New Exhibits and Fun at the Children’s Museum!

Have you seen the newest exhibit at the Children’s Museum Downtown? It involves TRAINS! Amtrak Virginia and the Virginia Passenger Rail Authority helped make this new exhibit experience possible. All aboard! While you are there, don’t miss the new KABOOM! playscape in the backyard!

Learn more about STEAM Discovery Academy!

There’s a new option for summer youth programming coming to Richmond area families! STEAM Discovery Academy, founded in Charlottesville, is expanding this summer and will provide engaging learning experiences for students in Richmond and Roanoke. What is STEAM?STEM dates to the 1950’s; though it wasn’t introduced to American education until the mid-2000’s as the call […]

Riverfront Canal Cruises Are Open!

Riverfront Canal Cruises launches a full season of historic tours and private charters on April 1, 2022. The 40-minute, historically narrated tours of the James River and Kanawha Canal will be open to the public after operating in limited capacity for the past two years due to COVID-19. The boat tours travel along downtown Richmond’s […]

Spring Break Fun at Maymont!

While schools are closed April 4–8, go to Maymont to unplug and get back to nature! Maymont has packed Spring Break Week with guided nature tours and animal encounters for the whole family. Celebrate spring while the gardens are bursting with blooms, and The Robins Nature Center and the Mansion are open, too. Outdoor activities […]

Spring Kiddie Consignment Sales

Spring Sales Have Been Announced! Thursday, March 3rd – Saturday, March 5th The Clothesline Children’s Consignment Spring Sale. Regency Square Mall, 1420 N. Parham Road, Richmond 23229, 2nd floor, above the Food Court, formerly Forever 21. Thursday March 3 … 9a to 7pFriday March 4 … 9a to 3p (25% off sale)*Sat. March 5 … 9a […]

RVA Sledding Spots

Are you looking for a spot to enjoy the snow?  Here is a list of some of the best sledding spots in the Richmond area. Send us an email if you know of one that is missing   Have fun, stay warm, and be safe! Maymont  has several great sledding hills throughout the park. Chimborazo Park […]

First Day Hikes at Virginia State Parks

Start the New Year with a visit to one of our 41 Virginia State Parks on January 1. Taking a hike to inspire those New Year resolutions centered on getting or keeping fit is the perfect family-friendly activity. First Day Hikes is an initiative of America’s State Parks, and hikes are offered in state parks across the country. […]

The Fast and the Curious Now through Jan 2nd at the Science Museum of Virginia

Join the race team and get hands on with speed, power and performance and experience a number of special activities to rev your STEM engines. Simply purchase Science Museum admission for any date between December 27, 2021–January 2, 2022, and the activities will be shined up and ready for you to take them for a […]

Outdoor Ice Skating Fun in RVA!

There are several ice skating options in Central VA check out this list and give one a try! Stony Point On Ice Enjoy public skating sessions through January 2th. Tickets are for 75 minutes of skating time, which begins at the time of check-in. Stony Point Fashion Park, in Triangle Park near Anthropologie,  9200 Stony Point Parkway, Richmond, […]

Where to see Christmas Lights

There are so many places to see Christmas lights in RVA! Enjoy this list of options. Dominion GardenFest of Lights GardenFest is open from November 22, 2021 – January 9, 2022. Closed Thanksgiving, Dec. 24 & 25. Open nightly 4 – 10 p.m. Tickets are available online ONLY, they must be purchased in advance (no […]