Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events  January/February 2016

January 8
First Fridays
Academy Center of the Arts, 600 Main Street, Lynchburg
5 to 8 p.m.
Free admission. Information at www.academycenter.org.

January 14
Second Fridays in Centertown Bedford
5 to 8 p.m.
Art Galleries, museums and shops will be open to the public.

Art Talks
Academy Center of the Arts, 600 Main Street, Lynchburg
5 to 6 p.m.
Free admission. Features artists showcased in the Academy’s galleries or on stage, as well as artists who are doing interesting work in the community. The artist/s will share their process, perspective and story. Information at www.academycenter.org.

January 17
“Julius Caesar” performed by the American Shakespeare Center
Academy Center of the Arts, 600 Main Street, Lynchburg
7:30 to 9 p.m.
Tickets available at www.academycenter.org.

January 18
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Lynchburg Museum & Point of Honor, Lynchburg
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Both locations will be open and free to visitors.

January 21-24
“As You Like It” performed by Cavalier Theatre
Jefferson Forest High School, 1 Cavalier Circle, Forest
7:30 p.m.; Jan. 24 at 2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a comedy about flirtation, friendship and mistaken identity. Tickets for $10. Information at www.cavaliertheatre.com.

January 22
Masquerade Ball—“I Carry Your Heart”
The Trivium Estate & Conference Center, 7821 Bellevue Rd., Forest
7:00 to 11:00 p.m.
Black and white formal attire and masks encouraged; a fundraiser to raise awareness of infertility. Tickets for $75 per person and include two drinks, heavy hors d’oeuvres and dancing.  Information at www.ICarryYourHeartFund.com.

Guest Artist Recital
Wimberly Recital Hall, Randolph College
7:30 p.m.
Music by Beethoven, Chopin and Lizst performed by renowned pianist Kwan Li. Tickets $20; $10 for students. Information at (434) 258-1659 or www.LynchburgTickets.com.

January 27
“125 from the Permanent Collection”—Exhibit Opening Reception
Maier Museum of Art, Randolph College
5 p.m.
Exhibit theme based on 125 Founder’s Day Anniversary celebrations.
Selection of “Top 125” works in the collection. Free and open to the public. Refreshments and cash bar (beer/wine) provided.

January 28
Piano Lecture Recital
Sydnor Performance Hall, Schewel Hall, Lynchburg College
7:30 p.m.
Esther Olin led by Dr. Cynthia B. Ramsey presents a piano recital.
Open seating. No tickets required.

January 29-31
“Hansel & Gretel”
Co-presented by the Academy and Opera on the James
Jan. 29: 7:30 p.m.; Jan. 30: 3 p.m.; Jan. 31: 2 p.m.
$8 for children; $10 for adults. Tickets available at www.academycenter.org.

January 30
Annual Bridal Luncheon
Hosted by the Central Virginia Bridal Guide
The Trivium Estaste & Conference Center, 7821 Bellevue Road, Forest
11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Come see regionals vendors, try great food and enter for a chance to win Bride of the Year in the magazine! Limited space available! For information and tickets visit www.VaBridal.com.

February 2-6
E.C. Glass presents “The Hollow: A Dinner Theatre Event”
Alumni Studio Theatre, 2111 Memorial Avenue, Lynchburg
7:30 to 10 p.m.
Presented in conjunction with the award-winning E. C. Glass Culinary Arts program, a limited number of seats will include dinner and the show! Adults, $12; students and seniors, $8. Contact: www.glasstheatre.org or glasstheatreboxoffice@gmail.com.

February 5
First Fridays
Academy Center of the Arts, 600 Main Street, Lynchburg
5 to 8 p.m.
Free admission. Information at www.academycenter.org.

February 11
Second Fridays in Centertown Bedford
5 to 8 p.m.
Art Galleries, museums and shops will be open to the public.

Art Talks
Academy Center of the Arts, 600 Main Street, Lynchburg
5 to 6 p.m.
Free admission. Features artists showcased in the Academy’s galleries or on stage, as well as artists who are doing interesting work in the community. The artist/s will share their process, perspective and story. Information at www.academycenter.org.

February 12-13
Sweet Briar College Theatre presents:
“The Girls We Were to the Women We Want to Be”
Babcock Studio Theater, Sweet Briar College
7:30 to 11 p.m.
Musical theatre cabaret presented as a senior project by Mayalin Quinones and Ashlynn Watson. Tickets from boxoffice@sbc.edu or visit www.LynchburgTickets.com.

February 12-14
Happy Valentine’s Day at Peaks of Otter Winery
Peaks of Otter Winery, 2122 Sheep Creek Rd., Bedford
Feb. 12: 12 p.m.
Feb. 14: 5 p.m.
Just Married? Receive a free gift. Come sit by the fire and enjoy wine tasting. Also, picnic and enjoy visiting our many farm animals. Information at www.peaksofotterwinery.com.

February 13
GI Jive 1940’s Valentine’s Dance
The Trivium Estate and Conference Center, 7821 Bellevue Rd., Forest
6 to 10:30 p.m.
A 1940’s dance like no other! It’s the perfect night of food, fun and fancy footwork.
A great Valentine’s Day gift! Big band sounds, silent auction and fabulous dinner. Wear black tie or period clothing. $80/person or $150/couple. Information at
(540) 586-3329.

February 15
President’s Day
Lynchburg Museum & Point of Honor, Lynchburg
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Both locations will be open and free to visitors.

February 19
African American Genealogy Workshop
Legacy Museum,
403 Monroe Str., Lynchburg
2 to 4:30 p.m., 5 to 6 p.m.
Sponsored by the Library of Virginia. Presented in conjunction with the
traveling exhibit To Be Sold: Virginia and the American Slave Trade on
display at the Lynchburg Museum.  Free to visitors.

February 19-28
“Brigadoon”
Tower Theatre, Liberty University
Information and tickets at www.liberty.edu/theatre.

February 25-28
“Cabaret”
Dillard Fine Arts Theatre,
Lynchburg College
Feb. 25-27: 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 28: 2 p.m.
Tickets are $15 adults; $10 seniors; $5 students. Tickets at
(434) 544-8380 or www.LynchburgTickets.com.

“August Osage County”
Murchison Lane Auditorium,
Babcock Fine Arts, Sweet Briar College
Feb. 25-27: 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 28: 2:30 p.m.
Tickets at boxoffice@sbc.edu or www.LynchburgTickets.com.

February 26
National D-Day Memorial Lecture
Bedford Welcome Center
816 Burks Hill Rd., Bedford
Noon to 1 p.m.
In recognition of Black History Month, explore the fascinating history of
the 555th Parachute Battalion, known as the Triple Nickels during World War II—the first all-black Parachute Battalion organized in 1943. Free. Donations appreciated. Information at www.dday.org.

February 28
Red Carpet Gala
West Manor Estate, 3594 State Rt. 666, Forest
6 to 11 p.m.
Oscar viewing party held in conjunction with the 88th annual Academy Awards. Watch live performers and musicians, experience casino games, a silent auction and walk the red carpet! $125 per ticket. Information at tabitha.abbott@unitedwaycv.org.

February 29
Leap Year Open House at Peaks of Otter Winery
Peaks of Otter Winery,
2122 Sheep Creek Rd., Bedford
Noon to 5 p.m.
Propose or get married at the winery on the 29th and save on anniversary
presents!  Once every four years come back for free tastings if you are married on
February 29th!  Picnic and enjoy visiting the many farm animals. Information at www. peaksofotterwinery.com or (540) 586-3707.

 


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