What's Booming in Richmond: Knights, Latkes, and Hygge

By Rachel Marsh | January 16th, 2020

The best local events to peel you off your couch

Grandma and grandson are having storytime, it's really cute

Don your finest coat of armor and head to the Science Museum for a night of joyful interlude and debauchery. Science on Tap: Medieval Time features all of your favorite Middle Ages highlights: mead, jousting, blacksmithing, and – yes! – learning! See you there, all you nobles and knights. Oh, and it IS adults only. Thursday, Jan. 16 from 6-10 p.m. at the Science Musuem.

Lewis Ginter is bringing the cozy Scandinavian concept of hygge – a setting defined by warm coziness, quiet contentment, and good company – to a reading room near you. Grab your favorite book and warmest sweater, and we’ll see you at the Hygge Reading Party. Saturday, Jan. 18 from 1-4 p.m. at Lewis Ginter’s Lora Robins Library.

Good music. Great cause. Positive vibes all around. VibeFrost 2020, Saturday, Jan. 18 from 5:30-10 p.m. at Max’s Positive Vibe Café.

Richmond Symphony’s version of outer space is … well, out of this world. Richmond Symphony: Journey into the Cosmos, Saturday, Jan. 18 at 8 p.m. at Dominion Energy Center.

Grab your favorite friend and your largest appetite for the Jewish Food Festival: two days filled with more latkes, kugel, and matzah ball soup than your belly will even know how to handle. But it will sure try. Sunday, Jan. 19 through Monday, Jan. 20, 11:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. at Weinstein JCC.

Still want more events? We’ve got a list of going-ons riiiight here.

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