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Friday-SundayCraft + Design 2021 Online

Shop for unique items from 100 artists from across the country at Craft + Design, the Visual Arts Center of Richmond’s annual event that’s going online this year. The museum-quality show features ceramics, jewelry, furniture, decorative fiber, wearables, glass, metals and more. If you want to check out the goods in person, stop by the free pop-up shop at VisArts, 1812 W. Main St., featuring some of Craft + Design’s local artists, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Shopping online is free (suggested $10 donation) from Friday to Sunday.

Friday and SundayVirginia Opera: ‘La Bohème’

Virginia Opera returns to the Dominion Energy Center for the first time in over a year and a half with a fresh take on Puccini’s “La Bohème” with “La Bohème: Rodolfo Remembers.” In this 90-minute version, Rodolfo, now a successful writer and poet, reflects on his youth as a starving artist in Paris and the love of his life, Mimi. Friday 8 p.m., Sunday 2:30 p.m. at 600 E. Grace St. $25-$130. (866) 673-7282.

Starts FridayRichmond Holiday Light Show

A new drive-thru holiday light show is setting up shop at the Richmond Raceway this year. Expect to see thousands of lights synchronized to music for a family-friendly 20-minute experience. Select dates through Dec. 30. 5-10 p.m. at 4690 Carolina Ave. $23-$35 per vehicle.

Opens Friday‘A Christmas Kaddish’

The new holiday musical “A Christmas Kaddish” at Richmond Triangle Players is about a young couple rediscovering hope and joy for the holidays. With an original score by Levi Meerovich, along with some traditional holiday carols, “A Christmas Kaddish” combines Christmas and Hanukkah traditions for a brand-new celebration. Times vary, through Dec. 18. Proof of vaccination is required. $10-$40. Robert B. Moss Theatre, 1300 Altamont Ave. (804) 346-8113 or

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