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 […]

Fall Kiddie Consignment Sales

RVA KIDS CONSIGNMENT FALL SALE SEPTEMBER 28th – 30th Christ Church at 5000 Pouncey Tract Road, ​Glen Allen, VA 23059 Public Sale: Friday, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm50% Off Sale: Saturday, 7:30 am – 1:00 pm THREAD’S CONSIGNMENT EVENTS CHILDREN’S AND TEEN SALE OCTOBER 12th – 15th Regency Square Mall, 1420 N Parham Road, Former […]

Where 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. 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 […]

Pumpkin Patches in RVA

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 […]

Garden Glow at Maymont is Back! October 19th – Nov 12th

Thursday, October 19th – Sunday, November 12th Don’t miss this annual fall tradition at Maymont, Garden Glow presented by Kroger! Garden Glow at Maymont is back for a 6th season! Starting around sunset, dramatic lighting transforms the historic architecture and gardens into a magical experience for all ages. After sunset, the Carriage House Lawn transforms into […]

State Fair of Virginia – September 22nd thru October 1st

Don’t miss 10 days of fun at the State Fair of Virginia! The fair features animals and agriculture exhibits, shows, fair food, midway rides, music, arts and crafts, competitions, and more. Family entertainment includes a petting zoo, stunt shows, circus acts, pig races, a fire-eater, a chainsaw carver and rodeo nights. The schedule varies day […]

Richmond’s Eerie Canal Tours – October 27th-29th

Riverfront Canal Cruises hosts three special nights of hauntingly narrated canal boat tours complete with candy for the little ones! From Friday, October 27 through Sunday, October 29, 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. Boats depart from […]

Touch A Truck is October 21st

Touch A Truck provides the unique opportunity for children to explore vehicles of all types, including public service, emergency, utility, construction, landscaping, transportation, delivery, and just plain cool – all in one place! Children are allowed to touch their favorite vehicles, get behind the wheel, and meet the people who help build, protect, and serve […]

Butterflies LIVE closes October 9th! Make sure you see them!

M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE is open Through October 9th. Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens. Visit daily 9am-4:15pm. Included with Garden admission. Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Tropical and native beauties, fascinating and showy, transform the Conservatory’s North Wing into a wonderland of vibrant colors…captivating sights…and extraordinary discoveries. Every butterfly is different, as is every visit!

Celebrate the Art of Latin America: Colombia at the VMFA!

Sat, Sep 9, 2023| 11 am–3 pmMuseum-wide Celebrate the landscape, culture, traditions, and art of Colombia at the VMFA. Enjoy art activities, musical performances, community projects, family-friendly films, dance performances and workshops by the Latin Ballet of Virginia and Salsa Guy, and so much more! Free; no tickets required.  11 am–3 pm | Museum-wide – Art […]