Calendar of Events

December 31
New Year’s Eve with The Worx
Phase 2, Lynchburg
8 p.m.


2017 Events

January 6
First Friday at Downtown
and Rivermont
Lynchburg
5 – 8 p.m.
Free to the general public. Ride the trolley.

January 7
Beale Treasure Mystery Theater
Peaks of Otter Winery, Bedford
6 – 9 p.m.
Find clues, question others and solve the crime. Tickets: $45.

January 12
Art Talks
Academy Center of the Arts, Lynchburg
5 – 6 p.m.
Hear from the Academy’s network of artists.

January 14
Cookiefest 2017
Heritage United Methodist Church, Lynchburg
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
To Benefit Camp Sacajawea. Admission:
$5/person.

January 18
Fantastic Faraoni Film Festival: Creature from the Black Lagoon
Riverviews Artspace, Lynchburg
7:30 p.m.

January 20
What Happened, Miss Simone? Screening and Discussion
Riverviews Artspace, Lynchburg
7 p.m.

January 21
Sangria Saturday
Lazy Days Winery, Amherst
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The Soul Bowl-a-Thon
AMF Lynchburg Lanes
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Enjoy disco music and dress in your best 70s apparel. Benefits the United Way of Central Virginia. Register at unitedwaycv.org.

January 27-28
Create Lynchburg
Academy Center of the Arts, Lynchburg
Hosted by the Office of Economic Development, the Small Business Development Center and the Academy to support arts & entrepreneurship through a series of workshops.Tickets and information: academycenter.org or call 434-846-TIXX

January 28
Bride of the Year Luncheon
Oakwood Country Club, Lynchburg
12 – 2 p.m.
Come to enter for your chance to win a magazine feature in Central Virginia Bridal Guide. Enjoy a delicious lunch, sample wedding cakes and décor provided by the area’s best wedding caterers and florists, and tour a one of a kind wedding venue, Oakwood Country Club. Tickets at vabridal.com.

January 29
Sewing Workshop – Aprons
Vector Space
402 5th St., Lynchburg
1 – 4 p.m.

January 30
“116”
Pannell Gallery,
Sweet Briar College
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
This exhibition will feature 116 artifacts and artworks that tell the story of Sweet Briar College — 116 objects for 116 years.
On view through March 26.

February 2
Frequent Flyers
Babcock Fine Arts Center,
Sweet Briar College
7:30 p.m.
Frequent Flyers Aerial Dance performers blend aerial work seamlessly with dance.

February 3
First Friday at Downtown
and Rivermont
Lynchburg
5 – 8 p.m.
Free to the general public. Ride the trolley.

February 4
Sangria Saturday
Lazy Days Winery, Amherst
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

February 5
Janet Lowrey Gager
Community Concert
Memorial Chapel, Sweet Briar College
3 p.m.
Features classical music from around the world performed by SBC faculty/students
and guest artists.

February 9
Art Talks
Academy Center of the Arts,
Lynchburg
5 – 6 p.m.
Hear from the Academy’s network of artists.

February 17-18
“Doublewide Texas”
Renaissance Theatre,
Lynchburg
A hilarious, fast-paced comedy written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten. Buy tickets at Etix.com.

February 18
Lynchburg’s Music and Arts Party
1200 Church St.,
Lynchburg
8:30 p.m.
Featuring The Revelators Tour with
Josh Garrels and John Mark McMillan.
Ticket prices and availability at LynchburgsParty.com.

February 19
Pairapalooza Lynchburg
Academy Center of the Arts
2 p.m.
Best local chefs and wineries provide the ultimate guide in food/wine pairing.

February 22
“Nat Turner’s Bones:
Reassembling an American Rebel”
Jones Memorial Library,
Lynchburg
5 p.m.
Dr. Kelley Fanto Deetz will discuss the archaeological search for the remains of Virginia slave Nat Turner. Organized by Old City Cemetery.

February 24-26
“Doublewide Texas”
Renaissance Theatre,
Lynchburg
A hilarious, fast-paced comedy written
by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and
Jamie Wooten. Buy tickets at Etix.com.

February 25
Red Carpet Gala for United Way
Academy Center of the Arts,
Lynchburg
5 – 11 p.m.
Tickets at unitedwayCV.org.