Sportsbackers has done it again - another flawlessly run event to show off the best of RVA - Holiday Edition! To be honest, I was kind of approaching this event with a wee bit of trepidation...I just wasn't sure how it would go with the kids … [Read more...] about Review: CarMax Tacky Light Run is Fun for All Ages!
There are many beautiful, historic and military-themed cemeteries in Richmond which are appropriate to visit on Memorial Day. Visiting Richmond’s 18th and 19th century burial grounds is a chance to experience landscape designs, artwork and biographies of the … [Read more...] about Richmond Historic Cemeteries offer quiet solace of nature, window to the past and notable art
Making history interesting to children has been a goal in parenting, as my husband is not only a history enthusiast, but also an educator. Throughout the years, we have visited several museums, historical landmarks and sites, but the best way to engage our … [Read more...] about Living History Museums in Virginia
Fall is here. And when autumn settles in, so do the pumpkins. You know it's pumpkin time because the air is crisp and it’s time to break out pumpkin everything! The fall season is one of the most exciting times of the year in Richmond marked by pumpkin patches, … [Read more...] about Richmond area Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes, and Fall Fun Farms
The community is invited to experience Maymont with a new glow during the 6th annual Garden Glow presented by Kroger, October 19 to November 12. After dark, dramatic lighting effects will transform the familiar gardens and architecture into an unforgettable … [Read more...] about Maymont’s 6th Annual Garden Glow!
A trip to the beach is a cinch for Richmonders, as we are fortunate to have several beaches within 2.5 hours. Traveling to any of these beaches makes for an affordable and fun way to escape the RVA humidity. As you plan your beach trip this summer, consult … [Read more...] about Guide to Family Friendly Beaches near Richmond, Virginia
If you haven't been to Carter Mountain for apple picking, you don't know what you're missing! It's a festival every day on the mountain and it's just a short drive up I-64 towards Charlottesville. They are open daily 9am - 6pm. Timed tickets required for entry … [Read more...] about Apple picking fun, plus apple donuts, apple pie, apple cider, and wine
White Bank Park in Colonial Heights, VA, is home to one of the most modernized, unique playgrounds we have seen! It was created through the Maddie Mann Foundation so ALL children, regardless of abilities or backgrounds, could play … [Read more...] about White Bank Park: Inclusive Playground in Colonial Heights, Virginia
Blue Sky Fund (BSF) will host hundreds of hikers on Sat., Oct. 21 for their annual fundraiser – Airington Law Hike for Kids. This year, the Church Hill-based non-profit aims to raise over $100,000 at the event to fund their outdoor education programs. Each year, … [Read more...] about Airington Law Hike for Kids
Camping at Pocahontas State Park 1. Reserve a campsite online ahead of time. We've used sites 13 & 25. 13 is bigger and the closest site to the bathroom/showers. 25 is also very close the bathrooms. You have access to your campsite from … [Read more...] about Campgrounds in Richmond Virginia: Pocahontas State Park