2023 Riverfront Canal Cruises 23rd Season Kicks Off April 1

Riverfront Canal Cruises launches a full season of historic tours and private charters on Saturday, April 1, 2023. The 40-minute, historically narrated tours of the James River and Kanawha Canal operate from April to November with varying hours. The boat tours travel along downtown Richmond’s historic Canal Walk and review centuries of Richmond’s history, from […]

Swift Creek Mill Theatre After School Classes

Swift Creek Mill Theatre Swift Creek Mill Theatre is a not for profit organization dedicated to bringing arts and culture to central and southern Virginia. Part of our mission is fostering creativity and imagination in the next generation. SCMT’s Youth Education Program features youth shows, summer camps, and after school classes designed to engage children […]

VA Rep Announces 3 More Shows for Children!

Virginia Repertory Theatre will present three more shows in 2023 at its new Virginia Rep Center for Arts and Education, 4204 Hermitage Road in Northside. All three will be staged in the Jessica M. Bogese Theatre, which holds 650 patrons. “It was an extremely successful holiday season, as we welcomed 2,662 patrons to our inaugural […]

Have You Tried an Open Studio Sunday at the VMFA?

No, then this is the one to attend! Sunday, March 5th is an Open Studio with lots of fun for kids to enjoy! Open Studio Sunday us an opportunity for kids to visit the VMFA and create art inspired by an object or installation at the museum. A new art activity, led by VMFA Youth […]

Richmond’s Eerie Canal Tours – Spooky Canal Boat Rides on October 29th

Richmond’s Eerie Canal ToursSaturday, October 29, 20225:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Riverfront Canal Cruises hosts a special night of hauntingly narrated canal boat tours complete with candy for the little ones! Special 20-minute tours leave every half hour (on the hour and half hour) from 5:00-9:00 p.m., with the last boat departing at 8:30 p.m. […]

Scary Halloween Fun for the Big Kids

Have older kids and need something scary to entertain them?  Check out these options, but beware before taking the little ones… Creepy Hollow Scream Park 14437 Stone Horse Creek Road, Glen Allen, VA 23059Gates open at 7pm with a 7:30pm start.  Creepy Hollow Scream Park is Richmond’s Ultimate Halloween destination, with more monsters, more frights and […]

FREE Trick or Treat Fun

Looking for some trick or treat fun in RVA? Then look no further! Tuesday, October 25th Trunk or Treat. 6pm-9pm. Chesterfield County Fairgrounds, 10300 Courthouse Road. Wear your Halloween costume to this family-friendly event. Enjoy trick-or-treating from trunk to trunk, along with music, food vendors and more! Park at school lots across from the fairgrounds. […]

Where to Go Pumpkin Picking…

Check out this list of the local pumpkin patches. Have fun picking your pumpkins! Lloyd Family Farms12204 Pinhook Road, Rockville, VA   Phone:  804.387.0068Lloyd Family Farms is located just 15 miles west of Short Pump. They offer  a corn maze, pick your own pumpkins from one of the largest patches around, hay rides and pony […]

FREE Friday Night Outdoor Movies in The Pumpkin Patch at Tom Leonard’s

Don’t miss the Free Friday Night Movies at Tom Leonard’s Outdoor Hay Bale Theatre in the Pumpkin Patch. Movie Schedule: October 7th – IT’S A GREAT PUMPKIN CHARLIE BROWN October 14th – SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS HALLOWEEN October 21st – SESAME STREET: A MAGICAL HALLOWEEN ADVENTURE October 28th – IT’S A GREAT PUMPKIN CHARLIE BROWN There’s warm cider, but […]

Pick Your Own Apples are Ready!

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. Helpful hints:  Wear layered clothing; the weather can change drastically from morning to afternoon and into evening.  And remember comfortable walking shoes for the hills. Carter Mountain Orchard1435 Carters Mountain […]