Weekend Top 5 |  The Henrico citizen

Weekend Top 5 | The Henrico citizen

JAN. 7

That Latin Ballet of Virginia will present his 20th performance of “The Legend of the Poinsettia” at 19.30 7 January, 15.00 and 19.30 8 January and at 15. January 9 at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. The story is based on the Mexican legend of a pure-hearted young girl who discovers the true spirit of giving. Unable to offer a gift of material value, she picks a handful of weeds that magically turn into brilliant red flowers. Tickets start at $ 15. For details, call 356-3878 or visit latinballet.com/the-legend-of-the-poinsettia-event.


7.-9. January is the last weekend to see Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. The annual event features a million candles, botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, family activities and more. The theme for 2021 is “Naturally Connected.” New this year is a community-created Poems of Positivity light installation from Orlosky Studio. Tickets cost $ 5 to $ 18 (children under three are free) and can only be purchased online. Each ticket has an arrival time. The event is held from 16.00 to 22.00 every evening. For details, call 262-9887 or visit lewisginter.org/visit/events/dominion-gardenfest-of-lights.

JAN. 8

That Pocahontas Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society will hold its January meeting at. 11 Saturday, Jan. 8 at Pocahontas State Park. Joey Thompson will lead one winter plant ID walk. The group will explore a slightly used area and identify native plants via form, bark, twigs, buds and residues. The group meets at the Lush Fire Trail off Woodpecker Road. The coordinates are 37.333636, -77.574340. This tour is open to the public. Additional parking is available at the surrounding, nearby trailheads. Admission to the park is $ 7. You can pay either online via a smartphone using a QR code posted at the trailhead, or with cash at the trailhead. Bring water, a snack and adequate sun protection. For details, email pocahontasvnps@gmail.com.


That Richmond Showmasters Gun Show held at Richmond Raceway from kl. 9.00 to kl. 17:00 on Saturday 8 January and from 10.00 to kl. 17:00 on Sunday 9 January. Vendors at more than 800 tables will sell, buy or trade weapons, swords, knives, decoys, hunting supplies, reloading supplies and components, ammunition, books, militaria and more. Admission is $ 12; children ages 12-17 cost $ 6, and children under 12 have free admission with an adult. For details, visit showmastersgunshows.com.

JAN. 9

Daniel Weatherspoon performs on Sunday, January 9 at 7 p.m. The tin pan, 8982 Quioccasin Road. Weatherspoon’s first solo project, “Official”, combines gospel and jazz. The doors open at 17. Tickets start at $ 20. Proof of complete COVID-19 vaccination is required to participate. Visit tinpanrva.com for details.

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