Time Travelers: A Free Weekend of Richmond History

The Richmond Region’s most renowned historic sites will offer visitors a “Passport” to time-travel during a special admission-free weekend, March 24th & 25th. Tourists and locals alike are invited to discover the area’s treasures, spanning 400 years of fascinating history and including the homes of John Marshall, Jefferson Davis, John Wickham, James Dooley and other […]

Easter Fun in the Richmond Area!

Looking for some Easter Fun for your little ones?  Check out these classic events and some other opportunities to celebrate the season. Dominion Family Easter at Maymont Saturday, March 31st Maymont Carriage House Lawn 10am-3pm Free admission, but many activities require a fee.   Enjoy one of Richmond’s favorite Easter traditions with the Easter Bunny, crafts, […]

Busch Gardens & Kings Dominion Offer Free Admission for 3-5 Year Olds

Richmond is ideally situated between two great amusement parks, and families with little ones are even luckier this year as Kings Dominion and Busch Gardens are both offering free passes for the 3-5 year old crowd.  Both parks offer kid-friendly rides & attractions for the whole family.  Here’s what you need to know. Kings Dominion The […]

Donate Books to Central Virginia Children’s Book Bank & Get Free Admission for Your Child to CMoR Sundays in March

The Children’s Museum of Richmond, in partnership with the Central Virginia Children’s Book Bank, will celebrate National Reading Month with free admission on Sundays throughout the month of March for children who donate at least five books to the Book Bank. To receive free admission, children should bring books to any Children’s Museum of Richmond […]

Genworth Lights Up! Youth Open House Feb 24th

Familes can enjoy Genworth Lights Up! Youth Open House at the Dominion Energy Center on February 24 from Noon-5 pm.  This event is a fun filled day of participatory workshops, lecture demonstrations, and performances in the visual and performing arts for children of all ages! Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. This event is FREE and open to […]

Local Summer Camp Fairs & Expos

Are you looking for a camp fair to learn more about local camp options?  Listed below are the local fairs and expos where you can just that. The CKR Summer Camp Directory will open on February 1st – just in time to get you ready! Saturday, February 10th Style Weekly’s Kidz Connection & Camp Fair. […]

How Does Learning to Cook Benefit Children? Ask Young Chefs Academy

Young Chefs® Academy is not a just your average kids program, it is a skills-based cooking school.   They teach children by providing hands-on environment  for your child to develop a life skill that they will use every day. And they start working with kids as early as three years old. How does learning to cook […]

How to Help Kids Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr Day – A National Day of Service

Did you know that Martin Luther King Jr. Day is also a National Day of Service?  People across the country will honor Dr. King by helping their neighbors and communities, serving each other and acting wherever people need help. It is a day of volunteering to feed the hungry, rehabilitate housing, tutoring those who can’t […]

Last Chance to See Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights

Has your family ever visited Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights, or has it been a few years?  It is a wonderful way to spend an evening together and do a little family bonding.  Did you know there are over 500,000 lights and 40+ miles of light strands in the show.  Now that is worth seeing! This year’s […]

Family Friendly Celebrations for New Year’s Eve

There is lots to do this New Years Eve – check out our list!  Noon Year’s Eve Celebration.  10am-1pm.   Science Museum of Virginia.   Bring in the noon year with a party complete with a countdown to noon, a drop of 2018  bouncy balls dropped in the Rotunda! Included with museum admission, free for members. New […]