A List Weekend Events
An Evening with Bill Cosby, Friday, April 19, 8pm at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CentreStage, tickets go on sale Friday, January 25, 10am, www.ETIX.com or 800-514-ETIX (3849).
Mike Epps Live! Sunday, March 24, 7pm at Richmond Landmark Theater, tickets $44.50 – $51.50 (plus applicable fees) at Richmond’s Landmark Theater & CenterStage Box Offices, www.ETIX.com or 800 514-ETIX (3849).
3rd Annual Artifacts Roadshow at the Virginia War Memorial, Saturday, January 26, 10am – noon, 621 South Belvidere Street military items reviewed free and open to the public, www.vawarmemorial.org or www.facebook.com/virginiawarmemorial or 804-786-2060.
Virginia State Yo Yo Competition at Children’s Museum of Richmond Central, 2626 West Broad Street, Saturday, January 26, 10am -4pm, www.c-mor.org or 804-474-7000.
Richmond Fishing Expo, Bass & Salt Water Expo at The Meadow Event Park – State Fairgrounds, 13191 Dawn Boulevard. Doswell, Friday, 10am-9pm, Saturday, 9am-7pm and Sunday 10am-5pm, www.meadoweventpark.com or 336-855-0208.
3rd annual Israeli Film Festival at The Weinstein Jewish Community Center January 24th – 27th. “Sima Vaknin Witch” Saturday, January 26, 7:30pm a comedy; Sunday, January 27, 10am, “The Flat” a documentary and Sunday at 1:30pm, “Mabul (The Flood)”, a drama. The Weinstein JCC, 5403 Monument Avenue. Members $8 per film, all four $28, non-members $10 per film, all four $36, for details call 804-545-8608 or www.weinsteinjcc.org. An Evening with Peter Greenberg, The JCC Forum, February 2nd, 7:30pm, his “Inside Look” Royal Tour Israel and his insight on Middle East travel and tourism.
Richmond Peace Education Center honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with Generation Dream 2013, The Richmond Youth Peace Project’s annual Educoncert. Friday, January 25, 7pm postponed to February 8, 7pm at Richmond Community High School, 201 East Brookland Park Boulevard. There’s another opportunity to see Generation Dream 2013 Educoncert Friday, February 1, 7pm at Richmond Public Library’s Main Branch, 101 East Franklin Street. Both concerts are free and open to the public, for more details visit www.rpec.org.
Final days for Farm Bureau Winter Park at RVA on Ice, January 26 & 27, & January 30 & 31, 6th & 7th Streets at East Broad Street, www.RVAOnIce.net or 804592-3330.
Virginia Hornets Semi-Pro Football Team Youth Training/Conditioning Post Season Football Camp, Saturday, January 26, 9:30am – noon, Westover Hills Elementary School, 1211 Jahnke Road, one time fee $55, for 6th, 7th & 8th graders, contact Coach Clifford “perk” Jefferson at 804-909-1325, http://www.vahornets.com.
Gottwald Playhouse at Richmond CenterStage: All About Love: The Hits of Tony Bennett with special guest Desiree Roots, Friday, January 25, 7 & 9pm, http://www.ETIX.com, 800-514-3849 (ETIX).
The Cultural Arts Center At Glen Allen, features Desiree Roots in “An Evening of Jazz & Blues”, Friday, February 1, 7pm, tickets $12, http://www.artsglenallen.com or 804-261-2787.
School of Rock, Short Pump Grand Opening, Saturday, January 26, located in the old American Family Fitness building, 4300 Pouncy Tract Road, Suite G, Glen Allen, http://shortpump.schoolofrock.com/.
CHOCOHOLIC to benefit Lifeline, Thursday, February 7th, 7 – 10pm at the Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 west Broad Street, $50, www.familylifeline.org.
LINC – Legal Information Network For Cancer, “It’s In The Bag! benefit, Thursday, February 7th, 7-9pm, at the Snagajob Headquarters, 4851 Lakebrook Drive, Glen Allen, $75, VIP $100, www.cancerlinc.org.
“Shaka & FRIENDS: Smart from the Start” is a joint effort between VCU Head Basketball Coach Shaka Smart and Friends Association for Children (FRIENDS) to win ESPN and Infiniti’s Coach’s Charity Challenge. The challenge pits 48 of the top college basketball coaches and their chosen charities against each other in a quest to win $100,000. To support FRIENDS vote “SMART” daily http://www.espn.com/infiniti through the end of February. For more details on FRIENDS visit http://www.friendsassn.org/.