Brides Against Breast Cancer Nationwide Tour of Gowns, VIP Unveiling of the gowns Reception, Saturday, February 23, 6:30-9:30pm, $20; general admission Sunday, February 24, noon-5pm, The Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, www.bridesabc.org or 877-721-HOPE (4673).
Neighborhood Resource Center “An Evening of West African Music” features Gambian Kora Master Papa Susso, Malian Belafon Wizard Balla Kouyate and African Inspired Grooves by Hotel X, Saturday, February 23, from 8-11pm. Admission is $10 at NRC, 1519 Williamsburg Road, Fulton. Neighborhood Resource Center of Greater Fulton offers educational and cultural arts programs for preschoolers, after-school programs, adults programs and the Greater Fulton’s Future. Visit NRC at www.nrccafe.org or call 804-864-5797.
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, “Built to Amaze” through Sunday at Richmond Coliseum, 804-780-4970.
Cotton Patch Gospel at Hanover Tavern, through April 28, www.va-rep.org or 804-282-2620.
Orchids Galore! A Love of Living Color: at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, more than 800 orchids in colors across the spectrum on display through March 31, daily 9am – 5pm. Cheers to Art! Silent art auction fundraiser for Children’s Garden, Thursday, March 21, 6 -9pm, advance tickets $45, $50 at the door, details 804-262-9887 or www.lewisginter.org.
“Share The Dream” Oscar Night in Old Towne Petersburg, Sunday, February 24, union Station, 103 River Street, Old Towne Petersburg, 804-898-2496.
Henrico Humane Society’s Pet Expo, Saturday, February 23, 10am-4pm, The Showplace 3000 Mechanicsville Turnpike, $5-$10, www.henricohumane.org or 804-262-6634.
In celebration of heart month, HCA Virginia “Day of Dance,” a high-energy event featuring heart-healthy dance activities, free health screenings and the opportunity to speak with a doctor or nurse about health concerns. Free and open to the public, Saturday, Feb. 23, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at multiple locations throughout the area including all American Family Fitness Centers, ACAC Southside and Short Pump, Rigby’s Jig Dance Studio and Simply Ballroom Dance Studio. Health screenings will include blood pressure, waist circumference, body mass index and blood glucose. For more information and a complete list of schedules and offerings, visit www.women.hcavirginia.com.
Transformation Expo, Saturday, March 9, Greater Richmond Convention Center, www.kissrichmond.com.