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Things to do in RVA: December 15-18

The 2016 Hamaganza

The annual “Hamaganza” Benefit for The Food Bank”Feed More”!! Hams for the Hamless!!! Featuring :This years Host “Dirty” Dean Owen, T.V.’s Danny P., Local Heart Throb Corey Axt, The Dangerous Herschel Stratego,Noah Scalin and The League of Space Pirates, Atom Eve Eclipse,The very sexy Maximum Zero , Jonathon “The Juggler” The Hamaganza House Band,Donnie “Dirt Woman” Corker ofcourse,and many more…. Admission is $10.00 or A Ham!! No Spam excepted!! ALL proceeds go to Feed More!! We hope to see all of your smiling and generous faces there!!!

  • December 17, 2016
  • Time: 9:00 AM – 2:00 AM
  • Location: 1621 W Broad St
    Richmond, va 23220

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Richmond Ballet presents The Nutcracker

Follow Clara as she journeys with her Nutcracker Prince into a magical world of talking mice, dancing dolls and lands made of sweets! Richmond Ballet Artistic Director Stoner Winslett’s staging of The Nutcracker is full of whimsy, sparkling with dancing that delights, and vivid sets and costumes that transport the audience to the world of Clara’s dreams. It’s not just for kids, there’s a magical Nutcracker moment for everyone!

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$500 Tacky Sweater Contest with 103.7 Play & Jay Woods

Let’s face it, there’s a fine line between festive and tacky, and we want you to dance merrily across that line this year. If you’re reading this, you’re probably planning (or at least contemplating) being a part of the tackiest tradition in town each year. Grab the most hideous sweater you can find, buy, or make, and get down here for your chance at the $500 prize! 103.7 Play will be on site as well as the joyeous sounds of DJ Jay Woods. Get Tacky, Get Paid, whether it’s Bought or Handmade!

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Holidays at the Byrd Theater

The Byrd Theatre is open 365 days a year – regardless of weather, however the schedule is not necessarily the same each day.

December 17: The Elf

The box office opens 1/2 hour before each show. No previews.

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Richmond Animal League's Operation Silent Night

For the sixth year in a row, RAL is hosting Operation Silent Night with the goal of finding homes for 200 puppies, dogs, kittens, and cats this holiday season. All animals not adopted during this time will go to loving fosters homes for the holidays. During the event, fees for all pets will be reduced to $10! Join us for 15 fun packed days of adoptions, kitten cuddles, puppy kisses, and a special Polar Express theme!

December 14, 2016

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Stony Point on Ice

Stony Point Fashion Park kicked off it’s inaugural magical holiday season with a new 2500 square foot outdoor ice rink!  Throughout the season, enjoy 300 public skating sessions, fun events like Skate with a Super Hero and Holiday Skate Shows every Saturday at 5:30 PM from Nov. 12 – Dec. 17 and Friday, Dec 23 performed by the James River Ice Theatre.  Skate guards will be on site for all public skating sessions to lend a helping hand.

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Dominion GardenFest of Lights: Living Color

A holiday tradition featuring more than half-a-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s’mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); nightly family activities & more. The region’s ultimate holiday extravaganza! A “rain or shine” event; only closed for extreme weather. Tickets are not date specific and may be purchased at the Garden (9 a.m. – 10 p.m.), online or by phone at 1-800-594-TIXX. Please note tickets ordered online & by phone require 24 hours for processing and convenience fees apply.

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