Lebanese Food Festival 5/15-17
For its 31st year, the festival features specialties such as roasted lamb, falafel and baklava, plus music and dancing. St. Anthony Maronite Church. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on May 15 and 16; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on May 17. Free. 270-7234 or stanthonymaronitechurch.org.
Historic Cemeteries Bus Tour 5/25
Explore Richmond’s 18th- and 19th-century cemeteries with tours of St. John’s Church, the African Burial Ground and Shockoe, Hebrew, Evergreen, Oakwood and Woodland cemeteries. Reservations required; tour leaves from the Valentine. 1 to 5 p.m. $25 (free for veterans). 649-0711, ext. 301, or thevalentine.org.
Richmond Greek Festival 5/28-31
Fill up on moussaka, pastitsio, souvlaki and baklava while watching traditional Greek dances at this 40th annual event. Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral. 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. on May 28; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on May 29; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on May 30; Noon to 7 p.m. on May 31. Free. 358-5996 or greekfestival.com.
Jarekus Singleton 5/15
The award-winning guitarist, vocalist and songwriter melds contemporary and traditional blues with rock energy and hip-hop wordplay at Capital Ale House’s Richmond Music Hall. 9 p.m. $12. capitalalehouse.com.
Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II 5/16
Join Bugs Bunny and his friends as classic Looney Tunes are screened to accompaniment by the Richmond Symphony Orchestra. Altria Theater. 6 p.m. $25 to $60. (800) 514-3849 or altriatheater.com.
RVA Music Night 5/22
Friday Cheers offers a night of local musicians, featuring salsa band Bio Ritmo, surf and garage band The Milkstains, and country group Honkytonk Heroes. Brown’s Island. 6 to 9:30 p.m. $5 (free for children under 12). 788-6466 or venturerichmond.com.
Memorial Day Concert 5/25
A concert honoring the 81 Thomas Jefferson High School Alumni who lost their lives serving during World War II, Korea and Vietnam, and other veterans. A wreath presentation and the playing of taps will precede the patriotic songs. Virginia War Memorial. 2 to 3 p.m. Free. 270-3838 or tjhsccaa.com.
Brit Floyd 5/27
Described as “The World’s Greatest Pink Floyd Show,” this concert features performances from all of Pink Floyd’s biggest-selling albums. Carpenter Theatre. 7:30 p.m. $29.50 to $49.50. (800) 514-3849 or richmondcenterstage.com.
The Dirty Dozen Brass Band 5/27
Bringing their high-octane performances to The Broadberry, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band always delivers. 8 p.m. $15. 353-1888 or thebroadberry.com.
“Recycle Art Show” through 5/17
Exhibits include “From Passion and Pain to Paint and Punk” by Keith M. Ramsey, “Screaming in Color” by Jamie Weinstein and more. Art Works. 291-1400 or artworksrichmond.com.
“The Art of the Flower” through 6/21
This bouquet of work at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts features 65 paintings by more than 30 artists spanning some 300 years. $15. 204-2704 or vmfa.museum.
“New Faces II” through 8/30
Presented by 1708 Gallery, the exhibition is the second installment in which works by young Richmond artists are featured. Linden Row Inn. 643-1708 or 1708gallery.org.
“Nikolai Sergeyev (1908–1989)” through 8/31
Paintings by one of Russia’s most revered masters of 20th-century realism, Nikolai Sergeyev, are on display at Lazare Gallery in Charles City as part of its Masterworks Series. Public open house on May 3 from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.; all other times by appointment. 829-5001 or lazaregallery.com.
“Butterflies Live!” through 10/11
Hundreds of tropical butterflies feed, flutter and take flight in the north wing of Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden’s Conservatory. Included with regular garden admission of $12. 262-9887 or lewisginter.org.
“Classical Allure: Richmond Style” through 1/31/2016
The inaugural exhibition in the Valentine’s new Nathalie L. Klaus and Reynolds Family Galleries, classically inspired costumes and textiles are on display. Exploring themes personified by the four Roman goddesses that adorn the Virginia state seal (Libertas, Ceres, Virtus and Aeternitas), the exhibit is an exploration of the classical forms that endure in Richmond fashion. The exhibition is included with general admission of $10. 649-0711 or thevalentine.org.
Yank! The WWII Musical through 6/13
Incorporating genres from swing to big band, this musical delves into which stories get told during wartime and how World War II became a catalyst in bringing gay men and women together. Richmond Triangle Players. $35. 346-8113 or rtriangle.org.
The Aliens through 5/16
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Annie Baker’s play delves into the lives of a pair of 30-something dropouts who hang out behind a coffee shop. When a teenage employee tells them to move on, they decide to teach him everything they know. Firehouse Theatre. $15 to $35. 355-2001 or firehousetheatre.org.
Two Bits: The Barbershop Musical through 5/16
This heartwarming tale follows the story of Danny Boy, who found his million-dollar baby (Sweet Adeline) at the five-and-dime. Swift Creek Mill Theatre. $38 ($55 for buffet and show). 748-5203 or swiftcreekmill.com.
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike through 5/17
In this Tony Award-winning play, two unemployed adult siblings live in their deceased parents’ farmhouse. Their sister, a somewhat successful actress, and her much-younger, dimwitted lover pay a visit to announce her plans to sell the house. Virginia Rep Center. $30 to $46. 282-2620 or va-rep.org.
Stage Write 5/20
Presented by the Cadence Theatre Co., this original presentation is a combination of theater training, creative writing and workforce readiness by students from Armstrong and Huguenot High Schools as well as Anna Julia Cooper Episcopal School. Virginia Rep Center. 6:30 p.m. Free. 233-4894 or cadencetheatre.org.