Pick-Your-Own Blueberries & Peaches at Chiles Peach Orchard

Visit Chiles Peach Orchard for pick-your-own blueberries and peaches! Before beginning to pick, you must check in with orchard staff and prepay for containers. They will provide picking instructions, let you know what and where to pick, and update you on everything going on that day. 1351 Greenwood RoadCrozet, VA 22932434.823.1583Hello@ChilesPeachOrchard.com Chiles Peach Orchard reserves the right […]

Barnes and Noble Summer Reading Program – Kids Can Earn a Free Book!

Summer Reading Giveaway for Grades 1-6 : Read 8 Books and earn a FREE Book! Here Is How:1.  Read 8 books and fill out the the Summer Reading Journal .2.  Bring the completed Reading Journal to your local B&N store between July 1st and August 31st, 2023.3.  Choose a FREE BOOK from the book list featured on […]

Space: An Out-of-Gravity Experience

Have you ever imagined what it is like to live in space? Maybe you’ve pondered what it’s like to eat dehydrated food, sleep with your arms floating and even go to the bathroom using a suction toilet. What about working in space? Have you imagined how you would grow plants without water, wear a thick […]

Where Can You Get Wet?

The Summer Heat is Here! Wondering where to take your kids to keep cool?  Here are some fun ideas for where to get wet.  Several options are free, others require an admission fee.   Wherever you go – don’t forget suits, towels, swim diapers, sunscreen, and protection for little feet. Free Options: Stony Point Fashion […]

Have You Tried a Family-Friendly First Friday at VMHC?

On the first Friday of each month, the Virginia Museum of History and Culture will stay open later for this family-friendly event. Between 5:00 pm and 8:00 pm, the museum will offer free admission to the galleries, specials in the Café, access to food trucks, live music, and family-centered activities. The Commonwealth Explorers gallery offers […]


Hanover County AirportSaturday, May 13, 202310am – 3pm Chick-fil-A Virginia Center Marketplace and The Center of the Universe locations are proud to announce the return of the Hanover County community, family-friendly event, Operation Cow Drop! Join us Saturday, May 13, 2023, from 10 AM – 3 PM at the Hanover County Airport for games, food, […]


Don’t miss the wonderful world of butterflies! Visit the Conservatory’s North Wing at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens and enjoy extraordinary discoveries. Every butterfly is different, as is every visit! Butterflies LIVE! runs April 15 – October 9, 2023Included with Garden admission; open 9am-4:15pmLearn more about visiting M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE! Due to an earlier closing time, […]

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 […]