A LIST: Antoinette’s top picks for this weekend
Living the Dream Events Commemorating the Life & Work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Mass Meeting Sunday, January 6, 3:30pm at The Maggie Walker Governor’s School, 1000 North Lombardy Street; Other Living The Dream Events include: Youth Forum, Virginia Union University, Saturday, January 19, 10am-12:30PM: 10AM -1pm, Emerging Youth Leaders Forum, Peter Paul Development Center, more details call 5th Baptist Church 804-355-1044.
Chesterfield County & City of Richmond, El Juguetazo – Three Kings Celebration at L.C. Bird High School, Saturday, January 5, 1-4pm, toy donations are needed, drop off Saturday 9am , 804-796-7085.
Dominion Gardenfest of Lights at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 5 -10pm nightly through January 7th, www.lewisginter.org or 804-262-9887.
Richmond Forum at The Landmark Theater, Saturday, January 5th, Film Maker Steven Spielberg, Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin & Screenwriter Tony Kushner, a conversation behind the scenes of Lincoln, www.richmondforum.org or 804-330-3993.
Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked The World, through Sunday, January 6, Science Museum of Virginia, features Susan Greenbaum, Saturday, January 5, 1-3pm, www.smv.org.
150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation at City Point, free guided tours of the Eppes Plantation, General Grant’s Headquarters Unit of Petersburg National Battlefield, 1001 Pecan Avenue, Hopewell, event is Saturday, January 5, 9am-5pm, www.petersburgarea.org.
Planning Ahead: “Les Miserables, The Musical Legend”, tickets on sale now, March 26-31 at Richmond’s Landmark Theater, www.BroadwayInRichmond.com or 800-514-3849.
“The Producers” featuring Jason Marks and Scott Wichmann, through January 13, 2013 at November Theatre, formerly The Empire Theatre, www.va-rep.org or 804-282-2620.
Latin Ballet of Virginia “The Legend Of The Poinsettia” January 11-13, Friday 7:30pm, Saturday 3pm & 7:30pm & Sunday 3pm, The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2800 Mountain Road, www.latinballet.com or 804-356-3876.
Virginia Hornets Semi-Pro Football Team, Youth Training Conditioning & Post Season Football Camp, Saturday, January 12, at Westover Hills Elementary Field, 1211 Jahnke Road, 10am-noon, bring water, cleats & jogging shoes, 804-909-1325.
Richmond Bridal Showcase, Sunday, January 13, Greater Richmond Convention Center, www.wtvr.com.
Monty Python’s SPAMALOT, Tony Award Winner, Best Musical 2005, in Richmond January 11-13, Friday & Saturday 8pm, Sunday 3pm at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond Center Stage, www.BroadwayInRichmond.com or 800-514-3849.
The Freedom Classic Festival – events start Thursday, January 17, VUU & VSU Throwback Old School Alumni Reception hosted by Doug E. Fresh at; Friday, January 18, Mega Mentors Arts Benefit, Mega Mentors Fine Art Benefit & Sale The Hippodrome Theater, 528 North 2nd Street; Sunday, January 20, VUU vs VSU at The Richmond Coliseum, doors open at 4pm, drumline 5pm, tip-off 7pm, www.freedomclassic.com or 804-780-4790.
Pocahontas LIVE – Pocahontas State Park features Justin Moore, Thursday, May 23rd, ticketstobuy.com or 804-794-6700.