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Events surrounding Chesterfield
COMPILED BY ANNE DALTON

FRIDAY, JAN. 12

PHOTO BY JAIDEN JONESPHOTO BY JAIDEN JONES7th Annual Fine Art Benefit and Sale, 7 p.m., Hippodrome Theater, 528 N. Second St., Richmond. Fine art, silent auction, live music, hors d’oeuvres and wine tasting. Benefits Mega Mentors. Part of the Freedom Classic Festival. Registration requested. Free, donations accepted. megamentors.org

SATURDAY, JAN. 13

18th Annual Henrico Humane Society Pet Expo, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Richmond Raceway. Bring your pet to enjoy a day of fun and see over 50 exhibitors offering a variety of goods and services. Benefits Henrico Humane Society. $12, $5/ages 2-12, free/under 2, pets. henricohumane.org

9th Annual Djangoary Music Soiree: Battle of the Bands, 7 p.m., The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Road, Glen Allen. Celebrate the creative influence of legendary Gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt on today’s music as bands battle in the Django style. $30. 261-ARTS (2787), artsglenallen.com

Altria Masterworks: A New Year in Vienna, 8 p.m., Carpenter Theatre at Dominion Energy Center, 600 E. Grace St., Richmond. Ring in 2018 with the music of Johann Strauss Jr. and other composers, along with vocals from members of the Virginia Opera Emerging Artists and the Richmond Symphony Chorus. Continues on Jan. 14. $10 - $80. 592-3400, richmondsymphony.com

SUNDAY, JAN. 14

Beautiful Dreamer: The Music of Stephen Foster, 2-4 p.m., Belmont Recreation Center, 1600 Hilliard Road, Henrico. Learn about the life and music of the most popular American songwriter of the 19th century. Free. 501- 7275, henrico.us/rec

Virginia Orchid Society meeting, 2 p.m., Strange’s Florist and Greenhouse, 12111 W. Broad St., Richmond. Marc Burchette will discuss the Biltmore collection and growing orchids for the public gardens. Free. vaorchidsociety.org

Freedom Classic Festival, 7 p.m., Richmond Coliseum, 601 E. Leigh St., Richmond. Features a basketball game between CIAA rivals Virginia State University and Virginia Union University, a gospel showcase featuring HBCU choirs, drumline competition and halftime performance by VSU’s and VUU’s marching bands. $20-$25. freedomclassicfestival.com

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