January in Virginia

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    Choose your winter warm-up ...

    Florida Georgia Line? The Smith Mountain Lake Glacier Plunge? DINO DAY?! Or maybe sweet little Rainbow Fish?

     

     

    Central Virginia | Shenandoah Valley 
    Coastal Virginia - Hampton Roads |
    Blue Ridge Highlands | Northern Virginia

    Southern Virginia | Chesapeake BayHeart of Appalachia

     

     

    Central Virginia

    Powhatan - Jan. 3 - HaH - Hike a Houlagan - Hike a Houlagan (HaH) offers approved hikers a chance to visit a fabulous park, stretch their legs, and help a rescue dog!

    Richmond - Jan. 15 - Poetry & Jazz Tasting - Here we showcase mini-readings by both new & established local poets, set off by fabulous music, exciting art and enticing vintages.

    Lynchburg - Jan. 16 - Lynchburg Museum Kids' Night - Fun evening at the Museum for your kids!

    Charlottesville - Jan. 17 - Florida Georgia Line - Reigning CMA Vocal Duo of the Year Florida Georgia Line is coming to John Paul Jones Arena!

    Wintergreen - Jan. 17 - Winter Terrain Park Series - Rail Jam Slopestyle events, open to all ages skiers and snowboarders.

    Bedford - Jan. 24 - Outdoor Adventures at Peaks of Otter Lodge - Orienteering Treasure Hunts, and Hiking with Muddy Squirrel at the Peaks of Otter Lodge!

     

     

    Shenandoah Valley

    Lexington - Jan. 21 - Stonewall Jackson Birthday Celebration - Celebrate Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson's birthday at the Stonewall Jackson House with birthday cake, hot apple cider, and free tours of the Stonewall Jackson House -- the only home the famous Confederate general ever owned.

     

     

    Coastal Virginia - Hampton Roads

    Williamsburg - Jan. 10 - James River Plantation Progressive Candlelight Winter Tour - This special evening includes very special "Tours-by-the-Owners," with cider and cookies fireside in the elegant dining room of Ashland (This event may be arranged for groups on other dates).

    Virginia Beach - Jan. 14 - From Tidewater to Northern Lights - Ken Waldman has drawn on his 25 years in Alaska to produce poems, stories, and fiddle tunes that combine into a performance uniquely his.

    Newport News - Jan. 25 - The Grand & The Pearl Bridal Expo - Dream weddings don't just happen. They are planned!

    Norfolk - Jan. 30 - Salome Norfolk - Richard Strauss’s chilling one-act opera, an adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s notorious play about the Bible’s wicked femme fatale, both shocked and thrilled audiences over a century ago with its extravagant debauchery; its rich, evocative score; and its infamous “Dance of the Seven Veils.”

     

     

    Blue Ridge Highlands

    Bristol - Jan. 9 - Art D'Vine Gallery Hop and Wine Tasting - This gallery hop and wine tasting offers patrons the chance to gain after-hours access to merchants, sample domestic and international wines, and enjoy art from across the region.

    Abingdon - Jan. 9 - January Jams Presents Jill Andrews with Dom Flemons - Jill Andrews & Dom Flemons live performance at the Barter Theatre as part of the January Jams Concert Series.

    Moneta - Jan. 10 - Annual Smith Mountain Lake Glacier Plunge - The 2nd Annual Smith Mountain Lake Glacier Plunge will be held Saturday, January 10th from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Bernard's Landing in Moneta.

    Meadows of Dan - Jan. 24 - Driven Shoot - Primland introduces hunters to the uniquely magnificent shooting experience of Driven Pheasant Shoots.

    Blacksburg - Jan. 30 - Orquesta Sinfónica del Estado de México - The National Symphony Orchestra of Mexico performs a span of classical masterworks, rich music from Spain, and newly commissioned works by Mexican composers.

    Radford - Jan. 30-31 - Keep This For Me: Memories of the Last World War - A glimpse of an era gone by but not ever to be forgotten, weaving together the personal stories of those who lived through a globe-altering event.

     

     

    Northern Virginia

    Uncork'd Art & Wine Class

    Stafford - Jan. 4 - Uncork'd Art & Wine Class - Uncork your inner creativity with a fun day of sipping wine and painting your very own masterpiece. No painting experience required. Great for celebrations or dates.

    Vienna - Jan. 8 - Dobet Gnahoré - Discover delicate ballads and vivacious African grooves from this Grammy-winning vocalist, percussionist, and dancer praised as one of contemporary African music’s most charismatic talents.

    Fairfax - Jan. 9 - Bravura Ensemble - Chamber Music Classics - The Bravura Ensemble is a Washington D.C.-based chamber group devoted to performing chamber music repertoire ranging from 18th-century works to modern-day music.

    Alexandria - Jan. 15 - Civil War Ball Dance Classes - Learn Civil War-era dances from an expert in preparation for Gadsby's Civil War Ball.

    Arlington - Jan. 24 - 40 + Project - Creativity has no age limit. Join Forty+, a group of dancers past the age of 40, and see their performances of works by local contemporary choreographers.

     

     

    Southern Virginia

    Bassett - Jan. 10 - Pickers and Fiddlers Bluegrass Gospel & Mountain Music Songfest - The Pickers and Fiddlers Bluegrass Gospel and Mountain Music Songfest is held the second Saturday of the month at Pocahontas Bassett Baptist Church.

    Martinsville - Jan. 24 - Dino Day - Celebrate Dino Day with the Virginia Museum of Natural History and discover the wonders of these prehistoric creatures!

     

     

    Chesapeake Bay

    Stratford - Jan. 17 - Robert E. Lee's Birthday Celebration - Plan to visit us for a Stratford Hall offering of FOOD, FUN and HISTORY! This annual celebration is FREE to the public from 9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

     

     

    Heart of Appalachia

    Richlands - Jan. 18 - CART presents The Rainbow Fish - You won't want to miss this wonderful story about the beautiful rainbow fish that wants to keep her lovely scales to herself but then loses her friends because of it. A beautiful demonstration about a life lesson.

     

Last Updated: 12/3/2014 3:02 PM
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