Sunday Fundays are FREE interactive, family-friendly shows on the lawn at Walkerton Tavern! MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THE BELOW DATES: Sunday, October 4 at 3 p.m. – Enjoy a juggling and magic show by Jonathan the Juggler (Jonathan Austin). Following the performance, Jonathan will teach everyone how to juggle! Sunday, October 11 at 3 p.m. […]


Virginia Rep reopens in October with Harriet Tubman! This stirring drama with music shares in the joys, sorrows, and challenges Harriet Tubman faced while courageously freeing herself and hundreds of others from the bonds of slavery. As Harriet and her friend, Sarah Bradford, narrate her adventurous life, we get a closer look at this brave woman […]

The Children’s Museum Opens on September 17th!

The Children’s Museum will reopen it’s Downtown and Chesterfield locations on September 17th! There will be lots of changes, including an 18’ tire climber and CarMax exhibit at CMoR Chesterfield, and a new outdoor iSpy and new Bright exhibit at CMoR Downtown. Guests over the age of 5 will be required to wear a mask, […]

The Science Museum Reopens Sept 5th!

Science Museum of Virginia is reopening and here some details! Museum Operating Hours The Museum will be open 9:30 am – 5 pm. They are offering member only days Wednesday, September 2 – Friday, September 4. The Museum will open to the general public on Saturday, September 5 and will be open on Labor Day. […]

Maymont’s New Nature Center!

Maymont has a new Nature Center! The Robins Nature Center, a 29,000-square-foot attraction, is the largest facility of its kind in central Virginia and holds close to 30,000 gallons of aquaria showcasing animals of the James River and Chesapeake Bay. The new experience at Maymont emphasizes the natural history of the area and environmental stewardship […]

Fun for Kids with Lewis Ginter!

Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens offers lots of family fun and learning opportunities for kids during August. Take a look and see what your family might enjoy! Virtual storytime with activities on Fridays at 10 a.m. on Facebook Live. Watch programming and videos from Children’s Educators plus see activities for families to explore nature and resources for add-on […]

Science Museum Live Virtual Astronomy Shows Weekly

Enjoy a trip through the cosmos without leaving home. Explore a new topic every week with a Museum Astronomer, who will guide you every step of the way. From the planets next door to the farthest reaches of the universe, they will provide their usual dose of surprising and fascinating facts. Bring your questions to help guide future […]

Flying Squirrels Movies in the Outfield

Movies in the Outfield is proudly supported by Aldi, Dominion Energy, Elephant Insurance, Richmond Area Honda Dealers and Pepsi. Saturday, October 17th Movies in The Outfield – The Sandlot + FIREWORKS! Admission is $12 per person. Children age 3 and younger are admitted free. To promote social distancing, seating will be located on the field […]

Summer Virtual Art Classes at The Center for Creative Arts

Art lessons come to your house this summer, on your schedule! Students at the Center for Creative Arts have been enjoying art lessons by downloading a dropbox video created by Center instructors that they can independently watch, stop, or rewind, at any time during the week. Preschoolers through teens have been drawing, coloring and painting […]

Pick Your Own Cherries, Peaches, Blueberries and Strawberries

Are you interested in picking your own fruit?  Check out these summer options kids will love!  The picking season can be short, so check with the orchard before you head out. Strawberries Chiles Peach Orchard1351 Greenwood Road, Crozet, VA   Phone: 434.823.1583Chiles Peach Orchard offers pick your own strawberries while the season lasts. Check their Facebook page for details […]