It’s Time to Pick Your Own Apples!

Fall is here and apples are ready for picking!  For details on the different orchards in Central Virginia and what they have to offer look below. Carter Mountain Orchard 1435 Carters Mountain Trail, Charlottesville, VA   Phone: 434.977.1833 Located 1,150 feet above Charlottesville, near Monticello, Carter Mountain Orchard is a wonderful place to enjoy picking apples in the […]

Time Travelers Weekend is Sept 21st and 22nd: A Free Weekend of Richmond History featuring 19 Historic Sites in the Region

The Richmond Region’s most renowned historic sites will offer visitors a “Passport” to time-travel during a special admission-free weekend, Sept 21st and 22nd. Tourists and locals alike are invited to discover the area’s treasures, spanning 400 years of fascinating history. Each site will offer complimentary admission to visitors who show a Time Travelers Passport, available […]


Win Tickets to Peppa Pig’s Adventure on September 26th! More Tickets Available!

Peppa Pig’s Adventure is playing the Altria Theater on Thursday, September 26th at 6pm! Peppa Pig Live! is here with the ALL NEW action-packed live show featuring your favorite characters as life size puppets and costume characters in her new live show, Peppa Pig’s Adventure! Join Peppa on an exciting camping trip to the woods […]

Curious George™: Let’s Get Curious!, Closing Soon at the Science Museum of Virginia

You’ve cherished Curious George’s stories and adventures for decades, don’t miss your chance to explore with George in real life! Curious George™: Let’s Get Curious! leaves the Science Museum of Virginia on September 15th. Based on the familiar characters in H.A. and Margret Rey’s classic stories and inspired by the animated television series on PBS […]

Fall 2019 Kiddie Consignment Sales

August 9th – 11th Busy Bees Kidsignment Sale.  American Family Fitness in Mechanicville, 6337 Mechanicsville Turnpike, Mechanicsville, VA 23111.  Childcare provided by gym during sale hours (no strollers allowed). Thread’s Children’s Back to School Consignment Sale.  Former MACY’S at Regency Mall, 1420 N. Parham Rd., Near JC Penney’s Salon, Outside Entrance Only. September 11th- 14th The Clothesline Children’s Spring […]

School Supplies & Clothing are Tax Free Aug 2nd-4th

August 2-4, 2019: School Supplies and Clothing are Tax Free During this three-day period, purchases of certain school supplies, clothing and footwear will be exempt from the Virginia sales tax. Each eligible school supply item must be priced at $20 or less, and each eligible article of clothing and footwear must be priced at $100 […]

Fourth of July – Independence Day Guide for Families

The Fourth of July 2019 is almost here!  Take a look at all the great events around town. If you see anything missing – send the details to For other kinds of family and kid fun – visit our monthly calendar.  July 4th Liberty Or Death, Public Reenactment.  11am and 1:15pm shows.  Historic St John’s Church. […]

Crossroads Irish Dance Has Something NEW For Your Kids This Summer!

Since 2001, Crossroads has brought the exciting and fun art of Irish dance to the Richmond, VA for over 200 children and adults. As members of the World Irish Dance Association (WIDA) and under the direction of champion dancer and certified Irish dance instructor, Amy Habel, TCRG, Crossroads offers a fun and enriching environment for dancers to develop […]

Summer Movies! FREE, $1 and Outdoor Options!

The 2019 list is here!