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Natural Awakenings Richmond

Celebrate Poe’s 215th Birthday

Jan 03, 2024 12:57AM ● By Catherine Atienza

Edgar Allan Poe was born on January 19, 1809 and the Poe Museum, in connection with the Virginia Tourism Corporation, will present Poe’s Birthday Bash 2024 from 4 to 10 p.m., January 20, with a keynote talk by Professor Scott Peeples, author of The Man of the Crowd: Edgar Allan Poe and the City, live music, drinks and food.

Entertainment includes The Coldharts performing excerpts from their critically-acclaimed shows, Edgar Allan and Eddie Poe, smooth jazz from Charles Owens Trio, and The Embalmers. Local craft beer by Garden Grove Brewing, wine and non-alcoholic drinks will be for sale. Elevated Mexican street food from TBT El Gallo will be onsite to satisfy culinary cravings and The Sweets Bar will be providing the treats.

Tickets: $15 ($10 for members). Location: 1914 E. Main St., Richmond. For more information, call 804-648-5523 or visit