Friday – Life on Mars: A Tribute to David Bowie – Head to the Broadberry to hit the dance floor for Life on Mars, covering all of David Bowie’s greatest hits and bringing the iconic rock star to life. $10 in advance, $12 at door. 8 p.m.
Saturday – “Victoria” Screening at the VMFA – Well, it’s no “Downton Abbey.” But an Anglo-TV-starved Richmond audience needs something. And this weekend, it’s “Victoria” at the VMFA. Catch an early screening of Season Two at the VMFA if you can. Free tickets are all gone, but you can put your name on the waitlist or enter to win a pair. 1 p.m.
Saturday – “The British Are Coming!” – Dozens of re-enactors from New Hampshire to North Carolina will take the field in Church Hill to bring the sounds and colors of America’s 18th-century history to life with this brand new event. Visitors can see British and American Revolutionary War camps on the grounds of the Chimborazo Medical Museum, followed by a talk in the Chimborazo Medical Museum about Chimborazo’s evolution from 18th-century battlefield to Civil War hospital to neighborhood. Benedict Arnold will also be there (or his re-enactor, at least) to describe his role in the American Revolution. Followed by a weapons demonstration on the Chimborazo Medical Museum grounds and a march to historic St. John’s Church where they will encamp for the afternoon. The church will hold an open house during those hours.9 a.m.-4 p.m.796-7085.
Daily – Terracotta Army at the VMFA – It’s going to be a cold one. Keep warm and cozy while seeing the amazing Terracotta Warriors at the VMFA. It’s also Open Studio Sunday from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. where you can take your kids for a free hands-on art activity. The Terracotta Army exhibit is ticketed, $10-$20 per person.