Antoinette’s Weekend Picks!
RICHMOND, VA. (WTVR): Richmond Wedding Experience, Sunday, January 5, 11am – 5pm at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. A gallery of wedding professionals and vendors from wedding gowns, to cakes, honeymoon destinations to photography, venues, fashion shows and workshops all under one roof. Get details at www.weddingexperience.com.
Community Idea Stations “Downton Abbey” Season four begins Sunday, January 5, check for listing www.ideastations.org/downton.
Broadway In Richmond presents “Jersey Boys” January 7 – 19 at Richmond’s Landmark Theater, tickets begin at $43, for times and more information visit www.BroadwayInRichmond.com.
Radio Host and Comedian D.L. Hughley at Richmond’s Funny Bone, 11800 West Broad Street through Sunday, www.richmondfunnybone.com.
Richmond Elite Basketball currently ranks #4 in the Nation of 91 teams. The first successful ABA team since Dr. J played with the Virginia Squires in the early 70′s. The team will be playing Saturday, January 4 and Sunday January 12th at 6pm, an evening of great basketball and family entertainment at The Trinity Family Life Center located at 3601 Dill Rd. For more information visit www.richmondelitebasketball.com and follow us on Facebook at Richmond Elite Basketball.
Richmond Public Library presents Alfred Tatum, National Reading Expert & Author, Tuesday, January 7, 5pm at the Main Public Library, 101 East Franklin Street, seating limited, for more information call 804-646-7223, www.richmondpubliclibrary.org.
The Gallery at UNOS, “Within Me, featuring work by Artist Monica Rao & Photographer Sonja Moore, Friday, January 10, 5 – 7:30pm, 700 North 4th Street, free parking, open to the public, gallery hours Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm, www.unos.org.
10th Annual Jugestazo Toy-distribution event held Saturday, January 11, form 1 – 4 pm at L.C. Byrd High School, Courthouse Road, Chesterfield, all children are eligible to receive a toy for information call 804-646-0145 or 804-796-7085.
Gardenfest of Lights, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, thousands of lights on display, showing nightly from 5 -10pm, through January 13, www.lewisginter.org.
Mega Mentors Fine Art Benefit and Sale, Friday, January 17, 7pm at the Historic Hippodrome Theater, 528 North 2nd Street, details www.megamentors.org.
Coming to the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage Grammy Award-winning South African a cappella group “Ladysmith Black Mambazo” Sunday, January 26, 8pm, for tickets and times visit www.richmondcenterstage.com, www.etix.com or 800-514-3849.