Weekend Events: Gladys Knight, Maymont Love Tour, artisan showcase
An Evening with Gladys Knight in Concert, scheduled for Friday, February 14, now re-scheduled for Sunday, February 16, 8pm at The Landmark Theater. For updates visit www.landmarktheater.net.
Richmond Ballet “Cinderella” Thursday, February 13th, performance, re-schedule to Sunday, February 16th at 6pm. All tickets issued for Thursday’s performance will be honored at Sunday’s 6pm performance. All other performances will remain as schedule at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond Centre Stage. Cinderella Dreams will accept donation dresses on Sunday at the 6pm performance. For more information call 800-514-3849 or visit www.richmondballet.com or at www.cinderelladreams.net.
“Love Tour at Maymont”, visit Maymont on Valentine’s Day, guided tours every half hour, noon to 5, last tour at 4:30, details www.maymont.org.
Heart to Heart Artisan Showcase & Silent Auction, Richmond Entrepreneur’s Assistance Program (REAP), a free, family friendly community event to raise awareness of the employ-ability of people with disabilities and for REAP; Saturday, February, 15, 6:30 – 9pm at St. Michael Catholic Church, 4491 Springfield Road, Glen Allen, details at http://www.www.reapva.orgo r http://www.facebook.com/REAPofVA
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, last days of Hollywood Costume, through February 17th; Signs of Protest, photos from the Civil Rights Era through August 3rd, for more information visit www.vfma.state.va.us or call 804-340-1400.
Arena Racing is back at the Richmond Coliseum tonight, family friendly and jammed packed with real auto racing, music, contests, t-shirt cannons and lots of prizes. The meet and greet starts at 6 and racing at 7pm, kids get in free with a paid adult ticket. For details visit http://www.arenaracingusa.com/
The Great Virginia Bridal Show, Sunday, February 16, 1-5pm at Richmond Raceway Complex, details www.vabridemagazine.com.
Future Events: Richmond Bluegrass Marathon Jam, Saturday, February 22, noon – midnight at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, featuring 28 Regional Bluegrass Bands, singers and pickers are invited to come join at the Marathon Jam Benefits Fisher House, a home away from home for families of American Soldiers recuperating at McGuire Veterans Hospital. Event is free but donations are encouraged, details visit www.RVAbluegrassjam.com or www.artsglenallen.com.
Also at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, “Satchmo: Tribute to Louis Armstrong, Friday, February 21, 7pm: “The Rock & Roll Jubilee”, Friday, February 28, 7pm & Saturday, March 1, 7pm, www.artsglenallen.com.
Richmond Animal Care & Control half-price adoption fee for all pets, February 14, -16, 1600 Chamberlayne Avenue, details www.Richmondgov.com/animals and 804-646-5575.
Children’s Museum of Richmond, Central Location, Black History Month Events, Saturdays, February 15, 11am, Richmond Boys Choir & 1pm at Winterpock Crossing Shopping Center, 6629 Lake Harbour Drive; Saturday, March 1, 7pm, Richmond Twilight Carnibal 2014 Destination South Pacific, details on events www.ChildrensMuseumOfRichmond.org or call 804-474-7000.
GReat Aspirations Scholarship Program, Inc (GRASP), College Aid Financial Aid Workshops – FAFSA Help, through February 17, 7-8:30pm at Chesterfield County Public Library, 804-751-CCPL; Saturday, February 22, 10am – 3pm at Richmond Public Main Library, 101 East Franklin Street, for appointment s call 804-527-7708.