dominion Energy Center, 600 E. Grace St., Richmond. Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the release of the “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” album. $38- $93.

“Wings: The Musical,” 7:30 p.m., Firehouse Theatre, 1609 W. Broad St., Richmond. Wing walker Emily Stilson fights her way back to language and comprehension after a stroke. $20. 355-2001,

FEB. 16

Going Places, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 W. Broad St., Richmond. This interactive exhibit explores the technology behind travel. $14.50, $13.50/seniors, ages 4-12. 864-1400,

FEB. 17

WWI America, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Virginia Historical Society, 428 N. Boulevard, Richmond. Exhibits and interactive experiences commemorate the centennial of the Great War. Continues through July 29. $10, $8/ages 65 and older, $5/ages 6-17. 358-4901,

Sensory-Friendly Screening: “Coco,” 1:30 p.m. box office opens, 2 p.m. movie, Byrd Theatre, 2908 W. Cary St., Richmond. The lights will be up and the sound will be turned down for this family-friendly film. Presented by the Autism Society of Central Virginia. $4. 353-9911,

Side-by-Side with the Richmond Symphony, 7 p.m., Carpenter Theatre, Dominion Energy Center, 600 E. Grace St., Richmond. Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra students share the stage with musicians of the Richmond Symphony. Free.

FEB. 18

Cavalry in the Battle of Five Forks, 2 p.m., Five Forks Visitor Contact Station, 9840 Courthouse Road, Dinwiddie. Learn about the role of the cavalry in the April 1, 1865, battle. Free. 469-4093,

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